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National Finals Rodeo will stay in Las Vegas

Hannah Dreier, The Associated Press
Jan 25 2014 - 9:24am

LAS VEGAS -- The National Finals Rodeo is staying in Las Vegas after all.The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and Las Vegas Events announced Friday that they reached a deal to keep the 10-day event in Las Vegas through 2024.

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National Finals Rodeo may move to Florida in 2015

The Associated Press
Dec 16 2013 - 3:15pm

LAS VEGAS -- The National Finals Rodeo is expected to move to Florida in 2015 after spending 29 years in Las Vegas.The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association board voted 6-3 Sunday to decline Las Vegas' offer and pursue an agreement with Osceola  County, south of Orlando.Association commissioner Karl Stressman issued a statement to the Las...

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Sherry Cervi wins 4th barrel racing title

Keith Freeman, The Associated Press
Dec 15 2013 - 12:42am

LAS VEGAS -- Sherry Cervi won her fourth barrel racing season title Saturday night at the National FinalsRodeo, winning the 10-round aggregate title and earning her record-tying 10th paycheck.Cervi, from Marana, Ariz., was fifth in the final round at 14.15 seconds. She topped the aggregate standings at 138.15 to break the record of 138.26 set by...

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Utahn Kaycee Feild wins again in National Finals Rodeo

Keith Freeman, The Associated Press
Dec 13 2013 - 12:28am

LAS VEGAS -- Bareback rider Kaycee Feild won for the second consecutive round in the National Finals Rodeo, scoring 83.5 points on Cool Water on Thursday night.Feild, from Payson, remained atop the season standings with $186,881.Seeking a third consecutive season title, Feild also leads the aggregate standings with 663 points for eight rides. He's...

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Round 7: Wrights sit atop saddle bronc standings

The Associated Press
Dec 12 2013 - 1:00am

LAS VEGAS -- Saddle bronc rider Jake Wright took over the season standings lead from his brother, Cody, during round seven of the National Finals Rodeo on Wednesday.Jake Wright of Milford, won the round with an 84.5 on Special Time and took over first place in the standings with $156,905 and in event earnings with $68,810. He is third in the...

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NFR, Round 6: Brazile earns 19th gold buckle; Bennett, Feild, Wrights stay hot

Keith Freeman, The Associated Press
Dec 11 2013 - 2:03am

LAS VEGAS -- Trevor Brazile secured his record-breaking 19th gold buckle when he won the all-around championship during round six on Tuesday at the National Finals Rodeo.Brazile, of Decatur, Texas, clinched the crown when the only other all-around competitor in contention, heeler Jade Corkill of Fallon, Nev., was unable to rope his steer with...

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Cody Ohl in first place in tie-down roping after five rounds

Keith Freeman, The Associated Press
Dec 10 2013 - 1:09am

LAS VEGAS -- Cody Ohl took over first place in the tie-down roping world standings by claiming his third consecutive round win in a time of 7.3 seconds during round five on Monday at the National Finals Rodeo.Six-time world champion Ohl, of Hico, Texas, leads the world standings with $148,879. He also leads his event with $53,936 in NFR earnings....

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Round 4: Cody Ohl ties for first in tie-down roping

Keith Freeman, The Associated Press
Dec 9 2013 - 3:18pm

LAS VEGAS -- Six-time season champion Cody Ohl tied for first in tie-down roping Sunday night in the National Finals Rodeo for his second straight round victory.Ohl, from Hico, Texas, matched Ryan Jarrett of Commanche, Okla., with a 6.9-second run in the fourth round. Ohl earned $16,677 to move into second place in the standings with $...

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Rodeo’s rough-and-tumble clown makes his mark, a smile at a time

(KERA WILLIAMS/Standard-Examiner) John Harrison performs at the Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo in Ogden on Friday.

Michael McFall
Jul 22 2012 - 11:42pm

OGDEN -- John Harrison grew up around cowboys and bull riders. But the 33-year-old Oklahoman chose to become a rodeo clown instead, with all its technicolor and silly outfits. Now an established performer, Harrison brought his act to the Pioneer Days rodeo at Ogden Pioneer Stadium, his second time at the venue. Still, in a tough world of dust and...

