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DURATION: 1:42-----------------------------------------OLV SHOTLIST:AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYHialeah, Florida - July 6, 20131. Spectators recording cowboys on their phones2. Cowboys on horseback grabbing bull by tail3. Wide of start of coleo tournament4. SOUNDBITE (Spanish): Hector Ricardo/Coleo Champion (transcript below)5. Cowboy holding onto bull's tail6. Ranch sign7. Gabriel Borrachi on horse before sta of tournament8. Tight of bull being chased9. Tight of cowboys10. SOUNDBITE (English) Gabriel Borrachi/Coleador (transcript below)11. Bull on ground with horse stepping on it12. SOUNDBITE (English) Adam Roberts/ Born Free USA spokesman (transcript below)13. Allison Malena watching the tournament14. Group of spectators behind gates15. SOUNDBITE (Spanish) Allison Malena/Spectator (transcript below)16. Medals hanging on gates17. Announcer during tournament18. Cowboys singing during national anthem----------------------------------------VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:(nats) IT 'S RODEO TIME.(nats)BUT THESE MEN WON'T BE ROPING THE BULL. (nats)INSTEAD, THEY'RE SPEEDING UP TO GRAB THE ANIMAL... BY ITS TAIL.THE SPORT CALLED "COLEO" HAS BEEN POPULAR IN VENEZUELA AND OTHER COUNTRIES FOR CENTURIES. NOW, IT'S CATCHING ON IN PLACES LIKE SOUTH FLORIDA.SOUNDBITE (Spanish): Hector Ricardo/Coleo Champion(English translation) "There are north Americans born here who for one reason or another were in Venezuela and they practiced the sport. And it stayed in their blood. They keep coleando with great passion."HECTOR RICARDO AND SEVERAL DOZEN COLEO ATHLETES HAVE CREATED A FEDERATION AND ARE ADAPTING THEIR SPORT TO U.S. RODEO STANDARDS. (nats)THAT MEANS GENTLER HANDLING OF THE ANIMALS AND FEWER COWBOYS CHASING AFTER ONE BULL.SOUNDBITE (English) Gabriel Boracchi/Coleador (cowboys) "It allows you to show the sport to do like an exhibition and you don't have to kill each other."BUT ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUPS SAY THE SPORT IS STILL CRUEL TO ANIMALS.SOUNDBITE (English): Adam Roberts/Born Free USA Spokesman"We find there is an incredibly amount of cruelty, especially to these young livestock that are used in these rodeos. Where they are chased. They are stressed and distressed." SPECTATORS AT THE SOUTH FLORIDA RANCH CHEERED ON THE COWBOYS. (nats)... SOUNDBITE (Spanish): Allison Malena/Spectator(English translation)"I never went in Venezuela because I felt bad for the bull. But here, it's only to spend a good time with my friends."MANY OF THESE COWBOYS WHO HELPED INTRODUCED COLEO TO THE U.S. ARE HOPING TO BRING SOMETHING ELSE TO THIS COUNTRY - A WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE WHEN THEY REPRESENT THE US IN THE SEPTEMBER FINALS IN VENEZUELA.SUZETTE LABOY, ASSOCIATED PRESS