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Ryan Zurcher

Events: Team Roping (Heeling)
Born: 4/4/1976 Valentine, Neb.
Joined PRCA: 2000
PRCA Career Earnings: $181,877.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Powell, Wyo.

2018 world standings place: 94th
2018 earnings: $13,826
RNCFR titles: 1 (2004)
RNCFR qualifications: 3 (2004, 2012, 2014)
Education: Eastern Wyoming College (Torrington), associate degree in science

2019 Highlights
• Won the Cascade (Mont.) Pro Rodeo, with Delon Parker
• Won the Wild Rides Rodeo Dickinson (N.D.), with Shawn Bessette
Career Highlights
• 2018: (Partner Delon Parker) Won the Little Big Horn Stampede (Hardin, Mont.). Co-champion at the Richland County Fair & Rodeo (Sidney, Mont.)
• 2017: (Partner Delon Parker) Won the Rocky Mountain Classic (Kalispell, Mont.)
• Won the Augusta (Mont.) American Legion Rodeo. Finished 56th in the world standings with $22,472
• Won the Copper Spring ProRodeo (Bozeman, Mont.), with Dustin Bird

• 2016: Finished 84th in the world standings with $12,824
• 2015: (Partner Delon Parker) Won the Sitting Bull Stampede (Mobridge, S.D.), 
the Bear Paw Roundup (Chinook, Mont.) and the Richland County Fair & Rodeo, (Sidney, Mont.). C
o-champion at the Drummond (Mont.) PRCA Rodeo. Finished 92nd in the world standings with $11,316
• 2014: Won the Thermopolis (Wyo.) Cowboy Rendezvous PRCA Rodeo, with Lee Hagler; the Steamboat Springs (Colo.) ProRodeo Series, Aug. 1-2 and the Kimball (Neb.) County Fair & Rodeo. Finished 166th place in the world standings with $4,968
• 2013: Won the Elizabeth (Colo.) Stampede Rodeo, with Tyson Holden; the Cody (Wyo.) Nite Rodeo, with Tyson Holden; the Crystal Springs Rodeo (Clear Lake, S.D.), with Scott White; the Thermopolis (Wyo.) Cowboy Rendezvous PRCA Rodeo, with Scott White; the Steamboat Springs (Colo.) ProRodeo Series, Aug. 2-3, with Lee Hagler; the Scotts Bluff County Fair & Rodeo (Mitchell, Neb.), with Lee Hagler; the Lincoln County Fair Rodeo (Afton, Wyo.), with Lee Hagler and the Jerome (Idaho) County Fair & Rodeo, with Lee Hagler. Co-champion at the Gem State Classic ProRodeo (Blackfoot, Idaho), with Lee Hagler and the Steamboat Springs (Colo.) ProRodeo Series, July 19-20, with Lee Hagler. Finished 36th in the world standings with $28,602
• 2012: Co-champion at the Crazy Horse (S.D.) Stampede, with Jason Handy. Finished 135th in the world standings with $6,746
• 2011: Won the Ram Badlands Circuit Finals Rodeo (Minot, N.D.), with Brady Williams; the PRCA Championship Rodeo (Bismarck, N.D.), with Brady Williams. Finished 122nd in the world standings with $6,614
• 2010: (Partner J.B. Lord) Won the Capitol Legends PRCA Rodeo (Fort Pierre, S.D.) and the Range Days Rodeo (Rapid City, S.D.); finished 98th in the world standings with $9,591
• 2009: (Partner Travis Bounds) Won the Big Wind Round Up (Riverton, Wyo.)
• 2006: (Partner Paul Mullins) Co-champion at the Rowell Ranch Rodeo (Hayward (Calif.) and won the Desert Pro Rodeo (Indio, Calif.)
• 2005: Won the Fremont County Fair & Rodeo (Riverton, Wyo.), with Scott MacKey; won the Elizabeth (Colo.) Stampede, with Miles Williams
• 2004: (Partner Wade Kreutzer) Won the Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Pocatello, Idaho)
• 2003: (Partner Wade Kreutzer) Won the Dodge Mountain States Circuit Finals Rodeo (Denver)

5-9, 180…married, wife, Jacque. They have two children, a girl, Jayde Kennedy (Born, Feb. 17, 2018). Son, Ryley, 2 years old ... Father, Galen Zurcher, is an electrician; mother Gail Hansen; two sisters and one brother...His uncle, Billy Zurcher, competed in PRCA rodeos...Graduated from Gillette (Wyo.) High School...Favorite rodeo is California Rodeo Salinas and favorite movie is Lonesome dove
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