Congratulations to our amazing 2016 Isa Rodeo Queen Quest participants, including Rodeo Queen runner up Renaee Gattera (left), raising funds for North West Queensland Mental Health Network; 2016 Rodeo Queen, Chelsea Beckmann (centre) who raised funds for Ronald McDonald House; and Isa Rodeo Charity Queen, Sarah Brisbane (right) who raised funds for Paws, Hoofs and Claws Inc.
The Isa Rodeo Queen Quest is an annual competition to discover ambassadors for the Isa Rodeo and raise funds for local charities.
The 2016 entrants were kindly dressed with clothing from Worn Out West and Hitchley & Harrow.
Queen Quest hopefuls work hard fundraising throughout the year with the help of the Mount Isa community as they prepare for the 2016 Bell & Moir Toyota Rodeo Ball and the Queen Crowning.
There are two titles up for grabs – Isa Rodeo Queen and Isa Rodeo Charity Queen. To be eligible for Isa Rodeo Queen, entrants are judged on:
- Knowledge of the sport of rodeo, the Isa Rodeo and festival of events
- Ability to perform role as ambassador for the rodeo
- Public Speaking, Personality & Deportment
- General knowledge of current affairs, Mount Isa and Rotary
- Knowledge of community organisation & ability to raise awareness
- Queen Quest Portfolio of Events & Community Spirit
- Compliance with conditions of entry
The title of Isa Rodeo Charity Queen is awarded to the highest fundraiser
Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo Manager Natalie Flecker paid tribute to our previous entrants who collectively raised over $80,000 for local charities, and the organising committee.
QUEEN QUEST ENTRANTS
If you love rodeo and love Mount Isa and you’re interested in becoming a Queen Quest entrant, please contact the Rodeo Office on (07) 4743 2706.