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OKLAHOMA CITY – The United Way has set up its temporary control center at the Goodwill Headquarters building in downtown Oklahoma City to assist with the distribution of PRCA merchandise to those affected by the recent tornadoes in Moore, Okla., and the surrounding areas.


Tornado victims will be able to come in and select what they need at no charge.

The PRCA donated 300 boxes of 2012 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo merchandise valued at approximately $30,000 to aid the people of Oklahoma. Assisting in the effort was the PRCA’s partner, Express Lazy E.

“The PRCA is happy to be able to support our rodeo family and friends in Moore, Oklahoma City and all of the nearby areas which were affected by these tragic storms,” PRCA Commissioner Karl Stressman said. “Oklahoma City is the site of one of our biggest PRCA events – the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo – and we hope this donation will help those in need during this time of rebuilding.”

 

2. Canadian Kelts cashes in at Bonnyville Rodeo

            BONNYVILLE, Alberta – Whenever Sam Kelts can win a check in Canada, it’s a two-for-one special.

The Millarville, Alberta, resident rode Franklin Rodeo’s Scottish Lass for 85 points and the saddle bronc riding title at the Bonnyville ProRodeo, and the $1,574 he earned will help his stock in two sets of standings.

“The money I win at these Canadian rodeos goes toward both the PRCA standings and my hopes of making it to Las Vegas, as well as toward the CPRA (Canadian Professional Rodeo Association) standings,” Kelts said.

“It’s nice to be able to hit some quality rodeos up here in Canada during the spring season and not have to travel down south as much until Reno starts.”

The 29-year-old bronc rider has been painfully close to making it to his first Wrangler National Finals Rodeo the past two seasons.

In 2011, Kelts was 13th in the world standings before suffering a season-ending injury in Fort Madison, Iowa. He got to rodeo full time in 2012, but was about $7,000 short of the final cut for the WNFR.

Kelts – whose father Jim was the 1984 CPRA saddle bronc riding champion – has remained healthy and is riding well thus far in 2013, as he chases two dreams at once.

“Making it to the NFR and winning a Canadian title are my two biggest rodeo dreams that I’ve had since I was a little kid,” said Kelts, who currently sits in the top three of the CPRA standings. “It would be amazing to be able to knock both of those out in the same season.”

Kelts has traveled with fellow Canadians Dustin Flundra and Luke Butterfield for several years, and the trio just added a fresh face to the troupe. Layton Green, 19, has jumped into the rig, and in Bonnyville he made an immediate impact – tying for fourth.

“That was the first rodeo he entered with us,” Kelts said of Green. “I had seen him a couple of times this spring and I hope he can keep up the success and everyone in our group can do well.”

The attitude in the truck has been positive and competitive, which is something Kelts sees as an advantage for the quartet.

“You need to travel with guys who have the same desire and motivation as you, because it’s hard to be around guys who don’t when you’re on the road as much as we are,” he said. “We’re all focused and wanting to hit the road hard.”

Other winners at the $52,997 rodeo were bareback rider Clayton Bunney (83.5 points), steer wrestler Trygve Pugh (3.3 seconds), team ropers Levi Simpson and John Robertson (4.3 seconds), tie-down roper Kyle Lucas (7.5 seconds), bull rider Beau Brooks (87 points) and barrel racer Brittany Fleck (16.668 seconds).

 

3. Gray stays on track for WNFR return

GRASSY BUTTE, N.D. – Ryan Gray isn’t messing around in 2013, and he surely doesn’t plan on missing the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo again.

The 29-year-old bareback rider continued his mission to make it back to Las Vegas for an eighth time with a win at the Maah Daah Hey Stampede in Grassy Butte, N.D., over the weekend.

Gray – who made it to the WNFR consecutively from 2005-11 – finished 17th in the world standings in 2012. This season he’s taking every step to prevent history from repeating itself.

“I’m trying to take advantage of every opportunity this season to make sure that doesn’t happen again,” Gray said. “Missing the NFR last year for the first time in eight years lit a fire under me to go out and make the most of every ride. I’m trying to enjoy my career right now, and obviously still working toward the main goal of winning a world title.”

Gray emerged victorious from a loaded bareback riding field with an 85-point ride on C5 Rodeo Company’s Fabio. Before getting on Fabio, Gray had no clue what to expect.

“I hadn’t ever heard of him. I think they just bought him and he’s a new horse and that might have been the first PRCA rodeo he’s been to,” said Gray, who earned $2,280. “I knew I was going to have a shot on a good horse because C5 always has solid stock, but Fabio is definitely a great horse, and is the kind a guy likes to get on.”

