Richey and Taylor Win 2023 IFYR
The 2023 IFYR kicked off July 9 in Shawnee, Oklahoma, with nearly 1,000 entries from 35 different states.
A team at the 2023 IFYR roping their steer.
Photo courtesy WCRA

Cason Richey of Sunset, Texas, and Calvin Jr. Taylor from Cantuillo, Texas, were 4.5 seconds in the short round Friday, July 14 to win the 2023 IFYR with an 18.5 on three head.

Results

As of July 15, 2023

Average

1CASON RICHEYSUNSET, TXCALVIN JR TAYLORCANTUILLO, TX18.5/3
2MASON STUEVENEWTON, KSTREY ADAMSJUNCTION CITY, KS19.0/3
3DALTON HUSTONDECATUR, TXCATCHER GASPERSONDECATUR, TX19.5/3
4WALKER GUYWAYNESVILLE, NCHOUSTON CHILDERSFAIRMOUNT, GA21.8/3
5BRIAR WHITE LAWTON, OKHAZEN SUITAMES, OK22.0/3
6CARSON COFFELTPONCE DE LEON, MOGUS ALBERTSONELDON, MO26.2/3
7BRAXTON HUGHESCANYON, TXKYLER KANADYBRECKENRIDGE, TX27.6/3
8LEVI JAMES ATOKA, OKGARRETT HUGHESSULPHUR, OK28.4/3
9COLE LEMASTERGAFFNEY, SCBRYSON TAYSCROSSVILLE, TN13.5/2
10COLE SMITHSTEPHENVILLE, TXNICKY NORTHCOTTSTEPHENVILLE, TX13.8/2

Round 1

1Dylan Delmas  Athens, Al  Lucas Koehn Macon, Ms 5.5
2Carson Coffelt Ponce De Leon, Mo Gus Albertson  Eldon, Mo 5.8
3James Arviso Winslow, Az Cashton J Weidenbener Millsap, Tx 6.1
4Brody Clemons Battiest, Ok Kane Walker  Sawyer, Ok 6.4
5/6/7Bryson Berry   Battiest, Ok Bryden Walker Sawyer, Ok6.7
5/6/7Mason Stueve Newton, Ks  Trey Adams Junction City, Ks 6.7
5/6/7Levi JamesAtoka, Ok Garrett Hughes Sulphur, Ok 6.7
8Dalton Huston Decatur, Tx Catcher Gasperson Decatur, Tx 6.9
9Rendon Powledge Grandview, Tx Ryan Davis  Tolar, Tx  7.0
10Hayzen Hunt  Bellville, Tx  Brayden Bloemer  Stockdale, Tx 7.1

Round 2

1COLE SMITH STEPHENVILLE, TXNICKY NORTHCOTTSTEPHENVILLE, TX5
2COY DENNY RED OAK, OKCOLE DENNYRED OAK, OK5.5
3/4COLE LEMASTER GAFFNEY, SCBRYSON TAYSCROSSVILLE, TN5.6
3/4 CASON RICHEY SUNSET, TXCALVIN JR TAYLORCANTUILLO, TX5.6
5BRAXTON HUGHES CANYON, TXKYLER KANADYBRECKENRIDGE, TX5.7
6TREYTON CARLSON DECORAH, IABRADY BREITSPRECHERTOMAH, WI5.8
7BRIAR WHITE LAWTON, OKHAZEN SUITAMES, OK5.9
8/9/10CONLEY KLEINHANSMONTAGUE TX, TXBRAY FENOGLIONOCONA, TX6.3
8/9/10 COLE LANSFORD CHILDERSBURG, ALCAYDEN ROLANDCHILDERSBURG, AL6.3
8/9/10 JAMES MAX FENN SMITHDALE, MSDYLAN JONESLENA, MS6.3

Short Round

1CASON RICHEY SUNSET, TXCALVIN JR TAYLORCANTUILLO, TX4.5
2BRIAR WHITE LAWTON, OKHAZEN SUITAMES, OK5.3
3MASON STUEVE NEWTON, KSTREY ADAMSJUNCTION CITY, KS5.4
4DALTON HUSTON DECATUR, TXCATCHER GASPERSONDECATUR, TX6.2
5WALKER GUY WAYNESVILLE, NCHOUSTON CHILDERSFAIRMOUNT, GA6.6
6BRAXTON HUGHES CANYON, TXKYLER KANADYBRECKENRIDGE, TX10.9
7CARSON COFFELT PONCE DE LEON, MOGUS ALBERTSONELDON, MO13.9
8LEVI JAMES ATOKA, OKGARRETT HUGHESSULPHUR, OK14.6

The 31st edition of the International Finals Youth Rodeo, the six-day event featuring nearly 1,000 entries from 35 different states, kicked off Sunday, July 9, 2023. Marking its 30th year in Shawnee, Oklahoma, the IFYR will continue through July 14 and will be one of the richest youth rodeos in the sport, paying upwards of $250,000.

“Each year at this event, we all agree that it’s such a blessing to the sport that we have been able to host this kind of payout at such an iconic rodeo for youth rodeo athletes,” said IPRA General Manager Dale Yerigan. “We are ecstatic to work with our incredible partners and unbelievable Volunteers in Shawnee as we usher in over three decades of adding to the rich history of rodeo and continue to bring new opportunities to youth athletes.” 

The winners of the 2022 IFYR posing with their awards.
2022 IFYR champions. | Photo courtesy IFYR

IFYR Schedule

The IFYR will feature 11 total performances with the final performance taking place Friday, July 14 at 7:30 p.m. The event will consist of two long-go’s and a short-go, comprising the top 15 contestants in each event. 

Sunday, July 9: 8 p.m.
Monday, July 10: 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 11: 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 12: 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 13: 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Friday, July 14:  9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. finals

The complete roster by discipline can be found HERE

How to Watch

The 2023 IFYR will be streamed on the NextGen app.

Download the app here.

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