Gold buckles come to town
In early December, two young Boerne residents realized the highest honors offered in the professional rodeo world...For those of you not familiar with the world of rodeo, here's some basic info about barrel racing and saddle bronc riding.
At the National Rodeo Finals in Las Vegas, Callie duPerier won the 2015 Women’s Professional Rodeo Association World Champion Barrel Racer competition, and Jacobs Crawley came away with the 2015 Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association World Champion Saddle Bronc Rider gold buckle.
And here's videos of Callie and Jacobs.
FWIW,I have a few gold buckles of my own. They're for Team Roping.
No, I'm not a roper. I won the buckles in a Calcutta - an auction where you bid on the roping teams, and whichever team wins the event also wins the pool of auction funds for the winning bidder. In our case, we get a big gaudy western belt buckle to go along with the $$$.