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Justin Shaffer


Events: Steer Wrestling
Born: 5/12/1994 Hallsville, Texas
Joined PRCA: 2012
PRCA Career Earnings: $60,971.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Hallsville, Texas

2016 world standings place: 78th
2016 earnings: $14,803

Professional
2017 Highlights

• Won the Texas Circuit Finals Rodeo (Waco)
• Won the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Kissimmee, Fla.)
• Won the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.)
• Won the Central Montana (Lewiston) Ram Pro Rodeo
• Won the Industry (Calif.) Hills Charity Pro Rodeo

Career Highlights 

• 2016: Won the Nacogdoches (Texas) Pro Rodeo & Steer Show, the Johnson County Sheriff’s Posse (Cleburne, Texas), the Will Rogers Memorial Rodeo (Vinita, Okla.), the Cattleman Days Rodeo (Ashland, Mo.), the Oregon Trail Rodeo (Hastings, Neb.), and the Labor Day Rodeo (Cedar Vale, Kan.).
• 2015: Won the Immokalee (Fla.) Firefighter ProRodeo Seminole PRCA Series Finals, the Glen Rose (Texas) PRCA Rodeo, and the Rose City Roundup (Tyler, Texas). Ranked 113th in the world standings with $8,839.
• 2014: Won the Gladewater (Texas) Round-Up Rodeo. Ranked 124th in the world standings with $8,314.
• 2013: Won the Brighton Field Day Festival & Rodeo (Okeechobee, Fla.), the 42nd Annual Bryan (Texas) Breakfast Lions Club PRCA Rodeo, the Killdeer (N.D.) Mountain Roundup, and the Mesquite (Texas) ProRodeo Series. Ranked 58th in the world standings with $19,400.
• 2012: Split the win at the 15th Annual Canton (Texas) Stampede while on his permit.

Amateur
• Won the Texas High School Finals Rodeo (2010-12)
• Competed at the National High School Finals Rodeo (2010-12)

Personal
6-1, 215 … Wife Katie, daughter Blakely, parents Mike and Jeri, sister Jessica … Started competing in rodeo when he was 5-6 years old since his dad was a PRCA team roper … Graduated from Hallsville (Texas) High School in 2012 with a class of about 350 students … Trains horses for a living … Says the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo in 2017 was his most challenging rodeo since there were “lots of good steers and tough competition” … Describes his steer wrestling style as similar to 2001 world champion steer wrestler Rope Myers, “fast as you can go, without making mistakes” … Says he stays as active as possible by running, lifting free weights and competing in rodeos to stay sharp … Enjoys training horses and spending time with his family when not on the road … the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up is his favorite rodeo because of the grass arena … Enjoys golfing, playing cards, basketball, and hunting for deer or ducks … Looks up to five-time world champion saddle bronc rider Billy Etbauer … Steak is his favorite food, the Bible is his favorite book, and “Lonesome Dove” is his favorite movie  
 
 
 
 
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