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Tate Stratton

Events: Bull Riding
Born: 1/11/1985 Stanley, N.M.
Joined PRCA: 2004
PRCA Career Earnings: $576,015.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 3 (2009, 2011-12)
Current Residence: Kellyville, Okla.

2016 world standings place: 143rd
2016 earnings: $4,676
Tour Finale qualifications: 3
   Summer: 2005
   Championship: 2011-12
Education: Western Texas College (Snyder) and Texas A&M University (College Station), majoring in animal science

2016 Highlights
• Co-champion at the YMBL Championship Rodeo (Beaumont, Texas
Career Highlights
• 2016: Won the McAlester (Okla.) ProRodeo
• 2015: Won the Matagorda County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Bay City, Texas), the Santa Rosa Roundup (Vernon, Texas) and the Chisholm Trail Stampede (Duncan, Okla.). Co-champion at the Helotes (Texas) Festival Association Rodeo. Finished 76th in the world standings with $15,422
• 2014: Won the 101 Wild West Rodeo (Ponca City, Okla.) and the Black Hills Roundup (Belle Fourche, S.D.); co-champion at the Brighton Field Day Festival & Rodeo (Okeechobee, Fla.) and the Eureka (Kan.) PRCA Rodeo. Finished 58th in the world standings with $26,663
• 2013: Won the Bennington (Kan.) PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Jayhawker Roundup Rodeo (Hill City, Kan.); finished 43rd in the world standings with $24.415
• 2012: Rode all 10 nights of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, but didn’t earn a qualified ride. Won the Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo; the Pioneer Days Rodeo (Clovis, N.M.); the Jerome (Idaho) County Fair and Rodeo; the Angelina County Benefit Rodeo (Lufkin, Texas); the Coleman (Texas) PRCA Rodeo; the Kennewick (Wash.) Xtreme Bulls Tour Division 2. Finished 15th in the world standings with $78,019
• 2011: Placed in two rounds of the Wrangler NFR, including a tie for third place in Round 3. Won the Deadwood (S.D.) Days of '76 Rodeo; the Canton (Texas) Stampede Rodeo; the West of the Pecos (Texas) Rodeo; the Xtreme Bulls Division 2 Qualifying Event (Lewiston, Idaho) and the Xtreme Bulls Division 2 Qualifying Event  (Oklahoma City, Okla.). Finished 15th in the world standings with $81,122
• 2010: Won the Hugo (Okla.) PRCA Rodeo; finished 90th in the final world standings with $12,094
• 2009: Placed in three rounds of the Wrangler NFR, including a second-place finish in Round 3 to finish seventh in the average and earn $28,197. Won the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup. Finished ninth in the world standings with $108,802
• 2008: Won the Gladewater (Texas) Round-Up Rodeo and the San Luis Valley Ski-Hi Stampede (Monte Vista, Colo.). Finished 21st in the world standings with earnings of $62,985
• 2007: Won the National Western Stock Show (Denver); finished 63rd in the world standings with$17,255
• 2006: Won the Oklahoma State Fair Rodeo (Oklahoma City); the Elk City (Okla.) Rodeo of Champions; the Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo and the Coleman (Texas) PRCA Rodeo. Finished 16th in world standings with earnings of $76,093, losing the last Wrangler National Finals berth to Fred Boettcher by $861
• 2005: Won the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo; the Moses Lake (Wash.) Roundup; the Tour Round and average titles at the Greeley (Colo.) Independence Stampede and the Xtreme Bulls Tour event at Austin, Texas. Finished the year 18th in the world with $63,774

National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association bull riding champion, 2004


5-9, 160 … Wife, Kristin (Married May 14, 2010), writes a blog (; daughter, Merritt … Enjoys snowboarding … Got involved in rodeo through his family. His father, Floyd, used to compete and now works as a car salesman; his mother, Deidre, is a customer representative ... Rides left-handed …Graduated from Moriarty (N.M.) High School … His work-out routine consists of lifting weights, running and riding horses … Favorite sports team is the Texas A&M Aggie football team, favorite food is steak and enchiladas, favorite book is The Log of a Cowboy and favorite music is country … Rodeo idols are Tuff Hedeman and Michael Gaffney
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