The Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association Tony Lama World Championships returns to Amarillo. The event kicked off Thursday and continues through Saturday.
The sport of mounted shooting features competitors dressed in traditional western gear, riding the length of the area at high speeds, while shooting small targets. The fastest, most accurate competitor wins.
The CMSA's Championship Series are held with the competitors riding as part of Team Duke on behalf of the John Wayne Cancer Foundation, in order to raise awareness in their fight to cure cancer. The Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association is the governing organization of the sport and promulgates the rules and tracks the competitors of more than 100 affiliated clubs.