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Nearly $1 million in cash and prizes were given out at the 31st Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic over the weekend in San Antonio, TX.

Some 685 teams competed for the top prize, which went to Garrett Tonozzi‘s team. He actually placed first and second in the competition with his roping partners Dugan Kelly and York Gill, respectively. Tonozzi walked away with more than $183,000 in cash, while Kelly was awarded more than $131,000 in cash. They both received Chevrolet Dualie trucks, a horse trailer from Bruton Trailer, a new saddle and more.

The George Strait Team Roping Classic is the largest open roping event in America. It started as a small family roping event in 1982.

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