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EXECUTIVE BOARD STATE PRESIDENT KEN BRAY

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1ST VICE PRESIDENT MIKE ISELT

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2ND VICE PRESIDENT COLE SEALY

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NATIONAL DIRECTOR COTTON GEORGE

Official Publication of the Texas High School Rodeo Association

GUIDE TO THE 2018 TJHRA STATE FINALS

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2018 TEXAS JR. HIGH SCHOOL FINALS RODEO MAY 25TH TO JUNE 2ND

SUNDAY, MAY 27TH 6pm - FCA Rodeo Chapel Service In the stands (right after meeting)

WEDNESDAY, MAY 30TH 7:30AM to 8:30am - FCA Rodeo Chapel Service Free Breakfast – In the stands

MONDAY, MAY 28TH 7:30AM to 8:30am - FCA Rodeo Chapel Service Free Breakfast – In the stands

2:15pm Dodge ball Tournament. Region vs. Region by FCA Rodeo

TUESDAY, MAY 29TH 7:30AM to 8:30am - FCA Rodeo Chapel Service Free Breakfast – In the stands

THURSDAY, MAY 31ST 7:30AM to 8:30am - FCA Rodeo Chapel Service Free Breakfast – In the stands

FRIDAY, JUNE 1ST 7:30AM to 8:30am - FCA Rodeo Chapel Service Free Breakfast – In the stands

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ith hundreds of our families getting ready to pack up their horse trailers and head to Gonzales this month, we thought that you would like to know local events going on and where to shop and eat while visiting this beautiful and historical part of Texas. With a whole week to explore the area here is a great look at local businesses that would love for you to visit them while you are in town. Don't be afraid to venture out of Gonzales and visit the charming towns of Shiner and Yoakum because they all have great things to experience too!

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onzales is one of the earliest Anglo-American settlements in Texas, the first west of the Colorado River. It was established by Empresario Green DeWitt as the capital of his colony in August 1825. DeWitt named the community for Rafael Gonzáles, governor of Coahuila y Tejas. The 49 original blocks and seven public squares laid out in the shape of a Greek cross withstood the test of time and form the first Texas History Museum District. Gonzales is most famous because it was the site of the first skirmish of the Texas Revolution. In 1831, the Mexican government gave the settlers a small cannon for protection against Indian attacks. At the outbreak of settler hostilities, a contingent of Mexican soldiers was sent from San Antonio to retrieve the cannon. On 2 October 1835, Texians under the command of John H. Moore confronted them. The Texans had fashioned a flag with the words “Come and take it”. The Texans successfully resisted the federal troops in what became known as the Battle of Gonzales. Gonzales later contributed thirty-two men from the Gonzales Ranging Company to the ill-fated defense of the Alamo. It was to Gonzales that Susanna Dickinson, widow of one of the Alamo defenders, and Joe, the slave of William B. Travis, fled with news of the Alamo massacre. General Sam Houston was here organizing the Texas army and anticipated the town would be the next target of General Antonio López de Santa Anna and the Mexican army. He had the town burned and ordered a retreat, thus precipitating the Runaway Scrape. If you go visit the Gonzales Memorial Museum which serves a memorial to these 32 men you will see actual artifacts from this period in time. The real Come and Take It cannon is located in the museum to see up close and you can even touch it! Beautiful building full of Texas history and well worth a visit. Some of the historical sites you may want to visit are the Old Jail Museum which is a hidden

treat. Located across from the fire station, the old Jailhouse staff will take you on a free personal tour of the first and second floors and allow you inside the jail cells. The walls have graffiti from former prisonsers. There is a gallows like the original that was in there on the second floor. Worth a visit and free! There is a driving tour with signs located around the town. The tour goes in a loop and you can enter at any point so you will not miss any of the historical focus points of the town. The tour is free and you can download an app from Itunes with narration. It is called TOUR GONZALES. There are many historical homes and buildings that have been beautifully maintained and will take you back in time. This year the JB Wells facility has added a convention expo center where approximately 60 booths will be located. These booths will include boutique style shopping and agriculture and equine products. There is something for everyone so don’t miss out. The expo center is air conditioned so it will be a popular hangout in between performances.

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2018 TEXAS JUNIOR HIGH STATE FINALS RODEO SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FRIDAY, MAY 25 - Gates will be open from 8am till 7 PM for trailer and horses. They will close - At 7 PM gates will be closed until Saturday morning at 7:00 AM Noon – 3:00pm - Princess Contestants arena open for those contestants only 5:45 PM - Princess Contest Mandatory Roll Call - GG Steak and Spirits 6:00-8:00 PM - Princess Informal “Get Acquainted” Social for Contestants, Parents, Judges and Committee ONLY Sponsored by: GG Steak and Spirits SATURDAY, MAY 26 7:00 AM - Contestants can start arriving 24 hour check in 8:45 AM - Princess Contest - Intro/Impromptu/ Modeling/Speech/Interview – GG Steak and Spirits 11:30 AM - Doors will open for Miss TJHRA 2017 Luncheon – GG Steaks and Spirits 9:00 AM – 4:00PM - Light Rifle Contestants Check in at Rodeo Office 3:45 PM - Princess Contest Mandatory Roll Call - J.B. Wells Complex - 2301 Co Rd. 197 830-672-6558 4:00 PM - Horsemanship for Princess Contest will begin 7:00 PM Barrel and Pole Bending Jackpot – Indoor arena - $40 entry fee may enter all you would like – stakes will be on different pattern SUNDAY, MAY 27 HOOEY BACKPACKS, KUBOTA TRACTORS AND OE NUTRACEUTICALS SPONSORS OF THE DAY 7:15 AM - 3rd Annual 5K Color Run – Independence Park

9:00 AM – 1:00PM - CONTESTANT CHECK IN - EXPO 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM - Vendors Open at Expo 9:00 AM - NRA Light Rifle Contest in Memory of Mike & Carol Eubanks – City of Gonzales Firing Range 10:45 AM - Princess Contest Mandatory Roll Call - J.B. Wells Complex 11:00 AM - Princess Contest Test - TBA 1:00 PM - ALL CONTESTANTS MUST BE CHECKED IN 1:30 PM - ROUGH STOCK EQUIPMENT CHECK – in the arena 3:45 PM - Princess Contest Mandatory Roll Call - J.B. Wells Complex 4:00 PM - CONTESTANT’S MEETING – Arena – ALL CONTESTANTS MUST ATTEND Contestants must be in dress code Introduction of Sponsors, Rodeo Officials, and Rodeo Personnel Crowning of 2018 Princess Regional State Qualifier Pictures – following meeting 6:00 PM - (Right after Meeting) - Church Service – Arena 6 p.m. w/ American Fellowship of Cowboy Churches 7:00 PM - Parent/Member Ribbon Roping Entries due in the office 8:00 PM-12:00AM - Welcome To Gonzales Dance – Expo Parking Lot –– Sponsored by The City of Gonzales Barrel and Pole Bending Jackpot – Indoor arena - $40 entry fee may enter all you would like – stakes will be on different pattern (first 100 – tickets sold before race at the arena) Jackpot at Outdoor Arena BOOKS OPEN 6:00

START AT 7:00PM (All information on all jackpots will be posted at jackpot arena for the entire week) Goat Tying, Tie Down, Breakaway, and Team Roping Goat Roping Jackpots – behind arena

MONDAY, MAY 28 BOOT BARN, VEXIL AND SONORA EQUINE INSURANCE SPONSORS OF THE DAY 7:30 AM – 7:45 AM - Breakfast Sponsored by FCA Rodeo 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM - Vendors Open at Expo 8:45 - AM - Grand Entry – All Regions (be lined up at 8:30am) 9:00 AM - First Performance and Beginning of 1st Go Round 1ST round BB Monday AM 1:00 PM - Goat Roping Fast Time Competition 2:30 PM - SONORA EQUINE INS. – Heel O Matic Jackpot 5:45 PM - Grand Entry – All Regions w/Cinch All Star Team being introduced (please be lined up at 5:30pm) 6:00 PM - Second Performance of 1st Go Round 1st round SB Monday PM Following perf - Jackpot at Outdoor Arena 30 minutes after last run – - Goat Roping behind Arena - Pole & Barrel Exhibition - $10 a run (first 100 – tickets sold before race at the arena) TUESDAY, MAY 29 MCCOY’S FARM AND RANCH AND PRIEFERT SPONSORS OF THE DAY 7:30 AM – 7:45 AM - Breakfast Sponsored by FCA Rodeo 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM - Vendors Open at Expo


8:45 AM - Grand Entry – All Regions (be lined up at 8:30am) - PRESENTATION OF 1ST ROUND BUCKLES TO BAREBACK AND SADDLE BRONC 9:00 AM - Third Performance of 1st Go Round 2nd round SB Tuesday AM 1:00 PM - Goat Roping Fast Time Competition 3:00 PM - TUG O’ WAR CONTEST in arena – Come support your Region Team 1:00 – 3:00 PM - Q & A & Justin Maass – Calf Roping Seminar Clinic Main Arena – Brought to you by Racers Edge & Classic Equine 5:45 PM - Grand Entry – All Regions (please be lined up at 5:30pm) 6:00 PM - Fourth Performance of 1st Go Round 2nd round BB Tuesday PM Vote for Student officer @ entrance of rodeo Following perf - Jackpot at Outdoor Arena 30 minutes after last run - Goat Roping behind Arena - Pole & Barrel Exhibition - $10 a run (tickets sold before race at the arena)

Bareback & Saddle Bronc in the Arena 5:45 PM - Grand Entry – All Regions (please be lined up at 5:30pm) Announce 2018-19 Student Officers 6:00 PM - Sixth Performance beginning of 2nd Go Round WhataRodeo Night Cont. Bulls 1st round Following perf - Jackpot at Outdoor Arena 30 minutes after last run - Goat Roping behind Arena - Pole & Barrel Exhibition - $10 a run (tickets sold before race at the arena)

FRIDAY, JUNE 1 CH GRAPHICS AND TEXAS FARM BUREAU INSURANCE SPONSORS OF THE DAY 7:30 AM – 7:45 AM - Breakfast Sponsored by FCA Rodeo 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM - Vendors Open at Expo – Last Day 8:45 AM - Grand Entry – All Regions (be lined up at 8:30am) 9:00 AM - Ninth Performance of 2nd Go Round 1:00 PM - TJHRA Board of Directors Meeting THURSDAY, MAY 31 – Elks Lodge RESISTOL, HEEL O MATIC 5:45 PM - Grand Entry – All Regions AND CACTUS ROPES PINK NIGHT (please be lined up at 5:30pm) SPONSORS OF THE DAY – PINK DAY 6:00 PM - Tenth Performance end of 7:30 AM – 7:45 AM - Breakfast Sponsored 2nd Go Round by FCA Rodeo 9:00 PM-12:00AM - Dance at Expo 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM - Vendors Open at Expo Parking Lot 8:45 AM - Grand Entry – All Regions – DJ – Sponsored by TJHRA (be lined up at 8:30am) One hour after perf - Second Go Awards in 9:00 AM - Seventh Performance of the arena 2nd Go Round Following perf - Goat Roping behind Arena End of 1st Round of Bulls 1:00-3:00 PM - NCHA Cutting Exhibition SATURDAY, JUNE 2 & Clinic-Main Arena-Sponsored HENSON MOTORS, by Don Pooley WEDNESDAY, MAY 30 BLOOMER TRAILERS AND 1:30 PM - VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT ARIAT BOOTS SPONSORS OF THE 3S, PURINA AND WHATABURGER – Come support your Region SPONSORS OF THE DAY DAY Goat Roping Fast Time Competition 7:30 AM – 7:45 AM - Breakfast Sponsored 10:00 AM - Short Go Awards 5:45 PM - Grand Entry – All Regions by FCA Rodeo 11:00 AM - Short Go Performance (please be lined up at 5:30pm) 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM - Vendors Open at Expo 4:00 PM - State Champion Awards at the Expo - PRESENTATION OF 1ST ROUND 8:45 AM - Grand Entry – All Regions (be - Champions Dinner – 2018 National BUCKLES FOR BULL RIDING lined up at 8:30am) Team @ Expo 6:00 PM - Eighth Performance of 9:00 AM - Fifth Performance end of 1st - Mandatory Meeting & Sign Up 2nd Go Round Go Round or Nationals Beginning of 2nd round of Bull Riding Beginning Bulls 1st round Following perf - Jackpot at Outdoor Arena Vote for Student officer @ entrance 30 minutes after last run of rodeo PLEASE NOTE: Due to unseen conflicts, this - Goat Roping behind Arena 1:00 PM - Goat Roping Fast Time Competition schedule is subject to change. Please check - Pole & Barrel Exhibition - $10 a run 1:00 PM - PARENT/MEMBER RIBBON the OFFICIAL DAILY SCHEDULE posted (tickets sold before race at the arena) ROPING (arena) outside the rodeo office. It is the responsibil Sponsored – JENNINGS ity of each contestant to be in the arena and PHOTOGRAPHY ready when their respective event is underway. & J&J RODEO 2:15 PM - Cowboy Church Dodgeball 5:00 PM - First Go Awards & 2nd Round


2018 TJHRA State Fi nals Grand Entry Region 6 will be in charge of the grand entry this year. We carry flags before each performance (morning and night). Each region will be assigned a day to be in charge of sending at least 10 members to carry flags. The student officers for 2017-18 will help carry flags Monday through Wednesday night, the new officers will begin carrying flags Thursday through Saturday. Morning Performances will begin at 9:00 am please be ready to run flags at 8:45 am. Evening Performances grand entries will begin at 5:45 please be ready to run flags at 5:30 pm. Short Go will begin at 11:00 am please be ready to run flags at 10:45 am.

REGION ASSIGNMENT – MORNING AND NIGHT PERFORMANCE: (please send 10 contestants per region) MONDAY – Region 1 & Region 10 TUESDAY – Region 6 & Region 7 WEDNESDAY – Region 4 & Region 8 THURSDAY – Region 2 & Region 9 FRIDAY – Region 3 & Region 5 SHORT GO – Please send at least 1 from each region.

2018 TEXAS JUNIOR HIGH DIVISION STATE FINALS RODEO ORDER OF EVENTS BAREBACK 1st Round Mon AM – 2nd Round Tue PM SADDLE BRONC 1st Round Mon PM – 2nd Round Tue AM BULL RIDING 1st Round Wed AM, Wed PM, Thurs AM – 2nd round Thurs PM, Fri AM, Fri PM POLE BENDING CHUTE DOGGING

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H 2018 H CINCH ALL STARS TEXAS JUNIOR HIGH CINCH RODEO TEAM 2018-2019: Jayci Byler Landon Cook Karsyn Daniels Koby Douch Jessie Everett Gus GaillardCooper Parsley Benny Proffitt Guy Raasch Lane Reed Rylee Reina Pacey Rhodes Biloxi Shultz Billy John Stephenson CINCH TEAM CAPTAINS 2018 Jayci Byler Guy Raasch

rodeo personnel: RODEO OFFICIALS

EVENT STATE DIRECTORS

Arena Director Barrel Racing Bobby Flores Region 10 Rodeo Secretaries Boy’s Breakaway Roping Susan Baldwin Region 5 Nena Boettcher Anne Dollery Boy’s Goat Tying Region 1 Announcer Chris Rankin Bull Riding Time Keepers Region 1 Richard Baldwin Robyn Sullivan Chute Dogging Region 9 Judges Teddy Alleman Girl’s Breakaway Roping Gip Allen Region 5 John Tom Powledge Girl’s Goat Tying Bullfighters Region 8 Daniel Dyson Skyler Harvey Pole Bending Ross Johnson Region 3 Stock Contractor/Jackpots J& J Rodeo Co. – Cooper, TX Ribbon Roping Region 2 Photographer Jennings Photography Team Roping Region 4 Video Jennings Photography Tiedown Roping Region 7 Ground & Tractor Mike Berberich

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IMPORTANT!!!! IMPORTANT!!!!

MUST READ (If you don’t read anything READ THE CHECK DEADLINE) TO ALL CONTESTANTS: I want to welcome each and every one of you and congratulate you on qualifying for the State Finals. I hope your week with us is fun and memorable. Last year was great and we know this year will be another successful one to find our 2018 National Team! STALLS AND HOOK UPS: All regions will be placed together depending upon numbers. If you want to park next to someone in your region you must arrive together. Some of the areas have to be parked in the order they come in, this is why we CANNOT save spaces! If you are coming in and out you may run the generator during the day NO GENERATORS MAY BE RAN OVERNIGHT! You should have already ordered your stalls. If you show up with extra horses there will be NO STALLS! All horses must be stalled overnight. NO EXCEPTONS! You must have PRE ORDERED RV HOOK and STALLS!!! Do not show up with extras there will not be room! GOLF CARTS: We will have golf carts for rent this year. YOU MUST MAKE A RESERVATION so they will have you one! The City of Gonzales signed a contract making the golf cart company the exclusive transportation for the finals. No other golf cart, gator, mules, etc. may be brought onto the grounds. You must be 18 years of age to rent a cart and have a credit card. No drivers are allowed under the age of 16. If anyone under the age of 16 is caught driving, you will be asked to leave the grounds immediately and your back number will be pulled. IT MAY BE TOO LATE – BUT CHECK WITH THE COMPANY – THEY HANDLE ALL RESERVATIONS! GOLF CART RESERVATIONS: (TIP – they do not bring extras) www.richmondequipment.com or call (281) 341-7755 MOST IMPORTANT: We will have an entrance through the backside of the park grounds. This year you may come in on Friday, May 25, 2018 until 7:00pm at that time the gate will be locked and then the gates will re-open at 7:00 am beginning Saturday morning May 26, 2018 (they will remain open 24 hours after re-opening). If you are driving south on Hwy 183 you will take a right; as soon as you pass the Guadalupe River. If you are driving north on Hwy 183 you will be pass the arena and take a right; before the Guadalupe River and go underneath the bridge. If you are driving on Hwy 97 you will pass the main entrance to arena and come to a stop sign. Take a left onto Hwy 183 and go past the arena; take a right; before the Guadalupe River and go underneath the bridge.

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BLEACHERS: Each Region will have space in bleachers to decorate; but you cannot use electricity. Do not block the handicap seating areas. WE ARE GOING TO ASK THAT YOU REMOVE YOUR BLEACHER CHAIRS NIGHTLY SO THE STANDS MAY BE CLEANED! WOOD SHAVINGS: There will be wood shavings for sale on site for $10.00 per bag. If your stalls are not on dirt the City will provide the first two bags in your stall. You may bring your own shavings as well. There is a full coin operated laundry mat on the grounds this year as well. They will be located at the check in the portable building. The office will serve as the UPS/FedEX drop off. The physical address is 2301 CR 197, Gonzales, TX 78629 CONTESTANT/RIBBON ROPING: These forms may be found on the TJHRA website www.tjhra.net on the forms. GRAND ENTRIES: We will have the same grand entry as last year, on the nights you ride, please participate in the grand entry. You will ride in with your region, stop in a horseshoe, tip your hat and ride out in an orderly fashion. LIGHT RIFLE CONTEST: the shooting contest will be Sunday, May 27at the City shooting range, we will have directions in the office. The draw will be posted as we get closer to the contest. We will post on the www.tjhra. net website. CHECKLIST FOR STATE CONTESTANTS REPORT CARD - this can be your last six weeks (5th six weeks report card), final report card or a letterhead letter from your school. DO NOT FORGET THIS! CURRENT COGGINS PAPERS - YOU MUST BRING A COPY OF COGGINS – THEY WILL BE TAKING THE COPY AT THE FRONT GATE, the only reason for health papers if you are crossing the state line. DUE TO SOME ACTIVITY OF COGGINS – YOU WILL HAVE TO TURN IN A COPY OF YOUR COGGINS AT THE FRONT GATE!


