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Stockton Graves


Events: Steer Wrestling, Tie-down Roping, Team Roping
Born: 12/5/1978 Ponca City, Okla.
Joined PRCA: 1997
PRCA Career Earnings: $1,136,651.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 7 (2004-09, 2011)
Current Residence: Alva, Okla.

2016 world standings place: Did not compete
Tour Finale qualifications: 8
    Winter: 2005
    Summer: 2004-05
    Championship: 2004-05, 2007-08, 2010
RNCFR qualifications: 5 (2006, 2008, 2010-11, 2015)
RNCFR titles: 1 (2006)
Education: Northwestern Oklahoma State University (Alva), bachelor’s degree in agricultural business

Professional
2017 Highlights
• Won the Rodeo de Sante Fe (N.M.)
• Won the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo (Abilene, Kan.)

Career Highlights
• 2015: Won the Ram Prairie Circuit Final (Duncan, Okla.), the Deadwood (S.D.) Days of '76 Rodeo, the Dodge City (Kan.) Roundup Rodeo, the Amarillo (Texas) Tri-State Fair and Rodeo, the Rodeo of the Ozarks (Springdale, Ark.), the Woodward (Okla.) Elks Rodeo, the Iowa's Championship Rodeo (Sidney), the Wahoo (Neb.) Saddle Club PRCA Rodeo and the Hinton (Okla.) PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the XIT Rodeo & Reunion (Dalhart, Texas). Finished 20th in the world standings with $53,403
• 2014: Won the Flint Hills Rodeo (Strong City, Kan.); the Jayhawker Roundup Rodeo (Hill City, Kan.) and the Freedom (Okla.) Rodeo and Old Cow Hand Reunion. Finished 40th in the world standings with $28,751
• 2013: Won the RAM Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo (Duncan, Okla.); the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo and the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo. Won the all-around and tie-down roping at The Topeka (Kan.) PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Eureka (Kan.) Saddle Club PRCA Rodeo. Finished 39th in the world standings with $30,898
• 2012: Won the All American ProRodeo Finals (Waco, Texas); the Buffalo Bill Rodeo (North Platte, Neb.); the 75th Annual Lehi (Utah) Round-Up; the Blue Hat Rodeo (Checotah, Okla.). Finished 27th in the world standings with $35,929
• 2011: Placed in four rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Won the Walla Walla (Wash.) Frontier Days; the Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo (El Paso, Texas); the all-around at the Flint Hills Rodeo Association (Strong City, Kan.); the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo; the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.). Co-champion at the XIT Rodeo & Reunion (Dalhart, Texas). Finished 14th in the world standings with $75,435
• 2010: Won the North Idaho Fair & Rodeo (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) and the Dodge Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo (Park City, Kan.). Finished 12th in the all-around world standings with $51,520 and 22nd in steer wrestling with $48,433
• 2009: Won Round 8 of the Wrangler NFR with a time of 3.4 seconds and placed in four other rounds to move from 15th place to ninth in the final world standings with earnings of $107,143. Won Rodeo de Santa Fe (N.M.);  Kansas' Biggest Rodeo (Phillipsburg, Kan.) and the Dodge Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo (Kansas City, Mo.). Won the all-around title at the Hugo (Okla.) PRCA Rodeo
• 2008: Won Round 5 of the Wrangler NFR with a time of 3.9 seconds; placed in six of 10 rounds. Finished eighth in the world standings with earnings of $121,053. Won the Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo (Austin) and the Frontier Days Rodeo (Walla Walla, Wash.), setting an arena record with a time of 12.7 seconds on three head. Co-champion in the all-around at the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo (Abilene, Kan.). Co-champion in the steer wrestling at the Wrangler Pro Rodeo Classic (Wichita, Kan.)
• 2007: Won Round 7 of the Wrangler NFR with a time of 3.7 seconds and placed in five of the 10 rounds at the Thomas & Mack Center; finished fifth in the world standings with $146,058. Won the Spokane (Wash.) Interstate Fair & Rodeo and the Dodge Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo (Kansas City, Mo.); co-champion at Nebraska’s Big Rodeo (Burwell, Neb.)
• 2006: Placed in six of 10 rounds at the Wrangler NFR, winning the fourth round in 3.3 seconds; finished 14th in the world standings with $104,362. Won the Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Pocatello, Idaho); the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho); the XIT Rodeo & Reunion (Dalhart, Texas); the Old Fort Days Rodeo (Fort Smith, Ark.) and the Chisholm Trail Stampede (Duncan, Okla.). Co-champion at the Top O’ Texas Rodeo (Pampa); the Buc Days Pro Rodeo (Corpus Christi, Texas); the Canby (Ore.) Rodeo and the Walker County Fair and Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas). • 2005: Co-champion in the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour Round and average at the Farm-City Pro Rodeo (Hermiston, Ore.); won the Buffalo Bill Rodeo (North Platte, Neb.) and the Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo (Garden City, Kan.). Won the eighth round of the Wrangler NFR with a time of 3.3 seconds. Finished the year ranked seventh in the world with $117,772
• 2004: Finished sixth in the world standings with $130,188 and was fourth in the Wrangler NFR average, picking up $41,751. Won the Will Rogers Stampede (Claremore, Okla.); the Top O’ Texas Rodeo (Pampa); the Days of ’47 Rodeo (Salt Lake City), and the Kitsap County Fair and Stampede (Bremerton, Wash.). Won Tour Round at the Dodge City (Kan.) Roundup Rodeo and the Farm-City ProRodeo (Hermiston, Ore.); co-champion at Lewiston (Idaho) Round-Up and finished fourth at the Summer Tour Finale (Omaha, Neb.). Placed in five of 10 rounds at the Wrangler NFR
• 2003: Finished 30th in the world standings with $28,810

Amateur

Three-time College National Finals Rodeo qualifier; holds CNFR arena record with a 3.4-second run. NIRA Central Plains champion steer wrestler, 1999-2000; Oklahoma high school champion steer wrestler, 1997

Awards
 
Horse Dark Laddy (nickname Chunk) finished third in the PRCA/AQHA Steer Wrestling Horse of the Year balloting, 2004

Personal
5-10, 220 ... wife, Crissi … daughter, Sequin Lee Graves, born Aug. 13, 2014 ... Serves as the head rodeo coach at his alma mater, Northwestern Oklahoma State University (Alva) ... Enjoys hunting and playing games on PlayStation … Father Jim, works for Conoco and mother, Cheryl, is a nurse ... He has three sisters ... Got involved in rodeo through his family. His father was a steer wrestler; Stockton started bulldogging when he was 14. Ropes a little in Prairie Circuit competition, but his main focus is steer wrestling … One of the few steer wrestlers to compete wearing glasses … Primary steer wrestling horse is Chunk, whom he has owned since 2001 ... Favorite sports team is the University of Oklahoma football team … Rodeo idol is three-time World Champion Roy Duvall; he attended Duvall’s steer wrestling schools as a teenager
 
 
 
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