Two North Dakotans will be inducted in the National Cowboy Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City, Okla., next month.
Pete Fredericks, of Twin Buttes and an enrolled member of the Three Affiliated Tribes, and Brad Gjermundson, of Marshall, have been selected among four living inductees in the Rodeo Hall of Fame.
Fredericks was selected for saddle bronc riding, bareback riding and steer wrestling.
Gjermundson was selected for saddle bronc riding, steer roping and team roping.
Rodeo Hall of Fame inductees are selected by vote from the members of the Rodeo Historical Society, an organization under the auspices of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.
Both Fredericks and Gjermundson are inductees in the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame, according to Ray Morrell, executive director of the N.D. organization with its corporate office in Mandan. Both were inducted in the Modern-era Rodeo category Fredericks in 1999 and Gjermundson in 2009.
The National Cowboy Hall of Fame induction for Fredericks and Gjermundson will be held during Rodeo Weekend in Oklahoma City Sept. 21-22.