Entering the weekend, Gray sat 12th in the world standings, despite only going to 17 rodeos. The veteran knows how to choose his spots on the rodeo trail, and says the win in Grassy Butte is a big pick-me-up.

“It’s nice to be able to get a check at any time, but right now it’s a slower time of the year as summer gets ready to kick off and the rodeo season really gets going,” he said. “It feels good to be riding well and making money, plus I feel about as good as I have in the last 10 years physically.”

The other winners at the $56,769 rodeo were all-around cowboy Beau Franzen ($1,755 in steer wrestling and team roping), steer wrestler Tyler Haugen (3.6 seconds), team ropers Clint Whipple and Terry Doka (6.6 seconds), saddle bronc riders Tyler Corrington and Troy Crowser (80 points each), tie-down roper Tyler Thiel (8.9 seconds), bull rider Beau Hill (86 points) and barrel racer Nikki Steffes (14.86 seconds).

 

Other weekend highlights

·         Shane Suggs of Granbury, Texas, won the steer roping title at the Cowboy Capital ProRodeo in Bandera, Texas, with an average time of 42.7 seconds on three head. Granbury was one of many small Texas towns hit hard by a rash of tornadoes on May 15, leaving several dead and over 100 injured. Suggs placed in two rounds, including winning the second round, to earn a total of $2,230.

·         Trevor Kastner continued his hot streak, winning the Will Rogers Stampede in Claremore, Okla. The 25-year-old Ardmore, Okla., bull rider topped Carr Pro Rodeo’s Fletch for 85 points and earned $1,740. Last week, Kastner won the Helldorado Days in Las Vegas and placed second at the Wrangler Champions Challenge in Redding, Calif. He sits third in the May 28 world standings, trailing only Josh Koschel and Tyler Smith.

·         Riley and Brady Minor repeated as the team roping champions at The Last Stand Rodeo in Coulee City, Wash., with a 6.5-second run to earn $930 each. The win was the Ellensburg, Wash., brothers’ first victory together in the 2013 season, as each attempts to return to the WNFR after missing the event in 2012.

·         Rhys Angland pulled double duty over the weekend. He first won the bull riding in Bandera, Texas, with an 84-point ride on Stace Smith Pro Rodeo’s Mr. Irrelevant, earning $1,035. Angland then took the saddle bronc riding title at Rodeo Killeen (Texas) with an 83-point effort on Andrew Rodeo’s Huckleberry, collecting $889.

 

4. News and notes from the rodeo trail

After eight years of fundraising, The Days of ’76 Museum in Deadwood, S.D., finally opened its doors on May 25. The grand opening featured speeches, songs, Native American blessings, clowns and carriages. The $5.5 million Days of ’76 Museum has already been designated an “American Treasure” by the National Park Service. “This new museum and its exhibits reflect the resilience of the many people, whether indigenous or immigrant, who carved out their lives in the Black Hills and the plains of western South Dakota,” said Mark Kopco, executive director of Deadwood History. “We’ve striven to make Deadwood a historic destination, and this museum is another large piece in that puzzle.” … The Tucson Rodeo Committee board of directors elected Deborah Barnett as its chairwoman. Barnett is the 20th chair and first woman to head the committee since its formation in 1925. Barnett, who began her affiliation with the Tucson Rodeo Committee as a volunteer in 1980, will serve a three-year term effective June 1 … Forty members and families of the 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division in Ft. Campbell, Ky., were invited to spend an evening at the Franklin Rodeo on May 17. Reserved seating tickets were donated by the Franklin Noon Rotary Club to P38 Inc., an organization dedicated to supporting servicemen and women from nearby Ft. Campbell … The Brown County Fair Association announced Delton Sweatman as the Brown County 50th Annual Rodeo Parade Grand Marshal. Sweatman’s involvement with the Brown County Youth Fair began in 1969, and he is still active with the association. His first youth fair was in 1970 … Buck Taylor, known for his role on the TV show Gunsmoke, is in Fort Smith, Ark., for the 80th Annual Old Fort Days Rodeo at Kay Rodgers Park. “This is pure American, bring the kids! Come by my booth, I’m real approachable; we’ll talk about Gunsmoke, and see some great athletes out there in the arena,” Taylor told KFSM Channel 5 in Fort Smith. It’s Taylor’s second year to attend the event; last year he served as grand marshal of the annual parade … Darlene Cox, of Kittitas Valley, Ore., was the winner of this year’s Ellensburg Rodeo poster competition, receiving a check for $300 for her winning entry, titled “Born to Rodeo.”

