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Competitorial Getting Along “Why can’t they just try, a little bit, to get along?”… Seems like I’m saying that a lot these days. Not that I’m the portrait of getting along or anything like that, but (at least in my own mind) when I pick a fight, it’s based on something worth fighting about. Recently, I hosted a kind of “summit” of sorts with some of the big players in the calf roping genre. The purpose was to see if everyone could try to work together a little bit in an effort to keep the withering calf roping scene alive. Even getting key players together wasn’t easy and, though there was an honest consideration by some to try and move things forward, the ultimate realization was that no real commitment was going to be made by anyone to do anything differently. I likened the whole thing to throwing a pinch of bread in the middle of a bunch of ducks… after a little bit of squabbling and fighting for the tidbit, the bread gets ripped up so much that it seemingly disintegrates altogether… benefitting no one. I suspect this will pretty much be the case in the calf roping sector. I hope for the best, but I don’t see a very bright future given the current climate. On the other hand, there are some examples of opposing forces setting aside their ideologies and working together for the good of the industry. There is no question the USTRC and

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the WSTR are in direct competition for team roper membership and participation. It’s a rivalry that runs both deep and wide, yet both organizations have been able to negotiate the use of a single classification system for the benefit of all. I know for a fact that such cooperation did not come easily from either side, but the one thing that ultimately prevailed was the fact that both parties understood that their cooperation served the best interest of ropers, and as a direct result, the continued progression of team roping itself. And then there’s the PRCA and what appears to be a widening rift between opposing factions from within. Since I have no inside scoop as to what might be the hidden motivating factors of each side (which I am certain exist,) I can only go on what each party is saying… AND IT DOESN’T MAKE ANY SENSE! Well… maybe I should clarify. It doesn’t’ make any sense that they’re fixin’ to enter into an all-out war over things that ultimately do not address the things that need addressing most. But I’m not surprised, really. The philosophical position for some time at the PRCA has been, “Make it grand and they will come”… referring to the fact that if the NFR continues to be bigger and better each year, the rest of the sport will take care of itself. It seems continued on page 31

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rizona is a hotbed for ropers this time of year. The USTRC staff headed for warmer weather and to host the Lasso Del Sol at the Westworld Equestrian Center in Scottsdale, Arizona. The event took place December 28-30, 2013 and was a welcomed event for ropers after the Christmas holiday. The event began with the best of the best. The winners of the Open Division were Cody Snow from Los Olivos, California and Evan Arnold from Santa Margarita, California. They were 34.50 seconds on five steers and took home $4,866, trophy Gist spurs and ten points for the Priefert US Open Tour. Second place was Bode Baize from Anthony, New Mexico and Nano Garza from Mesquite, Nevada. Third place in the main Average was Cody Hall and Clayton VanAken. Zane Barnson and Cody Hall both from Utah won the Incentive Average. This was the second of five of The American qualifiers and the event welcomed a slew of Open teams to try their hands at qualifying. Snow and Arnold also won the qualifier with a four head Average time of 27.95 seconds. They won $5,250, along with a qualification to The American Semi Finals scheduled for February 21-23, 2014 in Mesquite, Texas. Second place was Brock Hanson and Cesar DeLaCruz who pocketed $3,150. Mike Fuller from Whitmann, Arizona and Clint Summers from Lake City, Florida earned $2,100

#15 Handicap - Thomas Richards (Humboldt, AZ) / Gustavo Gaiotto (Pueblo, CO), 28.49, $8,430 and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings

for their third place finish, while Chance Kelton and Clint Harry placed fourth. These teams along with those placing sixth through tenth in the Average earned a place in The American Semi Finals. Thomas Richards from Humboldt, Arizona and Gustavo Gaiotto from Pueblo, Colorado were the champions of the #15 Division. They were 28.49 seconds on four steers and won $8,430, trophy Gist spurs and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings. Second place in the Average was Tanner Baldwin and Ranger Hill, while third place went to Clay and John Robertson from Montana. In the #13 Division the win of the Average went to the team of Zane Barnson and Paul Freed. The duo roped four steers in a total time of 32.55 seconds. They won $9,346, trophy Gist spurs, and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings. Second place in the Average was the team of Renaldo and Octavius Wartz both from Blue Gap, Arizona. The third place finishers were Brandon Laing and Kory Bramwell. Caden Clay from Santa Maria, California and Cody Snow teamed up to win first place in the #12 Division. They were 30.71 seconds on four steers and thus took home $15,000, trophy Martin saddles and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings. Second place in the Average went to the team of Dexter Udall and Ranger Hill. Third place in the Average was Matt Chandler and Devin Wigemyr. Zane Yates from Cortez, Colorado and Pace Blanchard from Albuquerque, New Mexico won the Incentive Average. The second day of team roping began with the #12 Gold Plus. Don Hockett from Gillette, Wyoming and Mike Christinck from Wheatland, Wyoming were the champions of the roping. They finished the roping with a time of 36.51 second on four steers and took home $7,500, trophy Gist buckles and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings. Second place was Beto Luchuga from Farmington, New Mexico and Rod Lyman from Victor, Montana. Third place was Bobby Felkins and Mike Kenworthy. The win of the Incentive Average went to Brandon Johnson and Scooter Ochoa. Jose Royo from ElPaso, Texas and Jorge Hawkins Whetten from Santa

Open - Cody Snow (Los Olivos, CA) / Evan Arnold (Santa Margarita, CA), 34.5, $4,866

Teresa, New Mexico took first place in the Average of the #11 Division. They were 32.43 seconds on four steers and won $15,000, trophy Martin saddles and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings. Second place was Garrett Jacobs and Jason Hershberger while third place in the Average went to Katie Waterson and Kelly Buhler. Joshua Turner and Brayden Parker won the Incentive Average. The final roping of the second day was the #10 Division. Kurt and Colten Fletcher from Canada teamed up to win first place in the Average. They were 35.51 seconds on four steers and took home $15,000, trophy Martin saddles and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings. Second place was Michael Chaput and Matt Cover from Wyoming and Nebraska respectively. The third place team was Joe Gallegos and Dexter Udall. Gallegos and Udall also won the Incentive Average. Scott Eshenbrener and Wayne Baize won the #10 Gold Plus with a time of 46.42 seconds on four steers. They earned $7,500, trophy Gist buckles and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings. Second place went to Reed Flake and Walt Eddy. Third place was Joe Bob Nunez and Neil Main. The Incentive win went to Joe Painter and Bill Mankin. The pairing also won the Century Bonus. In the #9 the win of the Average went to Wade Woodbury from San Rafael , New Mexico and Kade Elkins form Grants, New Mexico. They were 36.52 seconds on four steers and took home $15,000, trophy Martin saddles and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings. Second place in the Average went to Rigo


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#13 Handicap - Zane B. Barnson (Washington City, UT) / Paul Freed (Queen Crrek, AZ), 32.55, $9,346 and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings

#12 - Caden Clay (Santa Maria, CA) / Cody Snow (Los Olivos, CA), 30.71, $15,000 and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings

Carmona and Kade Elkins and third place was Rick Carter and Steven Alder. Carter and Alder also won the Incentive Average. Hayden Udall from San Tan Valley, Arizona and Sam Garside from Prescott, Arizona teamed up to win the Average of the #8 Pick/Draw. They were 23.02 seconds on three steers and won $4,136, trophy Gist buckles and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings. Second place went to Rayme Billy and Cordell Yazzie and third place was Chad Stringfellow and David White. The event in Arizona came to a close and everybody got ready to ring in the New Year. It was a great USTRC event and ropers enjoyed themselves.

Lasso del Sol Results Open Average 1. Cody Snow (Los Olivos, CA) / Evan Arnold (Santa Margarita, CA), 34.5, $4,866; 2. Bode Baize (Anthony,

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NM) / Nano Garza (Mesquite, NM), 34.82, $3,650; 3. Cody Hall (St George, UT) / Clayton VanAken (Laramie, WY), 35.62, $2,432; 4. Jack Fischer (Ellensburg, WA) / Dan Whitworth (Humboldt, AZ), 35.84, $1,218; 5. Thomas Richards (Humboldt, AZ) / Nano Garza (Mesquite, NM), 37.08, $0; 6. Mike Fuller (Wittmann, AZ) / Clint Summers (Lake City, FL), 39.13, $0; 7. Brock Hanson (Casa Grande, AZ) / Cesar DeLaCruz (Tucson, AZ), 39.61, $0; 8. Bill Snure (Pomerene, AZ) / Victor Aros (Queen Creek, AZ), 41.76, $0; 9. Chance Kelton (Mayer, AZ) / Clint Harry (Nixon, NV), 45.2, $0; 10. Brady Payne (Gilbert, AZ) / Chance Whitworth (Casa Grande, AZ), 45.8, $0 Incentive 1. Zane Barnson (Washington City, UT) / Cody Hall (St George, UT), 34.7, $2,052; 2. Brady Payne (Gilbert, AZ) / Chance Whitworth (Casa Grande, AZ), 39.21, $1,370 Overall FT 1. Riley Minor (Ellensburg, WA) / Brady Minor (Ellensburg, WA), 5.23, $820 #15 Handicap Average 1. Thomas Richards (Humboldt, AZ) / Gustavo Gaiotto (Pueblo, CO), 28.49, $8,430; 2. Tanner Baldwin (Vail, AZ) / Ranger Hill (Scottsdale, AZ), 28.5, $5,620; 3. Clay Robertson (Augusta, MT) / John Robertson (Polson, MT), 29.08, $4,450; 4. Brady Payne (Gilbert, AZ) / Lane Siggins (Ruidoso Downs, NM), 29.55, $3,280; 5. Jake Rodriguez (Livermore, CA) / Jason Johe (San Luis Obispo, CA), 29.78, $1,638; 6. Trey Blackmore (Hillside, AZ) / Tom Bill Johnson (Kirkland, AZ), 31.01, $600; 7. Kyle Littleman (Chinle, AZ) / Wacey Brady (Kirtland, NM), 31.17, $600 Overall FT 1. Bode Baize (Anthony, NM) / Corban Livingston (El Paso, TX), 5.3, $778; 2. Zane Barnson (Washington City, UT) / Cody Hall (St George, UT), 5.41, $518 #13 Handicap Average 1. Zane Barnson (Washington City, UT) / Paul Freed (Queen Crrek, AZ), 32.55, $9,346; 2. Renaldo Wartz (Blue Gap, AZ) / Octavius Wartz (Blue Gap, AZ), 33.34, $6,230; 3. Brandon Laing (Phoenix, AZ) / Kory Bramwell (Chromo, CO), 33.67, $4,932; 4. Lucas MacKenzie (Phoenix, AZ) / Ranger Hill (Scottsdale, AZ), 33.69, $3,634; 5. Jesse Jolly (Agate, CO) / Kyon Kreutzer (La Veta, CO), 34.63, $1,818; 6. Austin T Woods (Casa Grande, AZ) / Tayrell Todd (Willcox, AZ), 34.66, $900; 7. Matt Chandler (Mesa, AZ) / Anthony Calmelat (Tucson, AZ), 36.43, $900; 8. Sam Livingston (El Paso, TX) / Cole Rogers (Tularosa, NM), 36.54, $600; 9. Jake Mayfield (Salem, OR) / Greg Green (Buckeye, AZ), 36.57, $600; 10. Ace Spratt (Lysite, WY) / Rod Lyman (Victor, MT), 36.66, $600 Overall FT 1. Trevor Nowlin (Casa Grande, AZ) / Tanner Baldwin (Vail, AZ), 6.17, $934; 2. Jason Hershberger (Litchfield Park, AZ) / Jesus Alvarez (Tucson, AZ), 6.48, $622 #12 Average 1. Caden Clay (Santa Maria, CA) / Cody Snow (Los Olivos, CA), 30.71, $15,000; 2. Dexter Udall (Morro Bay, CA) / Ranger Hill (Scottsdale, AZ), 32.69, $5,726; 3. Matt Chandler (Mesa, AZ) / Devin Wigemyr (Queen Creek, AZ), 33.45, $4,534; 4. Brent Freese (Ladera Ranch, CA) / Jason Johe (San Luis Obispo, CA), 36.72, $3,340; 5. Rigo Carmona (Bloomfield, NM) / Wacey Brady (Kirtland, NM), 37.46, $1,670; 6. Nicholas

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#11 - Jose Royo (El Paso, TX) / Jorge Hawkins Whetten (Santa Teresa, NM), 32.43, $15,000 and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings

#10 - Kurt Fletcher (Wainwright, AB) / Colten Fletcher (Wainwright, AB), 35.51, $15,000 and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings

#9 - Wade Woodbury (San Rafael, NM) / Kade Elkins (Grants, NM), 36.52, $15,000 and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings

#9 Average 1. Wade Woodbury (San Rafael, NM) / Kade Elkins (Grants, NM), 36.52, $15,000; 2. Rigo Carmona (Bloomfield, NM) / Kade Elkins (Grants, NM), 40.62, $6,404; 3. Rick Carter (Globe, AZ) / Steven Alder (Pima, AZ), 42.5, $4,950; 4. Robert Goldtooth (Winslow, AZ) / Cordell Yazzie (Tempe, AZ), 42.57, $3,494; 5. Dennis Cook (Duncan, AZ) / Woody Richins (Cliff, NM), 42.8, $2,620; 6. Heidi Rosson (Phoenix, AZ) / Paul Rosson (Phoenix, AZ), 45.56, $2,038; 7. Donny King (Goodyear, AZ) / Hank Roer (Buckeye, AZ), 48.34, $900; 8. Judson South (Albuquerque, NM) / Jake South (Albuquerque, NM), 48.94, $900; 9. Shalena Weidenbener (Queen Creek, AZ) / James Weidenbener (Queen Creek, AZ), 52.1, $600; 10. Terry Wengert (Gilbert, AZ) / Scott Jamison (Gilbert, AZ), 52.29, $600; 11. Edgar Chaidez (El Paso, TX) / T J Mercer (Maricopa, AZ), 52.31, $600; 12. Bill Nevill (Iola, TX) / Lonnie Wright (Wickenburg, AZ), 53.76, $600; 13. Bob Plains (Scottsdale, AZ) / Jake Squires (Phoenix, AZ), 55.6, $600; 14. Juan Colquitt (Radium Springs, NM) / Scott Eschenbrenner (Las Cruces, NM), 56.01, $600; 15. Lori Hall (Dona Ana, NM) / Dan Wheeler (Chandler, AZ), 56.08, $600 Incentive 1. Rick Carter (Globe, AZ) / Steven Alder (Pima, AZ), 33.49, $1,200; 2. Judson South (Albuquerque, NM) / Jake South (Albuquerque, NM), 35.1, $900; 3. Heidi Rosson (Phoenix, AZ) / Paul Rosson (Phoenix, AZ), 36.38, $600; 4. Ray Nebergall (Brentwood, CA) / Bobby Adair (Springville, CA), 38.03, $300 Overall FT 1. Robert Goldtooth (Winslow, AZ) / Cordell Yazzie (Tempe, AZ), 7.31, $1,204; 2. Drew Turner (Sudan, TX) / James Turner (Hatch, NM), 7.71, $802

AZ) / Sam Garside (Prescott, AZ), 35.61, $1,608; 5. Leroy Billy (Winslow, AZ) / Wacey White (Ganado, AZ), 37.18, $804; 6. John Robinson (Cave Creek, AZ) / Vivian Robinson (Cave Creek, AZ), 37.37, $360; 7. T J Kitcheyan (San Carlos, AZ) / Jake South (Albuquerque, NM), 37.96, $360; 8. Sergio Reyes (Tucson, AZ) / Doug Kaba (Paso Robles , CA), 39, $240; 9. Paul Garnhart (Wasilla, AK) / Gus Kuttler (American Falls, ID), 41.63, $240; 10. Tom Scheurn (Gilbert, AZ) / Steven Alder (Pima, AZ), 43.05, $240 Overall FT 1. Hayden Udall (San Tan Valley, AZ) / Sam Garside (Prescott, AZ), 6.73, $408; 2. Hayden Udall (San Tan Valley, AZ) / Sam Garside (Prescott, AZ), 7.81, $272

Incentive 1. Joe Painter (Buffalo, SD) / Bill Mankin (Gillette, WY), 33.6, $2,292; 2. Mark Wright (Tucson, AZ) / Jody Crane (Avondale, AZ), 35.14, $1,718; 3. Neil Bartelson (Parshall, ND) / Floyd E Marshall (Phoenix, AZ), 39.67, $1,146; 4. Drew Turner (Sudan, TX) / Bonnie Matlack (Cave Creek, AZ), 45.81, $574 Overall FT 1. Justin Franks (San Tan Valley, AZ) / Kevin Heimburg (San Tan Valley, AZ), 7.74, $1,006

#8 PickDraw Average 1. Hayden Udall (San Tan Valley, AZ) / Sam Garside (Prescott, AZ), 23.02, $4,136; 2. Rayme Billy (Phoenix, AZ) / Cordell Yazzie (Tempe, AZ), 29.75, $2,756; 3. Chad Stringfellow (Wittmann, AZ) / David White (Show Low, AZ), 32.34, $2,182; 4. Shelly Garside (Prescott,

#12 Gold Plus Average 1. Don Hockett (Gillette, WY) / Mike Christinck (Wheatland, WY), 36.51, $7,500; 2. Beto Lechuga (Farmington, NM) / Rod Lyman (Victor, MT), 39, $2,854; 3. Bobby Felkins (Florence, AZ) / Mike Kenworthy (Queen Creek, AZ), 39.39, $1,904; 4. Jose Royo (El Paso, TX) / Wayne Baize (Anthony, NM), 40.66, $950 Incentive 1. Brandon Johnson (Nebraska City, NE) / Scooter Ochoa (Tucson, AZ), 28.75, $2,448; 2. Jose Royo (El Paso, TX) / Wayne Baize (Anthony, NM), 33.23, $1,632; 3. Gary Clements (Vega, TX) / Shannon Killingsworth (Las Cruces, NM), 41.43, $0 Overall FT 1. Miguel Martinez (Tucson, AZ) / Joey Rezzonico (Queen Creek, AZ), 6.28, $716 #10 Gold Plus Average 1. Scott Eschenbrenner (Las Cruces, NM) / Wayne Baize (Anthony, NM), 46.42, $7,500; 2. Reed Flake (Snowflake, AZ) / Walt Eddy (Gallup, NM), 46.73, $3,210; 3. Joe Bob Nunez (Corrales, NM) / Neil Main (Casa Grande, AZ), 49.26, $2,540; 4. LaRae Branham (Phoenix, AZ) / Hank Roer (Buckeye, AZ), 53.32, $1,872; 5. Donny King (Goodyear, AZ) / Daryl Medeiros (Eleele, HI), 61.25, $936

#10 GP Century Bonus Average 1. Joe Painter (Buffalo, SD) / Bill Mankin (Gillette, WY), 33.6, $1,020; 2. Mark Wright (Tucson, AZ) / Jody Crane (Avondale, AZ), 35.14, $680 Century Bonus Average 1. Lee Laskosky (Viking, AB) / Rod Lyman (Victor, MT), 32.48, $500

#8 PickDraw - Hayden Udall (San Tan Valley, AZ) / Sam Garside (Prescott, AZ), 23.02, $4,136 and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings


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timed events starting each day at 9:00 am. Timed events will include barrel racing, calf roping, breakaway roping and team roping. For contestants, this no doubt one of the biggest events of the year and if you rodeo, either rough stock or timed events, you don’t want to miss this series. With a separate rodeo each day, lots of money to win, and some of the best stock in the business, the “Baca Series” is a sure way to kick off the 2014 rodeo season.

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t’s February and that means it is time for the Baca Rodeo Series. This year marks the thirty-eighth year for the series and Casper Baca and company have pulled out all the stops to bring another year of some of the best rodeo action in the Southwest. This year’s series has been moved to the Southwest Event Center in Los Lunas, NM. This is a great new facility and will provide cowboys from all across the Southwest with an opportunity to be part of the one of the largest rough stock events in the United States. Beginning on February 8 and running through March 9, 2014, the five-weekend “Baca Series,” will be the place to be. With lots of awards up for grabs and some of the toughest bulls and rankest broncs in the business matched with some of the best rough stock competitors in the country, this event will be full of some great action each and every weekend.

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Each weekend will feature two days of great rodeo action, including bareback riding, saddle bronc riding and of course bull riding. In addition, each day there will also be a kid’s rodeo that includes sheep riding for youngsters who are 6 years old and under, calf riding for 7-9 CR VSA year olds and steer riding for the 10-12 year old age group. In addition to the rough stock there will be

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Awards will be handed out each weekend with award presentations after each round. In addition, the feature awards, presented after the final round on March 9th will be given to the overall event champions. So start out 2014 with

a good series and make sure to mark your calendars to be in Los Lunas, NM for the 38th Annual Baca Rodeo Series. Look for detailed information on this event in the Casper Baca Rodeo Company ad in this months All-Around. See you there!

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Everett Bowman Rodeo Grounds Wickenburg, AZ Saturday, Feb. 15 & Sunday Feb. 16 Performance Time 2:00 p.m. OPEN ROUGH STOCK contestant entries taken January 25 - February 15, 2014 with rodeo secretary Susi Kaufman 928.587.3478. Stock contractor W/A Rodeo Company ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES held during the event from February 14 through February 16 include: Arts and crafts vendors, free stage entertainment, gold panning, nightly melodrama and barbeque and parade on Saturday. World famous Clydesdale Hitch appearing in the parade at 10:00 a.m. February 15.

