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Martin Lucero


Events: Team Roping (Heeling)
Born: 7/11/1968 Albuquerque, N.M.
Joined PRCA: 1991
PRCA Career Earnings: $1,766,667.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 16 (1991-92, 1994-95, 1997-2002, 2008-13)
Current Residence: Stephenville, Texas

2014 world standings place: 22nd
2014 earnings: $44,770
Wrangler NFR average titles: 1 (2010)
Tour Finale qualifications: 11
    Winter: 2000-02
    Summer: 2000-01, 2003
   Championship: 2008-12
All-American ProRodeo Finals titles: 1 (2009)
RNCFR qualifications: 6 (1992, 1997, 2000, 2009, 2011-12)
Education: New Mexico State University (Las Cruces)
 
Professional
2015 Highlights - partner David Key
• Won the Dodge City (Kan.) Roundup Rodeo
• Won the Central Wyoming Fair & Rodeo (Casper, Wyo.)

• Won the ABC Rodeo (Lubbock, Texas)
• Won the Cassia County Fair & Rodeo (Burley, Idaho), with Kaleb Driggers
• Won the Montana's Biggest Weekend (Dillon), with Kaleb Driggers

Career Highlights
• 2014: (Partner Colby Lovell) Won the Waller County Fair & Rodeo (Hempstead, Texas) and the Los Fresnos (Texas) PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Austin County Fair & Rodeo (Bellville, Texas) and the Crockett (Texas) Lions Club PRCA Rodeo
• 2013: (Partner Colby Lovell) Won Round 8 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo with a time of 4.2 seconds and placed in four other rounds on his way to finishing 11th in the world standings with $114,129. Won the Deadwood (S.D.) Days of '76; the Poway (Calif.) Rodeo; the Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo (El Paso, Texas); the Great Plains Stampede Rodeo (Altus, Okla.) and the Spring Classic (Mesquite, Texas). Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge (Amarillo, Texas), with Luke Brown. Co-champion at the Stephenville (Texas) Cowboy Capital Pro Rodeo and the Norco (Calif.) Mounted Posse Rodeo. Co-champion at the Bell County PRCA Rodeo (Belton, Texas), with Manny Egusquiza Jr.
• 2012: (Partner Luke Brown) Won Round 2 of the Wrangler NFR in 4.0 seconds and placed in one other round; finished ninth in the world standings with $122,301. Won the Justin Boots Championships (Omaha, Neb.); the Bell County PRCA Rodeo (Belton, Texas) and the Mesquite (Texas) ProRodeo Series, June 1-2. Co-champion at the Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo (El Paso, Texas); the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo (Vernal, Utah) and the 18th Annual Glen Rose (Texas) PRCA Rodeo
• 2011: (Partner Luke Brown) Won Round 4 of the Wrangler NFR with a time of 4.3 seconds and placed in three other rounds; finished 10th in the world standings with $122,334. Won the Ram Texas Circuit Finals Rodeo (Waco, Texas); the Hugo (Okla.) PRCA Rodeo; the Cowboy Capital of the World PRCA Rodeo (Stephenville, Texas) and the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo (Vernal, Utah)
• 2010: (Partner Luke Brown) Placed in five of 10 rounds, including a win in Round 2, en route to the Wrangler NFR average title and a third-place finish in the world standings with $172,285. Won the West of the Pecos Rodeo (Pecos, Texas); the Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo (Rosenberg, Texas); the Silverton (Texas) Buck Wild Days Rodeo;  Rodeo Killeen (Texas) and the Big Spring (Texas) Cowboy Reunion & Rodeo; co-champion of the Chief Joseph Days Rodeo (Joseph, Ore.)
• 2009: (Partner Luke Brown) Placed in six rounds of the Wrangler NFR and finished second in the average. Won the Heartland ProRodeo Championships (now the All America ProRodeo Finals, Waco, Texas); the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.); the New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo (Albuquerque, N.M.); the Canton (Texas) Stampede Rodeo; and Iowa's Championship Rodeo (Sidney, Iowa). Co-champion at the Bend County Fair (Rosenberg, Texas), with JoJo LeMond. Finished second in the world standings with earnings of $167,287
• 2008: (Partner JoJo LeMond) Placed in four of 10 rounds at the Wrangler NFR. Finished sixth in the NFR average and sixth in the world standings with earnings of $124,310. Won California Rodeo Salinas; the Santa Rosa Round Up (Vernon, Texas); the Buc Days Pro Rodeo (Corpus Christi, Texas); the XIT Rodeo & Reunion (Dalhart, Texas) and the Canby (Ore.) Rodeo
• 2007: Did not compete in PRCA events
• 2006: Finished 68th in the world standings with $11,442
• 2004: Finished 47th in the world standings with $14,240
• 2003: Won the West of the Pecos (Texas) Rodeo; the Colorado State Fair & Rodeo (Pueblo) and the Walla Walla (Wash.) Frontier Days Rodeo; finished 16th in the world with $39,356
• 2002: Won the Kitsap County Fair & Stampede (Bremerton, Wash.)
• 2001: Won the Southeastern Livestock Exposition & Rodeo (Montgomery, Ala.)
• 2000: Won the National Western Stock Show & Rodeo (Denver); the West of the Pecos (Texas) Rodeo and the Old Fort Days Rodeo (Fort Smith, Ark.)
• 1999: Won the Dodge City (Kan.) Round-Up and the Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo
• 1997: Won California Rodeo Salinas
• 1994: Regular-season team roping earnings leader; finished 11th in the world standings with $56,185
• 1992: Original Coors Rodeo Showdown team roping champion, with Dee Pickett

Awards

PRCA Resistol Team Roping (Heeling) Rookie of the Year, 1991

Personal

6-0, 195 ... Wife, Jodee; daughter, Gabrielle ... Hobbies include golf and basketball ... Enjoys watching the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks and the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers ... Brother, Nathan, is the head trainer for the Houston Astros, and youngest brother, John Paul, also competes in team roping and twice qualified for the National Finals Rodeo (1999-2000)
 
 
 
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