 

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

“I don’t know what it will look like, but I’m excited to see it; it’s a different angle and view from what people are used to seeing. You hear of the extreme sports guys like surfers and snowboarders doing it, so this might be something neat to see from our point of view.”

– Bareback rider Ryan Gray talking about setting up a GoPro camera on his rigging in Grassy Butte, N.D.

5. Next Up

May 27         Old Fort Days, Fort Smith, Ark., begins

May 29         Grande Prairie (Alberta) Stompede, begins

May 30         Bennington (Kan.) PRCA Rodeo begins

May 30         Central Point (Ore.) Wild Rogue ProRodeo, begins

May 30         Cherokee, (Iowa) PRCA Rodeo begins

May 30         Licking (Mo.) PRCA Rodeo begins

May 30         Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo, Moab, Utah, begins

May 30         Leduc (Alberta) Black Gold Rodeo begins

May 31         Wichita Falls (Texas) PRCA Rodeo

May 31         Kiwanis Club of Clarksville (Tenn.) Rodeo begins

May 31         Hugo (Okla.) PRCA Rodeo begins

May 31         131st Silver Spurs Rodeo, Kissimmee, Fla., begins

May 31         Mesquite (Texas) ProRodeo Series begins

May 31         Santa Maria (Calif.) Elks Rodeo begins

June 1           Wichita Falls (Texas) PRCA Rodeo

June 1           Cowboy Rodeo, Woodstown Pilesgrove, N.J.

June 1           Hand Hills (Alberta) Lake Rodeo begins

June 1           Grimes County Fair, Navasota, Texas, begins

June 2           Asheville ProRodeo, Fletcher, N.C.

 

6. 2013 PRCA World Standings leaders

AA:      Trevor Brazile……….….…..$49,254

BB:       Kaycee Feild..……………….$48,924

SW:      Casey Martin………….……..$45,633

TR-1:    Kaleb Driggers……….……..$33,817

TR-2:    Travis Graves……………….$36,925

SB:        Cody Wright………….…….$48,722

TD:        Sterling Smith………………$44,739

BR:        Josh Koschel………………..$53,964

SR:        Chet Herren…………………$25,461

 

7. 2013 PRCA WORLD STANDINGS

Through May 28, 2013

 

All-around

1.    Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas                                      $49,254

2.    Landon McClaugherty, Tilden, Texas                             40,461

3.    Rhen Richard, Roosevelt, Utah                                       36,077

4.    JoJo LeMond, Andrews, Texas                                       29,058

5.    Ryan Jarrett, Comanche, Okla.                                        24,159

6.    Shane Proctor, Grand Coulee, Wash.                              24,004

7.    Curtis Cassidy, Donalda, Alberta                                    18,322

8.    Justin Thigpen, Waycross, Ga.                                        16,762

9.    Ryle Smith, Oakdale, Calif.                                            16,586

10.  Blake Hirdes, Turlock, Calif.                                           16,367

11.  Josh Peek, Pueblo, Colo.                                                 15,261

12.  Jordan Ketscher, Squaw Valley, Calif.                           14,500

13.  Payden Emmett, Ponca, Ark.                                          12,889

14.  Morgan Grant, New Waverly, Texas                               10,139

15.  Clayton Hass, Terrell, Texas                                              9,731

16.  Alan Frierson, O’Brien, Fla.                                              9,050

17.  Jess Tierney, Hermosa, S.D.                                              8,858

18.  Paul David Tierney, Oral, S.D.                                          8,688

 

Bareback Riding

1.    Kaycee Feild, Spanish Fork, Utah                                 $48,924

2.    J.R. Vezain, Cowley, Wyo.                                             48,021

3.    Bobby Mote, Culver, Ore.                                               37,365

4.    Wes Stevenson, Lubbock, Texas                                     34,180

5.    Austin Foss, Terrebonne, Ore.                                         28,466

6.    Winn Ratliff, Leesville, La.                                             26,031

7.    Ty Breuer, Mandan, N.D.                                                24,935

8.    Ryan Gray, Cheney, Wash.                                             24,787

9.    Seth Hardwick, Laramie, Wyo.                                       24,672

10.  Jared Smith, Cross Plains, Texas                                     24,446

11.  Will Lowe, Canyon, Texas                                              24,125

12.  Clint Cannon, Waller, Texas                                            23,063

13.  Clint Laye, Cadogan, Alberta                                          20,695

14.  Jessy Davis, Power, Mont.                                              19,819

15.  Robert Landingham, Pendleton, Ore.                             18,258

16.  Casey Colletti, Pueblo, Colo.                                          14,992

17.  Caine Riddle, Vernon, Texas                                          13,072

18.  Tim O’Connell, Zwingle, Iowa                                       12,851

19.  Matthew Smith, Leesville, La.                                        12,817

20.  Evan Jayne, Marseille, France                                          12,429

 

