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Lasso Del Sol: Open Champions, Erich J. Rogers (Round Rock, AZ) / Brady J. Minor (Ellensburg, WA). They roped five head in 35.10 seconds to win $7,500 in cash and trophy bits.

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Lasso del Sol seconds on five steers. For their efforts they won $7,500, trophy Gist spurs eam roping in the winter in Arizona and $6,000 in USTRC is a big deal. Ropers and horse Flex Earnings. Second enthusiasts from all over converge on the place in the Average was state and the Greater Phoenix area to bask Kory Bramwell from in the warm sunshine and enjoy the Chromo, Colorado and fellowship of friends and other ropers. The Cole Jackson from USTRC rolled into town for the Lasso Del Animas, New Mexico. #12 Gold Plus - Gary L. Kiehne (Springerville, AZ) / Ferlin Charley Sol at the Westworld Equestrian Center in California took third place (Albuquerque, NM), 35.64 on 4, $7,500, 3,000 Flex Scottsdale, Arizona. The event took place in the Average as Lane Howe and third was Ray Siggins and December 29-31, 2011 and was the Karney and Jordan Ketscher caught five Paul Freed. Shane Thomson and Bill perfect event to end 2011 and start the steers in 35.69 seconds. Porter were the Incentive champions and 2012 team roping season. Oregon and Idaho won the Average of Carl Lufkin and Darrel Sewell won the The team roping action began with the the #13 Division. Garrett Rogers from Century Bonus. Open Division. Erich Rogers from Round Adams, Oregon and Dace Woods from Trevor Nowlin and Seth Kent both Rock, Arizona and Brady Minor from Grangeville, Idaho roped five steers in from Casa Grande, Arizona were the Ellensburg, Washington won the roping 36.10 seconds and earned $8,868, trophy superstars of the #11 Division. They won by almost a full second. They were 35.10 Gist spurs and $6,000 in USTRC Flex the Average and the Incentive Average. seconds on five steers and finished in Earnings. Second place was Cody The took home $8,500, trophy Martin front of Matt Sherwood and Cory Petska. Davenport and R.T. Heredia and third saddles, trophy Gist buckles and $8,000 Rogers and Minor won $7,500, trophy place went to Kyle Conway and Clyde in USTRC Flex Earnings. Second place Gist spurs, and points for the Priefert US Gasser all from Arizona. went to John Arviso and Wasey Carviso Open Tour. Third place was Bobby Mote Cadee Tew from Weatherford, Texas from Ft. Wingate, New Mexico. The third and Byron Wilkerson. The winners of the and Tanner Baldwin from Vail, Arizona place team was Ranger and Skeeter Hill. Incentive were Taylor Winn from were the champions of the #12 Division. The final roping of the second day of Annabella, Utah and Quinn Kesler from They were 30.90 seconds on four steers the Lasso Del Sol was the #10 Division. Holden, Utah. and filled their pockets with $7,500 in The winners of the #15 were from cash. They also won trophy Martin saddles The winners of the roping were Dennis Nowlin and Clancy Wilkerson. They also Hays, Montana and Surprise, Arizona. and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings. won the Incentive Average. The win paid Edward Hawley and Jordan Olson teamed Second place went to Quinn Kesler and them $8,706, trophy Martin saddles, up for first place with a time of 34.32 Roper Kiesner and the third place finishers were Cody Davenport trophy Gist buckles and $8,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings. Second place was and Jigger McKinley. Dexter Levi Gallego and Jose Zambrano and Udall and Denton Payne both third place was Diego Suarez and from Queen Creek, Arizona Salvador Flores. won the Incentive Average. The #9 Division was all about the Ferlin Chaley, the reining team of Marco Perricone from Yuma, 2011 #12 Gold Plus ShootArizona and Sy Cluff from Taylor, Out Champion at the 2011 Cinch USTRC National Finals Arizona. They won the Average and the Incentive Average. They were 36.04 of Team Roping struck again. seconds on four steers and secured He teamed up with header $8,500, trophy Martin saddles and $8,000 Gary Kiehne and the duo won in USTRC Flex Earnings. Second place the Average of the Gold Plus was the husband and wife team of Janet Division. They were 35.64 and Pete Mickelson from Flagstaff, seconds on four steers and Arizona. Third place went to Mark received trophy Gist buckles, Wright and Ben South. $7,500, and $6,000 in USTRC #15 Handicap - Edward Hawley, Jr. (Hays, MT) / Jordan Olson The final roping of the weekend was Flex Earnings. Second place (Surprise, AZ), 34.32 on 5, $7,500 and $3,000 in USTRC Flex the #8 Pick/Draw. Delbert Francisco and was Carl Lufkin and Jake Earnings each Story and pictures courtesy of SuperLooper Magazine

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5, $950; 5. Calvin R. Brevik (Durango, CO) / Kory J. Bramwell (Chromo, CO), 40.44 on 5; 6. Jake Barnes (Scottsdale, AZ) / Tyler J. Getzwiller (Scottsdale, AZ), 43.45 on 5; 7. Cody L. Tew (Belgrade, MT) / Victor T. Aros Jr. (Tucson, AZ), 45.36 on 5; 8. Josh Siggins (Ruidoso Downs, NM) / Dan D. Whitworth (Humboldt, AZ), 50.88 on 5; 9. Logan M. Olson (Bluff Dale, TX) / Tom Bill Johnson (Kirkland, AZ), 53.51 on 5; 10. Travis R. Bard (Chino Valley, AZ) / Tyler J. Getzwiller (Scottsdale, AZ), 33.21 on 4 Incentive 1. Taylor R. Winn (Annabella, UT) / Quinn B. Kesler (Holden, UT), 32.06 on 4, $1,940, 2,000 Flex; 2. Zayne Dishion (Bishop, CA) / Corban M. Livingston (El Paso, TX), 33.91 on 4, $1,292 Overall Fast Time 1. Jade R. Corkill (Lipan, TX) / Paul R. Eaves (Millsap, TX), 5.25, $670

#15 Handicap Total Payout: $24,422 Average 1. Edward Hawley Jr. (Hays, MT) / Jordan D. Olson (Surprise, AZ), 34.32 on 5, $7,500, 6,000 Flex; 2. Kory J. Bramwell (Chromo, CO) / Cole Jackson (Animas, NM), 35.56 on 5, $4,990, 6,000 Flex; 3. Lane Santos Karney (Creston, CA) / Jordan J. Ketscher (Squaw Valley, CA), 35.69 on 5, $3,950, 2,000 Flex; 4. George P. Aros (Picacho, AZ) / Jason Olson (Rio Rico, AZ), 36.30 on 5, $2,910, 2,000 Flex; 5. Joe A. Gallegos (El Paso, TX) / Kyon L. Sayer (Glendale, AZ), 36.76 on 5, $1,454, 2,000 Flex; 6. Ryan R. Tripp (Odessa, TX) / Bubba G. Garcia (Odessa, TX), 37.02 on 5, $600, 2,000 Flex; 7. Josh Siggins (Ruidoso Downs, NM) / Troy Shelley (Gila, NM), 37.64 on 5, $600; 8. Javier Chavez Minguer (Santa Fe, NM) / Rafael Murphy (Winslow, AZ), 38.96 on 5, $400; 9. Cadee Tew (Weatherford, TX) / #12 - Cadee Tew (Weatherford, TX) / Tanner Baldwin Matt Robertson (Maricopa, AZ), 39.05 on 5, (Vail, AZ), 30.90 on 4, $7,500 and $3,000 in USTRC $400; 10. Ryan L. Reed (Farmington, CA) / Flex Earnings each Andy L. Holcomb (San Juan Bautista, CA), 41.20 on 5, $400 Overall Fast Time Brye Hendricks both from Sells, 1. Tanner Baldwin (Vail, AZ) / Nick Sarchett (Phoenix, Arizona were the victors of the #8 AZ), 4.75, $732; 2. Anthony Calmelat (Tucson, AZ) / Pick/Draw. The pair won $7,500, trophy Cody Pearson (Tucson, AZ), 5.49, $162; 3. Calvin R. Gist buckles and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Brevik (Durango, CO) / Cole Jackson (Animas, NM), Earnings. Second place was Matt 5.49, $162; 4. John Arviso (Ft Wingate, NM) / Brandon Chandler and George Flores and third J. Gonzales (Seboyeta, NM), 5.49, $162

was Matt Chandler and Trevor Chandler. The Lasso Del Sol came to a close and for ropers it was was another great time in Arizona.

2012 Lasso Del Sol Open Total Payout: $17,104 Average 1. Erich J. Rogers (Round Rock, AZ) / Brady J. Minor (Ellensburg, WA), 35.10 on 5, $7,500; 2. Matt Sherwood (Pima, AZ) / Cory Petska (Lexington, OK), 36.12 on 5, $2,852; 3. Bobby A. Mote (Culver, OR) / Byron Wilkerson (Stanfield, AZ), 38.69 on 5, $1,900; 4. Taylor R. Winn (Annabella, UT) / Quinn B. Kesler (Holden, UT), 39.87 on

#13 Handicap Total Payout: $35,214 Average 1. Garrett Rogers (Adams, OR) / Dace G. Woods (Grangeville, ID), 36.10 on 5, $8,868, 6,000 Flex; 2. Cody D. Davenport (Sierra Vista, AZ) / R. T. Heredia (Marana, AZ), 40.54 on 5, $5,616, 6,000 Flex; 3. Kyle E. Conway (Casa Grande, AZ) / Clyde W. Gasser (Wickenburg, AZ), 40.92 on 5, $3,844, 6,000 Flex; 4. Bryan S. Reay (Adrian, OR) / Troy Shelley (Gila, NM), 41.00 on 5, $3,252, 2,000 Flex; 5. Markie M. Battaglia (Ramona, CA) / Erich J. Rogers (Round Rock, AZ), 41.84 on 5, $2,660, 2,000 Flex; 6. Leigh Y. Sherwood (Grace, ID) / Cole S. Sherwood (Grace, ID), 42.60 on 5, $2,366, 2,000 Flex; 7. Joe A. Gallegos (El Paso, TX) / Wade

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Masters (Durango, CO), 42.64 on 5, $1,774, 2,000 Flex; 8. Trinity Joe Jacobs (Marana, AZ) / George P. Aros (Picacho, AZ), 42.75 on 5, $1,182, 2,000 Flex; 9. Greg Roshay (Queen Creek, AZ) / Cody Pearson (Tucson, AZ), 42.87 on 5, $600; 10. Dusty N. Penrod (Safford, AZ) / Jared C. Luster (Pima, AZ), 43.03 on 5, $600; 11. Clayton B. Slick (Crownpoint, NM) / Shane Jodie (Crownpoint, NM), 43.17 on 5, $400; 12. Ryan J. Alexander (Marana, AZ) / Wyatt Ray Farnsworth (Tucson, AZ), 46.26 on 5, $400; 13. Quint Westcott (Flora Vista, NM) / Wyatt Ray Farnsworth (Tucson, AZ), 46.47 on 5, $400; 14. Shawn K. Whetten (Syracuse, UT) / Paul L. Freed (Morgan, UT), 47.54 on 5, $400; 15. Craig Hewitt (Thatcher, AZ) / Jared C. Luster (Pima, AZ), 47.94 on 5, $400; 16. Cody J. Mirabal (Grants, NM) / Austin A. Christensen (Salem, UT), 49.60 on 5, $200; 17. Clay William Ullery (Two Hills, AB) / Frankie C. Martinez (Tucson, AZ), 31.36 on 4, $400; 18. Sammy Livingston (El Paso, TX) / Cort A. Smith (Caballo, NM), 33.19 on 4, $400 Overall Fast Time 1. Mike Fuller (Wittmann, AZ) / Chase Merle Hansen (Ontario, OR), 5.22, $894; 2. Mike Fuller (Wittmann, AZ) / Chase Merle Hansen (Ontario, OR), 5.50, $536; 3. Chance W. Kiehne (Stephenville, TX) / Austin Tomaski (Marana, AZ), 5.65, $358 #12 Total Payout: $25,216 Average 1. Cadee Tew (Weatherford, TX) / Tanner Baldwin (Vail, AZ), 30.90 on 4, $7,500, 6,000 Flex; 2. Quinn B. Kesler (Holden, UT) / Roper K. Kiesner (Granbury, TX), 30.95 on 4, $4,330, 6,000 Flex; 3. Cody D. Davenport (Sierra Vista, AZ) / Jigger D. McKinley (Morenci, AZ), 31.89 on 4, $3,428, 2,000 Flex; 4. John W. McFarlane (Redmond, OR) / Kyle E. Conway (Casa Grande, AZ), 32.00 on 4, $2,526, 2,000 Flex; 5. Tom Saganitso Jr. (Tuba City, AZ) / Randy Thomas (Gallup, NM), 32.17 on 4, $1,262, 2,000 Flex; 6. Rooster L. Todd (Willcox, AZ) / Tanner Baldwin (Vail, AZ), 32.42 on 4, $600, 2,000 Flex; 7. Michael R. Freeland (Phoenix, AZ) / Shawn D. Hastings (Gilbert, AZ), 33.87 on 4, $600; 8. Gary L. Kiehne (Springerville, AZ) / John H. Bassett (Dewey, AZ), 34.52 on 4, $400; 9. Neil E. Maim (Casa Grande, AZ) / George P. Aros (Picacho, AZ), 34.82 on 4, $400; 10. Robert Joe (La Plata, NM) / Clayton B. Slick (Crownpoint, NM), 35.73 on 4, $400 Incentive 1. Dexter W. Udall (Queen Creek, AZ) / Denton E. Payne (Queen Creek, AZ), 25.37 on 3, $800, 2,000 Flex; 2. Markie M. Battaglia (Ramona, CA) / Howard Conner (Gilbert, AZ), 28.03 on 3, $600; 3. Clancy Wilkerson (Sonoita, AZ) / Sheldon Church (Deming, NM), 28.83 on 3; 4. Dennis C. Nowlin Jr. (Stanfield, AZ) / Clay William Ullery (Two Hills, AB), 28.91 on 3, $400; 5. Ranger Hill (Scottsdale, AZ) / Robert Reynoso (Tempe, AZ), 25.12 on 3, $800, 2,000 Flex Overall Fast Time 1. Garrett Rogers (Adams, OR) / Chase Merle Hansen (Ontario, OR), 6.06, $702; 2. Colter J. Bradshaw (Queen Creek, AZ) / Kit Sherwood (Casa Grande, AZ), 6.14, $468 Century Bonus Total Payout: $1,400 Average 1. Carl J. Lufkin Sr. (Leadore, ID) / Darrel Sewell (Baker, OR), 26.76 on 3, $840; 2. Rick R. Jump (Belen, NM) / Rick Wilcox (Boring, OR), 30.08 on 3, $560


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(Phoenix, AZ) / Sheldon Church (Deming, NM), 29.01 on 3, $400 Incentive 1. Trevor D. Nowlin (Casa Grande, AZ) / Seth B. Kent (Casa Grande, AZ), 25.23 on 3, $1,000, 2,000 Flex; 2. Janet L. Mickelson (Flagstaff, AZ) / Jim Williams (Kingman, AZ), 27.04 on 3, $800; 3. Ryan Gibson (Mesa, AZ) / Salvador Flores Jr. (Buckeye, AZ), 27.77 on 3, $600; 4. Levi J. Gallego (Tucson, AZ) / Jose Zambrano III. (Tucson, AZ), 28.67 on 3, $400; 5. Kade Elkins (Grants, NM) / Ferlin Charley (Albuquerque, NM), 28.90 on 3, $200 Overall Fast Time 1. Bryan S. Reay (Adrian, OR) / Clayton J. Hansen (Ontario, OR), 6.58, $796; 2. Brandon J. Chee (Leupp, AZ) / Carleton C. Charley (Church Rock, NM), 6.79, $478; 3. Reed Flake (Snowflake, AZ) / Brandon Perkins (Pinedale, AZ), 6.96, $318 #10 Total Payout: $31,948 Average #11 - Trevor D. Nowlin (Casa Grande, AZ) / 1. Dennis C. Nowlin Jr. (Stanfield, AZ) / Clancy Seth B. Kent (Casa Grande, AZ), 34.14 on 4, Wilkerson (Sonoita, AZ), 32.12 on 4, $7,706, $7,500 and $3,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings each 6,000 Flex; 2. Levi J. Gallego (Tucson, AZ) / Jose Zambrano III. (Tucson, AZ), 33.58 on 4, $5,138, 6,000 Flex; 3. Diego A. Suarez (Douglas, AZ) / 7. Trevor Buttars (Riverside, UT) / Clay O. Berry Salvador Flores Jr. (Buckeye, AZ), 35.61 on 4, $3,970, (Garland, UT), 38.23 on 4, $600; 8. Jacob A. Auza 2,000 Flex; 4. Bruce Northrop (Medora, ND) / Bill (Casa Grande, AZ) / Clancy Wilkerson (Sonoita, AZ), Dahlke (Inkom, ID), 35.90 on 4, $2,802, 2,000 Flex; 38.62 on 4, $600; 9. Diego A. Suarez (Douglas, AZ) / 5. Chance C. Hunter (Chinle, AZ) / Troy Leon Begay Armando Flores (Buckeye, AZ), 41.47 on 4, $400; 10. (Tuba City, AZ), 37.15 on 4, $2,102, 2,000 Flex; 6. Rigo Carmona (Bloomfield, NM) / Troy Leon Begay Kayde Jo Davenport (Goldendale, WA) / Chase Merle (Tuba City, AZ), 42.50 on 4, $400; 11. Benny Goodman Hansen (Ontario, OR), 37.41 on 4, $1,634, 2,000 Flex; (Stanfield, AZ) / Ricky J. Kerby (Gilbert, AZ), 42.97 on

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4, $400; 12. Rick Carter (Globe, AZ) / Troy Judd (Pima, AZ), 45.49 on 4, $400; 13. Travis Chavez (Los Lunas, NM) / Chris B. Walterscheid (Gallup, NM), 51.34 on 4, $400; 14. David Hess (Casa Grande, AZ) / Roy L. Brooks (Las Vegas, NV), 25.87 on 3, $400; 15. Andrew Jacobs (Estancia, NM) / Chase Merle Hansen (Ontario, OR), 30.28 on 3, $400 Incentive 1. Dennis C. Nowlin Jr. (Stanfield, AZ) / Clancy Wilkerson (Sonoita, AZ), 24.30 on 3, $1,000, 2,000 Flex; 2. Jacob A. Auza (Casa Grande, AZ) / Clancy Wilkerson (Sonoita, AZ), 30.18 on 3, $800; 3. Andrew Jacobs (Estancia, NM) / Chase Merle Hansen (Ontario, OR), 30.28 on 3, $600; 4. Benny Goodman (Stanfield, AZ) / Ricky J. Kerby (Gilbert, AZ), 35.34 on 3, $400; 5. Reginald Tso (Phoenix, AZ) / Gordon Tsosie (Whitemesa, UT), 35.39 on 3, $200 Overall Fast Time 1. Jacob A. Auza (Casa Grande, AZ) / Clancy Wilkerson (Sonoita, AZ), 6.82, $958; 2. Daniel J. Nowlin (Casa Grande, AZ) / Dwight Sells (Chinle, AZ), 7.03, $638 #9 Total Payout: $23,268 Average 1. Marco Perricone (Yuma, AZ) / Sy A. Cluff (Taylor, AZ), CR VSA 36.04 on 4, $7,500, 6,000 Flex; 2. Janet L. Mickelson (Flagstaff, AZ) / Pete L. Mickelson (Flagstaff, AZ), 43.74 on 4, $3,494, 6,000 Flex; 3. Mark S. Wright (Tucson, AZ) / Ben South (Datil, NM), 48.63 on 4, $2,766, 2,000 Flex; 4. Bart O. Judd (Pima, AZ) / Jhett B. Judd (Pima, AZ), 48.89 on 4, $2,038, 2,000 Flex; 5. Janet L. Mickelson (Flagstaff, AZ) / Richard L. Mayfield (Litchfield

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World Series of Team Roping Finale – Looking Back Campidilli and Brown Claim Cactus 13 “Glory” Back in the Money The Pro-Am was truly one of the toughest World Series Ropings of the year with an 80% catch ratio and only four seconds separating 44th call from high team back. The top team to the short round, Tyson Campidilli of Vinita, Oklahoma and Cody Brown of Oolagah, Oklahoma , had to be 8.60 to maintain their number one spot. After the dust settled and the final flag dropped, a time of 7.91 put the capstone on a $200,000 payday for the Oklahoma team. Tyson has been winning a lot in this past year, as he placed a couple of times at the USTRC Finals. Tyson is a switch hitter and is equally comfortable heading as heeling. When we caught up with him following the roping, he was laughing about the fortunes of team roping, “I was king of the mountain on Wednesday, and on Thursday missed three heel shots in the #11”. Cody Brown, a saddle maker, celebrated his one year wedding anniversary in Vegas two days before his big win. He brought his own cheering squad to Vegas with him and said, “that scream was my mom”. Cody confessed that he had second thoughts about the big entry fees, but his friends Larmon and Amos, the team that won the #13 the previous year had, “assured me that this would be a roping contest and not a drawing contest, and they were right.” He also had a secret weapon. He borrowed Clint Peverley’s super horse “Glory” that placed in the top five of every roping event at the AQHA world show, and with this win the horse had over $175,000 won on him this year. James Gililland of Belen, NM and Cody Wilson from Capitan, NM stepped up their game in the short round and stopped the clock in a 7.62 to secure them the reserve championship and $140,000 in team earnings.