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Payout based on 149 WS Format Saturday, February 1st - $11,471 Enter 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. • CASH ONLY 2nd - $7,995 3rd - $5,909 #13 World Series Qualifier 4th - $4,171 $150/roper • Enter 2x 5th - $3,128 #12 World Series Qualifier 6th - $2,086 $150/roper • Enter 2x Short Round - $1,000

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Mackey & Kelli Tully - 479.435.2619 Must be 21 years old or turn 21 anytime during 2014 to participate in WS qualifiers. A 2014 WSTR membership or 2014 USTRC membership is required. You may purchase your WSTR card onsite. WSTR memberships are free to ropers 70 and older. Classifications powered by TRIAD Directions to Flying Cow Arena: 55100 E. Hwy. 59, Afton, OK 7433` 918.521.1591 Restaurant and stalls

All Ages Welcome • Draw Option Available • Tully says 80% Payback and minimum draw of #9 team • Capped at a #6 heeler and floor #4 header/heeler • Pick or draw $150/roper • Enter 3x WPRA All Girl - Will not start before 3 p.m. Bring 1, Draw 1 or Draw 2 for $150/roper • Enter 2x Enter 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. • CASH ONLY #10 World Series Qualifier • Capped at an Elite #6 heeler $150/roper • Enter 2x #9 World Series Qualifier • Capped at an Elite #5 heeler $150/roper • Enter 2x

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Payout based on 149 WS Format Saturday, March 1st - $11,471 Enter 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. • CASH ONLY 2nd - $7,995 3rd - $5,909 #13 World Series Qualifier 4th - $4,171 $150/roper • Enter 2x 5th - $3,128 #12 World Series Qualifier 6th - $2,086 $150/roper • Enter 2x Short Round - $1,000

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2014 CALENDAR Grove, OK .................February 15-16 Warner, OK .......................March 1-2 Shawnee Expo, OK ..............April 5-6 McAlester, OK ..................May 10-11 Guthrie, OK....................August 9-10 TBD, OK ....................September 6-7 TBD, OK .....................November 8-9 www.wstropings.com

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Enter 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. • CASH ONLY #10 World Series Qualifier • Capped at an Elite #6 heeler $150/roper • Enter 2x #9 World Series Qualifier • Capped at an Elite #5 heeler $150/roper • Enter 2x

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$100/roper • Enter 4x • Capped at an Elite #5 heeler Must be 21 years old or turn 21 anytime during 2014 to participate in WS qualifiers. A 2014 WSTR membership or 2014 USTRC membership is required. You may purchase your WSTR card onsite. WSTR memberships are free to ropers 70 and older. Classifications powered by TRIAD Directions to Rangeline Arena: Off of I-40, Exit 278, South Hwy. 2. Turn west on 266, go 3 miles, turn south on County Line Rd. Go 2 miles. Very limited stalls & hook-ups. Make reservations early - 918.557.9951

#15 Payback 80% NO AGE LIMIT Draw Option Available • $150/roper Enter 2x • Floor: #5 header, #7 heeler

DFQH Open Payback $150/roper • Enter 2x • 80% Payback • Floor: #6 header, #8 heeler Finals will be at our last roping before the USTRC Finals where the top 15 teams will be eligible for added money at our designated roping. Points will be awarded 1st - 10th at each qualifier.

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back to an actual working occupation. Not that this makes rodeo any better of a sport than any other, but what it does do, is lend itself to some amazing history and traditions that have proven to build good ethics, good sportsmanship and work habits in those that get involved. That is why it is so important to get young kids involved in this sport. “Junior Rodeo events and associations are a great way to not only get kids involved in rodeo, but to provide some great youth development opportunities.” Says Rick Richardson, Interim State 4-H Head. “Junior Rodeo requires kids to be responsible, help to learn management, mostly related to time with the care of the animals, practice and getting ready to compete.”

Getting your kids involved in Junior Rodeo is the right thing to do. However, finding information about local associations can sometimes be time consuming and frustrating. How do you determine if the association is the right

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f you look up the word Rodeo on Wikipedia the definition starts out like this: “Rodeo is a competitive sport which arose out of the working practices of cattle herding in Spain, Mexico, and later the United States, Canada, South America and Australia. It was based on the skills required of the working vaqueros and later, cowboys, in what today is the western United States, western Canada, and northern Mexico. Today it is a sporting event that consists of events that involve horses and other livestock, designed to test the skill and speed of cowboy and cowgirl athletes who participate.” I have always admired the fact that the sport of rodeo came from a “working practice.” Not many sports today trace

JUNIOR RODEO DIRECTORY: New Mexico Bosque Farms Junior Rodeo Association 1040 Arena Road Bosque Farms, NM 87068 Mailing: P.O. Box 100 San Antonio, NM 87832 505-720-0999 Contact: Russell Sullivan rusullivan76@live.com Series Dates (tentative): September 2014November 2014 bosqufarmsrodeo.org facebook: Bosque Farms Jr Rodeo Cibola County Gymkhana Rodeo Association P.O. Box 3644 Milan, NM 87021 505-287-2662 505-290-7390 (cell) Contact: Cody or Melissa McDaugale malimarquez@yahoo.com Series Dates: March 2014-May2014 cibolacountygymkhanarodeo.com facebook: Cibola County Gymkhana Rodeo

Eddy County Junior Rodeo Association 258 Smith Ranch Rd. Hobbs, NM 88240 575-390-8750 Contact: Stefanie Logan facebook: ECJRA First Impressions Junior Rodeo Club 7001 Coors Blvd. SW Albuquerque, NM 505-417-9522 Contact: Michael Chavez firstimpressionrodeo@aol.com www.firc.bravesites.com facebook: First Impression Rodeo Club, Inc. Hidalgo Youth Rodeo Association P.O. Box 51 Hachita, NM 88040 575-436-2611 Contact: Kay Peterson kaypeterson@wildblue.net facebook: Hidalgo Youth Rodeo Association

Lea County Junior Rodeo Association Mailing: 11000 N. Bensing Rd. Hobbs, NM 88242 575-390-3575 Contact: Shona Able lcjra@yahoo.com facebook: LCJRA Mountainair Gymkhana Rodeo Association P.O. Box 396 Mountainair, NM 87036 505-980-0167 Contact: Lonnie Greene Series Dates: April 2014-August 2014 facebook: Mountainair Gymkhana Rodeo New Mexico 4-H Junior Rodeo NMSU P.O. Box 30003 Las Cruces, NM 88003 575-646-1157 575-642-2047 (Cell) Contact: Rick Richardson aces.nmsu.edu/4h/4-h-rodeo.html


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one for you and your kids? Choosing a junior rodeo association, especially if this is your first time, is a big decision, but it doesn’t have to be a stressful one. You can start by asking yourself a couple simple questions such as “What are my goals?” and “How far do I want to travel?” Remember: deciding on which association you are going to compete in is your personal decision. Unlike a lot of sport organizations that have many restrictions set by the organization keeping you from going wherever, or as far as you would like to go to participate. With Junior Rodeo those decisions are usually dependent on your own resources and the goals you

New Mexico Junior Rodeo Association Contact: TBD facebook: NMJRA San Juan County Jr/Sr Rodeo Association P.O. Box 1100 Flora Vista, NM 87415 505-486-5379 Contact: Daniel Wood danielwood_2@msn.com sanjuancountyrodeo.com facebook: San Juan County Jr/Sr Rodeo Association Socorro County Junior Rodeo Association/SCJRA c/o Brandi Hodges 67 Midway Rd. Lemitar, NM 87823 575-574-7697 Contact: Shelly LeSueur facebook: Scjra Socorro Southwest Rodeo 202 Utah St. Bloomfield, 87413 505-801-1677 Contact: Wes McConnel pecos8451@yahoo.com

have set for you and your family. It is always recommended to go watch an event or two that is hosted by the association you are interested in before you make that decision. Obviously word of mouth is also good, especially if you have friends or relatives that already participate in that association. So take the time to get started, get involved in junior rodeo. It is not only a great opportunity for the kids but it provides for some great family time. Below is a list of associations around the southwest, now it might not be all of them and we apologize if we have missed one or two and some of the series have already started this year but you can still catch the remaining events. Most organizations do not require that you make every one of the events to qualify for the finals and prizes. Also remember that when you do get involved, make sure to step up to the plate and do your part. These associations are most all volunteer run and as much help as possible is always

West of the Pecos Junior Rodeo Association P.O. Box 1044 Artesia, NM 88210 575-677-2279 Contact: Pam Herring Arizona Arizona Junior Rodeo Association 15748 S. Val Vista Rd. Mayer, AZ 86333 602-538-8823 Contact: Tammy Kelton ajrarodeo@hotmail.com arizonajuniorrodeo.com facebook: AJRA (Arizona Junior Rodeo Association) South West Junior Rodeo Association Dilkon, AZ 928-313-3912 Contact: Alton Dickson swjra.webs.com facebook: Southwest JR Rodeo Association

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appreciated. Don’t let the organization get caught up in the 80-20 rule, “20 percent of the people do 80 percent of the work,” do your part. If you do your part it is guaranteed that the payback will be worth it for both you and your kids. Take a look at the list, contact the person listed if it looks like that particular association will fit into your goals and plan. Remember it is time to get started and make it a great 2014 Junior Rodeo Season!

Queen Creek Junior Rodeo Association Mailing: 815 W. Daniel Rd. San Tan Valley, AZ 85143 Contact: Dawn Medoza dawnjmendoza@gmail.com qcjrainc@gmail.com qcjra.org facebook: Queen Creek Junior Rodeo Association Willcox Junior Rodeo Association Quail Park Arena Willcox, AZ Contacts: Shelley Michaels 520-975-4327 Jacque Cook 520-507-4616 Amy Sanborn 480-244-8414 Jeanne Stratton 928-978-3036 facebook: Willcox Junior Rodeo Association


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t was a great start to the New Year for Zamora Productions! Over 2000 teams competed at the World Series Team Roping Qualifier in Clovis, New Mexico on January 3-5, 2014. The Curry County Events Center provided a nice place to rope out of the weather and that is just what the ropers did. It was a weekend full of great roping, what a way to start the New Year!

#13 Winners Chris Thomison and Tim Gonzales

Zamora Productions January 3-5, 2014 Curry County Events Center, Clovis, NM

Winners Brandon Baca and Adrian Martinez

#11 Winners Travis Regensberg and Fernando Gonzales

#10 Winners Ronnie Daniel and Will Romero

#13 1. Chris Thomison, Hermleigh, TX / Tim Gonzales, Peralta, NM, 32.07, $11,550; 2. Kyle Letzelter, Canyon, TX / Clayton Ward, Dalhart, TX, 33.63, $8,050; 3. Russell Garlick, Balmorhea, TX / Curtis Evans, Fort Davis, TX, 34.63, $5,950; 4. Kurt Kiehne, Hereford, TX / Eddie Medina, Odessa, TX, 34.67, $4,200; 5. Tyler Thomas, Dalhart, TX / Mario Paoliello, Canyon, TX, 34.81, $3,150; 6. Kenny Drake, Sayre, OK / Kent Haley, Canyon, TX, 35.21, $2,100 ; Fast TM; Tyler Thomas, Dalhart, TX / Mario Paoliello, Canyon, TX, 6.56, $1,000 #12 1. Brandon Baca, Las Vegas, NM / Adrian Martinez, Los Lunas, NM, 31.24, $12,344; 2. Kelton Ray McMillen, Paden, OK / Chad E Smith, Vernon, TX, 31.79, $8,546; 3. Billy Peters, Sublette, KS / Scooter Garcia, Church Rock, NM, 32.44, $6,648; 4. Will Cantrell, Tucumcari, NM / Ryan Figg, Clovis, NM, 33.39, $5,222; 5. Hobie Bolin, Colorado City, TX / Bruno F A Paoliello, Canyon, TX, 33.60, $4,274; 6. Sheldon Field, Morse, TX / Chad E Smith, Vernon, TX, 34.50, $3,324 ; 7. Kevin Huddleston, Memphis, TX / Jason Garduno, Pyote, TX, 35.14, $2,848; 8. Julie Gibson, Los Lunas, NM / Kody Gentry, Alpine, TX, 37.04, $2,374; 9. Anna Gregory, Amarillo, TX / John Gregory, Amarillo, TX, 37.87, $1,900

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Fast TM Billy Peters, Sublette, KS / Scooter Garcia, Church Rock, NM, 7.35, $1,000 #11 1. Travis Regensberg, Las Vegas, NM / Fernando Gonzales, Questa, NM, 37.94, $12,688; 2. Jonathan Lucero, Anton Chico, NM / Butch Whitten, Cimarron, NM, 38.2, $8,610; 3. Justin Romero, Belen, NM / Kade Elkins, Grants, NM, 38.42, $6,798; 4. Andreas Sanchez, Los Lunas, NM / Jarryd Burris, Elida, NM, 38.69, $4,986 ; 5. Jerry Trujillo, Portales, NM / Clinton Bilbrey, Portales, NM, 39.66, $4,078; 6. Taylor Puckett, Artesia, NM / Lorenzo Rincon, Dexter, NM, 40.54, $3,626; 7. Eric Hill, Lubbock, TX / Greg Wilson, Van, TX, 40.56, $2,720; 8. Chad James Smith, Cheyenne, OK / Brad Bottom, Cheyenne, OK, 40.56, $1,812 Fast TM Travis Regensberg, Las Vegas, NM / Fernando Gonzales, Questa, NM, 6.08, $1,000 #10 1. Ronnie Daniel, Vernon, TX / Will Romero, Hereford, TX, 36.8, $13,584; 2. Gary Clements, Vega, TX / Ed Burr, Stratford, TX, 37.63, $10,188; 3. J W Meech, Canyon, TX / Roberto Zapata, Hereford, TX, 37.8, $7,358; 4. Richard Nolen, Carlsbad, NM / Troy Howard, Lamesa, TX, 38.62, $6,226; 5. Jordan Garcia, Wolfforth, TX / Brandon Conner, Lubbock, TX, 40.85, $5,094; 6. Layton

Shattuck, OK, 43.64, $10,362; 2. Elwyn McCleskey, Calredon, TX / Ky Brownlee, Clarendon, TX, 44.96, $7,222; 3. Abe Neufeld, Seminole, TX / Dan Kelley, Texico, NM, 45.82, $5,338; 4. Kelton Ray McMillen, Paden, OK / Tripp Townsend, Earth, TX, 45.9, $3,768; IN HOUSE PROOF 5. Hardy Gordon, Dalhart, TX / David Merrell,CRX’D Hereford, TX, 48.03, $2,826; 6. Trevor Bartlett, Clovis, NM / Bryan Luce, Clovis, NM, 49.73, $1,884 Fast TM Elwyn McCleskey, Calredon, TX / Ky Brownlee, Clarendon, TX, 8.93, $1,000

Belcher, Rogers, NM / Octavio Espinoza, Lubbock, TX, 42.03, $3,962; 7. Connie Harris, Cimarron, NM / John Garcia, Springer, NM, 45.85, $3,396; 8. Travis Eldridge, Roswell, NM / Malcom McCarty, Roswell, NM, 46.02, $2,830; 9. Lee Knox, Arroyo Hondo, NM / Justin Martinez, Las Vegas, NM, VSA 46.59, $2,264; 10. Freddy Ortiz, Tucumcari, NM / John Garcia, Springer, NM, 49.42, $1,698 Fast TM Ryan Oldfield, Los Lunas, NM / Tommy Gililland, Tularosa, NM, 6.36, $1,000 #9 1. Danny Persons, Woodward, OK / Eric Strick,

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Made heel horse and also heads. APHA, black and white Tobianno gelding. 15H, 8 yrs. Real stout. Can’t say enough about this horse. My son has had him for 3 years. Been heeling on him for two years. Easy to ride, load, shoe. Has been ridden mostly by my son and his daughter. Good in the box. Scores good. Rates well. Comes around the corner and sets back right. Everybody rides him on trail rides. Lots of pasture work and roping. A really nice horse to ride or haul. You will like this gelding every day you own him. $6,500 Fancy, AQHA, sorrel gelding. 15H, 10 yrs. Really stout. Very gentle for the whole family. Been used a lot for ranch work. Worked in the feed lot and family trail riding. Been across rivers and rode in rough country. Good to ride, load, shoe. No buck. No kick. No spook. A real nice, honest horse. Has some rope experience; lead steer and out of box. $3,250

Sue is a nice dark line back dun quarter mare. 3 coming 4 yrs., 14.3H. Well bred, no papers. Very gentle to ride, clip, shoe, haul. This mare likes people and is easy to handle. Well started under saddle. Very smart, willing and athletic. Been ridden by 75-yr.-old man. Started on cattle and rope, could make nice barrel horse. Has been on some trails. Call Deak for price and progress. Tontos Oak Bar, we call him Okie. AQHA, pretty and fancy blue roan gelding. 4 yrs., 14.2H. Very stout. Cute as a bug’s ear. Peppy San Badger/ Jackie Bee/ Tonto Bar Gill/ Leo bred. A young, well started, gelding . Very gentle and easy to handle, ride, load, shoe and bathe. Likes people. He’s bred to be the right kind. Color, size, breeding and gentle - all the right stuff to make a great horse. Call for price and progress.

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National All Amateurs Team Roping

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t was great weather and great roping at Dunn’s Arena in Litchfield Park, AZ. What better way to start off the first month of the New Year than with not only one roping, but two ropings. Ropers not only came from the local areas but many traveled a few miles to get a little relief from the cold temperatures that were upon a good part of the Southwest. It was obvious that the ropers enjoyed the warmer temps in Litchfield Park and as always Yost Productions put on a couple of the topnotch productions they are known for. Congratulations to all the winners!

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Prominent Cowboys Say They Are Defecting from PRCA Article Courtesy Of Alan Snel and The Las Vegas Review-Journal

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rofessional rodeo’s most prominent cowboys say they are defecting from the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association to form their own organization, but they are coy about their views on the future of the National Finals Rodeo or any other major rodeo event in Las Vegas. The biggest names in rodeo led by 11-time world all-around champion Trevor Brazile — the LeBron James of the rodeo world — signed a statement posted on Facebook this week saying it’s time for the sport’s top contestants to be directly involved in the sport’s future. One of the organizers, steer wrestler K.C. Jones, on Tuesday confirmed the efforts to leave the PRCA and start a different rodeo cowboy organization. “It’s an exciting time for professional rodeo,” Jones told the Review-Journal. He noted cowboys are already talking with rodeo committees and venues about events outside of Colorado Springs, Colo.-based PRCA, the sport’s governing body. Charly Crawford, a seven-time qualifier in the NFR’s team roping category, said the motivation behind the efforts is that the sport’s top cowboys want a bigger voice in the PRCA’s decision-making process. Crawford said the NFR draws the top 120 cowboys, but their voices are not heard at the PRCA board meetings. Overall, there were 5,071 PRCA contestant card holders in 2013. Crawford also said a concern is big rodeos such as Calgary and Houston are breaking away from PRCA’s governance. And with the PRCA flirting with moving the NFR, the sport’s Super Bowl, to Osceola County in Central Florida starting in 2015, Las Vegas might be another city that starts its own major rodeo event outside of the PRCA banner. “It started a trend now. It’s a big concern for us,” Crawford said of rodeo cities starting non-PRCA sanctioned events. Crawford said talk of the sport’s biggest stars participating in an independent Las Vegas rodeo if the PRCA moves the NFR to Osceola County has surfaced. “We’d like to talk to Las Vegas,” Crawford said of the top cowboys. In the top cowboys’ Facebook statement, posted on the page, “Support Rodeo

Contestants,” Jones said “It’s time for a change.” “After an exhaustive effort of the top cowboys to help save the current structure, we now realize it’s time for a change and that there is a huge opportunity for the contestants of professional rodeo to work together to advance the sport,” Jones said in the Facebook statement. “We are extremely excited to showcase the best contestants at the best venues to give the fans the top quality action they want.” The page had 14,524 likes as of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Brazile could not be reached for comment Tuesday. His wife, Shada Brazile, an NFR barrel racer, said she also signed the statement. Brazile did say in the Facebook statement: “We are forming a new organization to work together with committees and sponsors to make sure that the sport of professional rodeo continues to deliver the highest quality product to our great fans. … We appreciate what the PRCA has done for the sport in the past, but at this point we feel the time has come for the top contestants to be more directly involved in the future of our sport.” The Facebook statement does not address specifically why the cowboys want to leave the PRCA and does not bring up the topic of money. But Crawford said the cowboys’ proposal asked for adding two more cowboy representatives to the PRCA’s governing board, which currently has four cowboy reps out of the nine board members. Even though the cowboys’ proposal called for six cowboy (or contestant) reps on an 11member board, Crawford noted the proposal also suggested that an affirmative vote would take at least seven votes. That way, the six contestant reps could not control every vote, Crawford said. The PRCA rejected the cowboys’ proposal for two extra seats at the board table. The Facebook statement said the top cowboys united last month when the PRCA and Las Vegas Events were negotiating over whether the PRCA will continue staging the prized NFR in Las Vegas after 2014. The 10day rodeo, considered the Super Bowl of rodeos, has been held in Las Vegas for 29 years. The deal between the PRCA and Las Vegas Events expires after this year’s event at

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Legendary cowboy Trevor Brazile enters the arena for the first go around during the National Finals Rodeo at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on Dec. 2, 2010.

the Thomas & Mack Center. “A group of the top contestants in the sport of professional rodeo have come together to make sure that the integrity of their profession is not lost in the negotiations over the millions of dollars created each year by the fans who flock to the NFR to see the top cowboys and cowgirls compete for the world championship buckles,” the Facebook statement said. On Dec. 15, the PRCA board rejected a Las Vegas Events offer to keep the NFR in Las Vegas for 10 years after 2014, but then the PRCA’s members also voted unanimously for the organization to continue negotiating with LVE. Meanwhile on the same day, Osceola County commissioners in central Florida outside Orlando made an offer to lure the NFR from Las Vegas, committing to $10 million more in prize money for the cowboys, a 24,000-seat rodeo arena and millions of dollars annually for marketing. PRCA Commissioner Karl Stressman could not be reached for comment Tuesday, while Las Vegas Events President Pat Christenson declined to comment. Stressman said previously that he would send a counteroffer to Las Vegas Events this month on keeping the NFR in Las Vegas. Some rodeo observers said the cowboys abandoning the PRCA is reminiscent of the bull riders who bolted in 1992 to form Professional Bull Riders. “It’s like deja vu,” said Chris Woodruff, a former rodeo bareback rider who runs two retail country and western shows in Las Vegas during NFR. Bob Thain, a Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame rodeo producer from Reno and former PRCA board member, said this is not the first time cowboys have tried to leave the PRCA. Thain advised the cowboys: “People don’t come to see the individuals. People come for a good time and tickets that are not $200 like they are to watch the 49ers.”


