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Former Midway Agent Qualifies for Texas Team Roping Event

Kashly Schweer and Joe MatileThe Patriot, America's richest combined equine event, congratulates Kashly Schweer and Joe Matile on their win in a recent qualifying team roping event in Dodge City. They won $5,600 cash and qualification into the Patriot Event in Fort Worth, Texas this February.

The top three teams in the Dodge City roping event qualified to compete for their share of $3.3 million in Texas.

Each year, the Patriot in Fort Worth brings together the past, present and future of the most entertaining of competitive cowboy events: Team Roping, Calf Roping, Barrel Racing and Mounted Shooting.

Schweer is a former Midway Extension District Livestock Agent in Russell and Ellsworth Counties.

(Information and photos courtesy The Patriot Event.)

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