Remember the gates open Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 7 am and will be open 26, 2018 beginning at 8:00 am – they will be ran through that morning as well, 24 hours. You may come in on Friday as long as you are there before 7:00 pm by adults. – if you can not be there by then wait until Saturday – the gates will be locked on Friday at 7:00 pm. TEAM ROPING STEERS: will be ran through on Saturday morning, May 26, 2018 (contestants may watch but NOT PARTICIPATE) SUNDAY – MAY 27, 2018 EVERYONE!!! MUST COME TO THE EXPO BETWEEN 9 AM AND 1 PM I cannot stress this enough!!!!!!!!!!!!! GOATS: will be tied on Saturday morning, May 26, 2018 contestants will If you have car trouble or something of the sort you must call Anne Dollery at not be allowed to tie the goats this year. We will have qualified people condi979-412-2551 before 1pm. You will be asked to bring a copy of a receipt! DO tioning the goats and that will be the only ties on them before competition. NOT BE LATE!!! 1 PM SUNDAY, MAY 27, 2018 IS THE DEADLINE TO BE CHECKED INTO THE OFFICE (this does not mean the trailer and stall Dogs are welcome at your trailers (leashed), but please do not bring to the check in – must come in and receive your back number) arena! CHUTE DOGGING STEERS: will be thrown Friday night, May 25, See you soon, if you need anything please call 979-412-2551 or email me at 2018 beginning at 8:00pm (contestants may watch but NOT PARTICIPATE) – texasjuniorhighrodeo@gmail.com this is subject to change and we will post on facebook and email Anne Dollery CALVES: Tie Down Ropers if you are entered in the event you may actu- Texas State Secretary ally tie the calves down as they are tied to a post on Saturday morning, May

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STUDENT OFFICERS PRESIDENT - CUTTER MCCAIN VICE PRESIDENT 1- SHELBY ESPENSON VICE PRESIDENT 2- AUBRIE FEILDS SECRETARY/HISTORIAN - JADYN DUGGAN KEVIN HUDDLESTON PO Box 750 • Memphis, Texas 79245 806.259.3139 • huddcottonkevin@gmail.com

Region I

STATE DIRECTORS / REGION OFFICERS

ROB WELLS 521 Willow Lane • Hereford, Texas 79045 806.346.5109 • robb_wells45@yahoo.com SECRETARY - BRANDY WRIGHT 11555 US HWY 83 • Canadian, Texas 79014 806.255.0034 • tristaterodeo@yahoo.com

LEE LOWREY PO Box 1320 • Pampa, Texas 79066 806.663.3300 • lwl.lowrey@yahoo.com ROB WELLS 521 Willow Lane • Hereford, Texas 79045 806.346.5109 • robb_wells45@yahoo.com

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PERFORMANCE REPORT

By Jadyn Duggan

– Performance Reporter

s summer quickly approaches, so do State Finals and the top ten in each event from each region will began their preparation. Each Region’s junior high members will soon be making their way for Gonzales, Texas for State Finals, while high school members travel to Abilene, Texas. Kids from all over the state of Texas will be fighting for the State Champion title and a spot to Nationals in Huron, South Dakota for the NJHRAF and Rock Springs, Wyoming for the NHSRAF. Chloe Northrup won the year in Pole Bending followed by Kelli Frazier, Grace Sims, Shay Clements, Tierra McCorkell, Tayln Wright, Samantha Berry, Brenna Ellis, Trinity Gonzales and Ridley Timberlake. Winning the year in Barrel Racing was Chloe Northrup followed by Jaylee Lane, Hadlee Gomez, Kelli Frazier, Shay Clements, Tierra McCorkell, Tayln Wright, Kenley Harralson, Tori Huddleston and Ridley Timberlake. Rachel Mardis won the year in the Girls Breakaway followed by Brooke Mardill, Ridley Timberlake, Ashlie Russell, Jaylee Lane, Helen Poer, Katie Harter, Kaci Griffin, Shaylee Hill and Tierra McCorkell. In the

Boys Breakaway Wyatt Mask on the year tailed by Rye Reynolds, Canon Johnson, Gage Hoganson, Wesley Martin, Sam Johnson, Carson Elliott, Trenton Baca, Hance Albracht and Thatcher Baumann. In the Girls Goat Tying winning the year is Rachel Mardis followed by Ridley Timberlake, Hadlee Gomez, Katie Harter, Ashlie Russell, Jaylee Lane, Trinity Gonzales, Kelli Frazier, Tayln Wright and Grace Sims. Benny Proffitt won the Boys Goat Tying followed by Gus Gaillard, Stockton Blount, Tryce Johnson, Carson Elliott, Hance Albracht, Charles Russell, Sam Johnson and Rye Reynolds. Winning the year in the Ribbon Roping is Frazier and Gaillard followed by Mask and Harter, Timberlake and Reynolds, Hughes and McCorkell, Proffitt and Hill, Sims and Christian, Russell and McCreary, Elliott and Gomez, Poer and Albracht and Madill and Martin. In the Calf Roping Gus Gaillard won the year tailed by Cason Christian, Tryce Johnson, Braxton Hughes, Benny Proffitt, Brody McCreary and Stockton Blount. Benny Proffitt won the Chute Dogging followed by Gus Gaillard, Levi Windsor, Cutter Kennedy, Brody McCreary, Gage Hoganson, Carson Elliott, Stockton Blount, Canon Johnson and Hance Albracht. In the Team Roping Hughes and Mardis won the year followed by Mask and Gillard, Elliott and HIGH SCHOOL ALL AROUND WINNERS, CHARLEY CHRISTIAN AND QUADE HIATT Johnson, McCreary and Reynolds, Baumann and


McCorkell, Martin and Hoganson, Proffitt and Christian, Kennedy and Timberlake and Suggs and Albracht. For our boys in the Bull Riding Kaiden Shorter won the year followed by Trey Hansen, Dillon Ingram and Cutter Kennedy. Gus Gaillard won the Bareback Steers followed by Cutter Kennedy. Gus Gaillard also won the Saddle Bronc Steers followed by Benny Proffitt and Thatcher Baumann. On the High School side Dalli Simmons won the Pole Bending followed by Brandalyn Ellis, Jayda Jameson, Gracie Tucker, Kross Hiatt, Remi Didway, Susan Brugman, Kourtnie Rouse, Robbyn Wells and Gracen Walker. In the Barrel Racing Jayda Jameson won the year followed by Cami Gouldy, Robbyn Wells, Susan Brugman, Emmi Winnings, Kross Hiatt, Dalli Simmons, Maci Seals, Sage Bennett and Carly Christian. Carson Norris won the Breakaway followed by Sierra Sharp, Natalie Russell, Kross Hiatt, Layton Butler, Madison Haley, Sage Bennett, Kate Johnson, Gracie Tucker and Cooper Norris. For the ladies with the fast hands Sierra Sharp won the Goats tailed by Remi Didway, Rylee Johnson, Cooper Norris, Gracie Tucker, Carly Christian, Kenli Johnson, Blaine Carroll, Shelby Espenson and Karlie Harter. Kater Tate won the year in Steer Wrestling followed by Dusty Frazier, Quade Hiatt, Rowdy Norwood and Cody Harter. In the Calf Roping Quade Hiatt won the year tailed by Colton McCarley, Calahan Jeffreys, Korbin Rice, Jabin Rice, Cody Harter, Logan Martin, Kater Tate,

Hadley Albracht and Brock Corman. Taylor Russell won the year in Saddle Bronc tailed by Dusty Frazier, Cody Kendrick, Chance Davis, Wyatt Culver-Wells, Cole Franks and Jake Baca. Wyatt Culver-Wells won the Bull Riding followed by Dawson Gleaves; while Cole Franks won the BareBack Riding. Jake Baca won the Boys Cutting in front of Tyler Smith and Lane Oles. In the Girls Cutting Gracie Tucker won the year followed by Carly Christian, Ilda Corrales and Sierra Sharp. In the Reined Cow Horse Jake Baca won the year tailed by Gracie Walker and Lane Oles. Rice and Hiatt won the year in Team Roping in front of Long and Haley, Hill and McCarley, Rice and Clements, Griffin and Christian, Baumann and Pillars, Martin and Sharp, Albracht and Albracht, Nicholson and Vigil, Norwood and Norwood and Jeffreys and Huddleston. For our All Around Kelli Frazier won the Junior High Girls All Around with 280 points and Gus Gaillard won the Junior High Boys All Around with 629.5 points. Carly Christian won the High School Girls All Around with 336 points and Quade Hiatt won the High School Boys All Around with 282 points. Region one would like to congratulate all of those who qualified for the Junior High State Finals and the High School State Finals. We are extremely proud to be sending the best West Texas has to offer to represent Region One at both State Finals. Work hard, do your best and aim for Nationals.

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PERFORMANCE REPORT

Choices

By SHANNON WEYERTS – Performance Reporter

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he choices we make in life define us. In the rodeo industry those choices that we can make factor into the outcome daily. We must choose to work harder in the practice pen, so we can achieve success in the rodeo arena. The choices that we must make are not always easy. Most of the hard decisions are the ones that empower us to do some of the greatest things. Nelson Mandela once said, “May your choices reflect your hopes not your fears.” That is exactly what Region 2’s All Around Cowboy and Cowgirl have done. They made the decision to work hard and be in the practice pen when they could. This isn’t saying that others didn’t work as hard or harder, but they achieved greatness as a result of their choices. This year’s All-Around Cowgirl, who qualified to state in Barrels, Poles, Goats, Cutting, and Reined Cow Horse, who is also the Female Rookie of the year, is Jordan Driver. One of Jordan’s choices is part of her inspiration to rodeo, she said “My inspiration to rodeo comes from my set goals and what I want to be. I have these huge goals that I have set and if I keep working hard I will get a little closer every day, but, not only do I have goals set I have some

wonderful people that help me push myself to keep going.” When asked what advice she would give someone in the rodeo industry she said “don’t give up on what you want to do. There is no such thing as always being perfect. Everyone is going to have ups and downs it’s not just you. The sport of rodeo JORDAN DRIVER is a very humbling sport and you will have your time to shine.” Our All-Around Cowboy, A Senior, who qualified in calf roping, steer wrestling, team roping, cutting, and reined cow horse, is Tyler West. He has made the choice to pursue his dream, which is his inspiration. I asked what his inspiration to rodeo was and he said, “the dream I’ve had had since TYLER WEST I was a little boy to make it big, I always watched the NFR and would tell myself “I cannot wait until I can compete there.’’’ Now how he is choosing to get there can be shown in what he told me his advice to anyone in the rodeo industry. He said, “Being in the rodeo industry takes full dedication, rodeo athletes have to be fully willing and committed to always keep learning no matter where you are in the rodeo industry.” He lives by this then he has made that choice to work as hard as he can to pursue his dream. These two athletes are just a few of the hard-working individuals that have made the sometimes-difficult choice to work hard to achieve success. Many of the THSRA athletes have made this choice and to be successful you sometimes must make that choice of going out with friends or going out to the practice pen. Some others that made that decision were Madalyn Richards who was the High School Reserve Champion Cowgirl, Brendan Bennett who was the Reserve Champion Cowboy, and Jacob Walters who was the male rookie of the year. Now high school rodeo athletes are not the only ones who have made difficult choices. Many Junior High athletes are on this list and a few of these are; Jessi Everett, Champion All Around Cowgirl, Mayce Maben Reserve All Around Cowgirl and Female Rookie of the year, Lane Reed who was the Champion All Around Cowboy, Cooper Meador who was the Reserve Champion Cowboy, and Dax Reed, Male Rookie of the Year. All these students and more have dedicated themselves to making the choice to working harder. This will ultimately lead to success in not only rodeo, but all your pursuits. These choices are the ones that define us.


O BAREBACK STEER RIDING Monday Morning 9:00 AM (May 28, 2018) and Tuesday Night 6:00 PM (May 29, 2018) Performance 1 429 HANDLEY, TRAVIS ANDREWS, TX 02 2 163 MARTIN, KASH LUFKIN, TX 05 3 389 LANE, COOPER KELLER, TX 03 4 243 JENSEN, BRYCE HUNTSVILLE, TX 09 5 417 BRASWELL, HAGEN TELEGRAPH, TX 02 6 289 GAILLARD, GUS MORSE, TX 01 7 305 KENNEDY, CUTTER AMARILLO, TX 01 BARREL RACING Monday Morning 9:00 AM (May 28, 2018) and Friday Night 6:00 PM (June 1, 2018) Performance 1 116 LYNCH, PATTON ANN CRAWFORD, TX 10 2 288 FRAZIER, KELLI GRUVER, TX 01 3 324 WRIGHT, TAYLN CANADIAN, TX 01 4 265 RAND, CARLEY GROESBECK, TX 09 5 92 WILLIAMS, WHITLEY SANDIA, TX 07 6 450 SCHMIDT, KAMBELL GAIL, TX 02 7 61 BASS, HANNAH BRENHAM, TX 07 8 53 VICKERS, MALLORY JOURDANTON, TX 08 9 448 RICHARDS, LUCY HEREFORD, TX 02 10 126 SKELTON, RAINEY LLANO, TX 10 11 418 CHARLESWORTH, EMILEE MARATHON, TX 02 12 384 HICKS, PAYSON STEPHENVILLE, TX 03 13 391 MCDOWELL, GRACIE GORDAN, TX 03 14 19 FARMER, SELAH MASON, TX 08 15 271 STEPHEN, LACY COLLEGE STATION, TX 09 16 70 GOUDEAU, REAGAN HUNGERFORD, TX 07 17 222 WREN, LANDRY HARPER, TX 06 18 407 SMALL, ROSE WELCH, OK 03 19 314 NORTHRUP, CHLOE CANYON, TX 01 20 44 SCIBA, LYDIA VICTORIA, TX 08 21 346 MAYES, MAKENZIE SCROGGINS, TX 04 Monday Night 6:00 PM (May 28, 2018) and Friday Morning 9:00 AM (June 1, 2018) Performance 22 111 FOEGELLE, AVERY SALADO, TX 10 23 183 WHITE, JILL SINGER, LA 05 24 237 ENGLAND, EMMA COLLEGE STATION, TX 09 25 353 RAINE, TORI SULPHUR BLUFF, TX 04 26 158 KLEIN, LIEZA CENTER, TX 05 27 54 WEST, MADISON JOURDANTON, TX 08 28 363 WILSON, ADDISON GILMER, TX 04 29 200 ELLIS, ADDIE POTH, TX 06 30 90 WENDT, PAYTEN WALLER, TX 07 31 421 CURRINGTON, BRYLEE SHALLOWATER, TX 02 32 335 BLANCHARD, GENEVIEVE MCKINNEY, TX 04 33 333 ARMSTRONG, ABIGAIL WHITEWRIGHT, TX 04 34 295 HARRALSON, KENLEY AMARILLO, TX 01 35 91 WILLIAMS, MADDIE ROSENBERG, TX 07 36 345 LUKEHART, JENNA WHITEWRIGHT, TX 04 37 150 DEPRIEST, ABI TENAHA, TX 05 38 416 BAIZE, TAYLOR SAN ANGELO, TX 02 39 400 ROSS, RILEY VAN ALSTYNE, TX 03 40 96 BALCH, BROOKLYN CAMERON, TX 10 41 221 TORR, NAKAYLA WALLER, TX 06 42 272 STEVENS, KYNLEE BRYAN, TX 09 Tuesday Morning 9:00 AM (May 29, 2018) and Thursday Night 6:00 PM (May 31, 2018) Performance 43 18 ELLIS, ERYN ORANGE GROVE, TX 08 44 415 ADDISON, MORGAN LAMESA, TX 02 45 52 UNDERBRINK, TESS PLEASANTON, TX 08 46 213 OHRT, AMY VICTORIA, TX 06 47 408 SNOW, CHARLI NOCONA, TX 03 48 79 REINA, RYLEE WHARTON, TX 07 49 398 PARKER, DALLY PILOT POINT, TX 03

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162 LEWIS, RAYNA SPLENDORA, TX 05 86 SIMONS, AMBER NEEDVILLE, TX 07 321 STOCKER, MAKYLLA UMBARGER, TX 01 149 DAVIS, TAYLOR ALTO, TX 05 336 BRADEN, BRYLEE HORATIO, AR 04 198 DAVIS, MEKENNA HUNTSVILLE, TX 06 87 SIMPTON, CEILY NAVASOTA, TX 07 291 GOMEZ, HADLEE SHAMROCK, TX 01 234 CHIGLO, EMILY GROESBECK, TX 09 23 GARCIA, TABER PLEASANTON, TX 08 399 PINKSTON, ACEY STEPHENVILLE, TX 03 439 MABEN, MACYE SPUR, TX 02 118 MOTE, LAURA LLANO, TX 10 269 SMITH, ANSLEY BEDIAS, TX 09

Tuesday Night 6:00 PM (May 29, 2018) and Thursday Morning 9:00 AM (May 31, 2018) Performance 64 352 PROFILI, KAYLEE JACKSONVILLE, TX 04 65 311 MCCORKELL, TIERRA ADRIAN, TX 01 66 64 CATER, CODY BELLE ANGLETON, TX 07 67 306 LANE, JAYLEE MORSE, TX 01 68 254 MCDONALD, TYLIE BRYAN, TX 09 69 153 FOLEY, LEXIE LUFKIN, TX 05 70 230 CADWALLADER, ALLI HUNTSVILLE, TX 09 71 431 HORTENSTINE, ZOEY BRONTE, TX 02 72 378 GODWIN, AUBREE BRIDGEPORT, TX 03 73 108 DANIELS, KARSYN MCKINNEY, TX 10 74 157 KLEIN, LIELA CENTER, TX 05 75 177 SHAW, NATALIE JASPER, TX 05 76 128 SNEDECOR, KALLYN FREDERICKSBURG, TX 10 77 405 SHULTZ, BILOXI ABILENE, TX 03 78 15 ELDER, LIZA UVALDE, TX 08 79 262 PARKER, RILEY PALESTINE, TX 09 80 114 KOONSMAN, JORDYN BLUM, TX 10 81 63 BYLER, JAYCI BELLVILLE, TX 07 82 343 HOCKERSMITH, LAKIN LUCAS, TX 04 83 205 HARMAN, GRACEN HEMPSTEAD, TX 06 84 8 BALDWIN, AVERY BOERNE, TX 08 Wednesday Morning 9:00 AM (May 30, 2018) and Wednesday Night 6:00 PM (May 30, 2018) Performance 85 276 WOODARD, MAYLEE BRYAN, TX 09 86 426 HAGEE, ALYX MIDLAND, TX 02 87 3 FREEMAN, BRADI EAGLE LAKE, TX 06 88 206 HASS, HAILEY HEMPSTEAD, TX 06 89 396 NORED, ANDEE SHAE BOWIE, TX 03 90 193 BIGBEE, KORI WAELDER, TX 06 91 218 RUTHERFORD, CARSON MONTGOMERY, TX 06 92 184 WHITE, LAUREN SINGER, LA 05 93 107 COWARD, TAYLOR GATESVILLE, TX 10 94 286 CLEMENTS, SHAY STRATFORD, TX 01 95 121 POTTER, HARLEY WAXAHACHIE, TX 10 96 355 RICHARDSON, KRISTIN WILMER, TX 04 97 444 MURPHY, ALLIE SNYDER, TX 02 98 146 CAIN, SYDNI JASPER, TX 05 99 55 WRIGHT, LYNLEY ROBSTOWN, TX 08 100 299 HUDDLESTON, TORI MEMPHIS, TX 01 BOYS BREAKAWAY ROPING Monday Morning 9:00 AM (May 28, 2018) and Friday Night 6:00 PM (June 1, 2018) Performance 1 112 GOURLEY, SETH MAYPEARL, TX 10 2 35 MOYA, RYAN ZAPATA, TX 08 3 375 DELUNA, LEVI IOWA PARK, TX 03 4 446 REED, DAX CLINT, TX 02 5 433 JONES, BLAYNE ODESSA, TX 02 6 263 PAYNE, COLTON FRANKLIN, TX 09 7 309 MARTIN, WESLEY VEGA, TX 01 8 129 THOMAS, CARTER ALVARADO, TX 10 9 7 AWBREY, COOPER CHARLOTTE, TX 08 10 66 CURRY, TREVOR RICHMOND, TX 07 11 298 HOGANSON, GAGE PAMPA, TX 01

12 229 BOYD, CORT CENTERVILLE, TX 09 13 208 KNOCKE, DANE HALLETTSVILLE, TX 06 14 207 JAMES-GONZALES, TANNER KERVILLE, TX 06 15 74 MUEGGE, CADE EDNA, TX 07 16 45 SCIBA, WYNN VICTORIA, TX 08 17 215 PENCE, JHETT SEGUIN, TX 06

