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Thompson, Jerry

Class of 2021

Jerry fine-tuned his Team Roping skills while working with his good friend and mentor Sandy McLeod at Spring Valley Livestock.

From 1977 to 1994 Jerry won many Team Roping events. He won the Cow Milking at the Emmett rodeo in 1978, the Maverick High point header in LaGrande Oregon 1989, and the 1994 Team Roping Championship at the Gem County Rodeo.

Jerry enjoys judging numerous rodeos for different associations including Idaho Girls Rodeo, Gem State Rodeo, and the Idaho Cowboy Association. He Judged the ICA Finals from 2012 through 2020.

Jerry was the President of Gem State in 2004, the President of Dist. II IHSRA 2009, and started the National Junior High Rodeo in 2005. Jerry started Got Milk Jr Rodeo in 1998.