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News Release
Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association
101 ProRodeo Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
Contact: Jim Bainbridge, 719.528.4746
March 5, 2012

Editor’s Note: The information enclosed in this release is courtesy of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) for media use. However, if you reprint any of the following information verbatim in your publication, or if you read it verbatim on a radio broadcast, please mention that the information is courtesy of the PRCA.

1. Rookie breaks through for big win at Fort Mohave
2. No mas? No, plenty of Maass on ProRodeo road
3. Brazile first man to surpass $1 million in three events
4. Rodeo entertainer Hubbell dies at 93
4. Next Up
5. News and notes from the rodeo trail
6. 2012 PRCA World Standings leaders
7. 2012 PRCA World Standings
8. 2012 Wrangler Million Dollar Tour Standings
9. 2012 PRCA Xtreme Bulls Tour Standings

1. Rookie breaks through for big win at Fort Mohave
FORT MOHAVE, Ariz. – A PRCA card holder for just three months and struggling to make ends meet, bull rider Kris Matthews and the three cowboys he’s traveling with took a 30-minute side trip to Needles, Calif., on March 3 in search of cheaper motel rates.
That sort of bargain hunting shouldn’t be necessary for a while.
Matthews, 24, put an 86-point ride on Bar T Rodeo’s Coffee Break March 4 to wrest the Avi River Stampede title away from Paul Coppini and traveling buddy Kaycee Rose by two points.
After winning $90 in his first four stops on the road – a day money check in Denver – Matthews headed home to Redwood Valley, Calif., with $1,583 and an immeasurable jolt of confidence.
“It is amazing … a great day,” Matthews said. “We drove straight over from (the rodeo in) Scottsdale and I was pretty excited to have the bull that (World Champion) Shane Proctor rode for 88 last week (at La Fiesta de los Vaqueros in Tucson, Ariz.).
“I did not want to waste an opportunity like that and it felt pretty good to get it done. Right now I’m wishing I’d bought my permit when I was 18 and started going to rodeos then. I love the sense of tradition and history at PRCA rodeos. It feels great to be a part of it.”
Matthews didn’t come from a traditional rodeo background. He grew up in California timber country in Mendocino County. His parents, Kai and Keli, weren’t too keen on the idea of his climbing on 1,700-pound bucking animals and he didn’t really get started in the sport until his sophomore year of high school.
His cousin, Earl Bauer, rode bulls and introduced Matthews to the sport at his practice pen in Covelo, Calif., 70 miles north of Matthews’ home, and took on the task of mentoring. 
“My parents have kind of gotten used to the idea now,” Matthews said.
The other champions at the Mojave Crossing Event Center were bareback rider Clint Cannon (83 points), steer wrestler Trevor Duhon (8.7 seconds on two head), team ropers Aaron Tsinigine and Caleb Twisselman (9.3 seconds on two head), saddle bronc rider Chase Bennett (86 points), tie-down roper Jerrad Hofstetter (18.0 seconds on two head) and barrel racer Pamela Morrison (14.58 seconds). With a second-place finish at Parada del Sol in Scottsdale, Ariz., Hofstetter had earnings of $4,405, the high total for any contestant in this weekend’s six PRCA rodeos.
Cutter Parsons won the all-around title with $1,752 competing in steer wrestling and tie-down roping.

2. No mas? No, plenty of Maass on ProRodeo road
        • After missing a berth in the last two Wrangler National Finals Rodeos, Justin Maass (a six-time qualifier) seems intent on booking his room in Vegas early for 2012. Maass, of Giddings, Texas, entered the week leading the tie-down roping world standings and added to his lead by sharing the win with Matt Shiozawa at the Matagorda County Fair & Rodeo in Bay City, Texas, with an 8.6-second run. Maass’ season total of $35,241 is not only the highest among any of the timed-event leaders, but it is the most money he’s had this early in the season in his 16-year PRCA career.
        • Caleb Smidt, a senior at Sam Houston State, is sticking to his word that he will not buy his PRCA card until after he graduates this spring, and this is very good news for any timed-event cowboy whose goal it is to earn a 2012 Resistol Rookie of the Year Award. Smidt finished third behind Maass and Shiozawa in the tie-down roping at Bay City and paired with Cole Davison to win the team roping in 3.7 seconds. His $8,383 as a team roping header would have him leading the rookie standings and his $7,303 in tie-down roping would have him second to Codie Poe. Smidt would be the only rookie qualified in the all-around category and fifth in the all-around world standings. Such balance has been the hallmark of Smidt’s ProRodeo permit-holding days. Entering Bay City, Smidt had earned $11,291 as tie-down roper and $11,235 in team roping.
• Reigning World Champion Tie-down Roper Tuf Cooper won the all-around title at the 18th annual Glen Rose (Texas) PRCA Rodeo. The twist? He did it without winning any money in tie-down roping. Cooper and fellow Texan Trey Johnson shared first place with 2010 Wrangler NFR team roping average champions Luke Brown and Martin Lucero, each pair posting a time of 4.1 seconds and banking $1,905 apiece. Cooper’s career earnings in team roping entering the week were $2,829, or 1.003 percent of his total earnings.

