Tag: rodeo

Fullers win first-ever #12 High Desert Showdown

RENO, Nev. (June 21, 2017) – An uncle-nephew team took top honors – and $50,400 – home to the Northwest in the first-ever #12 High Desert Showdown in Reno, Nev. The new addition to Wrangler BFI Week could well become…

Ropers raise 26K for wounded soldiers

BFI PHOTO BY OLIE’S IMAGES BFI raises $26,000 for Warriors And Rodeo RENO, Nev., June 20, 2017) – Every year in the middle of June, recreational and professional team ropers and fans flock to The Biggest Little City in the…

Management Changes at Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

MANAGEMENT CHANGEs AT HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO™   The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ has elected not to renew the contract of Chief Operating Officer Dan Cheney. Combined with recent hires and a restructuring of the organization, including the…

HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO™ CELEBRATES RECORD-BREAKING ATTENDANCE OF MORE THAN 2.6 MILLION FANS AT THE 2017 SHOW

MARCH 27, 2017 — HOUSTON — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — The world’s largest celebration of agriculture, education, entertainment and Western heritage drew a record-breaking 2,611,176 visitors in total attendance to the 85th annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, March 7…

ATHLETES PLAY THEIR HAND IN THE RODEOHOUSTON® SUPER SERIES WILD CARD ROUND FOR A SHOT AT $50,000

MARCH 24, 2017 — HOUSTON — After surviving the RODEOHOUSTON Super Series Wild Card, the final 16 contestants advance to the Championship, Saturday, March 25. TIE-DOWN ROPING Hunter Herrin of Apache, Oklahoma, won the Wild Card Tie-Down Roping event to…

SEMIFINAL WINNERS EARN ONE-WAY TICKETS TO THE RODEOHOUSTON® SUPER SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP

MARCH 23, 2016 — HOUSTON — RODEOHOUSTON Semifinal 2 contestants advance to the Super Series Championship set for Saturday, March 25.   TIE-DOWN ROPING Veteran tie-down roper Fred Whitfield of Hockley, Texas, took home the Semifinal 2 win. Whitfield, 49,…

SEMIFINAL CONTESTANTS SECURE SPOTS IN THE RODEOHOUSTON® SUPER SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP AND ARE ONE RIDE CLOSER TO $50,000

MARCH 23, 2016 — HOUSTON — RODEOHOUSTON Semifinal 1 contestants advance to the Super Series Championship, set for Saturday, March 25.   TIE-DOWN ROPING Tyson Durfey of Weatherford, Texas, took home the Semifinal 1 win in Tie-Down Roping. The reigning…