SHERIDAN — The 23rd annual Elks Youth Rodeo was held in Sheridan Aug. 29-30. The rodeo’s 26 events attracted contestants from Canada, Oklahoma, Texas, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, North Dakota, Colorado, South Dakota, Nebraska, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming.
Three arenas, running at the same time, were used to accommodate the 994 entrees each day. Cash and awards of $71,268.00 were presented to contestants ages 17 and younger. These consisted of cash and scholarships of $13,125 and awards valued at $58,143.
Quingy Segelke, 17, of Snyder, Colorado, won the Senior All-Around, a one-year lease of a new Ford truck, provided by Fremont Motors. Segelke has been a contestant in the rodeo since she was a peewee. She has always been willing to help other contestants or the rodeo crew. The Elks are very proud of her and wish her the best in the future.
Jaxon Farella, 9, of Cheyenne, won the All-Around Youth award, a Jackson three-horse slant load trailer, provided by Prime Rate Motors.
Garrett Cunningham, 12, of Broadus, Montana, received a $2,000 scholarship as the All-Around Youth Reserve Champion.
Bodi Mattson, 13, of Sturgis, South Dakota, received the All-Around Youth Reserve Runner-up $1,000.00 scholarship and Emilee Pauley, 16, of Wall, South Dakota, received the Senior Reserve Champion $2,000 scholarship.
The Senior Reserve Runner-up receiving a saddle was Tanner McInerney of Alzada, Montana. The saddle for the Intermediate All-Around went to Garrett Cunningham, 12, of Broadus, Montana. The saddle for the Junior All-Around went to Jaxon Farella, 9, of Cheyenne and the saddle for the Peewee All-Around went to Kinley Ruby, 6, of Gillette.
INTERMEDIATE RESERVE: BODIE MATTSON OF STURGIS, SD
INTERMEDIATE RESERVE RUNNER-UP: MADISON ENOS OF RIVERTON
JUNIOR RESERVE: CARTER HOWELL OF HUNTLEY, MT
JUNIOR RESERVE RUNNER-UP: GRACE PETERSON OF BUFFALO
PEE WEE ALL AROUND-SATURDAY: KINLEY RUBY OF GILLETTE
PEE WEE ALL AROUND-Sunday: JUDDY FARELLA OF CHEYENNE
PEE WEE ALL AROUND RESERVE: JUDDY FARELLA OF CHEYENNE
HARD LUCK AWARD: BRYLEE GRUBB OF SPEARFISH, SD
SENIOR:AFTEN PETERSON OF TEN SLEEP
INTERMEDIATE: KAMBREE KVAMMEOF CARRINGTON ,ND
JUNIOR: RAYA ELINGS OF SHEPHERD, MT
PEE WEE-SATURDAY: JUDDY FARELLA OF CHEYENNE
PEE WEE-SUNDAY: JUDDY FARELLAOF CHEYENNE
SENIOR: CASSIDY MARCH OF HOT SPRINGS, SD
INTERMEDIATE: COY JOHNSON OF BUFFALO
JUNIOR: HADLEY THOMPSON OF LUSK,
PEE WEE-SATURDAY: KINLEY RUBY OF GILLETTE
PEE WEE-SUNDAY: KINLEY RUBY OF GILLETTE
GOAT TAIL TYING
JUNIOR: GRACE PETERSON OF BUFFALO
PEE WEE-SATURDAY: ASPEN SWENSON OF BALLANTINE, MT
PEE WEE-SUNDAY: JUDY FARELLA OF CHEYENNE
SENIOR: JACY THOMPSON OF LUSK
INTERMEDIATE: ACELYN BRINK OF NEWELL, SD
SENIOR: TEILA McINERNEY OF SUNDANCE
INTERMEDIATE: CANNON CAMPBELL OF SHOSHONI
JUNIOR: HOLDEN SEGELKEOF SNYDER, CO
CREPE PAPER RACE
SENIOR: WYATT TARVER (GILLETTE) AND TANNER McINERNEY (ALZADA, MT)
INTERMEDIATE: GARRETT CUNNINGHAM (BROADUS, MT) AND PEYTON MULLINAX (BROADUS, MT)
JUNIOR: COEN TAVEGIE (NEWCASTLE) AND PATE TAVEGIE (NEWCASTLE)
SENIOR: QUINCEY SEGELKE OF SNYDER, CO
INTERMEDIATE: HAIDEN THOMPSON OF LUSK
DALLY TEAM ROPING
SENIOR: KAELIE OLIVER (DOUGLAS) AND SAIJE POLLARD (WYARNO)
INTERMEDIATE: KACY JONES (NEWCASTLE) AND BODI MATTSON (STURGIS, SD)
SENIOR: JAKE DEVERAUX OF NEWCASTLE
INTERMEDIATE: BODI MATTSON OF STURGIS, SD
SENIOR: EMILEE PAULEY (WALL, SD) AND JON PETERSON (BELLE FOURCHE, SD)
CALF ROPING SENIOR: TANNER McINERNEY OF ALZADA, MT