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SD Timed Event Champions Crowned at SD State Fair





SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF

AGRICULTURE NEWS RELEASE

 

 

For Immediate Release: September 10, 2019

Media Contact: Jason Edleman, 605-350-5000

 

SD Timed Event Champions Crowned at SD State Fair

 

Huron, SD – 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 was action-packed with 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. 

 

The SDTEC continues to bring in contestants, their families, and fans to the State Fair, making it one of the premier events for spectators at the fair. For more information, visit www.sdtimedeventchampionships.webs.com or like SD Timed Event Championship on Facebook.

 

The 2019 South Dakota State Fair ran from Thursday, August 29, through Monday, September 2. Channel Seeds Preview night was Wednesday, August 28. This year’s theme was “There’s No Time Like Fair Time.” For more information on State Fair events, contact the Fair office at 800-529-0900, visit www.sdstatefair.com, or find them on Facebook or Twitter.

 

Agriculture is a major contributor to South Dakota’s economy, generating $32.5 billion in annual economic activity and employing over 132,000 South Dakotans. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture's mission is to promote, protect, and preserve South Dakota agriculture for today and tomorrow. Visit us online at sdda.sd.gov or find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

 

 

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