Meet the 2020 Poster Model Search Finalists  

  • Thursday, June 25, 2020
  • by Mary Panerio
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COVID-19 might have stopped you from crossing paths with many beautiful women in the Black Hills this spring, but rest assured, these ladies are coming out of hiding. Over the past few months, dozens of gorgeous women have been competing to become the face of the Best Party Anywhere® in the 2020 Buffalo Chip Poster Model Search presented by Bud Light Seltzer. Thousands of you have already voted for your favorite sexy selfies from the semifinalists, and a few hundred of you were there to see KSKY announce the finalists in person at the semi-finals rounds. But now you’ve got a chance to see these women in the flesh.

Go behind the scenes with the 2020 Buffalo Chip Poster Model Search finalists during their photo shoot with Henry Roy Photography!

MEET THE 2020 POSTER MODEL SEARCH FINALISTS!

Be sure to tell us who you think the winner should be in the comments section below!

 

Alexandria
Age: 29
Occupation: Server
Hometown: Lead, SD
Bar Where She Qualified: Paddy O’Neill’s Pub, Deadwood, SD

Where do you go when you want to have fun and cut loose?
Downtown Deadwood

Have you ever attended a concert at the Buffalo Chip? If so, what was it?
Snoop Dogg in 2019.

 

Alex
Age: 34
Occupation: Building Custom Motorcycle Suspension
Hometown: St. Onge
Bar Where She Qualified: Dime Horseshoe Bar, Sundance, WY

Describe your favorite motorcycle ride?
Riding through Spearfish Canyon during fall colors.

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?
Loctite – on accident.

If you could uninvent any invention, what would it be and why?
Daylight Savings Time – I like sunshine.

Who is your favorite singer?
Gary Allan

 

Amanda
Age: 31
Occupation: Cocktail Waitress
Hometown: Spearfish, SD

Bar Where She Qualified: Dime Horseshoe Bar, Sundance, WY

What is your favorite hobby?
Anything outdoors. Mostly hiking, four wheeling and bbqs.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
Live life to the fullest, it could be your last day.

What is the best thing that has ever happened to you?
Being a mother.

If you could hold any world record, what would you want it to be, and why? Traveled to the most places. Traveling and seeing what else the world has to offer is amazing.

 

Chan
Age: 34
Occupation: I work for the government. That’s all you need to know…
Hometown: Rapid City, SD
Bar Where She Qualified: Saloon 333, Beulah, SD

Describe your fantasy motorcycle ride.
A trip to Lake Tahoe and the Redwoods, stopping at Dahmer Pass for lunch, of course.

Who/what is your favorite singer/band?
Clutch, Motörhead, and Tom Petty

What does your dream house look like?
Like every Hard Rock in America threw up in it.

What is your spirit animal?
Dee Snider, because he’s an intelligent, hard working rockstar that always keeps it metal.

 

Crystal
Age: 30
Occupation: Stay-At-Home Mom
Hometown: Belle Fourche, SD   
Bar Where She Qualified: Paddy O’Neill’s Pub, Deadwood, SD

What are three words that describe your personality?
Honest, outgoing and likeable.

If you could hold any world record, what would you want it to be, and why?
I would want to hold the record for the most shoes owned by a woman because I love shoes.

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?
Gator bites.

What is the best thing to ever happen to you?
My three kids.

 

Dani
Age: 30
Occupation: Cognitive Specialist
Hometown: Rapid City, SD
Bar Where She Qualified: Robbinsdale Lounge, Rapid City, SD

Where do you go when you want to have fun and cut loose?
A dance floor. I love to dance.

What is your spirit animal and why?
A snake  - when you leave me alone, I’m happy and content, but when you treat me bad, I will stand my ground and strike back.

If you won the lottery tomorrow, what’s the first thing you’d do?
Pay off debt (student loans) and then go to Disneyland.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
Collect moments, not things.

 

Em
Age: 31
Occupation: Registered Nurse
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Bar Where She Qualified: Virtual Round

What’s your favorite hobby?
Exploring our beautiful country on two wheels. Steve McQueen once said, “Racing is live.” For me, it is riding.

Where do you go when you want to have fun and cut loose?
I hop on my Indian and hit the hills. My favorite roads are the big sweepers. I love that feeling when you briefly stand your bike up in between alternating turns. Your body becomes an extension of your motorcycle and you are weightless. There’s no greater feeling.

Who/what is your favorite singer/band?
Any type of classic rock, alternative, blues or oldies. I love collecting records because everything sounds better on vinyl.

Who is the person who’s been the biggest influence on your life? Why?
My parents. They worked extremely hard to help my bother and I through college and give us the opportunities in life they did not have. I am forever grateful to them.

