Building the WHY Behind ND Rodeo Royalty

Building the WHY Behind ND Rodeo Royalty

ADS Codi Miller [Photo: Robin Wiseman] A rodeo performance is kicked off with a flash of beauty making a fast lap on her trusty equine, catching the eye of the audience with her grace and grit. The decorated ladies of rodeo known as rodeo royalty are the most...
Governor of Rodeo: The Rodeo Judge

Governor of Rodeo: The Rodeo Judge

ADS Chuck Christman [Photo: submitted] The governor of the rodeo arena, known as the rodeo judge, has a mind encrypted with the rule book, a photo finish eyesight, and a fierce focus. Their split-second decisions are backed with experience and knowledge providing...
The Voice Behind the Mic: Shaun Maher

The Voice Behind the Mic: Shaun Maher

ADS [Photo: 4-C Photography] Rodeo announcers play a vital role in rodeo performances, carrying the responsibility to educate, entertain, and ignite the audience.  The colorful commentary unpacking the events, rules, livestock, and contestant stats enhances the action...
Hanna Rides into the Eye of the Action

Hanna Rides into the Eye of the Action

ADS [Photo: 4-C Photography] The ‘Pickup Man’ is one of the unsung heroes of the sport of rodeo. They are part of an elite set of cowboys ready to ride into the eye of the action to help the competitor dismount safely and escort the bucking animal out of...
On the Road to the NFR with Pro Steer Wrestler Bridger Anderson

On the Road to the NFR with Pro Steer Wrestler Bridger Anderson

ADS [Photo: Fernando Sam Sin] The road to the National Finals Rodeo (NFR) is not for the faint of heart, requiring intense focus, steadfast dedication, and immense skill. Each athlete’s journey is unique from strapping on the first set of spurs to qualifying for the...