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he world is just a little bit a lesser place this week. This comes as news that one of the stalwarts of team roping in New Mexico lost his battle against cancer. Crespin Padilla left us this week, and NONE of us are better for it. I have particular disdain for those who try to elevate someone after they’ve gone. The insincerity of it seems insulting to those who know the truth, and I think disrespects the memory of the person who has passed. In short, if you’ve spent your life walking around being a dirty, rotten, bastard… dying doesn’t change the facts. In those cases, I think it’s just best not to say much at all. That’s not the case concerning Crespin… Over the past couple of days I’ve spent a good deal of time thinking about Crespin, and the one thing that always happens is that I find myself smiling a lot… even fighting back a little chuckle. Crespin Padilla was truly one of a kind. No doubt, everyone who knew him has a Crespin story that makes them laugh. His personality, combined with the simplistic way he approached everything in his life was enviable. Though simplistic he may have been, simple he was not. Inside that affable, sometimes seemingly confused exterior, was a man that I knew to be not only deep of thought, but remarkably intelligent. Knowing he could usually
catch me in the predawn hours at my desk, he would often call me and comment on the latest “Competitorial.” Sometimes he would tell me I was full of it, but most of the time he would start the conversation the same way, “Robin Davis…. (long pause)… I just nearly fell out of my chair laughing.” …and off he would go from there. Not more than a month ago, I got the last call like that from him, “You hit it dead on the nose!” his first words screamed through the phone. I’m going to miss those conversations. We would talk on a variety of subjects, some best not repeated, and you’d better know what you were talking about and you better be able to make a sound argument if it was contrary to his. I doubt he had much formal education, but he was not only intelligent, he was articulate and informed as well. I have no idea how many years Crespin and his “Oasis Productions” produced team roping events around the state of New Mexico. Certainly as long as I can remember, maybe 30 years or more… and I’ll venture a bet that in all that time he never had more than about five sets of steers. No question about it, Crespin had a way of making steers last. Though I didn’t make a lot of his ropings, I’m pretty damned sure I had the pleasure of roping the same steer four continued on page 49
Cover: Top: USTRC New Mexico Championships - Tyler Plant (Los Lunas, NM) and Moises Flores (Odessa, TX). PHOTO COURTESY OF ALLEN’S RODEO PHOTOS Bottom:
Bobby Mote shares the win in the Bareback riding event at the Ram National Circuit Finals. PHOTO COURTESY OF PRCA – PRORODEO
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he USTRC once again rolled into New Mexico for the annual spring team roping, the New Mexico Championships. The roping was showcased in Clovis, New Mexico over the weekend of April 5-7, 3013. Ropers from all across the state, as well other nearby states took full advantage of the 2/3 cash payout format of the USTRC. The payouts began in the Open and worked through the #8 Pick Draw roping throughout the weekend. The team of Casey Hatley and Cody Hintz were the first team to hit the pay window on Friday. They home-state team took home the Open championship after cleaning up four head in 38.16 seconds. The win earned them $2,860 in cash, $3,000 in in USTRC Flex Earnings and trophy Gist bits. The #15 roping was next on the agenda and after four rounds the Texas team of Tyler Riggan and Scotty Raines were sitting at the top of the Average race. Their smooth 27.74 second average earned them $4,334 in cash, $3,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings they can use later on down the road this season and a pair of trophy Gist bits. It was another New Mexico team that won the #13 roping. Lance Barka and Dominic Silva who came from the middle Rio Grande valley roped four head in 33.17 seconds for the championship. They won the biggest payout of the day, earning $6,046 in cash, trophy Gist bits and $3,000 in
Casey Hatley (Hobbs, NM) / Cody Hintz (Elida, NM), 38.16 on 4, $2,860 and $3,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings
USTRC Flex Earnings. Wrapping up the action on Friday were those entered in the #12 roping. In the end it was a husband and wife team who came over from Amarillo, Texas who took home the championship. Joanie and Billy Ivy roped four head in 34.24 seconds and took back to Texas $5,430 in cash, $3,000 in Flex Earnings and the first pair of trophy Martin saddles awarded at the New Mexico Championships. Saturday kicked off with the #12 Gold Plus roping. The team who finished on top did it in style, roping four head in 39.16 seconds. Paul Rush from Cantullio, Texas and Rex Hawkins from Santa Teresa, New Mexico won the #12 Gold Plus for a great payday that included $3,114 in cash, trophy Gist buckles and $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings. As the roping began with a blast of
talent, the day continued with lots of great team roping action in the #11 roping. The team of John Garcia and Adam Esquibel from northern New Mexico roped four head in 35.13 seconds to take the win. They earned $7,194 in cash, trophy Martin saddles and $3,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings. As the day ended, so did the dayâ€™s large payouts. The #10 roping paid the team of Drew Turner from Sudan, Texas and Brett Smith from Caballo, New Mexico $7,724 in cash. They took home the handsome payout after roping four head in 31.12 seconds. In addition to the cash payout, the duo also earned $3,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings and trophy Martin saddles. The final day of the New Mexico Championship began with the #10 Gold Plus roping and again the day began with a Texas team taking home the championship. The team of Charlie Mathis and Will Romero roped four head in 42.98 second to win $3,486 in cash, $6,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings and trophy Gist buckles. Cesar Melendez from Midland, Texas and Rene Cervantes from Jal, Tyler Riggan (Lubbock, TX) / Scotty Raines (Gardendale, TX), 27.74 on 4, $4,334 and $3,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings New Mexico claimed
their share of fame in the #9 roping. They hooked and lined out four head in 33.63 seconds to walk away with $7,492 in cash, trophy Martin saddles and $3,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings. Making the final walk to the pay window for the first place prize payout at this yearâ€™s New Mexico Championship was the team of 16-year-old Tyler Plant and a little older roper, Moises Flores. The New Mexico team roped four head in 32.55 seconds and helped themselves to $3,222 in cash, $3,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings and trophy Gist buckles. The New Mexico Championships has been a great tradition among ropers for many years. The USTRC proudly produces this event and accommodates the number of ropers who continue to compete at this event each year. The great facility in Clovis, New Mexico and the big payouts this event produces continues to make this an exciting event ropers look forward to attending for many years to come. New Mexico Championships Open Average 1. Casey Hatley (Hobbs, NM) / Cody Hintz (Elida, NM), 38.16, $2,860; 2. Brock Hanson (Casa Grande, AZ) / Kory Koontz (Sudan, TX), 38.17, $1,716; 3. Kyle Roberts (Durango, CO) / Logan Medlin (Clovis, NM), 40.61, $1,144 Incentive 1. Chaz Kananen (Roy, MT) / Lee Walker (Amarillo, TX), 37.21, $1,472; 2. Justin Morris (Muleshoe, TX) / Sid Morris (Muleshoe, TX), 40.06, $980 Overall Fast Time 1. Chris Francis (Las Vegas, NM) / Cody Hintz (Elida, NM), 5.27, $430 #15 Handicap Average 1. Tyler Riggan (Lubbock, TX) / Scotty Raines (Gardendale, TX), 27.74, $4,334; 2. Bode Baize (Anthony, NM) / Cort Smith (Caballo, NM), 29.83, $3,250; 3. Tanner Allen (Friona, TX) / Jed Middleton (Wolfforth, TX), 30.8, $2,168; 4. Michael Bell (Clovis, NM) / Bubba Garcia (Portales, NM), 31.11, $1,084 Overall Fast Time 1. Bode Baize (Anthony, NM) / Cort Smith (Caballo, NM), 5.9, $570 #13 Handicap Average 1. Lance Barka (Albuquerque, NM) / Dominic Silva (Los Lunas, NM), 33.17, $6,046; 2. Michael Ortega (Jarales, NM) / Dominic Silva (Los Lunas, NM), 34.26, $4,534; 3. Kenna Francis (Las Vegas, NM) / Corban Livingston (El Paso, TX), 35.72, $3,022; 4. Travis Regensberg (Las Vegas, NM) /
Cooper Wimberly (Estancia, NM), 38.18, $1,512 Overall Fast Time 1. Billy Ivy (Amarillo, TX) / Lane Ivy (Amarillo, TX), 5.51, $796 #12 Average 1. Joanie Ivy (Amarillo, TX) / Billy Ivy (Amarillo,
TX), 34.24, $5,430; 2. Kyle Honeyfield (Bosque Farms, NM) / Marcus Elkins (Portales, NM), 35.17, $4,074; 3. Chip Roberts (Durango, CO) / Shane Jodie (Crownpoint, NM), 37.3, $2,716; 4. Kenna Francis (Las Vegas, NM) / Daniel Baeza Munoz (Tucumcari, NM), 38.46, $1,358
Lance Barka (Albuquerque, NM) / Dominic Silva (Los Lunas, NM), 33.17 on 4, $6,046 and $3,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings
Joanie Ivy (Amarillo, TX) / Billy Ivy (Amarillo, TX), 34.24 on 4, $5,430 and $3,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings
Paul Rush (Cantullio, TX) / Rex Hawkins (Santa Teresa, NM), 39.16 on 4, $3,114 and $3,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings
Incentive 1. Carlos Ortiz (Tucumcari, NM) / Jamie Ortiz (Moriarty, NM), 37.92, $300 Overall Fast Time 1. David McCallister (Bosque Farms, NM) / Dominic Silva (Los Lunas, NM), 6.61, $730 #11 Average 1. John Garcia (Springer, NM) / Adam Esquibel (Las Vegas, NM), 35.13, $7,194; 2. Kenna Francis (Las Vegas, NM) / Marcus Elkins (Portales, NM), 37.15, $4,796; 3. Joe Gonzales (Sudan, TX) / Wade Smith (Smyer, TX), 38.64, $3,798; 4. John Garcia (Springer, NM) / Butch Whitten (Cimarron, NM), 39.06, $2,798; 5. Travis Regensberg (Las Vegas, NM) / Leroy Lucero (Villanueva, NM), 40.13, $1,400; 6. Manny Carrizal (El Paso, TX) / Robert Orozco (Horizon, TX), 42.91, $600; 7. Miles Thompson (Fort Worth, TX) / Luis Carrasco (Odessa, TX), 42.95, $600 Incentive 1. Travis Regensberg (Las Vegas, NM) / Leroy Lucero (Villanueva, NM), 30.24, $1,200; 2. Miles Thompson (Fort Worth, TX) / Luis Carrasco (Odessa, TX), 30.3, $900 Overall Fast Time 1. Justin Gonzales (Las Vegas, NM) / Fernando Gonzales (Questa, NM), 7.27, $736; 2. Joanie Ivy
(Amarillo, TX) / Randy Mccracken (Stratford, TX), 7.44, $490 #10 Average 1. Drew Turner (Sudan, TX) / Brett Smith (Caballo, NM), 31.12, $7,724; 2. Luis Guzman (Odessa, TX) / Obed Cervantes (Odessa, TX), 34.43, $5,148; 3. Brett Clark (Magdalena, NM) / Clay Clark (Magdalena, NM), 37.47, $4,076; 4. Eddie Joe Pearson (Tulia, TX) / Jimmy Hrbacek (Lockney, TX), 39.32, $3,004; 5. Clint Spiva (Wildorado, TX) / David Merrell (Hereford, TX), 39.46, $1,502; 6. Steve Harmon (Beaver, OK) / Walt Eddy (Gallup, NM), 41.32, $900; 7. Travis Regensberg (Las Vegas, NM) / Leroy Lucero (Villanueva, NM), 42.44, $900; 8. Rod Dimitroff (Clayton, NM) / Brett Smith (Caballo, NM), 44.17, $600; 9. Dawn Higgins (Loving, NM) / Rene Cervantes (Jal, NM), 45.18, $600; 10. Wade Lewis (Hereford, TX) / David Merrell (Hereford, TX), 46.18, $600 Incentive 1. Eddie Joe Pearson (Tulia, TX) / Jimmy Hrbacek (Lockney, TX), 29.97, $1,200; 2. Steve Harmon (Beaver, OK) / Walt Eddy (Gallup, NM), 31.3, $900; 3. Hadley Gilbert (Clovis, NM) / Connie Hall (Salado, TX), 32.14, $600 Overall Fast Time 1. Joshua Turner (Hatch, NM) / Brett Smith
John Garcia (Springer, NM) / Adam Esquibel (Las Vegas, NM), 35.13 on 4, $7,194 and $3,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings
Drew Turner (Sudan, TX) / Brett Smith (Caballo, NM), 31.12 on 4, $7,724 and $3,000 in USTRC Flex Earnings
(Caballo, NM), 6.81, $876; 2. Drew Turner (Sudan, TX) / Brett Smith (Caballo, NM), 7.09, $584 #9 Average 1. Cesar Melendez (Midland, TX) / Rene Cervantes (Jal, NM), 33.63, $7,492; 2. Gene Brown (Portales, NM) / B J Moore (Elida, NM), 39.14, $4,994; 3. Freddy Ortiz (Tucumcari, NM) / Tyler Luce (Clovis, NM), 41.8, $3,954; 4. Larry Hendricks (Tulia, TX) / Will Romero (Hereford, TX), 45.53, $2,914; 5. Richard Moore (Welch, TX) / Troy Howard (Lamesa, TX), 52.08, $1,457; 6. Tyler Plant (Los Lunas, NM) / Cody Plant (Los Lunas, NM), 52.14, $600; 7. Daniel Sierra (Dexter, NM) / David Miramontes (Dexter, NM), 52.5, $600 Incentive 1. Tim Riggan (Snyder, TX) / Donald Bradshaw (Snyder, TX), 35.82, $1,200; 2. Tyler Plant (Los Lunas, NM) / Cody Plant (Los Lunas, NM), 38.6, $900; 3. Richard Moore (Welch, TX) / Troy Howard (Lamesa, TX), 42.67, $600 Overall Fast Time 1. Cesar Melendez (Midland, TX) / Rene Cervantes (Jal, NM), 7.6, $780; 2. Kerry Osburn (Portales, NM) / Marty Moss (Farwell, TX), 7.67, $520 #8 PickDraw Average 1. Tyler Plant (Los Lunas, NM) / Moises Flores (Odessa, TX), 32.55, $3,222; 2. Randy Green (Hobbs, NM) / John Payne (Hobbs, NM), 36.78, $2,148; 3. Kim McCracken (Stratford, TX) / Kennith Clark (Spur, TX), 39.92, $1,700; 4. Cesar Melendez (Midland, TX) / Todd Chico (Mescalero, NM), 42.54, $1,252; 5. Alfonso Sierra (Roswell, NM) / Gregorio Torres (Fort Sumner, NM), 42.57, $626; 6. Madison Haley (Canyon, TX) / Sergio Lopez (Clovis, NM), 43.1, $240; 7. Benito Fernandez (El Paso, TX) / Jose Royo (El Paso, TX), 43.35, $240 Overall Fast Time 1. Corey Helton (Hobbs, NM) / Dustyn Wright (Hobbs, NM), 8.07, $298; 2. Tyler Plant (Los Lunas, NM) / Moises Flores (Odessa, TX), 8.34, $198 #12 Gold Plus Average 1. Paul Rush (Cantullio, TX) / Rex Hawkins (Santa Teresa, NM), 39.16, $3,114; 2. Michael Liles (Tucumcari, NM) / Butch Whitten (Cimarron, NM), 39.18, $2,336; 3. Joe Gonzales (Sudan, TX) / Tracy Spencer (Littlefield, TX), 39.4, $1,556; 4. Joanie Ivy (Amarillo, TX) / Billy Ivy (Amarillo, TX), 39.96, $778 Incentive 1. Teddy Cabrera (Odessa, TX) / Obed Cervantes (Odessa, TX), 27.57, $2,002; 2. Tripp Townsend (Earth, TX) / Riley Smith (Earth, TX), 33.99, $1,334 Overall Fast Time 1. Ross Long (Albuquerque, NM) / Joaquin Huntington (Hesperus, CO), 7.1, $584
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Erickson Puts On Record-Breaking Show at RNCFR Courtesy of PRCA ProRodeo
hane Erickson showed up at the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo as a bit of an unknown quantity. That’s no longer the case. The Columbia River Circuit cowboy stood tall when the spotlight shined brightest and walked off with all-around honors, the team roping title (with Jade Corkill) and a prize money total of $25,502 that broke both the RNCFR all-around and overall records. It was nearly a $3,000 improvement on the overall record of $22,598, set by J.W. Harris in the 2009 bull riding competition. “It’s been a great week, kind of a dream come true, especially to win as much as I did,” said the soft-spoken, 32-year-old Erickson. “A lot of people don’t really know me, so I wanted to do well here this week.” Erickson also earned third-place money in the tie-down roping while impressing fans and announcers with his skill and professionalism in both events. That didn’t change Erickson’s humble demeanor, though. “I had the best heeler in the world,” he said, “so I just had to do my job.” Corkill, the reigning world champion heeler, was competing at the RNCFR for the first time. It was also the first time he’d
Bobby Mote shares the win in the Bareback riding event, but earned the Ram National Circuit Finals title with a higher marked score in the semifinals
Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo All-Around champion, Shane Erickson also claimed the team roping title with Jade Corkill and earned money in the Tie-Down roping.
roped with Erickson, who was making his star watched his three competitors in the sixth RNCFR appearance. finals get bucked off before he climbed in “Shane ropes really good, so I didn’t the chute. Young, a 19-year-old sophomore have to change anything,” Corkill said. “We at Iowa Central Community College in Fort improved each round – we had our best Dodge, stayed aboard to claim the victory. time in the semifinals (5.0 seconds) – and “This is, for sure, the most excited I’ve got to go last in the final round, which is a ever been,” Young said. “I can’t even tell big advantage, especially when two guys you how excited I am.” missed in front of us.” Young, who is rodeoing on his PRCA Champions in the seven events each permit, has aspirations of qualifying for the earned $5,484 in the final round, except for Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in 2014, bareback rider Bobby Mote of the Columbia and someday earning the title of world River Circuit, who split first- and secondchampion. But first, he has a different task place money with Jared Keylon of the immediately on the horizon. “I’ve got to go Prairie Circuit. Mote was the first champion to school all week,” he said. crowned after a sensational re-ride that No such problem for steer wrestling scored 87 points to tie Keylon. Mote was champion Ethen Thouvenell of the declared the winner because he had a California Circuit, although he probably higher score in the semifinals, which is the needed to win at the RNCFR more than first tiebreaker. anybody. “I was going home to get a job, It was the second time in three years that because I was dead broke,” he said with a Mote had won the RNCFR in that fashion. big smile. “This is a big relief. I can pay my He tied with Kaycee Feild in the 2011 final, bills now.” but claimed the title by winning the semifinal round, just as he did this time around. Every event champion also received a $20,000 voucher to use toward the purchase of a new Ram truck. Bull riding champion John Young – who pocketed $17,962 for the week – was the only cowboy to ride three bulls during the competition. The Great The first three-time winner of the Ram National Circuit Finals, Matt Lakes Circuit’s rising Shiozawa claimed the Tie-Down roping title
Corkill, Fallon, Nev., 6.1 seconds, $5,484; 2. Nelson Thouvenell had a lightning-quick run of Linares, Plant City, Fla./Shawn Harris, Searcy, Ark., 3.5 seconds in the finals to earn the 6.5, $4,113; 3. (tie) Spencer Mitchell, Colusa, championship. He had earlier broken the Calif./Russell Cardoza, Terrebonne, Ore., and Marcus RNCFR record with a 3.2-second run in the Battaglia, Ramona, Calif./Kyle Lockett, Visalia, second round; it was a tenth of a second Calif., NT. quicker than Stockton Graves managed in Saddle Bronc Riding 1. Curtis Garton, Kaitaia, New Zealand, 86 points on the first round of the 2011 event. Matt Shiozawa of the Wilderness Circuit Pete Carr’s Classic ProRodeo’s Big Tex, $5,484; 2. Taos Muncy, Corona, N.M., 82, $4,113; 3. Cody claimed the tie-down roping championship Taton, Corona, N.M., 77, $2,742; 4. Jacobs Crawley, in 9.0 seconds. He’s now the first three-time College Station, Texas, NS. winner of the RNCFR in that event and the Tie-Down Roping first tie-down roper to win back-to-back 1. Matt Shiozawa, Chubbuck, Idaho, 9.0 seconds, $5,484; 2. Scott Kormos, Teague, Texas, 9.1, $4,113; titles at the RNCFR since D.R. Daniel of 3. Shane Erickson, Terrebonne, Ore., 10.8, $2,742; the Southeastern Circuit (1987-88). “I love 4. Jody Green, Shakopee, Minn., NT. this rodeo, this tournament style,” he said. Barrel Racing Curtis Garton of the Southeastern 1. Brittany Pozzi, Victoria, Texas, 15.35 seconds, Circuit – by way of Kaitaia, New Zealand – $5,484; 2. Carlee Pierce, Stephenville, Texas, 15.55, $4,113; 3. Cindy Smith, Hobbs, N.M., 15.59, took the saddle bronc riding honors with 86 $2,742; 4. Nancy Hunter, Neola, Utah, 20.54, points in the finals. “I am stoked,” he said. $1,371. “This is one of the biggest rodeos in the Bull Riding nation, right after the (Wrangler) NFR.” 1. John Young, Orient, Iowa, 87 points on Andrews Defending barrel racing champion Rodeo’s Spin Cycle, $5,484; 2. (tie) Joe Frost, Brittany Pozzi of the Texas Circuit was a Randlett, Utah; Bryce Brown, Greenview, Calif., and repeat winner with a 15.35-second run, after Dylan Werner, Perry, Fla., NS. also recording the fastest semifinal time of 15.48. She’s also a twotime world champion. The Texas Circuit topped the RNCFR team standings ($81,545) – its 11th win in the event’s 27 years – followed by the Columbia River Circuit ($73,696), Wilderness Circuit ($66,132), Turquoise Circuit ($65,446) and Prairie Circuit ($52,992). The top stock awards went to Carr Pro Rodeo’s Dirty Jacket (bareback riding), Powder River Rodeo’s Miss Chestnut (saddle Ethan Thouvenell secured the Ram National Circuit Finals Steer Wrestling championship in Oklahoma City, Okahoma bronc riding) and Southwick’s Rocky Mountain Rodeo’s Leon (bull riding). All-Around Cowboy Shane Erickson, $25,502, team roping and tie-down roping. Bareback Riding 1. (tie) Bobby Mote, Culver, Ore., on Southwick’s Rocky Mountain Rodeo’s Hard Times, and Jared Keylon, Uniontown, Kan., on Carr Pro Rodeo’s Dirty Jacket, 87 points, $4,799 each; 3. Wes Stevenson, Lubbock, Texas, 84, $2,742; 4. Jessy Davis, Power, Mont., 78, $1,371. Steer Wrestling 1. Ethen Thouvenell, Wittmann, Ariz., 3.5 seconds, $5,484; 2. Stockton Graves, Alva, Okla., 14.2, $4,113; 3. (tie) Seth Brockman, Wheatland, Wyo., and Dean Gorsuch, Gering, Neb., NT. Team Roping 1. Shane Erickson, Terrebonne, Ore./Jade
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The only cowboy to ride three bulls at this year’s Ram National Circuit Finals, 19 year old John Young took home the championship and looks to have a bright future ahead of him.
