Buffalo Rodeo Champions qualify for GLCF

Nov. 2, 2021 (Omaha, Neb.) -   Eighteen contestants winning prize money at the 66th Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo are heading to Louisville, Kentucky to compete Nov. 11 thru 13.

Prize money won is the single determining factor for the circuit rankings. The top 12 qualify in each event; the year-end and circuit average winners then qualify for the RAM National Circuit Finals. A brand-new truck is awarded to each event champion at the RAM National Circuit Finals along with prize money.

Buffalo contestants qualifying for the Great Lakes Circuit Finals include:


Jess Pope 2nd place Waverly KS 83 points on #414 Smart Guy, Championship Pro Rodeo

Nick Pelke 3rd place Mondovi WI 81.5 on #840 Dark Alley, Championship Rodeo

Kyle Bloomquist 4th place Raymond MN 80 #71 Hillbilly Rock Championship

Job Dunlavey 5th Loraine IL 78 points on #840 Dak Alley Championship

Briar Dittmer 6th Runnells IA 77.5 on #5912 Pass The Hat, Championship


Cody Huber Albia IA, 3rd  

Blake Ash Aurora MO 6th


Adam Rose Willard MO and JW Beck Moville IA, Champions

Ryan Von Ahn, Palmyra MO and Payden Emmett Ponca AR 2nd

Chance Oftedahl Pemberton MN and JW Nelson Alta IA 3rd


Weston Pierschbacher Kellerton IA Champion 85 on #71 Hillbilly Rock Championship Pro Rodeo

Ty Pope, Marshall MO 4th 80.5 274 Secret Agent Championship

Chance Masters Leon IA 5/6


Wade Steffen Champion Richmond IL

2nd Kyle Whitaker, Chambers NE

3rd Noah Lassa Merrill WI

4th Justin Zwiefel, Burt IA


Blaine Beaty, Frazee MN Champion 86 on Barnes #44 Boogie Monster

2nd Jimy Marten Donahue IA, 83 on Barnes J3Danny Boy

3rd Trevor Reiste Linden IA, 80 on New Star Pro Rodeo’s 323


For more information www.buffalorodeo.com

About Buffalo Rodeo Association:  Produces the Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo since 1955. Minnesota's oldest ProRodeo June 23-25, 2022. We invite you to watch top-notch bucking horses and bulls, dine, shop and enjoy the beer garden during the rodeo. The permanent bucking chutes on our historical grounds located just off Hwy 55 near the Twin Cities are classic.

The rodeo committee is comprised of community members, volunteers and is a non-profit that gives back to the community in multiple ways through educational scholarships and contributing to civic groups and clubs.  The local Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts work the concession stands