Junior world finals rodeo schedule and how to watch

One of the hearts thrilling shows junior world finals rodeo will start very soon. In the main time, I’m ready to inform you about Bareback/Saddle Bronc Riding, Barrel Racing/Poles, Bull Riding, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Tie-Down Roping/Breakaway, schedule, and everything. Are you ready to watch the upcoming this amazing show? Let’s start guys.

Junior World Finals Rodeo Events

Likely previous year, in this year the Junior World Finals, headquarter announced it will head on Dec 5-14, 2019 at Las Vegas. This event that has been known as the junior NFR presented by YETI will transition to the new name at the end of its ten-day run in Las Vegas. Now I have disclosed junior world final events.

Bareback/Saddle Bronc Riding

Saddle bronc or bareback riding is rodeo’s classic event. Both a compliment and contrast to the wilder spectacles of bareback riding and bull riding. This event requires strength to be sure. But this event also demands style, grace and precise timing.

Saddle bronc or bareback riding evolved from the task of breaking and training horses to work the cattle ranches of the Old West. Most often, cowboys claim riding saddle broncs is the toughest rodeo event to master because of the technical skills necessary for success.

Each move the bronc rider makes must be synchronized with the movement of the horse. A cowboy’s objective is a fluid ride, somewhat in contrast to the wilder and less-controlled rides of bareback riders.

Barrel Racing/Poles

Likely Saddle bronc or bareback riding, pole bending is another common gymkhana game. As the same as other rodeo or gymkhana games, pole bending is a race. So it is a timed event. A rider must train before the horse to obey rein and leg aids for the best results.

Setting up the Pattern

As to pole bending, you have to set up a straight line of six poles which is 21 feet (6.4 m) apart. A line of poles should start 21 feet from the start. The height of the poles should be six feet which are 1.83 m. That the poles are tall is important because there is less chance of horse or rider falling on a pole and being injured and it requires that a horse can move its head and body to around the poles.  The starting line should be marked and there will need to be a method of timing. Either an electronic timer or a person holding a stopwatch at the start/finishing line.

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How to Run the Pattern

In this way, you have to start your ride well before the starting line. You can start the line of poles either to the right, or the left of the line. When you start by running down the right side of the poles, you will run to the end of the line of the poles, and then turn left around the top pole in the line. If you start by riding up the opposite left side of the poles, you’ll need to turn right around the top-most pole. Choose whether side you won’t start on the right or left side will depend on whether you and your horse feel the most comfortable turning to the left or right.

Timing and Penalties

When a horse and rider miss a pole, there is a five-second penalty. Besides this, if a horse and rider go off course, they will be disqualified. If a rider touches a pole with their hand no penalty is given then. The fastest time wins the race. In this point winning times in official competition are often less than twenty seconds.

Tips for Running Pole Bending

Pole riding a serpentine is a useful schooling technique for both horse and rider as well. On used for schooling a horse, or riding lessons, there is no specific number of poles required. Most often, Pylons or other safe markers can be used instead of the poles. Time is not the main factor when schooling or using poles as a riding lesson exercise. A rider will be looking for proper bend and obedience from the horse.

Variations

On the other hand, a similar race is called a “stake race,” run at Appaloosa Horse Club shows. Hence, two lines of poles are set up, and two horse and rider teams are pitted against each other. A winner of each match competed against each other until a winner is determined.

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Bull Riding

Bull riding is another rodeo’s most dangerous and exciting event where competitors must ride a bucking bull for eight agonizing seconds with no more than a bull rope as a handhold.

As like bareback and saddle bronc riders, the contestants in bull riding must get on the back of a 2,000-pound animal and stay on for an eight-second ride. On grasping onto a flat braided rope tied around the chest of the bull with one hand, his other hand will need to stay above his head. In case, any point his free hand touches the bull or himself, he will receive no score. When the end of the bull rope, called the “tail,” is threaded through a loop on the other end and is tightened around the bull.

