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Baylor Roche

Events: Steer wrestling
Born: 2/20/1989 Tremonton, Utah
Joined PRCA: 2010
PRCA Career Earnings: $339,577.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 3 (2015-17)
Current Residence: Tremonton, Utah

2016 world standings place: 15th
2016 WNFR standings place: 11th
2016 WNFR earnings: $25,231
2016 earnings: $ 93,636
RNCFR qualifications: 1 (2016)
Education:Otero Junior College (La Junta, Colo.) and Utah Valley University (Orem)

2017 Highlights

• Won the Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days
• Won the Washington (Puyallup) State Fair Pro Rodeo

• Won the San Angelo (Texas) Rodeo
• Won the War Bonnet Roundup Rodeo (Idaho Falls, Idaho)

• Won the Pony Express Rodeo (Eagle Mountain, Utah)
• Won the Eagle (Idaho) Rodeo
• Won the Lehi (Utah) Roundup

Career Highlights

• 2016: Placed in two rounds of the Wrangler NFR to rank 11th in the average. Won the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo (Denver, Colo.), the RAM Wilderness Circuit Finals Rodeo (Heber City, Utah), the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo, the Cowboy Capital Of The World PRCA Rodeo (Stephenville, Texas), the Pasadena (Texas) Livestock Show & Rodeo, the Ogden (Utah) Pioneer Days, the Laramie (Wyo.) Jubilee Days and the Meridian (Idaho) Lions Rodeo. Co-champion at the Golden Spike Rodeo (Tremonton, Utah) and The Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo
• 2015: Won Round 10 and placed in three other rounds at his first Wrangler NFR/ Won the Fort Worth Stock Show Rodeo with a time of 12.6 seconds on three head, earning $14,663. Won the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.), the Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo (Moab, Utah), the Desertview ProRodeo (Castle Dale, Utah) and the Caribou County Fair & Rodeo (Grace, Idaho). Co-champion at That Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo. Finished ninth in the world standings with $147,979
• 2014: Won the Lehi (Utah) Roundup. Co-champion at the RAM Wilderness Circuit Finals Rodeo (Heber City, Utah). Finished 113th in the world standings with $8,960
• 2013: Won the Caribou County Fair & Rodeo (Grace, Idaho) and the Gem State Classic ProRodeo (Blackfoot, Idaho). Finished 55th in the world standings with $19,804
• 2012: Won the World's Oldest Rodeo (Prescott, Ariz.), the Davis County Fair & Rodeo (Farmington, Utah) and the St. George (Utah) Lions Dixie Rodeo. Finished 54th in the world standings with $20,812. Season was cut short by a broken ankle, which required surgery
• 2011: Won the Colorado State Fair & Rodeo (Pueblo), the Andy Devine Days Rodeo (Kingman, Ariz.) and the Golden Spike Rodeo (Tremonton, Utah). Finished 40th in the world standings with $25,333
• 2010: Won the Black Diamond Legends Rodeo (Price, Utah) and the Daniel Dopps Memorial Dodge Rodeo (Mountain Home, Idaho); finished 55th in the world standings and second to Cody Moore in the rookie standings with $18,404
• 2009: Won the Lehi (Utah) Roundup; the Desertview Pro Rodeo (Castle Dale, Utah) and the Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo (Moab, Utah); earned $3,700 on his permit
• 2008: Won the Fort Herriman Memorial PRCA Rodeo (Herriman, Utah); earned $1,960 on his permit


Two-time qualifier for the College National Finals Rodeo

6-0, 220 … Wife, Samantha (married 2013), is a nurse; son, Bex (born Oct. 22, 2015) … Father, Bob Roche, is a farmer; younger brother, Baxtor is also a PRCA steer wrestler, who filled his permit in 2014 …Works as a laborer when not on the road competing … Enjoys doing leather work and farming … Credits the coaching he got from Wade Sumpter and Ken Lewis while he was a student at Otero Junior College and the mentoring he received from former traveling partner Olin Hannum for his rise in the sport … Graduated from Bear River High School (Garland, Utah)

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