Gale to compete in Match of Champions in Wyoming Casey Gale of Vermillion will compete in the Five-State Match of Champions Nov. 1-3 in Casper, WY.
State rodeo champions from South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Montana and Colorado will participate in saddle bronc, bull riding and bareback events. Gale will ride in the bareback event.
The high-point winners will receive $1,000 scholarships. The top team will win custom-made spurs for each member.
In the SD State 4-H Rodeo Finals last August, Gale was named senior boys all around champion. He topped the first go of the bareback riding competition in the first go. He was third in the second go and second in the average.
In bull riding at state, Gale was first in the first go and tied for third in the average. Gale and Danny Fischer of Centerville earned first place in the first go and average for dally team roping.