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The Open for 2012 Story by Ben Clements The Open Division at the USTRC events has always been a showcase roping that many team roping enthusiasts like to watch and enjoy. Of course, the coveted US Open at the Cinch USTRC National Finals of Team Roping is a favorite of every team roper. This year Priefert Manufacturing comes on board with the Open program and the USTRC is here to enhance everything to the max. “The USTRC is proud to have Priefert Manufacturing on board in 2012 as the title sponsor of the Open Tour and US Open Championships,” said USTRC President Kirk Bray. “Priefert has been a treasured corporate partner of the USTRC for 15 years and during that time they have invested heavily in moving the sport of team roping forward through their innovative product development. With Priefert as a partner USTRC’s goal is to elevate the Open program to new heights, starting with some exciting changes in 2012.” For several years now, the US Open has only allowed the top 60 headers and heelers along with those ropers that have attended a minimum of eight Sanctioned events to enter. In 2012 the qualification will change for that entry. It will be open to any current USTRC member that is classified as at least a #7 Header and #8 Heeler and attended at least one Sanctioned USTRC event or one approved Affiliate USTRC event. The entry fees will change to $2,000 per roper and will feature the roping talents of the best team ropers in the world. The roping will remain a six head average, with five full go rounds, and the top 20 teams will compete in the short round. One outstanding deal

for Open ropers that will change is that the Priefert US Open at the Cinch National Finals of Team Roping will be a 100% payback roping. That is right, 100% of the money will be paid back in the US Open, so ropers will be roping for all of their money with nothing coming out for the stock or production. The USTRC will also pay for the entire prizeline, so it will essentially be more than 100% coming back to the ropers. “This is really exciting and I am glad the USTRC is doing something like this,” said 2011 PRCA World Champion Header Turtle Powell. “I like the increase in fees and taking the qualification out of entering. Sometimes we just cannot get to enough ropings, but the US Open is certainly a roping that an Open roper wants to enter.” The USTRC and Priefert will also keep the Priefert US Open Tour in place as well. Points will be available only to teams that qualify to the short rounds of the listed qualifying ropings and will be awarded through tenth place. These points will only be available to headers with a TRIAD Classification of #7 and above and to heelers with a TRIAD Classification of #8 and above. The seven USTRC Regional Finals and the National Finals Preliminary will count for double the points and the Priefert US Open will count triple the points. “I also like the fact that the USTRC is keeping the tour in place,” added Powell. “It is great for Open ropers that don’t rodeo full time and it is great for those that choose to chase it. I really think this is a win-win situation for everyone.” The year end bonus of $10,000 to the high point header and heeler and $5,000 to the reserve high point header and heeler will be awarded after the Priefert US Open at the Cinch National Finals of Team Roping. This money will be awarded by the USTRC. Another new twist to the Open Program is that USTRC is joining forces with some of the major Open team roping events across the country to allow them to award points and

count toward the Priefert US Open Tour. Events like the Windy Ryon Memorial Team Roping, SandHills Classic, the BFI, the Wild Fire Open to the World, and the Mike Cervi Memorial Team Roping are on board with the new Priefert Open Tour program. The BFI produced by Ullman Peterson Events is also going to affiliate their event this year and is also pleased to be a part of the Priefert US Open Tour. “I really like the concept of bringing all the major Open Ropings across the country together. It really is a good deal for Open ropers and for the industry,” said Daren Peterson of Ullman Peterson Events. “We are extremely excited to be a part of the program and also like the fact that we will be able to award Priefert US Open Tour points to the top ten finishers in the average of the BFI.” George Aros, producer of the Mike Cervi Memorial Team Roping, also agrees that the new Open Program is a good deal for everyone. “I really think the USTRC is on the right track in making these improvements to the Open,” said Aros. “We are glad to be a part and excited to play a part in helping the industry as a whole come closer together.” “The changes we have made to the Open program will make it easier for ropers to qualify to the Priefert US Open Championships, which should attract more of the best teams in the industry and thus have a phenomenal payout with 100% guaranteed payback,” stated Bray. “Bringing all of the major open events together is a concept I think the open ropers and fans will like. It will further showcase the sports greatest talent and make for an exciting finish to the Priefert Open Tour race.” The New Open Program is something that everyone is excited about and should be a real benefit to contestants and producers alike. It will also be a benefit to those team roping enthusiast that like to watch the best of the best compete against the best of the best.


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The Warm Up Average 1. Jason Buchberger / Jose Salazar, 24.92, $1,560; 2. Doug Mantler / Kevin Lang, 34.92, $1,160; 3. John Montgomery / Doug Rathgen, 17.29, $780; 4/5. Jason Buchberger / Don Ramsour, 20.00, $200; 4/5. Sam Scott / Sheri Belew, 20.00, $200

Wickenburg NAA #10 Century Round 1 1. Riley Druery / Herb Smith, 7 00, $590; 2. Barbara Kenney / Terry Sheldon, 7.01, $350; 3. Roger Munger / Terrance Perrson, 7.27, $240 Average 1. Barbara Kenney / Terry Sheldon, 23.41, $3,200; 2. Bill Phillips / Dean Spiesschaert, 25.12, $2,030; 3. Marvin Knutson / Jay Mathews, 25.34, $1,390; 4. Steve Degger / Herb Smith, 25.85, $1,170; 5. Chris Navarro / Dave Holloway, 27.59, $960; 6. Don Hockett / Bill Mankin, 29.13, $850; 7. Marvin Knutson / Randy Bingham, 30.7, $640; 8. Sam Scott / Terry Sheldon, 31.91, $420

Wickenburg NAA #9 Roping Round 1 1. Don Brown / Jonathan Denham, 6.65, $530; 2. John Teigen / Don Kincheloe, 7.57, $350 Average 1. Doug Gray / Joe Battaglia, 25.35, $2,620; 2. Brian Doner / Jim Watson, 27.74, $1,750; 3. Leigh Murphy / Leo Woodbury, 28.49, $1,350; 4. Sandra Lemoyne / Hunter Reaume, 28.91, $950; 5. Catie Lohse / Joe Battaglia, 30.47, $720; 6. Willy Vietor / Joe Battaglia, 31.22, $560

Horses For Sale Brushy Creek Ranch – Cochise, Arizona Cowboy is a stout, good looking, dapple grey quarter horse gelding. 15.1H, 7 yrs. Rode and broke on feedyard. Used by women for trail riding. In mountains and all over for the last year. No spook, no buck. Gentle and easy to handle. We have been roping the last two weeks. Doing really good. Call for price progress.

Must Sell Horses Due to Surgery Doc is a real stout 15.1H, 12 yr. old brown gelding. This nice gelding has been used on a ranch. Has done a lot of roping, sorting, and penning. Good outside or in arena. Gentle and easy to handle. Excellent cow horse or trail horse. Good rope prospect. Doc Bar/Leo bred. No papers. We have been using in the feedlot this winter. $2,800

Rex is an AQHA red roan gelding, 15.1H, 5 yrs., Real stout. Jack is a fancy, real pretty 15.H, 10 1,250 lbs. Gentle, yrs., Two Eyed Jack/Skipper W/Sonny kind and pretty. Zan Dee Bar bred Palomino gelding, Parrbar/Blondys APHA. Solid color w/4 white socks. Dude/Three Bars/Leo Really, really broke. Been on trails, bred. Been around a through the river, also mountain trails. No spook, no buck, the real McCoy. lot for his age. Traffic/4wheeler/dog/no spook. Lots of The whole family will love this horse. Gentle for anybody that can ride. trail riding, knows cattle and rope. Started roping out of Will make excellent cow horse/team penner/rodeo queen. A real pal to box. A sweetheart for any rider. Anyone would love to have around. $4,800 own this horse. A bargain at $5,200

Chants is a great calf horse prospect. Good looking, AQHA sorrel gelding, 15H, 6 yrs. This horse is gentle and has been used a lot, ranch, trail, feedlot. Roped out of the box, bred to run. Top Deck, Piggin String, Blondys Dude, Three Bars. This gelding gets better every day. $2,800

Easy - AQHA nice, strong, brown gelding. 15.1H, 10 yrs. Used on ranch. Good in rocks and mountains. Bred for speed. Possible barrel prospect. Gentle and easy to handle. This gelding is thin, but will be in great shape in a couple of weeks. Call for progress and price.

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ACTRA Horseworld Arena 12/31/2011 #7 DRAW Average 1. Ron Fisher / Chase Hansen, 5.73, $150; 2. Bob Kindsfather / Kyle Deaver, 23.41, $290 #4 DRAW Average 1. Jess Hoese / Cody Ballek, 35.75, $670; 2. Sierra Stoll / Ron Pittman, 39.28, $420; 3. Linda Thomas / Gene Thomas, 39.84, $165 BJC Cactus Arena 12/29/2011 #7 Pick/Draw Fast Time 1. KariAnn Hull / Dan Cross, 5.80, $100 Average 1. Kade Merritt / Leo Woodbury, 20.59, $450 #5 1/2 Fast Time 1/2. Tyler Reay / Ty Smith, 6.67, $75; 1/2. Tyler Reay / Dillon Smith, 6.67, $75 Average 1. Cash Merritt / Lory Merritt, 25.92, $610; 2. Kade Merritt / Arlie Schwartz, 27.61, $425; 3. Allen Capurro / Mike Reay, 27.65, $330; 4. Cash Merritt / Dan (OR) Lewis, 28.89, $140 Horseworld Arena 12/24/2011 #7 Draw Fast Time 1. Dustin Probert / Ty Smith, 5.57, $125 Average 1. Jill Lufkin / Dace Woods, 21.66, $565; 2. Carlos Aranda / Scott Whitworth, 22.19, $375; 3. Dustin Probert / Lory Merritt, 22.22, $190 #4 Draw Average 1. Bob Kindsfather / Catie Lohse, 30.95, $495; 2. Troy Christensen / Buck Tuttle, 34.37, $380; 3. Lance Matthews / Arlie Schwartz, 35.00, $265 JC Cactus Arena 12/22/2011 #5 1/2 Fast Time 1. Riley Druery / Sean Robertson, 8.23, $100 Average 1. Todd Christensen / Leo Woodbury, 30.86, $370; 2. Buck Jones / Josh Christensen, 31.19, $310; 3. David Hughson / Randy Bingham, 31.98, $250; 4. Chad Stringfellow / Trenton Jones, 32.45, $125 #7 Fast Time 1. Donny Scantling / Ty Smith, 6.95, $100

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Ryan Richards / Tom Clark, 33.31, $330 #7 Draw Fast Time 1. Jarred Thomas / Ty Smith, 5.59, $150; Average 1. Jarred Thomas / Ty Smith, 21.74, $595; 2. Gary Metcalf / Clyde Gasser, 23.36, $355; 3. Macy Fuller / Clyde Gasser, 23.59, $235 BJC Cactus Arena 12/8/2011 #5 1/2 Fast Time 1. Ron Fisher / Scott Repp, 7.33, $75 Average 1. Ron Brault / Bobby Moriarty, 30.23, $275; 2. David Hughson / Daniel P. Shehady, 31.63, $165; 3. Jesse Townsend / Arlie Schwartz, 34.02, $115 #7 Pick/Draw Fast Time 1. Gibb Kerr / Dace Woods, 6.32, $75 Average 1. Larry Nielson / Dace Woods, 21.89, $235; 2. Jesse Townsend / Dean McIntyre, 21.95, $140; 3. Jann Potter / Gene Potter, 27.94, $100 Simpson Ranch Arizona Cattle Co. 12/4/2011 #5 1/2 Average 1. Jeff Burtard / Don Campbell, 30.96, $340; 2. Danny Custer / Jim Probert, 32.18, $205; 3. Kenny Kutzler / Howard Phillips, 36.50, $140 #4 Draw Average 1. Danny Custer / Larry Simpson, 34.39, $210 Horseworld Arena 12/3/2011 #4 Draw Fast Time 1. David Hughson / Greg Kesler, 8.59, $60 Average 1. Karen Stepp / Greg Kesler, 34.50, $270; 2. David Hughson / Greg Kesler, 39.78, $180 #7 Pick Average 1. Greg Kesler / Dace Woods, 33.06, $1,355; 2. Brad Teixeira / Glenn Teixeira, 30.17, $1,805; 3. E.J. Williams / Micah Lynch, 35.73, $405 #7 Draw Fast Time 1. Bob Crosthwaite / Dace Woods, 6.71, $100 Average 1. Francisco Aranda / Dace Woods, 22.60, $505; 2. Bob Crosthwaite / Dace Woods, 22.99, $380; 3. Greg Kesler / Eduardo Aranda, 23.34, $255

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egarded as “the toughest four-event cowboy around,” 1946 world champion team roper Chuck Sheppard was one of the old-time greats. He carried Cowboy Turtles Association (CTA) #68 a number held the rest of his life. Of course, CTA eventually became known as the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA). He also won a world championship in calf roping during 1951 in the International Rodeo Association and twice finished up as the reserve all around champion. He competed in every event in rodeo at one time or another, but calf roping, team roping, bulldogging and saddle bronc riding were his main events. The calf roping and bronc riding events were where he thrived in the early days. In an interview, Chuck once said, “I only quit riding bulls and bareback ‘cause I’d get sored up and it made my other work tough.” Along with working every event, Chuck also judged rodeos for over 25 years. One year, at Cheyenne, he entered the steer wrestling and steer roping events and judged the others! Amazing! He was also honored to flag the team roping at the National Finals Rodeo (NFR) and the steer roping at the National Finals Steer Roping (NFSR). Chuck was inducted into the National

Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Hall of Fame in 1985, the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in 2000, the Phippen Museum’s Arizona Ranchers & Cowboy Hall of Fame in 2008 and was awarded the Ben Johnson award for rodeo excellence in 2001. First and foremost however, Chuck Sheppard was a cowboy… and a goodnatured one at that! Born on a ranch near Globe, Arizona in 1916, he was a cowboy from the word go. Chuck’s parents had traveled from Texas in a wagon. They set up their own ranch on Mescal Creek southeast of Globe in the Pinal Mountains, an area so rough and remote, the only way in or out, with or without supplies, was to pack in by horse or mule. Good cow dogs are more practical than a fence in that country. His dad, Horace (a.k.a. Shep), thought nothing about putting Chuck on a horse at a very young age. He expected his son to “keep up.” By the age of nine, he was riding the rough string horses to gentle them down for his little brother and mother to ride. He learned to catch and “lead” wild cattle as a mere boy. By the time he was a teenager, he was one tough cowboy, able to do things with horses and cattle even some seasoned hands are unable to do. Younger brother, Lynn Sheppard, once wrote, “Dad and Chuck roped the wild cattle on broncs and tied them to trees.

They were led out the next day... the Pinal Mountains were covered with brush… dogs were a necessity.” During the “dirty 30s,” at 16 years of age, Chuck moved to California to be with his mother, hoping to find work there. What he did find was an event that changed his life forever – he entered a rodeo at Hayfork, California. Chuck once said, “I won some money, had fun doing it and I think that’s what amazed me so much.” For the next 25 plus years Sheppard’s life revolved around rodeo. He became known as “Mr. Everything.” As a testament to his all-around abilities, he won numerous titles at both ends of the arena. Denver, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Pendleton in calf roping and Salinas, Tucson, Chicago, Los Angeles in bronc riding and all-around titles at Denver, Tucson, Prescott, Lewiston and Boise to name a few. But winning titles was not first in Chuck’s book – putting food on the table was. He rodeo’d because it was a way to make a living. Chuck’s youngest daughter, Lynda, once said, “Rodeo wasn’t like it is now. Back then we’d get out of school and be gone all summer. You’d stay eight or 10 days in Salinas, drive all night to get to Cheyenne and stay in someone’s home. They did not have hotels (or living quarter trailers) like they do now, they all did it - it was about survival. They worked hard back then.”


