SPECIALTY ACTS AND RODEO PERSONNEL
The One Armed Bandit
Since 1988, John Payne has thrilled rodeo fans around the world. He rides a variety of good horses and mules in his full throttle exhibition of genuine cowboy skills with longhorn steers, buffalo and wild horses, reflecting the excitement and true spirit of the west! www.theonearmbandit.net
Johnny “Backflip” Dudley
Professional rodeo clown and barrel man “Backflip” Johnny Dudley of Denton, TX is one of the top talents in pro rodeo. He is known for amazing feature acts, along with his quick wit and off-the-cuff banter that keeps crowds laughing until their sides hurt. He has performed at rodeos from Florida to Alaska and just about everywhere in between. He has been chosen twice for the Turquoise Circuit Finals rodeo, and four times for the PRCA’s All American Finals. But, before becoming a rodeo clown, Johnny served 8 years in the United States Marine Corps and then went on to college where he graduated with a degree in International Business. Johnny is one of the most likeable people you will ever meet and greets everyone with a big Texas smile.
The 2015 Bullfighters Only Las Vegas Freestyle Bullfighting Champion, Chuck Swisher has had an award-filled career. This Oklahoma native has been bullfighting for many years, and his past awards number in the dozens.
Lelo “Krazy Train” Garcia
Professional Bullfighter Lelo Garcia, who lives right next door in Rigby, Idaho, is known all across the west for his skills.
2008 PRA Bullfighter of the Year.
2009 PRA Bullfighter of the Year.
2012 Top Gun Smets/Hare Bullfighting school.
2012 Elite Professional Bullriding Bullfighter of the Year.
Jon began riding bulls at age 5 and started Bullfighting at age 14. He continued to ride until age 19. Jon then dedicated himself to Bullfighting. At age 21 He got a PRCA card and has not looked back.
CONTRACTED RODEO PERSONNEL
Kade Rogge – Announcer
A Rupert, Idaho Man who has what it takes to keep the crowd informed and entertained.
Marty Campbell – Announcer
Announcing rodeos, however, is an endeavor that lets Campbell combine his passion for the sport with his God-given ability to speak and entertain. With more than twenty-five years of entertaining audiences under his belt, that ability to move people has allowed him to draw audiences into what is happening in the arena with a color that gets them nearly as excited about the action as he is.
Flying S Mini Bucking Bulls
Flying S has two divisions; junior for ages 9-11 and senior for ages 12-14. In addition Flying S is adding new aspects to their shows, including chute dogging, bareback and saddle bronc steers. Flying S’s goal is to provide a family oriented environment where the next generation of rodeo champions has a place to learn and hone skills as they advance their rodeo careers. www.flyingsminibuckingbulls.com