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JUNE 26, 2020 VOLUME 68, NO. 13

Dealin’ Dough plenty of hot rides and quick times, paying out more than $100K. 36 The Coleman (Texas) PRCA Rodeo saw

Bull rider Daylon Swearingen had a 90.5-point trip on Stace Smith Pro Rodeos’ No. E13 to capture the title in Coleman, Texas. William Kierce photo

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INSIDE

24 Arlington, Texas 32 Arcadia, Fla. RODEOS 6 In his words 8 & 9 Brain teasers 12 Hot takes 14 He said-she said 16 Grille 18 Social media 26 Short round 52 Results 60 PRCA notes 32 Woodward, Okla. 36 Coleman, Texas 22 2020 PRCA world 24 2020 PRCA tour 54 2020 Xtreme bulls 56 2020 Circuits STANDINGS COVER

Rocketman retiring ‘Rocket’ Ryan Litwin is calling it a career as a clown/ barrelman. He’ll still be around rodeo, but he’s ready to spend more time with his family. 46

Dan Hubbell photo Shad Mayfield carries the New Mexico flag at the 2019 Wrangler NFR.

Mayfield taking a shot Shad Mayfield is adding team roping to his list of events in hopes of making a run at the coveted all-around gold buckle. 38

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A different kind of Cowboy Christmas this year I t’s no surprise, but this year’s Cowboy Christmas will have a much different feel, much like the rest of the world, because of COVID-19. As some rodeos hold tight with their scheduled dates or rescheduled dates, plenty have fallen off the schedule, making for a lighter-than-normal Fourth of July run. proportionately it could count for more when it comes to the world standings and a berth in the Wrangler NFR. The movement of competitors in the world standings will be exciting. Every event has cowboys packed together, separated by mere dollars. The average margin of separation across bareback riding,

However, with about a dozen rodeos on the docket, there will be plenty of opportunity for cowboys to earn some decent cash and climb the PRCA | RAMWorld Standings. While Cowboy Christmas isn’t an official time period, it’s one of the most significant 10-day stretches during the season for cowboys to earn big money and make a move in the standings. Among the bigger rodeos that are scheduled to go on are the World’s Oldest Rodeo in Prescott, Ariz. (June 29-July 5), Cody (Wyo.) Stampede (July 1-4), Oakley Independence Day Rodeo in Oakley City, Utah (July 1-4) and Black Hills Roundup in Belle Fourche, S.D. (July 1-4). All four rodeos will be broadcast or streamed onThe Cowboy Channel or the PRCA on Cowboy Channel Plus App. For more information go to cowboychannelplus.com. Last season, those four rodeos paid out a combined $910,000. With an expected larger number of entries at each place, there’s plenty of money to be had. No, this won’t be the same Cowboy Christmas we’ve seen in past seasons. But this year’s summer holiday could be even more important. With fewer rodeos, weeks like this year’s Cowboy Christmas will be more crucial. It will be the biggest stretch of rodeos in months. There might be less money earned, but

steer wrestling, team roping (headers and heelers), saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping and bull riding between 25th place in the standings and 10th is less than $12,000. If you cut it down to 25th trailing that 15th and final spot for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, things get really interesting. The average margin of separation across those seven events is $6,600. The largest difference comes in bull riding, with a margin of $10,216 between 15th and 25th. Team roping heading has the smallest margin, less than $4,500. That kind of money can be snatched up at one rodeo. One of the most exciting prospects will be seeing how many rodeos some of these cowboys get to. In prior years, the planning was crucial. Now, it’s about getting to every rodeo possible. It’s doubtful that the cowboy who takes home the most money from this year’s Cowboy Christmas will come close to what happened last year, when then-freshman phenom and eventual All-AroundWorld Champion StetsonWright earned more than $35,000 between June 30 and July 9. But when Oct. 1 rolls around and the dust has settled to determine who is going to the Wrangler NFR, a number of cowboys are going to look back at Cowboy Christmas with a big smile.

Scott Kaniewski is the Media Director at the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. He previously served more than two years as the editor of ProRodeo Sports News. He has nearly two decades of experience in sports journalism, with the last few being consumed by ProRodeo.

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BRAIN TEASERS TAKE YOUR SHOT Who’s Who? Here’s a look at five PRCA clowns. Can you match their faces to ones from their performances?

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ANSWERS ON PAGE 61 Word Search Find the 2019 winners from the World’s Oldest Rodeo in Prescott, Ariz., and the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede. Cowboys who won more than one event at both rodeos appear for each win. Names may be forward, backward, horizontal, vertical or diagonal.

