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Jason Evans of the Texas Circuit tied his final steer in 9.9 seconds – the fastest time of the two-day rodeo – to win the final round and emerge as champion of the sixth annual National Circuit Finals Steer Roping.
With the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo, it’s all about the fan. The format is set up with an elimination component so that the original 24 competitors in each event are worked down to an Elite Eight and Final Four on the last night.
Josh Peek's 4.8-second run in the final round of the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo in Kissimmee, Fla., March 28 gave him the title and allowed him to become just the second man in RNCFR history to win back-to-back titles in different individual events; he won the tie-down roping last year in Guthrie, Okla. Ty Murray won the RNCFR saddle bronc riding title in 1993 and the bull riding in 1994.
The Saturday matinee of the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo was truly a day at the beach for tie-down roper Jesse Clark, who fresh from a trip to see the ocean, broke the RNCFR record with a 7.2-second run that allowed him to win the second round and the two-head average.
Tie-down roper Jerome Schneeberger tied the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo record with a 7.3-second run March 27 in Kissimmee, Fla., to take the lead in both the second round and the average. Matt Shiozawa set the record in 2008 and then equaled it in 2010.
Mike Adams' 84-point ride on Footloose of the Pete Carr's Classic Pro Rodeo string earned him the win in the first round of the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo in Kissimmee, Fla. The check the Oxford, Pa., cowboy earned for $6,182 was the biggest of his five-year career.
Header Rob Webb, right, and older brother, Dan, had the fastest time on the opening night of the 29th annual RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo, with a 4.9-second run, and are hoping to become the first team roping pair from the Wilderness Circuit to earn an RNCFR title.
Chase Erickson's 84 point ride on Sankey Rodeo's Music won the third round of the RAM Montana Circuit Finals Rodeo and allowed the Helena, Mont., cowboy to capture the bareback riding average title for the third consecutive year.
Steer wrestler Gregory Bennett definitely made up for lost time at the Jan. 15-17 RAM First Frontier Circuit Finals Rodeo. The Lake Luzerne, N.Y., cowboy had not competed in the RFFCFR since 2011, and he was outstanding in his return, winning the average on three head with an 18.0-second time at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center.
Calling all BBQ lovers and foodies: there’s another exciting event to look forward to in Kissimmee this March in addition to the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo (RNCFR).