Queen Contest Information

Please Read Rules & Guidelines

"Print" & "Complete" Application & Waiver 

Mail With $30.00 Entry Fee by July 1st, 2021

**  Forms Can Be Printed or Emailed by clicking on the Small Pink Drop Down Box below (right side) , then click on Print or Email Icon **

Queen Sponsors Contact Information

JDconcreteJD Concrete  - 1417 East Spruce Ave. Mitchell, SD 57301 

Phone:  605-996-8084   



H and RH & R Salvage  -  25351 405th Ave.  Mitchell, SD 57301 

Phone:  605-996-8271 


Curtis Auctioneering 150


Curtis Auctionerring  -  1330 West Hanson Ave.  Mitchell, SD 57301 

Phone:  605-770-1187 





Blarney's  -  2100 Highland Way  Mitchell, SD 57301 

Phone:  605-995-5095



Iverson 200 copy

Iverson Auto  -  600 South Burr St.  Mitchell, SD 57301 

Phone:  605-996-5683 



Dougs Repair

Dougs Repair  -  40145 255th St. Mt. Vernon, SD 57363 

Phone:  605-770-7263 




Thank you to "ALL" of our "Sponsors" and "Fans" for making our 2019 - 49th Annual Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo Successful. 

See you all next Rodeo!


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Corn Palace Stampede Queen Contest

Judging Guidelines


*        There will be three qualified judges for all age divisions, that will judge all categories.

Judged Events:

*        Horsemanship - Each contestant will compete in horsemanship, which will be rail work. Sr. Queen Contestants will run a second pattern.

*        Introduction Speeches - Each contestant will be giving a brief introduction speech about themselves. Contestants should include their name, age, parent’s name, where they are from & some fun facts about themselves.

*        Impromptu Questions – Each contestant will be answering an impromptu question. Jr. Princess & Princess Contestants will be answering one impromptu question. Jr. Queen Contestants will be answering two impromptu questions & Sr. Queen Contestants will be answering three impromptu questions.

*        Speech – Jr. Queen Contestants will be giving a two minute speech, on your favorite quote and how it relates to rodeo. Sr. Queen Contestants will be giving an extemporaneous speech. Sr. Queen Contestants will be given five different topics to choose from & ten minutes to prepare their speech. It should be between one and half minutes to two and half minutes.

*        Modeling – Each contestant will model one western outfit of their choice. Please bring a description of your outfit on a 3x5 notecard prior to judging.

*        Photogenic – This is for Sr. Queen Contestants only and is optional. If a Sr. Queen Contestant should choose to do this, please send a vertical head and shoulder shot. Please send two.

*        Personal Interview – Interviews will be held privately.

*        Written Test – All Jr. Queen & Sr. Queen Contestants will be taking a written test. The questions on the test are factual questions that are taken out of the interview & they may include horse care, knowledge of tack, disease, anatomy, knowledge of professional rodeo, rodeo terminology, & world standings.

*        Participation – Each Contestant will be judged on her participation level throughout the entire Queen Contest.