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1. Find the winners from Prescott. BB: Kaycee Feild SW: Ty Erickson TR: Britt Smith/Jake Smith SB: Taos Muncy TD: J.D. Kibbe GB: Megan Champion/Sarah Kieckhefer SR: Vin Fisher Jr. BR: Parker McCown 2. Find the winners from Cody. BB: Caleb Bennett SW: Clayton Hass TR: Lane Ivy/Cesar de la Cruz SB: Jake Wright/Dawson Hay TD: Reese Riemer GB: Carly Taylor BR: Parker Breding BONUS QUESTIONS 1. Who was the all-around winner in Prescott in 2019? 2. Who was the all-around cowboy at the 2019 Cody Stampede?

50 EPISODES AND MORE ON THE HORIZON

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10 QUESTIONS He Said – She Said Who knows award-winning music director Josh “Hambone” Hilton better, his wife, Whitney, or his traveling partner, Justin Rumford?

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WHAT’S HIS FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM?

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WHO’S HIS FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTIST?

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IS HE AN EARLY BIRD OR A NIGHT OWL?

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WHAT WAS HIS FAVORITE CHRISTMAS PRESENT?

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STOCK CONTRACTOR GRILLE WITH AMBER BAILLIE

How have things been at the ranch? Kirsten: The last time we bucked at an actual rodeo was on March 1. Like everyone else, rodeos we were going to be a part of were canceled. But there’s always still work to do. Our fences look better than they have in quite a few years. We’ve been able to spend more time with our 4-year-old horses, taking our time (training) with them. For guys who’ve wanted to practice, we were able to go to the Crowley County Arena in Ordway (Colo.) on three occasions, we had a practice for them. It was a good opportunity for us to buck some of our young horses and find out what they can do, and it gave cowboys a chance to practice for when rodeos open back up. Has your schedule picked up with traveling to rodeos? Kirsten: We leave Friday (June 26) for Prescott, Ariz. That will be our first rodeo back. Frontier Rodeo has asked us to come with a load of horses to Dodge City (Kan.). Hopefully we can go there at the beginning of August for a perf. That might be our extent for rodeos this summer. What else have you been focused on? Kirsten: At the end of last year, we started a new business at the ranch called Vold Rodeo Ranch Excursions. When the rodeos came to a halt, I was hoping we’d have more bookings, but people seem to be wary about traveling. We’ve had a few people come through, and they’ve really enjoyed it. Hopefully down the line it will pick up. I think there’s an avenue where we can host people who want to visit a place that’s out More than 20 years ago, Kirsten Vold, the youngest daughter of ProRodeo Hall of Famer Harry Vold, began taking over her dad’s longtime rodeo stock business, Vold Rodeo Company. Initially, she had her sights set on law school and living away from home. But at 25, she returned to her father’s ranch near Pueblo, Colo., to build on the legacy he began six decades ago, breeding and raising PRCA award-winning stock. Recently, Kirsten spoke with ProRodeo Sports News on what she’s been up to during the pandemic and on her business goals for the future.

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in the open with fresh air. I got the idea last year to do something when we’re at home that would give rodeo fans the opportunity to come and see how the animals live in their habitat and what really goes on in their ranch life. I hope the ranch excursions will keep rodeo alive because many people can’t go to a rodeo right now. We allow guests to be as involved as they want to be. They’re able to ride the horses and help with feeding if they want to. With how COVID-19 has affected the industry, do you plan to structure your business differently in the future?

Kirsten: Maybe in that I would like to be more diversified. If anything, I’ve learned not to put all my eggs in one basket. As far as how (Vold Rodeo Company) is going to do things differently, we’re not breeding as many livestock this year and I’m keeping my numbers low. We don’t want to get more animals than we can feed and have put buying and trading stock on a standstill for 2020. In the future, we’d like to pursue more ranch excursions. How big is your ranch? Kirsten: It’s 20,000 acres. I’m on 15,000 of it. The ranch itself is owned by me and my siblings. I inherited Vold Rodeo Company three years ago when my dad, pictured at left, passed away. Why has being a PRCA stock contractor been a good fit for you? Kirsten: I love this business and was raised in this business. I was raised with these animals and raised on this ranch. I can’t imagine anyone else taking care of these horses, bulls or living on this ranch besides me. What is something you’ve kept with your business that was important to your dad? Kirsten: That when we give our word it is good and that we don’t necessarily need a paper trail. We hire people on the phone and will

do verbal contracts. He did it that way and I do it that way. I hire somebody, I tell them what I’m going to pay them and that’s what I’m going to pay them. The fact that he built up a reputation like that, I’ve tried very hard to continue that. What are some of your main goals right now? Kirsten: My short-term goal is to keep all our animals fed. We’re also very understanding with rodeo committees and their situation. We didn’t want anyone having an event this year and losing so much money that they couldn’t have their event in future years. The overall goal is that everyone gets back to work. I have a lot of friends in this business, and we’ve all been going

Harry Vold in 1994

Vold Rodeo’s Sun Glow at 2019 NFR

through it together. It makes you closer as a rodeo family. It’s a pretty cutthroat business sometimes, but this has made us realize that we all want to survive it together and will do whatever we can to help each other do that.

