Johnston and Otto compete at the Texas Wrangler Junior High Division
by Sherri Nelson
Oct 08, 2008 | 1606 views | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Texas Wrangler Junior High Division was developed through the Wrangler Division of the National High School Rodeo Association and operates under the guidelines of the Texas High School Rodeo Association.

Our mission is to offer kids in grades 6th-8th a chance to be competitive student athletes at the highest level of competition in their region, the state of Texas and on a national level for championships and thousands of dollars in scholarships.

This organization helps to prepare these young athletes for the next level of rodeo. The Texas Wrangler Junior High Division is a family oriented organization which encourages scholastic achievement through the high standards it holds for its members as students in the classroom and sportsmen in the arena. The Texas High School Rodeo and Wrangler Junior High Division are divided into 10 regions throughout the state.

The first two rodeos of the Region VIII junior high rodeo season were held on Saturday, Sept. 27, starting at 9 a.m. in Tilden.

In the first rodeo: Kyle Otto placed first in chute steer dogging, fourth in ribbon roping and eighth in boys goat tying. Charlie Johnston placed third in Chute dogging. In the second rodeo Kyle Otto placed second in chute dogging and third in ribbon roping. Charlie Johnston placed third in chute dogging.

The next rodeo will be Oct. 18, in Tilden.

Three Rivers Middle School is represented by Charlie Johnston, son of Rick and Amanda Johnston and Kyle Otto, son of Sherri and Bubba Nelson and the late Richard Otto. Competing for George West Junior High is Alejandro Flores, son of Robert and Ida Flores he is a junior steer bull rider and his events will be held during the high school rodeos.
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