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ABOUT THE JUNIOR WORLD FINALS


 

The YETI Junior World Finals presented by will host more than 800 contestants within the Wrangler Rodeo Arena over the 10 days in December. Located in the heart of Las Vegas each contestant competes at the Las Vegas Convention Center. These young athletes will compete for more than $1 million in combined cash and prize payout on their quest to claim a coveted Montana Silversmiths championship buckle. It’s the Junior World Finals.

 
 
 
 

Keeping the faith

Three years ago, Koby Douch’s rodeo career was almost over before it even really got started. While riding his bike in his hometown of Huntsville, Texas, to get ready for a rodeo on July 3, 2018, a car hit Koby from behind, the impact sending him across two lanes of traffic and into a ditch. […]

Saturday Lookahead

The 2021 Junior World Finals presented by Yeti will come to a close Saturday with 13 champions crowned in six events – barrel racing, pole bending, breakaway roping, steer wrestling, team roping and tie-down roping – inside the Wrangler Rodeo Arena at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Friday ended with the 19 & Under tie-down […]

‘We just knock everything down’

By Jack Nowlin Being average paid off in a big way for team ropers Brandt O’Connor and Trigger Hargrove at the Junior World Finals on Thursday in Las Vegas. The Oklahoma cowboys won the Total Team Roping 17 & Under Open average title inside the Wrangler Rodeo Arena with a five-run time of 43.40 seconds. […]

Cash $$$$

By Jack Nowlin Las Vegas has been good to Cash Robb. The 18-year-old steer wrestler from Altamont, Utah, has already won two titles at the Junior World Finals appears to be on his way to a third. Inside the Wrangler Rodeo Arena on Wednesday morning, Robb won the second round of Ote Berry’s Junior Steer […]

First-year phenom

By Jack Nowlin Lexi Murer adjusted her black helmet, took a deep breath and rodeo Moji, her big sorrel horse, up the small alley. By the time the horse and rider reached the edge of the Wrangler Rodeo Arena, Moji was nearly in a full sprint, with Murer clinging to the reins and looking ahead […]

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