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November 19, 2012

PRCA Weekly Press Release- Nov. 19, 2012

by Equestrian Influence

Trevor Brazile has got numbers: Sixteen world championships, nine all-around titles, 39 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo qualifications, over $4.5 million in Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association earnings – and counting.

But Brazile counts things differently these days than he once did, because these days, different things matter.

“The numbers that were important to me were one, seven, eight and nine,” Brazile said of his all-around titles. “One, because it was the first. Seven, because that was the bar Ty Murray had set. Eight, because that was my goal for a long time. And nine, because that was the first one that wasn’t tied to someone else’s number. Maybe that was the first time I wasn’t trying to measure myself against something someone else had done, and I could really enjoy it for what it was.”

After 16 years as a pro and the countless miles traveled, hours practiced, horses trained, goals accomplished, spotlights shined and treatments taken, one might think Brazile would be burned out.

Think again.

“I’m having a blast,” Brazile says. “I don’t have to do anything I don’t want to, and I know what I want to do. As long as I’m making a living and enjoying what I do, why would I quit?”

For many years, as Brazile chased history, he couldn’t get the pages of the calendar to turn fast enough. Now, at age 36, he tries to slow the calendar down. “When I won my first (all-around championship in 2002) it was great, but it seemed like it took so long to get to eight. Maybe I didn’t enjoy them enough along the way.”

Then came a kernel of wisdom from the man he tracked so relentlessly for all those years. “Ty’s (Murray) advice to me the year I tied him at seven (all-around titles, in 2009) was that I should enjoy the ride, and try not to let it go by so fast. I really take that seriously.”

Part of enjoying the ride, for Brazile, is having his family along for it.

“My family comes with me most of the time, and they love it, too,” says Shada’s husband and Treston and Style’s dad. “I don’t want to take this time for granted. I know how special it is to be doing what we’re doing and how I’m blessed to have this time with my family.”

The man who’s running out of records to break – that aren’t already his – is more comfortable with his status, and that’s proving to be a bonanza for some of the next generation’s young guns.

“I always liked it when Joe Beaver or Roy Cooper or guys like that took notice of me and tried to help me,” he said. “It was the hardest thing for me to see myself as one of those guys, but now I’m starting to embrace that.”

Brazile still counts the money he wins, and he’s aware of the numbers.

As the leader in both the team roping and all-around races, the 36-year-old has a chance to match Guy Allen’s 18 gold buckles. Allen set the all-time record by winning all of those gold buckles in steer roping, between 1977 and 2004.

For a complete rundown of the milestones Brazile is pursuing and previews of every Wrangler National Finals Rodeo event, be sure to pick up a copy of the Nov. 23 edition of the ProRodeo Sports News, celebrating its 60th year as the Voice of the Cowboy Sport.

 

 

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2. Kuhn’s next trick? A run at the Linderman Award

INVERNESSS, Fla. – Given that his mom, Becky, broke colts while she was pregnant with him, and that his dad, Steve, owns a horse equipment business in Gettysburg, Pa., it is probably fair to say that Shane Kuhn was born to the rodeo life.

(He says the published story that his mom went into labor with him while out horseback riding is probably an exaggeration).

Kuhn started team roping at age 8, began teaching himself to trick rope at 12, learned how to be a trick rider at 14 and now he’s beginning to think he may have the biggest trick of all up his sleeve, as a competitor in the rodeo arena with a run at the 2013 Linderman Award, recognizing the sport’s most versatile all-around hand.

Kuhn, who now lives in Anthony, Fla., made something of a breakthrough this year by winning the all-around title at the 2012 Ram Southeastern Circuit Finals Rodeo and finishing second to Justin Thigpen in the year-end circuit standings, competing in saddle bronc riding ($8,398) and steer wrestling ($6,743).

But Kuhn has also earned checks during his four years as a PRCA card holder in bull riding and bareback riding; he won the all-around title at the Nov. 16-17 Citrus Stampede in Inverness, Fla., with checks in bareback riding and steer wrestling.

