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Tyson Thompson

Events: Bareback Riding
Born: 12/29/1981
Joined PRCA: 2000
PRCA Career Earnings: $271,458.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Bradley, Calif.

Education: Western Texas College (Snyder)

Career Highlights
• 2016: Won the San Dimas (Calif.) Western Days Rodeo. Finished 120th in the world standings with $1,080
• 2015: Finished 130th in the world standings with $1,243
• 2014: Won the Industry (Calif.) Hills Charity Pro Rodeo, the Brawley (Calif.) Cattle Call Rodeo and the Springville (Calif.) Sierra Rodeo. Co-champion at the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo. Finished 49th in the world standings with $15,284
• 2013: Won the Industry (Calif.) Hills Charity Pro Rodeo;  the Norco (Calif.) Mounted Posse Rodeo;  the Springville (Calif.) Sierra Rodeo;  the Woodlake (Calif.) Lions Rodeo;  the Glennville (Calif.) Round-Up and  the Sonoma County Fair Wine Country Rodeo (Santa Rosa, Calif.). Co-champion at Parada del Sol (Scottsdale, Ariz.). Finished 45th in the world standings with $17,308
• 2012: Won the Ram California Circuit Finals Rodeo (Lancaster); the San Dimas (Calif.) Western Days Rodeo; the Norco (Calif.) Mounted Posse Rodeo; the Kern County Fair Rodeo (Bakersfield, Calif.) and the Kern County Sheriff Reserve Stampede Days Rodeo (Bakersfield, Calif.). Co-champion at the Auburn (Calif.) Wild West Stampede and the Ventura (Calif.) County Fair Rodeo. Finished 54th in the world standings with $12,704
• 2011: Won The Showdown (Lancaster, Calif.); the Santa Barbara (Calif.) Old Spanish Days Stock Horse Show & Rodeo; the Folsom (Calif.) ProRodeo; the Norco (Calif.) Mounted Posse Rodeo; the Glennville (Calif.) Round-up; the Springville (Calif.) Sierra Rodeo; the Stonyford (Calif.) Rodeo; the San Dimas (Calif.) Western Days Rodeo- Oct. 1; the Kern County Fair Rodeo (Bakersfield, Calif.); co-champion at the San Dimas (Calif.) Western Days Rodeo. Finished 47th in the world standings with $13,989
• 2010: Won the Dodge California Circuit Finals Rodeo (Norco, Calif.); the Old Spanish Days Stock Horse Show & Rodeo (Santa Barbara, Calif.); the Tehachapi Mountain PRCA Rodeo (Tehachapi, Calif.) and the Norco (Calif.) Mounted Posse Rodeo; finished 105th in the world standings with $3,687
• 2009: Won the Marysville (Calif.) Stampede; the San Patricio PRCA Rodeo (Sinton, Texas); the Strawberry Days Rodeo (Pleasant Grove, Utah) and co-champion at the Glen Rose (Texas) Pro Rodeo
• 2008: Won the Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo (Central Point, Ore.) and the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Posse Rodeo (Turlock, Calif.); co-champion at the Fort Dalles Pro Rodeo (The Dalles, Ore.). Finished 38th in the world standings with $24,135
• 2007: Won the Mother Lode Round-Up (Sonora, Calif.); the Woodlake (Calif.) Lions PRCA Rodeo and the Daines Ranch Rodeo (Innisfail, Alberta); co-champion at the Truckee (Calif.) Championship Rodeo
• 2006: Won the Sheridan (Wyo.) Rodeo; the Deadwood (S.D.) Days of ’76 Rodeo and the Mother Lode Round-Up (Sonora, Calif.).
• 2005: Won the World’s Oldest Rodeo Prescott (Ariz.) Frontier Days; the Kern County Sheriff’s Stampede (Bakersfield, Calif.) and the Mother Lode Round-up (Sonora, Calif.)
• 2003: Won Canadian Western Agribition (Regina, Sasketchewan)
• 2002: Won American Royal Rodeo (Kansas City, Mo.); finished the year 24th in the world with $40,056
• 2001: Won St. Paul (Ore.) Rodeo

PRCA Bareback Riding Rookie of the Year, 2001

5-4, 140 ... Single ... Hobbies include hunting and fishing ... Attended Templeton (Calif.) High School  
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