Kindyl Scruggs dominated the 47th Annual International Finals Rodeo in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, from January 13–15, 2017.
The 23-year-old western shopping expo, Stetson Country Christmas and Group W Productions, welcomed a new entertainment competition event to Las Vegas in December 2016 during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo—the All In Barrel Race. The inaugural year of the All In Barrel Race guaranteed a $250,000 payout.
It came down to the wire for the Elite Rodeo Athletes World Championship, but it was none other than dream team, Lisa Lockhart and An Oakie With Cash who claimed the world title.
The Elite Rodeo Athletes stormed into Dallas, Texas, November, 11, 2016, to bring top-shelf rodeo action to the American Airlines Center for the first performance of the three-day world championship event.
Caryn Henry and Credit Ta Fame followed their go-round two win with a big victory in the open finals round, clinching the 2016 NBHA Open 1D World Championship with a 14.832 and setting the framework for the rest of the divisional field's five world titles.
Molli Montgomery broke two records and became the first person to win both the futurity and the juvenile at the 2016 Barrel Futurities of America World Championships.
Speed was the name of the game on November 6 when barrel racers took over the Will Rogers Coliseum at the 2016 APHA World Championship Show for RAM Paint Barrel Racing Incentive Program events.
Janelle Green earned her first senior world title on HF Shes A Sharp Blonde with a 15.015, setting the pace for the NBHA Senior 5D World Championships in a finals round jam-packed with the nation's toughest barrel racers over 50.