Rodeo Club - Newell School District

Newell High School
Rodeo Club
By: Lane S
Who Can Join??????????????????????????
• Anyone can join the Newell High School Rodeo Club who has the ability,
wants to and is the grades 9-12. I highly encourage you to because it is very
fun! You also have a chance to go the Rocksprings, Wyoming!! Rock Springs
is a very fun experience and you get to meet new friends, and compete
against some of the best cowboys and girls in High School!!!!!!!
What is the Purpose????????
• The purpose of joining is to get better. What I mean by that, is that it is a
good start, if you want to go in the Pros. Also that it is a fun time to hang
out with your friends. You get to go see different places and meet knew
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When does it start and where? (Practice rodeo)
• Kadoka 1 & 2 of Triple Crown
rodeo to follow
May 2, 8:00 AM MDT both rounds cutting - Round 1 of
Wall Practice Rodeo
May 10, 2014 9:00 am and 2:00 pm MDT
Faith Practice Rodeo
May 11, 2014 10:00 am MDT cutting, noon MDT rodeo
Eagle Butte Practice Rodeo
May 16, 2014
Takini Practice Rodeo
May 16, 2014 12:00 noon MDT
Timber Lake Practice Rodeo
May 17, 2014 10:00 am MDT
When does it start and where? (Practice
• Flandreau Practice Rodeo May 18, 2014 12:00 noon
• White River Practice Rodeo May 23, 2014 1:00 pm cutting, 4:00 pm rodeo
• Martin Practice Rodeo
May 24, 2014 Round 1 - 10:00 am, round 2 4:00 pm (or two hrs after 1st performance)
• Oelrichs Practice Rodeo
• Isabel Practice Rodeo
May 25, 2014 10:00 am
May 26, 2014 1:00 pm
When does it start and where? (Regionals, State
and Nationals)
• May 31, June 1 – Huron, Winner, Buffalo, Wall
• June 7, 8 – Watertown, Ft. Pierre, Dupree, Sturgis
• June 18 - 22 – Belle Fourche, SD
• July 13 - 19 - Rock Springs, Wyoming
• You have to sell calendars to compete in the high school rodeos. You have to
sell at least 5 calendars, and if you sell more you can win coats, shirts and
more! It raises money for the kids that make it to nationals to help with the
• Nationals is a week long event (7 days) in Rock Springs, Wyoming. You
compete in each event three times in that week counting the short go. To
make it the short go you have to ride, get a time in your event twice, unless
there are only 10 or less that rode one. It takes a lot of time and effort to
make it to the short go. It is a very good accomplishment to make it to the
short go, because that means that you are one of the top ten in the Nation. It
is a very long boring ride there, but it is worth it when you get there!!! There
is a bunch of fun things to do, and things to buy!!
Tyus Olsen Interview By Tri-state Livestock
• Rodeo Event(s): Steer wrestling, Tie-down roping and Team Roping
• What is your future in the sport of rodeo? Where would you like to see it go? I plan to rodeo until I can’t do it anymore,
and after that I’ll still probably rope steers. I would like to see myself be competitive at the pro-level. It would also be nice if
I could use my rodeo to help pay for some of my college expenses. What is your ultimate goal as you continue competing
in rodeos? My ultimate goal, which is a long-shot, would be to win the triple crown, 3 world championships in 1 year.
• Favorite aspect of rodeo: Being able to compete with friends, and I also really like that it is an individual sport. You get to
make yourself however good you want to be.
• Best rodeo memory: Winning my first saddle
• Tell us about your horse(s): Buttons is 21. He is the horse I learned to rope on. Now I use him as one of my calf horses.
Mater is 6, he is my heel horse who I just got last summer from Kevin and Ashly Jaeger. Meathead (21) is really my
grandpa’s horse but both me and my dad rope calves on him. Frosty (16) is my bulldogging horse. He used to be a head
horse with no rate, so we sent him to Allen Good to be trained to dog on.
• Have you attended any rodeo schools? If so, which ones? I have been to Allen Good’s bulldogging school, and to Brent
Lewis’s calf roping school in Hermosa 3 times.
• What do you like to do when you’re not competing? I like to fish, rope at home and play the guitar.
• What’s playing on your iPod/radio? Barrel Racer Land by Kenny Feidler
Tyus Olson, Newell High School Alumni Achievements
• Notable achievements in the sport: ’09 4-H State Champion Jr. Boys Goats;
’10 SDJHRA Rookie of the Year, Boy’s All-Around, Qualified for the Nat’l
Finals in Gallup as the high-point earner in Goats, Breakaway, Team Roping
with Rickie Engesser, and Ribbon Roping with Karlee Peterson, ’11 multiple
event qualifier to the Jr. High Finals, and 1st go Goat Tying Champion; ’12
SDHSRA state qualifier; ’13 SDHSRA state qualifier in all 3 events, Runnerup team roping champions SD 4-H finals, Sheridan Elks Youth Runner-up
Sr. All-around, Invited to the SDRA Fall Extravaganza and the 2014 20x
rodeo. 2x qualifier to the NLBRA finals.Roughstock competitors:
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