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Featured This Month:

NEWS ARTICLES / RESULTS PRCA Standings............................................................76 OTRA Results................................................................81 Zamora Roping Productions Results.............................10 Rising Stars Calf Roping Results............................ 14-15 SPECIAL SECTIONS Advertisers Index.........................................................108 Advertising Rates..........................................................24 Athletes of The Month.............................................48, 93 Chit Chat with Brady Norman.................................. 46-47 Classified Ads..............................................................102 Cowboy Heroes “Bill Pickett”................................... 70-71 Cowboy Times Devotional.............................................23 Down The Line With Stran Smith..................................44 Kids Page......................................................................40 PlayRodeo “Kent Family”........................................ 66-68 Smart Roping By Allen Bach.........................................94 Subscription Form.........................................................92 True Grits Cookin’ Page................................................38 WTA&M University.........................................................16

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ASSOCIATIONS American Jr. Rodeo Assoc...................................... 28-31 Heart of OK Youth Rodeo Assoc............................. 58-62 High Plains Junior Rodeo Assoc............................. 49-57 Hill Country Junior Rodeo Assoc............................. 32-37 Junior Rodeo Cowboy’s Assoc................................ 63-64 Mid-South Rodeo Assoc.......................................... 73-75 Northwest OK Jr. Rodeo Assoc.....................................77 Oklahoma HS Rodeo Assoc.................................... 78-79 Oklahoma Jr. High Rodeo Assoc...................................80 Panhandle Barrel Racers Assoc.............................. 82-83 Ranch Cowgirls Rodeo Assoc................................. 25-27 Texas Cowboy’s Rodeo Assoc................................ 84-85 Texas High School Rodeo Assoc. Region 1.......... 96-101 Texas Jr. High School Rodeo Assoc. Region 1..... 96-101 Tri-State High School Rodeo Assoc...................... 96-101 West Texas Barrels Racers Assoc...............................103

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LEA COUNTY

Junior Rodeo Association • • • • • •

Open Barrels, Tie Down, Breakaway and Team Roping Open Team Roping must be 1 Contestant & 1 Adult Can enter OPEN events the morning of Rodeo Payouts will remain 80 / 20 All Open Roping Events will be two head, pay out on average and payback same day as rodeo. $25 a Man Team Roping----- Barrels, Tie Down & Breakaway $45

ALL EVENTS WILL BE HELD AT THE JAKE MCCLURE ARENA IN LOVINGTON, NM MEMBERSHIP MEETING

2013 SCHEDULED DATES • February 9-10 9am • March 2-3 9am • March 16-17 9am

At February 9th Rodeo 9AM SHARP!! In Stands On North Side

QUALIFICATIONS FOR YEAREND PRIZES

→ You must attend 75% of rodeos → Be a member in good standing-see your rule book! → One Time $50.00 Sponsorship Fee

AGE GROUPS 5 and Under 6-8 Girls 6-8 Boys 9-12 Girls 9-12 Boys 13-15 Girls 13-15 Boys 16-19 Girls 16-19 Boys

SADDLES TO BE GIVEN TO EACH AGE GROUP You Can Mail Entries To: Shona Able 11000 N Bensing Rd. Hobbs, NM 88242 Or Email Them To: lcjra@yahoo.com For More Information Please call GLENN 575-361-6906 or SHONA 575-390-3575 Cowboy Times, January / February 2013 |  9


New Years Roping December 28, 2012 January 1, 2013 Results Open

1st- Seth Hall / Jay Dee Logan ..............................28.44..........$2952 2nd- Josh Morris / Jody Pinkert..............................34.13..........$1968 #15 Handicap 1st- Ty Trammell / Jason Thomas...........................28.93..........$3552 2nd- Travis Goad / Dustin Drake............................30.11...........$2664 3rd- Jackie Gillispie / Jo Jo LeMond......................30.51..........$1776 4th- Tray Paul / Steve Purcella................................31.46............$888 #13 Handicap 1st- Cierra Kunesh / Travis Goad............................31.73..........$3240 2nd- Gerry Tully / Joe Hughes................................31.85..........$2430 3rd- Jeff Anderberg / Guy Miller............................32.41..........$1620 4th- Coby Wood / Bailey Herwig...........................33.74............$810 #13 World Series Qualifier 1st- Coby Wood / Jace Green . ...............................29.94..........$8544 2nd - Kenny Drake / Joe Hughes............................30.30..........$6408 3rd- Carlos Ortiz / Lathe May.................................32.13..........$4272 4th- Keli Hatley / Justin Price.................................33.94..........$2136 #12 World Series Qualifier 1st- Kenna Francis / Jody Mahaney........................33.57..........$9478 2nd- Tel Trammell / Ty Trammell . ........................33.82..........$6770 3rd- Wade Whitson / Alfred Martinez.....................34.85..........$5144 4th- Randy Matheney / Roy Dee Fort.....................35.40..........$3792 5th- Zurick Labrier / Lathe May.............................35.52..........$1896 Short Go Fast Time Anna Gregory / Joe Hughes....................................7.09............$1000 #11 Handicap 1st- Donnie Luna / Taylor Puckett..........................37.44..........$2932 2nd- Dawn Higgins / Taylor Puckett.......................40.22..........$2200 3rd- Shamarie Schumacher / John Gregory............42.56..........$1466 4th- Carlos Ortiz / Robert Orozco...........................43.85............$734 #11 World Series Qualifier 1st- Travis Howe / Ryan Figg.................................37.32..........$9808 2nd- Carlos Ortiz / Adrian Maez.............................38.45..........$6836 3rd- Larry Byrum / Dickie Wheeler........................41.12..........$5052 4th- Joe Gonzales / Tracy Spencer..........................41.81..........$3566 5th- Trent Johnson / Ky Finck................................42.24..........$2674 6th-Jerry Trujillo / Charles Tenorio........................42.94..........$1784 Short Go Fast Time Randy Matheny / Scott Higgins..............................7.46............$1000 #10 World Series Qualifier 1st- Kerry Osburn / Tavi Vasquez ..........................40.06........$11392 2nd- Dusty Leathewood / Frank Gardner...............41.59..........$7940 3rd- Bailey Bownds / Al Bownds...........................41.83..........$5868 4th- Jana Smith / Tim Bowers.................................45.31..........$4142 5th- Cody Britten / Dan Law..................................47.49..........$3106 6th- Brooke Wilson/ Chance Gainer ......................49.3............$2072 Short Go Fast Time Larry Wheeler / Vic Sing........................................14.31..........$1000 #9 World Series Qualifier 1st- Daniel Sierra / Alfredo Benavides...........32.19.......$6440 2nd- Saul Montana / Elias Acosta...................33.68.......$4600 3rd- Krik Sparkman / Blake Busby.................41.05.......$3496 4th-Travis Eldridge/ Lorenzo Rincon.............44.8.........$2576 5th- Brooke Trammell/ jeff Washington.........45.33.......$1288 6th- Charlie Mathis / Will Romero.................45.96.........$300 7th- Waylon Howard / Roy Payne..................47.51.........$300 8th- Patty Moberly / Riley Smith....................49.30.........$300 9th- Floyd Fain / Clinton Franz......................49.35.........$300 10th- John Berry / Tyree Casey.......................49.60.........$300 Short Go Fast Time Judd Timmons / Wade Smith..........................8.89...........$300 #4 and Under Saddle Roping 1st Ishmael Garcia / Kody Yamamoto............36.13....... $1140 2nd Jerry Fulgham / Jeff Washington.............38.49.........$950 3rd Baltazar Gonzalez / Steve Friskup............41.15.........$760

4th Oscar Chavez / Ryan Harkins........................................................... 42.33.......................................................................... $570 5th TJ Levario / Kody Yamamoto........................................................... 18.17.......................................................................... $380 6th Jeff Barr / Jeff Washington............................................................... 18.74.......................................................................... $240 7th Chris Cruz / Wyn Henderson............................................................ 19.42 ......................................................................... $240 8th Caleb Widener / Jose Velasquez....................................................... 20.74.......................................................................... $240 9th Chris Cruz / John Paul Payne........................................................... 20.89.......................................................................... $240 10th Tony Granados / Kayden Little....................................................... 22.44.......................................................................... $240 Saddle Winner: Kody Yamamoto #10 Trailer Roping 1st- Kirk Sparkman / Tyrell Ouellette..................................................... 21.29......................................................... $2578+Saddles 2nd- Brooke Trammell / Blake Busby.................................................... 22.21.........................................................$2150+Buckles 3rd- Steve McConnell / Ryan Harkins.................................................... 23.60...............................................$1718+Breast Collars 4th- Don Pool / Tavi Vasquez................................................................. 26.56.......................................................... $1290+Jackets 5th- Abe Nuefeld / Roper Brewer........................................................... 27.46................................................. $860+Classic Ropes 6th- David Avila / Abe Urias................................................................... 29.21.......................................................................... $700 7th- Tel Trammell / Edgar Tarango......................................................... 30.92.......................................................................... $600 8th- Colter Figg / Chase Thomas............................................................ 31.24.......................................................................... $500 9th- Kade Sherwood / Ryan Sanders ..................................................... 34.02.......................................................................... $400 10th- Sergio Luis Castillo / Kyle Edwards............................................. 35.63.......................................................................... $300 Short Go-Fast Time Brooke Trammell / Blake Busby............................................................ 7.64............................................................................ $300 Trailer Winner: Tyrell Oullette

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Arena Of Life

Sunday Buckle Series Arena of Life on Loop 335 & Washington Street Rodeo Starts at 3PM

Dates: Sundays January 20th January 27th February 3rd February 10th

Events: Open 2D Barrel...........$45 (With a full second split) Breakaway Roping.....$65 Calf Roping.................$75 Team Roping...............$100 a team - Enter 2x’s - #12 no cap Novice Bulls................$40 Books open SUNDAY at 1 PM Books close at Open Bulls...................$50 2:30 PM sharp

Cash Only & Dress Code enforced

Order of Events: Barrels, Calf Roping, Breakaway, Church Service, Team Roping, & Bulls Arena of life rodeo ministries page for updates & results For More Information Call: Cody Busby: 806.681.7985 Ryan Brewer: 806-679-2383

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11th Annual

Rising Stars Calf Roping

2012 was a year of uncertainty! Tension was high about the economic situation and what effect it would have on business. But on November 22, 23, 24 and 25th, the town of Duncan, Oklahoma came alive as 646 calf roping contestants and their families made their way into town for the prestigious, and once again successful, Rising Stars Calf Roping! Once again ropers came from all across the United States and Canada to compete for cash and prizes totaling over $112,000.00. Thanksgiving day started early as 80 12 & Under Tie Down ropers made their way into the arena to start off the first day of competition. If you’ve never heard of Clayton Downing from Troy, Texas, pay attention, because you soon will. Clayton won the 1st Go with a time of 14.1, 2nd Go with an 11.3, Short Go with a 12.2 and the Average. He hauled away a ton of money, a Rockin Rope can for the fastest calf, several Bob Berg buckles and a beautiful Oxbow saddle. But the highlight of the 12 & Under Tie Down was when seven year old Justin Johnson from Hempstead, TX caught his calf, jumped off his horse, lost his boot on the way, and still tied down that holstein to win the “Youngest Roper Saddle”! And none of that would have been possible without the continued support of Cody Jensen and Oxbow Tack for once again donating this special saddle for our special “Youngest Tie Down Roper”. Later that evening excitement filled the building as 77 All-Star ropers finished out the first day of the event. Some come for the money, some for the rope cans, but all come with their sights set on taking home the most sought after saddle of all time, the prestigious Hogg Saddle. Caleb Smidt got a quick start to win the first go with a time of 8.5 and $1,985.00. But Blake Ash stepped up the pace when he stopped the clock with an 8.0 to win the second go. Even faster with a split in the third go, was Houston Hutto and Geovanni Davis with a swift 7.5 and a flip of the coin for the newest addition in prizes for the All

Star Roping, a beautiful Hogg rope can. It was Cody Lawrence from Pleasanton, TX who stayed consistent and captured the Average check of $2,977.00 with a total of 27.5 on 3 head and also a 100X custom made hat donated by K bar F Hatters of Sallisaw, OK. But when the dust all settled, Colt Carter from Dekalb, TX stopped the watch in 8.6 seconds to earn the number one spot and the Hogg saddle. The number two man was Steven Reager with a 10.l to win $1,925.00, third went to Reese Reimer with an 18.0 and a check for $1,155.00, and fourth was split between Houston Hutto and Caleb Smidt. The second day of competition started at 8 a.m. when we were greeted by the Duncan Convention and Visitors Bureau with free coffee, juice, and doughnuts. Then 89 12 & Under Breakaway ropers made their way into the arena to kick start the day. Shad Mayfield, a Clovis, New Mexico cowboy, won the first go with a time of 2.52 , a check for $361.00, and one of the beautiful Bob Berg buckles. The second round got even faster as Chet Weitz from London, TX turned in a time of 2.45. But it was all over but the shouting when a cowgirl from Hope, New Mexico, Maddy Deerman, captured the third go and fastest

time in 2.42, the Short Go with 2.62, and cinched the Average and another one of the beautiful Oxbow saddles sponsored by Fast Back with a total of 13.16. Way to go cowgirl!!! The afternoon continued as 71 eager 13-15 Tie Down ropers took a shot at winning big money and an Oxbow saddle. The first round started off with a fast time of 9.8 turned in by Landon Koehn from Salina, KS earning him a check for $391.00. Westyn Hughes won the second go with an even faster time of 9.4, and Dakota Felton really stepped it up with an 8.8 to take the third round. But Tyler Milligan, a Pawhuska, OK cowboy , stopped the clock in a speedy 8.3 to win the Short Go and the Fastest Calf rope can. But it was Ty Iselt who won the Average with a total of 43.3 and took home one of the coveted Oxbow saddles sponsored by Jennings Photography and a check for $576.00. With two days down and two to go, Saturday morning started off with 94 13-15 Breakaway ropers. Cooper Martin of Alma, KS captured the 1st Go with a time 2.47 and a check for $518.00. Even faster in the 2nd Go was Landon Koehn with a 2.31, but Jeremy Carney was after

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that Rockin Rope can with the Fastest Calf time of 2.01. Tanner Green took the Short Go with a 2.37, but it was Landon Koehn who roped tough to win the Average with a total of 9.75, a check for $763.00 and took home the Oxbow saddle sponsored by WW Livestock Systems. The 19 & Under Girls Breakaway brought the day to a close but not in a slow way. Out of 119 cowgirls, Hannah Haugen got tapped off just right to win the 1st Round with a 2.24 and picked up a check for $828.00. But each round got faster as Taylor Gooch stopped the clock in 2.13 in the 2nd Go, and Samantha Little took the 3rd Round with a 2.06. But it was Taylor Gooch who ended up the big winner when she won the Short Go with a blazin 1.92 and the Rockin Rope can, the Average with 11.21, and put the beautiful Oxbow saddle that was sponsored by Cinch, in her trailer. On Sunday morning the Cowboy Church Service was once again blessed to be lead by Rev. Roger Myers all the way from Spiro, OK. Many of the 116 ropers and their families showed up early for Cowboy Church and the beginning of the 16-19 Tie Down roping. Seth Cooke took a commanding lead when he won the 1st Go with a 7.9 and a check for $1,043.00.

But Marty Yates from Stephenville, TX took the challenge when he stopped the watch in 7.3 to win the 2nd Round and also the Fastest Calf rope can. Then he did it again by winning the 3rd Go with a 7.4. But Seth Cooke bounced back to win the Short Go with an 8.2, but it was Catfish Brown from Collinsville, TX who came out on top when he won the Average with a 34.7 and took home $1,547.00 in average money and the prestigious Oxbow saddle that was sponsored by Heel-O-Matic. Once again we want to thank all the sponsors who donated additional prizes for the roping. Smith Brothers donated the rope cans for the Fastest Calf winners, custom bits by Gordy Alderson went to the Reserve Average champion in the 16-19 Tie Down, Hooey Loop breakaways were given to all Short Go contestants in the Breakaway , Willard strings went to all Tie Down ropers in the Short Go, and K bar F Hatters of Sallisaw, OK donated a 100X custom made hat to the Average winner in the All-Star Roping. For the second year in a row Northeastern Oklahoma A & M College (NEO) and rodeo coach Kolby Ungeheuer, awarded a $4,000.00 scholarship to the champion 16-19 Tie Down roper as well as one to the champion Cowboy Times, January / February 2013 |  15

19 & Under Girls Breakaway roper. As always WW Livestock Systems and Kirby Kelly were responsible for the great arena setup and the roping chute used throughout the weekend, the RSCR staff and personnel were once again outfitted by Cinch, Quality Inn and Chisholm Suites Hotel were the host hotels, and Great Plains Equipment Sales supplied the ATVs to use during the event. For the Rising Stars Calf Roping producers, Chris Neal and Mark Holder, this was a year of uncertainty but also a year of belief. Their belief in the reputation and symbol of excellence that the Rising Stars Calf Roping has made in the world of calf roping, belief in the contestants, sponsors, vendors, suppliers, work crew, family members and the town of Duncan, Oklahoma has once again made a vision become a reality. So once again a heartfelt “THANK YOU” to everyone for your continued support and dedication to the Rising Stars Calf Roping. Hope the STARS keep RISING for you in 2013!! Coming Soon Into The Future.....Chris Neal’s “Future Stars” Calf Roping Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-27 2013 Shawnee, Oklahoma Event schedules for everyone!!


New Year....

NEW CHAPTER

I was a little apprehensive about doing this when I was first asked, but after giving it more thought I figured “why wouldn’t anyone want to tell everyone else about something that they are proud of”? I was born and raised in Canyon, Texas and I am very proud of this community and what we stand for! Being raised here has definitely made me more appreciative over the years, since my family and I have been traveling and rodeoing all my life. I’ve always felt very blessed to get to do what we have done all these years and continue to do so, and one thing is for sure in all the traveling that we do we get to see a lot of really neat things and meet some very nice people. That said the phrase “there’s no place like home” is very true when you live here. No matter how unique and neat the place is that you have visited or how nice the people were, you still can’t wait to get back home and be where the people are just about the best in the world! My dad told me one time that Canyon was the oasis of the Panhandle, not just because of the location but due to the people here…

it’s always a little greener when we are all dry and the people always smile and say the rain is a coming! A handshake is still a gesture of integrity and means something; gentlemen still stop and hold the door open for a lady walking into the store. Hard work is still the way the day is spent, and after that we make time to spend it with family and have fun working towards the different dreams we hold dear. I’m enrolled in my first year at West Texas A&M University and have found that our town has made impressions on our university as well where a lot of the same manners are practiced every day. I’ve been fortunate enough to be guided by and work with some great professors, coaches, counselors, and students. And just as with my high school and elementary mentors and leaders I have made some great lifelong friends of the same group of people.

chartered and is now under the Agricultural Department. The rodeo program is now being led by three great men that have two common goals. Win in the classroom first as a student and then win in the arena as an athlete. These men are Dr. Hawkins, Dr. Topliff, and our first year coach Raymond Hollabough, with their leadership I believe we are headed in a positive direction not only as individual student athletes but as a team. As I mentioned of the professors in the classroom Raymond is not any different. One could say he is the professor of the arena. Raymond is a hardworking individual that always strives to do what is best for the rodeo kids. He is at every practice and offers one on one coaching that helps each student so that they are better prepared to do their best at the rodeos. I believe Raymond is the ‘quarterback’ of this team and can lead it to do great things and win numerous championships.

Inside the classroom WTAMU offers a friendly knowledgeable teaching staff that is willing to work with you as an individual student, and help you reach your maximum potential as a student. Outside the classroom is no different here at WTAMU. Our WT rodeo team was just recently

I am very excited to be a part of a growing program with big plans for the future, and look forward to doing my part to make it the best place to get an education and rodeo while I am a student athlete here at WTAMU. -Quay Paul Howard

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Location: Portales, New Mexico (pop. 17,000) Rodeo Coach: Albert Flinn Albert.flinn@enmu.edu

Location: Big Spring, Texas (pop. 25,000) Rodeo Coach: Greg Kernick Average Team Size: 30 Arena Facilities: 3 arenas. Stalling Facilities: 72 stalls and feed rooms. Stock Availability: Plenty of excellent practice stock available in all events. Team Accomplishments: 2010 Mens All Around National Champions 2008 10th in Nation Men’s Team, 2004 8th in Nation Men’s Team, Cong 2003 5th in Nation Men’s Team, rat Bray ulations! Multiple Southwest Region Champions. A Cody rmes & Contact Information: Samo

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Scholarships Available: 2-year degree plans with transferable degree offerings. Building Tomorrow’s Champions, Today!

