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Monty Lewis

Events: Tie-Down Roping
Born: 4/6/1981 Hereford, Texas
Joined PRCA: 2001
PRCA Career Earnings: $1,240,206.00
World Titles Won: 1 (2004)
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 6 (2004-06, 2009, 2012, 2015)
Current Residence: Hereford, Texas

2019 world standings place: 44th
2019 earnings: $35,157
Wrangler NFR average titles: 1 (2004)
Tour Finale titles: 1
Education: West Texas A&M University (Canyon), bachelor’s degree in business finance

Career Highlights
• 2019: Won Rodeo Austin (Texas) and the Bozeman (Mont.) Stampede
• 2018: Won the California Rodeo Salinas, the Springville (Calif.) Sierra Rodeo and the Pioneer Days Rodeo (Clovis, N.M.). Finished 36th in the world standings with $43,200
• 2017: Won the Lakeside (Calif.) Rodeo. Finished 74th in the world standings with $17,890

• 2016: Did not compete
• 2015: Placed in five rounds at the Wrangler NFR. Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge (Rapid City, S.D.), the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo, the National Western Rodeo Timed-Event Qualifying (Denver, Colo.) and the Pioneer Days Rodeo (Clovis, N.M.). Co-champion at the Amarillo (Texas) Tri-State Fair and Rodeo. Finished fifth in the world standings with $189,788
• 2014: Finished 86th in the world standings with $13,982
• 2013: Won the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.); finished 26th in the world standings with $43,271
• 2012: Placed in six rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, including a tie for second place in Round 2. Won the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo; the Farm-City ProRodeo (Hermiston, Ore.); the New Mexico State Fair Rodeo (Albuquerque, N.M.); the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo; Kansas' Biggest Rodeo (Phillipsburg, Kan.); the Red Bluff (Calif.) Round-Up; the Parker County Frontier Days Pro Rodeo (Weatherford, Texas) and the Sanders County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Plains, Mont.). Co-champion at the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo (Vernal, Utah). Finished ninth in the world standings with $122,400
• 2011: Won the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.); the Pioneer Days Rodeo (Clovis, N.M.); the Cedar City (Utah) PRCA Championship Rodeo; the Oakdale (Calif.) Saddle Club Rodeo and the Crooked River Roundup (Prineville, Ore.). Finished 19th in the world standings with $54,607
• 2010: Won the Days of '47 Rodeo (Salt Lake City); the Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo (Moab, Utah) and the Sanders County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Plains, Mont.); co-champion of the Wainwright (Alberta) Stampede; finished 38th in the world standings with $32,559
• 2009: Won Round 6 of the Wrangler NFR with a time of 7.2 seconds and placed in two other rounds to end up eighth in the average; won the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo; finished 14th in the world standings with $103,194
• 2008: Finished 32nd in world standings with earnings of $39,031
• 2007: Won Rodeo de Santa Fe (N.M.). Finished 31st in the world standings with $37,716
• 2006: Won the Winter Tour Finale (Tulsa, Okla.); the Omak (Wash.) Stampede; the Cheney (Wash.) Rodeo and the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour Round at the SandHills Stock Show and Rodeo (Odessa, Texas). Finished 14th in the world standings with $85,366
• 2005: Tied for the win in Round 9 of the Wrangler NFR with a 7.6-second run and finished second in the average with a total time of 92.2 seconds on 10 head. Won the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour Round at the Days of ’47 Rodeo (Salt Lake City, Utah); won the average titles at California Rodeo Salinas; the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo and the Red Bluff (Calif.) Round Up. Finished the year ranked third in the world with $161,178
• 2004: Won the world title after entering his first Wrangler NFR in seventh place, finishing with $184,696. Won the average title with a total time of 87.8 seconds on 10 head (less than 4 seconds off the Wrangler NFR record). Placed in seven of 10 rounds and won a total of $93,672. Won Rodeo Austin; the Old Fort Days Rodeo (Fort Smith, Ark.); the Pine Country Pro Rodeo (Flagstaff, Ariz.); the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse Frontier Days Rodeo (Weatherford, Texas); the Livingston (Mont.) Round-up Rodeo and the Puyallup (Wash.) Rodeo; was a semifinalist at Summer Tour Finale (Omaha, Neb.) and a finalist at the Tour Championships (Dallas), finishing second; won the year-end title in the Texas Circuit
• 2003: Finished 52nd in the world standings with $18,561

Two-time College National Finals Rodeo qualifier

Horse IR Still Dry "Ned" was voted PRCA/AQHA Tie-down Roping Horse of the Year, 2004

6-2, 190 ... Single ... Graduated from Hereford (Texas) High School … Father, Wade, manages Hereford Feed Yards and his sister, Regina, is a CPA in Hereford, Texas … Favorite subject in school was math … Says if he wasn’t a cowboy he would probably be a banker or stockbroker … Suffered a torn MCL on Oct. 24, 2009, when his horse flipped over on him during a match roping event in San Angelo, Texas; he competed in the 2009 Wrangler NFR wearing a knee brace
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