 

Jennie
Age: 46
Occupation: Real Estate/Advertising/Hospitality
Hometown: Rapid City, SD
Bar Where She Qualified: ZBar, Spearfish, SD

Where do you go when you want to have fun and cut loose?
The Legendary Buffalo Chip! It’s the one place I can be myself and not be judged.

Describe our favorite outfit.
It’s a flesh colored body suit. It really turns heads.

What does your dream house look like?
It’s a school bus painted in Harley colors, and converted to an RV. We have so much fun in that bus, and I am always surrounded by people I love! If I could live in that full time, I would!

If you could uninvent one invention, what would it be, and why?
Caller ID! Prank calls have not been the same since!

 

Kristy
Age: 33
Occupation: Stay-at-Home Mom
Hometown: Gillette, WY
Bar Where She Qualified: Sundance Lounge

What is your favorite hobby?
Cheering my boys on in all their sports, even if I don’t know what’s going on.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
Never worry about what others think of you as long as you love yourself.

Describe your favorite outfit.
Baseball t-shirt, blue jeans and cowboy boots.

Have you ever attended a concert at the Buffalo Chip?
Yes! Lots, but my favorite was Kid Rock in the rain.

 

Maddie
Age: 24
Occupation: Full Time Student at SDM&T
Hometown: Rapid City, SD
Bar Where She Qualified: Virtual Preliminary

Where do you go when you want to have fun and cut loose?
Camping at Iron Creek lake with beer and my dog.

Do you have any secret talents?
I am an amazing whistler!

If you could uninvent any invention, what would it be, and why?
I think we should uninvent razors. Let everyone be their happy, hairy selves. Also, hello bearded men. Yes, please.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
Don’t shrink yourself for other people’s comfort.

 

Mai
Age: 27
Occupation: Student and Manager
Hometown: Spearfish, SD
Bar Where She Qualified: Dime Horseshoe Bar, Sundance, WY

What is your favorite hobby?
Riding my motorcycle! It’s an 883 Sportster Superlow because I am super short.

Who/what is your favorite singer/band?
My favorite band is Tool.

Do you have any secret talents?
I can deadlift like a boss! 315 pounds is my maximum personal record.

Name one experience that’s on your bucket list.
I want to visit Vietnam to meet my birth parents.

 

Melánie
Age: 41
Occupation: Cosmetologist and Aesthetician
Hometown: Rapid City, SD
Bar Where She Qualified: Virtual Preliminary

Describe your favorite outfit.
Black jeans, vintage shirt and my red cowboy boots.

Do you have any secret talents?
I can open a beer bottle with my teeth.

What does your dream house look like?
A little A-frame house in the Hills! Super warm and cozy!

Why do you want to be the 2020 Buffalo Chip Poster Model?
I’d like to win to Poster Model contest because I think it would be great to have a real passionate motorcycle enthusiast to represent the Buffalo Chip and also to show everyone that age should not hold you back from being confident, sexy and going after what you want.

 


Contestant Submitted Photo

Akisha
Age: 25
Occupation: Bartender/Model
Hometown: Mclaughlin, SD
Bar Where She Qualified: Virtual Preliminary

What’s your favorite hobby?
Creating art/jewelry.

Where do you go when you want to have fun and cut loose?
My backyard in my hammock.

What does your dream house look like?
Not a lot matters. It just needs big windows and lots of counter space to cook.

Why do you want to be the 2020 Buffalo Chip Poster Model?
Because I completely support everything the Buffalo Chip does, especially work they do for veterans. My father is a Vietnam veteran and my true hero.

 


Contestant Submitted Photo

Rhianna
Age: 27
Occupation: Computer Systems Analyst
Hometown: Denver, CO
Bar Where She Qualified: ZBar, Spearfish, SD

What is your favorite hobby?
My favorite hobby is dancing/performing. It ahs been a major part of my life since I was 7, and I could not imagine where I would e today without it.

Who/what is your favorite singer/band?
My favorite singer is P!nk. Her lyrics are always relatable, and she rides a GOGEOUS Indian motorcycle.

Do you have any secret talents?
I am a pretty sweet break-dancer.

If you could uninvent any invention, what would it be, and why?
Definitely autocorrect. “Fixing” my curse words since 2005.

WANT TO SEE MORE?

You can also get up close and personal with past Poster Model Search contestants and see how they stack up with this year’s in the Sturgis Rider News Blog articles below.

Which one of these biker babes do you think should become the 2020 Poster Model?

Tell us in the comments section below, then head to the Poster Model Search finals at Robbinsdale Lounge in Rapid City on Saturday, June 27 to show them your support!

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