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Tom Threepersons The Story of Two Persons (PART 2)

Story and Photos Compliments of Jim Olson

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om Threepersons was an Indian who became famous. Research reveals numerous stories claiming he was a Cherokee, or perhaps a Blood (Kainai) Indian; He was born in Oklahoma (1889) or perhaps Canada (1888); he was a mounted policeman, tracker and rodeo star in Canada; a famous lawman and prohibition officer in El Paso, Texas; a cowboy in New Mexico and a successful rancher in Canada; he had a leather gun holster named after him and won the World Bronc Riding Championship of 1912; his name was spelled “Threepersons” or perhaps “Three Persons” and he died poor in 1969, in Arizona, or possibly a rich man during 1949 in Canada. Many accomplishments (and contradictions) for only one man! How did he do so much? A closer examination of the facts reveals there were—ironically, TWO different “Tom Threepersons,” alive and making headlines at the same time. Although the names are spelled slightly different, their stories are often mistakenly jumbled into one. One was a rodeo star, who had a few encounters with the law— the other was a lawman, who had a few encounters with rodeo. Last month we talked about the Canadian rodeo star “Three Persons,” this month we examine “Threepersons,” the Southwestern lawman. Tom Threepersons was born in Vinita, Oklahoma (Indian Territory) on July 22, 1889. His parents were John and Belle, full

blooded Cherokees. Not much is known about this particular “Threepersons” between 1889 and 1916, however much has been speculated and this period of his life is often confused with that of “Three Persons” from Canada (who made headlines in 1912 as the World Champion Bronc Rider). However, from 1916 thru 1929, Threepersons the lawman accomplished a lot and much was written regarding his exploits. During this period, he became a legend and his name will forever be a part of Western history. In a Douglas, AZ newspaper dated February, 1916, it mentions a Threepersons competing in the saddle bronc riding at a rodeo there. It has been said that the Threepersons from the Southwest held a love of rodeo and was a pretty good bronc rider. This probably adds to the confusion often applied between him and the Canadian Three Persons. Our southwestern Tom, however, was never famous for rodeo like the Canadian Tom. Then, in March of 1916, Pancho Villa raided Columbus, New Mexico. This caused numerous troops to be sent to the border region. This act also helped propel Tom Threepersons onto a path that took him from being a local rodeo cowboy, to one of becoming a famous lawman. Tom joined the fray and was listed as a civilian scout for the Army under General Pershing—it was his first of many ventures into civic duty. Later, he spent time at Fort Bliss, breaking remount horses during World War I and this continued till about 1920. In 1919, the Volstead Act (prohibition) was voted in and the new law took effect January of 1920. This unpopular law created a new crime enterprise along the

border region between the United States and Mexico. Tom Threepersons spent the next nine years working for the El Paso police department, the El Paso County Sheriffs Department and the United States Prohibition Service battling this new crime. During which time, he became a legend. According to author, Jim Coffey, “While the men enforcing Prohibition are largely forgotten now, they were legends at the time. Many considered Frank Hamer of the Texas Rangers, the archetypical ‘twentieth century Ranger,’ totally fearless. D.A. (Jelly) Bryce, FBI agent, was so fast with a pistol that he actually ‘beat the drop’ on two separate occasions when outlaws already had their weapons out and trained on him. Manuel Gonzales, who made a name for himself as an honest Prohibition agent, would not back down with armed smugglers breaking the law. Many of these officers brought a frontier mentality to the war on booze. For some, it was a code of honor that prohibited asking or giving quarter; for others, it was unimpeachable honesty...Tom Threepersons was one of these men... A Texas Ranger captain once related, ‘El Paso was one of the toughest towns I’d ever been in. There was a gunfight for 236 straight nights.’ ” This was Tom Threepersons beat. While serving as a law enforcement official in and around El Paso, Threepersons was involved in several shootouts and hair raising encounters with outlaws and contrabandistas (smugglers from Mexico). Because of his, shoot first, ask questions later methods, he was often referred to as a throwback from the old West, and to this day is considered by many as the last of the old-time, frontier lawmen. Also, as a way to improve his ability to get his gun out quickly when needed, Tom is credited with designing the first true “quick draw” holster. He approached Sam Myers, an El Paso saddle maker about his design. Myers and Threepersons worked together, and by the mid-20s, the S.D.


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Myers catalog offered the “Threepersons quick draw holster.” Myers later sold his business to El Paso Saddlery, and the holster was offered in their catalog as well. Today, an original Threepersons holster by S.D. Myers or a vintage one by El Paso Saddlery is a highly sought after western collectible. In spite of his ‘legend-in-his-own-time” status, Tom was reluctant to discuss most of his numerous gunfights publicly. He said once in an interview, “I never had any desire to be placed in a class with Wild Bill Hickok, Billy the Kid, or any of the so-called Western bad men. My desire was, and still is, to be classed as a respectable officer of the law and its enforcement.” When asked about the numerous death threats he received from contrabandistas, the brave Threepersons responded, “It doesn’t disturb my sleep.” However, smugglers were said to have put a $10,000 bounty on Tom’s head during the height of prohibition enforcement—a few unfortunate souls tried to collect it. In 1929, Tom decided to retire from law enforcement. He had taken two bullets— even one in the chest, and was run down

by a car—all in the line of duty. He sold his guns to an El Paso collector, a Mr. Powers, who also owned guns formerly belonging to Pat Garrett, John Wesley Hardin and John Selman (the man who killed John Wesley Hardin). Powers valued the guns of Tom Threepersons, equally, with those other Old West legends. Threepersons and his wife Lorene moved to the Arizona-New Mexico border region where he worked as a cowboy and she worked many years for the Silver City enterprise. Tom worked for many ranches over the next forty years in the rough NM/AZ border area and he died in Safford, Arizona on April 2, 1969. Both “Tom Three Persons” and “Tom Threepersons” were examples of Native Americans who left their permanent marks on history. Each was one of the first Natives to accomplish what they did. Although the two are easily confused because of their names, their stories are worthy of separate recognition—and each deserves his own distinct place in history. Jim Olson (c) 2014 www.JimOlsonAuthor.com

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19th Annual Mike Johnson’s World’s Richest Calf Roping and Sherrylynn Johnson’s Invitational Barrel Race

Ryan Jarret, Mike Johnson’s World’s Richest Calf Roping Champion

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ontestants from over fifteen states and Canada came together in Tulsa Oklahoma for the 19th Annual Mike Johnson’s World’s Richest Calf Roping and Sherrylynn Johnson’s Invitational Barrel Race. Over the two days, December 21st and 22nd in Tulsa Oklahoma, things heated up at the Ford Truck Arena as some of the toughest calf ropers and barrel racers in North America gathered to make their run at the over $140,000 in cash and prizes that were awarded. The action started a little early this year with the addition of the Ultimate Calf Ropings, American Qualifier Calf Roping in the Mustang Arena next door on Friday the 20th. Everywhere you looked there was calf roping, and even if you couldn’t make it to the event in person you could watch it on the live webcasting. The webcast was a nice addition, as there were 10,808 hits that watched the action over the internet. The events provided some tough calf roping and some smoking fast runs in both the calf roping and barrel racing. At the end of the day on Saturday is was Ryan Jarrett who totaled up the most money won, as he went home the 2013 Mike Johnson World’s Richest Calf Roping Champion. When the barrels were picked up on Saturday and the times were totaled, it was Katelyn McLeod that beat the pack to claim the Sherrylynn

Johnson Invitational Barrel Race Champion title. New this year on Sunday was the Mike Johnson’s World’s Richest Junior Calf Roping and Sherrylynn Johnson’s Invitational Junior Barrel Race. The newly crowned champions for the first year’s events were Tyler Milligan as the 17 and under Calf Roping Champion and Jackie Ganter as the Sherrylynn Johnson 17 and under Barrel Racing Champion for 2013. It was another great year of calf roping and barrel racing at this event as Mike and Sherrylynn Johnson provided a first class production. Mike and Sherrylynn go above and beyond to make this an event that contestants will remember and look forward to putting on the calendar for next year. With this year’s addition of the junior events, it only goes to show the commitment that the Johnson’s have to supporting the sport of calf roping and barrel racing. Thank you! We look forward to the 20th Annual! Saturday, December 21, 2013 Mike Johnson’s World’s Richest Calf Roping 1st Go: 1. Ryan Jarett, 7.31, $4,000; 2. Jesse Hinkle, 7.94, $3,000; 3. Shane Hanchey, 8.12, $2,500; 4. Jake Pratt, 8.15, $1,750; 5. Hunter Herrin, 8.23, $1,250 2nd Go: 1. Stevie Brickey, 7.70, $4,000; 2. Shane Slack,

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8.02, $3,000; 3. Catfish Brown, 8.03, $2,500; 4. Michael Otero, 8.13, $1,750; 5. Blane Cox, 8.34, $1,250 3rd Go: 1. Marty Yates, 7.15, $4,000; 2. Hunter Herrin, 7.34, $3,000; 3. William Whayne Jr., 7.59, $2,500; 4. Michael Otero, 7.72, $1,750; 5/6. Riley Pruett, 7.77, $625; 5/6. Blane Cox, 7.77, $625 Average: 1. Trent Walls, 25.58, $4,000; 2. Clay Long, 25.80, $3,000; 3. Cade Swor, 25.83,2,500; 4. Michael Otero, 25.99, $1,500; 5. Spence Barney, 25.99, $1,500 Chute Out: 1. Ryan Jarrett, 15.44, $20,000; 2. Hunter Herrin, 16.04, $5,000; 3. Marty Yates, 16.56, $3,500; 4. Spence Barney, 17.45, $1,950; 5. Trent Walls, 19.36, $1,500; 6. Cade Swor, 8.93/1, $1,350 Sherrylynn Johnson’s Invitational Barrel Race Long-Go: 1. Katelyn McLeod, 15.74, $4,500; 2. Blazi Weippert, 16.03, $3,000; 3. Abby Pursifull, 16.06, $2,000; 4. Sage Smith, 16.11, $1,200; 5/6.Tillar Murray, 16.13, $600; 5/6.Tiffany Teehee, 16.13, $600; 7. Karsyn Daniels, 16.18, $400 Short-Go: 1. Katelyn McLeod, 15.85, $1,200; 2. Abby Pursifull, 15.90, $1,000; 3. Kaitlyn Prentice, 15.97, $800; 4. Tillar Murray, 16.02, $400 Average: 1. Katelyn McLeod, 31.59, $4,500; 2. Abby Pursifull, 31.96, $3,000; 3. Tillar Murray, 32.15, $2,000; 4. Kaitlyn Prentice, 32.19, $1,200; 5. Sage Smith, 32.32, $700; 6/7.Bailes Wright, 32.36, $450; 6/7.Blazi Weippert, 32.36, $450 Sunday, December 22, 2013 Mike Johnson’s World’s Richest Junior Calf Roping 1st Go: 1. Cooper Martin, 8.30, $1,250; 2. Shay Walters, 8.74, $950; 3. Tyler Milligan, 9.52, $700; 4. Jeremy Carney, 9.57, $500 2nd Go: 1. Quinton Inman, 8.47, $1,250; 2. Ty Cochran 8.99, $950; 3. Ty Iselt, 9.06, $700; 4. Cooper Martin, 9.13, $500 3rd Go: 1. Trinton Downing, 8.30, $1,250; 2. Tyler Milligan, 8.75, $950; 3. Luke Potter, 8.77, $700; 4. Cooper Martin, 8.89, $500 Average: 1. Cooper Martin, 26.32, $1,250; 2. Quinton Inman, 28.14, $950; 3. Trinton Downing, 28.70, $700; 4. Luke Potter, 30.41, $500 Chute Out: 1. Tyler Milligan, 16.89, $3,200; 2. Trenton Downing, 17.26, $1,200; 3. Shay Walters, 17.31, $700; 4. Mason Carter, 17.65, $600; 5. Luke Potter, 18.20, $500; 6. Cody Nye, 19.32, $425


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Sherrylynn Johnson’s Invitational Junior Barrel Race Long Go: 1. Jackie Ganter, 15.76, $1,700; 2. Tillar Murray, 15.95, $1,300; 3. Kaitlyn Prentice, 16.11, $1,000; 4. Kylar Terlip, 16.13, $675; 5. Nydrary Fullbright, 16.21, $500; 6. Paige Wiseman, 16.31, $400; 7. Karsyn, Daniels, 16.37, $300; 8. Jalynn Lucy, 16.42, $100; 9. Lindsey McLeon, 16.44, $100; 10. Tristan Watson, 16.48, $100 Short Go: 1. Jackie Ganter, 15.97, $500; 2. Jada Haken, 16.09, $400; 3. Tillar Murray, 16.15, $300 Average: 1. Jackie Ganter, 31.73, $1,700; 2. Tillar Murray, 32.10, $1,300; 3. Nydeary Fullbright, 32.39, $1,000; 4. Kaitlyn Prentice, 32.51, $675; 5. Paige Wiseman, 32.60, $500; 6. Kylar Terlip, 32.61, $400; 7. Jada Haken, 32.67, $300

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Jackie Ganter, Sherrylynn Johnson’s Invitational Junior Barrel Race Champion

Tyler Milligan, Mike Johnson’s World’s Richest Junior Calf Roping Champion

World Jr Team Roping Champions 2013 November 28, 29, 30 & December 1, 2013, Hardy Murphy Coliseum, Ardmore, Oklahoma World Champions Clay Sieber & Brady Norman

High Point 14 & Under Coleby Payne

Fastest Time Case Jones & Tyson Thompson

Reserve Champions Austin Crist & Wesley Thorpe

High Point Girl Rylea Fabrizio

Youngest Team Garrett Elmore & Braden Johnson

14 & Under Champions Coy Britten & Kyler Gomez High Point Roper Wesley Thorpe

2013 World Junior Champions, Clay Sieber and Brady Norman 14 and Under World Junior Champions, Coy Britten and Kyler Gomez.

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PHOTOS COURTESY OF KIERCE PHOTOGRAPHY

he 12th Annual “Cinch” Rising Stars Calf Roping rallied through another awesome year as it hosted 667 ropers from across the United States and Canada who came to rope for the first ever $5,000 added money which brought this year’s total cash payout to over $95,000. The total number of entries were up, which is our goal each and every year, and much of that can be contributed to many of our newest added features. One of the biggest hits was the new video/replay board where the kids and parents could watch each run as it was happening as well as in slow motion. Sponsor logos and commercials were displayed throughout the event on the board. Oxbow saddles were awarded to the Average champions, custom rope cans to Fastest Time winners, Broken Arrow Silver Co. buckles to Go Round winners as well as the Reserve Tiedown youngest roper. The youngest Tiedown roper saddle went to 8 year old Chance Fleming from Bloomfield, Iowa and was once again donated by Oxbow Tack. Willard Ropes presented the piggin strings for all Tiedown Short Go contestants, and Nothin But Neck breakaways went to all Short Go Breakaway ropers. The Reserve Champion in the 16-19 Tiedown received custom spurs donated by Gordy Alderson and K Bar F Hatters of Sallisaw, Ok. once again donated a 100X hat to the 16-19 Tiedown Short Go winner. NEO College of Miami, Ok. awarded a $4,000 scholarship to each of the

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Average winners in the 19 & Under Girls Breakaway and the 16-19 boys Tiedown. Of course without the continued support of our generous sponsors, none of these exceptional prizes would be possible. From our Platinum Plus Sponsors like Jason’s Deli, WW, and Oxbow Tack, to the Bronze Star Sponsors, we appreciate all, both big and small, that help continue to make the Rising Stars Cyle Denison Calf Roping bigger and better 16-19 Boys TD each year. We would like to welcome our Champion - Marty Yates, 33.9 newest sponsor, Cinch, and thank them Fastest Calf - Westyn Hughes, 7.5 for becoming the official Title Sponsor All Star Roping Champion - Michael Otero, 27.5 for the Rising Stars Calf Roping. We Fastest Calf - Bradley Bynum, 7.3 look forward to many more years of Shoot-Out Winner - Clint Nyegaard 8.3 sponsorships and friendships with each of our sponsors. Results: Check out the website and watch for 13-15 Tiedown our upcoming magazine ads as we unveil 1st Go: 1. Logan Cook, 9.4, $474; 2. Shiloh the most exciting ADDED Stone, 10.0, $392; 3. Davon King, 10.1, $310; ATTRACTION EVER!! Central States 4. Parker Otero, 10.3, $229; 5. Cy Frizzell, 10.9, Trailer Sales, along with Chris Neal’s $147; 6. Clint Webster, 11.5, $82 “Future Stars” and Rising Stars Calf 2nd Go: 1. Cyle Denison, 9.2, $474; 2. King Roping, will award a 4 STAR Pickett, 9.5, $392; 3/4. Connor Gentry, 10.4, $304; 3/4. Trent Turner, 10.4, $304; 5/6. Carson ALUMINUM HORSE TRAILER to the High Point Winner who competes in both Jeffery, 10.9, $114; 5/6. Myles Neighbors, 10.9, $114 of these ropings in 2014. The trailer will 3rd Go:1. Cyle Denison, 9.8, $474; 2/3. Parker be given away at the Rising Stars Calf Otero, 10.1, $351; 2/3. Ricky Yaussi, 10.1, $351; Roping in November. So mark your 4. Logan Cook, 10.5, $229; 5. Myles Neighbors, calendars today for the Chris Neal’s 10.6, $147; 6. David Holt, 10.8, $41; 6. Cowboy “Future Stars” Roping on Memorial Rauch, 10.8, $41 Weekend and the Rising Stars Calf Short Go: 1. Layton Little, 9.1, $344; 2. Myles Roping on Thanksgiving Weekend!! Neighbors, 9.4, $258; 3. Cooper Mathews, 9.6, These are the two ropings you won’t $172; 4. Cyle Denison, 9.7, $86 want to miss!!!! Average: 1. Cyle Denison, 40.8, $698; 2. Parker

12 & Under BA Champion - Tallan Miller, 13.25 Fastest Calf - Houston Shipley, 2.61 12 & Under TD Champion - Wes Silar, 62.0 Fastest Calf - Tom Crouse, 11.4 13-15 BA Champion - King Pickett, 10.42 Fastest Calf - Cowboy Rauch, 2.12 13-15 TD Champion - Cyle Denison, 40.8 Fastest Calf - Layton Little, 9.1 19 & Under Girls BA Champion - Marilyn Melvin, 13.14 Fastest Calf - Hannah Springer, 2.34

Otero, 42.0, $578; 3. Logan Cook, 44.5, $457; 4. Layton Little, 45.2, $337; 5. Shad Mayfield, 47.6, $217; 6. Cooper Mathews, 48.3, $121 All Star Roping 1st Go: 1. Jarred Kempker, 8.0, $1959; 2. Cody Quaney, 8.6, $1621; 3. Jim Bob Fritz, 8.7, $1283; 4. William Whayne, 8.9, $777; 5. Reese Reimer, 8.9, $777; 6. Ryan Jarrett, 9.2, $169; 7. Bradley Bynum, 9.2, $169 2nd Go: 1. Jeremy Kempker, 7.5, $1959; 2. Tucker Jacob, 7.9, $1621; 3. Michael Otero, 8.0, $1283; 4. Clint Nyegaard, 8.1, $946; 5/6. Jerome Schneeberger, 8.3, $473; 5/6. Bradley Bynum, 8.3, $473 3rd Go: 1. Bradley Bynum, 7.3, $1959; 2. Clint Nyegaard, 7.8, $1621; 3. Hunter Herrin, 8.0, $1283; 4. Tyler Prcin, 8.1, $946; 5/6. J R Roach,


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8.4, $473; 5/6. Shane Frey, 8.4, $473 Average: 1. Michael Otero, 27.5, $2938; 2. Catfish Brown, 27.9, $2431; 3. Ryan Jarrett, 28.3, $1925; 4. Justin Smith, 28.8, $1418; 5. Bradley Bynum, 29.1, $912; 6 Cimmaron Boardman, 30.6, $169; 6 Tyler Prcin, 30.6, $169; 6 Tylen Layton, 30.6, $169 Shoot-Out: 1. Clint Nyegaard, 8.3, Hogg Saddle; 2. Bradley Bynum, 9.0, $1900; 3. Michael Otero, 17.3, $1140; 4. Catfish Brown, $760 13-15 Breakaway 1st Go: 1. King Pickett, 2.51, $630; 2. Trent

