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Stetson Vest

Events: Tie-Down Roping
Born: 7/3/1986 Odessa, Texas
Joined PRCA: 2009
PRCA Career Earnings: $474,560.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 1 (2013)
Current Residence: Childress, Texas

2019 world standings place: 52nd
2019 earnings: $31,696
Education: Texas Tech University (Lubbock, Texas), animal science and chemistry
2019 Highlights

• Won the Black Hills Roundup (Belle Fourche, S.D.)
Career Highlights
• 2018: Won the McCone County Fair PRCA Rodeo (Circle, Mont.). Co-champion at Helzapoppin (Buckeye, Ariz.). Finished 45th in the world standings with $$36,337
• 2017: Won the Marias River Stampede (Shelby, Mont.). Co-champion at  the Cache County Fair And Rodeo (Logan, Utah) and the McCone County Fair PRCA Rodeo (Circle, Mont.). Finished 24th in the world standings with $63,015
• 2016: Won the all-around and tie-down roping at the Fallon County Fair & Rodeo (Baker, Mont.). Won the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo, the Hand Hills Lake Stampede (Craigmyle, Alberta) and the Fallon County Fair & Rodeo (Baker, Mont.). Co-champion at the Yellowstone River Round-Up (Billings, Mont.). Finished 20th in the world standings with $56,039
• 2015: Finished 27th in the world standings with $32,490
• 2014: Won the Sundre (Alberta) ProRodeo. Finished 77th in the world standings with $14,779
• 2013: Placed in three rounds of his first Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, including a tie for second place in Round 1 with a time of 7.7 seconds. Won the Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo and the War Bonnet Roundup Rodeo (Idaho Falls, Idaho). Won the all-around and tie-down roping at the Cedar City (Utah) PRCA Championship Rodeo. Finished 15th in the world standings with $86,410
• 2012: Won the Hand Hills (Alberta) Lake Stampede; finished 42nd in the world standings with $30,079
• 2011: Co-champion at the Hugo (Okla.) PRCA Rodeo; finished 47th in the world standings with $24,933
• 2010: Won the Redding (Calif.) Rodeo; won the Fiesta Days Rodeo (Cave Creek, Ariz.); was co-champion at the Guy Weadick Memorial Rodeo (High River, Alberta); finished 30th in the world standings with $41,757
• 2009: Won the Pioneer Days Rodeo (Clovis, N.M.); finished third in the Resistol Rookie of the Year standings and 53rd in the world standings with $35,400
• 2008: Earned $2,018 on his permit

Qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo in tie-down roping, 2005

6-4, 190 … married, wife,  Chenae; daughter, Stetlee Shiner Vest … Parents, Vance Vest and Sealy Smith Vest; brothers, Sawyer and Vandon. Sawyer was a defensive back on the Texas Tech University football team in 2011-12 … Maternal grandfather, Clifton Smith, qualified for the National Finals Rodeo as a tie-down roper in 1960 and 1962; uncle, Stran Smith, is a 10-time Wrangler NFR qualifier as a tie-down roper, who won the world championship in 2008. PRCA tie-down ropers Tuf Cooper and Clif Cooper are his first-cousins, as is Shada Brazile, wife of 11-time World Champion All-Around Cowboy Trevor Brazile … Works as a model and endorser for Wrangler jeans … Competed in team roping and steer wrestling in addition to tie-down roping while at Texas Tech University (2005-08) … Enjoys hunting and fishing, working out and playing basketball … While attending Childress (Texas) High School, he competed in basketball, football, tennis, track & field and baseball; he was named 3A all-district point guard in basketball
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