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2020 Royal Court

Princess Monica, Queen Kearsten, Princess Saige
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After a full day of competition with eight talented cowgirls, three young ladies were chosen to reign over the 85th Annual St. Paul Rodeo which will take place June 30 - July 4, 2020. The young women had answered questions about current events & rodeo rules & personel, and were asked to share thoughts on a variety of other issues. Then the focus moved to the arena where each contestant made a speaking presentation to the gallery of supporters and demonstrated horsemanship skills.

The St. Paul Rodeo is proud to announce its Royal Court for 2020: Queen Kearsten Friedrich, Princess Monica Eichler, and Princess Saige Johns. The next weeks will be filled with preparations for the Court's reign which officially begins in January 2020.

The Court will continue the grand tradition of representing the Nation’s Greatest 4th of July Rodeo in parades, rodeos and other events throughout the Northwest.

Queen Kearsten Friedrich

Queen Kearsten
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Queen Kearsten Friedrich
, from Newberg OR, the daughter of Todd & Kari Friedrich is a graduate of Newberg High School. After completing prerequisites at Portland Community College, she transferred to Montana State University where she will graduate in May 2020 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science and a minor in business. She plans to continue studies as a student of Veterinary Medicine. She has completed specialized training for starting colts, has excelled scholastically, and has received various awards for outstanding citizenship and sportsmanship. Queen Kearsten’s goal is to own a facility that rehabilitates and enhances equine athletes to allow them to reach their peak performance. Her rodeo “partner” is Stormy, a buckskin quarter horse.

Princess Monica Eichler

Princess Monica
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Princess Monica Eichler is the daughter of Leon and Terri Eichler of McMinnville. Monica grew up on the family farm in Amity and graduated from Amity High School where she was involved in 4-H, FFA (served as Chapter President), and was captain of Amity's volleyball team. She plans to pursue a career in the agricultural industry and is studying Ag Business Management at Oregon State University where she plans to graduate 2020. Monica’s trusty steed is a Quarter Horse named “Yogi”.

Princess Saige Johns

Princess Saige
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Princess Saige Johns, the daughter of Brian and Dea-Anna Johns of Newberg, is completing studies in a Chemeketa Community College program. She has studied equine rehabilitation and body mechanics from the basics of building a proper foundation to continuing the growth and connection of horse and rider. Saige has diverse interests, including becoming a New Technology Diesel Mechanic and mastering American Sign Language to become an interpreter. “Lilly”, Saige’s trusty mount, is a triple registered Grulla Kiger Mustang.

About the St. Paul Rodeo

The Nation’s Greatest Fourth of July Rodeo will return for its 85th year with the promise of top rodeo action, family fun and patriotism, June 30 - July 4, 2020. Six action packed PRCA Rodeo performances, Wild West Art Show, Tack Room Saloon, 4th of July Parade, Carnival, Vendors and Fireworks after every evening show! More information at
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