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Chant DeForest

Events: Tie-down Roping, Team Roping
Born: 10/19/1991 Marysville, Calif.
Joined PRCA: 2011
PRCA Career Earnings: $32,435.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Wheatland, Calif.

2016 world standings place: 29th
2016 earnings: $29,812
Education: Western Oklahoma State College (Altus), Feather River College (Quincy, Calif.), Lassen Community College (Susanville, Calif.)

2017 Highlights
• Won the all-around and team roping at the Redding (Calif.) Rodeo, with Bronc Boehnlein
• Won the all-around at the Annual World's Oldest Continuous Rodeo (Payson, Ariz.)

• Won the Mother Lode Round-Up (Sonora, Calif.)
• Won the Folsom (Calif.) Pro Rodeo

Career Highlights
• 2016: Won the all-around and team roping at the Santa Maria (Calif.) Elks Rodeo, with Bronc Boehlein. Won the Norco (Calif.) Mounted Posse Rodeo. 
Won the all-around at the Parada Del Sol (Scottsdale, Ariz.). Won the Santa Barbara (Calif.) Old Spanish Days Stock Horse Show & Rodeo. Co-champion in tie-down roping at the Annual World's Oldest Continuous Rodeo (Payson, Ariz.) 
• 2015: Won the all-around and tie-down roping at the Brawley (Calif.) Cattle Call Rodeo. Won the Stonyford (Calif.) Rodeo, with C.J. DeForest, the Woodlake (Calif.) Lions Rodeo, with Bronc Boehnlein. Won the Marysville (Calif.) Stampede. Finished 66th in the world standing with $18,758
• 2014: Won the Fort Worth (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo with a time of 26.6 seconds on three head. Won the Stonyford (Calif.) Rodeo. Won the all-around and team roping at the Woodlake (Calif.) Lions Rodeo, with Bronc Boehnlein. Won the all-around at the Norco (Calif.) Mounted Posse Rodeo. Finished 45th in the world standings with $27,263
• 2013: Won the Spokane (Wash.) Interstate Rodeo; the Mother Lode Roundup (Sonora, Calif.) and the Marysville (Calif.) Stampede; co-champion at the Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo (Central Point, Ore.). Finished 34th in the world standings with $21,950
• 2012: Won the Marysville (Calif.) Stampede; finished 151st in the world standings with $5,264
• 2011: Won the Santa Maria (Calif.) Rodeo; finished 182nd in the world standings and 10th in the rookie standings with $4,622
• 2010: Won the Sonoma County Wine Country Rodeo (Santa Rosa, Calif.); earned $2,704 on his permit


College National Finals Rodeo tie-down roping champion, 2012, while competing for Western Oklahoma State College (Altus); also finished eighth in the steer wrestling and third in the all-around. Won the short round of the tie-down roping at the 2010 National High School Finals Rodeo

6-2, 200 … Single … Father, Charlie, is a construction worker who used to compete as a team roper; mother, Becky, is a project manager for a construction company; older brother, C.J., is a PRCA tie-down roper and team roping heeler; older sister, Hanna, is a grammar school teacher … Family owns a ranch in Wheatland, Calif. … Chant was named for a horse his father owned and it was the first horse Chant ever rode … Became involved in rodeo after watching his brother compete … Graduated from Marysville (Calif.) High School, where he was a two-year starting quarterback on the football team … Favorite sports team is the Green Bay Packers and favorite athlete is Brett Favre.
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