Meet the 2023 National Finals Breakaway Roping Field


Maci Berry

The money and competition in the sport of breakaway roping continues to grow each year and this season was no exception. In its fourth year, the prize money at the National Finals Breakaway Roping is $250,000

The event is two days and 10 rounds and begins Dec. 5, with five rounds each day from the South Point Casino to determine a World Champion. You can watch both days on The Cowboy Channel at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT.

Here are Top 15 cowgirls who will be competing for the WPRA World Title in Las Vegas.

1. Shelby Boisjoli, $164,548

Four-time NFBR qualifier Shelby Boisjoli will enter into the Finals wearing the No. 1 back number after winning $164,548 in earnings with multiple wins this season including the San Antonio Rodeo Stock Show and Rodeo and the Caldwell Night Rodeo (Idaho).

2. Hali Williams, $146,742

Hali Williams set herself up for success this season as she secured the win at RodeoHouston to take a lead of over $50,000 early in the season. She now sits No. 2 in the World Standings entering into her first NFBR with $146,743 in earnings.

3. Martha Angelone, $132,865

Reigning World Champion Martha Angelone is headed back to the bright lights of Las Vegas to defend her title as she collected $132,865 in regular season earnings. Angelone picked up her biggest check of the season at the Cinch Playoffs Governor’s Cup (South Dakota) where she added $17,000 to her name to secure her position at No. 3 on the final day of the regular season.

4. Sarah Angelone, $114,284

Sarah Angelone will be joining her sister, Martha, at the National Finals Breakaway Roping for the first time as she enters in at No. 4 in the standings. Angelone collected over $20,000 of her total earnings during the Texas Swing and is looking to secure her first World Title.

5. Kelsie Domer, $112,281

Kelsie Domer is no stranger to a Gold Buckle as she has secured nine WPRA World Titles in her career. Domer earned $112,281 throughout the regular season after cinching notable checks in Fort Worth, Walla Walla, Sioux Falls and more.

6. Joey Williams, $109,354

Three-time National Finals Breakaway Roping qualifier Joey Williams secured two monumental titles this season - Cheyenne Frontier Days and the Pendleton Round-Up.

7. Taylor Munsell, $108,457

Sitting at No. 7, Taylor Munsell will competing in the National Finals Breakaway Roping for the second time much thanks to her win at The Calgary Stampede Breakaway Roping.

8. Bradi Good, $95,277

Bradi Good is set to make her first appearance at the NFBR as she enters in at No. 8 with $95,277 earned. Good locked in the championship at the Los Fresnos Rodeo (Texas) and split the win at the Parker County Sheriffs Posse Rodeo (Texas) and Mt. Pleasant Rodeo (Texas).

9. Cheyanne (Guillory) McCartney, $85,703

Oklahoma cowgirl Cheyanne McCartney kicked off her season with a win at the Fort Worth Stock Show and continued to make the right moves as she enters into her third NFBR at No. 9 in the World Standings.

10. Jackie Crawford, $85,239

A household name in the sport of breakaway roping Jackie Crawford will compete for her 24th WPRA Championship at the NFBR this year.

11. Danielle Lowman, 83,816

Danielle Lowman added over ten titles to her resume this season as she enters into her second NFBR with $83,816 in earnings as she sits No. 11 in the Standings.

12. Kendal Pierson, $80,031

Kendal Pierson, a two-time Canadian Champion, and has made her first National Finals Breakaway Roping picking up checks in Houston, Ellensburg, Sioux Falls and more.

13. Rickie (Engesser) Fanning, $79,481

This will be a season to remember for Rickie Fanning as she not only gained a new last name, but also a second NFBR qualification as she locked in the No. 13 spot in the Standings two notable wins in North Dakota - Killdeer and Ashley.

14. Josie Conner, $74,763

Josie Conner claimed the WPRA Resistol Rookie of the Year Title in 2022 while simultaneously qualifying for her first NFBR. She made it two in a row to start her career in 2023.

15. Erin Johnson, $66,742

Erin Johnson secured two of her largest checks at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo and RodeoHouston early in the season and it was just enough to finish in the final slot. Johnson is a three-time WPRA Champion and will be competing at the National Finals Breakaway Roping for the fourth time in her career.