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Tyler Waguespack

Events: Steer Wrestling
Born: 12/19/1990 Gonzales, La.
Joined PRCA: 2012
PRCA Career Earnings: $1,232,457.00
World Titles Won: 2 (2016, 2018)
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 5 (2015-19)
Current Residence: Gonzales, La.

2019 world standings place: 7th
2019 WNFR standings place: 10th
2019 WNFR earnings: $80,795
2019 earnings: $177,925
Wrangler NFR average titles: 2 (2016, 2018)
Tour Finale qualifications: 1 (2015)

2020 Highlights
• Won the San Antonio (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo
Career Highlights
• 2019: Qualified for his fifth consecutive Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. He finished 10th in the NFR average, earning $80,795. He placed in four rounds, and won Round 2 (3.6 seconds) and Round 6 (3.8 seconds). Won the San Antonio (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo, the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo, the Dixie National Rodeo (Jackson, Miss.), the Leesville (La.) Lions Club Rodeo, the Kit Carson County Pro Rodeo (Burlington, Colo.) and the Tri-State Rodeo Cinch Shoot-Out (Fort Madison, Iowa)
• 2018: Won his second Steer Wrestling World Championship and his second Wrangler NFR average title with 44.5-second time on 10 head, wining Round 1, and Round 8 and placing in four other rounds. Won the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo, the Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo, the Southeastern Livestock Exposition (Montgomery, Ala.), the Johnson County Sheriff's Posse (Cleburne, Texas) and the McCone County Fair PRCA Rodeo (Circle, Mont.)
• 2017: Won the West of the Pecos (Texas) Rodeo and the Sitting Bull Stampede (Mobridge, S.D.); finished fourth in the world standings with $231,277, and 11th in the average at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Placed in eight rounds at the Wrangler NFR, winning Round 1 and Round 10.

• 2016: Won the world title and the average by splitting the win in three rounds and placing in eight rounds of the Wrangler NFR. Waguespack set a new single-season steer wrestling total money record by finishing the year with $298,676. He also won the RAM Top Gun Award for most money earned at the Wrangler NFR, $213,218. Won the All-American ProRodeo Finals (Waco, Texas), the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo, the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Kissimmee, Fla.), the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Rapid City, S.D.), the Wrangler Champion Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Spanish Fork, Utah), Won the Oakdale (Calif.) Saddle Club Rodeo, the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo, the Walker County Fair & Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas), the Georgia National Jr. Livestock Show & Rodeo (Perry, Ga.), the Southern Miss Coca-Cola Classic Rodeo ((Hattiesburg, Miss.), the ABC Pro Rodeo (Lubbock, Texas) and the Mountain Valley Stampede (Heber City, Utah). Co-champion at the Four States Fair & Rodeo (Texarkana, Ark.)
• 2015: Won Round 7 and placed in two other rounds at his first Wrangler NFR. Won the Red Bluff (Calif.) Round-Up, the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo, the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup, the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo (Abilene, Kan.) and the Central Ark PRCA Rodeo (El Paso, Ark.). Co-champion at the Eugene (Ore.) ProRodeo. Finished 11th in the world standings with $135,591
• 2014: Won the West Texas Fair & Rodeo (Abilene), the Home of Champions Rodeo (Red Lodge, Mont.), the Bennington (Kan.) PRCA Rodeo, the Rusk County PRCA Rodeo (Henderson, Texas) and the Bowie (Texas) PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Cassia County Fair & Rodeo (Burley, Idaho). Finished 22nd in the world standings with $45,968
• 2013: Won the Odessa Rodeo & Festival (Tampa, Fla.) and the North Idaho Fair & Rodeo (Coeur d’Alene); finished 36th in the world standings with $31,993
• 2012: Won the RAM Southeastern Circuit Finals Rodeo (Davie, Fla.), the Trinity Valley Exposition (Liberty, Texas), the Mid-Winter Fair & Rodeo (Lafayette, La.), the Crosby (Texas) Fair & Rodeo and the Bryan (Texas) Breakfast Lions Club PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the SW District Fat Stock Show (Lake Charles, La.). Finished sixth in the rookie standings and 57th in the world with $20,041
Three-time qualifier for the National High School Rodeo after winning the Louisiana State High School Championships in 2008-10

6-1, 190 … Married NFR Barrel Racer Sarah Rose McDonald … Parents, Michael and Vicki Waguespack; sisters, Joanie, Tobie and Mandie. Michael was a PRCA steer wrestler in the 1990s and still occasionally hazes for Tyler; cousin Randi Robert qualified for the National High School Finals Rodeo … Started competing in bulldogging and tie-down roping while in junior high school … Enjoys hunting and fishing … Graduated from East Ascension High School in Gonzales, La., with a class of about 300 … Four-time World Champion Steer Wrestler Ote Berry is a mentor … Favorite rodeos are Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days and California Rodeo Salinas … Favorite movie is “Step Brothers”
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