Team Ropers Qualifying for the 2013 NFR

While teams could still change within the top 15, these 30 ropers will be competing at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas Dec. 5-14. NFR veterans Colby Lovell and Martin Lucero were outside the top 15 until making a last-week-of-the-season surge worth $4,767, pushing them to 14th in the world.

Team Roping (header)
1 Clay Tryan, Billings, Mont. $112,994
2 Kaleb Driggers, Albany, Ga. 105,445
3 Brandon Beers, Powell Butte, Ore. 97,373
4 Erich Rogers, Round Rock, Ariz. 94,863
5 Luke Brown, Stephenville, Texas 79,383
6 Riley Minor, Ellensburg, Wash. 78,672
7 Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas 78,048
8 Nick Sartain, Dover, Okla. 77,243
9 Derrick Begay, Seba Dalkai, Ariz. 76,797
10 Drew Horner, Plano, Texas 72,742
11 Dustin Bird, Cut Bank, Mont. 72,708
12 Turtle Powell, Stephenville, Texas 71,096
13 Charly Crawford, Prineville, Ore. 66,651
14 Colby Lovell, Madisonville, Texas 61,752
15 Justin Van Davis, Madisonville, Texas 60,936

Team Roping (heeler)
1 Jade Corkill, Fallon, Nev. $110,607
2 Travis Graves, Jay, Okla. 110,088
3 Jim Ross Cooper, Monument, N.M. 105,195
4 Cory Petska, Marana, Ariz. 94,762
5 Brady Minor, Ellensburg, Wash. 78,672
6 Patrick Smith, Lipan, Texas 78,048
7 Rich Skelton, Llano, Texas 77,296
8 Cesar de la Cruz, Tucson, Ariz. 76,059
9 Kollin VonAhn, Blanchard, Okla. 74,494
10 Paul Eaves, Lonedell, Mo. 71,884
11 Buddy Hawkins II, Columbus, Kan. 71,781
12 Dugan Kelly, Paso Robles, Calif. 69,403
13 Ryan Motes, Weatherford, Texas 69,218
14 Clay O’Brien Cooper, Gardnerville, Nev. 65,670
15 Martin Lucero, Stephenville, Texas 65,355

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