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TIME CAPSULE WORLD WAR II

BY MATT NABER W hile the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic andWWII are incomparable, they share common ground in how they impacted rodeo. Before this season, WorldWar II was the only time period that ProRodeo had seen so many cancellations or postponements. As U.S. participation inWWII approached, the PRCA didn’t exist, nor did the Rodeo Cowboys Association (RCA). And its forerunner, the Rebounding

Rodeo persevered through dark days of World War II Cowboys’ Turtle Association, was still in its infancy, having formed in 1936. By 1940, the Turtles had about 1,000 members. During that time, the Rodeo Association of America (RAA) was the main governing body, and Hoofs and Horns was the official monthly publication of the RAA and the CTA. There were an estimated 105 rodeos in the United States that were part of the RAA in 1940, according to an Oct. 26, 1940, article by C.M. Black in the now-defunct magazine Collier’s. By 1941, 28% of the regularly

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scheduled rodeos in the U.S. and Canada had been canceled, according to the September 1941 RAA Bulletin. Like today’s social-distancing restrictions, WWII brought on gasoline rationing and limited public gatherings along the coast and military roads. The West Coast, Arizona and NewMexico were designated Military Area One and Two. Within these zones, no public gatherings of 5,000 or more could be held without sanction. The only established rodeo within those zones to be held in 1942 was La Fiesta de los Vaqueros in Tucson, Ariz. The rodeos held throughout WWII had a war clause within their contracts, allowing committees to cancel at any time, without notice.

of any other community event,” according to the April 1942 RAA bulletin. The draft also played a role. By mid-July 1942 about 100 of the CTA’s 1,400 members had been drafted into the armed forces. Even animals were subject to a draft of sorts. In December 1941, the Army requested that all owners of mares and geldings 3 to 10 years of age in California, Oregon, Washington and Nevada register their mounts with the Western Remount Arena in San Mateo, Calif. This call to arms (err, hooves) was never implemented, according to the January/February 1942 edition of Western Horseman . GROWING THE SPORT By mid-1942, it became clear that rodeo attendance had increased over 1941. The RAA’s July 1942 bulletin attributed the increase to rodeos forming in new areas and attracting “curiosity-seekers” and that established fans of the sport were taking a more active approach in finding rodeos to attend. Rodeo had proven itself as a

SETTING THE STANDARD

President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared that baseball must continue despite the war as a morale builder. Rodeos didn’t receive the same level of federal backing, but fan

enthusiasm carried the flag into the arena, and some took it as an opportunity to establish new rodeos in places where none had been. Creating rodeos as fundraisers was a trend that began during WorldWar I and continued throughWWII. In 1942, Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days invested 75% of its profits in war bonds and donated the balance to the Red Cross, according to Western Horseman columnist Jerry Armstrong. Even in its infancy, by early 1942 the CTA had $10,000 worth of U.S. defense bonds. The CTA’s name changed during WWII, but their support did not. When the war ended, the RCA had $20,910 in war bonds (nearly $300,000 in 2020 dollars, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). The patriotic theme

morale booster for the military and civilians during the first year of the war. So in 1943, RAA President R.J. Hoffman continued his efforts to keep rodeos active while adhering to the travel restrictions of gasoline and tire rationing. The RAA’s April 1943 bulletin emphasized the importance of keeping competitions alive so they could resume on a full scale after the war. This was easier said than done, as lowered purses spurred arguments among some contestants. The RAA urged cowboys to avoid

bickering over prize money since bad news could reach the press. The organization also told them to not enter rodeos if they believed the prize money was too low and encouraged local ranch cowboys to continue to compete, according to the April 1943 edition of Hoofs and Horns . In the Jan. 30, 1943, edition, The Denver Daily Record Stockman predicted that the RAA’s efforts would pay off with an immediate expansion of the sport. That prediction came true in 1944. The year started with fewer rodeos than usual, but by the end of the 1944 season the number of rodeos had increased. By the end of the war, rodeo had established itself as synonymous with American patriotism and rallied new fans around the world, as soldiers stationed overseas introduced the sport to their foreign allies. That led to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) providing coverage of the 1944 Madison Square Garden Rodeo.

