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Jr. Dees

Events: Team Roping (Header)
Born: 11/15/1997 Yuma, Ariz.
Joined PRCA: 2016
PRCA Career Earnings: $38,789.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Aurora, S.D.

2016 world standings place: 29th
2016 earnings: $38,789
RNCFR qualifications: 0

2016 Highlights

• Won the Western Fest Stampede Rodeo (Granite Falls, Minn.), with Matt Zancanella  
• Won the Ashley (N.D.) Rodeo, with Matt Zancanella 
• Won Walla Walla (Wash.) Frontier Days, with Matt Zancanella 
• Co-champion at the Richland County Fair and Rodeo (Sidney, Mont.), with Matt Zancanella 

Career Highlights
• 2016: Qualified for the RAM Badlands Circuit Finals Rodeo by ranking second in the circuit with $14,095; co-champion in Round 2 of the Cheyenne (Wyo) Frontier Days Rodeo with Matt Zancanella 

• Competed in high school rodeos 

6-0, 175 … Parents Elvenee and Nina Dees, sisters, Phyliss and Alexis … Full name is Elvenee Dees Jr., his nickname is Jr. since he is named after his dad … Got into rodeo because his dad was a PRCA team roper and his entire family participates in rodeos … Started competing in 2008 when he was 11 years old … Graduated from Bookings (S.D.) High School in 2016 with a class of 180 students … Trains horses for a living … The Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up is his favorite rodeo because the arena has grass … Describes his roping style as aggressive … Practices roping and rides horses all day when at home … Looks up to team roper and tie-down roper Clay Smith … Plays basketball while traveling to rodeos … Enjoys watching the Dallas Cowboys … Favorite food is steak … Favorite movie is Pistol Pete – Birth of a Legend … Favorite book is “The Inner Game of Tennis” 
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