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News and notes from the rodeo trail

by Tracy Renck | Nov 12, 2018

PRCA Stat of the Week


Since 2011, it has taken a minimum of $146,941 to win the RAM Top Gun Award. Winners since the RAM Top Gun Award was established in 2010: team roper/tie-down roper Trevor Brazile (2010, $211,509); bareback rider Kaycee Feild (2011, $179,327); barrel racers Mary Walker (2012, $146,941) and Sherry Cervi (2013, $155,899); bull rider Sage Kimzey (2014, $175,466); bareback rider Steven Peebles (2015, $234,054); steer wrestler Tyler Waguespack (2016, $213,218); tie-down roper Marcos Costa (2017, $195,519). In 2010, the inaugural year of the RAM Top Gun Award, was the only year that money earned in multiple events counted in Top Gun standings.

Where to Watch 2018 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

CBS Sports Network

Watch nightly at 9:30 p.m. – Wrangler NFR Preshow with live action at 10 p.m. (ET), Las Vegas, Nev., Dec. 6-15

International Audiences


10 p.m. (ET) nightly

U.S. Audiences

12-hour delay On-demand starting Dec. 7 at 7 am PT.

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News & Notes from the rodeo trail

The Wrangler Gold Buckle Gala is scheduled for Dec. 3 at the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas honoring the 2018 Legend of ProRodeo Keith Martin. RSVP no later than Nov. 26. Reserve your tickets today by calling 719.528.4732 or buy online at 6 p.m. Doors Open – silent auction; 7 p.m. welcome, invocation, dinner; 7:45 p.m. silent auction closes; 8 p.m. live auction; 8:20 p.m. Legend of ProRodeo Award. All times are Pacific. Tickets are on sale for $100 a person or $900 for a table of 10. Tickets must be purchased by Nov. 26. For more information or to be added to the Gala mailing list email or call 719.528.4732. All proceeds benefit the ProRodeo Hall of Fame & Museum of the American Cowboy.


It’s common for rodeo athletes and fans to use the hashtag “attitude of gratitude.” Each year, that gratitude is expressed at the annual PRCA Awards Banquet in Las Vegas right before the start of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. The 2018 PRCA Awards Banquet is set for Dec. 5 at the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Reserve your tickets today online at If you have any questions, contact Crystal Vodehnal at All reservations must be made by Nov. 26. 6 p.m.— PRCA Awards Banquet Cocktails, 6:30 p.m. — PRCA Awards Banquet. All times are Pacific Time. 


Next Up

Nov. 16          Citrus Stampede Rodeo, Inverness, Fla., begins

Dec. 6             2018 Permit Members of the Year Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev.

Dec. 6             Bull riding Rookie Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. 

Dec. 6             2018 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Las Vegas, begins

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