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It’s Championship Saturday at the Extraco Coliseum

The All American ProRodeo Finals presented by Pendleton Whisky comes to a close tonight with the Championship round in Waco, Texas. All week the Nation’s best rodeo contestants have roped and rode their way to the top to compete tonight for $10,000 in this tournament style competition.

The top 9 from each competition will be back on the arena floor and they are:

Bareback Riding – Clint Cannon, Tyler Scales, Troy Vaira, Austin Foss, Ethan McNeill, Bee Jay Scott Morgan Wilde, Evan Jayne and Morgan Heaton

Tie Down Roping – Jerrad Hofstetter, Adam Gray, Sterling Smith, Jesse Clark, Caleb Smidt, Scott Kormos, Justin Maass, Blake Ash and Bradly Bynum

Steer Wrestling – Riley Duvall, Termaine Debose, Tommy Cook, Jule Hazen, Olin Hannum, Jason Thomas, Stockton Graves, Cody Kroul and Travis Reay

Saddle Bronc Riding – Cody Martin, Heith DeMoss, Sterling Crawley, Bradley Harter, Spencer Wright, Mert Bradshaw, Levi Berry, Jacobs Crawley and Wyatt Barstow

Team Roping – Luke Brown/Paul Eaves, Nick Sartain/Rich Skelton, Chase Wiley/Ace Pearce, Ty Blasingame/Cole Davison, Lee Hagler/Ryan Zurcher, Tyler Waters/J.W. Beck, Caleb Mitchell/Jaytin McCright, Ross Lowry/Stepeh Britnell and Drew Horner/Buddy Hawkins

Barrel Racing – Michele McLeod, Kaley Bass, Gretchen Benbenek, Annesa Self, Kim Schulze, Kelley Carrington, Sammi Bessert, Fallon Taylor and Victoria Williams

Bull Riding – Brennon Middleton, Elliot Jacoby, Dallee Mason, Corey Maier, Paul Coppini, Casey Huckabee, Cooper Davis, J. W. Harris and Bart Miller

The top 4 from the first round tonight will move on to what is known as “Sudden Death Round” where one will be crowned the All American ProRodeo Champion.

Join us for the last night of the All American ProRodeo Finals action as well as musical entertainment, kids shows, exhibits, vendors, the livestock show, carnival rides and great food.

In 2013, the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo presented by HEB will celebrate its 61st Anniversary! Over the past 60 years the Fair & Rodeo has offered Central Texas a place to come and support the community while enjoying the sights, sounds and smells that make the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo what it is! The Fair is held annually at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, TX, with over 198,000 in attendance in 2012. For more information about the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo, visit

The Extraco Events Center, home of the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo, is the center of entertainment in Central Texas. Its mission is to produce events for education, entertainment and agricultural experiences while giving back through youth scholarships. The premier facilities host over 225 events with an attendance of 420,000 and a $67 million economic impact annually. For more information about the Extraco Events Center, visit

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