"2022 Red Desert Roundup Rodeo Royalty Crowned"
The Red Desert Roundup Rodeo Queen pageant was held October 24, in Rock Springs, WY. It is sanctioned and sponsored by the Red Desert Roundup Rodeo held July 29-30, 2022 in Rock Springs. The royalty have several appearances scheduled this summer including the Overland Stage Stampede Rodeo, Sweetwater County Fair, and Daggett County PRCA Heritage Rodeo & Celebration.
The contestants were judged in three age divisions in the categories of horsemanship, personality, and appearance by a panel of three judges including Rachel Derner (Miss Rodeo Wyoming 2021) from Laramie, Sierra Butler (Miss Rodeo Wyoming 2022) and Melissa Butler from Etna, WY. Events that took place were the horsemanship competition at the Sweetwater Events Complex, where each contestant was required to do a reining pattern on their horse, carry a flag and do a presentation run.