2013 Royal Court
St. Paul Rodeo has selected its 2013 Royal Court members, and they include Princess Angie Eichler and Queen Dusti DeVore both from McMinnville, and Princess Jordann McClister from St. Paul. These ladies will have an exciting and busy year as official ambassadors for the St. Paul Rodeo: Help us welcome them to our rodeo community!
Queen Dusti DeVore graduated from McMinnville High School where she was an active member of OHSET, 4-H, and numerous school clubs. She is presently working toward completion of a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Elementary Education at Western Oregon University where she has been honored as a member of WOU's National Society of Leadership and Success. Her ambition is to teach fourth graders in a school with a large number of high risk students. Dusti combines her passion for teaching with her love of horses by coaching the McMinnville OHSET team. She competes in barrel racing and rides with the Rodeo Fly Girls drill team in rodeos throughout Oregon. Her equine partner for rodeo events is Jag, a palomino American Quarter Horse.
Princess Angie Eichler credits growing up on a farm for her strong work ethic. She graduated from Amity High School and is a student at Chemeketa Community College fulfilling requirements of a transfer degree on her way to Oregon State University to study Ag-Business. In high school, Angie excelled as a committed participant in her school's equestrian team and was very involved in FFA where she served as Chapter President her senior year. As a high school junior, she became a volunteer for the Amity Fire District and earned her Fire Fighter 1 status as well as becoming a certified Emergency Medical Responder. Her mount for rodeo activities will be Pistol, an eight year old Paint gelding.
Princess Jordann McClister recently moved to Oregon from Arizona and is presently a senior at St. Paul High School. She has been involved in rodeo and with horses all her life and loves the time she spends riding and roping. She plans to use her rodeo skills to help her attend Cochise College in Arizona where she will study animal science on her way to becoming a horse chiropractor. Jordann knows the benefits of hard work and maintaining a positive attitude and plans to use that knowledge to attain her lifetime goals. Jordann's partner for her rodeo activities is her American Paint Horse Association gelding
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Serving on the Royal Court provides young women an excellent opportunity to improve poise and self-assurance as they attend various community events, activities, and parades, and make radio and television appearances throughout the year. Candidates are judged on horsemanship, knowledge, personality, appearance, and speaking ability.
To be eligible, candidates must be between the ages of 17-23 at the time of the rodeo in July, be a graduating high school senior or beyond in education, be eager and willing to attend various parades and functions throughout the year, be single and never married, have their own horse, equipment and transportation for their horse, and have sufficient time for wardrobe fittings and official functions.
Selection of the 2014 St. Paul Rodeo Royal Court for its 79th annual event will be at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds in McMinnville, Oregon on Sunday, October 13, 2013. Royal Court Application is available for download; for more information contact the Rodeo Office at: