Larimer County Fair & Rodeo accepting nominations for Lady-In-Waiting

The Larimer County Fair and Rodeo Board has announced that this year’s Lady-In-Waiting competition is scheduled for Aug. 3 from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. at The Ranch during the Larimer County Fair and Rodeo. The Larimer County Fair Board is accepting nominations for the 2013 Lady-In-Waiting competition.

The new Lady-In-Waiting will join current Larimer County Fair and PRCA Rodeo royalty Danielle Mayer, the 20-year-old Colorado State University student who will take over the role of Larimer County Fair & Rodeo Queen, as she has served as Lady-In-Waiting this past year to Larimer County Fair Queen, Savannah Martinez. Martinez will turn over her duties as Queen to Mayer the last night of the Fair, the same night that the new Lady-In-Waiting will be crowned.

The perspective candidates will be judged on personality, modeling, knowledge, interviews and the Coveted Horsemanship competition. The Lady-In-Waiting competition will start promptly at 8 a.m. on August 3 at The Ranch. The winner will be announced at The Ranch directly after the Horsemanship competition. The public is invited to attend the Horsemanship competition and the event is free of charge. Ladies interested in competing for Lady-In-Waiting at this year’s event have until July 15 to submit an application.

Applicants may download applications and fine more information online at The deadline for submitting applications is Monday, July 15 at midnight. There has been a change to the qualifications for the competition, as to where the applicants reside. This year applicants are be eligible if they live in Larimer County or within fifteen (15) miles of The Ranch Events Complex, providing they have been a member of 4-H or other horse groups within Larimer County for a period of three years.

The 2013 Larimer Country Fair & PRCA Rodeo, presented by Ranch-Way Feeds, will be held August 2-6 at The Ranch in Loveland. For more information and an update schedule, visit

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