OGDEN — The state of Utah has a new rodeo representative.
Kassadee Jo Jones of Lehi was crowned Miss Rodeo Utah for 2020 at the PRCA Rodeo on Wednesday at Ogden Pioneer Stadium. She beat out 11 other candidates from around Utah and will trail Miss Rodeo Utah 2019 McKaylie Richins for the rest of the year before formally taking on Miss Rodeo Utah 2020 duties on Jan. 1.
The large crowd cheered Jones as she galloped on her horse around the stadium after winning the honors and donning the Miss Rodeo Utah tiara and belt buckle.
“I’m so grateful for the opportunity. I feel like I prepared well and the big man’s in charge,” she said later.
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