3. Brazile first man to surpass $1 million in three events
        Trevor Brazile isn’t so much surpassing milestones these days as he is creating whole new categories.
        Case in point: With the $16,040 he earned at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo and his subsequent win at Sinton, Texas, Brazile reached the $1 million mark in career steer roping earnings ($1,003,572)
        Having long ago gone past seven figures in tie-down roping and team roping, Brazile now stands as the only competitor in the history of ProRodeo to reach that milestone in three events.
        He is only the second steer roper ever to reach $1 million in career earnings, joining 18-time World Champion Guy Allen, who has earned $1.65 million in the event.
        “I wasn’t really aware I was getting close,” Brazile said. “I’ve always looked at myself as a multi-event cowboy and just to be able to reach that mark in all three events is special.
“It says something about a jack of all trades to compete well enough for long enough to do that.”
A sore back, which plagued Brazile from last August through the winter season, is mostly behind him now. He has taken on an exercise regimen to strengthen his core and take strain off his back. He decided not to take part in the Wrangler Timed Event Championships this year to avoid any risk of tweaking his back in steer wrestling.
Brazile is seeking to extend his record number of all-around gold buckles to 10 this year. He is tied with the legendary Jim Shoulders for second place on the all-time list of world championships with 16, trailing only Allen’s 18.
Brazile is leading the 2012 all-around world standings and the steer roping standings. He is 10th in the team roping and 36th in tie-down roping. And he’s healthy.
“There was no one incident with my back,” Brazile said. “Around August I just started noticing it wasn’t right. I had issues with it for several months, but now it’s actually better than it was. I’ve mostly worked on stability drills to build my core.”   

4. Rodeo entertainer Hubbell dies at 93
        Harold Joseph “Hub” Hubbell, a former all-around competitor, exhibition shooter, announcer, horse trainer and trick roper whose love of rodeo led him to speak at elementary schools as recently as last October, died March 3 on the back porch of his ranch house in Sarasota, Fla. He was 93.
        Hubbell began his career as a specialty act performer after finishing his service in the U.S. Army Calvary Corps in World War II and for much of his more than 50 years of performing he paired with his wife, Eunice, as The Shooting Hubbells. Eunice died of cancer in 2009.
        The Hubbells met at a rodeo in Ocala, Fla., when Hub roped Eunice as part of a publicity stunt and they were married on horseback a few weeks later at the Diamond B Wild West Show in front of 2,500 spectators.
        Hubbell’s announcing career included six rodeos at Madison Square Garden, the Cowtown Rodeo series in Woodstown Pilesgrove, N.J., and even regional radio broadcasts of the National Finals Rodeo when it was held in Oklahoma City.
        Hall of Fame announcer and NFR general manager Clem McSpadden hired him to do advance publicity for rodeos in Oklahoma, which Hubbell would augment by driving up and down the main streets of town in a van with loud speakers on top.
        He doubled for Gary Cooper in the movie Springfield Rifle and, over the years, worked with the likes of Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Clayton Moore and Montie Montana.
        “He left a legacy of a huge amount of friends,” Judith Leipold, author of a forthcoming biography of Hubbell, told the Sarasota Herald Tribune. “Our project may have started as a book, but it evolved into learning about this tremendous human being. Every time I interview someone for the book, they tell me how much he helped them. He was a tremendous source of positive energy. I never heard him say a bad word about anyone.”

        “You’re away from home a lot, but I guess you can be at home working in an oilfield or some other thing that’s the hard life, you know?”
        – Team roping heeler and tie-down roper Rhen Richard talking about the pros and cons of a career in professional rodeo.

