For the first time, the Indian National Finals Rodeo will be televised, with RIDE TV carrying the Championship Round live from South Point Arena in Las Vegas on October 26.
The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and Rural Media Group announced a multi-year agreement in September, which will see the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo move from CBS Sports to The Cowboy Channel and RFD-TV beginning in 2020.
The World Champions Rodeo Alliance announced August 19 that the No. 1 athlete on the WCRA Leaderboard in each discipline from each segment will automatically advance to WCRA one-day $1 Million Major Rodeos.
Callahan Crossley and Amberleigh Moore clocked in the top two spots of the Wild Card Round at the Calgary Stampede barrel racing, both aboard horses owned by Moore.
Hailey Kinsel and DM Sissy Hayday can’t be stopped in the Calgary Stampede barrel racing, winning their fourth round to sweep Pool B and head into the finals with $22,000 already in the bank.
For the first time in 29 years, rodeo returns to Madison Square Garden with world champions set to compete for $1 million in Rodeo New York from June 19-21, 2020.