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LILLY EAKES Region V
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WHAT HAPPENED AT THE RODEO!
SUNDAY: HOOEY AWARDED EVERY STATE FINALIST WITH A FINALIST HOOEY CAP
FCA RODEO DODGEBALL ROBERT TILL DELIVERING A MESSAGE BEFORE THE GAME
REGION 5 DODGEBALL CHAMPIONS WON $50 CLASSIC EQUINE GIFT CERTIFICATE REGION 7 WON $25 GIFT CERTIFICATE
SUNDAY: (CONTINUED) HOOEY OLYMPICS CHAMPIONS:
TUG O WAR CHAMPIONS - REGION IV LONGEST REACH - REGION VIII - RYMOND HABY, HOSTED BY SPEED WILLIAMS CALF TYING - REGION III - QUADE HIATT & BROCK COREMAN BOOT RACE - REGION I
HOOEY OLYMPICS COWBOY QUEEN CONTEST
THANK YOU TO RESISTOL CELEBRITY, LARI DEE GUY, FOR COMING TO SPEAK TO OUR FINALIST DURING THE OPENING CEREMONY.
HOOEY BACKPACK TO ALL REGION EVENT WINNERS
REGION 10 TRUCK PUSH CHAMPIONS HENSON FAMILY MOTORS WITH THE TRUCK PUSH CREW
EMILY MCDEAVITT WINS A YETI HOPPER FOR CHEERING HER TEAM ON TO VICTORY
WEDNESDAY: CAVENDER’S SPECIAL KIDS RODEO
A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO RETIRING EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS JASON KEY AND MIKE ISELT FOR YOUR SERVICE TO THSRA. (MIKE GHORMLEY ACCEPTING ON BEHALF OF MIKE ISELT)
MCCOYS MUTTON BUSTIN’ CHAMPION WON A HOOEY BACKPACK AND ALL RIDERS WON FREE WHATABURGERS 8
FRIDAY: WHAT A RODEO NIGHT SAGE SPIVEY WON WHATABURGER FOR A YEAR IN THE BALL TOSS WHATABURGER REPRESENTATIVES SPREAD WHATABURGER LOVE AT FRIDAY’S RODEO
WHAT A RODEO MISS THSRA TAYLOR MOBBS SHOWS HER WHATABURGER SPIRIT IS STRONG!
EVENT CHAMPIONS WON SADDLES FROM CLASSIC SADDLERY
TOP 15 WERE AWARDED A CUSTOM YETI BOTTLE
Special Note: This will be a special July / August Edition, your next Extreme Team News will be the September Issue. Have a great summer! 10
2019 RAM TRUCK WINNER Karrie Fulton from Elkhart, TX
This year Henson Truck Raised $129,005 for THSRA & TJHRA! Total Raised to Date $521,105!!
2019 THSRA State Finals results All-Around Cowboy – Trevor Hale Rookie Cowboy Bradlee Miller
All-Around Cowgirl – Reagan Davis Rookie Cowgirl Jaden Thomas
2019-2020 Miss Texas High School Rodeo Taylor Mobbs
Winning Region - Region V
Boy Horse of the Year
Trevor Hale - Survive These Lips
TREVOR HALE photo by Jennings
Girl Horse of the Year
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Madalyn Richards - Smart Lil Spitfire
BAREBACK: DEMENT, KOLT* LACKEY, PAYTON* FRANKS, COLE* BARRETT, JADE* NILES, RHODY FRENCH, GAVIN BARRETT, BAILEY MILLER, BRADLEE GREATHOUSE, HUNTER CAMPBELL, JACOBY HANDLEY, TRAVIS BAILEY, COLE BARRELS: GOOD, BRADI* BAIZE, TAYLOR* JENSEN, SAVANNAH* MASK, EMERY* BYLER, JAYCI LEE DANIELS, KARSYN DAVIS, REAGAN THOMAS, JADEN JOHNSON, REAGAN ROZELL, TERA DRIVER, JORDAN STEINER, STEELY PERKINS, HARLEY JO WOODRUFF, AUTUMN HOWTON, RYLEE BOYS CUTTING: CROUCH, CHASER* RAY, CARSON* JAMES, BENJAMIN* DUKES, CLAY* BUSHAW, CHARLES BENNETT, BRENDAN MILLER, COLTON MAYO, CODY
HUFFMAN, ZANE FRETWELL, CASH TIPTON, REAGAN WISIAN, TRENT RUST, MASON BACA, JAKE GARZA, GRANT
O Indicates National Team Member
BREAKAWAY ROPING: GUBERT, BAILEY* CONNER, JOSIE* DRIVER, JORDAN* EDENS, JORDI* LAMB, KERA NORRIS, CARSEN RAWLINSON, CARLI GOULD, JAYDEN YOUNG, JESSEE REAVES, KRISTIN SEALY, SAIGE RAWLINSON, KIRBY STONE, NACONA BUTLER, LAYTON RICE, MADDY BULL RIDING: MOZISEK, JAYCE* NORRIS, CAVALRY* FISHER, CHARLIE* TAYLOR, BRYCE* MILLER, BRADLEE VILLANUEVA, CHRIS CALF ROPING: MAYFIELD, SHAD* BACQUE, KASE* MOODY, CINCH* HALE, TREVOR* WALLACE, THOMAS ENDERLI, CASH
QUIGG, TITAN HENRY, KINCADE HIATT, QUADE WEITZ, CHET CARPENTER, CUTTER HARRIS, JOEL BRADEN BLANCHARD, BRADY WOODARD, TANNER MATHIS, MAX
GIRLS CUTTING: PACKARD, RYANN* SCHRECK, ELLIE* CAVNESS, MADISON* KING, HANNAH* FARRIS, FAITH SHELTON, CLAIRE PICKLO, ISABELLE PINKSTON, ACEY CRAVENS, RYLIE MELASKY, MADISON SMITH, EMMA DUKES, MATTIE MOFFATT, KENNADY SCHRECK, ANNA MARIE HORN, HALEY GOAT TYING: RICHARDS, MADALYN* REAVES, KRISTIN* MAREK, MAYCE* WILSON, SASSY* MCDEAVITT, EMILY DAVIS, ASHLEY SENTER, SAYER SHOOK, MAKENNA LOVELADY, HANNAH NEAL, MADISON HOOPER, PEYTON JONES, RAYME
KENT, EMMA BRUENING, LACY MORRIS, AINSLEE
POLES: DAVIS, REAGAN* THOMAS, JADEN* GRANT, ASPEN* BYLER, JAYCI LEE* GHORMLEY, ALY SHACKELFORD, MIKA OUTHIER, MADISON SCRIBNER, KYLEE PIERCE, PAISLEY WEBB, KATY CLAYTON, PAIGE SMART, SHAYLIE UNDERBRINK, TESS PICKLO, ISABELLE JOHNSON, RAINEY SADDLE BRONC: WRIGHT, JACK* VANCE, JAKE* VOSS, BONNER* GAILLARD, GUS* NEWMAN, CALE KELLY, TATE FRANKS, COLE POLLARD, GAVIN REINED COW HORSE: HALE, TREVOR* BACA, JAKE* TOWNSEND, TRAIL* CHARLESWORTH, COLEE* CLYMER, ELIZABETH CHEEK, JORDAN O’NEAL, AUBREY BENNETT, BRENDAN
RICE, ROBBIN MAJOR, SHANAE MILLIGAN, KREESE AARON, TUCKER DRIVER, JORDAN SMITH, PAIGE RUTHERFORD, CARSON STEER WRESTLING: WOODARD, TANNER* HARMON, CAYDEN* KAHLA, JAKE* SPIVEY, NOAH* SVOBODA, MILES WALLACE, THOMAS CROW, CASEY FONTENOT, BAILEY NORWOOD, ROWDY PEAY, PRESTON LLOYD, QUAY SIMENTAL, DIEGO CURRY, GARRETT SHEPHERD, TUCKER TEAM ROPING: WEITZ, CHET* PITTS, MASON* BOETTCHER, CADE* TOMLINSON, TANNER* GARZA, CALEB* PORRAS, COWBOY* RAWLINSON, KIRBY* SMITH, RYLIE* GREEN, KOLTON DICKSON, LATHAM WOOD, SLADE GREEN, CALEB GREENE, COLTON PRINCE, KADEN HUGHES, TREY
WALTERS, PEYTON WILLIAMS, LEANDER KITCHENS, WHIT LLOYD, WYATT MOORE, LOGAN KROLCZYK, SHAYNE BELKNAP, BRYCE FRETWELL, CASH ALBRACHT, HARRIS HABY, RYMOND ALBRACHT, HADLEY CANALES, JORGE CLARK, TRACE BAUMANN, SLADE HOOPER, CASH LIGHT RIFLE: KATE MCNEILL* SYDNI CAIN* DILLON THIGPEN JORDAN DRIVER* TRENT WISIAN HADLEY HARRIS* EMILY BEDNORZ JAYCI LEE BYLER SERAH KATE BLAIR SALLY LOVE TRAP: BRADY HOOKS* SIERRA JAMESON* KATER TATE KADE CURRIE* BRADY BLANCHARD LARAMIE CHADWICK* TYLER EHLINGER CADE COGBILL GARRETT KOCH TANNER CRONE
