2014 - 2015
Queen - Kaitlyn Casner
Princess - Briley Dahlem
Jr. Princess - Heley Patterson
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Queen Miss Stephanie Mason, Princess Miss Kayleen Nelson
Jr. Princess Miss Jenna Binnewies
Queen Miss Haley Nott,
Princess Miss Victoria Smith
Jr Princess Miss Cadee Barnum
Queen Miss Jocelynn Barrington

Do you love Mariposa, the County Fair, Horses and Rodeo? Do you embrace the rural western heritage that we have in Mariposa? Are you a young lady that resides in Mariposa, Madera, Merced or Tuolumne County who is between the ages of 6-21? Then you might just be our next Mariposa County Fair Rodeo Queen, Princess or Junior Princess!
Horsemanship, Interviews, Modeling and Public Speaking are all elements in this contest. The contest starts in June each year and concludes with the crowning right before the Mariposa Rodeo which is held during Mariposa County Fair over Labor Day Week End.

For our contestants we offer education and materials to help them in Modeling, Public Speaking, Poise, Interview and Horsemanship to help empower our contestants to be the best that they can be!
Our crowned Royalty attend various fairs, rodeos and community events. If you would like information regarding the contest, having our current royalty make an appearance at your event or would like to become a sponsor, please contact Carol Suggs at mariposarodeo@gmail.com or 209-966-8150 209-347-7759 for more information. Applications are updated annually in March and can be found at the Fairgrounds office or:


This contest is administrated by the Mariposa Friends of the Fairgrounds Foundation.

2016 - 2017
Queen: Analise Wall
Princess: Bernadette Wall
Junior Princess: Lily Rumfelt