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Throwback to Roots N’ Boots 2019

With fantastic rodeo action happening across the country, CLN is proud to give you the who, what, when, and where about all things rodeo. This CLN Rodeo Recap will take you through the highlights of the 2019 rodeo extravaganza, Roots N’ Boots!

Since 2011, the Roots N’ Boots Rodeo has brought the best-of-the-best rodeo entertainment to Queen Creek, Arizona. The 2019 Roots N’ Boots Rodeo was no different. This past March, Roots N’ Boots celebrated not one, but THREE completely sold out rodeo performances. With the bleachers filled to the brim, the community came out in full force to celebrate their favorite home-grown rodeo event.

Photo Courtesy of the Roots N’ Boots Facebook Page

The competition was top-notch as rodeo athletes brought their A-Game to the Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre where they faced top-of-the-line stock from the Salt River Rodeo Company.

For those of you who didn’t catch the rodeo action, winning rodeo results are as follows:

All-Around Cowboy: Michael Bates Jr., $804, (Tie-Down Roping & Steer Wrestling)

Bareback Riding: Tristan Hansen, 81.5 points on Salt River Rodeo’s Up and Away, $711

Steer Wrestling: Damian Padilla, 4.4 seconds, $1,053

Team Roping: Jake Barnes & Bucky Campbell, 5.1 seconds, $1,636 each

Saddle Bronc: Creighton Curley, 86 points on Salt River Rodeo’s Taos’ Time Bomb, $711

Tie-down roping: Kass Kayser, 9.7 seconds, $1,072

Barrel racing: Brooke Wills, 16.49 seconds, $1,419

Bull riding: Joseph McConnel, 84.5 points on Salt River Rodeo’s Hey Bull, $906

Breakaway: Hailey Sherwood, 2.3 seconds, $435.66 & Nicole Baggerly, 2.3 seconds, $435.66

In total, Roots N’ Boots sent $32,079 back to the cowboys and cowgirls who came out and kicked up some dirt in the arena!

While the rodeo boasted three days of completely sold-out success, Roots N’ Boots was sure to let the community know it is so much “More than a Rodeo!”

Roots N’ Boots is proud of another successful year of community involvement. From the highly anticipated Special Kid’s Rodeo to the Xtreme Teen Rodeo, to the carnival and various expos, Horseshoe Park and Equestrian center were packed with excited rodeo fans.

At Cowboy Lifestyle Network, we understand that putting on a rodeo is no small task. We are honored to celebrate the hardworking individuals who dedicate countless hours to facilitate our favorite rodeos across the country. Whether you are a board member, volunteer, competitor, or rodeo fan, we tip our hats to you and thank you for all you do to keep our western heritage alive. Make sure to keep up to date with all things Roots N’ Boots at their Facebook Page. We’ll see you next year at the 2020 Roots N’ Boots in Queen Creek, Arizona!

CLN Community & Event Sponsor

Taryn Cantrell is an Arizona native who has spent many hours in the rodeo arena. Having grown up barrel racing, serving as the 2017 Gilbert Days Rodeo Queen and as a member of the Cowgirls Historical Foundation, Taryn is passionate about her western heritage and all things rodeo. When she’s not on horseback, Taryn can be found playing her bass guitar, painting, and performing around Phoenix with her band. Taryn is a graduate of Arizona State University with her Bachelor's Degree in Vocal Performance. Taryn is proud to combine her love of the arts with her love of rodeo and has been honored to sing The National Anthem at various rodeos across the beautiful state of Arizona. Alongside her love for art and music, preserving her western heritage and promoting the sport of rodeo are just two of Taryn’s many passions. Taryn is so honored to share her love of rodeo with Cowboy Lifestyle Network’s wonderful audience.

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