ENMU’s 4th annual College / High School Timed Event will be held February 23, 2013. Entries Close February 15, 2013. Call for additional information 575 760 0104 Continue to hold an NIRA Rodeo the 4th weekend in September Area extra-curricular activities: Lots of different student organizations. Arena Facilities: We now have a 120 x 240 covered practice arena. Stalling Facilities: 25+ stalls (scholarship athletes have priority). Stock Availability: Calves, Steers & Goats Team Accomplishments: Previous regional and national champions. Contact Information: ENMU Rodeo, Station 17 Portales, NM 88130 Phone: 575-562-2269 Fax: 575-562-4182 Cell: 575-760-0104 • ENMU” College Daze Rodeo September 19,20 & 21, 2013 • ENMU Enrollment 5,800 – 6,000

ENMU College & High School Timed Event February 23, 2013

Rodeo • Scholarships Available • 80 Stalls • State Of The Art Indoor & Outdoor Arenas • 3 Former Students Made The College Finals In The Past 5 Years • Fresh Stock Every Semester With Fresh Calves Every 3 Weeks • PRCA Cowboys And Cowgirls Come Assist With Practice On A Regular Basis 1122 College Dr. | Clarendon, TX 79226 | 800.687.9737 www.clarendoncollege.edu 20  |  Cowboy Times, January / February 2013


SUL ROSS State University

Sul Ross State......Where Rodeo Began Town Population: 8,000 Location: Alpine, Texas Head Coach: Chance Campbell Average Team Size: Around 15 Area extra-curricular activities: Intramural sports - basketball, racquetball, dodgeball, etc... Practice Facilities & Stock Availability: Covered practice pen with sprinkler system, as well as outdoor arena and calf lane. Stalling Facilities: Around 25 stalls available, part w/ automatic water. Scholarships Available: Memorial, Alumni, Organization, rodeo and academic scholarships available.

361-877-0702 432-837-8240 (Office) Box C-110 Alpine, Texas 79832


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OUR GUIDE FOR THE NEW YEAR -Mike Kuhlman

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to study it and find the answer. My biggest problem is doing it God’s way and not the way I want to do it. Proverbs 3:5-6 says, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.” The more we follow God’s guidance, the easier it will be for us to make the right decisions. Sometimes He speaks to our hearts; other times He will put the right people in our paths to provide us with the Proverbs 21:5 says, “The plans of the diligent lead to information we need. profit as surely as haste leads to poverty.” The more time we spend studying God’s word, we realize how I would like to challenge you as we begin 2013 to slow important it is to include Him in all our daily activities. down and take the time to think about and research the Our cars and trucks have warning lights that flash to areas of your life you need to make decisions in. Take protect them from being severely damaged if we obey a few minutes each day and ask God to help you with them and stop to take the time to correct the problem. them. Allow Him to be in the center of every decision God gave us His Word to use as a light for making all you make. Listen, then be obedient, and try to follow our daily decisions. It’s up to us to use it and try to His advice. Jeremiah 29:11-13 says, “I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper make the right choice. you and not to harm you, plans to give hope and a Pslam 119:130 says, “The unfolding of your words future. Then you will call upon Me and come and gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.” pray to Me, and I will listen to you. You will seek Me The answer to every decision we need to make is found and find Me when you seek Me with all your heart.” in God’s Word. It all comes back to us taking the time s we begin the new year of 2013, we are all faced with many decisions that must be made for the future. Living in the fast-moving and volatile times that we do these days, it’s important to take time and study the things that will help us be more successful in doing the right thing at the right time. For me, taking the time to stop and think about things before I do them is hard. I know a lot of you are the same way.

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RANCH COWGIRLS Rodeo Association 2013 RODEO SCHEDULE April 21 Clovis, NM Jaree Elliott 575-760-5462

July 27 Artesia, NM Jim Burnett 575-365-8291

May 3 Roswell, NM Stacy Mathis 575-626-0432

July 28 Roy, NM Stacie Martinez 575-799-0555

June 14 Portales, NM Deann Parsons 575-760-9787

June 15 Las Cruces, NM Erica Valdez 575-202-9547

August 9 Vega, TX Romni Durrett 806-626-4595

September 13 Plainview, TX JV Thomas 806-292-7968

June 21 Canyon, TX Susan Pool 806-433-3088

September 20-21 FINALS Clovis, NM Erica Valdez 575-2029547

BOARD MEMBERS June 22 Kathleen Hill (Channing, TX).................PRESIDENT Hereford, TX Steve Lewis (Amarillo, TX).........VICE PRESIDENT Audra Lujan 806-344-6816 Jaree Elliott (Grady, NM)......................TREASURER Erica Valdez (Animas, NM)................... SECRETARY TEAM BRANDING 1. 3 minute time limit. 2 calves are to be branded, or team Coli Hunt (Texico, NM) receives a no-time. Will Durrett (Wildorado, TX) MISSION Ranch Cowgirls Rodeo Association (RCRA) is an association formed because of the ever-growing desire for cowgirls to have ranch rodeo competitions where cowgirls skills and lifestyle are showcased in a forum that is fair, professional, accountable and organized. RCRA also provides support and assistance to cowgirls and their families in times of need. RCRA is dedicated to un-biased competitions and decisions, as well as exciting performances.

2. 4 team members participate (if members from other teams are needed to help hold herd, teams may help each other). There will be 1 dragger, 2 flankers, 1 brander. Ground crew can all help flank and can change jobs within the event. 3. A herd of calves will be contained behind a line at one end of arena or within panels or in a corner of arena. 4. Roper can carry only one rope, no loop limit. Ropes may NOT be tied on in the Branding. 5. Only feet can be roped. Legal catches are 1 or 2 heels, pantyhose, and high hock. Heels must be roped from bottom up. 6. No loping into or out of herd. 7. Two calves must be drug and legally branded, one at a time. 8. Flankers can cross line into herd, BUT MAY NOT TOUCH

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CALF UNTIL IT IS ACROSS THE LINE AND OUT OF HERD, with the exception of an illegal catch. See rule 13. 9. Calf must be flanked, flat on its side and rope off before iron can leave fire to brand. Calf must be branded on side. 10. Dragger can return to herd as soon as rope is removed from calf. 11. Time will stop after 2nd calf is legally branded and iron is returned to fire. 12. During an illegal catch, muggers may take rope off. 13. If dragger loses rope, team members may retrieve it and hand it back to roper. 14. Dragger may not step off her horse to retrieve a loose rope if she should lose it. There may be only one dragger, and dragger cannot change during event. However, dragger can step off her horse to tighten her cinch if needed. TRAILER LOADING 1. 2 minute time limit. 2. Herd (3 or more head) will be held at one end of arena behind line. As team rides towards herd, number of their calf will be called out. If any team member hesitates (as if searching for numbered calf), judge will flag time to start. Otherwise, time starts when one team member crosses line. 3. All team members can cross line, and anyone can sort, but only one in herd at a time. 4. No loping in or out of herd. 5. Team will sort numbered steer. No wrong numbered steer can cross the line during the sort. No wrong numbered steer can be loaded. If either happens, it is a no-time. 6. Steer must be loaded into front of trailer. 7. Middle gate must be shut and latched. 8. 2 horses must be loaded in back of trailer. 9. Back gate must be shut and latched and “road ready”. Failing to do so will result in a no-time. Judges will choose designated location where contestants call for time, (either bed of pickup, front of pickup, etc.) 10. All team members will run, afoot, to the bed of the pickup. All team members must BE ON BED for time to be called. 11. Team to load trailer and get on bed fastest, wins. 12. Pickup and trailer will be located along fence on one side of arena and 2 panels will be used as wings. 13. If wing is knocked down, team is allowed to pick back up during their run to complete their run. DOCTORING 1. 3 minute time limit. 2. Steer must be roped and under control of roper, with a legal head catch (horns, neck, half head, horns and one leg) within 1 minute. Not doing so results in a no-time. If calf is roped on the head, but then roper loses rope and calf is loose and the 1 minute mark hits, then that team receives a no-time. 3. No loop limit.

4. All 4 members are allowed to rope either end. Heelers CAN BE tied on. However, headers cannot. If a person is tied-on and takes a head shot and catches, it will result in a no-time. 5. One steer will be let out for each team in the arena. Team must be behind chalk line until judge flags them to begin time. 6. Team must head and heel steer, steer must be pulled tight, and steer must be marked on head with chalk. 7. Team can only carry one chalk, however, chalk CAN be thrown. 8. Time stops when steer is marked and time is called for. SORTING 1. 3 minute time limit. 2. Herd (3 or more head) will be held at one end of arena behind line. As team rides towards herd, number of their calf will be called out. If any team member hesitates (as if searching for numbered calf), judge will flag time to start. Otherwise, time starts when one team member crosses line. 3. All members can cross the line and anyone can sort, however, only one rider can be in herd at one time. 4. 3 cattle must be sorted out, in numerical order, with daylight between them. There cannot be an incorrectly numbered steer cross the line at any time. Doing so results in a no-time. (Example: if 5 is the number called, 5, 6, then 7 must be sorted out in that order with no incorrectly numbered cattle crossing the line.) The 3rd and final calf must also have daylight behind him as he crosses the line; otherwise, if calf is not day-lighted, it will result in a no-time. 5. If any of the cattle that have been sorted out, cross back over the line into the herd, it results in a no-time. 6. No loping into or out of herd. 7. Time stops when the 3rd CALF of the numerical order crosses the line (not the horses). TIE DOWN MUGGING 1. 4 minute time limit. 2. Legal Catch for this event is rope must be around horns OR animal must “Look through the Loop” and under control of roper in first minute. Not doing so will result in a no-time. 3. One steer will be let out for each team at opposite end of arena from team. Team must be behind chalk line until judge flags them to begin time. 4. No limit on heading loops, header can not be tied on. 5. All 4 members are allowed to rope. 6. Header can not jerk steer down. 7. Steers can be heeled & can tie on - 2 loop attempts. 8. During mugging, at least one team member must be in contact with rope or steer. 9. Time stops when steer is tied, ropes (except tie string) are off steer, all hands are clear of tie, and time is called for. 10. Steer must stay tied for 6 seconds.

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RANCH COWGIRLS

2013 Membership Application

Rodeo Association

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P.O. Box 398 • Bronte, TX 76933 • 325.277.5824

$20,000 + Added Money to the Finals!!!!

15 Rodeos, 13 best results per event go towards YEAR-END CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES Must compete at 4 rodeos to qualify for the AJRA NFR and have a chance at winning a truck! NFR All-Arounds will be determined by “best of 3” events. This gives more contestants a better chance at the NFR All-Around and chance at the truck.

FOR MORE INFORMATION Mary McMullan AJRA Secretary Manager (325) 277-5824

www.ajra.org Facebook: American Junior Rodeo Association Where Champions Begin Since 1952

2013 Student Directors

2013 Adult Directors

President......................... Stella Ingham

President......................... Johnny Powell

Vice President.................. Jeremy Davidson

Arena Director................. Paige McNeill Mike Friess Ben Ingham Leslie Murphy Raymond Quigg Shannon Rice Stephen Wallis Lisa McNeill Keith Kent Dean Martin Shorty Shaws Robert Weyerts Brent Charlesworth

Miss AJRA....................... Macie Friess Dylan Murphy Ty Harris Sy Felton Kynzie Rae McNeill Sidney Stewert Allison Danley Megan Powell Whitley Whiteweeod Cadi Wood

Key winners would be:

• More Chances to have a chance at getting a key to Win the truck at the finals! (20 Keys) • Year-end All-Around winners—8 • NFR All-Around winners—8 • Draw 1 boy & 1 girl out of all year-end event winners—2 • Draw 1 boy & 1 girl wildcard out of all finals entries that entered at least 8 rodeos—2 • Truck keys will be drawn out in the above order and all wild card draws must be present, otherwise, another name will be drawn

• • •

Tate Branch Auto Group, Hobbs, NM sponsor of the truck, UDawg Graphics, Lubbock, TX graphic designer of the truck wrap. WPRA Endorsed Membership receives a subscription to Cowboy Times

CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR MORE EXCITING NEWS WWW.AJRA.ORG

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HCJRA PO BOX 790 Llano, TX 78643 www.hcjra.com hcjrarodeo@gmail.com ASSOCIATION SPONSORS INCLUDE • Cactus Saddlery • Tres Rios Silver • • • • • • •

BUCKLE SPONSORS Foster Ranch, Llano, TX R Bad Metal Designs, Llano, TX John Thames Excavating, Buda, TX Mike Crumpler Cutting Horses, Llano, TX Paul Marion Custom Harvesting, Llano, TX Sweet Mesquite Kenny & Angie Cline, Llano, TX Jamie & Kay Osbourn, Llano, TX

ALL RODEO POINTS GO TOWARDS YEAR END PRIZES 2012-2013 RODEO SCHEDULE Rodeo 1 & 2..........................November 17 & 18 Rodeo 3 & 4.....................December 29th & 30th Rodeo 5 & 6........................... January 5th & 6th Rodeo 7 & 8........................January 26th & 27th Finals 2 Go’s & Average..........February 2nd & 3rd

ALL RODEOS WILL BE HELD AT THE LLANO EVENT CENTER

HAVE TO COMPETE IN 6 OF 8 RODEOS TO COMPETE IN FINALS Please visit website for rodeo results Standings 7 & Under Boys All Around Pecos Tatum......................................174 Carsyn Campbell...............................133 Cutter Campbell................................ 110 Samuel Mendoza................................77 Daylon Smith.......................................62 Spiner Burger......................................47 Southern Bass.....................................10 Fate Snyder...........................................8 7 & Under Girls All Around Hannah Bass.....................................155 Chloe Little........................................102 Jessi Everett........................................89 Avery Brooks.......................................63 Samantha Andrews.............................61 Samantha Ellis....................................43 Sarah Little..........................................36 Skylar Brown.......................................34

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Kacey Bass.........................................12 Kalli Criswell........................................12 Reese Schrutka.....................................7 Carlie Clopton........................................3 7 & Under Barrels Hannah Bass.......................................50 Avery Brooks.......................................48 Chloe Little..........................................34 Pecos Tatum........................................33 Daylon Smith.......................................24 Samantha Andrews.............................23 Cutter Campbell..................................21 Samuel Mendoza................................19 Carsyn Campbell.................................17 Sarah Little..........................................15 Jessi Everett........................................15 Skylar Brown....................................... 11 Samantha Ellis......................................8


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16 CACTUS SADDLES & 90 TRES RIOS BUCKLES 10 Point System Per Rodeo Age as of January 1st

7 & UNDER BOYS / GIRLS • Barrels • Poles • Goat Slapping • Breakaway • Calf Riding

8-11, 12-14 & 15 -19 GIRLS • Breakaway • Ribbon Roping • Goat Tying • Barrels • Poles

8-11 BOYS • Breakaway • Ribbon Roping • Goat Tying • Steer Riding • Double Mugging

12-14 BOYS • Breakaway • Ribbon Roping • Tie Down • Steer Riding

15-19 BOYS • Breakaway • Ribbon Roping • Tie Down • Bull Riding

Team Roping Enter 2 X • 14 & Under Boys/Girls • 15-19 Boys/Girls • Girl Heelers Can Tie On

SAVE THE DATES

Rodeo 1 & 2...................................November 17 & 18 Rodeo 3 & 4............................. December 29th & 30th Rodeo 5 & 6.................................... January 5th & 6th Rodeo 7 & 8................................ January 26th & 27th Finals 2 Go’s & Average...................February 2nd & 3rd

For More Information Please Call Kay Osbourn 512-755-3207 Brett Tatum 325-248-4051

Jamie Osbourn James Schilling

512-755-4157 325-248-3857

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YEAR-END

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Tooled Cactus Saddles to All Around Boy & Girl In Each Age Group FINALS

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Saddles to Finals All Around Boy & Girl In Each Age Group


Hill Country Junior Rodeo Association PO BOX 790 Llano, TX 78643 512-755-3207 WWW.HCJRA.COM

HCJRARODEO@GMAIL.COM

2012-2013 Membership Application • Membership Dues: $75 (Please use separate checks for membership dues) Name:_ _____________________________________________ Social Security#________________________________ Address:_ ___________________________________________ Phone Number:________________________________ City:_____________________________________________ State:____________________ Zip:_ ___________________ Date of Birth:_____________________________________________ Age as of January 1, 2013_ ___________________ Email Address_____________________________________________________________________________________ MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE FOR PROOF OF AGE In Case of Emergency Name:_ _______________________________________________ Phone:________________________________________________ City:___________________________________________________ State:______________________ Zip:_______________________ MEMBER WAIVER OF LIABILITY UNDER TEXAS LAW (CHAPTER 87, CIVIL PRACTICE AND REMEDIES), AN EQUINE PROFESSIONAL IS NOT LIABLE FOR AN INJURY TO OR THE DEATH OF A PARTICIPANT IN EQUINE ACTIVITIES RESULTING FROM THE INHERENT RISKS OF EQUINE ACTIVITIES. THE STATE OF_______________________________________________ COUNTY OF_________________________________________________ BEFORE ME THE UNDER SIGNED AUTHORITY, A NOTARY PUBLIC IN AND FOR THE SAID COUNTY AND STATE ON THIS DAY PERSONALLY APPEARED:_ ____________________________________________ .(FATHER) AND/OR_______________________ (MOTHER), THE PARENTS /GUARDIAN OF THE CONTESTANT WHO HAS SIGNED THE FOREGOING MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM FOR THE ENTRANCE IN THE HILL COUNTRY JUNIOR RODEO ASSOCIATION., WHO UPON THEIR OATH EACH DEPOSES AND SAYS THAT THEIR CHILD IS A CAPABLE RODEO PERFORMER AND HEREBY GIVE THEIR PERMISSION FOR SAID CONTESTANT TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY EVENT IN SAID RODEOS, AND DO HEREBY RELEASE HILL COUNTRY JUNIOR RODEO ASSOCIATION., AND ITS ADVISORS, DIRECTORS, AND THE SPONSORING RODEO ASSOCIATION AND ITS ADVISORS, DIRECTORS, WORKERS, AND THE STOCK CONTRACTORS AND THEIR WORKERS FROM ALL LIABILITY IN CASE OF ACCIDENT OR INJURY TO THE CONTESTANT. IF SAID CONTESTANT IS INJURED WE BE GIVEN TREATMENT BY ANY DOCTOR OR HOSPITAL OR HIS OR ITS PERSONNEL, AND HEREBY RELEASE SAID DOCTOR, HOSPITAL AND PERSONNEL FOR TRANSPORTING CONTESTANT TO HOSPITAL AND ADMINISTERING NECESSARY TREATMENT, IF ANY. ____________________________________________________ AND/OR________________________________________________ FATHER (SIGNATURE) MOTHER (SIGNATURE)

SWORN AND SUBSCRIBED BEFORE ME THIS________________ DAY_______________________ 20_______________________ NOTARY PUBLIC MY COMMISSION EXPIRES:____________________________________

OFFICE USE ONLY

BIRTH CERTIFICATE

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CARD SENT


Hill Country Junior Rodeo Association PO BOX 790 Llano, TX 78643 512-755-3207 WWW.HCJRA.COM

MUST POSTMARK Entry 2 weeks prior to rodeo. Please indicate which rodeo you are entering (ex #1, #2, etc.)_____________ FILL OUT ONE ENTRY BLANK PER RODEO CONTESTANTS TO COMPLETE: Name of Rodeo Entering:_______________________________ Rodeo Dates:_________________________________ Today’s Date:_______________ Email:_____________________________________ HCJRA Number:______________ Contestant Name:_________________________________________________________ Age Division:______________ Address:_________________________________________________________________ Birth Date:________________ City:________________________________________ State:___________________ Zip:___________________________ Telephone:________________________________________________________________________________________ CHECK EVENTS ENTERED ____ ____ ____ ____

____ ____ ____ ____ ____

Boys 15-19

____ ____ ____ ____ ____

$45 Breakaway Roping $45 Ribbon Roping $45 Tie Down Roping $60 Bull Riding

Girls 15-19

$45 Breakaway Roping $35 Barrel Racing $35 Goat Tying $45 Ribbon Roping $35 Pole Bending

____ ____ ____ ____ ____

Boys/Girls 7 & Under

$15 Barrel Racing $15 Goat Slapping $30 Calf Riding $15 Pole Bending $30 Breakaway Roping

Boys 8-11

$35 Breakaway Roping $35 Ribbon Roping $35 Goat Tying $35 Steer Riding $35 Double Mugging

____ ____ ____ ____ ____

____ ____ ____ ____

Boys 12-14

$40 Breakaway Roping $40 Ribbon Roping $40 Steer Riding $40 Tie Down Roping

Girls 12-14

$40 Breakaway Roping $30 Barrel Racing $35 Goat Tying $40 Ribbon Roping $30 Pole Bending

____ ____ ____ ____

Girls 8-11

$25 Barrel Racing $35 Goat Tying $25 Pole Bending $35 Breakaway Roping

____ $45 15 - 19 Team Roping I am a:____Header____Heeler Partners Name:____________________________

____ $35 14 & Under Team Roping I am a:____Header____Heeler Partners Name:____________________________

____ $45 15-19 Team Roping I am a:____Header____Heeler Partners Name:____________________________

____ $35 14 & Under Team Roping I am a:____Header____Heeler Partners Name:____________________________

_______________________________________ Parent’s Signature

Event Entry Fee(S) $_________________

_______________________________________ Contestant’s Signature

Office Fee$_________________

Total $_________________

Check

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Reese Schrutka.....................................6 Kacey Bass...........................................3 Kalli Criswell..........................................3 7 & Under Breakaway Cutter Campbell..................................29 Pecos Tatum........................................19 Hannah Bass.......................................18 Chloe Little..........................................10 Carsyn Campbell.................................10 Samuel Mendoza..................................8 7 & Under Poles Chloe Little..........................................39 Jessi Everett........................................38 Pecos Tatum........................................38 Hannah Bass.......................................31 Samantha Ellis....................................28 Samuel Mendoza................................26 Daylon Smith.......................................26 Carsyn Campbell.................................25 Cutter Campbell..................................20 Sarah Little..........................................18 Samantha Andrews.............................17 Kacey Bass...........................................9 Skylar Brown.........................................8 Kalli Criswell..........................................4 Carlie Clopton........................................3 7 & Under Goats Hannah Bass.......................................56 Pecos Tatum........................................48 Carsyn Campbell.................................37 Jessi Everett........................................36 Cutter Campbell..................................31 Samuel Mendoza................................24 Samantha Andrews.............................21 Chloe Little..........................................19 Avery Brooks.......................................15 Skylar Brown.......................................15 Daylon Smith.......................................12 Samantha Ellis......................................7 Kalli Criswell..........................................5 Sarah Little............................................3 Reese Schrutka.....................................1 7 & Under Calf Riding Spiner Burger......................................47 Carsyn Campbell.................................44 Pecos Tatum........................................36 Southern Bass.....................................10 Cutter Campbell....................................9 Fate Snyder...........................................8

