World Champions headline 2011 Black Hills Stock Show Rodeo |

World Champions headline 2011 Black Hills Stock Show Rodeo

Courtesy photo Kane Gjermundson on Landstroms.

Trevor Brazile along with partner Patrick Smith, 2010 World Champion Team Ropers, will make Rapid City one of their first stops in 2011. Brazile also captured the 2010 World Champion Tie-Down Roping title.

Other World Champion entries include: Bobby Mote, Bareback; Cody Wright, Saddle Bronc; and Dean Gorsuch, Steer Wrestling.

The Rough Stock events list some of the World’s best, including 2011 Bareback leader Joe Gunderson and Top 15 competitors Steven Dent, Kaycee Field, Clint Cannon, Will Lowe and Wes Stevenson.

In Saddle Bronc competition, Cort Scheer, Jesse Wright, JJ Elshere, Bradley Harter, Taos Muncy, Jesse Kruse, Shaun Stroh, Jeff Willert, Scott Miller, Sam Spreadborough, Dustin Flundra and Jesse Bail are planning to compete.

A total of 692 contestants are entered in the PRCA Pro Tour Rodeo in Rapid City, SD, including all nine of the Badlands Circuit qualifiers to the NFR: Joe Gunderson, Todd Suhn, Dane Hanna, JJ Elshere, Jeff Willert, Shaun Stroh, Ardie Maier, Jill Moody and Lisa Lockhart.

The PRCA Pro Tour Rodeo begins Thursday, Jan. 27 and continues Saturday, Jan. 29, followed by PRCA Xtreme Bulls on Jan. 28 and 29.

Many more events are on tap with a total of seven PRCA Pro Tour Rodeos, two PRCA Xtreme Bulls and the 20X High School Rodeo on Sunday, Jan. 30. The PRCA Pro Tour Rodeos continue Feb. 3-5.

Tickets are available from $13 up to $40.50 for VIP and Gold Buckle seating. Buy your tickets by calling 1-800-GOT-MINE, or at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Box Office as well as the Silverado in Deadwood.