The search is underway for candidates interested in competing for the title of 2019 Arlington Saddle Club Queen.

Contestants do not need to be local or Gilliam County residents. However, applicants must be between the ages of 15-20 as of May 4, 2019.

The deadline to submit an application is Wednesday Aug. 15. The tryouts will be held Sunday, Sept. 23 at 10 a.m. at the rodeo grounds in Arlington. Contestants will display their horsemanship and public speaking skills. The coronation ceremony will be held immediately following the tryouts.

The winner will travel throughout the Pacific Northwest representing the Arlington Saddle Club and promoting the Arlington Jackpot Rodeo. Held the first weekend in May each year, the 2019 event will mark the 72nd year of the Arlington Jackpot Rodeo.

For an application and additional information, contact Eileen Potter at 541-384-6251 or

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