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“I rode bucking horses for 24 years,” Chuck said. “You can tell that by looking at me. I rode some of the best there ever was and got bucked off some of the sorriest.” Chuck also spent 10 years as a board member of the Rodeo Cowboys Association (RCA), which is what the association was known as between the CTA and PRCA. During that time, he is credited for coming up with the design on the world-champion saddles, among many other accomplishments. In about 1951, the Sheppard family moved from California to Arizona where Chuck spent the rest of his life. In ‘59 he retired from full-time rodeo, although he made the NFR in team roping during 1963 while only competing part time. He used to say, with a smile, “When I was rodeoing, I always ate chicken…not superstitious, it’s just when I did good, I ate the meat, when I did bad, I ate the feathers!” During the late 1950s he went to work for historic K4 ranch near Prescott, Arizona. He worked there until he finally retired at 82 years of age, but he’d stayed

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so long he was just like family... he Chuck found success on the track. “I got never really retired. As a matter of fact, to running horses just for fun and then he did become family - his youngest one summer I won 13 races over at daughter, Lynda, married John Prescott Downs.” One of his horses Kieckhefer (grandson of Bob Kieckhefer named Ant Hill won 15 races in a year. who started the ranch) and they reside Chuck wound up winning many stakes there to this day - amongst others of the races over the years. Kieckhefer clan. He was one of those all-time great K4 ranch owner, John Kieckhefer and cowboys who excelled at just about Chuck were instrumental in the purchase everything he did. Grandson, Rick of the great stud “Driftwood Ike” in 1963 Kieckhefer, said, “If you didn’t learn from Roy Wales. He stood at stud there something from him (Chuck), you weren’t for 17 years. This was a big influence in listening very good. He would help out taking the breeding program at the ranch anybody as long as they had a little try. to a new level. Sheppard was in charge of He was just as proud as he could be of the breeding program as well as the large people when they did well. He was a cattle herd for the ranch. Chuck partnered great guy to have in your corner whether with John on many horses and ran a you were related to him or not.” Every day Chuck Sheppard woke up, he couple hundred head of cows, owned with loved what he did, he was fun to be around, wife, Gwen, on leased ground around the always upbeat and he had a whimsical Prescott area as well. saying for just about everything. Along the way, and as a method to Grandson, Charlie Lewis, told a story show their remuda, Chuck got into on Chuck. “We were going into a big showing and racing horses. He did very VSA and showed just IN HOUSE PROOF pasture in search CRX’D of some remnant cows, I well in the show ring was probably about 18 or 19. Granddad about all classes including halter, cutting and reining. He found great excitement in gave me instructions to make a circle; boy horse racing and, just as with rodeo, continued on page 22

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it was a hot day, about 105. When I got back to the truck, probably an hour and a half later, he was nowhere in sight. I loped up to the top of a hill about half a mile distant to scan the country for him; a little worried about him to be honest…he was pretty old then. When I got to the top of the hill, there he was, asleep under a tree with his horse unsaddled. I noticed right away the horse was not sweaty; he had probably ridden straight from the truck to the tree to take a nap! When I woke him up, he said with a grin, ‘Horse got hot, needed to cool him off!’” Chuck was very fond of his family. He and wife Gwen had two daughters, Stella and Lynda and a whole herd of grandchildren, many of whom are well known in rodeo/cowboy circles to this day. Not long after passing on to the next realm in 2005, some of the grandchildren helped organize the “Chuck Sheppard Memorial Roping,” which raises money for the Chuck and Gwen Sheppard memorial scholarship fund. The scholarship is given to students who are enrolled full-time at Yavapai College and seek a degree in agricultural or equine studies programs and are involved in organizations such as FFA, 4-H, Arizona High School Rodeo Association and Arizona Junior Rodeo Association. The event will enjoy its sixth year in 2012. During an interview prior to being inducted into the “Cowboy Hall of Fame” Chuck said, “We’ve had an exciting life – started out with nothing so there was nowhere to go but up…” Jim Olson © 2012


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Rising Stars Junior Calf Roping

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All Star Roping Jace Gilbert, 13 to 15 Average breakaway winner 1. Jerome Schneeburger, 26.4, $2,936; 2. Riley Pruitt, 28.4, $2,430; 3. Clay Cerny, 28.6, $1,924; 4/5. Spur Valdez, 29.3, $1,164; 4/5. Steven Reagor, 29.3, $1,164; 6. Jim Bob Fitz, 29.4, All star winner, Jerome Schneeburger Quinto Inman, 13 to 15 tie down champion $506 Shoot-Out 1. Clay Cerny, 7.7, Hogg Saddle; 2. Jerome Schneeburger, 8.4, $2,025; 3. Bradley Bynum, 9.5 ; 4. Caleb Smidt, 17.9, $810 Saddle Bronc Riding he turn of the Year and the cold days 16-19 Tie Down 1. Robert Aragon, Salano, NM, Bucken, 81, $710; 2/3. Average of Spring means one thing for rough Kane Kee Steamboat, AZ, Jackson Girl, 78, $443; 2/3. 1. Marty Yates, 37.8, $1,505; 2. Colby Walkoviak, 39.9, stock riders. Casper Baca and the Baca Herman George, Farmington, NM, Tonto, 78, $443; 4. $1,246; 3. Lege Mills, 41.6, $986; 4. Clay Bonner, 43, Rodeo Company is out and about with Darrel Triplett, Waterflow, NM, High Roller, 76, 177 $727; 5/6. Jesse Clark, 43.5, $363; 5/6. Nathan some great events. The Bares Broncs and Open Bull Riding Ponder, 43.5, $363 1. Spud Jones, Tohatchi, NM, Buck Duck, 90, $1,450; Bulls Spectacular kicked things off once 19 & Under Girls Breakaway 2/3. Troy James, Sanders, AZ, Coyote, 88, $1,075; 2/3. Average again in Farmington, New Mexico as is Andy Sells, Rough Rock, AZ, 88, $1,075; 4. Ivan Sells, 1. Angela Bartley, 10.49, $1,357; 2. Allison Danley, has for the past 16 years. This event has Rough Rock, AZ, Wild Child, 86, $700; 5. Matt Davis, 14.12, $1,123; 3. Devyn Riggins, 21.83, $889; 4. been the showcase of the Baca Rodeo Gallup, NM, Easy Come – Easy Go, 84, $450; 6. Jason Rebecca Dupont, 22.15, $655; 5. Skye Wright, 24.91, Company for all of those years and an McClain, Kiowa, CO, Bomerang, 78, $250 $421; 6. Kortni McConnell, 10.17/3, $234 Novice Bull Riding awesome way for bronc and bull riders 13-15 Tie Down 1. Cain Thomas, Crystal, NM, Money In D’Bank, 76, $400; Average from all across the country to keep the 2. Tristan Howard, Mountainair, NM, Da Crush, 75, $300; 1. Quinton Inman, 38.3, $747; 2. Kyle Parrish, 42.4, dust off their gear during the colder 3. Cody Dedman, Nazlini, AZ, Da Crush, 72, $200; 4. $618; 3. Landon Lambert, 45.9, $489; 4. Chase Valdez, winter months. Cody Johnson, Haystack, NM, Sir Bucks, 69, $100 55.7, $360; 5. Ty Iselt, 57.0, $232; 6. Reid Zapalac, The January 6-7 event at McGee Park The Rodeo action continues just as 57.2, $129 showcased the talents of some of the best the wind blows across New Mexico. 13-15 Breakaway Average in the business. Great rides, spectacular Baca and his crew will land in Belen, 1. Jace Gilbert, 10.01, $934; 2. Raeben Meyer, 10.27, feats and lots of payout money once New Mexico starting this month for the $773; 3. Cooper Martin, 10.38, $612; 4. Quinton again surrounded this event. Cowboys Baca Rough Stock Series. Starting Inman, 10.57, $451; 5. Reid Halbert, 11.16, $290; 6. from New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado February 4 and 5, cowboys can get their Kirbie Crouse, 11.41, $161 made op the majority of competitors and 12 & Under Tie Down fill of rodeo as the series will continue Average gave the audience what they expected – for two weekend straight, followed by a 1. Austin Hurlburt, 69.8, $481; 2. Trey Goff, 77.5, $398; Awesome rodeo action! weekend off and then back for two more 3. Quade Hiatt, 79.4, $315; 4. Ty Eason, 79.9, $232; 5. weekends. Open bull riders, bareback Layton Little, 82.4; 6. Jake Clay, 86.1, $83 16th Annual Bares Broncs & Bulls riders, saddle bronc riders, novice bull 12 & Under Breakaway Spectacular Average riders and event the young rough stock Farmington, NM 1. Lena Whitehead, 11.99, $481; 2. Ty Eason, 12.69, January 6-7, 2012 riders (sheep, calves and steers riders) of $398; 3. McKade Wickett, 12.99, $315; 4. Tate the territory can climb aboard for their Oftedahl, 13.18, $232; 5. Kathryn Todd, 13.40, $149; Bareback Riding share of this year’s Baca Rough Stock 6. Jake Clay, 21.18, $83 1. Benny Begay, Rockpoint, AZ, Free Ride, 82, $410; 2.

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Lubbock Winter Rodeo December 17, 2011 Saddle Bronc Riding 1. Devon Cisneros, 69, Wild Flower Ranch Broncs 1. Reese Bolangia, 68, Prairie Hen Steer Riding 1. Jake Groves, 5.8 Chute Dogging 1/2. Jayden Hisler, 15; 1/2. Mikel Kennedy, 15 1D Barrels 1. Kaylee Bennett, 16.626 2D Barrels 1. Jackie Skinner, 17.643 Calf Roping 1. Taylor Smith, 11.3; 2. Chance Means, 11.6 Team Roping 1. Monty Wood / Shalee Harrell, 4.2; 2. Monty Wood / Jaytin McWright, 5.4; 3. Sal Gomez / Loren Long, 9.8 #4 Team Roping 1. B.J. Callaway / Sander Elquist, 6.8; 2. Chris Obenhavs / Jacob Bigham, 8.3; 3. Troy Drom / Ronnie Bradic, 8.5 Open Bulls 1. Colt Clevenger, 78, Cricket; 2. Jon Seanwright, 65, Skittles Novice Bulls No Qualified Rides December 31, 2011 Saddle Bronc Riding 1. Brandon Jones, 69, Bunny Ranch; 2. Shane Menneffel, 62, Crazy Days Ranch Broncs No Qualified Rides Steer Riding 1. Ryder Laird, 70 Mutton Busting 1. Hunter Bradley, 8.6; 2. Kylee Bennett, 17.379 Chute Dogging 1. Toby Hall, 4.2; 2. Chris Obenhauvs, 4.4 1D Barrels 1. Kim Coleman, 16.261

2D Barrels 1. Kylee Bennett, 17.379 Calf Roping 1. Shank Edwards, 38 Team Roping 1. Ace Sloan / Shank Edwards, 7.2 #4 Team Roping 1. Chris Obenhauvs / Jacob Bigham, 8.6 Open Bulls 1. Jon Seawright, 68, Hangem High; 2. Codie Schnieder, 65, Chunky Monkey; 3. Oobie Hawkes, 64, #651 Novice Bulls No Qualified Rides January 7, 2012 Bareback Riding 1. James Ware, 72, Rose Petal Saddle Bronc Riding 1. Cody Groves, 70, Poppin Jenny Ranch Broncs 1. Colby McCleskey, 65, Sunset Sam; 2. Chris Crumb, 63, Flaming Sue Steer Riding 1. Ryder Laird, 3.7 Mutton Busting 1/2. Hunter Bradley, 15.0; 1/2. Mikel Kennedy, 15.0 Chute Dogging 1. Ace Slone, 5.5 1D Barrels 1. Jessica Frost, 15.525 2D Barrels 1. Clara McBain, 16.836 Calf Roping 1. Shank Edwards, 9.9; 2. Ace Slone, 10.7 Team Roping 1. Ace Slone / Keysto Lopez, 6.3; 2. Ace Slone / Shank Edwards, 8.2 #4 Team Roping 1. Dakota Perser / T.K. Halliday, 14.0 Open Bulls 1. Jake Shannon, 79, Star Wars Novice Bull Riding 1. Adam Rainwater, 79, Zodiac

In Memory of Gary Lee Mulholland Gary Lee Mulholland, age 64, passed away January 7, 2012. Gary was born August 8, 1947 in Dayton, Ohio. Gary is survived by his wife of 26 years, Susie; daughter, Tonya Westerman (Ray) of Colorado Springs, CO; son, Chad (Jenny) of Miami, FL; son, Scott; grandchildren, Maegan, Cameron, Cash, Shiann and Jasmine. He is also survived by his father Melvin Mulholland (Jan); brothers,Richard (Marlene), Ronnie (Connie), Tim; sisters, Betty Ann (David) and Patty, and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Jane Niemeyer (Vernon), his sister Darlene Adkins, and brothers, John Arbaugh and Wayne Mulholland. He was a Vietnam veteran, USA. He owned and operated Mulholland Plumbing and was the President of Superstition Mountain Promotional Corporation, as well as Chairman of Lost Dutchman Days for 27 years. Memorial services will be held February 4, 2012 at Apache Junction Rodeo Grounds following the rodeo at approximately 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Gary’s name to Boys & Girls Club of Apache Junction, Apache Junction Little League, Apache Junction Booster Club, Superstition Mountain 4-H, Lost Dutchman Queen Committee and various other youth organizations. Gary’s motto was “Putting Smiles on Kid’s Faces.”

January 14, 2012 Bareback Riding 1. James Ware, 70 Desert Flower Saddle Bronc Riding 1. Shane Meneffe, 71, Spice It Up Ranch Broncs No Qualified Rides Steer Riding 1. Jacob Groves, 5.7 Mutton Busting 1/2. Hunter Bradley, 15.0; 1/2. Taboraek Richardson, 15.0 Chute Dogging 1Cimmeron Thompson, 3.9 1D Barrels 1. Eugenia James, 16.179; 2. Tori Morris, 16.433 2D Barrels 1. Kylee Bennett, 17.414; 2. Bailey Bownds, 17.761 Calf Roping 1. Will Kilcer, 10.9; 2. Travis Lewis, 12.4; 3. Bo Marshall, 13.2 #4 Team Roping 1. Tyler Elliot / Ronnie Bradic, 20.5 Open Bulls 1. Colt Clevenger, 68, Star Wars; 2. Garren Hale, 64, SpinCity Novice Bull Riding No Qualified Rides


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Noted Rodeo Photographer Serpa Dead At 86 Louise Serpa, a widely respected PRCA photographer for more than 40 years who was often referred to as the “Ansel Adams of rodeo,” died Jan. 5 after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was 86. Serpa began photographing junior rodeos in 1960 with a $27 camera and three years later became the first female photographer to receive her Rodeo Cowboys Association card. She photographed rodeos all over the Western United States and her work has found its way into private collections and national publications, including the ProRodeo Sports News, People magazine and British Vogue. In 1982, she received a silver buckle for producing the Best Action Photo of the Year from PSN and Frontier Airlines. She was presented the PRCA Excellence in Rodeo Photography Award in 2005 for her body of work. Serpa was inducted into the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame in 1999, received the Tad Lucas Award from the National Cowboy Hall of Fame in 2002 and entered the Pima County (Ariz.) Sports Hall of Fame in 2005. A collection of Serpa’s best work in the arena was published in the coffee table book Rodeo in 1994, with text by Lonesome Dove author Larry McMurtry. “I love the rodeo – the charge I get from it – the people in it,” Serpa once told the Arizona Daily Star. “I’ve photographed children in junior rodeos and then as full-grown men.”


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A tribute to Serpa will be scheduled as part of the Feb. 18-26 La Fiesta de los Vaqueros in Tucson; this would have been the 50th time Serpa photographed the action at the event. A collection of Serpa’s images are currently featured in the photo gallery at www.tucsonrodeo.com. She died one day before the opening of a show featuring her work and that of her daughter Mia Larocque – “Spirit of Rodeo Shared in Images” – at the Tucson Airport’s Lower Link Gallery. The exhibit is free and open to the public. “Her passing represents not only a personal loss, but a professional loss as well,” said Gary Williams, general manager of the Tucson Rodeo. “Louise

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a recent conversation with Adams, I left pretty excited about this season. Maybe it was his excitement about the future of the NMRA that rubbed off on me, but I can see that silver lining opening up that I am sure cowboys and cowgirls across the state will enjoy. First off, the NMRA has a full boat of directors and that is the starting point for a solid season. Many minds thinking together are always better then one thinking alone - in most cases. Additionally, the NMRA has a new state secretary. This has to be a relief to many. I believe the state secretary is the most important positions of the association. I would also like to wish Janice, the past secretary a great retirement and continue to offer her my friendship. She has been great to the NMRA and to me for many years. Wow – I am out of space – the new format cut into my column this month, but don’t worry, I will hold the rest of my “Dirt” for another day. Until Next Month – “Dirt” Keep it under your feet!

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PBR Proctor crowned Touring Pro champion Denver - For Shane Proctor, it was a bittersweet trip. Wednesday night, January 11, 2012, Proctor received one final honor for his accomplishments in 2011 - a bronze trophy as the Touring Pro Division Champion. The overall champion was determined by money earned throughout the TPD season. “It really was an amazing year,” Proctor said. “It’s still new to me. It really was a cool year. It’s probably something that I’ll always cherish. I cherish just going and getting on bulls.” Proctor, who broke his left arm in December, said it was difficult to watch last weekend’s Built Ford Tough Series event on television, and equally hard being at the Denver Coliseum for the Touring Pro Finale on Tuesday and Wednesday knowing he’s still a few months away from competing. ‘It really was an amazing year.’

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“Just seeing the crowd and knowing had a pair of second-place finishes at TPD that was the first event of the year, that events. He made his BFTS debut in 2010 was really tough,” said Proctor of the and twice rode his way into Built Ford Madison Square Garden Invitational, “but I Tough Championship Rounds. watched it because that makes me want it As a freshman in high school, he won even more.” the Illinois state bull riding championship Chance Roberts, who was the only rider in 2007, and went on to finish third at the to cover three bulls at the Denver Shootout, National High School Finals. won the TPD Finale event with a combined Wednesday night he out-rode reigning 262.5 points. World Champion Silvano Alves and homeHe earned the win in the short round state hero Kody Lostroh, who won the when he covered Priceless for 91 points. world title in 2009. Valdiron de Oliveira, His third-round score was the only Ryan Dirteater, J.B. Mauney and L.J. qualified ride in the final round. Jenkins were also among the top-ranked “They all looked pretty good,” he riders who qualified for the final round said. “I was lucky to stay on and get the in Denver. job done.” ‘You just have to try and ride every The win is Roberts’ first in the three bull you get on. You can’t worry about months he’s been competing since missing everybody else. You’re not really competing an extended period of time with a broken against them. You’re competing against collarbone last summer. the bulls.’ He said the injury is healed, he feels “You can’t really think about that,” good and has been “hitting the gym.” Roberts said. “You just have to try and ride “I just have to keep to every bull you getCRX’D on. You can’t worry VSA riding and trying IN HOUSE PROOF do what I do,” Roberts added. about everybody else. You’re not really Last year, he was en route to his third competing against them. You’re competing Top 10 finish in six Built Ford Tough against the bulls.” Series events when he was injured. He also Roberts is working his way back to the

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BFTS as an alternate, while Proctor will be out of competition for another few weeks. Proctor will start physical therapy on Friday, and said he’s about five weeks from the bone in his left arm being healed. Originally, he was scheduled to have one plate and two screws inserted above his elbow to help strengthen the bone. However, doctors discovered more damage, and he wound up with two plates, 15 screws and bone grafts. “They basically rebuilt that bone,” Proctor said. “The bone’s not healed right now, but basically I have enough hardware in there holding everything together. What we’re going to start doing is getting some flexibility and moving my arm.” He added, “It was amazing how much muscle I lost in three weeks. … It’s going to be a process.” Proctor, who has improved his standing every year since debuting in the PBR, finished a career-best ninth in the world in 2011, despite being unable to compete in the final four regular-season events. The

groin injury he suffered in Springfield, Mo., also forced him out of competition after two rounds at the World Finals. He finished first in San Antonio, going 4-for-4 while winning Round 2 and tying for first in Round 3. He ranked seventh in riding percentage (45.33 percent), 10th in bulls ridden (34) and tied for sixth with five round wins. He had a career-best 11 Top 10 finishes and tied his career high with four Top 5 finishes. During the summer break from the BFTS, he won both the Calgary Stampede and the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo en route to winning the PRCA world title. Upon his return, Proctor’s goal will be to ride his way back into the Top 25. He’ll have five injury exemptions, and with the BFTS draw being cut from 40 to 35, he said he’ll “go as hard as possible just because I love getting on bulls and pushing the limits.” “This is not going to be the last of it. The way I look at it, this was a good year and I’m still looking for the great year.”

