Heading to Rodeo Finals
Local students Jake South and Chazlin LeSueur earned a position on the New Mexico state National High School rodeo team and will be travelling with other teammates to Gillette, WY to compete at the 68th Annual National High School Finals Rodeo in Team Roping, July 17-23.
Jake South is from Horse Springs and just graduated. Chazlin LeSueur lives in San Acacia, is going to be a junior and has grandparents who live in Reserve.
The rodeo features more than 1650 contestants from 43 states, as well as from Canada and Australia, making it the world’s largest rodeo.
Contestants are competing for over $200,000 in prize money, $350,000 in scholarships, and the chance to be called NHSFR World Champion. The Saturday championships will be broadcast on RFD-TV on July 17 at 9AM and 7PM, with broadcasts through July 23.
For more information and results visit NHSFR.org and for tickets to the rodeo call 307-682-0552.