11.81, $160 12 & Under Tiedown 1st Go: 1. Tom Crouse, 11.4, $400; 2. Cord McDonald, 12.9, $330; 3. Wes Silar, 14.9, $261; 4. Chance Little, 15.9, $192; 5. Clint Graves, 16.7, $123; 6. Trevor Hale, 18.3, $70 2nd Go: 1. Trevor Hale, 12.6, $400; 2. Cord McDonald, 12.7, $330; 3. Zane Kilgus, 14.2, $261; 4. Wes Silar, 14.4, $192; 5. Chance Thiessen, 14.9, $123; 6. Jaxon Clegg, 15.5, $70 3rd Go: 1. Cutter Carpenter, 12.3, $400; 2. Colton Greene, 12.9, $330; 3. Kaden Prince, 13.8, $261; 4/5. Wes Wes Silar Silar, 15.1, $157; 4/5. Quay Lloyd, 15.1, $157; 6. Tom Crouse, 15.8, $70 Short Go: 1. Peyton Walters, 14.5, $275; 2. Chance Little, 16.0, $206; 3. Colton Greene, 17.1, $138; 4. Tom Crouse, 17.5, $69 Average: 1. Wes Silar, 62.0, $598; 2. Tom Crouse, 62.2, $495; 3. Chance Little, 75.7, $392; 4. Colton Greene, 76.8, $289; 5. Kaden Prince, 82.4, $186; 6. Peyton Walters, 84.9, $104 12 & Under Breakaway 1st Go: 1. Seth Lee, 2.79, $419; 2. Cutter Carpenter, 3.01, $346; 3. Ryon Neathery, 3.05, $274; 4. Clay McCormick, 3.07, $202; 5. Slade Wood, 3.10, $130; 6. Brody Baugh, 3.15, $73; 2nd Go: 1. Tom Crouse, 2.71, $419; 2. Cutter Carpenter, 2.80, $346; 3. Chance Theisen, 2.89, $274; 4. Dalton Denney, 2.94, $202; 5. Hayden Powell, 2.96, $130; 6. J B Collins IV, 3.02, $73 3rd Go: 1. Houston Shipley, 2.61, $419; 2. Brody Baugh, 2.63, $346; 3. Mason Appleton, 2.71, $274; 4. Kolby Krieger, 2.77, $202; 5. Kreese Milligan, 2.80, $130; 6. Seth Lee, 2.81, $73;

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Turner, 2.52, $521; 3. Tanner Fleet, 2.60, $412; 4. Cooper Mathews, 2.72, $304; 5. Austin Atkinson, 2.78, $195; 6. T J Sinnif, 2.81, $109 2nd Go: 1. Cowboy Rauch, 2.12, $630; 2. Clayton Downing, 2.38, $521; 3. Cooper Mathews, 2.58, $412; 4. King Pickett, 2.62, $304; 5. Sarah Angelone, 2.64, $195; 6. Cord Kelly, 2.68, $54; 6. Dalli McIntire, 2.68, $54; 3rd Go: 1. Brenten Hall, 2.14, $630; 2. Cowboy Rauch, 2.31, $521; 3. Cooper Mathews, 2.33, $412; 4. Shad Mayfield, 2.48, $304; 5. Trent Turner, 2.53, $195; 6. Delani Wood, 2.55, $109 Short Go: 1/2. Brenten Hall, 2.56, $399; 1/2. Trent Turner, 2.56, $399; 3. King Pickett, 2.62, $228; 4. Chloe Frey, 2.70, $114; Average: 1. King Pickett, 10.42, $928; 2. Brenten Hall, 10.51, $768; 3. Trent Turner, 10.58, $608; 4. Shad Mayfield, 11.11, $448; 5. Clayton Downing, 11.18, $288; 6. Chloe Frey,

Tallan Miller

Short Go: 1. Tallan Miller, 2.84, $289; 2. Caxton Martin, 3.32, $217; 3. T C Gunter, 3.40, $144; 4. Tyler Espensen, 3.66, $72; Average: 1. Tallan Miller, 13.25, $628; 2. T C Gunter, 14.57, $520; 3. Tyler Espensen, 17.34,

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$411; 4. Trevin Coffell, 20.88, $303; 5. Brody Baugh, 21.64, $195; 6. Caxton Miller, 23.44, $109 16-19 Boys Tiedown 1st Go: 1. Tyler Milligan, 7.9, $1065; 2. Cole Caughern, 8.9, $881; 3. Marty Yates, 9.0, $698; 4. Fenton Nelson, 9.3, $514; 5. Caleb Bullock, 9.5, $330; 6. Chase Lako, 9.5, $184 2nd Go: 1. Marty Yates, 7.9, $1065; 2/3. Caleb Bullock, 8.7, $789; 2/3. Trenton Downing, 8.7, $789; 4. Aaron Johnson, 8.8, $514; 5/6. Trenton Smith, 8.9, $257; 5/6. Ryan Rule, 8.9, $257 3rd Go: 1. Westyn Hughes, 7.5, $1065; 2. Marty Yates, 8.0, $881; 3. Cooper Martin, 8.1, $698; 4/5/6. Ryan Rule, 8.3, $343; 4/5/6. Sean Tucker, 8.3, $343; 4/5/6. Sherman Lasker, 8.3, $343 Short Go: 1. Marty Yates, 9.0, $757; 2. Ryan Rule, 9.7, $568; 3. Trenton Smith, 10.2, $378; 4. Chase Lako, 10.7, $189 Average: 1. Marty Yates, 33.9, $1581; 2. Ryan Rule, 38.0, $1308; 3. Fenton Nelson, 38.8, $1035; 4. Trenton Smith, 40.0, $765; 5. Chase Lako, 40.2, $490; 6. Quinton Inman, 47.6, $273 19 & Under Girls Breakaway 1st Go: 1. Shelby Whiting, 2.63, $775; 2. Loni Lester, 2.76, $641; 3. Cierra Doyal, 2.80, $508; 4/5. Whitney DeSalvo, 2.97, $307; 4/5. Jacie Laughlin, 2.97, $307; 6. Whitney Hall, 3.02, $134 2nd Go: 1. Elli Price, 2.66, $775; 2. Samantha Little, 2.72, $641; 3. Martha Angelone, 2.75, $508; 4/5. Jaycie Laughlin, 2.77, $307; 4/5. Timber Allenbrand, 2.77, $307; 6. Whitney DeSalvo, 2.83, $134 3rd Go: 1. Samantha Little, 2.54, $775; 2. Meghan Gray, 2.56, $641; 3. Elli Gray, 2.58, $508; 4. Brooke Jordan, 2.61, $374; 5. Kassie Sechrist, 2.83, $240; 6. Taylor Mason, 2.87, $134 Short Go: 1. Hannah Springer, 2.34, $534; 2. Chloe Frey, 2.49, $401; 3. Cati Stanko, 2.55, $267; 4. Marily Melvin, 2.90, $134 Average: 1. Marilyn Melvin, 13.14, $1162; 2. Chloe Frey, 13.48, $962; 3. Ryley Lawson, 15.42, $761; 4. Hanna Springer, 21.66, $561; 5. Cati Stanko, 22.13, $361; 6. Lauren Bane, 22.32, $201


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President’s Day Weekend

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Enter 6 times for a total of 18 runs

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Inc. Tie Down Roping 1. Craig Smith, 13.5, $493; 2. JR Slaughter, 13.8, $411; 3. Mase Shirley, 14.1, $329; 4. Mike Enervold, 16.8, $247; 5. Dale Davies, 17.1, $164 Breakaway Roping 1. Danya Weir, 2.3, $818; 2. Shalynn Jacobs, 2.6, $677; 3. Kayse Winkle, 3.0, $536; 4 & 5. Kristie Dougan, 3.1, $324; 4 & 5. Carollann Scott, 3.1, $324; 6. Jill Lufkin, 3.2, $141 Saddle Bronc 1. Luke Lason, 64, $300; 2. Dawson Byrne, 62, $225; 3. Nathan Seidel, 60, $150; 4. Chance Stone, 59, $75 #12 Team Roping Header 1. Michael Camalat, 6.7, $857; 2. Larry Olivar, 6.9, $709; 3. Tyler Whitlow, 7.2, $562; 4. Anthony Camalat, 7.6, $414; 5 & 6. Arnold Burrell, 7.7, $206; 5 & 6. Ralph Romo, 7.7, $206 #12 Team Roping Heeler 1. Bobby Flores, 6.7, $857; 2. Santiago dela Cruz, 6.9, $709; 3. Luke Jeffries, 7.2, $562; 4. Dustin Willis, 7.6, $414; 5 & 6. RT Heredita, 7.7, $206; 5 & 6. David Page Sr, 7.7, $206 Team Roping Header 1. Derrick Begay, 4.9, $955.00; 2. Kyle Roberts, 5.2, $791; 3 & 4. Brock Hanson, 5.3, $544.00; 3 &4. Michael Camalat, 5.3, $544; 5 & 6. Bill Snure, 5.4, $230; 5 & 6. Skeeter Hill, 5.4, $230 Team Roping Heeler 1. Cory Petska, 4.9, $955; 2. Trevor Brown, 5.2, $791; 3 & 4. Cesar dela Cruz, 5.3, $544; 3 &4. Anthony Camalat, 5.3, $544; 5 & 6. Ty Reddell, 5.4, $230; 5 & 6. Lane Siggens, 5.4, $230 Barrel Racing 1. Allison Resor, 16.83, $1,131; 2. April Denny, 16.95, $970; 3. Sammy Jo Cordoza, 16.96, $808; 4. Crystal Logan, 16.99, $700; 5 & 6. Whitney Haught, 17.01, $485; 5 & 6. Stevie Ray Willis, 17.01, $485; 7. Jody Heisler, 17.05, $323; 8 & 9. Marisa Simpson, 17.06, $188; 8 & 9. Blythe Beshears, 17.06, $188; 10. Susan Siggens, 17.07, $108 Inc Barrel Racing 1. Shiann Irwin, 17.56, $570; 2. Breann Chambers, 17.57, $496; 3 & 4. Catherine Lasher, 17.58, $384;

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OD E D N O R OU P R U 2014 Wyatt Althoff GCPRA Membership Drive Rodeo Marana, AZ, January 11 & 12, 2014 Friends, family and contestants gathered on January 11-12, 2014 in Marana, Arizona not only to help encourage cowboys and cowgirls to join the GCPRA, but to pay their respects and honor a great cowboy and person Wyatt Althoff. There was a long list of contestants as the rodeo went well into the evening both days. The weather was great and it could not have been a better day to rodeo and pay respect to one of rodeoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s beloved friends. January 11, 2014 Results Bareback 1. Jason Minic, 76, $271; 2. Brandon Smith, 73, $203; 3. Rio Lee, 70, $141 Steer Wrestling 1. Ethan Randell, 5.1, $444; 2. Bo Bliel, 5.6, $333,; 3. Austin Woods, 6.0, $222; 4. Terry Zenkawich, 6.6, $111 Tie Down Roping 1. Cole Robinson, 8.7, $506; 2. Russell Cordoza, 8.9, $419; 3. Logan Bird, 9.6, $332; 4. Tyler Whitlow, 9.7, $244; 5. Tyler Forsberg, 10.4, $157; 6. Colton Foster, 10.6, $87

3 & 4. Dolli Lautaret, 17.58, $384; 5. Lisa Lutjen, 17.60, $273; 6. Kati Jundt, 17.62, $198; 7. Shana Seidel, 17.63, $124; 8 & 9. Breenan Hoerning, 17.64, $25; 8 & 9. Whitney Gowin, 17.64, $25 Bull Riding 1. John Killian, 74, $444; 2 & 3. Joel Gallego, 68, $278; 2 & 3. Cody Wortman, 68, $278; 4. Alonso Gallego, 63, $111 Bull Riding Day Money John Killian, 74, $45 Joel Gallego, 68, $45 Cody Wortman, 68, $45 Alonso Gallego, 63, $45 January 12, 2014 Results Bareback 1. Kyle Charley, 79, $264; 2. Earl Tsosie, 74, $198; 3 & 4. Rio Lee, 66, $99; 3 & 4. John Killian, 66, $99 Steer Wrestling 1. Travis Reay, 4.3, $408; 2. Russell Cordoza, 5.0, $306; 2. Colt Capurro, 6.2, $204; 4. Wyatt Smith, 6.5, $102 Tie Down Roping 1. Cole Robinson, 8.9, $506; 2. Tyler Whitlow, 9.0,


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$419; 3. Andy Martin, 9.6, $332; 4. Tristan Mahoney, 10.2, $244; 5. Bill Snure, 10.3, $157; 6. Willard Moody, 12.0, $87 Inc. Tie Down Roping 1. Willard Moody, 12.0, $493; 2. Howdy Sanborn, 13.0, $411; 3. Shane Guin, 13.4, $329; 4. Craig Smith, 14.4, $247; 5. JR Slaughter, 16.5, $164 Breakaway Roping 1. Shalynn Jacobs, 2.3, $831; 2. Kelsey Lutjen, 2.5, $688; 3. Becky Mahoney, 2.8, $544; 4. Lakota Bird, 2.9, $401; 5 & 6. Kristen Summerfield, 3.0, $133; 5 & 6. Devin Cordova, 3.0, $133; 5 & 6. Arena dela Cruz, 3.0, $133 Saddle Bronc 1. Jason Amon, 71, $336; 2. Dawson Byrne, 69, $252 Ground Split 1. Jason Amon, 71, $126; 2. Dawson Byrne, 69, $126 #12 Team Roping Header 1. Trevor Nowlin, 6.5, $941; 2. Paul Brashears, 6.8, $779; 3,4,5. Aaron Moyers, 6.9, $455; 3,4,5. Tyler Whitlow, 6.9, $455; 3,4,5. Whip Lewis, 6.9, $455; 6. Denny Nowlin, 7.1, $162 #12 Team Roping Heeler 1. Joseph Auza, 6.5, $941; 2. Kyle Roberts, 6.8, $779; 3,4,5. Tammy Lewis, 6.9, $455; 3,4,5. Luke Jeffries, 6.9, $455; 3,4,5. Dustin Willis, 6.9, $455; 6. Rob Webb, 7.1, $162 Team Roping Header 1. Brock Hanson, 5.0, $1,016; 2. Michael Camalat,

5.2, $841; 3. Pedro Erguolla, 5.3, $666; 4. Brady Payne, 5.5, $490; 5. Jake Barnes, 5.6, $315; 6. Tanner Baldwin, 6.3, $175 Team Roping Heeler 1. Russell Cordoza, 5.0, $1,016; 2. Junio Nagator, 5.2, $841; 3. Junior Zambrano, 5.3, $666; 4. Chance Whitworth, 5.5, $490; 5. Junio Nagator, 5.6, $315; 6. Russell Cordoza, 6.3, $175 Barrel Racing 1. Kristen Woods, 16.59, $1,027; 2. Marisa Simpson, 16.67, $880; 3. Raylee Johnson, 16.71, $733; 4. Ty Green, 16.81, $636; 5. Susan Siggens, 16.86, $489; 6. Barbara Johnson, 16.89, $391; 7. Donna Moody, 16.90, $293; 8. Shayanne Summerfield, 16.91, $196; 9. Cathy Ruiz, 16.93, $147; 10. Kayse Winkle, 17.00, $98 Inc Barrel Racing 1 & 2. Jody Heisler, 17.34, $487; 1 & 2. Carrie Jankee, 17.34, $487; 3. Kati Jundt, 17.35, $385; 4 & 5. Julie Morrison, 17.38, $283; 4 & 5. Catherine Lasher, 17.38, $283; 6. McKenzie Wiertzema, 17.39, $181; 7. Cari Zenkawich, 17.40, $113; 8. Tammy Arnold, 17.47, $45 Bull Riding No Qualified Rides Men’s All-Around Timed Event Winner (High Money Winner over two days) Russell Cordoza, $1,000 This money was donated by the Wyatt Althoff Family

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he Southwest Bronc Riders Association (SWBRA) held their premier event “The Bronc Stomp” at the Curry County Event Center in Clovis, New Mexico on January 11, 2014. This was the first time for this event, but after the great success it won’t be the last. Bronc riders gave it their all and put on a crowd pleasing performance, not only for the folks in the stands but even for the folks at home, the event will air on HRTV, “The Riding to Win” series also. There were a total of 42 riders in 4 events: 22 Ranch Broncs, 14 Saddle Broncs, 4 Barback riders and 4 in the Women’s Bronc Riding Event. The riders worked to make it to the short go to have a chance at the title of champion and also for their part of the $2,000 in added money. The winners of this first ever event were, in the Ranch Bronc Riding, Michael Brockett from Parks, Arizona, Cooper DeWitt from Rio Rico Arizona won the Saddle Bronc riding and Kory Hart from Clovis, New Mexico was the

Bareback riding champion. In the Women’s Bronc Riding it was Brittan Millar that made her way down from Dillon, Montana to end up at the top of the leader board. What a great event for the first time. The next event on the SWBRA calendar is in Tombstone, Arizona, March 29, 2014. Look for details in upcoming All Around issues or go to www.southwestbroncriderassociation.co m for more information. Ranch Bronc Riding Michael Brockett, Parks, AZ, $800 Cooper DeWitt, Rio Rico, AZ, $480 Bobby Massengale, Dog Patch, AR $320 Saddle Bronc Riding Cooper DeWitt, Rio Rico, AZ, $600 Lane Wimberly, Belen, NM, $360 Kolton Burnett, Vernon, TX, $240 Bareback Riding Kory Hart, Clovis, NM, $700 Women’s Bronc Riding Brittany Miller, Dillon, MT, $350 Ashley Wittern, Visalia, CA, $210 Brittani Johnson, Seymour, TX $140

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ut on your running shoes and grab your extra canned food because the sixth annual Running with the Bulls USA kicks off in less than 30 days! North America’s original bull run starts the season at the Hogs and Horses Arena in Cave Creek, Arizona, February 7-9, 2014. Adrenaline junkies from across the nation will have the chance to participate in twelve runs throughout Saturday and Sunday. For those more interested in enjoying the show, the family-friendly festival will feature live entertainment, a Battle of the Bands, festival exhibitors, and delicious food and drink! If that doesn’t sound exciting enough, there will also be thousands of dollars in cash prizes! Come out Friday night to participate in the Charity Run, and stay for the Runner’s Party at Hogs and Horses Bar and Grill. Running with the Bulls USA has also partnered with the Arizona Food Bank to collect canned food throughout the festival – bring in 25 cans and enter the event as a spectator for free! Join the thousands of runners who have participated and earn your badass status. Sign up before the runs sell out at http://runwiththebullsusa.tix.com! Can’t make it to Cave Creek? Running with the Bulls has expanded nationwide and will be invading central Texas in March, Las Vegas, NV in April, and Salt Lake City, UT in July. Visit www.runningwiththebullsusa.com for specific dates and more information. What Runners Have Said “The thrill of a life time!” “What an adrenaline rush!” “It has been on my bucket list forever.” “I MUST be crazy because I am doing it again!” Special thanks to the sponsors Univision Communications, PLS Financial, Hogs and Horses, Lip Rehab, and Ride Now.


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Taos Muncy Bronc Party

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he Taos Muncy Bronc Party was held December 14 - 15, 2013 at the Southwest Event Center in Los Lunas, NM. The clinic was a huge success thanks to the many participants and volunteers. The Bronc Party was an idea to help support and foster Saddle Bronc riders in New Mexico. The goal for this event was to encourage more Bronc riders to “break out”, in the sport and also to provide coaching for the riders already competing. With that goal in mind, over 110 horses were bucked during the weekend event. Bronc riders of all skill levels, from beginners to professional participated. The beginners leaned some of the fundamental training required to get started out right in the sport, as some of the more professional riders got help in polishing their riding style. The sport of rodeo was at its best as all the riders supported and taught one another. Coaches from New Mexico State University and Tucumcari and several seasoned bronc riders added to the wealth of talent teaching at the clinic. All the participants improved in their riding skills over the two days and walked away ready to attend the next one. Horses were supplied by New Mexico State University, Darrel Triplett, Casey Collumes, Shawn Wimberly and Nunn’s Frontier Rodeo Company. Volunteer’s included Marty Carrasco, Chase Carrasco, Casey Collum, Charlie Encinas, Jim D Brown, GT Nunn, Stacie Stanbrough, Tiger Stangrough, Chance Barnes, Johnny Muncy, Blain Muncy, Keith Sandy and Kassandra Smith. A special thanks to Dennis Chavez for the donation of the Southwest Event Center for the entire weekend. Thanks you to everyone and already marking the calendar for another event like this in 2014. Look for details in future issues of The All-Around.

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Ringing in the New Year!

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he bells were ringing in the New Year in Farmington on January 10 – 11, but it wasn’t New Year’s bells it was bull bells. It was the 19th Annual Baca Rodeo Bares, Broncs and Bulls Spectacular. What a great pen of bucking stock and the cowboys took advantage of that. Together it made for an event you did not want to miss. McGee Park in Farmington, New Mexico was once again the host for the Spectacular and like years past, the seats filled up. The two day event, January 10th and 11th was full of some of the best bucking horse and bull riding action in the southwest. As always the crowd was treated to the colorful and amazing opening ceremonies that included a Special Tribute to America with a flag presentation featuring Cowboy and Military Making the claim to the championship of the bareback riding was Earl Tsosie Jr. from Indian Wells Arizona. He scored 80 points to win the event. Kyle Charlie, as he did last year, claimed the runner-up position in the bareback riding with a 75 point ride. In the Saddle Bronc Riding it was the

local cowboy Chance Barns from Farmington that took home the first place prize money scoring 77 points. Tanner Lockhart from Lewis, Colorado was a close second with the score of 74. It was only two points that separated the winners in the bull riding. Cody Strite from McIntosh, New Mexico posted an 80 point ride to claim the championship. Right behind Cody was Dugan Black of Lukachukai, Arizona who covered his bull for 78 points and second place. 19th Annual Bares, Broncs & Bulls Spectacular Farmington, New Mexico January 10-11, 2014 Bareback Riding 1. Earl Tsosie Jr., Indian Wells, AZ, 80, $451 2. Kyle Charley, Lukachukai, AZ, 75, $338 3. Ferlin Tsosie, Rock Point, AZ, 70, $236 Saddle Bronc Riding 1. Chance Barns, Farmington, NM, 77, $710 2. Tanner Lockhart, Lewis, CO, 74, $532 3. Justin Hamilton, Flora Vista, NM, 64, $355 4. Colt Chlarson, Quemado, NM, 63, $177 Bull Riding 1. Cody Strite, McIntosh, NM, 80, $1,319 2. Dugan Black, Lukachukai, AZ, 78, $1,092 3. Archie Becenti Jr., Ft. Defiance, AZ, 77, $864 4. Tony Mendes, Grd. Jct. CO, 73, $637 5. Harrison Bahe, Tohatchi, NM, 54, $409

Pilot Flying J Partners with Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association Courtesy of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA

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ilot Flying J Introduces Fuel Card for PRCA members. Pilot Flying J today announced its new partnership with the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA). The company introduced an exclusive fuel discount card, the Cowboy Card, created for PRCA members to use at Pilot Flying J locations. “We are thrilled to partner with the PRCA on this exciting new opportunity,” said Jeffrey Farrington, Pilot Flying J sales manager. “The new Cowboy Card allows PRCA members to save on gas and diesel purchases at all Pilot and Flying J locations nationwide. It will enable PRCA members to control their fuel costs as they travel from event to event.” To apply for the Cowboy Card (there is no fee attached), PRCA members can visit www.prcafuelcard.com. Once approved, the new card, which will provide fuel discounts of $0.05 per gallon on diesel and $0.03 on gas, will be shipped in approximately two weeks. For more information about the Cowboy Card, please call 800.562.6210, extension 2190 or e-mail cardservices@pilotflyingj.com.