5. Next Up
March 8     Marshall (Texas) ProRodeo begins
March 9     Arcadia All Florida Championship Rodeo begins
March 10   Okeechobee (Fla.) Cattleman’s Spring Rodeo begins
March 10   North Dakota Winter Show, Valley City, begins
March 11   Rodeo Austin (Texas) Xtreme Bulls Tour Division 2 event
March 12   Rodeo Austin (Texas) begins

6. News and notes from the rodeo trail
If you think South Dakota and rodeo, you think saddle bronc riding, the state having produced six-time World Champion Casey Tibbs, five-time World Champion Billy Etbauer and a host of other great bronc riders. A large statue of Etbauer has been commissioned for the Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center in Fort Pierre, S.D., to be erected alongside Tibbs’ statue overlooking the Missouri River. It is part of the ongoing history project started by the late Johnny Smith to honor South Dakota’s rodeo greats …  Bo Barnes, the son of seven-time World Champion Team Roping Header Jake Barnes, has transferred from the University of Hawaii to Arizona State University, where he will continue his college basketball career in the 2012-13 season. Bo set a school record for 3-point field goals by a freshman last year for the Rainbow Warriors and started eight games … Kenneth Cunningham, a three-time qualifier for the College National Finals Rodeo in saddle bronc riding, has been selected for induction into the Eastern New Mexico University Hall of Honors ... Ak-Sar-Ben River City Rodeo Chairman of the Board Paul Jessen, an attorney who helped negotiate the recent three-year extension to keep the Justin Boots Championships in Omaha, died of cancer on Feb. 14. He was 59. Jessen was known in Omaha civic and business circles for his professionalism, humble leadership, volunteer spirit and his wealth of hunting stories … PRCA cowboys Russell Cardoza and Sam Willis are featured on the Comcast Sportsnet reality show Stompin Ground, presented by Ram Trucks. The show premiered on Feb. 21 and previews can be viewed online at http://tinyurl.com/79zlgqy. It’s worth the visit just to hear Willis described by a rodeo announcer as “the kind of guy who would go after Moby Dick in a 14-foot row boat and take the tartar sauce with him.”Bullfighter Matt Lucking finished out the Parada del Sol Rodeo in Scottsdale as the emergency replacement after Clifford Maxwell was injured March 3 … When Bennie Beutler unloaded the trucks at La Fiesta de los Vaqueros, it marked the 60th consecutive year that the Beutler family had supplied stock for the Tucson rodeo … The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo broke its attendance record for the seventh consecutive time with 1,464,291 entering the grounds from Feb. 9-25, breaking last year’s mark of 1,437,316. The seven-time PRCA Indoor Rodeo of the Year broke individual day records for nine of the sessions … Rodeo Austin is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its creation this year with publication of a coffee table history book by local author Liz Carmack, Rodeo Austin: Blue Ribbons, Buckin’ Broncs & Big Dreams (Texas A&M Press, www.tamupress.com) … Hundreds of rodeo fans attended the annual free Cowboy Breakfast on March 2 to kick off  this March 12-24 edition of Rodeo Austin at Travis County Expo Center … Also celebrating a 75th anniversary is this week’s North Dakota Winter Show in Valley City – the region’s longest-running agriculture show – which features a PRCA rodeo of that same name on March 10-11.

7. 2012 PRCA World Standings leaders
AA: Trevor Brazile..………...$41,880
BB: Wes Stevenson................$48,110
SW: Ethen Thouvenell........... $30,239
TR-1: Nick Sartain.......….......$26,290
TR-2: Kollin VonAhn….........$26,290
SB: Cody Wright………........ $28,245
TD: Justin Maass..……….......$35,241
BR: Cody Teel.........................$48,647
SR: Trevor Brazile...................$22,944

8. 2012 PRCA World Standings
Unofficial as of March 5, 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.