NMRA â€“ Off with a Bang!
aster Weekend found hundreds of cowboys and cowgirls gathered in Bosque Farms, New Mexico for the 2013 New Mexico Rodeo Association Membership Drive Rodeo. The weekend was packed full of action as some of the best in the rodeo business from across the state gathered to begin the rodeo season. Like an Old West gun fight, each event was filled with drama as the contestants, one by one, displayed their speed and talents inside the arena. A record number of contestants competed at the Membership Drive Rodeo this year. With that kind of turnout, you can be sure the season ahead will be a good one. The NMRA stated that there were more rough stock
$484; 3. Jake Trujillo, 10.1, $337 Breakaway 1. Marissa Muncy, 2.75, $633; 2. Peyton Cowdry, 2.81, $475; 3. Jessie Briscoe, 3.31, $331 Incentive Breakaway Ground Money $48 to Ciera Lefebre and Jenny Sullivan Calf Roping 1. Kyle Dutton, 9.4, $945; 2. JD Kebbe, 10.1, $709; 3. Chase Massengill, 10.3, $473; 4. JoDan Mirabal, 10.7, $236
Calf Roping Champion, Chase Massengill
Ladies Goat Tying 1/2. Shelby Montano, 8.8, $276 1/2. Dixie Richards, 8.8, $276 Open Team Roping 1. Chase Massengill / Cade Passig, 5.1, $2,248; 2. Bode Baize / Russell Sullivan, 5.6, $1,860; 3/4. Beau Lamb / Marcus Elkins, 5.8, $1,278; 3/4. James Gilliland / JoDan Mirabal, 5.8, $1,278; 5. Cooper Wimberly, / Johnny Salvo, 5.9, $698; 6/7. Beau Lamb / Tim Lamb, 6.3, $194; 6/7. Lee Kiehne / Jesse Haynie, 6.3, $194
Saddle Bronc Champion, Chance Barnes Incentive Barrel Racing Champion, Carrie Richardson
riders at the rodeo this year and hopes that the support of the bareback, saddle bronc and bull riders continues throughout the season. Nothing like great rough stock action to keep things exciting inside the rodeo arena. The NMRA would like to thank all of the cowboys and cowgirls who showed up in support of the 2013 NMRA season kickoff event, as well as all of the volunteers, stock contractors and NMRA directors who helped make the rodeo a success. The season is just beginning and from the noise that is buzzing from this event, the NMRA is off to a great start!
NMRA Membership Drive Rodeo Unofficial Results Bosque Farms, NM, March 30, 2013 Bareback Ground Money â€“ K.C. Petterson, $51 Saddle Bronc Riding 1. Robert Burbank, 75, $493; 2. Chance Barnes, 65, $329 Bull Riding 1. Brandon Gipson, 78, $483; 2. Frank Archuleta, 72, $362; 3. Jake Carr, 67, $253 Day Money $40 to Jake Carr, Brandon Gipson and Frank Archuleta Steer Wrestling 1. Mike McGinn, 5.6, $645; 2. Lorenzo Lara, 7.1,
Open Barrel Racing Champion, Lisa McWhorter
Incentive Team Roping 1. Beau Lamb / Marcus Elkins, 5.8, $1,542; 2. Beau Lamb / Tim Lamb, 6.3, $1,156; 3. Kyle Roberts / Clay Acuna, 6.8, $770; 4. Ky Berry / Curtis Berry, 7.0, $386 Open Barrel Race 1. Bailey Wiseman, 18.324, $496; 2. Lisa McWhorter, 18.357, $372; 3. Leia Pluemer,
18.365, $259 Incentive Barrel Race 1. Carrie Richardson, 19.077, $452; 2. Diana Wilson, 19.097, $339; 3. Laura Haines, 19.455, $236
$332; 3. Wyatt Harper, 64, $231 Day Money $36 to Travis Briscoe, Jake Carr and Wyatt Harper. Average Buckle to Jake Carr Steer Wrestling 1. Christian Pettigrew, 4.6, $642; 2. Michael Bates, 5.4, $481; 3. Wyatt Lindsay, 5.9, $321; 4. Mike McGinn, 6.4, $160 Average Buckle to Mike McGinn Breakaway 1. Shelby Montano, 2.53, $633; 2. Dixie Richards, 2.75, $475; 3. Peyton Cowdry, 2.90, $331 Average Buckle to Peyton Cowdry
Incentive Team Roping 1. Leo Martinez / Frank Padilla, 8.3, $1,522; 2. Cody Garcia / Adam Esquibel, 8.4, $1,014; 3. Seth Hall / Matthew Silva, 8.9, $804; 4. Brandon Gonzales / Jim Knopp, 11.4, $592; 5. Robert Ansley / Miles McCuller, 12.2, $296 Average Buckles to Leo Martinez and Frank Padilla Open Barrel Race 1. Kately McCree, 18.050, $533; 2. Lisa McWhorter, 18.211, $400; 3. Leia Pluemer, 18.285, $278 Average Buckle to Lisa McWhorter Incentive Barrel Race 1. Tessa Salsedo, 18.772, $489; 2. Tammy Arnold, 18.782, $367; 3. Laura Haines, 18.890, $255 Average Buckle to Carrie Richardson
Bull Riding Champion, Jake Carr
Breakaway Roping Champion, Peyton Cowdry
Incentive Breakaway Ground Money $48 to Ciera Lefebre and Jenny Sullivan
Bareback champion, K.C. Patterson
March 31, 2013 Bareback 1. KC Petterson, 70, $352 Average Buckle to KC Petterson Saddle Bronc Riding 1. Lane Wimberly, 75, $493; 2. Chance Barnes, 71, $329 Average Buckle to Chance Barnes; Bull Riding 1. Travis Briscoe, 78, $443; 2. Jake Carr, 67,
Calf Roping 1. Seth Hall, 8.3, $973; 2. Chance Means, 9.8, $730; 3. Bryce Runyan, 10.0, $486; 4. Chase Massengill, 10.1, $243 Average Buckle to Chase Massengill
Incentive Team Roping Header Champion, Leo Martinez
Ladies Goat Tying 1. Dixie Richards, 8.75, $373; 2. Kindee Wilson, 9.22, $ Open Team Roping 1. Bode Baize / Eddie Nieto, 6.1, $2,002; 2. Rodee Walraven, / Justin Loya, 7.0, $1,658; 3. Bode Baize / Russell Sullivan, 7.1, $1,312; 4. Chance Means / Reno Eddy, 7.5, $966; 5. Leo Martinez / Frank Padilla, 8.3, $622; 6/7. Lee Kiehne / Jesse Haynie, 8.4, $172; 6/7. Cody Garcia / Adam Esquibel, 8.4, $172 Average Buckles to Bode Baize and Russell Sullivan
Steer Wrestling Champion, Mike McGinn
Shamrock Wishes for Team Ropers
ver the weekend of March 16-17, 2013 there was a pot of gold waiting at the end of the rainbow at the Casa Grande, Arizona rodeo grounds. The St. Patrick’s day weekend witnessed over 1,200 teams who came with a four leaf clover dreams and went home with over $100,000 in cash and prizes at the Zamora Roping Productions event. Saturday, March 16, 2013 the World Series of Team Roping Qualifier will send several ropers to Las Vegas next December for the Finale. In the #13 Division Casey Cummings and Dale Benavides took first place home paying $9,730 with a 30.84 on 4 head. The #12 division paid $10,282 which was awarded to Jon Butler and Nick Nichols with a 31.85 on 4 head. The #11 AddOn roping paid a pot of gold as well with the team of Mike Stratton and Kyle Lucas winning the average for a payday of $3,172. Sunday, March 17, 2013 Zamora Roping Productions produced a 4& Under saddle roping and #10 handicap truck roping. Over $50,000 in prizes and $15,000 in cash was awarded. In the 4 & Under division the average was awarded to Benjamin Rascon & Dutch Charles Higdon and the high point roper was Benjamin Rascon who took the Saddle home. The Ford F-350 XL, 4X4 Crew Cab Diesel Dully was awarded to Juan Robles with 248 points in the #10 Handicap division. There were 10 places paid in the average with first being awarded to Sergio Carranza and Manny Gonzalez with a 19.21 on 3 steers paying $5,000. This was a great way to close the Zamora Roping Productions winter season in Arizona. A big “Thank you” goes out to the ropers and to our great corporate and local sponsors for their support and Zamora and his crew look forward to seeing you once again next winter! “Good luck and go get the Money” Kenny Zamora
Juan Robles was the high point roper of the #10 Handicap roping, earning the keys to the new Ford F-350 XL, 4X4 Crew Cab Diesel Dully
World Series of Team Roping Results March 16. 2013
St. Patrick’s Day Roping March 17. 2013
#13 WSTR Short Go Fast Time 1. Michelle Rezonico / Frankie Martinez, 7.08, $1,000 Average 1. Casey Cummins / Dale Benavides, 30.84, $9,730; 2. Dan Denmark / John Bassett, 32.35, $6,950; 3. Ronnie Treat / Kyle Romo, 33.23, $5,282; 4. Phil Bigthumb / Robert Reynoso, 33.43, $3,892; 5. Duane Russey / Clint James, 33.92, $1,946
4 & Under Saddle Roping Average 1. Benjamin Rascon / Dutch Charles Higdon, 28.93, $1,184; 2. David Dominquez / Clay Corzine, 32.38, $888; 3. James Bitsue / Cheyenne Sherwood, 34.12, $592; 4. Larry Spradlin / Corey Goklish, 35.91, $296
#12 WSTR Short Go Fast Time 1. Phil Stratton / Gordon Nicholas, 6.89, $1,000 Average 1. Jon Butler / Nick Nichols, 31.85, $10,282; 2. Norbert Goldtooth / Clyde Gasser, 33.02, $7,166; 3. Joshua Buckner / Robert Reynoso, 34.41, $5,298; 4. Ronnie Treat / Shawn Little, 34.86, $3,740; 5. Dan Denmark / J Dell Millward, 34.95, $2,802; 6. Scott Hall / Shawn Harrelson, 35.53, $1,870 #11 Add-On Average 1. Mike Stratton / Kyle Lucas, 29.95, $3,172; 2. Tammy Lewis / Matt Schieck, 35.13, $2,380; 3. Daniel Nowlin / Matt Schieck, 36.4, $1,586; 4. Wyatt Kent / Dale Benavidez, 36.84, $794
Benjamin Rascon won the #4 and under high point trophy saddle
#13 division WSTR champions, Casey Cummings and Dale Benavides
#10 Handicap Truck Roping Average 1. Sergio Carranza / Manny Gonzalez, 19.21, $5,000; 2. Norbert Goldtooth / Jesus Parra, 20.75, $2,500; 3. Roger Fletcher / Ryan Guest, 22.11, $2,000; 4. Beto Lechuga / Juan Robles, 22.76, $1,500; 5. Trevor Nowlin / Jacob Auza, 23.07, $1,000; 6. Trevor Nowlin / Juan Robles, 23.46, $500; 7. Dennis Nowlin / Jacob Auza, 23.59, $500; 8. Erickson Littleben / Juan Robles, 23.7, $500; 9. Beto Lechuga / Jesus Parra, 23.72, $500; 10. Dillon Graham / Frank Weidner, 23.96, $500
#12 division WSTR champions, Jon Butler and Nick Nichols
#11 Add-On champions, Mike Stratton and CR VSA Kyle Lucas
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Books open 7:30 a.m. • Rope at 9:00 a.m. #11 Slide Warm-up Handicapped up to #13 and down to #9 Enter 1, draw 1 for $120/roper Enter 2x • 3-head #13 World Series Qualifier $150/roper • enter 2x • 80% Payback #12 World Series Qualifier $150/roper • enter 2x • 80% Payback #11 World Series Qualifier Capped at an Elite #6 heeler $150/roper • enter 2x • 80% Payback #10 World Series Qualifier Capped at a #6 heeler $150/roper • enter 2x • 80% payback #9 World Series Qualifier Pick or Draw Capped at an Elite #5 heeler $100/roper • enter 3x • 2/3 payback
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Friday, May 10 #11 Slide Warm-up Handicapped up to #13 and down to #9 Enter 1, draw 1 for $120/roper Enter 2x • 3-head #13 World Series Qualifier $150/roper • enter 2x • 80% Payback #12 World Series Qualifier $150/roper • enter 2x • 80% Payback #11 World Series Qualifier Capped at an Elite #6 heeler $150/roper • enter 2x • 80% Payback #10 World Series Qualifier Capped at a #6 heeler $150/roper • enter 2x • 80% payback
Saturday, May 11 #9 Warmup Enter 1, draw 1 for $120/roper Enter 2x • 3-head #9 World Series Qualifier Pick or Draw Capped at an Elite #5 heeler $100/roper • enter 3x • 2/3 payback #8 Heel-O-Matic Bonus Roping - starts at 1 p.m. See ad in NTRL section for complete details Capped at an Elite #4 Pick 1, draw 2 for $180/roper H 2013 USTRC OR WSTR MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED H Host Hotels: Holiday Inn & Suites 901.266.1952; Comfort Inn 901.757.7800 Stalls: No Tie-Outs. Terry Keys 865.256.1836 Location: 105 S. Germantown Pkwy, Memphis, TN I-40 to Germantown Pkwy. South 4 miles. Arena on right.
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#12 Slide Pick or Draw $30/roper • enter up #9 Capped at a #5 $30/roper • enter up For info: John English 505/239-7617
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n October 30, 1936, sixty-one men signed a simple piece of paper which turned out to be a historic document and a cornerstone in the foundation of professional rodeo. The document simply states: “For the Boston Show, we the undersigned demand that the Purses be doubled and the Entrance Fees added in each and every event. Any Contestant failing to sign the Petition will not be permitted to contest, by order of the undersigned.” After presenting the signed petition to Col. William T. Johnson (producer/stock contractor for the Boston Garden Show), he told them, “Strike and be damned.” Those men did indeed strike and refused to compete at that night’s performance—hoping their demands were met. While it was a little shaky at times, the cowboys and Johnson finally got together on an agreement. Shortly thereafter, the cowboys gathered around and formed the Cowboy Turtles Association (predecessor to the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association or PRCA). The rest, as they say, is history. The cowboys originally called themselves “Turtles” because they had been slow to stick their necks out and get started. Someone had to be first even to “stick their neck out” and sign
the petition, that fateful October day in Boston, before others would follow. The man whose name appears very first on that list is none other than Everett Shaw. Born June 7, 1908, in Hogshooter Creek, Oklahoma, Shaw was known as one of the best single steer roping competitors in rodeo history. He started out however, as primarily a calf roper in 1926 at Nowata, Oklahoma at his first rodeo. His first major win at the professional level came in the calf roping event at Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1932. He won Madison Square Garden, considered the World Championship rodeo of the day, in ’34, ‘36 and ’39 as a calf roper. Throughout the late 1920s till the early 1940s, he competed in both calf roping and steer roping. Sometime in the early ‘40s, however, Shaw decided to focus mainly on single steer roping. At an age when many professional ropers are winding down their careers, Shaw who was in his late thirties hit full stride. It began with the win
of his first world title, the 1945 single steer roping title. He won six world steer roping world titles over a seventeen-year period thereafter (1945, ‘46, ‘48, ‘51, ‘59 and ‘62) and during a period from 1945 to ’65 he finished in the top five in the world fifteen out of twenty-one seasons. From the time he entered his first rodeo to the last world title was a whopping thirty-six years! He remained competitive at the professional level for over forty years! Shaw even competed actively until eventually winning his last roping event in 1977 at the age of sixtynine! He then retired to his ranch near Stonewall, Oklahoma. In an old newspaper interview, when asked about his longevity in rodeo, Everett said, “...once saw a rodeo and got the bug. Thirty years later—I still got the bug.” Shaw won most of his championships on a bay horse named Peanuts who was Hancock bred. Wellknown for his horse training abilities, Everett had been hired by Fred Lowry to train the horse. However, he was so
impressed with Peanuts that he bought the horse instead. He paid $2,000 for the horse, an amazing sum of money back then. It was not money ill-spent however as Peanuts and Shaw roped together for about sixteen years and the duo won most of Shaw’s steer roping titles together. Peanuts is now honored at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum on the Trail of Great Cow Ponies. So, how did Everett’s name happen first on that historic strike document from 1936? Was he the first to stand up, the most vocal and passionate about what it represented? Probably not. Was he arbitrarily picked by accident because he was close at hand once it was typed up? Maybe. There is only one man left alive at the time of this writing who was actually there when it all happened. When asked what he remembered about Everett signing the document, he couldn’t recall the exact details, but Louis Bowman did say, “Everett was one hell of a roper and horse trainer. He
was quiet and unassuming in his leadership role. He led by example and was a great representative of rodeo.” While we may never know for sure how he became first on the list, what we do know is that Everett Shaw was a solid supporter of rodeo and its fledgling organization. He signed up with the “Turtles” and was given card number seven, indicating he was the seventh member of what is now the PRCA. He also was the very first calf roping director for the organization and was on the executive committee. In all, Shaw spent twenty years on the board of the Turtles and its successor, the Rodeo Cowboys Association (RCA), which later became the PRCA. In fact, when the Turtles reorganized in 1945 to become the RCA, it is said that Shaw played a major part in the event. Later in life, he was in high demand as a rodeo judge because of his honest ways. He even judged the National Finals Rodeo (NFR) while it was in Oklahoma City. Everett Shaw married Nell Truitt on
February 13, 1936. That act made him a brother in-law to none other than Dick Truitt, the 1939 World Champion Steer Roper who was a mentor to Shaw on the rodeo circuit in his early days. Eventually, the Shaws had a daughter, Mary Sue Shaw, who married another rodeo cowboy, Sonny Worrell of Kansas in 1957. All three men are now in the Rodeo Hall of Fame at Oklahoma City. Shaw and his extended family represent quite a family of rodeo cowboys! In May 1979 the Oklahoma State Senate passed a special resolution commending Everett as one of Oklahoma’s greatest cowboys. He had become a living legend. Shaw was inducted into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in 1979, and the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum Rodeo Hall of Fame in 1980. On November 11, 1979, the great Everett Shaw passed away due to complications from heart surgery. Jim Olson (c) 2013 www.JimOlsonAuthor.com
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or the second year in a row, the sale average was up at the 15th Annual Arizona Ranch Remuda sale, held March 15 during Cattleman’s Weekend at Prescott Livestock Auction in Chino Valley. Fifteen broke cow horses sold for an average of $3,423, up nearly $300 from last year, while three registered colts averaged $642. The Champion Riding Horse was Docs Son of Snip, consigned by Mike and Beth Hughes, Sonoita, Arizona. The 8-year-old bay gelding sold to Clay Overson, Aguila, Arizona for $6,200, topping the sale. Maughan Ranches, Yarnell, Arizona, consigned the Champion Junior Horse, WF Kellys Doc, a 2008 gelding that sold to George Groseta, Cottonwood, Arizona, for $3,050. The Champion Halter Colt was Flying V Nero, a sorrel stallion from KT
Cattle Company, Amado, Arizona. He sold to Greg Gibbons, Rillito, Arizona, for $900. The horses were judged prior to the sale by Todd Howell, Marty Byrne and Jimmy Dolan. The champion horse received a trophy rifle donated by Cattleman’s Weekend. Other awards were donated by Hi Pro Feeds, Farm Credit Services SW, Animal Health Express, and Savoini’s Western Wear and Tack. Ed Ashurst was sale manager. The objective of the Arizona Ranch Remuda Sale is to provide a contest and public auction for horses consigned by legitimate working ranches. Nominations are accepted by invitation only from ranches whose primary interest is the production of beef cattle and horses. The high grading horse in the 15th Annual Arizona Ranch Remuda Sale during Cattleman’s Weekend in Chino Valley recently was Docs Son of Snip, a 2005 bay gelding consigned by Mike and Beth Hughes, Sonoita, Arizona. Swayze McCraine is shown presenting the trophy rifle from Cattleman’s Weekend to Mike Hughes. The horse sold to Clay Overson, Aguila, Arizona, for $6,200.