To qualify for the Linderman Award, a contestant must earn at least $1,000 in three events, with at least one of those at the timed-event end of the arena and one in a roughstock event. It doesn’t take a lot of imagination to see where his mind is going with this.

“In high school I pretty much competed in every event,” Kuhn said. “If things went the right way and I seemed to be in reach of (qualifying for the Linderman), I wouldn’t have a problem with picking up another event.

“With the qualifying standard only $1,000 for each event, that kind of sparks my interest more.”

After breaking his left hand a few years back, Kuhn had made up his mind to concentrate on saddle bronc riding. He only went back to steer wrestling last season because his travel partners, Darby Hunt and Ivon Nelson, nagged him into it and kept on him all the way down the road.

Even after he won the all-around title at the circuit finals on the strength of his results in the steer wrestling, Kuhn still thinks his technique is “kind of crude,” and that bulldogging is by no means his best event.

“That’s crazy, huh?” Kuhn said. “If you had told me I’d make more money steer wrestling than saddle bronc riding at the circuit finals, I’d have said you were flat out lying.”

As for the bareback riding check he won at Inverness, he says that was just kind of an accident that worked out right.

He had lost his bareback riggin’ early in the year at a rodeo in Kissimmee, Fla., just got it back at Inverness and decided, “What the heck,” he’d give it a try.

“A bull rider found my gear, passed it along to the pickup man working there and we just couldn’t work out a time to get together before (Inverness).”

For the time being, his focus is on competition, but he still does occasional trick roping appearances – including one in Orlando, Fla., this year – and would one day like to work as a specialty act in PRCA rodeos.

Based on the YouTube video (www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlmSMccrPTU), of his 2008 performance at a bull riding event in Harrisburg, Pa., Kuhn clearly loves the role of entertainer, making his grand entrance on a bucking bronc while waving his hat and then running across the arena to perform a variety of rope tricks.

“I’d like to get my PRCA card as trick roper,” Kuhn said. “Right now, it’s just something I do every once in a while. I’ve never really marketed myself … never pushed to do it. But it’s probably what I’d like to end up doing. In the back of my mind, that’s how I see my career going eventually.”

The other champions in Inverness, Fla., were permit bareback rider David Peebles (79 points), steer wrestler Juan Alcazar (4.1 seconds), team ropers Bradley Massey and Shane Hester (5.6 seconds), saddle bronc rider Mike Johnson (72 points), tie-down roper Seth Rodriguez (10.8 seconds), bull rider Dylan Werner (82 points) and barrel racer Jaime Barrow (15.00 seconds).

 

3. Helping the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund lend ‘A Hand Up’ at WNFR

            The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo provides rodeo enthusiasts a great time to lend “a hand up” to injured rodeo athletes with a variety of fundraisers to benefit the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund throughout the WNFR’s 10 days in Las Vegas. Every dollar raised by the JCCF at these events goes to provide need-based financial assistance to rodeo athletes who have been injured while participating in the cowboy sport. 

PRCA Convention Silent Auction
Attendees at the PRCA Convention at the South Point Hotel Casino and Spa will have the opportunity to bid on more than 100 wonderful items in the seventh annual PRCA Convention JCCF Silent Auction. The silent auction will begin on Tuesday, Dec. 4, and the bidding will end at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5. The 2011 Silent Auction raised more than $11,000. For more information, contact Cindy Schonholtz at 719.440.7255 or jccfinfo@prorodeo.com.

Bob Tallman’s WNFR Charity Bowling Tournament 
Join host Bob Tallman on Dec. 8 at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino, where a variety of celebrities and Wrangler NFR contestants will spend a fun family afternoon for a good cause. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit Speedway Children’s Charities and the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund. Registration starts at 11 a.m., with introductions at 11:45 a.m. and bowling at noon. For more information, contact Paulette Anderson at 702.632.8242 or panderson@lvms.com.

25th Annual ProRodeo League of Women Luncheon & Fashion Show

At 11 a.m. on Dec. 13, the South Point Hotel Casino and Spa will once again host an event that has raised more than $1,150,000 for the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund over the years. NFR contestants’ wives and NFR barrel racing contestants model the latest in fashion from Wrangler and Rock and Roll Cowgirl while more than 200 prizes are won by the attendees in drawings; there is also a silent auction. Tickets are $40, with a limited number of tables available for sale. For more information, contact Tracy Hedeman at thedeman@embarqmail.com or 817-676-1637.