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State Finals Wrap Up 2019 By EMERY MASK
– Performance Reporter
egion One had remarkable weeks in both Abilene and Gonzales this year! With all of the fierce competition there were many competitors who stood out
from our region and are on their way to Huron and Rock Springs. With seventeen spectacular students total between both the jr. high and high school levels, Region One and Texas are definitely going to be well represented! The six students representing our region at the high school finals are Gus Gaillard, Emery Mask, Sierra Jameson, Kater Tate, Bonner Voss, and Jake Baca. And the nine students representing us at jr. high are Kasidy Russell, Benny Proffitt, Clayton Anderson, Tate Thompson, Braxton Hughes, Ridley Timberlake, Rye Reynolds, Carson Elliot, and Jaylee Lane. I had
GUS GAILLARD photo courtesy of the Gaillards
Also, on her way to South Dakota is Ridley Timberlake, an eighthgrader with a fierce drive for competition. Ridley is eager to prove to herself that she deserves to be there and to do so she is going to practice like it is just another rodeo and give it everything she has. To all of the national qualifiers: congratulations, good luck, and safe travels!
KASIDY RUSSELL WITH HER STATE AWARDS photo courtesy of Jessica Russell
the opportunity to speak with some of these extraordinary athletes about various topics. From their favorite things at state to what they are most excited for at nationals and plenty of other subjects in between. Sierra Jameson has many stops before she attends Texas A&M this coming fall, one of those stops includes Wyoming where Sierra hopes for her senior year, she can bring home both an individual national title as well as help Texas earn another team title. Her goal leading up to the shoot is to go in prepared and practiced and to compete to the best of her ability! Gus Gaillard, a freshman who has proven himself in the jr. high ranks, gets a chance to expand his remarkable reputation into high school in the saddle bronc riding. Gus said that he is excited to get to represent team Texas and hopes that he makes Region One proud while doing what he loves. His plans and preparation for nationals include going to as many rodeos as he can and practicing every day so that he can be at the top of his game when he arrives in Wyoming. Kasidy Russell is a sixth-grader, whose rookie year was one for the books. She accomplished many of her goals this year and says that she gives all the glory to God and is extremely grateful for the opportunity to go to nationals. Kasidy said her strategy going into Huron is to practice like she has never won and perform like she has never lost. Rye Reynolds is another fantastic jr. high contestant on his way to Huron. He is in his third and final year of jr. high rodeos and is ready to compete in high school next year. When Rye found out he had qualified for nationals he was extremely thrilled and thankful for being able to compete to the best of his abilities and accomplish a huge goal of his.
SIERRA JAMESON AT 2018 NATIONALS photo courtesy of Jayda Jameson
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Success at State W
By MADALYN RICHARDS – Performance Reporter
hat a week we have had in Abilene, TX! From state champions to national qualifiers and from round wins to character awards, Region II has it all. One of Region II’s state champions includes barrel racer, Bradi Good. Bradi started the week by winning the first round in the new arena. This was the third time in a row that she and her horse, Junior, have won the first round at the THSRA finals. She won 2nd in the 2nd round and went on to run the fastest time of the week in the short round. Bradi won the barrel racing average and of course, the state title for the second year in a row. Madalyn Richards was another state champion from Region 2. Madalyn won 6th in the first round of the goat tying with a 7.48, 3rd in the second round with a 6.89, and 2nd in the short round with a 6.91. Madalyn won the average and ultimately the
State title. Madalyn’s horse, Jack, was also the girl’s horse of the year. Freshman, Taylor Baize ended the week as the reserve state champion in the barrel racing. She won 3rd in the first round, 8th in the second round, and 4th in the short round. Taylor ended up 2nd in the average and secured her spot at nationals. Some of the national qualifiers from Region 2 include, Colee Charlesworth(4th) and Trail Townsend(3rd) in the Reined Cow Horse and Madison Cavness(3rd) and Hannah King(4th) in the cutting. Jordan Driver won 4th in the light rifle and third in the breakaway roping. Caleb Garza and Cowboy Porras won 3rd in the team roping. Region 2 had multiple round winners at state as well. Korbin Rice and
Kayden Little won the first round in the team roping with a 5.1. In the Finally, Jack Griffin was awarded with the Courage, Character, and second round, Emma Kent won the goat tying with a 6.5! Colten Green Commitment award which was sponsored by Corral boots. and Kayden Prince won the short round in the team roping and Jordan Congratulations to all of the national qualifiers! We wish everyone the Driver won the short round in the breakaway. Bradi Good also won the best of luck in Rock Springs! barrel racing short go.
