Countdown to the 75th Chief Joseph days
with the Tuckerettes
The Chief Joseph Days flag carriers are known as the Tuckerettes.
The name first originated after the honorable Harley Tucker, who helped found Chief Joseph Days in 1946.The Tuckerettes have been opening each rodeo performance for the past 25 years with a bang of speed and energy.
The 2019 Tuckerettes included past Chief Joseph Days Rodeo Court members Kylie Shaffer, Sarah (Butterfield) Schaffeld, Julie Justesen. Also riding for the Tuckerettes are Emma Hite, Brianna Micka, and Claire Ely.
“The future of Rodeo” will have the honor of carrying the American Flag, while Destiny Wecks holds the position of carefully leading the visiting royalty through the traditional serpentine.
Sit back and enjoy while these fine riders exhibit for your enjoyment, intense reining maneuvers at high speeds and precise synchronization.