Logan Moore, a 10th grade student at Pleasanton High School has earned a position on the Texas State National High School rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Rock Spring, Wyoming July 15-21 to compete at the 70th annual National High School Final’s Rodeo (NHSFR) in the Team Roping competition.
Moore, who is currently competing in team roping at the “Best of the Best” in Gallup, New Mexico, has many achievements under his “cowboy buckled” belt. In 2017-2018, he was the Texas Finals High School Champion Team Roping Heeler. In 2016-2017 he earned High School Rookie of the Year and made the Bloomer team. In 2015, he was the Jr. World Champion Heeler. He has also been the Junior High Rookie of the Year and Junior High qualifier. “The Best of the Best” Timed Event Rodeo held June 27-30 is a competition for high school rodeo athletes competing in the events of tie down roping, barrel racing, breakaway roping, pole bending, goat tying, steer wrestling and team roping. This rodeo boasts big payouts.
Logan is the son of Tres Moore, Pleasanton and Jamie Moore of Pleasanton. His grandparents are Texas Moore, Pleasanton and Wes and Sue Swain, Tilden. His brother Mason Moore goes to Wharton Jr. College.
The NHSFR claims the title of the world’s largest rodeo. This event held in Rock Springs features more than 1,650 contestants from 43 states, five Canadian Provinces, Australia and Mexico. In addition to competing for more than $200,000 in prizes, NHSFR contestants will also be competing for more than $350,000 in college scholarships and the chance to be named an NHSFR World Champion. To earn this title, contestants must finish in the top 20 – based on their combined times/scores in the first two rounds – to advance to Saturday evening’s final round. World champions will then be determined based on their three-round combined times/scores
This year the Saturday championship performance will be televised nationally as a part of the Cinch High School Rodeo Tour telecast series on RFD-TV LIVE broadcasts of each NHSFR performance will air online at www.ridepass.com. Performance times are 7 p.m. on July 15 and 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. each day thereafter.
Logan and his partner Jarett Freeman, Tolar, Texas are also entered in Shawnee, Oklahoma for the International Final Youth Rodeo (IFYR), July 8-13.
The IFYR, founded in 1992, is a non-profit organization that presents top high school athletes with a professional rodeo in Shawnee. The internationally recognized IFYR is held annually at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center, attracting athletes from around the world. The IFYR is the world’s richest youth rodeo and celebrates with our very own IFYR Hall of Fame.