Cowboy Reunion

The Cowboy Reunion will take place Dec. 13-15 and will again bring together the past and present of rodeo to celebrate the sport. This year’s host hotel is The Orleans. This unique event raises funds for the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund and the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame and includes a cocktail party, silent and live auctions and door prizes. For more information, contact Liz Kesler at 940.895.3747 orcowboyreunioninc@aol.com.

 

4. Super 8 offers fan discount to support PRCA sponsorship

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Rodeo fans across the country continue to enjoy a 15 percent discount at thousands of Super 8® hotels thanks to the Super 8 hotel brand’s sponsorship of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.

A PRCA sponsor since 2011, the Super 8 brand in the United States provides members and fans of the PRCA with a discount of 15 percent off the best available rate at participating Super 8 hotels. More than 30,000 Super 8 Rodeo “discount cards” were distributed to PRCA members and fans this fall.

Fans who don’t have a card can still enjoy the 15 percent saving by booking their hotel rooms online at www.super8rodeo.com.

“Travel costs, including lodging, are a major expense for our membership,” said PRCA Commissioner Karl Stressman. “I’m excited about this program with the Super 8 brand because it helps our members save their hard-earned money. With almost 2,300 locations throughout the U.S., the Super 8 brand has locations near most of our nearly 600 sanctioned rodeos. They can be found in big cities as well as small communities – just like the PRCA.”

 

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

“Because of this community, people in the county made sure I was successful in the rodeo business. Then when you get older, you don’t want to let people down, so you start working harder.”

— Stock contractor John Growney, talking about developing his business in the Tehama County seat of Red Bluff, Calif.

 

5. Next Up

Dec. 6      $6.125 million Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Las Vegas, Nev., begins

Dec. 6      Benny Binion Buckin’ Horse and Bull Sale, Las Vegas, Nev., begins

Dec. 28    Winter Classic, Mesquite, Texas, begins

Jan. 2       National Western Rodeo Timed-Event Qualifying Rodeo, Denver, begins

Jan. 3       Ram Texas Circuit Finals Rodeo, Waco, begins

Jan. 4       SandHills Stock Show & Rodeo, Odessa, Texas, begins

 

