Miss Rodeo Edmonton - Codi Wilson
Codi Wilson is a 23-year-old, 3rd generation cowgirl who was born and raised on a farm just South of Sundre, Alberta. The sport of rodeo has been a huge part of her life since she was a young girl growing up on the rodeo trail. Being raised in a rodeo family, rodeo has become much more than a sport, but rather a way of life for Codi. Being involved in farming, ranching and rodeo the passion for the western way of life has led her to want to share all it has to offer with more people as the knowledge of these things have become much less commonly known. Currently finishing her fifth year of a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education combined degree at the University of Lethbridge, she is excited to share the value of western culture and the rural way of life.
Airdrie Pro Rodeo Princess - Hannah Braun
As the youngest child of five, Hannah spent the early years of her life traveling, but cannot remember a time where she didn't have an immense passion for the western way of life. Started by a simple trail ride Hannah has worked at local ranches and barns to learn and be able to buy, sell and train horses for herself. Since her very first time seeing a rodeo queen Hannah has always dreamt of being able to fulfill that role, so being crowned the 2022 Airdrie Pro Rodeo Princess was a dream come true. This past spring Hannah graduated from Mount Royal University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She hopes to complete her education, become a registered psychologist and design a mental health and counseling program specifically for rodeo athletes. Hannah feels very blessed to be a representative for the western lifestyle and is excited to see where her future in rodeo goes.
Miss Rodeo Wainwright - Harleigh Zack
Harleigh was raised on a ranch west of Kitscoty, Alberta. Like other farm kids, she grew up immersed in the western lifestyle. Harleigh learned how to adapt to any challenges thrown her way through her involvement in 4H, rodeo, and competitive dance.
Harleigh recently obtained her Chartered Professional Accountant designation after graduating from MacEwan University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree with Distinction. She now works full time in the public accounting sector. Harleigh believes that a life best lived is one full of service, and therefore is constantly seeking opportunites to give back to the community and different organizations.
Harleigh is honoured to represent the Wainwright Stampede and the spirit of rodeo as an ambassador of this incredible community and sport. She aims to pair her business knowledge with her western background to elevate the sport of rodeo through achieving her goal of becoming Miss Rodeo Canada 2024.
Miss Rodeo Stavely - Jasmine Dahl
Jasmine Dahl is a 24 year old cowgirl from Carmangay, AB. Hailing from generations of farming families, she's carried on the agricultural legacy with grace and commitment. Participating actively in the Stavely Stampeders 4-H Club, riding with the Calgary Stampede Showriders, and competing in High School Rodeo. Her passion for animals led her to study Veterinary Medicine at Olds College. Using her education in Animal Science and her knowledge of horsemanship, she proudly established her business; Dahlhouse Performance Horses.
In 2022, Jasmine was able to share this same understanding and passion when she was crowned Miss Rodeo Stavely. Jasmine was honored to represent the Stavely Indoor Pro Rodeo, the town of Stavely, and the sport of Rodeo as a whole. She is grateful for all of the opportunities during her reign, and looks forward to representing Stavely once again during the Miss Rodeo Canada Competition.
Miss Rodeo Taber - Jessie Ferguson
With a strong dedication to the western way of life, Jessie Ferguson aims to promote the sport of rodeo to the best of her abilities. Coming from a rodeo cowboy family of three generations, she recently graduated from the Animal Health Technology Program at the Lakeland College. Coming up through the High School and Canadian College Rodeo ranks, Jessie continues her avid love for Team Roping with her family. In 2019 she was awarded the Alberta High School Rodeo Queen Title and went on to have great success at the National High School Finals. Being a 4-H member for eight years, she quickly learned to value the importance of community service and has since continued giving back to the 4-H program as a clinician and judge within the show ring and public speaking competitions. She finds herself staying busy helping out within the community as well and looks forward to representing the Town of Taber.
Miss Ponoka Stampede - Kaylee Shantz
Kaylee Shantz resides on a family farm northwest of Rimbey, Alberta. A place that keeps her based, grounded and provides a firm foundation to pursue her western and english equine ambitions. To connect with her immediate community and utilize her skills, she volunteers as the Rimbey Rodeo Royalty coordinator, to guide and encourage other girls on their journey's.
Kaylee aspires to a career in Psychology, with a focus on child psychology, development and therapy. Her hands-on knowledge in the health care field, through different certifications, such as Health Care Aide and Occupational First Aid Level 3 will help round out her knowledge base.
Passion is what drives Kaylee's ambition to become more connected with the unique and spirited sport of rodeo. As Miss Ponoka Stampede, she is extremely proud to represent the rodeo most dear to her family's hearts and promote our western lifestyle and heritage with those around her.
Miss Strathmore Stampede - Martina Holtkamp
Martina Holtkamp makes herself at home within agriculture and the rodeo community. She grew up on a farm near Rimbey, Alberta which led to obtaining her Agribusiness Degree from Olds College. She has worked in the financial sector of agriculture for the last 5 years.
This multi-event cowgirl is passionate about building the sport of rodeo and is thankful to have had the opportunity to do so as Miss Strathmore Stampede 2022. Aside from being an avid competitor, she also actively contributes to the sport through volunteer roles with the Rimbey Agricultural Society, Canadian College Rodeo Association, Oldstoberfest and West of the 5th Pro Rodeo.
Martina is proud to represent the Strathmore Stampede at the Canadian Finals Rodeo in November. She hopes to have the opportunity to promote our sport, Canadian competitors, animal athletes and supporting sponsors and keep our cowboy tradition of rodeo thriving as Miss Rodeo Canada.
Medicine Hat Rodeo Queen - Shaylyn Hunt
Shaylyn Hunt hails from North of Lloydminster, SK where her family raised select purebred and commercial beef cattle. Aside from working at home, while in high school and during college she had the pleasure of working for Peavey Mart, a major sponsor of Miss Rodeo Canada. She was in 4-H for twelve years, in both light-horse and beef projects. Shaylyn was born in Medicine Hat, AB, moving back to Alberta to pursue an education in Animal Science as a Beef Major, along with Criminal Justice and Legal Studies. She has certificates in Photography and Digital Marketing which have greatly served her professional photography business and opened up doors in other professional areas. Her Animal Science education led her to obtain her Artificial Insemination Certification in Beef Cattle. Shaylyn also obtained her certificate from the Alberta Foothills Farrier School. Shaylyn has traveled throughout North America showing and judging livestock. The agriculutre industry has played an exponentially large role in her life. Though she did not grow up in a rodeo family, she and her family have involvement in rodeo and share a strong passion for the sport. She looks forward to the opportunity to represent Canadian Rodeo!