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The high grading junior horse (under 4 years old) in the Arizona Ranch Remuda Sale was WF Kellys Doc, a 2008 gelding consigned by Maughan Ranches, Yarnell, Arizona. Swayze McCraine is shown presenting the trophy buckle donated by Hi Pro Feeds. The horse sold to George Groseta, Cottonwood, Arizona, for $3,050.
KT Cattle Company, Amado, Arizona consigned the high grading halter colt in the Arizona Ranch Remuda Sale, Flying V Nero. Klancy Best of KT Cattle Company (left) accepted the trophy buckle donated by Farm Credit Services SW from Doug Norton.
WSTR BREAKING NEWS - Heartland Splits & Offers Vegas Quality to All Aggregate Winners Over the past three years, the Heartland Finale has grown to be one of the largest, highest paying events in the United States. Scheduled over Memorial weekend, which coincides with the Legacy entry deadline for the Las Vegas Finale, WSTR has recognized the financial difficulty to pay for both events at the same time. As a result, this time conflict has put some ropers into a situation of having to choose between entering Heartland or the WSTR Finale. Essentially, WSTR has been in competition with itself. This event is too great to limit its potential. Therefore, as a result of the growing concerns over the financial issues involved with entering high dollar roping this time of year, the five separate divisions of Heartland will be produced in different locations. These single Heartland Division Finales will be scattered across a fivemonth period in the central part of the country, and each division will be held in conjunction with a regularly scheduled World Series qualifier. These ropings will be $500 per roper, enter twice, with full gorounds, a full prize line, and some type of consolation. Entries will be onsite, but draw advantage will be provided to ropers who pre-enter. The Lazy E Arena will still be the WSTR qualifier venue over Memorial weekend with the added #13 Heartland Finale. The other dates are listed below. Watch for the roping advertisements for more information. May 4th - Hamilton, Texas Qualifier #11 Heartland Finale May 25th - Guthrie, Oklahoma Qualifier #13 Heartlad Finale June 14th - Graham, Texas Qualifier #12 Heartland Finale July 27th - Hamilton, Texas Qualifier #9 Heartland Finale August 31st - Alvarado, Texas Qualifier #10 Heartland Finale Recent Event Results Eaton, CO; Mountain States Cattle Co. March 16, 2013 #13 WSTR - 49 Teams Average 1st. Justin Storms, Nathrop, CO / Jon Hackel, Ord, NE, 35.79, $5,880; 2nd. Dustin Smith, Burns, WY / Justin R. Smith, Carpenter, WY, 36.68, $3,530; 3rd. Travis Crispe, Longmont, CO / Tim Nelson, La Salle, CO, 36.77, $2,350; #12 WSTR - 82 Teams Average 1st. Steve Jobman, Bayard, NE / Tee Cee Wills,
Scottsbluff, NE, 37.28, $7,870; 2nd. Paul Beckett, Laramie, WY / Tyler Boyd, Wheatland, WY, 39.72, $5,900; 3rd. J.D. Schweiger, Eaton, CO / Chris Downey, Berthoud, CO, 40.42, $3,940; 4th. J B Kirchenschlager, Walnut Springs, TX / Tom Hirsig, Cheyenne, WY, 40.84, $1,970 #11 WSTR - 76 Teams Average 1st. Tom Neiley, Mead, CO / Todd Holden, Gillette , WY, 38.06, $7,300; 2nd. Dale Len Tecklenburg Jr., Wellington, CO / Peter J. Farner II, Cheyenne, WY, 38.92, $5,470; 3rd. Jackie Nelson, La Salle, CO / Todd Holden,CR Gillette , WY, 42.11, $3,650; 4th. J.C. York, Greeley, CO / Tyler Boyd, Wheatland, WY, 44.06, $1,820 #10 WSTR - 102 Teams Average 1st. Tom Bornhoft, Fort Lupton, CO / Colby P. Craven,
Greeley, CO, 43.27, $8,220; 2nd. Dan Bornhoft, Sterling, CO / Ryan Radant, Winner, SD, 44.38, $5,870; 3rd. J.D. Schweiger, Eaton, CO / Todd Stevens, Galeton, CO, 47.36, $4,460; 4th. Brittney MacDonald, Wellington, CO / Brian Brewster, Wellington, CO, 47.53, $3,290; 5th. Andy James, La Junta, CO / Merrill Bond, Rocky Ford, CO, 51.53, $1,640 Fast Time 1. Dave Carlile, Olney Springs, CO / Andy James, La Junta, CO, 9.02, $1,000 #9 WSTR - 468 Teams VSA IN HOUSE PROOF CRXâ€™D Average 1st. Bing R McGuire, Wheatland, WY / Beau Gordanier, Merino, CO, 23.52, $5,520; 2nd. Matt Kosorok, Longmont, CO / Luke E Kosorok, Lafayette, CO, 26.01, $4,270; 3rd. Dave Carlile, Olney Springs, CO / Merrill Bond, Rocky Ford, CO, 26.93, $3,010
NAATR – Happy Trails
he National All Amateurs is packing up and heading north for the summer leaving behind a whole lot of grateful ropers who had a chance to compete at some of the best team ropings in Arizona. Ty Yost and his crew all but said adios to the sunshine state over the past month with several great events including the Legends Only Finals, A Yost Saturday event, The Ladies and Gentleman’s Roping and the third annual Last Hurrah roping. NAATR events and Ty Yost are happy with what they accomplished this season and look forward to coming back after the 2013 Western Tour. “I enjoy all of the great moments we had a chance to share with the ropers this past season,” Said Yost “Awarded over $1-mil in payouts to amateur ropers, handing a girl her first trophy buckle, the truck keys to a young man or watching a roper tear up due to all of his hard work that came together at a roping is what it is all about. That is what I enjoy! I enjoy providing the amateur ropers the opportunity to enjoy large payout events.” Until Late next fall, The NAATR will be in the northern area of the country allowing ropers there a chance to win big money and enjoy the professional production only Ty Yost and the NAATR events can provide.
Legends Only Finals March 24, 2013 Rancho Rio, Arizona Over 70 Legends Average (On 3 head) 1. Bill Spratt / Jim Caines, 26.99, $1,200; 2. Ruben Bernard / Joe Carmin, 33.27, $900; 3. Tom Richards / Doug Mclain, 33.82, $600; 4. Bruce Northrop / Doug Mclain, 37.28, $320 #10 Legends Average (On 3 head) 1. Nathan Brown / Terrance Persson, 23.50, $4,050; 2. Fred Ennist / Doug Mclain, 24.85, $2,560; 3. Fred Ennist / Dean Spiesschaert, 25.31, $1,750; 4. Nathan Brown / Roger Halverson, 25.41, $1,480; 5. Kurt Richardson / Dick Churchill, 25.70, $1,220; 6. Steven Dugger / Jim Caines, 26.08, $1,080; 7. Tanner Grantham / Herb Smith, 26.31, $800; 8. Kent Butterfield / Earl Higgins, 27.26, $540 Round 1 1. Jerry Mitchell / Dick Churchill, 5.76, $500; 2. Bill Spratt / Blake Nelson, 6.14, $400; 3. Steven Dugger / Butch Quillen, 6.38, $300 #8 Legends Average (On 3 head) 1. Kay Miller / Butch Quillen, 23.55, $2,640; 2.
Jerry Mitchell / Agnes Lambert, 35.19, $1,750; 3. Debi Alps / Jim Costanzo, 35.52, $1,340; 4. Kay Miller / Tom Teague, 36.84, $960; 5. Mike_P Thomas / Bill Byrd, 37.32, $720; 6. Suzy Quillen / Doug Shipton, 38.76, $560 Round 1. Karen Duncan / Doug Shipton, 7.14, $480; 2. Jerome Anderson / Bert Croteau, 7.5, $320 Yost Saturday March 30, 2013 Rancho Rio, Arizona #13 Roping Average (on 4 head) 1. Mel Colemand / Mike Clancy, 33.85, $2,750; 2. Mel Coleman / Ty Smith, 35.25, $2,060; 3. Sherrick Grantham / Mike Clancy, 36.45, $1,380; 4. Colleen Watson / Willy Gould, 38.19, $690 #11 Roping Average (On 3 head) 1. Steven Dugger / Jess Hoese, 20.63, $3,880; 2. Stan Simpson / Klay Jones, 21.71, $2,440; 3. Stan Simpson / Jason Roberts, 22.05, $1,680; 4. Jim Berry / Jess Hoese, 22.64, $1,420; 5. Jim Nichols / Nick Nichols, 22.65, $1,160; 6. Lora Nichols / Jerroll Campbell, 24.80, $1,020; 7. Raymond Kerr / Shane Call, 28.44, $780; 8. Mick Loiseau / Chad Turner, 29.38, $520 Round 1. Jeff Micheel / Jess Hoese, 6, $650; 2. Kathy Fletcher / Jerry Linawever, 6.59, $390; 3. Sherrick Grantham / Shane Call, 6.73, $260 #9 Roping Average (On 3 head) 1. Barbara Kenney / Jim Caines, 29.19, $2,720; 2. Rhett Nichols / Paje Turner, 29.21, $1,810; 3. Leigh Murphy / Bo Hash, 30.06, $1,400; 4. Jim Matlack / Doug Mclain, 32.26, $980; 5. Mark Broughton / Blake Nelson, 32.76, $740; 6. Barbara Kenney / Tom Teague, 32.81, $580 Round 1. Nathan Brown / Don Kincheloe, 6.74, $540; 2. Carolyn Fraser / Jim Watson, 7.45, $360 The Ladies And Gentleman Roping March 31, 2013 Rancho Rio, Arizona All Girl Average (On 3 head) 1. Barbara Kenney / KariAnn Hull, 28.54, $800.00 / Buckles; 2. Barbara Kenney / Kaela Hull, 40.94, $600.00 / Breastcollars; 3. Ginger Lynn / Paula Hancock, 17.83 on 2, $400.00 / Headstalls; 4. Karen Duncan / Claudia Conger, 28.06 on 2, $200.00 / Headstalls Mixed Roping Average (On 3 head) 1. Lacee Good / Gene Potter, 30.45, $1720.00 / Buckles; 2. Jan Potter / Dale Pappa, 37.16, $1290.00 / Breastcollars; 3. Ginger Lynn / Blake Nelson, 38.31, $860.00 / Headstalls; 4. Mike Lutch / Michaela Ward, 41.03, $430.00 / Headstalls Round 1 1. Fred Ennist / Peggy Stojan, 7.77, $400
#10 Roping Average (On 3 head) 1. Mike_P Thomas / Roger Halverson, 28.44, $2100.00 / Buckles; 2. Scott Shuldberg / Hugh Atkins, 29.23, $1380.00 / Breastcollars; 3. Jason Roberts / Dean Spiesschaert, 29.67, $1100.00 / Breastcollars; 4. Mike_P Thomas / Glen Nash, 30.14, $800.00 / Breastcollars; 5. Carolyn Fraser / Glen Nash, 30.38, $420 Round 1 1. Ben Hilderman / Reed Rider, 6.81, $500 The Last Hurrah III April 5-6, 2013 Rancho Rio, Arizona #13 Roping Average (On 4 head) 1. Mel Coleman / Jake Mangis, 27.09, $2,440; 2. Grant Scheer / Shawn Little, 28.65, $1,830; 3. Bill Thomas / Drew Carnes, 34.84, $1,220; 4. Wes Pulham / Troy Stoll, 36.02, $610 #11 Roping Average (On 3 head) 1. Sherrick Grantham / Jason Roberts, 20.97, $3,000; 2. Sherrick Grantham / Shane Call, 23.58, $1,990; 3. Jan Clancy / John Bassett, 23.92, $1,540; 4. Monte Sparby / Jason Roberts, 26.07, $1,100; 5. Bart Morgan / Ty Smith, 26.15, $800; 6. Robyn Darvis / Jason Roberts, 26.79, $640 Round 1. Bruce Kuykendall / Scott Irion, 5.82, $600; 2. Bart Morgan / Pace Kukla, 6.4, $400 #10 Roping Average (On 3 head) 1. Annette Oberry / Tom Oberry, 21.15, $2,800; 2. Barbara Kenney / Brent Coon, 25.58, $1,860; 3. Fred Ennist / Roger Halverson, 28.39, $1,480; 4. Bruce Kuykendall / Phil Moffitt, 28.81, $1,090; 5. Tanner Grantham / Roger Halverson, 29.21, $540 Round 1. Barbara Kenney / Brent Coon, 7.34, $400; 2. Annette Oberry / Tom Oberry, 7.34, $400 #10 Over 40 Average (On 3 head) 1. Brad Santucci / Butch Quillen, 25.83, $3,600; 2. Fred Ennist / Dean Spiesschaert, 29.41, $2,400; 3. Barbara Kenney / Dale Pappa, 29.55, $1,860; 4. Bill Spratt / Earl Higgins, 30.23, $1,310; 5. Kathy Fletcher / Terrance Persson, 30.73, $980; 6. AL Summerlin / Doug Shipton, 32.17, $780 Round 1. Fred Ennist / Dean Spiesschaert, 7.08, $600; 2. Troy Clark_Wy / Buddy Uldrikson, 7.34, $360; 3. Kenny Latham / Len Leblanc, 7.67, $240 #9 Roping Average (On 3 head) 1. Annette Oberry / Brent White, 29.83, $3,900; 2. Barbara Kenney / Doug Mclain, 31.76, $2,600; 3. Bruce Kuykendall / Kaitlyn Romsa, 31.78, $2,010; 4. Troy Clark_Wy / Joe Guze, 32.51, $1,420; 5. Lee Thomas / Jim Scott, 38.83, $1,060; 6. Troy Clark_Wy / Blake Nelson, 39.10, $840 Round 1. Dave Hess / Len Leblanc, 7.26, $650; 2. Barbara Kenney / Buddy Uldrikson, 7.62, $390; 3. Meghan Simpson / Bobby Dunn, 7.92, $260
ACTRA National News
ith a lot of the great new programs planned for the 2013 Wrangler/Professional’s Choice National Finals, you would think, how could it get much better? Well read on. First, a new Sponsor that ACTRA is very excited about is a Chute and Arena Sponsor, Red River Arenas from Coleman, Texas. President Justin Kimmel put together a great Sponsorship program, which will see his equipment in both arenas in Reno this October. Red River has been in business over 30 years and is very well known in the Mid-west. Justin wanted to expand his market into the West and felt ACTRA would be a good partner in achieving his goal. Not only will you see Red River Equipment in use in Reno, Justin added two more years of great opportunities to ACTRA members as well as price incentives to the membership. As an added bonus
ACTRA will be listed on “Cowboy Event Finder” this website makes it easy for ropers to not only see what roping events are in a specific geographic area, but many other equestrian events. Just search for Cowboy Event Finder on the web. Be sure and go to www.redriverarenas.com for some great bargains on arenas.
Professional’s Choice expands their ACTRA Sponsorship As one of the oldest and most successful partnerships, Professional’s Choice was looking for a way to market one of their newest product lines of bits and spurs. ACTRA being one of their great success stories, they felt we would be a perfect way to show off their newest product line. So after Lisa Lowry, Executive Sales Coordinator, outlined a great Sponsorship Program, the deal was struck and Professional’s Choice is the
new “Official Bit and Spur Sponsor of ACTRA.” The ACTRA Nationals Awards are being designed and are going to be awesome. ACTRA and P/C are working together to get trophy bits and spurs available for Chapter and Arena Operators very soon.
New Hotel Sponsor The Eldorado Hotel and Casino will join Circus Circus and the Silver Legacy as host hotels at this year’s National Finals. ACTRA feels this will give our members another great choice and keep everyone under one roof. We ask all our members that you consider these and all our other great sponsors when you are considering a product or service. When you support these sponsors you are investing in your association, ACTRA. Check out the website for the most up to date information on what’s going on in ACTRA www.actra.org .
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4th Annual Mike White Pasture Roping Rain, Hail, and Mud Add To Excitement of Pasture Roping
asture roping is certainly not for the faint of heart. Rather than the tightly controlled conditions of an arena, the Mike White Pasture Roping is held in a 35-acre pasture with a 100' head start for the steer. It can, and usually does, get a little “Western.” “I always wanted to have a pasture roping,” explains retired PBR bull rider, Mike White. “It levels the playing field and gives guys a chance to be competitive against open ropers. You really have to be able to ride your horse and handle a cow in the field. In the pasture a steer can really duck and dive. It’s very entertaining to watch.” Each year, on Easter weekend, Mike and Hannah White have friends and family who come from as far as North Carolina and Lake Charles, Louisiana, to help out with this growing event. Every dollar of the proceeds is donated to benefit children in need. This year proceeds were donated to Ropin' Dreams, a non-profit organization that helps make dreams come true for seriously ill children. The inspiration for this event occurred in 2004. There was a child in St. Judes Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, who wanted to meet the famous bull rider, Mike White. The PBR asked Mike if he would go visit, so Mike and Hannah planned the trip and envisioned visiting for less than an hour. “I didn’t really plan on staying long, it’s hard to spend a lot of time with someone you don’t know,” says White. “I left after three and a half hours. We played bucking bulls on his bed all afternoon. I left there a changed person. It totally changed the way I looked at life. I’ve always said ‘If you think you’re a man who won’t cry, visit a children’s hospital’. “I’ve been very blessed. My kids are healthy and I’ve had a great career. This benefit is something that needs to be done. We raise money for the kids who don’t have our opportunities in life.” The Mike White Pasture Roping is a family event where folks camp out, swap stories and enjoy the many food vendors. There’s goat roping for the kids, and an Easter egg hunt with prizes that include two four-wheelers and two battery operated cars for the little tykes.
Mike White awarding 2013 Champions, Dustin Morgan and Todd Trammell with Coats saddles
Tyler Wade was the recipient of the Hard Luck prize, a rifle from Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Friday morning started with the AllGirl pasture roping where the steers have a fifty-foot head start. Forty-three teams competed with Amy Fathruckner and Jayme Marcrum emerging the winners with a time of 43.42-seconds on twohead, earning $761 each, Roper Buckles and Fast Back jackets. Second place was Hannah White and Whitney Desalvo with a time of 19.12 on one head and earning $456 each. Third place was Robin Benson and Jayme Marcrum, 21.49 on one head, earning $304 each. Friday evening the action moved to Texarkana for the Mike White Invitational PBR Bull Riding followed by a concert by Bart Crow. On Saturday morning, the Open to the World Pasture Roping, was postponed for close to an hour due to rain. 290 teams competed in the three-head progressive
roping for $150 per team entry fees. Half way through the first round, ropers and spectators took cover due to a severe weather alert. Soon after, rain, straightline winds, and hail prevailed for over fifteen minutes. As soon as the sky cleared the roping resumed. The cowboys thought it was awesome and the soupy conditions made for some good watching. Todd Trammell and Dustin Morgan were the 2013 champions with a time of 43.26 on three head. The pair each earned $5,041 and a Coats saddle. The remaining average winners were as follows: 2. Kipp Harrell/Spencer Mitchell, 44.11, $3,361 ea; 3. Jeff Hilton/Tommy Zuniga 44.18, $2,598; 4. Joel Bach/Tommy Zuniga 44.19, $1,833; 5. Waylon Davis/Dakota Kirchenschlager 44.44, $1,375; 6. Tee Luttrell/Jody Padilla 45.86, $1,069. Tyler Wade earned the top “hard luck” prize of a rifle from Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Dakota Kirchenschlager was second in the hard luck division and won a pair of spurs. “Our whole family, plus many friends, help out. Without such a giving family and great friends this event would not be what it is today. We have come a long way in the last four years,” says Wendy LaVergne, Mike’s sister and Director of the event. “Giving back is what God has called each and every one of us to do. We are very blessed to be a part of all these children’s lives.” The Mike White Roping team would like to thank the following sponsors: Fast Back Ropes, Wrangler, Bloomer Trailers, Johnny On the Spot, State Bank of DeKalb, USTRC, Reliance Ranches, Lone Star Ag Credit, DeKalb Chamber of Commerce, Priefert Ranch, Bates Funeral Home, Tucker Feed, Golden Oil, Front Street Junction, Southwest Arkansas Equipment, United Country, Livestock Nutrition Center, Wilcox Water, Elliott Dodge Ford, Texar FCU, Double K Farm Equipment, Backus – B Ranch, DeKalb Physicians Clinic, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, DeKalb Industrial Foundation, Bowie County Equipment, FlatCreek Timberland Logging. For more information visit www.mwroping.com or facebook.com/mwroping.
