Back to Back Saddle Bronc round wins for Iowa

Las Vegas, Nevada. – Iowa cowboys took victory laps the first weekend in December on Saturday and Sunday in the Saddle Bronc Riding.  NFR Rookie Tegan Smith from Winterset and 2018 World Champion Wade Sundell from Boxholm claimed go-round wins on the first weekend of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR).  The WNFR ran from…

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Downtown Las Vegas Events Center throws ultimate viewing party, WNFR

By: Gretchen Kirchmann The Downtown Las Vegas Event Center transforms into an ultimate viewing party during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR).  The outdoor venue located across the street from The D Las Vegas (S. 3rd Street and E. Carson Avenue) is on the edge of Fremont Street.  The venue organizers including Truman Talley, added…

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Jess Pope repeats with WNFR Bareback Average Title

By Gretchen Kirchmann Las Vegas, Nevada was a gold mine for Jess Pope in 2021.  He hit a jackpot by winning $230, 475; his second straight Wrangler National Finals Bareback Riding average title.  Pope, can be dubbed Mr. Consistent over the 10-day run with the most points on 10-head of horses.  The field of 15…

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Great Lakes Circuit sends seven to the 2021 WNFR

By:  Gretchen Kirchmann The Great Lakes Circuit is being represented by seven cowboys including three bareback riders, two saddle bronc riders and a pair of team ropers. Leading the pack is 2018 World Champion Saddle Bronc Rider Wade Sundell with his ninth qualification, and nearly two million dollars in career earnings. Wade enters the Wrangler…

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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…

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Bull Jumping coming to the Buffalo ProRodeo in Minn. June 23-25, 2022

The Bull Jumping Pro is coming to Buffalo, Minn.  June 23-25, 2022 during the ProRodeo. Emmanuel “Manu” Lataste from France is a skillful bull jumper who performs all over the world.  “He will do several acrobatic flips over a MEXICAN FIGHTING BULL without any contact with the Bull and without help but the strength of…

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ProRodeo Clown – Allan Dessel

In his own words: My name is Allan Dessel.  I grew up in rural Cherokee County in Iowa.  My family and I live six miles from the Barnes PRCA Rodeo ranch, so I have known the Barnes family my whole life.  I started helping the Barnes family at their rough stock schools when I was about…

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Free Pony Rides, Free Kids Tickets, Free Petting Zoo

Thursday June 24 all children get free admission to the rodeo June 15, 2021 (Buffalo, MN) –   Next week the Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo is coming to town Thurs. June 24, Fri. June 25 and Sat. June 26.  All three rodeo performances begin at 7 p.m. Each night free pony rides will be offered to…

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