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Chad Masters


Events: Team Roping (Heading)
Born: 2/3/1981 Nashville, Tenn.
Joined PRCA: 2001
PRCA Career Earnings: $1,707,988.00
World Titles Won: 2 (2007, 2012)
WNFR Qualifications: 10 (2003-04, 2006-12, 2015)
Current Residence: Clarksville, Tenn.

2016 world standings place: Did not compete
Wrangler NFR average titles: 2 (2006, 2012)
Tour Finale titles: 1
   Championship: 2003
Tour Finale qualifications: 15
   Winter: 2002-04, 2006
   Summer: 2004, 2006
   Championship: 2003, 2006-07, 2009-12, 2014-15
RNCFR qualifications: 1 (2005)

Professional
2017 Highlights
• Won the Springville (Calif.) Sierra Rodeo, with Travis Graves
• Co-champion at the Franklin (Tenn.) Rodeo, with Justin Fox

Career Highlights

• 2015: Placed in three rounds at the Wrangler NFR. Won the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo, the Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo and the Missoula (Mont.) Stampede. Co-champion at the Lea County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Lovington, N.M.). Finished 10th in the world standings with $150,889
• 2014: (Partner Kory Koontz) Won the Texas Stampede (Allen); the Guadalupe County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Seguin, Texas) and the Lynden (Wash.) PRCA Rodeo, with Clay O'Brien Cooper. Co-champion at the Sheridan (Wyo.) WYO Rodeo, with Clay O'Brien Cooper. Finished 16th in the world standings with $64,942
• 2013: (Partner Randon Adams) Won the Larimer County Fair & Rodeo (Loveland, Colo.); the Sheriff's PRCA Rodeo (San Bernardino, Calif.); the North Idaho Fair & Rodeo (Coeur D'Alene, Idaho); the West Texas Fair & Rodeo (Abilene, Texas) and the St. George (Utah) Lions Dixie Roundup. Finished 18th in the world standings with $55,612
• 2012: (Partner Clay O'Brien Cooper) Placed in five rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and won the NFR average title in a time of 73.4 seconds on 10 head en route to his second gold buckle, finishing with $196,099. Won the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo; the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede; the Dodge City (Kan.) Round-Up; the Walla Walla (Wash.) Frontier Days and the Norco (Calif.) Mounted Posse Rodeo
• 2011: (Partner Jade Corkill) Won Rounds 9 and 10 of the Wrangler NFR and placed in four other rounds. Won the American Royal Rodeo (Kansas City, Mo.); the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo; the Greeley (Colo.) Independence Stampede; the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo (Abilene, Kan.); the Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo; the Norco (Calif.) Mounted Posse Rodeo; the Franklin (Tenn.) Rodeo, with Josh Patton. Finished fourth in the world standings with $150,013 
 
• 2010: (Partner Jade Corkill) Placed in four rounds of the Wrangler NFR, including a win in Round 10 with a time of 3.9 seconds. Finished fourth in the world standings with $164,456. Won the 100th Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up; the 100th California Rodeo Salinas; the Dodge City (Kan.) Round-Up; the Walker County Fair & Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas); the Livingston (Mont.) Round-Up and the Deadwood (S.D.) Days of '76 Rodeo
• 2009: (Partner Jade Corkill) Won Round 9 of the Wrangler NFR with a world record time of 3.3 seconds; placed in three additional rounds. Broke the record for regular-season earnings by a team roper with $127,749. Won the Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days Rodeo; the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo; the Lea County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Lovington, N.M.);  the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho); the Central Wyoming Fair & Rodeo (Casper); the Livermore (Calif.) Rodeo; the Norco (Calif.) Mounted Posse Rodeo and the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo (Abilene, Kan.). (Partner Michael Jones) Won the SandHills Stock Show & Rodeo (Odessa, Texas) and the National Western Stock Show & Rodeo (Denver). Finished third in the world standings with $167,004
• 2008: Placed in four of 10 rounds of the Wrangler NFR and won the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo, with Michael Jones. Won RodeoHouston; the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo and the Larimer County Fair & Rodeo (Loveland, Colo.), with Jade Corkill. Finished 11th in the world standings with $108,918
• 2007: Placed in five rounds of the Wrangler NFR with Allen Bach en route to finishing second in the average standings and winning the world championship with $183,102. Won the Franklin (Tenn.) Rodeo, with Tom Bourne; the Home of Champions Rodeo (Red Lodge, Mont.), with Allen Bach; the Heart of the North Rodeo (Spooner, Wisc.), with Britt Bockius, and Kansas’ Biggest Rodeo (Phillipsburg, Kan.), with Bockius
• 2006: Won the Wrangler NFR average title, with Allen Bach, in a time of 88.5 seconds on 10 head. Won the second and third rounds with times of 4.5 and 4.3 seconds, respectively. Won $98,714 at the Wrangler NFR, setting a team roping earnings record and finished second in the world standings with $151,403. (Partner Cole Bigbee) Won the Southwestern International Livestock Show & Rodeo (El Paso, Texas); the Walla Walla (Wash.) Fair & Frontier Days; the Farm-City Pro Rodeo (Hermiston, Ore.) and the Dodge City (Kan.) Roundup
• 2005: Won the Heart O’ Texas Fair and Rodeo (Waco) with Boogie Ray; the Santa Barbara (Calif.) Old Spanish Days Stock Horse Show & Rodeo and the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede, with Dugan Kelly. Finished the year 16th in the world with $38,451
• 2004: Won the National Western Stock Show & Rodeo (Denver) and the Walker County Fair and Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas) with Michael Jones. Placed in five rounds at the Wrangler NFR, with Dugan Kelly, tying for first in Round 9 with a time of 3.8 seconds and Round 10 with a 4.0-second run; finished eighth in the world with $104,720
• 2003: (Partner Michael Jones) Won the Tour Championships (Dallas); the Walker County Fair & Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas); the Grand National Rodeo (San Francisco) and the Kitsap County Fair Stampede (Bremerton, Wash.). Shared win in Round 10 of the Wrangler NFR with a 4.4-second run. Finished eighth in the world standings with $98,862
• 2002: Qualified for the Winter Tour Finale (Las Vegas), with Michael Harris, reaching the semifinal round, and won the Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo (Garden City, Kan.); finished 17th in the world with $46,796

Amateur
Tennessee high school rodeo team roping champion, 1996-99; tie-down roping champion, 1998-99

Personal
5-8, 155 ... Single … Hobbies include movies and training horses ... Attended Jo Byrns School in Cedar Hill, Tenn. … Got involved in rodeo through his dad, Bobby, who roped calves. Started team roping at age 8 … His father trains horses now, but worked for Pepsi for 30 years. His mother, Debbie, also aided in his success by opening the roping chute every day during practice. She works at the post office … Rodeo competitors he most admires are Speed Williams, Trevor Brazile and Kevin Stewart ... Owns a ranch in Lipan, Texas, with a house, barn, arena and a couple of sheds ... His primary competition horse is the 14-year-old gelding I'm A Two Eyed Con "Cody" ... Underwent surgery on March 26, 2008, to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered at  the Fort Worth (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo; he also had a strained medial collateral ligament and two cracks in his kneecap. Was in first place in the PRCA World Standings at the time of the surgery, having won RodeoHouston with Jade Corkill four days earlier ... Injured his left knee on March 1, 2013 at the Timed Event Championship of the World in Guthrie, Okla.
 
 
 
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