Justin Elms..........................................17 Cutter Duckett.....................................16 Whitt Bierschwall................................. 11 Leander Williams...................................6 Kellen Oldfield.......................................5 Stran Schilling.......................................4 Walker Grimes.......................................4 8-11 Boys Double Muggin Chet Weitz...........................................47 Colton Greene.....................................41 Chisum Allen.......................................35 Bryce Fry.............................................31 Carsyn Sunvinson...............................27 Chance Little.......................................16 Brody Baugh........................................14 Walker Grimes.......................................6 Justin Elms............................................4 8-11 Boys Goats Chet Weitz...........................................53 Colton Greene.....................................47 Chisum Allen.......................................39 Justin Elms..........................................35 Brody Baugh........................................32 Carsyn Sunvinson...............................25 Chance Little.......................................16 Canyon Bass.......................................13 Bryce Fry.............................................12 Stran Schilling ....................................12 Cooper Inderman................................ 11 Cutter Duckett.......................................9 Whitt Bierschwall...................................8 Leander Williams...................................6 Kellen Oldfield.......................................4 8-11 Boys Ribbon Roping Chet Weitz...........................................49 Colton Greene.....................................32 Chance Little.......................................29 Bryce Fry.............................................26 Chisum Allen.......................................25 Cutter Duckett.....................................25 Brody Baugh........................................16 Walker Grimes.....................................12 Carsyn Sunvinson............................... 11 Whitt Bierschwall...................................8 8-11 Steer Riding Bryce Fry...............................................0 Canyon Bass.........................................0

Boys 8-11 Boys All Around Chet Weitz.........................................206 Colton Greene...................................186 Chisum Allen.....................................148 Chance Little..................................... 113 Justin Elms........................................ 112 Bryce Fry.............................................98 Brody Baugh........................................97 Carsyn Sunvinson...............................92 Cutter Duckett.....................................83 Whitt Bierschwall.................................36 Leander Williams.................................22 Walker Grimes.....................................22 Stran Schilling.....................................16 Canyon Bass.......................................13 Cooper Inderman................................ 11 Kellen Oldfield.......................................9

12-14 Boys All Around Slade Townsend................................173 Laramie Allen.....................................123 Lafe Allen........................................... 116 Levi Boatright......................................97 Karson Johnson..................................67 Gregory Wilkinson...............................66 Hunter Grimes.....................................65 Cason Dudney.....................................63 Cimarron Rucker.................................50 Wyatt Inderman...................................46 Whitt Kitchens.....................................43 Truman Magnus..................................26 Will Polock...........................................21 Cal Rasch............................................20 Jayden West........................................15 Robert Zapata Jr...................................9 Kirby Blankenship..................................7 Tucker Menz..........................................6

8-11 Boys Breakaway Chance Little.......................................40 Colton Greene.....................................38 Chisum Allen.......................................35 Carsyn Sunvinson...............................29 Bryce Fry............................................ 29 Chet Weitz...........................................27 Brody Baugh........................................25

12-14 Boys Breakaway Slade Townsend..................................42 Cason Dudney.....................................31 Levi Boatright......................................29 Gregory Wilkinson...............................27 Laramie Allen.......................................26 Lafe Allen.............................................23 Wyatt Inderman...................................23

Hunter Grimes.....................................23 Will Polock...........................................12 Cal Rasch..............................................7 Whitt Kitchens.......................................7 12-14 Boys Ribbon Roping Levi Boatright......................................50 Slade Townsend..................................30 Lafe Allen.............................................28 Gregory Wilkinson...............................25 Laramie Allen.......................................23 Karson Johnson..................................23 Hunter Grimes.....................................17 Will Polock.............................................9 Cason Dudney.......................................8 Whitt Kitchens.......................................7 Cal Rasch..............................................5 12-14 Boys Tiedown Roping Slade Townsend..................................57 Karson Johnson..................................27 Laramie Allen.......................................25 Hunter Grimes.....................................25 Lafe Allen.............................................23 Levi Boatright......................................18 Cason Dudney.....................................17 Gregory Wilkinson...............................14 Whitt Kitchens.....................................10 Cal Rasch..............................................8 Tucker Menz..........................................6 Truman Magnus....................................3 12-14 Boys Steer Riding Cimarron Rucker.................................50 Robert Zapata Jr...................................9 15-19 Boys All Around Wyatt Duncan....................................136 Tyler Horn............................................91 Jace Fry...............................................47 Ryan Becker........................................27 Luke Harper.........................................16 Miles Emmons.....................................10 Bradley Greenhaw...............................10 Keagan Greenhaw..............................10 Chason Williams....................................6 15-19 Boys Tiedown Wyatt Duncan......................................58 Tyler Horn............................................34 Jace Fry...............................................27 Ryan Becker..........................................9 15-19 Boys Ribbon Roping Wyatt Duncan......................................29 Tyler Horn............................................28 Jace Fry...............................................20 Ryan Becker........................................18 Luke Harper...........................................7 Chason Williams....................................6 15-19 Boys Breakaway Wyatt Duncan......................................49 Tyler Horn............................................29 Luke Harper...........................................9 15-19 Bullriding Miles Emmons.....................................10 8-11 Girls All Around Madison Outhier................................143 Saige Sealy....................................... 111 Jesse Armstrong................................106 Lucchesse Tobias................................99 Jordi Edens.........................................74 Rainey Skelton....................................74 Sassy Wilson.......................................68 Brooke Dunlap.....................................52 Graci Phillips.......................................49 Jaci Lewis............................................49

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Allison Vaughn.....................................43 Taryl Toepperwein................................42 Kylee Brown........................................42 Rylie Smith..........................................40 Makaila Terry.......................................34 Makenzie Mayes.................................29 Charlsey Bass.....................................22 Jordan Reed........................................20 Chainey Weitz.....................................17 Sydnee Pettijohn.................................15 Ainslee Morris......................................14 Sami Thompson.................................. 11 Ruby Magnus........................................6 Gentri Phillips........................................6 Abigail Clopton......................................5 Madison Killiion.....................................3 8-11 Girls Barrels Sassy Wilson.......................................48 Lucchesse Tobias................................41 Jesse Armstrong..................................36 Rainey Skelton....................................33 Madison Outhier..................................32 Saige Sealy.........................................28 Allison Vaughn.....................................18 Makaila Terry.......................................18 Kylee Brown........................................16 Taryl Toepperwein................................13 Rylie Smith..........................................13 Brooke Dunlap.....................................12 Jordi Edens......................................... 11 Chainey Weitz.......................................5 Graci Phillips.........................................4 Makenzie Mayes...................................1 8-11 Girls Breakaway Jordi Edens.........................................37 Madison Outhier..................................18 Brooke Dunlap.....................................10 Rainey Skelton....................................10 Lucchesse Tobias................................10 Charlsey Bass.....................................10 Makenzie Mayes...................................9 Saige Sealy ..........................................7 8-11 Girls Goat Tying Madison Outhier..................................51 Jesse Armstrong..................................36 Saige Sealy.........................................33 Lucchesse Tobias................................33 Jordi Edens.........................................26 Taryl Toepperwein................................23 Rylie Smith..........................................23 Graci Phillips.......................................19 Brooke Dunlap.....................................16 Ainslee Morris......................................14 Charlsey Bass.....................................12 Chainey Weitz.....................................12 Makenzie Mayes...................................8 Sassy Wilson.........................................6 Kylee Brown..........................................5 Makaila Terry.........................................4 Jordan Reed..........................................3 Rainey Skelton......................................3 Allison Vaughn.......................................1 Bryce Ann Duckett.................................1 Madison Killiion.....................................1 8-11 Girls Poles Madison Outhier..................................42 Jesse Armstrong..................................34 Rainey Skelton....................................28 Graci Phillips.......................................26 Saige Sealy.........................................24 Allison Vaughn . ..................................24 Kylee Brown........................................21 Jordan Reed........................................17 Lucchesse Tobias................................15 Sydnee Pettijohn.................................15 Sassy Wilson.......................................14


Brooke Dunlap.....................................14 Makaila Terry.......................................12 Makenzie Mayes................................. 11 Sami Thompson..................................10 Taryl Toepperwein..................................6 Gentri Phillips........................................6 Abigail Clopton......................................5 Rylie Smith............................................4 Madison Killiion.....................................2 12-14 Girls All Around Kambria McDougal............................218 Mayce Marek.....................................146 Lexie Russell.....................................142 Sloan Townsend................................ 118 Taylor Roberts...................................109 Carrol Abendroth.................................91 Tristin Lewis.........................................88 Kody Criswell.......................................80 Ryleigh Hyles......................................69 Hannah Osbourn.................................66 Katy Armstrong....................................34 Shaylee Jameson................................32 Steeley Smith...................................... 11 Launa Evans.........................................1 12-14 Girls Barrels Kambria McDougal..............................53 Sloan Townsend..................................41 Taylor Roberts.....................................41 Lexie Russell.......................................39 Hannah Osbourn.................................32 Mayce Marek.......................................31 Kody Criswell.......................................28 Ryleigh Hyles......................................19 Jaci Lewis............................................14 Carrol Abendroth...................................8 Katy Armstrong .....................................8 Shaylee Jameson..................................7 Tristin Lewis...........................................6 Steeley Smith........................................3 12-14 Girls Breakaway Kambria McDougal..............................38 Shaylee Jameson................................25 Sloan Townsend..................................23 Lexie Russell.......................................19 Kody Criswell.......................................18 Mayce Marek.......................................17 Tristin Lewis.........................................16 Katy Armstrong....................................16 12-14 Girls Goat Tying Lexie Russell.......................................49 Mayce Marek.......................................48 Kambria McDougal .............................40 Carrol Abendroth.................................40 Taylor Roberts.....................................35 Ryleigh Hyles......................................29 Tristin Lewis.........................................28 Jaci Lewis............................................12 12-14 Girls Poles Kambria McDougal..............................57 Carrol Abendroth.................................43 Mayce Marek.......................................41 Hannah Osbourn.................................34 Taylor Roberts.....................................33 Lexie Russell.......................................26 Jaci Lewis............................................23 Ryleigh Hyles......................................21 Sloan Townsend..................................20 Tristin Lewis.........................................10 Steeley Smith........................................8 Launa Evans.........................................1 12-14 Girls Ribbon Roping Sloan Townsend..................................34 Kambria McDougal..............................30 Tristin Lewis.........................................28

Kody Criswell.......................................25 Katy Armstrong ...................................10 Lexie Russell.........................................9 Mayce Marek.........................................9 15-19 Girls All Around Erin Williams......................................180 Katie Whitaker...................................123 Brooke Branscrum.............................121 Dakota Allen...................................... 118 Joeli Boatright....................................108 Kristin Conway..................................102 Bailey Wright.......................................73 PJ Pickett............................................46 Samantha Chick..................................46 Bailie Branscrum.................................44 Ashlyn Carroll......................................35 Linsey Osbourn...................................33 Rilee Moser.........................................28 Catelyn Felts.........................................9 Masie Grose..........................................5 15-19 Girls Barrels Erin Williams........................................40 Katie Whitaker.....................................38 Brooke Branscrum...............................37 Bailey Wright.......................................35 Linsey Osbourn...................................33 Joeli Boatright......................................23 Rilee Moser.........................................23 Kristin Conway....................................16 Bailie Branscrum.................................15 Dakota Allen........................................14 Ashlyn Carroll...................................... 11 Catelyn Felts.........................................9 Samantha Chick....................................8 Masie Grose..........................................5 15-19 Girls Breakaway Erin Williams........................................29 Joeli Boatright......................................28 PJ Pickett............................................19 Katie Whitaker.....................................16 Dakota Allen........................................10 Bailey Wright.........................................8 Samantha Chick....................................8 15-19 Girls Goats Brooke Branscrum...............................56 Dakota Allen........................................36 Kristin Conway....................................35 Katie Whitaker.....................................31 Erin Williams........................................30 Joeli Boatright......................................28 PJ Pickett............................................27 Samantha Chick..................................10 Rilee Moser...........................................5 15-19 Girls Poles Kristin Conway....................................51 Katie Whitaker.....................................38 Erin Williams........................................34 Bailey Wright.......................................30 Bailie Branscrum.................................29 Joeli Boatright......................................29 Brooke Branscrum...............................28 Ashlyn Carroll......................................24 Dakota Allen........................................20 Samantha Chick..................................10 15-19 Girls Ribbon Roping Erin Williams........................................47 Dakota Allen........................................38 Samantha Chick..................................10

INTRODUCING

CACTUS GEAR PLEASANTON, TexasDec. 19, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Cactus companies are excited to announce a change to the Cactus Gear name for their lines of equine protective legwear and apparel. Formerly known as Pro Equine Products, the decision to transition to the Cactus Gear name was a natural. Western competitors are very familiar with the Cactus name and the quality it implies. However, many weren’t aware that Pro Equine Products was part of the Cactus family. This brand change will accomplish that with the instantly recognizable saguaro logo. Cactus Gear will continue to produce Trevor Brazile’s outstanding line of Relentless™ protective legwear and stablewear, as well as a full line of Cactus Gear products. The company is using the brand change as an opportunity to improve the product line with fresh designs and improved protective benefits. Cactus Gear is committed to continually researching the best materials, designs and technologies to develop gear that protects equine athletes for top performance. Consumers will be able to find the new line of Cactus Gear at their favorite retailers early in 2013. These new products were seen on top competitors at the 2012 WNFR, including newly crowned World Champion Chad Masters, Clay O’Brien Cooper, Clay Tryan, Travis Graves and Brenda Mays. Cactus Gear works with top athletes to develop and test all of their products. The Relentless™ product line is carefully developed in conjunction with 17-Time World Champion Trevor Brazile to offer the ultimate in leg protection. Relentless protective products are used by top athletes like Brazile, Patrick Smith, Carlee Pierce and newest team members, 2012 World Champions Tuf Cooper and Mary Walker. Cactus Gear, based in Pleasanton, Texas, is a leading distributor of premier equine sport boots and apparel that are designed and tested by champions in multiple disciplines. Cactus Gear is part of the Pro Equine Group, which includes Cactus Ropes, Cactus Saddlery, Fastback Ropes and HeelO-Matic. To find a retailer near you, visit www.cactusgear. com

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1 quart chicken stock 2 roasted/peeled/diced bell pepper 2 peeled/diced tomatoes 1 med. onion 1 lb. Mozzarella cheese, grated 1/2 tsp. cumin salt/pepper 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro 2 cloves garlic, minced corn tortillas, cut into strips and fried. In a deep skilled, saute onion; add all other ingredients except cheese, tortilla strips and cilantro. Simmer 20 min. Add cilantro and stir. Garnish with fried tortilla strips and grated cheese.

Mexican Corn Salad

2 cans of Mexican corn 1 cup of Miracle Whip 3-4 green onions 1 can green chili’s (optional) 1 bag of Chili Cheese Fritos

Mix all ingredients together except the Fritos, chill several hours or overnight. Right before serving, add Chili Cheese Fritos to mixture. Enjoy! Serves: 8-10

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Peach-Blueberry Crumble 4 cups peaches, pitted, peeled and sliced 1 cup blueberries 3/4 cup sugar, divided 2 Tbsp. cornstarch 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup quick cooking oats, uncooked 1/4 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. nutmeg 1 egg, beaten 4 Tbsp. butter, sliced Gently toss together fruit, 1/2 cup sugar and cornstarch in a 2-quart baking dish; set aside. Combine remaining ingredients. Stir with a fork until crumbly; sprinkle over fruit mixture. Bake at 375º for 20 to 35 minutes, until topping is golden. Serves 6 to 8.

Barely Over The Border Fajitas 2 pounds flank or skirt steak Large resealable plastic bag 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar or red wine vinegar 1/3 cup olive oil 1/3 cup tequila or lemon juice juice of 1 lime 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. chipotle pepper powder or chili powder 1 tsp. onion powder 1 tsp. salt mesquite chips flour tortillas grilled onions and peppers Pico de gallo Place steak in bag. Mix vinegar, olive oil, tequila, lime juice, garlic powder, chipotle pepper powder, onion powder and salt in a small bowl. Pour over steak. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight. Preheat grill to medium-high heat using mesquite chips. Remove steak from bag; grill 8 to 10 minutes per side or until done. Remove and let meat rest several minutes; slice into strips. Serve with grilled flour tortillas, grilled onions and peppers and pico de gallo. Makes 4 to 6 servings. 38  |  Cowboy Times, January / February 2013


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Few rodeo or cutting fans haven’t heard of the Adams brothers from Nevada. Their father, Wesley Adams, moved to Las Vegas in 1979 and hit the big-time providing trenchers to construction crews laying down the infrastructure for today’s mega-city. In the meantime, Adams and his wife, Liz, let their babies grow up to be cowboys on an area ranch once owned by Wayne Newton. The five sons and one daughter all can rope and ride. Weston, 34, is a real estate developer while Dustin, 32, has earned more than $3 million at cow cutting events out of Texas. In Logandale, Nev., Randon, 30, is a four-time NFR qualifier and the 2008 world champion heeler; baby brother Austin, 24 is a top professional roper and Britney, 27, is married to Jory Levy, the first team roper to ever post a 3.5-second run.

In June 2007, he got married and quit the rodeo life to work in the oilfields. That’s when he started thinking about sunglasses. “I’d always told myself I’d start some kind of brand; I always loved the next innovation or next big thing,” he said. “Since I wasn’t always driving to rodeos, I had some time at night to gain the knowledge I needed about the import/ export industry. It was self-education through Googling and reading books. My first prototypes of the sunglasses looked like something my daughter brought home from kindergarten.” Over the next few years, Jason continued making samples and learning the business, finally coming up with some titanium, polarized models that he began selling to his roping buddies for feedback. At the time, he thought BEX would be a sportswear company (the brand name is a play on Jason’s middle name, Beckwith – also his mother’s maiden name).

Haley, Jason and Presley Adams

Middle son Jason is 28, and lives with his wife, Haley and daughter, Presley, in Logandale. Although he was the 2003 Rookie of the Year in heading, roped at the 2006 NFR with Randon and has earned more than a quarter-million dollars with his rope, Jason switched enterprises to start a retail business in sunglasses. Since his roping heyday with Randon, he’s taken a few zig zags along the way.

Jason had attended college in Snyder, Texas, and Provo, Utah, and later out of the blue decided to go to Southern Virginia University as a redshirt freshman quarterback on the football team. He broke his ankle that first year, however. Eventually, it was back to roping.

he might take Austin to the winter rodeos, and was somewhat in limbo. That’s when Wesley stepped in, despite getting sick with liver cancer. The patriarch arranged to go with Jason to China to meet with manufacturing representatives and help his son take the bull by the horns.

“Randon got me to the NFR and I wanted to do that same thing for Austin,” said Jason, who came oh-so-close. The brothers did well in 2009 and 2010, when they finished in roughly 20th place.

“He really liked the company,” said Jason. “It was going to be our baby.”

By 2010, people were liking Jason’s sunglasses, and he wanted to start taking the business seriously. But he still thought

But Mr. Adams passed away in February 2011, just before their trip. That was what finally prompted Jason to devote himself solely to BEX. “I used to call my family – they’re pretty

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much my best friends – and I’d say, ‘I’m going to start a company and give it this name,’ and so on,” said Jason, who had jumped around from roping to oil to football. “I’m sure they were thinking, ‘Yeah, yeah; let’s see if he stays with this.’ But when dad died, BEX wasn’t an option anymore. I was going to make this deal happen.”

in their own way.”

In the two years since then, Jason and his vice president of sales and marketing, Brian Gardner, have gained a lot of ground. They have an entire design department in China rendering their new models (Jason still designs the twodimensional look and all the marketing art) and are establishing an emphasis on the product, not the brand.

Jason keeps one good head horse around, just in case he feels like entering Salinas or a nearby roping.

They use a special Swedish nylon plastic for the frame that is light as a feather and won’t move around on your face when you’re competing. Several different shapes are available in a low-profile, clean look with polarized lenses that reduce glare

In the meantime, Jason enjoys his life at the house he owns in Logandale with wife Haley and 2-year-old daughter Presley (a baby son passed away in July), and ropes only occasionally over at Randon’s. Austin is now in Texas, riding cutting horses with the support of older brother Dustin.

“I love to compete, whether it’s football or roping,” he said. “I loved the people in rodeo, but not the travel or the time away from family. Still, those were days we’ll never have back, and I don’t regret rodeoing. I gave it everything with those guys.” He even credits the sport with helping him forge a closer relationship with his siblings.

fuse, and rodeo did the same thing for me and him.” He said he learned patience and sportsmanship and loyalty from Randon – through rodeo. “We had success, but we had a lot more failure, and you learn to keep your head up,” he said. He also learned to be driven, and Jason knows that’s crucial in any business. “This retail industry is always evolving and demands so much attention to detail that it’s a 24-hour job,” he said. “My manufacturers are working when I’m sleeping, and vice versa.” That’s partially because Jason wants to stay service-oriented, and if a customer ever has a problem, he intends to make it right. “I love the direction the brand is headed,” he said.

