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Vin Fisher Jr.


Events: Steer Roping
Born: 3/25/1981 Andrews, Texas
Joined PRCA: 2001
PRCA Career Earnings: $801,232.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Andrews, Texas

2016 world standings place: 10th
2016 NFSR standings place: 11th
2016 NFSR earnings: $13,312
2016 earnings: $53,549
NFSR qualifications: 13 (2002-03, 2005-06, 2008-16)
NCFSR qualifications: 5 (2010-14)
Education: Texas Tech University (Lubbock), bachelor's degree in business administration

Professional
2016 Highlights

• Won the NCFSR (Torrington, Wyo.)
• Won the M.M. Fisher Jr. Memorial Steer Roping (Andrews, Texas)
Career Highlights
• 2015: Won Rounds 5 and 9 and placed in three other rounds at the Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping. Won the World's Oldest Rodeo (Prescott, Ariz.), the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup and the Butterfield Stage Days PRCA Rodeo (Bridgeport, Texas). Finished second in the world standings with $97,181
• 2014: Won Round 10 of the Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping (Mulvane, Kan.) in 9.6 seconds and placed in three other rounds. Won the Old Fort Days Rodeo (Fort Smith, Ark.) and the Freedom (Okla.) Rodeo and Old Cow Hand Reunion. Won the all-around at the Mobetta Stampede (Apache, Okla.). Finished fifth in the world standings with $56,341
• 2013: Placed in one round of the Clem McSpadden NFSR (Guthrie, Okla.); finished 12th in the world standings with $50,926. Won the all-around and steer roping at the Johnson County Sheriff's Posse Rodeo (Cleburne, Texas). Won the Earl Anderson Memorial Rodeo (Grover, Colo.) and the Mobetta Stampede (Apache, Okla.). Co-champion at the Will Rogers Stampede (Claremore, Okla.)
• 2012: Won Round 2 in 10.8 seconds and Round 4 in 12.0 seconds on his way to finishing third in the average at the Clem McSpadden NFSR (Guthrie, Okla.) and third in the world standings with $86,503. Won the San Angelo (Texas) Rodeo; the Goliad (Texas) County Fair PRCA Rodeo; the Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo (Garden City, Kan.); the Earl Anderson Memorial Rodeo (Grover, Colo.) and the Capitol Legends Rodeo (Fort Pierre, S.D.). Won the all-around and steer roping at the Cushing (Okla.) Community Rodeo
• 2011: Tied for first in Round 8 of the Clem McSpadden NFSR (Guthrie, Okla.) and placed in two other rounds. Won the Dodge City (Kan.) Roundup Rodeo; the Moses Lake (Wash.) Roundup; the San Patricio County Pro Rodeo (Sinton, Texas); the Energy Town ProRodeo (Gillette, Wyo.); the Yellowstone Stampede (Billings, Mont.); the XIT Rodeo & Reunion (Dalhart, Texas); the Phil Gardenhire PRCA Rodeo (Poteau, Okla.); the Mo Betta Stampede (Anadarko, Okla.). Won the all-around and the steer roping at the Woodward (Okla.) Elks Rodeo. Finished third in the world standings with $74,002
• 2010: Placed in six rounds of the Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping (Guthrie, Okla.), including wins in Round 2 and 3, and three second-place finishes. Made the NFSR field with his dad, Dan, and brother, J. Tom. Won the Black Hills Round-Up (Belle Fourche, S.D.); the SandHills Stock Show & Rodeo (Odessa, Texas) and the Spirit of Texana Pro Rodeo (Edna, Texas); finished third in the world standings with $71,680
• 2009: Won Round 9 of the Clem McSpadden NFSR (Guthrie, Okla.) with a time of 10.2 seconds and placed in four additional rounds to finish fifth in the NFSR average and in the final world standings with $60,115. Won the all-around title at the SandHills Stock Show & Rodeo (Odessa, Texas) and the steer roping at the Woodward (Okla.) Elks Rodeo
• 2008: Won Round 10 of the NFSR (Hobbs, N.M.) with a rodeo-best time of 9.3 seconds; placed in five of 10 rounds. Finished third in the world standings with $55,259
• 2007: Finished 17th in steer roping world standings with $19,441
• 2006: Won Round 2 of the NFSR with a 9.3-second run, then stopped the clock in 8.7 seconds to win Round 10; placed in six of 10 rounds of the NFSR and finished fifth in the world standings with $42,827
• 2005: Co-champion at the Junction (Texas) Twist-Off ProRodeo and won the Walker County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas). Finished the year eighth in the world with $32,611
• 2004: Won the Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo (Rosenberg, Texas); finished the year 16th in the world with $16,234
• 2003: Won the all-around and steer roping at Will Rogers Stampede (Claremore, Okla.); co-champion in steer roping at Coleman (Okla.) PRCA Rodeo. Runner-up in the all-around and won the steer roping at the West of the Pecos Rodeo (Pecos, Texas)
• 2002: Qualified for first National Finals Steer Roping; recorded fastest time - 12.9 seconds - at Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days
• 2001: Won the 101 Wild West Rodeo (Ponca City, Okla.); runnerup in the PRCA Steer Roping Rookie of the Year standings

Awards
Owner of the AQHA Steer Roping Horse of the Year - Fannin War Leo (Leo), 2003

Personal
6-0, 170 ... Wife, Candace; sons, Jett and Mack ; daughter, Danlee ... Parents are Dr. Pam and Dan Fisher. Dan is a 16-time NFSR qualifier who is also a rancher/oilman. Pam serves on the Andrews (Texas) School Board ... Vin got interested in rodeo through his dad and grandfather, Marvin. Started roping from horseback at age 7 and began competing in rodeo in 1992 when he was just 11 years old. His brother, J. Tom, also competes in the PRCA, and he has one sister, McKinley Morgan, an attorney .... Graduated from Andrews High School in 1999, where he played basketball and tennis ... Hobbies include basketball and skiing ... Favorite sports team is the NBA's San Antonio Spurs and is a season-ticket holder for the Texas Tech Red Raiders ... Favorite rodeo is the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up ... Favorite movie is Tombstone ... Rodeo idols are his father and grandfather
 
 
 
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