Monday Night 6:00 PM (May 28, 2018) and Friday Morning 9:00 AM (June 1, 2018) Performance 18 220 SMITH, MASON NEW WAVERLY, TX 06 19 40 SANTOS, CHASE HONDO, TX 08 20 134 YORK, RANCE GOLDTHWAITE, TX 10 21 142 BROOKS, TRISTIN POLLOK, TX 05 22 101 BROCKENBUSH, HOLT LEXINGTON, TX 10 23 270 SMITH, TY MARQUEZ, TX 09 24 85 SHEDD, CODY VICTORIA, TX 07 25 80 REYES, RYDER GOLIAD, TX 07 26 377 GASPERSON, CATCHER DECATUR, TX 03 27 365 YARBROUGH, LOGAN PALMER, TX 04 28 423 ELLERD, JERYN LEVELLAND, TX 02 29 302 JOHNSON, CANON LOCKNEY, TX 01 30 172 RAMBIN, CHASE BENTON, LA 05 31 22 GARCIA, JT KINGSVILLE, TX 08 32 281 BACA, TRENTON VEGA, TX 01 33 347 MORRIS, BRAYDEN TERRELL, TX 04 34 148 COOK, LANDON ALTO, TX 05 Tuesday Morning 9:00 AM (May 29, 2018) and Thursday Night 6:00 PM (May 31, 2018) Performance 35 410 WALKER, SHANKS ACKERLY, TX 03 36 100 BOOTH, JAXON POTEET, TX 10 37 11 CANALES, TRES PORT LAVACA, TX 08 38 214 OHRT, KYLER VICTORIA, TX 06 39 275 WILLIAMS, CLAY MADISONVILLE, TX 09 40 241 HARRISON, PEYTON LOVELADY, TX 09 41 280 ALBRACHT, HANCE BUSHLAND, TX 01 42 401 RUST, PAYDEN GORDON, TX 03 43 351 PRIEFERT, LANDON MT PLEASANT, TX 04 44 244 JOHNSON, RYAN BRENHAM, TX 09 45 344 LANGLEY, LOGAN WINNSBORO, TX 04 46 273 TODD, CURTIS CAMERON, TX 09 47 155 JENKINS, RILEY LUFKIN, TX 05 48 387 KANADY, KYLER BRECKENRIDGE, TX 03 49 451 SENTER, SEAVER ROPESVILLE, TX 02 50 445 RANKIN, BROGAN ROARING SPRINGS, TX 02 51 159 LANKFORD, DAWSON RUSK, TX 05 Tuesday Night 6:00 PM (May 29, 2018) and Thursday Morning 9:00 AM (May 31, 2018) Performance 52 122 POWLEDGE, RENDON GRANDVIEW, TX 10 53 98 BARTON, CONNOR CAMERON, TX 10 54 317 REYNOLDS, RYE SILVERTON, TX 01 55 455 WALTERS, COLTON COLORADO CITY, TX 02 56 147 CHAMBERS, GEORGE BENTON, LA 05 57 47 TALAMANTES, GARRETT CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX 08 58 425 FRIZZELL, KELBY STERLING CITY, TX 02 59 287 ELLIOTT, CARSON VERNON, TX 01 60 169 OTWELL, RILEY JAY WASKOM, TX 05 61 354 RAULSTON, AARON CLARKSVILLE, TX 04 62 163 MARTIN, KASH LUFKIN, TX 05 63 330 AKINS, JHETT WHITESBORO, TX 04 64 356 ROBERTS, COLE WILLS POINT, TX 04 65 386 JORDAN, TATER WICHITA FALLS, TX 03 66 282 BAUMANN, THATCHER CANYON, TX 01 67 372 CAIN, CUTTER MILBURN, OK 03 68 25 GARZA, RYAN FALFURIAS, TX 08 Wednesday Morning 9:00 AM (May 30, 2018) and Wednesday Night 6:00 PM (May 30, 2018) Performance 69 105 COFFELL, TREVIN IREDELL, TX 10

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BOYS GOAT TYING Monday Morning 9:00 AM (May 28, 2018) and Friday Night 6:00 PM (June 1, 2018) Performance 1 319 RUSSELL, CHARLES UMBARGER, TX 01 2 341 EMMONS, CARSON ROBINSON, TX 04 3 148 COOK, LANDON ALTO, TX 05 4 159 LANKFORD, DAWSON RUSK, TX 05 5 231 CALHOUN, TYLER ANDERSON, TX 09 6 25 GARZA, RYAN FALFURIAS, TX 08 7 289 GAILLARD, GUS MORSE, TX 01 8 442 MEADOR, COOPER ELDORADO, TX 02 9 120 OWENS, CODY BERTRAM, TX 10 10 244 JOHNSON, RYAN BRENHAM, TX 09 11 47 TALAMANTES, GARRETT CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX 08 12 360 WEST, CADEN SCURRY, TX 04 13 147 CHAMBERS, GEORGE BENTON, LA 05 14 169 OTWELL, RILEY JAY WASKOM, TX 05 15 78 RAASCH, GUY SWEENY, TX 07 16 373 DEARING, KREECE PARADISE, TX 03 Monday Night 6:00 PM (May 28, 2018) and Friday Morning 9:00 AM (June 1, 2018) Performance 17 67 FOX, COLIN MANVEL, TX 07 18 266 REED, GARRETT GAUSE, TX 09 19 155 JENKINS, RILEY LUFKIN, TX 05 20 235 DOUCH, KOBY HUNTSVILLE, TX 09 21 330 AKINS, JHETT WHITESBORO, TX 04 22 284 BLOUNT, STOCKTON WILDORADO, TX 01 23 223 YOUNG, NICK ROSANKY, TX 06 24 106 CONRING, KASEN CISCO, TX 10 25 375 DELUNA, LEVI IOWA PARK, TX 03 26 316 PROFFITT, BENNY SKELLYTOWN, TX 01 27 10 BRIDGES, TY SANDIA, TX 08 28 287 ELLIOTT, CARSON VERNON, TX 01 29 154 GRIFFIN, JACKSON JOAQUIN, TX 05 30 451 SENTER, SEAVER ROPESVILLE, TX 02 31 344 LANGLEY, LOGAN WINNSBORO, TX 04 32 356 ROBERTS, COLE WILLS POINT, TX 04 Tuesday Morning 9:00 AM (May 29, 2018) and Thursday Night 6:00 PM (May 31, 2018) Performance 33 181 STREET, MAC JASPER, TX 05 34 168 OLIVER, BOSTEN LUFKIN, TX 05 35 85 SHEDD, CODY VICTORIA, TX 07 36 255 MCDOUGALD, KELLER KEMP, TX 09 37 385 HUSTON, CLAYTON DECATUR, TX 03 38 1 LLOYD, QUAY BLACKWELL, TX 10 39 446 REED, DAX CLINT, TX 02 40 196 CRAINER, TREVOR CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX 06 41 39 REDDEN, RAINE D’HANIS, TX 08 42 101 BROCKENBUSH, HOLT LEXINGTON, TX 10 43 134 YORK, RANCE GOLDTHWAITE, TX 10 44 456 WASH, GAVIN ALPINE, TX 02 45 164 MATHIS, PEYTON LUFKIN, TX 05

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Rodeo Dreams

By SAWYER PRZILAS

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had Mayfield, we all saw him run at the American this past February; and as he happens to attend Region III, I got the chance to interview him about his experience to provide a one of a kind young cowboys perspective on something so large that many of our fellow rodeo friends dream about. When asked the general question that everyone wants to know, [What was your experience at the American like?], Shad talked about the near overwhelming feeling of seeing such a large stage, with so many people in the stadium and more watching from home. Making it there was a blessing alone, yet the experience of walking in was the coolest thing he has ever felt. Despite the nerves that come with competing against the top 15 guys in the world, which was another bit of caffeine for this swirling cup of emotions. Preparation, obviously, is key to any event large or small. When asked about his preparation, Mayfield did nothing out of the unexpected. No secrets here, just hard work roping with different guys every day to change set-ups and work on the mental side as

well. However, at the end of the day it has to be treated like another rodeo; you establish your goals and then you put your head down and work. Speaking of goals, I asked Shad about his game plan for the rodeo going in; he talked about realizing he had to be fast and working on not just making consistent practice runs but fast practice runs as well. Was hoping to draw better, but he said he just wanted to be mentally prepared and make the best possible runs. So, I had to ask him how it felt to have his name called in the walk-up as well as when he was up to rope, and he spoke about everything happening so fast. The crowd, the lights, all kind of moved in slow motion but seemed sped up at the same time. But among the noise he tried to just zone it out and focus to do his thing. When asked about the advice Mayfield would give to another High School rodeo athlete; the advice can be summarized as follows, “Follow your dreams, even when it gets hard you never quit. You have to have your goal set and follow that up with a continual positive mindset of reaching that goal. I had to inquire about how attending such a large event changes the way that you look at other smaller rodeos. Shad replied that, while the American was definitely a huge confidence booster for him, he tries to take every roping the same. As in showing up with a calm and positive attitude and looking to make the best possible run. Remembering the good runs, and not dwelling on the bad. Shads plans for the future are to attend a two-year university in 2019, as he is only a junior in rodeo, and as soon as the time is right he plans to start professional rodeo and looks forward with a positive attitude and the mindset of reaching the finals, getting that gold buckle, and chasing those rodeo dreams. For his last question, I asked him who he contributes his success to/ who he wishes to thank. He stated that he would not be where he is today without his parents and family, who constantly stick with him for continual support, as well as sponsors because they allow him to do his job and get on down the road. He would also like to thank his friends and everyone else who supports him every step of the way. Region III finals have officially concluded and we had a wonderful year selecting the region’s best competitors through the season. Good luck to all Jr. High contestants, as this is the May article I hope you all receive the encouragement and possibly take something from the interview to help with getting ready for state!

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MARK KELLEY 155 Pole Bridge Road • Combine, Texas 75159 214.316.6770 • kkcarroll1218@gmail.com SECRETARY - TINA BRADEN PO Box 549 • Horatio, AR 71842 870.832.3149 • tbbraden@earthlink.net

Region IV

BRENT CHADWICK 2915 N US HWY 69 • Mineola, TX 75773 903.569.1569 • brentchadwick87@gmail.com PRESIDENT- BRENT CHADWICK 2915 N US 69 • Mineola, Texas 75773 903.569.1569 • chadbr2@aol.com

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PERFORMANCE REPORT

There is a Time

Ecclesiastes 3:1 “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:”

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By HALEY NOVAK– Performance Reporter

s our Region season is over and State Finals approaches us there is much anticipation for what is to come. The best athletes in the state will be gathering in Abilene, Tx to compete to the best of their abilities and few lucky contestants will leave with the coveted State Champion title. Soon after Texas State Finals, there is Nationals held in Gillette, Wy which is where everyone’s goals are focused on. At nationals, the top 4 best rodeo athletes from 42 states, five Canadian provinces, and Australia will compete against one another. At the end of the week’s rodeo and festivities, only one person from each event will head home with a National Champion saddle in their truck. The contestants in this wonderful association have the same end goal for High School rodeo and that is to be the National Champion. Although, it is important to not always think about what is going to happen in the future, but instead focus on what is happening to you in the moment that you are in. As competitors we tend to put too much pressure on how what happens

in the moment will affect our future. Pressure is not such a bad thing, it is good to thrive on pressure and the exciting energy, just don’t let it effect your mental game and the task you must execute at the time. Rodeo athletes thrive on the adrenaline rush that occurs during our events we compete in. The energy from the crowd, the anticipation, the animal athletes, and the competition that we are up against are all factors that can make a night memorable. We all remember a moment after it has already happened, wish you could go back, and enjoy it for just a little longer because as that moment was happening you did not realize how much it would be missed. As we are going down the road this summer, just take in the moment you are in and do not take anything for granted because it can all chance in a second. As Ecclesiastes says, “There is a time for everything”.

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STUDENT OFFICERS

STATE DIRECTORS / REGION OFFICERS BRAD CRONE 2410 McBride Devillier • Winnie, Texas 77665 409.351.1983 • dps2422@aol.com

PRESIDENT - IMA CHAMPION VICE PRESIDENT - MACKENZIE FOLEY SECRETARY - HELENA COLLMORGEN

JEFF LUMMUS PO Box 646 • Orangefield, Texas 77639 409.313.7765 • jeff.t.lummus-1@dupont.com

SECRETARY - SUSAN BALDWIN 704 1/2 Southview Circle • Center, Texas 75935 936.590.4330 • regionvsecretary@gmail.com

Region V

JASON KEY 17547 N Hwy 59 • Garrison, TX 75946 936.564.0668 • key.jason@ymail.com

PRESIDENT- JASON KEY 17547 N Hwy 59 • Garrison, Texas 75946 936.564.0668 • key.jason@ymail.com

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PERFORMANCE REPORT Farewell TJHRA & Hello High School Rodeo

By HARLEY JO PERKINS – Performance Reporter

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s we prepare for state finals and next year’s rodeo season, the seniors won’t be the only ones taking their first steps into a new atmosphere of the rodeo world. Moving from Gonzales to Abilene is a big step with tougher competition but the soon to be freshmen aren’t backing down from the challenge. Cooper Parsley, Sydni Cain, and Lexie Foley are just a few of Region V’s awesome 8th graders I got to speak with about moving into high school rodeo next year. When walking away from all the great memories of junior high rodeo, I asked them what their greatest accomplishment was. For Cooper, his greatest accomplishment was winning the team roping and tiedown to finish off his last year as well as qualifying for nationals in team roping and making the cinch team. Sydni was most proud of making state all three years and earning a spot to shoot at nationals her 7th grade year. Lexie’s greatest accomplishment was qualifying for the short-go in goats at the 2017 state finals. Being a part of the youngest age group can be a little intimidating, but not for these guys. When I asked

them what their goals were for their first year of high school rodeo, they responded with confidence and determination. Parsley: “I would like to win the rookie saddle and finish in the top 3 in team roping.” Cain: “I want to make it to state, nationals, become a betSYDNI CAIN ter cowgirl overall and make photo by Jennings new friends along the way.” Foley: “I hope to continue to get better and qualify for the high school state finals.” As I wrapped up my questions, it was no surprise that they understand what it takes to get to the top. With that in mind, my final question rested upon LEXIE FOLEY their character and attitude and not so photo by Jennings much on their physical abilities: What quality have you learned through junior high rodeo that you plan to bring with you to high school rodeo? They all agreed to never give up and always keep a positive attitude while maintaining good sportsmanship COOPER PARSLEY through it all. Parsley put it this way, photo by Jennings “Try your hardest the whole year and act like every rodeo is your last one!” That my friends is some wise advice, so let’s take it and run with it all the way to Gonzales and Abilene! I want to wish all my fellow THSRA contestants good luck at state and the same to my junior high state qualifiers. Remember to keep the good Lord first in everything and keep working hard for what you want! Commit your actions to the Lord, and your plans will succeed. Proverbs 16:3


2017-2018 AJRA 65th Rodeo Schedule

• $50,000 Added Cash at the NFR • 38 World Championship saddles awarded, prizes down through 6 place for year end • NFR All-Around cash awards • RFD American Semi-Finals exemptions awarded for 2019 in the 8&U Barrels, G9-12 Barrels, G13-15 Barrels, G16-19 Barrels, B16-19 Tie-Down Roping, 16-19 Team Roping Header, 16-19 Team Roping Heeler & Boys 16-19 Steer Wrestling. Details will be in membership packet.

• 2018 RFD American Semi-Finals exemptions were awarded to 2017 World Champion 8&U Barrel Racer, G9-12 Barrel Racer, G13-15 Barrel Racer, G16-19 Barrel Racer, B16-19 Tie-Down Roper, 16-19 Team Roping Header and 16-19 Team Roping Heeler. • The best 12 results of 15 rodeos will be used (drop 3) leading into the NFR. • Membership required to compete at NFR and must attend 6 rodeos.

NOVEMBER 10-12, 2017 STEPHENVILLE, TX LONE STAR ARENA NOVEMBER 17-19, 2017 HAMILTON, TX CIRCLE T ARENA $25,000 ADDED MONEY! MARCH 30-APRIL 1, 2018 MIDLAND, TX HORSE SHOE ARENA APRIL 20-22, 2018 ABILENE, TX TAYLOR CNTY EXPO MAY 4-6, 2018 GRAHAM, TX YOUNG COUNTY ARENA MAY 11-13, 2018 SWEETWATER, TX NOLAN COUNTY COLISEUM *JUNE 21-22, 2018 GOLDTHWAITE, TX GOLDTHWAITE ARENA *JUNE 22-23, 2018 EDEN, TX CONCHO SADDLE CLUB ARENA JULY 25-29, 2018 SWEETWATER, TX NOLAN COUNTY COLISEUM (Perf begins Wednesday-awards on Sunday) *Single rodeos, all others double rodeo weekends except the NFR.

2017 NFR PAID OUT $98,000 --- $111,675 IN PRIZES --- $9,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS

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STUDENT OFFICERS

STATE DIRECTORS DAVID FREEMAN 1039 Mockingbird Lane • Eagle Lake, TX 77434 832.221.1253 • chlfreeman@yahoo.com

PRESIDENT - BAILEY BENNIGHT VICE PRESIDENT - RYAN NETTLE SECRETARY - BRYANJNA LEHRMANN

SHANNA NETTLE LOGAN PO Box 1882 • Brenham, TX 77834 979.421.2912 • samlogan89@yahoo.com SECRETARY - NENA BOETTCHER PO Box 833 • East Bernard, Texas 77435 281.468.8973 • Region6thsra@gmail.com

Region VI

LEE ANN ISLET 1656 E CR327 • Lincoln, Texas 78948 979.540.0955 • isletpaint@aol.com PRESIDENT - DAVID FREEMAN 1039 Mockingbird Lane • Eagle Lake, TX 77434 832.221.1253 • chlfreeman@yahoo.com

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Preparation

By PAIGE DAWSON

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pring has come and summer is right around the corner, which means the Texas State Finals Rodeo is too! Whether you are in Junior High or High school this time of year is everyone’s favorite. Things have warmed up, it’s daylight longer so tending to responsibilities in the evening is a little easier, some of us are preparing for high school graduation, some are looking forward to beginning high school, and some are just looking forward to school being out for the summer. Needless to say, this time of year is extremely busy with sports activities and celebrations of all kinds, but for those of us involved in Texas High School Rodeo this is when we focus on preparing ourselves and our equine partners for the State Finals in Abilene. Preparation, both mentally and physically, is key to success. As athletes we know that our bodies have to be fit in order to perform to the best of our ability – but mental preparedness is just as crucial and sometimes we overlook that part of the equation. So, in the weeks to come, remember to not only work on your “event” skills but also focus on preparing your mind for that week in

Abilene or Gonzales – make a plan for how you will deal with the pressure or handle the anxiety that comes along with tough competition. You will be glad that you did! I’d like to take this opportunity to acknowledge some folks who are many times not recognized for their dedication and support of our great Region VI. First, our wonderful region secretary, Nena Boettcher - Nena works so hard and does so much for our region; we are truly blessed to have her as a part of our team. The time, effort and support that she generously gives to the youth and families of Region VI is admirable and her dedication to her position as secretary is something we should all be grateful for; thank you Miss Nena for all that you do, you are amazing! Second, our region president, David Freeman - he gladly answers questions, is always helping out in the arena or working the chutes, and does a tremendous job of supporting and encouraging the kids; thank you Mr. David, you are awesome! Thirdly, a big thank you to our State Directors - Mike & Leigh Ann Iselt and Shanna Logan – your time and willingness to represent our region is greatly appreciated. And to all the Adult Event Directors who were committed to seeing that our rodeos ran smoothly – THANK YOU! Lastly, I want to give a big shout out to Mrs. Anne Dollery and the staff at JB Wells – thank you for always taking care of whatever we needed! Each one of these folks deserves a word of thanks from each one of us; we truly could not have done it without them! Congratulations to Region VI member, Cullen Eppright, on being selected for the GVTC $20,000 Academic Scholarship! We are super proud of him – way to go Cullen! And congratulations to all Region VI members who have received scholarships and are headed to college! Good luck and make the best of whatever you future holds. Win, loose, or draw State Finals will be one of the best experiences and a memory to cherish for the rest of your life – give it your all and take care of business, be a good sport, congratulate your competitors, be humble, remember to be grateful and thank everyone that makes this possible, and let’s represent Region VI to the best CULLEN EPPRIGHT ACCEPTING HIS of our abilities! SCHOLARSHIP


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Tuesday Night 6:00 PM (May 29, 2018) and Thursday Morning 9:00 AM (May 31, 2018) Performance

280 ALBRACHT, HANCE BUSHLAND, TX 01 2 SCOTT, BRAEDON HUNTSVILLE, TX 09 273 TODD, CURTIS CAMERON, TX 09 220 SMITH, MASON NEW WAVERLY, TX 06 358 SZAFRAN, CALEB COOPER, TX 04 410 WALKER, SHANKS ACKERLY, TX 03 16 ELLER, LANDON ROBSTOWN, TX 08 365 YARBROUGH, LOGAN PALMER, TX 04 66 CURRY, TREVOR RICHMOND, TX 07 349 MURRAY, JAKE COOPER, TX 04 129 THOMAS, CARTER ALVARADO, TX 10 304 JOHNSON, TRYCE HAPPY, TX 01 112 GOURLEY, SETH MAYPEARL, TX 10 46 SMITH, BOOMER PLEASANTON, TX 08 364 WILSON, BRENNEN GILMER, TX 04 60 ACHILLE, NICK ALVIN, TX 07

Wednesday Morning 9:00 AM (May 30, 2018) and Wednesday Night 6:00 PM (May 30, 2018) Performance

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ELLERD, JERYN LEVELLAND, TX 02 AKINS, WALKER WHITESBORO, TX 04 WEBB, RILEY DENTON, TX 03 RANKIN, BROGAN ROARING SPRINGS, TX

