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Johnny Emmons


Events: Team Roping (Heading), Tie-Down Roping
Born: 5/7/1967 Arlington, Texas
Joined PRCA: 1988
PRCA Career Earnings: $804,523.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 5 (1989, 1998, 2001-03)
Current Residence: Weatherford, Texas

2011 earnings: Did not compete
Tour Finale qualifications: 4
   Winter Tour: 2001, 2003
   Summer Tour: 2001
   Championship: 2003
DNCFR qualifications: 6 (1990-91, 1995, 1999-2000, 2004)
Education: Vernon (Texas) Regional Junior College

Professional
Career Highlights
• 2010: Finished 437th in the world standings with $290
• 2009: Won the Ardmore (Okla.) South of the Arbuckles PRCA Rodeo and co-champion at the North Texas State Fair & Rodeo (Denton). Finished 120th in the world standings with $7,930
• 2007: Won tie-down roping and all-around season titles in Mesquite (Texas) Championship Series Rodeo
• 2006: Co-champion at the Comal County Fair & Rodeo (New Braunfels, Texas); won the North Texas State Fair & Rodeo (Denton) and Rodeo Killeen (Texas)
• 2005: Won the Mineral Wells (Texas) PRCA Rodeo
• 2004: Won the Gladewater (Texas) Round-up, the Roughrider Days Rodeo (Dickinson, N.D.) and the Ogden (Utah) Pioneer Days. Finished 26th in the tie-down roping world standings with $38,590
• 2003: Tie-down roping champion at National Western Stock Show & Rodeo (Denver) and St. Paul (Ore.) Rodeo; was co-champion tie-down roper at Southwestern Exposition & Livestock Show (Fort Worth, Texas); Horse, “Luke,” finished third in the AQHA Horse of the Year voting; won Round 5 at the Wrangler NFR with a 7.7-second run; finished ninth in the final world standings
• 2002: Finished seventh in the world in tie-down roping
• 2001:Co-champion tie-down roper at New Mexico State Fair (Albuquerque) and won tie-down roping title at Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo
• 2000: Won tie-down roping title at La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.)
• 1999: Tie-down roping champion at Southwestern International Livestock Show & Rodeo (El Paso, Texas)
• 1998: Won tie-down roping titles at San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo and Dixie National (Jackson, Miss.)
• 1989: Won the Fort Worth (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo. Finished 11th in the world standings after qualifying for the National Finals Rodeo for the first time
• Texas Circuit all-around champion (1994) and tie-down roping champion, 1994, 1998 and 2003; qualified for Texas Circuit Finals Rodeo 20 consecutive times (1988-2007)
• Mesquite Championship Rodeo season champion eight times (1989, 1992-95, 1997, 2004 and 2007)

Personal
6-3, 210 … Single ... Daughters, Kayla, Krista; son, Dylan … Parents are Johnny (passed away in 2005) and Kay ... Grandfather, Pete Emmons, earned a living making ropes and owned the company called Pete Emmons Rope Company. Pete's middle son Johnny (the younger Johnny's father) took over the business in 1981, nearly 50 years after it began. Pete's youngest son, Jimmy, continues to run Pete Emmons Saddle Company in Grand Prairie, Texas. For four years, Johnny ran Spin City Rope Company and in 1998 he closed the rope company so he could compete full-time. In 2006, he opened Emmons Tack Shop, a small retail business selling horse, roping and riding equipment and tack ... Became the assistant rodeo coach at Weatherford (Texas) College in 2005 ... Won his first rodeo buckle at the age of 12 at the Cleburne Little Britches Rodeo ... Enjoys watching the Dallas Cowboys and the Dallas Mavericks ... Rodeo idol is Roy Cooper
 
 
 
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