Herford may be the beef capital of the world, but this weekend you could call it the roping capital of the world.
The Spicer Gripp Memorial roping is running today thru Sunday.
Top PRCA ropers will be competing for an estimated 110-thousand dollars in added money and prizes.The 10 dollar admission goes to the Gripp memorial youth we had to kinda build the money up yes originally it got the scholarships started and then they endowed it so now they can give all the scholarships".
This weekends events include a match calf roping with world champion Monty Lewis and Tuf cooper.
A senior steer trippin and a pro am calf ropin that is going to be huge."20 world champions over the weekend that will represented you'll see the same guys that will make it to Vegas".
The 10 dollar admission will get you entered into a drawing for a 20 X Resistal hat.
All the proceeds will go toward the Gripp Youth Foundation scholarship fund.
Good news for calf ropin fans ,all around cowboy Trevor Brazill, Cody Ol are just a few that will be entered.