An 8th grader at Arcadia Public Schools has earned a position on the Nebraska National Junior High Rodeo Team. Clay Bauer will be traveling with fellow teammates to Gallup, NM June 23-29 to compete at the 9th Annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo. Bauer will compete in Tie-Down Roping, Chute Dogging and Goat Tying.
Bauer finished this season as State Runner Up in the Tie Down Roping, State Runner Up in the Chute Dogging, and 3rd place in the Goat Tying. He also finished 5th in the Ribbon Roping and Team Roping, earning himself the alternate position in both events. The National Team is decided by the accumulated point total earned throughout the 2012-13 Rodeo Season and the State Finals.
The finals in Gallup, NM start with one performance on June 23 starting at 7pm, followed by two performances daily starting at 9am and 7 pm through the 29th.