|SF cowgirl wins title |
|Posted: Thursday, May 20, 2010 8:06 pm |
|South Fulton resident Ashley Brooks took the top honor at the Tennessee Junior State Wrangler Rodeo Championship Finals held at the University of Tennessee at Martin recently. |
Miss Brooks was among contestants from across the state competing in multiple rodeo events to win the top four national qualifying positions. She will represent Tennessee as a five-event qualifier in the national finals rodeo this summer in Gallup, N.M.
The All Around Cowboy/Cowgirl is the coveted position for all Tennessee cowboys and cowgirls who work hard to accumulate the most points throughout the year and into the finals rodeo. Miss Brooks took the championships titles for Pole Bending and Ribbon Roping; along with her partner Grant McEwen. Miss Brooks also placed second in Goat Tying, third in Breakaway and fourth in Team Roping with her partner Allyson Melcher.
The National High School Rodeo Association (NHSRA) is a non-profit corporation that was organized in 1947 to support youth, education, the great sport of rodeo and the North American western heritage. It is the world’s largest rodeo association with more than 12,000 members. Annually it sanctions more than 1200 rodeos throughout the U.S., Canada and Australia. The Tennessee Junior Rodeo Association is a non-profit division of the NHSRA.
For more information on the TJRA go to Tennessee High School Rodeo Asso-ciation’s website at www.TNHSRA.com.
Published in The Messenger 5.20.10