1.      Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas   $41,880
2.      Bobby Mote, Culver, Ore.         17,030
3.      Ryan Jarrett, Comanche, Okla.    16,284
4.      Cimarron Boardman, Stephenville, Texas   15,776
5.      Clint Robinson, Spanish Fork, Utah       15,160
6.      Brent Lewis, Pinon, N.M.         14,876
7.      Landon McClaugherty, Tilden, Texas       14,844

Bareback Riding
1.      Wes Stevenson, Lubbock, Texas    $48,110
2.      Will Lowe, Canyon, Texas         31,760
3.      Steven Dent, Mullen, Neb.        29,169
4.      Kaycee Feild, Payson, Utah       21,807
5.      Tilden Hooper, Carthage, Texas   18,453
6.      Casey Colletti, Pueblo, Colo.    18,394
7.      Matt Bright, Azle, Texas         17,249
8.      Winn Ratliff, Leesville, La.     16,290
9.      Caleb Bennett, Morgan, Utah      13,046
10.     Bobby Mote, Culver, Ore.         12,655
11.     J.R. Vezain, Cowley, Wyo.        10,973
12.     Chris Harris, Itasca, Texas      10,956
13.     Jared Keylon, Uniontown, Kan.    10,656
14.     Caine Riddle, Vernon, Texas      10,094
15.     Dustin Smith, Rome, Ga.  8,445
16.     Luke Creasy, Brownfield, Alberta         8,370
17.     Matthew Smith, Clinton, Miss.    7,916
18.     Richie Champion, The Woodlands, Texas    7,618
19.     Ryan Gray, Cheney, Wash.         7,466
20.     Brian Bain, Culver, Ore.         6,923

Steer Wrestling
1.      Ethen Thouvenell, Napa, Calif.   $30,239
2.      Billy Bugenig, Ferndale, Calif.  20,456
3.      Beau Clark, Belgrade, Mont.      16,454
4.      Ben Shofner, Jasper, Texas       15,919
5.      Curtis Cassidy, Donalda, Alberta         14,834
6.      Olin Hannum, Malad, Idaho        14,647
7.      Shane Henderson, Winfield, Kan.  14,103
8.      Kyle Whitaker, Chambers, Neb.    13,878
9.      Josh Peek, Pueblo, Colo.         13,696
10.     Dean Gorsuch, Gering, Neb.       13,434
11.     Jake Rinehart, Highmore, S.D.    12,438
12.     Les Shepperson, Midwest, Wyo.    12,329
13.     Ben Goodman, Beaumont, Texas     11,169
14.     Straws Milan, Cochrane, Alberta  10,689
15.     Todd Suhn, Hermosa, S.D.         9,825
16.     Cody Harmon, Stephenville, Texas         9,609
17.     Trevor Knowles, Mount Vernon, Ore.       9,586
18.     Matt Reeves, Cross Plains, Texas         9,380
19.     Justin Blaine Davis, Argyle, Texas       9,240
20.     K.C. Jones, Decatur, Texas       9,189

Team Roping (header)
1.      Nick Sartain, Dover, Okla.       $26,290
2.      Colby Lovell, Madisonville, Texas        25,669
3.      Keven Daniel, Franklin, Tenn.    23,580
4.      Kaleb Driggers, Albany, Ga.      21,074
5.      Garrett Tonozzi, Fruita, Colo.   18,430
6.      Clay Tryan, Billings, Mont.      18,305
7.      Shane Philipp, Washington, Texas         17,327
8.      Travis Tryan, Billings, Mont.    15,856
9.      Luke Brown, Stephenville, Texas  14,714
10.     Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas   12,867
11.     Dustin Bird, Cut Bank, Mont.     12,449
12.     Erich Rogers, Round Rock, Ariz.  11,871
13.     Arky Rogers, Lake City, Fla.     11,525
14.     Dustin Davis, Marshall, Texas    11,244
15.     Spencer Mitchell, Colusa, Calif.         11,165
16.     Paul David Tierney, Oral, S.D.   11,145
17.     Ty St. Goddard, Browning, Mont.  10,793
18.     Charly Crawford, Prineville, Ore.        10,435
19.     Nick Rawlings, Stephenville, Texas       9,661
20.     Matt Sherwood, Pima, Ariz.       9,034

Team Roping (heeler)
1.      Kollin VonAhn, Durant, Okla.     $26,290
2.      Kinney Harrell, Marshall, Texas  23,719
3.      Chase Tryan, Helena, Mont.       23,580
4.      Russell Cardoza, Terrebonne, Ore.        18,794
5.      Travis Graves, Jay, Okla.        18,305
6.      Jade Corkill, Fallon, Nev.       17,910
7.      John Philipp, Washington, Texas  17,327
8.      Martin Lucero, Stephenville, Texas       14,714
9.      Joel Bach, Millsap, Texas        14,545
10.     B.J. Campbell, Wickenburg, Ariz.         13,923
11.     Patrick Smith, Midland, Texas    12,867
12.     Clint Summers, Lake City, Fla.   12,498
13.     Kory Koontz, Sudan, Texas        11,656
14.     Broc Cresta, Santa Rosa, Calif.  11,165
15.     Ryan Motes, Weatherford, Texas   11,072
16.     Ryle Whitford, Browning, Mont.   10,793
17.     Clay O’Brien Cooper, Gardnerville, Nev.  10,435
18.     Justin Copp, Justin, Texas       9,968
19.     Brad Culpepper, Poulan, Ga.      9,699
20.     Randon Adams, Logandale, Nev.    9,661

