Teams

2018 Team Entries

For 2018 entry information, contact Chachi Hawkins  432-364-2696 or chachi@bigbend.net

2017 Big Bend Ranch Rodeo Teams

The Driver Land and Cattle Co, owned and managed by Dane Driver, is a cow/calf operation with a yearling operation in Glasscock, Midland, Crockett, Andrews, Brown, Mills and Comanche counties. Established in 1878, the ranch brands a BAR D. Leading the team will be captain Dane Driver and riding the bronc will be Juan Bustos Portales. Rounding out the team are Quentin Gass, Sonny Pate, and Dakota Holmes.

The Goldsmith Ranch, owned by Steve and Chase Goldsmith and managed by Steve Goldsmith, is a cow/calf operation with a yearling program in Baird, TX. Established in 1972, the ranch brands a T 4. Ranch manager Steve Goldsmith will captain the team and Caleb Martin will ride the bronc. Rounding out the team are Chase Goldsmith, Scott Mackey, and Chad Townson.

Established in 1984, the Smith Cattle Co. is owned by Mike Smith and managed by Clint Jackson. Located in Channing, TX, the ranch is a cow/calf operation with a yearling program and a feedyard. The ranch brands a BAR AK. Clint Jackson will captain the team and Colten Jackson will ride the bronc. Wesley Jackson, Monty Terkel, Cedar Jackson and Dewy Dyer round out the team.

The Thompson Ranch, owned by Larry Thompson and managed by Tyler Thompson, is a cow/calf operation in Munday, Texas. Established in 1943, the ranch brands a DOUBLE T. Leading the team will
be captain Tyler Thompson and riding the bronc will be Kolton Burnett. Rounding out the team are Chace Thompson, Tyson Thompson, Chad Williams and Trey Thompson.

The 2014 BBRR Champion Angell Ranch, owned by Darr and Bill Angell and managed by Bill Angell, is cow/calf operation with a yearling operation, located in southeastern New Mexico and brands a U BAR. Bill will captain the team and joining him is Jonathan Moore, the bronc rider and Clayton Nicholson, Chris Price and Kelly Shay Spears.

The Bonds Ranch, owned by Pete Bonds and managed by Colby Hunt, is a stocker and cow/calf operation in Texas and New Mexico. Established in 1930, the ranch brands a TURKEY TRACK. Leading the team will be captain, Colby Hunt and riding the bronc will be Kris Rinks. Rounding out the team are Dustin Shelton, Dillion Crumpler and Cody Ingram.

The Diamond H Ranch/Plus C Cattle Co, owned by Bryan Brown and managed by Jered Sikes, is a cow/ calf operation located in Gunter, TX. Established in 2000, the ranch brands a DIAMOND H and a PLUS C. Leading the team will be captain, Jered Sikes and riding the bronc will be Garrette Parker. Rounding out the team are Joe Mac Boggeman and Colt Carter.

2016 BBRR Champion Stewart Ranch, owned by Mike, Ronnie and Danny Stewart and managed by Pate Stewart was established in 1980 and is located in Knox, King and Haskell counties. The Stewart Ranch is a cow/calf operation with a yearling program and brands a BAR S. Ryan Wakefield will captain the team and Brady Clark will ride the bronc. Ray Bradley, Pate Stewart and Tres Campbell round out the team.

The Veale Ranch, owned by Ekstrom Enterprises and managed by Buster Frierson, is cow/calf operation located in Tarrant, Parker and Stephens counties and brands a V BAR. The Triangle Ranch, owned by AG Reserves and managed by Mr. Tyson, is a cow/ calf operation with a stocker program located in Foard, Cottle and Hademan counties and brands a BELL. These ranches have joined forces for the 2017 BBRR and Buster Frierson will captain the team and Kye Fuston will ride the bronc. Rounding out the team are John C. Brian, Spicer Lewis and Skylar Flake.

The Cook Canyon Ranch, owned by Trevor Rees- Jones and managed by Marc Bartoskewitz, is a cow/ calf operation in Eastland, Shackleford, Throckmorton and Haskell counties. Established in 2007, the ranch brands a CC. Leading the team will be captain, Jake Saunders and riding the bronc will be Buddy Thomas. Rounding out the team are Marc Sanderson, Josh Gibbson, and Kris Hubbard.

The Rocker B Ranch, established in 1871, is owned by the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital and managed by Dennis Webb. The ranch is located in Irion and Reagan counties. This cow/calf operation also has a quarter horse program and brands a ROCKER B. Tony Martinez will captain the team and Jackson Taylor will ride the bronc. Caleb Lowery, Tanner Scott, JD Henry and Dean Wadsworth round out the team.

The 2015 BBRR Champion JO- Ranch, from Animas, NM, owned by Bobby Valdez has joined with the 10X Ranch, owned by Ed Ashurst, from Apache, AZ, for the 2017 BBRR. Both ranches are cow calf operations. The JO- was established in 1995 and brands a JO BAR and the 10X was established in 1997 and brands a TEN X. Bobby Valdez will captain the team and Kyle McCauley will ride the bronc. Rounding out the team are Ed Ashurst, and Everett Ashurst.

Myers Cattle, owned and managed by Scott Myers, was established in 1997 and is a cow/calf operation with a stocker program. The ranch brands a UPSIDE DOWN RAFTER J. Owner/manager Scott Myers will captain the team and Dee Oles will ride the bronc. Justin Smith and Cody Spiva will round out the team.

The Slash B, owned and managed by John Berry, is located in Dexter, NM and brands a SLASH B. d & s Livestock, owned and managed by Don Studdard, is located in Roswell, NM and brands a DOUBLE QUARTER CIRCLE. These ranches have joined together for the 2017 BBRR and have named Matt Stockton as the captain of the team. Wes Housler will be riding the bronc and Don Studdard, Ky Studdard, Travis Alcorn and John Berry round out the team.


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