Shawnee Lions Club President Bob Weaver, left, receives a poster for this year's International Finals Youth Rodeo from Lion George Webster, chairman of national sponsors for IFYR.


Shawnee Lions Club President Bob Weaver, left, receives a poster for this year's International Finals Youth Rodeo from Lion George Webster, chairman of national sponsors for IFYR. Webster, who has never ridden a horse, told how he learned the rodeo lingo to secure major sponsors for the local event. Despite gasoline prices, Webster said, ther are more than 1,000 contestants from across the nation planning to arrive in Shawnee for the weeklong competition beginning July 14.