Courtesy of Marie Kidd

Miss Rodeo Colorado was crowned on Sunday at Greeley West High School. The competition is held every year during the Greeley Stampede. The current Miss Rodeo Colorado, Rhianna Russell, is passing her crown and duties off to Marie Kidd.

Kidd will be serving as the “Lady In Waiting” for the next six months before she take the role of 2015 Miss Rodeo Colorado. Kidd is from Pueblo and attended Colorado State University-Pueblo.


1.     Desire to be a leader in her community and promote the state’s great Western Heritage and Western way of life.
2.     Love of horses and everything they represent.
3.     Desire to act as the official representative of Rodeo to the general public, including the following traits:
        •   Unexcelled sportsmanship
        •   High moral and ethical character
        •   Careful and humane treatment of animals
        •   Understanding of the sport of Rodeo
        •   Ability to speak intelligently, with dignity and sincerity to explain and sell Rodeo to
anyone; even someone who knows nothing about the sport
        •   Willingness to travel across the state of Colorado and to Mountain States Circuit Rodeos
4.     Interest in furthering her chosen career through higher education and special training.
5.     Appreciation for the rewards she receives and the value of the many sponsors of the Miss Rodeo Colorado Pageant.

[Miss Rodeo Colorado]

Courtesy of Marie Kidd
Jenny Harding, For TSM