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Tyler Waguespack


Events: Steer Wrestling
Born: 12/19/1990 Gonzales, La.
Joined PRCA: 2012
PRCA Career Earnings: $561,072.00
World Titles Won: 1
WNFR Qualifications: 2 (2015-16)
Current Residence: Gonzales, La.

2016 world standings place: 1st
2016 WNFR standings place: 1st
2016 WNFR earnings: $213,218
2016 earnings: $298,676
Wrangler NFR average titles: 1 (2016)
RNCFR qualifications: 1 (2013)
Tour Finale qualifications: 1 (2015)

Professional
2016 Highlights

• Won the world title and the average by splitting the win in three rounds and placing in eight rounds of the Wrangler NFR. Waguespack set a new single-season steer wrestling total money record by finishing the year with $298,676. He also won the RAM Top Gun Award for most money earned at the Wrangler NFR, $213,218. 
• Won the All-American ProRodeo Finals (Waco, Texas)
• Won the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo
• Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Kissimmee, Fla.)
• Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Rapid City, S.D.)
• Won at the Wrangler Champion Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Spanish Fork, Utah)
• Won the Oakdale (Calif.) Saddle Club Rodeo
• Won the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo
• Won the Walker County Fair & Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas)
• Won the Georgia National Jr. Livestock Show & Rodeo (Perry, Ga.)
• Won the Southern Miss Coca-Cola Classic Rodeo ((Hattiesburg, Miss.)
• Won the ABC Pro Rodeo (Lubbock, Texas)
• Won the Mountain Valley Stampede (Heber City, Utah)
• Co-champion at the Four States Fair & Rodeo (Texarkana, Ark.)
Career Highlights
• 2015: Won Round 7 and placed in two other rounds at his first Wrangler NFR. Won the Red Bluff (Calif.) Round-Up, the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo, the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup, the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo (Abilene, Kan.) and the Central Arkansas PRCA Rodeo (El Paso). Co-champion at the Eugene (Ore.) ProRodeo. Finished 11th in the world standings with $135,591
• 2014: Won the West Texas Fair & Rodeo (Abilene), the Home of Champions Rodeo (Red Lodge, Mont.), the Bennington (Kan.) PRCA Rodeo, the Rusk County PRCA Rodeo (Henderson, Texas) and the Bowie (Texas) PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Cassia County Fair & Rodeo (Burley, Idaho). Finished 22nd in the world standings with $45,968
• 2013: Won the Odessa Rodeo & Festival (Tampa, Fla.) and the North Idaho Fair & Rodeo (Coeur d' Alene); finished 36th in the world standings with $31,993
• 2012: Won the RAM Southeastern Circuit Finals Rodeo (Davie, Fla.), the Trinity Valley Exposition (Liberty, Texas), the Mid-Winter Fair & Rodeo (Lafayette, La.), the Crosby (Texas) Fair & Rodeo and the Bryan (Texas) Breakfast Lions Club PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the SW District Fat Stock Show (Lake Charles, La.). Finished sixth in the rookie standings and 57th in the world with $20,041

Amateur

Three-time qualifier for the National High School Rodeo after winning the Louisiana State High School Championships in 2008-10

Personal
6-1, 190 … Single … Parents, Michael and Vicki Waguespack; sisters, Joanie, Tobie and Mandie. Michael was a PRCA steer wrestler in the 1990s and still occasionally hazes for Tyler; cousin Randi Robert qualified for the National High School Finals Rodeo … Started competing in bulldogging and tie-down roping while in junior high school … Enjoys hunting and fishing … Graduated from East Ascension High School in Gonzales, La., in a class of about 300 … Four-time World Champion Steer Wrestler Ote Berry is a mentor … Favorite rodeos are Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days and California Rodeo Salinas … Favorite movie is Step Brothers
 
 
 
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