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back to FSN,” said Josh Oakley, Director of Acquisitions for FSN. “Wes has built the CBR around gifted athletes and rabid fans who truly love the sport. That combination is a perfect fit for our Sunday night line-up next summer.” This agreement with CBR marks the return of professional bull riding to FSN, which last showcased the sport in 2008. 2012 CBR World Standings – Top 30 1. Cody Atwood, Decatur, TX 1142; 2. Gustavo Pedrero, Jalosco, Mexico 1075; 3. Josh Barentine, Dequiency, LA 1052; 4. Trey Benton, Rock Island, TX 1013; 5. Cody Teel, Kountze, TX 1007; 6. Ronny Kitchens, Hutto, TX 832; 7. Clayton Foltyn, El Campo, TX 827; 8. Tyler Adrian, Bozeman, MT 816; 9. Hector Cardona, Saltillo,Mexico 759; 10. Riggin Phillips, Mc Kinney, TX 733; 11. Ryder May, Graford, TX 715; 12. Travis Prejean, Belrose, LA 700; 13. Bradley Harris, Udall, KS 673; 14. Cole Mewbourne, Canton, TX 659; 15. Gunar Lumpkin Ramsey, Frierson, LA 589; 16. Luis Blanco, Brazil 586; 17. Nile Lebaron, Weatherford, TX 579; 18. Tate Harris, Palestine, TX 573; 19. Jason Beck, Praireville,LA 524; 20. Jarrod Long, Ramona, OK 513; 21. Cody Wood, Weatherford, TX 511; 22. Jeff Askey, Matrins, TN 498; 23. Jamel Perry, Clarksville, AR 413; 24. JW Harris, May, TX 358; 25. Kevin Ventura, Bandera, TX 353; 26. Casey Huckabee, Stephenville, TX 351; 27. Chance Roberts, Jewitt, IL 350; 28. Cody White, Belton, TX 346; 29. Timmy Josey, Houma, LA 346; 30. Jay Morrow, Wayland, IA 342; 30. Willis Trosclair, Thibodaux, LA 342

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NMRA-Approved Field Secretaries - 2012 Janice Aragon 505.366.4929 Susi Kaufman 928.587.3478 Jana Muncy 505.238.9415 Amber Gillreath 505.235.9216

NMRA Votes for 2011 Largest Rodeo of 2011 - Gallup Lion’s Club Best New Rodeo - Socorro Cinco De Mayo Rodeo Rodeo with the Best Ground - Red Ryder Roundup Most Improved Rodeos: - Rodeo De Taos and Bernalillo Rodeos Comeback Rodeo - Eastern Navajo Fair Committee of the Year - El Fego Baca Shootout Contestants Choice Award - Durango Fiesta Days Top Gun Award - Showdown in Old Abiquiu Congratulations to all of the 2011 NMRA Rodeos! Dear Members Well… Happy New Year! Having just had our first NMRA board meeting of 2012 once again I am optimistic about the future and excited about all the possibilities this board of directors brings to the table. Lee Knox (Inc TR) Laura Haines (Inc BR) and Chance Barnes (SB) are our three new directors this year and it is obvious that you the members made great choices in these people. They hit the ground running during the board meeting and I think I can speak for the entire board when I say the new energy and fresh perspective they brought with them is encouraging. The primary purpose for this meeting was to interview and ultimately choose a new state secretary for the NMRA. Unfortunately for all of us Janice Aragon seems to think that she needs to retire so that she might have more time to spend with her horses and maybe even Dave? Janice will be sorely missed by many but none more than me. I could not have done this job this last year had it not been for the incredible talent and unbelievable base of knowledge that Janice brings to the table. We are not loosing Janice all together though (thank you Lord) because she has agreed to stay on as our rodeo books auditor and she wants to secretary some rodeos. So I look forward to seeing Janice this year at the rodeos as a secretary sometimes and a contestant more often. I know I speak for everyone when I say: “Janice…. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your loyalty, perseverance, knowledge and most of all your passion. You single handedly steered this association through the worst storm in our history and you did it unselfishly and for very little reward. We will all be forever indebted to you”

We had an exhausting seven hour long board meeting on January 14 in which we interviewed and considered five applicants for the state secretary’s position. I was truly impressed by the field of ladies that applied and the decision was a very difficult one for all of us. I want to thank each and every one of the applicants for putting them selves out there like that and there is no doubt that any one of you would have made a great state secretary. Unfortunately we had to choose one person and so we worked hard well in to the evening and ultimately in my mind made the best choice. So without further ado I present you with our new NMRA state secretary for 2012 and beyond…. Carrie Richardson. Congratulations Carrie, and welcome to the NMRA as the newest member of our staff. Although I do not foresee any obstacles moving forward for Carrie, I am asking everyone to please be kind and give Carrie the opportunity to settle in to this all important job in our association. The other important piece of business discussed at the meeting was the time and place of the NMRA Winter convention. February 11th is the time and Socorro, NM is the place, consult the web page or the All Around for more information. I hope to see everyone there. This is your annual meeting, this is your chance to come before the association and voice your opinions and help us move this association even further in to the positive column. Hope to see you there. Thanks John Adams NMRA President


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President - John Adams - 575/779-3105 • Vice President - OPEN • Bareback Director - OPEN Open Calf Roping Director - Christian Sanchez - 505/801-6854 • Incentive Calf Roping Director - Scott McCloud - 505/864-6701 Breakaway Director - Bellamie Mason - 505/486-2080 • Saddle Bronc Director - Chance Barnes - 505/320-2419 • Steer Wrestling Director - Lance Tolbert - 505/489-2143 Bull Riding Director - Travis Briscoe - 505/980-5675 • Open Team Roping Director - Brian Sullivan - 575/644-9243 • Inc. Team Roping Director - Lee Knox - 575/776-1651 Barrel Racing Director - Jessie Briscoe - 505/504-6900 • Inc. Barrel Racing Director - Laura Haines - 505/835-2460 • Judges Coordinator - Stoney Neufang - 520/241-0414 State Secretary - Janice Aragon - 505/366-4929 • Central Entry Secretary - Donna Tolbert - 505/864-9426 • NMRA fax - 505/864-9427

NMRA Year-End Standings All Around Cowboy 1. JoDan Mirabal, $12,212; 2. Seth Hall, $8,289; 3. Cody Mirabal, $7,767 All Around Cowgirl 1. Jessica Silva, $2,615; 2. Teresa Brevik, $1,848; 3. Amber Moore, $1,186 Bareback 1. Larry Carter, $3,872; 2. Sam Stuart, $472 Saddle Bronc 1. Chance Barnes, $3,976; 2. Lon Danley, $1,804; 3. Brandon Biebelle, $1,459; 4. Brandon Jones, $1,014; 5. Jeb Loney, $1,005; 6. Colt Chlarson, $895; 7. Cody Hendren, $226 Ranch Bronc Riding 1. Cody LeSueur, $1,985; 2. Colt Chlarson, $629; 3. Caleb Gillard, $624; 4. Tim Muncy, $511; 5. Pat Garcia, $101; 6. Jeb Loney, $81 Rookie Saddle Bronc 1. Wesley Morehead, $89 Bull Riding 1. Joseph McConnel, $6,514; 2. Lon Danley, $2,307; 3. Devren Meyers, $1,422; 4. Martin Abeyta&, $839; 5. Gearen Hale, $718; 6. Justin Rogers, $33 Rookie Bull Riding 1. Wyatt Harper, $371; 2. Devlin Hefron, $119; 3. Kirstin Taylor, $67 Breakaway Roping 1. Jessica Silva, $2,206; 2. Shelby Montano, $1,728; 3. Jori Flom, $1,460; 4. Taryn Krantz, $1,286; 5. Teresa Brevik, $1,142; 6. Mackie Saavedra, $1,098; 7. Taylor Smith, $1,080; 8. Skye Valdez, $1,061; 9. Betty Pack, $975; 10. Jana Baker, $949; 11. LeighAnn Scribner, $712; 12. Bellamie Mason, $670; 13. Alice Pack, $657; 14. April Willy, $515; 15. Payton Cowdrey, $507 Open Barrel Race 1. Caren Lamb, $9,572; 2. Kelly Waide, $5,505; 3. Marie Autrey, $2,734; 4. Rebecca Kenner, $1,265; 5. Justina Thompson, $1,190; 6. Lisa girdner, $992; 7. Denise Chambliss, $979; 8. Ashley Montoya, $921; 9. Amber Moore, $807; 10. Rachel Maestas, $778; 11. Kendra Honeyfield, $740; 12. Nalynn Cline, $724; 13. Shiann Irwin, $477; 14. Haley McNiel, $325; 15. Bailey Harwell, $303 Incentive Barrel Race 1. Lisa Girdner, $1,367; 2. Jasarra Baca, $1,237; 3. Jori Harwell, $1,042; 4. Rebecca Kenner, $943; 5. Kristi Johnson, $785; 6. Nancy Velasquez, $601; 7. Rachael Maestas, $595; 8. Sealee Walraven, $535; 9. Carrie Richardson, $423; 10. Casey Dove, $406; 11. Christine Atwell, $379; 12. Kendra Honeyfield, $370; 13. Juliana Cojo, $370; 14. Diana Wilson, $322; 15. Bailey Harwell, $306 Steer Wrestling 1. Kyle Smith, $4,015; 2. Christian Pettigrew, $2,243; 3. Pepe Arballo, $2,014; 4. Bill Claunch, $1,797; 5. Kyle Maez, $1,503; 6. Mike Murphy, $1,149; 7. Lance Tolbert, $980; 8. Dean McIntyre, $957; 9. John Vanderwagen, $947; 10. Sheridan Jodie, $821; 11. Cody Kenney, $691; 12. Rusty Hamilton, $627; 13. Cooper Kirkpatrick, $582; 14. Kyle Francis, $204; 15. Calvery Hogue, $202 Open Calf Roping 1. JoDan Mirabal, $5,132; 2. Seth Hall, $2,489; 3. Johnny Salvo, $2,469; 4. Mason Georges, $2,120; 5. Christian Sanchez, $1,859; 6. Cody Mirabal, $1,610; 7. Kooper Saiz, $1,339; 8. Chance Barnes, $1,181; 9. Cody Kenney, $1,056; 10. Kyle Dutton, $926; 11. Tommy Smith, $838; 12. Lorenzo Rincon, $827; 13. Kit Pettigrew, $689; 14. Brian Sullivan, $637; 15. Wacey Walraven, $626 Incentive Calf Roping 1. Brian Sullivan, $2,843; 2. Dave Aragon, $775; 3. Corey LeFebre, $678; 4. Blaine

Garley, $658; 5. Shane Goemmer, $601; 6. Greg Dutton, $546; 7. Sterling Cowdrey, $445; 8. Paul Carmen, $416; 9. Ray Jim, $302 Open Team Roping – Header 1. Brandon Gonzales, $6,628; 2. Kyle Honeyfield, $3,207; 3. Cody Mirabal, $3,016; 4. Russell Sullivan, $2,480; 5. Seth Hall, $2,287; 6. Beau Lamb, $2,051; 7. Sal Gomez, $1,738; 8. Reno Eddy, $1,720; 9. Rodee Walraven, $1,510; 10. Leo R. Martinez, $1,481; 11. JoDan Mirabal, $910; 12. Tyler Thomas, $910; 13. Cooper Wimberly, $890; 14. John Adams, $865; 15. Calvin Brevik, $863 Open Team Roping – Heeler 1. Brian Sullivan, $4,724; 2. JoDan Mirabal, $3,828; 3. Frank Padilla, $2,921; 4. Tim Gonzales, $2,505; 5. Seth Hall, $2,390; 6. JR DeDios, $2,302; 7. Pedro Maestas, $1,908; 8. Marcus Elkins, $1,893; 9. Gralyn Elkins, $1,848; 10. Johnny Salvo, $1,682; 11. Angelo Benallie, $1,624; 12. Cody Garcia, $1,619; 13. Justin Loya, $1,410; 14. Lane

Siggins, $1,296; 15. Cody Mirabal, $910 Incentive Team Roping – Header 1. JoDan Mirabal, $4,962; 2. Beau Lamb, $4,460; 3. Leo R. Martinez, $2,080; 4. Seth Hall, $1,846; 5. Manny Romero, $1,525; 6. Quint Westcott, $1,383; 7. Lorin Doughty, $1,250; 8. Sal Gomez, $1,203; 9. Bobby Marsh, $1,007; 10. Cody Garcia, $1,001; 11. David McCalister, $919; 12. Kyle Honeyfield, $873; 13. Matt Chaffin, $860; 14. Andreas Sanchez, $714; 15. Teresa Brevik, $706 Incentive Team Roping – Heeler 1. Cody Mirabal, $5,583; 2. Marcus Elkins, $5,065; 3. Tim Lamb, $2,892; 4. Quint Westcott, $1,697; 5. Jim Knopp, $1,846; 6. Frank Padilla, $1,576; 7. Art Sanchez, $1,411; 8. Cody Garcia, $1,205; 9. Kree Kelly, $915; 10. Lee Knox, $906; 11. Christian Sanchez, $888; 12. Albert Claunch, $870; 13. Kade Elkins, $860; 14. Tommy Silva, $837; 15. Pace Blanchard, $682

2012 Winter Convention The 2012 NMRA Winter Convention will be held at the Best Western Hotel and Suites Convention Center in Socorro, New Mexico. NMRA members, Rodeo committees, stock contractors and anyone interested in attending can find more information on the NMRA web site - nmrodeo.org Special Room rates are available at the Best Western during the convention. Please mention NMRA when booking your rooms to receive the rate. Best Western Hotel and Suites Convention Center 1100 North California Street Socorro, New Mexico 87801 bestwesternsocorro@yahoo.com 575/838-0556

NMRA would like to Thanks K-Bobs Restaurant in Socorro for hosting the NMRA Directors Meeting prior to the NMRA Winter Convention. This will take place on Friday, February 10, 2012.


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GRAND CANYON PRO RODEO ASSOCIATION 2012 GCPRA Board of Directors President: Paul Carmen Vice President: Clay Parsons Director at Large: Arnold Burrell Str. Wrestling: Randy Ternan Open Calf Roping: Joe Moody

(602) 980-0766 (520) 444-7650 (520) 631-2121 (602) 460-2669 (520) 431-1335

Inc. Calf Roping: Willard Moody Open Team Roping: Whip Lewis Inc. Team Roping: Todd Zipprich Breakaway: Mandy Sproul Barrel Racing: Juli Miller

(520) 431-3316 (480) 363-0838 (623) 694-1867 (520) 226-5058 (520) 241-2240

Bareback: Tanner Ramirez Saddle Bronc: Logan Wescott Bull Riding: Samuel De La Cruz Judging Coordinator: Gordie Kesler State Secretary: Andi Tedder

(928) 369-6738 (928) 243-8583 (520) 508-6275 (480) 883-9171 (623) 249-9506

GCPRA Approved Stock Contractors: W/A Rodeo Company • Slash M Rodeo Company • T5 - Manuel Murrietta • V Heart Rodeo Company – Cody Resor Please be sure to check out our website at www.GCPRA.com for the latest updates and rodeo information GCPRA: P.O. Box 50476, Parks, AZ 86018 • State Secretary Shelly Howell - (623) 249-9506

GCPRA CES Phone Numbers: Rough Stock & Timed Events: (623) 455-8339 Team Roping: (623) 455-8385 • Turnouts: (623) 455-8339 THE GCPRA HAS A NEW WEBSITE - GCPRA.NET

Upcoming Judging Clinic There will be a judging clinic in Wickenburg on the 16th of February. The clinic will be in conjunction with the Senior Pro Association. Please plan your schedule so you can attend if you are a GCPRA Judge. There will be an update on time, place & cost coming soon.

2012 Upcoming Rodeos February 18 & 19, 2012 Butterfield Stage Days Timed Event Rodeo - Enter Twice Gila Bend, AZ February 18 & 19, 2012 64th Annual Gold Rush Days Rodeo Rough Stock Only - GCPRA Co-Sanctioned W/NSPRA Wickenburg, AZ February 23-26, 2012 48th Annual Lost Dutchman Days Open Rodeo GCPRA Co-Sanctioned Apache Junction, AZ April 13 & 14, 2012 (GCPRA Lead Sanction) Colorado River Round-Up Needles, CA May 4 & 5, 2012 (GCPRA Lead Sanction) Verde Valley Fair & Rodeo Cottonwood, AZ May 12 & 13, 2012 (GCPRA Lead Sanction) Copper Dust Stampede Globe, AZ

Rodeo Information February 18 & 19, 2012 Gila Bend Butterfield Stage Days GCPRA Timed Event Rodeo - Enter Twice Gila Bend Rodeo Grounds

Stock Contractor: Slash M Rodeo Performances: 2 p.m. Each Day Slack: Sat. & Sun. at 9 a.m. Each Day Added: $300 CR,SW,BKWY,BRLS; $600 OTR; $150 ICR,IBRLS; $300 ITR GCPRA events can be entered twice, each run stands on its own, except TR format stays the same. If a contestant places twice only highest paying run applies to Year End Standings. Entries: February 13, 2012, 6-10 p.m. (623) 455-8339 Team Roping & Buddies: 6-10 p.m. (623) 455-8385 Combined buddies must be team ropers entering team roping as well as other events. Entry Fees: $75 CR,SW,BKWY; $65 BRLS; $75 TR per man Local Entries will be taken Feb. 6, 2012, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at (928) 420-1964. 50 mile radius for locals who are not GCPRA members. GCPRA members must enter through GCPRA Central Entry System. February 18 & 19, 2012 64th Annual Gold Rush Days Celebration & Rodeo Rough Stock Only - Co-Approved with NSPRA Stock Contractor: W/A Rodeo - Buster Webb Performance: 2 p.m. each day Slack: Sat., Feb. 18 at 11 a.m. if necessary Added: $400 per event Entry Fees: BB & SB $75; BR $85 Entries: GCPRA Rough Stock entries will open Monday Feb. 13 and remain open until 12 p.m. (Noon) on the day of the performance. Entry phone number: (505) 320-3321 GCPRA Members in Good Standings NO PERMITS

Entry Fees Cash Only! Location: Everett Bowman Memorial Rodeo Arena; 1201 Constellation Rd, Wickenburg, AZ February 23-26, 2012 Lost Dutchman Days Open Rodeo Apache Junction, AZ Co-Sanctioned: GCPRA Stock Contractor: W/A Rodeo Co Performances: Feb. 24, 25 & 26, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. Slack: Feb. 25, 2012 IF NEEDED All Team Roping will be Thursday, Feb. 23 at 9 a.m. - Cattle will be chute run. Saddle Bronc & Bareback Only - Will be a rodeo each day - you can enter 1,2,3, days $300 added each day plus average buckle (must enter twice to be eligible) Bull Riding - $500 added - Champion Buckle to High Point Ride Added Money for all other events: $400 Fees: $75 BB,SB,CR,ICR,SW, $75 TR/ITR per man enter twice; $65 BKWY,BRLS $15 stock charge & $10 admin fee per person Entries: Monday Feb. 20, 2012 Team Roping line (480) 671-1036 Entries open 5 p.m.-10 p.m. All other events enter at (480) 288-9315 or (480) 288-9318 Rough Stock open at 5pm; All other events 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Late entries will be taken the following day from 6pm-9pm at 1-888-75RODEO and will have an additional $10 added to the entry fee. Information: Gary Mulholland, Chairman 1-888-75RODEO Visit us at: www.lostdutchmandays.org


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ALL INDIAN RODEO COWBOYS ASSOCIATION The All Indian Rodeo Cowboys Association, Inc. • P.O. Box 723, St. Michaels, Arizona 86511 Phone: 928/871-3000 • Fax: 928/871-3000 • Website: www.aircarodeo.com ALL INDIAN RODEO COWBOY ASSOCIATION OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS Officers

Board of Directors

President Harrison Charley harrisoncharley@ymail.com Vice President Casey Begay begay_casey@hotmail.com Public Relations Officer Beverly Coho beverlyjcoho@citilink.net Administrative Secretary Lenita Lee Lenitalee@ganado.k12.az.us Treasurer Jolene Russell russell_julz77@yahoo.com

Rodeo Sponsors Representative Tom Boyd Bareback Riding Jeff Biakeddy Saddle Bronc Riding Rodger Dahozy Bull Riding Charley Herbert, Sr. Steer Wrestling Ben Bates, Jr. Tie Down Roping John Boyd, Jr. Open Team Roping & #12 Team Roping Leonard Williams, Sr.

