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Jake Watson

Events: Saddle Bronc riding
Born: 4/9/1993 Hudson's Hope, British Columbia
Joined PRCA: 2014
PRCA Career Earnings: $226,501.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 1 (2016)
Current Residence: Hudson's Hope, British Columbia

2016 world standings place: 5th
2016 WNFR standings place: 2nd
2016 WNFR earnings: $136,006
2016 earnings: $204,102
Education: Oklahoma Panhandle State (Goodwell)

2016 Highlights

• Placed in seven rounds to rank second at the Wrangler NFR. Climbed from 15th to fifth in the WEATHERGUARD PRCA World Standings. 
• Won the San Antonio (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo
• Won the NILE ProRodeo (Billings, Mont.)
• Won the Manitoba (Morris) Stampede
• Won the Bruce (Alberta) Stampede
• Won the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots
• Won the Okotoks (Alberta) Pro Rodeo
• Co-champion at the Nicola Valley Pro Rodeo (Merritt, British Columbia)
• Co-champion at Parada Del Sol (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
• Co-champion at the North Peace Stampede (Grimshaw, Alberta)
Career Highlights
• 2015: Won the Boundary County Pro Rodeo (Bonner’s Ferry, Idaho); the Teepee Creek (Alberta) Stampede; the Marias River Stampede (Shelby, Mont.) and the PRCA Kootenai River Rodeo (Libby, Mont.). Finished 49th in the world standings with $19,475
• 2014: Won the PRCA Kootenai River Rodeo (Libby, Mont.). Earned $6,945 while competing on his PRCA permit
• 2013: Won the Walker County Fair & Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas). Earned $2,181 while competing on his PRCA permit

Qualified for the 2013 College National Finals Rodeo in saddle bronc riding and finished third in the nation while competing for Oklahoma Panhandle State (Goodwell), helping OPSU win the 2013 CNFR team national title

5-6, 155 … single … Father, Darwin, and mother, Angie, own and operate the W6 Contracting business in Hudson’s Hope ... Older brothers Mac and Luke work as guide outfitters; older sisters, Jody, Caitlin and Kayle work in the oilfield … Jake started rodeoing at age 6 … favorite music is 1980s country and favorite artist is Ian Tyson … Favorite sports team is Calgary flames … Favorite athlete is Jerome Iginla …. Favorite movie “Jeremiah Johnson” … Favorite restaurant is Olive Garden
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