Travis Darling, who grew up in Steamboat Springs and finished high school in Ignacio, has qualified for the upcoming College National Finals Rodeo.
Darling is a sophomore at Casper College in Wyoming. This is his first qualification in saddle bronc riding. The CNFR will be held at the Casper Events Center from June 14 to 20. At stake are National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association titles and nearly $250,000 in scholarships.
Each contestant has three preliminary rounds of competition before the final round June 20. Scores and times from those three rounds will be added up, and the 12 contestants with the fastest total times or highest total scores will advance to the finals.
Complete results will be available at www.cnfr.com.