2012 Standings All-Around 1. Michael Bates, $1,515; 2. Garrison Begay, $1,074 Bareback 1. Clifford Williams, $623 Saddle Bronc 1. Kane Kee, $976; 2. Shoshane Kee, $619 Steer Wrestling 1. Michael Bates, $1,464; 2. Brandon Bates, $928; 3. Kyle Smith, $622; 4. Kyle Dennison, $511; 5. Hollis Jodie, $202; 6. Garrison Begay, $180 Bull Riding 1. Troy James, $1,382; 2. Raynell Harvey, $402 Tie Down Roping 1. Benson Charley, $1,874; 2. Garrison Begay, $894; 3. John Boyd III, $713; 4. Roy Begay, $594; 5. Dennison Boone, $356; 6. Ty Pablo, $237; 7. Michael Bates, $51 Ladies Breakaway 1. April Pablo-Willie, $832; 2. Bailey Bates, $657; 3. Michelle Morris, $493; 4. Kelsi Pablo, $328; 5. Cherise Tom, $327; 6. Terry Jo Caboni, $248 Ladies Barrel Racing 1. Elisa Paul, $1,125; 2. Dee Dee Daswood, $890; 3. Charmayne Gene, $690; 4. Rhonda Padilla, $451; 5. Daryn Sells, $338; 6. Karlee Tsosie, $280 Open Team Roping - Headers 1. Chuck Sells, $2,113; 2. Denton Begay, $1,170; 3. John Boyd Fr., $975; 4. DeWayne Sells, $9,668; 5. Blaine Redhorse, $201 Open Team Roping - Heelers 1. O.J. Williams, $1,347; 2. Vern Begay, $968; 3. Henry Benallie III, $766; 4. Andrea Beard, $565; 5. Chris Begay, $201 #10 Team Roping - Headers 1. Walter Livingston, $853; 2. Eyron Cowboy, $639; 3. Truman Begay, $213 Open Team Roping - Heelers 1. Truman Begay, $639; 2. Tyler Willatto, $426

Ladies’ Breakaway Roping Wilson Stewart, Jr. Senior Breakaway Ropinng B.J. Coho Junior Barrel Racing Ray Russell Junior Bull Riding Harry Tso, Jr.

Ambassadors Miss Rodeo AIRCA 2010 Apryl Largo Miss Rodeo IIFR Hannah Yazzie

Staff

Timer/Central Entry Secretary BK Bates 505/733-2020 Timers Coordinator BK Bates bk_bates@yahoo.com Judges Coordinator Al Slivers

Jr. Bull Riding 1. Cody Johnson, $347

Sr. Breakaway Roping 1. Ikes Benallie, $408; 2. Johnson Stevenson, $25 Jr. Barrel Racing 1. Paige Dale, $330; 2. Devon Sells, $198

2012

Queen Coordinator Phoebe Hardy

For any changes or discrepancies of points, contact CES, BK Bates by email: bk_bates@yahoo.com or call to 505/733-2020 after 5:00 p.m.

ALL INDIAN RODEO COWBOYS ASSOCIATION

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

CARD NO:

P.O. Box 173

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St. Michaels, AZ 86511

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

OFFICIAL Name: __________________________________ Other / Rodeo Name: _________________________________ 1st Year Member / Rookie Status: Yes_____ No_____ Gender: ______ Male ______ Female _________________________________________________________________________________________________ Mailing Address

City

____________________________________ E-Mail Address

State

Zip Code

Cell / Home: _____________________ Business: ____________________ Telephone Numbers

____________________

______________

_____________________

________________________

Tribal Affiliation

Census Number

Agency Enrollment Office

SSN (Optional)

Type of Application/Fees (Check all that apply)

CONTESTANT: $95.00 Major Events: _____ Bareback _____ Bronc Saddle _____ Bull Riding

_____ Tie Down Roping _____ Steer Wrestling _____ Ladies Barrel Racing

_____ Ladies Breakaway _____ Open Team Roping _____ #10 Team Roping USTRC CARD: _________________

CONTESTANT: $95.00 Minor Events: _____ Jr. Bull Riding

_____ JR. CoEd Barrel Racing (15

_____ 50+ Coed Breakaway Roping (50 Yrs+by Jan1st)

(15 Yrs. by Jan1st)

(15 Yrs. by Jan 1st)

RODEO OFFICIAL: $95.00

_____ Judge

_____ Timer

____ OTHER: _____________

CONTRACTOR: $250.00

_____ Announcer

_____ Stock Contractor

____ OTHER: ______________

GOLD CARD:

Year Inducted: _________

Number of Years with AIRCA ___________________________________

Previous AIRCA Officer and/or Board of Director: Check if Previous YEAR-END Event Champion:

Year & Position ____________________________________________ Event(s): ________________________________________________ OATH

By signatory completion below, I apply for membership with the All Indian Rodeo Cowboys Association (AIRCA). I hereby swear and affirm the above information is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I release and waive any and all claims for personal injury and/or against AIRCA during the period of membership. I further agree to abide by all the Articles of Incorporation and the current AIRCA Approved Association Rule Book and any other provisions the AIRCA Board may insert or impose. I will represent the AIRCA to the best of my ability and comply with all the rule and bylaws. I further understand that I shall participate in 40% of all AIRCA host rodeos in order to qualify for any post season finals rodeo(s).

Dated: ___________________________

Signature___________________________________________________

If Applicant is under the age 18 (minor) Parent/Guardian of applicant must sign the following signatory and hereby comply with the above OATH as well. (Print Name & Sign)

Parent/Guardian Signature________________________________________________ SUBSCRIBED and SWORN to this on the _______ day of________________, ________. Notary Public________________________________ Date: _____________________ My Commission Expires___________________________________________________

FOR AIRCA USE ONLY Sold by_____________________ Date Sold___________________ Receipt # ___________________ Form of Payment: ___Cash ___ MO /Cashier’s Ck Amount Received ____________ Note_______________________


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NEW MEXICO JUNIOR RODEO ASSOCIATION President - John Acuna 505/470-1853 john.acunanm@gmail.com • Vice President - Shane Thompson 505/710-9074 s.thompson@starband.net Secretary/Treasurer - Amber Gillreath 505/235-9216 agillreath@gmail.com

2012 NMJRA Board of Directors Poles Dawn Ross 505/934-0296 dawn.ross@marriottsales.com Student - Kerstyn Ross Calf Roping Open Student - Open Goat Tying Tom Shofner Student Girls - Abi Woodmansee Student Boys - Open

Breakaway Roping Billy King 575/430-0661 nogal@windstream.net Student - Ryder King Dummy Roping Open Barrel Racing Kyle Segura 505/280-6934 Student - Shania Borrego Flag Race Bobby Borrego 505/660-9200 Student - Open Position

Ribbon Roping Wesley Reno 915/525-2219 wbreno4@juno.com Student Runners - Jorie Harwell Student Ropers - Stran Thompson Steer Breakaway John English 505/239-7617 jenglish@wspubs.com Student - Open Team Roping Toney Sanchez 505/238-1762 Student - Sterlin English

Steer Stopping Shane Thompson 575/799-0082 s.thompson@starband.net Student - Tristan Sanchez Rough Stock Travis Sullivan 575/518-8164 sullivanbuckingbulls@gmail.com Calf Touching Danny Orris 505/363-7692 orrisranch@q.com Student - Jake Orris Chute Dogging Open

The New Mexico Junior Rodeo Association is open to boys and girls up to 19 years of age, as of January 1 of the current year.

Attention Contestants If you purchase your 2012 membership before the first rodeo it will only be $25 The NMJRA would like to welcome our new secretary for 2012 – Amber Gillreath

There are several open Board of Director positions available for 2012 Student Directors Boys Goat Tying Steer Breakaway Rough Stock Calf Roping Chute Dogging Parent Directors Calf Roping Chute Dogging

If interested, please contact NMJRA President John Acuna at 505-470-1853

2012 Dates Las Cruces, NM March 3-4, 2012 Entries postmarked by February 17 Belen, NM April 28-29, 2012 Entries postmarked by April 13 Mountainair, NM June 16-17, 2012 Entries postmarked by June 1 Grants, NM July 14-15, 2012 Entries postmarked by June 29 NMJRA Finals Santa Fe, NM August 3-4, 2012 Friday & Saturday and awards Sunday morning. Entries postmarked by July 19

News for 2012

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ontestants may only enter five events at each rodeo, including rough stock. All rough stock does count towards year-end All-Around points. However, you do not have to designate and enter the same events at each rodeo. Events may be changed from rodeo to rodeo. Contestants must enter and participate in at least 6 out of 8 of the rodeos before Finals to be eligible for year end prizes. Finals do not count as part of the 6 rodeos. All contestants may enter Finals-you do not have to qualify. There must be at least three contestants in an event for that event to take place. If there are not three entries then contestants will have the option to change events at the rodeo. Rough stock riders – our new director, Travis Sullivan has made it possible to give weekend buckles in each age group. Calf riders, mini bulls and Jr. and Sr. bulls will have separate buckles to run at. Buckles will be awarded to the Average winners each weekend. Please note that the 10-12 rough stock will be riding mini bulls instead of steers. We have updated our rule book – so please read the rules in each event you are entering. We are looking forward to a great year in 2012. We have some great rodeo locations, new faces on the Board of Directors with a lot of fresh ideas and everyone is very excited about the new season. For all Entry and Membership forms, Rule Book and information about the NMJRA 2012, please go to www.nmjra.net. We wish all of you the best of luck — NMJRA Board of Directors

We will now be accepting credit cards.

For more information concerning the NMJRA or to find membership and entry forms, go to the NMJRA website at www.nmjra.net


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Bosque Farms 2 e 201 e t t i Jr. Rodeo BFJR Comm Russell Sullivan Co-Chairman 505/720-0999

Congratulations to the 2011 All-Around Champions! 6 and Under Girls 1. Evann Segura, 259.5; 2. Payson Hicks, 236; 3. Isabela Sandoval, 91; 4. Leslie Otero, 60; 5. Chauncay Cordova, 48; 6. Gracie Ramsey, 26; 7. Sara Miller, 7.5; 8. Shaylee Cordova, 1 6 and Under Boys 1. Dax Reed, 232.5; 3. Caleb McDaugale, 199.5; 3. Cooper Davis, 196.5; 4. Jacen Montoya, 80; 5. Lucas Granger, 56; 6. Creed Ansley, 44 7-9 Girls 1. Payton McNeil, 230; 2. Quincy Sullivan, 200; 3. Weslynn Reno, 187.5; 4. Shayla Padilla, 161; 5. McKinzee Shiver, 152 7-9 Boys 1. Lane Reed, 203.5; 2. Bladen Reno, 180; 3. Sterlin English, 171; 4. Jake Orris, 154; 5. Reed Davis, 76; 6. Lucas Sandoval, 73; 7. Jayde Smith, 61; 8. Roan Oldfield, 55 10 -13 Girls 1. Bethanie Shofner, 192.5; 2. Payton McKinley, 143.5; 3. Mari Sandoval, 84; 4. Kerstyn Ross, 82.5; 5. Hayley McNiel, 69; 6. Shilo King, 68; Lyndsey Orris, 63; 8. Abby Shofner, 59; 9. Melissa Galbodon, 58; 10/11. Nakona Danley, 50; 10/11. Ashlynn Meeks, 50; 12. Loryn Danley, 48; 13. Morgan Bond, 41.5; 14. Abrieanna Barela, 29; 15. Lexie Jackson, 25; 16. Fallon Goemmer, 24; 17. Stormie Griego-Acuna12; 18. Caitlyn Baca, 8; 19. Miranda Sandoval, 4; 20. Cheyenne Gonzales, 1; 21/22. Christie Arnols, 0; 21/22. Ashley Isaacs, 0 10 -13 Boys 1. Zane Munoz, 177; 2. Blaine Garley, 166; 3. Tyler Plant, 148; 4. Kyler Bell, 113; 5. Sidney Sena, 112; 6. Stran Thompson, 108; 7. Ryder King, 105; 8. Jett Smith, 78; 9. Cisco Padilla, 72; 10. Tristan Sanchez, 70; 11. Landon Munoz, 63; 12. Wade Hatch, 45; 13. Issac Montoya, 36; 14. Kade Goemmer, 32 14-18 Girls 1. Bianca Sauceda, 157; 2. Jordan Noe, 152; 3. Shania Borrego, 150; 4. Kacey Clark, 108; 5. Meghan Meeks, 91; 6. Abigail Woodmansee, 87; 7. Sabrina Romero, 51; 8. Dakota Danley, 39; 9. Sidney Sanchez, 38; 10. Makyala Jacobs, 33; 11. McKenzie Jackson, 30; 12. Katie Albrycht, 28; 13. Kynsie Cohn, 21; 14. Athena Omer, 6; 15.Rachel Snyder, 0 14-18 Boys 1. Lon Danley, 194; 2. Robby LeFebre, 146.5; 3. Sterling Cowdrey, 126.5; 4. Terrence Romero, 99 Sheep Riding 1/2. Lucas Chavex, 46; 1/2. Zaryah Muller, 46; 3. Casey Haynes, 34; 4. Caleb McDuagale, 24.5; 5. Lane Miller, 21.5; 6. Colton Plant, 14; 7. Lucas Granger, 11; 8. Jiron Daniel, 0 Calf Riding 1. Travis Wimberley, 49; 2. Joseph Chavez, 46; 3. Clay Garley, 8 Mini Bulls 1. Quinton Womberley, 49; 2. Garrit Haynes, 26; 3. Brody Duke, 18 Jr. Bulls 1. Justin Houston, 18.5; 2. Justin Neil, 9

Jana Muncy Secretary 505/238-9415 Amber Gillreath Secretary 505/235-9216

L.J. Braught Judge 505/264-3824 Shacey Sullivan Scholarship 505-239-5288 Shannon Thompson Barrels 505-228-4669 Wesley Reno Poles Cody McDaugale Dummy Roping

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Martin Sandoval Flags 505/908-7147 OPEN Goats John English Roping 505/239-7617 Tony Sanchez Roping 505/238-1762 Daniel Mueller Rough Stock 505/553-8200 Ryan Davis Leadline 505/259-7975

BFJR is looking for a Goat Tying Director Please contact Shacey Sullivan for information – 505/239-5288

Thanks to This Year’s Sponsors Saddle Sponsors Old Mill Farm & Ranch Supply Rafter 5 Cattle Company Cohorn Construction Chical Maynard Buckles

1/2 Saddle Sponsors RJ Auto LLC New Mexico Gas Company Cow House Auction Farm Credit Of New Mexico

Buckle Sponsors New Mexico Tractor Village of Bosque Farms Emergency Medical Service Team Amanda’s Shaved Ice Farmers Insurance Jim Ratliff Burrito’s Allinstante Valenica High School FFA Weck’s

Lead Line Sponsors Town N Country Feed Onate Feed Mill

2012 BFJR Sponsorship Information Be part of New Mexico’s largest Jr. Rodeo Association with a Sponsorship. Get recognized by hundreds of today’s top Jr Rodeo athletes and their families. For more information go to - www.bosquefarmsrodeo.org


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2011-2012 Season February 18 & 19 March 24 & 25 April 21 & 22 May 19 & 20 June 7 – 9

Buckeye Florence Globe Prescott Payson State Finals

Cutting Schedule February 17 & 18

March 24 & 25 May 18 & 19 June 7 - 9

Buckeye (Rawhide & Buckeye) Florence Cutting (Florence) Fletchers Arena (Globe & Prescott) Payson (State Finals)

1st Inter Mountain Icebreaker Annual High School Invitational Rodeo March 8-10 Golden Spike Events Center, Ogden UT Tie Down Roping, Breakaway & Team Roping Jackpots $35,000 in Prizes, 13 Saddles, 136 Buckles Visit: intermountainicebreaker.com for more information

2012 Standings Top 15 Girls All Around 1. Kelsey Lutjen, Florence, AZ, 118; 2. Georgia Diez, Phoenix, AZ, 83; 3. Zoe Billings, Dona Ana, NM, 70.5; 4. Aspyn Dent, Phoenix, AZ, 66; 5. Danielle Morgan, Cave Creek, AZ, 64; 6. Hailey Schafer, Queen Creek, AZ, 62.5; 7. Racquel Jundt, Wickenburg, AZ, 55.5; 8. Chelsie Stodghill, Pine, AZ, 54.5; 9. Dallas Beshears, Gilbert, AZ, 52.5; 10. Kayla Squires, Desert Hills, AZ, 51.5; 11. Aiesha Curley, Tohatchi, NM, 51; 12. Chantel Jensen, Queen Creek, AZ, 49; 13. Austin Butler, Buckeye, AZ, 49; 14. Courtny Cline, Queen Creek, AZ, 48; 15. Devin Cordova, Florence, AZ, 48; Boys All-Around 1. Devon Burris, Queen Creek, AZ, 103; 2. Brent Keaveney, Florence, AZ, 96; 3. Lucas Casterton, Mesa, AZ, 91; 4. Tanner Baldwin, Vail, AZ, 87; 5. Kyle Jones, Morristown, AZ, 73; 6. Skeeter Hill, Scottsdale, AZ, 63; 7. Klay Jones, Morristown, AZ, 62; 8. Mike Fletcher, Chino Valley, AZ, 58; 9. Rio Lee, Vail, AZ, 56; 10. Jerod Reyes, Elgin, AZ, 54; 11. Brady Payne, Gilbert, AZ, 48; 12. Trey Blackmore, Hillside, AZ, 42; 13. Kolt Campbell, Kingman, AZ, 40; 14. Levi Gallego, Tucson, AZ, 40; 15. Lane Stock, Taylor, AZ, 39;