Steer Wrestling

1.    Casey Martin, Sulphur, La.                                            $45,633

2.    Luke Branquinho, Los Alamos, Calif.                             34,419

3.    Jason Miller, Lance Creek, Wyo.                                     26,757

4.    Wade Sumpter, Fowler, Colo.                                         25,814

5.    Straws Milan, Cochrane, Alberta                                    24,527

6.    Trevor Knowles, Mount Vernon, Ore.                            22,247

7.    Tyler Pearson, Louisville, Miss.                                       22,096

8.    Jule Hazen, Ashland, Kan.                                              21,814

9.    Stan Branco, Chowchilla, Calif.                                      21,411

10.  Les Shepperson, Midwest, Wyo.                                     20,989

11.  Sean Mulligan, Coleman, Okla.                                       17,769

12.  Clayton Moore, Pouce Coupe, British Columbia            16,099

13.  Billy Bugenig, Ferndale, Calif.                                        14,669

14.  Cooper Shofner, Huntsville, Texas                                  14,562

15.  Stockton Graves, Alva, Okla.                                          13,666

16.  Curtis Cassidy, Donalda, Alberta                                    13,211

17.  Dakota Eldridge, Elko, Nev.                                           12,863

18.  Casey McMillen, Redmond, Ore.                                    12,729

19.  Bray Armes, Gruver, Texas                                             12,580

20.  Wyatt Smith, Rexburg, Idaho                                         11,531

 

Team Roping (header)

1.    Kaleb Driggers, Albany, Ga.                                         $33,817

2.    Landon McClaugherty, Tilden, Texas                             32,413

3.    Drew Horner, Plano, Texas                                             31,242

4.    Justin Van Davis, Madisonville, Texas                            28,300

5.    Clay Tryan, Billings, Mont.                                             27,778

6.    Erich Rogers, Round Rock, Ariz.                                    24,604

7.    Dustin Bird, Cut Bank, Mont.                                         21,939

8.    Luke Brown, Stephenville, Texas                                    21,637

9.    Chace Thompson, Munday, Texas                                  21,001

10.  Charly Crawford, Prineville, Ore.                                   18,846

11.  Brock Hanson, Casa Grande, Ariz.                                 18,653

12.  Calvin Brevik, Durango, Colo.                                        18,272

13.  Nick Sartain, Dover, Okla.                                              17,241

14.  Turtle Powell, Stephenville, Texas                                  17,206

15.  Caleb Mitchell, Mason, Texas                                         15,371

16.  Colby Lovell, Madisonville, Texas                                  15,359

17.  Nick Rawlings, Stephenville, Texas                                15,169

18.  Ty Blasingame, Ramah, Colo.                                         14,754

19.  Keven Daniel, Franklin, Tenn.                                         14,458

20.  Brooks Dahozy, Window Rock, Ariz.                            14,290

 

Team Roping (heeler)

1.    Travis Graves, Jay, Okla.                                               $36,925

2.    Tommy Zuniga, Centerville, Texas                                  32,413

3.    Buddy Hawkins II, Columbus, Kan.                              31,242

4.    Cory Petska, Marana, Ariz.                                             26,003

5.    Kory Koontz, Sudan, Texas                                            23,822

6.    Paul Eaves, Lonedell, Mo.                                               22,981

7.    Clay O’Brien Cooper, Gardnerville, Nev.                       22,415

8.    Ryan Motes, Weatherford, Texas                                    20,722

9.    Jade Corkill, Fallon, Nev.                                                19,429

10.  Martin Lucero, Stephenville, Texas                                 18,962

11.  Rich Skelton, Llano, Texas                                              18,809

12.  Kollin VonAhn, Blanchard, Okla.                                   18,362

13.  Travis Woodard, Stockton, Calif.                                   17,906

14.  Tyler McKnight, Wells, Texas                                         17,644

15.  Kinney Harrell, Marshall, Texas                                      16,698

16.  Dugan Kelly, Paso Robles, Calif.                                    15,513

17.  Jaytin McCright, Canyon, Texas                                     14,715

18.  Chase Tryan, Helena, Mont.                                            14,458

19.  Chad Williams, Stephenville, Texas                                13,996

20.  Jim Ross Cooper, Monument, N.M.                                12,933

 

