"They say you're only as good as the people you work with...we must be really, really good!"
YOUR 2019 ENTERTAINERS
PRCA Rodeo Announcer
The man behind the mic, Roger Mooney from Ellijay, GA, is one of the finest voices in the rodeo business. Twenty five years of experience, nominations for the PRCA announcer of the year, receiving the WPRA announcer of the year award, and working the NFR, DNCFR, Tour Finales, and countless Circuit Finals rodeos line his list of accolades that make him the man you want to listen to! It’s obvious when listening to Roger, that rodeo is his passion. He gives 110% every second and expects the same from his fans! He works for you, giving you the minute by minute, play by play rodeo action performance that only Roger Mooney can deliver!
PRCA Rodeo Announcer
Professional Rodeo Announcer Anthony Lucia comes to us from Weatherford, Texas. Lucia has been a part of the Three Hills Rodeo family over the years, both as a highly sought after announcer, and as a specialty act, skillfully entertaining the crowds with his trick roping. Lucia’s abilities don’t stop there; he is also a competitive team roper. Where Lucia gets his talent from is no secret. His father, well known rodeo performer Tommy Lucia, who owned and trained Whiplash the Cowboy Monkey, raised Lucia in the rodeo world. Traveling the country with his father since he was four years old, Lucia began joining him in rodeo performances at age 8, and he hasn’t stopped since. With a slew of achievements, including a roping appearance on ‘America’s Got Talent’, having been named the 2010 Great Lakes Circuit Finals Rodeo Specialty Act and the 2010-2013 National Finals Trick Roper, Lucia also continues to announce rodeos all over the US and hosts the show Live with Lucia in Las Vegas, during the National Finals Rodeo.
PRCA Rodeo Announcer
Wade Grinager grew up with the rodeo way of life and he is a past High School Rodeo competitor and 3x state champion. Wade attended school at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY for Mass Communications, as well as at Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Missouri. He went on to pursue a career in Professional Announcing and started Mirror W Productions, and working all rodeos and bull ridings along with obtaining cards in PBR,CBR to PRCA. Wade has announced in the west to Montana, the south to Arkansas, and has concentrated in the Great Lakes and Badlands Circuits. He enjoys announcing because it allows him the ability to pump up and inform with his voice in a professional atmosphere. He currently resides in Maple Grove, Minnesota with his wife Abby and two boys Bode Lane and Jace Elliott.
PRCA Rodeo Announcer
A former agriculture education instructor, Grover stepped out of the classroom and into a full-time career as an announcer. Now he strives to be the best in the business. A good announcer is a critical part of a successful event, and a good announcer is there for the producer, the committee and the fans, not for themselves. Grover has worked rodeos throughout the country for a variety of producers and committees. He started his announcing career at 19, working amateur and junior rodeos. Since then, he has worked his way up the ranks to the professional associations. Besides his great work at Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association events all across this land, Grover has made a name for himself with the Professional Bull Riders, where he has announced the PBR World Finals and the ABBI World Finals.
John Harrison is a noted rodeo clown and barrelman. He comes by his profession honestly. His late grandfather was rodeo legend, Freckles Brown. (Freckles rode the "unrideable" bull Tornado, the subject of Western Music songs, and was a World Champion Bull Rider) John was around rodeo and rodeo people his whole life. John became a member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) in 1999, as a trick and roman rider, and trick roper. He later diversified and added barrelman to his PRCA card. John has worked rodeos from coast to coast and has made 5 appearances at the prestigious Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, NV, three times as a specialty act performer and twice as a barrelman. 2012, 2014, 2015 John picked up the coveted award of Comedy Act of the Year.
PRCA Trick Rider & Roman Rider
Dusti Crain-Dickerson has been performing all of her life. Coming from a rodeo family in Illinois, she grew up with the love for horses and it shows in every trick! Dusti has worked for the famous Dixie Stampede for many years, but just recently moved home and is traveling the US performing her incredible trick riding and roman riding act in front of thousands.
2010 WNFR Barrel Man, Robbie Hodges, from Cave Spring, GA will keep ’em laughing the whole show through! Rockin’ Robbie has created an experience unlike any other for rodeo fans across the world. As the hottest barrelman and rodeo clown going down the road today, Robbie has used his quick wit and lovable personality to reach crowds on a personal level. His off the cuff, no script, and hilarious banter has given the new rodeo fans something new to enjoy about rodeos. How does he do it? He is genuine and loves entertaining people, especially children. His jokes, commentary and acts are undeniably hilarious. We just dare anyone to try not to laugh.
Growing up around rodeo and livestock all his life, rodeo has always been a natural fit. With his quick wit and passion for making people smile and laugh, he has become someone to watch both in and out of the arena. As a clown and barrelman, he is a great man with a great attitude and high standards for himself and his family. Matt strives to be a great role model for any age. Matt, his wife Stacie and their son Bransen have made their mark as a young family with a long future ahead of them in Pro rodeo and are a great asset to the rodeo industry.
PRCA Barrelman & Bullfighter
RONALD BURTON brings over 15 years of experience as a rodeo clown and entertainer, and has thrilled rodeo fans throughout the United States. He is known for his family-friendly humor and comedy acts, which has earned him the honorable distinction, Cowboy’s Professional Rodeo Association’s Contract Act of the Year, in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018. Ronald is dedicated to entertaining audiences, protecting the bull riders in the arena, and demonstrating professionalism and hard work behind the scenes at the rodeo.
JERRY THORNTON & MR. BOJANGLES
PRCA Specialty Act
From rags to riches - meet Mr. Bojangles, a Hurricane Katrina survivor who will be one of our featured acts on this year's entertainment lineup. Mr. Jerry Thornton rescued Mr. Bojangles and within just a short time knew he had something special. He is the “Star”at the Thornton farm. Get ready for an unforgettable show from this little horse.