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Jule Hazen

Events: Steer Wrestling
Born: 6/13/1981 Coldwater, Kan.
Joined PRCA: 2005
PRCA Career Earnings: $696,799.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 3 (2007, 2010, 2013)
Current Residence: Ashland, Kan.

2019 world standings place: 62nd
2019 earnings: $40,722
Education: Dodge City (Kan.) Community College, associate's degree in applied science

2020 Highlights
• Won the Wilson County Fair Association PRCA Rodeo (Fredonia, Kan.)
Career Highlights
• 2019: Won the Walker County Fair & Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas)
• 2018: Won the Bennington (Kan.) PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo (Abilene, Kan.). Finished 63rd in the world standings with $21,448
• 2017: Finished 44th in the world standings with $28,415
• 2016: Finished 21st in the world standings with $52,060. Won the Buffalo Bill Rodeo (North Platte, Neb.), the Heart Of The North Rodeo (Spooner, Wis.) and the Amarillo (Texas) Tri-State Fair and Rodeo. Co-champion at the Rose City Roundup (Tyler, Texas) and the Magic Valley Stampede (Filer, Idaho)
• 2015: Won the West of the Pecos Rodeo (Pecos, Texas). Co-champion at Nebraska’s Big Rodeo (Burwell) and the Sitting Bull Stampede (Mobridge, S.D.). Finished 34th in the world standings with $29,716
• 2014: Won the Guadalupe County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Seguin, Texas). Finished 24th in the world standings with $42,823
• 2013: Placed in four rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and finished 10th in the world with $102,925. Won the Deadwood (S.D.) Days of ‘76; the Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo; the Central Wyoming Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Casper, Wyo.); the PRCA Championship Rodeo (Lincoln, Neb.); the Bennington (Kan.) PRCA Rodeo; the Hugo (Okla.) PRCA Rodeo and the Kit Carson County Fair & Rodeo (Burlington, Colo.)
• 2012: Won the Old Fort Days Rodeo (Fort Smith, Ark.); finished 133rd in the world standings with $7,792
• 2011: Finished 42nd in the world standings with $24,978
• 2010: Placed in three rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, including a win in Round 8 with a time of 3.6 seconds. Won the Abdallah Shrine Rodeo (Tonganoxie, Kan.) and the Kitsap County Fair & Stampede (Bremerton, Wash.). Missed considerable parts of the previous two seasons after breaking his left ankle in July of 2008 and tearing his right pectoral muscle in July of 2009; finished 10th in the world standings with $103,667
• 2009: Won the Buc Days Pro Rodeo (Corpus Christi, Texas); finished 46th in the world standings with $26,308
• 2008: Won the steer wrestling title at the Abdallah Shrine Rodeo (Tonganoxie, Kan.). Won the all-around and co-champion in steer wrestling at the Flint Hills Rodeo (Strong City, Kan.)
• 2007: Placed in four of 10 rounds at the Wrangler NFR. Won $52,500 at RodeoHouston after advancing to the Championship Round and winning with a 3.6-second run. Won the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo (Colorado Springs) and co-champion at the Tri-State Rodeo (Fort Madison, Iowa). Finished ninth in the PRCA World Standings with $128,095
• 2006: Won all-around and steer wrestling title at the Harrison (Ark.) Roundup Club PRCA Rodeo; won the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour Round and tied for the average title at the Dodge City (Kan.) Round-Up; was Prairie Circuit’s year-end steer wrestling champion and also won the average title at the Dodge Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo

6-3, 245 … Wife, Heidi (married Nov. 10, 2007); daughter, Joslyn Cheyenne (born April 12, 2011) … Nickname is “Wholay” that he got from the amateur rodeo ranks … Hobbies include hunting, playing cards and golfing … Got involved in rodeo through his grandparents and parents. He started competing in 1984. His grandparents, Richard and Carolyn Degnan, were members of the PRCA and WPRA. His parents are Steve and Kelly, who farm and ranch. He has one sister, Haley … Travels with Dean Gorsuch, Stockton Graves and Gabe Ledoux … Graduated from Protection High School in a class of 12 … Favorite sports teams are the Kansas Jayhawks and Dallas Cowboys, favorite rodeo is Dodge City because it is a hometown rodeo for him, favorite meal is steak or Mexican food, and favorite movie is “Man from Snowy River” … Rodeo idols are Roy Duvall and Fred Whitfield
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