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The 57th Annual 101 Wild West Rodeo

June 9 - 11, 2016

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Work will continue through this year and next on improvements to the 101 Wild West Rodeo Arena, watch here for upcoming dates. Volunteers are always welcome.

   

 

   

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Steer Roping; 2 complete go rounds of Steer Roping

Saturday, June 11, 2016

10:00AM TO ?:??PM

   

 

 

Bullfighters - "Chuck Swisher" & "Nathan Harp"

 

 

Chuck Swisher – here for his second year at the Ponca City rodeo scene, watch out for bullfighter Chuck Swisher.

The Dover, Oklahoma resident got his PBR bullfighting card in April of 2010, but he has been fighting bulls since he was 15. "My dad rode bulls, and I figured I'd follow him" into bull riding, Swisher says. He competed for a few years, and then one day it came to him. "One of my buddies was fighting bulls, and I thought, 'he gets paid every time, and he's out there longer than 8 seconds.' Why not get paid every time I went to a rodeo?" Swisher said.

When he set his mind to fighting bulls professionally, that is exactly what he did and hasn't looked back, the Lord has blessed me with the talent and he deserves all of the glory. And also an office job scares me" Chuck said.

Chuck says the best part about bull fighting is the adrenaline rush and helping guys out. "The bull riders are always walking up to me and saying, 'you're crazy.'" Chuck disagrees with them. "No, they're the crazy ones. They're tied to the bulls. I'm just out there having fun."

Chuck's Rodeo Accomplishments Include:

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Enid Oklahoma Sumner Winter Series Champion Freestyle Bullfighter - 2006
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Brent Cushenberry Champion Freestyle Bullfighter - 2008
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International Finals Rodeo Showcase Champion Protection Bullfighter - 2008-2009
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Challenge of Champions Champion Freestyle Bullfighter - 2009
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TCRA Bullfighter of The Year - 2009-2010
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NBBA Derby and Classic Finals Bullfighter - 2009-2012
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Rodeo Giddings Champion Freestyle Bullfighter - 2010
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Hobbs, New Mexico CBR Cinch Tour Bullfighter Save of the Night - 2010-2011
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Las Vegas CBR - 2011
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Reserve World Champion Freestyle Bullfighter Ada Bullfights - 2011
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National Finals Rodeo Bucking Stock Sale Champion Bullfighter - 2011
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North Texas State Fair Miller Lite Bull Blow Out Protection Bullfight Champion - 2012
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North Texas State Fair Miller Lite Bull Blow Out Protection Bullfight MVP - 2012
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First Annual Fight For Life Lori Webster Freestyle Bullfight Champion - 2012

 

 

 

Nathan Harp – returning to the Ponca City rodeo scene, watch out for bullfighter Cody Emerson.

Nathan Harp has a passion for the sport of rodeo. He provides one major function, and that is cowboy protection. It is his job to keep the bull rider out of harm’s way in the rodeo arena and put his life on the line for a fallen cowboy. Nathan Harp’s hometown is Tuttle, Oklahoma but he moved to Stillwater, OK at age twenty-one and recently graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Agri-Business .

After high school he put all of his effort into his career and before long found success in the freestyle bullfights. In 2011 he won the Rex Dunn World Championship Freestyle Bullfights. The Stillwater, Oklahoma resident got his PBR bullfighting card in 2012, but he has been fighting bulls since he was 16. Nathan wasn't brought up in a rodeo family, but since he can remember he has always had a love for rodeo.

Nathan's Rodeo Accomplishments Include:

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World Champion Freestyle Bullfighter
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2014 PRCA National Circuit Finals Bullfighter
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2013 PRCA Prairie Circuit Finals Bullfighter
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2011 TCRA Bullfighter of the Year
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Rodeo Austin 2015


 

   
 
 
   
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