The 2022 PRCA Award Ceremony Celebrates the Best in Rodeo
After another year of great rodeo, the people, committees, and animals that make it all happen were celebrated on November 30 at the South Point Hotel and Casino when the PRCA Award Banquet commenced. The 2022 winners include John Harrison receiving three awards as he is about to kick off his 11th National Finals Rodeo and photographer Click Thompson cinched Photographer of the Year after climbing to the top of the industry.
Congratulations to all of the 2022 PRCA Award winners.
Nutrena Horses of the Year presented by AQHA
POCKETFUL OF LIGHT, “Pockets” – owned by Caleb Smidt (Tie-Down Roping)
DASHIN HAZE, “Tyson” – owned by Curtis Cassidy (Steer Wrestling)
JESS A MOOSE, “Grey” – owned by Jim Donnan (Team Roping Header)
KADABRA KING, “Turbo” - owned by Patrick and Christi Smith (Team Roping Heeler)
JS FROSTYS BADGER, “Goose” – owned by Scott and Kelli Snedecor
FAMOUS LIL JET “Rollo” – owned by Jordon and Justin Briggs (Barrel Racing)
BAYBE BULLET, “Baybe” - owned by Taylor and Joey Williams (Breakaway Roping)
John Justin Standard of the West Committeeman of the Year
Pendleton Whisky Let ‘Er Buck Stock of the Year
Bareback Riding: Gun Fire, Frontier Rodeo
Saddle Bronc Riding: Black Tie, Sankey Pro Rodeo & Phenom Genetics
Bull Riding: Smoke Stack, Beutler & Son Rodeo
Media Award: Excellence in Broadcast Journalism
Media Award: Excellence in Multimedia Journalism
The Cowboy Channel
Polaris Remuda Awards
Stock Contractor: J Bar J, Inc.
Rodeo Committee: Fort Worth Stock & Rodeo
Hesston Sowing Good Deeds
Reno Rodeo — Reno, Nev.
Coors Man in the Can
Photographer of the Year
Music Director of the Year
Clown/Barrelman of the Year
Timer of the Year
Dress Act of the Year
Comedy Act of the Year
Small Rodeo of the Year
Abbyville Frontier Days — Abbyville, Kan.
Medium Rodeo of the Year
Black Hills Roundup — Belle Fourche, S.D.
Large Indoor Rodeo of the Year
Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo — Fort Worth, Texas
Large Outdoor Rodeo of the Year
Pendleton Round-Up — Pendleton, Ore.
Pickup Man of the Year
Bullfighter of the Year
Announcer of the Year
Secretary of the Year
Veterinarian of the Year
Stock Contractor of the Year
Donita Barnes Contract Personnel Life Achievement