Rodeo Association of America magazine promoted rodeo as WWII neared its end.

continued at the Stock Show Rodeo in Fort Worth, Texas, where $50 war bonds were substituted for trophies to event winners. The prize money was an impressive $23,275 purse, plus entry fees. Other rodeos were able to offer higher dollar amounts, according to Armstrong’s column in Western Horseman’s July/August 1944 edition. Throughout the war, the RAA urged committee members of canceled rodeos to help organize those that were still being held for two reasons: preserving the sport and for morale of the troops who were fans. The secretary of the RAA received a letter from a colonel stating that the rodeo held in his area “was one of the finest morale builders for the army

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After the war years, rodeo began a steady boom in popularity in the U.S., as fans flocked to arenas. Above, Burel Mulkey at Newhall, Calif., in 1949.

By the end of the war, rodeo had established itself as synonymous with American patriotism and rallied new fans around the world, as soldiers stationed overseas introduced the sport to their foreign allies.

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2020 PRCA RAM WORLD STANDINGS

Unofficial as of June 22, 2020. For the 2020 season (Oct. 1, 2019-Sept. 30, 2020), official rodeo limits are as follows: all-around, 70; bareback riding, 100; steer wrestling, 85; team roping, 65; saddle bronc riding, 100; tie-down roping, 85; barrel racing, 100; and bull riding, no limit. Bull riders can count Xtreme Bulls events toward the PRCA World Standings, but not toward the all-around standings.

ALL-AROUND 1. Clay Smith, Broken Bow, Okla...................... $56,319 2. Tuf Cooper, Decatur, Texas............................. 51,296 3. Stetson Wright, Milford, Utah........................ 29,446 4. Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas......................... 20,978 5. Marcus Theriot, Poplarville, Miss................... 14,139 6. Bart Brunson, Terry, Miss............................... 13,433 7. Laramie Allen, Llano, Texas............................ 13,018 8. Rhen Richard, Roosevelt, Utah...................... 12,737 BAREBACK RIDING 1. Tim O’Connell, Zwingle, Iowa....................... $79,913 2. Kaycee Feild, Genola, Utah............................. 55,750 3. Leighton Berry, Weatherford, Texas............... 44,215 4. Jamie Howlett, Rapid City, S.D....................... 43,713 5. Clayton Biglow, Clements, Calif...................... 40,970 6. Mason Clements, Draper, Utah....................... 40,050 7. Tilden Hooper, Carthage, Texas...................... 38,882 8. Tanner Aus, Granite Falls, Minn...................... 31,472 9. Winn Ratliff, Leesville, La............................... 28,899 10. Ty Breuer, Mandan, N.D................................. 26,981 11. Wyatt Bloom, Belgrade, Mont........................ 25,941 12. Jesse Pope, Marshall, Mo.............................. 24,686 13. R. Champion, The Woodlands, Texas............. 23,354 14. Kody Lamb, Sherwood Park, Alberta.............. 22,633 15. Paden Hurst, Huntsville, Texas....................... 21,309 16. Cole Reiner, Kaycee, Wyo............................... 20,916 17. Taylor Broussard, Estherwood, La.................. 19,678 18. Logan Patterson, Kim, Colo........................... 19,300 19. Jake Brown, Cleveland, Texas........................ 18,705 20. Orin Larsen, Inglis, Manitoba......................... 17,948 STEER WRESTLING 1. Matt Reeves, Cross Plains, Texas................. $83,634 2. Tyler Waguespack, Gonzales, La.................... 37,083 3. Dakota Eldridge, Elko, Nev............................. 35,940 4. Jacob Talley, Keatchie, La............................... 33,854 5. Curtis Cassidy, Donalda, Alberta.................... 31,187 6. Jacob Edler, State Center, Iowa...................... 27,535 7. Ty Erickson, Helena, Mont.............................. 27,144 8. Tanner Brunner, Ramona, Kan........................ 26,235 9. Bridger Anderson, Carrington, N.D................. 26,218 10. Jace Melvin, Fort Pierre, S.D.......................... 26,058 11. Jule Hazen, Ashland, Kan............................... 22,590 12. Hunter Cure, Holliday, Texas.......................... 21,936 13. Dirk Tavenner, Rigby, Idaho............................ 21,482 14. Stetson Jorgensen, Blackfoot, Idaho.............. 19,261 15. Tyler Pearson, Louisville, Miss....................... 18,967 16. Kyle Irwin, Robertsdale, Ala........................... 17,600 17. Shayde Etherton, Borden, Ind........................ 16,799 18. Eli Lord, Sturgis, S.D..................................... 16,734 19. Will Lummus, Byhalia, Miss........................... 16,149 20. Kalane Anders, Bayard, Neb........................... 15,991 TEAM ROPING (HEADER) 1. Luke Brown, Rock Hill, S.C.......................... $69,055 2. Clay Smith, Broken Bow, Okla........................ 51,176 3. Dustin Egusquiza, Marianna, Fla.................... 43,720 4. Charly Crawford, Stephenville, Texas............. 37,796 5. Clay Ullery, Valleyview, Alberta....................... 32,777 6. Cody Snow, Los Olivos, Calif.......................... 29,642 7. Colby Lovell, Madisonville, Texas................... 28,143 8. Matt Sherwood, Pima, Ariz............................. 26,412 9. Kolton Schmidt, Barrhead, Alberta................. 25,218 10. Andrew Ward, Edmond, Okla......................... 23,931 11. Clay Tryan, Billings, Mont............................... 21,044 12. Chad Masters, Cedar Hill, Tenn...................... 20,119 13. Kal Fuller, Bozeman, Mont.............................. 18,873 14. Brenten Hall, Jay, Okla................................... 16,966 15. Tate Kirchenschlager, Yuma, Colo.................. 16,872

