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Caleb Bennett

Events: Bareback Riding
Born: 11/10/1988 Ogden, Utah
Joined PRCA: 2007
PRCA Career Earnings: $1,026,731.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 6 (2012-17)
Current Residence: Tremonton, Utah

2017 world standings place: 6th
2017 WNFR standings place: 4th
2017 WNFR earnings: $88,410
2017 earnings: $195,088
Tour Finale qualifications: 2 (2012, 2014)
RNCFR qualifications: 4 (2013-16)
RNCFR titles: 1 (2014)
Education: Weber State University (Ogden, Utah); Graduated from Utah Valley University with a degree in marketing

2017 Highlights
• Won the Magic Valley Stampede (Filer, Idaho)
• Won the Teepee Creek (Alberta) Stampede
• Won the North Peace Stampede (Grimshaw, Alberta)
• Won the Jerome (Idaho) County Fair And Rodeo
• Won the Iron County Fair and PRCA Rodeo (Parowan, Utah)
• Won the Dixie Roundup (St. George, Utah)

• Co-champion at the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho)
• Co-champion at the Cranbrook (British Columbia) Pro Rodeo

Career Highlights
• 2016: Placed in the first five rounds of the Wrangler NFR to rank fourth in the average. Finished fourth in the world standings with $374,272. Won the Ponoka (Alberta) Stampede, Rodeo Corpus Christi (Texas), the Desertview Pro Rodeo (Castle Dale, Utah), the Innisfail (Alberta) Pro Rodeo, the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Cody, Wyo.), the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Rapid City, S.D.), the Pony Express Rodeo (Eagle Mountain, Utah), the Days of the Old West Rodeo (Delta, Utah), the High Prairie (Alberta) Elks Pro Rodeo, the Jasper (Alberta) Heritage Pro Rodeo, the Okotoks (Alberta) Pro Rodeo, the Dallas Sunstrum Memorial Pro Rodeo (Brooks, Alberta) and the War Bonnet Roundup Rodeo (Idaho Falls, Idaho)
• 2015: Placed in one round of the Wrangler NFR. Won the Strathmore (Alberta) Stampede, the La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.) and the Big Sky ProRodeo Roundup (Great Falls, Mont.). Co-champion at California Rodeo Salinas and the Desertview ProRodeo (Castle Dale, Utah). Finished 15th in the world standings with $99,764
• 2014: Won Round 10 of the Wrangler NFR with an 86.5-point ride on PRCA Bareback Horse of the Year Dirty Jacket and tied for third in Round 6. Won the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Guthrie, Okla.), the Black Hills Stock Show Rodeo (Rapid City, S.D.), the Last Chance Stampede (Helena, Mont.) and the Pincher Creek (Alberta) ProRodeo. Co-champion at the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up, the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo, the That Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo, the Whoop-Up Days (Lethbridge, Alberta) and the Walla Walla (Wash.) Frontier Days. Finished 12th in the world with $111,299
• 2013: Won Round 1 of the Wrangler NFR with an 85.5-point ride on Wise Guy of Pete Carr’s Classic Pro Rodeo and placed in five other rounds to finish fifth in the average and rise from 15th place to eighth in the final world standings with earnings of $131,277. Won the RAM Wilderness Circuit Finals Rodeo (Heber City, Utah), the Golden Spike Rodeo (Tremonton, Utah), the Okotoks (Alberta) ProRodeo, the Arcadia All-Florida Championship Rodeo, the Summit County Fair Rodeo (Coalville, Utah), the Cedar City (Utah) PRCA Championship Rodeo and the Days of the Old West Rodeo (Delta, Utah). Co-champion at the Amarillo (Texas) Tri-State Fair Rodeo, the Grand Prairie (Alberta) Stompede and the Utah’s Own Rodeo (Salt Lake City)
• 2012: Won Round 7 of the Wrangler NFR with an 85-point ride on Frontier Rodeo’s Times Up, placed in three other rounds and finished seventh in the average standings at his first Wrangler NFR and seventh in the world standings. Won the Guy Weadick Days (High River, Alberta); That Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo, the Santa Maria (Calif.) Elks Rodeo, the Cedar City (Utah) PRCA Championship Rodeo, the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo (Vernal, Utah), the Summit County Fair Rodeo (Coalville, Utah) and the Cache County Fair and Rodeo (Logan, Utah). Co-champion at The Days of ‘47 Rodeo (Salt Lake City, Utah), the Livingston (Mont.) Roundup and the Bonnyville (Alberta) ProRodeo
• 2011: Co-champion at the Poway (Calif.) Rodeo; the Barstow (Calif.) Boys & Girls Club PRCA Rodeo, Sheriff’s PRCA Rodeo (San Bernardino, Calif.). Finished 35th in the world standings with $26,199
• 2010: Won the Lea County Fair & Rodeo (Lovington, N.M.), the Woodlake (Calif.) Lions Rodeo, the Caribou County Fair & Rodeo (Grace, Idaho) and the Mountain Valley Stampede (Heber City, Utah); finished 27th in the world standings with $34,085
• 2009: Won the Fort Herriman Memorial PRCA Rodeo (Herriman, Utah); finished 30th in the world standings with $24,596
• 2008: Won the World’s Oldest Continuous Rodeo (Payson, Ariz.), the Ramona (Calif.) Rodeo, the Fort Herriman Memorial PRCA Rodeo (Herriman, Utah), the Glenville (Calif.) Roundup Rodeo, the Crooked River Roundup (Prineville, Ore.) and the Summit County Fair & Rodeo (Coalville, Utah). Co-champion at the Lehi (Utah) Rodeo, the Fort Dalles Pro Rodeo (The Dalles, Ore.) and the Helzapoppin’ PRCA Rodeo (Buckeye, Ariz.). Finished 17th in the world standings with $48,593
National High School Finals Rodeo bareback riding champion, 2007 (qualified for NHSFR all four years). Qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo as a freshman, 2008 

5-8, 155 … Single … Parents are Bob and Claudine Caldwell; Bob shoes horses and works on oil rigs … Older brother, Dustin, was a two-time Utah high school state champion steer wrestler who resumed competing in PRCA rodeos in 2008 after serving a mission with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Calgary, Alberta. Caleb also has a younger brother, Cooper, and three younger sisters, Sydney, Janee and Mackenzie … Graduated from Bear River High School (Tremonton, Utah) in May 2008 … Got started in rodeo through his mother, who was a barrel racer … Hobbies include leatherwork and going to the gym … Favorite movies are the “Pirates of the Caribbean” series and he likes pop music … National Western Stock Show & Rodeo in Denver is his favorite rodeo
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