Florence Jr. Parada Rodeo - The Oldest Jr. Rodeo in the United States
Selection of the Rodeo Queen and Rodeo Princess  for 2012-2013 was conducted on October 20, 2012 at the Elks Lodge #2350 on Attaway Rd. (N of Hwy 287) and the Whitlow Rodeo Arena (2 mi. S. of Florence on Hwy 79). 
WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCEthat on October 20, 2012 the 2012-2013 Florence Jr. Parada Rodeo Royalty were selected and the Coronation Dinner was held on November 3, 2013 at the Holiday Inn in Florence.  The Queen isBAILEY  LaFRANCEand the Princess isNAIYA GUIN. 
Bailey Lafrance is 17 yrs old and a Junior at Casa Grande High School.  She has a 4.0 GPA and a member of the National Honor Society.  She also takes classes at Central Arizona College.  Bailey is a Sentinel for the Casa Grande FFA Chapter and participates in the Dance Company.  She shows a goat at the Pinal County Fair and will be showing a veal this year as well.  Bailey participates in several rodeo events, like barrel racing, pole bending and team roping.  She is involved in many barrel racing associations including NBHA, ESPBRA and IBRA.
Bailey plans to pursue a Masters Degree in Medical Science to become a pharmacist and hopes to ride at the NFR in barrel racing.
Naiya Guin is 13 yrs old and in the sixth grade at Cactus Middle Schoold in Casa Grande where she is an honor roll student taking advanced classes.  Naiya loves to ride her horses and competes in barrel racing, pole bending, goat tying and team roping.  She was the 2011 Pinal County 4-H High Point Champion for gymkhana and roping.
Naiya shows pigs and goats and has shown her animals at the Pinal County Fair, Arizona State Fair and the Arizona Nationals.
Naiya loves music and plays trombone in the school band.  She aspires to continue her education and become a chemical engineer and a professional barrel racer.
           2012-2013 Florence Jr. Parada Rodeo
       Rodeo Queen and Rodeo Princess schedule
Nov 24-25 - Florence Jr. Parada Rodeo, Florence ,AZ
                     Parade & Grand Entry
December 15 - Adopt-a-family @ Elk's Lodge, Florence, AZ
Jan 12-13 - Zamora Roping Productions - Casa Grande, AZ
                   Flag presentation
Feb 23 -     Lost Dutchman Days - Apache Junction, AZ
                   Parade & Rodeo Grand Entry
March 16  -  Arizona High School Rodeo
June 4-8  -  Wild Wild West Pro Rodeo in Silver City, NM
                  Princess Naiya participated in radio promotions, rode in Grand
                  entries and attended Royalty Autograph remotes with Miss Rodeo
                  Arizona, Brittney Truman and the Wild Wild West Pro Rodeo
                  Queen, Malina Keller .
                    (See their pictures on the "Current Royalty Pictures"  page)
August 16-18 -August Doins Rodeo - Payson, AZ
                       Rodeo Grand Entry
August 31-Sept1 - Sonoita Days - Sonoita, AZ
                              Rodeo Grand Entry
Oct ober 5-6  -  Rex Allen Days  -  Wilcox, AZ
                         Parade & Rodeo Grand Entry
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