Saddle Bronc Riding

1.    Cody Wright, Milford, Utah                                         $48,722

2.    Tyler Corrington, Hastings, Minn.                                   41,320

3.    Cort Scheer, Elsmere, Neb.                                             33,362

4.    Jesse Wright, Milford, Utah                                            33,080

5.    Taos Muncy, Corona, N.M.                                             23,683

6.    Brad Rudolf, Winnemucca, Nev.                                    23,531

7.    Sterling Crawley, Stephenville, Texas                              22,010

8.    Cole Elshere, Faith, S.D.                                                 21,512

9.    Troy Crowser, Whitewood, S.D.                                     20,347

10.  Bradley Harter, Weatherford, Texas                               17,109

11.  Dawson Jandreau, Kennebec, S.D.                                 17,057

12.  Jacobs Crawley, Stephenville, Texas                               16,812

13.  Heith DeMoss, Heflin, La.                                              16,286

14.  Luke Butterfield, Ponoka, Alberta                                  14,461

15.  Chad Ferley, Oelrichs, S.D.                                             14,354

16.  Spencer Wright, Milford, Utah                                       13,764

17.  Isaac Diaz, Desdemona, Texas                                        13,051

18.  Joaquin Real, Woody, Calif.                                           12,664

19.  Will Smith, Marshall, Mo.                                               12,591

20.  Jesse Kruse, Great Falls, Mont.                                       12,350

 

Tie-down Roping

1.    Sterling Smith, Stephenville, Texas                               $44,739

2.    Tuf Cooper, Decatur, Texas                                            39,623

3.    Justin Maass, Giddings, Texas                                        36,663

4.    Tyson Durfey, Colbert, Wash.                                         27,238

5.    Cade Swor, Winnie, Texas                                              25,922

6.    Rhen Richard, Roosevelt, Utah                                       24,469

7.    Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas                                        23,690

8.    Clint Robinson, Spanish Fork, Utah                                23,420

9.    Timber Moore, Aubrey, Texas                                         22,649

10.  E.J. Roberts, Stephenville, Texas                                    22,079

11.  Randall Carlisle, Castor, La.                                            21,141

12.  Ryan Jarrett, Comanche, Okla.                                        19,996

13.  Monty Lewis, Hereford, Texas                                       15,829

14.  Matt Shiozawa, Chubbuck, Idaho                                   15,780

15.  Stetson Vest, Childress, Texas                                        15,626

16.  Jake Hannum, Plain City, Utah                                       15,599

17.  Shane Slack, Idabel, Okla.                                              15,204

18.  Caleb Smidt, Yorktown, Texas                                       15,111

19.  Riley Pruitt, Gering, Neb.                                                15,009

20.  Hunter Herrin, Apache, Okla.                                         14,958

 

Steer Roping

1.    Chet Herren, Pawhuska, Okla.                                      $25,461

2.    Cody Lee, Gatesville, Texas                                            23,697

3.    JoJo LeMond, Andrews, Texas                                       23,669

4.    Rocky Patterson, Pratt, Kan.                                           22,436

5.    Tony Reina, Wharton, Texas                                           22,149

6.    Vin Fisher Jr., Andrews, Texas                                       18,245

7.    J. Tom Fisher, Andrews, Texas                                       17,170

8.    Scott Snedecor, Fredericksburg, Texas                           16,316

9.    Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas                                        15,864

10.  Bryce Davis, Ovalo, Texas                                              14,453

11.  Jarrett Blessing, Paradise, Texas                                      12,753

12.  Mike Chase, McAlester, Okla.                                        11,460

13.  Brent Lewis, Pinon, N.M.                                               10,060

14.  Tim Abbott, Midland, Texas                                             9,382

15.  Kim Ziegelgruber, Edmond, Okla.                                    9,326

16.  Dan Fisher, Andrews, Texas                                             9,156

17.  Joe Wells, Cisco, Texas                                                     8,967

18.  Brad Prather, Skiatook, Okla.                                           8,852

19.  J. Paul Williams, Burbank, Okla.                                       8,486

20.  Shane Suggs, Granbury, Texas                                          8,299

 