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By MADELYN FIELDS
– Performance Reporter
hat a week state finals was for Region III! So many kids from our region did well! One thing that stuck out to me was the sportmanship within our Region III kids at state finals. Noah Spivey; Steer wrestler from Haslet, Texas, had his horse come up lame at the start of the week. Not knowing how his horse would be by the time of his first performance, he needed another mount. Cole Walker, another steer wrestler from region 3, willingly offered his horse, Jet, up for Noah to run the entire week. “When I showed up for the short go I was super nervous and everyone could tell, especially Jet. He threw a little fit and I knew I had to do something to get the nerves out so I took a deep breath and asked god to help take the nerves away. I calmed down and backed in the box for the 2nd time. I nodded my head with a clear mind and just did what I needed to do to win” said by Noah Spivey about his winning short go run. Noah placed 5th in the first go, 11th in the second go, won the short round. He ended up 4th in the state to punch his ticket to Rock Springs, Wyoming! “I was completely and utterly surprised I made nationals on a borrowed horse, I didn’t go into it thinking I even had a shot”. He said he’s getting ready for nationals by “practicing as much as I can, doing everything I can to keep my
SPORTSMANSHIP mental game sharp by talking to people who have been there and done it. I’m just going into it with faith that God will be with me through my runs”. Noah wanted to say a big thanks to the Walker family for “having no second thoughts about letting me ride their horse when mine came up lame.” Also a huge thanks to the Harmon family for “offering up their horse for me to ride at nationals!” I don’t know another region that has such great sportsmanship as region 3! Congratulations to all the region 3 high school kids headed to nationals including Cole Franks, Jade Barrett, Noah Spivey, Trevor Hale, Shad Mayfield, Ryann Packard, Clay Dukes, and Sassy Wilson! Also a big congratulations to the junior high kids from region 3 who are headed to Junior nationals! Caleb Lewis, Kreece Dearing and Payton Hicks, Tater Jordan and Emily Ward, Kyler Kanady and Cauy Hartmann, and Lane Cooper!
NOAH SPIVEY photo by Jennings
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San Antonio Stockshow and Rodeo Scholarships
Congratulations to these winners who received the top boy and girl scholarships. For the past 8 years, San Antonio Stockshow and Rodeo has invested directly into THSRA Seniors by providing $40,000 in scholarships. They believe by investing in our THSRA youth today they will be the leaders of tomorrow. $10,000 – Aly Ghormley $10,000 – Jack Griffin
$5,000 – Sloan Townsend $5,000 – Fisher Underbrink
$5,000 – Laramie Wedemeyer $5,000 – Sayer Senter
Ft. Worth Stockshow & Rodeo Scholarship
Thank you to Cal White with the Ft. Worth Stockshow and Rodeo for coming to present their EIGHTH annual scholarship to these deserving students. They presented four $4,000 scholarships to Addey Small, Kylee Scribner, Brittne Thomas, and Allison Baize.
dickson-allen foundation leadership scholarship
A $1,500 Dickson-Allen Foundation Leadership Scholarship was awarded to Student President - Jack Wright, Student Vice President - Lyndee Dunn, Student Secretary - Brinlee Freeman, Queen - Audrie Fields
dickson allen county scholarship: Cade Boettcher
CONGRATULATIONS TO REGION V FOR BRINGING HOME THE W!
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Region IV Rocks
By Lilly Eakes – Performance Reporter
s we wrap up the 2018-2019 season, Region IV has had an outstanding year! As a region we are so blessed to have people like Brent Chadwick, Tina Braden, stock contractors, parents, and our region officers to guide and help us and have our rodeos run smoothly. We couldn’t do what we do as contestants without you and we are so thankful for each of you! We started the summer off with a bang in Gonzales, at the TJHRA state finals. Vie Vie Blanchard was crowned as the new Miss TJHRA Princess. She says she is so excited to fill this role for the 2019-20 season and that she can’t wait to meet all the amazing people along the way! She represented our region well as the Region IV Princess and we can’t wait to see what she accomplishes in this new role. On Saturday we had 10 JH members compete in the short-go! In the speed events we had Kate Neil for poles, Dillon Grote in the boys goat tying, and Laney Jo Almond in the girls goat tying. In the roping events we had Jhett Akins and Brayden Morris in the Boys Breakaway. Mary Beth Beam made it in the Girls Breakaway,
Brayden Morris and Jake Murray made it in the team roping. In Ribbon Roping we had Maddie Smith and Cole Roberts. For Roughstock we had Brayden Morris in the Jr. Bulls. We sent Riley Conclasure in Barrels, and in the Boys Breakaway Jhett Akins to South Dakota to compete for a National Title. We wish them the best of luck! At the THSRA state finals we were definitely there on a mission. Winning the tug-o-war and the Bloomer trailer for the second year in a row! Congratulations to the Chadwick family; we know you will enjoy the new trailer and it couldn’t have happened to a more deserving family. We sent quite a few to the short round including Ashley Davis in the Girls Goat Tying, Makenzie Mayes and Tera Rozell in the barrel racing, and Kolton Greene and Latham Dickson in the Team Roping. Ellie Schreck also made the short and ended up Reserve State Champion for girls cutting! This year we had one of competitors pull her ACL in the first round of goat tying Monday morning. With the help of friends, family, and the excellent medical staff she was able to still rope both of her BAW calves. She ended up 4th in the second round, with a smoking 2.20 seconds. Jesse Young; we are so proud of you and hope you get to feeling better and that you heal quickly!
ELLIE SCHRECK photo by Jennings
This year Region IV said goodbye to 21 Seniors as they competed in the last THSRA of their career in Abilene. They were a part of our region family and we hate to see them go. We hope that you all have an amazing summer as you begin to prepare for college. May you always know you have a family at Region IV and we believe that you will do great things in life! I hope that you all have had an amazing year and safe travels to the Texas Nationals Team, Good luck!
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PERFORMANCE REPORT PERSISTENCE PREVAI LS
By HARLEY JO PERKINS – Performance Reporter
egion V was well represented by all the outstanding athletes at the 2019 THSRA State Finals. We finished out the two long go’s sending 25 contestants to the short go! That’s an awesome accomplishment that Region V should be super proud of. Just to make it to the short go is an achievement in the state of Texas, but to send that many athletes into the final round of such tough competition is something to admire. It was a tough go on Saturday
to complete the 2019 State Finals and Region V finished very strong. We came out on top with three state champions, five reserve state champions, and overall 11 national qualifiers! Senior, Reagan Davis, not only claimed the state championship in pole bending for the 2nd time in her rodeo career, but she now holds the Girl’s All Around title for 2019. With pole bending in mind, Region V claimed three of the four spots for Nationals. Reagan Davis, Jaden Thomas, and Aspen Grant worked their butts off this state finals and brought so much excitement to
JACK WRIGHT PHOTO BY JENNINGS
SYDNI CAIN PHOTO BY JENNINGS
the arena. Jaden Thomas, a freshman and her first year to compete in Texas, claimed the title of Rookie of the Year finishing 2nd in the Poles and 6th in the Barrels. Her palomino pony, Vegas did an outstanding job in both events and is in my books one awesome all around horse. Jake Kahla, who was awarded the honor of being THSRA’s Student President, also qualified for nationals in the steer wrestling. Sydni Cain, started off her week in Abilene by qualifying for Nationals as the 2019 Light Rifle Reserve Champion. Josie Conner and Kase Bacque roped with grit and persistence and pulled off two Reserve Championships in the Breakaway and the Tie Down roping. Kolt Dement rode the
PHOTO BY JENNINGS
PHOTO BY JENNINGS
hair off of his final horse in the bareback riding and topped the leaderboard with a score of 81 to be the Bareback Riding State Champion. And to finish it off, senior, Jack Wright, and past THSRA president, rode three broncs to earn the title of State Saddle Bronc Champion, making it the sweetest birthday present to his mom. I’m proud to say that Region V worked so hard and pulled off some great accomplishments at the 2019 state finals. I want to take the time to congratulate all the contestants who stepped over into the chute, rode into the box, and who came running down the alleyway. It takes a lot to make it to state and no matter how your week went, you should be proud of yourself and be confident in your skills that you’ve worked so hard on. Whether you’re a national qualifier or went home with two broken barriers, you have awesome things ahead of you. The Lord is constantly working in your life and bettering you with every situation you face. Wishing everyone the best of luck in Wyoming and safe travels wherever the rodeo roads take you this summer!
