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Heartland Gay Rodeo Association (HGRA) (Nebraska)
Individual's IGRA Awards & Non-monetary contributions
Thanks to Roger Bergmann for asembleing this list
First posted Sep 24, 2017
Last update Sep-27-2017

Joined IGRA in 1993, Dissolved in 2010

IGRA Hall of Fame:

2010Bryn Geerdes (ILGRA)
2012Patrick Terry (CGRA, ILGRA)

IGRA Officers and Staff:

2000 - 2003Tamara Marks IGRA Vice President (ILGRA)

HGRA Trustees to IGRA Board:

1997 - 1999Charley Wade
2000 - 2001Bryn Geerdes
2002- 2004Char Werth
2005Kim Dawson
2006 - 2008Dan Johnson
2009Dave Elliott

IGRA Royalty:

None

IGRA Committee Chairs:

1996Charley WadeIGRA Convention
1998 - 1999Charley WadeMembership/Credentials
2000 - 2001Charley WadeRodeo Growth
1998 - 1999Patrick TerryCorporate Sponsors
2001 - 2002Bryn GeerdesAnimal Issues & Concerns
2004Tamara MarksFinals Rodeo
2005Bryan LesterHealth & Safety
2005 - 2006Char WorthHall of Fame Committee

Certified IGRA Rodeo Officials:

1994 - 2012Kim DawsonChute Coordinator (ILGRA, TGRA)
1997 - 2012Kim DawsonArena Director
1994 - 2014Patrick TerryScorekeeper
2000 - 2012Tamara MarksScorekeeper

Non-Certified Rodeo Personnel (i.e.: Announcers, Clowns, etc.):

2008 - 2013Tamara MarksAnnouncer

IGRA President's Award:

2003Tamara Marks

The Wayne Jakino Western Lifestyle Award:

None

IGRA International Award:

2003, 2005Tamara Marks
2004Charlotte Worth
2007Leo Jarecke

IGRA Director's Award:

1996Patrick Terry
2003Tamara Marks
2004Bryn Geerdes
2004Paul Swofford
2007Jo Knott
The Director's Award was discontinued after 2008.

IGRA Trustee's Award:

2002Bryn Geerdes
2003Sheri Ralston
2005Kim Dawson

IGRA's "World Gay Rodeo Finals" Rodeo Director:

2004Tamara Marks

HGRA's "Heartland Regional Rodeo" Rodeo Directors:

1997 - 1999Charley Wade
2000 - 2001David Brady
2002 - 2003Charlotte Werth
2006Kathy Ward and Terri Richards

IGRA Men's World Gay Rodeo Finals Buckle Winners:

1998 Rookie Cowboy of the YearJ.C. McDonald
1998 Rookie Bull Rider of the YearJ.C. McDonald
2002 Rookie Cowboy of the YearRick Parker
2002 Chute DoggingTodd Tramp
2003 Rookie Cowboy of the YearJohn Jockinson II
2004 Rookie Cowboy of the YearChuck Hildebrandt
2004 Breakaway RopingBret Hartman
2004 Wild Drag RaceRocky Kuhn

IGRA Women's World Gay Rodeo Finals Buckle Winners:

1994 Steer RidingMarge Wietzki
2001 Chute DoggingMarge Wietzki
2002 Bareback BroncJennifer Evans
2002 Steer RidingBelinda Gavin
2002 Chute DoggingTeeny Buckingham (Copafeelya)
2002 Calf Roping on FootBryn Geerdes
2003 Bareback BroncJennifer Evans
2003 Chute DoggingBryn Geerdes
2004 Steer RidingBelinda Gavin
2004 Chute DoggingSam Kramer
2004 Calf Roping on FootBryn Geerdes
2004 Wild Drag RaceSam Kramer
2005 Calf Roping on FootBryn Geerdes
2006 Rookie Cowgirl of the YearDallas Chaplain
2008 Rookie Cowgirl of the YearCindy Berner-Schlichte