Scenes from the IFYR

The Shawnee News-Star
Kurstin Kulman of Asher plays the National Anthem ahead of the opening performance of the International Finals Youth Rodeo in Shawnee Sunday evening, July 11, 2021. After a week of competition at the Expo Center, the final performance is slated for 7:30 p.m. Friday night, July 16, to determine event champions in barrel racing, pole bending, breakaway roping, goat tying, team roping, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, bull riding, saddle bronc riding and bareback riding.
Ridge Hughes, Lampasas, Texas, prays before the start of the International Finals Youth Rodeo in Shawnee, Okla., Wednesday, July 14, 2021.
Ali Jo Cruce of Fountain Hill, Arkansas, warms up during the International Finals Youth Rodeo in Shawnee, Okla.,  Wednesday, July 14, 2021.