JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com/CCRC) – The Circle Cross Riding Club (CCRC) of Jamestown held their annual year end Awards Banquet on January 21, 2023 at Club 1883 in Jamestown. Approximately 100 people enjoyed some fun, food, and spectacular awards. Because of our wonderful sponsors, we were able to provide some amazing awards and meal for our members. Thank you to our 2022 sponsors: GOLD SPONSORS: Central Sales, Jamestown Optimist Club, Titan Machinery, Unison Bank, Wilhelm Chevrolet Buick GMC. SILVER SPONSORS: Bank Forward/Tax Forward/Insure Forward, Browning Honey Company, Great River Energy. BRONZE SPONSORS: AgCountry Farm Credit, Dakota Central Telecommunications, Ottertail Power Company, Southwood Veterinary Clinic. SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS: Chandler & Company PLLC, Chick’s Saddlery, National Buffalo Museum, RM Stoudt, The Club 1883 / Knights of Columbus.

We were able to hand out quite a few awards this year – we used our sponsorships to reward our member’s accomplishments. Kollyns Parisien and Blake Champagne, our two leadline participants, each received a t-shirt. Special thank you awards were given to a few who really came through for us at the shows last summer. Medallion necklaces were given to Megan Karlowsky and Sue Scott. Sweatshirts (with logo) were given to Aaron Baldwin, Chad Huebner, and Jason Lautt.

CCRC has two different series of shows. The Mini Series, which are the Thursday evening game events, and the Show Series, which are the three Saturday full day shows. Points are recorded and tallied for the year end awards in each of these series.

Following are the mini series awards. Cash awards were given to the top six riders in each of the five events at the mini series event, in each of the four age groups.

POLE BENDING: Seniors (Sr) – 1 – Trish Sabinash; 2 – Courtney VanDyke; 3 – Cindy Wenzel; 4 – Jess Carlson; 5 tie – Jerrid Brehm & Victoria Christianson. Juniors (Jr) – 1 – Leah Peckham; 2 – Tyra Kamoni-Hatch; 3 – Bella Huebner; 4 tie – Madison Scott & Hannah Sjostrom; 6 tie – Trevyn Daulton & Belle Sjostrom. Little Britches (LB) – 1 – Sage Williamson; 2 – Lexi Lange; 3 – Jacie Bear; 4 – Bella Clark; 5 – Sienna Topp; 6 tie – Morgan Baldwin & Malea Enger. PeeWee (PW) – 1 – Kutter Parisien; 2 – Rikki Rosencrans; 3 – Brinley Bear; 4 – Brady VanDyke; 5 – Decker Champagne; 6 – Caitlin Lautt. KEYHOLE RACE: Sr – 1 – Courtney VanDyke; 2 – Trish Sabinash; 3 – Megan Scott; 4 tie – Kendra Cleghorn & Victoria Christianson; 6 tie – Kelsey Parisien & Leah Thompson. Jr – 1 – Leah Peckham; 2 – Tyra Kamoni-Hatch; 3 – Bella Huebner; 4 – Madison Scott; 5 – Hanna Sjostrom. LB – 1 – Sage Williamson; 2 – Malea Enger; 3 – Lexie Lange; 4 – Bella Clark; 5 tie – Jacie Bear, Sienna Topp & Pippa Lautt. PW – 1 – Brady VanDyke; 2 – Kutter Parisien; 3 – Brinley Bear; 4 – Rikki Rosencrans; 5 – Brea VanDyke; 6 – Caitlin Lautt. SPUR RACE: Sr – 1 – Trish Sabinash; 2 – Courtney VanDyke; 3 tie – Megan Scott & Cindy Wenzel; 5 – Victoria Christianson; 6 – Abby Soulis. Jr – 1 – Leah Peckham; 2 – Tyra Kamoni-Hatch; 3 – Madison Scott; 4 – Hannah Sjostrom; 5 tie – Bella Huebner & Belle Sjostrom. LB – 1 – Bella Clark; 2 – Sage Williamson; 3 – Lexie Lange; 4 – Morgan Baldwin; 5 – Jacie Bear; 6 – Natalie Szarkowski. PW – 1 – Brady VanDyke; 2 – Brinley Bear; 3 – Kutter Parisien; 4 – Rikki Rosencrans; 5 – Brea VanDyke; 6 tie – Decker Champagne & Holden Topp. SPEED DASH: Sr – 1 – Courtney VanDyke; 2 – Trish Sabinash; 3 – Megan Scott; 4 – Victoria Christianson; 5 tie – Kendra Cleghorn, Kelsey Parisien & Abby Soulis. Jr – 1 – Leah Peckham; 2 tie – Bella Huebner & Tyra Kamoni-Hatch; 4 – Madison Scott; 5 – Hannah Sjostrom; 6 – Belle Sjostrom. LB – 1 – Sage Williamson; 2 – Jacie Bear; 3 – Malea Enger; 4 tie – Jersey Daulton, Lexie Lange & Sienna Topp. PW – 1 tie – Kutter Parisien & Rikki Rosencrans; 3 – Brady VanDyke; 4 tie – Brinley Bear & Decker Champagne; 6 tie – Caitlin Lautt & Brea VanDyke. BARRELS: Sr – 1 – Courtney VanDyke; 2 – Trish Sabinash; 3 – Megan Scott; 4 tie – Kendra Cleghorn, Abby Soulis & Cindy Wenzel. Jr – 1 – Tyra Kamoni-Hatch; 2 – Leah Peckham; 3 – Madison Scott; 4 – Trevyn Daulton; 5 tie – Bella Huebner & Hannah Sjostrom. LB – 1 – Morgan Baldwin; 2 tie – Sage Williamson & Lexie Lange; 4 – Jersey Daulton; 5 – Taylor Daulton; 6 Malea Enger. PW – 1 – Kutter Parisien; 2 – Rikki Rosencrans; 3 tie – Brinley Bear & Brady VanDyke; 5 tie – Caitlin Lautt & Brea VanDyke.