Bull Riding

1.    Josh Koschel, Nunn, Colo.                                            $53,964

2.    Tyler Smith, Fruita, Colo.                                                47,347

3.    Trevor Kastner, Ardmore, Okla.                                      44,512

4.    Kanin Asay, Powell, Wyo.                                              40,596

5.    Cody Teel, Kountze, Texas                                             36,617

6.    Corey Navarre, Weatherford, Okla.                                35,578

7.    Chandler Bownds, Lubbock Texas                                  34,732

8.    J.W. Harris, Mullin, Texas                                               33,263

9.    Cole Echols, Elm Grove, La.                                           30,961

10.  Cooper Davis, Jasper, Texas                                            29,297

11.  Cody Campbell, Summerville, Ore.                                 28,269

12.  Tag Elliott, Thatcher, Utah                                              26,127

13.  Cheyne Olney, Toppenish, Wash.                                   25,102

14.  Howdy Cloud, Kountze, Texas                                       22,716

15.  Tyler Willis, Wheatland, Wyo.                                        22,366

16.  Jeff Askey, Martin, Tenn.                                                22,055

17.  Bobby Welsh, Gillette, Wyo.                                          21,126

18.  Parker Breding, Edgar, Mont.                                         20,573

19.  Scottie Knapp, Albuquerque, N.M.                                 20,111

20.  Elliot Jacoby, Fredricksburg, Texas                                 19,535

 

*2013 Barrel Racing (through May 28, 2013)
Barrel racing standings, provided by the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA), are unofficial, subject to audit and may change. Unofficial WPRA Standings are published by the PRCA as a courtesy. The PRCA is not responsible for the verification or updating of WPRA standings.

 

1. Fallon Taylor, Whitesboro, Texas                           $48,947

2. Mary Walker, Ennis, Texas                                       42,497

3. Taylor Jacob, Carmine, Texas                                   34,252

4. Jane Melby, Burneyville, Okla.                                 34,197

5. Carlee Pierce, Stephenville, Texas                            33,253

6. Natalie Foutch, Eldora, Iowa                                   30,544

7. Shada Brazile, Decatur, Texas                                 30,408

8. Sabrina Ketcham, Yeso, N.M.                                  30,347

9. Sydni Blanchard, Albuquerque, N.M.                      29,666

10. Lisa Lockhart, Oelrichs, S.D.                                 29,365

11. Trula Churchill, Valentine, Neb.                             28,370

12. Sherry Cervi, Marana, Ariz.                                    27,707

13. Brittany Pozzi, Victoria, Texas                               25,347

14. Annesa Self, Sanger, Texas                                    21,016

15. Kendra Dickson, Aubrey, Texas                             20,362

16. Benette Barrington-Little, Ardmore, Okla.            19,960

17. Cindy Smith, Hobbs, N.M.                                     17,798

18. Lee Ann Rust, Stephenville, Texas                         17,633

19. Kassidy Dennison, Tohatchi, N.M.                        17,306

20. Sheena Robbins, Fresno, Calif.                               16,445

 

8. 2013 Wrangler Million Dollar Tour Standings

Unofficial through May 28, 2013

 

Bareback Riding

1.    J.R. Vezain, Cowley, Wyo.                                            $33,131

2.    Kaycee Feild, Spanish Fork, Utah                                    27,018

3.    Bobby Mote, Culver, Ore.                                                20,815

4.    Austin Foss, Terrebonne, Ore.                                          14,137

5.    Seth Hardwick, Laramie, Wyo.                                        12,323

6.    Wes Stevenson, Lubbock, Texas                                      11,600

7.    Clint Laye, Cadogan, Alberta                                            9,006

8.    Jessy Davis, Power, Mont.                                                 9,002

9.    Winn Ratliff, Leesville, La.                                                8,978

10.  Caine Riddle, Vernon, Texas                                             7,842

11.  Matt Lait, Stavely, Alberta                                                 6,786

12.  Ryan Gray, Cheney, Wash.                                                6,461

13.  Morgan Heaton, Paradise, Utah                                         6,183

14.  Chase Erickson, Helena, Mont.                                          5,102

15.  Casey Colletti, Pueblo, Colo.                                             5,072

16.  Tim O’Connell, Zwingle, Iowa                                          4,084

17.  Caleb Bennett, Morgan, Utah                                            3,850

18.  Will Lowe, Canyon, Texas                                                 3,641

19.  Josi Young, Buhl, Idaho                                                     3,575

20.  Robert Landingham, Pendleton, Ore.                                3,193

 

