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Nebraska cowboys from Kearney and Norfolk win bareback riding and tie-down roping at the inaugural Tangier Shrine PRCA Rodeo over Mother’s Day Weekend

Springfield, Neb. welcomed nearly 200 contestants competing for $36,162 in prize money with Barnes PRCA Rodeo stock contractor by: Gretchen Kirchmann  Omaha, Neb. (May 22, 2024) – The popular country song Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys by Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson could be the anthem for the Mother’s Day…

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Industry professionals design ProRodeo logo for Buffalo, Minn.

Minnesota’s oldest ProRodeo celebrates 70th anniversary with a new logo Published Article Billings Gazette, Missoulian and 406sports. Omaha, Neb. (January 8, 2024) – Kirchmann Media Group (KMG) and Photography by Mary Peters created a one-of-a-kind logo for Minnesota’s oldest ProRodeo in Buffalo.  The new logo features a bucking horse designed from photographs taken by Mary…

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The Cinch Playoffs Governor’s Cup Sept. 28-30 in Sioux Falls

The Cinch Playoffs Governor’s Cup presented by Community Coffee runs Sept. 28-30 at the Denny Sanford Premier Center. Greg McDonald and Rorey Lemmel connected in the production office to discuss the event and development.  Lemmel was quick to credit the vision of Sean Decker, President of REV Entertainment. Decker also serves as the Texas Rangers…

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Westin Barnes, third generation stock contractor

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Dec. 3, 2022) –  The signature yellow bucking chutes at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas are iconic.  The Rafter B Bar brand represented in Las Vegas with the third generation Westin and Katelyn Barnes and second-generation Marty Barnes. Westin Barnes flanked his ranch raised horse, 5H2, at the Wrangler National…

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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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Bucking horse named after Hawley, Minnesota travels the country

While the winter winds howl during February in Hawley, Minn. and residents shovel snow; the bucking horse named Hawley Falls is enjoying southern temperatures.  The past five years Hawley Falls has competed near Atlanta, Georgia. Barnes PRCA Rodeo named a gelding Hawley Falls after Hawley, Minn.  Marty Barnes the stock contractor recalls naming the bucking horse. …

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Giving Back, Moving Forward – Minnesota’s Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo

Giving Back, Moving Forward on June 24-26, 2021 Thursday June 24 all children get free admission to the rodeo May 7, 2021 (Buffalo, MN) –   The Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo will continue giving back to the Buffalo community in 2021.  For over six decades civic organizations, nonprofits and youth have benefitted financially from the rodeo. …

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

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.…

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

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…

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

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…

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