6. News and notes from the rodeo trail

Two of the sport’s elite timed-event horses are injured and will be unable to compete at the Dec. 6-15 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. Jade Corkill’s Cave Man (Fine Snip of Doc), the 2010 and newly crowned 2012 Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association/American Quarter Horse Association Heeling Horse of the Year, was ruled out after an ultrasound determined that both of his hind suspensory ligaments had pulled away where they connect to the hock at the bone. Tie-down roper Shane Hanchey will be without the services of Reata (Smokin Reata) at the WNFR while he recovers from emergency colic surgery. (See the Nov. 23 issue of the ProRodeo Sports News for full coverage) … Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and officials of the National Western Stock Show & Rodeo held a press conference on Nov. 13 to announce that the rodeo –with its estimated $100 million economic impact – would continue to be held at the Denver Coliseum. There has been much discussion in recent years about moving the rodeo to a site near Denver International Airport, away from the historic stockyards area, which is now surrounded by homes and businesses. “We are not moving out of Denver at any time, period,” said Paul Andrews, president and CEO of the rodeo. “We are going to work to try to expand on the (downtown) site.” …Matthew McConaughey plays the role of a bull rider who leaves rodeo when his health begins to deteriorate in the independent feature film Dallas Buyers Club, which did on-location filming in Baton Rouge, La., on Nov. 15-16. Filmmakers photographed the crowd at the University Block and Bridle Club’s 75th annual rodeo as well as stuntmen riding bulls. The film, which also stars Jennifer Garner, is due to be released in 2013 … PRCA Gold Card member Bidwell “Bud” Alexander, well known in the Columbia River Circuit as a team roper, chute boss and mentor to rodeo judges, died Sept. 13. He was 69. A celebration of his life was held Sept. 23 at the Crook County Fairgrounds in Prineville, Ore., and the family requests that any memorial contributions be made to the Partners in Care Hospice, 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Bend, OR 97701. He is survived by his wife, PRCA timer Diana Alexander, and his son, Bobby, a PRCA team roper … Ken Frazier, who was inducted into the Walla Walla Frontier Days Cowboy Legends Hall of Fame earlier this year in recognition of his 27 years’ service as the rodeo’s chute boss, died Nov. 14, five days short of his 70th birthday. The funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Nov. 20 at the Blue Mountain Memorial Gardens and a celebration of his life will be held at 11 a.m. Nov. 20 at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds. Memorial gifts may be made in Frazier’s name to the Walla Walla Community Hospice, Walla Walla Community College Farrier Scholarship Fund or the Walla Walla Valley Cowboy Church. Frazier is survived by his wife, Judy, and son, Troy, who is a PRCA tie-down roper and team roper … The Cedar City (Utah) City Council voted unanimously on Nov. 14 to allow Steve Gilbert of Diamond G Rodeos to make upgrades to the Iron Rangers Arena where the Cedar City PRCA Championship Rodeo is held each year. The plan includes installation of six new bucking chutes, narrowing of the arena to 150 feet, construction of a new announcer’s box and the building of new calf pens … With the main floor of the Iowa’s Championship Rodeo Museum in Sidney completed, the Fremont County Historical Society held an open house Nov. 17. The formal opening is scheduled for July 13, 2013, just before the rodeo celebrates its 89thanniversary, rodeo museum committee member Lona Lewis told the Southwest Iowa News … The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo has honored three of its long-time volunteers with inclusion in its Hall of Fame. Jackie Van De Walle, Richard “Tres” Kleberg III and the lateDanny Adams all gave freely of their time for more than a quarter of a century … Mike Brown, who recently stepped down as the rodeo coach at Weatherford (Texas) College after 30 years of service, was presented with a silver buckle during a meeting of the Weatherford College Rodeo Booster Club earlier this month that was devoted to giving him a proper send-off. “When I walked in and saw my family I knew something was up,” Brown told the Weatherford Democrat. “It was pretty special.” … The Reno Rodeo Foundation’s annual Denim Drive to provide clothing for kids in need is continuing through Dec. 17 with 150 drop-off locations in 13 northern Nevada counties, including more than 100 in Washoe County. Between cash and community donations, the foundation has given away more than $250,000 worth of clothing over the last six years … Salinas Mayor Dennis Donohue is asking the city council to earmark $160,000 for the restoration of artist Claes Oldenburg’s sculpture “Hat in Three Stages of Landing” outside the Salinas (Calif.) rodeo arena. “It’s an investment that will pay for itself,” Donohue told the Los Angeles Times. “I’m convinced it’s a destination opportunity. We can have a festival! If Gilroy (Calif.) does garlic, Salinas can do hats.” … In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Horse Heaven Rodeo in Kennewick, Wash., has donated $11,695 to community programs as part of its Tough Enough to Wear Pink initiative. Over the past seven years, the rodeo has contributed more than $112,000 to help uninsured women get free mammograms, cancer screenings, follow-up care and other forms of assistance.

 

7. 2012 PRCA WORLD STANDINGS

Regular season final standings – Nov. 19, 2012
For the 2012 season (Oct. 1, 2011, to Sept. 30, 2012), official rodeo limits are as follows: all-around, 70; bareback riding, 100; steer wrestling, 70; team roping, 85; saddle bronc riding, 100; tie-down roping, 75; barrel racing, 100; and bull riding, 125. Bull riders can count earnings at PRCA Xtreme Bulls events toward the PRCA World Standings, but not toward the all-around standings.