Bareback Riding 1. Jake Salcito, Skull Valley, AZ, 30; 2. Rio Lee, Vail, AZ, 27; 3. Austin Cordova, Florence, AZ, 10; 4. Edmiles Harvey, Chinle, AZ, 10; Steer Wrestling 1. Jerod Reyes, Elgin, AZ, 51; 2. Brent Keaveney, Florence, AZ, 46; 3. Devon Burris, Queen Creek, AZ, 33; 4. Mike Vines, Scottsdale, AZ, 30; 5. Lucas Casterton, Mesa, AZ, 28; 6. Clayton Brunson, Palo Verde, AZ, 18; 7. Owen Salcito, Skull Valley, AZ, 17; 8. Rio Lee, Vail, AZ, 16; 9. Kyrel Lupe, Whiteriver, AZ, 14; 10. Andrew Deshazo, Wickenburg, AZ, 13 Team Roping (Header) 1. Tanner Baldwin, Vail, AZ, 63; 2. Trey Blackmore, Hillside, AZ, 39; 3. Tj Jewell, Queen Creek, AZ, 28; 4. Lacey Dieckman, Wickenburg, AZ, 21; 5. Brady Payne, Gilbert, AZ, 20; 6. Kelsey Lutjen, Florence, AZ, 17; 7. Trey Stock, Taylor, AZ, 17; 8. Preston Chamberlain, San Tan Valley, AZ, 16; 9. Caden Kerby, Queen Creek, AZ, 16; 10. Lucas Mackenzie, Desert Hills, AZ, 14; 11. Jace Jacobs, Sierra Vista, AZ, 13; 12. Heather Rae Mackenzie, Desert Hills, AZ, 11; 13. Kyle Jones, Morristown, AZ, 9; 14. Bobby Flores, Oracle, AZ, 8; 15. Jordann Mcclister, Arlington, AZ, 8; Team Roping (Heeler) 1. Skeeter Hill, Scottsdale, AZ, 63; 2. Kolt Campbell, Kingman, AZ, 39; 3. Lucas Casterton, Mesa, AZ, 28; 4. Adrian Escalante, Phoenix, AZ, 21; 5. Devon Burris, Queen Creek, AZ, 20; 6. Devin Cordova, Florence, AZ, 17; 7. Lane Stock, Taylor, AZ, 16; 8. Levi Gallego, Tucson, AZ, 16; 9. Brent Keaveney, Florence, AZ, 14; 10. Zane Webster, San Simon, AZ, 13; 11. Rio Lee, Vail, AZ, 13; 12. Hunter Reaume, Wickenburg, AZ, 11; 13. Garett Casterton, Mesa, AZ, 11; 14. Klay Jones, Morristown, AZ, 9; 15. Dexter Udall, Chandler Heights, AZ, 8; Saddle Bronc 1. Dawson Byrne, Wickenburg, AZ, 10 Tiedown 1. Devon Burris, Queen Creek, AZ, 50; 2. Brent Keaveney, Florence, AZ, 36; 3. Lucas Casterton, Mesa, AZ, 35; 4. Zane Hirsch, Phoenix, AZ, 33; 5. Brady Payne, Gilbert, AZ, 28; 6. Tanner Baldwin, Vail, AZ, 24; 7. Colton Clem, Willcox, AZ, 24; 8. Levi Gallego, Tucson, AZ, 24; 9. Dexter Udall, Chandler Heights, AZ, 23; 10. Lane Stock, Taylor, AZ, 23; 11. Preston Chamberlain, San Tan Valley, AZ, 20; 12. Caden Kerby, Queen Creek, AZ, 17; 13. Garett Casterton, Mesa, AZ, 15; 14. Hunter Reaume, Wickenburg, AZ, 10; 15. Jace Jacobs, Sierra Vista, AZ, 5; Breakaway Roping 1. Bailey Hand, Whittman, AZ, 35; 2. Aubrey Smith, Mesa, AZ, 29; 3. Megan Sherwood, Pima, AZ, 26.5; 4. Heidi Jo Winkle, Queen Creek, AZ, 25; 5. Devin Cordova, Florence, AZ, 22; 6. Dakota Cauthen, Casa Grande, AZ, 22; 7. Aiesha Curley, Tohatchi, NM, 21; 8. Aspyn Dent, Phoenix, AZ, 21; 9. Zoe Billings, Dona Ana, NM, 20; 10. Danya Weir, Camp Verde, AZ, 18; 11. Kelsey Lutjen, Florence, AZ, 17; 12. Brooke Dollarhide, Wikieup, AZ, 15; 13. Sharli Macdonald, Camp Verde, AZ, 12; 14. Sammy Primera, Desert Hills, AZ, 10; 15. Whitney Gowin, Marana, AZ, 9.5;

Goat Tying 1. Kelsey Lutjen, Florence, AZ, 48; 2. Aspyn Dent, Phoenix, AZ, 38; 3. Taylor Holderman, San Tan Valley, AZ, 33; 4. Arianna Assini, Oracle, AZ, 32; 5. Aiesha Curley, Tohatchi, NM, 30; 6. Georgia Diez, Phoenix, AZ, 29; 7. Zoe Billings, Dona Ana, NM, 28.5; 8. Cori Teller, Maricopa, AZ, 22; 9. Heidi Jo Winkle, Queen Creek, AZ, 22; 10. Ricky Rodriguez, Paulden, AZ, 20; 11. Chelsie Stodghill, Pine, AZ, 16.5; 12. Lacey Garside, Prescott, AZ, 14; 13. Devin Cordova, Florence, AZ, 9; 14. Carly Billington, Cave Creek, AZ, 9; 15. Chantel Jensen, Queen Creek, AZ, 8; Barrel Racing 1. Courtny Cline, Queen Creek, AZ, 44; 2. Georgia Diez, Phoenix, AZ, 42; 3. Kelsey Lutjen, Florence, AZ, 36; 4. Chelsea Shannon, Aguila, AZ, 34; 5. Chelsie Stodghill, Pine, AZ, 26; 6. Layne Lackey, Buckeye, AZ, 22; 7. Zoe Billings, Dona Ana, NM, 22; 8. Dakota Cauthen, Casa Grande, AZ, 21; 9. Carter Blackmore, Hillside, AZ, 18; 10. Carly Billington, Cave Creek, AZ, 17; 11. Ali Guida, Queen Creek, AZ, 16; 12. Riley Blunk, Prescott, AZ, 16; 13. Lacey Garside, Prescott, AZ, 14; 14. Bailey Wheeler, Chandler, AZ, 10; 15. Rebba Wright, Yuma, AZ, 9; Pole Bending 1. Austin Butler, Buckeye, AZ, 49; 2. Braelyn Henry, Tucson, AZ, 48; 3. Rebba Wright, Yuma, AZ, 38; 4. Marissa Hancock, Wickenburg, AZ, 36; 5. Shyanne Summerfield, Sonoita, AZ, 31; 6. Bailey Wheeler, Chandler, AZ, 30; 7. Myranda Bascom, Mesa, AZ, 22; 8. Riley Blunk, Prescott, AZ, 16; 9. Danya Weir, Camp Verde, AZ, 15; 10. Chantel Jensen, Queen Creek, AZ, 14; 11. Sierra Egge, New River, AZ, 13; 12. Lacey Garside, Prescott, AZ, 11; 13. Carter Blackmore, Hillside, AZ, 10; 14. Ali Guida, Queen Creek, AZ, 9; 15. Hailey Schafer, Queen Creek, AZ, 8; Bull Riding 1. Brandon Mccassie, Phoenix, AZ, 20; 2. Michael Power, San Simon, AZ, 19; 3. John Phelps, Sonoita, AZ, 10; 4. Jay Joaquin, Sacaton, AZ, 10; 5. Casper Johns, Duncan, AZ, 10 Boy’s Cutting 1. Kyle Jones, Morristown, AZ, 64; 2. Mike Fletcher, Chino Valley, AZ, 58; 3. Klay Jones, Morristown, AZ, 53; 4. Connor Barrett, Scottsdale, AZ, 27 Girl’s Cutting 1. Danielle Morgan, Cave Creek, AZ, 58; 2. Racquel Jundt, Wickenburg, AZ, 52.5; 3. Kayla Squires, Desert Hills, AZ, 50.5; 4. Dallas Beshears, Gilbert, AZ, 43.5; 5. Jamie Wootten, Queen Creek, AZ, 42.5; 6. Stephanie Payne, Chandler Heights, AZ, 40; 7. Hailey Schafer, Queen Creek, AZ, 37.5; 8. Chantel Jensen, Queen Creek, AZ, 23; 9. Heather Rae Mackenzie, Desert Hills, AZ, 16.5; 10. Ricky Rodriguez, Paulden, AZ, 12

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NEW MEXICO HIGH SCHOOL RODEO ASSOCIATION Go to www.nmhighschoolrodeo.com for NMHSRA information

2012 Spring Rodeo Schedule March 17 March 31 - April 1 April 14-15 May 5-6 May 12-13

Farmington, NM Carlsbad, NM Las Cruces, NM Las Vegas, NM Gallup, NM

All rodeos will start at 9 a.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. on Sunday. Please check later for times. - All cuttings will be held Saturday after the after the rodeo.

2012 Standings Top 20 Points after Lovington Saddle Bronc 1. Lon, Danley, 67.5; 2. Bryce, Howe, 57; 3. Wyatt, Lindsay, 35; 4. Justin, Hamilton, 9.5 Bareback 1. Levi, Molesworth, 68; 2. Talon, Henry, 28; 3. Cooper, Kirkpatrick, 9 Team Roping* 1. Josh, Fish, 50; 2. Jace, Davis, 43; 3. Abby, Medlin, 43; 4. Cade, Passing, 40; 5. Matthew, Silva, 39; 6. Carl, Sweazea, 39; 7. Bryce, Howe, 37; 8. Garrett, Hendrix, 37; 9. Tyler, Jiron, 32; 10. AJ, Sauceda, 32; 11. Jesse, Rogers, 31; 12. Breanna, Post, 27; 13. Miranda, Cisnros, 27; 14. Bryce, Smith, 26; 15. Corley, Henderson, 26; 16. Pace, Blanchard, 23; 17. Betty, Pack, 23; 18. Jared, Martinez, 23; 19. Dustyn, Sisneros, 18; 20. Ben, South, 18

Barrels 1. Leia, Pluemer, 65; 2. Abby, Medlin, 61; 3. Baillie, Wiseman, 59.5; 4. Bailey, Harwell, 46; 5. LeighAnn, Scribner, 43; 6. Ariana, Sanchez, 42; 7. Kenna, Sullivan, 40; 8. Haley, Wolfe, 30.5; 9. Shayla, Martin, 27; 10. Keely, Smith, 23; 11. MaKayla, Jacobs, 20; 12. Tierra, Gray, 20; 13. Danica, Fifer, 19.5; 14. Dakota, Danley, 12.5; 15. NaLynn, Cline, 12; 16. Karlee, Alvord, 8; 17. Jessica, Anthony, 8; 18. Maddison, Livingston, 4; 19. Jordan, Noe, 4; 20. Ciara, Lefebre, 2 Breakaway 1. LeighAnn, Scribner, 49; 2. Kacy, Willcox, 42; 3. Karlee, Alvord, 35; 4. Leann, Herring, 31; 5. Tierra, Gray, 29; 6. Baillie, Wiseman, 28; 7. Morgan, Gonzales, 28; 8. Kacey, Clark, 23; 9. Kenna, Sullivan, 22.5; 10. Lindsey, Adcock, 22; 11. Hunter, Haley, 20; 12. Kaylee, Foster, 19.5; 13. Betty, Pack, 18.5; 14. Danica, Fifer, 17; 15. Keely, Smith, 16.5; 16. Jordan, Woodbury, 16; 17. NaLynn, Cline, 16; 18. Miranda, Cisneros, 13.5; 19. Abby, Medlin, 13; 20. Whitley, Cline, 12 Girl’s Cutting 1. Krista, Turner, 94; 2. Leia, Pluemer, 87; 3. LeighAnn, Scribner, 73.5; 4. Holly, McGlasson, 56; 5. Rachel, Pozzi, 19; 6. NaLynn, Cline, 13.5 Bull Riding 1. Joseph, McConnel, 78.5; 2. Michael, Mauldin, 40; 3. Oobie, Hawkes, 39; 4. Lon, Danley, 36.5; 5. Cody, Mathews, 20; 6. Jacob, Spencer, 19.5; 7. Cody, Strite, 17.5; 8. Tristen, Howard, 11.5; 9. Adam, Mendez, 11; 10. Tanner, Harvey, 9.5; 11. Wyatt, Harper, 8; 12. Talon, Henry, 8 Steer Wrestling 1. Preston, McCullar, 81; 2. Cooper, Kirkpatrick, 67; 3. Jake, Trujillo, 63; 4. Jared, Martinez, 62; 5. Josh, Fish, 53; 6. Lorenzo, Lara, 42; 7. Miles, McCullar, 28; 8. JW, Lindsay, 26;

9. Wyatt, Lindsay, 19; 10. Chance, Robbins, 16; 11. Wyatt, Jurney, 9; 12. Corey, Lefebre, 7 Calf Roping 1. Quinton, Ellis, 42; 2. Connor, Hall, 41; 3. Garrett, Hendrix, 41; 4. Jace, Davis, 33; 5. Joshua, Walker, 29; 6. Brody, Stallard, 28; 7. Preston, McCullar, 27; 8. Matthew, Silva, 27; 9. Chace, Valdez, 26; 10. Pyrce, Marez, 26; 11. Corley, Henderson, 23; 12. Bryce, Howe, 20.5; 13. Cody, King, 19; 14. Miles, McCullar, 16; 15. Ben, South, 15; 16. Wyatt, Lindsay, 15; 17. Jacob, Gudgell, 13; 18. Lorenzo, Lara, 13; 19. Lon, Danley, 12; 20. Chance, Robbins, 11 Goat Tying 1. LeighAnn, Scribner, 71.5; 2. Jordan, Noe, 55; 3. Leia, Pluemer, 48; 4. MaKayla, Jacobs, 44.5; 5. Abby, Medlin, 40.5; 6. Tierra, Gray, 39; 7. Lindsey, Adcock, 38; 8. Hunter, Haley, 37; 9. Morgan, Gonzales, 30.5; 10. Ciara, Lefebre, 24; 11. Meghan, Meeks, 22; 12. Keely, Smith, 21; 13. Miranda, Cisneros, 18; 14. Lany, Elkins, 12; 15. Kaylee, Foster, 8; 16. Bailey, Harwell, 8; 17. Kenna, Sullivan, 7; 18. Baylee, Henderson, 7; 19. Haley, Wolfe, 7; 20. Baille, Wiseman, 6 Poles 1. Leia, Pluemer, 58; 2. Whitley, Cline, 57.5; 3. LeighAnn, Scribner, 53; 4. Bailey, Harwell, 49; 5. Kacy, Willcox, 48; 6. NaLynn, Cline, 43; 7. Baillie, Weisman, 40; 8. Karlee, Alvord, 31; 9. Betty, Pack, 26; 10. Tierra, Gray, 25.5; 11. Lindsey, Adcock, 24; 12. Haley, Wolfe, 19; 13. Dakota, Danely, 15; 14. Julie, Weyrich, 15; 15. Mackenzie, Kemple, 12; 16. Lany, Elkins, 7; 17. Danica, Fifer, 7; 18. Keely, Smith, 6; 19. Sheradan, Jaquez, 4; 20. Leann, Herring, 3 Boy’s Cutting 1. Wil, Watts, 92; 2. Chace, Valdez, 85; 3. Josh, Fish, 77; 4. Pace, Blanchard, 60; 5. Byrce, Howe, 17

ARIZONA JUNIOR RODEO ASSOCIATION AJRA SCHEDULE February, 2012 - TBA March 10-11, 2012 Wickenburg April, 2012 - TBA Wilcox May, 2012 - TBA Tentative - Taylor Adult Directors President - Travis Bates Vice President - Mike Cundall Barrel Racing Director - Mark Billington Ribbon Roping Director - Todd Schafer Breakaway Roping Director John McKenzie Rough Stock Director - Casey Reinert Tie Down Director - Open Pole Bending Director - Cindy Little Goat Tying Director - Jason Keenan Chute Dogging Director Kevin Heimburg Calf roping Director - Jason Keith Team roping Director - Bucky Bates Rodeo Secretary - Julie Keaveney

About AJRA

Grounds, Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Our mission is: * To promote the Christian principles upon which the AJRA was founded and to encourage members to exhibit characteristics consistent with these ideals. * To encourage and promote the highest level of conduct, moral character, clean living and sportsmanship among all of its members and member families. * To promote and educate others of the heritage and traditions of the sport of rodeo and the Western way of life. * To promote the sport of rodeo for junior kids for the purposes of maintaining and/or increasing interest in the sport and to build closer relationships among people interested in this activity and the organizations they may represent.

The Arizona Junior Rodeo was established in 1967 with the first finals held in 1969 at the Arizona State Fair

Contact Us; ajrarodeo@hotmail.com

Youth Directors Barrel Racing Director - Savanna Egge / Madision Bates Breakaway Roping Director Lacey Garside / Makena Burris Rough Stock - Beau McVicker / Brandon McCassie Calf Roping - Braden Parker / Denton Bates Ribbon Roping/Ribbon Runner Logan Bates / Tannis Penrod Chute Dogging Director - Devon Burris / Colton Clem Team roping Director - Lane Stock / Heather MacKenzie Pole Bending Director - Hailey Schafer / Camile Bales Goat Tying Director - Aspen Dent / Sierra Jo Keith Poles Director - Hailey Schafer / Camile Bales


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At the end of the 2012 Spring Series Saddles will be awarded to All-Around Cowgirl and All-Around Cowboy in each age division. This does not apply to rough stock.

2012 Spring Rodeo Dates March 17-18, 2012 April 14-15, 2012 May 19-20, 2012

For more information or to pre-enter please call Cody or Melissa McDaugale at 505/287-2662 or 505/290-7390 Pre-Entries taken before March 7, 2012. Books Open from 7-8 a.m. each day of the rodeo

Please Find Additional Information at www.cibolacountygymkhanarodeo.com Kids Rodeo Events Are: 6 & Under Leadline, Dummy Roping, Barrels, Flags, Poles, & Goat Tying Sheep Riding 6 & Under Calf Riding 7-9 Steer Riding 10-13 Barrels, Poles, Flags and Goats Tying 7-9, 10-13, 14-18 Breakaway Roping and Step Down Roping 7-9, 10-13, 14-18 Team Roping (Adult/Contestant)

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Sandoval County Sheriff’s Posse Arena Bernalillo, NM Crossroads Ranch and Rodeo Ministry Bull Riding and Bucking Horse School February 11-12, 2012 H Bull Riding “The Guru Gary Leffew” - tuition $450 H Steer Riding - tuition $375 H Calf Riding - tuition $375 H Saddle Bronc and Bareback Riding “Rome Wagner” plus other great instructors - tuition $300

You will want to attend this school. Many World Champions in the PRCA, PBR, All Indian, NMRA, etc. have begun their careers or attended our schools to fine tune their riding skills. “Satisfaction Guaranteed!” $100 deposit due by January 28, 2012

Sandoval County Sheriff’s Posse Open and Youth Rodeo Series 2011 FINALS • Bernalillo, NM March 10-11, 2012 1:00 p.m. each day see website for details: www.crossroadsranchandrodeocompany.com

Enter each day–each performance a seperate rodeo. Admission $5 • 12 and under free. We ask that everyone pay admission, even contestants. (This will help us to keep building this great 3rd year fall series.)