433 JONES, BLAYNE ODESSA, TX 02 170 PARSLEY, COOPER TROUP, TX 05 32 MASK, HUDSON LYTLE, TX 08 238 FERGUSON, HAYDEN COLDSPRING, TX 09 130 VACULIN, MASON CAMERON, TX 10 199 DAVIS, GRANT FULSHEAR, TX 06 243 JENSEN, BRYCE HUNTSVILLE, TX 09 26 HENDERSON, BRYCE DEL RIO, TX 08 447 REED, LANE CLINT, TX 02 97 BARRETT, JETT STEPHENVILLE, TX 10 22 GARCIA, JT KINGSVILLE, TX 08

BULL RIDING Wednesday Morning 9:00 AM (May 30, 2018) and Friday Night 6:00 PM (June 1, 2018) Performance

452 SHANKLIN, TUCKER ROCKSPRINGS, TX 02 21 GARCIA, DIEGO LAREDO, 08 31 MARTINEZ, EZEQUIEL LAREDO, TX 08 305 KENNEDY, CUTTER AMARILLO, TX 01 217 RATLIFF II, GENE LA VERNIA, TX 06 417 BRASWELL, HAGEN TELEGRAPH, TX 02 179 STEPHENSON, BILLY JOHN JASPER, TX 05

Wednesday Night PM (May 30, 2018) and Friday Morning 9:00 AM (June 1, 2018) Performance

8 320 SHORTER, KAIDEN PAMPA, TX 01 9 185 WILSON, BRYNE LUFKIN, TX 05 10 447 REED, LANE CLINT, TX 02 11 227 BATREZ, KOOPER FRANKLIN, TX 09 12 409 TRAMMELL, MECATE MILLSAP, TX 03 13 191 BASS, CANYON WIMBERLY, TX 06 14 207 JAMES-GONZALES, TANNER KERVILLE, TX 06

Thursday Morning AM (May 31, 2018) and Thursday Night 6:00 PM (May 31, 2018) Performance

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HANSEN, TREY AMARILLO, TX 01 HANDLEY, TRAVIS ANDREWS, TX 02 MCFADDEN, CORT COLEMAN, TX 02 BAKER, KRISTOPHER CLEVELAND, TX 09 INGRAM, DILLON WHITE DEER, TX 01 JENSEN, BRYCE HUNTSVILLE, TX 09 FERGUSON, HAYDEN COLDSPRING, TX 09

TJHRA OFFICIAL DRAW 22 446 REED, DAX CLINT, TX 02

CHUTE DOGGING Monday Morning 9:00 AM (May 28, 2018) and Friday Night 6:00 PM (June 1, 2018) Performance

1 344 LANGLEY, LOGAN WINNSBORO, TX 04 2 323 WINDSOR, LEVI WHITE DEER, TX 01 3 181 STREET, MAC JASPER, TX 05 4 266 REED, GARRETT GAUSE, TX 09 5 249 LAWS, JAKE GRAPELAND, TX 09 6 255 MCDOUGALD, KELLER KEMP, TX 09 7 330 AKINS, JHETT WHITESBORO, TX 04 8 243 JENSEN, BRYCE HUNTSVILLE, TX 09 9 428 HANCOCK, DYLAN SAN ANGELO, TX 02 10 67 FOX, COLIN MANVEL, TX 07 11 385 HUSTON, CLAYTON DECATUR, TX 03 12 438 LUCERO, JC MIDLAND, TX 02 13 331 AKINS, WALKER WHITESBORO, TX 04 14 273 TODD, CURTIS CAMERON, TX 09

Monday Night 6:00 PM (May 28, 2018) and Friday Morning 9:00 AM (June 1, 2018) Performance

15 196 CRAINER, TREVOR CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX 06 16 447 REED, LANE CLINT, TX 02 17 7 AWBREY, CLAYTON CHARLOTTE, TX 08 18 312 MCCREARY, BRODY AMARILLO, TX 01 19 26 HENDERSON, BRYCE DEL RIO, TX 08 20 78 RAASCH, GUY SWEENY, TX 07 21 305 KENNEDY, CUTTER AMARILLO, TX 01 22 364 WILSON, BRENNEN GILMER, TX 04 23 319 RUSSELL, CHARLES UMBARGER, TX 01 24 298 HOGANSON, GAGE PAMPA, TX 01 25 28 JAY, JAXON BOERNE, TX 08 26 69 FRANKUM, COY WHARTON, TX 07 27 186 YOUNG, RYLON NEWTON, TX 05 28 208 KNOCKE, DANE HALLETTSVILLE, TX 06

Tuesday Morning 9:00 AM (May 29, 2018) and Thursday Night 6:00 PM (May 31, 2018) Performance

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62 BYLER, BLAZE BELLVILLE, TX 07 97 BARRETT, JETT STEPHENVILLE, TX 10 223 YOUNG, NICK ROSANKY, TX 06 360 WEST, CADEN SCURRY, TX 04 454 WALLIS, CADE BIG SPRING, TX 02 231 CALHOUN, TYLER ANDERSON, TX 09 24 GARZA, GRANT KINGSVILLE, TX 08 76 PEAY, PRESTON HEMPSTEAD, TX 07 284 BLOUNT, STOCKTON WILDORADO, TX 01 259 MORRIS, WES MADISONVILLE, TX 09 354 RAULSTON, AARON CLARKSVILLE, TX 04 263 PAYNE, COLTON FRANKLIN, TX 09 180 STEPHENSON, JOSHUA CARTHAGE, TX 05 178 SHOFNER, SAM JASPER, TX 05

Tuesday Night 6:00 PM (May 29, 2018) and Thursday Morning 9:00 AM (May 31, 2018) Performance

411 WEBB, RILEY DENTON, TX 03 174 RHODES, PACEY TIMPSON, TX 05 80 REYES, RYDER GOLIAD, TX 07 171 PUGH, COLE JASPER, TX 05 341 EMMONS, CARSON ROBINSON, TX 04 45 SCIBA, WYNN VICTORIA, TX 08 1 LLOYD, QUAY BLACKWELL, TX 10 83 SCHILL, BRAYZE WEST COLUMBIA, TX 07 347 MORRIS, BRAYDEN TERRELL, TX 04 442 MEADOR, COOPER ELDORADO, TX 02 27 HURT, CLAY TOM DILLEY, TX 08 164 MATHIS, PEYTON LUFKIN, TX 05 130 VACULIN, MASON CAMERON, TX 10 68 FRANKUM, BRODY WHARTON, TX 07

Wednesday Morning 9:00 AM (May 30, 2018) and Wednesday Night 6:00 PM (May 30, 2018) Performance

63 60 ACHILLE, NICK ALVIN, TX 07

64 170 PARSLEY, COOPER TROUP, TX 05 65 182 THOMPSON, SETH CENTER, TX 05 66 373 DEARING, KREECE PARADISE, TX 03 67 302 JOHNSON, CANON LOCKNEY, TX 01 68 220 SMITH, MASON NEW WAVERLY, TX 06 69 316 PROFFITT, BENNY SKELLYTOWN, TX 01 70 47 TALAMANTES, GARRETT CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX 08 71 289 GAILLARD, GUS MORSE, TX 01 72 199 DAVIS, GRANT FULSHEAR, TX 06 73 247 JONES, WYATT LORENA, TX 09 74 253 MCDONALD, COLBY NAVASOTA, TX 09 75 148 COOK, LANDON ALTO, TX 05

GIRLS BREAKAWAY ROPING Monday Morning 9:00 AM (May 28, 2018) and Friday Night 6:00 PM (June 1, 2018) Performance

1 293 GRIFFIN, KACI GUYMAN, OK 01 2 77 PERKO, SAMANTHA SAN FELIPE, TX 07 3 156 KING, BRILEY RUSK, TX 05 4 315 POER, HELEN GRUVER, TX 01 5 149 DAVIS, TAYLOR ALTO, TX 05 6 311 MCCORKELL, TIERRA ADRIAN, TX 01 7 160 LEACH, GRACIE SHELBYVILLE, TX 05 8 427 HALL, SAITLYN MONAHANS, TX 02 9 439 MABEN, MACYE SPUR, TX 02 10 204 GARZA, KAYLIE MARION, TX 06 11 166 MORTON, MAKAYLA SHEPHERD, TX 05 12 254 MCDONALD, TYLIE BRYAN, TX 09 13 133 WEITZ, CHAINEY LONDON, TX 10 14 9 BLAIR, SYDNEY PLEASANTON, TX 08 15 350 PENNINGTON, MELI MT PLEASANT, TX 04 16 152 DURANT, MADISON DIBOLL, TX 05 17 109 DOWELL, MAKENZIE MARLIN, TX 10 18 419 CLINTON, BRYNN ODESSA, TX 02 19 17 ELLER, LIA ROBSTOWN, TX 08 20 272 STEVENS, KYNLEE BRYAN, TX 09

Monday Night 6:00 PM (May 28, 2018) and Friday Morning 9:00 AM (June 1, 2018) Performance

21 99 BERRIER, KAYLEE SALADO, TX 10 22 322 TIMBERLAKE, RIDLEY HEREFORD, TX 01 23 82 ROUANE, MEIRABELLA NEEDVILLE, TX 07 24 267 RODELL, ALEX CENTERVILLE, TX 09 25 228 BILLOCK, JENNA FAIRFIELD, TX 09 26 444 MURPHY, ALLIE SNYDER, TX 02 27 203 GARZA, KAMRYN MARION, TX 06 28 340 EASON, ALLIE SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX 04 29 434 KENT, EMMA SMYER, TX 02 30 198 DAVIS, MEKENNA HUNTSVILLE, TX 06 31 52 UNDERBRINK, TESS PLEASANTON, TX 08 32 213 OHRT, AMY VICTORIA, TX 06 33 318 RUSSELL, ASHLIE SHAMROCK, TX 01 34 396 NORED, ANDEE SHAE BOWIE, TX 03 35 370 ALLEN, SHYLA ABILENE, TX 03 36 297 HILL, SHAYLEE CANADIAN, TX 01 37 443 MONTALVO, KALLIE KNICKERBOCKER, TX 02 38 75 NAVARRO, RAZZI CAT SPRING, TX 07 39 119 MURRAY, MADISON COOPER, TX 10 40 3 FREEMAN, BRADI EAGLE LAKE, TX 06

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268 SACULLA, ZAILI BRYAN, TX 09 184 WHITE, LAUREN SINGER, LA 05 250 MASON, HALEY ANDERSON, TX 09 306 LANE, JAYLEE MORSE, TX 01 394 NELSON, EMMA BRIDGEPORT, TX 03 308 MARDIS, RACHEL CANYON, TX 01 346 MAYES, MAKENZIE SCROGGINS, TX 04 261 PARKER, JORDAN LORENA, TX 09 55 WRIGHT, LYNLEY ROBSTOWN, TX 08 362 WILLIAMS, HALI ORANGE, TX 04 332 ALMON, LANEY JO LARUE, TX 04

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61 91 WILLIAMS, MADDIE ROSENBERG, TX 07 62 338 CREECH, DALLY TERRELL, TX 04 63 392 MYERS, TIERNEY VAN, TX 03 64 87 SIMPTON, CEILY NAVASOTA, TX 07 65 102 BROWN, SAIGE HILLSBORO, TX 10 66 448 RICHARDS, LUCY HEREFORD, TX 02 67 61 BASS, HANNAH BRENHAM, TX 07 68 36 PFEIL, TEVAH FLORESVILLE, TX 08 69 384 HICKS, PAYSON STEPHENVILLE, TX 03 70 371 ANDREWS, SAMANTHA LLANO, TX 03 71 307 MADILL, BROOKE AMARILLO, TX 01 72 145 BULLOCK, DESIRAE SHEPHERD, TX 05 73 34 MCNEILL, KIRBY PLEASANTON, TX 08 74 79 REINA, RYLEE WHARTON, TX 07 75 216 PRIMROSE, JAKE’LYN EAGLE LAKE, TX 06 76 418 CHARLESWORTH, EMILEE MARATHON, TX 02 77 424 EVERETT, JESSI COLEMAN, TX 02 78 379 HAND, REXA HENRIETTA, TX 03 79 53 VICKERS, MALLORY JOURDANTON, TX 08 80 18 ELLIS, ERYN ORANGE GROVE, TX 08 Wednesday Morning 9:00 AM (May 30, 2018) and Wednesday Night 6:00 PM (May 30, 2018) Performance

81 104 CHURCHILL, KC GAIL ELM MOTT, TX 10 82 296 HARTER, KATIE AMARILLO, TX 01 83 399 PINKSTON, ACEY STEPHENVILLE, TX 03 84 357 SCHRECK, ELLIE MURPHY, TX 04 85 126 SKELTON, RAINEY LLANO, TX 10 86 233 CHEATHAM, RILEY JO HEARNE, TX 09 87 81 RIBBECK, KRISTINA RICHMOND, TX 07 88 453 STROUD, KAYLEE LUBBOCK, TX 02 89 348 MOYER, AVERY HUGO, OK 04 90 161 LEE, JASEE GARRISON, TX 05 91 336 BRADEN, BRYLEE HORATIO, AR 04 92 222 WREN, LANDRY HARPER, TX 06 93 334 BEAM, MARY BETH TERRELL, TX 04 94 415 ADDISON, MORGAN LAMESA, TX 02 95 183 WHITE, JILL SINGER, LA 05 96 404 SHIELDS, GEORGIA LUBBOCK, TX 03 97 84 SEAY, KAKI BEASLEY, TX 07 98 342 HAWKINS, KAYCE HONEY GROVE, TX 04 99 165 MONTAGNE, JASLEIGH ORANGEFIELD, TX 05 100 201 ELLIS, SAMANTHA BOERNE, TX 06 101 96 BALCH, BROOKLYN CAMERON, TX 10

GIRLS GOAT TYING Monday Morning 9:00 AM (May 28, 2018) and Friday Night 6:00 PM (June 1, 2018) Performance

1 338 CREECH, DALLY TERRELL, TX 04 2 127 SMART, SHAYLIE GATESVILLE, TX 10 3 18 ELLIS, ERYN ORANGE GROVE, TX 08 4 404 SHIELDS, GEORGIA LUBBOCK, TX 03 5 3 FREEMAN, BRADI EAGLE LAKE, TX 06 6 201 ELLIS, SAMANTHA BOERNE, TX 06 7 146 CAIN, SYDNI JASPER, TX 05 8 50 THOMAS, KENNA MICO, TX 08 9 406 SINCLAIR, DYLAN LIPAN, TX 03 10 267 RODELL, ALEX CENTERVILLE, TX 09 11 161 LEE, JASEE GARRISON, TX 05 12 443 MONTALVO, KALLIE KNICKERBOCKER,

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PRESIDENT - HALEY PHILLIPS VICE PRESIDENT - HANNAH PHILLIPS SECRETARY - NIKI CARTER

STUDENT OFFICERS

STATE DIRECTORS / REGION OFFICERS DEE RAWLINSON 12432 N SH 71 • El Campo, Texas 77437 979.543.8906 • drawlinson@reatarealty.com

RORY KOEHN 1669 CR 230 • Weimar, Texas 78962 koehnranch@cvctx.com SECRETARY - NENA BOETTCHER PO Box 833 • East Bernard, Texas 77435 281.468.8973 • region7thsra@gmail.com

Region VII

SCOTT SHOOK 5750 FM 360 • Needville, Texas 77461 713.851.9553 • scotctshook@yahoo.com PRESIDENT- CLINT RAWLINSON 12432 N. SH 71 • El Campo, Texas 77437 979.637.0500 • rawlinsonclint@gmail.com

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By CARSON WETSEL

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ith state finals just around the corner, qualifiers are keeping busy by making sure their horses are in peak physical condition. Keeping a horse tuned up, especially performance horses, can be a challenging and time-consuming process. Despite the intensity of keeping up with such a rigorous program, the end results can be extremely rewarding. Below are a two tips for maintaining and conditioning a horse for what could be the one of the toughest competitions of their careers. According to experts (Dennis Sigler, Ph.D.), conditioning involves two key principles: overloading and exercise specificity. Overloading refers to working the system to an extreme, in a manner such as speed, time, intensity, etc. What the overload factor does is alerts the system to the intensity it was just worked and helps to prepare it for the possibility of being worked to the extreme again. Along with reaching a point of intensity, the overload principle requires continuous increase in workload. If the workload remains the same then the horse’s condition will plateau and will not improve (Sigler, 2013). However, if the system is worked too

hard or not progressively then the overload principle could cause muscles to break down, rather than building them up. Along with overloading, exercise specificity is important to condition a horse to the type of activities they will be preforming in the arena or show pen. For example, cutting horses are trained to perform stops and turns in the same method they would in the show pen. Through this method, not only is the horse learning their job, but they are also being conditioned to the type of activities and maneuvers they will be asked to perform when it comes time to compete. The conditioning process can produce results in as little as four weeks from a cardiovascular standpoint. It takes longer for the bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments to condition, but consistency can build these systems up. Normally, nine-to-twelve weeks of slow, long-distance exercise before introducing any speed work. Once this point has been reached, gradually introducing speed work, one to two times a week, helps to build bone density and strength. After three to four weeks of gradually increasing speed work, the horse can be put on an interval training schedule. This schedule combines distance and speed work, which helps to build aerobic capacity and strength (Sigler, 2013). Maintaining a horse takes a lot of responsibility and requires constant involvement in the processes it takes to reach the end result. The processes referenced show insight given by a professional in the field, and if implemented correctly can be a vital asset to any training program. Whatever processes are chosen to be used, it’s important to remember that diversity and proper preparation are key to ensuring the horse is ready for whatever he’s asked to do.


WILLIAM LINDSEY OF REGION IX by Catelyn Felts

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The Whataburger Whatakid is selected due to their ability to excel both in and out of the rodeo arena. Whataburger is proud to recognize a THSRA member from each of the ten Regions who truly upholds the title “Whatakid!” One of the nominees will be chosen at the State Final Rodeo in June as the Whatakid of the Year. In recognition of this accomplishment they will receive free Whataburgers for an entire year!

ongratulations to the Whatakid of the Month, William Anderson Lindsey! William is a Fairfield, Texas native and a competitor on the heeling side of the team roping event in Region 9. He has been a member of the Texas High School Rodeo Association both years of his high school career. He said he intends on continuing his membership for the remainder of his high school years. William said his favorite part about the organization is the sense of community. “Everybody helps everybody, in or out of the arena; everyone is there to help you.” William might be a one-event-man, but you can still find him around even when the team roping event is over. Whether it is setting barrels, assisting with the neck rope in the tie-down roping and breakaway roping or lending a helping hand wherever needed, William said he enjoys sticking around to help out. Outside of rodeo, William rides a couple of outside horses at a time and attends Fairfield High School. Between rodeoing and riding colts, there is not much time to participate in extracurricular activities through school, however; William said he enjoys this way of life because “it matures you, and you have to work for what you want. There are no participation awards.” Rodeo has a tendency to teach quite a few life lessons on its own but add breaking colts to the mix as just a sophomore in high school, and the life lessons multiply. William has been breaking colts since he was 11-yearsold, and it all started with a Facebook video. “We had some horses that we raised,” William explained. “I went to break them, and my mom videoed

it and put it on Facebook; immediately we had people calling me, asking me to take outside horses.” William has been riding an average of two colts at a time ever since. “It helps you when dealing with people,” he said. “Like the owners, you can’t short them; they know if you short them, and you have to be true to them and your business.” William also said his business has helped him with his own horses. “It makes me really pay attention to how I handle my own horses. I am low and slow and soft, and I never jerk on them.” He said he pays special attention to the placement of his hands and feet and works on getting all of his horses, and outside horses, to react to his feet. “You can’t rush them,” he explained. In the end, William said one of his main takeaways from his experiences has been

the importance of a strong work ethic. “If you don’t work hard, you don’t get what you want,” he said. “If you work hard for what you want, you’re going to get it.” A solid support system is also an added bonus when it comes to reaching goals. “My mom and my grandad are the people I look up to most,” William said. “If I need help, they are there, looking out for me trying to make sure I have what I need to do what I love.” In the future William said he would like to attend Sam Houston State University to pursue a degree in agricultural business and become a rancher. He said he is honored to be chosen as the Whatakid of the month for Region 9. “It means a lot to me that the grownups respect me and what I do,” William said. We hope him all the best as he continues to work toward his dreams!

