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Mike Moore


Events: Bull Riding
Born: 5/4/1973 Kankakee, Ill.
Joined PRCA: 1998
PRCA Career Earnings: $765,174.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 4 (1999, 2001, 2003, 2008)
Current Residence: Kankakee, Ill.

2011 earnings: Did not compete
Tour Finale qualifications: 7
   Winter Finale: 2000-01, 2005-06
   Summer Finale: 2001, 2006
   Championship: 2006
DNCFR titles: 1 (2002)
DNCFR qualifications: 2 (199, 2002)
Education: Casper (Wyo.) College and the University of Wyoming (Laramie)

Professional
Career Highlights
• 2010: Finished 149th in the world standings with $5,464
• 2009: Won the Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo (Rosenberg, Texas). Won the Four States Fair Rodeo (Texarkana, Ark.); finished 111th in the final world standings with $9,622.
• 2008: Won Round 7 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo with an 85.5-point ride on Franklin Rodeo's Devil in Savo and placed in two other rounds. Won the Dodge Xtreme Bulls Tour event (Houston, Texas) and the Box Elder County Fair & Golden Spike Rodeo (Tremonton, Utah); finished 10th in final world standings with $113,305.
• 2006: Won the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour Round and average title at the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up. Co-champion at the San Luis Valley Ski-Hi Stampede (Monte Vista, Colo.). Won the Stephenson County Fair Pro Rodeo (Freeport, Ill.); the Sheridan (Wyo.) Rodeo;  the PRCA Championship Rodeo (Sauk Rapids, Minn.); the Winnishiek County Fair Pro Rodeo (Decorah, Iowa); the Stanley (Wis.) Steamer Days Championship Rodeo; the Cherokee (Iowa) PRCA Rodeo; the North Central Rodeo (Medford, Wis.) and the average title at the Clark County Fair and Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.)
• 2005: Won the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour Round and shared the average title at La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.); finished the year 21st in the world with $55,694
• 2004: Won the Ogden (Utah) Pioneer Days. Missed first four months of the season recovering from biceps and foot injuries suffered at the 2003 Wrangler NFR
• 2003: Scored 87 points on Corey & Horst’s Crankshaft in the finals to finish second overall in the Xtreme Bulls Tour stop at Caldwell, Idaho. Scored 90 points on Burns’ Bull Frog in the semifinals and 94 points on Western Rodeos' Louisville Slugger in the finals to win the Tour stop in Omaha, Neb. Scored 87 points on Silver Spur’s Bubba in the semifinals and despite being bucked off Five Star’s Hangtime in the finals he won the Tour stop in Kissimmee, Fla.; became the first year-end champion on the Xtreme Bulls Tour and only multiple-stop champion. Co-champion at Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo; suffered torn biceps tendon on his right arm (riding arm) during Round 1 of the Wrangler NFR and continued to compete for the remaining nine rounds; finished third in the world standings
• 2002: Won title at the Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Pocatello, Idaho)
• 2001: Earned $123,311 and finished seventh in the world standings. Won the Laughlin (Nev.) River Stampede; reached final round of the Tour Championships (Dallas)
• 2000: Won Star of Texas (Austin) Fair & Rodeo
• 1999: Was runner-up to Fred Boettcher at the Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Pocatello, Idaho)

Amateur
National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association Central Rocky Mountain Region all-around champion, 1996; bull riding champion, 1995-96. Qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo, 1994-96

Personal
5-7, 155...Single...Hobbies include working with children...Was raised near Chicago, but dreamed of being a cowboy. He moved to Wyoming for college, where he ultimately earned an associate’s degree in animal science from Casper College and a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Wyoming
 
 
 
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