The Pendleton Round-Up and Happy
Canyon courts received highest recognition at the Portland Rose Festival Grand
Floral Parade Saturday June 9
th. See images attached.
The Pendleton Round-Up Court was
st Place for Best Rodeo/Fair Court, while the Happy Canyon
Princesses swept all possible categories winning 1
st Place for best
Native/National Costume Award and the Vern Hulit Best of Show Award for
excellence in preparation, organization and presentation among equestrian
While in Portland, the court members
visited Shriners Hospital for Children to encourage patients and their
families. They also promoted Round-Up and Happy Canyon’s new relationship with
Farmer’s Ending Hunger on KPTV with Andy Carson by preparing food dishes using
typical ingredients from an Oregon Food Bank distribution box.
The relationship between the Rose
Festival and the Pendleton courts dates back to “before we can remember“, and
once again the big-city was very welcoming to the spirit of Let ‘er Buck!
Court Member Names for Award Photos
left to right:
-Pendleton Round-Up Court: Elizabeth
Herbes, Kaelyn Lindsay, Queen Betsy West,
-Happy Canyon Princesses: Sequoia
Conner, Taylor Craig