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Miss THSRA winter report

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by Miss THSRA Abbie Suggs

OW!!! What a winter. I have truly been blessed to travel all over the Great state of Texas and represent my favorite association, Texas High School Rodeo! October was a whirlwind as I attended not only my Region IX rodeos but also a Region VI rodeo. It was great to see those friends compete for their shot at the THSRA Finals and to get caught up on their adventures as well. I was so excited to be invited to judge the Champion Oaks Ranch 2nd annual Boots and BBQ cook off. This was truly some of the BEST BBQ I have ever eaten; hoping for an invite back next year. 70 years, yep 70 was the magic number at the Founders Invitational Rodeo in Hallettsville, Texas. Do you think that Mr. Claude, Mr. Alton Mr. Leon were a little proud when they looked down from Heaven to see how far we have come since their creation of this organization? I attended the meetings where new ideas are presented and where awards and judges are decided upon to ensure that the THSRA Finals are an event to be remembered and cherished by the contestants. In November I was blessed to have been a part of the 2017 Special Angels Rodeo. These events truly make one realize exactly how fortunate we are and what a difference these special angels can make in our lives. I was also honored to attend the 42nd annual National Cowgirl Hall of Fame Inductions. Secretly, I am hoping that someday another Miss THSRA can see my name there and be able to say, I knew her when. Santa came in December and my gift was to be able to travel to Las Vegas, Nevada during the National Finals Rodeo. Here again, hoping to hear my name called and run down that alley someday in my favorite event, the Barrel racing. While I was in Vegas I was able to model for the “She’s Gone County fashion show” that was televised on the cowboy channel and attended the Miss Rodeo America coronation where I got to cheer on two former Miss Texas High School Rodeo Queens, 2017 Miss Rodeo Texas - Tianti Carter (2012 Miss THSRA) 1st runner-up and winner of the coveted horsemanship award and 2017 Miss Rodeo Louisiana - McKenna Green (2013 Miss THSRA)! While there I visited with our National High School Rodeo executive director Mr. James Higginbotham! Wow, what a busy man trying to keep the NHSRA as the number one youth rodeo association alive. I also saw our very own Region IX President Mr. Eddie Dyson, who was doing what he does best, promoting Rodeo!!Region IX secretary, Mrs. Kim Ackel, was doing what she loves best as well, what else COWBOY CHRISTMAS. In January I was where we honor those who have been champions and helped ensure that our legacy in rodeo does not die. Attending the awards at the 2018 Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame inductions, makes your heart bust with

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pride. In order to help young girls and women that seek titles the Texas High School Rodeo queen committee put on a queen clinic in College Station, Texas. Here some former Miss THSRA’s and some outstanding clinicians shared some tips and useful tricks to Junior High and High School girls about the queen competition. Valentine’s month is Winter Rodeo time for the PRCA and


WPRA. First stop, Fort Worth where not only did we get to watch some of the most outstanding rodeo contestants in the nation; but got to thank a couple of our sponsors in person. My officer team and I met up with the head honchos of Kubota Tractors and Resistol Hat Company. We also had a first view with a behind the chutes tour seeing how these cowboys and cowgirls-get ready! Next stop San Antonio, Texas during the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo! My officer team and I got to tour McCoy’s building materials corporate headquarters as well as the Whataburger corporate office and learn more about our wonderful sponsors! We also met up with our newest sponsor, Sonora Equine Insurance. This brought back visions of Nationals and my flag bearer, Sonora Schueneman, National Goat Tying Champion, ah the memories. We attended one rodeo performance where we watched great rodeo action and ending the night with an Alan Jackson concert. We were also very blessed to be volunteers at the 2018 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo exceptional kid’s rodeo. These kiddos are exceptional and once again made my heart happy just to see the smiles on their faces. I was privileged to be a volunteer hostess for our military during Military Day at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Thanks to Mrs. Cheryl Draper, we Rodeo Queens have an opportunity to let the military know they are not forgotten and that they are appreciated for all they give up protecting us and allowing us to have the freedoms that we too often take for granted. Where did the time go? As I watch my year flash by it is now March. During this month I wrapped up the 2017-18 rodeo season with my Region IX at our finals. I got to share some special time with President Mr. Eddie and Secretary Ms. Kim as we will all be retiring at the end of this year. I was able to spend a great deal of time with Ms. Kim between Queen Duties so she took the time to show me the ropes of what it takes to be a great rodeo secretary. So Regions looking for a future secretary, I just might be your girl. The great memories that we have had together will not be forgotten, they will be cherished, love them both so much. After a great meal and awards ceremony, my ever faithful sister Laken and I caught the red-eye to fly back to Las Vegas, NV for a sponsor photo shoot with Las Vegas Imaging Studio, Terry and Judy Wright. I was amazed at how much fun we had and the amazing sites that Mrs. Judy had picked out for the shoot. If you ever need great photos, this is the place. This winter has been a fun and busy one! But my reign is not over yet and I am looking forward to my next few adventures before state! I received an invite to attend the greatest barrel race for youth in the world the Josey Reunion and spend a few days with the great

Martha and R.E. Josey. Can’t wait to watch a great barrel race. Next stop is where I will be blessed to represent at the sister association of the THSRA the Miss Texas Junior High Rodeo princess contest. The TJHRA Finals in Gonzales, Texas-May 27-June 2. My last and final stop will be the 2018 Miss Texas High School Rodeo Queens contest. I want to wish each and every girl the best of luck. Please come out and support all of the contestants at the finals. So, fellow “Rodeo Addicts”, if you have qualified for the state finals, put your game face on, tighten your cinches, do your best and let God do the rest.

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WHO WILL BE THE NEXT MISS THSRA??

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ASHLYN WILLIAMS Region III

CHEYANNE BARRETT Region V

AUBRIE FIELDS Region II

e will find out June 8-9-10, 2018 at the THSRA State Finals in Abilene. Three beautiful, smart and talented cowgirls will battle it out for the title of Miss THSRA 2018. The winner will load up some amazing awards including, scholarship, saddle, Nettles, stirrups, Slover spurs, Charlie One Horse hat, Catalena hat, saddle blanket, stable blanket, clothing, clothing allowance for Nationals, buckles, laptop computer, American West leather products, Outlaw Spirit bracelet and pendant, custom spur straps, tack, luggage and more. Each contestant will receive Cruel Girl clothing, hoodie, American West leather, and more. All 3 will receive buckles, as well as the horsemanship winner. The region baskets for the basket auction are really taking shape! I’ve heard rumors of awesome hunting and fishing trips. We would love to have everyone put in a bid on those baskets as this is our only fundraiser this year. We want to extend an invitation for everyone to join us on Friday night, June 8 in the Round Building in Abilene for the Impromptu, Speech and Modeling portion of the contest. It will be a Ribeye Steak Dinner and tickets are $20 each. Please RSVP for your ticket NO LATER than May 15. Please email tablackwell@yahoo.com or text/call Ann Blackwell at 936-590-1855 for you dinner tickets. Please join us in Abilene, Texas June 8-10, 2018!!

CONTEST SCHEDULE:

(UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, ALL EVENTS TO BE HELD IN THE ROUND BUILDING) FRIDAY, JUNE 8 11:00AM CONTESTANT/PARENT MEETING 12:00PM ROLL CALL FOR WRITTEN TEST (No parents – Liaisons only) 4:00PM JUDGES MEETING (No contestants or parents) 5:30pm CONTESTANS CHECK-IN 5:45PM ROLL CALL - IMPROMPTU/MODELING/ SPEECH COMPETITION SATURDAY, JUNE 9 7:45AM ROLL CALL FOR HORSEMANSHIP - COLESIUM 8:00AM HORSEMANSHIP COMPETITION – QUESTIONS TO FOLLOW AFTER SHORT BREAK IN THE ROUND BUILDING 1:30PM INTERVIEWS BEGIN 6:00PM DIRECTOR/SPONSOR DINNER & BASKET AUCTION – JOE ALLEN RANCH SUNDAY, JUNE 1 2:00PM ROLL CALL FOR CORONATION / MANDATORY MEETING

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TX 02 13 79 REINA, RYLEE WHARTON, TX 07 14 71 HARRIS, HADLEY POTH, TX 07 15 63 BYLER, JAYCI BELLVILLE, TX 07 16 206 HASS, HAILEY HEMPSTEAD, TX 06 17 198 DAVIS, MEKENNA HUNTSVILLE, TX 06 18 5 AASBO, MADDIE ASHERTON, TX 08 19 52 UNDERBRINK, TESS PLEASANTON, TX 08 20 102 BROWN, SAIGE HILLSBORO, TX 10 Monday Night 6:00 PM (May 28, 2018) and Friday Morning 9:00 AM (June 1, 2018) Performance

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453 STROUD, KAYLEE LUBBOCK, TX 02 43 SCIBA, LAINEY VICTORIA, TX 08 357 SCHRECK, ELLIE MURPHY, TX 04 277 YARGO, MCKINLEY NEW WAVERLY, TX 09 156 KING, BRILEY RUSK, TX 05 216 PRIMROSE, JAKE’LYN EAGLE LAKE, TX 06 405 SHULTZ, BILOXI ABILENE, TX 03 184 WHITE, LAUREN SINGER, LA 05 296 HARTER, KATIE AMARILLO, TX 01 84 SEAY, KAKI BEASLEY, TX 07 397 OSBORNE, KATE GRAHAM, TX 03 114 KOONSMAN, JORDYN BLUM, TX 10 38 POLLOCK, LANIE UTOPIA, TX 08 222 WREN, LANDRY HARPER, TX 06 126 SKELTON, RAINEY LLANO, TX 10 268 SACULLA, ZAILI BRYAN, TX 09 103 CALLAHAN, CORLEY CAMERON, TX 10 426 HAGEE, ALYX MIDLAND, TX 02 72 LANIER, KATY SUGAR LAND, TX 07 324 WRIGHT, TAYLN CANADIAN, TX 01

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288 FRAZIER, KELLI GRUVER, TX 01 322 TIMBERLAKE, RIDLEY HEREFORD, TX 01 232 CHAMPION, LARAMEE BUFFALO, TX 09 183 WHITE, JILL SINGER, LA 05 95 ARRINGTON, RILEY KINGSLAND, TX 10

Wednesday Morning 9:00 AM (May 30, 2018) and Wednesday Night 6:00 PM (May 30, 2018) Performance

81 87 SIMPTON, CEILY NAVASOTA, TX 07 82 431 HORTENSTINE, ZOEY BRONTE, TX 02 83 427 HALL, SAITLYN MONAHANS, TX 02 84 109 DOWELL, MAKENZIE MARLIN, TX 10 85 250 MASON, HALEY ANDERSON, TX 09 86 118 MOTE, LAURA LLANO, TX 10 87 149 DAVIS, TAYLOR ALTO, TX 05 88 203 GARZA, KAMRYN MARION, TX 06 89 384 HICKS, PAYSON STEPHENVILLE, TX 03 90 308 MARDIS, RACHEL CANYON, TX 01 91 318 RUSSELL, ASHLIE SHAMROCK, TX 01 92 439 MABEN, MACYE SPUR, TX 02 93 44 SCIBA, LYDIA VICTORIA, TX 08 94 272 STEVENS, KYNLEE BRYAN, TX 09 95 424 EVERETT, JESSI COLEMAN, TX 02 96 345 LUKEHART, JENNA WHITEWRIGHT, TX 04 97 153 FOLEY, LEXIE LUFKIN, TX 05 98 362 WILLIAMS, HALI ORANGE, TX 04 99 371 ANDREWS, SAMANTHA LLANO, TX 03 100 306 LANE, JAYLEE MORSE, TX 01

POLE BENDING Monday Morning 9:00 AM (May 28, 2018) and Friday Night 6:00 PM (June 1, 2018) Performance

444 MURPHY, ALLIE SNYDER, TX 02 64 CATER, CODY BELLE ANGLETON, TX 07 245 JOHNSTON, EMMA TEAGUE,, TX 09 157 KLEIN, LIELA CENTER, TX 05 204 GARZA, KAYLIE MARION, TX 06 254 MCDONALD, TYLIE BRYAN, TX 09 233 CHEATHAM, RILEY JO HEARNE, TX 09 91 WILLIAMS, MADDIE ROSENBERG, TX 07 152 DURANT, MADISON DIBOLL, TX 05 96 BALCH, BROOKLYN CAMERON, TX 10 334 BEAM, MARY BETH TERRELL, TX 04 396 NORED, ANDEE SHAE BOWIE, TX 03 34 MCNEILL, KIRBY PLEASANTON, TX 08 209 MARTINI, KAYCEE BASTROP, TX 06 448 RICHARDS, LUCY HEREFORD, TX 02 353 RAINE, TORI SULPHUR BLUFF, TX 04 132 WARD, EMILY MILES, TX 10 61 BASS, HANNAH BRENHAM, TX 07 434 KENT, EMMA SMYER, TX 02 342 HAWKINS, KAYCE HONEY GROVE, TX 04

1 162 LEWIS, RAYNA SPLENDORA, TX 05 2 230 CADWALLADER, ALLI HUNTSVILLE, TX 09 3 43 SCIBA, LAINEY VICTORIA, TX 08 4 157 KLEIN, LIELA CENTER, TX 05 5 378 GODWIN, AUBREE BRIDGEPORT, TX 03 6 150 DEPRIEST, ABI TENAHA, TX 05 7 183 WHITE, JILL SINGER, LA 05 8 165 MONTAGNE, JASLEIGH ORANGEFIELD, TX 05 9 128 SNEDECOR, KALLYN FREDERICKSBURG, TX 10 10 336 BRADEN, BRYLEE HORATIO, AR 04 11 38 POLLOCK, LANIE UTOPIA, TX 08 12 114 KOONSMAN, JORDYN BLUM, TX 10 13 283 BERRY, SAMANTHA CANYON, TX 01 14 353 RAINE, TORI SULPHUR BLUFF, TX 04 15 218 RUTHERFORD, CARSON MONTGOMERY, TX 06 16 213 OHRT, AMY VICTORIA, TX 06 17 96 BALCH, BROOKLYN CAMERON, TX 10 18 257 MORGAN, HALLIE HEARNE, TX 09 19 332 ALMON, LANEY JO LARUE, TX 04 20 405 SHULTZ, BILOXI ABILENE, TX 03 21 91 WILLIAMS, MADDIE ROSENBERG, TX 07

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61 150 DEPRIEST, ABI TENAHA, TX 05 62 332 ALMON, LANEY JO LARUE, TX 04 63 73 LOWMAN, HAILEE ORANGE GROVE, TX 07 64 380 HARRIS, CLAY ALVORD, TX 03 65 292 GONZALES, TRINITY CANYON, TX 01 66 9 BLAIR, SYDNEY PLEASANTON, TX 08 67 213 OHRT, AMY VICTORIA, TX 06 68 346 MAYES, MAKENZIE SCROGGINS, TX 04 69 400 ROSS, RILEY VAN ALSTYNE, TX 03 70 333 ARMSTRONG, ABIGAIL WHITEWRIGHT, TX 04 71 297 HILL, SHAYLEE CANADIAN, TX 01 72 291 GOMEZ, HADLEE SHAMROCK, TX 01 73 399 PINKSTON, ACEY STEPHENVILLE, TX 03 74 264 PHILLIPS, AUDREE MADISONVILLE, TX 09 75 30 MARTINEZ, CARLEE GEORGE WEST, TX 08

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177 SHAW, NATALIE JASPER, TX 05 424 EVERETT, JESSI COLEMAN, TX 02 292 GONZALES, TRINITY CANYON, TX 01 64 CATER, CODY BELLE ANGLETON, TX 07 376 FOWLER, SEREN STEPHENVILLE, TX 03 86 SIMONS, AMBER NEEDVILLE, TX 07 420 COULSTON, HEAVEN MONAHANS, TX 02 448 RICHARDS, LUCY HEREFORD, TX 02 55 WRIGHT, LYNLEY ROBSTOWN, TX 08 254 MCDONALD, TYLIE BRYAN, TX 09 439 MABEN, MACYE SPUR, TX 02 242 JENKINS, KINLEY LOTT, TX 09 149 DAVIS, TAYLOR ALTO, TX 05 398 PARKER, DALLY PILOT POINT, TX 03 190 AGUADO, SOPHIA BOERNE, TX 06 71 HARRIS, HADLEY POTH, TX 07

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18 ELLIS, ERYN ORANGE GROVE, TX 08 87 SIMPTON, CEILY NAVASOTA, TX 07 362 WILLIAMS, HALI ORANGE, TX 04 107 COWARD, TAYLOR GATESVILLE, TX 10 431 HORTENSTINE, ZOEY BRONTE, TX 02

Tuesday Morning 9:00 AM (May 29, 2018) and Thursday Night 6:00 PM (May 31, 2018) Performance

43 44 SCIBA, LYDIA VICTORIA, TX 08 44 421 CURRINGTON, BRYLEE SHALLOWATER, TX 02 45 256 MCGREW, DESTIN JEWETT, TX 09 46 307 MADILL, BROOKE AMARILLO, TX 01 47 403 SHEPHERD, GRACIE MILFORD, TX 03 48 335 BLANCHARD, GENEVIEVE MCKINNEY, TX 04 49 54 WEST, MADISON JOURDANTON, TX 08 50 81 RIBBECK, KRISTINA RICHMOND, TX 07 51 371 ANDREWS, SAMANTHA LLANO, TX 03 52 450 SCHMIDT, KAMBELL GAIL, TX 02 53 427 HALL, SAITLYN MONAHANS, TX 02 54 288 FRAZIER, KELLI GRUVER, TX 01 55 72 LANIER, KATY SUGAR LAND, TX 07 56 53 VICKERS, MALLORY JOURDANTON, TX 08 57 363 WILSON, ADDISON GILMER, TX 04 58 272 STEVENS, KYNLEE BRYAN, TX 09 59 418 CHARLESWORTH, EMILEE MARATHON, TX 02 60 8 BALDWIN, AVERY BOERNE, TX 08 61 314 NORTHRUP, CHLOE CANYON, TX 01 62 126 SKELTON, RAINEY LLANO, TX 10 63 216 PRIMROSE, JAKE’LYN EAGLE LAKE, TX 06

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Tuesday Night 6:00 PM (May 29, 2018) and Thursday Morning 9:00 AM (May 31, 2018) Performance

383 HICKEY, BROOKE GODLEY, TX 03 195 CAPPS, JAMISEN HEMPSTEAD, TX 06 260 NEAL, JALEY MADISONVILLE, TX 09 3 FREEMAN, BRADI EAGLE LAKE, TX 06 23 GARCIA, TABER PLEASANTON, TX 08 394 NELSON, EMMA BRIDGEPORT, TX 03 206 HASS, HAILEY HEMPSTEAD, TX 06 324 WRIGHT, TAYLN CANADIAN, TX 01 116 LYNCH, PATTON ANN CRAWFORD, TX 10 426 HAGEE, ALYX MIDLAND, TX 02 370 ALLEN, SHYLA ABILENE, TX 03 237 ENGLAND, EMMA COLLEGE STATION, TX 92 WILLIAMS, WHITLEY SANDIA, TX 07 315 POER, HELEN GRUVER, TX 01 286 CLEMENTS, SHAY STRATFORD, TX 01 334 BEAM, MARY BETH TERRELL, TX 04 127 SMART, SHAYLIE GATESVILLE, TX 10 204 GARZA, KAYLIE MARION, TX 06 184 WHITE, LAUREN SINGER, LA 05 397 OSBORNE, KATE GRAHAM, TX 03 113 JONES, GENNA MANSFIELD, TX 10

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123 PROCTER, KATIE LAMPASAS, TX 10 61 BASS, HANNAH BRENHAM, TX 07 346 MAYES, MAKENZIE SCROGGINS, TX 04 198 DAVIS, MEKENNA HUNTSVILLE, TX 06 158 KLEIN, LIEZA CENTER, TX 05 269 SMITH, ANSLEY BEDIAS, TX 09 143 BROWN, SHAELI JASPER, TX 05 63 BYLER, JAYCI BELLVILLE, TX 07 313 NELSON, REMI AMARILLO, TX 01 339 EAKES, LULU CLEBURNE, TX 04 205 HARMAN, GRACEN HEMPSTEAD, TX 06 210 MCCLAUGHERTY, ABBI TILDEN, TX 06 117 MOFFATT, KENNADY ROSE SALADO, TX 10 52 UNDERBRINK, TESS PLEASANTON, TX 08 5 AASBO, MADDIE ASHERTON, TX 08

