Big Bend Ranch Rodeo 2016

CHAMPION :  JO-/Hatchet team New Mexico

CONGRATULATIONS  to the Stewart Ranch, from Knox, King, and Haskell counties, who came out on top as the Champion Team.Besides winning cash and prizes, the team wins a bid to the Working Ranch Cowboys Association World Championships held in November in Amarillo, TX. The Stewart team scored points in all five events on Friday evening, and in four of the five events on Saturday evening. The Stewart Ranch, owned by Mike, Ronnie and Danny Stewart and managed by Pate Stewart, is a cow/calf operation with a yearling program and brands a BAR S. Stewart Ranch team members are Captain Ryan Wakefield, Brady Clark, Ray Bradley, Pate Stewart and Tres Campbell. STRANDER, a 6 yr old sorrel gelding by ridden by Jarryd Burris from the Crossroads Ranch team.was named by Judge Apache Adams as the Top Horse of the rodeo. Ray Bradley from the Stewart Ranch team was named the Top Hand of the rodeo by Judges Justin Johnson and Dusty Burson. 



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Placing second was the Palo Duro Ranch/Smith Cattle Co team from Gruver, TX and third place went to the Bonds Ranch team from, Saginaw, TX. Results from the other weekend events are: RHAA Competition: Wrangler Class: 1st Place, Joe Brewer, 2nd Place, Colten Jackson.

3rd Place, Cody Ingram

Cowboy Class: 1st Place, Kelsey Watring, 2nd Place Colby Hunt, 3rd Place, Colten Jackson, 4th Place, Joe Brewer

Ranch Hand Class: 1st Place, Trinity Haggard, 2nd Place, Mary King Junior Class: 1st Place, Wes Housler, 2nd Place, Pate Stewart

Senior Class: 1st Place, Elizabeth Yeary, 2nd Place, Dusty Burson

Youth Working Cowhorse Competition:

Juniors (12 and under): 1st Place, Skye Pate, 2nd Place, Ryder Gass

Senior Event (13 and over): 1st Place, Evan Hale 2nd Place, Colee Charlesworth The winner of each class in this youth competition wins an automatic bid to the Championships in Amarillo.