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WNFR By The Numbers
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70 – The Women’s Professional Rodeo Association was created on February 28, 1948 and was first known as the Girls Rodeo Association (GRA)

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$1,100,000 – Total prize money up for grabs in each WNFR event

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13.11 – Current barrel racing arena record at the Thomas & Mack

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12 – NFR Qualifications by Lisa Lockhart and Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi

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6 – Number of first- time WPRA WNFR qualifiers.

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32 – Texas residents that will be competing in this year’s WNFR.

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$3,333,594 – WPRA Career earning leader Sherry Cervi (through 2018 regular season).

Followed by:

Lisa Lockhart $2,378,482

Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi $2,190,323

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2,000 tons – Amount of dirt hauled in for the NFR to be used in the Thomas and Mack arena and stalling area.

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4 – In the past 6 years, 4 WPRA Resistol Rookie’s of the Year have also qualified for the WNFR

2017- Taci Bettis

2016- Cayla (Melby) Small

2015- Jackie Ganter

2013- Taylor Jacob

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1,386 Miles – The distance Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi will have to drive to get from her home in Victoria, TX to the Thomas and Mack Center.

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7 years – Length of time The Jerry Ann Taylor award has been presented to the best dressed barrel racer at the WNFR

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15,000 – Bottled Waters Sold during the NFR at T&M concession stand

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26,000 – Sodas sold during the NFR at T&M concession stand

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Each Montana Silversmiths buckle requires 110 man-hours to complete and weighs about one pound. They have a solid sterling base with solid gold (24 carat; ribbons, letters and cast figures; they are valued at about $17,500 each.

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$189,385 – Amount of money Hailey Kinsel won at the 2017 Wrangler NFR setting a new NFR earnings record

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$323,570 – Highest Single Season Earnings record in the WPRA set by Lindsay Sears, 2008

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5 – Number of WPRA Barrel Racers who have placed in all 10 consecutive rounds at the NFR:

  • Colette Graves Baier, 1974
  • Lynn McKenzie, 1978
  • Charmayne James, 1986
  • Kristie Peterson, 1996-97
  • Sherry Cervi, 2013

 

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