About Miss Rodeo New Mexico Pageant

The young woman selected as Miss Rodeo New Mexico has limitless value to our State. During her reign, she is the State's official representative of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) and should constantly be aware of the importance of public relations with the general public. As she travels across our state and other parts of the US, her experiences will enrich her life in countless ways, create memories to last a lifetime, and prepare her for the competition in Las Vegas.

Who are Miss Rodeo New Mexico and Miss Rodeo New Mexico Teen?

The title holder symbolizes young women who wish to further promote the sport of rodeo and the great western lifestyle. She is the ideal western American girl and will represent rodeo as she travels across the country.

Who are Miss Rodeo New Mexico Princess and Little Miss Rodeo New Mexico?

The titleholder symbolizes the youth of our State who wish to promote the sport of rodeo and the great western lifestyle. She is the ideal western American girl and will represent rodeo wherever she travels.
Please note: Little Miss Rodeo New Mexico category will be discontinued after the 2017 pageant.

What does it mean to be Miss Rodeo NM, Teen, Princess or Little Miss Rodeo NM?

  • The girl desires to be a leader in her community and further promote the western way of life on a local, State or National basis when the occasion permits.
  • The girl loves horses and everything they represent, and who wants to show the rest of the world what can be accomplished while surrounded by this environment.
  • The girl wants to act as an official representative of professional rodeo and other bona fide rodeos, portraying good sportsmanship and high moral and ethical character, and reflecting careful and humane treatment of animals.
  • She understands the sport of rodeo enough to be able to "sell" rodeo to everyone she meets. She must communicate intelligently, with dignity, and a sincere interest for our sport.
  • She acts and speaks with the dignity the title deserves.
  • She wears appropriate attire when seen by the public.
  • The ambitious girl is interested in furthering her chosen career.

How can I become Miss Rodeo NM, Teen, Princess or Little Miss?

To compete in the Miss Rodeo New Mexico Pageant, potential contestants must pay an entry fee and meet the requirements set forth in the Official Rules. Fees will not be refunded unless the particular age group competition is cancelled.*

*The Miss Rodeo New Mexico Pageant reserves the right to cancel competition in any of the three younger age groups if there are fewer than 2 entries in that group.