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Joe Beaver

Events: Team Roping (Heading), Tie-down Roping
Born: 10/13/1965 Victoria, Texas
Joined PRCA: 1985
PRCA Career Earnings: $3,094,415.00
World Titles Won: 8 (AA 1995-96, 2000; TD 1985, 1987-88, 1992-93)
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 22 (TD 1985-88, 1990-98, 2000-01, 2003-04, 2006; TR 1997, 2000, 2002, 2006)
Current Residence: Huntsville, Texas

2019 world standings place: 204th (TR-header)
2019 earnings: $5,519 (TR)
Wrangler NFR average titles: 4 (TD 1987-88, 1992, 1996)

Career Highlights
• 2018: Won the Ropin Dreams Cowboy Fellowship PRCA Rodeo (Jourdanton, Texas), with McCoy Profili. Finished 72nd in the team roping world standings with $18,633
• 2017: (Partner McCoy Profili) Won the Peace River ProRodeo Classic (Wauchula, Fla.), the Tops In Texas (Jacksonville) Rodeo and the Wahoo (Neb.) Saddle Club PRCA Rodeo. Finished 90th in the team roping world standings with $16,436
• 2016: (Partner McCoy Profili) Won the Tri-State Rodeo (Fort Madison, Iowa), the Florida Gateway Pro Rodeo (Lake City, Fla.), the Davie (Fla.) Pro Rodeo, the Red Desert Roundup (Rock Springs, Wyo.), the Crowley's Ridge Saddle Club Charity Rodeo (Forrest City, Ark.) and the PRCA Rose City Round-Up (Tyler, Texas). Finished 45th in the the world standings with $26,830
• 2015: Finished 201st in the world standings in team roping with $4,336
• 2014: Won the Edgewood (Iowa) Days PRCA Rodeo, the Killdeer (N.D.) Mountain Roundup, the Isanti (Minn.) Firefighters Rodeo, the Energy Town ProRodeo (Gillette, Wyo.) and the Seward County PRCA Rodeo (Liberal, Kan.), Aug. 15. Co-champion at the Crystal Springs Rodeo (Clear Lake, S.D.). Became the fifth man to surpass $3 million in PRCA career earnings when he and Reno Gonzales finished fifth in the team roping average at the Fort Worth (Texas) Stock Show Rodeo. Finished 68th in the world standings with $15,854
• 2013: (Partner Reno Gonzales) Won the Grimes County Fair (Navasota, Texas) and the Steamboat Springs (Colo.) ProRodeo Series-July 12-13 ; co-champion at the Freedom (Okla.) Rodeo and Old Cow Hand Reunion. Finished 74th in the world standings with $13,025
• 2012: Finished 101st in team roping (header) world standings with $8,800
• 2011: Finished 200th in the world standings with $3,309
• 2010: Finished 98th in the team roping world standings with $9,668
• Fourth on the PRCA's career earnings list with $2,973,352 (through 2010)
• Inducted into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in 2002
• 2009: Won all-around titles at La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.); the Buc Days Pro Rodeo (Corpus Christi, Texas) and  the Old Fort Days Rodeo (Fort Smith, Ark.). Finished 23rd in the all-around world standings with $34,389 and 43rd in the tie-down roping with $22,630
• 2008: Won the all-around titles at the Greeley (Colo.) Independence Stampede; the Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo and the Farm-City Pro Rodeo (Hermiston, Ore.). Won the team roping at the Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo (Central Point, Ore.) with Justin Davis. Finished 16th in all-around world standings
• 2007: Missed entire season following hip surgery in December 2006
• 2006: Won all-around title at the Wrangler NFR after winning $127,915 during the 10-day competition. He placed in five rounds in team roping (with Cole Bigbee), winning Rounds 9 and 10 with times of 4.4 and 3.9 seconds, respectively. In tie-down roping, he placed in seven of the 10 rounds, winning Round 1 with a time of 7.7 seconds. Won all-around crowns at the Last Chance Bonanza (Brookings, S.D.); the Southwestern International Livestock Show & Rodeo (El Paso, Texas); the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up and the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo; won team roping titles (with Marty Becker) at the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo; the IPE & Stampede (Armstrong, British Columbia) and the Hamel (Minn.) Rodeo and Bull Ridin,’ and was co-champion at the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up. Won the tie-down roping title at the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up