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YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTED SHERIFF'S POSSE presents THE CHUCK SHEPPARD MEMORIAL ROPING
May 10 - 12, 2013
Prescott Rodeo Grounds • Prescott, AZ Friday, May 10 8:00 a.m. BOOKS OPEN 9:00 a.m. OPEN CALF ROPING 3-steer • $300/roper • 80% Payback 1st place winners qualify for the $2,500 Match Roping during evening performance OPEN TEAM ROPING 4-steer • $300/roper • Enter 3x 80% Payback and 1st place winners qualify as the Match Team in evening’s $5,000 Match Team Roping event. Friday Evening, May 10 5:00 p.m. GATES OPEN: Cocktails and Mexican dinner available (tickets may be purchased at gate) 6:00 p.m. ARIZONA HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPION MATCH ROPING 6:30 p.m. INVITATIONAL COWBOY BRONC RIDING – 10 rider event 7:00 p.m. $5,000 MATCH TEAM ROPING 7:30 p.m. LIVE AUCTION and raffle of Bill Nebeker bronze 8:00 p.m. $2,500 MATCH TIE-DOWN ROPING Ticket Prices: $10 adult • $5 for each youth 10-18 years, under 10 are free. Tickets may be purchased at the gate, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, on-line at www.chucksheppardmemorial.com or contact Tom Sheldrick at 928.713.9013
saturday, May 11 8:00 a.m. BOOKS OPEN 9:00 a.m. #13 SUPER ROPING $100/roper • 4 steer • Enter 3x 80% Payback • Buckles to 1st place winners #12 ROPING $75/roper • 4 steer • Enter 3x 1/3 stock charge Buckles to 1st place winners #11 ROPING $50/roper • 4 steer • Enter 5x 1/3 stock charge Buckles to 1st place winners sunday, May 12 8:00 a.m. BOOKS OPEN 9:00 a.m. #10 ROPING $50/roper • 4 steer • Enter 5x 1/3 stock charge • Capped at a #6 Buckles to 1st place winners #9 SUPER ROPING $150/roper • Pick 1, draw 2 or draw all 3 3-steer • Enter 5x • capped at a #5 1/3 stock charge • Saddles to 1st place winners, breast collars to 2nd place winners and saddle pads to 3rd place winners #8 ROPING $120/roper • Pick 1, draw 2 or draw all 3 3-steer • Enter 4x • Capped at a #4 1/3 stock charge Buckles to 1st place winners
All checks payable to the Yavapai County Mounted Sheriff’s Posse or YCMSP P.O. Box 95, Prescott, AZ 86302-0095 CATTLE PROVIDED BY JACK FULLER • Sponsors: YORK-DODGE, CHRYSLER, JEEP AND RAM RODEO
For information: Tom Sheldrick 928.713.9013
OVER 40 CAN ROPE
SHORT SCORE IN #8
eam Roping Championships
Saturday and Sunday • Same Format Each Day
May 18 - 19, 2013 • June 1 - 2, 2013 Gutierrez Arena • Hondo, New Mexico Books open 9:00 a.m. • Rope at 10 a.m. Books close at end of 3rd round of previous roping 1/3 Stock Charge
#11 SLIDE No cap - anyone can rope. 1.5 seconds added per number over #11 team. 1.5 seconds per number subtracted under #11 team. • For example: #12 team = +1.5 seconds; #10 team = –1.5 seconds. Pick 1, draw 1 or draw 2 for $100/roper • Enter 3 times 4 head, progressive on 1.
#1O PICK OR DRAW Pick 1, draw 1 or draw 2 for $100/roper • Enter 3 times • 4 head
#9 PICK OR DRAW Pick 1, draw 1 or draw 2 for $100/roper • Enter 3 times • 4 head
#8 PICK OR DRAW Pick 1, draw 1 or draw 2 for $100/roper • Enter 3 times • 4 head In order to rope, men must be 40 YEARS of age in the 2013 calendar year, women must be 30 years of age in the 2013 calendar year. Must have a 2013 40+ membership to rope. Must have a 2013 USTRC membership to rope. TRIAD numbers only. Cash only. USTRC & 40+ memberships may be purchased on site.
For more information call Willie Patterson 575.799.5932
Upcoming Events: July 13-14, 2013 - Hondo, NM • August 10-11, 2013 - Hondo, NM
Zamora Roping Productions World Series Qualifier May 18 - 19, 2013 Santa Fe Trail Events Center • Las Vegas, New Mexico Indoor Arena Books open at 8 a.m. • Close at 9 a.m. • Rope at 9:30 both days SATURDAY, MAY 18
•#13 World Series Qualifier Enter 2x • $150/roper • Must be 21 • No cap
•#12 World Series Qualifier Enter 2x • $150/roper • Must be 21 • No cap
•#11 World Series Qualifier Enter 2x • $150/roper • Must be 21 Capped at an Elite #6 Heeler
SUNDAY, MAY 19
•#10 World Series Qualifier Enter 2x • $150/roper • Must be 21 • Capped at a #6 Heeler
•Church Service •#9 Pick 1, Draw 1 Enter 2x • $150/roper • Everyone Welcome No age limit, however you must be 21 to be eligible to rope at the Finals in Las Vegas. Capped at an Elite #5 Must be 21 years old or turn 21 anytime during 2013 to participate in WS Qualifiers. A 2013 WSTR membership or 2013 USTRC membership is required to collect winnings. You may purchase your 2013 WSTR card for $60 onsite or online at wstroping.com or by calling 505.898.1755. WSTR memberships are free to ropers 70 and older. Classifications powered by TRIAD.
For more information: Zamora Roping Productions 505.469.4388
3nd Annual Rock & Rope Truck Roping May 17-19, 2013 Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Posse Arena Albuquerque, New Mexico
2013 Dodge 4x4 3/4 Ton 4-door Diesel Truck to High Point Roper of Truck Roping HH Truck Guaranteed No Matter Number of Teams HH Friday Night
Enter at 6:00 p.m. • Rope at 7:00 p.m.
Enter at 8:00 a.m. • Rope at 10:00 a.m.
#4 & Under Saddle Roping
#10 TRUCK ROPING
Pick 1, draw 2 or draw all 3 for $100/roper • Enter 3x Saddles to 1st in Average Cash Paid Out According to Number of Teams
Pick 1, draw 2 or draw all 3 for $150/roper Enter 6x for a total of 18 runs Capped at an Elite #5 Average Payoff (Based on 800 Teams but will be adjusted accordingly) 1st Saddles & $3,500 4th Jackets & $1,600 2nd Buckles & $2,500 5th Jackets & $1,000 3rd Jackets & $2,200 6th Jackets & $600 Short Round 1st Buckles & $1,000
L Top 50 to short-go L Any tie will be roped off! L Cash or credit card only.
Sunday Enter at 9:00 a.m. • Rope at 10:00 a.m.
Open 10 Steer
With a #13 Incentive Progressive after 2nd round $200/roper • Enter 4x 80% Payout TRIAD numbers only. Current USTRC cards required. Cash or credit cards only. Free Appropriate cut-off times and handicaps TBA. Parking Limited RV and Stalls call J.C. Stevens 505.292.6515 Visit our website at zdroping.com for further info. Zane Dansie -
ZD Cattle Co.
801/599-1238 • www.zdroping.com
A S S O C I A T I O N
Tularosa, NM - May 25-26, 2013 Bryant Farms Covered Arena Books open 8-9 a.m. • Rope at 9:30 a.m. - Both Days
SATURDAY #15 Pick or Draw No age limit • $150/roper Enter 2X • 80% payback
#13 World Series Qualifier Must be 21 • $150/roper Enter 2X • No Cap
Cowboy Church • 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
#10 World Series Qualifier Must be 21 • $150/roper • Enter 2X Capped at #6 Heeler
#9 World Series Qualifier No Age Limit • Pick or Draw • $100/roper Enter 3X • Elite #5 Cap • 70% Payback
#12 World Series Qualifier
All Girl Sidepot
Must be 21 • $150/roper • Enter 2X No Cap
Run with #9 • $40/roper • 100% Payback
#11 World Series Qualifier
No Age Limit Bring 1/draw 1 or Draw 2 for $120/roper Enter 2X • Elite #4 Cap • 3-steer
Must be 21 • $150/roper • Enter 2X Capped at Elite #6 Heeler
Schedule Andrews, TX September 7-8, 2013 Levelland, TX October 12-13, 2013 For more information, call:
Gerry Tully 575.937.2298 or Malaika Tully-Suggs 817.219.6704
Must be 21 years old or turn 21 anytime during 2013 to participate in WS qualifiers. A 2013 WSTR Membership or 2013 USTRC membership is required to collect winnings. You may purchase your 2013 WSTR card for $60 onsite or online at wstroping.com, or by calling 505.898.1755. WSTR memberships are free to ropers 70 and older. Classifications powered by TRIAD.
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OPEN YEAR ROUND • 800 COVERED SEAT CAPACITY RODEO/ROPING/BARREL & SPECIAL EVENTS: $235 / DAY RIDE EVENTS AND SMALL SPECIAL EVENTS: $140 / DAY Located just 50 miles NW of Phoenix in the scenic high Sonoran Desert.
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O E D D N O R OU P R U
PHOTOS COURTESY OF SEAN HENRY PHOTOGRAPHY
Cort Smith Was the Calf Roping Champion
Chon Miranda was the Bull Riding Champion
J.R. Chino was the Bareback Riding Champion
Leann Scribner was the Breakaway Roping Champion
Jeb Loney and Darrel Triplett, shared the Saddle Bronc Riding Championship
Kellie Wade was the Barrel Racing Champion
Cooper Wimberly / Cody Garcia were the Team Roping Champions
ast monthâ€™s Buck Cancer Benefit Rodeo was packed with excitement. From the rankest bull riding action to the fast and graceful barrel racing, the event not only helped benefit one of the stateâ€™s top bull riders who is battling Hodgkins Lymphoma cancer, but produced a high impact, action-packed event. Thanks to Sean Henry with Sean Henry Photography who captured the event on camera to share with our readers.
he Grand Canyon Pro Rodeo Association is on a roll. Already this season they have had some great events and the standings are beginning to take shape. The race for number one in each event is always great to watch throughout the course of the season in Arizona and with great rodeos such as the most recent one held in Needles, California, the competiton looks great! Colorado River Round Up, Needles, CA April 5 & 6, 2013 Bareback Riding 1. Jason Minic, 73, $362; 2. Shane Morin, 71, $272; 3. Adam Tanner, 70, $181; 4. Earl Tsosie, 68, $91 Inc. Calf Roping 1. Jimmy Shirley, 11.9, $364; 2. Jonathan Jacobs, 12.3, $273; 3. Chuck Burt, 14.3, $182; 4. Mase Shirley, 14.4, $91 Open Calf Roping 1. Korii Ochoa, 10.3, $384; 2. Jimmy Shirley, 11.9, $288; 3. Jonathan Jacobs, 12.3, $192; 4. Bryce Barnes, 13.2, $96 Breakaway Roping 1. Tara Wright, 2.2, $452; 2. Veronica Black, 4.3, $339; 3. Wendi Campa, 5.6, $226; 4. Kellie Hunt, 6.4, $113 Barrel Racing 1D 1. Amanda Barlow, 16.68, $497; 2. Dollie Lautaret,
Buck Cancer Matt Clouser Benefit Rodeo March 16, 2013, Belen, New Mexico Bareback Riding 1. J.R. Chino, 74, $165 Saddle Bronc Riding 1/2. Jeb Loney, 75, $211; 1/2. Darrel Triplett, 75, $211; 3. Kane Kee, 68, $126 Bull Riding 1. Chon Miranda, 83, $594; 2. Gary Thorne, 81,
16.87, $433; 3. Jill Moody, 17.02, $368; 4. Carrie Jankee, 17.11, $303; 5. Jolee Lautaret, 17.2, $238; 6. Traci Cucitro, 17.25, $173; 7. Whitney Alderson, 17.29, $108; 8. Monica Lucchesi, 17.30, $43 2D 1. Toni Karre, 17.45, $365; 2. Caylie Handgis, 17.53, $274; 3. Dawn Lewis, 17.58, $183; 4. Cindy Cross, 17.61, $91 Saddle Bronc Riding 1. Cooper Dewitt, 71, $420; 2. Luke Lason, 70, $350; 3. Huck Ray Sandsness, 68, $280; 4. Luke Lason, 67, $210; 5. Casey Wood, 58, $140 Steer Wrestling 1. Wyatt Smith, 4.4, $344; 2. Austin Woods, 5.6, $258; 3. Wyatt Smith, 5.7, $172; 4. Trey Nahrgang, 6.7, $86 Bull Riding 1. Cory Albright, 79, $488 Ground Split Cory Albright, 79, $1,137 Bull Day Money Fri. - Cory Albright, $120 Sat. - No Qualified Rides #12 Team Roping (Payout per Team) 1. Nate Singletary / Rob Deeran, 6.4, $976; 2. Ralph Romo / David Page Sr, 7.9, $732; 3. Huck Ray Sandsness / Ben Overson, 8.8, $488; 4. David Page Jr. / David Page Sr., 12.4, $244 Open Team Roping (Payout per Team) 1. Nate Singletary / Rob Deeran, 6.4, $944; 2/3. Ben Overson / Huck Sandsness, 7.0, $590; 2/3. Ralph Romo / Steve Romo, 7.0, $590; 4. Ralph Romo / David Page Sr, 7.9, $236 2013 GCPRA Standings (Top 3) Bareback Riding 1. Jason Minic, $891; 2. Shane Morin, $680; 3.
$445; 3. Daniel Morgan, 78, $297; 4. Wyatt Harper, 77, $148 Calf Roping 1. Cort Smith, 9.57, $220 Breakaway Roping 1. Leann Scribner, 2.90, $330; 2. Peyton Cowdrey 3.59, $247 Barrel Race 1. Kellie Wade, 18.089, $490; 2. Whitney Dutton,
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Adam Tanner, $583 Barrel Racing 1. Kelsey Lutjen, $2,104; 2. Carrie Jankee, $2,039; 3. Dolli Lautaret, $1,889 Breakaway Roping 1. LaVonne Yazzie, $895; 2. Heidi Jo Winkle, $784; 3. Shancee Howell, $729 Bull Riding 1. Cory Albright, $1,901; 2. Mike Trask, $845; 3. Tyler Kenyon, $571 Calf Roping 1. Luke Jeffries, $1,115; 2. Clay Parsons, $1,020; 3. Rob Webb, $797 Inc. Barrel Racing 1. Ashley Haller, $569; 2. Cindy Cross, $526; 3. Cathy Ruiz, $525 Inc. Calf Roping 1. Jimmy Shirley, $933; 2. Trevor Haught, $795; 3. Mase Shirley, $786 Inc. Team Roping (Heading) 1. Nate Singletary, $1,028; 2. Bryce Garcia, $987; 3. Samuel Openshaw, $681; 4. Clay Hardt, $653 Inc. Team Roping (Heeling) 1. Cole Robinson, $1,165; 2. Barrett Littell, $859; 3. Rob Deeran, $846 Saddle Bronc Riding 1. Luke Lason, $1,133; 2. Cooper Dewitt, $738; 3. Devyn Sisneros, $300 Steer Wrestling 1. Derek Worthen, $733; 2. Trey Nahrgang, $682; 3. Trevor Duhon, $646 Open Team Roping (Heading) 1. Erich Rogers, $1,798; 2. Travis Whitlow, $1,265; 3. Brock Hanson, $981 Open Teanm Roping (Heeling) 1. Cory Petska, $2,189; 2. Cody Pearson, $2,041; 3. Brent Tryon, $1,262
Buck Cancer continued from page 47 18.213, $406; 3. Lisa Mcworther, 18.618, $321; 4. Cori Burress, 18.780, $152 Team Roping 1. Cooper Wimberly / Cody Garcia, 5.05, $1,008; 2. Bode Baize / Russel Sullivan, 5.16, $, 756; 3. Chase Massingale / James Gilliand, 5.39, $, 504; 4. Adam Esquibel / Cade Passick, 5.81, $, 252
Jeb Loney and Matt Clouser
J.R. Chino and Matt Clouser
Chon Miranda and Matt Clouser
Rookie Wins Ty Murray Invitational PBR Event
ive of the 10 men who entered the Built Ford Tough Championship Round on Sunday afternoon had gone 3-for-3 on the weekend, but only one man was perfect throughout the entire event. Rookie Joao Ricardo Vieira was the only man to cover all four of his bulls for 353.25 points to win the 17th Annual Ty Murray Invitational presented by Sandia Resort & Casino. It was the first BFTS win of Vieira’s PBR career. Vieira selected Smackdown (Dakota Rodeo/Chad Berger/Clay Struve) for his championship round ride and turned in the high-marked ride of the weekend at 92.25 points. He entered the round in third place behind fellow countryman Emilio Resende and defending event champion J.B. Mauney. “I knew I had a good ride, at least 90 points or more,” Vieira said. “That bull is very hard to ride, he’s strong. He made one big jump and turned into my hand and I had to work very hard to stay on that bull. “Of course I’m very happy to win. I came here feeling strong. I’m ready to come back at the next event and do it again,” said 2013 Ty Murray Invitational PRB Event Champion. This event win significantly decreased the gap between Eduardo Aparecido, the leader in the 2013 Rookie of the Year race, and Vieira. Entering the event, Vieira was 777.78 points behind and now trails Aparecido by less than 300 points in the race for the Rookie of the Year title. Of the five men who had covered three bulls, four were Brazilians, Resende, the reigning rookie of the year, Vieira, Aparecido and Fabiano Vieira. Mauney was the fifth man. Mauney looked sharp on the weekend. When he covered Hell Pony (JD Nix Rodeo Co./Shawn Davis) in Round 3 for 88 points to take the event lead, a repeat from the 2012 event seemed like a good possibility. He entered the championship round in second, 1.25 points behind Resende. Mauney drew Meat Hook (Jeff
Robinson/Bar 3D Bucking Bulls), who he had covered earlier this year, but this afternoon the matchup yielded a different result. He was bucked to the ground and ended the event third overall behind Vieira and Resende. The race for the PBR World Championship title took a turn during the Ty Murray Invitational, seeing Shane Proctor slip from the top position and Marco Eguchi take the top rung. Proctor went 0-for-3 for the event; Eguchi was 1-for-3, opting not to compete Sunday after suffering an injury to his riding hand in earlier rounds. His 85 points atop Hart/Switchhouse/Plummer’s Misery Business on Friday was enough, however, to overcome the 21 points he trailed Proctor entering the weekend and move him into first place in the overall world standings. Silvano Alves, who also went 1-for-3 this weekend, remains in third with Mauney closing the gap in fourth and Jordan Hupp in fifth. In bovine action the streak is still alive. Bushwacker tossed his 40th cowboy and captured the Pabst Blue Ribbon High-Marked Bull Award for the fifth time this season, scoring 47.25 points. Billy Robinson selected Bushwacker as his final round bull, but could only handle him for 2.58 seconds. After the ride Robinson said, “I was so far down in the points in the round, I needed a bull I could be a bunch of points on to win. He’s the best bull in the world, so I figured what better bull to pick to try to come out on top. He’s a great bull. He stands in the bucking chutes just as calm as any bull could. But when they open the gate he lets you know he’s all there.”
