Want to see some first-rate team roping? Head out to the Payson Event Center this weekend.
The Red Rock Classic of the United States Team Roping Championships is Friday, July 19, Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21.
USTRC memberships are required to participate and will be sold at the event, which is produced by Walt Eddy and Red Rock Roping Productions, with cattle provided by Reed and Keith Flake.
The action starts at 9 a.m. and winning participants are guaranteed a 2/3 payback, plus several trophies will be awarded by the producer. Among the trophies: three Trophy Cowboy Saddles to the high money winner each day (specialty roping excluded); 31 Trophy Gist Buckles; and six Trophy Gist Knives.
For information about roper ranks invited to participate, costs and other details, go online to ustrc.com. Those interested can also call Walt Eddy at (505) 879-6181 or the USTRC office at (254) 968-0002.