Palisades resident qualifies for high school finals rodeo

Brock Streeter, a Palisades resident and junior at Almira/Coulee-Hartline High School, has earned a position on the Washington state high school rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Gillette, Wyo., to compete at the 63rd Annual National High School Finals Rodeo, to be held from July 17-23.
Streeter qualified by competing in the Washington State High School Finals Rodeo in Coulee City on June 17-19. He was the state tie-down roping champion, reserve champion saddle bronc rider and third place in the team roping with partner Cody Jess.
Streeter will be competing in the tie down roping, team roping and saddle bronc riding competitions. Streeter was also named as the 2011 All-Around Cowboy.
Featuring over 1,500 contestants from 41 states, five Canadian provinces and Australia, the National High School Finals is the world’s largest rodeo. In addition to competing for over $200,000 in prizes, NHSFR contestants will also be competing for more than $350,000 in college scholarships and the chance to be named the National High School Rodeo national champion.
To earn this title, contestants must finish in the top 20 after two go-rounds of competition before advancing to the final night’s championship performance.
Along with rodeo competition and the chance to meet new friends from around the world, NHSFR contestants have the opportunity to represent their team in a volleyball tournament, enjoy nightly contestant dances, participate in a talent contest, compete in a rifle shooting competition, test their skills in a Knowledge Bowl competition, have the chance to shop the NHSFR western tradeshow and visit Wyoming’s historical attractions.
To follow Streeter at the NHSFR, visit nhsra.org for complete results, updated daily.