FFA students scramble for scholarships at the Wichita Falls PRCA Rodeo

The Wichita Falls PRCA rodeo kicked off Friday night at the J.S. Bridwell AG Center.

Dozens came out to show their support. The cool part about this event, a calf scramble is helping provide scholarships to college-bound students in the FFA program.

"Whoever catches a calf gets a $500 scholarship to put towards an AG project of their choice or towards scholarships to go to college," said Beka McNerlin, a PRCA Rodeo Committee Member.

Last year $5,000 in scholarships were given to FFA students, and this year Archer County High Schools are participating for the first time.

There is also a trade show. It is free to attend, and the doors open up again on Saturday at 10 a.m.

The rodeo starts back up at 7 p.m. where there will be saddle bronc riding, bareback riding and more rodeo fun.

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