Events H H H H

Ages 6 and under: Barrels, Poles, Flag Race - $15/event Mutton Busting: 50 lbs. and under - $20 Ages 7-9: Barrels, Poles, Flag Race - $20 • Calf Riding $30 Ages 10-14: Barrels, Poles - $25 Boys/Girls Breakaway, Steer Riding - $35 H Ages 15-19: Barrels, Poles - $40 • Girls Breakaway - $45 Boys Tie Down - $45 • Saddle Bronc - $55 Chute Doggin - $45 Series Buckles awarded for 6 & under All Around and Runner-Up, 7-9 All Around and Runner-Up 10-14 Boys and Girls All Around 15-19 Boys and Girls All Around

H Open Events: Bull Riding - $70 • Saddle Bronc - $70 Bareback - $70 • Novice Bulls - $65 • Barrels - $55 Ladies Breakaway - $55 • Tie down - $55 Team Roping - $40/roper, Enter 3x

$5 PER CONTESTANT SECRETARY FEE

Entry fees must be paid one hour prior to performance. Entries are limited. Cowboy dress code. No achohol or drugs - immediate disqualification possible if caught.

For information please visit: www.crossroadsranchandrodeocompany.com call: Mark 970.739.3851 or Charity 970.749.4984 E-mail: crossroadsrodeocompany@yahoo.com Cowboy Church at all events. Crossroads Ranch and Rodeo Company’s Achievement Awards 2010 National Senior Pro Rodeo's “Rodeo of the Year” Award -Wheatland, Wyoming 2010 NMRA “Most Improved Rodeo” Award Cuba, New Mexico 2010 NMRA “Rising Stars of Rodeo” Award Bernalillo, New Mexico

1510 AM Radio in Albuquerque and 980 AM Radio in Grants are Crossroads Ranch and Rodeo Company’s official radio stations. Tune in for all our rodeo information.

Photographer Keith Hart www.faithfoto.com

Crossroads Ranch and Rodeo Company believes that Rodeo should be family friendly entertainment. We strive to see the communities we work in benefit in every way possible.

Crossroads Rodeo Company would like to thank our committees and 2010/2011 sponsors, they are the best! Vigil Beef Jerky • Southwest Livestock Sales • Appaloosa Trading Co. • Boot Barn (Cloudberries, Durango Cowgirl) Fender Menders • Durango Muffler • Bresnan Cable • 4x4 and More • Super 8 • H&R Block-Durango Quality Inn (Excel Hospitality, Holiday Inn Express, Comfort Inn) • Rathjun Construction • Rodeo News • Four Corners Lending Beeman Brothers Well Drilling • College Corner Pawn • Colorado Trading Co. • Alltel in the Four Corners • Aarons • Corona do Grill Blakes Lotaburger • New Creation Thrift Store • Browns Sport Shoe • Vertical Family Chiropractic • Southwest Bank Verizon of Durango • Cloudberries of Durango Colorado All of us at Crossroads Ranch and Rodeo Company would like to thank all the contestants, spectators, sponsors, and most importantly our Lord for the 2011 rodeo season.

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OPEN TO THE WORLD RODEO Co-Sanctioned with Grand Canyon Pro Rodeo Association

AJ Rodeo Grounds - Apache Junction, AZ February 23, 24, 25 & 26, 2012

$5,500 Total Added Money Saddle Bronc & Bareback only • Will be a rodeo each day - you can enter 1, 2, 3 days

$300 ADDED EACH DAY plus an Average buckle (must enter twice to be eligible)

All Team Roping will be Thursday, February 23 • 9:00 a.m. • Chute Run

Additional Lost Dutchman Days Features:

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Tough Enough to Wear Pink • Friday Performance All contestants and spectators wearing pink will be eligible for Pink prizes.

Event

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Bareback

$75 Enter 1, 2, 3 days

$300 ea. day

Saddle Bronc

$75 Enter 1, 2, 3 days

$300 ea. day

Money

Rodeo Dance Must be 21 to attend Large Carnival Bull Riding

$85 $10 day money incl. Champion buckle to High Point Ride

$500

Parade (downtown) Calf Roping

$75

$400

2 Free Entertainment

Incentive Calf Roping

$75 GCPRA Rules

$400

Stages

Steer Wrestling

$75

$400

Breakaway

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$400

BLM Wild Horse & Burro

Barrel Race Open

$65

$400

Adoption

Barrel Race Handicapped

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Team Roping Open

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100+ Vendors, with Plenty of Food & Arts & Crafts

Team ropers eligible can enter both events 2 times! $15 stock charge & $10 administration fee per person Fees must be paid one hour prior to performance or stock not drawn or assigned slot considered vacated

Booths

Central Entry Information: Performances: 1:30 p.m. Fri., Sat. & Sun. Slack: 9:00 a.m. Sunday if needed Admission $12 Adults - $8 Kids Contestants ONLY Free

Monday, February 20 Team Roping line 480/671-1036 Entries open 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. All other events enter at 480/288-9315 or 480/288-9318 Rough Stock open at 5:00 p.m. All other events 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Stock contractor: Buster Webb’s W/A Rodeo Company 505/320-3321 Information: 1-888-75RODEO visit us at:

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Barrel racers across the region opened their hearts and wallets and raised over $11,000 to help Tam Dean in her battle with cancer. It is wonderful to see the people pulling together and opening their hearts and wallets in times of need. It is a great group of people to be around! Our season came to a close with new member, Becca Kenner making a smoking run at our last race despite the cold and snow, the barrels were hot! Our finals is looking to have some close races for the bragging rights to “Year End Champ” while a couple of runners have their saddles sewn up and can take a breather. We will be adding another $15,000+ to the weekend. Complete details are now available at our web site at nmnbha.com Wishing everyone a Happy New Year! IN HOUSE PROOF CRX’D Kathy Price NBHA NM-1

WPRA 2012 WPRA World pro rodeo standings

Smith’s Rodeo

Photos P. O. Box 1368 Crownpoint, NM 87313

505.786.7191 On-Site Printing smithrodeophotos @frontiernet.net

1. Benette Barrington-Little; Ardmore; OK; $14,743; 2. Carlee Pierce; Stephenville; TX; $7,719; 3. Linda Vick; Hesperia; CA; $7,102; 4. Brittany Pozzi; Victoria; TX; $6,872; 5. Reagan Dillard; Granbury; TX; $5,392; 6. Shelley Morgan; Eustace; TX; $4,677; 7. Kim Schulze; Elbert; CO; $3,756; 8. Jennilee Thompson; Duncombe; IA; $3,711; 9. Paige Conrado; Hudson; CO; $3,461; 10. Tammi Pettis; Osteen; FL; $3,158; 11. Karen Little; San Saba; TX; $3,031; 12. Aimee Kay; Bluff Dale; TX; $2,884; 13. Trula Churchill; Valentine; NE; $2,737; 14. Tana Renick; Kingston; OK; $2,590; 15. Danyelle Campbell; Beaumont; CA; $2,579; 16. Terikay Leibrand; Williston; ND; $2,443; 17. June Holeman; Arcadia; NE; $2,335; 18. Morgan Figueroa; Bandera; TX; $2,276; 19. Mattie Little-Jackson; Ardmore; OK; $2,249; 20. Rachel Primm; Washoe Valley; NV; $2,214; 21. Sue Smith; Blackfoot; ID; $1,985; 22. Jessica Routier; Buffalo; SD; $1,952; 23. Amanda Welsh; Gillette; WY; $1,890; 24. Kendra Dickson; Aubrey; TX; $1,889; 25. Emily Efurd; Pittsburg; TX; $1,810

Circuit Schedule - Turquoise Updated 1/16/12 February 10-12 - Yuma, AZ February 10-12 - Queen Creek, AZ February 18-26 - Tucson, AZ

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February 21 - Marana, AZ February 24 - Litchfield Park, AZ March 1-4 - Fort Mohave, AZ March 1-4 - Scottsdale, AZ March 16-18 - Buckeye, AZ March 29-32 - Lubbock, TX (Co-approved Texas Circuit) March 30-April 1 - Cave Creek, AZ March 30-April 1 - Queen Creek, AZ Go to www.wpra.com for more Professional Women’s Rodeo Association News and Information

Applications Now Accepted for Free Vaccines through Unwanted Horse Veterinary Relief Campaign Equine rescue and retirement facilities are encouraged to apply for free vaccines through the Unwanted Horse Veterinary Relief Campaign (UHVRC), a program sponsored by the American Association of Equine Practitioners and Merck Animal Health. The deadline for applications for spring vaccines is Feb. 1. The campaign, which was established in 2008, provides free equine vaccines to rescue and retirement facilities in the United States. To date, more than 15,000 horses have been vaccinated through the program. Qualifying facilities are provided with vaccines to protect against eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE), western equine encephalomyelitis (WEE), rabies and tetanus, as well as equine influenza and equine herpesvirus. To qualify for donated vaccines, facilities must have 501(c) (3) tax-exempt status and abide by the AAEP Care Guidelines for Equine Rescue and Retirement Facilities. Rescue and retirement facilities are required to work with an AAEP-member veterinarian when applying for vaccinations. For more information, or to download an application, visit www.uhvrc.org. For questions regarding the application process, contact Dana Kirkland in the AAEP office at (800) 443-0177 or dkirkland@aaep.org. The American Association of Equine Practitioners, headquartered in Lexington, Ky., was founded in 1954 as a nonprofit organization dedicated to the health and welfare of the horse. Currently, the AAEP reaches more than 5 million horse owners through its


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PRIZES PAID FOR BY PRODUCER

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3 Trophy Cowboy Gold Saddles • High money winner each day (Specialty ropings excluded)

USTRC Sanctioned Event Guarantee - Never Less Than: $160,000 USTRC Flex Earnings US Open Tour Points (awarded through 10th in the Average) Ultimate Partner Finder Draw-in Options in Effect

33 Trophy Gist Buckles

(for more details see the format section in the back of this issue of SuperLooper Magazine)

NEW PAYOUT GUARANTEED 2/3 CASH PAYBACK

MARCH 16-18, 2012

FORT MOHAVE, AZ

ACTION STARTS 9 a.m. DAILY FRIDAY, MARCH 16

SATURDAY, MARCH 17

SUNDAY, MARCH 18

• Open (with #15 Inc.)

• #9 (with #8 Inc.)

• #15 Handicap

• Gold Plus #12 (with #10 Inc.) Century Bonus included

• #13 Handicap

• #11 (with #10 Inc.)

• #12 (with #11 Inc.)

• #10 (with #9 Inc.) 12 noon Saturday Kids 6 and under, 7-9 and 10-12

• #8 Pick/Draw for beginner & novice ropers only (books close at 10:30 a.m.)

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Open (with #15 Incentive) $150/roper. Enter 2 times, maximim • 5-steer, Progressive after 1 • Any comb. of Incentive / Non-incentive • Must qualify to short round to receive Tour Points

#13 Handicap $100/roper. Enter 3 times • 5-steer, Progressive after 1 • #12 team - 2 sec. off • #11 & under team - 4 sec. off

7:30 a.m. Sunday

Location: Mojave Crossing Event Center Directions: Kingman: Hwy. 68 south 35 miles to Hwy. 95 South. Continue approx. 11 miles to Aztec Rd., to the AVI sign. Laughlin: Needles Hwy. south 11 miles to Aha Macav Pkwy., Avi sign. Turn left, 3 miles to venue. Needles: I-40 to River Rd. Cutoff, which becomes Needles Hwy. North 14 miles to Aha Macav Pkwy. Look for the AVI sign. Turn right, continue to venue. Producer: USTRC Cattle: Reed and Keith Flake Stalls: First come first served. Stall reservations accepted from Gold Plus members only and must be made no later than 7 days prior to the event. Call your Gold Plus representative, Ty Hillman. Event Info: USTRC office 254.968.0002 Hotels: On-site hotel: AVI Resort & Casino 800.AVI.2WINN or info@avicasino.com. For more hotel info call 1-800-4Laughlin or visitlaughlin.com. Tack store along with horse hay and feed available on-site. Choice Hotels: choicesportstravel.com, Special Rate ID #00214570

Current coggins required 2012 USTRC membership required before you rope, and may be purchased at this event. Memberships purchased at this event are good for 2012 season.

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#15 Handicap $100/roper. Enter 3 times • 5-steer, Progressive after 1 • #14 team - 2 sec. off • #13 & under team - 4 sec. off

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Incentive Ropings in the #12, #11, #10, & #9

• Average winners of the #15, #13, #12, #11, #10 & #9 • Average & Incentive Average winners of the Gold Plus • 1st through 3rd place Average winners of the #8 Pick/Draw • Incentive Average winners of the #12, #11, #10 & #9 • Winners of the Jr. Looper Divisions

#12, #11 #10, #9 $100/roper. Enter 3 times maximum • 4-steer, Progressive after 1 • #12 (with #11 Incentive) #11 (with #10 Incentive) • #10 capped at an Elite #6 (with #9 Incentive) • #9 capped at an Elite #5 (with #8 Incentive) • Top 20 teams to the short round • Top 30 to short round in #9 only. Gold Plus #12 (with #10 Incentive) $100/roper. Enter 3 times, maximum • 4-steer, Progressive after 1 • Any comb. of Incentive / Non-incentive • Gold Plus members 25 years and over only • Top 3 Average teams and Incentive Average teams receive National Shoot-Outs/Flex Earnings • Top 20 teams to the short round. #8 Pick/Draw, (capped at a #4) $120/roper. Pick 1, Draw 2 or Draw 3 • 3-steer, Progressive after 1 • #7 team - 2 sec. off • 6 & under 3 sec. off • No Incentive • Top 30 teams to the short round.

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Dear Ropers, Do you feel like a million dollars? That is exactly what the USTRC is about to bestow on all of its competing members in 2012. Not to feel like a million dollars, but to present all of you collectively with an actual million dollars in cash! This is a game changer, as it far exceeds anything that has ever been done at the USTRC since the invention of the Shoot-Out. The consequences are going to be truly revolutionary. Why? Because instead of you, the roper, contributing added money to the National Finals Shoot-Out Fund, that money will now be provided solely by the USTRC, and it’s guaranteed to be a minimum of One Million Dollars! From here on out, not one dime of your entry fees will go toward added money at the National Finals of Team Roping (NFTR). For those of you who are unclear on how huge payouts at the NFTR have been previously generated, here is a quick reminder. A critical aspect of USTRC’s success was to create a National Finals event unsurpassed in the amount of money awarded to its National Champions. That goal has been accomplished, signified by the fact that for the last 11 years, over one million dollars of added money has magnified the incredible purses at the USTRC National Finals of Team Roping. Until now, a large portion of that money has come from the roper, in the form of a five percent contribution coming

out of your entry fees at every USTRC sanctioned roping. Your contributions helped to build the National Finals of Team Roping into the sport’s premier event – the largest and richest team roping in the world. In appreciation for all you’ve done, the USTRC is stepping up to contribute all of the added money, and we guarantee to add one million dollars to the NFTR purse. This commitment demonstrates how much faith the USTRC has in this sport and its members. But what exactly does this pledge mean to you? It means cash purses at every sanctioned event will dramatically increase. Based on roper contributions in 2011, over $750,000 more cash will be paid out at sanctioned events per season, without you having to lift a financial finger. That’s the new deal, the revolution USTRC is initiating right now. But the roper is not the only beneficiary. The business of producing team ropings is not an easy road to travel. USTRC producers have a substantial commitment in time, effort and money for every roping they put on, with no guarantee to earn a profit. And ropers, they do HAVE to earn a profit, or they will not be in this business very long. So the USTRC further pledges support of the unsung heroes of our business – the producers. You may not be aware that USTRC producers have also significantly contributed to the National Finals Shoot-Out Fund. In 2011, producers

added over a quarter of a million dollars out of their pocket to the Shoot-Out Fund. In the 2012 season, producers are no longer required to contribute to the Fund. This helps our producers stay in the game so they can continue providing ropers the best productions found anywhere in the sport of team roping. So, the revolution is upon us. The 2012 season marks a historic juncture in USTRC history as we continue our quest to provide greater value to our members. Now, ropers who cannot attend the Cinch NFTR won’t see their money siphoned off to an event he or she cannot attend. But the NFTR remains intact with the enormous cash purses and nominal entry fees that have made the NFTR the preeminent team roping year after year. Now cash purses at sanctioned events will grow by more than an estimated $750,000. You no longer need a math degree and a Cray computer to figure how much of your entry fees go into the roper’s pot. That number is two-thirds. Period. End of story! Sincerely,

Kirk Bray

“Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change.” - Henry Steele Commager


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by Lee Pitts

From Leeuary to Pittstober

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henever I get the muchappreciated free calendars at the start of every year there are a few months I’d like to tear out right then and there and be done with them. Sadly, I have to go through the process of living through these much-dreaded months. “January” sounds promising enough but then the month actually begins and many folks start the year with a hangover. If that’s not a sign of what’s to come I don’t know what is! How good can a month be that starts out with a bunch of fu-fu flower parades on TV? I’ve always felt January needs a new name that more accurately reflects it’s personality, something like “Depress-uary.” Christmas is over, everyone is grouchy because they’re back at work, and my favorite football teams lose again. Every year I’m convinced that early Alzheimer’s has kicked in because I can never remember to write the correct year on my checks. February isn’t much better. I’ve hated it ever since I was a kid because of Rejection Day, otherwise known as Valentine’s Day. I spend the entire month in confusion, not knowing how many days are in the month, or when we celebrate the dead President’s birthdays. I think we should change our calendar and make all months exactly four weeks long, and then create an all new month out of the days left over. This month would be work-free, tax free and free of all stupid holidays like National Sponge Cake Day. We’d call this new month Leeuary, Pittstober or Pittstember, in honor of its founder. And because there would be no more 29th, 30th of 31st of the month, there’s an added bonus: people born on those days would have no more birthdays! Adding Pittstober to the calendar would be a veritable Fountain of

Youth for many. March is one of my favorite months because Spring and daylight savings time start, no estimated taxes are due and March Madness basketball is on TV. Oh, and I almost forgot, (like I usually do) it also marks the anniversary of when I married my wonderful wife. But the good times don’t last because March is followed by April when we are reminded that we’re really just working for the IRS. The only holidays of note are Easter, when we don’t get any presents, and Earth Day, when environmentalists wring their hands, whine, and act holier than thou. After April the rest of the year is filled with months that only get better and better, building towards the crescendo known as December. In May we finally get to start keeping some of the money we make instead of sending it all to the crooks in Washington D.C, the cold weather is finally behind us, the lambs and yearlings are sold, fishing season opens and there are no expensive holidays like Valentines Day, Christmas, wedding anniversary or birthdays that I have to remember. How much better can it get? Plenty, for summer is about to start. I suppose it’s a carryover from my childhood when school let out for the summer in June, but just the mere mention of the month brings a smile to my face. In July we celebrate the second best holiday by getting to legally light incendiary devices. What more could you ask for in a holiday? And then in August there is our county fair when everyone overindulges in carnival food, over-thehill country music singers, pig races and PRCA rodeo. September is the month when kids go back to school so we are now safe to walk down the sidewalk without being run over by some juvenile delinquent on

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Congrats Wilcox & Anderson!

