Sunday April 28, 2013
April holds the designation of hosting the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo, and the 2013 event was one for the record books. Top competitors such as Casey Colletti and Luke Branquinho showed their stuff, bringing home thousands in cash and prizes. Team roping was one of the most popular events at this year's rodeo, with dozens of teams vying for the top spot. Shane Erickson and Jade Corkill took home the top prize, earning just under $14,000 in a single event. The bull riding capped off the festivities, and up and comer John Young bested the field for almost $18,000 toward his National Finals Rodeo run. If you missed this year's event, be fore to check out the RCNFR's webpage for next year's event dates.
Wednesday April 24, 2013
Warmer weather for cowboys and cowgirls means it's time to kick their rodeo game into high gear. As the days get longer and the horses shed their wooly winter coat, more and more rodeos pop up at arenas around the country. Warm weather and clear skies bring our the fans in Mississippi, Texas, and California, with die-hard competitors hitting up as many rodeos as possible on the road to the National Finals. Even those chilly northern rodeos are seeing capacity crowds, with cowboys filling the arenas and spectators jamming the stands. More rodeos means more money, and every penny is a step closer to the dream of earning a gold buckle.
Saturday March 30, 2013
From sunrise to sunset, cowboys and cowgirls in all corners of the country are working hard to make it to the National Finals Rodeo. A mere 15 competitors quality in each event, leaving thousands of competitors sitting on the sidelines. Hitting as many rodeos as possible and performing at the top of your game is necessary to make it to the big show, and this includes everything from huge rodeos such as Rodeo Austin to small rodeos throughout Arizona, Florida and Texas make a big difference. Show some love for your favorite competitor and attend a local rodeo in your area.
Monday March 25, 2013
Rodeo season revs into high gear as winter gives way to spring, and rodeo competitors and enthusiasts from across the United States fill the stands. Southern states often get a jump on their northern counterparts due to their mild weather, and rodeos are plentiful in Texas, Georgia and Florida throughout the first weeks of spring. Rain or snow, sleet or shine, die-hard competitors give it their all to wow the fans and win the big paychecks. Is a springtime rodeo on your agenda? Check our comprehensive rodeo schedule and find one near you!