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Colorado Versus the World Showcases Rodeo Athletes at National Western By Susan Kanode For the National Western Stock Show

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or three consecutive years, the National Western Stock Show has kicked off their celebration with Colorado’s richest one day rodeo with bareback riding, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, women’s barrel racing and bull riding. Action started in the Denver Coliseum with world contestants competing at the morning performance. They represented rodeos in Fort Worth, Texas; Rapid City, S.D.; San Angelo, Texas; Austin, Texas; Houston, Texas; Guymon, Okla.; North Platte, Neb.; Calgary, Alberta; Cheyenne, Wyo.; and Dodge City, Kan. Then 10 contestants from Colorado rodeos including Denver’s National Western Stock Show; Estes Park; Elizabeth; Greeley; Colorado Springs; Loveland; and Pueblo competed hoping to advance to Saturday’s evening performance. The four contestants with the highest scores and fastest times from each of those performances advanced to Saturday evening for the Colorado verses the World challenge. Those four were narrowed down to two, one from the Colorado contingent and one from the world for a winner take all $8,000 check. There is nowhere else that Richmond Champion from The Woodlands would rather be than here on opening Saturday. Last year, the college student had an 87 point effort to win the championship in bareback riding representing the National Western. This year, Champion competed on behalf of the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo in Colorado Springs but still took the title for Colorado. Along the way, he set a new arena record in the Denver Coliseum with an 92 point effort aboard Calgary Stampede’s great mare Princess Warrior. “I was a little behind at the beginning of the ride, but when I caught up with her, it felt awesome,” Champion said. “That’s the highest score I’ve ever gotten, but to be honest, it could have been a 50 and I still would have been

happy because I would have gotten the check. It’s a great way to start out 2014 and I hope I will be back here doing the same thing next year.” Casey Martin also knows what it is like to win in the Denver Coliseum. He won the steer wrestling at last year’s Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association rodeo and represented the National Western through all three rounds of competition here today. He finished in fourth place in the Matinee to advance to the semi-finals. He then had the fastest time in the semi-finals at 4.17 seconds. Martin, who is from Sulphur, La., was up against Tyler Waguespack, from Gonzales, La., who represented the World team for San Angelo, Texas. Waguespack ran first and had a no time so all Martin needed was to get his steer down. He did that in 4.34 seconds to win $8,000. The following are results from Super Saturday, Colorado Versus the World rodeo, Jan. 10, 2013. World Performance Bareback Riding 1. Ethan McNeill, Grantsville, Utah, (Fort Worth) 82 points, $1,000; 2. (tie) Matthew Smith, Leesville, La., (North Platte, Neb.); Seth Hardwick, Laramie, Wyo., (Guymon, Okla.); and R.C. Landingham, Pendleton, Ore., (Dodge City, Kan.); 81 and $600 each. Steer Wrestling 1. Tyler Waguespack, Gonzales, La., (San Angelo, Texas) 4.29 seconds, $1,000; 2. Matt Reeves Cross Plains, Texas, (Cheyenne, Wyo.) 4.64, $700; 3. Dakota Eldridge, Elko, Nev., (Austin, Texas) 4.81, $600; 4. Wade Sumpter, Fowler, Colo., (Calgary, Alberta) 5.11, $500. Saddle Bronc Riding 1. (tie) Jesse Kruse, Great Falls, Mont., (Fort Worth, Texas); and Sterling Crawley, Stephenville, Texas, (North Platte, Neb.) 86 points and $850 each; 3. Jesse Wright, Milford, Utah, (Houston, Texas) 84, $600. 4. Ty Atchison, Colony, Okla., (Calgary, Alberta), 82, $500. Women’s Barrel Race 1, Wanda Brown, Edgemont, S.D., (North Platte, Neb.), 15.525 seconds, $1,000; 2. Christy Loflin, Franktown, Colo., (Cheyenne, Wyo.), 15.633, $700; 3. Britany Diaz, Desdemona, Texas,

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15.708, $600; 4. Christine Laughlin, Pueblo, Colo., (Dodge City, Kan.) 15.725 Bull Riding (two rides) 1. Travor Kastner, Ardmore, Okla., (San Angelo), 85 points, $1,000; 2. Sam Wyatt, Fittstown, Okla., (Houston, Texas) 82, $700 Colorado Performance Bareback Riding 1. Richmond Champion, The Woodlands, Texas, (Colorado Springs), 88, $1,000; 2. George Gillespie, Elgin, Ore., (Wildcard) 86, $700; 3. Mickey Downare, Hartsel, Colo., (Estes Park), 84, $600; 4. Luke Creasy, Las Cruces, N.M., (Denver) 82, $500 Steer Wrestling 1. Billy Bugenig, Ferndale, Calif., (Pueblo), 4.35 seconds, $1,000; 2. Cody Kroul, Solon, Iowa, (Estes Park), 4.60, $700; 3. Dean Gorsuch, Gering, Neb., (Denver) 5.22, $600; 4. Casey Martin, Sulphur, La., (Denver), 5.32, $500 Saddle Bronc Riding 1. Troy Crowser, Whitewood, S.D., (Pueblo), 84, $1,000; 2. (tie) Taos Muncy, Corona, N.M., (Estes Park) and Cody Martin, Eagle, Colo., (Colorado Springs), 83 points and $650 each; 4. (tie) Spencer Wright, Milford, Utah, (Denver) and Cody Wright, Milford, Utah, (Denver), 81 and $350 each Women’s Barrel Race 1, C.J. Vondette, Rifle, Colo., (Elizabeth),15.540, $1,000; 2. Paige Conrado, Hudson, Colo., (Colorado Springs, 15.612, $700; 3. Sammi Bessert, Loma, Colo., (Denver) 15.654, $600; 4. Fallon Taylor, Whitesboro, Texas, (Denver), 15,765, $500 Bull Riding (three rides) 1. Patrick Geipel, Elbert, Colo., (Elizabeth), 86 points, $1,000; 2. Nate Perry, Elk City, Okla., (Denver), 81, $700; 3. Tim Bingham, Honeyville, Utah, (Estes Park), 67, $600. Showdown – Colorado Vs. The World Bareback Riding (semifinals) 1. Richmond Champion, Colorado, 88, $1,000; 2. Seth Hardwick, World, 85, $1,000; (champion) 1. Champion 92, $8,000; 2. Hardwick, 0 Steer Wrestling (semifinals) 1. Casey Martin, Colorado, 4.17 seconds, $1,000; 2. Tyler Waugespack, World, 4.59, $1,000; (champion) 1. Martin, 4.34, $8,000; 2. Waugespack, 0 Saddle Bronc Riding (semifinals) 1. Spencer Wright, Colorado, 84, $1,000; 2. Jesse Kruse, World, $1,000; (champion) 1. Kruse, 87, $8,000; 2. Wright, 83 Women’s Barrel Race (semifinals) 1. Paige Conrado, Colorado, 15.540 seconds, $1,000; 2. Britany Diaz, World, 15.752, $1,000; (champion); 1. Diaz, 15.623, $8,000 Bull Riding (semifinals) 1. Nate Perry, Colorado, 84 points, $1,000; 2. Sam Wyatt, World, 81, $1,000; (final round no rides, champion given by time ridden) 1. Wyatt, 3.01 seconds, $8,000; 2. Perry, 1.24 seconds.


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First Rodeo in the Books for Eddy County Junior Rodeo Association

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t was great weather and great rodeo action as the first rodeo of the 2014 ECJRA Rodeo Series took place in Artesia New Mexico on January 11th and 12th. Some of the finest youth competitors in the southeast part of New Mexico made their way to the Artesia Horse Council Arena to start out the year and show off their rodeo talent. Cowboys and cowgirls competed in age groups from 5 and under all the way to the 16 to 19 year old age group, there was even an open division that gave mom or dad a chance to get back in the saddle. No matter what the age, it was a great weekend and a great start to the ECJRA 2014 rodeo season. Eddy County Junior Rodeo Association January 11-12, 2014, Artesia, NM 5 & Under Barrels 1/11 1. Cake Barnes, 26.543; 2. Brycen Barnes, 30.602; 3. Hunter Irwin, 31.375; 4. Kyon Hatley, 32.774; 5. Maliah Dossey, 34.87; 6. Delani Richardson, 35.324; 7. Dean Snyder, 42.072 5 & Under Barrels 1/12 1. Hunter Irwin, 26.679; 2. Brycen Barnes, 30.509; 3. Kyon Hatley, 33.36 5 & Under Poles 1/11 1. Hunter Irwin, 35.294; 2. Kyon Hatley, 44.14; 3. Maliah Dossey, 48.923; 4. Dean Snyder, 51.081; 5. Delani Richardson, 53.003 5 & Under Poles 1/12 1. Maliah Dossey, 28.784; 2. Hunter Irwin, 34.236; 3. Kyon Hatley, 39.275; 4. Cake Barnes, 43.09; 5 & Under Flags 1/11; 1. Brycen Barnes, 9.009; 2. Kyon Hatley, 12.835; 3. Dean Snyder, 14.493; 4. Hunter Irwin, 24.853; 5. Cake Barnes, 29.133 5 & Under Flags 1/12 1. Brycen Barnes, 6.363; 2. Dean Snyder, 7.13; 3.

Hunter Irwin, 7.188; 4. Kyon Hatley, 15.257; 5. Maliah Dossey, 17.97; 6. Cake Barnes, 30.884 5 & Under Goats 1/11 1. Cake Barnes, 10.41; 2. Brycen Barnes, 11.403; 3. Kyon Hatley, 13.074; 4. Hunter Irwin, 17.359; 5. Maliah Dossey, 17.456; 6. Delani Richardson, 21.184; 7. Dean Snyder, 21.617 5 & Under Goats 1/12 1. Cake Barnes, 11.305; 2. Hunter Irwin, 12.119; 3. Brycen Barnes, 12.888; 4. Kyon Hatley, 12.963; 5. Maliah Dossey, 17.349; 6. Dean Snyder, 20.365 6-8 Barrels 1/11 1. Teagan Miller, 17.138; 2. Jordan Lyles, 18.818; 3. Holden Perser, 20.844; 4. Ryan Timberlake, 21.093; 5. Cason Hatley, 21.106; 6. Emma Irwin, 21.149; 7. Buster Barnes, 23.749; 8. Garrett Flowers, 24.603; 9. Cole Northcutt, 24.896; 10. Emmy Bowen, 27.464 6-8 Barrels 1/12 1. Ryan Timberlake, 19.119; 2. Cason Hatley,20.115; 3. Emma Irwin, 20.683; 4. Holden Perser, 21.28; 5. Teagan Miller, 23.112; 6. Garrett Flowers, 23.865; 7. Kelton Ross, 24.832; 8. Makylee Baldwin, 26.449; 9. Kolby Sanchez, 29.29; 10. Hailee Martinez, 30.957 6-8 Poles 1/11 1. Teagan Miller, 25.384; 2. Holden Perser, 25.862; 3. Jordan Lyles, 26.196; 4. Emmy Bowen, 30.532; 5. Emma Irwin, 32.33; 6. Kelton Ross, 37.776; 7. Garrett Flowers, 39.309; 8. Cole Northcutt, 45.5; 9. Cason Hatley,56.045 6-8 Poles 1/11 1. Holden Perser, 26.247; 2. Teagan Miller, 26.582; 3. Emma Irwin, 29.582; 4. Makylee Baldwin, 32.274; 5. Cole Northcutt, 33.004; 6. Jordan Lyles, 33.338; 7. Emmy Bowen, 33.807; 8. Garrett Flowers, 34.52; 9. Cason Hatley, 34.944; 10. Kelton Ross, 35.212 6-8 Flags 1/11 1. Hailee Martinez, 5.529; 2. Cason Hatley, 5.719; 3. Cole Northcutt, 5.959; 4. Jordan Lyles, 6.05; 5. Holden Perser, 6.145; 6. Garrett Flowers, 7.055; 7. Kelton Ross, 7.217; 8. Emma Irwin, 11.062; 9. Jeremiah Salazar, 12.59; 10. Teagan Miller, 13.268 6-8 Flags 1/12 1. Cason Hatley, 5.764; 2. Garrett Flowers, 6.624; 3.

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Kelton Ross, 7.242; 4. Kolby Sanchez, 9.873; 5. Jordan Lyles, 10.101; 6. Emmy Bowen, 10.742; 7. Buster Barnes, 11.45; 8. Hailee Martinez, 11.765; 9. Holden Perser, 11.981; 10. Cole Northcutt, 13.295 6-8 Goats 1/11 1. Cason Hatley, 17.782; 2. Cole Northcutt, 18.479; 3. Teagan Miller, 20.322; 4. Jordan Lyles, 22.826; 5. Ryan Timberlake, 24.485; 6. Ridley Timberlake, 26.922; 7. Kutter Babb, 27.045; 8. Buster Barnes, 27.872; 9. Hailee Martinez, 34.868; 10 Kelton Ross, 39.082 6-8 Goats 1/12 1. Ridley Timberlake, 18.583; 2. Jordan Lyles, 19.496; 3. Ryan Timberlake, 22.449; 4. Cason Hatley,23.128; 5. Buster Barnes, 23.681; 6. Cade Figg, 24.94; 7. Teagan Miller, 27.065; 8. Kutter Babb, 28.232; 9. Jack Chase, 30.264; 10. Holden Perser, 31.491 6-8 Bwky 1/11 1. Cason Hatley, 32.483 6-8 Bwky 1/12 1. Ridley Timberlake, 6.324; 2. Ryan Timberlake, 11.108 9-12 Flags 1/11 1. Baili Herring, 6.374; 2. Clate Harwell, 6.394; 3. Morgan Northcutt, 6.922; 4. Sarah Coombes, 7.981; 5. Kylie West, 10.714; 6. Paige Magby,15.499; 7. Payton Gladden, 17.164; 8. Skylar Jobe, 18.595; 9. Rilee Corbell, 27.357 9-12 Flags 1/12 1. Paige Magby, 6.064; 2. Baili Herring, 6.072; 3. Clate Harwell, 6.494; 4. Sarah Coombes, 7.258; 5. Rilee Corbell, 7.545; 6. Payton Gladden, 8.269; 7. Tiffany McCormick, 8.761; 8. Skylar Jobe, 15.36; 9. Kylie West, 23.987 9-12 Goats 1/11 1. Keylee Crowder, 13.37; 2. Rayme Jones,14.417; 3. Baili Herring, 15.252; 4. Paige Magby, 16.194; 5. Clate Harwell, 16.337; 6. Kadin Babb, 16.406; 7. Skylar Jobe, 18.081; 8. Rilee Corbell, 18.169; 9. Carson Mills, 18.811; 10. Morgan Northcutt, 20.127 9-12 Goats 1/12 1. Rayme Jones, 13.337; 2. Keylee Crowder, 14.147; 3. Carson Mills, 14.764; 4. Baili Herring, 15.071; 5. Paige Magby, 15.933; 6. Kadin Babb, 17.451; 7. Rilee Corbell, 17.912; 8. Rustin Baldwin, 18.388; 9. Clate Harwell, 18.784; 10. Morgan Northcutt, 19.009 9-12 Bwky 1/11 1. Baili Herring, 4.44; 2. Kadin Babb, 4.476; 3. Cason Hatley, 4.605; 4. Carson Mills, 5.234; 5. Rayme Jones, 6.358 9-12 Bwky 1/12 1. Baili Herring, 3.306; 2. Maddox Kirpatrick, 3.686; 3. Cason Hatley,3.716; 4. Clate Harwell, 4.959; 5. Hayden Mullins, 5.337; 6. Cade Figg, 6.521; 7. Paige Magby, 6.78 9-12 Calf Touch 1/11 1. Baili Herring, 8.796; 2. Carson Mills, 10.554; 3. Kadin Babb, 10.94 9-12 Calf Touch 1/12 1. Clate Harwell, 8.122; 2. Kaden Little, 8.59; 3. Keylee Crowder, 9.804; 4. Kadin Babb, 10.386; 5. Carson Mills, 11.373 9-12 RR 1/11 1. Kadin Babb, 18.256; 2. Paige Magby, 33.885; 9-12 RR 1/12; 1. Hayden Mullins, 15.122; 2. Baili Herring, 15.419; 3. Carson Mills, 19.058; 4. Kadin Babb, 21.682; 5. Clate Harwell, 22.802 9-12 Steer Bwky 1/11 1. Maddox Kirpatrick, 11.301; 2. Kadin Babb, 12.22; 3.


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Delani Wood, 3.633; 4. Tanner McRae, 12.268; 5. Tristie Brewer, 20.897 13-15 Bwky 1/12 1. Colter Figg, 2.85; 2. Grady Kirkes, 2.99; 3. Kennedy Kirpatric, 3.056; 4. Delani Wood,3.102; 5. Ashley Rice, 3.355; 6. Saige Bell, 4.265; 7. Kaitlyn Harwell, 4.783; 8. Garrett Baldwin, 5.321; 9. Mackayla McRae, 5.34 13-15 RR 1/11 1. Grady Kirkes, 9.041; 2. Kennedy Kirpatrick, 9.68; 3. Kendra Suggs, 10.375; 4. Justin Long, 10.44; 5. Tristie Brewer, 12.044; 6. Kaitlyn Harwell, 12.99; 7. Delani Wood,20.338; 8. Saige Bell, 22.125 13-15 RR 1/12 1. Saige Bell, 8.967; 2. Colter Figg, Tiffany McCormick making a run in the 6-8 Goat Tying 9.653; 3. Kaitlyn Harwell, 10.169; 4. Grady Kirkes, 10.709; 5. Kendra Suggs, 12.57; 6. Tanner McRae, 16.93; 7. Garrett Paige Magby, 12.924; 4. Cason Hatley, 16.103 Baldwin, 18.188; 8. Kyler Bell, 20.095 9-12 Steer Bwky 1/12 13-15 Team Roping 1/11 1. Kayden Little, 4.757; 2. Rustin Baldwin, 5.144; 3. 1. Tristie Brewer / Justin Long, 14.676; 2. Saige Bell / Hayden Mullins, 5.688; 4. Cade Figg, 6.626; 5. Kyler Bell, 24.479 Carson Little, 9.669; 6. Baili Herring, 9.769 13-15 Team Roping 1/12 13-15 Barrels 1/11 1. Colter Figg /Garrett Baldwin, 7.367; 2. Saige Bell / 1. Kaitlyn Harwell, 16.599; 2. Saige Bell, 16.951; 3. Kyler Bell, 7.466; 3. Payton Henson / Tanner McRae, Mackayla McRae, 17.534; 4. Delani Wood , 7.758; 4. Rustin Baldwin / Garrett Baldwin, 13.008; 17.63; 5. Maddy Deerman, 18.6; 6. Ciera Driver, 5. Jon Solt / Tanner McRae, 14.344; 6. Rustin Baldwin 24.246; 7. Kennedy Kirpatrick, 27.154; 8. Veronica / Kayden Little, 16.602; 7. Tristie Brewer / Bryce Wilson, 27.398 McCormick, 18.442 13-15 Barrels 1/12 16-19 Barrels 1/11 1. Kaitlyn Harwell, 16.595; 2. Delani Wood, 16.819; 1. Tessa Salsedo, 16.681; 2. Cadi Wood, 16.971; 3. 3. Kennedy Kirpatrick 16.936; 4. Saige Bell, Mackayla McRae, 19.884; 16-19 Barrels 1/11 ; 1. 16.978; 5. Mackayla McRae, 17.376; 6. Veronica Tessa Salsedo, 16.575; 2. Cadi Wood, 17.986; 16-19 Wilson, 19.201; 7. Ashley Rice, 20.176; 8. Ciera Poles 1/11; 1. Cadi Wood, 23.812; 2. Tessa Salsedo, Driver, 25.831 34.482 13-15 Poles 1/11 16-19 Poles 1/12 1. Kaitlyn Harwell, 22.081; 2. Delani Wood, 22.456; 1. Tessa Salsedo, 23.512; 2. Cadi Wood, 28.072 3. Veronica Wilson, 22.479; 4. Mackayla McRae, 16-19 Goats 1/11 23.259; 5. Saige Bell, 27.413; 6. Kennedy Kirpatrick, 1. Kendra Suggs, 12.627; 2. Cadi Wood, 14.897; 3. 28.476; 7. Ciera Driver, 36.757 Tessa Salsedo, 22.691 13-15 Poles 1/12 1. Delani Wood, 21.736; 2. Kennedy Kirpatrick, 22.67; 16-19 Goats 1/12 1. Cadi Wood, 11.611; 2. Kendra Suggs, 13.507; 3. 3. Veronica Wilson, 27.283; 4. Saige Bell, 27.391; 5. Tessa Salsedo, 18.386 Kaitlyn Harwell, 27.619; 6. Ciera Driver, 38.248; 7. 16-19 Bwky 1/11 Mackayla McRae, 40.564 1. Kyle Jurney, 13-15 Goats 1/11 2.589; 2. 1. Saige Bell, 10.152; 2. Delani Wood, 11.02; 3. Leann Herring, Maddy Deerman, 11.337; 4. Kaitlyn Harwell, 12.486; 2.606; 3. Cadi 5. Justin Long, 12.531; 6. Mackayla McRae, 13.553; Wood, 4.059; 7. Veronica Wilson, 17.261 4. Clay Lee, 13-15 Goats 1/22 4.36; 5. Jayden 1. Saige Bell, 10.21; 2. Delani Wood, 10.483; 3. Kirpatrick, Maddy Deerman, 10.879; 4. Kendra Suggs, 13.688; 12.421 5. Kaitlyn Harwell, 13.701; 6. Mackayla McRae, 20.724; 7. Veronica Wilson, 24.275 13-15 Tiedown 1/11 1. Justin Long, 11.424; 2. Tanner McRae, 16.168; 3. Kyler Bell, 17.724 13-15 Tiedown 1/12 1. Justin Long, 11.567; 2. Grady Kirkes, 14.252; 3. Kaitlyn Harwell, 15.052; 4. Tanner McRae, 21.923; 5. Kaden Little, 30.112; 6. Kadin Babb, 35.675 13-15 Bwky 1/11 1. Justin Long, 3.152; 2. Kendra Suggs, 3.38; 3.

