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Sulphur Springs FFA Member Elida Miller Wins Calf Scramble at Fort Worth Stock Show

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Elida Miller, a member of Sulphur Springs FFA, caught a calf during Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo’s Calf Scramble, earning a $500 purchase certificate presented by sponsor Jamie (pictured left) and Karen (pictured right) Morgan and Paxton Motherall (pictured middle) a Calf Scramble Committee Member.

 

Elida Miller, a member of Sulphur Springs FFA, caught a calf during Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo’s Calf Scramble, earning a $500 purchase certificate for a show heifer and the chance for up to $12,500 in scholarship awards. Miller’s parents are Tom and Frannie Miller. Miller’s award was sponsored by Jamie and Karen Morgan.

During 28 rodeo performances the Calf Scramble gives 16 Texas 4-H and FFA members, the opportunity to catch 8 calves, in one of the most thrilling and unpredictable events. Justin Boots and Texas Mutual Insurance Company are long time supporters of the Calf Scramble. Participants who do not catch a calf receive a pair of Justin Boots.

The Stock Show’s Calf Scramble scholarship awards range from $500 to $12,500, to participants who demonstrate dedication and hard work through monthly reports, and a final essay submitted to their sponsors and the Calf Scramble Committee. Miller will use the purchase certificate to buy a registered beef or dairy heifer she will raise and exhibit at next year’s Stock Show. The Calf Scramble program awarded 70 scholarships totaling in $269,000 in 2017.

Elite rodeo action, top livestock and equestrian competition, and outstanding entertainment during 23 fun-filled days, January 12 through February 3, is what makes the legendary Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo the place to be. Get your tickets today and enjoy a lively western heritage experience. For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.fwssr.com. Ordering tickets is also made easy by calling (817) 877-2420.  Get ready for Buck, Sweat & Steers – get out to the legendary Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo.

 

 

 

 

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