It’s the Cowboy Way

Now in her sixth year as the producer of the bareback and saddle bronc competition at the Junior World Finals, Lacie DeMers has had to deal with a lot of changes. Last year’s event was even moved from Las Vegas to Arlington, Texas, because of the coronavirus pandemic. Even with this year’s JWF returning in […]

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An early Christmas

The roughstock portion of the 2017 Junior National Finals Rodeo presented by YETI came to an exciting close Monday at the Wrangler Rodeo Arena. Avery Mullins from Phoenix got things started by winning the Maverick Division (ages 10-11) of the bull riding and Hadley Miller from Boyd, Texas, finished the day off with an 86-point […]

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Filling the chutes of the future

The future of rodeo is on display at this week’s Junior National Finals Rodeo presented by YETI. The event brings together almost 600 cowboys and cowgirls from 34 states, as well as from Canada, Mexico and Australia. And while rodeo’s present is currently on display at the Thomas & Mack Center, it’s also noticeable at […]

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Keeping the kids safe

Jhett Johnson, the 2011 world champion heeler, got a first-hand look at the Junior National Finals Rodeo last year as sons Kellan and Carson both competed in the team roping competition. Hillsdale, Wyoming, saddle bronc rider Brody Cress, who enters his first Wrangler National Finals Rodeo this week sixth in the world standings, is looking […]

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