The annual Mount Isa Rotary Rodeo has concluded for 2007 with a spectacular finish thanks for abundant crowd numbers and show stopping winning cowboys.
With 503 competitors entered in the 2007 Isa Rodeo, the increased number of entrants allowed also for much great competition as they battled it out for a place in the finals, the glory of winning, the buckle to prove it and the cash to make it all worth while.
The final results for the 2007 Xstrata Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo have been tallied. The “All Round Cowboy” was won by Shane Kenny from Emerald.
Overall winners, second and third place getters all receive cash prizes and official sashing. In total, over $200,000 was awarded to competitors over the 2007 Mount Isa Rotary Rodeo. The first place scorers in other categories include:
Bull riding Champion – Grant Wells
Score – 245
2nd Division Bull riding Champion – Joel Lillyman
Score – 141
Bareback Bronc Champion – Darren Clarke
Score – 234
2nd Division Bareback Champion- Ben Seeds
Score – 136
Saddle Bronc Champion – Mavryn Remfren
Score – 160
2nd Division Saddle Bronc Champion – Anthony Hick
Score – 141
Steer Wrestling Champion – Shane Kenny
Score – 12.7
Junior Bull Ride Champion – Ben Willis
Score – 132
Junior Barrel Race Champion – Tayla-Maree Johnston
Score – 17.093
Rope and Tie Champion – Clancy Middleton
Score – 22.5
Ladies Barrel Race Champion – Bridget Brandenburg
Score – 35.059
Breakaway Roping Champion – Jan Saunders
Score – 6.2
Team Roping Champions – Brendan Kenny and Mark Knox
Score – 19.3
Over 50 Team Roping Champions – Murray Whitwell and Neta Wharton
Score – 15.0
Wild Horse Ride Team – Billfinger Berger
Local Station Buckjump – Fred Turner
All Round Cowboy – Shane Kenny
All Round Cowgirl – Jan Saunders
All Round 2nd Division Cowboy – Joel Lillyman
For a full listing of all place getting competitors click here or contact Katrina Busch on 07 4743 2706.
The largest rodeo event in the Southern Hemisphere is the Xstrata Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo. 2008 will celebrate its 50th year and will be held on the second weekend of August in Australia’s new home of Rodeo, Buchanan Park in Mount Isa.
For further information about the 2007 Xstrata Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo please contact the Media Unit at RODEO HQ on 07 47432706.