June 30, 2011
Ashley Tague Qualifies to Compete at World's Largest Rodeo
DENVER, CO - Ashley Tague, a recent graduate of Scotland County R-I High School, has earned a position on the Iowa State high school rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Gillette, Wyoming from July 17th - 23rd to compete at the 63rd Annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) in the barrel racing.
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 twenty after two Go-Rounds of intense competition before advancing to Saturday night's final championship performance.