The 2015 Grand Canyon Pro Rodeo Association Finals were bigger and better than they’ve ever been with more added money and more prizes up for grabs than any previous year.The Cowboy Lifestyle Network, Ak-Chin Indian Community, and Earnhardt Auto Centers Road Team traveled to Laughlin, Nevada, to cover all the action taking place at the Mojave Crossing Equestrian & Event Arena at Ft. Mojave, Arizona, hosted by the Avi Resort & Casino.
Dale Davies held onto his huge lead going into the finals for the Incentive Tie-Down Roping and ended up first in the year-end standings with earnings of $5,956.00. Bob Pimentel rose from 3rd place to win the Incentive Team Roping on the Heading side, while Kyle McCabe did the same.
With less than $300 between steer wrestlers Cutter Parsons and Austen Woods, the later managed to pull ahead with some stellar runs to win the saddle. Tie-down roper Luke Jeffries had an incredible year and an outstanding finals to take home the saddle. Kayse Mahoney won the women’s breakaway roping and Cooper DeWitt was named the saddle bronc riding champion.
There were several very close races at the end of the GCPRA finals will year-end titles given with just a few dollars separating first and second place. Rio Lee edges out Kyle Charley in the bareback riding by just $3, Nate Singletary won the Team Roping Heading by $143, Patty Harrison won the barrel racing by $49, $21 separated Kelly Fowler from Deb Neal in the Incentive Barrels, and $5 was the difference between first place and second place between Joel Gallego and Tyler McVay in the bull riding.
Congratulations to all of the event winners. We’re looking forward to a great 2016 season!
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