Saddle Bronc Riding
1.      Cody Wright, Milford, Utah       $28,245
2.      Cody Taton, Mud Butte, S.D.      24,737
3.      Chet Johnson, Sheridan, Wyo.     21,129
4.      Cole Elshere, Faith, S.D.        18,521
5.      Jeff Willert, Belvidere, S.D.    18,258
6.      Jacobs Crawley, College Station, Texas   17,596
7.      Jesse Wright, Milford, Utah      17,402
8.      Cody DeMoss, Heflin, La.         17,129
9.      Wade Sundell, Boxholm, Iowa      15,434
10.     Jake Wright, Milford, Utah       15,093
11.     Bradley Harter, Weatherford, Texas       13,751
12.     Chad Ferley, Oelrichs, S.D.      13,150
13.     Tyrel Larsen, Inglis, Manitoba   12,658
14.     Sterling Crawley, College Station, Texas         12,215
15.     J.J. Elshere, Hereford, S.D.     11,641
16.     Joaquin Real, Woody, Calif.      10,855
17.     Taos Muncy, Corona, N.M.         10,002
18.     Curtis Garton, Kaitaia, New Zealand      8,406
19.     Troy Crowser, Whitewood, S.D.    8,247
20.     Jesse Kruse, Great Falls, Mont.  6,702

Tie-down Roping
1.      Justin Maass, Giddings, Texas    $35,241
2.      Houston Hutto, Tomball, Texas    22,440
3.      Cory Solomon, Prairie View, Texas        21,415
4.      Riley Pruitt, Gering, Neb.       18,052
5.      Fred Whitfield, Hockley, Texas   17,991
6.      Tuf Cooper, Decatur, Texas       17,464
7.      Jake Hannum, Plain City, Utah    17,460
8.      Shank Edwards, Tatum, N.M.       17,115
9.      Jake Pratt, Ellensburg, Wash.    14,916
10.     Adam Gray, Seymour, Texas        14,260
11.     E.J. Roberts, Stephenville, Texas        14,011
12.     Jared Kempker, Eugene, Mo.       13,975
13.     Clint Cooper, Decatur, Texas     13,511
14.     Sterling Smith, Stephenville, Texas      12,239
15.     Brent Lewis, Pinon, N.M.         11,780
16.     Logan Hofer, Magrath, Alberta    11,553
17.     Jeremiah Peek, Pueblo, Colo.     11,425
18.     Shane Hanchey, Sulphur, La.      11,317
19.     Ryan Jarrett, Comanche, Okla.    11,176
20.     Clif Cooper, Decatur, Texas      11,089

Steer Roping
1.      Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas   $22,944
2.      Kim Ziegelgruber, Edmond, Okla.  20,814
3.      Cody Lee, Gatesville, Texas      19,109
4.      Jess Tierney, Hermosa, S.D.      13,551
5.      Dan Fisher, Andrews, Texas       13,269
6.      Rod Hartness, Pawhuska, Okla.    13,226
7.      Chet Herren, Pawhuska, Okla.     9,665
8.      Chris Glover, Keenesburg, Colo.  8,768
9.      Mike Chase, McAlester, Okla.     8,660
10.     Marty Jones, Hobbs, N.M.         7,753
11.     Vin Fisher Jr., Andrews, Texas   7,265
12.     J. Tom Fisher, Andrews, Texas    6,618
13.     Landon McClaugherty, Tilden, Texas       6,566
14.     Tony Reina, Wharton, Texas       5,885
15.     Scott Snedecor, Fredericksburg, Texas    5,868
16.     Ty Herd, Irene, Texas    5,862
17.     Walter Priestly, Robstown, Texas         5,784
18.     Jay Peters, San Antonio, Texas   5,778
19.     Cecil Wilson, Boise City, Okla.  4,674
20.     Buster Record Jr., Buffalo, Okla.        4,396

