Bo knows the Junior World Finals

The name isn’t the only thing different about this year’s Junior World Finals in Las Vegas. Previously known as the Junior NFR, the Junior World Finals promises to be bigger and better in a number of ways when the event kicks off Dec. 5 at the Wrangler Rodeo Arena in the South Halls of the […]

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Learning from the best

Saddle bronc and bareback contestants at this year’s Junior National Finals Rodeo don’t have to look far to find rodeo mentors. Not only are their parents in Las Vegas to offer support and advice, but they’ve got a handful of former National Finals Rodeo qualifiers in the Wrangler Rodeo Arena to do the same. Five-time […]

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An international flavor

Now in its third year, the Junior National Finals Rodeo continues to grow, with more than 700 entrants competing this year. Not surprisingly, the event has an international flavor this year. Once again, there’s a strong contingent of bronc riders from Canada, and Mexico is also represented. But perhaps the biggest addition has come from […]

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No stranger to the Junior NFR

Jadon Hayes is no stranger to the Junior National Finals Rodeo. Hayes is competing in the Junior NFR in Las Vegas for the fourth consecutive year, but the 14-year-old freshman from Cisco, Texas, added to his workload this year. In addition to competing in senior saddle bronc riding and senior bareback bronc riding, Hayes will […]

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A learning experience for Ote Berry.

Last year was a learning experience for Ote Berry. The former world champion steer wrestler and ProRodeo Hall of Fame member has experienced about all there is to experience in the rodeo arena. Last year, however, Berry got to see things from a different perspective. As the event programmer for the steer wrestling competition at […]

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