March 3, 2024

The Pizen Switch Times

Established 2021

Bull Rider Tator Nez to Compete in Junior Nat’l Finals Rodeo

Tator on his Bull. Photo by Doug Stewart, Rodeo Photographer, and submitted by Shawn Nez.

 Shawn Nez reports that his son, 16 year old Tator Nez of Yerington, Nevada has qualified for the 2021 Junior National Final Rodeo in Bull Riding.

16 year old Yerington bull rider, Tator Nez. Photo courtesy of Shawn Nez.

Tator will be traveling to Cowtown Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas to represent Yerington, Nevada in this prestigious rodeo. 

Ms. Brenda Hicks from Pyramid Lake in Nixon, Nevada has created and donated  a queen-size Star Quilt to auction ($500 starting bid) for Tator’s expenses to travel to Texas.

Star Quilt designed & created by Pyramid Lake resident Betty Hicks, Nixon NV. Photo courtesy of Shawn Hicks.
For more information on supporting/sponsoring  Tator, contact Shawn Nez on facebook.
Or you can go directly to GoFundme:
Team Tator to 2021 JrNFR
Tator Nez is a 16 year old cowboy from Yerington, Nevada. He has qualified for the 2021 PRCA Jr NFR in the bull riding event. Funds will be used to cover expenses to and from Fort Worth, Texas where the event will be held. Help would be greatly appreciated by Team Tator and family.”