Jason and Randon roping at Pendleton.

from windshields or the road’s surface or water. “At the end of the day, no advertising will keep up with a sub-par product,” said Jason. “We want to be innovative and keep things fresh. We have four new models coming out that are really cool and unique

“Randon and I used to fight; I had a bad temper,” said Jason. “From the day we started roping together, he was always really patient with me, and we never fought again. We went from being against each other to being against everyone else and lifting each other up. It made our relationship super close. Austin had a short Cowboy Times, January / February 2013 |  43

You can find BEX sunglasses at 50 different retailers around the country – most of them Western stores, but also a few golf and sports apparel outlets, in addition to NRSWorld.com. For more information, visit www.BEXSunglasses. com.


DOWN THE LINE WITH STRAN

CHALLENGE YOURSELF We’re in Vegas for the National Finals and it’s a very different year for me. Because of this article, National Roper’s Supply asked me to give a daily motivational talk each morning at their trade show at the MGM. I agreed and then realized what a huge undertaking I had signed up for. Now, I’m used to speaking and can do a reasonable job when talking to my students or when making brief comments to a crowd. What I’m not used to doing is speaking for fifteen to thirty minutes while delivering a message that I’m passionate about. I spent some time re-reading articles and doing research until I came up with a theme with daily topics that relate to it. This theme is, “Whatever you do regularly will determine what you’ll have eventually.” My first topic was “Power of the Tongue,” meaning whatever you speak or talk about, whether it’s positive or

negative, will have an effect on your daily life. If you regularly speak positively you will find yourself creating better habits and generally happier. Some of my other topics include relationships, surrounding yourself with the right people, having balance in your life, and broadening your mind. NRS has been filming this and will eventually make it available on You Tube for everyone to watch. It’s ironic because I was dreading this because it was outside of my comfort zone. But once I started preparing and making notes I really started having a good time. It’s easy to turn down an opportunity or back away from something that intimidates us, but after this I would encourage you to bite the bullet and relish the experience and what you can learn from it. Trying something new will only add to your personal resume of life experiences.

To do something new and different, you have to decide to decide. It’s easy for me because I can remember a specific time when I decided to get healthy. I decided to eat right, sleep more, and work out. I focused on being healthy in every area of my physical well-being. I started to accumulate and soak up information from trainers, doctors, or articles I read. Then I applied that information and made it my own. I want to thank NRS for giving me the opportunity to not only motivate people, but also to expand my horizons and have a chance to learn something new. Until next time, God Bless, and I’ll see you down the line.

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Brady Norman is a name that we are all going to be hearing for many decades to come. This 15-year-old athlete is one of the best young heelers in the industry today! One of Norman’s outstanding accomplishments is the prestigious title of being a #9 heeler in the U.S.T.R.C. number system…which is something that only a few can say. “The few guys that were #9’s when they were that age all made it to the finals, and that’s where I hope to be.” Setting high expectations is something that Brady has always done.

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Norman…   Norman’s recent win was the one and only World Junior Team Roping. Cole Wheeler and Brady Norman claimed the aggregate 5-steer title with a 30.9. “After winning second at the WJTR for two years in a row it was a big relief to finally accomplish that goal. It made the win better for me.” Norman also won second in the aggregate with Trevor Kirchenschlager. The Cain family puts on the great WJTR, which attracts kids from all over the country to rope over the Thanksgiving Holidays.

Norman in the past, and he has been working at mastering Calf Roping. Currently he is at the top of the standing in the Oklahoma High School Rodeo Association in both Team Roping and Calf Roping, so it looks like he is off to a good start.

Being such a young and accomplished athlete, you would never know it if you didn’t ask. Norman is a very humble young man, and is more than appreciative of those who have helped him along the way. Thankful for the many sponsors; Rattler and Classic Ropes, Ariat, Zero Limits, Although being a competitor is his main Embrace Victory, for helping him to do what he forte, Norman also knows that it is important loves every day of the week. His family is also one to take care of business. He is currently home of his big support systems. Norman’s Dad, Buddy, schooled, which allows him more time to spend Mom, Kelly, and little brother, Blue, have all made in the practice arena. “I played football, but in his journey possible. I cannot wait to see what the the end I choose rodeo because I feel like I will future has in store for this young man, and I know go farther with rodeo.” Taking care of school is that it will be something extraordinary and record the first priority of the day, and then after lunch breaking! he goes to the practice arena to rope steers and calves. Team Roping has been a little easier for By: Jordan Jo Fabrizio Cowboy Times, January / February 2013 |  47


Boy Athlete of The

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Bible Verse: Corrinthians 10:4: 9, 24-27 TV Show: Rocky Sport: Bull Riding, PBR, CBR, PRCA Rodeo Event: Bull Riding Pro Athlete: Michael Phelps Pro Rodeo Athlete: Robson Palermo Rope: Jason Wilhelm Bull Ropes Chaps: National Saddlery & Clayton Macom Clothing Brand: Wrangler Sponsors: National Saddlery, Gowdy Land & Cattle Company, SBG Properties, Bristow Veterinarian Hospital Stores: National Saddlery & Fosters Western Wear School Accomplishments: 4 years principal Honor Roll, 2011 yearbook- voted “most likely to be famous” Entertainments & Hobbies: Traveling to rodeos & Bull ridings, hunting & Fishing with my buds, Going to church and enjoying my youth group. Motto: No Pain, No Gain!! Rodeo Accomplishments: 2004 Rogers & Sons Jr. Rodeo Winter Series Champion Calf Rider; Bullzilla - Res. Champion Calf Rider; OK Jr. Bull Riders - Champion Calf Rider & average winner at finals; Junior Bull Riders - Champion Calf Rider; National Jr. Bull Riders - N.E. Region - Res Champion Calf Rider, National finals finished 4th; Youth Bull Riders - Champion Calf Rider; Ft. Gibson Challenge - Champion Calf Rider; ‘05-’06 Junior Bull Riders - Champion Calf Rider ‘05-’06 Miller Ranch Jr. Rodeo - Champion Calf Rider; NJBR - N.E. Region, Champion Calf Rider, Western Region Champion Calf Rider, State Champion Calf Rider, National Champion Calk Rider; OK Jr. Bull Riders - Champion Calf Rider; Wild Wild West Jr. Rodeo - Champion Calf Rider; Bristow / Slick Jr. Rodeo - Champion Calf Rider; Bibles & Bulls Mem. Rodeo - Res. Champion Calf Rider; 1st Annual Young Guns Jr. Rodeo - Champion Calf Rider; Bullzilla - Champion Calf Rider; Professional Youth Bull Riders - Champion Calf Rider, Waxahachi, TX - Grand Saline, TX - Sulfur Springs, TX Professional Youth Bull Riders - Champion Calf & Jr. Steer Rider - Lufkin, TX; Future Pro Bull Riders - Reserve Champion Calf Rider - Granbury, TX ‘06-’07 Professional Youth Bull Riders - World Finals: Res. Champion Calf Rider, Res. Champion Jr. Steer Rider, 2nd Round Calf Riding Champion - Waxahachi, TX; ‘07 Youth Bull Riders Champion Calf Rider; Future Pro Bull Riders/Texas Reg. Finals/Champion Jr. Steer Rider Average Finals Champion; NJBR - Craig Co. Fair Champion Steer Rider; NJBR N.E. Reg Res Champion Steer Rider; Youth Bull Riders Res Champion Steer Rider; JBR Res Champion Steer Rider, Average winner at finals; ‘08 2x JBR / Pawnee Co. Sheriff Rodeo Champion Steer rider; YBR Champion Jr. & Sr. Steer Rider Summer Series; YBR World Finals Res Champion Jr. Steer Rider; JBR Champion Steer Rider - Summer Series Average winner at Finals; Seminole Co. Fair Champion Steer Rider; YBR Champion Jr. & Sr. Steer Rider Winter Series; JBR Champion Steer Rider Winter Series; ‘09 JBR Buckle Event Champion Steer Rider; MBBWF 3rd in the world; YBRWF 3rd in the world; NJBR Border Feud Champion Steer Rider; WWWJR Champion Steer Rider; NJBR Craig Co. Fair Champion Steer Rider; JBR Champion Steer Rider/Winter Series; NJBR 2x Reg Finals Champion, N.E. Region & Central Region; JBR Steer Riding Champion / Average Finals Champion; SSNJBR 2x OK State Champion, Year End Finals Champion, State Finals Average Champion; NJBR ‘09 Reserve National Finals Champion; ‘10 JBR Winter Series ‘09/’10 Champion Steer Rider, Finals Average Champion; KS JBR Winter Series, Kellyville, OK Res Champion Jr. Steer Rider, Res Champion Sr. Steer Rider; NJBRA Winter Buckle Series Claremore, OK ‘10 Champion PeeWee Bull Rider; NJBRA ‘10 Year End Champion PeeWee Bull Rider; JBRA Bixby, OK Buckle Event Champion Steer Rider; YBRA Ft. Worth, TX World Finals 3rd in World Sr. Steers, Border Feud / NJBRA Seneca, MO ‘10 Champion PeeWee Bull Rider; NJBRA State Finals OK State Champion (3x State Champion); NJBRA National Finals PeeWee Bull Riding Champion (2x National Finals Champion); ‘11 NJBRA PeeWee Bull Riding Champion; OJHSRA State Bull Riding Champion; YBR Reserve World Champion (2x Res World Champion); CBR Shoot Out Champion; NJBR Year End Regional champion PeeWee Bull Rider; NJBR State Finals OK State Champion (4x State Champion).

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2012 - 2013 Officers & Directors

Hello HOYRA, We are half way through our rodeo season and it has started off great. We had a great turn out so far this year with a lot of new faces. I would also like to thank all the directors for their great work and thank you to everyone that has help make this rodeo start off great. I look forward to seeing everyone after the New Year. Have a safe and happy holiday. Our schedule and events are listed and we’d love to have everyone come out and join us. Moms and Dads need to get practiced up too and come enter our Open events. Keep checking the web-site, www.hoyra.com, for all the latest info. Results and Points will be listed both in the Cowboy Times and on the web site. Any new info will be posted on the web site as early as possible. Also, please support and thank all of our sponsors, we couldn’t do what we do without them. Let them know how much we appreciate their generosity. See you at the rodeo, Billy Ziemba President HOYRA

President:.............. Billy Ziemba (Amy).........(405)830-5178......... William22805@yahoo.com Vice President:.....Glenn Roles (Cathy)....... (405) 740-2515..............glennroles@yahoo.com Treasurer:.............Jami Radacy (Darrel).......(405)834-4528................... radacy@hintonet.net (Racing Secretaries) Secretary:.................. Melodye Dees.............(580)492-6822.......................dees2828@aol.com Secretary:...................Teresa Martin.............(580)279-7934....... tmartinroberts@yahoo.com Secretary:....................Alleta Young..............(405)933-1031................... alletay@hotmail.com (Roping Secretaries) Secretary:.....................Traci Archer...............(580)214-0738..................... tarcher@oneok.com Secretary:................. Jean Ann Troub............(405)668-0960....Jeanann.wofford@yahoo.com Secretary:................... Mandy Fisher............ (580) 656-1725......mr renovations@yahoo.com (Team Roping) Secretary:.....................Cathy Roles...............(405)314-4793..............croles@a-1freeman.com Website: Jodi Lankford............................................................................................................. jodi@pldi.net Racing Directors (Barrels) .......................................Ricki Moyer...............(405)834-6540................moyersrm@yahoo.com .....................................Matt Harrison.............(580)330-0357.....m_harrison@carnegienet.net (Goats) ...................................Jeremy Sechrist........................................ Vetenterprises99@yahoo.com (Poles) ......................................Kevin Barger..............(405)247-1343......Kbarger6159@sbcglobal.net Roping Directors .......................................Myers Chris.............. (580) 467-3397 .....................................Scott Williams............ (580) 470-5069 ....................................... Rick Weber............... (580) 977-4619........................ weberri@lilly.com ........................................ Joe Steele............... (405) 747-6270. joes@median-technology.com .......................................Toby Morris...............(580)571-4662........... tmorris@cfindustries.com

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HEART OF OKLAHOMA YOUTH RODEO ASSOCIATION $5 EXHIBITION BARRELS START @ 8:00 till 9:30 RODEOS Saturday & Sunday START @ 10:00am Enter Barrels and Poles by 9:15 am; Goats by 11:00 am; Roping Events by 1 pm; Open Tie Down & Team Roping by 3 pm

AFTER THE RODEO (Sat. only) – OPEN TEAM ROPING #10, 12 & Open 3 for $30/Team, Progressive Enter till end of First Go – Start Time approx. 6 pm BIRTH CERTIFICATE REQUIRED

GATE FEE will be collected at Secretaries Table

____________________________________________________________________________ Location n Change o the Rodeos Scheduled for the 2012/2013 Series !!!! Schedule Nov 10 & 11 Binger Dec 1 & 2 Shawnee Jan 12 & 13 Chickasha Feb 9 & 10 Binger

April 12 - 14 6 & under Barrels $11 Barrels Poles $11 Poles Goats Undec. $16 Goats BAW

Nov 17 & 18 Elk City Dec 8 & 9 Chickasha Jan 26 & 27 Shawnee Feb 16 & 17 Shawnee Mar 2 & 3 Elk City

FINALS @ Lazy E Guthrie

7-9 $11 $11 $20 $24

10 - 13 Barrels Poles Goats Girls BAW Boys BAW Ribbon Roping Tie Down

$13 $13 $22 $26 $26 $26 $26

14 - 18 Barrels Poles Goats Girls BAW Boys BAW Ribbon Roping Tie Down

$16 $16 $25 $29 $29 $29 $29

Open Events Team Roping Barrels $25 13 & Under $25/man Goats $34 14 -18 $25/man BAW $38 Tie Down $38

2013 Entry Information William Ziemba 405-830-5178 Melodye Dees 580-583-2884

Glenn Roles 405-740-2515 Traci Archer 580-214-0738 www.hoyra.com

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HOYRA Elk City · Saturday 11/17/12 1-6 Barrel Racing Chaynee Slavin.............................. 20.089........... $38.00 Gretchen Todd................................ 21.064........... $29.00 Shay Griswold................................ 22.358........... $19.00 1-6 Pole Bending Chaynee Slavin.............................. 27.016........... $44.00 Gretchen Todd................................ 27.941........... $26.00 Shay Griswold................................ 29.497........... $18.00 1-6 Goat Tying Trigger Hargrove............................ 7.700............. $40.00 Kalleigh Budd................................. 9.360............. $24.00 Gretchen Todd................................ 9.620............. $16.00 7-9 Barrel Racing Camree Slavin................................ 16.244........... $49.00 Taylor Keenan................................ 16.319........... $40.00 Carli Hawkins................................. 16.473........... $32.00 7-9 Pole Bending Bailey Troub................................... 21.426........... $48.00 Kenna McLemore........................... 21.679........... $39.00 Lexie McLemore............................. 22.479........... $29.00 7-9 Goat Tying Carli Hawkins................................. 12.620........... $46.00 Landon Sechrist............................. 14.590........... $38.00 Sage Griswold................................ 15.080........... $30.00 7-9 Breakaway Nicholas Lovins.............................. 5.230............. $60.00 Kenna McLemore........................... 6.070............. $36.00 Carli Hawkins................................. 14.360........... $24.00

14-18 Barrel Racing Mikayla Dees.................................. 16.054........... $87.00 Braxton Brackin.............................. 16.403........... $72.00 Kallie Brooks.................................. 16.428........... $57.00

10-13 Barrell Racing Dakalynn Moser............................. 15.878........... $60.00 Kathryn Todd.................................. 16.006........... $45.00 Sarah Griswold............................... 16.152........... $30.00

14-18 Poles Blake Wallace................................. 20.573........... $73.00 Jessica Moore................................ 21.057........... $60.00 Laney Lynch................................... 21.422........... $44.00

10-13 Poles Kathryn Todd.................................. 21.075........... $52.00 Jayden Steele................................. 21.321........... $39.00 Aubry Buckmaster.......................... 22.569........... $26.00

14-18 Goat Tying Nikki Ray........................................ 8.810............. $47.00 Kaylee Weeks................................. 9.380............. $31.00 Kylie Myers..................................... 11.660

10-13 Goat Tying Shelby Lankford............................. 9.380............. $48.00 Layton Little.................................... 11.280........... $36.00 Jayden Steele................................. 11.360........... $24.00

14-18 Breakaway (Girls) Kaylee Weeks................................. 3.600............. $57.00 Rebekah Smith............................... 13.430........... $31.00 Laney Lynch................................... 14.120

10-13 Breakaway (Girls) Shelby Lankford............................. 3.540............. $36.00 Jayden Steele................................. 5.830............. $24.00

14-18 Breakaway (Boys) Jeremy Carney............................... 2.640............. $59.00 Jakob Dees.................................... 4.020............. $35.00 Reid Weber..................................... 4.970............. $23.00 14-18 Ribbon Roping Reid Weber..................................... 8.80............... $59.00 Tanner Hawkins.............................. 10.270........... $35.00 Monty Reid..................................... 10.660........... $23.00 14-18 Calf Roping Monty Reed.................................... 11.370........... $65.00 Reid Weber..................................... 11.660........... $39.00 Jeremy Carney............................... 12.610........... $26.00 14-18 Team Roping Devon Allen / Will Allen................... 9.24 Tyler Ray / Cody Ray..................... 12.16 Darren Balzer / Justin Wells........... 13.69

10-13 Barrel Racing Kathryn Todd.................................. 16.333........... $46.00 Jaci Deitrick.................................... 16.375........... $34.00 Sarah Griswold............................... 16.387........... $22.00

HOYRA Elk City · Saturday 11/18/12

10-13 Poles Paige Jones.................................... 20.570........... $53.00 Jayden Steele................................. 20.902........... $43.00 Kathryn Todd.................................. 21.954........... $32.00

1-6 Barrell Racing Chaynee Slavin.............................. 19.046........... $38.00 Gretchen Todd................................ 20.552........... $29.00 Dally Pedersen............................... 21.794........... $19.00

10-13 Goat Tying Mackie Ford.................................... 10.850........... $48.00 Stran Morris.................................... 11.910........... $36.00 Shelby Lankford............................. 11.980........... $18.00 Sarah Griswold............................... 11.980........... $18.00

1-6 Pole Bending Gretchen Todd................................ 26.209........... $44.00 Chaynee Slavin.............................. 28.248........... $26.00 Mattox Moyer.................................. 30.863........... $18.00

10-13 Breakaway (Girls) Paige Jones.................................... 3.500............. $40.00 Shelby Lankford............................. 5.020............. $24.00 Kathryn Todd.................................. 13.480........... $16.00 10-13 Breakaway (Boys) Chance Thiessen............................ 3.030............. $53.00 Eli Barger........................................ 3.440............. $43.00 Layton Little.................................... 3.570............. $32.00 10-13 Ribbon Roping Eli Barger........................................ 8.930............. $56.00 Layton Little.................................... 10.180........... $46.00 Stran Morris.................................... 10.410........... $34.00 10-13 Calf Roping Layton Little.................................... 12.200........... $48.00 Eli Barger........................................ 14.740........... $36.00 Trevor Hale..................................... 15.990........... $24.00 13 & Under Team Roping Chance Thiessen / Kent Thiessen.. 7.28 Stran Morris / Will Allen.................. 7.59 Devon Allen / Will Allen................... 7.68

1-6 Goat Tying Kalleigh Budd................................. 8.790............. $36.00 Gretchen Todd................................ 10.030........... $22.00 Trigger Hargrove............................ 11.980........... $14.00 7-9 Barrell Racing Jaycee Taylor.................................. 15.387........... $50.00 Camree Slavin................................ 15.760........... $41.00 Carli Hawkins................................. 16.117........... $30.00 7-9 Pole Bending Jaycee Taylor.................................. 21.287........... $48.00 Kenna McLemore........................... 21.678........... $39.00 Callie Sellers.................................. 23.921........... $29.00 7-9 Goat Tying Carli Hawkins................................. 11.850........... $48.00 Sage Griswold................................ 13.640........... $39.00 Landon Sechrist............................. 14.040........... $29.00 7-9 Breakaway Nicholas Lovins.............................. 5.820............. $56.00 Lexie McLemore............................. 6.010............. $34.00 Jaycee Taylor.................................. 7.120............. $22.00