Steer Wrestling

People know well, speed and strength are the names of the game in steer wrestling. Actually, with a world record sitting at 2.4 seconds, steer wrestling is the quickest event in rodeo.
The objective is also known as a “bulldogger,” is to use strength and technique to wrestle a steer to the ground as quickly as possible.
That sounds simple enough to steer wrestling.

Additionally, the steer generally weighs more than twice as much as the cowboy and, at the time the two come together, they’re both often traveling at 30 miles per hour. The two most important ingredients in steer wrestling speed and precision, make bulldogging one of rodeo’s most challenging events

Team Roping

The only true team event in ProRodeo is team roping, which requires close cooperation and timing between two highly skilled ropers – a header and a heeler – and their horses. This event arrange on ranches when cowboys needed to treat or brand large steers and the task proved too difficult for one man.

What the key to success? That’s hard work and endless practiced. The team roping partners must perfect their timing, both as a team and with their respective horses.
It looks like to tie-down ropers and steers wrestlers, team ropers start from the boxes on each side of the chute from which the steer enters the arena. A steer gets a head start determined by the length of the arena.

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Tie-Down Roping/Breakaway

Additionally, saddle bronc riding and team roping, the roots of tie-down roping can be traced back to the working ranches of the Old West. When a calf was sick or injured, cowboys had to rope and immobilize them quickly for veterinary treatment. On the Ranch, hands time themselves on the speed with which they could rope and tie calves, and they soon turned their work into informal contests.

Even though this event matured in Las Vegas, being a good horseman and a fast sprinter became as important to the competitive tie-down roper as being quick and accurate with a rope.
A cowboy starts from a box, a three-sided fenced area adjacent to the chute holding the calf. On the other four sides of the box opens into the arena.

2019 Junior world finals rodeo schedule

2019 Junior world finals rodeo schedule

Bareback/Saddle Bronc Riding

Bareback Riding. (a Peewee & Junior) and Saddle Bronc (Senior & Novice).
L.V.C.C South Halls.
Dec. 5-9, 2019.

Saddle Bronc. (a PeeWee & Junior) and Bareback Riding (Senior & Novice).
L.V.C.C South Halls.
Dec. 5-9, 2019.

Barrel Racing/Poles

Pole Bending. (Ages 17 Under) and also Barrel Racing (ages 12-17).
L.V.C.C South Halls.
Dec. 10-14, 2019.

A Pole Bending.(17 Under) and Barrel Racing (ages 11 & Under).
L.V.C.C South Halls.
Dec. 10-14, 2019.

Bull Riding

Bull Riding (ages 10-11 & 12-13)
L.V.C.C South Halls.
Dec. 5-9, 2019.
Bull Riding (ages 14-15 & 16-18)
L.V.C.C South Halls.
Dec. 5-9, 2019.

Steer Wrestling

Steer Wrestling
L.V.C.C South Halls
Dec. 10-14, 2019.

Team Roping

Team Roping (17 & Under #10.5)
L.V.C.C South Halls.
Dec. 10-12, 2019

Team Roping (17 & Under Open)
L.V.C.C South Halls.
Dec. 12-14, 2019.

Tie-Down Roping/Breakaway

Breakaway (10 & Under Boys & Girls)
L.V.C.C South Halls.
Dec. 10, 2019.

Breakaway (15 & Under Girls)
L.V.C.C South Halls.
Dec. 11, 2019.

Tie-Down (12 & Under)
L.V.C.C South Halls.
Dec. 11, 2019.

Tie-Down (15 & Under)
L.V.C.C South Halls.
Dec. 12, 2019.

Breakaway (19 & Under Girls)
L.V.C.C South Halls.
Dec. 12, 2019.

Tie-Down (19 & Under)
L.V.C.C South Halls.
Dec. 13, 2019.

Tie-Down & Breakaway Finals (all ages)
L.V.C.C South Halls.
Dec. 14, 2019.

Final word

However, I have to say one thing that enjoys this amazing show. As an NFR lover, I will never miss this event. Many people will join this show. How to booking your ticket or How to watch NFR live streaming from home, I have already published. Check out it. Stay with us.

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