Steer Wrestling

1.    Casey Martin, Sulphur, La.                                             $18,124

2.    Clayton Moore, Pouce Coupe, British Columbia             15,311

3.    Luke Branquinho, Los Alamos, Calif.                              14,819

4.    Wade Sumpter, Fowler, Colo.                                          12,503

5.    Jason Miller, Lance Creek, Wyo.                                      10,602

6.    Dakota Eldridge, Elko, Nev.                                            10,601

7.    Sean Mulligan, Coleman, Okla.                                        10,562

8.    Trevor Knowles, Mount Vernon, Ore.                             10,524

9.    Tyler Pearson, Louisville, Miss.                                          7,880

10.  Tom Lewis, Lehi, Utah                                                       7,864

11.  Justin Blaine Davis, Argyle, Texas                                     7,817

12.  Rhett Kennedy, Chowchilla, Calif.                                    7,038

13.  Straws Milan, Cochrane, Alberta                                       6,823

14.  Wyatt Smith, Rexburg, Idaho                                            6,580

15.  Dean Gorsuch, Gering, Neb.                                              6,566

16.  Stan Branco, Chowchilla, Calif.                                         6,493

17.  Seth Brockman, Wheatland, Wyo.                                     6,147

18.  Josh Peek, Pueblo, Colo.                                                    5,975

19.  Chance Gartner, Pasco, Wash.                                           5,577

20.  Casey McMillen, Redmond, Ore.                                       5,433

 

Team Roping-Header

1.    Drew Horner, Plano, Texas                                            $23,931

2.    Kaleb Driggers, Albany, Ga.                                            19,830

3.    Justin Van Davis, Madisonville, Texas                             19,351

4.    Landon McClaugherty, Tilden, Texas                              14,246

5.    Erich Rogers, Round Rock, Ariz.                                     13,443

6.    Keven Daniel, Franklin, Tenn.                                          12,044

7.    Calvin Brevik, Durango, Colo.                                           9,774

8.    Quincy Kueckelhan, Bonham, Texas                                 8,881

9.    Aaron Tsinigine, Tuba City, Ariz.                                      8,791

10.  Ty Blasingame, Ramah, Colo.                                            7,934

11.  Nick Rawlings, Stephenville, Texas                                   7,778

12.  Levi Grantham, Paso Robles, Calif.                                   7,154

13.  Clay Tryan, Billings, Mont.                                                7,011

14.  Derrick Begay, Seba Dalkai, Ariz.                                     6,971

15.  Riley Minor, Ellensburg, Wash.                                          6,970

16.  Luke Brown, Stephenville, Texas                                       6,723

17.  Colby Lovell, Madisonville, Texas                                     6,080

18.  Travis Tryan, Billings, Mont.                                              6,025

19.  Brock Hanson, Casa Grande, Ariz.                                    5,764

20.  David Key, Stephenville, Texas                                         4,770

 

Team Roping-Heeler

1.    Buddy Hawkins II, Columbus, Kan.                             $23,931

2.    Clay O’Brien Cooper, Gardnerville, Nev.                        19,351

3.    Tommy Zuniga, Centerville, Texas                                   14,246

4.    Cory Petska, Marana, Ariz.                                              13,443

5.    Travis Graves, Jay, Okla.                                                  13,048

6.    Chase Tryan, Helena, Mont.                                             12,044

7.    Travis Woodard, Stockton, Calif.                                      9,774

8.    Justin Copp, Krum, Texas                                                  8,881

9.    Jade Corkill, Fallon, Nev.                                                   8,730

10.  Kinney Harrell, Marshall, Texas                                         8,415

11.  Matt Zancanella, Aurora, S.D.                                           7,934

12.  Derrick Peterson, Stillwell, Kan.                                        7,778

13.  Martin Lucero, Stephenville, Texas                                    7,162

14.  Dennis Watkins, Bakersfield, Calif.                                   7,154

15.  Cesar de la Cruz, Tucson, Ariz.                                          6,971

16.  Brady Minor, Ellensburg, Wash.                                        6,970

17.  Ryan Motes, Weatherford, Texas                                       6,491

18.  Jake Long, Coffeyville, Kan.                                             6,025

19.  Kyle Lockett, Visalia, Calif.                                               5,883

20.  Kory Koontz, Sudan, Texas                                               5,764

 

Saddle Bronc Riding

1.    Tyler Corrington, Hastings, Minn.                                  $17,112

2.    Jesse Wright, Milford, Utah                                             16,691

3.    Cole Elshere, Faith, S.D.                                                  15,704

4.    Cody Wright, Milford, Utah                                            14,961

5.    Cort Scheer, Elsmere, Neb.                                              13,267

6.    Brad Rudolf, Winnemucca, Nev.                                     13,086

7.    Sterling Crawley, Stephenville, Texas                              12,459

8.    Chad Ferley, Oelrichs, S.D.                                                9,655

9.    Brady Nicholes, Hoytsville, Utah                                      8,461

10.  Chet Johnson, Sheridan, Wyo.                                           8,171

11.  Bradley Harter, Weatherford, Texas                                  7,471

12.  Cody Taton, Corona, N.M.                                                7,123

13.  Taos Muncy, Corona, N.M.                                                6,817

14.  Cody Angland, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia               6,756

15.  Dustin Flundra, Pincher Creek, Alberta                             5,641

16.  Troy Crowser, Whitewood, S.D.                                        5,565

17.  Jacobs Crawley, Stephenville, Texas                                  5,145

18.  Chuck Schmidt, Keldron, S.D.                                          4,674

19.  Dawson Jandreau, Kennebec, S.D.                                    4,253

20.  Joaquin Real, Woody, Calif.                                              3,849

 

