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Jason Havens


Events: Bareback Riding
Born: 3/15/1977 Clarkston, Wash.
Joined PRCA: 1997
PRCA Career Earnings: $869,367.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 5 (2004, 2007, 2009-11)
Current Residence: Prineville, Ore.

2012 world standings place: 25th
2012 earnings: $37,460
Tour Finale qualifications: 7
   Winter: 2003-04, 2006
   Summer: 2004
   Championship: 2004, 2007, 2010
RNCFR qualifications: 1 (2007)
Education: Walla Walla (Wash.) Community College, Montana State University (Bozeman), bachelor of science degree in biology

Professional
2012 Highlights
• Co-champion at the Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo
• Won the Canby (Ore.) Rodeo
• Won the Grande Prairie (Alberta) Stompede
• Won the Benalto (Alberta) Stampede
Career Highlights
• 2011: Placed in two rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Won the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo; the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup; the Western Frontier Pro Rodeo (Pocatello, Idaho) and the Benalto (Alberta) Stampede. Co-champion at the Justin Boots Championships (Omaha, Neb.); the Horse Heaven Round-up (Kennewick, Wash.) and the Medicine Hat (Alberta) Stampede. Finished 12th in the world standings with $88,848
• 2010: Placed in five of 10 rounds at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Finished 12th in the world standings with $107,229. Won the Livingston (Mont.) Round-Up; the Strathmore (Alberta) Stampede; the Northwest Montana Fair & Rodeo (Kalispell, Mont.) and the Lynden (Wash.) PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo and the Chief Joseph (Ore.) Days Rodeo
• 2009: Shared first place in two rounds and placed in five others en route to a second-place finish in the Wrangler NFR average and his earnings of $97,953 in Las Vegas boosted him from 15th to seventh place in the final world standings ($155,722). Won the Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo; the Amarillo (Texas) Tri-State Fair and Rodeo;  the Poway (Calif.) Coors Rodeo and  the Northwest Montana Fair & Rodeo (Kalispell); co-champion at the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede
• 2008: Won the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo; the Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo (El Paso, Texas); the Eastern Oregon Livestock Show (Union, Ore.) and the Sundre (Alberta) Pro Rodeo. Co-champion at the Strathmore (Alberta) Heritage Days. Finished 24th in the world standings with earnings of $44,384
• 2007: Placed in four of 10 rounds at the Wrangler NFR; finished 12th in the world standings with $96,871. Won a round and finished as the biggest money winner ($21,839) in bareback riding at the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour Championship (Dallas). Won the Grand National Rodeo (San Francisco); co-champion at the Southeastern Exposition & Livestock Show (Montgomery, Ala.) and the Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo
• 2006: Won the Rusk County PRCA Rodeo (Henderson, Texas); the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo (Waco); the Central Washington Fair Rodeo (Yakima); the Chief Joseph Days Rodeo (Joseph, Ore.) and the Oakdale (Calif.) Rodeo; co-champion at the Southeastern Livestock Expo Rodeo (Montgomery, Ala.). Finished 20th in the world standings with $51,020
• 2005: Won the Scottsdale (Ariz.) Jaycees Parada Del Sol; finished the year 25th in the world with $35,735
• 2004: Placed in five of 10 rounds at the Wrangler NFR, winning Round 10 with an 87.5-point ride on Kesler Championship Rodeo’s Street Dance. Finished the year 12th in the world with $89,214. Won the Redding (Calif.) Rodeo and the San Bernardino (Calif.) Sheriff’s PRCA Rodeo. Won the Wranger ProRodeo Tour Round and average titles at the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo. Co-champion at the Silver Spurs Rodeo (Kissimmee, Fla.); the Molalla (Ore.) Buckeroo and the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo. Finalist at the Winter Tour Finale (Las Vegas)
• 2003: Won the New Mexico State Fair Rodeo (Albuquerque); co-champion at the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo (Vernal, Utah); finished 16th in the world with $58,937
• 2002: Won the Oakdale (Calif.) Saddle Club Rodeo and the World’s Oldest Rodeo (Prescott, Ariz.)
• 2001: Won the Chief Joseph Days Rodeo (Joseph, Ore.); the Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo; the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup Rodeo and the American Royal Rodeo (Kansas City, Mo.)
• 2000: Won the Livingston (Mont.) Roundup

Personal
5-11, 165...Wife, Brook, works as a real estate agent; they met at Montana State; son, William (born Oct. 11, 2008)...Hobbies include fly fishing and scuba diving...Jason also works as contractor/builder...Parents are Rayner, a drywall contractor, and Billie, a teacher...He has one sister ... Got into rodeo because of his cousin, a saddle bronc rider, and started competing in 1992 ... Served as the PRCA bareback riding event representative in 2009-10 ... Travels with Bobby Mote, Ryan Gray and Steven Dent. The group is called "The Pride."...Has a regular workout routine which consists of situps, pushups and bike riding ... Broke his ankle at the Scottsdale (Ariz.) rodeo in February 2005, requiring surgery to insert a screw and plate ... Broke a bone in his riding hand at 2008 Calgary (Alberta) Stampede ... Blogs for ProRodeo.com
 
 
 
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