The custodians of the contestants times and scores; the event timers is another job that takes great concentration.
Whether it’s a small jackpot or big money the contestants want fairness and accurate timing.
There are often up to three timers for events to ensure that time and scores are collected accurately. Some events use barrier based equipment that completed the timing for you but you still need the back up.
Taking a break is not an option for these people who sit sun, rain and yes sometimes snow to make sure the information is gathered and delivered the the rodeo office.