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Indian National Finals Rodeo, Bareback Bronc Riding Champion, Jayco Roper, Cherokee; and Hall Of Fame inductee Howard Edmondson, Creek Nation, both from Oklahoma, are our guests this week on Word With A Champ. Jayco is only 19 years and has the potential and desire to set this sport on fire. Howard is one of the greatest to step in the INFR HOF. Edmanson’s son Bryton won the steer wrestling championship, Howard had a good day in the city of lights, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Tsuu T’ina Nation‘s, Sonya Dodginghorse of Canada, is the Indian National Finals Rodeo, World Champion Ladies Barrel Racer. I personally have never met such a deserving individual of this coveted title. The words and thoughts of the champion can rub off on you, as it did for her daughter who won the title in the Jr. Barrel Racing. Congratulations to all of our contestants that qualified for the 44th Annual INFR in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Women’s Professional Rodeo Association is the oldest women sporting organization in the world. Haley Kinsel is our guest this week on Word With A Champ after she captured the 2019 WPRA world title and ladies barrel racing.
The 44th Annual Indian National Finals Rodeo concluded Saturday night, October 26, 2019 at the South Point Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. INFR World Champions were crowned we have the results and in each respective event. Approximately four dozen tribal affiliation were represented with 400 contestants vying for the titles and $1 million in prize money. We also visit with NFR qualifier and Ride Pass commentator, Coleman Proctor of the Cherokee Nation.
Friday night in the city of lights was very entertaining as the 44th Annual Indian National Finals Rodeo fans enjoyed round three of four, October 23, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada. We have the results of this round and the aggregate leaders prior to championship Saturday night at the South Point Casino. We also speak to Chancy Wilson about an award-winning horse, Shrek, with his Muddy Creek ProRodeo LLC of South Dakota. Thank you to Wrangler Jeans and Shirts for the special coverage provided exclusively on the NV1 radio network.
The Indian National Finals Rodeo began the third of four rounds last night, October 24, 2019 in Las Vegas Nevada. Professional bull riders commentator providing our coverage on ride pass joined us today in an interview. We also have the results from round three in the aggregate in each of our events, as Indian world championships are on the line for all of the men and women’s events. Thank you Wrangler for supporting this coverage of the INFR NV1 Radio Network.
The 44th Annual Indian National Finals Rodeo concluded round two of four, in the city of lights, last night in Las Vegas Nevada, October 23, 2019. Over $1 million up for grabs for Indian cowboys and cowgirls from all over the United States and Canada. We visit with 4X time PRCA Wrangler NFR qualifier, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, Cole Elshere of South Dakota, about his win in the Saddle bronc riding round two. We also provide results of our contenders in each event.
Word With A Champ brings you results and an interview from the 44th annual Indian National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada. This Wrangler Fall Sports Special celebrates the first go around winners after two performances of the competition. Over 400 contestants representing 50 tribal affiliations battling it out for over $1 million in prize money and the 2019 Indian world championships. We visit with Bo Vocu, Lakota, the president of the INFR about this event being on the Ride Pass where everyone all over the country can watch it and Saturday night is televised.
The current National High School Rodeo Association Finals Bull Riding Champion, Cherokee cowboy, Caden Bunch Of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, is our guest today on Word With A Champ. It is fun to visit with a polite, very quiet young teenager that has the determination and ability to ride bulls like a major-league pro. The sky is the limit for this young man and Indian country is mighty proud to have a national champion at the high school level.
The Northern Badlands Indian Rodeo Association held their first annual regional finals this September 2019 in Bismarck, North Dakota. NBIRA President Chaundee Chase and Vice President Marty Young Bear are our guest on this weeks episode of Word With A Champ. These gentlemen discuss how the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara of the Ft. Berthhold Indian Reservation are heavily invested in the western way of life and the sport of rodeo, their efforts are more than commendable.