Bull Riding
1.      Cody Teel, Kountze, Texas        $48,647
2.      Cody Samora, Cortez, Colo.       40,996
3.      Kanin Asay, Powell, Wyo.         38,258
4.      J.W. Harris, Mullin, Texas       32,062
5.      Trey Benton III, Rock Island, Texas      21,346
6.      Brett Stall, Detroit Lakes, Minn.        20,947
7.      Seth Glause, Cheyenne, Wyo.      18,122
8.      Ardie Maier, Timber Lake, S.D.   17,879
9.      Trevor Kastner, Ardmore, Okla.   17,752
10.     Patrick Geipel, Elbert, Colo.    17,121
11.     Douglas Duncan, Alvin, Texas     17,012
12.     Nile Lebaron, Hamilton, Texas    15,724
13.     Chandler Bownds, Lubbock, Texas  15,349
14.     Paul Coppini, Kuna, Idaho        14,028
15.     Cody Rostockyj, Hillsboro, Texas         13,899
16.     Cody Whitney, Sayre, Okla.       13,089
17.     Bobby Welsh, Gillette, Wyo.      12,521
18.     Tyler Willis, Wheatland, Wyo.    12,362
19.     Corey Maier, Timber Lake, S.D.   12,310
20.     Tate Stratton, Kellyville, Okla.         12,082

*2012 Barrel Racing (through March 5, 2012)
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, Victoria, Texas      $54,241
2. Benette Barrington-Little, Ardmore, Okla.      50,680
3. Carlee Pierce, Stephenville, Texas     39,554
4. Angie Meadors, Blanchard, Okla.        21,240
5. Nikki Steffes, Vale, S.D.      20,870
6. Sammi Bessert,       Loma, Colo.       18,276
7. Robyn Herring,       Huntington, Texas         17,647
8. Shelley Morgan, Eustace, Texas         17,633
9. Lisa Lockhart,       Oelrichs, S.D.    15,976
10. Liz Combs, Eltopia, Wash.     15,864
11. Savanah Reeves, Cross Plains, Texas   15,737
12. Karen Little, San Saba, Texas         14,073
13. Sherry Cervi, Marana, Ariz.   13,338
14. Tana Renick, Kingston, Okla.          13,241
15. Brenda Mays,        Terrebonne, Ore.          13,219
16. Callie Chamberlain, Colorado City, Texas      11,878
17. Pamela Capper, Cheney, Wash.          11,836
18. Paige Conrado, Hudson, Colo.          11,724
19. Kaley Bass, Davenport, Fla.   11,682
20. Linda Vick, Hesperia, Calif.          10,462
9. 2012 Wrangler Million Dollar Tour Standings
Unofficial as of March 5, 2012.
1.      Steven Dent, Mullen, Neb.       $21,823
2.      Wes Stevenson, Lubbock, Texas   18,855
3.      Will Lowe, Canyon, Texas        15,311
4.      Ryan Gray, Cheney, Wash.        7,466
5.      Bobby Mote, Culver, Ore.        7,041
6.      Tilden Hooper, Carthage, Texas  6,878
7.      Brian Bain, Culver, Ore.        6,222
8.      Morgan Wilde, McCammon, Idaho   6,141
9.      Luke Creasy, Brownfield, Alberta        5,158
10.     J.R. Vezain, Cowley, Wyo.       4,913
11.     Casey Colletti, Pueblo, Colo.   4,776
12.     Matt Bright, Azle, Texas        4,257
13.     Chris Harris, Itasca, Texas     4,039
14.     Caine Riddle, Vernon, Texas     3,684
        Caleb Bennett, Morgan, Utah     3,684
16.     Cody DeMers, Kimberly, Idaho    3,439
17.     Winn Ratliff, Leesville, La.    3,193
18.     Josi Young, Kimberly, Idaho     2,702
        Dustin Smith, Rome, Ga. 2,702
20.     Joe Gunderson, Agar, S.D.       2,211

