Special to The Flash Today
PRCA press release
(June 12, 2017) — PRCA Announcer Randy Schmutz has been selected to emcee the Class of 2017 Induction Ceremony for the ProRodeo Hall of Fame.
The rodeo road has taken Randy Schmutz far and away to places he’d never dreamed of seeing! In fact, he’s announced events in almost 200 different cities and has been selected 46 different times to work 10 different Rodeo and Bull Riding Finals. Some of those include the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (alternate), the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) World Finals, the Badlands; the Great Lakes; the Montana and Mountain States PRCA Circuit Finals Rodeos. He was also selected 4 times to work the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo while in Pocatello, Idaho. Randy is an 8 time College National Finals Rodeo announcer and twice has announced the Indian National Finals Rodeo. And he was the youngest to announce the National High School Finals Rodeo in 1991 and 1992!
Randy has been nominated twice as PRCA Announcer of the Year and has also emceed the Miss Rodeo America Pageant 5 times. His talent is not limited to only announcing. Randy co-produced and directed the opening ceremonies for 20 performances at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in 1995 and 1996. He and his wife, Amber and their three children Cade 21; Conner 18 and Calli 17, live on their ranch just outside of Stephenville, Texas.