The 2019-20 Miss Days of '56 Rodeo Queen, Jessica Lange of Crofton, will be competing for the Miss Rodeo Nebraska state rodeo queen title in June. 

From the organization’s website:

The Miss Rodeo Nebraska Association has announced the pageant contestants. June 13-16, 2021 in North Platte was the date set for pageant festivities.

Coronation for Miss Rodeo Nebraska 2022 will be held during the first performance of the Buffalo Bill Rodeo. The winner will be crowned Lady-in-Waiting and will go on to compete at the 2023 Miss Rodeo America Pageant in Las Vegas.

Lange, hailing from Crofton, is the 20-year-old daughter of Roger and Jeanine Lange. She currently attends the University of Wyoming where she is pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture. Lange’ is a member of the University of Wyoming Ranch Rodeo Team and hopes to return to the family ranch and carry on the legacy and family traditions. Her love for agriculture and what it represents inspired her to pursue her degree path.

The Ponca Rodeo Association will be hosting a small send off party for Lange at the Ponca rodeo grounds on Sunday, May 23rd from 4-5 p.m. – “all are welcome to come send Jessica best wishes when competing for the state title!”