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GALLERY: Round 2 of National Finals Rodeo, Dec. 6, 2013, at Las Vegas

Shane Proctor rides during the bull riding competition of the second go-round of National Finals Rodeo on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Isaac Brekken, The Associated Press
Dec 7 2013 - 12:44am

Photos from Round 2 of the Wrangler Nationals Finals Rodeo on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Las Vegas' Thomas & Mack Center

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GALLERY: Round 1, National Finals Rodeo, Dec. 5, 2013 at Las Vegas

A cowboy enters the arena before the first go-round of National Finals Rodeo on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

The Associated Press
Dec 6 2013 - 1:00am

Sights from the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Round 1, on Dec. 5, 2013, at Las Vegas' Thomas & Mack Center

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GALLERY: Round 2 of National Finals Rodeo, Dec. 6, 2013, at Las Vegas

Shane Proctor rides during the bull riding competition of the second go-round of National Finals Rodeo on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Isaac Brekken, The Associated Press
Dec 7 2013 - 12:44am

Photos from Round 2 of the Wrangler Nationals Finals Rodeo on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Las Vegas' Thomas & Mack Center

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GALLERY: Round 1, National Finals Rodeo, Dec. 5, 2013 at Las Vegas

A cowboy enters the arena before the first go-round of National Finals Rodeo on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

The Associated Press
Dec 6 2013 - 1:00am

Sights from the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Round 1, on Dec. 5, 2013, at Las Vegas' Thomas & Mack Center

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GALLERY: Final Night of the Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo

Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo wrapped up the final night at Pioneer Stadium on Wednesday, July, 24, 2013. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Jul 25 2013 - 12:23am

Picture gallery from the last night of the Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo on Wednesday, July 24, 2013.

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GALLERY: Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo: Tuesday, July 23

Reynaldo Leal
Jul 23 2013 - 10:50pm

Cowboys from across the country try to ride broncs for eight seconds during the Pioneer Days Rodeo in Ogden, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. (REYNALDO LEAL/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo - Saturday, July 20

Cowboys from across the country try to ride broncs for eight seconds during the Pioneer Days Rodeo in Ogden, Saturday, July 20, 2013. (REYNALDO LEAL/Standard-Examiner)

Reynaldo Leal
Jul 20 2013 - 11:07pm

Cowboys from across the country try to ride broncs for eight seconds during the Pioneer Days Rodeo in Ogden, Saturday, July 20, 2013. (REYNALDO LEAL/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo

Preston Malmstrom, 6, fixes his hat during the Pioneer Days rodeo in Ogden, Friday, July 19, 2013. (REYNALDO LEAL/Standard-Examiner)

Reynaldo Leal
Jul 20 2013 - 12:20am

Cowboys and Cowgirls from across the country and local families attended the the Pioneer Days Rodeo in Ogden, Friday, July 19, 2013. (REYNALDO LEAL/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Day 3 of the State High School Rodeo Finals

The Utah State High School Rodeo Finals entered the third day of competition in Heber City on Friday, June, 14, 2013. Bodell Jessen of Uintah Basin High School takes part in the Steer Wrestling competition. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack, Standard-Examiner staff
Jun 14 2013 - 2:58pm

The Utah State High School Rodeo Finals entered the third day of competition in Heber City on Friday, June, 14, 2013.

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Rodeo’s rough-and-tumble clown makes his mark, a smile at a time

(KERA WILLIAMS/Standard-Examiner) John Harrison performs at the Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo in Ogden on Friday.

Michael McFall
Jul 22 2012 - 11:42pm

OGDEN -- John Harrison grew up around cowboys and bull riders. But the 33-year-old Oklahoman chose to become a rodeo clown instead, with all its technicolor and silly outfits. Now an established performer, Harrison brought his act to the Pioneer Days rodeo at Ogden Pioneer Stadium, his second time at the venue. Still, in a tough world of dust and...

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