Full Results: NTR National Finals VIII Presented by Ariat

The NTR National Finals VIII presented by Ariat run March 5-12, 2022, at Rancho Rio.

The NTR National Finals VIII presented by Ariat runs March 5-12, 2022 at Rancho Rio in Wickenburg, Arizona. Below are all the winners, and full results can be found here

March 5

#8.5 Truck Roping 

#8.5 Ram Truck Roping Champs Kait Belone and Tel Sorenson Andersen CBarC Photography

Kait Belone, Leupp, Arizona, and Tel Sorenson, Watford City, North Dakota, won the average in the #8.5 Ram Truck Roping with a time of 26.25 seconds on three head, worth $15,000 and Gist Silversmiths trophy buckles. 

Martin Savedra of Grants, New Mexico, won the truck for being high-point of the roping. Andersen/CBarC Photography

Martin Savedra, Grants, New Mexico, won $9,320 for second with Carter Hutchison and $6,220 with HP Evetts for fourth, making him the high-point winner of the Ram Truck. 

#8.5 Megabucks

Jubal Williamson and Will Hooper Andersen/CBarC Photography

Jubal Williamson, Cliff, New Mexico, and Will Hooper, Animas, New Mexico, won $7,840 for their time of 42.63 seconds on four head. 

March 7

#8.5 Legends

Rod Week and Danny Eagerton on the #8.5 Legends at the NTR National Finals VIII presented by Ariat. Andersen/CBarC Photography

Rod Week, Kearney, Nebraska, and Danny Eagerton, Wittman, Arizona, were 41.68 on four to win $10,720 March 7 at Rancho Rio. 

#9.5 Legends

Craig Maciver and Bobby Willis #9.5 Legends Champions Andersen/CBarC Photography

California’s Craig Maciver and Bobby Willis won the #9.5 Legends at the NTR National Finals VIII presented by Ariat, worth $11,040 for a time of 38.99 seconds on four head.

#10.5 Legends 

#10.5 Legends Champions Tracy Duce and Frank Simpson Andersen/CBarC Photography

Alberta, Canada’s Tracy Duce and Frank Simpson roped four steers in 44.60 seconds to win $12,600 in the #10.5 Legends at Rancho Rio March 7. 

#11.5 Legends

Stefani Lyman and World Champion Tee Woolman won the #11.5 Legends. Andersen CBarC Photography

Unquestionably legends, Wickenburg, Arizona’s Stefani Lyman and Llano, Texas’s Tee Woolman won the #11.5 Legends with a time of 37.96 seconds on four head, worth $11,640. 

Open Championships 

Pedro Egurrolo and Logan Cullen got the win on five head in the Open Championships at the NTR National Finals presented by Ariat. Andersen CBarC Photography

Florence, Arizona’s Pedro Egurrola and Casa Grande’s Logan Cullen won the Open Championships with a time of 37.55 seconds on five head, worth $10,800. 

March 8

#10.5 Megabucks

Braden Hutchison and Conner Herren came from the Badlands to get the win in the #10.5 Megabucks. Andersen CBarC Photography

Braden Hutchison, Watford City, North Dakota, and Conner Herren, Crooks, South Dakota, were 33.81 on four head to win $8,020 in the #10.5 Megabucks in March 8. 

#11.5 Megabucks

Katelyn Perkins and Conor Ward won the #11.5 Megabucks at the NTR National Finals VIII. Andersen CBarC Photography

Morristown, Arizona’s Katelyn Perkins and Jerome, Idaho’s Conor Ward roped four steers in 35.40 seconds, winning the roping by a full second worth $8,460. 

#12.5 Championships

Braden Hutchison and Clayton VanAken in the #12.5 Championships Andersen CBarC Photography

North Dakota’s Braden Hutchison and Yoder, Wyoming’s Clayton VanAken won the NTR National Finals VIII presented by Ariat with a time of 33.14 seconds on four head, worth $22.340. 

#13.5 Championships

Hayden Hutchison and Britt Newman are the NTR National Finals VIII presented by Ariat #13.5 Champions. Andersen CBarC Photography

Watford City, North Dakota’s Hayden Hutchison and Blackfoot, Idaho’s Britt Newman were 31.20 on four head to win $18,480 March 8 at Rancho Rio’s NTR National Finals presented by Ariat. 

#14.5 Championships

Nevada ropers Quentin Anseth and Asher Freeman won the #14.5 Championships March 8 at Rancho Rio. Andersen CBarC Photography

Quentin Anseth of Battle Mountain, Nevada, and Asher Freeman of Spring Creek, Nevada roped four steers in 31.19 seconds to earn $13,720 in the #14.5 Championships at the NTR National Finals presented by Ariat at Rancho Rio. 

March 9

#8.5 Megabucks

Obed Arreola Crus and Dakota Brown winning the #8.5 Megabucks at the NTR National Finals VIII. Andersen/CBarC Photography

Obed Arreola Crus of Eagle, Colorado, and Dakota Brown of Sheridan, Wyoming, roped four steers in 38.59 seconds to win $8,000 in the second #8.5 Megabucks of the week at the NTR National Finals VIII presented by Ariat. 

#9.5 Megabucks

Tom Massman and Bobby Hamilton won the #9.5 Megabucks March 9 at Rancho Rio. Andersen/CBarC Photography

Decorah, Idaho’s Tom Massman and Wittman, Arizona’s Bobby Hamilton won $8,680 for roping four steers in 38.85 seconds to win the #9.5 Megabucks March 9 at the NTR National Finals VIII presented by Ariat at Rancho Rio in Wickenburg, Arizona. 

#10.5 VIP

Shayne OHotto and Glen Crane won the #10.5 VIP Andersen/CBarC Photography

Fort Lupton, Colorado’s Shayne O’Hotto and Buckeye, Arizona’s Glen Crane won $19,460 when they handily won the #10.5 VIP Championships at the NTR National Finals VIII presented by Ariat, roping four steers in 42.78 seconds. 

#10.5 Finale

Josh Smart and Vail Gutierrez celebrate after winning the #10.5 Finale at the NTR National Finals VIII presented by Ariat. Andersen CBarC Photography

Arizona’s Josh Smart and Vail Gutierrez won $25,900 for roping four steers in 37.43 seconds at the NTR National Finals VIII presented by Ariat. 

#11.5 Finale

Washington state team Joe Thompson and Larry Gleave got the #11.5 Finale win in 2022 at the NTR National Finals VIII presented by Ariat. Andersen/CBarC Photography

Camas, Washington’s Joe Thompson and Medical Lake, Washington’s Larry Gleave were 35.05 on four head to win $25,400 in the #11.5 Finale at the NTR National Finals presented by Ariat. 

March 10 

#8.5 Finale

Dylan Martin and Miguel Ruiz got the big win in the #8.5 Finale at the NTR National Finals VIII presented by Ariat. Andersen/CBarC Photography

Dylan Martin and Miguel Ruiz, both from Colorado’s Western Slope, won the #8.5 Finale by nearly 11 seconds March 10, worth $24,340 with a time of 35.88 seconds on four head. 

#9.5 Finale

#9.5 Finale Champs Rashel Richards and Gilbert Garside. Andersen/CBarC Photography

Rashel Richards and Gilbert Garside—a father-daughter duo—won the #9.5 Finale at the NTR National Finals VIII presented by Ariat at Rancho Rio March 10, worth $26,140 for a time of 45.08 seconds on four head. 

Full Results. 

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