SD Timed Event Champions Crowned at SD State Fair

The ninth annual South Dakota Timed Event Championship (SDTEC) sponsored in part by Panhandle Slim and Double D Western was held August 31 and September 1 in Huron at the South Dakota State Fair.

This year’s event featured contestants from South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska, and Minnesota. “The quality of the contestants was exceptional this year,” said Jason Edleman with SDTEC. “The rodeo was fast-paced with crowds overfilling the bleachers both days.”

The area’s elite youth rodeo contestants competed in six timed events, including tie-down calf roping, barrel racing, team roping, goat tying, breakaway roping, and steer wrestling. Rodeo youth from across the country, ages 14 – 19, were eligible to compete for the title.

This year’s SD Timed Event Champion winner was Reece Ullerich of Humbolt, SD with reserve cowboy going to Linkyn Petersek of Colome, SD.

The overall Horse of the Championship also went to Reece Ullerich of Humbolt.

Other overall winners were Lan Fuhrer of Belle Fourche, SD in Breakaway Roping, Cashae McGee of Rhame, ND in Barrel Racing and Goat Tying, Reece Ullerich in Tie Down Calf Roping, Linkyn Petersek in Steer Wrestling, and Garrett Glines of Chadron, NE and Tristan Hunter of Ardmore, SD in Team Roping.

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