Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo: Finals

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It is Championship Saturday in Fort Worth, Texas as we get set to crown the 2023 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo Champions. Expect big scores and fast times from rodeo’s best.


Rocker Steiner has matched up with standout bareback horse Yippe Kibitz of Calgary Stampede. This horse and Clayton Biglow went for 89 points in last year’s Final Round but they were not able to surpass Kaycee Feild for the championship title. Steiner has to not only beat defending and six time World Champion Field but three time World Champion Tim O’Connell.

Rocker Steiner
Chad Rutherford
Garrett Shadbolt
Tim O’Connell
Kaycee Feild
Taylor Broussard
Kade Sonnier
R.C. Landingham


Big Will Lummus has been on a roll at Dickies Arena winning Round 1 and his Semifinal, Lummus is throwing down fast times every time he backs into the box. Meanwhile, Tucker Allen went through the Wildcard Round to finish second in his Semifinal and he heads in Saturday night’s performance with a shot at being the Champion.

Tucker Allen
Will Lummus
Case Goodman
Stockton GRaves
Shane Frey
Walt Arnold
Ty Erickson
Riley Duvall


Team ropers Tanner Tomlinson and Patrick Smith have made every run count in Fort Worth and it has taken them to the Final Round. Reigning World Champions Kaleb Driggers and Junior Nogueira made it to the Finals after fighting their way back in the Wildcard Round and tied for third in their Semifinal with Jake Cooper and Billie Jack Saebens.

Jake ClayBillie Saebens
Cody SnowWesley Thorp
Kaleb DriggersJunior Nogueira
Tanner TomlinsonPatrick Smith
Reno StoebnerRyan Motes
Coy RahlmannJonathan Torres
Andrew WardBuddy Hawkins
Tyler WadeTravis Graves


The saddle bronc riding brings us some of the biggest animal athletes. Ryder and Stetson Wright are matched up with two of Calgary Stampede’s best. It will be Ryder and Xplosive Skies while Stetson has Xena Warrior. A Canadian matchup for the night will come when Dawson Hay nods his head on Calgary’s Tokyo Bubbles.

Zeke Thurston
Kade Bruno
Ryder Wright
Leon Fountain
Wyatt Casper
Tanner Butner
Stetson Wright
Dawson Hay


Young guns and veterans will go head-to-head in the tie-down roping. Zack Jongbloed has tied the fastest run of the rodeo in the Wildcard Round with a 7.6 and Trevor Hale’s horsepower is some of the best in the game. World Champions Tuf Cooper and Shane Hanchey are among the eight calf ropers that stand between a rising superstar and a Fort Worth title.

Jake Pratt
Trevor Hale
Marcos Costa
Brushton Minton
Westyn Hughes
Tuf Cooper
Shane Hanchey
Zack Jongbloed


Defending Fort Worth Breakaway Champion Kelsie Domer has her work cut out for her to win a second consecutive title despite being one of the fastest ladies of the rodeo. Rodeo Houston Champion Erin Johnson is looking for a big win while Joey Williams and Hali Williams have been consistent and quick in every round.

Hali Williams
Cheyanne Guillory
Josey Murphy
Erin Johnson
Kelsie Domer
Danielle Lowman
Ashley Goforth
Joey Williams


The horsepower in the barrel racing is going to be undeniable. Three World Champions are out among some fan favorites of the sport. Hailey Kinsel and Sister have been setting the pace when they run down the alley but Wenda Johnson is the arena record holder. Emily Beisel and Chongo placed second in both rounds and won their Semifinals making them another team to keep an eye on.

Wenda Johnson
Jordon Briggs
Sissy Winn
Hailey Kinsel
Jackie Ganter
Sarah Waguespack
Shelley Morgan
Emily Beisel


National Finals Rodeo bull riders Tristen Hutchings, Josh Frost and Stetson Wright are three of eight cowboys you will see in the Finals. Frost has matched up with Rafter G Rodeo’s High Brow Cat who is unridden.

Jestyn Woodward
Coy Thorson
Trey Benton
Jack Gilmore
Stetson Wright
Chance Schott
Tristen Hutchings
Josh Frost

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