This year’s contestants for the 2013-2014 Southern Ute Royalty are (left to right) Little Miss Southern Ute contestant Ollyvia S. Howe, Jr. Miss Southern Ute contestant Alexandria Roubideaux, Little Miss Southern Ute contestant Tauri J. Raines, Southern Ute Brave contestant Nathan Maes, and Miss Southern Ute contestant Amber R. Doughty.
This year’s Royalty Pageant took place Friday, Aug. 16 at the Multi-purpose Building. Current Royalty welcomed all contestants and families: Jr. Miss Southern Ute Jazmin Carmenoros, Little Miss Southern Ute Yllana Howe, Little Miss Southern Ute Alternate Tauri Raines and Southern Ute Brave Cyrus Naranjo.
Alexandria Roubideaux told the creation story and Amber Doughty explained how she made her regalia. Contestants under 9 years old were not required to share a talent.
Southern Ute Royalty Pageant judges (left to right) Brianna GoodTracks-Alires, Twyla Blackbird, Joycelyn Dutchie and Alberta Bison.