Feather River College’s Brandon Mackenzie keeps his horse steady as Grant Denny leaps off to tackle a steer during the West Coast Region’s last rodeo of the season. FRC took the region championship and will continue on to the national championship this June. Photo by Jack Upton
The Feather River College rodeo team won the West Coast Region on April 27 at the final rodeo of its regular season in Las Vegas.
The team’s hard work paid off this season with eight members set to go to the national competition June 9 in Casper, Wyo.
The men’s team finished first with an accumulated total of 7,084.5 points for the season. The University of Nevada at Las Vegas came in second. more than 500 points behind FRC. Feather River’s women’s team finishing fourth in the region.