Winners of the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming earn an invitation to THE AMERICAN Semi-Finals.  Below is the list of athletes who've been invited to participate at the Semi-Finals in Ft. Worth, Texas.

Event Winner

College National Finals Rodeo Champions

Bareback Wyatt Denny
Tie-Down Roping Marcus Theriot
Saddle Bronc Wyatt Casper
Steer Wrestling J.D. Struxness*
Header Cole Wheeler
Heeler Wesley Thorp
Barrel Racing Kristi Steffes
Bull Riding Cody Hudson

*J.D. Struxness is a Top Invitee to THE AMERICAN and will not compete at the Semi-Finals