The James Pickens, Jr. Annual Charity Roping takes place at the Clovis Rodeo grounds on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
Hosted by actor, producer, and philanthropist, James Pickens, Jr. (“Grey’s Anatomy” and “The Conners”), the event offers a Pro-Am and Open and attracts many of the best team ropers in the sport. The Pro-Am and Open roping events will stream live on the Wrangler Network.
Prizes, including trophy saddles by Coats Saddlery, will be awarded to the Average winners in the Open, along with trophy buckles from Montana Silversmiths. Amateur Pro-Am winners earn cash prizes and trophy buckles from Montana Silversmith.
For the third consecutive year, the Kid’s Dummy Roping competition is sponsored by RopeSmart and is open to children in three age groups: six years and under, seven to nine years old and 10 -12 years old. Kids will compete to win Short Go Mini Roping Dummies with LED lights and wheels.
The James Pickens Jr. Annual Charity Roping event is sponsored by Bloomer Trailers, the largest manufacturer of horse trailers in the U.S. “We always try to align ourselves with people of character and integrity, like Mr. Pickens. We share a common interest in team roping and are proud to partner with him to support this event in an effort to grow the sport,” says company CEO Randy Bloomer.
Other sponsors included: Ariat, AQHA, Cactus Ropes, EquiBrand, LubriSyn|HA, Pro Equine, Professional’s Choice, Re-Borne, Resistol and Wrangler.
Now in its 105th year, the Clovis Rodeo is one of the oldest rodeos in America and has grown into one of the top three rodeos in California and one of nine PRCA Gold Tour Rodeos. For more information about the Clovis Rodeo please go to www.clovisrodeo.com.