Dori Hollenbeck, Winner, claimed the championship barrel racing title and her bay horse, Snuffy, was named barrel horse of the year, at the Mid-States Rodeo Assoc. Finals held in Broken Bow,NE September 16,17, 18th. This association covers a five state region & has 54 rodeos from May to September.
Dori led the barrel racing throughout the summer and came to the finals in the number one position. She topped the money earners in the entire association with $16,923.88, followed by bareback rider, Dillon Tiede, with $10,019.3.
Hollenbeck placed 1st in the first go round, 4th in the 2nd go round, 2nd in the 3rd go round and 2nd in the average, to win $2,182.00.
Dori is known as the winningest cowgirl in the M-SRA, having won
numerous titles in the breakaway roping, goat tying, steer undecorating, barrel racing and the All Around in the 38 years she has qualified and competed in the Championship Finals Rodeo.
Rod Buckley, Winner, qualified for the Championship Finals Rodeo in the team roping with Marvin Mueller of Sutherland, NE. They placed 4th in the 3rd go round and won 3rd in the average and are 9th in the final standings.