Welcome to Behind the Chutes, a Cowboy Lifestyle Network industry recap series that is your all-in-one place to get your western industry news and rodeo updates! In this series, I will cover Pro Rodeo athlete updates, standings, events news and so much more!
We Will see you at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo 2022!
We’ve put together a list of the top 10 things you need to check out while you’re in Vegas for the NFR. Make sure to follow us on social media because we plan to have some exclusive opportunities you will only be able to take advantage of if you’re following up. Cowboy Lifestyle Network is taking over Las Vegas starting at the Tropicana Las Vegas, December 1-10, 2022!
PRCA X-Treme Bulls is Coming to Queen Creek, Arizona!
Thanksgiving won’t just be turkey and mashed potatoes this year, get ready to add bull riding action to your plate for November 25-26th, with the Kick-Off Concert taking place on November 23rd. PRCA Queen Creek X-treme Bulls Presented by Chapman Auto Group and the Navajo Nation will be held at 7:30 pm each night with gates opening at 5:00 pm at the Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre at 20464 E Riggs Rd, Queen Creek, Arizona 85142. All ages are welcome, come together and bring your friends and family for an extreme night of bull riding! Get the full scoop here.
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Hot off the Press! The NFR Issue of Cowboy Lifestyle Magazine is Here!
The National Finals Rodeo is almost here and the team here at Cowboy Lifestyle Network and Magazine can’t wait to see you there! This year, we are thrilled to be able to put together another NFR Issue of the magazine to include some amazing vendors, athletes, NFR Guides, and much more! Below you find short snippets of some of the highlight stories and at any point, you can click the links in each section for the full story. View the full recap here.
Pro Fantasy Rodeo is Here!
Teaming up with Teton Ridge has made it possible to take KC Jones’s ideas off the shelf and implement them to present new experiences for fans and grow the Western Industry. He’s excited to introduce to fans and rodeo committees the new suite of Fan Games from Teton Ridge called Inside Rodeo. Games include Rodeo Guess, Rodeo Trivia, Rodeo Race, and Over/Under, all of which will be available to promote rodeo and engage fans in the action throughout each rodeo. Jones is also very excited about the new Fan Experience of Teton Ridge+, “It’s going to be a game changer. Teton Ridge+ is what this industry has needed to enable fans to stay abreast of the actions of rodeo athletes,” Jones explains. Athlete Profiles, Fantasy Corner, Gaming Hub, Instant Results, Statistics, Community Portal, and Athlete Schedules are just a few highlights that will be on Teton Ridge+. Read the full story by Kendra Santos here.
CKP Insurance Gives Back to the Annual Silver and Turquoise Ball Supporting the Phoenix Indian Center
Each year, guests and volunteers of the Silver and Turquoise Ball come together to celebrate this special event honoring the resilience of Indigenous people and supporting important work that is done within the urban American Indian population here in Phoenix. This year’s event took place on October 12, 2022, and the theme was “Celebrating Our History, Honoring the People”, which was more than fitting considering it is also the 75th Anniversary of the Phoenix Indian Center. Our partners over at CKP Insurance have played a large part in giving back to this event over the last couple of years and were thrilled to once again be a part of it. Read the full story here.
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Hi everyone! I'm Krysta Paffrath, I am a proud Arizona native who has a passion for everything business and rodeo. I am beyond thrilled to be the Editor in Chief for Cowboy Lifestyle Network.
With my background in digital marketing and rodeo, this was a natural fit for me to join the team. My adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit has guided me to work in many places like the WYO Quarter Horse Ranch in Thermopolis, Wyoming, a working cattle ranch in Seligman, Arizona, and many places in between.
I am passionate about preserving the western way of life and working with different brands and rodeos to make that happen. If you're looking for a write-up, please shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about me at krystapaffrath.com. Looking forward to hearing from you!
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