Tie Down Roping

1.    E.J. Roberts, Stephenville, Texas                                   $20,048

2.    Sterling Smith, Stephenville, Texas                                  18,253

3.    Tuf Cooper, Decatur, Texas                                             17,250

4.    Cody Ohl, Hico, Texas                                                     13,573

5.    Hunter Herrin, Apache, Okla.                                          11,800

6.    Jake Hannum, Plain City, Utah                                        11,069

7.    Tyson Durfey, Colbert, Wash.                                          10,778

8.    Trent Creager, Stillwater, Okla.                                        10,653

9.    Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas                                         10,186

10.  Timber Moore, Aubrey, Texas                                          10,136

11.  Justin Maass, Giddings, Texas                                         10,071

12.  Monty Lewis, Hereford, Texas                                          9,228

13.  Ryan Jarrett, Comanche, Okla.                                           9,173

14.  Adam Gray, Seymour, Texas                                             8,566

15.  Bryson Sechrist, Apache, Okla.                                          7,654

16.  Rhen Richard, Roosevelt, Utah                                          7,447

17.  Reese Riemer, Stinnett, Texas                                            7,338

18.  Ryle Smith, Oakdale, Calif.                                               5,821

19.  Cory Solomon, Prairie View, Texas                                   5,396

20.  Stetson Vest, Childress, Texas                                           5,005
Bull Riding

1.    Josh Koschel, Nunn, Colo.                                             $19,703

2.    Tag Elliott, Thatcher, Utah                                               15,229

3.    Trevor Kastner, Ardmore, Okla.                                       14,060

4.    Chandler Bownds, Lubbock, Texas                                 11,719

5.    Cody Campbell, Summerville, Ore.                                  11,238

6.    Kaycee Rose, Clovis, Calif.                                                9,589

7.    J.W. Harris, Mullin, Texas                                                  9,559

8.    Clayton Foltyn, Winnie, Texas                                           8,390

9.    Shane Proctor, Grand Coulee, Wash.                                 8,183

10.  Tyler Smith, Fruita, Colo.                                                   6,872

11.  Cooper Davis, Jasper, Texas                                               6,499

12.  Travis Atkinson, Lehi, Utah                                               5,891

13.  Cole Echols, Elm Grove, La.                                              5,146

14.  Shawn Hogg, Gardendale, Texas                                       5,094

15.  Ty Pozzobon, Merritt, British Columbia                            4,783

16.  Cody Teel, Kountze, Texas                                                4,667

17.  Ryan Shanklin, Rocksprings, Texas                                   4,458

Nevada Newman, Melstone, Mont.                                   4,458

19.  Beau Schroeder, China, Texas                                            4,401

20.  Jordan Spears, Redding, Calif.                                           4,389

 

9. 2013 PRCA Xtreme Bulls Standings

Unofficial through May 28, 2013

1.    Kanin Asay, Powell, Wyo.                                             $36,842

2.    Josh Koschel, Nunn, Colo.                                               28,071

3.    Corey Navarre, Weatherford, Okla.                                 20,613

4.    Howdy Cloud, Kountze, Texas                                        19,602

5.    Tyler Smith, Fruita, Colo.                                                  18,629

6.    J.W. Harris, Mullin, Texas                                                 15,662

7.    Steve Woolsey, Payson, Utah                                           14,526

8.    Cody Teel, Kountze, Texas                                               13,970

9.    Tyler Willis, Wheatland, Wyo.                                          13,951

10.  Bobby Welsh, Gillette, Wyo.                                            12,948

11.  Dustin Elliott, North Platte, Neb.                                     12,079

12.  Scottie Knapp, Albuquerque, N.M.                                  11,944

13.  Cheyne Olney, Kennewick, Wash.                                   11,459

14.  Blaine Skaggs, Hubbard, Ore.                                            8,353

15.  Cody Campbell, Summerville, Ore.                                    7,425

16.  Ryan Shanklin, Rocksprings, Texas                                    7,351

17.  Cody Samora, Cortez, Colo.                                               7,318

18.  Cole Echols, Elm Grove, La.                                               7,137

19.  Cooper Davis, Jasper, Texas                                                7,117

20.  Ardie Maier, Timber Lake, S.D.                                          7,077

 

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