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1 101 BROCKENBUSH, HOLT LEXINGTON, TX 10 FOEGELLE, AVERY 111 SALADO, TX 2 359 THEDFORD, BRODY LINDALE, TX 04 EAKES, LULU 339 CLEBURNE, TX 3 56 YOW, TATE JOURDANTON, TX 08 MARTINEZ, CARLEE 30 GEORGE WEST, TX 4 310 MASK, WYATT AMARILLO, TX 01 HARTER, KATIE 296 AMARILLO, TX 5 303 JOHNSON, SAM AMARILLO, TX 01 MADILL, BROOKE 307 AMARILLO, TX 6 65 CHANDLER, DUGAN VITORIA, TX 07 LOWMAN, HAILEE 73 ORANGE GROVE, TX 7 393 NELSON, BRADY BRIDGEPORT, TX 03 NELSON, EMMA 394 BRIDGEPORT, TX 8 48 THIGPEN, DILLON HONDO, TX 08 WRIGHT, LYNLEY 55 ROBSTOWN, TX 9 337 CARPENTER, COLT QUITMAN, TX 04 BEAM, MARY BETH 334 TERRELL, TX 10 364 WILSON, BRENNEN GILMER, TX 04 EASON, ALLIE 340 SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX 11 275 WILLIAMS, CLAY MADISONVILLE, TX 09 NEAL, JALEY 260 MADISONVILLE, TX 12 385 HUSTON, CLAYTON DECATUR, TX 03 NORED, ANDEE SHAE 396 BOWIE, TX 13 2 SCOTT, BRAEDON HUNTSVILLE, TX 09 JOHNSTON, EMMA 245 TEAGUE,, TX 14 349 MURRAY, JAKE COOPER, TX 04 WILSON, ADDISON 363 GILMER, TX 15 1 LLOYD, QUAY BLACKWELL, TX 10 SKELTON, RAINEY 126 LLANO, TX 16 445 RANKIN, BROGAN ROARING SPRINGS, TX 02 ADDISON, MORGAN 415 LAMESA, TX 17 266 REED, GARRETT GAUSE, TX 09 STEVENS, KYNLEE 272 BRYAN, TX 18 411 WEBB, RILEY DENTON, TX 03 PINKSTON, ACEY 399 STEPHENVILLE, TX 19 287 ELLIOTT, CARSON VERNON, TX 01 GOMEZ, HADLEE 291 SHAMROCK, TX 20 130 VACULIN, MASON CAMERON, TX 10 SNEDECOR, KALLYN 128 FREDERICKSBURG, TX

Monday Night 6:00 PM (May 28, 2018) and Friday Morning 9:00 AM (June 1, 2018) Performance

21 122 POWLEDGE, RENDON GRANDVIEW, TX 10 BROWN, SAIGE 102 HILLSBORO, TX 22 289 GAILLARD, GUS MORSE, TX 01 FRAZIER, KELLI 288 GRUVER, TX 23 192 BASS, SOUTHERN WIMBERLEY, TX 06 HASS, HAILEY 206 HEMPSTEAD, TX 24 74 MUEGGE, CADE EDNA, TX 07 REINA, RYLEE 79 WHARTON, TX 25 215 PENCE, JHETT SEGUIN, TX 06 GARZA, KAYLIE 204 MARION, TX 26 25 GARZA, RYAN FALFURIAS, TX 08 GALINDO, ALLYSON 20 FALFURIAS, TX 27 341 EMMONS, CARSON ROBINSON, TX 04 MAYES, MAKENZIE 346 SCROGGINS, TX 28 60 ACHILLE, NICK ALVIN, TX 07 BASS, HANNAH 61 BRENHAM, TX 29 273 TODD, CURTIS CAMERON, TX 09 WARRICK, ANN 274 CAMERON, TX 30 62 BYLER, BLAZE BELLVILLE, TX 07 BYLER, JAYCI 63 BELLVILLE, TX 31 77 PERKO, SAMANTHA SAN FELIPE, TX 07

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6TH Annual TJHRA Parent/Member Ribbon Roping Sponsored by Jennings Photography & JJ Rodeo Company

When: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 1:00pm (teams will pay entry fees at arena starting at 12:45 – announcer stand) Where: Rodeo Arena Who: State Qualifiers and a parent or guardian. Entries should be turned in to the Rodeo Office (in Gonzales) and 50 teams will be randomly drawn to compete How: A qualified state finals contestant and a parent or guardian can enter the parent/member ribbon roping. The team must be a coed team with the contestant roping and parent/guardian running. Entries will be taken in the Rodeo Office until 7:00 pm Sunday night (May 20th). 50 random teams will be drawn and posted in the rodeo office at 9:am Monday morning (May 22ND ). The 50 teams who have been drawn will pay their entry fees at the arena starting at 12:45pm on Wednesday, May 30th. Fees must be paid to compete. Cost per team is $30.00. Entry fees will be paid at the jackpot arena. Jackpot will be donated to the scholarship fund for the Junior High. Ropers will receive custom headstalls for Grand and Reserve Champion ropers. Runners will receive custom belt buckles for Grand and Reserve Champion runners. Dress Code will not be in effect!

2018 PARENT/MEMBER RIBBON ROPING OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM If you want to enter this event – NOTICE!!!! PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!!! This form must be filled out and turned int the Rodeo Office on grounds in Gonzales, Texas BEFORE 7pm on Sunday, May 21!!! NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED! DO NOT MAIL THIS FORM IN TO THE STATE OFFICE – IT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED THERE!!!! Roper must be a State Finals Qualifier. Runner must be a parent (or guardian). Random draw will be done in the Rodeo Office after the entry deadline has passed (7pm Sunday, May 20). Event is limited to 50 teams. The 50 teams that have been drawn will be posted in the Rodeo Office by 9am on Monday, May 21st . Teams that have been drawn will check in at the Jackpot Arena and pay their entry fees at 12:45pm on Wednesday, May 30th. The roping will start at 1:00pm in the Rodeo Arena. Roper:_____________________________________________ Runner:____________________________________________ If you do not check in and pay your entry fees you won’t rope! We will not attempt to contact you so PLEASE BE ON TIME SO WE DON’T HAVE TO LEAVE YOU OUT OF THE FUN! Dress Code will not be in effect.

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JUNIOR HIGH STATE FINALS WILL BE LIVE ON OUR OWN WEBSITE

www.tjhra.net

You will be able to watch the TJHRA state finals on our website live....we will have many ways to advertise during those rodeo performances. WOULD YOU LIKE TO SHOWCASE YOUR CONTESTANT?

The first 100 to place an order will be showcased during the rodeos to the side. These spots are going fast - all you have to do is contact Anne at www.texasjuniorhighrodeo.com or call her at 979-412-2551. We will put it together for you once you scan a picture to us......let the world see your child for only $100 for the whole week. We will have a place on the side that will showcase all the contestants!


Farm & Ranch Family The folks at McCoy’s Building Supply understand that it takes a lot of hard work and the whole family pitching in to get things done on a farm or ranch. That’s why we’d like to take some time out to salute Texas High School Rodeo Association families who are farmers and ranchers. In our monthly Farm & Ranch Family Spotlight, we’ll feature one family, sharing their story of how they work together as a family to make their farm or ranch successful.The spotlight will run for 10 months; each month will feature a different Region. Each Regional McCoy’s Farm and Ranch Family will receive a $100 McCoy’s Gift Card. The McCoy’s Farm and Ranch Family of the Year will receive a $500 McCoy’s Gift Card and will be announced at the 2018 THSRA State Finals.

The Imhoff Family of Region IX

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by Catelyn Felts

ongratulations to the McCoy's Farm and Ranch Family of the Month, the Imhoff's! Founded in the early 1900s, the Imhoff Ranch in Plantersville, Texas is owned and operated by the whole Imhoff clan. Grandfather, Joe; Joe’s sons; Frank, Bo, and Rayburn; Rayburn’s wife Angie; and their children: Rance (a THSRA competitor), Josey and Cooper each play their part in the family business. With four generations of Imhoff's involved, Rance said, "it is very important for everyone to do their part and be knowledgeable about every situation so that anyone can fill in at any time." The family said they work to make sure each child has their own part according to age and ability enabling each team player to continuously learn.

The family is responsible for 1,200 head of cattle, 2,000 acres for hay, and over 5,000 acres of leased land for cattle. The family owns and runs the cow/calf operation consisting of crossbred cattle, along with coastal hay. While there are several lessons to be learned on the ranch, Rance said "It teaches me to be a teammate, as well as, a humble competitor. I have learned to be organized and have a scheduled routine in caring for my animals." Outside of ranching, the family enjoys attending church together, hog hunting, and fishing, however, branding and working cows is still one of their favorite past times. They also enjoy going to the rodeos as Rance is a competitor in the tie-down roping, team roping, ribbon roping, breakaway roping, and the family also ranch rodeos. In many cases, rodeo and ranching can go together, and both can help strengthen skillsets in the other. "I learned to ride and rope before I entered the rodeo arena," Rance said. "Now that I compete in rodeo I feel I have become a better 'hand' in the pasture and cow lot." Ranch families tend to be a close-knit crowd, and the Imhoff's are no different. "There are many funny things that happen when so many children are involved," Rance said. "Just watching my grandfather teach and try to keep up with the little ones makes it all worth it." On a regular basis most tasks are done as a family they said. "As a family who has stayed together and worked together for many years we are honored to be chosen," the family said. "We thank the Lord for every day we have." We would like to congratulate the Imhoff family on being chosen as the McCoy’s Farm and Ranch Family of the Month!

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CATLYN MARIE WARD OF REGION X by Catelyn Felts

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The Whataburger Whatakid is selected due to their ability to excel both in and out of the rodeo arena. Whataburger is proud to recognize a THSRA member from each of the ten Regions who truly upholds the title “Whatakid!� One of the nominees will be chosen at the State Final Rodeo in June as the Whatakid of the Year. In recognition of this accomplishment they will receive free Whataburgers for an entire year!

ongratulations to the Whatakid of the month, Catlyn Marie Ward! Catlyn is a 17-year-old Miles, Texas native. She is a competitor in the barrel racing, pole bending, goat tying, and breakaway roping events in Region 10, where she also serves as the Region 10 President. Throughout her three years of Texas High School Rodeo membership, Catlyn said she has learned a ton about the importance of being humble, having respect, and being responsible. She has also won a few awards

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to go along with the lessons she has learned. Catlyn has been a state qualifier in the THSRA, multiple event winner, and has seen success in other youth rodeo organizations as well. Though winning can be sweet, Catlyn said her favorite part about the THSRA is the tough competition and the friendships she has made. She explained how there are not very many students at her school that have had much experience in the rodeo world."It's a completely different lifestyle that no one I go to school with really understands," Catlyn said. "The organization sets me apart from the rest..." Outside of rodeo, and on a more relatable note to her school peers, Catlyn plays basketball and runs track. She is an AB Honor Roll student, 1st Team All-District and All West Texas Team, and Newcomer of the Year in basketball, as well as, an area qualifier in the 800m and 400m races. Catlyn said she enjoys the team atmosphere in team sports as her motto in life is, "We is greater than I". On any given day, Catlyn attends schools, goes to either basketball or track practice, and then goes home to exercise each of her horses. Afterwards, she feeds all of her animals, does homework and prepares to repeat the process the next day. Catlyn has a crew of equine partners; Keeper, Frosty, Jewel, and Rooster. She did say the first time she rode Keeper she was not a fan, but as time passed Catlyn said Keeper has turned out to be one of her best horses. In the future, Catlyn would like to attend school to become an orthodontist. Until then, she said she is both honored and privileged to be a part of Region 10 and Texas High School Rodeo as a whole. "I want to thank the Region 10 directors

who nominated me for this honor; especially Jimmy Baldwin who was always there for me and my family." We want to congratulate Catlyn on being chosen as the Whatakid of the Month and we wish her all the best in each of her future endeavors!


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STUDENT OFFICERS PRESIDENT - MARY GRACE BLUNTZER VICE PRESIDENT - ZOEY WIATREK SECRETARY - MORGAN ARNOLD CHUCK FRETWELL 655 PR A81 • Pleasanton, Texas 78064 830.534.6295 • cashf@msn.com

STATE DIRECTORS / REGION OFFICERS

JASON UNDERBRINK 520 Phillips Rd • Pleasanton, Texas 78064 210.854.7718 • jasonunderbrink@yahoo.com 3005 Santa Ana St. • Corpus Christi, Texas 78415 361.739.9858 • region8thsra@gmail.com

Region VIII

SECRETARY - CELINA FETTY

BRANDON SMITH 6800 E FM 476 • Pleasanton, TX 78064 830.570.7157 • bmsmith1996@sbcglobal.net 385 ECR 401 • Falfurrias, Texas 78355 361.813.7078 • masolomon1962@gmail.com

PRESIDENT- MIKE SOLOMON

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PERFORMANCE REPORT

Kate and Kirby McNeill

SISTERS PROVIDE EACH OTHER WITH SUPPORT AND MOTIVATION IN THE RODEO ARENA

By Claire

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Figge – Performance Reporter

odeo is a tough sport... one that requires a good support system, whether that be your parents, siblings, coaches or friends. People that set an example, help us realize our faults, and drive us to compete to our best ability. Many High School Rodeo athletes have siblings in Junior High Rodeo. That being said, they’ve become that example their little siblings look up to and compete with. I’ve had the privilege of interviewing two Region VIII sisters and asking them a few questions about their relationship with each other, and their mindset for the coming State Finals. Kate McNeill and Kirby McNeill from Jourdanton, Texas have been competing together for many years. Kate, a sophomore in high school; and Kirby, an 8th grader, have a competitive relationship in the rodeo arena, though they’re not directly competing with each other. Kate said, “It’s tough having a truck ride back home knowing that your little sister out performed you, but her competing in the same rodeos as me, makes me push my hardest,” and Kirby had

similar thoughts. “It can be lots of fun, but at times it’s tense in the practice arena,” she said. Having a friend or a sibling to ride with is always great motivation to work your hardest and show a good example to the other person. Kirby, a previous TJHRA State Qualifier herself, said she looks up to her sister’s work ethic and goal setting. Kate McNeill has qualified for THSRA National Finals two times in light rifle, and at the 2017 State Finals she made the short go round in poles. This year’s State, the two girls plan on being just as competitive. Kirby explained how the preparation with their horses is one much greater than one for a regular rodeo, but once you walk into that Abilene arena, you just have to treat it like it’s just another rodeo. That mindset carries over to shooting as well, as the sisters are constantly knocking the rust of their skills. I hope and pray everyone is preparing to this degree, and may the hardest work pay off! The people that have support behind them, and are putting in the hours, will definitely have something to showcase this June. Viva El Ocho!

Colossians 3:23 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters.


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PEAY, PRESTON 76 HEMPSTEAD, TX 32 373 DEARING, KREECE PARADISE, TX 03 HICKS, PAYSON 384 STEPHENVILLE, TX 33 29 MANGUM, LAYTEN JOURDANTON, TX 08 VICKERS, MALLORY 53 JOURDANTON, TX 34 360 WEST, CADEN SCURRY, TX 04 HAWKINS, KAYCE 342 HONEY GROVE, TX 35 159 LANKFORD, DAWSON RUSK, TX 05 DAVIS, TAYLOR 149 ALTO, TX 36 45 SCIBA, WYNN VICTORIA, TX 08 SCIBA, LYDIA 44 VICTORIA, TX 37 332 ALMON, LANEY JO LARUE, TX 04 WHITE, LOGAN 361 DEKALB, TX 38 280 ALBRACHT, HANCE BUSHLAND, TX 01 POER, HELEN 315 GRUVER, TX 39 147 CHAMBERS, GEORGE BENTON, LA 05 CAIN, SYDNI 146 JASPER, TX 40 129 THOMAS, CARTER ALVARADO, TX 10 WARD, EMILY 132 MILES, TX Tuesday Morning 9:00 AM (May 29, 2018) and Thursday Night 6:00 PM (May 31, 2018) Performance

41 372 CAIN, CUTTER MILBURN, OK 03 GODWIN, AUBREE 378 BRIDGEPORT, TX 42 235 DOUCH, KOBY HUNTSVILLE, TX 09 MCDONALD, TYLIE 254 BRYAN, TX 43 377 GASPERSON, CATCHER DECATUR, TX 03 HARRIS, CLAY 380 ALVORD, TX 44 365 YARBROUGH, LOGAN PALMER, TX 04 CREECH, DALLY 338 TERRELL, TX 45 447 REED, LANE CLINT, TX 02 EVERETT, JESSI 424 COLEMAN, TX 46 220 SMITH, MASON NEW WAVERLY, TX 06 RUTHERFORD, CARSON 218 MONTGOMERY, TX 47 447 MCFADDEN, CORT COLEMAN, TX 02 BAIZE, TAYLOR 416 SAN ANGELO, TX 48 191 BASS, CANYON WIMBERLY, TX 06 OHRT, AMY 213 VICTORIA, TX 49 26 HENDERSON, BRYCE DEL RIO, TX 08 ELLIS, ERYN 18 ORANGE GROVE, TX 50 243 JENSEN, BRYCE HUNTSVILLE, TX 09 PHILLIPS, AUDREE 264 MADISONVILLE, TX 51 312 MCCREARY, BRODY AMARILLO, TX 01 RUSSELL, ASHLIE 318 SHAMROCK, TX 52 98 BARTON, CONNOR CAMERON, TX 10 VACULIN, MACIE 131 CAMERON, TX 53 317 REYNOLDS, RYE SILVERTON, TX 01 TIMBERLAKE, RIDLEY 322 HEREFORD, TX 54 140 BRINKMAN, RYDER CLEVELAND, TX 05 MONTAGNE, JASLEIGH 165 ORANGEFIELD, TX 55 390 LEWIS, CALEB WEATHERFORD, TX 03 SHULTZ, BILOXI 405 ABILENE, TX 56 442 MEADOR, COOPER ELDORADO, TX 02 MONTALVO, KALLIE 443 KNICKERBOCKER, TX 57 423 ELLERD, JERYN LEVELLAND, TX 02 STROUD, KAYLEE 453 LUBBOCK, TX 58 428 HANCOCK, DYLAN SAN ANGELO, TX 02 CHARLESWORTH, EMILEE 418 MARATHON, TX 59 300 HUGHES, BRAXTON CANYON, TX 01 MCCORKELL, TIERRA 311 ADRIAN, TX 60 440 MCFADDEN, CAYDEN ODESSA, TX 02 HAGEE, ALYX 426 MIDLAND, TX Tuesday Night 6:00 PM (May 29, 2018) and Thursday Morning 9:00 AM (May 31, 2018) Performance

61 432 JENKINS, RILEY BIG SPRING, TX 02 MABEN, MACYE 439 SPUR, TX 62 263 PAYNE, COLTON FRANKLIN, TX 09 CHEATHAM, RILEY JO 233 HEARNE, TX 63 148 COOK, LANDON ALTO, TX 05 KING, BRILEY 156 RUSK, TX 64 97 BARRETT, JETT STEPHENVILLE, TX 10 BALCH, BROOKLYN 96 CAMERON, TX

TJHRA OFFICIAL DRAW 65 214 OHRT, KYLER VICTORIA, TX 06 PRIMROSE, JAKE’LYN 216 EAGLE LAKE, TX 66 164 MATHIS, PEYTON LUFKIN, TX 05 DURANT, MADISON 152 DIBOLL, TX 67 437 LEMOND, NEWT ANDREWS, TX 02 MURPHY, ALLIE 444 SNYDER, TX 68 196 CRAINER, TREVOR CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX 06 DAVIS, MEKENNA 198 HUNTSVILLE, TX 69 436 KOTHMANN, BRONC JUNCTION, TX 02 KENT, EMMA 434 SMYER, TX 70 120 OWENS, CODY BERTRAM, TX 10 MOTE, LAURA 118 LLANO, TX 71 231 CALHOUN, TYLER ANDERSON, TX 09 MASON, HALEY 250 ANDERSON, TX 72 351 PRIEFERT, LANDON MT PLEASANT, TX 04 WILLIAMS, HALI 362 ORANGE, TX 73 170 PARSLEY, COOPER TROUP, TX 05 DEPRIEST, ABI 150 TENAHA, TX 74 207 JAMES-GONZALES, TANNER KERVILLE, TX 06 GARZA, KAMRYN 203 MARION, TX 75 387 KANADY, KYLER BRECKENRIDGE, TX 03 SHIELDS, GEORGIA 404 LUBBOCK, TX 76 223 YOUNG, NICK ROSANKY, TX 06 BIGBEE, KORI 193 WAELDER, TX 77 331 AKINS, WALKER WHITESBORO, TX 04 BRADEN, BRYLEE 336 HORATIO, AR 78 32 MASK, HUDSON LYTLE, TX 08 SCIBA, LAINEY 43 VICTORIA, TX 79 67 FOX, COLIN MANVEL, TX 07 WILLIAMS, MADDIE 91 ROSENBERG, TX 80 197 CREWS, SAM GOLIAD, TX 06 FREEMAN, BRADI 3 EAGLE LAKE, TX Wednesday Morning 9:00 AM (May 30, 2018) and Wednesday Night 6:00 PM (May 30, 2018) Performance

