Dec 8, 2018
Listing of each “Buck for Bags” Auction Item
Miss Rodeo Alaska, Ariel Hunt: Bring home this great hand sewn and tooled leather purse made by your 2018 Miss Rodeo Alaska Ariel Hunt full of Alaskan necessities such as a handmade Alaskan dream catcher, Alaskan smoked Salmon, a beautiful and valuable piece of real Whale Baleen, an Ulu factory Alaskan Ulu cutter, and some great Alaskan Wildberry Products jams and chocolates. Value of the bag and contents is $575.
Miss Rodeo Arkansas, Bayleigh Warren: Designs by Sherry, an Arkansas native, made this beautiful purse. The purse is an over the shoulder strap design made of leather and accented with cowhide and a foxtail to dress the western look. The measurements of the purse are 14″ x 16″ x 4″. An airboat excursion, along with a fully guided spoonbill-fishing trip for two, on the Arkansas River, will be the contents of the purse. The chance to catch spoonbill weighing over one hundred pounds and taking in views along the sandbar of the river not easily reached are great opportunities made possible by guide, Kaleb Summers. Value of the bag and contents is $950.
Miss Rodeo California, Amanda Hop: This 11X11 cross body brindle hide bag with fringe was designed by C&S and contains a bottle of wine and wine tasting, a $250 certificate for a pair of boots and a jewelry set. Value of the bag and contents is $600.
Miss Rodeo Colorado, Alex Hyland: Perfect for a Las Vegas date night- Two tickets for Saturday, December 8th- Round Three of the 2018 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Section 234, Montana Silversmiths men’s bracelet, Montana Silversmiths ladies’ cuff style watch, Cowgirl Made “Roy Rogers Style”- colorful wild rag and earrings, all inside a unique Kippys Belt Bag! Value of the bag and contents is $580.
Miss Rodeo Hawaii, Kiana Uechi-Won: Miss Rodeo Hawaii collaborated with Saddle Road Company to design a handcrafted cowhide purse. Filled with the full town and country experience from the mountains to the ocean. Start your Hawaii getaway in the heart of Waikiki with a 2 night stay at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort and Spa, located near Diamond Head. Then head down to the north Shore for a 4 night stay at the Courtyard Marriott Oahu North Shore. Four Super ambassador Luau package tickets to the Polynesian Cultural Center, two adult tickets to Keana Farms Climbworks Zip lining and action packed tours at Kualoa Ranch. Value of the bag and contents is $4,875.
Miss Rodeo Idaho, Sydney Butler: What better for a bucks for bags auction than a Buck’s Bag, custom made in Sydney’s hometown, giving you a sneak peek of the gems inside! Idaho’s famous Sun Valley! Enjoy two, three-day ski lift tickets from Sun Valley Resort, a two-night stay at a private home, gift cards to Sun Valley hot spots like Formula Sports, Enoteca, the Kneadery, Pioneer Saloon, Cellar Pub, and WrapCity. Plus ball caps, stocking hats, and ESS Eyewear from The Elephant’s Perch, Lost River Outfitters, and Backwoods Mountain Sports. Toast to this fabulous trip, enjoy the best of what Idaho has to offer! Value of the bag and contents is $2,300.
Miss Rodeo Illinois, Ivy Weirather: This stunning authentic hand-woven L&B serape tote features leather handles with very spacious compartments. Each compartment is packed full of jewelry you’ve been dreaming to wear to the WNFR. A beautiful turquoise squash blossom to accent any outfit to the rodeo, along with both a 3-strand Navajo-pearl necklace and bracelet. Value of the bag and contents is $310.
Miss Rodeo Iowa, Jenna Kool: Just like our slogan, this bag offers a Field of Opportunities. Hailing from the northeast side of the state, upload your photo to shimlee.com and see your picture turned into a custom wood printed sign. Travel down to central Iowa for an exclusive tour of John Wayne’s birthplace and historical museum and stay at Adel’s own B&B. Thanks to the Iowa Pork Producers, you won’t go hungry as you’ll also be provided Pork Cash – to be used at any Iowa grocery store for any pork product. Complete your trip in the southwest corner with complimentary beer, wine and gourmet popcorn. Value of the bag and contents is $480.
Miss Rodeo Kansas, Mikhayla DeMott: Calling all rodeo and hunting fanatics! This handmade cross body bag is your opportunity to visit the “wild” side of Kansas, valued at nearly $1,600. It holds your perfect Dodge City getaway, which includes four rodeo tickets, two t-shirts, souvenirs, a $50 certificate to the Boot Hill Casino and Resort, and a two-night stay at the Dodge House Hotel. This cowhide bag is also your shot to visit Flying W Outfitters Ranch located in Plains, Kansas. With the purchase of two pheasant hunts you will receive two for free and a one-night stay at the ranch. The sunflower state awaits! Value of the bag and contents is $1,590.
