Contestants Not Only Winners At 2009 Gary Hardt Memorial Rodeo


The Payson Pro-Rodeo Committee awarded $1,000 in cash, plus prizes during the 50/50 drawings at the two performances of the Gary Hardt Memorial Rodeo, May 15-16.

At the May 15 rodeo, Judi Murphy of Apache Junction was the winner of the 50/50 drawing winning $409. At the May 16 show, Ray Bitsoi of Tonalea was the lucky winner of $524.

Each night there were three additional prizes. Friday evening Charlotte Strickland of Payson won a pair of Justin boots, Rick Gable of Payson won a Justin gear bag and Heather Bublitz of Mesa won a pair of Wrangler jeans.

At the Saturday evening performance, Baylie Crank won the Justin boots, Logan Troutman of Mesa claimed the Justin gear bag and Sarah Klepac of Tempe was the winner of the Wrangler jeans.

The Payson Pro-Rodeo Committee would like to thank everyone who attended the rodeo for their support.


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