Days of ’76 Rodeo off to an exciting start

DEADWOOD, S.D. – Since 1924, many records have been set and broken in Deadwood at the Days of ’76 Rodeo.

In fact, the Days of ’76 Rodeo has been honored as the rodeo of the year 18 times and was inducted into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame in 2011.     

This year, the event will once again showcase some of the top cowboys and cowgirls from across the country as they compete for $272,000 in prize money.

The first of five PRCA rodeo performances was held on Wednesday.

The action continues on Thursday at 7 p.m.

For more results from the Days of ’76 Rodeo, click here.


Featured Highlights from Wednesday, July 22

Bareback Riding

Mason Clements – Draper, UT             83 points

Cole Reiner – Kaycee, WY                     83.5 points

Tilden Hooper – Carthage, TX              84 points 58 55 13.still001

Tilden Hooper scored 84 points in the Bareback Riding at the Days of ’76.

Steer Wrestling

Carson Good – Long Valley, SD          14.3 seconds



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