 

All-around

1.    Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas                                    $247,977

2.    Steven Dent, Mullen, Neb.                                            144,465

3.    Bobby Mote, Stephenville, Texas                                  120,987

4.    Russell Cardoza, Terrebonne, Ore.                                  96,289

5.    Josh Peek, Pueblo, Colo.                                                 94,668

6.    Clint Robinson, Spanish Fork, Utah                                85,681

7.    Dustin Bird, Cut Bank, Mont.                                         81,340

8.    Colby Lovell, Madisonville, Texas                                 79,386

9.    Ryan Jarrett, Comanche, Okla.                                        76,774

10.  Rhen Richard, Roosevelt, Utah                                        74,020

11.  Landon McClaugherty, Tilden, Texas                             69,086

12.  Jess Tierney, Hermosa, S.D.                                            64,527

13.  Seth Glause, Cheyenne, Wyo.                                         53,899

14.  Curtis Cassidy, Donalda, Alberta                                    52,718

15.  B.J. Campbell, Aguila, Ariz.                                            49,721

16.  Paul David Tierney, Oral, S.D.                                        48,891

17.  Jake Cooper, Monument, N.M.                                       48,050

18.  Clayton Moore, Pouce Coupe, British Columbia            46,690

19.  Ryle Smith, Oakdale, Calif.                                            44,132

20.  Dakota Eldridge, Elko, Nev.                                           37,406

 

Bareback Riding

1.    Kaycee Feild, Payson, Utah                                        $141,639

2.    Steven Dent, Mullen, Neb.                                            140,781

3.    Will Lowe, Canyon, Texas                                            127,069

4.    J.R. Vezain, Cowley, Wyo.                                           112,337

5.    Bobby Mote, Stephenville, Texas                                  110,770

6.    Wes Stevenson, Lubbock, Texas                                   104,564

7.    Jessy Davis, Power, Mont.                                              88,043

8.    Winn Ratliff, Leesville, La.                                             80,266

9.    Caleb Bennett, Morgan, Utah                                         73,218

10.  Steven Peebles, Redmond, Ore.                                      66,688

11.  Casey Colletti, Pueblo, Colo.                                          66,633

12.  Matt Bright, Azle, Texas                                                 64,480

13.  Brian Bain, Culver, Ore.                                                  58,879

14.  Justin McDaniel, Porum, Okla.                                        58,299

15.  Jared Keylon, Uniontown, Kan.                                      54,478

16.  Dusty LaValley, Bezanson, Alberta                                48,800

17.  Ryan Gray, Cheney, Wash.                                             48,767

18.  Joe Gunderson, Agar, S.D.                                              46,767

19.  Caine Riddle, Vernon, Texas                                          46,572

20.  Josi Young, Kimberly, Idaho                                          45,266

 

Steer Wrestling

1.    Ethen Thouvenell, Napa, Calif.                                      $98,695

2.    Wade Sumpter, Fowler, Colo.                                         88,275

3.    Dean Gorsuch, Gering, Neb.                                           87,209

4.    Luke Branquinho, Los Alamos, Calif.                             85,345

5.    Matt Reeves, Cross Plains, Texas                                    75,871

6.    Trevor Knowles, Mount Vernon, Ore.                            75,834

7.    Casey Martin, Sulphur, La.                                              71,055

8.    Gabe Ledoux, Kaplan, La.                                              66,933

9.    Todd Suhn, Hermosa, S.D.                                             66,136

10.  K.C. Jones, Decatur, Texas                                             64,653

11.  Les Shepperson, Midwest, Wyo.                                     63,779

12.  Billy Bugenig, Ferndale, Calif.                                        60,591

13.  Beau Clark, Belgrade, Mont.                                           52,821

14.  Tom Lewis, Lehi, Utah                                                    48,014

15.  Bray Armes, Gruver, Texas                                              45,852

16.  Jason Miller, Lance Creek, Wyo.                                     45,797

17.  Nick Guy, Sparta, Wis.                                                    44,514

18.  Jake Rinehart, Highmore, S.D.                                        43,697

19.  Sean Santucci, Prineville, Ore.                                        42,792

20.  Travis Carnine, Stanfield, Ore.                                        41,997

 

Team Roping (header)

1.    Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas                                    $132,254