• 2005: Won the team roping title at the War Bonnet Roundup Rodeo (Idaho Falls, Idaho) with Dennis Gatz; won tie-down roping titles at Rodeo de Santa Fe (N.M.) and at the Cowboy Capital of the World Pro Rodeo (Stephenville, Texas); was co-champion in the tie-down roping at the Fourth of July Youth Celebration and PRCA Pro Rodeo (Window Rock, Ariz.). Finished the year 23rd in tie-down roping with $41,961; 50th in team roping with $13,952 and 13th in the all-around with $55,912
• 2004: Won all-around titles at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo; the West of the Pecos (Texas) Rodeo and the Silver Spurs 114th Semi-Annual Rodeo (Kissimmee, Fla.). Won team roping titles at Buc Days ProRodeo (Corpus Christi, Texas) with Mike Bacon; the Silver Spurs 114th Semi-Annual Rodeo (Kissimmee, Fla.) with Dennis Gatz; and the Cloverdale Exhibition & Rodeo (Surrey, British Columbia) with Houston Hutto. Won Tour Round at La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.) with Mike Bacon. Won tie-down roping titles at the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo (Vernal, Utah); the Colorado State Fair (Pueblo) and won the Tour Round at the San Angelo (Texas) Rodeo. Was a semifinalist at the Winter Tour Finale (Las Vegas), the Summer Tour Finale (Omaha, Neb.) and the Tour Championships (Dallas). Placed in five of 10 rounds at the Wrangler NFR, finishing second in Round 10 with a time of 7.4 seconds and was second in the average at the Wrangler NFR. Finished the year seventh in tie-down roping with $139,522, 17th in the team roping with $38,282 and third in the all-around with $178,167
• 2003: Won tie-down roping title at Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho) and was co-champion at Rodeo Royal (Calgary, Alberta); finished the 2003 season ranked 11th in tie-down roping with $82,828, 29th in team roping with $23,651, and 10th in the all-around with $108,042
• 2002: Won all-around titles at the St. Paul (Ore.) Rodeo; the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and the Clackamas County Fair & Rodeo (Canby, Ore.); won tie-down roping title at Colorado State Fair & Rodeo (Pueblo.); won team roping title at Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.), with Brad Culpepper, and was co-champion at Cody (Wyo.) Stampede
• 2001: Won tie-down roping titles at American Royal Rodeo (Kansas City, Mo.) and the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho); co-champion at New Mexico State Fair (Albuquerque)
• 2000: Won all-around titles at La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.); the Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo (Rapid City, S.D.); the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, and the Colorado State Fair (Pueblo); won tie-down roping titles at the Winter Tour Finale (Las Vegas); the Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition (Surrey, British Columbia) and the Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo (Austin)
• 1996: Won the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo and the Southwestern Exposition & Livestock Show (Fort Worth, Texas)
• World champion runner-up in the all-around race in 1991, 1993-94 and 1997
• Won Wrangler NFR average title in1987-88, 1992 and 1996

PRCA Tie-down Roping and Overall Rookie of the Year, 1985. Coors Original Fans Favorite Cowboy, 2001

6-3, 230...wife Jenna is a barrel racer and owns Frameworks and Art Gallery in Huntsville, Texas; son Brody qualifed for the National High School Finals Rodeo in 2008-09, winning the cutting horse title in '09...Parents are Walter (deceased) and Bonnie Beaver...Joe spent latter part of December 2007 and January 2008 giving roping clinics and making public appearances in Australia and New Zealand…Hobbies include quail hunting...Operates roping schools runs a rental properties business...Actively supports Ronald McDonald House Charities...Horses Legacy, Scooby Doo and Jet…Helped call the action at the 2005, 2007 and 2008 Wrangler NFR broadcast on ESPN and ESPN2...He was the subject of a documentary film, The Drive of a Champion: The Joe Beaver Story
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