2015 Contest Schedule
Wednesday July 15th
7:00pm Judging of on-stage Personality and Appearance at Sherwood Hall (940 N. Main Street in Salinas)
Thursday July 16th
8:30am Horsemanship competition-Rodeo Track at Salinas Sports Complex (1034 N. Main St, Salinas, CA)
6:00pm Grand Entry of the California Rodeo Salinas-contestants ride on track
6:30pm Presentation of the contestants and announcement of 2015 Miss California Rodeo Salinas and the runners-up
Miss California Rodeo 2014 Contestant Bios
Miss Sacramento Horsemen’s Association, Jordenne Burns
is the 21 year-old daughter of Manuel Burns and Nancy Stoll of Placerville. Jordenne is continuing her education at Folsom Lake College and plans to transfer to a state college to pursue a degree in business. She hopes to work in the western fashion world. When she is not out with her horses, she enjoys yoga, gardening, cooking, working out and designing her own clothes. In high school Jordenne served as High School Ambassador, a group that tackled diversity and bullying in schools. While an active member of the cheerleading squad and track team, she also competed in High School Rodeo for three years in barrel racing and pole bending. As a member of FFA Jordan raised market hogs and managed the floral program. She has also competed in AQHA, APHA, PtHA and CSHA horse show circuits. In 2009 Jordenne was honored to receive an Outstanding Achievement Award from CSHA. She hopes to bring rodeo to the forefront of everything she is involved in and create a positive atmosphere for everyone.
Kayli Gobeli is representing her home town as Miss Clovis Rodeo. The 20 year-old daughter of David and Lori Gobeli is a graduate of Clovis West High School and currently attends California State University Fresno where she is studying animal science. Kayli’s goal is to become a large animal veterinarian. She has interned with a local veterinarian and in the fall will continue her work as a veterinary technician. She enjoys assisting with general animal care and emergencies, and says it only “fuels her desire to continue in the field.”While very active in high school activities, she participated in cheerleading, pole vaulting and the athletic leadership committee. Kayli graduated with lifetime honors from the California Scholarship Federation and membership in the National Honors Society. Since riding and competing in horse shows began at a young age, Kayli was a member of 4-H and FFA organizations. While representing Clovis FFA she competed on the Agricultural Debate Team. Kayli loves traveling the state of California representing the sport of rodeo and her agricultural community.
Jynel GularteJynel Gularte
is the 20 year-old daughter of Wayne and Doris Gularte of Salinas and enters as Miss Monterey National Horse Show
. Jynel currently attends Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where she is working towards a degree in Agricultural Business with a minor in meat science and processing. She has earned a spot on the Cal Poly Dean of Agriculture’s Honors List, the President’s List and currently has one of the top ten GPAs in the Agribusiness department. Away from the classroom you will find Jynel working on her reining skills, learning more about horses and rodeo, and deeply involved in participating in the many events and clubs of her college major. A graduate of Notre Dame High School, she competed in varsity water polo and swimming and was a member of the National Honor Society, the Buena Vista Grange, the Monterey County Swiss American Club and the Buena Vista 4-H Club, where she developed a passion for raising livestock. Agriculture has always been a part of her life and will continue to be in the future.
From Pacifica, the 21 year-old daughter of Mike and Dorie Montoya, Emilie Montoya enters as Miss Rowell Ranch Rodeo
. She is currently a full time student at the College of San Mateo and Santa Rosa Junior College. Emilie has recently been accepted to Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo for the fall quarter where she plans to earn a degree in Animal Science and continue on to a Master’s in Equine and Bovine Nutrition. Her goal is to become a large animal nutritionist. In addition to her passion for horses, Emilie also shares a passion for agriculture. She was an Independent Showman in FFA and was very successful in the beef and swine show rings at the San Mateo County Fair. In her spare time she enjoys hunting, swimming, camping, fishing and welding. Emilie has been riding since she was four years old. She has ridden and showed Quarter Horses, Appaloosas and Arabians in a variety of disciplines on the local and state level. Emilie believes in the western lifestyle and sees rodeo as the core of that lifestyle.