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Derek Barton

 Derek Barton is a Wyoming native and was raised on a ranch in Buffalo Wyoming. He grew up around cattle, horses and rodeo all his life. Derek was a radio broadcaster for over 30 years and progressed into rodeo announcing in the late 80’s.
Derek is a Gold Card PRCA Member and has announced rodeo all over the country. He is also a sound and music director for many major rodeos and does about approx.75 shows a year. Derek has taken his radio and rodeo background to the next level and is now owner and host of a world-wide radio and internet show, called Talk Rodeo. The show runs 5 days a week, year-round and features interviews with the biggest names in rodeo. He has also been the internet broadcaster for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo at the 50th Anniversary of the NFR!! On top of all that, he works the media room every year at the NFR, talking with all the nightly winners and World Champions, he produces shows for all 10 rounds of the WNFR and is a frequent host and master of ceremony at major events during the National Finals Rodeo. Derek also works at Oklahoma Panhandle State University in Goodwell Oklahoma, he is the “Voice of the Aggies” for all of the sports programs on the OPSU Campus
In his down time, he likes to sing, write music and play drums, is an auctioneer. He has 2 grown daughters, and he is a proud Grandpa to 3 Grandsons and 2 Grand Daughter.
Lastly Derek Thanks God every day for allowing him to continue this path in life and is Thankful for every day he has had. He knows life can throw a lot of surprises at you, as he was diagnosed with Stage 4 Colon Cancer back in 2007 and feels very lucky to still be here and knows God still has a plan for him.


Keith Isley
Rodeo Barrel Man
• PRCA Comedy Act of the Year (2013)
• Coors "Man in the Can" (2012)
• Coors "Man in the Can" (2011)
• PRCA "Clown of the Year" (2011)
• PRCA "Comedy Act of the Year" (2011)
• Coors "Man in the Can" (2010)
• PRCA "Clown of the Year" (2010)
• PRCA "Comedy Act of the Year" (2010)
• Dodge Circuit Finals (2010)
• First Frontier Circuit Finals (2010)
• PRCA "Clown of the Year" (2009)
• PRCA “Clown Act of the Year” (2009)
• Coors “Man in the Can” (2009)
• NFR “Barrel Man” (2009)
• PRCA "Clown of the Year" (2008)
• PRCA "Clown of the Year" (2007)
• PRCA “Clown of the Year” (2006)
• PRCA "Specialty Act of the Year" (2006)
• Coors "Man in the Can" (2006)
• 9 X PRCA "Specialty Act of the Year"
• 11 X Top five finalist - Coors "Man in the Can"
• 10 X Top five finalists for "Clown of the Year"
• 7 X First Frontier Circuit Finals
• 3 X Dodge National Circuit Finals
• 1 X South East Circuit Finals
• 1 X Columbia River Circuit Finals
• 1 X Great Lakes Circuit Finals
• 1 X Badlands Circuit Finals



Brent Jordan
 2019 Rodeo Announcer
Brent Jordan is a 3rd generation member of the P.R.C.A. who grew up around rodeo watching both his father and mother compete in the P.R.C.A. Throughout his youth the sport was a big part of his life and he knew it would be his passion into his adult life. Inspired by the announcing legends like Bob Tallman, Randy Corley and Hadley Barret, Brent went on to develop his own way of leading rodeo fans through the World of Rodeo.

 Rattlesnake Ridge Band: Rattlesnake Ridge is the newest band in Worland, WY covering many parts of Wyoming with their Country, Rock, and Blues style music. Call (307) 431-0010


Thermopolis Cowboy Rendezvous Rodeo
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