Steer Wrestling
1.      Ethen Thouvenell, Napa, Calif.  $17,112
2.      Shane Henderson, Winfield, Kan. 14,103
3.      Kyle Whitaker, Chambers, Neb.   11,708
4.      Les Shepperson, Midwest, Wyo.   8,973
5.      Matt Reeves, Cross Plains, Texas        8,024
6.      Ken Lewis, La Junta, Colo.      6,880
7.      Dean Gorsuch, Gering, Neb.      5,729
8.      K.C. Jones, Decatur, Texas      5,615
9.      Ryan Swayze, Freedom, Okla.     5,521
10.     Straws Milan, Cochrane, Alberta 5,154
11.     Curtis Cassidy, Donalda, Alberta        4,912
12.     Alex Robertson, Bend, Ore.      4,421
13.     Ben Shofner, Jasper, Texas      4,176
14.     Shawn Greenfield, Lakeview, Ore.        3,930
        Trevor Knowles, Mount Vernon, Ore.      3,930
        Cody Cassidy, Donalda, Alberta  3,930
17.     Wade Sumpter, Fowler, Colo.     3,193
18.     Riley Duvall, Checotah, Okla.   3,159
19.     Todd Suhn, Hermosa, S.D.        2,948
20.     John Franzen, Riverton, Wyo.    2,874

Team Roping-Header
1.      Nick Sartain, Dover, Okla.      $23,746
2.      Keven Daniel, Franklin, Tenn.   14,738
3.      Colby Lovell, Madisonville, Texas       14,408
4.      Nick Rawlings, Stephenville, Texas      9,661
5.      Kaleb Driggers, Albany, Ga.     7,860
6.      Paul David Tierney, Oral, S.D.  6,953
7.      Dustin Davis, Marshall, Texas   6,763
8.      Justin Yost, Hico, Texas        6,386
9.      Shane Philipp, Washington, Texas        5,768
10.     Spencer Mitchell, Colusa, Calif.        4,829
11.     Luke Brown, Stephenville, Texas 4,726
12.     David Key, Stephenville, Texas  4,139
13.     Derrick Begay, Seba Dalkai, Ariz.       3,930
14.     Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas  3,804
15.     Nathan McWhorter, Telephone, Texas      3,643
16.     Tyler Wade, Terrell, Texas      3,531
17.     Caleb Mitchell, Mason, Texas    3,439
18.     Garrett Tonozzi, Fruita, Colo.  2,948
19.     Brock Hanson, Casa Grande, Ariz.        2,702
        Cody Graham, Everton, Mo.       2,702

Team Roping-Heeler
1.      Kollin VonAhn, Durant, Okla.    $23,746
2.      Chase Tryan, Helena, Mont.      14,738
3.      Randon Adams, Logandale, Nev.   9,661
4.      Ryan Motes, Weatherford, Texas  9,577
5.      Kinney Harrell, Marshall, Texas 8,236
6.      Jade Corkill, Fallon, Nev.      7,860
7.      Russell Cardoza, Terrebonne, Ore.       7,533
8.      Bucky Campbell, Benton City, Wash.      6,386
9.      Cody Doescher, Oklahoma City, Okla.     5,895
10.     John Philipp, Washington, Texas 5,768
11.     Broc Cresta, Santa Rosa, Calif. 4,829
12.     Martin Lucero, Stephenville, Texas      4,726
13.     Rich Skelton, Llano, Texas      4,139
14.     Cesar de la Cruz, Tucson, Ariz. 3,930
15.     Patrick Smith, Midland, Texas   3,804
16.     Twister Cain, Gonzales, Texas   3,643
17.     Tyler Barton, Buckner, Ark.     3,531
18.     Mickey Gomez, Holland, Texas    3,439
19.     Justin Wade Davis, Cottonwood, Calif.   3,151
20.     Tyler McKnight, Wells, Texas    2,702

Saddle Bronc Riding
1.      Chet Johnson, Sheridan, Wyo.    $19,077
2.      Jeff Willert, Belvidere, S.D.   14,492
3.      J.J. Elshere, Hereford, S.D.    9,088
4.      Sterling Crawley, College Station, Texas        8,351
5.      Tyrel Larsen, Inglis, Manitoba  6,659
6.      Jacobs Crawley, College Station, Texas  6,555
7.      Cody Wright, Milford, Utah      6,452
8.      Bradley Harter, Weatherford, Texas      6,218
9.      Chad Ferley, Oelrichs, S.D.     6,206
10.     Cole Elshere, Faith, S.D.       6,168
11.     Cody Angland, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia       5,895
12.     Cody DeMoss, Heflin, La.        5,158
13.     Jake Wright, Milford, Utah      4,835
14.     Cody Martin, Eagle, Colo.       4,421
15.     Ty Atchison, Jackson, Mo.       3,684
16.     Curtis Garton, Kaitaia, New Zealand     3,193
        Cort Scheer, Elsmere, Neb.      3,193
18.     Rusty Allen, Eagle Mountain, Utah       2,947
19.     Jesse Wright, Milford, Utah     2,456
20.     Cody Taton, Mud Butte, S.D.     2,211