81 154 GRIFFIN, JACKSON JOAQUIN, TX 05 KLEIN, LIELA 157 CENTER, TX 82 316 PROFFITT, BENNY SKELLYTOWN, TX 01 HILL, SHAYLEE 297 CANADIAN, TX 83 39 REDDEN, RAINE D’HANIS, TX 08 MCDANIEL, JAYCEE 33 SABINAL, TX 84 134 YORK, RANCE GOLDTHWAITE, TX 10 ARRINGTON, RILEY 95 KINGSLAND, TX 85 85 SHEDD, CODY VICTORIA, TX 07 CATER, CODY BELLE 64 ANGLETON, TX 86 42 SCHILLING, STRAN VALLEY SPRING, TX 08 PHILLIPS, GENTRI 37 COMFORT, TX 87 430 HOLT, COLBY MIDLAND, TX 02 KITCHENS, KANITA 435 STANTON, TX 88 375 DELUNA, LEVI IOWA PARK, TX 03 LALK, CHI 388 IOWA PARK, TX 89 229 BOYD, CORT CENTERVILLE, TX 09 RODELL, ALEX 267 CENTERVILLE, TX 90 183 WHITE, JILL SINGER, LA 05 SCARBER, TUCKER 176 TENAHA, TX 91 172 RAMBIN, CHASE BENTON, LA 05 SHAW, NATALIE 177 JASPER, TX 92 142 BROOKS, TRISTIN POLLOK, TX 05 BROOKS, MARLEE 141 CLEVELAND, TX 93 255 MCDOUGALD, KELLER KEMP, TX 09 SACULLA, ZAILI 268 BRYAN, TX 94 106 CONRING, KASEN CISCO, TX 10 KOONSMAN, JORDYN 114 BLUM, TX 95 285 CHRISTIAN, CASON AMARILLO, TX 01 GAILLARD, SAGE 290 MORSE, TX 96 236 DYER, BRYSON HUNTSVILLE, TX 09 YARGO, MCKINLEY 277 NEW WAVERLY, TX 97 14 COLVIN, TRES (JAMES) UVALDE, TX 08 POLLOCK, LANIE 38 UTOPIA, TX 98 78 RAASCH, GUY SWEENY, TX 07 WILLIAMS, WHITLEY 92 SANDIA, TX 99 446 REED, DAX CLINT, TX 02 RICHARDS, LUCY 448 HEREFORD, TX 100 406 SINCLAIR, DYLAN LIPAN, TX 03 NELSON,

LANE 395 BRIDGEPORT, TX 101 82 ROUANE, MEIRABELLA NEEDVILLE, TX 07 CURRY, TREVOR 66 RICHMOND, TX

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SADDLE BRONC STEER RIDING Monday Night 6:00 PM (May 28, 2018) and Tuesday Morning 9:00 AM (May 29, 2018) Performance

374 316 389 148 386 144 170 282 289

DELUNA, JT WICHITA FALLS, TX 03 PROFFITT, BENNY SKELLYTOWN, TX 01 LANE, COOPER KELLER, TX 03 COOK, LANDON ALTO, TX 05 JORDAN, TATER WICHITA FALLS, TX 03 BRYANT, COLT LEESVILLE, LA 05 PARSLEY, COOPER TROUP, TX 05 BAUMANN, THATCHER CANYON, TX 01 GAILLARD, GUS MORSE, TX 01

TEAM ROPING Monday Morning 9:00 AM (May 28, 2018) and Friday Night 6:00 PM (June 1, 2018) Performance

1 41 SANTOS, HARPER D’HANIS, TX 08 SANTOS, CHASE 40 HONDO, TX 2 76 PEAY, PRESTON HEMPSTEAD, TX 07 ACHILLE, NICK 60 ALVIN, TX 3 362 WILLIAMS, HALI ORANGE, TX 04 PRIEFERT, LANDON 351 MT PLEASANT, TX 4 194 BURLESON, BLAINE HOCKLEY, TX 06 SHIVERS, CASH 219 MAGNOLIA, TX 5 39 REDDEN, RAINE D’HANIS, TX 08 MCDANIEL, JAYCEE 33 SABINAL, TX 6 46 SMITH, BOOMER PLEASANTON, TX 08 MANGUM, LAYTEN 29 JOURDANTON, TX 7 106 CONRING, KASEN CISCO, TX 10 ROSS, ZACH 124 LIPAN, TX 8 118 MOTE, LAURA LLANO, TX 10 ESCAMILLA, ERASMO 110 EVANT, TX 9 97 BARRETT, JETT STEPHENVILLE, TX 10 POWLEDGE, RENDON 122 GRANDVIEW, TX 10 225 ASHFORD, ACE LOTT, TX 09 JONES, WYATT 247 LORENA, TX 11 322 TIMBERLAKE, RIDLEY HEREFORD, TX 01 KENNEDY, CUTTER 305 AMARILLO, TX 12 211 MENDOZA, SAMUEL CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX 06 GARZA, BUCK 202 GONZALES, TX 13 154 GRIFFIN, JACKSON JOAQUIN, TX 05 BROOKS, TRISTIN 142 POLLOK, TX 14 440 MCFADDEN, CAYDEN ODESSA, TX 02 MCFADDEN, CORT 447 COLEMAN, TX 15 308 MARDIS, RACHEL CANYON, TX 01 HUGHES, BRAXTON 300 CANYON, TX 16 85 SHEDD, CODY VICTORIA, TX 07 REYES, RYDER 80 GOLIAD, TX 17 69 FRANKUM, COY WHARTON, TX 07 FRANKUM, BRODY 68 WHARTON, TX Monday Night 6:00 PM (May 28, 2018) and Friday Morning 9:00 AM (June 1, 2018) Performance

18 49 THIGPEN, PADEN HONDO, TX 08 TSCHIRHART, TYLER 51 CASTROVILLE, TX 19 275 WILLIAMS, CLAY MADISONVILLE, TX 09 SCOTT, BRAEDON 2 HUNTSVILLE, TX 20 282 BAUMANN, THATCHER CANYON, TX 01 MCCORKELL, TIERRA 311 ADRIAN, TX 21 445 RANKIN, BROGAN ROARING SPRINGS, TX 02 REED, LANE 447 CLINT, TX 22 437 LEMOND, NEWT ANDREWS, TX 02 FRIZZELL, KELBY 425 STERLING CITY, TX 23 176 SCARBER, TUCKER TENAHA, TX 05 OTWELL, RILEY JAY 169 WASKOM, TX 24 171 PUGH, COLE JASPER, TX 05 SHOFNER, SAM 178 JASPER, TX 25 253 MCDONALD, COLBY NAVASOTA, TX 09 PAYNE, COLTON 263 FRANKLIN, TX 26 303 JOHNSON, SAM AMARILLO, TX 01 WINDSOR, LEVI 323 WHITE DEER, TX

O 27 372 CAIN, CUTTER MILBURN, OK 03 NELSON, LANE 395 BRIDGEPORT, TX 28 442 MEADOR, COOPER ELDORADO, TX 02 WALLIS, CADE 454 BIG SPRING, TX 29 229 BOYD, CORT CENTERVILLE, TX 09 FERGUSON, HAYDEN 238 COLDSPRING, TX 30 56 YOW, TATE JOURDANTON, TX 08 MARTINEZ, CARLEE 30 GEORGE WEST, TX 31 337 CARPENTER, COLT QUITMAN, TX 04 BEAM, MARY BETH 334 TERRELL, TX 32 248 KARINS, KYLE MONTGOMERY, TX 09 LAWS, JAKE 249 GRAPELAND, TX 33 239 GOMEZ, MADDIE BELTON, TX 09 HARRISON, PEYTON 241 LOVELADY, TX 34 410 WALKER, SHANKS ACKERLY, TX 03 ANDREWS, SAMANTHA 371 LLANO, TX Tuesday Morning 9:00 AM (May 29, 2018) and Thursday Night 6:00 PM (May 31, 2018) Performance

35 82 ROUANE, MEIRABELLA NEEDVILLE, TX 07 FOX, COLIN 67 MANVEL, TX 36 148 COOK, LANDON ALTO, TX 05 PARSLEY, COOPER 170 TROUP, TX 37 457 WHITE, HADLEY WESTBROOK, TX 02 DAVIS, BRYCE 422 STERLING CITY, TX 38 25 GARZA, RYAN FALFURIAS, TX 08 GARCIA, JT 22 KINGSVILLE, TX 39 89 WARNKEN, BLANE SCHULENBURG, TX 07 SONNIER, CARSON 88 BOLING, TX 40 172 RAMBIN, CHASE BENTON, LA 05 DOUGHTY, BRADON 151 HINESTON, LA 41 347 MORRIS, BRAYDEN TERRELL, TX 04 SZAFRAN, CALEB 358 COOPER, TX 42 183 WHITE, JILL SINGER, LA 05 MURRAY, MATTHEW 167 BROOKELAND, TX 43 364 WILSON, BRENNEN GILMER, TX 04 MURRAY, JAKE 349 COOPER, TX 44 309 MARTIN, WESLEY VEGA, TX 01 CHRISTIAN, CASON 285 AMARILLO, TX 45 173 RAYMOND, JUSTIN CENTER, TX 05 CHAMBERS, GEORGE 147 BENTON, LA 46 201 ELLIS, SAMANTHA BOERNE, TX 06 WREN, LANDRY 222 HARPER, TX 47 289 GAILLARD, GUS MORSE, TX 01 MASK, WYATT 310 AMARILLO, TX 50 130 VACULIN, MASON CAMERON, TX 10 LEATHERS, LUKE 115 AXTELL, TX 51 251 MAZURKIEWICZ, COLBY WALLER, TX 09 SMITH, TY 270 MARQUEZ, TX 52 14 COLVIN, TRES (JAMES) UVALDE, TX 08 MOYA, RYAN 35 ZAPATA, TX 53 166 MORTON, MAKAYLA SHEPHERD, TX 05 BULLOCK, DESIRAE 145 SHEPHERD, TX Tuesday Night 6:00 PM (May 29, 2018) and Thursday Morning 9:00 AM (May 31, 2018) Performance

54 423 ELLERD, JERYN LEVELLAND, TX 02 SENTER, SEAVER 451 ROPESVILLE, TX 55 374 DELUNA, JT WICHITA FALLS, TX 03 DELUNA, LEVI 375 IOWA PARK, TX 56 74 MUEGGE, CADE EDNA, TX 07 RAASCH, GUY 78 SWEENY, TX 57 149 DAVIS, TAYLOR ALTO, TX 05 LANKFORD, DAWSON 159 RUSK, TX 58 298 HOGANSON, GAGE PAMPA, TX 01 PROFFITT, BENNY 316 SKELLYTOWN, TX 60 453 STROUD, KAYLEE LUBBOCK, TX 02 KITCHENS, KANITA 435 STANTON, TX 61 261 PARKER, JORDAN LORENA, TX 09 JONES, DALLIE 246 LORENA, TX 62 109 DOWELL, MAKENZIE MARLIN, TX 10 LLOYD, QUAY 1 BLACKWELL, TX 63 236 DYER, BRYSON HUNTSVILLE, TX 09

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PRESIDENT - SPIN EDWARDS VICE PRESIDENT - JESSICA GARRETT SECRETARY - LYNDIE DUNN

Pay it Forward

STUDENT OFFICERS

204 CR 6763 • Dayton, Texas 77535 936.258.0499 • eddiedyson@thsra9.com

409.781.3902 • kimackel@thsra9.com

Region IX

STATE DIRECTORS / REGION OFFICERS EDDIE DYSON

PO Box 1177 • Madisonville, TX 77864 281.785.0077 • mghormley@me.com

MIKE GHORMLEY

SECRETARY - KIM ACKEL PO Box 67• Hamshire, Texas 77622

7580 FM 2158 • Midway, TX 75852 281.387.8383 • edwards_saddles@yahoo.com

DON EDWARDS

204 CR 6763 • Dayton, Texas 77535 713.553.6421 • eddiedyson@thsra9.com

PRESIDENT- EDDIE DYSON

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PERFORMANCE REPORT

By ALY GHORMLEY– Performance Reporter

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he idea of paying good deeds forward is not uncommon in this life. You may have heard the story of how 167 customers paid it forward at a McDonald’s drive through window in Scottsburg, Indiana or how a young boy found $20 in a Cracker Barrel parking lot and gave it to a soldier instead of keeping it for himself. Paying it forward doesn’t require a great deal of effort on our part, just a

heart that tends to think more of others than of ourselves. In the rodeo pen, paying it forward is a little different, but the idea that others have worth greater than our own is just the same. This thoughtfulness can be expressed in multiple ways from the team roper that lends a competitor a horse, rope and glove, to a group of friends that will cobble a bridle together with parts of their own tack so someone else will have what they need to make a run. It comes in the form of those in your life that will give you their personal time to help you learn to rope or to tie goats or clean stalls so you can practice. It is also how those you compete against are seen sitting on the fence or behind the chutes hollering words of encouragement. These people that are so faithful to pay it forward are your friends, competitors, siblings, parents and grandparents. In Region 9 there is no shortage of those that think more highly of others than themselves. As we completed the final weekend of our Region season, we saw a brilliant exhibition of this sportsmanship. Words of encouragement were given because some came out champions, while others fell short.


Goals were accomplished, and dreams were fulfilled. On the other hand, disappointments were realized, but encouraging words were ever present. Here is a quick wrap up of how each event finshed up in the finals and for the year end: BARRELS: Finals Champion- Ashley Castleberry Region Champion- Ashlyn Wright POLES: Finals Champion- Aly Ghormley Region Champion- Carley Staggs GOAT TYING: Finals & Region ChampionLacey Bruening BREAKAWAY ROPING: Finals Champion- Carley Staggs Region Champion- Jessica Garrett TEAM ROPING: Finals Champion- Tristan Sullivan & Hagen Herring Region Champion- Tristan Sullivan & Sammy Carranza

STEER WRESTLING: Finals Champion- Joe York Region Champion- Ky Thomas BAREBACK RIDING: Region Champion - Kaden Kornegay TIE DOWN ROPING: Finals Champion- Cash Enderli Region Champion- Gatlin Peck SADDLE BRONC: Finals & Region Champion- Jace Deveney BULL RIDING: Finals & Region ChampionFalcon McConnell GIRL’S CUTTING: Finals & Region Champion- Aly Ghormley BOY’S CUTTING: Finals Champion- Peyton Baize Region Champion- Carson Ray WORKING COW HORSE: Finals & Region ChampionZoey Korenek Boy’s All Around Champion Hagen Herring Reserve All Around- Joe York

Girl’s All Around ChampionAly Ghormley Reserve All Around- Carley Staggs Rookie All Around CowboyJa’Marcus Horace Reserve RookieRookie All Around CowgirlSavannah Jensen Reserve Rookie- Georgia Ray The weekend was truly exciting, and just like all the other weekends before, you found competitors paying it forward: lending tack and horses, cheering for each other and eagerly offering a helping hand. As a region, we wouldn’t have it any other way. Stay in the practice pen, work hard and pay it forward. Remember the words of the Apostle Paul, in Philippians 2:3, “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves.” See you down the rodeo trail! May God bless everyone!

Sell 3 Bloomer Tickets and Get One Free That's right, if you sell 3 Bloomer Tickets, your family will get to enter one time for free! Claim this offer when your turn in your Bloomer tickets to your Region Secretary and she will give you a free ticket to put your families name on!

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JIMMY BALDWIN 183 LCR 822 • Groesback, Texas 76642 903.390.6551 • lbaldwin_99@yahoo.com

Mental Game STATE DIRECTORS / REGION OFFICERS

SECRETARY - ANGELIA CUDD 150 CR 327 • Gatesville, Texas 76528 254.394.3888• cuddranch@yahoo.com

PRESIDENT - JERRY WRIGHT 434 CR 315 • Oglesby, Texas 76561 254.290.4965 • jerrywrighthomes@hughes.net

STUDENT OFFICERS PRESIDENT - KAMBRIA MCDOUGAL VICE PRESIDENT - HANNAH HAMMOND SECRETARY/TRES.

PERFORMANCE REPORT

By LANEY

FOWLER – Performance Reporter

ime is winding down as athletes begin to prepare for the State Finals. After interviewing a few of the State Qualifiers, it was easy to tell that most of their focus was on their mental game. When asked about mental and physical preparation, Hannah Hammond said, “I’ve began preparing myself by reading a book on mental management, picking out

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my lucky clothes, and continuing my regular exercise and tune up routine. I’m very excited for state this year and look forward to putting my preparation to action!”. I was interested to know why they thought mental preparation was so important. “Without mental preparation all your physical preparation starts going to waste. You can practice physically all day and everyday, but you can’t put that to action without a strong, focused mind.” Hannah qualified to state in the Barrel Racing and the Pole Pending. She is a Junior in high school and Abilene is her hometown! Carsyn Bailey, Junior from Paradise, Texas has had a big year already as she Qualified for the American Semi Finals. She will be competing at State in the Goat Tying. “I am heavily working on my physical game for this years state finals. I spend countless of hours every week in the practice HANNAH HAMMOND

STATE QUALIFIERS IN BREAKAWAY

CARSYN BAILEY


pen to better prepare myself for my runs. I have been doing quite a bit of tying on the ground, working on the technical side of things for those picture perfect runs, and making minimal runs off my horse to make sure she stays fresh and firing hard when Abilene rolls around. I have also gone back and watched my best runs, breaking them down to fix any little mistake I have made to be even faster.� I also talked with Breakaway Roper, Calli Montague, a graduating senior from Mason, Texas. “I have been riding different horses in different set ups to get ready for the cattle and start that will be in Abilene. I have been working on my mental game and focus.� Region X hosted their first ever Rodeo Prom on Friday night! Everybody had a blast. Thank you to the Ross Family for putting it together!

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mall town beauty and hospitality, a history steeped in legend and tradition, and a personality that is uniquely Texan through and through... that's what you'll find in Yoakum! Whether your drawn to the charm of ourdowntown area with quaint shops and beautiful designs, or interested in learning more about your family history through the

geneology archives available at the Carl & Mary Welhausen Library, or enjoying Yoakum's stunning wildlife and seasonal explosion of color with ourwildflowers, Yoakum has something for everyone! Stay for a day, stay for a week and enjoy all that Yoakum has to offer! We’d like to invite you to take part in Yoakum's biggest event of the year, The Tom Tom Festival.

90th Annual Tom Tom Festival June 1st - June 2nd, 2018

For more information on Yoakum’s Annual Tom Tom Festival call the Yoakum Area Chamber (361-293-2309) or emailinfo@yoakumareachamber.com.

www.yoakumareachamber.com

YOAKUM AND NEARBY ATTRACTIONS: Presidio La Bahia Lavaca Historical Museum Yoakum Heritage Museum Sebastopol House State Historic Site Texas Zoo THINGS TO DO IN YOAKUM: The Greek revival house that was built in 1856 is located at the Sebastopol House State Historic Site. The 13 acre site where Col. J.W. Fannin laid down arms before the Mexicans in 1836 is also accessible from the city. The colonel and 341 soldiers were put to death seven days after the Battle of Coleto. Canoeing, swimming, tubing, camping, fishing, and picnicking opportunities are available at the Palmetto State Park on the San Marcos River. The nearby Lockhart State Park has a golf course.