STEER ROPING 1. Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas....................... $27,682 2. Billy Good, Wynnewood, Okla........................ 25,156 3. Cole Patterson, Pratt, Kan.............................. 21,920 4. Landon McClaugherty, Tilden, Texas.............. 18,248 5. Jess Tierney, Hermosa, S.D........................... 16,151 6. Vin Fisher Jr., Andrews, Texas........................ 16,139 7. Shay Good, Abilene, Texas............................. 16,137 8. Scott Snedecor, Fredericksburg, Texas........... 16,075 9. Cody Lee, Gatesville, Texas............................ 15,636 10. Garrett Hale, Snyder, Texas............................ 14,602 11. Rocky Patterson, Pratt, Kan........................... 13,196 12. J. Tom Fisher, Andrews, Texas....................... 13,042 13. Jim Locke, Miami, Texas................................ 12,256 14. Thomas Smith, Barnsdall, Okla...................... 11,187 15. Roger Branch, Wellston, Okla........................ 10,942 16. Tuf Cooper, Decatur, Texas............................. 10,247 17. Martin Poindexter, Comanche, Texas................ 9,942 18. J.P. Wickett, Sallisaw, Okla............................... 9,759 19. Chet Herren, Pawhuska, Okla........................... 9,637 20. John E. Bland, Turkey, Texas............................ 8,671 BULL RIDING 1. Sage Kimzey, Strong City, Okla.................... $68,463 2. Dustin Boquet, Bourg, La............................... 61,975 3. Boudreaux Campbell, Crockett, Texas............ 56,795 4. Ky Hamilton, Mackay, Australia...................... 54,067 5. Levi Gray, Dairy, Ore...................................... 42,384 6. Parker McCown, Montgomery, Texas............. 40,259 7. J.T. Moore, Alvin, Texas................................. 37,740 8. Brady Portenier, Caldwell, Idaho.................... 37,339 9. Denton Fugate, Niangua, Mo.......................... 35,377 10. Trevor Kastner, Roff, Okla.............................. 34,286 11. Tyler Bingham, Honeyville, Utah..................... 33,723 12. Jeff Askey, Athens, Texas............................... 32,456 13. Ruger Piva, Challis, Idaho.............................. 32,356 14. Colten Fritzlan, Rifle, Colo.............................. 32,078 15. Ty Wallace, Collbran, Colo.............................. 30,226 16. Trey Benton III, Rock Island, Texas................ 29,855 17. Brody Yeary, Morgan Mill, Texas.................... 29,270 18. Trey Kimzey, Strong City, Okla........................ 25,123 19. Dallee Mason, Weiser, Idaho.......................... 22,357 20. Braden Richardson, Jasper, Texas.................. 21,159 *2020 BARREL RACING (Through June 22, 2020) 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. Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi, Victoria, Texas...........$67,144 2. Jimmie Smith, McDade, Texas........................56,178 3. Hailey Kinsel, Cotulla, Texas............................43,208 4. Jill Wilson, Snyder, Texas................................35,908 5. Ivy Hurst, Springer, Okla.................................30,061 6. Dona Kay Rule, Minco, Texas..........................25,993 7. Tillar Murray, Fort Worth, Texas......................23,751 8. Wenda Johnson, Pawhuska, Okla....................22,457 9. Brittany Barnett, Stephenville, Texas...............22,099 10. Taylor Langdon, Aubrey, Texas........................21,980 11. Stevi Hillman, Weatherford, Texas...................21,824 12. Ryann Pedone, Sunset, Texas.........................21,519 13. Carly Taylor, Anderson, Tenn...........................21,424 14. Shelley Morgan, Eustace, Texas......................21,263 15. Tiany Schuster, Krum, Texas...........................20,547 16. Cheyenne Wimberley, Stephenville, Texas.......17,920 17. Jessica Routier, Buffalo, S.D...........................17,194 18. Lisa Lockhart, Oelrichs, S.D............................16,614 19. Kathy Grimes, Medical Lake, Wash.................15,051 20. Kassie Mowry, Dublin, Texas...........................14,624

