Indian National Finals Rodeo

Indian National Finals Rodeo

Hall of Fame

Archie Becenti

2014 INFR Hall of Fame


Archie Becenti

Archie Becenti has been rodeoing since 1970.  He competed in all three rough stock events; bull riding, bareback riding, and saddle bronc riding.  He won the 1976 INFR Championship in the saddle bronc riding at Salt Lake City, Utah.  He has qualified to the INFR 17 or 18 times.  Archie now works for the Navajo Nation; he has four girls and one son. 

2017 Inductees

  • Geneve Tsouhlarkis
  • Spike Guardipee
  • Britt Givens
  • Bob (Tonto) Gottfriedson
  • Melvin Joseph
  • Kenton Randall

2016 Inductees

  • Levi Black Water Sr.
  • Ed Holyan
  • Julis Y Begay
  • Traci Vaile
  • Dee Keener

2015 Inductees

  • Dave Best
  • Sam Bird
  • Kelvin Fox
  • Carole Jackson-Holyan
  • Jerry Small

2014 Inductees

2013 Inductees

2012 Inductees

2011 Inaugural Inductees