Jackie Crawford is Richest Woman in WCRA History
Jackie Crawford consistently breaks records and (metaphorical, not physical) barriers.
With a time of 7.08 seconds, Martha Angelone and Jackie Crawford each earned their first-ever WRWC Team Roping Championship. Photo courtesy of the WCRA.

With Jackie Crawford’s $60,000 Women’s Rodeo World Championship heeling title behind Martha Angelone on May 20, she became the richest single female in the World Champions Rodeo Alliance’s history with a total of $279,674 won since November 2018.

Jackie Crawford big check
Crawford’s first WCRA major check for $50,000 at the Windy City Roundup in Chicago. | WCRA Photo by Bullstock Media

Crawford won the WCRA’s Windy City Roundup in 2019, marking the first $50,000 check paid to a breakaway roper in history. She’s won 54 total checks at WCRA events, with the largest coming May 20 on the heel side.

“I think the WCRA catapulted the breakaway to a whole different level in all associations, and they’ve raised the bar for women in every event,” Crawford, 41, of Stephenville, Texas, said. “They were the first ones to bring breakaway to the mainstream. They made it immediately equal money. It completely changed the game of the breakaway roping. They didn’t have to be convinced that making it equal was the right thing to do.”

@teamropingjournal @Martha Angelone and @Jackie Crawford clinched a $60,000 win at the Women’s Rodeo World Championship with this 7.08-second run in the Triple Crown of Rodeo Round. Story to follow in bio. #TeamRoping #Cowgirl #GirlsWhoRope #JackieCrawford #MarthaAngelone @The Breakaway Roping Journal #WRWC #BreakawayRoping #Rodeo #RopingTok ♬ Run This Town

Crawford has been able to nominate her regular ProRodeo and jackpot competition to count toward the WCRA’s leaderboards, making competing for big money at the WCRA’s majors a no-brainer.

“The WCRA just fits into what we’re already doing,” Crawford said. “And it’s been such a blessing to me and my family.” TRJ

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