32nd Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic (GSTRC) Champions Clint Summers (second from left) and Matt Sherwood (second from right). They are pictured with Stuart Cavender (l) of Cavender’s Chevrolet, George Strait (c) and Sherwood’s wife Kim (r) at the 2014 event on Saturday, March 15. Dally Times Photo
SAN ANTONIO, TEX. – The 32nd Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic (GSTRC) continues to grow by leaps and bounds each year, and this year was no different. The 2014 event held March 15 saw a record-breaking 697 teams compete for over $1 million in cash and prizes across the two-day event. This year’s competition was held at The Rose Palace Arena in San Antonio, Texas on March 14-15, 2014, and continued in its tradition as the largest open roping event in America.
Paul David Tierney carried on the family tradition by following in his father Paul’s footsteps, when he was crowned the 2014 TEC of the World. His father had won the event four times previously. (Photo by Phifer/Rodeobum.com)
GUTHRIE, OKLA. – There’s a changing of the guard at the Timed Event Championship of the World.
Paul David Tierney, a 24-year-old cowboy from Oral, S.D., roped, tied and wrestled 25 animals in 332.3 seconds to win his first gold buckle, the fifth Timed Event title for his family. His father, Paul, earned four championships over nearly three decades of competition.