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16-19 Bwky 1/12 1. Leann Herring, 2.594; 2. Jayden Kirpatrick, 2.701; 3. Carson Mills, 4.304; 4. Kyle Jurney, 12.112 16-19 Tiedown 1/11 1. Kyle Jurney, 11.053; 2. Clay Lee, 11.395; 3. Jayden Kirpatrick, 12.683; 4. Koly Rae Spears, 35.564 16-19 Tiedown 1/12 1. Jayden Kirpatrick, 9.663; 2. Clay Lee, 11.739; 3. Kyler Bell, 20.393 16-19 RR 1/11 1. Kyle Jurney, 7.086; 2. Clay Lee, 8.562; 3. Leann Herring, 10.065; 4. Cadi Wood, 11.414 16-19 RR 1/12 1. Clay Lee, 10.721; 2. Leann Herring, 12.6; 3. Cadi Wood, 13.566; 4. Kyle Jurney, 14.459 16-19 Team Roping 1/11 1. Koly Ray Spears / Jayden Kirpatrick, 5.998; 2. Koly Ray Spears / Michael Benavides, 8.235; 3. Kyle Jurney /Michael Benavides, 13.519; 4. Koly Rae Spears / Clay Lee, 13.761; 5. Kade Norton / Justin Long, 15.03; 6. Jon Solt / Donna Solt, 15.78 16-19 Team Roping 1/12 1. Colter Figg /Garrett Baldwin, 11.165; 2. Kyle Jurney /Micheal Benavides, 11.553; 3. Kyle Jurney /Jayden Kirpatrick, 14.593; 4. Maddy Deerman / Colter Figg, 14.697; 5. Rustin Baldwin / Garrett Baldwin, 16.315; 6. Rustin Baldwin / Kayden Little, 31.692 Open Barrels 1/11 1. Margo Smith, 16.225; 2. Tauna Alcorn, 17.123; 3. Jamie Dean, 18.499; 4. Kim Hudson, 18.653; 5. Jamie Sevier, 18.745 Open Barrels 1/12 1. Tauna Alcorn, 16.875; 2. Lindsey Ewing, 17.237; 3. Demori Cobb, 17.544; 4. Tauna Alcorn, 17.7; 5. Jamie Dean, 18.39 Open Tiedown 1/11 1. Jayden Kirpatrick, 12.953 Open Tiedown 1/12 1. Ross Kirkes, 10.932; 2. Cash Kirpatrick, 17.174 Open Team Roping 1/11 1. Koly Ray Spears / Jayden Kirpatrick, 7.168; 2. Tanner McRae / Jake Mathews, 7.249; 3. Cason Hatley / Jay Dee Logan, 11.544; 4. Haley Solt / Donna Solt, 14.676 Open Team Roping 1/12 1. Tanner McRae / Jake Mathews, 7.214; 2. Koly Rae Spears / Michael Benavides, 7.986; 3. Cason Hatley / Jake Mathews, 8.519; 4. Kyle Jurney / Jayden Kirpatrick, 9.516; 5. Tanner McRae / Taylor Puckett, 11.945


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2014 PRCA World Standings Templeton, Calif., $3,224; 8. Austin Courmier, Updated through January 13, 2014 Oakwood, Texas, $3,200; 9. Jason Thomas, Bareback Riding Benton, Ark., $3,115; 10. Kyle Whitaker, 1. Tilden Hooper, Carthage, Texas, $4,906; 2. Chambers, Neb., $2,823; 11. Timmy Sparing, Steven Dent, Mullen, Neb., $4,524; 3. Seth Helena, Mont., $2,687; 12. Chance Howard, Hardwick, Laramie, Wyo., $4,000; 4. Austin Foss, Cedarville, Ark., $2,680; 13. John Franzen, Terrebonne, Ore., $3,903; 5. Kyle Bowers, Riverton, Wyo., $2,656; 14. Ty Lang, McCook, Calgary, Alberta, $3,631; 6. Winn Ratliff, Neb., $2,648; 15. Tait Kvistad, Burns, Wyo., Leesville, La., $3,565; 7. Jessy Davis, Power, $2,551; 16. Matt Reeves, Cross Plains, Texas, Mont., $3,341; 8. Steven Peebles, Redmond, $2,500; 17. Greg Schaffeld, The Dalles, Ore., Ore., $3,211; 9. Tray Chambliss III, Alpine, Texas, $2,486; 18. Michael Bates Jr., Tohatchi, N.M., $3,119; 10. Bobby Mote, Culver, Ore., $2,734; $2,325; 19. Matt Deskovick, Ramona, Calif., 11. Matthew Smith, Leesville, La., $2,730; 12. Tyson Thompson, Bradley, Calif., $2,547; 13. Luke $2,277; 20. Bryan Tamm, Pilesgrove, N.J., $2,209 Team Roping (header) Creasy, Levelland, Texas, $2,396; 14. Justin 1. Dustin Bird, Cut Bank, Mont., $7,459; 2. Turtle McDaniel, Porum, Okla., $2,391; 15. Wes Powell, Stephenville, Texas, $6,918; 3. Jesse Stevenson, Lubbock, Texas, $2,272; 16. Orin Larsen, Goodwell, Okla., $2,272; 17. Jared Smith, Harville, Bivins, Texas, $6,293; 4. Jake Barnes, Scottsdale, Ariz., $6,027; 5. Cory Kidd V, Statesville, Eastland, Texas, $2,236; 18. Monty Goodwin, N.C., $6,026; 6. Clay Tryan, Billings, Mont., Weatherford, Okla., $2,148; 19. Will Lowe, $4,688; 7. Lane Ivy, Canyon,Texas , $4,532; 8. Canyon, Texas, $2,000; 20. Buck Lunak, Cut Colby Lovell, Madisonville, Texas, $4,518; 9. Robert Bank, Mont., $1,894 Pixley, Livingston, Texas, $4,060; 10. Blake Hirdes, Steer Wrestling Turlock, Calif., $4,031; 11. Chace Thompson, 1. Ryan Bothum, Caddo, Okla., $5,114; 2. Luke Munday, Texas, $3,964; 12. Luke Brown, Branquinho, Los Alamos, Calif., $4,276; 3. Aaron Stephenville, Texas, $3,939; 13. Chad Masters, Vosler, Cheyenne, Wyo., $4,114; 4. Tommy Cook, Cedar Hill, Tenn., $3,722; 14. Wes Kent, Grand McAlester, Okla., $3,724; 5. Juan Alcazar Jr., Productions Cane, 1/6 La., $3,684; 15. Ryan Reed, Farmington, Kissimmee, Fla., $3,633; 6. Kamry Dymmek, Calif., $3,277; 16. Landon McClaugherty, Tilden, Kissimmee, Fla., $3,495; 7. Blaine Jones, Texas, $3,102; 17. Quisto Lopez, Beeville, Texas, $3,000; 18. Caleb Smidt, Bellville, Texas, $2,951; 19. Tyler Wade, Terrell, Texas, $2,850; 20. Jimmy Tanner, Tifton, Ga., $2,608 Team Roping (heeler) For Your Action 1. Martin Lucero, Stephenville, Texas, $7,518; 2. Photography and Videos Paul Eaves, Lonedell, Mo., $7,459; 3. D. Morgan Mill, Texas, $6,918; 4. Mark and Becky Hutchings Kirchenschlager, Dustin Davis, Marshall, Texas, $6,293; 5. Brad Photography/Videography Culpepper, Sylvester, Ga., $6,026; 6. Kory Koontz, Sudan, Texas, $5,399; 7. Twister Cain, Gonzales, Texas, $5,107; 8. Jade Corkill, Fallon, Nev., $4,688; 9. Tyler Magnus, Mason, Texas, $4,532; 10. Joe Mattern, Plantersville, Texas, $4,406; 11.

Cody Cowden, Atwater, Calif., $4,031; 12. Tyler Barton, Buckner, Ark., $3,699; 13. Scott Webster, Converse, La., $3,684; 14. Joseph Shawnego, Oakdale, Calif., $3,277; 15. Joel Hurta, San Antonio, Texas, $3,102; 16. Keagan Duncan, Midland, Texas, $3,000; 17. B.J. Dugger, Three Rivers, Texas, $2,951; 18. Shawn Harris, Searcy, Ark., $2,608; 19. Cully Stafford, Prineville, Ore., $2,421; 20. Kinney Harrell, Marshall, Texas, $2,275 Saddle Bronc Riding, 1. Spencer Wright, Milford, Utah, $5,263; 2. Cole Elshere, Faith, S.D., $4,914; 3. Cody Wright, Milford, Utah, $4,722; 4. Chet Johnson, Sheridan, Wyo., $4,387; 5. Sterling Crawley, Stephenville, Texas, $4,099; 6. Taos Muncy, Corona, N.M., $4,000; 7. Jeremy Melancon, Huntsville, Texas, $3,769; 8. Jacobs Crawley, Stephenville, Texas, $3,633; 9. Jake Wright, Milford, Utah, $3,432; 10. Eddie Parlier, Johnson City, Tenn., $2,977; 11. Nick Laduke, Livermore, Calif., $2,943; 12. Luke Butterfield, Ponoka, Alberta, $2,789; 13. Joaquin Real, Woody, Calif., $2,766; 14. Cody DeMoss, Heflin, La., $2,728; 15. Dean Wadsworth, Ozona, Texas, $2,553; 16. Brady Nicholes, Hoytsville, Utah, $2,540; 17. Heith DeMoss, Heflin, La., $2,478; 18. Wyatt Barstow, Springview, Neb., $2,309; 19. Roy Johnson, Etna, Calif., $2,281; 20. Kobyn Williams, Haughton, La., $2,235 Tie-down Roping , 1. Mike Johnson, Henryetta, Okla., $5,815; 2. Tim Pharr, Resaca, Ga., $5,276; 3. Marty Yates, Stephenville, Texas, $5,136; 4. Josh Eirikson, Bandera, Texas, $4,796; 5. Caleb Smidt, Bellville, Texas, $4,585; 6. Brad Hartt, Sebring, Fla., $4,000; 7. Cade Swor, Winnie, Texas, $3,833; 8. Clay Long, Stephenville, Texas, $3,739; 9. K.C. Miller, San Luis Obispo, Calif., $3,680; 10. Rhen Richard, Roosevelt, Utah, $3,356; 11. Tyler Prcin, Alvord, Texas, $3,187; 12. Jordan Ketscher, Squaw Valley, Calif., $3,139; 13. Shane Hanchey, Sulphur, La., $3,000; 14. Cody Saculla, Bryan,

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Bareback Riding 1. Delvecchio Kaye, Round Rock, Ariz., $420 2. Wyatt Hancock, Taylor, Ariz., $175 Steer Wrestling 1. Kurt Stallings, Clovis, N.M., $354 2. Fred Hight, Ramona, Calif., $150 Team Roping (header) 1. Aaron Tsinigine, Tuba City, Ariz., $1,816 2. Jake Barnes, Scottsdale, Ariz., $1,128 3. Kyle Roberts, Durango Co., $923 4. Tanner Bryson, Camp Verde, Ariz., $658 5. Chris Francis, Las Vegas, N.M., $495 6. Daylan Frost, Show Low, Ariz., $235

7. Shain Sproul, Las Cruces, N.M., $165 Team Roping (heeler) 1. Byron Wilkerson, Duncan, Ariz., $923 2. Daylan Frost, Show Low, Ariz., $764 3. Tyler Wojciechowski, Tarpley, Texas, $658 4. Cade Passig, Las Vegas, N.M., $495 5. Dallas Reidhead, Queen Creek, Ariz., $235 6. Jesse Haynie, Fairacres, N.M., $165 Tie-down Roping 1. Joseph Parsons, Marana, Ariz., $770 Bull Riding 1. Scottie Knapp, Albuquerque, N.M., $4,797


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Texas, $2,792; 15. Marshall Leonard, Shongaloo, La., $2,696; 16. Trenton Johnson, Mound City, Kan., $2,594; 17. Ian Welles, Buffalo, Wyo., $2,350; 18. Justin Thigpen, Waycross, Ga., $2,294; 19. Bryce Barney, Carthage, Texas, $2,287; 20. Jarrod Branch, Perkins, Okla., $2,256 Steer Roping, 1. Bryce Davis, Ovalo, Texas, $5,559; 2. Scott Snedecor, Fredericksburg, Texas, $5,339; 3. Chance Kelton, Mayer, Ariz., $5,169; 4. Rocky Patterson, Pratt, Kan., $4,970; 5. Ralph Williams, Skiatook, Okla., $4,310; 6. Shane Suggs, Granbury, Texas, $3,989; 7. Neal Wood, Needville, Texas, $3,683; 8. Brady Garten, Claremore, Okla., $3,679; 9. Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas, $3,637; 10. Chris Glover, Keenesburg, Colo., $3,333; 11. Jess Tierney, Hermosa, S.D., $3,043; 12. Vin Fisher Jr., Andrews, Texas, $2,999; 13. Landon McClaugherty, Tilden, Texas, $2,945; 14. J.P. Wickett, Sallisaw, Okla., $2,890; 15. Lawson Plemons, Axtell, Texas, $2,804; 16. Ty Herd, Irene, Texas, $2,729; 17. Walter Priestly, Robstown,

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Texas, $2,383; 18. Cody Lee, Gatesville, Texas, $2,324; 19. Chet Herren, Pawhuska, Okla., $2,318; 20. Joe Wells, Cisco, Texas, $2,203 Bull Riding, 1. Ty Wallace, Collbran, Colo., $10,710; 2. Sage Kimzey, Strong City, Okla., $9,431; 3. Cody Teel, Kountze, Texas, $7,581; 4. Rorey Maier, Timber Lake, S.D., $6,878; 5. Trevor Kastner, Ardmore, Okla., $6,627; 6. Corey Atwell, Moravian Falls, N.C., $5,714; 7. Cole Echols, Elm Grove, La., $5,131; 8. Tim Bingham, Honeyville, Utah, $4,720; 9. Pistol Robinson, Hubbard, Texas, $4,642; 10. Trenten Montero, Winnemucca, Nev., $4,487; 11. Cooper Davis, Jasper, Texas, $4,341; 12. Dustin Bowen, Waller, Texas, $4,334; 13. Brennon Eldred, Purcell, Okla., $4,159; 14. Ardie Maier, Timber Lake, S.D., $3,969; 15. Dylan Vick, Escalon, Calif., $3,732; 16. Paul Coppini, Kuna, Idaho, $3,346; 17. Derrick Finnels, Riverside, Calif., $2,912; 18. John Jacobs, Timber Lake SD , $2,795; 19. Elliot Jacoby, Fredricksburg, Texas, $2,687; 20. Boss Votaw, Liberty, Texas, $2,316

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to me this whole divide is about the NFR and who is going to have control over it. I would gladly join in the fight for either the PRCA proper or the fracturing segment of the cowboys if it weren’t for the giant elephant in the room that apparently only I can see. The sport is dying, and though it may be a slow death, and it may be one that is masked by the popularity and success of the NFR… it’s dying. The venue for the NFR may change, more money may be added, the structure of the board may be changed to insure contestants have a larger voice in the direction of the association, but none of that is really going to make much difference if the real problems aren’t recognized and some serious efforts put in place to address them. I think it goes back to the fundamental organizational structure. I know its unpopular among contestants to think that the organizational (sanctioning) body is a “for profit” entity, but anything else, and it’s never going to be soundly operated. As distasteful as it may be for a contestant to think that any portion of his hard-earned dollar might go into the pocket of a capitalist… it’s the only

sound way. The problem with the PRCA, and even those who look to break away from it, is that logic and best-practice decisions are based on emotions and personal agendas. That is not to say that personal agendas may not be sincerely vested towards the good of the organization, but they all too often become distorted or compromised over time… and THAT is a fact. The current situation serves as a perfect example. This appears to be nothing more than a money grab… or power grab… by both sides. And yet imagine if you were the “owner” of the PRCA. If you were a good one, I’m pretty sure you would be spending a lot time paying attention to what is happening at the grassroots level of the sport and finding ways to insure there is a steady stream of talent in the rodeo pipeline for generations to come. Frankly, I can’t get behind either side because all I can see is a bunch of ducks fighting it out over a loaf of bread. As an onlooker, I’m left to wonder, “What are they going to do when that loaf is gone?” Think about it…

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Arizona Junior Rodeo Association 2013/2014 Rodeo Schedule January 24-25 Casa Grande Mail in Entries due 1/10/14 Online entries due 1/15/14

March 8-9 Wickenburg, AZ Mail in entries due 2/21/14 Online entries due 2/26/14

February 8-9 Lake Havasu, AZ Mail in Entries due 1/24/14 Online entries due 1/29/14

April 12-13 Buckeye, AZ Mail in entries due 3/28/14 Online entries due 4/2/14

May 17-18 FINALS-Prescott, AZ Mail in entries due 5/2/14 Online entries due 5/7/14

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ARIZONA HIGH SCHOOL and JR. HIGH SCHOOL RODEO ASSOCIATION Go to www.ahsra.com for more AHSRA information

Promoting Rodeo Competitions Across Arizona

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he High School and Junior High Divisions have combined to streamline the production of rodeo events. Our mission is to promote high school and junior high rodeo on a statewide scale and work towards bringing statewide recognition to the sport of rodeo. We support professional conduct and good sportsmanship at our events and in our daily lives.

2013-2014 Arizona Jr. High School Rodeo Association Members

NEW MEXICO HIGH SCHOOL RODEO ASSOCIATION Go to www.nmhighschoolrodeo.com for NMHSRA information 2013-2014 Arizona High School Rodeo Association Members

Spring Schedule March 22 & 23 - Farmington, NM March 29 & 30 - Clovis, NM (combined with JH) April 19 & 20 - Bosque Farms, NM (prom) May 3 & 4 - Gallup, NM (combined with JH) May 10 & 11 - Silver City, NM

Student Directors Bareback - Wyatt Harper Saddle Bronc - Leon Fountain Bull Riding - Jacob Spencer Calf Roping - Joshua Walker Steer Wrestling -Pryce Marez Team Roping Header - Madison Milligan Team Roping Heeler - Baylee Henderson Barrel Racing - Ariana Sanchez Pole Bending - Whitley Cline Goat Tying - Lany Elkins Breakaway - Kenna Sullivan Cutting - Holly McGlasson

NEW MEXICO JR. HIGH SCHOOL RODEO ASSOCIATION 2014 Spring Schedule Clovis - March 29 & 30 (with HS) April 12 & 13 - To Be Arranged Grants - April 26 & 27 Gallup - May 3 & 4 (with HS) State Finals, Lovington - May 24-26 National Junior High Finals Rodeo June 22-28, 2014 Des Moines, Iowa


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NEW MEXICO RODEO ASSOCIATION www.nmrodeo.org APPROVED STOCK CONTRACTORS 2013

W/A Rodeo Company Buster Webb 505-632-2350 6 X 6 Rodeo Company Carl Bradley 575-758-3459 Tsosie Brothers Rodeo Company Harrison or Tommie Tsosie 505-368-4315 Casper Baca Rodeo Company Casper Baca 505-287-9534 Crossroads Rodeo Company Mark Sanchez 970-739-3851 Nunnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Frontier Rodeo Company Gary Nunn 505-450-6724

DEMONSTRATING STOCK CONTRACTOR C5/ Rodeo Company Jeremy & Amanda Sours 505-290-6749 or 505-409-5928

NMRA-APPROVED FIELD SECRETARIES - 2013 Janice Aragon 505/366-4929 Susi Kaufman 928/587-3478

Jana Muncy 505/238-9415

Amber Gillreath 505/235-9216

WINTER CONVENTION Sunday, February 23, 2014 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Best Western Plus - Rio Grande Inn 1015 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104 NMRA Winter Convention registration fee of $20 per person includes lunch.

NMRA Contact Information! State Secretary - Carrie Richardson 575/937-0851 PO Box 1101; Capitan, NM 88316 admin@newmexicorodeoassociation.com CES - Amber Gillreath 505/864-9426 ces@newmexicorodeoassociation.com

RSVP the NMRA office by February 12, 2014 to 575/937-0851 or email admin@newmexicorodeoassociation.com so we may place an accurate count for our food order. Best Western Plus is offering discounted room rates for our convention attendees call hotel to reserve by February 14, 2014 1-800-959-4726

NMRA Membership Application and General Information can be found at www.nmrodeo.org.