The Overall High Point Mini Series awards go to the riders with the most points earned at all the mini series shows. Grand (Gr) received a buckle and a coat, reserve (Res) received a vest and halter with engraved noseband, and runner-up (RU) received a folding rocking outdoor chair. These were given out in each age group. SENIOR – Gr – Courtney VanDyke; Res – Trish Sabinash; RU – Madison Scott. JUNIOR – Gr – Leah Peckham; Res – Tyra Kamoni-Hatch; RU – Bella Heubner. LITTLE BRITCHES – Gr – Sage Williamson; Res – Lexie Lange; RU – Jacie Bear. PEEWEE – Gr – Kutter Parisien; Res – Brady VanDyke; RU – Rikki Parisien.

Following are the Show Series awards – these were split into the performance division and the games division and the top three riders in each of these divisions received a cash award. PERFORMANCE – SENIOR – Gr – Kelli Connolly; Res – Candy Hoggarth-Baldwin; RU – Courtney VanDyke. JUNIOR – Gr – Madison Scott; Res – Tyra Kamoni-Hatch; RU – Belle Sjostrom. LITTLE BRITCHES – Gr – Morgan Baldwin; Res – Bailey Schmidt; RU – Bristol Schmidt. PEEWEE – Gr – Brady VanDyke; Res – Brea VanDyke; RU – Caitlin Lautt. GAMES – SENIOR – Gr – Courtney VanDyke; Res – Trish Sabinash; RU – Kelli Connolly. JUNIOR – Gr – Tyra Kamoni Hatch; Res – Madison Scott; RU – Hannah Sjostrom. LITTLE BRITCHES – Gr – Sage Williamson; Res – Malea Enger; RU – Pippa Lautt. PEEWEE – Gr – Brady VanDyke; Res – Brea VanDyke; RU – Caitlin Lautt.

The Overall High Point Show Series awards are the total points from all the classes at the all the show series shows and are the same prizes as the Mini Series listed above. SENIOR – Gr – Kelli Connolly; Res – Courtney VanDyke; RU – Candy Hoggarth-Baldwin. JUNIOR – Gr – Tyra Kamoni-Hatch; Res – Madison Scott; RU – Belle Sjostrom. LITTLE BRITCHES – Gr – Morgan Baldwin; Res – Bailey Schmidt; RU – Sage Williamson. PEEWEE – Gr – Brady VanDyke; Res – Brea VanDyke; RU – Caitlin Lautt.

Please check out our Facebook page at ‘Circle Cross Riding Club’ and watch for all the updates and fun. Mini Show series upcoming dates are: May 18th, June 1st and 15th, July 6th and 13th, August 3rd and 17th. Show Series dates are: June 17th, July 15th, and August 19th. We will also be having a fun show of games with cash pay backs on September 16th. Stay tuned to our Facebook page for updates. Membership forms are available there also – you must be a member to show. You can message the page if you have any questions and we will get back to you soon. If you would be interested in becoming a sponsor for these shows, please message us and we will contact you.