FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 29, 2022
National Roper’s Supply Announces Windy Ryon Scholarship and Scholarship Alumni All-Star Award Partnership
Decatur, TX: National Roper’s Supply is excited to announce a partnership with the Windy Ryon Memorial Scholarship as well as being the presenting sponsor for a new addition, the Scholarship Alumni All-Star Award. This award will be given to one scholarship alum per year in recognition of their success and efforts within the western and agricultural industries post-scholarship.
“One of our great passions at NRS is supporting young people in the western lifestyle. The Windy Ryon has done the same for decades through the various scholarships it provides. We can think of no better way to contribute than to join forces with such an iconic western event and continue to grow the program that they began so many years ago,” Jason Brooks, Vice President of Marketing, National Roper’s Supply.
“It is our intent to stay connected with all our past and present scholarship winners and to help encourage their continued participation and support in the agricultural sector. We believe this to be vital to the future of this nation! … We want to thank NRS for their passionate support of the youth of North Texas and for their generous support of our scholarship awards program,” Pam Minick, President, Windy Ryon Roping Association.
About Windy Ryon Memorial Roping:
Founded in 1973 to honor the Fort Worth businessman and western industry leader, Windy Ryon, the roping has grown to be as historical as it is entertaining. Over the past 4 decades, the roping has become a legendary event; hosting the world's top professional ropers each Memorial Day weekend at the Windy Ryon Arena, just north of the Fort Worth Stockyards. The Windy Ryon Memorial Roping has proudly committed its efforts to providing scholarships focused on young men and women in agriculture. Over one million dollars has been awarded to 4-H, FFA, and High School Rodeo members in the North Texas area.
About National Ropers Supply:
With over 30 years in the western industry, NRS has been a one-of-a-kind national source for ‘All Things Western’. The flagship location in Decatur, TX includes a 90,000 sq. ft. store surrounded by several hundred acres of beautiful North Texas landscape to trail ride or explore by golf cart, NRS Feed Store, an event center, café, horse stalls, RV hookups, cabins, bunkhouses, and the headquarters for National Trailer Source. Sister store locations are in Granbury, TX, Weatherford, TX, and Wickenburg, AZ. NRS Feed Store locations are in Granbury, TX, Springtown, TX, and Bridgeport, TX. NRS has also been a premier online and catalog retailer nationwide for decades.
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Windy Ryon Memorial Roping