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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sam Simon, Arizona’s Ace Peterson and Whip Peterson won $23,120 for their time of 30.35 seconds on four head.
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.
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—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.
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.
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
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.
#10.5 All Girl
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 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 won $6,220 and buckles for their time of 21.64 seconds on two head.
Jack Malone and Jake Larsen placed first in the average with 29.83 seconds on three head, winning &13,140 and saddles.