National Finals Rodeo
Saddle bronc rider Heith DeMoss from Heflin, La., gets tossed by "Pretty Boy" during the 9th round at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas on Dec. 11. DeMoss finished in 15th place.
Tyson Durfey from Colbert, Wash., finished third in tie-down roping at the National Finals Rodeo.
Bareback rider Steven Peebles of Redmond, Ore., rides "Wildflower" en route to a 6th place finish.
Heith DeMoss hits the fence during the 10th round of the National Finals Rodeo.
Curtis Cassidy from Donalda, Alberta, displayed good form on his way to a second-place finish in steer wrestling.
Trevor Brazile of Decatur, Texas, won tie-down roping and the All-Around world championship title in Las Vegas.
Bareback rider Wes Stevenson from Lubbock, Texas, rides "Bitter Sweet" during the 9th round. Stevenson finished in eighth.
Tammy Fischer from Ledbetter, Texas, came in 13th in barrel racing.
Bull rider Tate Stratton from Kellyville, Okla., gets thrown by "Bailey Hou" during the 9th round. Stratton placed 7th overall.
J.W. Harris of May, Texas, riding with a broken right hand, is thrown from "Hawaiian Ivory" during the 9th round. Harris was named the bull riding champion.
Brittany Ponzi from Victoria, Texas, during the 10th round of Barrel Racing at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas on December 11. Ponzi was named the 2009 champion for the event.