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Clayton Foltyn


Events: Bareback Riding, Bull Riding
Born: 3/21/1985 Wharton, Texas
Joined PRCA: 2004
PRCA Career Earnings: $896,092.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 3 (2005, 2011, 2015)
Current Residence: El Campo, Texas

2015 world standings place: 5th
2015 WNFR standings place: T-4th
2015 WNFR earnings: $118,731
2015 earnings: $183,957
Tour Finale qualifications: 2
   Summer: 2005
   Championship: 2005
Education: Western Texas College (Snyder)

Professional
2016 Highlights
• Won the Southeastern Livestock Exposition (Montgomery, Ala.)
• Won the Xtreme Bull Riding Division 2 Event (Albuquerque, N.M.)
• Co-champion at the Parker County Sheriffs Posse Frontier Days and Rodeo (Weatherford, Texas)
Career Highlights
• 2015: 
Won Rounds 2 and 9 and placed in two other rounds at the Wrangler NFR. Won the Farm-City Pro Rodeo (Hermiston, Ore.), the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo Xtreme Bulls, the Leesville (La.) Lions Club ProRodeo and the Lakeland (Fla.) ProRodeo Classic
• 2014: Won the Bennington (Kan.) PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Comal County Fair & Rodeo (New Braunfels, Texas). Finished 36th in the world standings with $33,777
• 2013: Won the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up; the Pasadena (Texas) Livestock Show & Rodeo; the Los Fresnos (Texas) PRCA Rodeo and the Blue Hat Rodeo (Checotah, Okla.). Co-champion at the Dodge City (Kan.) Roundup Rodeo and the Colorado State Fair & Rodeo (Pueblo). Finished 17th in the world standings with $67,253
• 2012: Finished 112th in the world standings with $8,427
• 2011: Placed third in Round 8 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Won the Last Chance Stampede (Helena, Mont.); the Redding (Calif.) Rodeo and the Xtreme Bulls Dvision 2 (Austin, Texas)-March 13. Finished 11th in the world standings with $104,894
• 2010: Won Iowa's Championship Rodeo (Sidney); the Isanti (Minn.) Firefighters Rodeo; the Treaty Day Celebration & PRCA ProRodeo (Window Rock, Ariz.); the Kitsap County Fair & Rodeo (Bremerton, Wash.) and the Reno (Nev.) Seminole Hard Rock Xtreme Bulls Tour event; co-champion at the Red Bluff (Calif.) Round-Up. Finished 30th in the world standings with $50,312
• 2009: Won the all-around at the Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days Rodeo; finished 19th in the all-around world standings ($39,551) and 31st in bull riding ($36,117)
• 2008: Won the Xtreme Bulls Tour event in Reno, Nev.; the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo (Cortez, Colo.) and the Central Wyoming Fair & Rodeo (Casper, Wyo.). Finished 20th in the world standings with $66,132
• 2006: Won the all-around title at the Arcadia All-Florida Championship Rodeo. Won the bareback riding title at The Showdown Rodeo (Palmdale, Calif.) and the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour Round bull riding titles at the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo and the Arcadia All-Florida Championship Rodeo
• 2005: Placed sixth in the bull riding at the Wrangler NFR with $25,745; finished the year fourth in the world in the all-around with $130,328, 19th in the bareback riding with $58,996 and 10th in the bull riding with $107,261. Won all-around titles at the Mid South Fair & Rodeo (Memphis, Tenn.); the Kitsap County Fair & Rodeo (Bremerton, Wash.) and the Bell County Youth Fair & Livestock Show and PRCA Rodeo (Belton, Texas). Won bareback riding titles at the West Texas Fair & Rodeo (Abilene); the Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo; the Greeley (Colo.) Independence Stampede; the Southwestern Exposition & Livestock Rodeo (Fort Worth, Texas) and the Dixie National Rodeo (Jackson, Miss.); co-champion at the Mid South Fair & Rodeo (Memphis, Tenn.). Won bull riding title at the National Western Stock Show & Rodeo (Denver)
• 2004: Won bareback riding titles at the Santa Rosa Roundup (Vernon, Texas); the Williamson County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo (Georgetown, Texas) and the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up. Finished the year 16th in the world in bull riding with $75,357 after winning the Longview (Texas) Rodeo; the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse Frontier Days Rodeo (Weatherford, Texas); the Days of the Old West Rodeo (Delta, Utah); the Molalla (Ore.) Buckeroo and the Calgary (Alberta) Stampede

Amateur

Won all-around and bareback riding titles at the Texas High School Rodeo finals, 2002 and 2004

Awards

PRCA Overall, All-Around and Bull Riding Rookie of the Year, 2004; Rookie of the Year in the Texas Circuit, 2004

Personal

5-8, 150 … Wife, Kala, is bull rider Cooper Davis' sister ... Clayton’s father, Lane, owns several bulls as part of his 300-acre ranch that provides livestock to amateur and professional events in the Southwest … Mother, Carola Cox, works as a flight attendant for Southwest Airlines …Older brother, Justin, was a ProRodeo rookie in 2003 and also rides bareback horses and bulls…Foltyn has been mentored by eight-time Wrangler NFR qualifier Myron Duarte, whom he met while riding bulls at his father’s arena while recuperating from knee surgery … Rode his first calf at age 6 ... Enjoys hunting and fishing … Favorite rodeos are those that pay, favorite food is steak, favorite movie is Ski School, and favorite music is rock, especially Bon Jovi …Rodeo idol is his father
 
 
 
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