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10-13 Breakaway (Boys) Denten Mars................................... 2.800............. $53.00 Stran Morris.................................... 3.120............. $43.00 Eli Barger........................................ 3.180............. $32.00 10-13 Ribbon Roping Chance Thiessen............................ 8.850............. $53.00 Layton Little.................................... 9.760............. $43.00 Stran Morris.................................... 9.860............. $32.00 10-13 Calf Roping Cason McLemore........................... 11.430........... $48.00 Layton Little.................................... 13.170........... $36.00 Eli Barger........................................ 15.080........... $24.00 13 & Under Team Roping Stran Morris / Darrel Radacy.......... 6.77 Chance Thiessen / Kent Thiessen.. 6.82 Shane Frey / Brodie Williams......... 6.96 14-18 Barrell Racing Mikayla Dees.................................. 15.714........... $79.00 Braxton Brackin.............................. 15.771........... $66.00 Tierney Roberts.............................. 15.913........... $52.00 14-18 Poles Jessica Moore................................ 21.843........... $69.00 Jaci Keitrick.................................... 22.482........... $56.00 Braxton Brackin.............................. 22.538........... $42.00 14-18 Goat Tying Nikki Ray........................................ 9.680............. $39.00 Kaylee Weeks................................. 10.200........... $26.00 Kylie Myers..................................... 10.820 14-18 Breakaway (Girls) Linsey Barger................................. 2.700............. $47.00 Nikki Ray........................................ 3.230............. $31.00 Kaylee Weeks................................. 3.950 14-18 Breakaway (Boys) Reid Weber..................................... 2.390............. $52.00 Twister Smith.................................. 2.890............. $31.00 Jakob Dees.................................... 3.810............. $21.00 14-18 Ribbon Roping Reid Weber..................................... 6.200............. $59.00 Monty Reed.................................... 9.180............. $35.00 Tanner Hawkins.............................. 11.200........... $23.00 14-18 Calf Roping Tanner Hawkins.............................. 13.400........... $65.00 Layton Little.................................... 13.860........... $39.00 Reid Weber..................................... 14.300........... $26.00 14-18 Team Roping Brent Hargrove / Oran Miller.......... 11.89 Jeremy Carney / Justin Lankford.... 11.93


Jakob Dees / Kent Thiessen........... 12.56 HOYRA Shawnee · Saturday 12/01/12 1-6 Barrel Racing Kalleigh Budd................................. 17.997........... $45.00 Chaynee Slavin.............................. 18.949........... $34.00 Gretchen Todd................................ 19.868........... $22.00 1-6 Pole Bending Chaynee Slavin.............................. 25.348........... $38.00 Kalleigh Budd................................. 25.993........... $29.00 Gretchen Todd................................ 26.386........... $19.00 1-6 Goat Tying Victoria Whitehead......................... 9.110............. $45.00 Kalleigh Budd................................. 9.970............. $34.00 Coy Sand........................................ 10.420........... $22.00 7-9 Barrel Racing Jaycee Taylor.................................. 15.411........... $45.00 Camree Slavin................................ 15.439........... $37.00 Kenna McLemore........................... 15.746........... $27.00 7-9 Pole Bending Jaycee Taylor.................................. 21.121........... $45.00 Kenna McLemore........................... 21.539........... $37.00 Bailey Troub................................... 21.791........... $27.00 7-9 Goat Tying Carli Hawkins................................. 12.290........... $45.00 Hattie Haynes................................. 15.280........... $37.00 Dace Morris.................................... 16.720........... $27.00 7-9 Breakaway Jaycee Taylor.................................. 5.400............. $38.00 Blake Carter................................... 17.00............. $29.00 Nicholas Lovins.............................. 18.180........... $19.00 10-13 Barrel Racing Jayden Steele................................ 15.719........... $55.00 Jaci Deitrick.................................... 15.755........... $33.00 Paige Jones.................................... 16.152........... $22.00 10-13 Poles Paige Jones.................................... 20.680........... $55.00 Shelby Lankford............................. 20.822........... $33.00 Jayden Steele................................. 21.230........... $22.00 10-13 Goat Tying Shelby Lankford............................. 10.870........... $45.00 Sarah Griswold............................... 11.260........... $27.00 Stran Morris.................................... 12.760........... $18.00 10-13 Breakaway (Girls) Shelby Lankford............................. 3.220............. $24.00 Sarah Griswold............................... 13.130........... $16.00 10-13 Breakaway (Boys) Brady Barton.................................. 4.040............. $55.00 Tanner Scales................................. 4.540............. $33.00 Colton Sand.................................... 4.830............. $22.00 10-13 Ribbon Roping Denten Mars................................... 9.280............. $48.00 Sarah Griswold............................... 9.470............. $36.00 Stran Morris.................................... 18.450........... $24.00 10-13 Calf Roping Brady Barton.................................. 16.530........... $40.00 Levi Sechrist................................... 16.630........... $24.00 Colton Sand.................................... 19.850........... $16.00 13 & Under Team Roping Devon Allen / Will Allen................... 8.75 Rusty Slavin / Jordan Lovins.......... 14.26 Nicholas Lovins / Ty Keenan.......... 18.59

14-18 Barrel Racing Tierney Roberts.............................. 15.563........... $98.00 Kallie Brooks.................................. 15.677........... $81.00 Mikayla Dees.................................. 15.709........... $64.00

10-13 Barrel Racing Audra Lee....................................... 15.008........... $56.00 Tregg Etbauer................................. 15.356........... $46.00 Sarah Griswold............................... 15.606........... $34.00

14-18 Poles Peyton Glenn.................................. 20.936........... $73.00 Lakayla Whitmore........................... 21.348........... $60.00 Darienne Roberts........................... 21.566........... $44.00

10-13 Poles Hannah Myers................................ 21.667........... $60.00 Audra Lee....................................... 21.953........... $45.00 Kathryn Todd.................................. 22.159........... $30.00

14-18 Goat Tying Nikki Ray........................................ 8.550............. $65.00 Kylie Myers..................................... 10.620........... $39.00 Ryann Barnes................................. 15.880........... $26.00

10-13 Goat Tying Shelby Lankford............................. 8.430............. $55.00 Kathryn Todd.................................. 9.910............. $33.00 Stran Morris.................................... 12.080........... $22.00

14-18 Breakaway (Girls) Sara Morgan................................... 2.330............. $65.00 Ryley Lawson................................. 2.720............. $39.00 Nikki Ray........................................ 12.650........... $26.00

10-13 Breakaway (Girls) Kathryn Todd.................................. 2.690............. $30.00 Shelby Lankford............................. 3.680............. $20.00 Paige Jones.................................... 5.440

14-18 Breakaway (Boys) Twister Smith.................................. 2.230............. $47.00 Jeremy Carney............................... 2.630............. $31.00 Colton Mize.................................... 3.870

10-13 Breakaway (Boys) Brady Barton.................................. 2.950............. $56.00 Chance Thiessen............................ 3.180............. $42.00 Stran Morris.................................... 3.690............. $28.00

14-18 Ribbon Roping Linsey Barger................................. 8.770............. $52.00 Jesse Oberlander........................... 9.800............. $31.00 Colton Mize.................................... 9.820............. $21.00

10-13 Ribbon Roping Stran Morris.................................... 10.150........... $60.00 Brady Barton.................................. 10.580........... $45.00 Levi Sechrist................................... 11.050........... $30.00

14-18 Calf Roping Colton Mize.................................... 10.830........... $52.00 Jakob Dees.................................... 11.350........... $31.00 Jeremy Carney............................... 11.780........... $21.00

10-13 Calf Roping Eli Barger........................................ 13.570........... $50.00 Brady Barton.................................. 15.950........... $30.00 Colton Sand.................................... 24.760........... $20.00

14-18 Team Roping Colton Mize / Darrel Radacy.......... 5.11 Jeremy Carney / Justin Lankford.... 7.04 Sara Morgan / Shane Dockery....... 7.37

13 & Under Team Roping Scott Williams / Brodie Williams..... 6.76 Stran Morris / Darrel Radacy.......... 6.86 Devon Allen / Will Allen................... 7.11

HOYRA Shawnee · Sunday 12/02/12

14-18 Barrel Racing Peyton Glenn.................................. 15.172........... $90.00 Jacie Etbauer................................. 15.382........... $75.00 Paige Jones.................................... 15.462........... $59.00

1-6 Barrel Racing Kalleigh Budd................................. 16.227........... $44.00 Chaynee Slavin.............................. 18.131........... $26.00 Gretchen Todd................................ 20.053........... $18.00 1-6 Pole Bending Kalleigh Budd................................. 23.916........... $40.00 Chaynee Slavin.............................. 25.061........... $29.00 Gretchen Todd................................ 26.853........... $19.00 1-6 Goat Tying Victoria Whitehead......................... 9.520............. $38.00 Kalleigh Budd................................. 9.940............. $29.00 Gretchen Todd................................ 10.160........... $19.00 7-9 Barrel Racing Camree Slavin................................ 15.456........... $53.00 Kenna McLemore........................... 15.498........... $44.00 Jaycee Taylor.................................. 15.571........... $35.00 7-9 Pole Bending Heston Harrison............................. 21.181........... $51.00 Ross Lee........................................ 22.801........... $42.00 Emma Myers.................................. 24.069........... $33.00 7-9 Goat Tying Jaycee Taylor.................................. 12.740........... $48.00 Camree Slavin................................ 12.750........... $39.00 Lexie McLemore............................. 14.490........... $29.00 7-9 Breakaway Blake Carter................................... 5.030............. $38.00 Dace Morris.................................... 7.130............. $29.00 Carli Hawkins................................. 7.710............. $19.00

14-18 Poles Laney Lynch................................... 21.716........... $69.00 Darienne Roberts........................... 21.848........... $56.00 Rebekah Smith............................... 21.871........... $42.00 14-18 Goat Tying Shelby Lankford............................. 8.670............. $65.00 Peyton Glenn.................................. 11.460........... $39.00 Laney Lynch................................... 11.500........... $26.00 14-18 Breakaway (Girls) Ryley Lawson................................. 3.510........... $117.00 14-18 Breakaway (Boys) Twister Smith.................................. 2.410............. $55.00 Reid Weber..................................... 2.490............. $36.00 Jakob Dees 14-18 Ribbon Roping Reid Weber..................................... 8.670............. $65.00 Jeremy Carney............................... 9.950............. $39.00 Monty Reed.................................... 10.810........... $26.00 14-18 Calf Roping Monty Reed.................................... 9.830............. $65.00 Reid Weber..................................... 10.280........... $39.00 Jeremy Carney............................... 11.210........... $26.00 14-18 Team Roping Jacob Dees / Kent Thiessen........... 6.1 Zane Bailey / Colt McCargish......... 6.32 Sara Morgan / Adam Wilson........... 7.08

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JRCA President David Christian

10200 S Blessen Rd Amarillo, TX 79119 david.christian@pfizer.com

806-674-1397 www.jrcarodeo.com Dale Hirschman Official Photographer of the JRCA

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Junior Rodeo Cowboys Association

Board of Directors President.............................................................................. David Christian Vice President............................................................................ Dan Harter Treasurer.................................................................................. Brad Johnson Secretary..............................................................................Brandi Richards

Important News

• 9-11 Boys Goat Tying has been added to the event list for 2013 • If anyone is interested in Stock Contracting Bids, please call David Christian. Bids will be due by Feb. 10, 2013. • If anyone wants to be on the membership packet mailing list that wasn’t a 2012 member, please contact Marcy.

2013 Schedule

2 Day Rodeos held on Saturday & Sunday DATE....................................................LOCATION....................................ENTRY DEADLINE....................................................................................LATE ENTRY DEADLINE (Must be in secretary’s hands by this date) (Must be in secretary’s hands by this date) April 27-28................................................Wellington, TX.......................................................................April 15.......................................... By noon April 22 + $25.00 per person / per weekend May 18 – 19...............................................Clarendon, TX........................................................................May 13............................................By noon May 13 + $25.00 per person / per weekend June 8 – 9.......................................................Hereford, TX........................................................................May 28..............................................By noon June 3 + $25.00 per person / per weekend June 22 – 23..........................................Woodward, OK........................................................................June 10........................................... By noon June 17 + $25.00 per person / per weekend July 13 – 14...................................................Canadian, TX.............................................................................July 1..............................................By noon July 14 + $25.00 per person / per weekend July 25 - 16.........................................Vernon, TX--Finals..........................................................................July 14..................................................................................................................No Late Entries Taken July 27...................................................................Vernon, TX...................................................Awards Program Cowboy Times, January / February 2013 |  63


JUNIOR RODEO COWBOYS ASSOCIATION 2013 MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION Mail to:

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Kenzee and Emma Klaire Kent

are Talented... and LUCKY By Brandon@PlayRodeo

Levelland, Texas was the home of the 2012 American Junior Rodeo Association (AJRA) National Finals Rodeo. It’s also home to Keith, Keely, Kenzee, and Emma Klaire Kent.

9-12 age group. Emma was the 2011 AJRA All-Around Champion Cowgirl for the 8 and Under division.

The Kent girls are talented rodeo hands and both are starting the 2013 season much like they have ended many prior seasons - successful.

In 2012, Kenzee was crowned the AJRA Reserve World Champion Optional Roper, Reserve World Champion Barrel Racer, and All-Around Reserve World Champion for the 9-12 Girls division.

Kenzee, age 12, was the 2011 AJRA All-Around Champion Cowgirl and Optional Roping Champion for the

Kent is also a member of the High Plains Junior Rodeo Association (HPJRA). She ended the 2012 season in the top

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ten in barrel racing, pole bending, goat tying, breakaway roping, and steer breakaway roping. For her efforts, she was awarded the All-Around Reserve Champion buckle for the Girls 10-12 age division in this association as well. “I ride each of my horses about an hour a day,” says Kenzee. The secret to her success is not a secret. Hard work and dedication have led to her results.

She continues, “After I ride, I rope the dummy and tie goats down. Then I feed and shower, then do my homework. And I usually have a lot of it.” Kenzee’s winning ways aren’t confined to the arena. She’s a seventh grader at Levelland Middle School and enrolled in the Honor Program there. She’s a member of the National Junior Honor Society at the school and also serves as a student leader of the Hockley County 4-H Club. Outside of rodeo, Kent enjoys athletics and science classes. She somehow finds time to play volleyball and basketball for her school between other interests and obligations. “We were pretty good in volleyball

this year,” she says. “I played on the front line.” Kenzee gives credit to her teacher and coach, Meagan Sowder for the team’s success. Kent’s looking forward to basketball already. She’s one of the taller girls on the team, standing 5’7”. “I play post in basketball and I like it,” she says. When she gets older, Kenzee plans to

continue her studies with an emphasis in the field of science by becoming a veterinarian. She mentions Texas Tech University, Tarleton State University, and Texas A & M University as schools she’s likely to attend. “Tarleton is where Tara Schroedter goes,” says Kenzee, referring to one of her rodeo mentors. Schroedter’s an accomplished college and professional cowgirl who’s currently sitting third in the college national allaround standings. “She’s an awesome athlete and rodeoed in the AJ her whole life,” adds Kenzee. Few kids across the country can boast of accomplishments which rival Kenzee’s. Ironically, one of the few lives in the same household. Emma Klaire Kent recently celebrated

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her ninth birthday. As an eight-year-old, she’s accomplished what many rodeo competitors are unable to their entire career. She had perhaps one of the best rodeo seasons in the country during 2012, peaking at just the right time. She finished the year as the AJRA Girls 8 & Under - Breakaway World Champion, Barrel Racing World Champion, Goat Tying World Champion and All-Around World Champion Cowgirl.

Like her older sister, Emma Klaire also competes in the HPJRA. She entered the 2012 HPJRA Finals a little behind in the standings, but thanks to a fantastic finish, ended the season on top. She claimed the HPJRA World Champion titles for the Girls 7-9 age group in pole bending and breakaway roping, and in doing so, finished the season as the HPJRA Girls All-Around Champion for her division. “I’m in third grade at Levelland Capitol Elementary,” she explains. You don’t even have to ask to find out her favorite subject is Reading and that building snowmen is one of her favorite activities. “My favorite holiday is Easter,” she adds. Oh, and by the way, she likes chocolate too.


Emma Klaire enjoys riding her fourwheeler and watching movies and being lazy when she’s not competing. She plans to be a teacher when she grows up and likes to play with her dogs when she’s done exercising her horses and through with her homework. The Kent family includes three dogs, along with five rabbits and six horses. The dogs are named Sophie, Ginger, and Star (who belongs to Kenzee). The rabbits are Smurf, Pepper, Disney, Cinnamon, and Skunk. Emma Klaire’s careful to point out the last one is named this, “Only because he’s black and white.” The horses the girls use for competition are Ducky, Brother, Jewel, Jughead, Colonel, and Spanky. The first is used primarily by Emma Klaire and the next two by Kenzee. The last couple are shared. “Ducky is my barrel horse,” says Emma Klaire. “Colonel handles goat tying for Kenzee and me – and I breakaway on him.” The latter is the favorite. “He’s fast, sweet, and nice,” says Kent. Kenzee uses Brother for barrels. “We’ve had him for about a year now,” tells Kenzee. “My other horse coliced early in the season, so I had to find a new one. We went through six horses before finding Brother. I used a different horse at just about every rodeo,” Kent concludes. In spite of this, Kenzee finished the AJRA season the reserve champion for the event, missing the saddle by just one point. Jewel serves as the oldest sister’s breakaway partner and Jughead as her team roping mount. Kenzee clarifies, “We call him Jughead mostly because he has a huge head.” Spanky is the pole bending horse for both girls. He’s also in training to be used for goat tying. Kenzee admits there have been a few “crashes” during the process. In an effort to keep things running smoothly in the event, both girls have attended Better Basics Goat Tying clinics hosted by Lynn Smith. They credit these clinics for helping them achieve success.

They provide other reasons for their success too. They begin by acknowledging their parents and oneanother for unconditional support and encouragement.

the year involves each of the season all-around champions taking a turn to try and open the door to a brand new pickup. Emma Klaire’s key worked this year.

They also extend a big thank you to their Frammie and Pappa for helping them pursue their rodeo dreams. The girl’s grandparents attend every event they can in support of the girl’s efforts. Life lessons are also provided by the grandparents. Randy and Kay Wood are owners of R & K Autoplex in Levelland, and allow the girls the opportunity to help with the ever increasing costs of traveling the rodeo trail. The girls help out by working alongside their dad and other members of the family. Kenzee describes her job at the dealership like this. “We pick up trash and mow there.” When asked how she likes picking up trash, Emma Klaire responds, “I like to do it.”

“We drew numbers for the keys, and I was number three,” she says. “My mom got me a rabbit’s foot when she went to El Paso, and I was rubbing it the whole time. When it was my turn, the door open and it was awesome!” When asked if she thought she would get to drive the new dually home, she replies, “Yes, but I didn’t get to. Mom drove it home.”

The humble sisters continue by extending credit, yet again, to others. Both show gratitude toward Linda, Tara, and Bobbie Schroedter for their help. They extend thanks also to Leslie Murphy, Jackie Hobbs, and Lari Dee Guy. “Jackie’s my idol,” explains Kenzee. We used to live closer to her and she would help me a lot. She ties down calves and started to teach me how to do it. I plan to work toward this in the future.” Emma Klaire jumps in and adds, “Lari Dee has taught me a lot. She’s worked with me since I was five years old.” The girls have also benefited from the help of Shank Edwards, a local PRCA Tie-Down roper. Since moving to Levelland, Kenzee has gained much from him as she continues her quest to tie-down rope. The family feels blessed to have the ability to rodeo in well run, local associations and lucky to have some of the best contestants in rodeo as mentors. As it turns out, they’re lucky in other ways as well – the youngest one especially. For each of the last two seasons, the AJRA has given away the use of a brand new dually pickup for a year at end of their NFR. The final event of

The only hitch in the youngest child’s luck is the fact that her employer, and her dad’s and her uncle’s too, sells Chevys, Buicks, and GMCs. The pickup she won is a Dodge. Regardless, the family is appreciative of all the sponsors of the AJRA. It was the Tate Branch Auto Group of Hobbs, N.M., that sponsored the new pickup as the award for the AJRA. As the pair look toward the 2013 season, they have set goals they believe are within reach. According to Kenzee, “I want to win the all-round for both associations.” According to Emma Klaire, “I want to win another truck!” Anything is possible when you’re talented ….and lucky.

Photo 1: Exhibit A: Kenzee and Emma Klaire Kent display their talent...and luck Photo courtesy of the Kent family.

Photo 2: Kenzee Kent in action at the 2011 AJRA National Finals Rodeo Photo courtesy of the Kent family Image is dudleydoright.com

Photo 3: Emma Klaire Kent in action at the 2011 AJRA National Finals Rodeo Photo courtesy of the Kent family Image is dudleydoright.com

Photo 4: Sisters Photo courtesy of the Kent family

Photo 5: The Kent Family L to R: Keely, Emma Klaire, Kenzee, and Keith Photo Courtesy of the family.

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BILL

PICKETT Rodeo as we know it took a while to evolve. Wild West Shows, Frontier Days Celebrations, Stampedes and Roundup Celebrations of various forms all had a hand in its formation. It is written there were as many as 100 different events, contests or displays the various producers chose from when organizing a show. One such event was simply known as “bulldogging.” It is was the precursor to what we know today as steer wrestling and is the only event in rodeo which can be traced back to one man who is credited with its origination. That man is Bill Pickett.

