After winning the Wharton County Jr. College Rodeo last weekend, Hill College’s men’s team will advance to the College National Finals.In order to earn a spot in the June 9-15 CNFR in Casper, Wyo., a team must finish within the top two in a region. Hill qualified by finishing second in the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association Southern Region.The Wharton Jr. College Rodeo was the last of 10 regional shows for the 2012-2013 regular season. After the last chute gate closed, Hill finished second with 3,568 points, 209 points ahead of third-ranked Northeast Texas Community College, which finished the season with 3,359. Sam Houston State won the regional title with 4,394.Hill College entered the final rodeo of the regular season in third place. But after winning the Wharton rodeo with a remarkable 557.5 point effort, Hill moved to second place.Throughout the year, Hill has thrived on salty competitors such as Blane Allen Cox who clinched the Southern Region men’s all-around title and 2012-2013 steer wrestling title.PBR updateAfter finishing third during last weekend’s Professional Bull Riders tour stop in Nampa, Idaho, defending world champion Silvano Alves, a Brazilian who lives in Decatur, is the top-ranked rider in the world title race.Alves has earned 5,872.66 points on the Built Ford Tough Series. Shane Proctor, who failed to make a qualified ride in Nampa, is ranked second with 5,199.37.Brazilian Fabiano Vieira earned $40,865 after clinching the clinching the title at the Idaho show. He ranks ninth in the world title race with 3,883.75 points.As world’s top bull riding association celebrates its 20th season, RFD-TV will debut a show called “PBR 20-20,” which will showcase the top 20 events over the past two decades. The first broadcast is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday.The PBR’s 2002 tour stop in Fort Worth is among the 20 tour stops that will be spotlighted. Two-time world champion Jim Sharp of Stephenville earned $120,720 at Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum. His earnings were inflated after earning a $85,000 bounty for staying on the former world champion bull, Dillinger (a score of 95.5).The PBR also has scheduled a May 10-11 tour stop in Las Vegas. The winner will receive $100,000 and additional $80,000 if he can stay on a bounty bull in a promotion called the Monster Energy Money Bull Bonus.Bowing outBob Tallman, an eight-time Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Announcer of the Year who lives in Poolville, has opted to remove himself from consideration for the 2013 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo to focus on other endeavors. According to the PRCA, Tallman has worked the NFR over parts of five decades and has racked up a record 25 appearances, including 17 of the last 18 editions. Tallman will be in Las Vegas for the full run of the Dec. 5-14 NFR, hosting his bowling tournament and being a regular at National Finals Tonight, a show held at the Gold Coast Hotel after all 10 performances.