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2016 Cowboy Capital of the World Pro Rodeo

Gettin’ a little TWISTED in 2016

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The Cowboy Capital of the World Pro Rodeo presented by Twisted J has come and gone for 2016. Four days of PRCA Rodeo action filled Lone Star Arena and the excitement is just now settling to a buzz. However, the great thing about Stephenville is we rodeo 365 days a year!

Over 600 top tier cowboys and cowgirls from all across the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand laid it all on the line for prize money, buckles, spurs, and trophy rifles at the this years 47th annual event. Pete Carr Pro Rodeo once again produced an award winning rodeo production that featured world class animal athletes. The 2016 total payout was over $140,000 which shattered the record from the previous year. Generous and supportive rodeo sponsors along with the greatest rodeo fans in the world make a stellar environment for pro rodeo that can only be created in the Cowboy Capital. Thank you for being apart of the PRCA’s Top 5 Best Rodeos in all of North America in 2016.

Stephenville, Texas, Sept. 23-25

All-around cowboy: Landon McClaugherty, $1,184, tie-down roping, team roping and steer roping.

Bareback riding: 1. Casey Colletti, 89 points on Pete Carr Pro Rodeo’s Dirty Jacket, $2,487; 2. Richmond Champion, 84.5, $1,907; 3. Winn Ratliff, 84, $1,409; 4. Shane O’Connell, 82.5, $912; 5. Bill Tutor, 82, $580; 6. (tie) Mason Clements and Jessy Davis, 78, $373 each; 8. Chad Rutherford, 76.5, $249.

Steer wrestling: 1. Baylor Roche, 3.5 seconds, $2,854; 2. Ty Erickson, 3.6, $2,482; 3. Jason Thomas, 3.7, $2,109; 4. Dirk Tavenner, 3.8, $1,737; 5. (tie) Josh Peek and Trevor Knowles, 3.9, $1,179 each; 7. John Franzen, 4.0, $620; 8. Clayton Moore, 4.1, $248.

Team roping: 1. (tie) Chase Wiley/Ace Pearce, Ty Blasingame/Cole Davison and Brandon Webb/Mickey Gomez, 4.4 seconds, $3,596 each; 4. Rowdy Rieken/Wesley Johnson, 4.6, $2,750; 5. (tie) Jake Cooper/Tyler McKnight, Coleman Proctor/Billie Jack Saebens and Logan Olson/Walt Woodard, 4.7, $1,904 each; 8. (tie) Anthony Lucia/Wesley Moss, Caleb Smidt/B.J. Dugger and Cale Markham/Austin Rogers, 4.8, $635 each.

Saddle bronc riding: 1. CoBurn Bradshaw, 85.5 points on Pete Carr Pro Rodeo’s Dueces Wild, $2,577; 2. (tie) Jesse James Kirby and Audy Reed, 84, $1,718 each; 4. (tie) Kobyn Williams and Jacobs Crawley, 83, $773 each; 6. Cody Anthony, 82.5, $430; 7. (tie) Zeke Thurston and Cody Wright, 82, $301 each.

Tie-down roping: 1. Tyson Durfey, 7.3 seconds, $2,500; 2. Michael Otero, 7.5, $2,237; 3. (tie) Westyn Hughes, Marcos Costa and Ike Fontenot, 7.6, $1,711 each; 6. Landon McClaugherty, 7.7, $1,184; 7. Shane Hanchey, 7.9, $921; 8. Robert Mathis, 8.0, $658; 9. (tie) Bryson Sechrist and Reese Riemer, 8.1, $263 each.

Barrel racing: 1. Stevi Hillman, 14.99 seconds, $3,662; 2. Kelly Bruner, 15.04, $2,930; 3. Pamela Capper, 15.10, $2,380; 4. Jackie Ganter, 15.16, $1,831; 5. Jill Wilson, 15.22, $1,465; 6. Jane Melby, 15.25, $1,099; 7. Mary Burger, 15.29, $916; 8. Paige Willis, 15.31, $824; 9. (tie) Shelley Morgan and Wendy Suhn, 15.33, $687 each; 11. Sarah Rose McDonald, 15.37, $549; 12. Martha Wright, 15.38, $458; 13. Kyra Stierwalt, 15.40, $366; 14. Amber Leigh Moore, 15.42, $275; 15. Ari-Anna Flynn, 15.47, $183.

Steer roping: First round: 1. J.P. Wickett, 9.5 seconds, $1,663; 2. Chet Herren, 9.8, $1,376; 3. Rocky Patterson, 9.9, $1,089; 4. (tie) Marty Jones and Tony Reina, 10.3, $659 each; 6. Chris Glover, 10.5, $287. Second round: 1. Corey Ross, 10.0 seconds, $1,663; 2. Scott Snedecor, 10.1, $1,376; 3. Guy Allen, 10.4, $1,089; 4. JoJo LeMond, 10.8, $803; 5. (tie) Cody Lee and Tony Reina, 11.0, $401 each. Third round: 1. Ryan Willberg, 9.8 seconds, $1,663; 2. (tie) Vin Fisher Jr. and Jim Locke, 10.6, $1,233 each; 4. (tie) Mark Milner and Neal Wood, 10.8, $659 each; 6. JB Whatley, 10.9, $287. Average: 1. JB Whatley, 33.1 seconds on three head, $2,494; 2. J.P. Wickett, 33.8, $2,064; 3. Rocky Patterson, 34.3, $1,634; 4. Chet Herren, 36.1, $1,204; 5. Randy Williams, 36.2, $774; 6. (tie) Chris Glover and Marty Jones, 37.2, $215 each.

Bull riding: 1. Trevor Reiste, 87 points on Pete Carr Pro Rodeo’s Porkey, $2,933; 2. Garrett Smith, 84, $2,248; 3. Colten Jesse, 83.5, $1,662; 4. Joe Frost, 83, $1,075; 5. Toby Collins, 80, $684; 6. Ardie Maier, 79, $489; 7. Trevor Kastner, 78, $391; no other qualified rides.

Total payoff: $142,540. Stock contractor: Pete Carr Pro Rodeo. Sub-contractors: Pickett Rodeo and Pete Carr’s Classic Pro Rodeo. Rodeo secretary: Delia Walls. Officials: Carl Burkholder, Buddy Reynolds and Butch Kirby. Timers: Sandy Gwatney and Sandy Garland. Announcer: Justin McKee. Specialty act: Cody Sosebee. Bullfighters: Clay Heger and Brandon Loden. Clown/barrelman: Cody Sosebee. Flankmen: Dusty Duba and Pete Carr. Chute boss: John Gwatney. Pickup men: Josh Edwards and Jeremy Willis. Music director: Benje Bendele.

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