The Mid-States Rodeo Association Championship Finals Rodeo will be held Sept. 16, 17, and 18 at the Custer County Fairgrounds in Broken Bow, NE. The top 12 cowboys and cowgirls in each of 10 events have earned their way to the finals rodeo from competing in 54 rodeos in NE, KS, IA, NE, & MN. Winner hosts one of the qualifying rodeos.
Dori Hollenbeck, Winner, has a commanding lead in the barrel racing for the championship title. Dori will be competing in the championship finals for the 36th time. She is the only person to accomplish this feat. Also qualifying for the Mid-States Championship Finals Rodeo in the team roping is Rod Buckley, Winner.
Maureen Hollenbeck, Winner, has been chosen to time the M-SRA Finals Rodeo. Cody Hollenbeck, Long Pine, NE has been chosen as one of the pickup men. Matt Riha, Rapid City, who is Hollenbeck’s bullfighter, has been chosen to fight bulls at the Finals.
Hollenbeck Rodeo Co., Winner, is one of three stock contractors providing bucking horses and bucking bulls for the Championship Finals Rodeo.