VERMILLION, Alberta — Bull Rider Cooper Zur of Lundbreck, Alberta walked away from the Lakeland College Rodeo Arena $3,300 richer after winning last night’s first ever Next Generation Junior Bull Riding presented by Wild Hoggs Bucking Bulls.
Zur was the only man to ride both bulls on the night’s competition and will put on a brand new Jensen Silver Trophy Buckle sponsored by Corey Chmelnyk. It wasn’t only the up and coming riders out last night but some of the top up and coming bulls in Canada from the top stock contractors.
In the long go it was Two Bit Bucking Bulls’ Woodstock for a 74.5 and the second best score.
A 69 point score was what it took for the win on Wild Hoggs’ three year old numbered 071.
This is what Cooper had to say about the biggest win to date of his career.
KC Spiers of Groundbirch, BC by far made the best ride with his 84.5 on Girletz’s Juice Junke. Spiers won himself over $1,700.
Kyle Brown of Cremona, now sponsored by Girletz Rodeo Stock, took third with his 70.5. He added nearly $1,100 in prize money that he took home.
From the contestants not placing, Lonnie West and Dayton Johntson won their spots into the Johansen Brothers Bull Riding School for 2014. Brian Symington and Austin Nash will attend the Tanner Girletz and Ty Pozzobon Bull Riding School.
Another big Thank You goes out to Lakeland College and Wild Hoggs Bucking Bulls, as well as 3D Bull Riding, Skori Bucking Bulls, Thompson Rodeo, Two Bit Bucking Bulls, Flying 4 Bucking Bulls, Girletz Rodeo, Everything Cowboy Inc., The Royal Rumble PBR, The Glen Keeley Memorial PBR, The Daryl Mills PBR Invitational, Cody Snyder’s Bull Bustin’ and Vold Rodeo for making the event the success it was.