Tie Down Roping
1.      Justin Maass, Giddings, Texas   $17,358
2.      Tuf Cooper, Decatur, Texas      14,983
3.      Sterling Smith, Stephenville, Texas     9,334
4.      Clif Cooper, Decatur, Texas     9,094
5.      Clint Cooper, Decatur, Texas    8,106
6.      Jerome Schneeberger, Ponca City, Okla.  6,001
7.      Shank Edwards, Tatum, N.M.      5,949
8.      Scott Kormos, Teague, Texas     5,404
9.      Cory Solomon, Prairie View, Texas       5,210
10.     Riley Pruitt, Gering, Neb.      4,771
11.     Tyson Durfey, Colbert, Wash.    4,668
12.     Jake Pratt, Ellensburg, Wash.   4,421
13.     Trent Creager, Stillwater, Okla.        4,277
14.     Ace Slone, Cuero, Texas 3,933
15.     Clint Robinson, Spanish Fork, Utah      3,769
16.     Jeremiah Peek, Pueblo, Colo.    3,684
        Adam Gray, Seymour, Texas       3,684
18.     Jake Hannum, Plain City, Utah   3,443
19.     Nate Baldwin, Blackfoot, Idaho  3,439
        Houston Hutto, Tomball, Texas   3,439
        E.J. Roberts, Stephenville, Texas       3,439

Bull Riding
1.      Cody Teel, Kountze, Texas       $17,628
2.      Ardie Maier, Timber Lake, S.D.  14,738
3.      J.W. Harris, Mullin, Texas      13,442
4.      Patrick Geipel, Elbert, Colo.   10,644
5.      Jacob O’Mara, Prairieville, La. 7,964
6.      Bobby Welsh, Gillette, Wyo.     5,649
7.      Logan Knibbe, Rockdale, Texas   5,567
8.      Bryan Richardson, Dallas, Texas 5,404
9.      Kanin Asay, Powell, Wyo.        4,667
10.     Clayton Foltyn, El Campo, Texas 4,585
11.     Beau Brooks, Strathmoore, Alberta       4,421
12.     Clayton Savage, Cheyenne, Wyo.  3,684
        Travis Atkinson, Lehi, Utah     3,684
14.     Will Farrell, Thermopolis, Wyo. 3,193
        Trevor Kastner, Ardmore, Okla.  3,193
16.     Ryan Shanklin, Rocksprings, Texas       2,131
17.     Chandler Bownds, Lubbock, Texas 1,985
18.     Cody Gardner, Ault, Colo.       1,965
19.     Chance Smart, Philadelphia, Miss.       1,719
        Ty Pozzobon, Merritt, British Columbia  1,719

10. 2012 PRCA Xtreme Bulls Tour Standings
Unofficial as of March 5, 2012.

1.      Kanin Asay, Powell, Wyo.        $33,106
2.      Cody Teel, Kountze, Texas       19,436
3.      J.W. Harris, Mullin, Texas      14,476
4.      Douglas Duncan, Alvin, Texas    13,351
5.      Brett Stall, Detroit Lakes, Minn.       13,326
6.      Nile Lebaron, Hamilton, Texas   12,586
7.      Cody Whitney, Sayre, Okla.      12,549
8.      Jimmy Anderson, Denton, Texas   9,964
9.      Tate Stratton, Kellyville, Okla.        9,644
10.     Tyler Willis, Wheatland, Wyo.   8,495
11.     Tag Elliott, Thatcher, Utah     7,821
12.     Tony Mendes, Fruita, Colo.      7,520
13.     Patrick Geipel, Elbert, Colo.   5,923
14.     Chandler Bownds, Lubbock, Texas 5,828
15.     Brent Menz, Delta, Mo.  5,485
16.     L.J. Jenkins, Porum, Okla.      5,444
17.     Corey Maier, Timber Lake, S.D.  5,264
18.     Steve Woolsey, Payson, Utah     3,797
19.     Cole Echols, Elm Grove, La.     3,662
20.     Cody Rostockyj, Hillsboro, Texas        3,480

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