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President - John Adams - 575/779-3105 • Vice President - Jim Arnold - 520/507-0463 • Bareback Director - OPEN Open Calf Roping Director - Rylan Edgmon - 575/740-3492 • Breakaway Director - Katelyn McRee - 970/946-1052 Saddle Bronc Director - Chance Barnes - 505/320-2419 • Steer Wrestling Director - OPEN Bull Riding Director - OPEN • Open Team Roping Director - Brandon Gonzales - 505/306-7084 • Inc. Team Roping Director - Lee Knox - 575/937-7486 Open Barrel Racing Director - Laura Haines - 505/835-2460 • Inc. Barrel Racing Director - Tammy Arnold - 520/507-0464 Judges Coordinator - Stoney Neufang - 520/241-0414 • State Secretary - Carrie Richardson - 575/937-0851 • Central Entry Secretary - Amber Gillreath - 505/864-9426

Upcoming Rodeos CASH ONLY in 2014! (Money orders and Cashier Checks accepted) Rodeos having first sanction with New Mexico will have a $5 Finals Fund and a $15 or $20 Stock charge deducted from advertised fees. A $10 Office Charge per contestant will be added to fees. Bull riders have $10 day money added to fees as well! NMRA Open Rough Stock may enter twice. Steer wrestling and breakaway ropers may walk up until two hours before the first performance and enter. Rough Stock contestants may walk up and enter one hour prior to the draw of the performance they want to enter. Cash only and a $25 late fee will be charged. Contestants are encouraged to enter through Central Entry Secretary on entry night to ensure availability of stock; walk up entries are subject to availability of stock at stock contractor’s discretion. Entry numbers: Rough Stock: 505-864-

9427; Team Roping: 505-864-7200; Timed Events: 505-864-9426. Entry time: 6 to 10 pm on Entry night advertised.

Schedule of Events February 20, 21, 22 & 23 2014 (GCPRA Lead Sanction Rodeo) 50th Annual Lost Dutchman Days Rodeo Apache Junction Rodeo Grounds Apache Junction, AZ Stock Contractor: W/A Rodeo Co. Co-Sanction: NMRA Slack: 9:00 a.m. Sunday February 23 If Needed; Perfs: 1:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday Feb. 21, 22 & 23 **All Team Roping will be ran Thursday, Feb. 20 at 9:00 a.m. (Draw Order) Bareback & Saddle Bronc are Enter Once Each Day (Fri, Sat, Sun) Separate Payoff Each Day; Steer Wrestling is Enter Twice - All other events enter once - TR format remains the same. Added: $300 Each Day to BB,SB;

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$500 BR; $400 SW,TD,BKWY, BRLS,OTR; $400 ITD,IBRLS,ITR Entries: February 17, 2014 All events enter between 6-10 p.m.; Rough Stock & Timed Events (623) 455-8339; Barrel Racers & Buddies (623) 486-2832; Team Roping & Buddies (623) 455-8385 Entry Fees: BR/$90; BRLS/$70; TR/$80 per man; All other events $80 each run Inc. Team Ropers - You must have a 2014 USTRC or WSTR card at this rodeo to be eligible for the Inc Team Roping Entry Fees are CASH ONLY! Local Entries: 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at (623) 455-8385 thru GCPRA Central Entry Office NOTICE: Each contestant and one companion will get entry to rodeo - all others must pay admission. NMRA MEMBERSHIP DRIVE RODEO March 8-9, 2013 Separate Rodeo Each Day Location Pending Perfs: Sat. March 8 at 2:30 p.m.; Sun. March 9 at 2:30 p.m. Slack: Sat. March 8 at 10:00 a.m.; Sun. March 9 at 10:00 a.m. Added: $1,000 plus buckles per event Stock Contractors: TBA Stock Charge $20 Entry Fees: $100 SW/CR/BKW; TR $100/man; BRL $85; BR/BB/SB $75: Calf Roping Only – Each day top four advance to a “Winner Take All” Round for the $500 added money. Ground Rules: Standard entry rules apply. All contestants must purchase a membership prior to competing. Discounted memberships available through Sunday Performance. Credit Card Rule is waived at this rodeo. Minimum of 8 contestants entered per event to qualify for full added money. Tell your buddies. All Team Roping will be chute run. Entries: Monday, March 3, 2014; TE: 505-864-9426; RS: 505-864-9427; TR: 505-864-7200 6-10 p.m. Information on the NMRA website: nmrodeo.org Call Backs: Tuesday, March 4, 2014; 6-9 p.m. 505-864-9426 Or check web site for day sheets: www.nmrodeo.org Turnouts: 505-864-9426 no later than 3 hrs before perf. This rodeo brought to you by NMRA Volunteer help is appreciated.


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GRAND CANYON PRO RODEO ASSOCIATION 2014 GCPRA Board of Directors President: Paul Carmen calfropr91@msn.com Vice President: Clay Parsons Judging Coordinator: Randy Ternan Bareback: Adam Tanner

(602) 980-0766

(520) 444-7650 (602) 460-2669 (520) 686-7644

Saddle Bronc: Nate Seidel Bull Riding: Chris Murrin Calf Roping: Joe Moody Inc. Calf Roping: Arnold Burruel Team Roping: Nate Singletary

(520) 260-1633 (520) 495-8044 (520) 431-1335 (520) 631-2121

Inc. Team Roping: Rob Deeran Steer Wrestling: Tim Robertson Barrel Racing: Staci Kelly Breakaway: Kayse Winkle

(520) 390-9068 (480) 268-1078 (520) 591-0037 (480) 302-0588

(623) 640-6833

W/A Rodeo Company • Slash M Rodeo Company • T5 - Manuel Murrietta • V Heart Rodeo Company – Cody Resor

GCPRA Approved Stock Contractors:

Please be sure to check out our website at www.GCPRA.net 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

2014 GCPRA Upcoming Events February 15 & 16, 2014 (Timed Event Lead Sanction Rodeo) Enter Twice Rodeo in all GCPRA Events TR Format Remains The Same Butterfield Stage Days Gila Bend, AZ February 20, 21, 22 & 23, 2014 (Lead Sanction Rodeo) 50th Annual Lost Dutchman Days Rodeo Apache Junction, AZ All Team Roping will be Thursday, February 20 at 9:00 a.m. April 4 & 5, 2014 (Lead Sanction Rodeo) Colorado River Round Up Needles, CA April 26 & 27, 2014 (Lead Sanction Rodeo) Pima County Fair and Rodeo Pima County Fairgrounds; Tucson, AZ May 2 & 3, 2014 (Lead Sanction Rodeo) Verde Valley Fair & Rodeo; Cottonwood, AZ May 9 & 10, 2014 (Lead Sanction Rodeo) Copper Dust Stampede Rodeo Globe, AZ July 24 - 27, 2014 (Lead Sanction Rodeo) Durango Fiesta Days Rodeo Durango, CO Enter Twice Rodeo all Events - TR Format Remains The Same October 17, 18 & 19, 2014 (Lead Sanction Rodeo) Freedom Stampede Days Tucson Rodeo Grounds; Tucson, AZ November 21, 22 & 23, 2014 GCPRA Finals Rodeo Avi Resort & Casino; Mojave Crossing Equestrian Events Center & Arena Ft. Mohave, AZ

CHECK OUT THE GCPRA FACEBOOK PAGE Keep Checking www.gcpra.net for More Upcoming Rodeos!

2014 GCPRA Rodeo Info Schedule Central Entry System Rough Stock & Timed Events (623) 455-8339 Team Roping & Buddies Entries (623) 455-8385 Barrel Racers & Buddies (623) 486-2832 Turnouts (623) 455-8339 Entries are taken through central entry on the monday prior to the rodeo. Some rodeos have special entry days and dates. Please refer to the schedule for more information. Entry Change For 2014 Season - All events will enter from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. on entry nights. GCPRA will be accepting USTRC & WSTR cards for the 2014 season, using the elite rule in the #12 Inc. team roping. You must have a current card at time of rodeo and show it to the rodeo secretary or you will rope as an open team. February 15 & 16, 2014 (GCPRA Timed Event Lead Sanc. Rodeo) Gila Bend Butterfield Stage Days Rodeo Gila Bend Rodeo Grounds Gila Bend, AZ Stock Contractor: Slash M Rodeo Co. Slack: 8:00 a.m. Saturday & Sunday Feb. 15 & 16 Perfs: 2:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday Feb. 15 & 16 ALL EVENTS ARE ENTER TWICE - TR FORMAT REMAINS THE SAME Added: $300 SW,TDR,BKWY,OBRLS; $600 OTR; $300 ITR; $150 ITR, IBRLS Entries: February 10th, 2014 All events enter between 6-10 p.m.; Timed Events (623) 455-8339; Barrel Racers & Buddies (623) 486-2832; Team Roping & Buddies (623) 455-8385 Entry Fees: BRLS/$70; TR/$80 per man; All other events $80 Inc. Team Ropers - You must have a 2014 USTRC or WSTR card at this rodeo to be eligible for the Inc Team Roping; Entry Fees are CASH ONLY! Local Entries: February 5, 2014 at (928) 420-1964 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; 50 mile radius for local entries

NOTICE: $2,000 Cash Prize to the High Money Winner and Jackpot Combined for the Weekend. There will be jackpot team ropings Friday & Saturday evenings that will count towards the High Money Winner prize along with the winnings from the GCPRA rodeo. Check the ad in the Arizona Jackpot paper for roping info (page 9). Kid’s Events - Mutton Bustin, Steer Riding (Ages 9-12); Calf Riding (Ages 5-8); Calf Scramble. For more information on local events call 928-683-2255 or visit gilabendazchamber.com Address of arena: 1500 E. Pima St, Gila Bend, AZ February 20, 21, 22 & 23 2014 (GCPRA Lead Sanction Rodeo) 50th Annual Lost Dutchman Days Rodeo Apache Junction Rodeo Grounds Apache Junction, AZ Stock Contractor: W/A Rodeo Co. Co-Sanction: Pending Slack: 9:00 a.m. Sunday Feb. 23 If Needed Perfs: 1:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday Feb. 21, 22 & 23 **All Team Roping will be ran Thursday, Feb. 20 at 9:00 a.m. (Draw Order) Bareback & Saddle Bronc are Enter Once Each Day (Fri, Sat, Sun) Separate Payoff Each Day Steer Wrestling is Enter Twice - All other events enter once - TR format remains the same. Added: $300 Each Day to BB,SB; $500 BR; $400 SW,TD,BKWY,BRLS,OTR; $400 ITD,IBRLS,ITR Entries: February 17, 2014 All events enter between 6-10 p.m.; Rough Stock & Timed Events (623) 455-8339; Barrel Racers & Buddies (623) 486-2832; Team Roping & Buddies (623) 455-8385; Entry Fees: BR/$90; BRLS/$70; TR/$80 per man; All other events $80 each run Inc. Team Ropers - You must have a 2014 USTRC or WSTR card at this rodeo to be eligible for the Inc Team Roping; Entry Fees are CASH ONLY! Local Entries: 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at (623) 455-8385 thru GCPRA Central Entry Office NOTICE: Each contestant and one companion will get entry to rodeo - all others must pay admission.


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The All Indian Rodeo Cowboys Association, Inc. • P.O. Box 723, St. Michaels, Arizona 86511 Phone: 928/797-0251 • Website: www.aircarodeo.com

ALL INDIAN RODEO COWBOY ASSOCIATION OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Officers

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

Board of Directors

Bareback Riding Saddle Bronc Riding Bull Riding Flavian Tabaha Lowery Johnson

Steer Wrestling Tie Down Roping Team Roping (#10) Team Roping (Open) Ben Bates Dion Mitchell

Ladies’ Breakaway Roping Ladies Barrel Racing Eugenia Charley Senior Breakaway Roping Junior Barrel Racing Junior Bull Riding Beverly J. Coho Harry Tso Rodger Dahozy

Central Entry Secretary Benjenita K. Bates 505/733-2020 bk_bates@yahoo.com Timers Coordinator Irene Jumbo Judges Coordinator Bill Johnson Queen/Membership Coordinator Ruthie Nez

Staff

AIRCA Information and membership form can be found at www.aircarodeo.com

AIRCA’s Mission The all Indian Rodeo Association acknowledges our Indian and western heritage culture and tradition as we promote organized professional entertainment as rodeo. The AIRCA is the choice of champions for contestants, sponsors and fans throughout Indian country in the United States and Canada. Established in 1957 AIRCA was inspired by visionary cowboys and cowgirls who embraced the values and traditions of sheepherder, ranchers, and farmers who lived freely on the open range of the Navajo Nation many years ago. The authenticity of their legacy is immortalized by AIRCA. The past 56 years is not only about humble beginnings, blazing a trail and endurance, but also about building a strong beacon of hope that helps preserve a way of life and soul of the Navajo Nation and Native America. In its 57th year AIRCA provides choice/opportunities to members. The opportunity to gain an IIFR spot through wild card basic The opportunity for various championships throughout the season in at least 24 rodeos The opportunity for championship in the traditional year-end association standings The opportunity for championship in eleven events at IIFR in San Carlos Arizona The opportunity for participation in the annual awards celebrate banquet and dance And more i.e. community outreach work in partnership with health programs and partnerships with schools Believing in the words of our elders who said, “Self-esteem through livestock awareness, positive competition and rodeo championship develops wholesome individuals that lead to strong families that make strong Indian nations,” the oldest and largest organized Indian rodeo association also provides student scholarships to selected member(s) of the IJRA.

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Thanks to Our 2013 BFJR Sponsors

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Jana Muncy Secretary 505/238-9415 Amber Gillreath Secretary 505/235-9216 Shacey Sullivan Scholarship 505/239-5288

3B Builders Burritos Alinstante Chical’s Haystack Chuckwagon Cowbelles Cohorn Construction Collom Bucking Bulls

Shannon Thompson Barrels 505/228-4669 Wesley Reno Poles 915/525-2219 Shane Wimberly Dummy Roping 505/366-9260 Martin Sandoval Flags 505/908-7147

• Cow House Auction • John English • Farm Credit of New Mexico • Grant Irwin • Lazy R Leather, Randen Henry • Maynard Buckles

2013 Year End Results 6 & Under Cowgirl - Wacey Trujillo Cowboy - Cooper Young 7 to 9 Cowgirl - Quincy Sullivan Cowboy - Lane Reed 10 to 13 Cowgirl - Peyton McKinley Cowboy - Stran Thompson 14 to 18 Cowgirl - Bethanie Shofner Cowboy - Lorenzo Lara

Reserve All Around Champions 6 & Under Cowgirl - Isabela Sandoval Cowboy - Dax Sullivan 7 to 9 Cowgirl - Weslynn Reno Cowboy - Dax Reed 10 to 13 Cowgirl - Abbie Shofner Cowboy - Ryder King 14 to 18 Cowgirl - Shilo King Cowboy - Tyler Plant

Ribbon Roping 7 to 9 - Lane Reed 10 to 13 - Stran Thompson 14 to 18 - Tyler Plant Breakaway 7 to 9 - Bodie Hine 10 to 13 - Abbie Shofner 14 to 18 - Lorenzo Lara Goat Tying 6 & Under - Dax Sullivan 7 to 9 Girls - Quincy Sullivan 7 to 9 Boys - Lane Reed 10 to 13 Girls - Peyton McKinley 10 to 13 Boys - Kyler Bell 14 to 18 - Saige Bell Flag Race 6 & Under - Reno Scribner 7 to 9-Tie - Shayna Wimberley and Quincy Sullivan Dummy Roping 6 & Under-Tie - Stran English and Dax Sullivan Barrel Racing 6 & Under-Tie - Wacey Trujillo and Reno Scribner

Rough Stock Champions Sheep Riding 6 & Under Champion Zaylon Zamora Reserve - Pryce Henry Calf Riding 7 to 9 Champion - Bodie Hine Reserve - Kagen Zamora Mini Bull Riding 10 to 13 Champion - Joseph Chavez Reserve - Caleb Griego Junior Bull Riding 14 to 15 Champion - Riley White Reserve - Nazareth Garcia

2013 Highlights By The Numbers

Total Number of Runs Value of Prizes Given (estimate) Family Team Roping Total Payback Tristan Sanchez Scholarships Given Team Roping Parent Child - Sterlin English Number of Buckles Given 14 to 18 - Tyler Plant Fastest Barrel Time Steer Stopping Fastest Pole Time 10 to 13 - Ryder King 14 to 18 - Bethanie Shofner Fastest Flag Time Steer Breakaway Fastest Goat Time 7 to 9 - Faron Candeleria Fastest Team Roping Time Tie Down Fastest Breakaway Time 14 to 18 - Lorenzo Lara Double Mugging Most Dummy Roping Catches 10 to 13 - Stran Thompson Highest Rough Stock Score Step Down High Point Winner 7 to 9 - Lane Reed Event Champions

7 to 9 - Weslynn Reno 10 to 13 - Peyton McKinley 14 to 18 - Bethanie Shofner Poles 6 & Under - Cooper Young 7 to 9 - Quincy Sullivan 10 to 13 - Emma Cameron 14 to 18 - Bethanie Shofner

2,127 $25,133 $15,920 $2,000 66 Weslynn Reno 17.375 Bethanie Shofner 20.447 Quincy Sullivan 5.93 Saige Bell 6.56 Sterlin English 6.46 Lorenzo Lara 2.78 Stran English 16 Nazareth Garcia 84 Cooper Young 251.5

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Grants Rodeo Arena, Exit 81 Highway 53 South, Grants, New Mexico For more information or to pre-enter please call Cody or Melissa McDaugale at 505/287-2662 or 505/290-7390

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November 9, 2013 january 18, 2014 february 8/9, 2014 march 1-2, 2014 9:00 a.m. each day Stalls and RV Hookups Available

70% Payback with All Around and Event Buckles

Age groups (Boys & Girls) 6 & Under 7-9 10-13 14-18

For entry forms please visit our website: www.sanjuancountyrodeo.com E-mail: SJCJSRA@gmail.com Entries must be postmarked 10 days prior to rodeo or a late fee of $25 will be accessed

San Juan County Jr/Sr Rodeo Association sponsors Hurricane Well Service Four Corners High School Rodeo L & W Drilling MMT, Inc. Hopperwest Barnes Family LeFebre Family Cowhouse Packrats Antiques & other fun stuff AJ Services Pioche Family Hamilton Family Ace Farm & Ranch Allied Oilfield

Saddle Saddle Saddle 1/2 Saddle 1/2 Saddle Buckle Buckle Buckle Buckle Buckle Buckle Buckle Back Numbers Back Numbers

For info: Daniel WooD 505.486.5379 Entries: 505.330.6151

IFA Big R Juice or Milk Frame Family Tres Rios Silver East Main Trade Gontana Construction LLC Prime Source Mortgage Dr. Staci Noyes Red Bluff Trailer Park Vaughn Auction Rafter 5 Stock Maynard Buckles


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“THE FUN PLACE TO BE FOR ALL AGES”

OPEN TO THE WORLD RODEO AJ Rodeo Grounds - Apache Junction, AZ February 20, 21, 22 & 23, 2014

PRA GC ES RUL Saddle Bronc & Bareback only • Will be a rodeo each day - you can enter 1, 2, 3 days

$5,500 Total Added Money $300 ADDED EACH DAY plus an Average buckle (must enter twice to be eligible)

All Team Roping will be Thursday, February 20 • 9:00 a.m.

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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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Rodeo Dance Must be 21 to attend Large Carnival

Bareback

$80 Enter 1, 2, 3 days

$300 ea. day

Saddle Bronc

$80 Enter 1, 2, 3 days

$300 ea. day

Bull Riding

$90 $10 day money incl. Champion buckle to High Point Ride

$500

Parade (downtown) 2 Free Entertainment

Tie Down Roping

$80

$400

Incentive Tie Down Roping

$80

$400

Steer Wrestling

$80

$400

Breakaway

$80

$400

Barrel Race Open

$80

$400

Barrel Race Incentive

$80

$400

Team Roping Open

$160/team enter 2X

Stages 100+ Vendors, with Plenty of Food & Arts & Crafts $400

Booths Incentive Team Roping $160/team, enter 2X, #12 cap Team ropers eligible can enter both events 2 times!

$400

Fees must be paid one hour prior to performance. Must have current 2014 USTRC or 2014 WSTR card for the Incentive team roping.

Performances: 1:30 p.m. Fri., Sat. & Sun.

Central Entry Information:

Slack: 9:00 a.m. Sunday if needed

Monday, February 17 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Rough Stock and Timed Events 623/455-8339 Team Roping and Buddies Entries 623/455-8385 Barrel Racers and Buddies 623/486-2832 Turnouts 623/455-8339

Admission $12 Adults - $8 Kids Contestants plus 1 - Free

Stock contractor: Buster Webb’s W/A Rodeo Company 505/320-3321 Information: 1-888-75RODEO visit us at: www.lostdutchmandays.org www.gcpra.net • GCPRA office 623.249.9506


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ENTER EACH DAY

March 15, 16, 2014 Southwest Event Center Los Lunas, NM

1:00 p.m. Saturday • 1:00 p.m. Sunday 9:00 a.m. slack both days

Events Entry Fee - CASH ONLY Bareback Riding $100 friday evening, march 14 Calf Roping (Incentive) $100 7:00 p.m. Breakaway $80 Rib Eye Dinner Ribbon Roping $80 with live entertainment and live auctions Saddle Bronc Riding $100 $100 Steer Wrestling $100 For reservations call Debbie Wheeler 505.688.6380 Barrels (Incentive) $80 Mixed Roping (male & female) $150/team, enter 2x Team Roping (with #12 Incentive) $150/team, enter 2x Bull Riding $100 All team roping will run in slack both days admission Stock charge $20 $10 each day ENTER EACH DAY (contestants & fans) Entries taken March 10 & 11, 5 - 9 p.m. all proceeds by Karen at 505.966.6523 go to benefit SPONSORS:

ben wheeler

Nunn’s Frontier Rodeo Co. • Southwest Livestock Auction Rawhider Leathers • Old Mill • T & T Trailer Sales and Hat Co. Mike’s Auto Detailing • Tractor Supply • Lowes The New Beginnings • Craig Tire Contact Gary Nunn 505.450.6724 or Debbie Wheeler 505.688.6380 for information


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March 9 rodeo will start at 8 a.m. and awards will follow rodeo

Saturday, March 8, Noon to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Age Groups: 5 & under • 6 - 8 girls • 6 - 8 boys 9 - 12 girls • 9 - 12 boys • 13 - 15 girls 13 - 15 boys • 16 - 19 girls • 16 - 19 boys All events will be held at the Lea County Fairgrounds and begin at 9:00 a.m. Entries will be taken on the Monday before event without late fees All Around Saddles to Boy and Girl in each age group 2-head Open TR, TD & Breakaway For info call Shona Able 575.390.3575 email at LCJRA@yahoo.com or like us on Facebook

$40 for Individual $50 for Family Instructor - L.J. Braught Pro Rodeo Judge 36 Years Judging Experience Format: This seminar will be very specific as to what it takes to be a professional rodeo judge—both in and out of the arena. It will be focused on events that our junior rodeos offer with an emphasis on preparation and execution of the weekend activities that a rodeo judge comes across. Everyone is invited to take part—not just judges of our sport. If you have always had a question or something has come up that needs attention or an explanation, please attend and bring your knowledge of rodeo with you.

