Gold Buckle Races Head for Photo Finish

LAS VEGAS – One final night will decide who brings home the gold. Eight world champions will be crowned on the final night of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo on Saturday night – and not a moment sooner. While two races have much heavier favorites to win gold buckles than the others at the Thomas [...] Read More

Shepperson Hopes to Follow in His Father’s Gold Buckle-Winning Footsteps

Las Vegas – Les Shepperson need not look far to be reminded what a gold buckle looks like. The 34-year-old steer wrestler’s father, Frank, won the world championship in that event in 1975 and might just be wearing that gold buckle in Las Vegas as you read this. In front of a sixth-round record-setting crowd [...] Read More

Chandler Bownds Wins Round 6 of the Wrangler NFR

Resistol Bull Riding Rookie of the Year Chandler Bownds celebrated twice in front of 17,277 fans on Tuesday night at the Thomas and Mack Center. The Lubbock, Texas, cowboy turned in an 89-point ride on Rookie Night at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo to win Round 6 and move to fifth in the world standings. [...] Read More

Kaycee Feild Eyes World Title in Thursday Night’s Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

All season, the words, “world title, world title” echoed through Kaycee Feild’s head as the chute cracked open at rodeos across North America. Since the regular season ended on Sept. 30, he has been thinking constantly about joining his ProRodeo Hall of Fame and five-time World Champion father, Lewis Feild, in the gold buckle club. [...] Read More