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Mother Lode Round-Up Queen

2024 Mother Lode Roundup Queen Candidates

2023 Mother Lode Roundup Queen Ginna Hahn (center) with Queen candidates Delaney Grace, Savannah Fulton, Haley Williamson and Addison Rose Picture taken by Kathy Scutt Photography

Rodeo tickets and 50/50 cash raffle tickets are $20 each from Queen Contestants

Delaney Grace, a 22 year old, born and raised in Burson and now resides in Lodi. Her interest in horsemanship and western culture began at knee height. She was Miss Clements Stampede in 2020 for three years and runner-up for Calaveras Rodeo Queen in 2019.

Savannah Fulton, a 16 year old online high school student, grew up logging with her father, Steve Fulton, who owns Fulton’s Trucking Inc. After high school, she wants to study animal science at UC Davis, and open a veterinary practice.

Haley Williamson, a 15 year old sophomore at Oakdale High School, has been interested in horses since she was 5 years old and has been rodeoing for around four and a half years. She is also involved in FFA.

Addison Rose, a lifelong 20-year-old resident of Tuolumne County and the daughter of Rudge and Tamara Wynn and graduate of the Sonora High class of 2022. She has participated in ag-related activities raising animals for the Mother Lode Fair since she was 9, and joined FFA in high school.

The winner will be announced at the Queen Coronation and Calcutta scheduled for May 9 at 5 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Posse Grounds on Rawhide Road in Jamestown.

2023 Mother Lode Roundup Queen Ginna Hahn

Ginna Hahn was born and raised in Sonora and attended Mother Lode Adventist Junior Academy through 10th grade. She then moved on to Sonora High School, where she graduated in 2020. She now works in the construction industry as a carpenter and certified welder with Boyer Construction.

Hahn says, “It has been a dream of mine for a long time. It almost doesn’t feel real. I have grown up with the Posse, and have been with the Posse ever since I was born.”

Hahn says the most challenging aspects of the competition were the speech, one-on-one interview, and the on-stage elements. There was also a horsemanship competition and selling the most pre-rodeo tickets.

2023 first runner-up was KaeLee Gates, and the second runner-up was Tommi Cover.

Pictured below: Contestant KaeLee Gates, Opal Cahoon, 2022 Rodeo Queen Kaitlyn Rumsey, contestant Tommi Cover and Ginna Hahn.