Local Youth Heading to TJHRA State Finals
THESE FOUR FREESTONE Cowboys and Cowgirls are headed to the Texas Junior High Rodeo Association’s State Finals in Gonzales, Texas. Carly Staggs, Whitnee Stroade and Wes Silar are the finalists from Teague Junior High School and Riley Webb is the finalist from Dew Junior High School.
Four area young cowboys and cowgirls from Freestone County have qualified for the Texas Junior High Rodeo State Finals in Gonzales, Texas, May 25th through June 1st.
The impressive student athletes qualifying for the TJHRA State Finals include Carly Staggs, Whitnee Stroade and Wes Silar from Teague Junior High School and Riley Webb from Dew Junior High School.
The young cowboys and cowgirls won numerous buckles and prizes through out the rodeo season competing in Region IX.
The Texas Junior High Rodeo Association was developed through the Junior High Division of the National High School Rodeo Association and operates under the guidelines of the Texas High School Rodeo Association.
The Association?s mission is to offer kids in grades 6th? 8th a chance to be competitive student athletes at the highest level of competition in their region, the state of Texas and on a national level for championships and thousands of dollars in scholarships.
This organization helps to prepare these young athletes for the next level of rodeo. The Texas Junior High Rodeo Association is a family orientated organization, which encourages scholastic achievement through the high standards it holds for its members as students in the classroom and sportsmen in the arena.