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Rod Hartness

Events: Steer Roping
Born: 9/15/1963 Bartlesville, Okla.
Joined PRCA: 1985
PRCA Career Earnings: $635,704.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Pawhuska, Okla.

2014 world standings place: 26th
2014 earnings: $20,350
NFSR qualifications: 15 (1986, 1988-89, 1993-94, 1998, 2000-02, 2004-05, 2007-08, 2010, 2012)

2015 Highlights
• Won the Sonora (Texas) Outlaw ProRodeo 
Career Highlights
• 2013: Won the Wolf Point (Mont.) Wild Horse Stampede; the Dawson County Fair & Rodeo (Glendive, Mont.) and the Wyoming State Fair & Rodeo (Douglas, Wyo.); finished 16th in the world standings with $24,961 
• 2012: Won Round 7 of the Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping (Guthrie, Okla.) in 11.2 seconds and placed in three other rounds. Finished 13th in the world standings with $38,815
• 2011: Won the Coleman (Texas) PRCA Rodeo; the Wild, Wild West ProRodeo (Silver City, N.M.). Finished 31st in the world standings with $11,913
• 2010: Placed in four rounds of the Clem McSpadden NFSR (Guthrie, Okla.), including a share of first place in the first round with J.D. Yates; won the Cowboy Capital of the World PRCA Rodeo (Stephenville, Texas); the Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo (Garden City, Kan.); the Crooked River Roundup (Prineville, Ore.); finished seventh in the world standings with $45,698
• 2009: Won the RAM Prairie Circuit Finals Steer Roping (Bucyrus, Kan.) and the Barber County Fair & Rodeo (Hardtner, Kan.); finished 19th in the world standings with $20,263
• 2008: Placed in three rounds of 10 of the National Finals Steer Roping (Hobbs, N.M.) to finish fifth in the average and ninth in the world standings with season earnings of $41,831. Won the Will Rogers Stampede (Claremore, Okla.); the West of the Pecos Rodeo (Pecos, Texas); the XIT Rodeo & Reunion (Dalhart, Texas). Finished first in the Prairie Circuit year-end standings
• 2007: Won the Butterfield Stage Days Rodeo (Bridgeport, Texas). Finished 12th in world standings with earnings of $27,448
• 2006: Finished 19th in the world standings with $16,679
• 2005: Won the Oklahoma State Prison Rodeo (McAlester, Okla.); the Barber County Fair Rodeo (Hardtner, Kan.); the Jayhawker Roundup (Hill City, Kan.) and the Deke Latham Memorial PRCA Rodeo (Kaycee, Wyo.); placed 12th in the NFSR with $13,300; finished the year seventh in the world with $33,647
• 2004: Won the West of the Pecos Rodeo (Pecos, Texas); finished 14th in the world with $22,948
• 2002: Qualified for the NFSR; won the Coleman (Texas) PRCA Rodeo
• 1998: Prairie Circuit steer roping champion
• 1993: Won the SandHills Stock Show & Rodeo (Odessa, Texas)
• 1989: Prairie Circuit champion and won the average title at the Dodge Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo
• 1986: Won the Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days

5-11, 180 ... Wife, Ashlee ... Daughters, Natalie and Kaleigh ... Attended Pawhuska (Okla.) High School ... Owns his own business, G&H Contractors, which does grading and drainage, dirt work, pipeline construction, fencing and seeding

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