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Hawley, Minn. ProRodeo June 11-12, 2021

By KMG | April 15, 2021

The small town of Hawley, Minnesota rolls out the western hospitality June 11-12, 2021. Located off Hwy 10 and a short drive from I94 and the Fargo area.  The hillside rodeo arena is picturesque, nestled among the northern pines and along the Buffalo River.  Local Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and FFA members will welcome you…

Free children tickets to opening night of Buffalo, Minn. June 24

By KMG | April 12, 2021

Trick Roping, Gun Spinning and Whip Cracking is coming to the Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo, June 24-26, 2021 Advance Tickets on sale now, buffalorodeo.com  Thursday June 24 all children get free admission to the rodeo April 11, 2021 (Buffalo, MN) –   The 66th Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo is June 24-26, 2021.  Minnesota’s oldest prorodeo is sanctioned…

Kites on Ice, Buffalo MN

By KMG | February 16, 2021

Greg McDonald, executive director rodeo said, “We are grateful the Buffalo Chamber promotes our community year round. As the rodeo committee this is our way of giving back, to one of their signature events.  Even when it’s -13 degrees out we can bring awareness to the sport of ProRodeo and remind attendees our rodeo will…

Iowa Farm Boy wins Steer Wrestling World Championship – Round 10, WNFR

By KMG | December 13, 2020

Steer Wrestler Jason Edler from Iowa won the 2020 World Championship and Average title in Arlington, Texas.  In his debut Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR) he entered the finals in ninth position. The top 15 contestants in the world standings qualify.   The WNFR rookie, from State Center, finished the 2019 season in 23rd position.…

Cooper knocks it out of the park, in the 9th inning – Round 9 WNFR

By KMG | December 11, 2020

Tuf Cooper from Decatur, Texas tied his calf in 6.9 seconds to win Round 9.  Is there a significance with Round 9?  Maybe….he’s wearing back number 9 for the 2020 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR).  The four-time world champion added $26, 230.77 to his WNFR earnings tonight taking it to $67,961.54. Barrel Racer Hailey Kinsel…

Bar T Rodeo’s Angel’s Landing strikes Gold – Throwback Thursday to Round 3 WNFR

By KMG | December 10, 2020

Fritzlan cashes in during bull riding win Bull rider Colten Fritzlan is making his Wrangler NFR debut in 2020. The 20-year-old will never forget Round 3. The Rifle, Colo., cowboy captured his first victory with an 89-point ride on Bar T Rodeo’s Angel’s Landing. More importantly, he earned $45,058 including ground money and moved up…

Utah’s Bar T Rodeo Company at the NFR since 1959 – Round 6 WNFR

By KMG | December 8, 2020

The very first National Finals Rodeo (NFR) was held in Texas, 1959.  The Bar T Rodeo Company was there, and seven decades later they continue to be selected.  They are among an elite class of stock contractors like Iowa based Barnes PRCA Rodeo Company and Colorado’s Harry Vold Company.   Today the Bar T Rodeo Company…

Kinsel sets arena record, 16.92 seconds – Round 5 WNFR

By KMG | December 7, 2020

Three of five rounds for barrel racing are won by Hailey Kinsel from Cotulla, Texas. She is halfway through her 2020 WNFR, earning $109,423.08 to date.  During Round 5 she broke the 17-second mark clocking a 16.92 run.  Kinsel leads the Top Gun standings ahead of other contestants.  The RAM Top Gun Award goes to…

Iowa bull, bucks off Idaho cowboy – Round 4 WNFR

By KMG | December 6, 2020

Iowa based stock contractor Barnes PRCA Rodeo’s bull #211 Pot Licker was no match for Roscoe Jarboe from Idaho.  Two jumps and Jarboe bailed off to the right.  Stock Contractor Marty Barnes said, “The Charolais and Brahma crossbred bull usually does two jumps then turns back.”  A ProRodeo history nugget is Barnes PRCA Rodeo had…

Wright Brothers load the bases at Texas Ranger stadium – Round 3 WNFR

By KMG | December 5, 2020

Saddle Bronc Riding and Bull Riding is All Wright.  The winners for the first two rounds of saddle bronc riding and bull riding are all from the Wright family.  Three brothers Rusty, Ryder, and Stetson have found gold in Texas.  Stetson Wright won the first two rounds in bull riding, while also competing in saddle…