Thirteen year old Pacey Rhodes is headed to the Junior High National Rodeo Finals in Huron, South Dakota to be held June 25th - 30th. Pacey is the son of Robbie Rhodes and Heather Rhodes, and the grandson of J. T. and Jeanie Rhodes of Timpson.
Pacey competes in the Texas Region 5 Junior High Rodeo Association. His event is Chute Dogging. In the recent State Finals, Pacey placed first, with a time of 2.60 seconds in the first round on Tuesday, May 29th. First, with a time of 1.98 seconds, in the second round on Thursday, May 31st. The short go on Saturday, June 2nd, got him a third, with a time of 4.90 seconds. After all the points and times were calculated, he was 4th in the state. This earned him four beautiful belt buckles, and more importantly, a spot in the Junior High Rodeo National Finals!