Round 8 was Canadian Night with Shania Twain as the opening act.
The Canadian national anthem was performed by Wayne Vold.
The United States anthem was performed by Medium Rodeo Contest Winner Lexi Larsen (Black Hills Stock Show Rodeo)
Record times and scores from previous Round 8s of the National Finals Rodeo:
Bareback riding: 2000, Deb Greenough scored 89 points
Steer wrestling: 2004, Shawn Greenfield posted a time of 3.1 seconds
Team roping: 2008, Travis Tryan & Cory Petska won the round with a time of 3.5 seconds
Saddle bronc riding: 2004, Billy Etbauer scores 89.5 points
Tie-down roping: 2001 and 2003, Fred Whitfield posted times of 6.9 seconds
Barrel racing: 2010, Sherry Cervi won the round with a time of 13.49 seconds
Bull riding: 2002, Colby Yates scored 95 points to win the round
Bareback Riding – Full Results
Kaycee Feild won the round with a score of 83.5 riding ‘Cool Water’ to take home a check for $18,629.81.
Steven Peebles placed second after scoring 82.5 on ‘Wonderland’ earning $14,723.56.
J.R. Vezain rode ‘Shanas Delight’ for a score of 79 placing him in third place and put a check for $11,117.79 in his pockets.
Steer Wrestling – Full Results
Hunter Cure posted a time of 3.8 winning the round and the check for $18,629.81.
Matt Reeves placed second with a time of 4.2 taking home a check for $14,723.56.
Trevor Knowles and Stan Branco tied for third with their times of 4.3, earning each $9,465.14.
Team Roping – Full Results (Headers), (Heelers)
Colby Lovell & Martin Lucero posted a time of 4.2 to win the round and $18,629.81.
Trevor Brazile & Patrick Smith took second place with a time of 4.5, earning each rider $14,723.56.
Third place went to Kaleb Driggers & Travis Graves with their time of 4.9 and they each took checks for $11,117.79.
Saddle Bronc – Full Results
Jake Wright rode ‘Sundance’ for a score of 85.5 to take first place and take home a check for $18,629.81.
Taos Muncy scored an 84 on ‘Low Bucks’ to place second and pocketed big bucks with a $14,723.56 check.
With a score of 82, Jesse Wright placed third after his ride on ‘Lock & Load’ earning him a check for $11,117.79.
Tie-Down Roping – Full Results
Ryan Jarrett won the round after posting a time of 6.7 adding another check of $18,629.81 to his winnings.
Tuff Cooper and Cody Ohl tied for second place with a time of 6.9 and took home checks for $12,920.67.
Trevor Brazile took fourth after his time of 7.0 and puts $7,812.50 more in his bank account.
Barrel Racing – Full Results
Sherry Cervi posted a time of 13.71 to win the round and take the winning check for $18,629.81.
Jane Melby took home a check for $14,723.56 after her time of 13.77 put her in second place.
Shade Brazile placed third with her time of 13.8 and take home a check for $11,117.79
Bull Riding – Full Results
It was a rough night for the bull riders with only three cowboys able to stay on.
Cody Teel won the round with a score of 78.5 after his ride on ‘Pale Face’ and took home the check for $18,629.81.
Josh Koschel rode ‘Jordon’s Jacket’ for a score of 70 to place second and takes home $14,723.56.
Third place went to Parker J Breding who scored a 68 on ‘Hokie Pokie’ to earn a check for $11,117.79.
Crown Royal Riders update
Steve Woolsey still has not found the ‘Magic’ as the National Finals puts Round 8 in the books. Crown Royal will donate $1,000 every time Steve can post a qualifying ride and with two more rounds to go, he still has a chance.
Click here for results from Round 7.
Check back tomorrow for Round 9 results!