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Dustin Bird


Events: Team Roping (Header), Tie-down Roping
Born: 8/7/1980 Cut Bank, Mont.
Joined PRCA: 2001
PRCA Career Earnings: $829,147.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 4 (2012-14, 2016)
Current Residence: Cut Bank, Mont.

2016 world standings place: 4th (AA), 6th (TR), 77th (TD)
2016 WNFR standings place: 9th
2016 WNFR earnings: $104,487 
2016 earnings: $214,181 (AA), $200,102 (TR), $16,508
Tour Finale qualifications: 2 (2013-14)
RNCFR qualifications: 4 (2003, 2005, 2014, 2016)

Professional
2017 Highlights- partner Russell Cardoza

• Won the K-Days Rodeo (Edmonton, Alberta)
• Won the IPE and Stampede (Armstrong, British Columbia)
• Won the Mountain Valley Stampede (Heber City, Utah)

• Won the Rowell Ranch Rodeo (Hayward, Calif.)
• Won the Williams Lake (British Columbia) Stampede
• Won the Bruce (Alberta) Stampede
• Won the Montana's (Dillon) Biggest Weekend

• Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Grand Island, Neb.)
• Won the Cheney (Wash.) Rodeo
• Won the White Sulphur Springs (Mont.) Labor Day Rodeo
• Won the Copper Spring ProRodeo (Bozeman, Mont.), with Ryan Zurcher

• Co-champion at the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Santa Maria, Calif.)
• Won the Eastern Oregon (Union) Livestock Show