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Pickett was born December 5, 1870 in Travis County, Texas, north of modern-day Austin. His parents were former slaves. He was a Black man, who also was said to have Cherokee Indian and Anglo in his blood. “His antecedents were of mixed Negro, Caucasian and Cherokee Indian blood,” according to Colonel Bailey C. Hanes, “a not uncommon blend [in the 1800’s] in the upper south.” Hanes wrote in his book, Bill Pickett, Bulldogger (University of Oklahoma Press, 1977). As a kid, Bill worked on local ranches, where he observed ranch dogs (often referred to as “bull-dogs”) bring wild cattle under submission by biting them on the nose and upper lip. He must have thought, “If it works for those dogs, why wouldn’t it work for me?” Bill started practicing his “bulldogging” technique. Nobody knows for sure if he first started doing this on the range or in a corral. What we do know is that he figured out how to spur his horse along beside a bovine and jump onto it, grabbing a hold of its horns. He then maneuvered around so he could get a bite on the nose or upper lip, just like he’d witnessed those good dogs doing. Then he threw his weight to the ground, bringing the animal with him. It had no choice but to submit. Before long, word got around about Bill’s stunt and he started doing exhibitions. Although he only had a fifth-grade education, he and his brothers were some of the earliest Black entrepreneurs in Texas during the late 1800s. They formed a group called, “Pickett Bros. Bronco Busters and Rough Riders Association,” near Taylor. As word spread, Bill was requested more and more for exhibitions further away from home. He did shows all across the west. By 1904, his technique and act down had been honed to perfection and he made an appearance at the prestigious Cheyenne Frontier Days. There he caught the attention of the Miller Brothers whose 101 Ranch Wild West Show was known worldwide. They hired Pickett in 1905 for his popular act and brought him and his family from Texas to Oklahoma, housing them at the 101 Ranch headquarters. He was billed as “The Dusky Demon,” and known at the time as “the only professional bulldogger in the world.” He worked along side the likes of Buffalo Bill, Will Rogers and Tom Mix and performed with the Wild West Show in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, South America, and England. Colonel Zack Miller of the 101 Ranch described Pickett as “…the greatest sweat-anddirt cowhand that ever lived, bar none.” He was such a popular performer that he was also requested to appear in some early motion pictures. He was in the films, The Bull Dogger and The Crimson Skull and has been credited as the first Black cowboy movie star. Bill worked for the Wild West Show (and Millers 101 Ranch) the rest of his life. He did everything for them from working cattle to picking cotton to training horses - and of course, preforming in their

shows. Along the way he taught bulldogging to many cowboys. The biting aspect of it eventually was dropped, but “steer wrestling” evolved and has since became on of the six “standard” events of rodeo to have survived out of the 100-plus various events tried throughout the years. In 1890 Pickett married Maggie Turner and the couple had nine children. Over the years Bill sometimes entered rodeos as a Native American just because Blacks were often not allowed to compete due to prejudices of the day. There has been speculation that Bill would have several “World Championships” in the bulldogging event to his credit had he been allowed to compete like his white contemporaries. Of course, by the time World Championships were even counted, Bill would have been in his late fifties - so who knows. One thing is probable however, without Bill Pickett, there would not be a steer wrestling contest. In 1932, Bill Pickett was kicked in the head by a horse while working at the 101 Ranch and died of his injuries eleven days later on April 4, at the age of sixty-one. His friend Will Rogers announced the funeral on his radio show, commenting: “Bill Pickett never had an enemy, even the steers wouldn’t hurt old Bill.” Pickett is buried near a fourteen-foot stone monument to Ponca Tribal Chief White Eagle, on Monument Hill, in Kay County, Oklahoma. Today there is a Bill Pickett Memorial rodeo series, held annually since 1984. They raise money for scholarships and according to the website, “The Bill Pickett Memorial Scholarship Fund (BPMSF) strongly supports education and benefits youth each year by providing scholarships to Black high school and college students involved or interested in pursuing careers in rodeo or animal science.” In 1971 Bill Pickett became the first black honoree into the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum’s, Rodeo Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City. In 1989, he was also inducted into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame at Colorado Springs, Colorado. (c) 2013 Jim Olson www.JimOlsonAuthor.com

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NEWS We appreciate everyone that came to Velma. Want to Welcome everyone back. We have lots of new families, know that your only a visitor once and then your family! As we begin this new season, I wish for everyone to feel welcome to the MRCA family and know that we want each contestant to be winner’s- in and out of the arena. The MRCA has been so blessed, we have had lots of good people step up and help, it is so nice to know that people want to see the kids succeed and to do that it takes lots of long hours, lots of preparation, and lots of patience. I encourage and challenge you that attend to be a part, no matter what needs done, someone has to do it, so be that person that is a willing vessel and be an example to the young people. I have always said the pay isn’t much, but the rewards are over the top when your helping with youth. It just doesn’t get much better. Thanks to all our past and present sponsors- We appreciate you very much. “A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.” Proverbs 25:11 (NIV)

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2012 - 2013 Rodeo Schedule www.cowboytimes.com or www.mrca-rodeo.com Dates Locations Nov 17-18 Old Settlers Picnic Velma, OK Dec 1-2, 2012 Grady Co. Fairgrounds Chickasha, OK Jan 12-13, 2013 Stephens Co. Fairgrounds Duncan, OK Jan 26-27 Agri-Plex Ada, OK Feb. 2-3 Grady Co. Fairgrounds Chickasha, OK Feb 16-17 Stephens Co. Fairgrounds Duncan, OK April 13-14 Location To Be Announced May 18-19 Pauls Valley Ruc Pauls Valley, OK June 15-16 Wilbarger Co. Expo Vernon, TX July 6-7 Wilbarger Co. Expo Vernon, TX July 27-28 Bad Weather Date(Used Only If Above Rodeo Is Cancelled) Labor Day Wknd Finals Duncan, Ok

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STANDINGS Calf Riding 1. Colin Miller.........................................120.00 2. Joah Bashorun....................................70.00 3. Nathan Henry......................................20.00 4. Garrett Henry.......................................20.00 5. Caleb Cole...........................................20.00 10-13 Boys Breakway 1. Newt Nipp..........................................160.00 2. Britt Duncan.......................................155.00 3. Garrett Hotshot Elmore..................... 120.00 4. Ty Pool..............................................105.00 5. Marty “Ace” Hand.............................. 100.00 10-13 Boys Goats 1. Garrett Hotshot Elmore..................... 190.00 2. Rance Doyal......................................190.00 3. Marty “Ace” Hand.............................. 170.00 4. Joseph Rochelle................................160.00 5. Andrew Hardin................................... 115.00 10-13 Boys Ribbons 1. Rance Doyal......................................195.00 2. Joseph Rochelle................................ 115.00 3. Garrett Hotshot Elmore..................... 115.00 4. Andrew Hardin.....................................95.00 5. Britt Duncan.........................................65.00 10-13 Girls Barrels 1. Jaci Mclemore...................................207.50 2. Skylar Getman...................................172.50 3. Kat Hand...........................................165.00 4. Cadlyn Smith.....................................120.00 5. Kylee Patterson...................................10.00 10-13 Girls Breakawy 1. Logan Gentry.....................................202.50 2. Natally Owen.....................................150.00 3. Christian Chaney............................... 115.00 4. Sydney Frey........................................62.50 5. Shilo Dumos........................................60.00 10-13 Girls Goats 1. Sydney Frey......................................215.00 2. Logan Gentry.....................................155.00 3. Christian Chaney...............................140.00 4. Kaitlyn Ramer....................................135.00 5. Cadlyn Smith.....................................125.00 10-13 Poles 1. Sydney Frey......................................180.00 2. Jaci Mclemore...................................150.00 3. Shilo Dumos......................................145.00 4. Ja Dee Nipp.......................................105.00 5. Gracie May........................................105.00 10-13 Tiedown Roping 1. Andrew Hardin...................................165.00 2. Cale Garrett.......................................145.00 3. Dane Lancaster................................. 115.00 4. Joseph Rochelle................................ 110.00 5. Garrett Hotshot Elmore..................... 100.00 13 & U Jackpot Head 1. Logan Gentry.....................................145.00 2. Garrett Hotshot Elmore..................... 100.00 3. Rance Doyal........................................95.00

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Sam Van Buskirk................................. 85.00 Destinee Wofford................................. 55.00

13 & U Jackpot Heel 1. Kord Kelly..........................................150.00 2. Britt Duncan....................................... 110.00 3. Sam Van Buskirk................................. 90.00 4. Rance Doyal........................................85.00 5. Kylee Patterson...................................70.00 14-19 Boys Ribbons 1. Jesse Loughridge.............................. 160.00 2. Colton Melby.....................................120.00 3. Garrett Morrow..................................105.00 4. Wyatt Muggli......................................105.00 5. Cayden Bowles.................................100.00 14-19 Breakway 1. Whitney Hall......................................160.00 2. Mikayla Phillips.................................. 115.00 3. Cayla Melby.......................................105.00 4. Kadee Bell Hall..................................100.00 5. Katie Jo Blanscet................................. 90.00 14-19 Girls Barrels 1. Shiann Henderson............................. 200.00 2. Haley Watson....................................135.00 3. Emilie Knapton..................................125.00 4. Cayla Melby....................................... 115.00 5. Kadee Bell Hall..................................105.00 14-19 Girls Goats 1. Shiann Henderson............................. 195.00 2. Cierra Doyal......................................190.00 3. Mikayla Phillips..................................180.00 4. Kiley Ramer.......................................145.00 5. Cayla Melby.......................................130.00 14-19 Poles 1. Shiann Henderson............................. 215.00 2. Kadee Bell Hall..................................130.00 3. Delaney Welch.................................. 115.00 4. Mikayla Phillips.................................. 110.00 5. Haley Watson....................................105.00 14-19 TieDown Roping 1. Garrett Morrow..................................215.00 2. Wyatt Muggli......................................200.00 3. Colton Melby.....................................140.00 4. Michael Rochelle................................. 85.00 5. Sterling Mcguire..................................85.00 6 & U Poles 1. Tater Jordan......................................195.00 2. Brooke Crenshaw.............................. 175.00 3. Claire Pope........................................170.00 4. Foreman Casebolt............................. 160.00 5. Kylee Byars.......................................145.00 6&U Ribbon Goat 1. Wacey Schalla...................................200.00 2. Tater Jordan......................................195.00 3. Foreman Casebolt............................. 190.00 4. Dylan Williams...................................150.00 5. Brooke Crenshaw.............................. 137.50 6&U Barrels 1. Claire Pope........................................190.00 2. Tater Jordan......................................175.00 3. Kaylee Smith.....................................160.00 4. Brooke Crenshaw.............................. 150.00 5. Dylan Williams...................................125.00

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7-9 Barrels 1. Jillian Presley....................................190.00 2. Kash Pope.........................................165.00 3. Toby Rochelle....................................160.00 4. Madyson Mathes...............................155.00 5. Jaedyn Getman.................................125.00 7-9 Breakway Roping 1. Cole Gentry.......................................200.00 2. Raesh Casebolt................................. 115.00 3. Dane Lancaster................................. 115.00 4. Colton Kelley.......................................65.00 5. Foreman Casebolt...............................60.00 7-9 Goat Tying 1. Kinley Gentry.....................................170.00 2. Rexa Hand........................................160.00 3. Kash Pope.........................................150.00 4. Colton Kelley.....................................140.00 5. Cole Gentry.......................................130.00 7-9 Poles 1. Kash Pope.........................................155.00 2. Nick Hardin........................................150.00 3. Cutter Cain........................................140.00 4. Toby Rochelle....................................125.00 5. Madyson Mathes...............................105.00 Chute Doggin’ 1. Kyle Scott..........................................180.00 2. Wyatt Muggli......................................165.00 3. Trey Skiles.........................................160.00 4. Jesse Loughridge..............................145.00 5. Dylan Potts........................................135.00 Mutton Bustin 1. Brooke Crenshaw..............................192.50 2. Parker Crenshaw...............................147.50 3. Dylan Williams...................................140.00 4. Wacey Schalla...................................140.00 5. Garrett Henry..................................... 110.00 Saddle Bronc St Ride 1. Mitchell Phillips......................................5.00 2. Trey Kimzey...........................................5.00 3. Bucky Goertzen.....................................5.00 4. Alex Rice...............................................5.00 Sr. Bulls 1. Dustin Pinson....................................165.00 2. Bailey Byrum.......................................70.00 3. Montana Morgan.................................70.00 4. Dustin Ratchford..................................65.00 5. Dillon Jacobs.......................................65.00 Steer Ride 1. Rance Doyal......................................165.00 2. Daxton King.......................................165.00 3. Trevor Porter.....................................165.00 4. Andrew Hardin...................................145.00 5. David Marsh......................................122.50 Team Roping 1. Rance Doyal......................................100.00 2. Wyatt Muggli........................................95.00 3. Cayla Melby.........................................95.00 4. Colton Melby.......................................95.00 5. Kyle Scott............................................85.00


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PRCA World Standings

Bareback Riding George Gillespie IV, Placerville, Calif..... $5,263.00 Jake Halverson, Decatur, Texas............... 5,240.00 Matthew Smith, Leesville, La................... 4,999.00 Bobby Mote, Culver, Ore.......................... 4,651.00 Jake Brown, Hillsboro, Texas................... 4,273.00 Orin Larsen, Twin Falls, Idaho................. 3,611.00 Chris Harris, Itasca, Texas....................... 3,444.00 Ty Breuer, Mandan, N.D........................... 3,004.00 Clint Cannon, Waller, Texas..................... 2,984.00 Casey Colletti, Pueblo, Colo.................... 2,984.00 Tray Chambliss III, Waller, Texas............. 2,913.00 D.V. Fennell, Lake Charles, La................. 2,675.00 Winn Ratliff, Leesville, La......................... 2,619.00 Casey Breuer, Mandan, N.D................... 2,523.00 Tanner Aus, Granite Falls, Minn............... 2,362.00 Will Lowe, Canyon, Texas........................ 2,334.00 Steven Anding, Athens, Texas.................. 2,272.00 Jared Smith, Cross Plains, Texas............. 2,217.00 Chase Erickson, Helena, Mont................. 2,138.00 Tyson Thompson, Bradley, Calif............... 2,048.00 Steer Wrestling Ty Erickson, Helena, Mont..................... $5,509.00 Cooper Shofner, Huntsville, Texas........... 5,000.00 Shayde Etherton, Borden, Ind.................. 4,844.00 Derek Stewart, Hearne, Texas................. 4,163.00 Jacob Talley, Keatchie, La....................... 3,729.00 Jule Hazen, Ashland, Kan........................ 3,664.00 Weston Taylor, Perryton, Texas................ 3,661.00 Justin Thigpen, Waycross, Ga................. 3,050.00 Riley Duvall, Checotah, Okla................... 3,033.00 Jason Miller, Lance Creek, Wyo.............. 2,936.00 Tanner Milan, Cochrane, Alberta . ........... 2,859.00 Ethen Thouvenell, Napa, Calif................. 2,801.00 Morgan Grant, New Waverly, Texas......... 2,690.00 Chance Howard, Cedarville, Ark.............. 2,639.00 Juan Alcazar Jr., Kissimmee, Fla............. 2,530.00 Jason Schaffer, Broadus, Mont............... 2,475.00 Bill Pace, Stephenville, Texas.................. 2,417.00 Brad McGilchrist, Marysville, Calif............ 2,413.00 Todd Suhn, Hermosa, S.D....................... 2,349.00 Stan Branco, Chowchilla, Calif. . ............. 2,349.00 Kyle Broce, La Junta, Colo....................... 2,349.00 Team Roping (Header) B.J. Campbell, Aguila, Ariz..................... $6,589.00 Justin Van Davis, Madisonville, Texas...... 5,881.00 Landon McClaugherty, Tilden, Texas....... 5,068.00 Erich Rogers, Round Rock, Ariz............... 4,750.00 Bradley Massey, Perry, Fla.................... 4,5050.00 Turtle Powell, Stephenville, Texas............ 4,410.00 Logan Olson, Flandreau, S.D................... 4,357.00 Zayne Dishion, Bishop, Calif.................... 4,183.00 Charly Crawford, Prineville, Ore............... 3,913.00 Clay White, Shandon, Calif...................... 3,876.00 Clayton Hass, Terrell, Texas..................... 3,762.00 Justin Lovell, Grapeland, Texas............... 3,736.00 Brad Hamilton, Pollok, Texas................... 3,587.00 Jake Cooper, Monument, N.M................. 3,282.00 Levi Simpson, Claresholm, Alberta.......... 3,229.00 Coleman Proctor, Pryor, Okla.................. 3,135.00 Blaine Vick, Dublin, Texas........................ 3,106.00 Bryce Palmer, Milton-Freewater, Ore....... 3,078.00 Tyler Wade, Terrell, Texas........................ 2,944.00 Nathan McWhorter, Telephone, Texas..... 2,767.00

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Team Roping (Heeler) Kory Koontz, Sudan, Texas.................... $6,071.00 JoJo LeMond, Andrews, Texas................ 5,389.00 Tommy Zuniga, Centerville, Texas........... 5,068.00 Cory Petska, Marana, Ariz....................... 4,750.00 Shane Hester, Lakeland, Fla.................... 4,505.00 Matt Kasner, Cody, Neb........................... 4,357.00 Jim Ross Cooper, Monument, N.M.......... 3,913.00 John Chaves, Los Alamos, Calif.............. 3,876.00 Ryan Motes, Weatherford, Texas............. 3,762.00 Travis Graves, Jay, Okla.......................... 3,736.00 Michael Fortenberry, Groveton, Texas..... 3,736.00 Tyler McKnight, Wells, Texas................... 3,646.00 Jhett Johnson, Casper, Wyo.................... 3,504.00 Randall Richards, Bedias, Texas............. 3,491.00 John Robertson, Polson, Mont................. 3,229.00 Jake Pianalto, Rose, Okla........................ 3,135.00 Jake Minor, Ellensburg, Wash.................. 3,078.00 Twister Cain, Gonzales, Texas................. 2,767.00 Tim Ross, Lipan, Texas............................ 2,755.00 Zak Richardson, Westville, Fla................. 2,733.00 Saddle Bronc Riding Cody Wright, Milford, Utah..................... $6,933.00 Spencer Wright, Milford, Utah.................. 5,482.00 Tyrel Larsen, Inglis, Manitoba.................. 4,345.00 Heith DeMoss, Heflin, La......................... 4,267.00 Mert Bradshaw, Eagle Point, Ore............. 3,436.00 Cole Elshere, Faith, S.D........................... 3,096.00 Troy Crowser, Whitewood, S.D................ 2,990.00 Dean Wadsworth, Ozona, Texas.............. 2,881.00 Jesse Bail, Camp Crook, S.D................... 2,830.00 Chuck Schmidt, Keldron, S.D................... 2,603.00 Nick Laduke, Livermore, Calif. ................ 2,540.00 Cort Scheer, Elsmere, Neb...................... 2,397.00 Mike Johnson, Adair, Okla........................ 2,292.00 Brady Nicholes, Hoytsville, Utah.............. 2,079.00 Louie Brunson, Interior, S.D..................... 2,076.00 Eddie Parlier, Johnson City, Tenn............. 1,983.00 Bryan Hammons, Victoria, Texas............. 1,826.00 Curtis Garton, Kaitaia, New Zealand........ 1,805.00

19. Tol Cawley, Crockett, Texas..................... 1,716.00 20. Ryan MacKenzie, Homedale, Idaho......... 1,618.00 Tie-Down Roping 1. Justin Maass, Giddings, Texas............... $9,556.00 2. Blair Burk, Durant, Okla........................... 6,600.00 3. Caleb Smidt, Yorktown, Texas.................. 5,616.00 4. Dane Kissack, Spearfish, S.D.................. 4,663.00 5. Barrett Threadgill, Hallettsville, Texas...... 4,564.00 6. Clint Cooper, Decatur, Texas.................... 4,088.00 7. Jesse Clark, Portales, N.M....................... 3,776.00 8. Blake Hirdes, Turlock, Calif...................... 3,668.00 9. Justin Macha, Needville, Texas................ 3,570.00 10. Will Blomberg, Sweet Water, Texas......... 3,050.00 11. Cody McCartney, Ottawa Lake, Mich....... 2,939.00 12. Boe Brown, Harrold, S.D.......................... 2,910.00 13. Marty Yates, Stephenville, Texas............. 2,904.00 14. Cedric Martin, Wharton, Texas................. 2,795.00 15. J.D. Kibbe, Portales, N.M......................... 2,734.00 16. Morgan Grant, New Waverly, Texas......... 2,669.00 17. Seth Childers, Cameron, Texas............... 2,602.00 18. Trent Walls, Stephenville, Texas.............. 2,505.00 19. Dakota Eldridge, Elko, Nev...................... 2,374.00 20. Trent Creager, Stillwater, Okla................. 2,361.00 Steer Roping 1. Cody Lee, Gatesville, Texas................... 11,207.00

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Standings Courtesy of the PRCA

Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas................. 7,247.00 Bryce Davis, Ovalo, Texas....................... 5,941.00 Joe Wells, Cisco, Texas........................... 5,084.00 Kim Ziegelgruber, Edmond, Okla............. 4,935.00 J. Paul Williams, Burbank, Okla............... 4,705.00 Vin Fisher Jr., Andrews, Texas................. 4,276.00 Chet Herren, Pawhuska, Okla.................. 4,232.00 Tony Reina, Wharton, Texas.................... 3,570.00 Tim Abbott, Midland, Texas...................... 3,361.00 Coy Thompson, Whitewood, S.D............. 3,017.00 Walter Priestly, Robstown, Texas............. 2,525.00 Shorty Garten, Pawhuska, Okla............... 2,420.00 Scott Snedecor, Fredericksburg, Texas... 2,262.00 Rod Hartness, Pawhuska, Okla............... 2,169.00 Jarrett Blessing, Paradise, Texas............. 2,151.00 Neal Wood, Needville, Texas................... 2,106.00 Mike Outhier, Utopia, Texas..................... 2,037.00 Shane Suggs, Granbury, Texas................ 2,005.00 Will Gasperson, Decatur, Texas............... 1,837.00 Bull Riding Scottie Knapp, Albuquerque, N.M....... $15,618.00 Kanin Asay, Powell, Wyo....................... 10,685.00 Bobby Welsh, Gillette, Wyo..................... 9,474.00 Chandler Bownds, Lubbock, Texas......... 8,540.00 Cooper Davis, Jasper, Texas.................. 8,204.00 Ardie Maier, Timber Lake, S.D................ 6,325.00 Tate Stratton, Kellyville, Okla.................. 5,791.00 Reese Cates, Monticello, Ark.................. 5,315.00 Cole Echols, Elm Grove, La.................... 5,203.00 Ty Wallace, Collbran, Colo...................... 4,535.00 Blaine Skaggs, Hubbard, Ore................. 4,487.00 Friday Wright II, Moss Point, Miss........... 4,179.00 Ty Clearwater, LaCygne, Kan................. 4,153.00 Jeff Askey, Martin, Tenn.......................... 4,116.00 Shane Proctor, Grand Coulee, Wash...... 3,975.00 Cody Rostockyj, Hillsboro, Texas............ 3,696.00 Cody Teel, Kountze, Texas...................... 3,279.00 Parker Greenwood, Big Piney, Wyo........ 3,088.00 Neil Holmes, Houston, Texas.................. 2,712.00 Brant Atwood, Fort Worth, Texas............. 2,680.00

Barrel racing standings, provided by the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA), are unofficial, subject to audit and may change. Unofficial WPRA Standings are published by the PRCA as a courtesy. The PRCA is not responsible for the verification or updating of WPRA standings.

