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Thursday, August 12, 2010

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Rodeo judge Brad Mattox, pictured in the background raising flag, judges a team roping event during slack on Tuesday night at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo.
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Judges explain role at rodeo

leonnah@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- Spectators at this year's Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo may be entertained by the competitor-and-animal performances, but it doesn't mean they'll always receive high marks from the judges.

Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association judge Dewitt Forrest said there are many things to look for when scoring events as both the contestants and animals are judged.

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