Miss Rodeo Kentucky, Caitlin Halliwell: A taste of Kentucky Style and Flavor! Custom made purse and leatherwork all made by Caitlin Halliwell herself from Made in the Barn. This beautiful bag includes something for everyone! Inside you will find a tooled leather WNFR clear purse, a classy headstall made of Herman oak leather. Bourbon and bourbon balls, whiskey glasses and stones to enjoy your bourbon at home in true Kentucky style. Value of the bag and contents is $1,350.
Miss Rodeo Minnesota, Sarah Steffl: A stunning Aztec purse with fringe and studs. Filled with wine, candles, coffee, gift cards and much more! All from Minnesota companies. Value of the bag and contents is $450.
Miss Rodeo Mississippi, Taylor McNair: Adventures are waiting for you in this handcrafted American West genuine leather bag! It includes two tickets to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, a $500 VISA gift card, a guided two-day turkey hunt for two with accommodations at Halifax Hunt Club in Bolton, Mississippi, a guided one-day bass fishing trip with a FLW and MLF Pro Angler Pete Ponds on Bozeman Lake with lodging in Flora, Mississippi, and a tin of delicious Mississippi-made cheese straws. Value of the bag and contents is $3,444.
Miss Rodeo Missouri, Ashley Bauer: Vintage Kodiak brown oil tote bag, silver and turquoise Native American bead concho closure and highlights. $400 Ozark guided fishing trip for two for trout or small mouth bass. $500 gift card toward the purchase of an Australian Shepherd puppy, Gift cards and apparel from PFI Western, Kleinschmidt’s, and Cavender’s, $25 gift card to Osceola Cheese Factory, Russell Stover Assorted Chocolates, 4 tickets to the Missouri Botanical Gardens in St. Louis, Budweiser Clydesdale stein, Cowboy Chris’ BBQ Sauce mild and hot, and seasoning. Blackberry jam, molasses, and honey, snack sticks, and various bottles of Missouri wine and two wine glasses. Value of the bag and contents is $2,600.
Miss Rodeo Montana, Kaitlin Kolka: The Montana trip of a lifetime awaits you inside this beautiful custom bag from Broken Barrier Leather Works! Take your new Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation sponsored GoPro camera and Hydro Flasks on a scenic journey with Austin Adventures. This awe-inspiring trip for two will take you through the Paradise Valley, Yellowstone National Park and the Gallatin Valley. For 6 days and 5 nights you will enjoy gourmet meals, lodging, hiking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding and zip lining. The total value of this bag is over $6,300.00! So, raise your hands high and I’ll see you… under the Big Sky! Value of the bag and contents is $6,350.
Miss Rodeo Nevada, Makenzie McMurtrey: This American West purse portrays the rays of our desert sun. It’s compact size and shoulder strap is perfect for day and night in Las Vegas. Begin your day by brightening your teeth with whitening trays, for a smile as bright as Vegas lights. Then visit Pinto Ranch clothing store and use your $100 gift card on a shopping spree. Spend the rest of your day well dressed as you visit the Mob Museum, grab a bite to eat with your restaurant gift certificate, and end the day watching the best sport on dirt with Plaza seats at the WNFR. Value of the bag and contents is $884.
Miss Rodeo New Mexico, Kiana Elder: This genuine leather hand bag from Pure Dixie, is the perfect purse for any woman on the go! With four pockets in the interior and interchangeable straps, it can be the best foundation piece to any outfit. On the inside, you’ll find an array of New Mexico goodies from across the state. Items include authentic handmade jewelry, small pieces of art, and gift certificates from local wineries that will allow you to explore the tastes of New Mexico from wherever you are. Value of the bag and contents is $388.
Miss Rodeo New York, Crysta Carroll: This black leather handbag, with bedazzled fringe and added tooled leather and Conchos has a Cowgirl Couture hooded sweatshirt in it. Value of the bag and contents is $165.
Miss Rodeo North Dakota, Hope Ebel: Made in the northwest corner of North Dakota we have a beautifully handcrafted and handstitched hair on hide bag with a rope handle. Big enough to fit all the necessities, yet small enough to go anywhere you may venture. But wait, look inside and you will be mesmerized by a homemade, one of a kind metal creation made in the southeastern part of North Dakota. These items are just a sneak peak of the beauty and creativity you will find in my home state. Value of the bag and contents is $300.
Miss Rodeo Oklahoma, Taylor Spears: Taylor’s custom handbag made by Miss Rodeo America Sponsor, Designs by Sherry, is accented with a raccoon tail and stone pieces fit for anyone. Inside, you could be going home with a hunting trip in Colorado, as well as many products from the state of Oklahoma including some unique steak marinade and spices from Daddy Hinkles located in Taylor’s hometown of Cleveland, OK. Also, take a tour of Oklahoma Rodeos with gear from some of Oklahoma’s greatest Pro Rodeos. Value of the bag and contents is $5,800.