Professional Bull Rider Built Ford Tough Series Ty Murray Invitational presented by Sandia Resort & Casino The Pit, Albuquerque, New Mexico 1. Joao Ricardo Vieira, $44,543.33 2. Emilio Resende, $16,585; 3. J.B. Mauney, $13,630; 4. Fabiano Vieira, $9,103.33 5. Eduardo Aparecido, $3,900; 6. Jordan Hupp, $4,550; 7. Douglas Duncan, $5,150; 8. Billy Robinson, $3,283.33; 9. Cody Nance, $1,523.33 10/11. Aaron Roy, $773.33; 10/11. Chase Outlaw, $1,175; 12. Ben Jones, $3,980; 13. Kody Lostroh, $3,150; 14/15. Brendon Clark, $2,400; 14/15. Sean Willingham, $1,783.33; 16/18. Jory Markiss, $1,125; 16/18. Mike Lee, $1,700; 16/18. Renato Nunes, $1,125; 19. L.J. Jenkins, $1,250; 20. Reese Cates, $770; 21. Ryan Dirteater, $1,000; 22. Marco Eguchi, $400; 23. Guilherme Marchi, $400; 24. Edevaldo Ferreira, $400; 25. Silvano Alves, $400; 26/27. Nathan Schaper, $400; 26/27. Zack Brown, $400; Brant Atwood, $400; Cody Johnson, $400; Dakota Louis, $0; Kasey Hayes, $400; Luke Snyder, $400; Michael
Competitorial continued from page 4 years apart… and I have to say, that steer was just as good the last time as he was the first time… and the same size, too. One time, he ended up owing me some money on a deal and fessed up that he didn’t have any way to pay me back. He told me he’d like to trade it out in a steer lease. He said he had a nice little set of steers he could bring me for a few months and we could square up that way. I wasn’t there when he dropped them off at my arena… Let’s just say that I figured out that by “nice little set of steers” he meant “little” as in the size of the set, not the steers. I laugh thinking about it… they were the definition of “hogs”… would barely fit through the chute. I think I roped them about twice in three months when I called him up and told him we were square and he could “come get em’.” In a day or two he was there to load them up, and after a chastising for getting them too fat, he invited me over to rope at his house sometime and off he went in that one-ofa-kind, green and white truck that he seemed to have forever. That was Crespin. Though he never looked to have much, he was happy as a lark and thankful for
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everything he had. His outfit and the famous Oasis Arena looked like it was straight out of an Ace Reed cartoon. Still, it always seemed like he was helping out others. Tough and weathered on the outside, his was a gentle soul. Seemed like he was always toting around some orphaned puppy, or finding a way to put together a benefit roping for someone in need. But most treasured to him was his little girl. Though I have not seen her in years, and not sure how she survived him, he always told me how proud he was of her. When last we talked, he told me how well she was doing in college and I wasn’t surprised. Raising a little girl by yourself within the confines of his lifestyle, couldn’t have been easy. I’ve seen him sternly set her straight more than once, but in the next moment dote on her like only a father can. He loved her… and made sure everyone around knew it. For me, the measure of someone’s life is pretty simple. Everything aside, it’s the net affect you leave on the people around you. So… as I said… the world is a little bit of a lesser place without Crespin Padilla, and NONE of us are better without him. … God speed, my friend.
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High School Rodeo Highlights from Florence
hotographer Jim Heet was snapping photos of some of the best rodeo action of the year at the High School Rodeo in Florence, Arizona. The warm
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weather combined with great competition from these young superstars offered tons of great rodeo photos. Heet shared some of the great the action he caught on camera!
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Champions Ride Away With $50,000
that was the one you needed,” he said. It worked out well for Sundell.
Nancy Hunter, from Neola, Utah, beat her competition by one, one hundredth of a second, with a final time of 14.40 seconds. Hunter has been at RodeoHouston before, but never made it past the first round. Now, she has the title and $53,000.
The 2013 RodeoHouston BP Super Series Championship culminated, Saturday, March 16, with eight champions grinning ear to ear and taking home $50,000, a RodeoHouston buckle and custom-made saddle.
K.C. Jones, of Decatur, Texas, bulldogged his way to another saddle and buckle for his collection with a 5.4-second run in steer wrestling. As the champion, he earned an accumulated $53,950 from the 2013 RodeoHouston BP Super Series.
J.W. Harris grew up around rodeo, watching his dad ride bulls. He found his own passion for the sport and rode it all the way to the bank when he won the BP Super Series Bull Riding Championship and a $56,300 paycheck with an 89-point ride.
Tie-Down Roping Fred Whitfield, of Hockley, Texas, knew the time he had to beat as he shot out of the box on his last run at the 2013 RodeoHouston BP Super Series TieDown Roping Championship. Tying the calf in 7.8 seconds, the crowd went wild and Whitfield fed off their energy. His 2013 Super Series winnings totaled $57,000.
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Bareback Riding Tom McFarland, of Bowie, Texas, pulled off a major win with a Shootout Round score of 93. Prior to barreling out of the chute, he learned Virgal, the bronc he drew from Mo’ Betta Rodeo Company, was one of the rankest horses in bareback riding.
Team Roping Justin Davis, of Madisonville, Texas, and Clay Cooper, of Gardnerville, Nev., just started roping together this winter, but their success does not show it. In 5.6 seconds, they tied with Trevor Brazile and Patrick Smith in the Shoot-Out Round. To end the tie, each rode again in a ride-off; Davis and Cooper came out on top with a 12.1-second run to secure their checks for $50,000 and the RodeoHouston BP Super Series Team Roping Championship title.
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All-Around Standings 1. Johnny Salvo, Horse Springs, NM, $4,395; 2. Seth Hall, Albuquerque, NM, $3,814; 3. Joseph Parsons, Marana, AZ, $3,178; 4. Kurtis Barry, Las Cruces, NM, $2,210; 5. Justin Simon, Florence, AZ, $1,519; 6. Clay Parsons, Marana, AZ, $924 Bareback Riding 1. Delvecchio Kaye, Round Rock, AZ, $1,712; 2. Wyatt Hancock, Taylor, AZ, $1,512; 3. Cash Kerner, Cave Creek, AZ, $661; 4. Shon Gibson, Taylor, AZ, $455; 5. Jacob Etsitty, Chinle, AZ, $449; 6. Luke Creasy, Brownfield, AB, $219; 7. Phil Betony, Tonalea, AZ, $54 Steer Wrestling 1. Damian Padilla, Rio Rico, AZ, $6,049; 2. Michael Bates Jr., Mexican Springs, NM, $3,737; 3. Trey
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Nahrgang, Buckeye, AZ, $2,796; 4. Tim Robertson, Marana, AZ, $2,052; 5. Trevor Duhon, Phoenix, AZ, $1,933; 6. Travis Reay, mayerthorpe, AB, $1,541; 7. C.J. Aragon, Tucumcari, NM, $1,457; 8. Dean McIntyre, Wickenburg, AZ, $1,128; 9. Justin Simon, Florence, AZ, $1,104; 10. Hayden Moore, Clovis, NM, $1,007; 11. Cody Glover, Marana, AZ, $915; 12. Pepe Arballo, Wittman, AZ, $915; 13. Ben Bates Jr., Mexican Springs, NM, $636; 14. Kurt Stallings, Clovis, NM, $252; 15. Fred Hight, Ramona, CA, $139 Team Roping (Header) 1. Jake Barnes, Scottsdale, AZ, $7,401; 2. Cooper Wimberly, Estancia, NM, $3,690; 3. Wyatt Althoff, Gilbert, AZ, $3,588; 4. Erich Rogers, Round Rock, AZ, $3,564; 5. Travis Whitlow, Queen Creek, AZ,
All-Around 1. Rhen Richard, Roosevelt, UT, $28,011; 2. Trevor Brazile, Decatur, TX, $25,445; 3. JoJo LeMond, Andrews, TX, $22,357; 4. Curtis Cassidy, Donalda, AB, $15,114; 5. Justin Thigpen, Waycross, GA, $13,610; 6. Blake Hirdes, Turlock, CA, $11,043; 7. Shane Proctor, Grand Coulee, WA, $10,867; 8. Payden Emmett, Ponca, AR, $9,873; 9. Alan Frierson, O Brien, FL, $8,196; 10. Jess Tierney, Hermosa, SD, $7,468; 11. Clayton Hass, Terrell, TX, $6,796 Bareback Riding 1. Kaycee Feild, Spanish Fork, UT, $38,199; 2. Bobby Mote, Culver, OR, $29,446; 3. Wes Stevenson, Lubbock, TX, $27,635; 4. Austin Foss, Terrebonne, OR, $24,390; 5. J.R. Vezain, Cowley, WY, $23,189; 6. Will Lowe, Canyon, TX, $20,479; 7. Jared Smith, Cross Plains, TX, $20,161; 8. Ryan Gray, Cheney, WA, $20,024; 9. Ty Breuer, Mandan, ND, $17,291; 10. Clint Cannon, Waller, TX, $14,809; 11. Jessy Davis, Power, MT, $13,927; 12. Clint Laye, Odessa, , $13,544; 13. Robert Landingham, Pendleton, or, $13,379; 14. Winn Ratliff, Leesville, LA, $13,149; 15. Matthew Smith, Leesville, LA, $12,175 Steer Wrestling 1. Casey Martin, Sulphur, LA, $44,585; 2. Luke Branquinho, Los Alamos, CA, $27,042; 3. Jason Miller, Lance Creek, WY, $25,205; 4. Jule Hazen, Ashland, KS, $21,076; 5. Tyler Pearson, Louisville, , $19,584; 6. Straws Milan, Cochrane, AB, $19,288; 7. Les Shepperson, Midwest, WY, $18,162; 8. Trevor Knowles, Mount Vernon, OR, $15,618; 9. Clayton Moore, Pouce Coupe, BC, $15,311; 10. Stan Branco, chowchilla, CA, $14,835; 11. Sean Mulligan, Coleman, OK, $14,542; 12. Wade Sumpter, Fowler, CO, $12,823; 13. Cooper Shofner, Huntsville, TX, $12,106; 14. Curtis Cassidy, Donalda, AB, $11,901; 15. Tyler Waguespack, Gonzales, LA, $11,316 Team Roping (Headers) 1. Landon McClaugherty, Tilden, TX, $30,128; 2. Drew Horner, Plano, TX, $24,465; 3. Dustin Bird, Cut Bank,
MT, $21,939; 4. Erich Rogers, Round Rock, AZ, $20,637; 5. Brock Hanson, Casa Grande, AZ, $17,447; 6. Nick Sartain, Dover, OK, $17,241; 7. Chace Thompson, Munday, TX, $16,653; 8. Kaleb Driggers, Albany, GA, $15,487; 9. Nick Rawlings, Stephenville, TX, $15,169; 10. Turtle Powell, Stephenville, TX, $14,775; 11. Luke Brown, Stephenville, TX, $13,801; 12. Clay Tryan, Billings, MT, $13,753; 13. Caleb Mitchell, Mason, TX, $13,107; 14. Colby Lovell, Madisonville, TX, $12,755; 15. Tate Kirchenschlager, Stephenville, TX, $12,088 Team Roping (Heelers) 1. Tommy Zuniga, Centerville, TX, $30,128; 2. Buddy Hawkins II, Columbus, KS, $24,465; 3. Paul Eaves, Lonedell, MO, $22,981; 4. Kory Koontz, Sudan, TX, $22,616; 5. Cory Petska, Marana, AZ, $22,036; 6. Rich Skelton, Llano, TX, $18,809; 7. Travis Graves, Jay, OK, $18,595; 8. Tyler McKnight, Wells, TX, $14,666; 9. Kollin VonAhn, Blanchard, OK, $13,801; 10. Martin Lucero, Stephenville, TX, $13,083; 11. Dugan Kelly, Paso Robles, CA, $13,082; 12. Kinney Harrell, Marshall, TX, $12,781; 13. Jim Ross Cooper, Monument, NM, $11,853; 14. Jaytin McCright, Canyon, TX, $11,681; 15. Will Woodfin, Marshall, TX, $11,449 Saddle Bronc 1. Cody Wright, Milford, UT, $37,899; 2. Tyler Corrington, Hastings, MN, $31,555; 3. Brad Rudolf, Winnemucca, NV, $22,154; 4. Jesse Wright, Milford, UT, $21,606; 5. Taos Muncy, Corona, NM, $20,483; 6. Cort Scheer, Elsmere, NE, $19,782; 7. Cole Elshere, Faith, SD, $18,586; 8. Troy Crowser, Whitewood, SD, $16,554; 9. Sterling Crawley, Stephenville, tx, $13,470; 10. Spencer Wright, Milford, UT, $12,930; 11. Isaac Diaz, Desdemona, TX, $12,494; 12. Jesse Kruse, Great Falls, MT, $12,350; 13. Bradley Harter, Weatherford, TX, $11,270; 14. Dawson Jandreau, Kennebec, SD, $10,862; 15. Heith DeMoss, Heflin, LA, $10,694 Tie-Down 1. Sterling Smith, Stephenville, TX, $31,021; 2.
$3,263; 6. Tom Richards, Humboldt, AZ, $3,254; 7. Chris Begay, Indian Wells, AZ, $3,215; 8. Brock Hanson, Casa Grande, AZ, $3,023; 9. Chance Kiehne, Eagar, AZ, $2,636; 10. Josh Siggins, Ruidoso Downs, NM, $2,524; 11. Derrick Begay, Seba Dalkai, AZ, $2,069; 12. B.J. Campbell, Aguila, AZ, $1,930; 13. Kyle Roberts, Durango, CO, $1,912; 14. Seth Hall, Albuquerque, NM, $1,550; 15. Clay Snure, Benson, AZ, $1,490 Team Roping (Heeler) 1. Walt Woodard, Stephenville, TX, $5,723; 2. Cory Petska, Marana, AZ, $4,606; 3. Byron Wilkerson, Duncan, AZ, $3,541; 4. Tyler Whitlow, Queen Creek, AZ, $3,263; 5. Nick Sarchett, Phoenix, AZ, $3,254; 6. Preston Williams, Casa Grande, AZ, $3,215; 7. Bruce Reidhead, Taylor, AZ, $3,013; 8. TJ Brown, Payson, AZ, $2,990; 9. Jordan Olson, Surprise, AZ, $2,845; 10. Johnny Salvo, Horse Springs, NM, $2,437; 11. Tyler Getzwiller, Scottsdale, AZ, $2,180; 12. Diego Castillo, Belen, NM, $2,099; 13. Cesar de
Justin Maass, Giddings, TX, $28,490; 3. Tuf Cooper, Decatur, TX, $25,559; 4. Clint Robinson, Spanish Fork, UT, $22,528; 5. Randall Carlisle, Castor, LA, $20,236; 6. EJ Roberts, Stephenville, TX, $20,048; 7. Timber Moore, Aubrey, TX, $18,741; 8. Rhen Richard, Roosevelt, UT, $17,608; 9. Cade Swor, Winnie, TX, $16,773; 10. Houston Hutto, Tomball, TX, $14,892; 11. Cody Ohl, Hico, TX, $14,610; 12. Stetson Vest, Childress, TX, $13,970; 13. Caleb Smidt, Yorktown, TX, $13,342; 14. Shane Hanchey, Sulphur, LA, $12,819; 15. Ryan Jarrett, Comanche, OK, $12,788 Steer Roping 1. Chet Herren, Pawhuska, OK, $22,415; 2. Tony Reina, Wharton, TX, $18,658; 3. JoJo LeMond, Andrews, TX, $16,968; 4. J. Tom Fisher, Andrews, TX, $16,435; 5. Cody Lee, Gatesville, TX, $16,016; 6. Vin Fisher Jr., Andrews, TX, $11,537; 7. Mike Chase, McAlester, OK, $10,951; 8. Jarrett Blessing, Paradise, TX, $10,314; 9. Brent Lewis, Pinon, NM, $9,903; 10. Kim Ziegelgruber, Edmond, OK, $9,326; 11. Brad Prather, Skiatook, OK, $8,852; 12. Scott Snedecor, Fredericksburg, TX, $8,523; 13. Dan Fisher, Andrews, TX, $8,435; 14. Bryce Davis, Ovalo, TX, $7,943; 15. Joe Wells, Cisco, TX, $7,827 Bull Riding 1. Josh Koschel, Nunn, CO, $47,741; 2. Kanin Asay, Powell, WY, $40,596; 3. Tyler Smith, Fruita, CO, $36,811; 4. Corey Navarre, Weatherford, OK, $35,863; 5. Cody Teel, Kountze, TX, $34,670; 6. Trevor Kastner, Ardmore, OK, $34,094; 7. J.W. Harris, Mullin, TX, $28,826; 8. Cooper Davis, Jasper, TX, $27,443; 9. Cole Echols, Elm Grove, LA, $26,795; 10. Tag Elliott, Thatcher, UT, $25,149; 11. Cheyne Olney, Toppenish, WA, $23,472; 12. Howdy Cloud, Kountze, TX, $22,439; 13. Bobby Welsh, Gillette, WY, $21,126; 14. Jeff Askey, Martin, TN, $20,417; 15. Tyler Willis, Wheatland, WY, $19,989
la Cruz, Tucson, AZ, $2,069; 14. Cole Jackson, Animas, NM, $1,984; 15. Matt Garza, Las Cruces, NM, $1,887 Saddle Bronc 1. Taos Muncy, Corona, NM, $6,146; 2. Brandon Biebelle, San Lorenzo, NM, $1,592; 3. Cody Taton, Corona, NM, $1,489; 4. Shaun Ebert, Pearce, AZ, $485; 5. Tyke Kipp, Lordsburg, NM, $328; 6. Chance Barnes, Flora VIsta, NM, $242; 7. CK Iverson, Moccasin, AZ, $197 Tie-Down Roping 1. J.D. Kibbe, Portales, NM, $3,204; 2. Joseph Parsons, Marana, AZ, $2,809; 3. Donovan Yazzie, Brimhall, NM, $2,525; 4. Seth Hall, Albuquerque, NM, $2,264; 5. Billy Bob Brown, Stephenville, TX, $1,972; 6. Johnny Salvo, Horse Springs, NM, $1,958; 7. Pacen Marez, Las Cruces, NM, $1,709; 8. Cort Smith, Caballo, NM, $1,628; 9. Kooper Saiz, Flora Vista, NM, $1,337; 10. Kurtis Barry, Las Cruces, NM, $1,309; 11. Justin Wilson, Carlsbad,
NM, $1,208; 12. Roy Begay, Twin Lakes, nm, $1,156; 13. Cutter Parsons, Marana, AZ, $1,125; 14. Jerrad Hofstetter, Lubbock, TX, $1,031; 15. Garrett Hale, Snyder, TX, $1,031 Steer Roping 1. Brent Lewis, Pinon, NM, $1,570; 2. Chance Kelton, Mayer, AZ, $271 Bull Riding 1. Terrance Granger, Tuba City, AZ, $3,256; 2. Kevin Salazar, Winslow, AZ, $2,645; 3. Tustin Daye, Lupton, AZ, $2,196; 4. Camo Mullins, Phoenix, AZ, $2,176; 5. Scottie Knapp, Albuquerque, NM, $2,164; 6. Rankin Lindsey, Hillsboro, NM, $2,047; 7. Efren Gallego, Elfrida, AZ, $1,588; 8. Samual Grove, LaGrande, OR, $1,388; 9. Adriano Long, Winslow, AZ, $1,215; 10. Craig Begay, Rough Rock, AZ, $1,083; 11. Hernald John, Tsaile, AZ, $734; 12. Chad Martin, Phoenix, AZ, $602; 13. Landon Lockhart, Brandon, MB, $298
CBR Wesley Silcox Wins South Point Vegas Shootout A record crowd was on hand for the South Point Vegas Challenge presented by Boot Barn benefitting Cox Charities and some great bull riding thrilled them all over the April 13-14 weekend! When the CBR comes to town they deliver on entertainment and when a PRCA World Champ, Wesley Silcox, adds a whopping $40,000+ check to the bill, it doesn’t disappoint. Considered a veteran in the bull riding world, Silcox is experiencing a resurgence of his career and won again in Vegas on a bull he rode earlier this spring, Showboat of Hurst Rodeo Co. Silcox won the CINCH Shoot-out during the Houston Rodeo tallying over $70,000 on the same bull in one year. “This is a great bull and I was real happy when I drew him tonight in the shoot-out round. I knew him well and he did great for me in Houston so I felt pretty confident I could win this. It feels great to be healthy and riding the way I know I can. I hope to continue down the road and to ride the way I have been,” said Silcox after winning. Lyndal Hurst also walked away a happy man with a $20,000 Palace Station Million Dollar Bull Team win. He also takes High Marked Bull honors for Jarrod Longs 91 point ride on Got It.