PHOTO BY JENNINGS
PHOTO BY JENNINGS
STATE DIRECTORS SHANNA NETTLE LOGAN PO Box 1882 • Brenham, TX 77834 979.421.2912 • firstname.lastname@example.org
PRESIDENT - BRINLEE FREEMAN VICE PRESIDENT - SAGE SPIVEY SECRETARY - MARY MCLINEY
SECRETARY - NENA BOETTCHER PO Box 833 • East Bernard, Texas 77435 281.468.8973 • Region6thsra@gmail.com
MISTY SMITH 1701 FM 99 • Whitsett, Texas 78075 512.848.6343 • email@example.com PRESIDENT - DAVID FREEMAN 1039 Mockingbird Lane • Eagle Lake, TX 77434 832.221.1253 • firstname.lastname@example.org
The Race for Region Seis
By HADLEY HARRIS
– Performance Reporter
he Texas High School and Junior High Rodeo Finals are now in the rearview mirror. Region Six showed up with heart and soul, and went away with victories, lessons learned, new friends, and great memories. Gonzales and Abilene are great Texas towns, and a week in each was an awesome way to kick off the summer break. As the last bell rang at school, trucks fired up and headed to the Finals in Gonzales. The TJHRA Finals began on May 25 with the light rifle competition. The trailers rolled in Friday and Saturday, got set up, and away we went. Devin Young from Rosanky, TX. made three great barrel runs and won it all! Congrats to Devin for taking home the State Championship in barrel racing. Amy Ohrt of Victoria, TX, had a great week too. She roped three calves with speed and accuracy to earn the title of
Reserve Champion Breakaway roper. Region 6 is proud for Amy and Devin to represent Team Texas in Huron. For everyone else, head back to the practice pen, and we’ll see you back in Gonzales in September for our next region rodeo. Other than the rodeo events through the week, our region had a blast at the region tent eating food that the parents prepared for everyone. We appreciate everyone donating food, drinks, and funny stories throughout the week. The Expo center had dummy ropings to keep us all busy during the day and out of the heat. Jackpots kept us busy into each night. Contestants competed in volleyball, tug of war, and dodge ball during a few afternoons. Region 6 walked away with the volleyball championship and a sunburn. It was a great week, and we all thank Mrs. Dollery and Mrs. Boettcher for all they do for TJHRA and Region 6.
REGION 6 JUNIOR HIGH VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONS AFTER A HARD FOUGHT VICTORY IN GONZALES
June 8 kicked off the THSRA Finals in Abilene. The Queens contest and shooting competition kicked off early, and then the horses and trailers all started showing up at the Taylor County Expo Center. There was construction, dust, horses, trailers, livestock, and more construction. The new barn was nice, big, and had tons of stalls. Some events ran the first run in the new barn. The facilities are going to be phenomenal once completed, we just have to be patient. Everybody is excited for that to happen – hopefully next year. Taylor Mobbs was crowned the 2019-20 THSRA Queen. I had a chance to ask her a few questions while we were in Abilene. Taylor began by telling me that her trip to Abilene started with her truck breaking down. While waiting for help, she changed the fuel filter, almost ran out of diesel, got bad diesel, and spilled diesel in her trailer. She had to wait hours until she could switch all her things to a new truck. After all that, her dad gave her the nickname of Diesel Queen. I asked her why she wanted to be queen. Her answer was that she has dreamed of this since she was five years old and met a former THSRA Queen. Ironically, she now babysits her daughter. Another question was, “what was the hardest part planning for the contest?” Her TAYLOR MOBBS – THSRA RODEO QUEEN answer was the impromptu questions. “I’m a person that likes to be perfect in everything that I do, but sometimes you have to take something and run with it.” She is most excited about representing Texas at National High School Finals and at the NFR. Taylor and I have one thing in common, and that is our favorite quote is “I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength”, Phil 4:13. Congratulations are also in order for our Region 6 national qualifiers. Those headed to Rock Springs, WY, are goat tyer Mayce Marek, team ropers Kirby Rawlinson & Rylie Smith, state champion bull rider Jayce Mozisek, and light rifle shooter Hadley Harris. Kirby overcame an injury early in the week to fight to the finish with Rylie for our ‘girl-power’ roping team.
MAYCE MAREK STEPPING OFF TO TIE A GOAT AT THE THSRA FINALS IN ABILENE
BULL RIDER JAYCE MOZISEK RIDING HIS BULL AT THE THSRA FINALS IN ABILENE
Mayce hustled for quick seven second runs on all three goats, talk about fast hands. Jayce rode the hide off his second-round bull for an 80-point ride. These five will represent our region with pride in Wyoming. Good luck Team Texas! The state finals wrapped up a memorable year for us all. We all have items to improve upon, and we can all also be proud of our accomplishments. As Cameron Diaz once said, “I’m living my life as a journey. My quest is to make it better every year.” Similarly, this rodeo life is a journey, not a destination. With that- good luck, safe travels, and see you down the road. Vaya con Dios!
