Team Ropers Leading the 2022 Circuit Standings Heading Into the Summer Season

Here is a full, circuit-by-circuit list of the current ProRodeo circuit leaders as of June 7, 2022.

As the ProRodeo season heats up, PRCA ropers are battling for a top-12 finish in their respective circuit standings.

The year-end circuit champion and the circuit finals champ will qualify for the 2023 NFR Open (formerly titled the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo) hosted by Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where they’ll compete to win the National Circuit Year-End Title.

Here is a full, circuit-by-circuit list of the current leaders as of June 7, 2022:

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Badlands

Jr. Dees – Aurora, SD • $3,536.75

Levi Lord – Sturgis, SD • $3,536.75

2022 Highlights:

  • Tied for second at Rodeo Rapid City

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California

Cody Snow – Los Olivos, CA • $14,400.12

Wesley Thorp – Throckmorton, TX • $14,400.12

2022 Highlights:

  • Won the Springville Sierra Rodeo
  • Won the Lakeside Rodeo

Columbia River

Jeff Flenniken – Caldwell, ID • $3,482.70

Jason Duby – Klamath Falls, OR • $3,670.00

2022 Highlights:

  • Won the High Desert Stampede

First Frontier

Jimmy Healy – Lincoln Univ, PA • $2,245.96

Mike Charles – Schuylkill Haven, PA • $2,438.36

Great Lakes

Dalton Turner – Sidney, AR • $7,206.44

2022 Highlights – Partner Blaine Turner:

  • Tied for first at the Cherokee Chamber PRCA Rodeo
  • Won the Atlantic Pro Rodeo

Clay Clayman – Highlandville, MO • $5,473.89

2022 Highlights – Partner Mason Appleton:

  • Won the Ozark Empire Pro Rodeo
  • Won the Coles Tractor & Equip Regional Rodeo

Montana

Ian Austiguy  – Gallatin Gateway, MT • ​​$941.88

Landon Williams – $2,668.66

Mountain States

Clayton Van Aken – Yoder, WY • $2,866.06

Trey Yates – Pueblo, CO • $2,866.06

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Prairie

Andrew Ward Edmond, OK • $16,824.00

Buddy Hawkins  Columbus, KS • $16,824.00

2022 Highlights:

  • Won the Durant Pro Rodeo
  • Won the Will Rogers Stampede
  • Won the Haysville Saddle Club Rodeo
  • Won second at the Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo

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Southeastern

Braxton Culpepper – Poulan, GA • $18,439.16

Brad Culpepper – Sylvester, GA • $18,439.16

2022 Highlights:

  • Won the Magnolia Stampede
  • Won the Lower Alabama PRCA Rodeo
  • Tied for second at the 94th Annual Arcadia All-Florida Championship Rodeo

Texas

Lightning Aguilera – Athens, TX • $17,455.15

Coleby Payne – Stephenville, TX • $17,455.15

2022 Highlights:

  • Won the Austin Co. Fair & Rodeo
  • Won the Helotes Festival Association Rodeo

Lightning Aguilera: From South Florida to San Antonio

Turquoise

Josh Siggins – Coolidge, AZ • $9,995.00

Junior Zambrano – Nogales, AZ • $8,901.94

2022 Highlights:

  • Won the average at La Fiesta De Los Vaqueros

Wilderness

Justin Fowden – Enoch, UT • $3,216.11

Scott Lauaki – Springville, UT • $2,304.31

2022 Highlights:

  • Won second at the Fort Herriman PRCA Rodeo
  • Won the Cedar City Championship Rodeo