TREMONTON - By Cari Doutre - June 25, 2020
Despite uncertainty during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, this year’s 2020 Golden Spike Rodeo Queen contests were held June 24-25 and included a few adjustments to meet current restrictions.
Nonetheless, six royalties were crowned in various age divisions starting with Senior Queen, Junior Queen and Princess competitions on June 24, at the Box Elder County fairgrounds in Tremonton. The contests for Little Princess, Mini Miss and Sweethearts were held Thursday, June 25.
Find those results after this statement released by Box Elder County on social media on May 26, 2020:
2020 Fair Announcement: The 95th annual Box Elder County Fair, Concert and Golden Spike Rodeo to be held in August 2020 – Box Elder County announced that the 95th annual Box Elder County Fair, Concert and Golden Spike Rodeo will be held August 22 through August 29, 2020 at the Box Elder County fairgrounds. Fair, concert and rodeo activities will respectfully follow state and local guidelines, including any state color-coded status updates, to help maintain the safety of attendees, exhibitors and staff.
“The Box Elder County Fair has always been a big part of our county’s history. This year’s 95th anniversary will be even more historic,” said Fair Board President Jan Rhodes. “We hope the fair and concert will bring light to our community after the recent challenges so many people have faced. Our fair grows in popularity and attendance every year. We expect that this year will be no different.”
Many parts of the agricultural community have seen negative impacts this year, but the fair is adapting to ensure successful events. The Box Elder Junior Livestock has also adjusted its livestock show and we are expecting a top-notch performance. Fair attendance will be free, limited activities and the real-time updates on ticketing and other fair news, follow Box Elder County on Instagram and Facebook @BoxCounty
This year the fair will feature:
· The Box Elder Junior Livestock Show
· The Golden Spike Rodeo held in the rodeo arena with all new seating
· A live concert (details to be announced)
· Food and activities for all ages
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Photo coverage of the 2020 Golden Spike Rodeo Queen contest is provided by John Hurley.
2020 Golden Spike Rodeo Senior Queen:
Pictured (left to right): Third Attendant Dylinn Metting (daughter of Jaime Norcross of Tremonton), First Attendant Brandi Olsen (daughter of Lance and Michelle Olsen of Beaver Dam), Senior Queen Lexi Johnson (daughter of Dan and Brenda Johnson of Tremonton) and Second Attendant Brooklynn Wilkinson (daughter of Larry and Hindi Wilkinson of Deweyville).
2020 Golden Spike Rodeo Junior Queen:
Pictured (left to right): Third Attendant Charly Henderson (daughter of Brian and Liz Henderson of Honeyville), Second Attendant Aspen Smith (daughter of Brad and Amber Smith of Tremonton), Junior Queen Destiny Zarate (daughter of Nick and Jenny Zarate of Tremonton), First Attendant Hadlee Christensen (daughter of Trevor and Brittany Christensen of Plymouth) and Miss Congeniality Charley Kwapis (daughter of Bryan and Sheri Kwapis of Deweyville).
2020 Golden Spike Rodeo Princess:
Pictured (left to right): Second Attendant Brylee Jones (daughter Luke and Brianna Jones of Portage), Princess Hadlee Jo Kotter (daughter of Kevin and Lacie Kotter of Howell) and First Attendant Lila Jo Preece (daughter of Carrie Preece of Portage).
Pictures of the following royalties will be posted soon. Please check back!
2020 Golden Spike Rodeo Little Princess:
Pictured (left to right): Third Attendant Hadlee Douglas (daughter of Christopher and Kelsie Douglas of Tremonton), Second Attendant Oakley Ruth Jones (daughter of Luke and Brianna Jones of Portage), First Attendant: Lena Miller (daughter of Ray and Crystal Miller of Corinne), Little Miss Princess: Lilli Lillibridge (daughter of Kenny and Sarah Warr of Grouse Creek)
2020 Golden Spike Rodeo Mini Miss Princess:
Pictured (left to right): Second Attendant Shyanne Draper (daughter of Mat Draper and Mylissa Swain of Brigham City), Mini Miss Princess Maddison Knight (daughter of Corbin and Sydnee Rimann of Tremonton), First Attendant Kinlee Conger (daughter of Dane and Stephanie Conger of Thatcher)
2020 Golden Spike Rodeo Sweetheart Princess:
Pictured (left to right): Horsemanship Award: Marlie Morris (daughter of David and Keri Beth Morris of Thatcher), Third Attendant: Elly Ann Boldt (daughter of Glade and Alicia Boldt of Brigham City), Personality Award: Brooke Eggli (daughter of Chris and Cornie Eggli), Appearance Award: Kendall Christensen (daughter of Trevor and Brittnee Christensen of Plymouth), Sweetheart Princess: Quaitlee Roche (daughter of Brian and Brandi Roche of Garland), First Attendant: Courtney Wilkinson (daughter of Larry and Hindi Wilkinson of Deweyville), Second Attendant: Paitlyn Draper (daughter of Matt Draper and Mylissa Swain of Brigham City)
Photos by John Hurley - June 24, 2020