NFR Open: Tuesday Night Daysheet, Performance 1

The first of seven total performances in Colorado Springs will get the NFR Open rolling.

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The NFR Open is back and with it come some standouts and champions from circuit finals across the country.

BAREBACK RIDING

Rookies Kade Berry’s matchup is Andrews Rodeo’s Wrap It Up. Earlier this season, veteran Tanner Aus went for 90 on this same horse at Rodeo Austin.

Kade SonnierSweet 16
Tim KentPow Wow Nights
Weston TimbermanSheriff Bart
Daniel JonesRylee’s Rasin Cane
Donny ProffitBad Onion
Nick PelkeYou Never Know
Kade BerryWrap It Up
Dylan RigginsBishop
Gauge McBrideRebel Yell

STEER WRESTLING

Dalton Massey has proven time again why he is the No. 1 man in the World and a win in Colorado would further his lead significantly.

Jacob Talley
Seth Peterson
Clay Harp
Trisyn Kalawaia
Dalton Massey
Jaret Whitman
Fenton Nelson
Justin Shaffer
Stephen Culling

TEAM ROPING

Andrew Ward and Buddy Hawkins made multiple trips to the National Finals Rodeo together before switching partners for the 2024 season. They will be back together in Colorado Springs.

Calyton Van AkenCullen Teller
John CameronScot Brown
Shawn BirdKaitlyn Taylor
Bobby GreenJustin Yost
Grady QuamDenim Ross
Manny EgusquizaEvan Arnold
Cooper BruceWyatt Kanan
Garrett RogersTyler Worley
Andrew WardBuddy Hawkins

SADDLE BRONC RIDING

Oregon cowboy Jack Bentz will nod on the veteran Andrews Rodeo horse, Trophy Wife. Of the four outs the horse has had this season, Riggin Smith’s 85.5 is the highest score.

Byron GililandPyro Lite
Ira DickinsonRed Foley
Williams StitesFirst Class
Ean PriceHarry Rocks
Jack BentzTrophy Wife
William RinehartTwo For Time
Sterling CrawleyDolly’s Rocker
Sawyer EiriksonDignity
Tanner ButnerQuality Control

TIE-DOWN ROPING

John Douch is the No. 4 man in the World and this is his first time at the NFR Open. An 8.3 won the First Round in 2023 and Douch is going for gold.

John McCuistion
Booker McCutchen
Paul Tierney
Zane Kilgus
Benjamin Ayre
Joel Harris
John Douch
Cody Huber
Stran Dunham

BREAKAWAY ROPING

Legenday World Champion Jackie Crawford is backing in the box in Colorado Springs. A 2.3 won Round 1 in 2023.

Jenna Dallyn
Jackie Crawford
Bethany Ferguson
Joslynn Masters
Jessie Letzelter
Devan McAdow
Bailey Patterson
Christi Braudrick
Anna Callaway

BARREL RACING

It is a loaded night in the barrel racing. Emily Beisel will be flying in for the evening performance from Canada while Ashley Castleberry and Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi have been staying sharp.

Taylor Manning
Emily Beisel
Ashley Castleberry
Ronda Casey
Jodi Colton
Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi
Erin Wetzel
Tayla Moeykens
Megan McLeod-Sprague

BULL RIDING

Coy Pollmeier will face Generations Pro Rodeo’s Cool Out. This bull has a few qualified rides in his career and only one this season that is courtesy of Brady Turgeon with an 82.5 in Cave Creek, Arizona.

Cody McElroyWarpath
Michael CarusoMolly’s Game
Coy PollmeierCool Out
Jacob GardnerBlack Heart
Wyatt PhelpsSpeed Test
Cody TeelCheckmate
Cole WagnerSharp Dressed Man
Lucas MooninghamSnap Shot

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