picture of 2018 International Finals Youth Rodeo

Jul 9-14, 2018

Since 1993, the world's richest youth rodeo has been attracting some of the best breakout rodeo stars to the Heart Of Oklahoma Exposition Center in Shawnee, Oklahoma to compete for more than $250,000 in prize money. Some of today's top professional athletes have made their way through the IFYR in the past, giving you a chance to get a glimpse of the next generation of superstars in the making.

Lackey Leads Aggregate At IFYR

Payton Lackey Leads Bareback Aggregate Heading Into IFYR Short Round

Jul 13, 2018

With two rounds complete at the 2018 International Finals Youth Rodeo, Payton Lackey is splitting the No. 1 and 2 spots in the aggregate with a total of 152.5 on two. Lackey was consistent all week, scoring 76 points in round one and 76.5 in round two last night. 

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This Blanco, Texas, bareback rider has a great shot to take home the championship with only nine other competitors that were able to ride two in his event. Lackey splits the aggregate lead with Hayden, Colorado's Keenan Hayes who was 81.5 in round one and 71 points in round two.

The short round is set for tonight (Friday, July 13) at 7:30 pm.