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Trey Benton III


Events: Bull Riding
Born: 10/17/1991 Rock Island, Texas
Joined PRCA: 2012
PRCA Career Earnings: $377,224.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 3 (2012-14)
Current Residence: Rock Island, Texas

2016 world standings place: 70thth
2016 earnings: $14,976
Tour Finale qualifications: 2 (2012, 2014)
RNCFR qualifications: 1 (2013)
Education: Wharton County Junior College (Wharton, Texas)

Professional
2017 Highlights

• Won the California Rodeo Salinas
• Won the San Angelo (Texas) Rodeo
• Won the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo Xtreme Bulls

• Won the Red Bluff (Calif.) Round-Up
• Won the Hugo (Okla.) PRCA Rodeo
Career Highlights

• Won the all-around and bull riding at the Mineral Wells (Texas) Rodeo
• Won the all-around at Rodeo Killeen (Texas)

Career Highlights
 • 2016: Won the State Fair of Louisiana (Shreveport) Pro Rodeo
• 2015: Won the Oakley Independence Day Rodeo (Oakley City, Utah) and the Molalla (Ore.) Buckaroo Rodeo. Finished 98th in the world standings with $11,095
• 2014: Placed in three rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, including a second-place result in Round 3. Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge Finale (Omaha, Neb.), Sheridan (Wyo.) WYO Rodeo, West of the Pecos (Texas) Rodeo, Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup, Gladewater (Texas) Round-Up Division 2 Xtreme Bulls, and the Rodeo de Santa Fe (N.M.). Co-champion at the Days of '47 Rodeo (Salt Lake City, Utah). Finished 3rd in the world standings with $164,471
• 2013: Won Round 5 of the Wrangler NFR with a 90.5-point ride on Andrews Rodeo's Gun and Juice; finished 13th in the world standings with $91,959. Won California Rodeo Salinas and the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo; co-champion at the World's Oldest Rodeo (Prescott, Ariz.)
• 2012: Placed in two rounds of his Wrangler National Finals Rodeo debut and finished ninth in the world standings. Won the Red Bluff (Calif.) Round-Up; the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.); the Dodge City (Kan.) Round-Up; the Rooftop Rodeo (Estes Park, Colo.) with a 91-point ride on D&H Cattle's No. 72; the Guadalupe County Fair and Rodeo (Seguin, Texas); the Rio Grande Livestock Show & Rodeo (Mercedes, Texas); the SW Districk Fat Stock Show & Rodeo (Lake Charles, La.) and the Crossett (Ark.) Riding Club PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo and the Eagle (Colo.) County Fair & Rodeo
 
Awards
PRCA Resistol Bull Riding Rookie of the Year, 2012

Amateur
Qualified for the National High School Finals Rodeo twice, once as a tie-down roper and once as a bull rider
Personal
5-8, 140 … Single … Father, Tom, is a chemical engineer and mother, Johnna, is an elementary school teacher … Sister, Haley; brother, Connor … Started riding calves at age 8 and rode his first bull at 14 … Favorite rodeo is Austin, Texas … Travels with Cody Teel in a Chrysler 300 … Likes to work on his father’s ranch in his spare time … Favorite musical group is Cross Canadian Ragweed … Favorite athlete is Tim Tebow … Likes the TV show Nitro Circus and the movie Project X … Likes to go to the lake and wakeboard with friends
 
 
 
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