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Tanner Phipps

Events: Bareback riding
Born: 4/24/1992 Dalton, Ga.
Joined PRCA: 2016
PRCA Career Earnings: $111,624.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Dalton, Ga.

2019 world standings place: 39th
2019 earnings: $28,212
Education: Southeast Whitfield High School (Dalton, Ga.); Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (Tifton, Ga.); University of Tennessee-Martin

2020 Highlights

• Won the 6th Annual Fall Rodeo (Arcadia, Fla.)
• Co-champion at the Indiantown (Fla.) Rodeo
• Co-champion at the Citrus Stampede Rodeo (Inverness, Fla.)
Career Highlights
• 2019: Won the all-around at the Pioneer City Rodeo (Palestine, Ill.), the Pioneer Days Rodeo (Clovis, N.M.), the Georgia (Perry) National Rodeo, the Southeastern Pro Rodeo (Ocala, Fla.), the Magnolia Center Pro Rodeo (Laurel, Miss), the Stampede at the Ike (West Monroe, La.), the Brighton Field Day & Rodeo (Okeechobee, Fla.), the Northwest Florida (Ft. Walton Beach) Pro Rodeo & Crawfish Festival and the Tate County Fair Rodeo (Senatobia, Miss.). Co-champion at the Bill Hoy Kiwanis Rodeo (Clarksville, Tenn.) and the Magnolia (Ark.) Stampede
• 2018: Won the Cotton Blossom Roundup (Nashville, Ga.), the Georgia (Perry) National Jr. Livestock Show & Rodeo, the Buckin On The River (Savannah, Tenn.), the Neshoba County Fair & Rodeo (Philadelphia, Miss.) and the Coy Lutz Memorial Rodeo (Centre Hall, Pa.). Finished 54th in the world standings with $16,701
• 2017: Won the RAM Texas Circuit Finals Rodeo (Waco), the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Kissimmee, Fla.), the Arcadia (Fla.) Fall Rodeo, the Southeastern Pro Rodeo (Ocala, Fla.)
• Won the Franklin (Tenn.) Rodeo and the Coy Lutz Memorial Rodeo (Centre Hall, Pa.). Co-champion at the Livingston (Mont.) Roundup, the Midwest Horse Fair & Rodeo (Madison, Wis.) and the American Heroes PRCA Rodeo (Hawley, Minn.). Finished 22nd in the world standings with $57,739
• 2016: Won the McAlester (Okla.) ProRodeo; the Black Hills Roundup (Belle Fourche, S.D.); Kaw Valley Rodeo (Manhattan, Kan.); Wahoo (Neb.) Saddle Club PRCA Rodeo; Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo (Abilene, Kan.); Lyon County Fair PRCA Rodeo (Marshall, Minn.); Will Rogers Memorial Rodeo (Vinita, Okla.); Cattleman Days Rodeo (Ashland, Mo.); and the Harrison (Ark.) PRCA Rodeo. Ranked second in the RAM Rodeo Permit Standings with $28,982.
• 2015: Won the Rotary Rodeo (Starkville, Miss.). Ranked 14th in the RAM Rodeo Permit Standings with $3,853.
• 2014: Won the NE Mississippi Championship Rodeo (Tupelo, Miss.); Paul Briggs Memorial Pro Rodeo (Fletcher, N.C.); Imboden (Ark.) PRCA Rodeo; Seven Clans PRCA Rodeo (Cherokee, N.C.); and Crowley’s Ridge Saddle Club Charity Rodeo (Forrest City, Ark.). Split the win with Jon Luse at the Indiantown (Fla.) Rodeo. Ranked fourth in the RAM Rodeo Permit Standings with $15,452.
• 2013: Won Lowry’s 4L Ranch Rodeo (Summerville, Ga.); and Pioneer City Rodeo (Palestine, Ill.). Split the win with Blade Elliott at the Harris County Cattlemen’s PRCA Rodeo (Hamilton, Ga.).

Competed at the College National Finals Rodeo 2014-16

5-10, 185 … Parents Jamey and Beth Phipps, older brother is Hayden Phipps … Started competing in rodeo when he was 6-7 years old since his entire family is involved in rodeo, then got more involved in high school and college … Graduated from Southeast Whitfield High School (Dalton, Ga.) in 2010 with a class of 330 students … earned his associate’s degree at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (Tifton, Ga.), then a bachelor’s degree in animal science and a master’s in agribusiness from University of Tennessee-Martin … His dad is a mason and his mom is a school teacher … Both his dad and his cousin, Chad Phipps, competed in PRCA bull riding … Enjoys starting horses, trading horses and owns four or five horses … Says the Days of ’47 Cowboy Games & Rodeo at Salt Lake City in 2017 was his best competition since it gave him a big boost in the world standings … Three Hills Rodeo’s Junior Bonner is his favorite bronc to draw and his dream draw is Pete Carr’s Classic Pro Rodeo’s Wise Guy … The Arcadia All-Fla Championship Rodeo is his favorite because “it’s a big circuit rodeo, the horses buck and it’s always sunny” … Lifts weights three or four times a week to keep up with rodeo … Likes all kinds of food … Enjoys watching wrestling … The Bible is his favorite book, “Lonesome Dove” is his favorite movie … Enjoys listening to George Strait … Likes to check out national parks when traveling to rodeos. 
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