PRCA announces award finalists
The top five nominees for the PRCA Year-End Awards have been announced. The ballots were mailed Sept. 12, and the winners will be announced at the annual banquet held during the PRCA National Convention on Dec. 3.
The final ballot must be returned to the PRCA Auditing Firm no later than Oct. 15.
Sunni Deb Backstrom
*Six places due to tie
Dress Act of the Year
Jerry Wayne Olson
One Arm Bandit – Amanda and John Payne
Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls
– Jennifer Nicholson, Brandi Phillips
Comedy Act of the Year
Clown of the Year
Small Rodeo of the Year
Cave Creek, Ariz.
Medium Rodeo of the Year
Estes Park, Colo.
Large Outdoor Rodeo of the Year
Large Indoor Rodeo of the Year
Fort Worth, Texas
Rapid City, S.D.
San Antonio, Texas
2014 PRCA Donita Barnes Contract Personnel Lifetime Achievement Award
The PRCA Donita Barnes Contract Personnel Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes and honors those contract personnel members of the PRCA who have dedicated their lives to the rodeo industry through their commitment and contributions.
The five nominees are Pete Burns, Quail Dobbs, Kay Gay, Liz Kesler and Karen Vold.
Ballots went out Sept. 12, and are due back by Oct. 15. The winner will be announced at the PRCA Awards Banquet on Dec. 3 in Las Vegas.