2.    Chad Masters, Cedar Hill, Tenn.                                   117,475

3.    Kaleb Driggers, Albany, Ga.                                         110,228

4.    Keven Daniel, Franklin, Tenn.                                          97,930

5.    Clay Tryan, Billings, Mont.                                             94,322

6.    Luke Brown, Stephenville, Texas                                    91,381

7.    Dustin Bird, Cut Bank, Mont.                                         90,391

8.    Colby Lovell, Madisonville, Texas                                  89,469

9.    Derrick Begay, Seba Dalkai, Ariz.                                  88,094

10.  Travis Tryan, Billings, Mont.                                           85,748

11.  Brock Hanson, Casa Grande, Ariz.                                 71,498

12.  Erich Rogers, Round Rock, Ariz.                                    69,968

13.  Charly Crawford, Prineville, Ore.                                   69,388

14.  Spencer Mitchell, Colusa, Calif.                                      66,868

15.  Turtle Powell, Stephenville, Texas                                  64,508

16.  Nick Sartain, Dover, Okla.                                              60,551

17.  Tyler Wade, Terrell, Texas                                               58,810

18.  Ty Blasingame, Ramah, Colo.                                         55,873

19.  Manny Egusquiza Jr., Madison, Ga.                                55,589

20.  Garrett Tonozzi, Fruita, Colo.                                         50,092

 

Team Roping (heeler)

1.    Patrick Smith, Lipan, Texas                                         $133,754

2.    Clay Cooper, Gardnerville, Nev.                                   111,043

3.    Jade Corkill, Fallon, Nev.                                              106,137

4.    Chase Tryan, Helena, Mont.                                            97,430

5.    Travis Graves, Jay, Okla.                                                 92,822

6.    Martin Lucero, Stephenville, Texas                                 91,381

7.    Paul Eaves, Lonedell, Mo.                                               86,817

8.    Cesar de la Cruz, Tucson, Ariz.                                       86,665

9.    Jake Long, Coffeyville, Kan.                                          84,685

10.  Ryan Motes, Weatherford, Texas                                    80,573

11.  Russell Cardoza, Terrebonne, Ore.                                  75,207

12.  Kory Koontz, Sudan, Texas                                            69,253

13.  Jim Ross Cooper, Monument, N.M.                                62,529

14.  Dugan Kelly, Paso Robles, Calif.                                    60,835

15.  Dakota Kirchenschlager, Stephenville, Texas                 60,554

16.  Kollin VonAhn, Durant, Okla.                                        60,551

17.  Rich Skelton, Llano, Texas                                              59,343

18.  Brad Culpepper, Poulan, Ga.                                           56,986

19.  Tyler McKnight, Wells, Texas                                         53,164

20.  Kinney Harrell, Marshall, Texas                                      49,772

 

Saddle Bronc Riding

1.    Jesse Wright, Milford, Utah                                        $133,098

2.    Wade Sundell, Boxholm, Iowa                                     114,036

3.    Cody DeMoss, Heflin, La.                                            113,504

4.    Taos Muncy, Corona, N.M.                                           100,741

5.    Cody Wright, Milford, Utah                                           82,339

6.    Chad Ferley, Oelrichs, S.D.                                             76,366

7.    Cody Taton, Corona, N.M.                                             75,067

8.    Jake Wright, Milford, Utah                                             74,553

9.    Jacobs Crawley, College Station, Texas                          69,888

10.  Cort Scheer, Elsmere, Neb.                                             67,751

11.  Sterling Crawley, College Station, Texas                        67,267

12.  Isaac Diaz, Davie, Fla.                                                     65,860

13.  Cole Elshere, Faith, S.D.                                                 65,837

14.  Bradley Harter, Weatherford, Texas                               65,459

15.  Tyrell Smith, Cascade, Mont.                                          52,311

16.  Luke Butterfield, Ponoka, Alberta                                  51,498

17.  Jesse Kruse, Great Falls, Mont.                                       48,265

18.  Samuel Kelts, Millarville, Alberta                                   45,053

19.  Troy Crowser, Whitewood, S.D.                                     44,770

20.  Cody Angland, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia             40,562

 

Tie-down Roping (heeler)