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Barrel Racing Fallon Taylor, Whitesboro, Texas......... $16,007.00 Carlee Pierce, Stephenville, Texas......... 6,874.00 Kenna Squires, Fredonia, Texas............. 6,672.00 Jane Melby, Burneyville, Okla................. 6,152.00 Brittany Pozzi, Victoria, Texas................. 5,727.00 Kelley Carrington-French, Boston, Ga.... 4,493.00 Jymmy Kay Cox, Gonzales, Texas.......... 3,822.00 Kay Blandford, Sutherland Springs, TX.. 3,749.00 Lee Ann Rust, Stephenville, Texas.......... 3,656.00 Cassie Moseley, Cedar Lane, Texas....... 3,565.00 Kassidy Dennison, Tohatchi, N.M........... 3,298.00 Rainy Graham, Gardendale, Texas......... 3,272.00 Jenna Marie Moore, Johnson City, TX.... 3,227.00 Jaime Hinton, Ceres, Calif...................... 3,166.00 Sherry Cervi, Marana, Ariz...................... 3,151.00 Kendra Dickson, Aubrey, Texas............... 3,129.00 Mary Walker, Ennis, Texas...................... 2,986.00 Tana Renick, Kingston, Okla................... 2,819.00 Linda Vick, Hesperia, Calif...................... 2,710.00 Tammy Fischer, Ledbetter, Texas............ 2,693.00


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Lavas November 25, 2012 Results 90 Entries 1D Tammie Goldston.................................... Kinica................................. 14.655 Carley Richardson................................... Radio................................. 14.715 Kortni McConnell..................................... Senor................................. 14.857 Jade Benson........................................... Ginger................................ 14.875 Becki Mask.............................................. Sponge Bob....................... 14.907 Lesley Chester........................................ Rock................................... 14.927 Patty Mcullar............................................ Fendi.................................. 14.932 Patty Mcullar............................................ Sandance........................... 14.942 Karli Douglas........................................... Petey.................................. 14.977 Becki Mask.............................................. Alibi.................................... 14.992 Sequin Brewer......................................... Howdy................................ 14.992 Margie Campbell..................................... Mason................................ 14.994 Kristen Pohnert........................................ Fly...................................... 15.028 Gracie Tucker.......................................... Mallie................................. 15.063 Lesley Chester........................................ Sharon............................... 15.071 Addi Bennett............................................ Kermit................................ 15.152 2D Chelsea Wells.......................................... Medusa.............................. 15.168 Kortni McConnell..................................... Cisco.................................. 15.188 Debbie McLaughlin.................................. A Diamnond Image............ 15.200 Tiffney Aregon......................................... Harry.................................. 15.208 Cheyenne Lueb....................................... Tad..................................... 15.223 Kasey Etbauer......................................... Roxy................................... 15.267 Alicia Spann............................................ Grace................................. 15.279 Kodie Garland......................................... Booger............................... 15.281 Linda McConnell...................................... Brooke............................... 15.344 Jade Benson........................................... Hemmi............................... 15.358 Denise Downs......................................... Rosie.................................. 15.375

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Kendall Atkins.......................................... Pueblo................................ 15.389 Shelby Watson........................................ Jody................................... 15.424 Kristi Johnson.......................................... Tex..................................... 15.529 Tina Ramirez........................................... Gracie................................ 15.631 Angie Moore............................................ Little Bit.............................. 15.651 3D Kendall Atkins.......................................... Scout.................................. 15.675 Shelby Sticksel........................................ Goose................................ 15.680 Kaela Haddon.......................................... Joduri................................. 15.729 Linda Dyson............................................ Red.................................... 15.746 Audra Campbell....................................... KC...................................... 15.764 Debbie Lewis........................................... Gismo................................ 15.803 Charlie Gouldy......................................... Jetta................................... 15.806 Michelle DeShong................................... Blue Jeans......................... 15.825 Leslie Cambern....................................... Abby................................... 15.825 Bonnie Winkle......................................... Zip...................................... 15.871 Andrea Long............................................ Daisy.................................. 15.887 Carli Hernadez........................................ Cash.................................. 15.900 Amy Stover.............................................. Blaze.................................. 15.907 Taylor Ramming...................................... Hailey................................. 15.959 Beverly Griswold..................................... Mac.................................... 15.966 Kelly Hess............................................... Rico.................................... 15.993 Amanda Hill............................................. Spider................................ 16.012 Pamela Sexton........................................ Twister............................... 16.017 Toni Mardis.............................................. Cat..................................... 16.067 Ariel Cambern......................................... Mojo................................... 16.094 4D Shayley Morriss....................................... Squirt................................. 16.156 Tiffney Aregon......................................... Twister............................... 16.227 Michelle DeShong................................... Duece................................ 16.262 Leslie Cambern....................................... Boo.................................... 16.285 Tommie Potter......................................... Windie................................ 16.375 Mable Kelling........................................... Gidget................................ 16.403 Maggie Hernadez.................................... Dixie................................... 16.433 Charley Oborny....................................... Quattro............................... 16.466 Jean Winters........................................... Nadine............................... 16.525 Avry Thelander ....................................... Dandy................................ 16.970 Margie Campbell..................................... Creasy............................... 17.303 Kim McSsick............................................ Boo.................................... 17.897 Kristen Pohnert........................................ Zipper................................. 18.521 Jena Fuller............................................... Dually................................. 20.188 8 & Under Barrels Charley Oborny....................................... Quattro............................... 16.466 Jacee Spann........................................... Nute................................... 23.360 Charley Oborny....................................... Turbo..................................999BP 9-13 Barrels Cassidy DeShong.................................... Buddy................................. 20.643 Avry Thelander........................................ Dandy................................ 16.970 Open Poles Shayley Morriss....................................... Squirt................................. 21.055 Karli Douglas........................................... Petey...................................22.211 Lavas Jan. 12, 2013 Results (Saddle Series Race #1) 67 Entries 1D Jessica Frost................... $314.16........... Skippin Stones................... 15.449 Kim Adcock...................... $235.62........... Joker.................................. 15.533 Patty McCullar................. $157..08.......... Fendi.................................. 15.537 Kelly Sparks.................... $78.54............. Monte................................. 15.546 Sabrina Devers........................................ Kat..................................... 15.557 Lesley Chester........................................ Rock................................... 15.577 Debbie McLaughlin.................................. A Diamond Image.............. 15.632 Sequin Brewer......................................... Howdy................................ 15.714 Jessica Frost........................................... Top of the Roc.................... 15.803 Toni Mardis.............................................. Cat..................................... 15.808 Angie Moore............................................ Lil Bit.................................. 15.838 Tammie Goldston.................................... Quincy................................ 15.871 Jade Benson........................................... Ginger................................ 15.877 2D Chelsea Wells.................. $269.28........... Medusa.............................. 15.969 Cindy Jones . .................. $201.96........... Oscar................................. 15.985 Tina Ramirez .................. $134.64........... Daisey................................ 16.010 Sabrina Devers . ............. $67.32............. OTMR................................ 16.082 Audra Cambell......................................... Miss Fancy Pants.............. 16.098 Cathy Schiffman...................................... Missy.................................. 16.183 Lesley Chester........................................ Jackson.............................. 16.230

Cathy Schiffman...................................... Snip.................................... 16.327 Sequin Brewer......................................... Racey................................. 16.362 Skylar Berry............................................. Powerstroke....................... 16.403 3D Gail Elliott........................ $179.52.......... Maggie............................... 16.519 Sebrina Devers................ $134.64.......... Batman.............................. 16.549 Sebrina Devers................ $89.74............ Bubbles.............................. 16.602 Mandy Poole................... $44.88............ Krow................................... 16.651 Tina Ramirez........................................... Gracie................................ 16.742 Brandy Cox.............................................. Charlie............................... 16.782 Shelby Watson........................................ Jody................................... 16.794 Linda Sultemeier..................................... Showoff.............................. 16.882 Becki Mask.............................................. Hemi.................................. 16.890 4D Jennifer Phillips............... $134.64........... Chase................................ 16.963 Maggie Hernandez ......... $100.98........... Dixie................................... 17.161 Ashley Schlegel............... $67.32............. Jewels................................ 17.173 Tommie Potter ................ $33.66............. Windie Perry...................... 17.264 Amy Stover.............................................. Blaze.................................. 17.313 Cindy Jones............................................. Jagger................................ 17.644 Renee Carter........................................... Patrick................................ 17.646 Nicole Bruton........................................... Sable.................................. 17.668 Cathy Schiffman...................................... Black Jack.......................... 17.675 Riley South.............................................. Cow town cattalack............ 17.749 Pat Morris................................................ Sunny................................. 17.863 Mareechia Pennington............................ Cody.................................. 18.033 Jessica Watson....................................... Miss Frog........................... 18.064 Amanda Hill............................................. Jessie................................. 18.076 Wanda Eakin........................................... Fancy................................. 18.368 Lesley Chester........................................ Creasy............................... 18.488 Lara Conley............................................. Tex..................................... 19.320 Benny Schiffman..................................... Shady................................. 19.412 Breanna Smith......................................... Lulas Rebal........................ 19.519 8 & Under Barrels Jenny Quisenberry.................................. Strawberry......................... 32.682 9-13 Barrels Skylar Berry............................................. Powerstroke....................... 16.403 Trinity Gonzales....................................... Hank.................................. 21.246 Shelby Watson........................................ Jody................................... 21.568 2013 Saddle Series Point Standings Open Barrels 1D Jessica Frost........................................... Skippin Stones............................ 6 Kim Adcock.............................................. Joker........................................... 5 Patty McCullar......................................... Fendi........................................... 4 Kelly Sparks............................................ Monte.......................................... 3 Sabrina Devers........................................ Kat.............................................. 2 Lesley Chester........................................ Rock............................................ 1 2D Chelsea Wells.......................................... Medusa....................................... 6 Cindy Jones............................................. Oscar.......................................... 5 Tina Ramirez........................................... Daisey......................................... 4 Sabrina Devera....................................... OTMR......................................... 3 Audra Cambell......................................... Miss Fancy Pants....................... 2 Cathy Schiffman...................................... Missy........................................... 1 3D Gail Elliot................................................. Maggie........................................ 6 Sabrina Devers........................................ Batman....................................... 5 Sabrina Devers........................................ Bubbles....................................... 4 Mandy Poole........................................... Krow............................................ 3 Tina Ramirez........................................... Gracie......................................... 2 Brandy Cox.............................................. Charlie........................................ 1 4D Jennifer Phillips....................................... Chase......................................... 6 Maggie Hernandez.................................. Dixie............................................ 5 Ashley Schlegel....................................... Jewels......................................... 4 Tommie Potter......................................... Windie Perry............................... 3 Amy Stover.............................................. Blaze........................................... 2 Cindy Jones............................................. Jagger......................................... 1 8 & Under Barrels Jenny Quisenberry.................................. Strawberry.................................. 6 9-13 Barrels Sylar Berry............................................... Powerstroke................................ 6 Trinity Gonzales....................................... Hank........................................... 5 Shelby Watson........................................ Jody............................................ 4

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2013 STANDINGS As of January 1, 2013

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ALL AROUND Jo Jo Lemond . ...... $ 3,220.61

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BAREBACK Tyler Staker............... $ 984.28 Zach Dicken.............. $ 442.13 Kory Hart................... $ 294.75 Brandon Weathers.... $ 147.38

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SADDLE BRONC Justin Bell............... $ 1,277.99 Kade Wooten............. $ 566.95 Cody Anthony............ $ 552.54 Bill Herbert................. $ 299.47 Cody Groves............. $ 187.98

Once again, it is time to start working on 2013 donations for the finals. Remember, sponsors acquired at the first of the year will receive full advertising benefits from the Cowboy Times. Don’t wait to get your donations as it cuts into a sponsor’s advertising dollars.

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BULL RIDING Jake Shannon.......... $ 910.18

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TEAM ROPING - HEADERS Jo Jo Lemond......... $ 2,411.56 Jake Brown............. $ 2,358.10 Chace Thompson... $ 1,136.64 Lane Ivy..................... $ 634.36 Taylor Mitchell............ $ 602.27 Aaron Macy............... $ 398.06 Sal Gomez................. $ 209.89 Jason Garduno............ $ 99.52

JANUARY/FEBRUARY NEWS:

THANK YOUR 2012 SPONSORS! “DEADLINE”: JANUARY 31st, 2013: for contestants with money won in the current 2013 standings cards must be renewed to keep current money won. If you entered the fall rodeos on a 2012 card, you must renew your membership or money won will be deleted. Standings have card number by members who have purchased 2013 card. “Special Events” Rough stock events will be schedule through the stock contractors and event directors who wish to participate and the timed events will be schedule by the event Directors. These “Off Season Special Events” must be approved by the event director and these events will charge the 6% sanction fee. At “Off Season Special Events,” memberships will be sold on site; however, cards must be purchased before competition. Money won at these events will count towards the 2013 standings but will not count towards the All Around. Check the rodeo listings for further information and dates. Any new rules or amendments will be posted in the Cowboy Times and on the website. The 2013 Board of Officers and Directors will meet January 21, 2013 in Amarillo, Texas. BE SURE AND CHECK THE WEBSITE AS NEW DATES AND INFORMATION WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE AS THE OFFICE RECEIVES INFORMATION

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CALF ROPING Matt Kenney........... $ 1,759.64 Clint Sinlgeton........ $ 1,450.04 Cody Little.............. $ 1,102.00 Tommy Smith.......... $ 1,051.05 Seth Hall.................... $ 869.84 Joseph Gernentz....... $ 757.35 Seaver Tate............... $ 652.93 Pryce Harris............... $ 593.60 Taylor Smith............... $ 149.28 Jim Breck Bean........... $ 68.73

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BREAKAWAY ROPING Lari Dee Guy.......... $ 1,116.76 Phylli Black................ $ 903.57 Hope Thompson........ $ 715.33 Lindsey Ewing............ $648.52 TiAda Gray................ $ 614.37 Stefanie Logan.......... $ 460.78 Jackie Hobbs............. $ 415.26 Nicole Espenson....... $ 261.38

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BARRELS Destiny Hatfield...... $ 1,879.57 Cindy Smith........... $ 1,149.89 Leslie Hines............... $ 771.93 Jean Winters............. $ 751.94 Preslie Ethridge......... $ 693.24 Bristan Kennedy........ $ 635.59 Kim Coleman............. $ 595.99 Kashli Arfsten............ $ 454.00 Jessica Frost............. $ 340.57 Bailey Bownds........... $ 332.93 Jana Bean................. $ 212.85 Devon Pierce............. $ 211.87 Jenny Voss Bufkin..... $ 188.52 Bradi Good.................. $ 94.25

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TEAM ROPING - HEELERS Josh Patton............ $ 2,014.97 John Folmer.............. $ 797.59 Jed Middleton............ $ 634.36 JayDee Logan........... $ 602.27 Wesley Thorp............ $ 398.06

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STEER WRESTLING Tod Dannecker.......... $ 884.26 Jo Jo Lemmond......... $ 809.05 Christian Pettigrew.... $ 614.37 Kody Mahaffey.......... $ 432.54 Tory Johnson............. $ 338.06 Dean Stermer............ $ 254.32

UP COMING EVENTS Arena of Life Rodeo on Loop 335 & Washington Street Rodeo Starts at 3 pm Books open Sunday at 1:00 pm Close at 2:30 pm Sharp! Open Bulls $50.00 TCRA Approved Cash Only & Dress Code Enforced Further information FOR TCRA BULL RIDERS: Contact TCRA Bull Riding Director Mitchell Rogers @ (806) 317 - 4651 DATES Approved: January 20th & 27th/ February 3rd & 10th

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2013 DIRECTORS: BILLY STEPHENS • PRESIDENT PO BOX 772 • Perryton, TX 79070 806-676-6935 Cell

JOSH PURCELL • VICE PRESIDENT Rt. 2 BOX 4690 • Elk City, OK 73644 806-676-6935 Cell

JANIE RIEMER • SECRETARY PO BOX 1287 • STINNETT, TX 79083 806-878-2782 Office • 806-878-2287 Fax

Q.B. COBB • STEER WRESTLING 8399 FM 1474 • Pampa, TX 79065 806-662-7682

MATT BENNETT • BAREBACK 17331 Old Ranch Rd • Canyon, TX 79015 806-367-4337

PETER WHITE • SADDLE BRONC 23901 I-27 • Canyon, TX 79015 806-206-6226

MITCHELL ROGERS • BULL RIDING 8802 E County Rd 6000 • Idalou, TX 79329 806-317-4651

MATT CARLSON • CALF ROPING 11353 N 1750 Rd. • Sayre, OK 73662 580-449-1087

SHANE GOAD • HEELING 15639 County Rd. F • Wheeler, TX 79096 806.663.3483

JOSH MORRIS • HEADING P.O. BOX 94 • Lazbuddie, TX 79053 806.893-7743

MITCH TERRELL • STOCK CONTRACTOR REP. 3528 FM 707 • ANSON, TX 79501 325.280.3444

ALAN HENNIGH • JUDGE 402 S. Highland • Erick, OK 73662 580.526.3849

JULIE DAWSON • BREAKAWAY HCR 63 Box 46 • Arnett, OK 73832 580.339.6966

KELLY GARRISON • BARREL RACING P.O. Box 175 • Channing, TX 79018 806.922.6207

TERRY TATE • COMMITTEE REP. Box 246 • Canton, OK 73663 580.922.5401

JAKE MITCHELL • RANCH BRONC P.O. Box 3306 • Borger, TX 79008 806.683.6990

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MOM - JOB DESCRIPTION

Share this with all the Moms you know, in appreciation for everything they do on a daily basis, and let them know they are appreciated.

This is hysterical. If it had been presented this way, none of us would have done it!!!! POSITION: Mother, Mom, Mama, Mommy, Ma JOB DESCRIPTION: Long term, team players needed, for challenging permanent work in an often chaotic environment. Candidates must possess excellent communication and organizational skills and be willing to work variable hours, which will include evenings and weekends and frequent 24 hour shifts on call. Some overnight travel required, including trips to primitive camping sites on rainy weekends and endless sports tournaments in far away cities. Travel expenses not reimbursed. Extensive courier duties also required. RESPONSIBILITIES: The rest of your life. Must be willing to be hated, at least temporarily, until someone needs $5. Must be willing to bite tongue repeatedly. Also, must possess the physical stamina of a pack mule and be able to go from zero to 60 mph in three seconds flat in case, this time, the screams from the backyard are not someone just crying wolf. Must be willing to face stimulating technical challenges, such as small gadget repair, mysteriously sluggish toilets and stuck zippers. Must screen phone calls, maintain calendars and coordinate production of multiple homework projects. Must have ability to plan and organize social gatherings for clients of all ages and mental outlooks. Must be willing to be indispensable one minute, an embarrassment the next. Must handle assembly and product safety testing of a half million cheap, plastic toys, and battery operated devices. Must always hope for the best but be prepared for the worst. Must assume final, complete accountability for the quality of the end product. Responsibilities also include floor maintenance and janitorial work throughout the facility. POSSIBILITY FOR ADVANCEMENT & PROMOTION: Virtually none. Your job is to remain in the same position for years, without complaining, constantly retraining and updating your skills, so that those in your charge can ultimately surpass you. PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE: None required unfortunately. On-the-job training offered on a continually exhausting basis. WAGES AND COMPENSATION: Get this! You pay them! Offering frequent raises and bonuses. A balloon payment is due when they turn 18 because of the assumption that college will help them become financially independent. When you die, you give them whatever is left. The oddest thing about this reverse-salary scheme is that you actually enjoy it and wish you could only do more. BENEFITS: While no health or dental insurance, no pension, no tuition reimbursement, no paid holidays and no stock options are offered; this job supplies limitless opportunities for personal growth and free hugs for life if you play your cards right.

