LAS VEGAS, Nev. (DRG News) – Miss Rodeo South Dakota Jordan Tierney from Oral was crowned Miss Rodeo America 2020 Sunday at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas.
As Miss Rodeo America, Tierney will travel to events around the country serving as an ambassador for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. During a press conference shortly after she was crowned, Tierney said she’s most looking forward to attending a Sutton Rodeo event in South Dakota.
Tierney came out of a field of 27 contestants to win the crown. She was awarded a $20,000 Educational Scholarship from the Miss Rodeo America Scholarship Foundation. The last South Dakotan to wear the crown was Mackenzie Haley in 2011.
Tierney’s father Paul is a PRCA champion in tie-down roping and was inducted into the hall of fame in 2008.