Nancy Ann Simmons, a 22-year-old student at the University of Nebraska, was crowned Miss Rodeo America for 1967.
Corpus Christi, Tex., took the limelight in October, 1949, for it was there the world champion cowgirls were named.
Neal Gay's weekly Mesquite Championship Rodeo is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Neal's son Don hopes to celebrate a record eighth world championship in bull riding by season's end.
Most cowboys put on their best duds to go to town, but rodeo contestants usually show us what we want those duds to look like.
The final IRA rodeo of the 1951 season concluded at the Cow Palace with an award ceremony honoring the likes of Casey Tibbs, Jim Shoulders and Chuck Sheppard.
Lance Chism, Carroll Jack Lewis, and Randy Moore are young cowboys with dreams of someday becoming top hands. They live on ranches in the Texas panhandle with plenty of opportunity to make their dreams come true.