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Chance Kelton


Events: Steer Roping, Team Roping (Heading)
Born: 5/17/1975 Mayer, Ariz.
Joined PRCA: 1994
PRCA Career Earnings: $909,970.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 3 (TR 1998-2000)
Current Residence: Mayer, Ariz.

2015 world standings places: 30th (SR)
2015 earnings: $15,042
NFSR qualifications: 5 (2009-12, 2014)
Tour Finale qualifications: 3
   Winter: 2000, 2004
   Summer: 2004
NCFSR qualifications: 3 (2012-14)
Education: Central Arizona College (Coolidge)
Professional
• Won the Wild, Wild West ProRodeo (Silver City, N.M.)
Career Highlights
• 2015: Finished
• 2014: Placed in two rounds of the Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping (Mulvane, Kan.) on his way to finishing third in the average and ninth in the final world standings. Won the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo, the SandHills Stock Show & Rodeo (Odessa, Texas) and the Walla Walla (Wash.) Frontier Days. Finished 9th in the world standings with $51,517
• 2013: Finished 32nd in the world standings with $13,696
• 2012: Won Round 5 of the Clem McSpadden NFSR in 10.8 seconds and placed in three other rounds. Won the steer roping at the West of the Pecos (Texas) Rodeo; the Dodge City (Kan.) Round-Up and the Wild, Wild West ProRodeo (Silver City, N.M.). Won the all-around and steer roping at the Safford (Ariz.) ProRodeo, May 25. Won the all-around at the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup and the Spokane (Wash.) Interstate Rodeo. Finished ninth in the world standings with $44,007
• 2011: Won the first round and finished sixth in the average at the Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days Rodeo. Won the first round and finished fourth in the average at the Ram Turquoise Circuit Finals Rodeo (Las Cruces, N.M.). Placed second in the average with a time of 116.5 seconds on nine head at the Clem McSpadden NFSR (Guthrie, Okla.); won the third round in 11.5 seconds placed in four other rounds. Finished sixth in the steer roping world standings with $55,502 and 12th in the all-around
• 2010: Placed in three rounds of the Clem McSpadden NFSR (Guthrie, Okla.). Won the all-around and the steer roping at the Capitol Legends PRCA Rodeo (Fort Pierre, S.D.); finished 10th in the world standings with $40,869
• 2009: Won Round 5 of the Clem McSpadden NFSR (Guthrie, Okla.) with a time of 9.8 seconds and Round 6 in 11.1 seconds; placed in three additional rounds en route to finishing second in the NFSR average and third in the world standings with $66,793. He was seventh in the all-around world standing with $80,644. Won the steer roping titles at the West of the Pecos Rodeo (Pecos, Texas) and the Johnson County Sheriff's Posse PRCA Rodeo (Cleburne, Texas)
• 2008: (Partner Boogie Ray) Won the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo and Nebraska's Big Rodeo (Burwell, Neb.). Finished 18th in the all-around world standings with $51,754, 22nd in steer roping with $16,525 and 27th in team roping with $35,229
• 2007: (Partner Boogie Ray) Won the World's Oldest Continuous Rodeo (Payson, Ariz.)
• 2005: (Partner Caleb Twisselman) Won the Poway (Calif.) Coors Rodeo
• 2004: (Partner Boogie Ray) Finished second at the Winter Tour Finale (Las Vegas); finished 16th in the world with $41,216
• 2003: Finished 39th in the team roping world standings with $16,599
• 2001: (Partner Brent Lockett) Won the Molalla (Ore.) Buckeroo Rodeo; the Kitsap County Fair & Rodeo (Bremerton, Wash.) and the Lea County Fair & Rodeo (Lovington, N.M)
• 2000: (Partner Brent Lockett) Won the Oakley (Utah) Independence Day Rodeo and the Angelina County Benefit Rodeo (Lufkin, Texas); was the Winter Tour Finale runner-up, with Bucky Campbell; finished 14th in the world standings with $57,978
• 1999: (Partner Brent Lockett) Placed in five rounds of the National Finals Rodeo; finished sixth in the average and eighth in the world with earnings of $73,265
• 1998: (Partner Brent Lockett) Finished third in the world standings with $110,379; placed in seven rounds at the NFR and was second in the average. Won the Original Coors Rodeo Showdown (Phoenix, Ariz.); the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede; the Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo; the Dodge City (Kan.) Roundup and the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up
Awards
His horse "Bullseye" was voted the AQHA/PRCA Steer Roping Horse of the Year in 2012
Amateur
National High School Finals Rodeo team roping champion, 1993

Personal
6-2, 200 … Wife, Tammy, is a teacher; daughter, Kenzie; son, Ketch … Hobbies include fishing and skiing … Graduated from Mayer High School with just 36 students … Parents are Willy and Phillis, and he has one brother, Clay …  Favorite sports team is the Sacramento Kings … Rodeo idol is his dad
 
 
 
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