SOURCE: Boot Barn

Boot Barn

May 28, 2013 03:00 ET

Boot Barn® Invites High School Rodeo State Finals Winners to Be Featured in Future Stars of Rodeo Campaign

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - May 28, 2013) - Boot Barn®, America's largest western and work store, is accepting nominations of high school state rodeo competitors for the company's second annual Future Stars of Rodeo Campaign, which celebrates the hard work and talent of student athletes.

High school rodeo competitors, friends, and family can go to www.bootbarn.com/nhsra to submit a nomination, stories and photos. Nominations are being accepted through June 16, 2013. Five young men and five young women will be selected on June 24, 2013, based on their nominations and placement at their state rodeo finals. Each selected student will receive a $500 Boot Barn® gift card and be featured and celebrated in Boot Barn's print and outdoor billboard advertising during the National High School Rodeo Finals in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

"Boot Barn® has been a proud sponsor of NHSRA for the past five years," said Amy Inabinet, Director of Marketing, Boot Barn®. "In 2012, over 800 high school rodeo athletes were nominated, which made selecting the top 10 very difficult. It was amazing how much these students excel in rodeo, school and life. If you are, or know, a high school rodeo athlete whose hard work will lead them to place in their state rodeo finals, we encourage you to visit our website and nominate them!"

Hannah Springer, from Lavaca, Arkansas was a featured Future Star of Rodeo in 2012. "Working with Boot Barn®, being on billboards and in magazines was such a great experience," said Hannah. "A lot of my friends and family are still talking about it."

Boot Barn® has been outfitting the West since 1978 and is America's largest western and work wear retailer. With the opening of the company's newest store in Dickinson, North Dakota, Boot Barn® has 118 stores from coast to coast and online shopping via their mobile-friendly website. Boot Barn® is the official western retailer of the PRCA and NFR, and supports over 500 rodeos and western events every year. For more information, call 888-Boot-Barn or visit www.bootbarn.com.