Stockyards Championship Rodeo
February 4 & 5
For the second weekend in a row, some of the biggest names were on hand to compete at the Stockyards Championship Rodeo in Fort Worth’s Historic Cowtown Coliseum. Cade Swor won Friday night’s tie-down roping with an 8.17 effort, earning $407.96. The Chico cowboy is coming off one of his most successful seasons finishing fourth in the world standings and topping the $1 million mark in career earnings. Cody Craig from Wendell, ID., won Saturday night with a 9.51, paying him $512.86.
Ezzio Jaquez had a big weekend in the team roping, winning first Friday night heeling for Cody McCluskey and placing second with George GalindoSaturday night. The winning time was 5.24 Friday night and the second place time was a 5.53, paying Ezzio $935.39. Cory Clark and Evan Arnold won Saturday’s team roping with a 4.88, paying them each $758.38. Fans got a treat Friday night when they had a chance to see Ryan Bingham compete in the team roping with Joe Hub Baker. Bingham performed at Billy Bob’s Texas Friday and Saturday night.
Shaylee Hindman from Peaster won Friday night’s barrel racing with a 13.90, worth $536.18. Shannon Jones from Morro Bay, Calif., won $676.05Saturday night with a 14.15.
Martha Angelone from Weatherford has made some spectacular runs in the breakaway roping over the past couple of months and she won with another one Saturday night when she caught her calf in 1.74-seconds. The win paid her $378.82.
Colee Hatley from Snyder rode Dark Moon to win $473.64 ranch bronc riding with 80 points. Will Gullickson from Mandan, N.D., won the saddle bronc riding with 65 points on Open Range. The win paid $225.60.
J.T. Moore from Alvin won $200 Friday night with an 82.5 point ride on Terminator. Dusty McMullen from Jones, Okla., rode Sledgehammer for 83.25 to win Saturday night’s bull riding and $200.
The American Semi-Finals will take place in Historic Cowtown coliseum and is expected to draw 600 contestants. The dates are February 14 thru 17. This event features $1 million in prize money and tickets are only $20. This builds up to the Iron Cowboy PBR event on Feb. 18 and The American, the world’s richest one-day rodeo on Feb. 19, both events will be at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
We want to thank some of our great sponsors who make the Stockyards Championship Rodeo possible every Friday and Saturday, such as Landmark Equipment, Mahindra and Roger Williams Chrysler–Dodge–Jeep in Weatherford.
Stockyards Championship Rodeo is every Friday and Saturday night at 8 p.m. To enter the Stockyards Championship Rodeo, text 254-371-7343 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Friday and Saturdays are separate rodeos and Saturday night is sanctioned by the International Professional Rodeo Association and the United Professional Rodeo Association. The Pawnee Bill Wild West Show is every Saturday at 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. For more information on all of the Cowtown Coliseum events, visit www.StockyardsRodeo.com.