16. Jeff Flenniken, Caldwell, Idaho....................... 16,869 17. Lane Ivy, Dublin, Texas................................... 15,802 18. Coleman Proctor, Pryor, Okla......................... 15,005 19. Levi Simpson, Ponoka, Alberta...................... 14,828 20. Erich Rogers, Round Rock, Ariz..................... 14,347 TEAM ROPING (HEELER) 1. Joseph Harrison, Marietta, Okla................... $63,650 2. Jade Corkill, Fallon, Nev................................. 51,176 3. Travis Graves, Jay, Okla................................. 38,065 4. Logan Medlin, Tatum, N.M............................. 37,187 5. Jake Edwards, Ocala, Fla................................ 30,675 6. Jake Long, Coffeyville, Kan............................ 28,073 7. Hunter Koch, Vernon, Texas........................... 25,218 8. Buddy Hawkins II, Columbus, Kan................. 23,931 9. Trey Yates, Pueblo, Colo................................. 23,638 10. Shay Dixon Carroll, La Junta, Colo................. 20,698 11. Wesley Thorp, Throckmorton, Texas.............. 20,119 12. Paul Eaves, Lonedell, Mo............................... 18,794 13. Tyler Worley, Berryville, Ark........................... 18,616 14. Kyle Lockett, Visalia, Calif.............................. 18,222 15. J. Nogueira, Presidente Prudente, Brazil ....... 18,207 16. Chase Tryan, Helena, Mont............................. 16,966 17. Patrick Smith, Lipan, Texas............................ 16,777 18. Ryan Motes, Weatherford, Texas.................... 15,005 19. Reagan Ward, Edmond, Okla.......................... 14,760 20. Paden Bray, Stephenville, Texas..................... 14,347 SADDLE BRONC RIDING 1. Wyatt Casper, Pampa, Texas...................... $124,063 2. Brody Cress, Hillsdale, Wyo........................... 55,931 3. Ryder Wright, Milford, Utah........................... 49,986 4. Allen Boore, Axtell, Utah................................ 49,660 5. Shorty Garrett, Eagle Butte, S.D..................... 47,360 6. Cole Elshere, Faith, S.D.................................. 37,533 7. Dawson Hay, Wildwood, Alberta.................... 35,331 8. Jacobs Crawley, Stephenville, Texas............... 33,307 9. Sterling Crawley, Huntsville, Texas................. 31,003 10. Lefty Holman, Visalia, Calif............................. 27,258 11. Rusty Wright, Milford, Utah........................... 25,769 12. Tegan Smith, Winterset, Iowa........................ 24,526 13. Spencer Wright, Milford, Utah....................... 24,389 14. Taygen Schuelke, Newell, S.D........................ 21,436 15. Chase Brooks, Deer Lodge, Mont................... 21,323 16. Jake Finlay, Goondiwindi, Australia ............... 21,064 17. Kolby Wanchuk, Sherwood Park, Alberta....... 19,444 18. Colt Gordon, Comanche, Okla........................ 18,904 19. Isaac Diaz, Desdemona, Texas....................... 18,001 20. Joe Harper, Paradise Valley, Nev.................... 16,444 TIE-DOWN ROPING 1. Shad Mayfield, Clovis, N.M........................ $138,365 2. Tuf Cooper, Decatur, Texas............................. 44,035 3. Caddo Lewallen, Morrison, Okla..................... 40,403 4. Tyler Milligan, Pawhuska, Okla....................... 38,090 5. Cory Solomon, Prairie View, Texas................. 34,466 6. Timber Moore, Aubrey, Texas......................... 29,896 7. Catfish Brown, Collinsville, Texas................... 28,932 8. Tyson Durfey, Brock, Texas............................ 27,506 9. Haven Meged, Miles City, Mont...................... 27,258 10. Ty Harris, San Angelo, Texas.......................... 27,237 11. Riley Pruitt, Gering, Neb................................ 25,663 12. Adam Gray, Seymour, Texas........................... 25,389 13. Caleb Smidt, Bellville, Texas........................... 25,277 14. Marty Yates, Stephenville, Texas.................... 23,934 15. Westyn Hughes, Caldwell, Texas.................... 22,466 16. Shane Hanchey, Sulphur, La........................... 22,124 17. Blane Cox, Cameron, Texas............................ 20,576 18. Bryson Sechrist, Apache, Okla....................... 18,984 19. Ryan Jarrett, Comanche, Okla........................ 18,455 20. John Douch, Huntsville, Texas....................... 17,606

