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Reata Collins Receives WRCA Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Time!

Early in the history of the Working Ranch Cowboys Association, providing opportunities for ranching’s next generation was a priority. As such, the WRCA Foundation (WRCF) annually awards scholarships for young ranch kids and non-traditional students to pursue their dreams in agriculture and beyond. In 2017, 42 scholars ... … Read More

WRCA Foundation Year End Wrap-Up

As most folks in the ranching world know, 2017 was a year of tragedy for a huge swath of the Great Plains cow country. Devastating fires raged in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, Montana, and Nevada. Somewhere near 2 million acres were burned and untold cattle were lost. While the record wildfires laid waste to prime ... … Read More

WRCA Foundation #GivingTuesday

Most cowboys aren’t into Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, or Cyber Monday. Those days pass as most others in the fall: feeding cows or straightening out weanlings. Oh sure, if they get to the house before the evening news is over, they’ll see the crazed hoards trampling each other for the latest video game and ... … Read More

From Special Ops to Ranch Rodeos

Growing up, there were two things Bert Kuntz wanted to be: A Green Beret or Navy SEAL and a cowboy. He accomplished the first during his 10-year military career as a Special Forces medic and Green Beret who had multiple deployments in the Middle East and throughout Asia. A couple years later he would make strides toward ... … Read More

The Amarillo Civic Center arena was a sea of pink on Friday, as the World Championship Ranch Rodeo promoted breast cancer awareness through the Punchy in Pink night. Punchy in Pink is an initiative that helps ranch women battling breast cancer.

Punchy in Pink

According to the National Cancer Institute, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer within her lifetime. The disease doesn’t discriminate and affects women from all walks of life, from CEOs in big metropolises to ranching women in the heartland. Brooke Cargill’s life has been touched by cancer ... … Read More

Press Release: Donations Still Needed For Wildfire Relief

For Immediate Release March 9, 2017 Contact: Leman Wall leman@wrca.org (806) 374-9722 UPDATE 3/23/17: Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the fund.  While livestock supply points begin to close the need for financial donations will continue for months to come. Monetary donations can be made to the WRCA ... … Read More

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Wildfire Relief Supply Drop-Off Locations – WRCA Foundation

WRCA, along with multiple organizations and agencies, is working to keep the public informed of the supply needs and drop points for the various states affected by the wildfires.  The following is a list of the known locations and their contact information. As of 3/16/17: Drop points in TX are mostly good on hay ... … Read More

Wildfire Livestock Supply Points Set Closing Dates

UPDATE 3/23/17: As reported From Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Panhandle livestock supply points will begin to close operations. Full details for each location can be found at http://today.agrilife.org/2017/03/20/livestock-supply-points-wildfire-donations-set-closing-dates/ The WRCA Foundation ... … Read More

Reata Collins Receives WRCA Foundation Scholarship

Reata Collins: WRCA Foundation Scholarship Recipient – Pampa, Texas

Foundation scholarship recipient Reata Collins shares her thoughts on what WRCA and ranching have meant in her life. … Read More

WRCF Supports Clint Brown – Hard-Headed – American Cowboy Magazine

How one cowboy overcame long odds to hold on to a way of life. By Bob Welch It’s springtime in Texas. Branding time. Clint Brown is dragging calves at his ranch headquarters outside of Albany, Texas. His mother is there to witness it. His wife, Dee Dee, watches nervously. … Read More