Career Highlights
• 2016: Won Round 8 and placed in six rounds to rank 9th at the Wrangler NFR. 
Won the San Antonio (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo, the Airdrie (Alberta) Pro Rodeo, the Hand Hills Lake Stampede (Craigmyle, Alberta), the Guy Weadick Days (High River, Alberta), the Leduc (Alberta) Black Gold Rodeo, the IPE and Stampede, (Armstrong, British Columbia), the Wolf Point (Mont.) Wild Horse Stampede, the Livermore (Calif.) Rodeo, the Pincher Creek (Alberta) Pro Rodeo, the Montana's (Dillon) Biggest Weekend, the Central Montana (Lewiston) Ram Pro Rodeo,  and the Richland County Fair & Rodeo (Sidney, Mont.). Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Kissimmee, Fla.), with Tyler McKnight. Co-champion in team roping at the Sundre (Alberta) Pro Rodeo. Won the tie-down roping at the Wainwright (Alberta) Stampede. Won the all-around and co-champion in team roping at the Big Sky ProRodeo Roundup (Great Falls, Mont.). Won the all around and team roping at the Cooper Spring ProRodeo (Bozeman, Mont.), with Ryan Zurcher. Won the all around and team roping at the Cooper Spring ProRodeo (Bozeman, Mont.), with Casey Cummins. Won the all-around at the Cascade (Mont.) Pro Rodeo, the Sanders County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Plains, Mont.) and the all-around at the Kitsap Stampede (Bremerton, Wash.)
• 2015: Won the Grand Prairie (Alberta) Stompede, with Chase Tryan, the Laramie (Wyo.) Jubilee Days, with Chase Tryan. Won the all-around at the Augusta (Mont.) American Legion Rodeo. Won the Sanders County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Plains, Mont.), with Russell Cardoza. Co-champion at the Last Chance Stampede (Helena, Mont.), with Chase Tryan. Finished 28th in the world standings with $38,754
• 2014: (Partner Paul Eaves) Won Rounds 3 (3.9 seconds) and 7 (3.7) at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and placed in two others. Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge (Kissimmee, Fla.), the Horse Heaven Round-up (Kennewick, Wash.), the Wrangler Champions Challenge (Kennewick, Wash.), Rodeo Austin (Texas), La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.), the Medicine Hat (Alberta) Stampede, the North Idaho Fair & Rodeo (Coeur D'Alene), the IPE & Stampede (Armstrong, British Columbia) and the Gem State Classic ProRodeo Series (Blackfoot, Idaho). Co-champion at the Justin Boots Playoffs (Puyallup, Wash.), the Sheridan (Wyo.) WYO Rodeo and the Spokane (Wash.) Interstate Rodeo. Finished sixth in the world standings with $90,643
• 2013: (Partner Paul Eaves) Tied for the win in Round 7 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo with a time of 4.1 seconds and placed in two other rounds; finished 13th in the world standings with $102,005. Won the Black Hills Stock Show & Rodeo (Rapid City, S.D.), the Yellowstone River Round-Up (Billings, Mont.), the Kitsap Stampede (Bremerton, Wash.), the Big Sky ProRodeo Roundup (Great Falls, Mont.), the Northwest Montana ProRodeo (Kalispell, Mont.) and the Sanders County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Plains, Mont.). Won the all-around at the 53rd Belt (Mont.) PRCA Rodeo. Montana Circuit year-end champion
• 2012: (Partner Paul Eaves) Won Round 4 of the Wrangler NFR in 3.9 seconds and placed in one other round. Won the St. Paul (Ore.) Rodeo, the Strathmore (Alberta) Stampede, the Daines Ranch Rodeo (Innisfail, Alberta) and the Richland County Fair & Rodeo (Sidney, Mont.). Won the tie-down roping at the Montana ProRodeo Fall Finale (Vaughn, Mont.). Finished 10th in the world standings with $119,544
• 2011: Won the Ram Montana Circuit Finals Rodeo (Great Falls, Mont.), the all-around at the Big Sky ProRodeo Roundup (Great Falls, Mont.), the all-around and team roping at the White Sulphur Springs (Mont.) Labor Day Rodeo, with Ryle Whitford, the all-around and tie-down roping and was co-champion in team roping at the Missoula (Mont.) Stampede, the all-around and team roping and was co-champion in tie-down roping at the Marias River Stampede (Shelby, Mont.), the PRCA Kootenai River Rodeo (LIbby, Mont.), with Ryle Whitford; the Northeast Montana Fair & Rodeo (Glasgow, Mont.), with Ryle Whitford. Finished 45th in the all-around world standings ($16,881) and 82nd among team roping headers ($10,856)
•2010: Won the tie-down roping at the Taber (Alberta) Pro Rodeo and the team roping at the Dawson Creek (British Columbia) Stampede, with Murray Linthicum. Finished 63rd in the all-around world standings with $11,513, 139th in team roping with $5,836 and 168th in tie-down roping with $4,928
•2009: Won the Airdrie (Alberta) Pro Rodeo, with Caleb Twisselman,Finished 49th in the world standings with $17,856
• 2008: (Partner Jimmy Cole) Won the Marias River Stampede (Shelby, Mont.), the Kootenai River Rodeo (Libby, Mont.), the Chouteau County Fair & Rodeo (Fort Benton, Mont.), the Dillon (Mont.) Jaycees Rodeo and the Meagher County Labor Day Rodeo (White Sulphur Springs, Mont.). Won the all-around and the tie-down roping at the North Idaho Fair & Rodeo (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho). Won the all-around and the team roping at the Salmon (Idaho) Stampede PRCA Rodeo. Finished with earnings of $12,602
• 2007: Won the National Western Stock Show & Rodeo (Denver), with John Robertson, the Crooked River Roundup (Prineville, Ore.), with B.J. Campbell, the Medicine Hat (Alberta) Stampede, with B.J. Campbell and the Sanders County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Plains, Mont.), with Jimmy Cole. Co-champion at the Lakeside (Calif.) Rodeo, with B.J. Campbell
• 2006: Won the Arlee (Mont.) PRCA Rodeo
• 2004: Runner-up in the year-end Montana Circuit standings

Awards
Three-time all-around champion of the Indian National Finals Rodeo. His horse, My Frosty Cocoa "Dolly," tied for second in the 2012 AQHA/PRCA Team Roping Heading Horse of the Year balloting

Personal
6-0, 200 … Single … Hobbies include hunting and golf … Got involved in rodeo after growing up on a ranch in Cut Bank, Mont. First competition was in 1994 … Parents are Dan, a rancher, and Joyce, a teacher. He has three brothers; cousin, Richard Bird, qualified for the 2008 Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo as a bull rider … Family has produced the Bird Ranch Rodeo each June since 2008 … Favorite food is steak and favorite movie is Tombstone … Rodeo idol is Joe Beaver
 
 
 
 
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