Miss Rodeo Australia 2018 will be crowned in Warwick this weekend, hosted by the Australian Professional Rodeo Association (APRA).

Supporting young women in the community, the competition will draw six young women to Warwick to compete for the title of Miss Rodeo Australia, and be the face of professional rodeo sports, representing the Australian Rodeo community on an international stage.

The judging panel of four is looking for a young woman with warmth and polish, who can inspire a new generation of rodeo competitors.

The winner will be a woman of poise who can reminisce with pioneers of the sport, and who is relatable to the modern day competitor, and the challenges they face.

They are looking for someone who can work with the media, work with sponsors, and create new relationships to grow and sustain the MRA organisation.

The judging process entails a rigorous program testing speech, written skills, horsemanship, personality, and public speaking.

Miss Rodeo Australia gives incredible opportunities to the young women who participate, including the opportunity to travel the world and meet like-minded women with similar aspirations.

The current Miss Rodeo Australia, Emma Deicke has just returned from her trip overseas watching the Canadian National Finals Rodeo and the crowning of the new Miss Rodeo Canada. Emma also visited the American National Finals Rodeo, and the crowning of the new Miss Rodeo America, continuing the professional bond between Australia and her international sisters.

Warwick locals and rodeo-goers are welcome to attend the competition.

The winner of Miss Rodeo Australia 2018 will be crowned at 6pm Saturday 20 January during a presentation at the Douglas Feez Pavillion, at the Warwick Showgrounds.

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