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Clay Elliott

Events: Saddle bronc
Born: 3/9/1994 Vernon, British Columbia
Joined PRCA: 2014
PRCA Career Earnings: $324,840.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 2 (2016-17)
Current Residence: Nanton, Alberta

2017 world standings place: 14th
2017 WNFR standings place: 14th
2017 WNFR earnings: $32,423
2017 earnings: $121,755
Education: Oklahoma Panhandle State University (Goodwell), majoring in Pre-Veterinary Medicine

2017 Highlights

• Won the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.)
• Won the Strathmore (Alberta) Stampede

• Won the Arcadia All-Fla Championship Rodeo
• Won the High Prairie (Alberta) Elks Pro Rodeo
• Won the Stavely (Alberta) Indoor Pro Rodeo
• Won the Grande Prarie (Alberta) Stompede
• Won the Lea Park Rodeo (Marwayne, Alberta)

• Co-champion at the Southeastern Livestock Exposition (Montgomery, Ala.)
• Co-champion at the Omak (Wash.) Stampede

Career Highlights 

• 2016: Placed in five rounds to rank ninth at the Wrangler NFR. Finished 11th in the world standings with $139,760. Won the World's Oldest Rodeo (Prescott, Ariz.), the Canby (Ore) Rodeo, the Chisholm (Okla.) Trail Stampede
• Won the Omak (Wash.) Stampede, the Pincher Creek (Alberta) Pro Rodeo and the Jasper (Alberta) Heritage Pro Rodeo
• 2015: Won the Cowboy Capital of the World PRCA Rodeo (Stephenville, Texas) and the Rotary Rodeo (Starkville, Miss.). Co-champion at the Strawberry Days Rodeo (Pleasant Grove, Utah). Finished 17th in the world standings with $56,616
• 2014: Co-champion at the Hand Hills Lake Rodeo (Craigmyle, Alberta); finished 16th in the PRCA rookie standings and 138th in the world standings with $2,362
• 2013: Earned $790 on his permit

National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association Central Plains Region Saddle Bronc Riding champion and College National Finals Rodeo qualifier, 2015 

6-0, 175 … Single … Father, Vern, is a retired bull rider; mother, Mona, died in 2011; older brother, Ty, is a bull rider and sister-in-law, Haley, is a barrel racer … The family established Mona’s Cowboy Inspiration Fund, which assists people in the ranch and rodeo world who are faced with life-altering illness or disability … Worked for a while at the Calgary Stampede Ranch … Clay owns Gold Spring Custom Hats in Nanton, Alberta, the result of growing up in a family that operated The Cowboys Choice hat company for three decades … Holds a second-degree black belt in taekwondo …He has been mentored by Canadian saddle bronc riding greats Rod Hay and Winston Bruce … In college, he also competed in tie-down roping and team roping … Favorite rodeo is the Ponoka (Alberta) Stampede … Favorite movie is The Wolf of Wall Street and favorite TV shows are Two-and-a-Half Men, Ridiculousness and Family Guy … Favorite restaurant is Subway
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