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Chandler Bownds

Events: Bull Riding
Born: 7/31/1991
Joined PRCA: 2011
PRCA Career Earnings: $419,381.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 3 (2011, 2013, 2015)
Current Residence: Lubbock, Texas

2015 world standings place: 12th
2015 WNFR standings place: 14th
2015 WNFR earnings: $12,115
2015 earnings: $100,557
Tour Finale qualifications: 1 (2013)
Education: Panola College (Carthage, Texas)

2015 Highlights
• Placed in one round of the Wrangler NFR
• Won the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo
• Won the Walla Walla (Wash.) Frontier Days
• Won the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo (Abilene, Kan.)
• Won the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede Champions Challenge
• Won the Greeley (Colo.) Stampede Xtreme Bulls Division 2
• Won the Golden Spike Rodeo (Tremonton, Utah)
• Co-champion at the Tri-State Rodeo (Fort Madison, Iowa)
Career Highlights
• 2014: Co-champion at the Pasadena (Texas) Livestock Show & Rodeo. Finished 20th in the world standings with $52,937
• 2013: Placed in three rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, including second-place finishes in Rounds 1 and 4. Won the Horse Haven Round-Up Xtreme Bulls Division 2 (Kennewick, Wash.); the Buc Days ProRodeo (Corpus Christi, Texas); the Sand Hills Stock Show & Rodeo (Odessa, Texas); the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo (Abilene, Kan.) and the Amicus Club PRCA Rodeo (Alexandria, La.). Finished 11th in the world standings with $75,652
• 2012: Won the New Mexico Stampede (Rio Rancho, N.M.); the Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo (El Paso, Texas) and the Rio Grande Valley Xtreme Bulls Division 2 (Mercedes, Texas). Finished 27th in the world standings with $35,820
• 2011: Won Round 2 of the Wrangler NFR with a rodeo-best score of 91 points on Robinson Pro Rodeo's RMEF Bugle and won Round 6 with an 89-point ride on Sutton Rodeo's Crystal Springs Peach; finished second in Round 9. Won the Lea County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Lovington, N.M.); the all-around at the Santa Maria (Calif.) Elks Rodeo; the Louisiana Southern Fried PRCA Rodeo (West Monroe, La.); the Golden Spike Rodeo (Tremonton, Utah); the Rowell Ranch Rodeo (Hayward, Calif.) and the Los Fresno (Texas) PRCA Rodeo with an 88-point ride on Stace Smith’s SportsCenter Xpress and bought his PRCA card the next day. Finished in a tie for second at the Marshall (Texas) ProRodeo. Finished eighth in the world standings with $121,562
• 2010: Earned $4,635 while competing on his PRCA permit

PRCA Resistol Bull Riding Rookie of the Year, 2011

Youth Bull Riding World Finals champion, 2010 (Fort Worth, Texas)

5-6, 135 … Single … Parents, Woody and Janci Wilson; brother, Kamron; sister, Jamie … Started in rodeo at age 10, riding steers at stock contractor Lyndal Hurst’s arena; he considers Hurst his mentor … Graduated from Cooper High School in Lubbock … Favorite move is the comedy Out Cold, favorite food is steak and favorite kind of music is country, especially Charlie Robinson … Travels with Ryan Shanklin and Lucas Guilbeau ... He is a big fan of his hometown Texas Tech Red Raiders
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