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Entries close at 10:00 am. Rope at 10:30 am. Pick or Draw for $150 per man. Enter 5 times. Must be a #5 or above header or #6 and above heeler to enter the draw portion of this roping. Cut off time in first round of 15 seconds. 80% payback with the Truck and Cash. 4 Steer handicapped. Handicaps #13 team straight time, #12 team -1 second off, #11 & below teams 3 seconds off.

What’s the Deal? This roping will payback at 80 percent including the truck and cash. The F- 350 Ford Diesel Crew Cab Dually truck is guaranteed regardless of the number of teams in each roping. This example payoff is based on 375 teams. If less or more teams are entered the cash payoff will be adjusted accordingly.

Average Payoff 1st. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . $12,500 2nd . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .$9,000 3rd . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .$6,500 4th . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .$5,000 5th . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .$4,000 6th . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .$3,000 7th . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .$2,500 8th . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .$2,250 9th . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .$1,500 10th . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .$1,500

Short Go Payoff 1st. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .$1,250 2nd . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .$1,000

General Info: Cash only! 5 sec. barrier. 2012 USTRC or WSTR required for payoff, no classifications will be issued onsite. Get your classification prior to the roping - NO EXCEPTIONS. Event will be cancelled in cases of inclement weather. We will be using TRIAD classifications. For more info. go to yostevents.com or call 520.251.1495.

High Point: Points will only be awarded in the average, 1st place in the average will receive 10 points, 2nd 9 points down to 1 point for 10th. Ties will be roped off. As you can see by they way the point are to be distributed, this will not be an entering contest, but rather a roping contest. Truck winner responsible for tax, title and licensing.


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Forest, MS — March 10-11, 2012 Scott County/Forest Coliseum

T & N Productions Saturday, March 10  #15 $150/roper Books open at 8:00 a.m.  #13 Warm-up Rope at 9:00 a.m. Pick1-Draw1 or Draw 2 $100/roper Can Enter Any Roping 2X  #13 World Series Qualifier $150/roper ~ No Cap ~ Must be 21 Resistol Rule: Cowboy Hat or No Hat  #12 World Series Qualifier Stalls and RV Hook-ups available on arrival $150/roper ~ No Cap ~ Must be 21 Sunday, March 11 2012 Upcoming Ropings: April 21-22 • Lake Charles, LA  #11 Warm-up Jun 30-Jul 1 • Port Allen, LA Pick 1-Draw 1 or Draw 2 TBA • Texarkana, AR $100/roper ~ Elite #6 heeler cap  #11 World Series Qualifier $150/roper ~ Elite #6 heeler cap ~ Must be 21  #10 World Series Qualifier $150/roper ~ #6 heeler cap ~ Must be 21  #9 WSTR membership or USTRC membership Pick 1-Draw 2 or Draw 3 required to collect winnings: You may purchase your 2012 WSTR card for $60 onsite, $150/roper ~ Elite #5 cap

online or by calling 505/898-1755. For more information: visit T & N Productions on Classifications powered by TRIAD Facebook or call Natie Johnson 318/235-3622


Event Classified

To place your event listing here call

John English at 505.890.1504 or email: jenglish@wspubs.com

FEBRUARY

KEY

EE FR

BR Bull Riding BRLS Barrels BKWY Breakaway

CR Calf Roping HS Horse Sale PRAC Practice

ROD Rodeo RS Rough Stock SE Special Event

SCH School TE Timed Event TP Team Penning

TR Team Roping

Jimmy Thompson Team Ropings

Yost Roping Events

February 4 & 18, 2012 Horsemans Arena, Belen, NM Jimmy Thompson 505-459-6851 See Advertisement on page 23

February 18, 2012 Dunn's Arena, Litchfield Park, AZ Ty Yost 480-987-1390 See Advertisement on page 64

TR

TR Load 'em in the Dark

Clint Benjamin Memorial TR

February 10-12, 2012 Mesquite City Fairgrounds, Mesquite, NV Pace Freed 480-398-0384

February 18-19, 2012 Sierra Cty. Sheriff's Posse Arena, T or C, NM Shonda Welty 575-772-5768 See Advertisement on page 25

TR

TR

Dynamite Arena

Wildfire Ranch Team Roping

Butterfield Stage Days

Wednesdays & Sundays Dynamite Arena, Cave Creek, AZ Levi Schofield 970-471-2707

February 10-12, 2012 Wildfire Ranch Arena, Salado, TX Wick Thomas 254-718-1404

February 18-19, 2012 Gila Bend Fairgrounds, Gila Bend, AZ Andi Tedder 623-249-9506 See Advertisement on page 44

TR

ROD

TR

C-T Rodeo

Dynamite Arena

Gold Rush Days Rodeo

Every Saturday Night C-T Rodeo Arena, Lubbock, TX Charlie Thompson 806-794-2317

February 10-12, 2012 Buckey Equestrian Center, Buckeye, AZ Levi Schofield 970-471-2707

February 18-19, 2012 Wickenburg Fairgrounds, Wickenburg, AZ Andi Tedder 623-249-9506 See Advertisement on page 44

ROD

ROD

TR

Pima Cty. Sheriff's Posse Gymkhana

NMRA Winter Convention

AHSRA

2nd Sunday of Each Month Vail Arena, Vail, AZ Nancy Flores 520-437-1486

February 11, 2012 Socorro, NM John Adams 575-779-3105 See Advertisement on page 43

February 18-19, 2012 Buckeye, AZ 520-205-0062 See Advertisement on page 48

ROD

ROD

ROD

Cross Roads Ranch & Rodeo Co.

Baca Series

Show Me The Benjamin

February and March 2012 See ad in this issue for locations Mark Sanchez 970-739-3851 See Advertisement on page 51

February 11 thru March 11, 2012 Valencia Cty. Sheriff's Posse, Belen, NM Casper Baca 505-287-9534

February 18-20, 2012 Apache Gold Casino, San Carlos, AZ Zane Dansie 801-599-1238 See Advertisement on page 26

ROD

TR

RS

ZD Cattle Company

Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce

Mike Cervi Memorial

February 3-4, 2012 Legacy Center, Farmington, UT Zane Dansie 801-599-1238

February 17-19, 2012 Evertt Bowman Rodeo Grds., Wickenburg, AZ Julie Brooks 928-684-5479

February 21-22, 2012 Casa Grande Fairgrounds, Casa Grande, AZ George Aros 520-241-2241 See Advertisement on page 27

ROD

TR

TR Valley of the Sun

Casa Grande Cowboy Days

Lost Dutchman Days

February 3-5, 2012 Casa Grande Rodeo Grds., Casa Grande, AZ Kenny Zamora 505-469-4388

February 17-26, 2012 Casa Grande Fairgrounds, Casa Grande, AZ Dick Powell 520-836-7013 See Advertisement on page 52

February 23-26, 2012 AJ Rodeo Grounds, Apache Junction, AZ Gary Mulholland 602-540-6524 See Advertisement on page 53

TR

ROD

TR

Beauty & the Beast Benefit

Hershberger Performance Horse Sale

Dynamite Arena

February 4, 2012 AJ Fairgrounds, Apache Junction, AZ Buster Webb 505-320-3321

February 18, 2012 Horseshoe Park Center, Queen Creek, AZ Jason Hershberger 602-284-0836 See Advertisement on page 24

February 24-25, 2012 Dynamite Arena, Cave Creek, AZ Levi Schofield 970-471-2707

ROD

SE

TR


Tuley Productions

Southwest Barrel Racers

NMHSRA Rodeo

February 24-26, 2012 Somervell County Expo, Glen Rose, TX Kelly Tuley 469-337-7699

March 9-11, 2012 McGee Park, Farmington, NM Kathy Price 505-632-9790 See Advertisement on page 55

March 17-18, 2012 McGee Park, Farmington, NM Myra Skinner 575-760-8169 See Advertisement on page 49

TR

BRLS

ROD

Yost Roping Events

WSTR Qualifier

AHSRA

February 24-26, 2012 Dunn's Arena, Litchfield Park, AZ Ty Yost 480-987-1390 See Advertisement on page 62-63

March 10-11, 2012 Scott County Forest Coliseum, Forest, MS Natie Johnson 318-235-3622 See Advertisement on page 65

March 24-25, 2012 Florence, AZ 520-205-0062 See Advertisement on page 48

TR

TR

ROD

World Series Grove Oklahoma

Arizona Junior Rodeo Association

Diamond E Productions

February 25-26, 2012 Grove, OK Mackey Tulley 479-435-2619 See Advertisement on page 29

March 10-11, 2012 Wickenburg Fairgrounds, Wickenburg, AZ Jodi Ivy 520-568-7457 See Advertisement on page 49

March 30-31, 2012 Horseman's Park, Las Vegas, NV Tom Ericsson 702-658-6100 See Advertisement on page 32

TR

ROD

TR

Circle T Arena

The Big Texas 12

NMHSRA Rodeo

February 25-26, 2012 Circle T Arena, Hamilton, TX Jennifer Burnett 254-386-3559 See Advertisement on page 28

March 11, 2012 Rose Palace, San Antonio, TX Arkie Kiehne 575-749-3963 See Advertisement on page 33

March 31-April 1, 2012 Carlsbad Fairgrounds, Carlsbad, NM Myra Skinner 575-760-8169 See Advertisement on page 49

TR

TR

ROD

Friday Night Team Ropings March 16, April 13 & May 18, 2012 Grants Rodeo Arena, Grants, NM John English 505-239-7617

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Rafter 5 Roping Company

Arizona Ranch Remuda Sale

New Mexico Championships

March 2, 2012 Southern NM Fairgrounds, Las Cruces, NM John English 505-239-7617 See Advertisement on page 30

March 16-17, 2012 Prescott Livestock Auction, Chino Valley, AZ Kathy McCraine mccraine@cableone.net

April 6-8, 2012 Curry County Event Center, Clovis, NM Ben Clements 254-968-0002

TR

HS

TR

Tolani Lake Classic

Miss Rodeo NM Pageant

Joe Beaver's Jr. Super Stars Roping

March 2-4, 2012 Navajo County Fairgrounds, Holbrook, AZ Kyle Huskey 480-375-1910 See Advertisement on page 30

March 16-18, 2012 Clovis, NM Wilma Fulgham 575-763-6231 See Advertisement on page 38

April 6-8, 2012 Wildfire Arena, Salado, TX Joe Beaver 254-722-0795

TR

SE

CR

M & R Roping Productions

Colorado River Classic

Cibola County Rodeo Series

March 3-4, 2012 Expo NM Horsemen's Arena, Albuquerque, NM Mathew Sanchez 505-238-4595 See Advertisement on page 31

March 17-18, 2012 Mojave Crossing Center, Fort Mohave, AZ Ben Clements 254-968-0002 See Advertisement on page 57

April 14-15, 2012 Grants Rodeo Arena, Grants, NM Melissa McDougale 505-287-2662 See Advertisement on page 50

TR

TR

ROD

New Mexico Jr. Rodeo Association

Cibola County Rodeo Series

SW Livestock Bucking Stock Sale

March 3-4, 2012 Las Cruces Fairgrounds, Las Cruces, NM John Acuna 505-470-1853 See Advertisement on page 46

March 17-18, 2012 Grants Rodeo Arena, Grants, NM Melissa McDougale 505-287-2662 See Advertisement on page 50

April 17-18, 2012 SW Event Center, Los Lunas, NM Dennis Chavez 505-865-4600 See Advertisement on page 33

ROD

ROD

HS


ADVERTISERS’ INDEX

A A Cut Above ....................22 Action Plus Photography.................37 American Diesel Service.........................36 Aros Roping.....................27

Lost Dutchman Days ........53

B Clint Benjamin Memorial Team Roping..25 Bishop Trailer Sales ..........56 Brushy Creek Ranch.........18

N Nakai Rodeo Photos.........39

C Cactus Group.....................7 Casa Grande Cowboy Days ...............52 Champion's Choice Buckles ..........................8 Chical Haystack..................3 Circle T Arena...................28 Classic Ropes...................71 Clint Benjamin Memorial Team Roping................25 Corriente Buckles.............19 Corriente Saddle Company .....................23 Crossroads Ranch & Rodeo Co. ......51 D Diamond E Productions, Inc..............32 Dollar Center Trading and Pawn, Inc. ...............19 E Empire Agriculture .............2 F Freedom RV.....................16 H Jim Heet Photography.................35 Hershberger Performance Horses ......24 Hubbard Trailer Sales........41 I Imperial Trailer Sales ........13 K KID Group .......................55 L Long Saddlery .................39

M M & R Productions...........31 Miss Rodeo NM Pageant...38 Mortenson Silver and Saddles .................55

February 2012 MONDAY JANUARY 23, 2012

TUESDAY 24

WEDNESDAY 25

THURSDAY 26

TR - Cave Creek, AZ, 66

O O-O, LLC.........................21 Old Mill ...........................23 30

31

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R Rafter 5 Roping Co. .........30 Rattler Ropes...................40 Red Bluff Buckles.............36 Rodeo West......................22 Royal Horn Wrap Co. ........37 S Smith’s Rodeo Photos ......54 Sparky Superior Roping Machines ..........14 Southwest Barrel Racers................55 Southwest Livestock.........33 T T & N Productions............65 The Big Texas 12..............33 Jimmy Thompson Team Ropings ...............23 Tolani Lake Team Roping.................30 Tres Rios Silver ................14 Tri-State Championships...29 U USTRC Colorado River Classic.................57 USTRC Gold Plus .............15 USTRC Membership Application................9-11 USTRC Payout ............58-59 USTRC TRIAD...................70

6

9

March Issue Ad / Text Deadline 13

14

15

16

TR - Cave Creek, AZ, 66

Valentine’s Day 21

20

TR - San Carlos, AZ, 26 TR - Casa Grande, AZ, 27 ROD/TR - Casa Grande, AZ, 52 ROD/TR - Casa Grande, AZ, 52 BRLS - Tucson, AZ, 54 BRLS - Tucson, AZ, 54 BRLS - Marana, AZ, 54

Presidents Day 27

Z ZD Roping Productions ..................26

8

7

TR - Cave Creek, AZ, 66

W Wrangler .........................72 Y Yost Events ..........62-63, 64

2

TR - Cave Creek, AZ, 66

22

23

TR - Casa Grande, AZ, 27 ROD/TR - Casa Grande, AZ, 52 BRLS - Tucson, AZ, 54 TR - Cave Creek, AZ, 66

ROD - Apache Junction, AZ, 53 ROD/TR - Casa Grande, AZ, 52 BRLS - Tucson, AZ, 54

29

MARCH 1

TR - Cave Creek, AZ, 66

BRLS - Ft. Mohave, AZ, 54 BRLS - Scottsdale, AZ, 54

Mailing Date for March Issue 28


EVENT CALENDAR

KEY: BR=Bull Riding; BRLS=Barrel Racing; BKWY=Breakaway; CR=Calf Roping; HS=Horse Sale; PRAC=Practice; ROD=Rodeo; RS=Rough Stock; SE=Special Event; SCH=School; TE=Timed Event; TP=Team Penning; TR=Team Roping. The number following the entry references the page number of advertising when applicable.

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SATURDAY

SUNDAY

28

29

ROD - Lubbock, TX, 66

TR - Cave Creek, AZ, 66

3

4

5

TR - Farmington, UT, 66 TR - Casa Grande, AZ, 66

TR - Belen, NM, 23 ROD - Lubbock, TX, 66 TR - Farmington, UT, 66 TR - Casa Grande, AZ, 66 ROD - Apache Junction, AZ, 66

TR - Cave Creek, AZ, 66 TR - Casa Grande, AZ, 66

10

11

12

BRLS - Yuma, AZ, 54 BRLS - Queen Creek, AZ, 54 TR - Mesquite, NV, 66 TR - Salado, TX, 66 TR - Buckeye, AZ, 66

SCH - Bernalillo, NM, 51 BRLS - Yuma, AZ, 54 BRLS - Queen Creek, AZ, 54 ROD - Lubbock, TX, 66 TR - Mesquite, NV, 66 TR - Salado, TX, 66 TR - Buckeye, AZ, 66 RS - Belen, NM, 66

SCH - Bernalillo, NM, 51 BRLS - Yuma, AZ, 54 BRLS - Queen Creek, AZ, 54 TR - Cave Creek, AZ, 66 ROD - Vail, AZ, 66 TR - Mesquite, NV, 66 TR - Salado, TX, 66 TR - Buckeye, AZ, 66 RS - Belen, NM, 66

17

18

ROD/TR - Casa Grande, AZ, 52 ROD - Wickenburg, AZ, 66

TR - Belen, NM, 23 HS - Queen Creek, AZ, 24 TR - T. or C., NM, 25 TR - San Carlos, AZ, 26 ROD - Gila Bend, AZ, 44 ROD - Wickenburg, AZ 44 ROD - Buckeye, AZ, 48 ROD/TR - Casa Grande, AZ, 52 BRLS - Tucson, AZ, 54 ROD - Lubbock, TX, 66 RS - Belen, NM, 66

24

25

26

ROD - Apache Junction, AZ, 53 ROD/TR - Casa Grande, AZ, 52 BRLS - Tucson, AZ, 54 BRLS - Litchfield Park, AZ, 54 TR - Phoenix, AZ, 62-63 TR - Cave Creek, AZ, 66 TR - Glen Rose, TX, 66

TR - Hamilton, TX, 28 TR - Grove, OK, 29 ROD - Apache Junction, AZ, 44 ROD/TR - Casa Grande, AZ, 52 BRLS - Tucson, AZ, 54 TR - Phoenix, AZ, 62-63 ROD - Lubbock, TX, 66 RS - Belen, NM, 66 TR - Cave Creek, AZ, 66 TR - Glen Rose, TX, 66

TR - Hamilton, TX, 28 TR - Grove, OK, 29 ROD - Apache Junction, AZ, 44 BRLS - Tucson, AZ, 54 TR - Phoenix, AZ, 62-63 TR - Cave Creek, AZ, 66 RS - Belen, NM, 66 TR - Glen Rose, TX, 66

2

3

4

TR - Holbrook, AZ, 30 TR - Las Cruces, NM, 30 BRLS - Ft. Mohave, AZ, 54 BRLS - Scottsdale, AZ, 54

TR - Holbrook, AZ, 30 TR - Albuquerque, NM, 31 BRLS - Ft. Mohave, AZ, 54 BRLS - Scottsdale, AZ, 54 ROD - Lubbock, TX, 66 RS - Belen, NM, 66 ROD - Las Cruces, NM, 46

TR - Holbrook, AZ, 30 TR - Albuquerque, NM, 31 BRLS - Ft. Mohave, AZ, 54 BRLS - Scottsdale, AZ, 54 TR - Cave Creek, AZ, 66 RS - Belen, NM, 66 ROD - Las Cruces, NM, 46

19 ROD - Wickenburg, AZ, 66

TR - T or C, NM, 25 TR - San Carlos, AZ, 26 ROD - Gila Bend, AZ, 44 ROD - Wickenburg, AZ 44 ROD - Buckeye, AZ, 48 ROD/TR - Casa Grande, AZ, 52 BRLS - Tucson, AZ, 54 TR - Phoenix, AZ, 64 TR - Cave Creek, AZ, 66 RS - Belen, NM, 66 ROD - Wickenburg, AZ, 66


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