The Queen of Rodeo

Global News

Ever since she was 3-years-old, Nicole Briggs knew she was destined to be a cowgirl.

The 22-year-old competes in team roping and barrel racing, but her passion for rodeo goes well beyond the arena. This year she was crowned Miss Rodeo Canada.

“I’ve always looked up to Miss Rodeo Canada when I was small and to actually hold that title, it’s hard for me to believe that there’s other girls that look up to me in the same I looked up to them,” she said.

Being Miss Rodeo Canada is more than just being a pretty face at the rodeo. The criteria to become the ultimate rodeo queen comes with high expectations.

“We compete in public speaking, horsemanship, a written exam, a personal interview and a fashion show. And we are also judged on personality and appearance.”

Nicole Briggs, Miss Rodeo Canada Nicole Briggs, Miss Rodeo Canada

Holding the title is a full-time job. For…

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