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Jade Corkill

Events: Team Roping (Heeling)
Born: 8/22/1987 Fallon, Nev.
Joined PRCA: 2006
PRCA Career Earnings: $1,892,550.00
World Titles Won: 3 (2012-14)
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 10 (2008-15, 2017, 2019)
Current Residence: Fallon, Nev.

2019 world standings place: 4th
2019 Wrangler NFR standings place: 6th
2019 Wrangler NFR earnings: $118,308
2019 earnings: $226,946
WNFR average titles: 1 (2014)
Education: Feather River College (Quincy, Calif.)

Career Highlights- Partner Clay Smith

• 2019: (Partner Clay Smith) Won Round 2 and placed in five rounds to rank sixth in the average with 47.3 seconds on eight head at the Wrangler NFR. Won the team roping and co-champion in all-around at the Apache (Okla.) Stampede, the Greeley (Colo.) Stampede, the Eugene (Ore.) Pro Rodeo and the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.). Co-champion at the Kansas (Phillipsburg) Biggest Rodeo. Won the Oakdale (Calif.) Saddle Club Rodeo, with Luke Brown
• 2018: Won the West Texas (Abilene) Fair & Rodeo, with Colby Lovell
• 2017: (Partner Clay Tryan) Won the Tri-State Rodeo (Fort Madison, Iowa), the Ogden (Utah) Pioneer Days and the Yellowstone River Round-Up (Billings, Mont.). Co-champion at the New Mexico (Albuquerque) State Fair & Rodeo and the Gooding (Idaho) Pro Rodeo. Finished 10th in the world standings with $153,999
• 2016: Did not compete 
• 2015: (Partner Clay Tryan)Placed in three rounds at the Wrangler NFR. Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge (Kissimmee, Fla.), the Wrangler Champions Challenge (Rapid City, S.D.), the Wrangler Champions Challenge (Redding (Calif.), the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo, the Spanish Fork (Utah) Wrangler Champions Challenge, the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.), the Colorado State Fair & Rodeo (Pueblo) and the Johnson County Sheriff's Posse PRCA Rodeo (Cleburne, Texas). Co-champion at the Justin Boots Playoffs (Puyallup, Wash.), the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up and the New Mexico State Fair & Rodeo (Albuquerque) 
• 2014: Placed in seven of 10 rounds at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo en route to winning the average title, his third gold buckle and setting a single-season earnings record for his event of $220,058. Won the Redding (Calif.) Rodeo; the San Angelo (Texas) Rodeo and the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo
• 2013: Tied for the win in Round 7 of the Wrangler NFR with a time of 4.1 seconds and placed in four other rounds to wrap up his second consecutive world championship with $178,057 in total earnings. Won the Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days; the Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo; the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Oklahoma City, Okla.), with Shane Erickson; the Horse Heaven Round-Up Rodeo (Kennewick, Wash.); the Rowell Ranch Rodeo (Hayward, Calif.) and the Eugene (Ore.) ProRodeo. Won the all-around and team roping at the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo. Co-champion at the Austin County Fair and Rodeo (Bellville, Texas), with Zayne Dishion
• 2012: (Partner Kaleb Driggers) Won Round 10 of the Wrangler NFR in a time of 4.0, earned a share of first place in Round 1 and placed in four other rounds in between to win his first gold buckle with season earnings of $190,797. Won the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo; Rodeo Austin; the Grand National Rodeo (San Francisco, Calif.), with Justin Wade Davis; the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Days (Colorado Springs, Colo.); the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho); the Kitsap Stampede (Bremerton, Wash.) and the Kern County Fair Rodeo (Bakersfield, Calif.), with Wade Wheatley. Won the all-around and was co-champion in the team roping at the Rowell Ranch Rodeo (Hayward, Calif.), with Zayne Dishion
• 2011: (Partner Chad Masters) Won Rounds 9 and 10 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and placed in three 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 and the Kern County Fair Rodeo (Bakersfield, Calif.), with Wade Wheatley. Co-champion at the Mother Lode Round-up (Sonora, Calif.), with Britt Williams. Finished fourth in the world standings with $152,976
• 2010: (Partner Chad Masters) Placed in four rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, including a win in Round 10 with a time of 3.9 seconds. Finished fifth 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 Chad Masters) Won Round 9 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo 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 and finished fourth in the world standings with $157,532. 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)
• 2008: Placed in seven of 10 rounds of the Wrangler NFR with Luke Brown and finished third in the average. Finished second in the world standings to fellow Nevadan Randon Adams with $166,673. (Partner Chad Masters) Won RodeoHouston; the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo and the Larimer County Fair & Rodeo (Loveland, Colo.). Won the Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo (first round, Tour Playoffs), with Jake Stanley
• 2007: Won the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo, with Chris Lawson
• 2006: Won the Kit Carson County Fair & Rodeo (Burlington, Colo.), with Blaine Linaweaver; won the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour and average title at Rodeo Austin (Texas), with Matt Tyler; co-champion at the Brawley (Calif.) Cattle Call Rodeo, with Logan Olson
Nevada high school team roping and tie-down roping champion, 2005. World Junior Team Roping champion (with Joel Bach), 2005

PRCA Team Roping (heeler) Rookie of the Year, 2006. Horse Fine Snip of Doc " Cave Man" voted AQHA/PRCA Team Roping Heeling Horse of the Year, 2010 and again in 2012

6-1, 215 ... Wife, Haley (married April 28, 2013); sons, Colby (born Feb. 28, 2011) and Kelton (born Feb. 14, 2014) ... Graduated from high school in May 2006 after being home schooled ... Jade bought his permit in August 2005, when he turned 18,  and competed at about five rodeos in California before filling his permit ... Roped his first steer, a wooden one, in the family living room when he was 1 year old and won his first check at age 6 ... Primary competition horse is Cave Man ... Sister, Bailey, competed in rodeo for the University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) ... Favorite rodeo is Rodeo California Salinas
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