PRESIDENT - HALEY PHILLIPS VICE PRESIDENT - HANNAH PHILLIPS SECRETARY - NIKI CARTER
STATE DIRECTORS / REGION OFFICERS RORY KOEHN 1669 CR 230 • Weimar, Texas 78962 979.263.5644 • email@example.com
SCOTT SHOOK 5750 FM 360 • Needville, Texas 77461 713.851.9553 • firstname.lastname@example.org
SECRETARY - NENA BOETTCHER PO Box 833 • East Bernard, Texas 77435 281.468.8973 • email@example.com
DEE RAWLINSON 12432 N SH 71 • El Campo, Texas 77437 979.543.8906 • firstname.lastname@example.org PRESIDENT- CRAIG MILLER 11603 Anders Lane • Santa Fe 77510 409-682-5427 • email@example.com
Never A Dull Moment
By JAYCI LEE BYLER
– Performance Reporter
he 2019 THSRA State Finals came with some new challenges of getting around construction areas, to the timed events in a new arena, new or portable RV sites, and new stall locations. At the start of the week, we were welcomed with a smiling face of our region Secretary, Nena Boettcher along with other helping parents, Mrs Atkinson, Mrs Rawlinson, Mrs Shook & Mrs Krolczyk at checkin. Hooey gave us a styling new cap to rock during our week at state and many venders
like Classic put coupons in every contestant’s bag. Change was everywhere but the one thing that wasn’t changed was the intensity and drive that each contestant would bring each and every performance. CONNER ATKINSON Our out of arena activities were spent at the jackpots, meeting new kids from across the state, arcade games, bowling, & eating up Crawfish from Craig & Randi Miller, Shrimp bisque from Cory Pierce, Steak & Ribs from Stone & Outhier families. There were parents cooking at the Region 7 cook sites constantly. The Kenney family & Don Poole cutter clan showed up to lead the Cheering Squads. It was definitely a tough week of competition at the THSRA state finals with high scores in roughstock and fast hands in the tie down. There was never a dull moment sitting in the stands throughout every performance, a pole bumped or a loop barely getting around a calf’s neck. When the second go finished Friday night we had 23 Contestants from Region VII make the short round STEER WRESTLING: Garret Curry, Preston Peay BARREL RACING: Jayci Byler BREAKAWAY: Kera Lamb, Carli Rawlinson CALF ROPING: Connor Atkinson GOAT TYING: Makenna Shook TEAM ROPING: Cade Boettcher MADI OUTHIER and Tanner Tomlinson POLE BEND-
ING: Madison Outhier, Paisley Pierce & Jayci Lee Byler BOYS CUTTING: Carson Ray and Reagan Tipton GIRLS CUTTING: Brooklyn Bean, Iris Baker, Samantha Perko, Robbin Rice, Ellie Meyer REIGNED COW HORSE: Kreese Milligan, Robbin Rice. LITE RIFLE: Jayci Lee Byler & TRAP: Kade Currie When the Short go music faded and the stands cleared out at 7pm, Region VII had Five team members going to Nationals! Cade Boettcher & Tanner Tomlinson, Reserve Champions Team roping, Carson Ray, Reserve Champion Boys Cutting, Jayci Lee Byler 4th in the Pole Bending. Kade Currie 4th in Trap My first year competing in the THSRA finals was definitely one to remember and I would like to congratulate everyone that tried their very best throughout the entire week and to everyone that will be competing at Rock Springs, Wyoming for Team Texas. Lets Bring It! Go Texas
CARSON RAY, JAYCI LEE BYLER, CADE BOETTCHER & TANNER TOMLINSON NATIONAL QUALIFIERS
Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Isaiah 40:30-31 (NIV) 27
STUDENT OFFICERS PRESIDENT - MACKENZIE BRYCE VICE PRESIDENT - EMMA SMITH SECRETARY - KATE MCNEIL KIM NICHOLSON 8434 N. US Hwy 183 • Goliad, Texas 77963 830.570.7302 • firstname.lastname@example.org
STATE DIRECTORS / REGION OFFICERS
JASON UNDERBRINK 520 Phillips Rd • Pleasanton, Texas 78064 210.854.7718 • email@example.com 3005 Santa Ana St. • Corpus Christi, Texas 78415 361.739.9858 • firstname.lastname@example.org
SECRETARY - CELINA FETTY
385 ECR 401 • Falfurrias, Texas 78355 361.813.7078 • email@example.com
PRESIDENT- MIKE SOLOMON
PO Box 787 • Asherton, TX 78837 830-999-3344 • firstname.lastname@example.org
PRESIDENT- TOM AASBO
THAT’S A WRAP! H
Howton – Performance Reporter
ello, my name is Rylee Howton and I was chosen your 2019-2020 Region VIII Ariat Reporter! The 2019 Texas High School Rodeo Association State finals may have come to an end but the memories made at the Taylor County Expo Center will last forever. Over 600 rodeo athletes and 1,000 horses competed for state champion titles and a spot on the Texas Team headed to Rock Springs, Wyoming for nationals. Opening ceremonies gave the athletes a chance to have some fun by competing in the Hooey Boot Race, Tug O’ War and Henson Truck Push before the pressure of the
NEWLY ELECTED THSRA VICE-PRESIDENT RYLEE DODSON AND STATE SECRETARY SHYANNE BAUERL
finals began. During the Special Kids rodeo, athletes were able to share their passion with some very special children. Rylee Dodson was elected as our THSRA VicePresident and Shyanne Bauerle as the Secretary. In the shooting division, Kate McNeil dominated the Light Rifle with a BAILEY GUBERT EMMA SMITH AND 2019 THSRA CASH FRETWELL 642 score qualifying for BREAKAWAY SHORT-GO BOUND ROPING CHAMPION! IN THE CUTTING! nationals. Round one saw many Region VIII athletes succeed, but Bailey Gubert set an early pace in the Breakaway Roping with a blazing 2.2 second 2nd place finish. Region VIII Champion barrel racer, Rylee Howton stopped the clock in 17.558 seconds to place 9th with Kylie Mask close behind in 10th place in the cloverleaf pattern. In the Pole Bending, Tess Underbrink was 5th with a 20.245 and Maile Sciba 10th running a 20.428. All around cowboy, Cash Fretwell and his partner Rymond Haby were a 5.880 placing 7th in the Team Roping. Riviera Cowboy, Tres Mendietta was a 9.920 to place 9th in the Calf Roping and finished the first round. Round two continued to be promising in the Breakaway with Bailey Gubert placing 5th with a 2.37 qualifying first in the short go with a 4.470 on two head. Jorge Canales and Cayetano Tijerina roped a 6th place finish in the Team Roping. Region VIII cutters came back strong with Trent Wisian marking a 146 to tie for 3rd. Cash Fretwell marked a 143 to place 6th and Emma Smith marked a 144.5 for an 8th place finish in round two. Region VIII had several members qualify for the short-go on Saturday afternoon. Bailey Gubert roped her third calf in 3.63 for a total of 8.10 seconds on three head to win the state championship and qualify for nationals in the Breakaway! Maile Sciba qualified in the Pole Bending but a down pole cost precious time in the finals and finished 11th. In the cutting Cash Fretwell, Emma Smith and Trent Wisian finished 10th, 11th and 12th respectively. Congratulations to everyone that qualified for state, our new state officers, the short-go finalist, our national qualifiers, and of course the friends and family members for supporting the contestants throughout the year. Good luck and safe travels to Bailey and Kate and all the Team Texas National Qualifiers!
PRESIDENT - SPIN EDWARDS VICE PRESIDENT - JESSICA GARRETT SECRETARY - LYNDIE DUNN
Rise to the Occasion
204 CR 6763 • Dayton, Texas 77535 713.553.6421 • email@example.com
979.251.4131 • firstname.lastname@example.org
STATE DIRECTORS / REGION OFFICERS EDDIE DYSON
SECRETARY - LACEY AUBIHL 1326 PR 5011 • Ledbetter, Texas 78946
838 SH 150 • New Waverly, Texas 77358 936.520.1401 • ﬁvedowell@gmail.com
460 Bishop Road • Huntsville, Texas 77320 713.417.6042 • email@example.com
PO Box 1177 • Madisonville, Texas 77864 281.785.0077 • firstname.lastname@example.org
PRESIDENT- MIKE GHORMLEY
Klewinsky– Performance Reporter
tate finals is the place where the pressure is on, the competition is tough, and each member has the opportunity to make a name for themselves. As the 2018- 2019 Junior High and High School Rodeo season comes to an end, Region IX is proud to have a lot of successful members who competed at the TJHRA and THSRA Finals. Throughout the season, each of our members worked diligently to earn their spot at the State Finals. Finally, the time was here for each member to shine in their specific areas, and our region definitely rose up to the occasion. Stormy Stokes and the Stokes Family of Region IX were named the THSRA Ranch Family of the year. Region IX is proud to have five National High School Rodeo Qualifiers this year! Brady Hooks is the 2019 THSRA Trap Shooting Champion. He recently graduated from New Waverly High School, and plans to attend Lone Star College to pursue an Electrical Technology Certification. Brady is following in the footsteps of his older brother, Riley, who won the same title when he was in high school. From hunting with his friends to preparing for this competition, Brady has always enjoyed shooting. He prepared for state by practicing shooting in his backyard with his family and friends, who have helped him tremendously.