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Unofficial as of June 22, 2020. The Tour Standings will be a points-based system for contestants at each qualifying Tour Rodeo. Points will be distributed for placings 1-40 at the conclusion of the rodeo. 2020 PRORODEO TOUR STANDINGS

20. Lefty Holman............................................970.54 21. Logan Hay................................................912.07 22. .Ben Andersen...........................................906.15 23. Hardy Braden...........................................832.94 24. Jake Watson............................................806.25 25. Logan Cook..............................................759.27 TIE-DOWN ROPING 1. Shad Mayfield.........................................4,616.77 2. Tyler Milligan...........................................2,226.27 3. Caddo Lewallen.......................................1,758.88 4. Tuf Cooper..............................................1,594.15 5. Haven Meged..........................................1,426.96 6. Timber Moore.........................................1,416.21 7. Cory Solomon.........................................1,312.75 8. Adam Gray..............................................1,280.56 9. .Tyson Durfey...........................................1,275.00 10. .Westyn Hughes.....................................1,226.75 11. Cimarron Boardman.............................1,226.62 12. Caleb Smidt...........................................1,150.59 13. .John Douch...........................................1,147.71 14. Catfish Brown.......................................1,041.71 15. Cooper Martin..........................................963.11 16. Bryson Sechrist.......................................941.87 17. Ty Harris...................................................902.73 18. Marty Yates..............................................895.82 19. Ryle Smith...............................................785.10 20. Cody Huber..............................................668.20 21. Riley Pruitt...............................................660.71 22. Justin Smith.............................................659.83 23. Blane Cox.................................................652.29 24. Stetson Vest.............................................637.45 25. Chance Oftedahl.......................................627.56 BULL RIDING 1. Sage Kimzey...........................................2,134.84 2. Brady Portenier.......................................1,765.66 3. Denton Fugate.........................................1,630.33 4. Brody Yeary.............................................1,564.59 5. Trevor Kastner.........................................1,496.16 6. Ruger Piva..............................................1,481.69 7. Dustin Boquet.........................................1,424.33 8. Joao Vieira..............................................1,275.00 9. Trey Benton III.........................................1,260.29 10. .Boudreaux Campbell.............................1,226.63 11. Jeff Askey..............................................1,141.59 12. Stetson Wright......................................1,135.46 13. Tim Bingham.........................................1,100.00 14. Ky Hamilton..........................................1,097.56 15. Tyler Bingham.......................................1,013.45 16. Trey Kimzey..............................................871.28 17. Colten Fritzlan..........................................804.95 18. Gavin Michel............................................727.53 19. Hawk Whitt..............................................726.19 20. Parker McCown.......................................708.08 21. Jordan Hansen.........................................701.28 22. J.T. Moore................................................645.43 23. Scottie Knapp...........................................633.46 24. Levi Gray..................................................626.66 25. J.W. Harris....................................................550

