From left to right: Princess Addie Kilgore, Princess Jesse-Ellen Woodhead, and Princess Marly May Mallory. ~Submitted Photo

From left to right: Princess Addie Kilgore, Princess Jesse-Ellen Woodhead, and Princess Marly May Mallory. ~Submitted Photo

The 2nd Tryouts and Queen Coronation for the 70th Chief Joseph Days Court is coming up on April, 18, Tryouts begin at 11:00 a.m. at the Harley Rucker Rodeo Grounds in Joseph. Coronation Dinner follows at the Joseph Community Center starting with social hour at 5:30 p.m, country style dinner at 6:30  p.m, followed by the Queen Coronation at 8:30 p.m.

Tickets for the Coronation Dinner are $23 (includes cover charge for dance), $5.00 for dance only (doors open after coronation) and are available at the Joseph Community Center, Sports Corral in Joseph, and Community Bank in Joseph, Enterprise, and Wallowa.

The 2nd Tryouts, and the final riding competition, will give CJD’s three royal ladies, Princess Addie Kilgore, princess Jesse-Ellen Woodhead, and Princess Marli Tracy-Mallory, another chance to show off their riding skills at the Harley Tucker Rodeo Grounds, the morning of  coronation, Saturday, April 18, at 11 a.m.

The tryouts and coronation event are open to the public. 

The Queen’s coronation is based on three different categories: Riding, speaking, and ticket sales.

The 70th Annual Chief Joseph Days Court will continue to sell tickets to the 2015 Chief Joseph Days Rodeo door to door, phone to phone, and even email to email, until the day of coronation. To support our wonderful young ladies click here for more information.