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THREE ARENA RECORDS BROKEN AT THE 2013 ALL AMERICAN PRORODEO FINALS

10/12/2013

The All American ProRodeo Finals presented by Pendleton Whisky completed its final night of the 7-day run in Waco, Texas. This competition is where the Nation’s best rodeo contestants rope and ride their way to the top. Tonight the top nine competitors from each competition went head-to-head for $10,000 and the title of All American ProRodeo Champion for 2013.

Three arena records were broken during tonight’s competition. Bareback Rider Clinton Cannon scored a 92 breaking his previous record of 87 as well as Ryan Stutes and Tim Shirley in 2009. Michelle McLeod scored an arena record of 15.93, previously held by Lynn Hinds in 2010 with a 15.97. And J. W. Harris continues his winning streak with a 94 in the semi-final round, four points higher than the previous record holder Bandy Murphy in 2009.

Results for the Championship Night on Saturday, October 12, are as follows:

Bareback Riding – Clint Cannon (92)

Tie Down Roping – Sterling Smith (8.3)

Steer Wrestling – Olin Hannum (4.3)

Saddle Bronc Riding – Sterling Crawley (82)

Team Roping – Jimmy Tanner/Shawn Harris (5.1)

Barrel Racing – Victoria Williams (16.07)

Bull Riding – J. W. Harris (86)

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 hotfair.com.

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 ExtracoEventsCenter.com.

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