Could This Be The Year Richmond Champion Takes The Canadian Title?

We can’t wait for the 2018 Canadian Finals Rodeo when all the best professional athletes that competed on Canadian soil this year will go head-to-head for six rounds. As CFR45 draws near, we’re going to be counting down the best athletes in each event this rodeo season, starting with the No. 1 man in the CPRA bareback riding standings, Richmond Champion.

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Canadian Standings:

1st - $41,133.98

World Standings:

6th - $119,818.86

Big Wins In 2018:

Ponoka Stampede

Williams Lake Stampede

Ellensburg Rodeo

Black Hills Roundup (Belle Fourche, S.D.) 

Top Scores In 2018:

91.25 Points - Ponoka Stampede Showdown Round

91 Points – Black Hills Roundup

90 Points – Washington State Fair (Puyallup)


Richmond Champion has been a dominating force ever since he stepped onto the scene and claimed a million dollars at The American in 2014, but this year feels a little different. The Texas cowboy has been on fire, laying down some impressive rides this season; according to the PRCA rider stats, has ridden 97.33 percent of his horses this year – his highest rating yet.

He has certainly set himself up with a strong chance for a Canadian title this year with $41,133.98 in earnings, which is nearly $7,000 ahead of the No. 2 man, Ky Marshall. 

He’s also been known to thank his Olympic-athlete fiancé Paige Lawrence for showing him how other top athletes train, proving the point that the new-school cowboy needs more than grit and gumption to get the job done. 

So all that going for him makes us wonder. Could this be Richmond Champions year?

We Stand With You

The events of the last week have been tremendously painful to us all.


PUEBLO, Colo. - PBR events will resume for television on April 25-26 from the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Oklahoma.

Who Will Leave Round One Of the 2019 NFR As The World Standings Leader?

There's a long 10 days ahead in Vegas, and the race for No. 1 could change in an instant, but we wanted to figure out just how instantly the lead could change in each of the world title races before round one kicks off tonight.

BREAKING: PRCA Announces Creation Of Jr. Rodeo Association & New Jr. NFR

The PRCA announced the creation of their Jr. Rodeo Association in a press release today that will see the next generation of world champions spotlighted at their own Jr. NFR. Young rodeo athletes aged 8-19 are being offered the chance to compete at Jr. Rodeo Association events, learn from the pro’s at clinics, receive accident insurance, and more under the PRCA’s new youth initiative.

NEW EVENTS ADDED: All In Barrels & Breakaway, World Series, LIVE With Lucia

Las Vegas, Nevada is taken over every December with cowboy hats, boots, and gold buckles. With many events going on around the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, we’re giving you a chance to get your fill of the team roping, barrel racing, breakaway roping and talk show action going on in Vegas this year!

How Jeremy Buhler Went From World Series Winner To World Champion

In 2009 a pair of fairly-unknown brothers from Canada traveled to the World Series of Team Roping in Las Vegas, Nevada and proceeded to turn the heads of everyone in the team roping world by dominating what was, at the time, the largest-paying No. 13 roping in history. 

Technique Tuesday: Learn From 2019 National Finals Rodeo Qualifiers

On this edition of Technique Tuesday, learn from the best of the best in 2019 with telestrations from this year's National Finals Rodeo qualifiers.

Sixty Memorable Moments From The 60th National Finals Rodeo

Ten rounds, 120 competitors, ten million dollars, countless memorable moments. 

A Walk Down Memory Lane: Celebrating Trevor Brazile's 25th World Title

In celebration of Trevor Brazile’s 25th world title win – captured last weekend at the National Steer Roping Finals in Mulvane, Kansas – we’re taking a walk down memory lane to relive all 25 of his world titles along his 20-plus-year career in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA).

One The Greatest Moments Of A Rodeo Competitor's Life

It's that moment when you realize all of the preparation, all of the hours spent in the practice pen, all of the miles, the money, the time away from home, and the sacrifice you've made, was worth it. For nine professional rodeo competitors trying to make a living on the rodeo trail last year, that moment is when they were announced as the 2019 World Champions.