Creighton Ellison, a 10th grader at Richard Winn Academy had earned a position on the South Carolina State high school rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Rock Springs, Wyo. from July 15-21 to compete at the 64th Annual National High School Finals Rodeo in the Barrels and poles competition.
Featuring over 1,500 contestants from 41 states, five Canadian Provinces, and Australia, the National High School Finals is the world’s largest rodeo.
In addition to competing for over $200,000 in prizes, NHSFR contestants will also be competing for more than $350,000 in college scholarships and the chance to be named the National High School Rodeo National Champion.
To earn this title, contestants much finish in the top 20 after two Go-Rounds of intense competition before advancing to Saturday night’s final championship performance.
The NHSFR is scheduled to air on RFD-TV.
Please check out www.nhsra.org for possible scheduling changes and other times when the 2012 telecast will air on RFD-TV.
In addition, you can catch all of the NHSFR action live via iHigh.com on their audio web cast.