Rafter-B-Bar Information Center

Welcome! Our website is a great resource of information so please look around. Kirchmann Media Group handles our media inquiries and schedules interviews for Barnes PRCA Rodeo. We place our current press releases below for quick access with links to coverage for our rodeo committees, fans and corporate partners to view, share and utilize for public relations. Please reach out to Gretchen Kirchmann at 406-396-7316 or gretchen@kirchmannmediagroup.com for additional information.
Nov 14
Sioux City - Early Bird Tickets On Sale Friday
The Barnes Bull Riding Challenge returns to the Tyson Events Center on Saturday January 13 and Sunday January 14, 2018. Two performances of bull...
Nov 06
Barnes' animal athletes selected for 2017 Great Lakes Circuit Finals
Representing the Rafter B Bar Ranch from Peterson, Iowa are bucking horses, bulls and saddle horses selected for the Great Lakes Circuit Finals...
Oct 12
Barnes PRCA Rodeo welcomes Hutch Leather Works as a new sponsor

Corporate Partner for Barnes PRCA Rodeo makes personalized leather products, Hutch Leather Works based in Mason City, Iowa

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Sep 14
Wrangler Champions Challenge Finale selects eight Barnes' animal athletes
Animal athletes from Barnes PRCA Rodeo are in high demand between September 28 - October 1, 2017. Marty Barnes and his son Westin Barnes will take...
Sep 06
Labor Day Bull Riding draws big crowds at the Minnesota State Fair

The Bulls and Barrels Championship doubled the excitement for attendees at the Minnesota State Fair with two performances on Labor Day.  Marty...

Aug 31
Champion Bull Riders heading to the Minnesota State Fair on Monday, Sept. 4
The 2017 Minnesota State Fair will feature the Bulls and Barrels Championship with numerous regional champions competing on Monday September 4....
Aug 09
Miles Jones, bullfighter ranked nationally

Pro Rodeo Bullfighter Miles Jones added two consecutive wins to his rodeo resume' in the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA) Freestyle...

Jun 16
Whitaker wins all-around titles in Hawley and Merrill

Kyle Whitaker, 8x PRCA Linderman Award winner, won the 2017 all-around titles at both Barnes PRCA Rodeos during the second weekend of June. ...

Jun 07
CNFR qualifer wins on 4x WNFR bronc at Cherokee, Iowa
Red Horse Crossin, the 2016 Great Lakes Circuit Saddle Bronc Horse of the Year, took cowboy Nick Shenold from Weatherfod, Okla. to the pay window....
May 26
Cowboys climb PRCA standings ladder on Barnes' livestock

This season Barnes PRCA Rodeo bucking stock are helping several cowboys climb the ladder into the top 15. Several variables play into the success of...

Apr 19
New Zealand cowboy ties 88-point arena record on Red Horse Crossin'

Barnes PRCA Rodeo animal athletes continue to help contestants climb the standings this Spring.  The rank caliber of bucking horses at the...

Mar 28
2017 American flags at Barnes PRCA Rodeos
Patriotism is at the core of each Barnes PRCA Rodeo production. The Iowa-based stock contracting company is known for paying respect to the United...
Jan 20
Meet Sniper the newest animal athlete
Sniper a black Braham-Cross bred bull was recently purchased by Barnes PRCA Rodeo this past December.   The bull was named in honor of...
Nov 21
Barnes receives a hat-trick from the Great Lakes Circuit

The Barnes PRCA Rodeo's mare Red Horse Crossin' received the 2016 Saddle Bronc Horse of the Year award from the Great Lakes Circuit. ...

Nov 03
Peterson ranch headed for National Finals Rodeo
The top ranked rough stock cowboys in Pro Rodeo selected Barnes PRCA Rodeo livestock for both the 2016 RAM Great Lakes Circuit Finals (GLCF) in...
Sep 16
Marty Barnes inducted into Hall of Fame
Marty Barnes, a native of Peterson, Iowa was inducted into the Iowa High School Rodeo Association (IHSRA) Hall of Fame last month. Barnes was...

Rafter-B-Bar Coverage

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