Results: NTR’s National Finals IX Presented by Cinch
The NTR National Finals IX Presented by CINCH runs March 4–11, 2023 at Rancho Rio in Wickenburg, Arizona. Here are the winners.

The NTR National Finals IX Presented by Cinch runs March 4–11, 2023, at Rancho Rio in Wickenburg, Arizona. Below are all the winners, and full results can be found here. 

March 4

#8.5 Megabucks

Rees Jackman & Dan Ballek | Andersen/CBarC Photography

Hailing from The Cowboy State, Rees Jackman from Thermopolis and Dan Ballek from Clearmont will take $7,820 back to Wyoming for their time of 41.44 seconds on four head. 

#8.5 Ram Truck

Arizona’s Marvin L Yazzie & Gregory Carl Singletary. | Andersen/CBarC Photography

Arizona cowboys Marvin L Yazzie of Flagstaff and Waddell’s Gregory Carl Singletary won the average in the #8.5 Ram Truck Roping with a time of 24.65 seconds on three head, earning $12,440 and trophy buckles. 

High-point winner Antonio Carbajal takes home the truck. | Andersen/CBarC Photography

Wittmann, Arizona’s Antonio Carbajal won $4,140 for sixth with Mary Thiel from Plymouth, Wisconsin, and $3,620 with Sam V Sotelo for seventh, making him the high-point winner of the Ram Truck. 


March 6

#8.5 Legends

Wyoming’s Kerry Jackman & John Christian. | Andersen/CBarC Photography

Following suit after her husband’s win in the #8.5 Megabucks, Thermopolis header Kerry Jackman and Buffalo’s John Christian won the average with a time of 43.10 seconds on four head, for $16,220 and trophy buckles.

#9.5 Legends

Bud Fenster & Gus Vaile. | Andersen/CBarC Photography

Mills, Wyoming’s Bud Fenster and Maricopa, Arizona’s Gus Vaile win the average with a time of 36.70 on four head, for $14,100 and buckles.

#10.5 Legends

Mel Coleman puts a handle on for Klay Mangis | Andersen/CBarC Photography

Mel Coleman from Joseph, Oregon, and Jackson, Wyoming’s Klay Mangis take home $13,940 and trophy buckles after winning the average with 37.75 seconds on four head.

#11.5 Legends

Jamie Walma & Chad L. Smith win big in their Wickenburg backyard. | Andersen/CBarC Photography

Wickenburg, Arizona’s Jamie Walma and Chad L. Smith win the #11.5 Legends average with 37.17 seconds on four head, for $12,000 and trophy buckles.

Open Championships

Jade Stoddard & Ike Folsom | Andersen/CBarC Photography

With 35.17 seconds on five head, Jade Stoddard from St. Anthony, Idaho, and Jackson, Montana’s Ike Folsom won the Open Championship average for $7,820.


March 7

#15.5 Championships

Freshly crowned JR Ironman Ketch Kelton, from Mayer, Arizona, and Tyler Whitlow from Kimberly, Idaho, won the average with 27.94 seconds on four head, taking home $11,130.

#14.5 Championships

Hayden Hutchison and Ike Folsom won the Open Championship average. | Andersen/CBarC Photography

Watford City, North Dakota’s Hayden Hutchison and Ike Folsom won the average with Open Championships winner Ike Folsom from Montana when the pair caught four head in 25.83, worth $14,780.

#13.5 Championships

Ashton Parker and Colter Buttars pose with trophy buckles at the 2023 NTR Finals
Ashton Parker and Colter Buttars | Anderen/CBarC Photography

Ashton Parker, of Malad City, Idaho, and Colter Buttars, from Lewiston, Utah, won $19,300 for their time of 26.82 seconds on four head.

#12.5 Championships

Ace Peterson and Whip Peterson roping at the 2023 NTR Finals.
Ace Peterson and Whip Peterson took home $23,120 and buckles.

Sam Simon, Arizona’s Ace Peterson and Whip Peterson won $23,120 for their time of 30.35 seconds on four head.


March 8

National #11.5

Javon Kropf and Colter Buttars roping at the 2023 NTR Finals
Javon Kropf and Colter Buttars | Andersen/CBarC Phtography

With 28.34 seconds on four head, Javon Kropf, of Berryville, Arkansas, and Colter Buttars—winning heeler of the #13.5 Championships—won the average to take home $24,300, saddles and buckles.

National #10.5

Bridger Llewellyn and Jaydon Warner pose with trophy saddles and buckles at the 2023 NTR Finals.
Bridger Llewellyn and Jaydon Warner won $25,640, saddles and buckles. | Andersen/CBarC Photography

Wibaux, Montana’s Bridger Llewellyn and Congress, Arizona’s Jaydon Warner won $25,640, saddles and buckles for their time of 32.94 seconds on four head.

#10.5 VIP Championships

Brock Headings and Wade Henderson fist bump while on horses at the 2023 NTR Finals.
Brock Headings and Wade Henderson fist bump after winning the #10.5 VIP Championships. | Andersen/CBarC Photography

Brock Headings—the second winning header from Berryville, Arkansas—and Wade Henderson from Arizona’s Cave Creek won the #10.5 VIP Championships average with their time of 33.10 seconds on four head. They’ll take home $21,220 and buckles.


March 9

National #9.5

Donny King and Jamie Pohnert roping at the 2023 NTR Finals.
Donny King and Jamie Pohnert | Andersen CBarC Photography

Donny King and Jamie Pohnert placed first in the National #9.5 average with a time of 37.71 seconds on four head. They took home $22,900, saddles and buckles.

National #8.5

Rees Jackman and Dan Ballek won the average with 40.76 seconds on four head. | Andersen/CBarC Photography

Rees Jackman and Dan Ballek won $24,000, saddles and buckles for their time of 40.76 seconds on four head.

#8.5 VIP Championships

Greg Singletary and Gregory Carl Singletary shake hands and pose with Gist trophy buckles at the 2023 NTR Finals.
Greg Singletary and Gregory Carl Singletary | Andersen/CBarC Photography

With a time of 37.85 seconds on four head, Greg Singletary and Gregory Carl Singletary won the #8.5 VIP Championships average and took home $26,2000 and buckles.


March 10

#10.5 All Girl

Michele Spurling and Amanda Kooiker pose with trophy buckles.
Michele Spurling and Amanda Kooiker won the #10.5 All Girl average.| Andersen/CBarC Photography

With a time of 27.76 seconds on three head, Michele Spurling and Amanda Kooiker won the #10.5 All Girl average, taking home $5,200 and buckles.

#11.5 Mixed Championships

Shaylee Warner heads and Lucas Cruz heels at the NTR Finals.
Shaylee Warner and Lucas Cruz | Andersen/CBarC Photography

Shaylee Warner and Lucas Cruz won $14,060 and buckles after their 31.72-second run on four head won the #11.5 Mixed Championships average.

#6 2-Steer Championships

Edgar Lalo Olivas and Kristy Jones pose with trophy buckles.
Edgar Lalo Olivas and Kristy Jones | Andersen/CBarC Photography

Edgar Lalo Olivas and Kristy Jones won $6,220 and buckles for their time of 21.64 seconds on two head.


March 11

#7 Championships

Jack Malone and Jake Larsen team roping at the NTR Finals in Arizona.
Jack Malone and Jake Larsen placed first in the #7 Championships average. | Andersen/CBarC Photography

Jack Malone and Jake Larsen placed first in the average with 29.83 seconds on three head, winning &13,140 and saddles.

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