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***NOTICE***

NEW LOCATION TO PICK UP BUCKLES

The series buckles will be available to pick-up at the GRANT TOWNSHIP HALL located at 922 South Buckeye in Abilene.

JULY 21 & 22 as well as JULY 28 & 29 at 9am

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The Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Collector series of Buckles began in 1989 and completed its 4th series in August 2016, with each series consisting of 7 buckles. There are now 30 buckles in Series so far with this year being the second buckle of the 5th series.

Buckles 1-10 and number 500 have been auctioned off each year during the week of the  rodeo.  Auction will be Monday July 30th at the Shockey and Landes Building located at 324 North Broadway in Abilene.  Social Hour is at 7pm with the auction starting at 7:30pm.

1st series
1989 – Bruce Miller, saddle bronc riding
1990 – Cary Bryant, calf roping
1991 – Jon Greenough, bareback riding
1992 – Tracy Brunner, steer wrestling
1993 – Donna Samples, barrel racing
1994 – Paul Whitehair, bull riding
1995 – 50th anniversary of the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo

2nd series
1996 – Gerald Roberts, saddle bronc riding
1997 – Phil Bryant, calf roping
1998 – Mark Brunner, bareback riding
1999 – Jim Janke, steer wrestling
2000 – Guy Winters, Sr. and Guy Winters, Jr. team roping
2001 – Stacy Krueger, barrel racing
2002 – John McDonald, bull riding

3rd series
2003 – Steve Davis, bareback riding
2004 – Ty Brant, calf roping
2005 – Jared Roberts, saddle bronc riding
2006 – Bob Pound, steer wrestling
2007 – Scott Bankes and Billy Randle, team roping
2008 – Shaleigh Smith, barrel racing
2009 – Geff Dawson, bull riding

4th series
2010 – Jerry Short, bareback riding
2011 – Wayne Bailey, steer wrestling
2012 – Keegan Knox, saddle bronc riding
2013 – Duane Carson, tie-down roping
2014 – Karl Langvardt and Steve Zumbrunn, team roping
2015 – Micah Samples, barrel racing
2016 – Jimmy Crowther, bull riding

5th series
2017 – Glen Dawson, bareback riding
2018 – Sammy & James Andrews-Stock Contractor