Classroom and arena presentations each day. Motel rooms close by and lots of good places to eat. For more information: L.J. Braught 505/264-3824 email ljreneestanley@msn.com


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Performance horses will sell half way into sale on May 3rd. $150.00 Catalog Fee

CATALOG HORSES Saturday, May 3rd 12:00 Noon $75.00 Catalog Fee NON-CATALOG HORSES Sunday, May 4th 11:00 AM

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT 505-865-4600 24 DALIES RD. LOS LUNAS, NM 87031 CATALOG DEADLINE IS APRIL, 28, 2014 ALSO VISIT SOUTHWESTEVENTCENTER.COM Take I-25 south to Exit 203. Go west 5 miles to Dalies Rd.

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NBHA AZ02 New Year’s Day Show, South Buckeye Equestrian & Event Center, Buckeye Arizona This show was NBHA AZ02 first show of the 2014 New Year. It had $1000 added for the day, it was a fun filled day for all the riders at South Buckeye Equestrian and Event Center. The show started at noon so everyone would not have to get up too early if they had attended events for New Year Eve. It was a beautiful day with a temperatures of 71 degrees and lots of sunshine. There were 217 runs in the event with 178 riders. With a total payout of $6690 for the day. Congratulation to our winners 1D Open: Orla Mae Harvey, 17.224, $396 2D: Jordan Crossley, 17.732, $311 3D: Kristie Thorstenson, 18.224, $317 4D: Susie Luschar 18.744, $285 5D: Carmen Possobon, 19.225, $222 It paid down 6 places Open.

PAC West show January 18-19, 2014 is Co-Sanctioned with NBHA AZ02. Mark your calendar for AW4D/NBHA Winter Blast at Buckeye January 25-26, 2014 Entry Due January 20th Mark your calendar for the NBHA National Desert Run Super Show at Buckeye, Feb 14-16, 2014, Entries are due January 24.

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Kelsey Lutjen & KN Fabs Gift Of Fame Shine at Greg Olson Memorial Futurity Courtesy or Tanya Randall and barrelracingreport.com

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elsey Lutjen and KN Fabs Gift Of Fame (“J Lo”) have won nearly $40,000 at the Arizona futurities the first three weeks of January. They started off winning $1,308 for the New Year’s Bustin Out Futurity Championship. They followed it up with a $6,390 Reserve Championship at the Classic Equine Futurity, by the narrowest of margins—just 1/1000ths of a second. The bulk of their earnings, an impressive $31,462, came just this past weekend by winning the 15th Annual Greg Olson Memorial Futurity and Slot Race, held Jan. 9-11 in Buckeye, Ariz. They won the first go with an impressive 16.999 and took fourth in the second with a 17.210 for the average victory. continued on page 66

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“I was 281 out this weekend and it had gotten fast,” explained Lutjen, who hails from Casa Grande, Ariz. “She’d been stepping a half-stride past her first barrel every run. I normally don’t run her in spurs, but I put my little nubby spurs on and gave her a little bit bigger arc to the first barrel and that’s when she ran the 16.9. The second run, I could only think to keep the barrels up because I knew she would clock if she was smooth.” Lutjen, who is sponsored by Usher Brands, RES Boots, Panhandle Slim, Flair Nasal Strips, Formula 1 Noni and Silver Lining Herbs, was able to add $20,000 to her $11,462 by winning the $45,000 Slot Race. Her friend and client Teri Murphy had encouraged her to enter the Slot Race after doing so well the previous two weekends. “I knew what I had but that was a lot of money,” said Lutjen, who was able to obtain a spot in the Slot Race from Busby Quarter Horses. “I’m just in college and have to pay for my stuff myself. After she had done so good the weekend before, Teri Murphy told me she’s won all that money, to reinvest it because she had a feeling that it would all work out. She was right.” Bred by Kenny Nichols, Waco, Texas, J Lo, a 5-year-old Palomino mare, is by Nichols’ stallion Frenchmans Fabulous, a leading sire and performer. She is out of Mistys Dash Of Fame, a daughter of Dash Ta Fame out of the great mare Misty Blurr, by Murrtheblurr (TB), making J Lo a full sister to Old

Rockin Horse Ranch Spring Barrel Racing Buckle Series March 8 & 9

$1,000 per weekend

April 5 & 6

$1,000 per weekend

May 16, 17 & 18 $2,500 per weekend

June 27, 28 & 29 $2,500 per weekend

Buckles given in the Open 4D for High Point Horse in each division of the series. Average Prizes at the May and June races in Open, Youth and Senior. More information in the March Issue of The All-Around and on the Rockin Horse Ranch Facebook page in February. BBR and WPRA Pending Approval

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Fort Days Futurity Champion. KN Fabs Mist Of Fame, owned by Robin Weaver, Mahaffey, Pa and also bred by Kenny Nichols. Although Lutjen is the papered owner, she partners with Nichols and Dale Barron on the mare. “Kenny had actually saved her to be a rope horse,” said Lutjen. “He ended up sending her to me to run barrels on and we decided to go ahead and futurity on her this year.” A decorated all-around hand, Lutjen started riding J Lo in the fall of the mare’s third year. “I had her cruising through the barrels and then that summer I sent her up to Idaho with my boyfriend and he rode her on the ranch some,” said Lutjen, who credit’s Jo Lynn and Patsy Alexander, Sherry Cervi’s sister and niece, for stamping her program. “She didn’t even see the barrels. I brought her back and finished her out on the barrels this fall. She made really fast. She’s just really smart.” Lutjen had always wanted to ride a Frenchmans Fabulous (“Fab”), and she first got the opportunity to ride the stallion himself when Nichols had sent the horse to Arizona for his father, Nick. “I went to go rope with Nick and he asked if I wanted to head a few steers on Fab,” she said. “After that, I just had to take him around the barrels. We had a video of it and sent it to Kenny.” The next thing she knew, Lutjen had Fab to ride at her high school rodeos. She used the stallion in heading, breakaway roping, and barrel racing. Started tying goats off the stallion after her friend Jordan Bassett suggested it. “I was thinking with him being a stud that it wasn’t probably wasn’t an ideal thing,” she said. “I won the National High School Finals in the goat tying with him in 2012.” Fab also earned National Reserve High School Rodeo Girl’s AQHA Horse of the Year honors and Arizona High School Rodeo Girl’s AQHA Horse of the Year. Since then, Lutjen’s gone on to win with several of Fab’s offspring. She won the Amateur Futurity in 2012 with KN Fabulous N Khaki, and she won the second round of the goat tying at the College National Finals Rodeo off of KN Fabulous Chit Chat, who also serves as Kelsey’s head horse and is a barrel horse for Lutjen’s mother Lisa. Lutjen, a sophomore ag business major at Central Arizona College in Casa Grande, hopes to go to the bigger futurities and finish out the futurity year with J Lo. “I’ve just gone to the Arizona futurities before because they’re close,” she said. “I’m going to Diamonds & Dirt. I’d really love to go Washington in April. I’d like to start taking her to some rodeos this summer. She’s got a great mind, but she’s very cocky. She knows when she’s done good.” Finishing out her training in the roping arena is also on the agenda. “I’ve heeled on her a little bit, but eventually I’d love her to be a head horse,” she said. “But, I don’t want to do that until her futurity year is over. I think the roping has made a big difference with her. Kenny’s always after me to rope on them.” Lutjen is eternally grateful to Nichols and Barron for entrusting her with J Lo. “Kenny and Dale have been awesome,” she said. “They’ve been 100 percent supportive. They’ve been really good to me. I don’t have the money to pay $20,000 for babies that aren’t even broke. Without them it wouldn’t be possible. They’ve trusted me with their horses. Kenny’s trusted me with his stud. They’ve definitely been there for me and made sure I was on the nicest horses possible.”


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Open (with #15 Inc.) #13 Handicap

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#10 Gold Plus capped at Elite #5 (with #9 Inc.) Century Bonus included

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12 noon Saturday Kids 6 and under, 7-9 and 10-12

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8 Trophy Gist Knives Average winners of the Open, #15, #13 & #12

Location: Curry County Special Events Center Directions: 1900 E. Brady Ave., Clovis, NM 88101 Producer: USTRC Cattle: C-S Cattle Company 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, Lauren UNITED STATES TEAM ROPING CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Open (with #15 Incentive) $150/roper. Enter 2 times, maximim • 5-steer, Progressive after 1 • Any comb. of Incentive/Nonincentive • Must qualify to short round to receive Tour Points #15 Handicap $150/roper. Enter 2 times • 4-steer, Progressive after 1 • #14 team - 1.5 sec. off • #13 & under team - 3 sec. off #13 Handicap $150/roper. Enter 2 times • 4-steer, Progressive after 1 • #12 team - 1.5 sec. off • #11 & under team - 3 sec. off #12, #11 #10, #9 $150/roper. Enter 2 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) $150/roper. Enter 2 times, maximum • 4-steer, Progressive after 1 • Any comb. of Incentive/Nonincentive • Gold Plus members 25 years and over only • Top 3 Average teams and Incentive Average teams receive $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings Gold Plus #10 capped at Elite #5 (with #9 Incentive) $150/roper. Enter 2 times, maximum • 4-steer, Progressive after 1 • Any comb. of Incentive/Nonincentive • Gold Plus members 25 years and over only • Top 3 Average teams and Incentive Average teams receive $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings #8 Pick/Draw, (capped at a #4) $150/roper. Pick 1, Draw 1 or Draw 2 • 3-steer/ Progressive after 1 • #7 team - 2 sec. off • 6 & under - 3 sec. off • No Incentive • Top 30 teams to the short round.

Current coggins may be requested. 2014 USTRC membership or 2014 WSTR membership required before you rope. USTRC membership may be purchased at this event. Memberships purchased at this event are good for 2014 season.

Hardman. Plenty of outdoor panel stalls available. Covered stalls are limited, first come, first served basis. Additional covered stalls are available at Clovis Livestock Auction, one mile from the facility. TIE-OUTS ARE ALLOWED AT A ONE-TIME $10 CLEAN-UP FEE - FACILITY POLICY. Event Info: USTRC office 254.968.0002 Hotels: Hampton Inn 505.763.3300, 2212 Mabry Dr., Clovis, NM Choice Hotels: choicesportstravel.com, Special Rate ID #00214570

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s an admirer of old bits and spurs I bought a fancy catalog for an estate auction of a very rich man who was a collector of collections. The sale featured his fine art, furniture, cars, Indian blankets, saddles, silverware, dishes, bits, spurs and a host of other items. As a potential bidder I had to pay $20 just to get the catalog. Can you imagine if a bull breeder tried to charge a potential customer for his or her sale catalog? No one would show up for the sale, and if they did I’m quite sure that such a greedy person might also charge for the traditionally-free lunch. The company that handled the sale usually sells art so the catalog was like no other I’d seen. It read like the sale manager was allergic to lawyers because after every item description in capital letters were the words: “YOUR BID INDICATES ACCEPTANCE OF ALL OUR CONDITIONS OF SALE. ALL

SALES FINAL.” If those words appeared after every description of a horse in a sale the auctioneer would never get a bid. No one should ever complain about the commission they pay to sell or buy livestock because in this auction 20% of the hammer price was added right on top. If you didn’t have any money and charged your purchase on a credit card it was an extra 2.5%. Add to that the applicable sales tax and the buyer would have to pay over 30% on top of what he bid! And this doesn’t count what the seller had to pay the sale manager in commission! Hey, it’s good work if you can get it, but it kinda makes the commission you pay at the auction market seem downright puny, doesn’t it? Another big difference was that an estimated selling range was listed for every lot, I suppose for those folks who have no idea what they’re doing. A friend of mine who is a leading authority on old

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bits and spurs was asked to give his opinion on what they were worth and his estimates were then lowered by the sale manager so as to not scare off any buyers. Some lots brought ten times more than the estimates. Just think what might happen to a cow buyer who missed that badly. It got me to thinking, what if bull and horse sale catalogs were written up like art? Here’s how a typical description might read: Lot # 26, Nude bull by Adonis, early 21st century, with legible monogram on left hip. Other marks and brands obliterated or reworked. Condition: Areas of leather show scratches, rubbed wear, cracks and dents one would expect to see on a bull of this era. White spot in eye indicates early repair. There is some minor warping on the back with dirt accumulation and stains found in cracks. Small loss to ears attributable to frost bite, not Van Gogh. In need of major repair and/or restoration. Provenance: Previously shown at the American Royal, Cow Palace and Houston. Letter of authenticity from the American Angus Association. Not responsible for anything that is broken during shipping. Estimated selling price: $300 to $1,000. (Wink, wink.) Lot #12- Knothead, Pinto gelding from mid to late 20th century with unreadable tattoo on upper lip. Acquired by present owner from Blowhard Bill’s Broncs. Condition: Overall poor condition with severe dust accumulation, cracks in feet, scattered dents and abrasions commensurate with age and use. 221,000 miles on the odometer and one leg is shorter than the others. Guaranteed only to be a horse, with nothing else implied or suggested. Provenance: This horse was purchased in last year’s sale, threw the rider before they got home, causing a broken pelvis, leg and arm in three places. No loader is provided so good luck with that. Reference to particular defects does not imply the absence of others. Not responsible for errors and/or omissions. Any and all lawsuits to be adjudicated in jurisdiction of sale. Not responsible for any comments made from the auction block. Estimated Selling Price: Dependent on price of horse meat in Canada or Mexico. ALL SALES FINAL. We repeat, ALL SALES FINAL! wwwLeePittsbooks.com


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CATTLE Andersen and Hammock Cattle Co, LLC Corriente cattle for sale or lease. For more information, call 520-251-0650 or 520-251-1497 Rimrock Spurs and Bits – Custom spurs and bits for sale. Using only the finest sterling silver with designs second to none, Rimrock Spurs and Bits delivers. Call for a free brochure and with questions or order information - 505-598-0884. For Sale – Corriente Cattle. Shepley Ranch, LLC has the best to rope or wrestle. Call Evan Tripp today for pricing at 520-251-0530 FOR LEASE – roping cattle. FSR Cattle Company, LLC, Weatherford, Texas. Major credit cards accepted - 817-598-1222. MISCELLANEOUS Need a barn, metal building, arena, pipe fence, remodel/addition, or new home construction? Call OutWest Builders – Darin Price at 505-238-0696 Horse Property for sale – 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,600 sq. ft. house on 5 acres in Belen. Four covered stalls with runs. Completely fenced and

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cross fenced, shop and tack room. Fruit trees. VA assumable and possible lease with option to buy. $145,000. 505-861-5907. Rodeo Photographer / Videographer – Pounding Hooves Productions is here for your action photography and videos. Contact Mark and Becky Hutchings at 505-407-4627 or email Mark at pictures@poundinghooves.com. We want to film and shoot your next rodeo or event. Call us today! www.poundinghooves.com prorodeohorses.com - The online marketplace for the serious rodeo competitor. Serving rodeo cowboys and cowgirls across the USA and Canada for over 12 years. Host your next event at the Bernalillo County Sheriffs Posse Arena – Complete facility includes 120 x 275 ft. covered arena, 60 stalls, 36 RV hookups, electric/water, bathrooms, concessions and plenty of parking. Contact J.C. Stephens at 505-292-6515 Sean Henry Photography – The Fastest Shot in the Southwest - Sean Henry Photography wants to shoot your next rodeo. Call or email to book us for your next event - 505-508-8199 / seanhenryphotography@yahoo.com

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Great 5-Acre Horse Property – 6-stall block/concrete barn w/wash bay and tack room. 20' x 32' work shop, 12' x 24' storage w/bath. 2,300 s.f., home - 4 bd., 3 bth., sunroom and fireplace. 4 mi. south of Belen, NM. $214,900. MLS #753877. Tanya Ansley, Coldwell Banker Legacy 505-238-8809/505-292-8900 Buford Mechanical Roper for sale – Save your cattle and your horse. Practice perfect. Come try it before you buy it. $3,000. 505-861-5907 RV Camper – New handcrafted, cab-over camper, shortbed. (Floor 48" x 85") Well insulated, radius corner, window and doors - $4,500. (price negotiable) Call for more details 505-869-0877 (Bosque Farms, NM) Horse Properties In Valencia County MINI RANCH, 2.7 acres on 2 lots, 1,680 sq. ft. 3 Br. home, nice pasture & fenced. Includes pre-1907 marketable Water Rights. $129,000; MINI RANCH, 5 acres w/1,620 sq. ft. 3 Br. home, fenced/cross fenced. $134,500; LOT, 1.7 acres of pasture w/water. Trees on all sides. Perfect home site. $42,000; VIEWS, 3.9 acre lot on hill overlooking the valley, fantastic home site. $67,900; LOT & HOME including garage slab on 1-¼ acre fenced on West Mesa only 5 minutes from Belen. $90,000; For any of your real estate needs CALL JIM at 505-463-5030 or Prudential NM Properties 505-797-5555; www.nmbesthomes.com

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Old Mill Western Mercantile . . . . . . . . . . . .Belen, NM Old Mill Western Mercantile #2 . . . . . .Edgewood, NM Old Town Feeds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tucson, AZ Olsen’s Feed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Flagstaff, AZ Pic-N-Run . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chinle, AZ Post’s Feed & Supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Marana, AZ Quien Sabe Trading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Bloomfield, NM Rough Rock Trading Post . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chinle, AZ RRR Traders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Waterflow, NM Saba’s Western Store # 5 . . . . . . . . . .Queen Creek, AZ Saba’s Western Store #11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Peoria, AZ Saba’s Western Store #7 . . . . . . . . . . .Cave Creek, AZ Saba’s Western Wear #8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mesa, AZ Saba’s Western Wear # 4 . . . . . . . . . . . .Scottsdale, AZ Saba’s Western Wear # 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Avondale, AZ Safford Feed & Pet Supplies . . . . . . . . . . . .Safford, AZ San Tan Feed & Supply . . . . . . . . . . .Queen Creek, AZ South Arizona Feed Country . . . . . . . . . . . .Tucson, AZ South Valley Feed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Albuquerque, NM Southwest Feed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Socorro, NM Stock Up Feed And Tack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Taylor, AZ Stronghold Feed & Supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Wilcox, AZ T&R Marketing, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Gallup, NM The Stock Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Glendale, AZ The Tack Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Show Low, AZ The Western Ranchman’s Store . . . . . . . . .Phoenix, AZ Totsoh Trading Post . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lukachukai, AZ Valencia Western Mercantile . . . . . . . . .Los Lunas, NM Western Mercantile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Las Cruces, NM Westerners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tuba City, AZ Zimmermans Western Wear . . . . . . . . . . . .Gallup, NM


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ADVERTISERS’ INDEX A A Cut Above. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Action Plus Photography . . . . . . . . . 47 American Diesel Service . . . . . . . . . 65 Avi Resort & Casino . . . . . . . . . 78-79 B Casper Baca Rodeo Co.. . . . . . . . . . 57 Clint Benjamin Memorial Team Roping . . . . . . . . 33 Bishop Trailer Sales . . . . . . . . . . 20-21 Brushy Creek Ranch . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 C Casa Grande Cowboy & Indian Days . . . . . . . . 58 Mike Cervi Memorial Team Roping . . . . . . . . 34 Chical Haystack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Classic Rope. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Clovis Livestock Auction, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Corriente SaddleCompany. . . . . . . . . 8

D Diamond E Productions . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Dollar Center Trading and Pawn, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . 36 E Empire Agriculture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 H Jim Heet Photography. . . . . . . . . . . 76 Hershberger Performance Horse Sale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Hubbard Trailer Sales . . . . . . . . . . . 67

M Monsoon Silver. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 N Nakai Rodeo Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Nunn’s Frontier Rodeo . . . . . . . . . . 60 O O-O, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 P Pounding Hooves Productions . . . . . 46

J Junior Rodeo Judges Seminar . . . . . 61

R RRR Traders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Rattler Ropes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Red Bluff Buckles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Rockin Horse Ranch . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Royal Horn Wrap Co., Inc. . . . . . . . . 47

L Lea County Junior Rodeo Association . . . . . . . 61 Lost Dutchman Days. . . . . . . . . . . . 59

S Sharp Roping Productions. . . . . . . . 36 Smith’s Rodeo Photos. . . . . . . . . . . 65 Southwest Livestock . . . . . . . . . 62-63

I Imperial Trailer Sales. . . . . . . . . . . . 23

T Jimmy Thompson Team Ropings . . . . 36 Tolani Lake Team Roping Classic . . . 35 Tres Rios Silver. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Tri State Championships . . . . . . 10, 11 U USTRC Gold Plus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 USTRC Membership Application . . 71-73 USTRC New Mexico Championships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 USTRC TRIAD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 W Wrangler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce . . . . . . . . . 9 Y Yost Events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-19 Z ZD Roping Productions . . . . . . . . . . 32

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