Kylee Burdick, a Poskin resident and a Rice Lake High School graduate who works at the Cory and Janelle Picknell dairy farm near Prairie Farm, has been named Queen of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Rodeo starting Friday, June 14, 2019, at the St. Croix County Fairgrounds, Glenwood City, Wis.
Burdick will compete with other rodeo royalty from around Wisconsin as Glenwood City hosts the 2020 Miss Rodeo Wisconsin pageant, which will take place during the two-day rodeo.
According to a June 3 press release from the St. Croix Valley PRCA, Burdick plans to attend Chippewa Valley Technical college to study animal science with an emphasis on nutrition. She has been active at the local, state and national levels in FFA & 4-H.
Burdick’s Rodeo Princess is Teresa Mark, of Beldenville,a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin-Stout who majors in hospitality and golf enterprise management.
Both Burdick and Mark actively compete in a wide variety of equine disciplines.
The 2020 Miss Rodeo Wisconsin pageant includes begins Friday, June 14, with a horsemanship contest at 6 p.m.
Events on Saturday, June 15, include the fashion show at 2 p.m. and the coronation during the Saturday evening rodeo performance.
Both the fashion show and the horsemanship contest are open to the public.
The rodeo, itself, includes a pair of events at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 14 and 15, and will feature professional cowboys who will compete on the rough stock furnished by the Barnes Rodeo Stock Company.
The event is sponsored by the St. Croix County Fair Board. Ticket information is available at www.gorodeo.org