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JENSEN, BRYCE 243 HUNTSVILLE, TX 64 446 REED, DAX CLINT, TX 02 HOLT, COLBY 430 MIDLAND, TX 65 55 WRIGHT, LYNLEY ROBSTOWN, TX 08 THIGPEN, DILLON 48 HONDO, TX 66 26 HENDERSON, BRYCE DEL RIO, TX 08 UNDERBRINK, TESS 52 PLEASANTON, TX 67 411 WEBB, RILEY DENTON, TX 03 DEARING, KREECE 373 PARADISE, TX 68 155 JENKINS, RILEY LUFKIN, TX 05 OLIVER, BOSTEN 168 LUFKIN, TX 69 385 HUSTON, CLAYTON DECATUR, TX 03 NELSON, BRADY 393 BRIDGEPORT, TX 70 126 SKELTON, RAINEY LLANO, TX 10 BOOTH, JAXON 100 POTEET, TX 71 342 HAWKINS, KAYCE HONEY GROVE, TX 04 RAULSTON, AARON 354 CLARKSVILLE, TX Wednesday Morning 9:00 AM (May 30, 2018) and Wednesday Night 6:00 PM (May 30, 2018) Performance

72 360 WEST, CADEN SCURRY, TX 04 EMMONS, CARSON 341 ROBINSON, TX 73 231 CALHOUN, TYLER ANDERSON, TX 09 TODD, CURTIS 273 CAMERON, TX 74 214 OHRT, KYLER VICTORIA, TX 06 PENCE, JHETT 215 SEGUIN, TX 75 455 WALTERS, COLTON COLORADO CITY, TX 02 JENKINS, RILEY 432 BIG SPRING, TX 76 387 KANADY, KYLER BRECKENRIDGE, TX 03 HARTMANN, CAUY 382 GRAHAM, TX 77 280 ALBRACHT, HANCE BUSHLAND, TX 01 BLOUNT, STOCKTON 284 WILDORADO, TX 78 111 FOEGELLE, AVERY SALADO, TX 10

TJHRA OFFICIAL DRAW SCHOEPF, KADE 125 KILLEEN, TX 79 412 WOODS, TY DECATUR, TX 03 GASPERSON, CATCHER 377 DECATUR, TX 80 340 EASON, ALLIE SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX 04 RAINE, TORI 353 SULPHUR BLUFF, TX 81 287 ELLIOTT, CARSON VERNON, TX 01 REYNOLDS, RYE 317 SILVERTON, TX 82 208 KNOCKE, DANE HALLETTSVILLE, TX 06 YOUNG, NICK 223 ROSANKY, TX 83 213 OHRT, AMY VICTORIA, TX 06 CREWS, SAM 197 GOLIAD, TX 84 376 FOWLER, SEREN STEPHENVILLE, TX 03 LEWIS, CALEB 390 WEATHERFORD, TX 85 11 CANALES, TRES PORT LAVACA, TX 08 CISNEROS, JAYDEN 12 WOODSBORO, TX 86 418 CHARLESWORTH, EMILEE MARATHON, TX 02 WASH, GAVIN 456 ALPINE, TX 85 312 MCCREARY, BRODY AMARILLO, TX 01 JOHNSON, TRYCE 304 HAPPY, TX

TIEDOWN ROPING Monday Morning 9:00 AM (May 28, 2018) and Friday Night 6:00 PM (June 1, 2018) Performance

1 312 MCCREARY, BRODY AMARILLO, TX 01 2 236 DYER, BRYSON HUNTSVILLE, TX 09 3 223 YOUNG, NICK ROSANKY, TX 06 4 390 LEWIS, CALEB WEATHERFORD, TX 03 5 26 HENDERSON, BRYCE DEL RIO, TX 08 6 62 BYLER, BLAZE BELLVILLE, TX 07 7 284 BLOUNT, STOCKTON WILDORADO, TX 01 8 170 PARSLEY, COOPER TROUP, TX 05 9 235 DOUCH, KOBY HUNTSVILLE, TX 09 10 316 PROFFITT, BENNY SKELLYTOWN, TX 01 11 259 MORRIS, WES MADISONVILLE, TX 09

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130 VACULIN, MASON CAMERON, TX 10 42 SCHILLING, STRAN VALLEY SPRING, TX 08 428 HANCOCK, DYLAN SAN ANGELO, TX 02 120 OWENS, CODY BERTRAM, TX 10 97 BARRETT, JETT STEPHENVILLE, TX 10 432 JENKINS, RILEY BIG SPRING, TX 02 231 CALHOUN, TYLER ANDERSON, TX 09 13 CLANCEY, WILL POTEET, TX 08 1 LLOYD, QUAY BLACKWELL, TX 10 255 MCDOUGALD, KELLER KEMP, TX 09 164 MATHIS, PEYTON LUFKIN, TX 05 331 AKINS, WALKER WHITESBORO, TX 04 14 COLVIN, TRES (JAMES) UVALDE, TX 08

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192 BASS, SOUTHERN WIMBERLEY, TX 06 197 CREWS, SAM GOLIAD, TX 06 60 ACHILLE, NICK ALVIN, TX 07 65 CHANDLER, DUGAN VITORIA, TX 07 56 YOW, TATE JOURDANTON, TX 08 304 JOHNSON, TRYCE HAPPY, TX 01 78 RAASCH, GUY SWEENY, TX 07 411 WEBB, RILEY DENTON, TX 03 341 EMMONS, CARSON ROBINSON, TX 04 373 DEARING, KREECE PARADISE, TX 03 2 SCOTT, BRAEDON HUNTSVILLE, TX 09 247 JONES, WYATT LORENA, TX 09 106 CONRING, KASEN CISCO, TX 10

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Tuesday Night 6:00 PM (May 29, 2018) and Thursday Morning 9:00 AM (May 31, 2018) Performance

447 REED, LANE CLINT, TX 02 360 WEST, CADEN SCURRY, TX 04 144 BRYANT, COLT LEESVILLE, LA 05 24 GARZA, GRANT KINGSVILLE, TX 08 167 MURRAY, MATTHEW BROOKELAND, TX 05 140 BRINKMAN, RYDER CLEVELAND, TX 05 359 THEDFORD, BRODY LINDALE, TX 04 181 STREET, MAC JASPER, TX 05 285 CHRISTIAN, CASON AMARILLO, TX 01 337 CARPENTER, COLT QUITMAN, TX 04 191 BASS, CANYON WIMBERLY, TX 06 258 MORRIS, TRENT MADISONVILLE, TX 09 289 GAILLARD, GUS MORSE, TX 01

Wednesday Morning 9:00 AM (May 30, 2018) and Wednesday Night 6:00 PM (May 30, 2018) Performance

53 457 WHITE, HADLEY WESTBROOK, TX 02 54 442 MEADOR, COOPER ELDORADO, TX 02 55 447 MCFADDEN, CORT COLEMAN, TX 02 56 385 HUSTON, CLAYTON DECATUR, TX 03 57 300 HUGHES, BRAXTON CANYON, TX 01 58 67 FOX, COLIN MANVEL, TX 07 58 196 CRAINER, TREVOR CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX 06 59 48 THIGPEN, DILLON HONDO, TX 08 60 175 RISNER, JAYDEN CLEVELAND, TX 05 61 454 WALLIS, CADE BIG SPRING, TX 02 62 364 WILSON, BRENNEN GILMER, TX 04 63 10 BRIDGES, TY SANDIA, TX 08 64 278 CURTIS, CRAIG MADISONVILLE, TX 09

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JUNIOR HIGH

Region II: More than just a Rodeo!!!

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By EMMA KENT– TJHRA Reg II President

t is crazy to think that this is the last region rodeo for the eighth graders of Region 2. Most of us have not just been rodeoing together for the past three years but for what seems like a lifetime. Memories of winning, defeat, but most of all the memories of these friendships that have been made will leave a lasting impression for a lifetime. This year several 8th graders were in the winner’s circle at the Region 2 finals. Cooper Meador won the chute dogging and the ribbon roping with his partner, Kallie Montalvo. These were the first two saddles Cooper ever won. He was definitely deserving of his accomplishments. Cooper was also the Boys Reserve Champion All Around. His ribbon partner, 8th grader Kallie Montalvo, also qualified for state in breakaway and goats. Travis Handley, an 8th grader from Andrews was the Champion Steer Bareback rider. He also made it to state in goat tying and bull riding. Emma Kent also was named Reserve

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Goat Tying Champion. Riley Jenkins was the Champion Tie down Roper, while Dylan Hancock claimed the Reserve title in the Tie Down roping. Lane Reed, an 8th grader from Clint, was the All Around Boy Champion. He also won the team roping with Brogan Rankin. Lane also finished strong as the Region 2 Bull Riding Championship and Goat Tying Champion. Bronc Kothman qualified for state in breakaway and ribbon roping. Alyx Hagee qualified for state in poles, barrels and ribbon roping. Taylor Baize qualified for state in barrerls. It was a great year to be an 8th grader in Region 2. While the above is rewarding, it is not the best part of being part of Region 2. Many of the contestant will say that the friendships made are the best part. Cooper Meador reported, “We are all great friends and even better competition to each other.” Bronc Kothman from Junction agreed. Colby Holt, from Midland, said, “We all push each other to do great things, even though we are still competing against each other. I always think of us as family.” While Region 2 - 8th graders gear up for one last ride at the State Finals in Gonzales, they are preparing for great success. However, in the end you can bet that the most memorable part will be the memories made together as friends. Friends for a lifetime that is!!!!

COOPER MEADOR, EMMA KENT, KALLIE MONTALVO & BRONC KOTHMAN


52nd Annual Burleson County Youth Rodeo July 20-22nd, 2017

Buddy & Edile Lightsey Covered Arena South Hwy 36 – Rodeo Drive, Caldwell, Texas 77836 60% Payback = 30% long go, 10 % short go, 60% average Stalls and hookups available when you arrive (no reservations)

20 Event Buckles | 6 All Around Saddles

**NEW HEADER AND HEALER SADDLE TO AVERAGE WINNERS**

Free Admission to Rodeo Families and Public To Download an Entry Form Go to: www.burlesoncountysaddleclub.com

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Farm & Ranch Family The folks at McCoy’s Building Supply understand that it takes a lot of hard work and the whole family pitching in to get things done on a farm or ranch. That’s why we’d like to take some time out to salute Texas High School Rodeo Association families who are farmers and ranchers. In our monthly Farm & Ranch Family Spotlight, we’ll feature one family, sharing their story of how they work together as a family to make their farm or ranch successful.The spotlight will run for 10 months; each month will feature a different Region. Each Regional McCoy’s Farm and Ranch Family will receive a $100 McCoy’s Gift Card. The McCoy’s Farm and Ranch Family of the Year will receive a $500 McCoy’s Gift Card and will be announced at the 2018 THSRA State Finals.

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The Kitchens Family of Region X by Catelyn Felts

ongratulations to the McCoy’s Farm and Ranch Family of the Month, the Kitchens’! Terry, Amy and Whit have owned and operated Kitchens Cattle Company, located near Goldthwaite, Texas, for the past 15 years. The family business is a small cow/calf operation. They said about four years ago, they started preconditioning cattle. “The owner sends cattle to us; we process the cattle, and get the cattle weaned and eating in about 60-90 days,” the Kitchens said. They also vaccinate, supply proper nutrition and manage the young cattle in order to prepare them to withstand the stresses associated with the weaning and shipment to a feed yard. “These fresh cattle come to us in many cases never seeing a feeder or trough and having never drank from anything other than a stock tank,” Amy said. “This is a hard job getting cattle adapted to their new environment and started on feed.” However, through the entire process, the cattle’s well-being and overall comfort is the top priority. “Our pens are half-acre lots with trees for cover, and two cement water troughs so the cattle do not have to walk far for clean, fresh water,” the family said. Terry works on the ranch every day, while Amy is a 1st grade teacher of 23 years, and Whit works on the ranch when he is not in school. Each family member has a special role on the ranch. “Each one of us realizes that owners have trusted

us with their cattle,” the family said. “We must be honest and trustworthy and do our job to be successful.” Outside of ranching the family enjoy roping together. “Finding the time to rodeo is difficult at times; however, it always seems to work out,” Amy said. “As a family we like to rope and rope and rope some more!” The family said their family vacation will consist of a rodeo trip, but they have great friends that help with the ranch whenever needed so they can do all of the things they love; ranching and rodeoing. “Texas High School Rodeo and ranching go hand-in-hand,” the family said. “One must be dedicated and focused to be productive in both rodeo and business.” The rodeo and ranching industries are filled with hardworking, determined, and honest people; the Kitchens seem to be no different as they pay close detail to the work they do and take great pride in their family business and way of life. They said they are extremely honored to be chosen as the McCoy’s Farm and Ranch Family of the month and they are thankful for the partnership McCoy’s and the THSRA have. Congratulations to the Kitchens!

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Show your support for 2018 TJHRA Princess contestants!

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hese 3 young women are vying to fill the shoes of Miss TJHRA 2017-Laramie Dearing. Laramie will hand over her crown to one of these contestants on May 27st at the mandatory meeting. They will compete in Personal Interview, Impromptu Speaking, 2-Minute Speech, Modeling and Horsemanship. They will also be judged on Appearance and Personality throughout the contest and take a 50 question Test over the National High School/Junior High rulebook. There will be a luncheon held at the GG Steaks and Spirits event venue on Saturday the May 26th at 11:45 A.M. followed by Horsemanship at the J.B. Wells Complex at 4:00 P.M. Tickets for the “FIESTA” luncheon are available for 17.50 each (RSVP-Dawn Tripp-finance@nzisd.org or call 936-241-7100 OR 432-770-2508 by May 1st Tickets will be available at the door, providing we have extras. The Impromptu, Speech and Modeling will take place during the luncheon. We would like to invite you to show your support to these young women as they start their quest down “Royalty Road”.

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J & J Rodeo Company’s Jackpot & Practice Arena Texas Jr. High Finals Gonzales, TX NIGHTLY JACKPOTS Sunday, May 27th –Thursday, May 31st , 2018 Goat Tying Break-Away Roping Tie-Down Roping Team Roping Entry Fees - $40.00 / 1 head (may only enter once) Team Roping - $50.00/team (unlimited entries) 60% PAYBACK **Sunday night books open at 6:00 pm and jackpot will start at 7:00** Books open at 9:00 pm Monday-Thursday night (1st to enter last to rope) Books close at the start of each event Jackpots will start promptly 30 minutes after last run of the Jr. High Final’s performance. Jackpots will be in the outdoor arena, IF it is raining they will be moved to the indoor pen.

MORNING PRACTICES 7:00-8:30 MONDAY-FRIDAY 7:00 Break-Away Roping (must have a breakaway honda) 7:30 Tie-Down Roping 8:00-8:30 Team Roping $10.00 per run For more information contact Heather Murray 903-461-4335 CASH ONLY PLEASE

2017-2018 JUNIOR HIGH STATE DIRECTORS EXECUTIVE BOARD NATIONAL DIRECTOR JOHN E. BLAND

806-679-2037

jeblandnspade@yahoo.com

PRESIDENT SCOTT SHOOK

281-437-8214

scottshook@yahoo.com

1st VICE PRESIDENT BRENT CHARLESWORTH

432-386-6214

brent@crcompany.net

DELEGATE DAVID FREEMAN

832-221-1253

police@coeltx.net

DELEGATE AMANDA GORHAM

830-676-3373

gypsydoll75@yahoo.com

DELEGATE SHANE HANCOCK

254-379-3516

shanehancock74@yahoo.com

DELEGATE JEFF PARSLEY

903-842-4720

jparsleygeraniums@earthlink.net

DELEGATE JOE RICHARDS

806-676-5970

joe@diamondcattlefeeders.com

DELEGATE MARIE SMITH 830-570-7058 bmsmith1996@sbcglobal.net SECRETARY ANNE DOLLERY 979-412-2551 texasjuniorhighrodeo@gmail.com MARKETING DIRECTOR KRIES VAUGHAN

830-279-8590

rkriesvaughan@gmail.com

STATE DIRECTORS

Region I GARY CLEMENTS GUY ELLIOTT LANCE GAILLARD

gclements@farmersagent.com glelliott@wilbargercscd.com lsgaillard@yahoo.com

806-346-5217 940-839-6354 806-898-3748

Region II CASEY BAIZE 512-618-9233 KEITH KENT 325-665-8100 SHANE HANCOCK 254-379-3516 Region III VENITA DEARING 817-223-5355 KEVIN STEWART 817-307-7303 ERIC HUSTON 817-368-0159

coolchickroper@yahoo.com meb522@yahoo.com duaneoverton6113@gmail.com

Region IV AMY BEAM SEAN SUNDBERG JAMES TETTENHORST

LJRanchGRL@aol.com sundberg.sean@yahoo.com JamesTettenhorst@gmail.com

214-435-1579 919-518-6690 903-521-1511

csbaize@yahoo.com keith@johnroleylevelland.com shanehancock74@yahoo.com

Region V RICHARD BALDWIN 936-332-5466 JODIE MORIAN 409-384-5552 BILL WHITE 337-304-0748 Region VI CLAY OHRT 361-571-1040 GARRET OHRT 361-649-4060 TOMMY OHRT 361-550-5202

ohrt6@hotmail.com Julesoh@hotmail.com 1107cattle@yahoo.com

Region VII BUBBA ACHILLE KIMMI BYLER KELLY REINA

Bubba@iespecialist.com bcross1@aol.com kellyreina@yahoo.com

832-250-4628 979-472-0034 979-799-5474

r.baldwin147@icloud.com jlkahladds@att.net whiteacresranch1@yahoo.com

Region VIII BEN ELLIS 361-701-1886 ben_ellis78@yahoo.com MATT SCIBA 361-571-7888 scibaadjuster@gmail.com MARIE SMITH 830-570-7058 bmsmith1996@sbcglobal.net Region IX STAN MCDONALD 979-229-5963 stanmcdranch@aol.com JOHN SCHUENEMAN 979-268-4994 john.schueneman@gmail.com LYLE SMITH 936-581-4255 lyle.smith74@gmail.com Region X JAMES KOONSMAN 254-717-6211 jamesk74@yahoo.com BRANT WARD 325-895-1662 ward23@gte.net RENEE WEITZ 512-217-8165 weitzrr@gmail.com STUDENT OFFICERS PRESIDENT QUAY LLOYD V.PRES BRAEDON SCOTT SECRETARY BRANDI FREEMAN PRINCESS LARAMIE DEARING

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tuesday, may 29th – 3:00 in the main arena Region Teams of 5 boys and 5 girls will “tug” their way to victory. sponsored by

– Check out Buck Feregeson's booth at the Jr Finals Shopping Mall –

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W W W. P H I L I P P R A N C H . C O M

PHILIPP RANCH PRESENTS

2018

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BRYAN, TEXAS Brazos County Expo Center 5827 Leonard Road

SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, MAY 18TH

Books open at 11:30am, close at 12, rope at 12:30 for the Open. All other books will close at the end of the 1st round of the proceeding roping.

FINALE VIII OPEN – ENTER 2X FINALE VIII #15 – ENTER 2X FINALE VIII #14 - ENTER 2X FINALE VIII #13 – ENTER 2X

FREE Dummy Roping Saturday & Sunday at 12:00 PM Buckles to winners!

SATURDAY, MAY 19TH

Books open at 8am, close at 8:30am, rope at 9am for the 12. All other books will close at the end of the 1st round of the proceeding roping. FINALE VIII #12 – ENTER 3X FINALE BUSINESSMAN #12 – ENTER 3X (Both ends over 25 years of age.) FINALE VIII #11 – ENTER 3X FINALE BUSINESSMAN #10 – ENTER 3X (Capped at a 6E. Both ends over 25 years of age.)

** PLEASE NOTE- all roping activity will stop at 4:45, and resume Sunday at 8:30am for Horse Sale & Demo. Should only effect #10 ropers if implemented. **

SUNDAY MAY 20TH

Books open at 8am, close at 8:30am, rope at 9am for the #10. All other books will close at the end of the 1st round of the proceeding roping. FINALE VIII #10 - ENTER 3X FINALE VIII #9 – ENTER 3X (Capped at a 5E) FINALE VIII #8 – ENTER 2X (DRAWPOT- Pick 1 Draw 1, or Draw Both, Capped at a 4E)

ENTRIES & FORMAT

All entry fees on Friday $200/Roper | All entry fees Saturday/Sunday $150/Roper | Pays fast time overall & average |OPEN-#9 Format: 4 Head, PA 1, TOP 20 to short round | #8 Format: 3 Head, PA 1, TOP 20 to short round | 80% PAYBACK

Stalls & RV available on a first come, first serve basis. NEGATIVE COGGINS must be show at time of entry, and are strictly enforced. For more information: John: 713.806.6012 Kathy: 936.870.6548 HELD IN CONJUCTION WITH PHILIPP RANCH HORSE SALE MAY 19TH!

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3RD ANNUAL 2018 TEXAS JUNIOR HIGH RODEO ASSOCIATION 5K COLOR FUN RUN/WALK AND KIDS K SUNDAY, MAY 27, 2018

Runners/Walkers: Get ready to kick off the 2018 Texas Junior High Rodeo Association State Finals with a 5K Color Fun Run! The 5K will start at 7:30 AM at Independence Park. The Kids K will follow suit. Kids are welcome to bring their bicycles for the race. Each early regsitrant will receive a free T-Shirt! Deadline to receive a shirt is April 20, 2018. Awards will be awarded to the top Male and Female runner of each standard age division. The age divisions are 10 & under, 11-13 years old, 14-18 years old, and adults.

You may register online at www.athleteguild.com, by mail or at the event until 7:15 AM. Registration fee for 5K Color Fun Run/Walk: $25.00 Kids K, 10 & under: $15.00 Register after 4/21/18 or at the event: $30.00 Texas Junior High Rodeo Association Mail entry and registration fee to: PO BOX 1818, Gonzales, TX 78629 FMI: Maci Meyer 281-610-7346 macikmeyer@yahoo.com

THE 3RD ANNUAL TJHRA 5K COLOR FUN RUN/WALK AND KIDS K IS A ROAD RACE, BE PREPARED TO HAVE FUN!

I, the undersigned, agree to release and discharge the Texas Junior High Rodeo Association, the organizers of said Run/Walk, the participants of said Run/Walk, and any other persons connected with this Run/Walk, from any liability from any accident and/or injury that might occur to me as a result of my participation in this Run/Walk. Name (Please Print):_____________________________________________ Age on 01/01/18:_______ Sex: ______ Address: ______________________________________ City: __________________ State: _______ Zip: __________ Cell # ___________________ Runner/Walker or Guardian’s Signature: __________________________________________ Date: ____________ T-Shirt (circle one): Adult- S M L XL Child- S M L

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