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The Tropicana Las Vegas Welcomes the 64th Miss Rodeo America Pageant!

Saddle up rodeo fans for the 60th anniversary of The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo held at the Thomas & Mack Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada! Since 1959, the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association has been dazzling fans with their end-of-season championship showcasing some of the best cowboys, cowgirls, and livestock the rodeo world has to offer.
While attendees are sure to experience rodeo excitement in the arena, another competition has been making an impact among the rodeo world since 1955, offering rodeo fans another exciting annual experience… The 2019 Miss Rodeo America Pageant.
Held each year in conjunction with the Wrangler NFR, the Miss Rodeo America Pageant offers Reining State Rodeo Queens the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete for the title of Miss Rodeo America. During the year in which they hold state titles, Reigning State Rodeo Queens travel the country, promoting and educating all they meet on the sport of rodeo, the western way of life, and their home states. Along this journey, they also prepare for the coveted title of Miss Rodeo America. Competing in various areas such as personality, horsemanship, and appearance.

Photo Courtesy of Miss Rodeo America Facebook

In 1990, The MRA Pageant made its permanent home in sunny Las Vegas, Nevada. This year, the Tropicana Las Vegas is proud to host the 2019 Miss Rodeo America Pageant. Occurring December 2nd-9th, The MRA Pageant will welcome over 30 contestants to compete in the weeklong competition.

Joni (James) Smith of Jerome was Miss Rodeo America 1989

In an interview with, Tropicana Las Vegas Vice President and General Manager Aaron Rosenthal stated: “We are thrilled to welcome the 64th Miss Rodeo America Pageant to Tropicana Las Vegas. The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo is always an exciting time for us, and for the Las Vegas community, and we believe that Miss Rodeo America is the perfect addition to our NFR-inspired lineup here on property this December!”
Host to a variety of shows and attractions, the Tropicana Las Vegas is the perfect location for the 2019 MRA Pageant. Conference rooms and reception halls across the hotel will be host to competition activities such as Contestant Personality Interviews, Contestant Speeches, and the Contestant Fashion Show. All aspects of the competition, unless stated otherwise on the Official Miss Rodeo America website will be held at the Tropicana Las Vegas Resort. The horsemanship portion of the competition will be held at the South Point Hotel and Casino Priefert Arena. For ticket information and a full schedule of the 2019 Miss Rodeo America Pageant, please visit
The Tropicana Las Vegas and Miss Rodeo America organization are proud to provide rodeo and pageant fans with a reduced resort fee during their stay in Las Vegas at the 2019 Wrangler NFR and 2019 Miss Rodeo America Pageant. Room rates are valid November 30th through December 15th. To make room reservations at the Tropicana Las Vegas for the 2019 MRA Pageant, please visit All reservations must be made prior to October 31st, 2018.
As stated on the Miss Rodeo America website, room rates at the Tropicana Las Vegas are as follows:
$15 resort fee (reduced from $35) per day and in addition to your room rate.
Fri, 11/30- $109
Sat, 12/1- $119
Sun, 12/2-Thurs, 12/6- $39
Fri, 12/7 & Sat, 12/8- $129
Sun, 12/9- Thurs, 12/13- $49
Fri, 12/14 & Sat, 12/15- $129
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Cowboy Lifestyle Network along with the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Miss Rodeo America, and Tropicana Las Vegas hope to see you in Las Vegas as we cheer on our favorite cowgirls in and out of the arena as they compete for the coveted title of Miss Rodeo America 2019.


Bullfighters Only – Freestyle Bullfighting Championship and Tailgate Party

Meet and Greet 2019 Miss Rodeo America Contestants and Miss Rodeo America 2018

Miss Rodeo America     Bullfighters Only

Must be 21 or older Tropicana Las Vegas reserves the right in its sole discretion to modify or cancel 

any of the components at any time without prior notice. Management reserves all rights.

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Taryn Cantrell is an Arizona native who has spent many hours in the rodeo arena. Having grown up barrel racing, serving as the 2017 Gilbert Days Rodeo Queen and as a member of the Cowgirls Historical Foundation, Taryn is passionate about her western heritage and all things rodeo. When she’s not on horseback, Taryn can be found playing her bass guitar, painting, and performing around Phoenix with her band. Taryn is a graduate of Arizona State University with her Bachelor's Degree in Vocal Performance. Taryn is proud to combine her love of the arts with her love of rodeo and has been honored to sing The National Anthem at various rodeos across the beautiful state of Arizona. Alongside her love for art and music, preserving her western heritage and promoting the sport of rodeo are just two of Taryn’s many passions. Taryn is so honored to share her love of rodeo with Cowboy Lifestyle Network’s wonderful audience.

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