Miss Rodeo Oregon, Jessi Cornforth: This high quality duffel bag features Benny the Beaver, the mascot of Oregon State University and Jessi’s alma mater. Inside you will find one of Oregon’s greatest treasures, a Pendleton Woolen Mills blanket. The Chief Joseph collection is made of pure virgin wool and cotton, and the bold design symbolizes the bravery of Chief Joseph as he led the Nez Perce tribe native to northeastern Oregon in the late 1800’s The wool is softly napped for extra coziness, with reversed sides for two different looks. Value of the bag and contents is $310.
Miss Rodeo Pennsylvania, Danielle Thompson: One of a kind tote bag by Chrome Girl Accessories featuring floral leather, turquoise concho accents and a raccoon tail clip on accessory! This piece will be stunning for spring fashion it is fun and functional. This bag contains several gift certificates including $25 from Rhinestone Lipgloss, $25 from Double K Leather Works, $30 from Windy Hills Farm and Leather and $50 from Sundial show clothing! This bag offers a wide variety! Value of the bag and contents is $380.
Miss Rodeo South Dakota, Kay Marrs: Hit the rodeo trail of South Dakota in style with this hair-on hide purse adorned with fringe and a turquoise bucking horse, designed by Kay and handcrafted by K Bar J Leather. Inside you’ll find treasures of the Black Hills, including 2 front-row tickets to Rodeo Rapid City, 4 tickets to the 100th Anniversary Black Hills Roundup and merchandise, hotel accommodations, certificates to Dakotah Steakhouse and Reflections Restaurant, handcrafted antler-handle knife, beaded leather cuff, Cinch coat from Cowboys Too! western store, Dark Canyon coffee, and Ranch Road Candle Co. Cedar Chest candle. Value of the bag and contents is $1.310.
Miss Rodeo Texas, Samantha Cayton: Samantha Cayton, Miss Rodeo Texas, has brought us a beautiful turquoise tooled leather and acid wash cowhide purse jam packed with Texas themed goodies. She has brought Texas wine along with beautiful painted wine glasses to go with it. Some delicious Fredericksburg pecans and honey, candies from Samantha’s hometown of Lufkin and last but not least, beef jerky, Texas style. Value of the bag and contents is $385.
Miss Rodeo Utah, Carly Peercy: Utah has a rich movie history, and this custom bag is your ticket to the show. The bag includes a handcrafted cowboy hat and custom buckle, so you’ll look the part as you explore Utah’s historic and current film sets. An evening in Moab’s Red Cliffs Lodge, home of Utah’s Film and Western Heritage museum, also posters and DVDs from Utah’s famous westerns. If modern film is your style, included is a “set” hat and poster from the Paramount series Yellowstone, filmed in Utah, Sundance film festival credentials with 4 tickets and a GoPro camera for the filmmaker in you. Value of the bag and contents is $3,000.
Miss Rodeo Virginia, Elizabeth Jones: This small duffle bag with horses all over it is filled with a Virginia sweat shirt and bottle of wine. There are two different flavor packages of Virginia grown peanuts. Value of the bag and contents is $160.
Miss Rodeo Washington, Beth Snider: Leather Shoulder Diaper Bag with Woodland Animals (colors are gender neutral). Bag is a warmed colored with natural variation of high end genuine leather with exterior and interior zip pockets. Includes an insulated bottle holder, changing pad, stroller straps and diaper drawstring bag. The bag is filled with gender neutral colored baby items 5X4 ft. handmade flannel woodland animal quilt, four baby books, two woodland animal onesies, Wrangler baby clothing, baby Justin boots, plush fox stuffed animal, raccoon hooded bath towel, plush moose stuffed animal, teething necklace and fox fabric bib. Value of the bag and contents is $650.
Miss Rodeo Wisconsin, Amanda Chmielewski: This leather purse is brought to you by Miss Rodeo Wisconsin. Being from the state the shape of a hand she thought what better way to represent Wisconsin than to hand make the purse herself. It is adorned with brass studs and a pocket on the back. In the purse is a turquoise jewelry set and a barbed wire ring from Montana Silversmiths. You could also take home a gift certificate from Royal Threads to have a vest made worth up to $100! This is just what any woman needs to be fashionable while strolling the strip before the WNFR. Value of the bag and contents is $275.
Miss Rodeo Wyoming, Morgan Wallace: Purchase this item and dive into the heart of Cowboy Country! This custom made Cheyenne Frontier Days purse made by Twin Cactus Ranch Creation holds many adventures. Such as: An all-inclusive Jackson Hole Ski Trip for two, two tickets to the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo, two VIP tickets to both a Wyoming Cowboy’s football and basketball game, CFD commemorative shot glasses with Wyoming made Koltiska Whiskey, “Just Ledoux It” wine and t-shirt, commemorative Buffalo Bill Cody Museum belt buckle, Wyoming Steamboat jewelry set and a certificate for one custom made frame for a Bill Coronado Cheyenne Frontier Days poster. Value of the bag and contents is $5,410.