Meet the 2014 Fair & Rodeo Court
The 2014 Court competed for the title against 5 cowgirls on October 26th, 2013. They were challenged in categories such as rodeo knowledge, appearance, poise, speech and most importantly horsemanship skills. Interested in being a part of the 2015 Clackamas County Fair & Rodeo Court? Check back for applications in September. 2015 Court Tryouts will be October 25, 2014 and the 2015 Court Coronation will be March 14, 2015.
Queen Lauren-Rachel Labant
Queen Rachel Labant is the 20 year old daughter of Winston Ray and Diane Labant of Newberg, Oregon. A 2011 Graduate from Sherwood High School and is currently pursuing degrees at Oregon State University and Portland Community College. She has been riding since she was 4 years old, competing in a wide range of events in organizations such as 4-H, Oregon High School Equestrian Teams, and the Oregon State University Equestrian Drill Team. Rachel once jumped years ago but realized that Rodeo is her true passion. When Rachel isn't riding or studying she works at EG Metals in Hillsboro, where she is the office administrator and receptionist. Rachel will be making her rodeo appearances on her equine partner in crime, "Gracie", a 15 year old grey Oldenburg Mare.
Princess Jessi Cornforth
Princess Jessi Cornforth is the 19 year old daughter of Denis and Cheri Cornforth of Oregon City, Oregon. A 2012 graduate of Oregon City High School and is currently pursuing a degree at Oregon State University. Jessi has been riding since she was very young competing in events but her favorites have always been performance, gaming and cattle events. She completed 9 years of Clackamas County 4-H and all 4 years of Oregon High School Equestrian Teams. Riding isn't her only passion; Jessi is a steady shot as the Treasurer on the Oregon State Rifle Team. Portland Partyworks is where she clocks her hours at work, as lead event staff she always has a good time. Jessi will be mounted on her trusty steed, "Jazz", a 24 year old grey Arabian Mare.
Princess Brittany Larson
Princess Brittany Larson is the 20 year old Daughter of Eric and Cassy Larson of Silverton, Oregon. A 2011 graduate from Silverton High School and 2012 graduate of University of Oregon. Brittany has spent her whole life horseback; participating in Youth Rodeos, Oregon High School Equestrian Teams, and 4-H; currentyly she works at the Stayton Veterinary Hospital where she is the head receptionist. Because animals are her passion, she surrounds herself with them. Including her herd at home of 17 horses, 4 cows and 3 dogs. In her spare time, Brittany competes in the BRN4D barrel races and is working hard to become a professional someday. Brittany won't be seen on any bucking bronco but racing by with "Fancy", a 6 year old American Paint Mare.