T Parker Heads to First NFR After Finishing Regular Season No. 8

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T Parker was yet another roughstock rookie who impressed in his inaugural campaign. He enters his first NFR No. 8 in the PRCA Bull Riding World Standings after making over $150,000 on the season.


Ellensburg Xtreme Bulls, $22,638

The best weekend of the year came in early September for T Parker. He earned over $22,000 at the Ellensburg Xtreme Rodeo, placing second to only Stetson Wright who made over $30,000. Parker opened the rodeo with a third place finish in Round 1 with an 87.5-point ride. In the Finals, he again placed third with an 89-point ride. The two rides also earned Parker a second-place finish in the Average. The Sept. 2 rodeo helped take Parker from No. 13 to No. 7 in the PRCA Wrold Standings.

Lawton Xtreme Bulls (Oklahoma), $11,774

The Lawton Xtreme Bulls was a one-and-done event. Each bull rider got on one bull and the winner took home almost $12,000. Parker would come out on top with an 89.5-point ride on Bad John of Frontier Rodeo to get the win over Creek Young who was marked 88.5 points. Bad John was ridden three times on the year and all three went for 87.5 points or more.


World’s Oldest Rodeo (Arizona), 90.5 Points

It was the only 90+ Point Ride for T Parker, but it came at a good time. He went 90.5 points on Easy Sid to get the win in Prescott at the World’s Oldest Rodeo which earned him over $8,700. Over the Fourth of July, he was also 88.5 points to take third at the Oakley Independence Day Rodeo (Utah).

Sheridan WYO Rodeo, 89.5 Points

In July, Parker rode Arctic Assasain to a three-way tie with Ky Hamilton and Fulton Rutland. Combined with an 88.5-point ride at the Central Wyoming Fair and Rodeo, Parker banked more than $8,000 on the weeend.


Dixie National Rodeo, 87 Points

At Mississippi’s only PRCA Playoff Series Rodeo, a rookie and a vet collided when Parker shared the title with JB Mauney.

Ellensburg Rodeo, 176 on Two Head

It was a great week in Ellensburg for Parker, who in addition to winning more than $20,000 at the Xtreme Bulls, also won another $7,000 at the Ellensburg Rodeo thanks to two strong rides. He placed fourth in the opening round and first in the Finals after an 89-point ride on Stand By Me of Corey & Lange Rodeo. The two rides would win Parker the Average by two points over Stetson Wright.

Pasadena Livestock Show and Rodeo, 88 Points

In his final ride of the season, Parker would go home a winner. He ended the year with an 88-point ride on Bonanza which won him close to $4,000.

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