Savannah Jensen just finished up her sophomore year at Huntsville High School. She qualified for Nationals in Barrel Racing on her horse, Frenchy. Savannah plans to prepare for Nationals by going to California with her grandma until the competition. Her grandma trained the horse she earned the spot to Nationals on. Tanner Woodard is a recent graduate of Tomball High School, who plans to attend Sam Houston State University in the fall and continue his rodeo career. Tanner is the 2019 THSRA Steer Wrestling Champion. To prepare for the state finals, Tanner practiced diligently with Mr. John Schueneman, who has been a great help to him throughout his steer wrestling career. Also, he attended church at Branded for Christ in Huntsville, Texas to help him grow in his relationship with God. As he prepares to go to nationals, Tanner will continue to practice to better himself in the arena, and also read his Bible. He feels that when he is spiritually right with the Lord then his performance in the arena improves. Calvary Norris is a recent graduate of Rudder High School in Bryan, Texas. He plans to attend Ranger College, where he will continue his rodeo career and pursue a degree in business. Calvary is the 2019 THSRA Bull Riding Reserve Champion. He prepared for state finals by riding practice bulls and making sure not to put too much pressure on himself. As he prepares to go to Nationals, Calvary plans to receive help from Jay Campbell and Shawn McCown, who have helped him in the past. He is very thankful for his parents for supporting him and his love for the sport of rodeo. Charlie Fisher recently graduated from Rudder High TANNER WOODARD School and will attend Texas A&M University in the fall to pursue a degree in petroleum engineering. Charlie qualified for Nationals in Bull Riding at the THSRA Finals. He prepared for state finals by working hard physically in the practice pen but also preparing himself mentally for the tough competition he faced at state finals. Charlie is thankful for the support from his family as he wraps up his High School Rodeo career. He knows they have put in many miles and countless hours to ensure that he is the best he can possibly be. At the TJHRA Finals in May, Region IX brought home four state champion titles and eight members qualified for nationals. Congratulations to our state champions Tylie McDonald in Girls Goat Tying, Koby Douch in Tie Down Roping, Tyler Calhoun in Ribbon Roping, and Audree Phillips in Ribbon Running. As well as our other national qualifiers, Alli Paige Cadwallader in Barrel Racing, Bryce Jensen in Bareback Riding and Boys Goat Tying, Ethan Winckler in Bull Riding, Keller McDougald in Chute Dogging, and Tyler Calhoun in Boys Goat Tying. Good luck to these Region IX members at Nationals!
STUDENT OFFICERS PRESIDENT - SAIGE SEALY VICE PRESIDENT - AINSLEE MORRIS SECRETARY - BRITTNE THOMAS LARRY DOWELL 370 CR 220 • Marlin, Texas 76661 254.715.8814 • ﬁvedowell@gmail.com
STATE DIRECTORS / REGION OFFICERS
COLE SEALY PO Box 566 • San Saba, Texas 76877 325.247.0545 • email@example.com
SECRETARY - STEPHANIE SHOEMAKER 6500 CR 1202 • Cleburne, Texas 76031
817.648.2728 • firstname.lastname@example.org
MATT SILAR 104 CR 867 N • Teague, Texas 75860 903.388.2531 • email@example.com PRESIDENT - JERRY WRIGHT 434 CR 315 • Oglesby, Texas 76561 254.290.4965 • firstname.lastname@example.org
MORE FUN MEMORIES TO COME
WEITZ – Performance Reporter
an you imagine it? Everyone in region X competing for the top ten spots to head to Texas Highschool and Junior HighState, tough right? Region X is one of the most giving region to their kids. They were the only region to give their kids a wrist band to Prime Time, which is a fun place for the contestants. They always make sure every kid is taken care of and behaves correctly. The Texas High School Rodeo Association is such a huge and amazing organiza-
tion to be able to be apart of and compete in. There are so many great people and sponsors who are willing to lend a helping hand whenever it is needed. The THSRA and TJHRA State Finals is not only a fun event to be at and hang out with friends, but also can give many kids a chance to head to Nationals! Competing with the best in the state going head to head all craving a spot on the Texas National Team. Region X is so competitive to even get a spot to go to State because we have so many great cowboys and cowgirls competing. “Region rodeo’s are the rodeo’s I look forward to every year.” Kallyn Snedecor says. Chet Weitz is a senior in high school and has been to high school state all four years. Chet and his partner Mason Pitts are from Region X and won the Team Roping this year at the THSRA state finals and average. “I enjoy hanging out with friends but also love being here to compete to the best of my abilities” Chet says. The year has been such a blessing to many people and we can’t wait for more fun memories to come!
BENNY PROFFITT 2019 TJHRA ALL AROUND COWBOY 32
LETTER FROM THE STATE SECRETARY’S DESK
feel like I say this every year….but what an awesome State Finals, Texas Junior High Rodeo had the last week of May! It seems like everything just fell into place! After months of planning, laying awake wondering all the what-if ’s, it happened and it was GREAT! Texas has a great group of contestants headed to Huron, SD this month. Last year in Huron we had a great time, the people are very friendly and very inviting. I am looking forward to traveling with the team to bring the trophy back to Texas. During the rodeo at the General meeting we sat seventeen new State Board of Directors and will have four more to seat in August. That is always great that Junior High is changing and bringing new people to leadership. Our new student officers are going to have a great year, President is Garrett Talamantes, Vice President is Emma McCarthy, Secretary is Kinley Shook and Princess is Vie Vie Blanchard. I want to thank all the Executive Board, State Directors, Secretaries and most of all the Parents that bring all the contestants to all the Junior High Rodeos. It takes a village to put these rodeos on and we could not do it without all of you. Hope you all have a great summer and don’t forget to root the Texas team on in Huron!
Left to Right: Hali Williams, Hunter Ruiz, Hadley White, Brogan Rankin, Devin Young Abi Depriest, Vie Vie Blanchard & Koby Douch
YOUTH RODEO ASSOCIATION 2019 - 2020 YRA SEASON
The 2019-2020 rodeo year is the 48th Anniversary of the YRA. At the YRA Finals All-Around saddles, Year End saddles and Finals Average saddles were awarded in each event along with belt buckles through 6th Place for Year End.
To qualify for the Finals you only have to enter 6 rodeos.
