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Hayes Smith

Events: Team Roping
Born: 5/20/1993 Medford, Ore.
Joined PRCA: 2015
PRCA Career Earnings: $132,885.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Central Point, Ore.

2019 world standings place: 119th
2019 earnings: $10,659

2020 Highlights - Evan Arnold

• Won the Big Timber (Mont.) Weekly Rodeo (Aug. 12th)
• Won the Salmon (Idaho) Stampede PRCA Rodeo
• Co-champion at the Pony Express Rodeo (Eagle Mountain, Utah)
Career Highlights
• 2019: Won the Molalla (Ore.) Buckeroo Rodeo, with Russell Cardoza
• 2018: (Partner Justin Davis) Won the Livermore (Calif.) Rodeo. Finished 39th in the world standings with $36,781
• 2017: Won the Washington (Puyallup) State Fair Pro Rodeo, with Clint Summers. Won the Columbia River Circuit Finals Rodeo (Yakima, Wash.) with Russell Cardoza. Won the Avi River Stampede PRCA Rodeo (Fort Mohave, Ariz.) with Bruce Reidhead. Won the Central Point (Ore.) Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo with Clay O’Brien Cooper. Won the Fallon County Fair & Rodeo (Baker, Mont.), Justin Davis, the Farm-City Rodeo (Hermiston, Ore.) and the War Bonnet Roundup Rodeo (Idaho Falls, Idaho). Finished 18th in the world standings with $61,949 
• 2016: Finished 70th in the world standings with $17,422. Won the Spokane (Wash.) Interstate Rodeo with B.J. Campbell. Split the win at the Central Point (Ore.) Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo with C.J. Cash.
• 2015: Ranked 179th in the world standings with $5,218.

• Won the Texas Tech College Rodeo (Lubbock) in 2011

6-2, 175 … Parents Don Elms and Melissa Smith, brother Riley … Got into rodeo when he was 7 years old because his dad ropes … Describes his roping style as “a little on edge” …Central Point, Ore., is his favorite rodeo because he won is two years in a row (2016-17) … Looks up to seven-time world champion Clay O’Brien Cooper … Played baseball, basketball, and football while attending Crater High School in Central Point, Ore., where he graduated in 2011 with a class of 40 students … Hayes and his dad both shoe horses for a living, and his mom is a dental assistant at a veteran’s hospital … Enjoys roping, salmon fishing, playing cards, and golfing … Is a fan of the Denver Broncos … Listens to Chris LeDoux … Favorite food is sushi
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