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Paul Eaves

Events: Team Roping (Heeling)
Born: 2/10/1990 St. Louis, Mo.
Joined PRCA: 2008
PRCA Career Earnings: $1,560,020.00
World Titles Won: 1
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 8 (2012-19)
Current Residence: Ionedell, Missouri

2019 world standings place: 7th
2019 Wrangler NFR standings place: 3rd
2019 Wrangler NFR earnings: $97,154
2019 earnings: $186,600

2020 Highlights- Partner Cody Snow

• Won the Bell County PRCA Rodeo (Belton, Texas)
• Co-champion at the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo (Denver, Colo.)
Career Highlights
• 2019: Placed in five rounds to rank third in the average with 59.3 seconds on nine head at the Wrangler NFR with Luke Brown. Won the San Angelo (Texas) Cinch Shoot-Out Rodeo, with Clay Smith. Won the West Texas (Abilene) Fair & Rodeo, with Luke Brown
• 2018: (Partner Clay Smith) Won his first team roping heading world championship at the Wrangler NFR after finishing with a single-season record of $289,921. Placed third in the average at the Wrangler NFR with 34.4 seconds on eight head, earning $174,577. Placed in seven rounds. Won Rounds 2 and 5. Won the All American ProRodeo Finals (Waco, Texas), the San Angelo (Texas) Rodeo, the RAM Texas (Waco) Circuit Finals, the Old Fort Days Rodeo (Fort Smith, Ark.), the Mineral Wells (Texas) Rodeo and the XIT Rodeo & Reunion (Dalhart, Texas)
• 2017: Finished sixth in the world standings with $201,673. Placed 9th at the Wrangler NFR with $84,462. Placed in five rounds. Won Walla Walla (Wash.) Frontier Days, Won the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo, the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.), the Black Hills Roundup (Belle Fourche, S.D.), the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show & Rodeo (Mercedes, Texas), the Laramie (Wyo.) Jubilee Days, the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Rapid City, S.D.), the Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo (Garden City, Kan.), the Mineral Wells (Texas) Rodeo and the Rose City Roundup (Tyler, Texas). Co-champion at the Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo and the Greeley (Colo.) Stampede. Won the RAM Texas (Waco) Circuit Finals Rodeo, with Colby Lovell 
• 2016: (Partner Clay Smith) Placed in six rounds to rank second at the Wrangler NFR. Finished fourth in the world standings with $219,900. Won the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show (Fort Worth, Texas), the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo (Denver, Colo.), the Pasadena Livestock Show and Rodeo Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots, the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo, the Dodge City, (Kan.) Roundup Rodeo and the Canby (Ore) Rodeo. Co-champion at the Strawberry Days Rodeo (Pleasant Grove, Utah)
• 2015: (Partner Clay Smith) Placed in four rounds at the Wrangler NFR. Won the Deadwood (S.D.) Days of ‘76 Rodeo, the Mountain Valley Stampede (Heber City, Utah), That Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo and the Gladewater (Texas) Round-Up Rodeo. Co-champion at the Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo (Garden City, Kan.). Finished 12th in the world standings with $121,699
• 2014: (Partner Dustin Bird) Won Rounds 3 (3.9 seconds) and 7 (3.7) at the Wrangler NFR and placed in two other rounds. Won the Wrangler Champions Challenges (Kissimmee, Fla.) and (Kennewick, Wash.); the Wrangler Champions Challenge (Kennewick, Wash.); Rodeo Austin (Texas); La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.); the Medicine Hat (Alberta) Stampede; the North Idaho Fair & Rodeo (Coeur d’Alene); the IPE & Stampede (Armstrong, British Columbia) and the Gem State Classic ProRodeo Series (Blackfoot, Idaho). Co-champion at the Justin Boots Playoffs (Puyallup, Wash.); the Sheridan WYO Rodeo and the Spokane (Wash.) Interstate Rodeo. Finished fourth in the world standings with $93,735
• 2013: (Partner Dustin Bird) Tied for the win in Round 7 of the Wrangler NFR with a time of 4.1 seconds and placed in two other rounds; finished 13th in the world standings with $101,181. Won the Black Hills Stock Show & Rodeo (Rapid City, S.D.); the Yellowstone River Round-Up (Billings, Mont.); the Kitsap Stampede (Bremerton, Wash.); the Big Sky ProRodeo Roundup (Great Falls, Mont.); the Northwest Montana ProRodeo (Kalispell); the Sanders County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Plains, Mont.); the Young County PRCA Rodeo (Graham, Texas), with David Key and Rodeo Killeen (Texas), with David Key 
• 2012: (Partner Dustin Bird) Won Round 4 and placed in one other round in his debut at the Wrangler NFR. Finished 10th in the world standings with $115,970. Won the St. Paul (Ore.) Rodeo; the Strathmore (Alberta) Stampede; the Daines Ranch Rodeo (Innisfail, Alberta) and the Richland County Fair & Rodeo (Sidney, Mont.). Won the Parada del Sol Rodeo (Scottsdale, Ariz.), with Jake Barnes
• 2011: Won the Wild Rogue ProRodeo (Central Point, Ore.), with Quincy Kueckelhan; finished 23rd in the world standings with $42,431
• 2010: (Partner Joel Bach) Won the Fort Worth (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo and the Young County PRCA Rodeo (Graham, Texas). Set an arena record of 4.2 seconds at the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo in the second round. The previous mark of 4.5 seconds was set by Chance Kelton and Bucky Campbell in 2002. Finished 29th in the world standings with $36,580
• 2009: (Partner Matt Funk) Won the Eugene (Ore.) Pro Rodeo; finished 56th in the world standings with $17,632
• 2008: (Partner Joel Bach) Won the Gladewater (Texas) Round-up Rodeo and the Mesquite (Texas) Championship Rodeo; co-champion at the Coleman (Texas) PRCA Rodeo. Finished 42nd in the world standings and second to Rhen Richard in the PRCA rookie standings with $22,330

Qualified for the National High School Finals Rodeo, 2005-07

6-2, 180 … Wife, Amanda (married October 2015).. Daughter, LoElla (5/8/17) & son, Jack 4/16/19 … Parents, Russ and Joyce, live in Lonedell, Mo.; Russ is a physical therapist at St. Luke’s Hospital in St. Louis. Paul is the second of four children; he has an older sister, Shannon, a younger sister, Kelly, and a younger brother, Lucas … Paul was homeschooled by his mom from the first grade … Attended four-time World Champion Allen Bach’s roping school when he was starting out in the sport … Rodeo heroes include Bach, Clay O’Brien Cooper, Walt Woodard and Rich Skelton … Teamed up with Kelsey Parchman to win $100,000 on his 18th birthday at the 2008 Wildfire Open in Salado, Texas … Favorite rodeo is Fort Worth (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo
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