2019 Awards: 1 – Aluminum Trailer, 2-Three Horse Trailers, 66 Saddles, 170 Belt Buckles, and Scholarships
YEAR END ALL AROUNDS WILL EACH DRAW FOR A CHANCE TO WIN ALUMINUM TRAILER
Membership Applications (due August 1, 2019), Entry Blanks and the Schedule are available on the YRA website: www.yratx.com or call 713-501-8843 EVENTS AGE Bareback Boys - 15 – 19 TEXT @YRA to AGE GROUPS (AS OF 9/1/19) Calf Riding Boys - 9 & under 512-270-7024 for info texts! Steer (Jr. Bull Riding) Boys - 10 – 14
Group PeeWee: ages 8 & under Sub Junior: ages 9 – 12 Juniors: ages 13 – 15 Seniors: ages 16 – 19
Like the Youth Rodeo Association Facebook Page!!
SCHEDULE: #1 August 16, 17, 18 – Bryan – Short Go 8/18 #2 Sept. 6, 7 – Edna #3 Sept. 20, 21 – Edna #4 Oct. 25, 26 – Bellville 1st Postmark Deadline #5 Nov. 15, 16 – Hitchcock - 8/5 #6 Nov. 22, 23 Halletsville Call in if you miss #7 Jan. 17, 18 – Hitchcock postmark 8/13 #8 Feb. 14, 15 – Giddings #9 March 13 ,14, 15 – Gonzales – Short Go 3/15 #10 March 20, 21 – Rosenberg #11 April 24, 25 – Caldwell #12 May 15,16,17 June 17-20 – YRA Finals – Edna
Friday Perf 7:00 PM * Saturday Perf 11:00 PM * Short Go - 10:00 AM Roughstock only at #2, #9, #12
Bull Riding Chute Dogging PeeWee Poles Sub Jr. Poles Jr. Poles Sr. Poles Sub Jr. Tiedown Jr. Tiedown Sr. Tiedown PeeWee Barrels Sub Jr. Barrels Jr. Barrels Sr. Barrels Sub Jr. Ribbons Jr. Ribbons Jr./Sr. Girls Ribbons Sr. Ribbons PeeWee Figure 8s Sub Jr. Figure 8s Jr. Figure 8s Steer Wrestling Sub Jr. Girls Breakaway Sub Jr. Boys Breakaway Jr. Girls Breakaway Sr. Girls Breakaway Jr. Boys Breakaway Sub Jr. Goat Tying Jr. Goat Tying Sr. Goat Tying Team Roping Jr. Mini Bareback Sr. Mini Bareback
Boys - 15 – 19 Boys - 15 & under Boys & Girls - 8 & under Boys & Girls - 9 – 12 Girls - 13 – 15 Girls - 16 – 19 Boys - 12 & under Boys - 13 -15 Boys - 16 – 19 Boys & Girls – 8 & under Boys & Girls – 9 – 12 Girls - 13 – 15 Girls - 16 – 19 Boys & Girls – 12 & under Boys & Girls – 13 – 15 Girls – 13 - 19 Boys – 16 – 19 Boys & Girls - 8 & under Boys & Girls – 9 – 12 Girls – 13 -15 Boys – 16 – 19 Girls - 12 & under Boys – 12 & under Girls – 13 – 15 Girls – 16 -19 Boys – 13 – 15 Boys & Girls – 12 & under Girls – 13 – 15 Girls – 16- 19 19 & Under Boys 9 & under Boys 10-14
2019 State Junior High Division Finals Results All-Around Cowboy BENNY PROFFITT
All-Around Cowgirl KASIDY RUSSELL
Rookie Cowboy TATE THOMPSON
Rookie Cowgirl KASIDY RUSSELL
AQHA BOY’S HORSE OF THE YEAR: BLAZE BYLER AQHA GIRL’S HORSE OF THE YEAR: BILOXI SHULTZ BEN
TJHRA 2019-20 State Officers PRESIDENT: GARRETT TALAMANTES; VICE PRESIDENT: EMMA MCCARTHY SECRETARY: KINLEY SHOOK; PRINCESS: VIE VIE BLANCHARD
BAREBACK STEER KASH MARTIN* BRAZYE SCHILL* BENNY PROFFITT* BRYCE JENSEN* COOPER LANE ETHAN CART COLE BROWN CUTTER KENNEDY CHARILE SHEPHERD POLE BENDING ABI DEPRIEST* - Co-Champion LAUREN WHITE* - Co-Champion JAYLEE LANE* TYLAR ELLIS* CREEDENCE CROW LIELA KLEIN KYLA SHAY CASEY PATTON ANN LYNCH KAYLIE GARZA TAYLOR DAVIS CHAINEY WEITZ KATE NEILL KYNLEE STEVENS MCKENZIE SPEER AUBREE GODWIN CHUTE DOGGING COLIN FOX* HADLEY WHITE* BENNY PROFFITT* KELLER MCDOUGALD* COLE PUGH WES MORRIS BLAZE BYLER TYLER CALHOUN MATTHEW MURRAY CURTIS TODD KREECE DEARING BRYCE JENSEN COY FRANKUM KASH MARTIN LANDON COOK SADDLE BRONC LANDON COOK* BENNY PROFFITT* CLAYTON ANDERSON* COOPER LANE* BLAZE BYLER CALF ROPING KOBY DOUCH* CALEB LEWIS* COLIN FOX* BENNY PROFFITT* LOGAN MCCULLOUGH CURTIS TODD
TOP 15 IN EACH EVENT: Indicates TJHD National Team Member GARRETT FREEMAN CADE WALLIS STRAN SCHILLING BROGAN RANKIN BLAZE BYLER LANDON COOK JAKE SHELTON KELLER MCDOUGALD KYLER OHRT CAYDEN MCFADDEN KREECE DEARING DAWSON LANKFORD AARON RAULSTON GIRLS BREAKAWAY HALI WILLIAMS* AMY OHRT* KASIDY RUSSELL* EMILEE CHARLESWORTH* LUCY RICHARDS MARY BETH BEAM CARLEE MARTINEZ HAILEY HASS SEREN FOWLER RIDELY TIMBERLAKE LANEY JO ALMON JESSI EVERETT MEKENNA DAVIS BRADI FREEMAN KAKI SEAY BOYS BREAKAWAY KELBY FRIZZELL* JHETT AKINS* CONNOR BARTON* TATE THOMPSON* RYE REYNOLDS* CADE MUEGGE LAYTEN MANGUM GEORGE CHAMBERS COLEMAN CANTON BRAYDEN MORRIS PACE PLEMONS LEVI DELUNA WYATT HARRIS RENDON POWLEDGE KYLER KANADY GIRLS GOAT TYING TYLIE MCDONALD* JESSI EVERETT* RIDELY TIMBERLAKE* KAYLIE GARZA* DYLAN SINCLAIR* KASIDY RUSSELL LUCY RICHARDS LANEY JO ALMON JASEE LEE TAYLOR DAVIS
