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May 2, 2012

Rodeo at Grady County Fairgrounds

Frontier Days Rodeo is here! The rodeo will be held at the Grady County Fairgrounds in Chickasha, OK on May 4 and 5th.  This is a TCRA (Texas Cowboy Rodeo Association) sanctioned rodeo but open to local contestants.  Frontier Days Rodeo Association is proud to introduce our stock contractor, Sumner Rodeo Company.  Mutton Bustin at 7pm and rodeo starts at 8pm. Both Friday and Saturday night

Sumner Rodeo Company has been owned and operated since 1990 by Phil Sumner of Goltry, Oklahoma.  Phil has been involved with rodeo and rodeo productions at all levels of competition.  His rodeo company has been directly responsible for the making of numerous broncs and bulls that have gone on to gain notoriety at the top of rodeo completion both in PRCA and PBR events.  Among the more well known are:

NFR bulls: Bodacious, Tumbleweed and Slammin Jammin

NFR broncs: Roly Poly and Cool Water

PBR bulls: Bo Time, Whos your Daddy, Bluesman and Beastie Boy

Sumner Rodeo Company’s staff include:

Phil Sumner, the owner

Jason Aduddell- Jason has been involved with rodeo and raising livestock since 1984. Through hard work and long hours, he has learned the "IN's & OUT's" of the business from loading calves and steers on the timed events to flanking and managing the rough stock side of things. He credits Phil Sumner for teaching him everything he knows and training him to become a very respected BULLMAN. Jason has worked with some of the best contractors in the business, either providing them with prospect bulls or helping produce rodeos and bull riding

John Eslick- pickup man/stock contractor

John has been with the company since 1995.  He raises corriente team ropin cattle @ Eslick Ranch in Chandler, OK.

Casey Wilson- Judge/ Flankman/ Truck Driver

Casey has been with the company since the beginning

Kelly Schauf- Pickup Man

Kelley is out of Jones, OK and started with the company in 2003.

The Hayek Family- Danny, Aronda, Jenna and James

They are out of Hennesey, OK and been with the company since the beginning

Bullfighter:   Jay smith, Terry Stough, Justin Willard, Tyler Mead

Phil Sumner and his company personnel are firmly rooted and dedicated to the sport of rodeo.  They are professional individuals who strive to provide top notch rodeo entertainment at all of their events.  


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