10. .Colby Lovell..........................................1,172.52 11. Kolton Schmidt.....................................1,171.02 12. Levi Simpson........................................1,110.84 13. Tate Kirchenschlager.............................1,083.44 14. Jeff Flenniken........................................1,076.11 15. Clay Tryan.............................................1,012.04 16. Garrett Tonozzi......................................1,000.71 17. Jr. Dees....................................................967.82 18. Aaron Tsinigine........................................872.52 19. Kal Fuller..................................................865.59 20. Jake Cooper.............................................845.76 21. Chad Masters...........................................836.88 22. Andrew Ward...........................................808.75 23. Britt Smith................................................743.21 24. .Riley Minor..............................................734.57 25. Kellan Johnson........................................727.51 TEAM ROPING (HEELING) 1. .Jade Corkill.............................................2,438.30 2. Joseph Harrison......................................2,283.59 3. Jake Edwards..........................................1,720.39 4. Logan Medlin..........................................1,700.67 5. Paul Eaves...............................................1,678.51 6. Trey Yates................................................1,518.52 7. Travis Graves..........................................1,478.08 8. .Kyle Lockett............................................1,472.52 9. Chase Tryan............................................1,258.72 10. .Ryan Motes...........................................1,194.30 11. Hunter Koch..........................................1,171.02 12. Shay Dixon Carroll................................1,110.84 13. Tyler Worley..........................................1,076.11 14. Jared Fillmore.......................................1,050.00 15. Jake Long.............................................1,012.04 16. Dustin Davis..........................................1,000.71 17. Jeremy Buhler..........................................925.42 18. Patrick Smith...........................................896.46 19. Ross Ashford...........................................888.39 20. Reagan Ward...........................................865.59 21. Caleb Anderson........................................845.76 22. Wesley Thorp...........................................836.88 23. Buddy Hawkins II.....................................808.75 24. Lane Siggins............................................803.14 25. Jake Smith...............................................743.21 SADDLE BRONC RIDING 1. Wyatt Casper...........................................3,813.77 2. Brody Cress............................................2,897.60 3. Ryder Wright...........................................2,404.72 4. Allen Boore..............................................2,175.00 5. Spencer Wright.......................................1,731.48 6. Shorty Garrett.........................................1,730.96 7. Dawson Hay............................................1,677.81 8. Rusty Wright...........................................1,555.87 9. Kolby Wanchuk.......................................1,306.93 10. .Jacobs Crawley.....................................1,300.43 11. Cole Elshere..........................................1,221.31 12. Jesse Wright.........................................1,210.96 13. .Zeke Thurston.......................................1,180.95 14. Isaac Diaz..............................................1,069.49 15. Sterling Crawley....................................1,045.60 16. Riggin Smith.........................................1,033.68 17. Layton Green.........................................1,028.47 18. CoBurn Bradshaw....................................999.23 19. Kole Ashbacher........................................992.57

BAREBACK RIDING 1. Tim O’Connell..........................................3,206.46 2. Mason Clements.....................................2,439.57 3. Tilden Hooper..........................................2,060.29 4. Wyatt Bloom...........................................2,039.41 5. Clayton Biglow........................................1,974.41 6. Tanner Aus..............................................1,825.13 7. Leighton Berry........................................1,634.37 8. Richmond Champion..............................1,620.34 9. Kaycee Feild............................................1,500.00 10. .Jamie Howlett.......................................1,485.49 11. Clint Laye..............................................1,455.74 12. Kody Lamb............................................1,451.56 13. Logan Patterson....................................1,307.78 14. Chad Rutherford...................................1,230.30 15. Taylor Broussard...................................1,185.73 16. Ty Breuer...............................................1,068.42 17. .Orin Larsen...........................................1,062.60 18. Jesse Pope............................................1,022.95 19. Paden Hurst.............................................961.15 20. Tony Barrington.......................................857.64 21. Austin Foss..............................................824.26 22. Trenten Montero......................................747.91 23. Garrett Shadbolt.......................................730.24 24. Bill Tutor...................................................727.53 25. Cauy Pool.................................................711.65 STEER WRESTLING 1. Matt Reeves............................................3,227.59 2. Tyler Waguespack...................................2,229.23 3. Jacob Talley.............................................1,732.18 4. Hunter Cure.............................................1,620.63 5. Stetson Jorgensen..................................1,615.78 6. Jace Melvin.............................................1,589.97 7. .Bridger Anderson....................................1,579.78 8. Ty Erickson..............................................1,409.27 9. Curtis Cassidy.........................................1,380.33 10. .Dakota Eldridge.....................................1,378.08 11. Tanner Brunner.....................................1,203.82 12. Eli Lord..................................................1,139.80 13. Justin Shaffer........................................1,070.30 14. Dirk Tavenner........................................1,013.29 15. Jacob Edler..............................................988.89 16. Tyler Pearson...........................................983.59 17. .Jesse Brown............................................971.42 18. Will Lummus...........................................907.19 19. Jule Hazen................................................855.68 20. Tyke Kipp.................................................705.28 21. Blake Knowles..........................................669.85 22. Taz Olson.................................................666.51 23. Tristan Martin...........................................665.32 24. .Mike McGinn............................................663.08 25. Shayde Etherton.......................................662.05 TEAM ROPING (HEADING) 1. Clay Smith...............................................2,438.30 2. Luke Brown.............................................2,396.46 3. Clay Ullery...............................................1,778.60 4. Charly Crawford......................................1,700.67 5. Cody Snow..............................................1,678.51 6. Matt Sherwood.......................................1,518.52 7. Dustin Egusquiza....................................1,478.08 8. Brenten Hall............................................1,258.72 9. Coleman Proctor.....................................1,194.30

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