AMY OHRT JAYLEE LANE BILOXI SHULTZ MEKENNA DAVIS ZAILI SACULLA BOYS GOAT TYING BROGAN RANKIN* TYLER CALHOUN* BRYCE JENSEN* LANDON COOK* MURT STEWART CARSON ELLIOTT JERYN ELLERD WYNN SCIBA GARRETT FREEMAN DILLON GROTE DAWSON LANKFORD KELLER MCDOUGALD SHANKS WALKER HOLT BROCKENBUSH BLAZE BYLER DAX REED KYLER OHRT BARREL RACING DEVIN YOUNG* WHITLEY WILLIAMS* ALLI CADWALLADER* RILEY COLCLASURE* BILOXI SHULTZ KYLA SHAY CASEY MACYE MABEN KATE NEILL MAYCEE WALLIS PAITYN BERKLUND LUCY RICHARDS MADISON WEST HANNAH BASS KALLI CRISWELL SAGE GAILLARD RIBBON ROPING TYLER CALHOUN/ AUDREE PHILLIPS* KREECE DEARING/PAYSON HICKS* BENNY PROFFITT/ KASIDY RUSSELL* TATER JORDAN/EMILY WARD* CADE WILLIS/BRALEY HUDNALL TREVIN COFFELL/ JORDYN KOONSMAN RYAN JOHNSON/ ALLI CADWALLADER RENDON POWLEDGE/SAIGE BROWN CURTIS TODD/ANN WARRICK JT GARCIA/KENNA THOMAS TAYGAN BERTSCH/ CHAYNI CHAMBERLAIN
2019-2020 JUNIOR HIGH STATE DIRECTORS
KYLER KANADY/ GEORGIA SHIELDS TRESTON CANALES/ ELLA-REESE RATLIFF DAX REED/LUCY RICHARDS TEAM ROPING BRAXTON HUGHES/ TATE THOMPSON* CARSON ELLIOTT/RYE REYNOLDS* KYLER KANADY/ CUAY HARTMANN* JACKSON ROBERTS/ COLTON WILLIAMSON* BRAYDEN MORRIS/JAKE MURRAY JESSI EVERETT/ HAYDEN SANDERS NEWT LEMOND/SAM LEWIS RILEY JENKINS/BOSTEN OLIVER HALI WILLIAMS/ GABREIL WILLIAMS TYLER CALHOUN/TODD CURTISS LANDON COOK/ DAWSON LANKFORD COLTON WALTERS/HADLEY WHITE JUSTIN RAYMOND/ GEORGE CHAMBERS GAGE HINES/AIDEN SMITH KREECE DEARING/CALEB LEWIS BULL RIDING BRYNE WILSON* DAX REED* HUNTER RUIZ* ETHAN WINCKLER* COY ROBERTS DUSTY RHODES HAGEN BRASWELL BRYCE JENSEN EQEQUIEL MARTINEZ COLIN FOX CHANCE CURTIS GAGE NEGROTTO ROWDY HUGHES BENNY PROFFITT TANNER JAMES-GONZALES LIGHT RIFLE KIRBY MCNEIL* BLAZE BYLER* PADEN THIGPEN BOOMER SMITH* KYLEE JO SANCHEZ* JUSTIN RAYMON ABI DEPRIEST MARY BETH BEAM LANE PICKLO LANDRIE JOINER
NATIONAL DIRECTOR JOHN E. BLAND
PRESIDENT SCOTT SHOOK
1st VICE PRESIDENT JOE RICHARDS
2nd VICE PRESIDENT SHANE HANCOCK
DELEGATE 2 YEAR TERM DAVID FREEMAN
DELEGATE 2 YEAR TERM LANCE GAILLARD
DELEGATE 2 YEAR TERM ERIC HUSTON
DELEGATE 1 YEAR TERM BRAD DYER
DELEGATE 1 YEAR TERM JILL MURRAY 903-348-4356 email@example.com SECRETARY ANNE DOLLERY 979-412-2551 firstname.lastname@example.org
Region I MONROE TIMBERLAKE KEVIN MCCREARY LANCE GAILLARD
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806-344-6846 806-674-5601 806-898-3748
Region II BRANDI RICHARDS 806-676-2386 KELLY WOOD 432-940-1136 CHAD CURRINGTON 806-786-9016 Region III JEFF JORDAN 940-642-4372 SHANE CRISWELL 325-347-2656 DARRYL SHELTON 940-255-0738 Region IV JILL MURRAY PAIGE ALMON BRIAN LOGAN
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Region V RICHARD BALDWIN 936-332-5466 JUSTIN KLEIN 936-590-0229 BRADY SCARBER 936-590-0585 Region VI CHARLES HENRY 979-221-4450 DENNY PATTERSON 832-330-3054 CLAY OHRT 361-571-1040
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Region VII AMBER BASS LANDON EHLINGER DAN SIMPTON
979-255-2458 281-389-2784 936-870-5779
firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com brady@spartain-LLC.com
Region VIII BEN ELLIS 361-701-1886 firstname.lastname@example.org MATT SCIBA 361-571-7888 email@example.com CASS RINGLESTEIN 210-885-0902 firstname.lastname@example.org Region IX DAVID COLEMAN 936-661-3411 email@example.com RUSTY MCCARTHY 936-206-4051 rust@RDMContracting.com BRAD DYER 832-928-1647 firstname.lastname@example.org Region X SHELLEY TOWNSEND 830-798-7755 email@example.com MATT SILAR BRANDON VACULIN STUDENT OFFICERS PRESIDENT GARRETT TALAMANTES V.PRES EMMA MCCARTHY SECRETARY KINLEY SHOOK PRINCESS VIE VIE BLANCHARD
2019 TJHRA FINALS FUN
CHRISTY CANTON COMPETES IN THE WHATABURGER BARREL TOSS AND WON WHATABURGER FOR A YEAR!
PURINA JOINED US FOR STATE FINALS FUN!
TJHRA STUDENT OFFICERS PRESENT THE FLAGS DURING THE GRAND ENTRY ALONG WITH THE HENSON TRUCK.
REGION IX IS OUR 2019 FCA RODEO DODGEBALL CHAMPION EACH OF THE 10 TEAM MEMBERS WON A FCA STUDY BIBLE AND A $50 CLASSIC EQUINE GIFT CERTIFICATE.
REGION VI VOLLEYBALL CHAMPS!
REGION VIII TUG-O-WAR CHAMPIONS CHRISTY AND COLEMAN CANTON ARE THE PARENT RIBBON ROPING CHAMPIONS. RICKY CANTON, PICTURED, MADE NFR.
JUNIOR HIGH STATE FINALISTS RECEIVED A FINALIST HOOEY CAP!
THANK YOU HOOEY!
53rd Annual Burleson County Youth Rodeo July 19-21st, 2019
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)
24 Event Buckles | 6 All Around Saddles
SHORT GO FOR TOP 10 IN EACH EVENT WILL BE @10:00AM ON SUNDAY, JULY 21ST
Free Admission to Rodeo Families and Public To Download an Entry Form Go to: www.burlesoncountysaddleclub.com
Mutton Bustin’ Fiesta July 19 & 20, 2019
Friday @ 6:00 pm & Saturday @ 12:00 pm
BUCKLES GIVEN TO BOY AND GIRL TWO DAY AVERAGE WINNER!
To everyone who donated money to THSRA & TJHRA through the Henson Motor Company and Bloomer Trailers giveaways! Thank you to Bloomer Trailers and Henson Motor Company for being great supporters of our organization!