Reporter Sheryl Marsh interviewed Bob Feist, a promoter and organizer of the Rodeo. Today’s roping event was named after Feist, who started it in 1977. According to Feist around 3,500 people are currently at the rodeo and he expects by 4pm to have 5,000. A total of $650,000 in awards will be distributed. Around 100 teams have entered the rodeo, a total of around 200 contestants.
You can find more about the Bob Fiest Invitational go to the Reno Rodeo website.