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Casey Colletti


Events: Bareback Riding
Born: 12/21/1985 Pueblo, Colo.
Joined PRCA: 2006
PRCA Career Earnings: $560,040.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 3 (2011-13)
Current Residence: Pueblo, Colo.

2016 world standings place: 21st
2016 earnings: $48,608
Tour Finale qualifications: 2 (2011-12)
Education: Garden City (Kan.) Community College, associate degree in farm & ranch management and animal science

Professional
2017 Highlights
• Won the Kit Carson County Fair & Rodeo (Burlington, Colo.)
• Won the San Luis Valley Ski-Hi Stampede (Monte Vista, Colo.)

Career Highlights
• 2016: Won the Helldorado Days Rodeo (Las Vegas, Nev.), the Cowboy Capital Of The World PRCA Rodeo (Stephenville, Texas), the Royal Gorge Rodeo (Canon City, Colo.), the Evergreen (Colo.) Rodeo, the Cassia County Fair & Rodeo (Burley, Idaho), the Dayton (Iowa) Championship Rodeo, the Steamboat Springs (Colo.) Pro Rodeo Series (June 17-18), the Yuma (Colo.) County Fair & Rodeo and the Cody (Wyo.) Nite Rodeo
• 2015: Did not compete
• 2014: Won the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho), the West of the Pecos (Texas) Rodeo and the Home of Champions Rodeo (Red Lodge, Mont.). Co-champion at the World's Oldest Rodeo (Prescott, Ariz.) and the Steamboat Springs (Colo.) ProRodeo Series-June 27-28. Finished 24th in the world standings with $36,269
• 2013: Won Rounds 5, 6 and 10 at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo to jump from 15th place to ninth in the final world standings with $130,662. Won the Ogden (Utah) Pioneer Days; the Poway (Calif.) Rodeo and the Bell County PRCA Rodeo (Belton, Texas). Co-champion at the Evergreen (Colo.) Rodeo and the Ute Mountain Roundup (Cortez, Colo.)
• 2012: Won Round 5 of the Wrangler NFR with an 88.5-point ride on Classic Pro Rodeo's Scarlet's Web and placed in three other rounds to finish 11th in the world standings with $102,559. Won the Ram Mountain States Circuit Finals Rodeo (Rock Springs, Wyo.); A Tribute to the Great American Cowboy (Casper, Wyo.); the Elizabeth (Colo.) Stampede Rodeo; Rodeo de Santa Fe (N.M.) and the Douglas County Fair & Rodeo (Castle Rock, Colo.). Co-champion at the Farm-City ProRodeo (Hermiston, Ore.); the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo (Colorado Springs, Colo.); the Golden Spike Rodeo (Tremonton, Utah); the Ute Mountain Roundup (Cortez, Colo.); the Bell County PRCA Rodeo (Belton, Texas) and the Red Desert Roundup (Rock Springs, Wyo.)
• 2011: Won Round 9 of the Wrangler NFR with an 87.5-point ride on Smith, Harper & Morgan's Jessie's Girl and placed in six other rounds to finish fifth in the average and fifth in the world standings with $155,762. Won the Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days Rodeo; the Tri-State Rodeo (Fort Madison, Iowa); the World’s Oldest Rodeo (Prescott, Ariz.); Kansas' BIggest Rodeo (Phillipsburg, Kan.); the Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo (El Paso, Texas); the Wyoming State Fair (Douglas, Wyo.); the Kit Carson County Fair & Rodeo (Burlington, Colo.); the Jerome (Idaho) County Fair and Rodeo and the Steamboat Springs (Colo.) ProRodeo Series-June 18. Co-champion at the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.); the Red Desert Roundup (Rock Springs, Wyo.) and the A Tribute to Chris LeDoux Rodeo (Casper, Wyo.)
• 2010: Co-champion in the short round at the 100th California Rodeo Salinas and finished second in the average to Jared Smith by two points; won the progressive round and finished fourth in earnings at the All American ProRodeo Finals (Waco, Texas). Qualified for the Justin Boots Playoffs (Puyallup, Wash.). Finished 33rd in the world standings with $28,148
• 2009: Won the Panola County Cattlemen’s PRCA Rodeo (Carthage, Texas) and the San Augustine (Texas) PRCA Rodeo. Finished 43rd in the world standings with $15,432 despite missing a month with a broken right foot
• 2008: Finished 57th in the world standings with $13,793
• 2007: Won Rodeo de Santa Fe (N.M.); the Rooftop Rodeo (Estes Park, Colo.); the Jayhawker Roundup Rodeo (Hill City, Kan.); the Ardmore (Okla.) Stampede PRCA Rodeo; the Wrangler ProRodeo Classic (Wichita, Kan.) and the Mesquite (Texas) Championship Rodeo. Finished 48th in the world standings with $16,581
• 2006: Finished fifth in the rookie bareback riding standings and 66th in the world standings with $12,227

Amateur
Bareback riding champion in the Central Plains Region of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA), 2006. Finished fifth in the College National Finals Rodeo, 2006


Personal
5-9 155 ... Wife, Kacee Willbanks ... Daughter, Kingslee (Born June 22, 2016) ... Casey is an accomplished woodworking craftsman and is a building  superintendent ... He is currently furthering his education online to receive a Bachelor's degree in Business Management ... Enjoys raising cattle, farming/selling quality alfalfa hay and volunteering together with Kacee in their community ... Was forced to sit out the 2015 season after suffering a severe spinal cord injury in 2014 ... Hobbies include hunting, buying/selling on Craigslist, teaching at rodeo schools, attending cow sales and farm/estate auctions

 
 
 
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