Cooper Davis Wins Tuff Hedeman Championship Challenge The best of the best bull riders from all over the United States headed to Fort Worth over the April 6-7 weekend with the dream of winning the prestigious Tuff Hedeman Championship Challenge. Cooper Davis’ dream came true by riding 90 point rides in each round. In front of a sold-out crowd at the Historic Stockyards Coliseum, the young bull rider from Jasper, Texas proudly accepted the winning buckle from his hero, Tuff Hedeman, and stated, “I am honored to be invited to be a part of this great event. I can honestly say this is one of the best days of my career.” Davis is currently ranked #2 in the CBR and with this win he may take it to #1 or close to it. The Palace Station Million Dollar Bull Team Challenge payout went to Rocking R Bucking Bulls who also got the highest marked bull honors from Cooper Davis’ 91 point ride on Little Moody. The show also included the Tuff Hedeman Cripple Creek Junior Challenge, that allows young kids with bull riding dreams the chance to compete and buck steer and tonight’s winner was Kane Livingston, from Cleburne, Texas. More news and stories on CBRBull.com
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Cloud, Olney Share Xtreme Bulls Crown When Howdy Cloud left Fort Mohave, Arizona for some R&R in Las Vegas Saturday night, he figured there was “absolutely zero chance” that the lead he shared with Cheyne Olney at the Fort Mohave Classic PRCA Xtreme Bulls event would hold up to get them the win. “I mean, I thought we had a decent shot at winning the first round (they each had 89-point rides),” Cloud said, “but we were bucked off in the short go and I figured that someone was sure to get one ridden in the finals on Sunday.” Or not. The bulls went 20-0 in the short round of this $54,050 event on March 23-24 and all of a sudden those 89-pointers on opening night turned out to have a silver lining for Cloud and Olney. They each earned checks for $11,450, with $7,162 of that coming from the wholly unexpected average wins. It was the first Xtreme Bulls Tour event without a qualified ride in the finals since Jordan Hooton won in Bremerton, Wash., in August 2009 – coincidentally with an 89-point ride in the first round. This was also the first tie in an Xtreme Bulls Tour event since Stormy Wing and Clayton Williams tied in Bremerton in
2010 and just the second in the 11-year history of the series. “It’s not very usual,” Cloud said in a fine bit of understatement. “It didn’t seem like any of us had much luck in the short go.” Cloud got his share of the win by riding Bar T Rodeo’s Big Shoes for 89 points and Olney equaled that score on Burns Rodeo Company’s Kid Twist, a bull that helped Seth Glause win a check in Round 10 of the 2011 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. “I’d never seen (Big Shoes) before,” Cloud said. “The stock contractor (Jeff Flitton) said he was a nice little black bull Beau Schroeder was airlifted to Las Vegas after a bad wreck at the Fort Mohave Classic Xtreme Bulls event March 24 left him with two collapsed lungs and a torn trachea. Surgery to repair the trachea was performed that night at the University Medical Center. Schroeder will have a tracheostomy tube in his neck for six weeks and will be unable to speak. He is reportedly texting family and friends from the Intensive Care Unit. Schroeder, of China, Texas, won the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo average title in December and finished fourth in the 2012 world standings.
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that would probably get me around 82 points and qualify me for the short go. He turned out to be a bit better than that. He had a good day.” In retrospect, you’d have to say he had a great day, a nice surprise leading to an even better surprise a day later.
Three-Time World Champion John Bowman Heads 2013 ProRodeo Hall Of Fame Induction Class The late John Bowman, a three-time world champion and a charter member of the Cowboys’ Turtle Association – he signed the original petition and carried card number 10 – heads the 2013 ProRodeo Hall of Fame induction class of five. Bowman is joined by the late 1962 Saddle Bronc Riding World Champion Kenny McLean, 1990 Bareback Riding World Champion Chuck Logue, four-time PRCA Bullfighter of the Year Joe Baumgartner and the late Rex “Bud” Kerby, one of the PRCA’s top stock contractors for more than 30 years. Induction ceremonies are scheduled for 10 a.m. July 13 in the garden area of ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy in Colorado Springs.
AZ Joins National Day of the Cowboy National Day of the Cowboy will be observed this year on July 27. Arizona just became the fourth state to make this a permanent celebration, joining Wyoming, California and New Mexico. The state legislatures in Kansas, Oklahoma and Florida all have bills pending to follow suit.
Chance to Live Your Bull Riding Dream The USA Network is currently searching the country for people to cast for its new show The Moment. Hosted by former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner, the show gives ordinary people a second chance at realizing their dream job. The show is looking for applicants who want a shot at being a professional bull rider. Those interested are asked to send an email to CastingTheMoment@gmail.com or GinaDcasting@gmail.com. The email should include name (or name of person you’re nominating), phone number, email address, city and state, dream job, the story and a picture.
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2012/13 - Spring Schedule
May 18 & 19 – Prescott, AZ Entries Close - May 3
May 4-5, 2013 Las Vegas, NM
High School State Finals June 12-15 – Payson, AZ Entries Close – May 30
May 11-12, 2013 Gallup, NM - (Scholarship Party)
Cutting Schedule May 18-19 Fletcher’s Arena; Entries Close - May 3
2012/2013 Event Leaders Boys All-Around / Devon Burris Girls All-Around / Zoe Billings Bareback Riding / Rio Lee Tie-Down Roping / Devon Burris Saddle Bronc Riding / Dawson Byrne Steer Wrestling / Devon Burris Team Roping (Header) / Skeeter Hill Team Roping (Heeler) / Ranger Hill Goat Tying / Aiesha Curley Pole Bending / MacKenzie Kemple Breakaway Roping / Danya Weir Barrel Racing / Haley Wolfe Bull Riding / Brandon McCassie Boys Cutting / Mike Fletcher Girls Cutting / Blythe Beshears .22 Long Rifle / Sammy Primera Trap Shooting / Hawk Ruiz
ARIZONA JR. HIGH SCHOOL RODEO ASSOCIATION 2013 Rodeo Schedule May 17-19 - Prescott (Jr. High State Finals) Entries Close - May 3
2013 Event Leaders Girls All-Around / Sierra Jo Keith Boys All-Around / Britt Parker Tie Down Roping / Dawson Lackey Chute Dogging / Dawson Lackey Ribbon Roping / Sierra Jo Keith Team Roping / John Henry Gaona, Jr. - Junior Zambrano III Boys Breakaway / Casey Brunson Girls Breakaway / Sierra Jo Keith Boys Goat Tying / Britt Parker Girls Goat Tying / Sierra Jo Keith Pole Bending / Tatum Schafer Barrel Racing / Baylee Johnston Jr. Bull Riding / Skye Joaquin .22 Long Rifle / Wyatt Kent
2012/2013 Event Leaders Boys All-Around / Bryce Howe Girls All-Around / Leia Pluemer Bareback Riding / Wyatt Harper Calf Roping / Sterling Cowdrey Saddle Bronc Riding / Bryce Howe Steer Wrestling / Wyatt Lindsay Team Roping / Wasey Carviso / Jesse Rogers Goat Tying / Lindsay Adcock Pole Bending / Leia Pluemer Breakaway Roping / Tierra Gray Barrel Racing / NaLynn Cline Bull Riding / Jacob Spencer Boys Cutting / Wil Watts Girls Cutting / Leia Pluemer
NEW MEXICO JR. HIGH SCHOOL RODEO ASSOCIATION 2013 Schedule May 10-11 – Gallup, NM State Finals May 25-27 – Lovington, NM 2013 National Finals June 23-29 – Gallup, NM
2013 Event Leaders Calf Roping / Shad Mayfield Chute Dogging / Blaine Garley Ribbon Roping / Zane Munoz - Haley McNiel Team Roping / Blaine Garley - Brent Jodie Boys Breakaway / Hadley Yazzie Girls Breakaway / Haley, Madison Boys Goat Tying / Zane Munoz Girls Goat Tying / Chali Simpson Pole Bending / Kaitlyn Harwell Barrel Racing / Haley McNeil Bull Riding / Blaise Milligan Steer Bronc Riding / J.P. Montoya
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 Nunn’s Frontier Rodeo Company Gary Nunn 505-450-6724
Upcoming Rodeos Entries in our rodeos are taken seriously. All NMRA members and co-sanctioned associations that guarantee entry fees may fax/email entries into the NMRA office up to one week prior to the opening of phone entries. All non-members or associations that do not guarantee entry fees must call in entries and be prepared with a credit card that will be run that night for entry fees. Entry numbers: Rough Stock: 505-864-9427; Team Roping: 505-864-7200; Timed Events: 505864-9426. If you must turnout of a rodeo for any reason including medical, emergency or vet release call the Turnout line at 505-864-9426. You may not compete in another rodeo for 7 days if you vet or medical out and a release is due in the office within 7 days or entry fee and fine will be assessed. Fax number for releases is 505-864-9427. After entries close you will be turning out and expected to pay fees. If you need to make changes after books have closed you will be charged a $25 fee per person per change. 2013 NMRA Rodeos are a preference draw. Slack is not open until performances are full – therefore slack cannot be a contestant’s first preference. 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
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
Jana Muncy 505/238-9415
Susi Kaufman 928/587-3478
Amber Gillreath 505/235-9216
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.
Schedule Of Events Fiesta Championship Rodeo May 3-4, 2013 T or C, NM NMRA with PAFRA, CPRA Performances: Friday, May 3 at 7 p.m.; Sat., May 4 at 7 p.m. Slack: Sat., May 4 at 9 a.m. Added: $300: BB, SB, BR, CR, SW, BKW, BRL, TR Stock Contractor: Casper Baca Rodeo Co. Stock Charge $15; Entry Fees: $100 SW/CR/BKW; TR $100/man; BRL $80; BR/BB/SB/ $75 Rough stock may enter twice and walk up one hour prior to draw SW and BKW may walk up two hours prior to draw of first performance. All walk up entries have a $25 late fee. Entries: Monday, April 29, 2013, TE: 505-864-9426; RS: 505-864-9427; TR: 505-864-7200 6-10 p.m. NMRA and co-sanctioning associations that guarantee entry fees may fax/email entries. Information on the NMRA website: nmrodeo.org Call Backs: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 6-9 p.m. 505-864-9426 or check website for day sheets:www.nmrodeo.org Turnouts: 505-864-9426 no later than three hours before performance Verde Valley Fair & Rodeo May 3 & 4, 2013 (GCPRA Lead Sanction) Cottonwood, AZ GCPRA with NMRA Co. Sanction Stock Contractor: Slash M Rodeo Co. Slack: 9 a.m. Saturday, May 4 Performances: 7 p.m. Each Day (Friday &
NMRA Contact Information! State Secretary - Carrie Richardson 575/937-0851 Address: NMRA P.O. Box 1101 Capitan, NM 88316 575/937-0851 Saturday) Added: $250 CR, SW, BKWY, BRLS, OTR, ICR, IBRLS, ITR, BB, SB, BR Bareback, saddle bronc, bull riding and steer wrestling are enter twice - Once Each Day. Entries: April 29h, 2013 Timed Events: 6-10 p.m. 623-455-8339; Barrel Racers & Buddies: 6-10 p.m. 623-486-2832; Team Roping & Buddies: 6-10 p.m. 623-455-8385 Entry Fees Per Entry: BRLS/$70; TR/$80 per man; BR/$90; All other events $80 Inc. team ropers - You must have a 2013 USTRC card at this rodeo to be eligible for the Inc. Team Roping. Address & Rodeo Grounds Info: 800 Cherry St, Cottonwood, AZ 86326 Contestant and one guest get in free; all others will have to pay. Access to non-public areas will be limited to riders, event officials, productions staff, and individuals directly assisting a rider. No possession of or consumption of alcohol will be permitted within the non-public areas. Royal Gorge Rodeo Canon City, Colorado May 3-4, 2013 CPRA/ with NMRA co-sanction Performance: May 3 at 7 p.m. Performance: May 4 at 7 p.m. Slack: May 4 - morning Entry Phone: 719-486-0599 Entries Open: April 29 between noon and 6 p.m. Call Backs: April 30th between 2 p.m.and 6 p.m. Added Money: $400 per event with $300 on each end of the OTR/MTR Entry Fees: BB/SB/SW $76; LBR $71; TD/BKW $100; OTR/MTR $117 per person; BR $91 Local Entries: N/A Stock Contractor: Razors Edge Livestock, LLC Special Events: Mutton Busting & a clown act Host Hotel: Quality Inn 719-275-8676
NMRA Membership Application and General Information can be found at www.nmrodeo.org.
President - John Adams - 575/779-3105 • Vice President - Tim Lamb - 575/403-9939 • Bareback Director - Allan Godfrey - 575/704-2837 Open Calf Roping Director - Rylan Edgmon - 575/740-3492 • Breakaway Director - Bellamie Mason - firstname.lastname@example.org Saddle Bronc Director - Chance Barnes - 505/320-2419 • Steer Wrestling Director - Lance Tolbert - 505/489-2143 - email@example.com • Bull Riding Director - OPEN Open Team Roping Director - Brian Sullivan - 575/644-9243 • 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 - firstname.lastname@example.org Judges Coordinator - Stoney Neufang - 520/241-0414 • State Secretary - Carrie Richardson - 575/937-0851 • Central Entry Secretary - Amber Gillreath - 505/864-9426
Letter From the President Dear NMRA Members — One of my primary responsibilities as president is to serve as the enforcement person for our rule book. Enforcement and collection of fines for rule infractions is necessary to preserve fairness to all, I get that… but having to do it still stinks sometimes, especially when it is a young person who simply made a mistake. But, there are those folks who somehow believe that the rules don’t apply to them and that they can disrespect our rules at will… it doesn’t bother me so much to enforce the rules then. I attended a team roping in Bernalillo this last weekend and it was nice to be able to compete without having to deal with a multitude of NMRA issues. The first day not one word was said about the NMRA, the second day, however, was different. I had a conversation with a member about the fact that I allowed a late entry in the team roping at the Membership Drive Rodeo. The individual who I had allowed to enter late was in attendance at the roping that day and interestingly enough when he was pointed out to me I immediately noticed he was the only person in the barn wearing a T-shirt. I wondered to myself if there was a dress code with this association or if Pop culture had invaded yet another Western event. Well, karma must have really been working that day because I was sitting there on my horse minding my own business when the T-shirt guy rolled up next to me. A third young man was just about to ride into the box when T-shirt man told him, “Take your ball cap off or they will flag you out.” Well, me being who I am, I could not resist, so I commented to T-shirt man, “So, you can’t wear a ball cap but you can wear a T-shirt at these deals?” T-shirt man said, “What’s wrong with my shirt,” to which I commented, “It’s not Western attire.” What he said next was possibly one of the dumbest statements I have ever heard uttered out of a human’s mouth. “This is not a Western event. I snowboard, play golf, smoke weed and team
Copper Dust Stampede Rodeo May 10 & 11, 2013 (GCPRA Lead Sanction) Gila County Fairgrounds Globe, AZ Co-Sanctioned: NMRA, CPRA Stock Contractor: Slash M Rodeo Co. Slack: 8 a.m. May 11 - Saturday Performances: 7 p.m. Friday May 10; 6 p.m. Saturday May 11 Added: $500 BB, SB, BR, CR, SW, BKWY, BRLS; $1,000 OTR; $200 ITR,ICR; $100 IBRLS Bareback, saddle bronc, bull riding and steer wrestling are enter twice - Once Each Day Entries: May 6, 2013 Timed Events: 6-10 p.m. (623) 455-8339; Barrel Racers & Buddies: 6-10 p.m. 623-486-2832; Team Roping & Buddies: 6-10 p.m. 623-455-8385 Entry Fees Per Entry: BRLS/$70; TR/$80 per man; BR/$90; All other events $80 Inc. team ropers - You must have a 2013 USTRC card at this rodeo to be eligible for the Inc. Team Roping.
rope. This is not a Western event.” I cracked up… the sheer ignorance and arrogance of such a comment was entertaining to be sure, but also the more I thought about it, troubling as well. I read Robin Davis’s last article and I happen to agree with him. I understand that I may be in the minority these days but I have refused to tweet or Facebook and texting, although I do it, really is annoying to me. So, when pop culture and our Western heritage collide… as far as I am concerned, it becomes a respect issue. Respect our Western heritage or leave… there is no gray area in my book and I will not apologize for my position on that. I began looking around at all the other contestants at this roping and you will be happy to hear that our Western heritage is alive and well. Hats, boots, long-sleeved collared shirts and several guys riding around with tie strings on their saddles were the majority in attendance. Apparently this is a choice at these events because none of them were wearing T-shirts… electing instead to respect those that came before us and paved the way. In sharp contrast and ultimately to my amusement, later in the day I looked up to see T-shirt man riding in close proximity to Walter Arnold (world champion Walter Arnold for those of you who don’t know him.) Mr. Arnold was dressed appropriately. So, I stopped and thanked God for legends like him and the sacrifices people like him have made so that we may live the lives we do now. What’s the point? We do have a dress code rule in the NMRA and while I was powerless to do anything about the team roping event I attended, I am not powerless in the NMRA. Leave your T-shirts and ball caps in the truck… and your weed… when you are headed toward the NMRA arena floor this year. Because of T-shirt man I have re-dedicated myself to living by the rules. — Thank You, John Adams
Local Entries: April 29, 2013 5-9 p.m. 928-200-1237 - 50 mile radius Mutton Bustin - 6 & under, 50 lbs & under - No Ropes Steer Riding - 14 & under; Junior & Pee Wee Barrels - Junior 7 to 14 yrs, Pee Wee 6 & under Entry Fees $25 Limited Entries - May 10 & 11, Enter at rodeo grounds on the night you want to ride. First come, first to ride Charles Brewer 928-200-1237 for more info Admission $5.00 per person Old Fort Days Rodeo June 6-8, 2013 Fort Sumner, NM NMRA with PAFRA, CPRA Performances: Fri., June 7 at 7 p.m.; Sat., June 8 at 8 p.m. Slack: Thur., June 6 at 6 p.m. Added: $300: BB, SB, BR, RBR, CR, SW, BKW, BRL, TR, OLD TIMERS TR Stock Contractor: W/A Rodeo Company
Stock Charge $15 Entry Fees: $100 SW, CR, BKW; TR $100/man; BRL $80; BR, BB, SB, RBR $75: Old Timers TR $150 per team. Rough stock may enter twice and walk up one hour prior to draw SW and BKW may walk uptwo hours prior to draw of first performance. All walk up entries have a $25 late fee. All team roping in Slack & Chute Run. Old Timers Team Roping in Performances only and will be Chute Run. Entries: Monday, June 3, 2013, TE: 505-864-9426; RS: 505-864-9427; TR: 505-864-7200 6-10 p.m. NMRA and co- sanctioning associations that guarantee entry fees may fax/email entries Information on the NMRA website: nmrodeo.org Call Backs: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 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 hours before performance. Directions: De Baca County Fairgrounds 3 ½ miles south of US Hwy 60/84 on Billy the Kid Rd.
