Thousands of dollars in scholarship money are up for grabs in the Miss Rodeo Nebraska pageant, including a two-year full-ride scholarship to Mid-Plains Community College.

Other prizes include a saddle, buckle, tiara, jewelry, tack and photography sessions.

The woman selected as Miss Rodeo Nebraska 2019 will spend a year traveling across the country representing the pageant, Nebraska and professional rodeo.

A winner will be crowned Wednesday evening, June 13 at the Wild West Arena during the opening night of the Buffalo Bill Rodeo, in conjunction with Nebraskaland Days, the official state celebration.

Also, a new Miss Teen Rodeo Nebraska will be crowned in the afternoon June 13 at North Platte Community Playhouse. The theme for the teen coronation is “God Bless America Again.”

Veterans as well as active military personnel will be the guests of honor. Servicemen and women will be admitted free to all pageant events by showing a military ID.

The schedule: 

Sunday, June 10

• Horsemanship competition – 2 p.m., Wild West Arena, 2400 N. Buffalo Bill Ave. Free admission.

• Horsemanship BBQ and raffle – 5 p.m., Wild West Arena Pavilion. Tickets at the gate – $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger.

Monday, June 11

• Speech competition – 6 p.m., North Platte Community College South Campus, 601 W. State Farm Road. Tickets at the door – $5 per person.

Tuesday, June 12

• Style show – 7 p.m., North Platte Community Playhouse, 301 E. Fifth St. Tickets sold in advance HERE and also at the door – $25 for adults and $15 for children 12 and younger.

Wednesday, June 13

 • Miss Teen Rodeo Nebraska Coronation – 1 p.m., North Platte Community Playhouse, 301 E. Fifth St. Tickets at the door: $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and younger.

• Miss Rodeo Nebraska Coronation – 8 p.m. (during the evening performance of the Buffalo Bill Rodeo) at the Wild West Arena, 2400 N. Buffalo Bill Ave. Admission is a ticket to the rodeo. Tickets can be purchased online HERE.