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Paul Jones

Events: Bareback Riding
Born: 8/9/1978 Elko, Nev.
Joined PRCA: 1999
PRCA Career Earnings: $259,376.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 1 (2006)
Current Residence: Elko, Nev.

2012 earnings: Did not compete
Tour Finale qualifications: 3
    Winter: 2006
    Summer: 2006
 Championship: 2006
DNCFR qualifications: 1 (2004)
DNCFR title: 1 (2005)
Education: Central Wyoming College, Great Basin College, associate's degree in electrical technology

2013 Highlights
• Co-champion at the Silver State Stampede (Elko, Nev.)
Career Highlights
• 2011: Finished 121st in the world standings with $1,508
• 2010: Won the Fort Herriman (Utah) Memorial PRCA Rodeo and the Silver State Stampede (Elko, Nev.); co-champion at the Cache County Fair & Rodeo (Logan, Utah); finished 57th in the world standings with $12,001
• 2009: Won the Elgin (Ore.) Stampede; the Summit County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Coalville, Utah); finished 50th in the world standings with $13,459
• 2008: Co-champion at the Grand National Rodeo, San Francisco and the Great Northwest Pro Rodeo (Klamath Falls, Ore.). Finished 32nd in the world standings with $26,600
• 2007: Won the Okeechobee (Fla.) Cattlemen’s Spring Rodeo
• 2006: Placed in three rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo; finished 11th in the world standings with earnings of $89,719. Co-champion at the Golden Spike Rodeo (Tremonton, Utah), at the California Rodeo Salinas; at the Elgin (Ore.) Stampede and at the Days of the Old West Rodeo (Delta, Utah). Won the Fiesta Stock Horse Show and Rodeo (Santa Barbara, Calif.); the War Bonnet Roundup Rodeo (Idaho Falls, Idaho); the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo (Colorado Springs, Colo.); the Cheney (Wash.) Rodeo; the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede; the Strawberry Days Rodeo (Pleasant Grove, Utah) and the Livermore (Calif.) Rodeo
• 2005: Won the bareback riding title at the Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Pocatello, Idaho); won the Red Desert Roundup (Rock Springs, Wyo.), the Silver State Stampede (Elko, Nev.), the Days of the Old West Rodeo (Delta, Utah), and was co-champion at the Pine Country Rodeo (Flagstaff, Ariz.).
• 2004: Won the Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo
• 2002: Won the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo; finished the year 29th in the world with $33,390
• 2001: Won the Days of '47 Rodeo (Salt Lake City)

College National Finals rodeo bareback riding champion, 2000

5-6, 155 ... Wife, Becky (nurse); son, Blaze ... Hobbies including ranching ... Attended Elko (Nev.) High School … Started rodeo in 1997 and first competition was in 1999 … Parents are Les Jones (construction worker) and Belma Dover (housewife). He has three brothers and a sister … Favorite rodeo is the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up and favorite sports team is the NFL's Washington Redskins
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