GRAND CANYON PRO RODEO ASSOCIATION 2013 GCPRA Board of Directors President: Paul Carmen (602) 980-0766 Vice President: Clay Parsons (520) 444-7650 Steer Wrestling: Tim Robertson (480) 268-1078 Open Calf Roping: Joe Moody (520) 431-1335 Incentive Calf Roping: Willard Moody (520) 431-3316
Open Team Roping: Nate Singletary Incentive Team Roping: Todd Zipprich Breakaway: Becky Mahoney Barrel Racing: Staci Kelly Bareback: John Killian
(623) 640-6833 (623) 694-1867 (480) 220-2317 (520) 591-0037
Saddle Bronc: OPEN Bull Riding: Samuel De La Cruz Judging Coordinator: Gordie Kesler State Secretary: Andi Tedder
(520) 508-5254 (480) 216-2111 (623) 249-9506
GCPRA Approved Stock Contractors: W/A Rodeo Company • Slash M Rodeo Company • T5 - Manuel Murrietta • V Heart Rodeo Company – Cody Resor
Please be sure to check out our website at www.GCPRA.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
2013 GCPRA Upcoming Events May 3 - 4, 2013 - Cottonwood, AZ Verde Valley Fair & Rodeo Co-Sanctioned: NMRA May 10 - 11 2013 - Globe, AZ Copper Dust Stampede July 19 - 20, 2013 - Montrose, CO Montrose County Fair & Rodeo CPRA Rodeo - GCPRA Co-Sanction July 20 - 21, 2013 - Westcliffe, CO Westcliffe Stampede CPRA Rodeo - GCPRA Co-Sanction July 25-28, 2013 - Durango, CO 78th Annual Durango Fiesta Days Rodeo Co-Sanction: Pending; Enter Twice Rodeo All Events; Normal TR Format July 26 - 27, 2013 - Norwood, CO San Miguel Basin Fair & Rodeo CPRA Rodeo - GCPRA Co-Sanction August 3 - 4, 2013 - Poncha Springs, CO Chaffee County Fair & Rodeo CPRA Rodeo - GCPRA Co-Sanction Aug. 31 - Sept. 2, 2013 - Sonoita, AZ Sonoita Labor Day Rodeo (Enter Twice Rodeo) September 13 - 14, 2013 - Holbrook, AZ Navajo County Fair Rodeo September 21, 2013 - Duncan, AZ Greenlee County Fair Rodeo October 5 - 6, 2013 - Willcox, AZ Rex Allen Days Rodeo October 12, 2013 - Benson, AZ Benson Butterfield Rodeo
Central Entry System Rough Stock & Timed Events 623-455-8339 Team Roping & Buddies Entries 623-455-8385 New Line - 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. 2013 rule change - when entering, a member may enter him/herself and two (2) other contestants only. The buddy system is for husbands and wives. GCPRA will be accepting USTRC cards only for the 2013 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. Verde Valley Fair & Rodeo May 3 & 4, 2013 GCPRA Lead Sanction Cottonwood, AZ Co-Sanction: NMRA Stock Contractor: Slash M Rodeo Co. Slack: 9 a.m. Saturday May 4 Performances: 7 p.m. Each Day (Friday & Saturday) Added: $250 CR, SW, BKWY, BRLS, OTR, ICR, IBRLS, ITR, BB, SB, BR Bareback, saddle bronc, bull riding & steer wrestling are enter twice - Once Each Day. Entries: April 29, 2013 Rough Stock: 5-6 p.m. 623-455-8339; Timed Events: 6-10 p.m. 623-455-8339; Barrel Racers & Buddies: 6-10 p.m. 623-486-2832; Team Roping & Buddies: 6-10 p.m. 623-455-8385 Entry Fees Per Entry: BRLS/$70; TR/$80 per man; BR/$90; All other events $80 Inc. Team Ropers - You must have a 2013 USTRC card at this rodeo to be eligible for the Inc. Team Roping. Address & Rodeo Grounds Info: 800 Cherry St, Cottonwood, AZ 86326 Contestant and one guest get in free; all others will have to pay. Access to non-public areas
will be limited to riders, event officials, productions staff, and individuals directly assisting a rider. No possession of or consumption of alcohol will be permitted within the non-public areas. Copper Dust Stampede Rodeo May 10 & 11, 2013 GCPRA Lead Sanction Gila County Fairgrounds Globe, AZ Co-Sanctioned: CPRA, NMRA Stock Contractor: Slash M Rodeo Co. Slack: 8 a.m. May 11 - Saturday Performances: 7 p.m. Friday, May 10; 6 p.m. Saturday, May 11 Added: $500 BB, SB, BR, CR, SW, BKWY, BRLS; $1,000 OTR; $200 ITR,ICR; $100 IBRLS bareback, saddle bronc, bull riding & steer wrestling are enter twice - Once Each Day Entries: May 6, 2013 Rough Stock: 5-6 p.m. 623-455-8339; Timed Events: 6-10 p.m. 623-455-8339; Barrel Racers & Buddies: 6-10 p.m. 623-486-2832; Team Roping & Buddies: 6-10 p.m. 623-455-8385 Entry Fees Per Entry: BRLS/$70; TR/$80 per man; BR/$90; All other events $80 Inc. Team Ropers - You must have a 2013 USTRC card at this rodeo to be eligible for the Inc. Team Roping. Local Entries: April 29, 2013 5-9 p.m. 928-200-1237 - 50 mile radius Mutton Bustin - 6 & under, 50 lbs & under NO ROPES Steer Riding - 14 & under; Junior & Pee Wee Barrels - Junior 7 to 14 yrs, Pee Wee 6 & under - Entry Fees $25 Limited Entries - May 10 & 11, Enter at rodeo grounds on the night you want to ride. First Come, First To Ride Charles Brewer 928-200-1237 for more info Admission $5.00 per person
ALL INDIAN RODEO COWBOYS ASSOCIATION The All Indian Rodeo Cowboys Association, Inc. • P.O. Box 723, St. Michaels, Arizona 86511 Phone: 928/871-3000 • Fax: 928/871-3000 • Website: www.aircarodeo.com ALL INDIAN RODEO COWBOY ASSOCIATION OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS Officers
Board of Directors
President Harrison Charley email@example.com Vice President Casey Begay firstname.lastname@example.org Public Relations Officer Beverly Coho email@example.com Administrative Secretary Lenita Lee Lenitalee@ganado.k12.az.us Treasurer Jolene Russell firstname.lastname@example.org
Rodeo Sponsors Representative Tom Boyd Bareback Riding Jeff Biakeddy Saddle Bronc Riding Rodger Dahozy Bull Riding Charley Herbert, Sr. Steer Wrestling Ben Bates, Jr. Tie Down Roping John Boyd, Jr. Open Team Roping & #12 Team Roping Leonard Williams, Sr.
AIRCA 2013 Rodeo Schedule April 5-6, 2013 V Bar S Spring Roundup McGee Park - Farmington, NM, AI Host April 13-14, 2013 Puerco Valley Stampede Rodeo Sanders, AZ, AI Host April 27-28, 2013 Rodeo De Indios Albuquerque, NM, AI Host May 18, 2013 10th Eagle Ridge Rodeo Cornfields, AZ, AI Host May 25-26, 2013 46th Ralph Johnson Memorial Rodeo Ganado, AZ, AI Host
Ladies’ Breakaway Roping Wilson Stewart, Jr. Senior Breakaway Ropinng B.J. Coho Junior Barrel Racing Ray Russell Junior Bull Riding Harry Tso, Jr.
July 13-14, 2013 Coolfield Rodeo Coolfield, AZ, CNRA –TENATIVE July 20-21, 2013 55th Little Beaver Rodeo Dulce, NM, AI Host July 27-28, 2013 26th Eastern Navajo Fair Rodeo Crownpoint, NM, AI Host August 10-11, 2013 Pavinyama Stampede Rodeo Kykotsmovi, AZ, AI Host August 17-18, 2013 Upper Fruitland Rodeo Upper Fruitland, NM, AI Host August 25-26, 2012 Central Navajo Fair Chinle, AZ, CNRA TENTATIVE
June 8-9, 2013 Beshbetoh Stampede Rodeo Beshbetoh, AZ AI Host
August 31- Sept.1, 2013 AIRCA Finals Rodeo
June 22-23, 2013 Double R Ranch Production Rodeo Round Rock, AZ, AI Invited June 22-23, 2013 Showdown in Old Abiquiu Abiquiu, NM AI Sanctioned July 3,4,5, 2013 All Indian Rodeo Window Rock, AZ, AI Host July 6-7, 2013 Black Mesa Rodeo Chinle, AZ, CNRA – TENTATIVE
Ambassadors Miss Rodeo AIRCA 2010 Apryl Largo Miss Rodeo IIFR Hannah Yazzie
Timer/Central Entry Secretary BK Bates 505/733-2020 Timers Coordinator AIRCA Information and BK Bates membership form can be email@example.com at www.aircarodeo.com Judges Coordinator Al Slivers
May 26, 2013 Jacobs Custom Leather Rodeo Bread Springs, NM, AI Host
June 14-16, 2013 65th Gallup Lions Club Rodeo Gallup, NM - TENTATIVE
Queen Coordinator Phoebe Hardy
AIRCA Standings As of February 14, 2013 All-Around 1. Aaron Tsinigine, $2,028; 2. Donovan Yazzie, $1,863; 3. Michael Bates, $1,460; 4. Garrison Begay, $1,402; 5. Roy Begay, $943; 6. Kyle Charley, $790 Bareback 1. Delvecchio Kaye, $1,366; 2. Shawn Benally, $618; 3. Kyle Charley, $577; 4. Ferlin Tsosie, $525; 5. Jacob Etsitty, $487; 6. Bennie Begay, $365; 8. Earl Tsosie Jr., $214; 9. Truman House, $75 Saddle Bronc 1. Kane Kee, $1,697; 2. Shoshane Kee, $567; 3. Leander Thomas, $502; 4. Sisto Hernandez, $488; 5. Robert Burbank, $340; 6. Herman George, $274; 7. Jamore Maryboy, $172; 8. Kerry Chicharello, $163; 9. Tashonney Slim, $100 Bull Riding 1. Spud Jones, $2,038; 2. Tustin Daye, $1,850; 3. Justin Silversmith, $1,367; 4. Justin Granger, $982; 5. Pierre Tsosie, $900; 6. Archie Becenti Jr., $739; 7. Wyatt Betony, $605; 8. Tim Thompson, $603; 9. Aaron Clark, $351; 10. Moka Francis, $322; 11. Taushoney Slim, $239; 12. Kyle Charley, $213; 13. Al Charley, $100 Tie Down Roping 1. Donovan Yazzie, $1,523; 2. Emerson Long Jr., $1,359; 3. Tyrin Alcott, $978; 4. Michael Bates, $892; 5. Garrison
Begay, $768; 6. Aaron Tsinigine, $462; 7. Roy Begay, $385; 8. Francis Begay Jr., $338; 9. Justin Tsosie Jr., $322; 10. Roderick Tso, $275; 11. Tyler Donald, $225 Steer Wrestling 1. Kyle Smith, $1,553; 2. Sheridan Jodie, $1,074; 3. Brandon Bates, $905; 4. Tyron Tsosie, $831; 5. Chuck Dixon, $754; 6. Byron Murphy, $745; 7. Garrison Begay, $634; 8. Michael Bates, $568; 9. Donovan Yazzie, $340; 10. Tyrone Tsosie, $280; 11. Hollis Jodie, $228; 12. William Jim, $182; 12. Ashkie Antone, $81 Ladies Barrel Racing 1. Geneva Tsohkalarkis, $2,313; 2. Sunny Storer, $2,158; 3. Raynell Holgate, $988; 4. Allisha Tohsonnie, $980; 5. Charmayne Gene, $540; 6. Kendra Henry, $538; 7. Elisha Paul, $444; 8. Kylie Gilbert, $286; 9. Nizhoni McCray, $216; 10. AutumnRain Chee, $179; 11. Kassidy Dennison, $154; 12. Tanai Lansing, $95 Ladies Breakaway Roping 1. Lavonne Yazzie, $1,172; 2. Bailey Bates, $1,053; 3. Leah Platero, $930; 4. Robbie Whitehair, $789; 5. Savannah Begay, $726; 6. Sammi Jo Boyd, $649; 7. Renee Tolino, $577; 8. Simone Richardson, $507; 9. Terri Jo Caboni, $477; 10. Kim Begay, $431; 11. Laci K. Begay, $431; 12. Chalan LaFebre, $398; 13. Vanessa Paul, $358; 14. April Pablo, $254; 15. Tanai Nez, $199; 16. Sheila Sells, $163 Open Team Roping (Header) 1. Bill Dahozy, $2,321; 2. Chuck Sells, $1,934; 3. Blaine Redhorse, $1,667; 4. Leonard Williams Sr., $1,631; 5. Marco Sells, $1,131; 6. Kesley Phillips, $982; 7. Grant Skeet, $917; 8. Aaron Tsinigine, $567; 9. DeWayne Sells, $407; 10. Jason Yazzie, $233; 11. John Open Team Roping (Heeler) 1. Myles John, $2,424; 2. OJ Williams, $2,267; 3. Lucius Sells, $1,301; 4. James Begay Jr., $1,245; 5. Aaron Tsinigine, $999; 6. Kevin Yazzie, $931; 7. Victor Begay, $699; 8. Dwight Sells, $690; 9. Roy Begay, $558; 10. Myron Toledo, $233; 11. Doyle Yazzie, $196; 12. Bahe Henio, $98; 13. Leonard Williams Sr., $74 #10 Team Roping (Header) 1. Walter Livingston, $1,223; 2. Robert Largo, $488; 3. Roessel Jackson, $436; 4. Blaine Mitchell, $411; 5. Anselm Tahy, $317; 6. Truman Begay, $246; 7. Gabriel Parker, $2,388; 8. Sheldon Daye, $195; 9. Stacey Badonie, $158 #10 Team Roping (Heeler) 1. Boots Maria, $729; 2. Dutch Higdon, $436; 3. Orin Tracy, $317; 4. Harrison Smith, $238; 5. Truman Badonie, $158; 6. Bryan Sells, $411; 7. Kee Etsitty Sr., $347; 8. Matt Franklin, $246; 9. Gerald Daye, $195 Jr. Barrel Racing 1. Kylie Gilbert, $563; 2. Nizhoni McCray, $471; 3. Paige Dale, $123; 4. Sharaya Edgewater, $642; 5. Destinee Dale, $357; 6. Kash Pablo, $283; 7. Jereth Hale, $194; 8. Daydron Yazzie, $143; 9. Callie Edgewater, $77 Jr. Bull Riding 1. Troy Tuni, $223; 2. Ramon Curley, $163; 3. Cory Hubbard, $133; 4. Cain Thomas, $92; 5. Leonard Tom, $89 Sr. Breakaway Roping 1. Leonard Williams Sr., $835; 2. Alvin Smith, $468; 3. Walt Jones, $419; 4. Raymond Belone, $288; 5. Ickes Benallie, $232; 6. Victor Begay, $215; 7. Karl Dennison, $138; 8. Kee Etsitty Sr., $72
NEW MEXICO JUNIOR RODEO ASSOCIATION President - John Acuna 505/470-1853 firstname.lastname@example.org • Vice President - Shane Wimberly 505/366-9260 Secretary/Treasurer - Amber Gillreath 505/235-9216 email@example.com
Leona and Kyle Segura - 505/615-1126 Craig Hicks - 505/264-3044 Amber Sauceda - 505/507-0786 Anna Tapia - 505/227-3161
Gilbert Martinez - 505/927-0746 Tori Wimberly - 505/414-1288
Cody Plant - 505/604-2413 John English - 505/239-7617 Brandon Narramore - 505/290-1538 Javier Garcia - 915/838-5827 Shane Thompson - 505/228-4669
Travis Sullivan - 575/518-8164
Membership forms, entry forms, order of events and rule book available on web site. Please be familiar with the rules of the events you are entering.
A Great Choice for 2013 • Fewer Weekends • Less Fuel • Fewer Hotel Expenses • Same Great Rodeos 2013 Schedule NMJRA Schedule will include 9 full rodoes, but only 3 weekends. Belen, New Mexico June 7, 8, 9 Entries Postmarked - May 23 Grants, NM July 12, 13, 14 Entries Postmarked - June 27 Santa Fe, NM – NMJRA Finals August 1, 2, 3 Entries Postmarked - July 17 For more information concerning the NMJRA or to find membership and entry forms, go to the NMJRA website at www.nmjra.net
Grants Rodeo Arena, Exit 81 Highway 53 South, Grants, New Mexico Spring Series Dates March 23-24 April 20-21 May 18-19
Fall Series Dates August 24-25 September 21-22 October 19-20
2013 New Event Family Team Roping
For more information or to pre-enter please call Cody or Melissa McDaugale at 505/287-2662 or 505/290-7390
Please Find Additional Information at www.cibolacountygymkhanarodeo.com 2013 Spring Standings From March 23-24 Rodeo 6 and Under Girls 1/2. Timber Wimberly, 50; 1/2. Wacey Trujillo, 50; 3. Lariat Nahkai, 42; 4. Janae Wagner, 41; 5. Shaylee Cordova, 38; 6. Isabela Sandoval, 18; 7. Erica Roberts, 14; 8. TaylorRae Tsosie, 6 6 and Under Boys 1. Cash Pioche, 88; 2. Dax Sullivan, 64.5; 3. Kaden Stevenson, 54; 4. Ethan Yazzie, 34.5; 5. Camren Mcdaugale, 10 7-9 Girls 1. Shayna Wimberly, 54; 2. Jenesis Truieque, 43; 3. Payson Hicks, 35; 4. Quincy Sullivan, 34; 5. Dakota Woodbury, 32; 6. Gabriella Pargas, 30; 7. Brianne Roberts, 25; 8. Aubrey Trujillo, 24; 9. Shuancey Cordova, 14; 10. Tia Gonzales, 10 7-9 Boys 1. Wyatt Earle, 65; 2. Cooper Wood, 44; 3. Estevan Hernandez, 35; 4. Jacob Taylor Yazzie, 34; 5. Faron Jr. Candelaria, 15; 6. Dominic Orozco, 9; 7. Jace Begay, 8; 8. Caleb Mcdaugale, 6 10-13 Girls 1. Dominique Pargas, 51; 2. Abbie Shofner, 50; 3. Chali Simpson, 47; 4. Payton Mcniel, 40; 5. Tiandra Stevenson, 37; 6. Cheyenne Gonzales-Dodson, 35; 7. Hayley Mcniel, 34; 8. Cheyenne Pioche, 30; 9. Lyndsey Orrris, 29; 10/11. Megan Hope Acevedo, 14; 10/11. Jina Cattaneo, 14; 12. Kasey Eaves, 9; 13. Betsey Sullivan, 8; 14. Maddy Deerman, 0
10-13 Boys 1. Sterlin English, 85; 2. Quinten Wood, 44; 3. Jose Romero, 38; 4. Landon Munoz, 30; 5. Jake Orris, 17; 6. Clancey Polich, 16 14-18 Girls 1. Bianca Sauceda, 78; 2. Camille Bales, 66; 3/4. Jordan Woodbury, 60; 3/4. Hayeden Duboise, 60; 5. Bethanie Shofner, 58; 6. Shelby Lynn Begay, 50; 7. Melissa Gabaldon, 46; 8. Sarah Hernandez, 27; 9. Apryl Begay, 7 14-18 Boys 1. Wade Begay, 54; 2. Zane Munoz, 49; 3. Jared Jones, 37; 4. Kyle Hickman, 22 Sheep Riding 1. Daniel Romero, 18; 2. Zaylon Zamora, 17; 3. Tamirra Chee, 10; 4. Lariat Nahkai, 8; 5. Camren Mcdaugale, 6; 6/10. Logan Chavez, 0; 6/10. Preston Garcia, 0; 6/10. Tyrel Cody James, 0; 6/10. Alex Lee, 0; 6/10. Lauri Mckayla Tsosie, 0 Calf Riding 1/3. Casey Haynes, 0; 1/3. Ryan Kinsel, 0; 1/3. Cooper Wood, 0
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Steer Riding 1/2. Garrit Haynes, 0; 1/2. Ed Woodbury, 0 Lead Line Camren Mcdaugale Levi Allen Collin Begay Logan Chavez Burnside Hanson King Alex Lee Floyd Lee Ricardo Jr. Rodriguez Joseph Romero Jeremy Trujeque Aubrey Chavez Frances Lee Melody Mcdaugale Alejandra Rodriguez Baylee-Ryleigh Tsosie Madison Leigh Villar
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Amber Gillreath Secretary - 505/235-9216 Jana Muncy Secretary - 505/238-9415 Shacey Sullivan Scholarship - 202/239-5288
Connie Irwin BFRA Board Rep. - 505/480-5408 Martin Sandoval Flag Race - 505/908-7147 Rick Adcock Goat Tying - 505/362-6292 Tony Sanchez Roping - 505-238-1762
Shannon Thompson Barrel Racing - 505-228-4669 Wesley Reno Pole Bending - 915-525-2219 Shane Wimberly Dummy Roping - 505-366-9260 Daniel Mueller Rough Stock - 505-850-7846 Tom Neill Rough Stock - 505-259-0339
Benny’s Burritos Alinstante Chical’s Haystack Chuckwagon Cowbelles Cohorn Construction Cow House Auction Double Heart Quarter Horses Fabens Oil Company Farm Credit of New Mexico First American Bank Maynard Buckles Della McKinney Old Mill Farm & Ranch Supply Rafter 5 Cattle Company Jim Ratliff T n T Trailer Sales Amanda Vigil Insurance Agency Village Of Bosque Farms Emergency Medical Service Team
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Lindreth Recreation Association presents
Lindrith Rodeo June 8-9, 2013 11 a.m. ADMISSION Adults $8 Kids (10 & under) $4 JACKPOT TEAM ROPING Saturday after rodeo Buckles awarded to High Money Header & Heeler! PITCHFORK FONDUE DINNER June 8, 2013 • 6 p.m. Adults: $15 Kids: $7 Buy tickets from LRA members or call 575.774.9106 for more info. and to reserve tickets DANCE June 8, 2013 • 9 p.m. Adults $10 Kids $5 CONCESSION stand open daily LRA P.O. Box 151 Lindrith, NM 87029 505.320.3229 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Books open at 8 a.m. • Close at 10:30 a.m. Team roping books close at 2 p.m. Team roping event begins at 3 p.m.
3 full rounds (2 rounds on Saturday with 3rd round on Sunday) Events and Fees: Entry fees CASH ONLY Administration Fee: $5 per contestant Pre-enter: email to email@example.com or call Amanda Sours at 505.409.5928 Two Day Entry Fees Saddle Bronc (SC $70) Bareback Riding (SC $70) Open Bulls (SC $70) Jr. Bulls (novice 15-17) (SC $40) Open Barrel Race Open Breakaway (SC $30) Steer Wrestling (SC $30) Calf Roping (SC $30) Steer Riding (10-14, helmets required) (SC $20) Calf Riding (7-9, helmets required) (SC $20) Mutton Busting (helmets required) Pee Wee Stick Horse Race (4 & under) Boot Scramble (4 & under) Team Roping (SC $30)
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ADDED MONEY TO THE FOLLOWING EVENTS Saddle Bronc • Bareback • Open Bulls • Barrels Breakaway • Steer Wrestling • Calf Roping • Team Roping Minimum of 6 contestants to qualify for full added money
Day money paid each day for best time / score in each event. Event buckles and prize money awarded on 2 day Average Kid’s event buckles awarded daily LRA reserves the right to make changes to any part of the program.
