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The Rodeo of Your Dreams: ProFantasy Rodeo

Every year before the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, there are cowboys and cowgirls with one main

question in mind; are you going to play ProFantasy Rodeo?

Pro Fantasy Rodeo (PFR) is the brainchild of steer wrestler K.C. Jones, and is fast approaching its 19th year of gaming during the 2022 NFR. For just $99.95 you and your friends can create the fantasy rodeo team of your dreams to compete for over $250,000 in cash and other prizes.

“The Wrangler National Finals is kind of the Super Bowl for cowboys, ranchers, rural communities,” Jones said.

Nine-time NFR Qualifier, KC Jones, started ProFantasy Rodeo as an avenue for rodeo fans to get more involved and excited about the sport. Courtesy Photo

PFR became Jones’ outlet to grow the fanbase of professional rodeo, putting a much-deserved spotlight on rodeo cowboys and cowgirls that has never experienced. Jones is bringing even more exciting and innovative things to PFR this year by teaming up with one of the biggest up-and-coming names in the industry: Teton Ridge.

Partnering with Teton Ridge has made it possible to take Jones’ ideas off the shelf and put them into motion, creating new experiences for fans and growing the Western Industry at the same time. He’s excited to introduce fans and rodeo committees to the new suite of Fan Games from Teton Ridge called ‘Inside Rodeo’.

Games include Rodeo Guess, Rodeo Trivia, Rodeo Race, and Over/Under, meant to engage fans in the NFR action throughout each performance. Jones is also very excited about the new Fan Experience of Teton Ridge+, “It’s going to be a game changer. Teton Ridge+ is what this industry has needed to enable fans to stay abreast of the actions of rodeo athletes,” Jones explains.

Athlete Profiles, Fantasy Corner, Instant Results, Statistics, Community Portal and Athlete Schedules are just a few highlights you will find in Teton Ridge+.

“It’s thrilling, and I want more people to

be able to experience it,” said Jones, “I’m proud to join a team of super successful people from humble beginnings who share my passion for the Western industry and the countless possibilities that lie ahead for us. I’ve been described as a guy who tackled farm animals for a living and is now tackling the technology needed to move this industry forward.”

Enter Up

To play, you will need to create an account at ProFantasyRodeo.com. Once that’s done, the rest is easy.

1. Create a name for your team

2. Select a contestant from each rodeo event for your team and stay under $550,000

3. Select a Tie-Breaker Team (Salary cap does not apply for this team)

4. Estimate how much your team will win overall
That’s it! That is your Fantasy Team for all ten rounds of the NFR!

5. (Optional) Select the desired Prize Challenges
6. (Optional) Select Insurance type
7. (Optional) Create or join a Buckle League

With your team set up, now all you have to do to win is earn the most Fantasy Team dollars for each go-round or the entire rodeo.

Fantasy Team Dollars is the sum of the real dollars earned by your chosen contestants.

You Paid to Play – Does it Pay to Win?

Each year, the ProFantasy Rodeo pays our $250,000 in cash and other prizes. First place team wins a brand new truck, while the rest of the top 50 get a cash prize for their efforts ranging from $10,000 to $100.

Teams 50 through 100 win a free entry into next years PFR. It doesn’t stop there – the last team overall gets the hard luck bonus; a $1,000 cash prize. In addition to the overall team prizes, PFR

pays out ten spots on each go-round of the WNFR as well, starting with $2000 for first plce and ending at $100 for tenth each night.

If you’re into trinkets and cool items, you should join the buckle league. Ten friends can enter The Buckle League together, with the winner at the end of the NFR earning their own Montana Silversmiths Buckle.

Want to Learn More?

Now in their 19th year, Jones has pioneered the largest fan game and NFR entertainment extravaganza in professional rodeo history. The Fan Magazine makes it fun and easy for fans to follow their favorite sport.

“The NFR is the best two hours of anybody’s life,” KC said. “The energy and excitement of the best stock and best contestants make it one of the premier sporting events in the world to watch. It’s given me chills watching it outside the arena, and I know what it’s like to be a cowboy down there in that dirt competing.”

The Fan Magazine will provide the entire breakdown of different events and contestants so that you can pick your fantasy team. This year’s Fan Magazine will also detail all the exciting things happening with PFR and the new developments with Teton Ridge+. It’s definitely not something the die- hard fans will want to miss!

To learn more, create your fantasy teams, and find other information about ProFantasy Rodeo, Teton Ridge+, or the Fan Magazine, you can visit http://www.profantastyrodeo.com

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Sarai Angelle is a Texas Native. Her friends will tell you she is a lover of red mares and weenie dogs. Born and raised in the Central Texas area, her passion for horses started at the age of 7. Throughout her childhood, early adulthood, and even now they remain a key part of her life. Having spent the majority of her equine career developing her horsemanship, she now runs a successful barrel horse training operation in McDade, Texas. When she is not riding, you will find her pursuing her second passion; writing and graphic design.

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