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Tyrell J. Smith

Events: Saddle Bronc Riding
Born: 9/23/1986 Great Falls, Mont.
Joined PRCA: 2006
PRCA Career Earnings: $396,240.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 1 (2012)
Current Residence: Cascade, Mont.

2016 world standings place: 16th      
2016 earnings: $67,159
RNCFR qualifications: 2 (2015-16)
Education Miles City (Mont.) Community College, majored in business management

2017 Highlights
• Won the Rowell Ranch Rodeo (Hayward, Calif.)
• Won the PRCA Last Stand Rodeo (Coulee City, Wash.)
• Won the Eastern Oregon (Union) Livestock Show

Career Highlights 
• 2016: Won the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho), the Fallon County Fair & Rodeo (Baker, Mont.), the PRCA Last Stand Rodeo (Coulee City, Wash), the 56th Belt (Mont.) PRCA Rodeo, the Central Montana (Lewiston) Ram Pro Rodeo, the Thermopolis (Wyo.) Rendezvous PRCA Rodeo, the Northeast Montana (Glasgow) Fair & Rodeo, The Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo, the Big Sky ProRodeo Roundup (Great Falls, Mont.), the Bozeman (Mont.) Stampede, the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup and the Santa Barbara (Calif.) Old Spanish Days Stock Horse Show & Rodeo. Co-champion at the Farm-City Pro Rodeo (Hermiston, Ore.)
• 2015: Won the Glen Rose (Texas) PRCA Rodeo, the Eastern Oregon Livestock Show (Union), the Bear Paw Roundup (Chinook, Mont.), the Yellowstone River Round-Up (Billings, Mont.) and the Ram Montana Circuit Finals Rodeo (Great Falls, Mont.). Co-champion at the Last Chance Stampede (Helena, Mont.), the Northwest Montana Pro Rodeo (Kalispell) and the Moses Lake (Wash.) Round-Up. Finished 28th in the world standings with $31,103
• 2014: Won the Justin Boots Playoffs (Puyallup, Wash.); the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup; the Glen Rose (Texas) PRCA Rodeo; the Marias River Stampede (Shelby, Mont.) and the Cascade (Mont.) PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Northwest Montana ProRodeo (Kalispell) and the Salmon (Idaho) Stampede PRCA Rodeo. Finished 26th in the world standings with $34,810
• 2013: Won the Bear Paw Roundup (Chinook, Mont.); the Marias River Stampede (Shelby, Mont.) and the PRCA Kootenai River Rodeo (Libby, Mont.). Co-champion at the Livermore (Calif.) Rodeo; finished 43rd in the world standings with $19,015
• 2012: Won Round 8 with an 84-point ride on Carr Pro Rodeo's Cool Runnings and placed in three other rounds at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Won the Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo; the Sheridan WYO Rodeo; the Omak (Wash.) Stampede; the Northeast Montana Fair & Rodeo (Glasgow, Mont.); That Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo; the Crooked River Roundup (Prineville, Ore.); the Wolf Point (Mont.) Wild Horse Stampede; the Pony Express Days Rodeo (Eagle Mountain, Utah); the Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo (Garden City, Kan.) and the Energy Town ProRodeo (Gillette, Wyo.). Co-champion at the Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo and Strawberry Days (Pleasant Grove, Utah). Finished 11th in the world standings with $82,874
• 2011: Won the Missoula (Mont.) Stampede and the Spokane (Wash.) Interstate Rodeo. Co-champion at the Farm-City ProRodeo (Hermiston, Ore.). Finished 18th in the world standings with $41,968
• 2010: Won the Laramie (Wyo.) Jubille Days; the Mandan (N.D.) Rodeo Days; the Dillon (Mont.) Jaycee Rodeo; the Missoula (Mont.) Stampede and the PRCA Kootenai River Rodeo (Libby, Mont.). Co-champion at the Ogden (Utah) Pioneer Days. Finished 35th in the world standings with $26,736
 • 2009: Co-champion at the San Angelo (Texas) Rodeo; won the Old Fort Days Rodeo (Fort Smith, Ark.); the Mission Mountain PRCA Rodeo (Polson, Mont.); the PRCA Kootenai River Rodeo (Libby, Mont.); the Northwest Montana Fair & Rodeo (Kalispell, Mont.);  the Sanders County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Plains, Mont.); the Dillon (Mont.) Jaycee Rodeo; the 50th Annual Belt (Mont.) Rodeo; finished 20th in the world standings with $45,678
 • 2008: Won the Strawberry Days Rodeo (Pleasant Grove, Utah) and the White Sulphur Springs (Mont.) PRCA Labor Day Rodeo; co-champion at the Industry Hills (Calif.) Charity Pro Rodeo and the Dillon (Mont.) Jaycee Rodeo; qualified for the Dodge Montana Circuit Finals Rodeo. Finished 47th in the world standings with earnings of $21,506
 • 2007: Won the Chouteau County Fair & Rodeo (Fort Benton, Mont.) and the Spokane County (Wash.) Interstate Fair & Rodeo; co-champion at the Bear Paw Roundup (Chinook, Mont.); qualified for the Dodge Montana Circuit Finals Rodeo. Finished 69th in the saddle bronc world standings with earnings of $11,368
 • 2006: Qualified for the Dodge Montana Circuit Finals Rodeo

Montana high school bull riding champion, 2003-04; reserve saddle bronc riding champion, 2004

5-6, 160 … Single … Father John E.S. Smith twice qualified for the National Finals Rodeo (1990-91) in saddle bronc riding and is now a partner with rancher J. Patrick Johnson in the stock contracting firm of JS Rodeo, based in Vaughn and Belt, Mont. … Mother Sherrie handles the books for JS Rodeo and the family’s trucking business. Tyrell has one brother, Chance, who rides broncs and bulls…Graduated from Geyser (Mont.) High School in 2003…Enjoys riding motorbikes, shooting and snowboarding…Travels with Australian saddle bronc rider Lucas Wilson…Favorite rodeo is Northwest Montana Fair & Rodeo (Kalispell, Mont.) … Bought his PRCA permit in 2005 as bull rider … Switched to saddle bronc riding after suffering a serious shoulder injury at the end of the 2006 season ... Favorite movie is The Boondock Saints (1999)
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