Thursday, 26 November 2020 10:23

Wrangler BFI Week Returns to the Lazy E

On the heels of pandemic-prompted civic uncertainty in Nevada that forced the last-minute cancellation in Las Vegas of the World Series of Team Roping Finale, organizers of Wrangler Bob Feist Invitational (BFI) Week have good news.

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17-Year-Old Riley Webb Defeats No.1 Ranked Tie-Down Roper Shad Mayfield

As the first discipline of the Stampede at The E, bareback riding had the fans inside Lazy E Arena on the edge of their seats throughout the action-packed night where contenders prevailed. After Jake Brown (Cleveland, Texas) and Orin Larsen (Inglis, Manitoba) advanced to the showdown round tied courtesy of matching 86.5-point rides, the two quickly became immersed in a shootout for the $12,500 Major payday in the showdown round. Outscoring Larsen, the victor from the 2020 Royal City Roundup who was seeking his second win in the Triple Crown, by 0.5 points, Brown delivered a critical 87.5-point ride on Top Flight to capture the victory.

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The world’s No. 1 bull rider who had looked invincible finally faltered in Guthrie, Oklahoma, and a World Champion stepped up to win significant points and tighten the PBR title race.
As the revival of the iconic PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Bullnanza, part of the elite Unleash The Beast, wound to a close today, perennial contender Kaique Pacheco (Itatiba, Brazil) iced the competition to win his first elite tour event in 2020, gaining significant ground in the world standings and on No. 1 Jose Vitor Leme (Ribas do Rio Pardo, Brazil).

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More than 60 Oklahoma athletes anticipated to compete in home state including PBR world No. 5-ranked bull rider Colten Jesse (Konawa), two-time and reigning WPRA Breakaway Champion Kelsie Chace (Cherokee), and Oklahoma City’s own steer wrestler Tory Johnson

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The 2020 National High School Finals Rodeo kicked off, July 17th at 7PM at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Oklahoma and will continue to run until July 23rd. We have a strong  showing of contestants rounding out to 1,404 with a little over 1800 entries. We have contestants and family joining us from all over the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Unfortunately, due to COVID travel restrictions members from Australia are unable to compete.

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WCRA (World Champions Rodeo Alliance) today announced that the August 11-15 Stampede at The E will unite several of the world’s largest open and youth rodeos with a revolutionary qualifying opportunity including:
 
    •    THE AMERICAN
    •    The IPRA (International Pro Rodeo Association)
    •    The Junior World Finals
    •    THE Jr. AMERICAN
 
Athletes competing in the Stampede at The E now have unprecedented qualifying opportunities. For the first time in western sports history one rodeo will offer athletes a pathway to five major youth and open events.

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The 2020 Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale, the 2020 New Mexico Bred Sale and the Foal In Utero Sale will be conducted at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Oklahoma on August 27th, 28th, and 29th.  After weighing several factors relating to the annual horse sales, specifically the current New Mexico Public Health Order which limits mass gatherings,  All-American Ruidoso Horse Sale will partner with Lazy E Arena, located just north of Oklahoma City, to hold the sales.

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Event Champions Are Eligible For The $1 Million Triple Crown of Rodeo Bonus

AUSTIN, Texas - WCRA (World Champions Rodeo Alliance) today announced payout details regarding the August 11-15 Stampede at the E- a WCRA Triple Crown of Rodeo event set to broadcast on CBS Television Network. The Stampede at the E will be coupled with the historic Bullnanza, a PBR (Professional Bull Riders) event, creating a weekend of “edge of your seat” western sports action.

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AUSTIN, TEXAS- World Champions Rodeo Alliance (WCRA) today announced that in light of COVID-19 restrictions in the state of Washington, the Puget Sound Showdown will be replaced with a one-day $300,000 rodeo in Guthrie, OK at the Lazy E Arena on August 15. The “Stampede At The E” will be coupled with the renowned Bullnanza on May 14, creating a weekend of premier western sports action.
 
The Stampede At The E will be preceded by timed event and rough stock qualifier August 11-14 which will raise the week’s total payout upwards of $600,000. The top eight athletes in each discipline from the qualifier will earn a spot in the Saturday night Stampede At The E main event.

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Jordan Lovins of Canadian, Texas, had never been to the Bob Feist Invitational. But when he heard that Wrangler BFI Week, presented by Yeti, moved to his neighboring Oklahoma from Reno, Nevada, he “was all over it.”
Lovins, 17, hauled his steers to his local fairgrounds to practice under BFI-like dimensions and found someone with fresh steers so he could practice on a herd similar to the hard-running set of BFI Week. He capitalized by winning first and second – switching ends – for $15,900 in the third annual Hooey Junior BFI.

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