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2022 Royal Court Announced

Princess Hope Riesterer (left)
Queen Sarah Potter (Ctr)
Princess Macy Montgomery (right)

For Immediate Release

For Immediate Release
October 11, 2021

2022 St. Paul Rodeo Royal Court Announced

After a full day of competition with 7 talented cowgirls, three young ladies were chosen to reign over the 86th St. Paul Rodeo which will take place on June 30 – July 4, 2022. The 2022 St. Paul Rodeo Court is Queen Sarah Potter, Princess Hope Riesterer and Princess Macy Montgomery. 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. 2020/2021 St. Paul Rodeo Queen Kearsten Friedrich was on hand to welcome the new court. The St. Paul Rodeo Board of Directors wishes to thank Kearsten for her professionalism during the uncertainty of her 2 year reign.

Queen Sarah Potter
Queen Sarah Potter calls Silverton, Oregon home. She is the 23-year-old daughter of Terrie and Dave Potter and a graduate of Silverton High School. Her high school activities included 4-H, FFA, Oregon High School Equestrian Team and member of the People-to-People ambassador program. She is working toward obtaining her Aesthetician’s license with plans to open her own salon as well as complete her business degree and open a Quarter horse training facility. Sarah’s equine partner is Jazz, a 16-year-old red roan quarter horse.

Princess Hope Riesterer
Princess Hope Riesterer, is 21 years old and from Silverton, Oregon. Her parents are Mona and Tim Riesterer. She graduated from Cascade High School in Aumsville in 2018 and obtained a Medical Assisting license from Pioneer Pacific College in 2019. During high school she participated in 4-H, Oregon High School Equestrian Team and Oregon High School Rodeo. She plans to one day continue her medical education and fulfill her dream of having her own horse training barn. Hope will be teaming up with her equine partner, Lox.

Princess Macy Montgomery
Princess Macy Montgomery, from Tigard, Oregon, is the daughter of Diana Montgomery and Bruce Montgomery. The 18-year-old is a 2021 Graduate of Mountainside High School in Beaverton, Oregon and is beginning her freshman year at Oregon State University studying Construction Management Engineering. In high school she received three varsity letters in swimming as well as being Team Captain. She has been a member of the St. Paul Rodeo association for 2 years volunteering on the parade committee and carrying flags in the rodeo. Her equine partner will be Whiskey, an 11 year old mare.

About the St. Paul Rodeo.
The Nation’s Greatest Fourth of July Rodeo will return for 86th year with the promise of top rodeo action, family fun and patriotism, June 30 – July 4, 2022. Six action packed PRCA Rodeos, Tack Room Saloon, 4th of July Parade, Carnival, Vendors and Fireworks after every evening show! Tickets go on sale October 22, 2021. More information at

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