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Feb 24th
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Bradley Harris won the bull riding title at the 2012 Ram Prairie Circuit Finals on Thursday night, Oct. 18; he just didn't know it until Saturday.

Harris, of Udall, Kansas, scored 90 points on Silver Creek Rodeo's Rising Sun to win the first round of this year's championship event. It was the highest-scored ride of the three-day event, and it also secured the first circuit championship of Harris' young career.
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Cheyenne Frontier Days isn't just about the world's largest outdoor rodeo and Western Celebration, it's also about nighttime fun, and for 2011 the Frontier Nights concert series offers some of the biggest names in Rock and Country Western music including Kidd Rock, the Charlie Daniels Band and Toby Keith.

This year's Cheyenne Frontier Days celebration runs from July 21 through 31, with all shows starting at 8 p.m. For information about tickets to any of this year's offerings, visit the Cheyenne Frontier Days Web site at
www.cfdrodeo.com .
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Working cowboys all over the West are busy dusting off their fancy Stetsons, polishing up their boots and heading to Denver, Colorado for 2011's National Western Stock Show & Rodeo, held Jan. 8-23.

The National Western, started in 1906, is one of the largest stock shows and rodeos in the world. But why January?
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At long last, Trevor Brazile stands alone. The Decatur, Texas, cowboy finished second in the team roping and sixth in the tie-down roping in Round 2 of the 52nd Wrangler National Finals Rodeo being held in Las Vegas, Nev. to clinch a record eighth all-around world championship.

On Dec. 3, Brazile earned $16,665 in the two events in front of a sold-out crowd of 17,197 to pass ProRodeo Hall of Famer Ty Murray and become the first cowboy in rodeo history to win eight all-around gold buckles.
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