SOUTHWEST JUNIOR RODEO ASSOCIATION
Quemado, New Mexico June 1, 2013
Quien Sabe Rodeo Arena Bloomfield, NM
Quemado Heritage Arena - 1:30 p.m. Call-In Entries 505/328-1363 / Reserve your Entry
(June Rodeo - McGee Park)
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Entry Fees: Events $10, Stock charge $10, Goats $4, Eye Fee $2 Open Events: Rescue Race and Parent/Child Team Roping - Any parent can rope with any child, no limit For Entry Forms visit: www.southwestrodeoassociation.weebly.com For more information call: Wes 505/801-1677 or Kelly 505/320-8633
Family Owned Since 1996 1-800-550-7535 Llano, Texas Prices starting at $7500
Handmade Buckles and Accessories
BENDER GM WORLD • Clovis, NM presents
OLD FORT DAYS NMRA RODEO
June 6-8, 2013 De Baca County Fairgrounds Fort Sumner, NM $3,000
2012 NMRA Largest Rodeo
Schedule of Events
Thursday, June 6
Events Bareback Riding Saddle Bronc Riding Bull Riding Calf Roping (with Inc.) Steer Wrestling Ladies Breakaway Ladies Barrel Racing
Fees $75 $75 $75 $100 $100 $100 $85
Added $ $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300
$300 - In Slack Only
All NMRA Team Roping Will Be Run Then
Friday, June 7 7 p.m. 8 p.m.
May enter 2x Open, 1x Incentive or vice versa • All team roping chute run Old Timers Team Roping x3 $150/team $300 - In Performance Only (Old Timers team ropers must be 40 & ages combined at least 90, or one female and one roper 50 or over.)
Ranch Saddle Bronc Riding
Central entry date Monday, June 3: RS - 505.864.9427 - 6 to 10 p.m TE - 505.864.9426 - 6 to 10 p.m. and 505.864.9427 7 to 10 p.m. TR - 505.864.7200 - 6 to 10 p.m.
Saturday, June 8
Team Roping W/#12 Inc. x3
STOCK CONTRACTOR W/A Rodeo Company Bloomfield, NM Co-sanctioned by PAFRA & CPRA
Stalls available at the Fairgrounds For stall info, please call Penny Marshall 575.799-8287 For rodeo information call Jimmie Dee Fox 575.355.2563 or 575.309.3186 For Old Fort Days information call Fort Sumner Chamber of Commerce 575.355.7705
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For entry forms please visit our website: www.sanjuancountyrodeo.com E-mail: SJCJSRA@gmail.com Entries must be postmarkedVSA 10 days prior to rodeo or a late fee of $25 will be accessed
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#12 Slide Pick or draw • $30/roper
#9 Handicap Pick or draw • $30/roper Both ropings will run at the same time with separate payoffs. IN HOUSE PROOF CRX’D
CASH ONLY For team roping info: John English 505.239.7617
NEW MEXICO RODEO SCHOOL AND BIBLE CAMP June 19, 20, 21 and 22, 2013 Belen, New Mexico at the Sheriffs Posse Arena Events: Saddle Bronc Riding • Bareback Riding, • Bull Riding Steer Riding • Calf Riding • Barrel Racing • Pole Bending • Goat Tying Calf Roping • Breakaway Roping • Team Roping Tuition: $150 per event. Ages 9 to 19 years old. Tuition to be paid 7 days prior to school on June 12, 2013. For more information or to register for the school: Richard Eubank - 1053 Lucinda - Los Lunas, NM 87031 505/865-0837 (home) • 505/440-0379 (cell) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meals and sleeping quarters provided. (Bring your Bibles, sleeping bags and pillows) We can furnish rodeo equipment if you don’t have equipment. We will have stock suited for all experience levels. Instructors are chosen for their teaching abilities as well as their character. There are no other clinics or schools in the Southwest US that have the proven history of quality and success for over 40 years. We give the Glory and thanks to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for allowing us to do what we love. Satisfaction - We Guarantee It Crossroads Rodeo Company is now bidding Rodeos and Events for 2013 and 2014. (We look forward to speaking with you). Mark 970/739-3851. Email: email@example.com. Website: www.crossroadsranchandrodeocompany.com
Crossroads Ranch and Rodeo Company and New Mexico Bible Camp present
1ST ANNUAL OPEN ROUGH STOCK MATCH June 21, 2013 - 7:30 p.m. Sheriffs Posse Arena - Belen NM Rodeo starts at 7:30 p.m. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. Events Open Bronc Riding Novice Bronc Riding Novice Bull Riding Steer Riding Calf Riding
Entry Fee $100 $65 $65 $45 $45
Added $1,000 $250 $500
Entries are limited
Admission $5 per person plus one non-perishable canned good per person. All food collected will go to a local food bank.
The Gospel of Jesus Christ will be preached during this event. For More information Mark Sanchez 970/739-3851 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.crossroadsranchandrodeocompany.com
89th Annual July 4th Celebration
WILD WEST DAYS RODEO Exit 81 Highway 53 South, Grants, NM • www.grantsrodeo.com
Wild West Days Rodeo presents Joey Dumas, Professional Rodeo Clown and Barrel Man from Queen City, Texas
TEAM ROPING Stalls & Showers Available
Wednesday, July 3 - 7 p.m. & Saturday, July 6 - 7 p.m. Entries open at 6 p.m. • Rope at 7 p.m. CASH ONLY! #12 Slide Pick or Draw • $30/roper • Enter up #9 Handicap Pick or Draw • $30/roper • Capped at a #5 • Enter up BOTH ROPINGS WILL RUN AT SAME TIME Contact John English for more information 505.239.7617
NATIONAL SENIOR PRO RODEO Thursday, July 4 - 12 noon • Thursday, July 4 - 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 5 - 7:30 p.m. Entries open June 26. Central Entry for all members: 509.557.3552 (Entries and call backs) Entries: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Arizona time • For more information www.seniorrodeo.com
OPEN RODEOS Thursday, July 4 - 12 noon • Thursday, July 4 - 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 5 - 7:30 p.m. Open rodeos will be held in conjunction with the National Senior Pro Rodeo Buckles will be given in the Rough Stock Average Saddle Bronc, Bareback, Bull Riding, Men’s Breakaway, Ladies Breakaway, Tie Down, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping (enter once) and Ribbon Roping entry fees - $87. 4D Barrel Race entry fee - $60. Limited entries will be taken for performances and slack. Entries open June 27, 2013 from 7 to 9 p.m. nightly until full. Entries must be paid 2 hours prior to performance. Entry phone/information 505.634.1484
Livestock supplied by Cross Roads Ranch Rodeo Co. and Rafter 5 Cattle Co.
OPEN 4D BARREL RACE
18 & UNDER JR. RODEO
Saturday, July 6 - 11 a.m. 4 Saddles for the Open Awards for the Youth & Senior Open - $55 • Youth - $35 • Senior $35 CASH ONLY! PRE-ENTRY MUST BE POSTMARKED BY JUNE 28, 2013. No entries after race starts Information: 505.285.6311 or 505.285.5772 For pre entry forms go to www.grantsrodeo.com or www.nmnbha.com
Sunday, July 7 - 8 a.m. Rough Stock at 8 a.m., Timed Events to Follow All Around Saddles for Boy/Girl in Each Age Group! PRE-ENTRY MUST BE POSTMARKED BY JUNE 22, 2013. Late entries will be taken at rodeo grounds from 6 to 8 a.m., July 7, 2013, with a $25 late fee. CASH ONLY DAY OF RODEO For pre entry forms go to www.grantsrodeo.com For more information call 505.634.1484
5 & UNDER WORLD CHAMPION DUMMY ROPING Sunday, July 7 - 2 p.m. Books close at 1 p.m. • $5 Entry fee • 100% Payout • Drawing for Half Breed Dummy Sponsored by Ty Trujillo Grants Rodeo Association is a big supporter of the “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” program. Proceeds from this program will be used to provide mammograms at Cibola General Hospital. Please show your support and wear PINK!
Taylor, Arizona • July4thRodeo.com LADIES BARREL RACING FIRST PERFORMANCE - Unlimited Enter at Taylor Arena Announcer's stand 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Run at 10:00 a.m. Junior Division - 12-yrs-old & under - $25 entry fee Senior Division - 13-yrs-old & above - $40 entry fee Incentive 7/10 handicap Top 12 racers from Senior Division, 1st performance, have option to run in rodeo without Incentive. Entry fee $50. Enter immediately after 1st performance at announcer's stand. BUCKLES TO WINNERS OF JUNIOR AND SENIOR DIVISION
Entry fee $50 - Unlimited
Limited to first 10 riders paying $50 entry fee
SADDLE BRONC Limited to first 10 riders paying $50 entry fee
Limited to first 14 riders paying $50 entry fee
Entry fee $200/team Enter 3 times, horned cattle
$1,000 Added Money Per Event
H STOCK CONTRACTOR - D & H CATTLE H BULLS - CODY HANCOCK & DANE LIVINGSTON H HORSES - CO RODEO H BUCKLES FOR ALL EVENT WINNERS BY JR. BEGAY H All participants will be allowed to enter the rodeo grounds free of charge with evidence of entry fee paid receipt.
ENTRY FEES MUST BE PAID AT TIME OF ENTRY ROUGH STOCK ENTRIES CALL IN - June 4, 2013 • 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. • 800.774.0447 TIMED EVENT ENTRIES - at McClarans Auto July 6, 2013 • 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and at announcer's stand 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
FRIDAY, JULY 5, 2013 Cowboy Poetry and Country Music • 7 P.M. at Rodeo Park
SATURDAY, JULY 6, 2013 5:00 a.m. 6:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 12:00 noon
FIRING OF THE ANVIL - serenade by Jennings Band FUN RUN - 10K & 2 MILE PATRIOTIC PROGRAM - STAKE CENTER BAR-B-QUE
5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
BAR-B-QUE RODEO - $10 Adults, $5 Ages 6-12, $30 Family Ticket FIREWORKS Until Midnight - DANCE on the Pavillion
DURANGO FIESTA DAYS
78 Years of Tradition, Fun and Rodeo!
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Upcoming Event Dates
Saturday 1 p.m. & Sunday 1 p.m. Boot Scramble & Calf Scramble Every Performance Mutton Bustin' (limit 12)
Events for the whole family!
July 25 - July 28, 2013 Largest rodeo in the Four Corners! GCPRA Sanctioned Central Entries: Monday, July 15 and Tuesday July 16, 2013 Rough Stock: 623.455.8339, 5 - 6 p.m. Timed Events: 623.455.8339, 6 - 10 p.m. Barrel Racers & Buddies: 623.486.2832, 6 - 10 p.m. Team Roping & Buddies: 623.455.8385, 6 - 10 p.m. Day sheets for rodeo posted at gcpra.net Local Entries: Friday, July 12, 2013 3 - 6 p.m. 970.317.0780, 3 - 6 p.m. Check website: www.gcpra.net Stock Contractor: Bucking H
All Team Roping Thursday, July 25 9:00 a.m. Open - Enter twice #12 Incentive - Enter twice Mixed - Enter twice
GCPRA Events Jr. Barrels - 12 & under, 13-18 Mixed Team Roping Locals Only Team Roping
July 12 Local entry - 3 to 6 p.m. at Extension Building on Fairgrounds or call 970.317.0780 (3 to 6 p.m) July 15-16 Central entry July 20 2013 Queen Contest, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. July 23 10 a.m. - 4th Annual Snow Top Exceptional Rodeo & Petting Zoo July 24 4-D Barrel Race Enter at 4 p.m., Time Onlys at 4:30 p.m., Jr. Barrels, Open Barrels July 25 9 A.M. - ALL TEAM ROPING 5:30 p.m. to Midnight - Bar-b-que, Pie Auction and Street Dance July 26 9 a.m. - Slack. 7 p.m. - Rodeo !st Performance July 27 10 a.m. - Parade 1 p.m. - Rodeo Military Appreciation 2nd Performance 6:30 p.m. - Queen Coronation 7 p.m. - Rodeo Tough Enough To Wear Pink 3rd Performance July 28 9 a.m. - Cowboy Church 10 a.m. Pancake Breakfast 1 p.m. Rodeo 4th Performance, Rough Stock Challenge to follow
MOUNTED RANGER - ROYALTY PANCAKE BREAKFAST QUEEN CLINIC
June 16, 2013 For information contact Kristy Stahl 970.749.3962
Visit us online at www.durangofiestadays.com or email us at email@example.com for more information or to reserve your tickets. “Will Call” at the main gate.
BUFFALO ARENA 664 High Llama Lane 6 Miles East of downtown Durango
SATURDAYS ALL SUMMER G WEATHER PERMITTING G BEGINNING APRIL 13, 2013 Summer Roping Camp G RV Spots G Covered Pens G Practice Cattle G Arena Access Miles of Trails - BLM Access
Summer Buckle Series #10 Handicapped Pick/Draw Pick 1, draw 2 or draw all 3 for $75/roper Enter 2x • Capped at #5+ Entries close at 10:45 a.m.
Jr./Sr. Roping 100% Payback • $10/run • Enter 3x Jrs. pick partners • Adults rope for no $ Jrs. capped at #3 • 15 years and under
#11 with #9 Incentive Pick 1, draw 2 or draw all 3 for $75/roper Enter 2x • Capped at #6+ Entries for this ropings will not close before 1:00 p.m.
BUCKLE SERIES WILL RUN EACH MONTH JUNE, JULY AND AUGUST. BUCKLES TO HIGH POINT #5 AND OVER HEADER, #5 AND OVER HEELER, #4 AND UNDER HEADER AND #4 AND UNDER HEELER AT THE END OF EACH MONTH. All ropings are 3 steer, progressive. Management has the right to adjust numbers or to refuse entry. 1/3 stock charge. Maximum of 4 seconds off in Handicap. We use Roper's Assistant Software. Enter cash, pay cash. Free runs can be purchased, if not, 1/2 the $ and no points towards buckle.
We Will Also Be Having a 6 Week Summer Buckle Series For The Youth
ROPING PRACTICE Monday and Thursdays 6:00 p.m. $20 - 1st horse $10 - 2nd horse
High Llama Lane
WalMart One Mile Hwy. 550 to Farmington
For more information call Calvin 970.749.8187 For directions call Kim 970.759.9661
Hwy. 160 E to Bayfield
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the incentive saddle. The year-end Senior winners were Geneva Tsouhlarkis, Kathy Price, Tami Jaramillo and Shirley Pelot. Trennary Turner was named Rookie of the Year and we recognized the many helpers throughout the year that makes our district a great place to be. Saturday night’s $2,500 added 4D race saw 121 open, 35 youth and 23 senior entries. Haley Wolfe won the 1D with a 16.9 (the fastest time run during the weekend) and Haley Hensley, Cierra LeFebre and Noreen Canada winning the other open divisions and also took home more prizes. On Sunday we had 126 open, 39 youth and 22 senior entries come and run for another $2,500 added money. Cami Reed ran the fastest time with a 17.0 on her 24-year-old horse Sam. Other open winners were Stormi Pittman, Alecia Sandoval and Terri Taylor. By the time the last barrel was turned on Sunday all the volunteers helped pack up in record time and by 3:00 pm almost everyone was on their way home. We want to thank everyone who pitched in to make this a great weekend. Our members are great at volunteering to help things run smoothly, knowing that 100% of our profits go back to our members in added money and prizes. We are truly a group with more commonalities than differences and we are lucky to be barrel racing in San Juan County! Complete results can be found at nmnbha.com.
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NBHA NM-1 2013 Finals Spring Weekend!
Warm weather and hot runs set the stage for the NBMHA NM1 District Finals and finished one for the history books over the course of March 15-17, 2013 in Farmington, New Mexico. A record amount of $16,100 added money combined with 10 saddles, buckles and tons of prizes made the weekend seem like Christmas for all the winners. Friday night was filled with fun and laughter with a pole bending jackpot, our first ever Wild 5 Barrel Race and our popular dog races. Arena Director Lance Taylor kept the pace steady Saturday morning with 86 members in the $9,113 added money Finals open, 31 youth and 20 seniors with Jeannie Roberts running the fastest time. Other Finals buckle winners were Becca Kenner, Trennary Turner and Linda Calkins. Youth winners were Cami Reed, Bri Suckla, Shaylee Pacheco and Delaney Gonzales. Senior winners were Jeannie Roberts, Cindy Haga, Kathy Price and Julie Pluemer. Team 8 each walked away with $113 and a beautiful necklace regardless of their time. This is a fun tradition that gets everyone rooting for each other. Year-end open winners got beautiful saddles. A huge thanks goes to Energen Resources and David and Leanne Wolfe who sponsored saddles. Winners got to choose from seven different prize sets, which included all kinds of tack and luggage. Cindy Haga won the Senior saddle by making the closest estimate to her time. Taking home open saddles were Haley Wolfe, Cindy Haga, Shaylee Pacheco and Esther Tom in the open and year-end youth winners were Haley Wolfe, Bri Suckla, Shaylee Pacheco and Cheyenne Pioche. Jeannie Roberts won
NBHA – NM1, 1D Winners
NBHA – NM1, 2D Winners
NBHA – NM1, 3D Winners
NBHA NM-1 Upcoming Races May 5, 2013 McGee Park, Farmington, NM May 19, 2013 McGee Park, Farmington, NM May 26- 27, 2013 start at 5 p.m. on Sunday Saddle given to target winner McGee Park, Farmington, NM
NM 1 Leadership Team - Haley and Leanne Wolfe, Cookie Pickens, Chrtisine Lewis and Kathy Price
NBHA – NM1, Open 4D Winners
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2013 WPRA World Pro Rodeo Standings Courtesy of WPRA
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MAY 13 MONTH-MAY 13
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NEW MEXICO NBHA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS ESTIMAT ED $3,500 ADDED
SCHEDULE Friday, August 9 Limited Exhibitions* 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Statewide Warm-up Race 6 p.m.
** Co-sanctioned by NM NBHA Districts Saturday, August 10 Limited Exhibitions* 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. 1st Go State Championships 1 p.m.
RULES • Qualification: 3 sanctioned district races by 8/1/13 & current member as of 8/1/13. • No Refunds, No Buy-ins. • Late entries taken until first horse runs in each performance. • All other NBHA rules apply. See offical rules. Dress code enforced. • ** Estimated added money. Exhibition tickets sold on-site by time-slot!
Jackpot Pole Bending Following 1st Go - $20 Sunday, August 11 Pee Wee Race - No Entry Fee Will be run right before Open 2nd Go State Championships 9 a.m.
Mail entries to: New Mexico NBHA c/o Francie LeBow 244D Frost Road Edgewood, NM 87015
** Awards Presentation 3 p.m.
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1. Fallon Taylor, Whitesboro, TX, $37,624; 2. Mary Walker, Ennis, TX, $33,983; 3. Jane Melby, Burneyville, OK, $31,498; 4. Lisa Lockhart, Oelrichs, SD, $27,124; 5. Carlee Pierce, Stephenville, TX, $25,830; 6. Natalie Foutch, Eldora, IA, $25,630; 7. Taylor Jacob, Carmine, TX, $25,522; 8. Shada Brazile, Decatur, TX, $23,831; 9. Sherry Cervi, Marana, AZ, $22,908; 10. Sabrina Ketcham, Yeso, NM, $22,087; 11. Sydni Blanchard, Albuquerque, NM, $21,118; 12. Annesa Self, Sanger, TX, $19,414; 13. Brittany Pozzi, Victoria, TX, $19,249; 14. Kendra Dickson, Aubrey, TX, $16,012; 15. Kenna Squires, Fredonia, TX, $14,241; 16. Benette Barrington-Little, Ardmore, OK, $13,602; 17. Cindy Smith, Hobbs, NM, $13,565; 18. Lindsay Sears, Nanton, AB, $13,233; 19.BYLee Ann Rust, Stephenville, TX, $12,634; BUILT VSA IN HOUSE PROOF 20. Brenda Mays, Terrebonne, OR, $12,615; 21. Jenna Marie Moore , Johnson City, TX, $11,412; 22. Kimberly Couch, Rattan, OK, $11,075; 23. Tiany Schuster, Karnack, TX, $10,671; 24. Britany Fleck, Solen, ND, $10,497; 25. Sammi Bessert, Loma, CO, $10,407
NBHA Open Barrel Race Grants Rodeo Arena • Grants, NM Saturday, July 6 at 11:00 a.m. 4 Saddles - Open 4D 4 Awards - Youth 4D 4 Awards - Seniors 4D Entry Fees: Open $55 • Youth $35 Seniors $35 (carry over) • Exhibition $4 pay on-site Pre-entry forms available at www.nmnbha.com or www.grantsrodeo.com Pre-entry must be postmarked by June 28 Late entry with late fee Saturday at 8:00-9:00 a.m. No entries will be taken after race starts. Information: 505/285-6311 or 505/285-5772 This is a “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” event.
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Q Quemado Heritage Arena . . . . . . . . 65
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