Spring Valley Student Qualifies to Compete at World's Largest Rodeo

Aubrey Delk a rising senior at Spring Valley High School has earned a position on the South Carolina National High School Rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Gillette, WY,July 17-23 to compete at the 68th annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) in the barrel racing competition.

Featuring more than 1650 contestants from 43 states, five Canadian Provinces and Australia, the NHSFR is the world's largest rodeo.  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.

Again, 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 also air online at NHSRATV.com Performance times are 7PM on July 17, and 9 AM and 7PM each day thereafter.

Along with great rodeo competition and the chance to meet new friends from around the world, NHSFR contestants  have the opportunity to enjoy shooting sports, volleyball, contestant dances, and family­ oriented activities, church services sponsored by the Fellowship of Christian Cowboys, and shopping at the NHSFR tradeshow.

To follow your favorites at the NHSFR,visit NHSRA.org daily for complete  results.