1.    Justin Maass, Giddings, Texas                                    $144,001

2.    Tuf Cooper, Decatur, Texas                                          124,421

3.    Cody Ohl, Hico, Texas                                                  103,659

4.    Hunter Herrin, Apache, Okla.                                         99,564

5.    Clint Robinson, Spanish Fork, Utah                                94,934

6.    Cory Solomon, Prairie View, Texas                                88,400

7.    Monty Lewis, Hereford, Texas                                       83,726

8.    Shane Hanchey, Sulphur, La.                                          79,215

9.    Houston Hutto, Tomball, Texas                                      79,102

10.  Ryan Jarrett, Comanche, Okla.                                        74,758

11.  Matt Shiozawa, Chubbuck, Idaho                                   72,032

12.  Fred Whitfield, Hockley, Texas                                      69,987

13.  Adam Gray, Seymour, Texas                                          69,091

14.  Bradley Bynum, Sterling City, Texas                              66,840

15.  Clif Cooper, Decatur, Texas                                            66,369

16.  Ace Slone, Cuero, Texas                                                 66,071

17.  Blair Burk, Durant, Okla.                                                63,153

18.  Tyson Durfey, Colbert, Wash.                                         53,141

19.  Jake Hannum, Plain City, Utah                                       51,890

20.  Josh Peek, Pueblo, Colo.                                                 51,001

 

Steer Roping

1.    Rocky Patterson, Pratt, Kan.                                         $91,932

2.    Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas                                        91,513

3.    Vin Fisher Jr., Andrews, Texas                                       86,503

4.    Cody Lee, Gatesville, Texas                                            67,399

5.    Mike Chase, McAlester, Okla.                                        53,700

6.    Chet Herren, Pawhuska, Okla.                                        49,646

7.    Jess Tierney, Hermosa, S.D.                                            45,515

8.    J.P. Wickett, Sallisaw, Okla.                                           44,437

9.    Chance Kelton, Mayer, Ariz.                                           44,007

10.  Kim Ziegelgruber, Edmond, Okla.                                  42,527

11.  Cody Scheck, Ellinwood, Kan.                                       40,301

12.  Dan Fisher, Andrews, Texas                                           40,247

13.  Rod Hartness, Pawhuska, Okla.                                      38,815

14.  Ralph Williams, Skiatook, Okla.                                     38,307

15.  Landon McClaugherty, Tilden, Texas                             32,013

16.  Chris Glover, Keenesburg, Colo.                                     27,959

17.  Marty Jones, Hobbs, N.M.                                              26,639

18.  Scott Snedecor, Fredericksburg, Texas                           24,408

19.  Cody Garnett, Barnsdall, Okla.                                       23,656

20.  Howdy McGinn, North Powder, Ore.                            21,808

 

Bull Riding

1.    Cody Teel, Kountze, Texas                                         $159,869

2.    J.W. Harris, Mullin, Texas                                             152,629

3.    Trey Benton III, Rock Island, Texas                             109,743

4.    Kanin Asay, Powell, Wyo.                                            100,274

5.    Seth Glause, Cheyenne, Wyo.                                         94,170

6.    Ardie Maier, Timber Lake, S.D.                                      90,191

7.    Trevor Kastner, Ardmore, Okla.                                      88,457

8.    Cody Samora, Cortez, Colo.                                            80,593

9.    Tate Stratton, Kellyville, Okla.                                        78,019

10.  Shane Proctor, Grand Coulee, Wash.                              76,376

11.  Cody Whitney, Sayre, Okla.                                            74,336

12.  Beau Schroeder, China, Texas                                         71,297

13.  Clayton Savage, Casper, Wyo.                                        65,979

14.  Brett Stall, Detroit Lakes, Minn.                                     65,882

15.  Tag Elliott, Thatcher, Utah                                              63,912

16.  Corey Maier, Timber Lake, S.D.                                     61,769

17.  Chris Roundy, Spanish Fork, Utah                                 57,820

18.  Cody Rostockyj, Hillsboro, Texas                                   57,160

19.  Tyler Willis, Wheatland, Wyo.                                        53,529

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