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Texas Ranch Roundup In the Books

The Grandaddy of ‘Em All Over This Year

Winning Overall Johnson Ranch

WICHITA FALLS, TX-It was another action packed weekend at the Texas Ranch Roundup, the third weekend in August every year, for the fans, the cowboys and everyone involved


            Second Place went to Tongue River        Third went to Circle Bar Ranch

When the dust settled the Johnson Ranch took home the top honors, while the Tongue River finished second and the Circle Bar rounded up the top three.

1-Remuda Award-Pitchfork Ranch 2-Wild Cow Milking-Johnson Ranch 3-Calf Branding Pitchfork 4-Penning-Tongue River Ranch

In addition to the ranch competition, things heated up in everything from chuckwagon cooking to photography.
In the Chuckwagon cooking, the Meat went to WT Waggoner 2-RA Brown and 3-Johnson. Vegetables 1-Tongue River 2-Rocker B 3-Pitchfork. Biscuits 1-Pitchfork Johnson 3-Waggoner and Dessert was 1-Johnson 2-Bonds 3-Waggoner.
The bronc riding went to the Circle Bar Ranch; Doctoring-Bonds Ranch; Penning-Tongue River’ Branding-Pitchfork and Milking-Johnson.

1-Cattle Doctoring-Bonds Ranch 2-Norma Jean Leigh, Amarillo, TX 3-Will Burgess, saddlemaker, Graham, TX 4-Ronda Ivy, artist, Wichita Falls, TX

The top Horse was owned by Dan Shores of the Tongue River Ranch.
The Remuda Award went to the Pitchfork Ranch.

1-Polly Kennedy, Cowboy Cartoonist, Utah 2-Martha Crump, Henrietta, TX 3-Trader Larry Peck, Whitesboro, TX 4-John Holden, trader, Dallas, TX

Runner Up for Top Hand was Mike Brown of the RA Brown Ranch and the Top Hand was TJ Roberts of the Tongue River Ranch.

Stacy Moore, Duncan, OK,  Director of the Chisholm Trail Museum

If you’re in the neighborhood of Wichita Falls, Texas around the third weekend in August, it is a great stop to see the “Original” Ranch Rodeo and all the folks who make it happen.

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