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28 June, 2022

Cowpokes celebrate beginning of Rodeo Season

YOUNG cowboys and cowgirls put on their best dress this weekend to kick off the Mareeba Rodeo with their annual Junior Cowpokes competition.


This year, Xavier Aloia and Chelsea-Lee Mitchell were named Junior Cowgirl and Cowboy whilst Lexi Ariotti and Tristan Tiraboschi were crown Senior Cowgirl and Cowboy.


The competition gave kids the chance to find their favourite boots and hats and show off their personalities, talents and love for the annual festivities.

Junior Mareeba Academy of Dance dancer.
Mareeba Acadamy of Dance dancers performing their routine.
Mareeba Acadamy of Dance dancers.
Mareeba Rodeo President Peter Brown talking with junior cowgirl winner Chelsea-lee Mitchell.

This year, Xavier Aloia and Chelsea-Lee Mitchell were named Junior Cowgirl and Cowboy whilst Lexi Ariotti and Tristian Tiraboschi were crown Senior Cowgirl and Cowboy. 

Mareeba Rodeo Queen entrants Kyisha Williams, Chloe Sielaff, Kelli Scott and Alyssa Tatti manning the bar.
Queen entrant Mia Gonzalez with Freya and Arianna Bryde.
Queens Maia Gambino, Alannah Falvo and Abby Campman selling tickets for the raffle.
Mackenzie and Logan Young with Lexy Ariotti.

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