ARLINGTON, Texas — While Cowboys may not be bucking in Las Vegas this year, the rodeo world is still abuzz.
The Wrangler National Finals rodeo gets underway tonight in Texas, and there will be quite the contingent of cowboys from Utah riding for the championship.
Kaycee Feild from Genola is ranked No. 2 in the world and trying for his fifth world title in the bareback category.
Ryder Wright from Milford is also ranked second in the world and is trying for his second world title.
Three other Utahns are in the Saddlebronc category, including Ryder's older brother, Rusty, and younger brother Stetson.
KAYCEE FEILD - 33 - Genola - Bareback Rider - 2020 end of season rank: #2. NFR qualifications 11, won 4 world championships (2011-2014)
MASON CLEMENTS - 28 - Draper - Bareback Rider- 2020 end of season rank: #9. NFR qualifications 3
RYDER WRIGHT - 22 - Milford - Saddle Bronc Rider - 2020 end of season rank: #2. NFR qualifications 5. World champion in 2017
ALLEN BOORE - 29 - Axtell - Saddle Bronc Rider- 2020 end of season rank: #5. NFR qualifications 2
RUSTY WRIGHT - 25 - Milford - Saddle Bronc Rider - 2020 end of season rank: #11. NFR qualifications 5
TYLER BINGHAM - 27 - Howell - Bull Rider - 2020 end of season rank: #12. NFR qualifications 3
STETSON WRIGHT - 21 - Milford - Saddle Bronc Rider, Bull Rider - 2020 end of season rank: #13 in Saddle Bronc, #8 in Bull Riding and #3 in the All-Around. 2019 was his first NFR and he was the All-Around Champion