CONGRATULATIONS! to the Nail Ranch/Bar D Ranch team from Shackelford County, 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 Nail/Bar D team scored in all five events, winning the Bronc Riding event and placing in the top 3 in Team Sorting and Team Doctoring.
Nail/Bar D team members are captain Clint Brown, Zack Vickers, Bucky Nail, Bryan McBride and Jim Tackett.
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Alpine, Tx-----The 2012 Big Bend Ranch Rodeo is now in the record books. The August 10th-11th event was full of excitement, sportsmanship and suspense....more >>
The Big Bend Ranch Rodeo provides an opportunity for working cowboys to show real cowboy skills and at the same time celebrate our ranching heritage and create exposure for a unique American lifestyle. In order to participate, each contestant must demonstrate he or she is a working ranch cowhand. The funds raised all go toward scholarships and assistance for students attending Sul Ross State University, School of Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, with an emphasis on supporting the rodeo team. After all, college rodeo started here.
The Big Bend Ranch Rodeo is a sanctioned rodeo by the Working Ranch Cowboy Association. The Working Ranch Cowboy Association is an organization committed to promoting and show casing the skills of those cowboys who still make their living with cattle. It also puts on the World Championship Ranch Rodeo in Amarillo every fall by taking the champion teams from each sanctioned rodeo. The WRCA promotes many good causes, manages its own scholarship program and provides financial support for cowboys and families going through hard times. We are proud to be affiliated with them.