Tribal member wins big at Junior World Finals


Last updated 3/20/2023 at 9:52am

the Choctaw Nation

Savannah Toon won the title of Girls 12 and Under Barrel Racing Champion during the 2022 Junior World Finals in Las Vegas.

DURANT, Okla.-Choctaw tribal member, Savannah Toon, won the Junior World Finals for Barrel Racing in Las Vegas in December 2022.

Over 800 contestants from across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Australia competed for $1 million in prizes, cash and scholarships Dec. 1-10 at the Wrangler Rodeo Arena inside the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Savannah, a Smithville, Oklahoma, native, competed in one of the qualifying tournaments held all over the country for the 12 and under girls. Only the top two girls from each tournament are selected to compete in the finals.

Savannah's parents taught her a strong...

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