Maddy Deerman ∫ 12 & Under Breakaway Rising Stars Fast Time & Average Winner

Tyler Milligan ∫ 13-15 Tie Down Rising Stars Fast Time

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Robert Allemand Professional Auctioneer Rodeo Announcer & Voice Talent

3610 Carson Dr. Amarillo, Tx 79109 (806)663-2279 www.robertallemand.com robertallemand@rocketmail.com

WILD RAGS James Masters Wheeler, Texas (806)826-3563

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BY LAURIE 1246 Highway 14 Ellsworth, Kansas 67439 785-472-1188 laurie@rhelectric.net


FINDING THE WEAK SPOT By: Bo Brock, DVM

Day workers put on a rough exterior, but a routine medical procedure can result in unexpected queasiness There aren't many things left that surprise me. I'm not saying I've seen it all, but most things fit into categories, and few things catch me off guard. But a few days ago I did see something remarkable. A cattle working is one of the last reminders of the old west. In many ways it's still done like it was a hundred years ago. A few modern conveniences have entered the formula — things like working alleys and squeeze chutes. A veterinarian's role in this well-orchestrated ritual is usually to palpate the cows for pregnancy. This entails putting on a plastic sleeve and running one's arm up the fanny to check for a calf in the womb. Neighbors, day workers, and ranch hands round up the cattle, then run them through the chute to be vaccinated and for any other necessary procedures. The key phrase in that last sentence is "day worker." This is a person who goes from ranch to ranch and is paid on a per-day basis to help with the cattle working. These folks are quite a breed. They are about as rough and tough as anyone in the world and they've seen it all when it comes to cattle. We go to many of these workings a year and each ranch has a different way of getting the same thing accomplished. It doesn't matter to me how we do things as long as I don't get smushed or run over. Usually a day worker runs the squeeze chute. These are the people I'm most interested in. If they don't catch the cow well enough, she'll back up and smash me against the gait. It has happened many times and often makes it hard to get out of bed the next morning. On this particular day, two day-worker dudes were running the chute as is usually the case. They were moving a bit slow, perhaps from a touch of "over-indulgence" the night before. A few beers in the evening must soften some of the pain from a hard day in the saddle, but these two might have had more than a few. The cowboys at the back of the line hollered "lumpy jaw," as the old Hereford cow entered the chute. This is a condition that causes an accumulation of pus around the bottom jaw area of a cow. It's pretty gross — the abscess may contain a pint of thick, greenish, smelly juice. My job is to lance the abscess and flush it out. I've done it a thousand times. It does stink a bit and sometimes the cow slings her head, spraying the pus all over everyone within 15 or 20 feet. Well, that's what happened this time. I lanced the thing and so much pressure had built up in the abscess that the fluid spewed in all directions. It was just about then that I heard it. That deep, retching sound that you usually only hear when someone is face-first over a commode. It sounded

like it was coming from all around me. It seems that the two day-worker dudes had weak stomachs when it comes to lumpy jaw juice. That — coupled with the previous night's beers — led to a symphony of retching. But there was more. The owner of the ranch was doubled over and making the noises too. I had lanced these things around him before and he had never missed a beat. Turns out, the only thing that makes him vomit is watching someone else vomit. His noise was different from the day workers' though. He would retch a second and then laugh a second ... retch a second and then laugh a second. This, of course got me to laughing. Soon everyone around was laughing except the two day workers who were not finding anything funny about the entire situation. I guess it just surprised me to see that day workers do get grossed out and that even the toughest of ranchers might have a weak spot. They were fine within a few minutes and we went right back to working cattle like nothing had ever happened. Dr. Brock owns the Brock Veterinary Clinic in Lamesa, Texas You Can Achieve The Victorious Life through living in deep dependence on Me. People usually associate victory with success: not falling or stumbling, not making mistakes. But those who are successful in their own strength tend to go their own way, forgetting about Me. It is through problems and failure, weakness and neediness, that you learn to rely on Me. True dependence is not simply asking Me to bless what you have decided to do. It is coming to Me with an open mind and heart, inviting Me to plant My desires within you. I may infuse within you a dream that seems far beyond your reach. You know that in yourself you cannot achieve such a goal. Thus begins your journey of profound reliance on Me. It is a faith-walk, taken one step at a time, leaning on Me as much as you need. This is not a path of continual success but of multiple failures. However, each failure is followed by a growth spurt, nourished by increased reliance on Me. Enjoy the blessedness of a victorious life, through deepening your dependence on Me. Psalm 34:17-18 The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and save those who are crushed in spirit. 2 Corinthians 5:7 NKJV 7 We walk by faith, not by sight. Daily Devotional from “Jesus Calling” by Sarah Young

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KATIE JO BLANSCET Favorite Movie: The Cowboys TV Show: Pretty Little Liars & Friends Sports: Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Cheerleading, Rodeo, Shooting Sports Rodeo Events: Poles, Barrels, Goat Tying, Breakaway, Team Penning ProRodeo Athletes: Mickey Gee, Trevor Brazile, Martha Josey Clothing Brands: Miss Me, Roar Favorite Stores: Buckle & All Western Stores Rodeo Accomplishments: • 2011 & 2012 MRCA Pole Bending Champion • 2009-2012 MRCA Events Finalist & Top 6 All-Around Finalist • 2012 Texas State 4H Horse Show – Speed Events Reserve Champion • 2010 & 2011 Texas State 4H Horse Show Top 5 - Team Penning • 2008-2012 Texas State 4H Horse Show Top 15 Finalists – Poles & Stake Race • 2011 District 3 4-H All Around Speed Event Champion • 2005 Clay County Pioneer Reunion Jr. Rodeo Queen • 2007 Archer County Jr. Rodeo Queen • 2010 Clay County Pioneer Reunion Rodeo Queen • 2012 Nocona Chisholm Trail Rodeo Queen • 2010 & 2012 Fort Worth, Houston, & San Antonio Rodeo Calf Scramble Winner • 2012 MRCA Horse of the Year Award (Smokey) School Accomplishments: • National Honor Society 2011/2012 & 2012/2013 • Honor Student (Master Achievement) • Student Council • Peer Assisted Leadership Program (PAL) • FFA Officer: Sentinel (2010) & Historian (2011) • FFA Chapter Conducting President • FFA Horse Judging, Ag Sales, and Quiz Teams • FFA Star Chapter Award - 2012 • UIL Academic Teams (Calculator & Number Sense) • Academic All-District: Volleyball, Basketball, Softball • Softball MVP - 2012 Entertainment/Hobbies: Trapshooting, Exhibiting Livestock (Heifers) & Hanging out with friends Plans after High School: Medical Field Degree (possibly Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist) My Motto: Don’t go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path…and leave a trail. Interesting Fact: Two days after dislocating my elbow during a basketball game, I competed at the 2012 District 3 4-H Horse Show and won the pole competition riding with one arm (against the doctor’s advice). Cowboy Times, January / February 2013 |  93


Step In The

ZONE I

talked last month quite a bit about the discipline to ride correct position and take smart shots every time. That takes extreme concentration, which can only be perfected in the practice pen. How can you get “in the zone” at a roping if you haven’t practiced getting there at home? It’s the kind of focus that gets easier the more you do it. Some guys get off by themselves at a roping so they can keep up their concentration. After so many years, I got to where it would only take me about 30 seconds to really get my mind focused to go catch another two-footer. That meant I could be that guy who could kid around and talk and then ride in the box. That’s because I’d done all my homework in the practice pen. Not everyone can be riding around distracted and within 30 seconds, push that button and achieve total focus. But I’ve run so many steers at high intensity in practice that it doesn’t take me long to go totally to that place where it’s just me and the steer. Even practicing, I’ll try to remind family members or friends about this. I’ll ask them, “You realize you just had a conversation and you’re about to nod?” Their concentration can’t be very good one second after they were talking in the box. And they might laugh or roll their eyes at me, but yet, I’ve made a living all my life roping. If you want to have a good practice session; when you ride in that box, you need to be serious. You need to know how to get into that concentration mode no matter what the guy working the chute is saying; no matter who’s talking on their cell phone and no matter who’s hollering across the arena. You need to get to no man’s land, where you concentrate on nothing but that one steer. If I practice this way, even if I run 40 steers, I probably won’t make very many mistakes. When I do make a mistake with my swing or delivery, I blame it on my concentration. Because I know that if I concentrate, I will not mess up my delivery up or my swing. Once you get to that point of having correct mechanics, it boils down to concentration. Trevor Brazile doesn’t make mistakes because he doesn’t have to think about pulling his right shoulder back or holding his reins a certain way or keeping his feet in the right position. He

doesn’t have to think because of the hours he spent training his body and his horses. I would bet that any mistake he makes also boils down to concentration. This whole thing reminds me that Patrick Smith has a new video out that I recommend everyone gets. Want to know what Patrick told me is the biggest key to great mental game? Preparation. The better prepared you are, the better you’ll be mentally. That’s just smart roping. Visit www.smartroping.com for more.

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A

Record-Breaking Season For Region 1

In Texas High School Rodeo

STATE CHAMPION TEAM State All Around Cowboy - Colt Cleavinger Claimed All Four National Team Positions In The Breakaway Roping. No Event Has Ever Been Dominated Like This By A Single Region. Qualified Nine Members To The National Finals. • Roger Brandt – boys’ cutting – RESERVE NATIONAL CHAMPION • Colt Cleavinger – bull riding – RESERVE NATIONAL CHAMPION • Preston Burr – bareback riding – 13th in nation • Rylea Fabrizio – breakaway roping – 19th in nation

Texas claimed the Boys Team Title and the Combined Team Title.

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Tri State High School Texas High School Rodeo Association Rodeo Association

2012

 2013

SECRETARY

MIKEY JO DUGGAN TSHSRA OFFICE PO BOX 1414 CANYON, TX 79015 806.655.9910 806.655.2419 (fax)

www.tri-statehsrodeo.com

tri-statehsrodeo@att.net

Tri-State Board of Directors

President.............. Steve McConnell - Hereford, TX..... 806-346-2492 Vice President...... Joel Kirkpatrick - Crosbyton, TX...... 806-697-2336 Boys Ranch.......... Brent Ehlers.................................... 806-341-0498 Spearman............. Travis Patterson.............................. 806-270-0005 Panhandle............ David Clements............................... 806-679-2065 Hart....................... Kirt Espenson.................................. 806-240-0432 Clayton, NM.......... Danny Garcia.................................. 575-403-5618 Amarillo................ Stephanie Spillers........................... 806-681-5157 Memphis............... Clif Tippett....................................... 940-585-1083 Tri-State Club Sponsors All members of Tri-State are required to be a member of a club. Junior high members of Region 1 are encouraged to join a club. Here are the current clubs (in alphabetical order) and their sponsors. 

AMARILLO Susan Pool 806~433~3088 

HAPPY  Matt & Missy Harris 806~ 674~2623

BOYS RANCH Brent Ehlers 806~533~1280

HEREFORD  Steve McConnell 806~346~2492

CANADIAN Brandy Wright 806~323~9838

LUBBOCK  Lisa Sharp 806~789~5412

DALHART Michelle Spielman 806~249~1088

PAMPA  Kerri Harris 806~662~6088

DUMAS  Rob A. & Talley Brown 806~878~4673

VERNON  Phillip Graf 940~553~1213

GRUVER  Suzanne Frazier 806~733~2606

Region 1

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January & February High School Birthdays

Emily Logan Keenan Hughes Cameron McDonald Cooper Carlisle Tryston Miller Kelsie Blanks Dylan Myers Holly Wright Taylor Prall Reed Sessions Levi Wright Nicole Espenson Hadley Thompson Preston Burr Blake Stowers

4 8 9 11 12 13 22 24

Jessica Fischbacher Treylr Jackson Riley Parr McKinze Robinson Wesley Salmon Shiann Friese Hope Holder Zach Hibler Cabe Embry Matti Smith Collyn Heinrich

Region 1 Representatives to the Texas High School Rodeo Association Board of Directors

Steve McConnell..... Hereford....................................... 806-346-2492 Kirt Espenson.......... Hart.............................................. 806-240-0432 Joel Kirkpatrick........ Crosbyton.................................... 806-697-2336

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT OFFICERS

PRESIDENT................................................................ Janesa Garcia 1ST VICE PRESIDENT....................................................Kelsey Graf 2ND VICE PRESIDENT............................................. Tylo Kirkpatrick SECRETARY / HISTORIAN............................................Kellie Collier

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT EVENT DIRECTORS

Steer Wrestling...................................................................Jace Lane Pole Bending............................................................... Janesa Garcia Bareback........................................................................ Preston Burr Saddle Bronc..............................................................Colten Jackson Breakaway....................................................................Rylea Fabrizio Calf Roping....................................................................... Jake Harris Barrel Racing............................................................Nicole Espenson Goat Tying.......................................................................Emily Logan Bull Riding...................................................................Cordale Martin TR - Heading.............................................................. Tylo Kirkpatrick TR - Heeling...............................................................Wesley Salmon

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Region 1

Junior High Rodeo STATE CHAMPIONS!!!

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Kennady Johnson crowned 2012-2013 TJHRA Princess Ty Nichols – State Champion in Chute Dogging Zack Kirkpatrick – 3rd in Calf Roping in Texas and Nation Zack Kirkpatrick – State Champion in Boys’ Goat Tying and 4th in Nation Zack Kirkpatrick & Kelsey Espenson – State Champions in Ribbon Roping and Reserve National Champions True Lacina – State Champion in Boys’ Breakaway Roping and 5th in Nation Kelsey Espenson – Reserve State Champion in Girls’ Goat Tying and 3rd in Nation Kelsey Espenson – Reserve State Champion and Reserve National Champion in Barrels Audrey Wren – 4th in Girls’ Goat Tying and 14th in Nation Holly Wright – State Champion in Barrels

Kelsey Espenson

State Champion, All Around Cowgirl and Reserve National Champion All Around Cowgirl

Zack Kirkpatrick

National Champion All Around Cowboy

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Texas Junior High Rodeo Association

2012 & 2013

TRI-STATE, THSRA REGION 1 & TJHRA REGION 1

2012-2013 SCHEDULE • • • • •

Entries are due in the Tri-State High School Rodeo Office 7 days prior to the rodeo you are entering. Late entries will be fined $25 per envelope until Tuesday at 2pm. No late entries will be accepted after 2pm Tuesday. Callbacks for each rodeo will be ready after 5pm on the Tuesday prior to the rodeo at www.tri-statehsrodeo.com. Junior High rodeos will start at 12 noon on Saturday (except for doubles) and High School rodeos will start at 9am.

Spring Cutting Dates January 19 & 20.............PCHA ~ Bill Cody Arena............................Amarillo February 16 & 17............PDCHA ~ Mallet Event Center............... Levelland March 30 & 31................PDCHA ~ Mallet Event Center.............. Levelland (for weather make-up only)

Spring Semester

SECRETARY

MIKEY JO DUGGAN TSHSRA OFFICE PO BOX 1414 CANYON, TX 79015 806.655.9910 806.655.2419 (fax)

tri-statehsrodeo@att.net

2012-2013 TJHRA Region 1 Board of Directors

President: Cullen Johnson..... Abernathy, TX.................. 806-298-4607 Vice President: Robb Wells.... Hereford, TX.................. 806-346-2312 Exec Board: John Bland......... Turkey, TX..................... 806-679-2037 Cody Custer........................... Sayre, OK..................... 580-729-1962 Ted White............................... Happy, TX..................... 806-764-3469 Tony Lacina............................ Amarillo, TX������������������ 806-676-6290

February 24............High School.....Lubbock Club- Levelland March 2..................Junior High................................ Amarillo March 3..................High School............................... Amarillo March 9 & 10..........High School.....Vernon – average points March 16................Junior High............................... Hereford March 17................High School.............................. Hereford March 23 & 24........ Junior High Region Finals.. Vernon – average points April 6 & 7...............High School............................. Altus, OK Rumble on the Red with OHSRA ALL HIGH SCHOOL RODEOS ARE CO-APROVED FOR TRI-STATE & THSRA ~ REGION 1.

Finals Dates 2012-2013 JUNIOR HIGH STUDENT OFFICERS

President........................................................................ Kami Tippett Vice President............................................................. Carlee Johson Secretary.....................................................................Carly Christian

May 4 & 5...............Tri-State Finals May 25 – June 1.....JH State Finals........................ Gonzales June 7 – 16.............HS State Finals.......................... Abilene June 23 – 29...........JH National Finals................ Gallup, NM July 14 – 20............HS National Finals......Rocksprings, WY

2012-2013 JUNIOR HIGH STUDENT EVENT DIRECTORS

Chute Dogging................................................................ Quade Hiatt Pole Bending............................................................. Jessica Grigsby Boys’ Breakaway..............................................................True Lacina Girls’ Breakaway.................................................... Yaleigh Yarbrough Calf Roping.................................................................Zane Patterson Barrel Racing....................................................................Matty Wells Ribbon Roping............................................................. George Wright Ribbon Runner........................................................Shelby Espenson Boys’ Goat Tying.......................................................... Sterling White Girls’ Goat Tying............................................................ Jesse Valdez Bull Riding....................................................................... Brett Custer TR - Heading...............................................................Madison Haley TR - Heeling..................................................................Jace Thomas

January Junior High Birthdays

3

Gunnarson Bicknell

25

Tate Tolbert

4

Hadley Albracht

26

Aspen Wash

6

Craig Odom

28

Quade Hiatt

15

Jessica Grigsby

29

Zane Patterson

2

Brett Custer

16

Madison Stockett

7

Braydon Oxley

28

Sterling White

February Junior High Birthdays

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For More Information Contact: Lea Anne Palmer 548 County Rd 410 Merkel, TX 79536

325-665-1134

WTBRA@aol.com Non Members Always Welcome!

No Additional Fees

2013 Schedule March 8-10, 2013 EXTRAVAGANZA - Abilene Expo Center O fficers April 2013 To be Determined President: Jan Burns May 2013 Curtis Barnet Memorial - Sweetwater, TX June 2013 Haskell, TX Vice President: Mindy Wolff Secretary: Lea Anne Palmer July 2013 Stamford, TX July 2013 Snyder, TX Directors September 2013 To be Determined Ann Barrett October 19-20, 2013 ROUND-UP - Abilene, TX CODA

• Books open at 10:00 with Exhibitions starting at 10:30 • Exhibitions are $4.00 each • 8 & under start at 1:00 with the Open to follow.

Kitty Bint Raylene Cox Shannon Delarosa Dennis Grogan Emilia Moreno GiGi Robinson

www.westtexasbarrelracingassoc.com Please visit our website for results & standings

Please keep watching

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Rockin Horse Ranch Indoor Arena

Enter at 8am Rope at 9am

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Moriarty, NM

Trailer Roping will not start before 12 noon

Must have current USTRC or WSTR Card to collect winnings

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Aaron Custer Memorial Roping.................................................. 110 Allemand, Robert Announcing...................................................... 87 Arena of Life Rodeo Series.......................................................... 11 Beaver, Joe.................................................................................... 8 Broken Spear Designs................................................................... 8 Calves For Sale............................................................................ 39 Champions Choice Buckles......................................................... 22 Clarendon College........................................................................ 20 Clovis Livestock Auction............................................................... 27 Cochise College........................................................................... 17 Cowboy Classic Saddlery............................................................. 81 Deepwater Team Roping............................................................ 105 Foutz Trading Post....................................................................... 87 Frank Phillips College................................................................... 18 FSR Cattle Company................................................................... 87 Future Stars................................................................................ 108 Grab The Gold Ranch Rodeo...................................................... BC Happy Tails Tail Bags................................................................. 104 Hastings College.......................................................................... 19 Hi-Pro Feeds................................................................................ 15 Hofstetter Roping School............................................................. 45 Howard College............................................................................ 20 Irlbeck, Krista................................................................................ 39 J&J Bucking Stock Sale............................................................... 95 James Masters Insurance............................................................ 87 Joe’s Boot Shop......................................................................... IBC Lamar Community College........................................................... 18 Lazy E Timed Event................................................................... IFC Lea County Junior Rodeo Association........................................... 9 Mesalands Community College.................................................... 22 Mike Bailey Motors....................................................................... 81 Mudflap Productions................................................................90-91 Northwest Tech............................................................................. 18 Oklahoma Panhandle State University........................................ FC Ranch House Designs.................................................................. 69 Red River Arenas....................................................................... 104 Rumble On The Red................................................................... 109 Running M Performance Horses.................................................6-7 Smarty Steer................................................................................ 89 Stephenville Trailers..................................................................... 87 Sul Ross State University............................................................. 21 Trail Ride...................................................................................... 95 Trailer & Saddle Roping............................................................. 104 Tres Rios Silver.............................................................................. 3 Two Dog Enterprises.................................................................... 87 USTRC - East Texas.................................................................. 106 USTRC - South Texas................................................................ 107 Vernon West Memorial Roping................................................12-13 Wenzel, Sarah Photography........................................................ 89 Wild Rags by Lauri....................................................................... 87 Winter Take All Bullriding.............................................................. 72 Wrap’n Up A Cure......................................................................... 65 Wright Barrel Clinic....................................................................... 39 108  |  Cowboy Times, January / February 2013


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Memorial Roping

AARON CUSTER

February 23, 2013 Range Riders Arena Amarillo, TX

• Enter at 9 am & Rope at 10 am • Prizes and drawings through out the day

#9 Slide

• 3 Head • $25 a man • Enter 6x AT LEAST ONE TEAM MEMBER HAS TO BE IN 8TH GRADE OR UNDER

Buckles to the Average Winners

OPEN

• 4 Head • $150 a man • Enter 3x 100% PAYBACK

# 12 SLIDE

• Bring 1 Draw 3 • $120 a man • Enter 2x After the draw is posted you can pick 2 more partners for $30 a man Breast Collers to Average Winners

Joanie Ivy (806)676-9593

Cliff Tippett (940)585-1083

Matt Harris (806)674-4226


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