1949-2005   
NIRA National Champions
1949 Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, NIRA Invitational Finals, First NIRA Champions  
Men=s Team Sul Ross State College Alpine, TX 
Men=s All-Around Harley May Sul Ross State, TX
Bareback Riding Harley May Sul Ross State, TX
Saddle Bronc Dale Stiles U of Wyoming
Bull Riding Harley May Sul Ross State, TX
Calf Roping Eldon Dudley Oklahoma A & M
Steer Wrestling Tom Hadley New Mexico A & M
Wild Cow Milking Bob Sauke Montana State College
1950 Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, first NIRA championships based on points won during the year (1949) and finals rodeo points.
Men's Team Sul Ross State College Alpine, TX
Men=s All-Around Harley May Sul Ross State, TX
Bareback Riding James Mickler Hardin Simmons U, TX 
Saddle Bronc Riding Harley May Sul Ross State, TX
Bull Riding Harley May Sul Ross State, TX
            Calf Roping Tuffy Cooper U  of New Mex.
Steer Wrestling Bill Hogg Texas A & M
Team Roping Earl Reynolds West Texas State 
1951 Fort Worth, Texas, Will Rogers Coliseum, NIRA championships were based on 1950 points and 1951 finals points. The 1951 champions, from the NIRA  newsletter, The Riggin= May 1951, and corroborated by the champions themselves, are different from the national records. 
Men's Team Sul Ross State College Alpine, TX
Men=s All-Around Harley May Sul Ross State, TX
Women=s All-Around Jo Gregory Knox Sul Ross State, TX
Bareback Riding James Mickler Hardin Simmons U, TX
Saddle Bronc Harley May Sul Ross State, TX
Bull Riding Maxie Overstreet Texas A & M
Calf Roping F. C. Stover  New Mex. A&M
Steer Wrestling Bill Guest Hardin Simmons U, T
Ribbon Roping Roy Reynolds West Texas State College
1952 Portland, Oregon, NIRA championships were based on points for three semesters (spring 1951, fall 1951, and spring 1952 rodeos)  and the finals rodeo points. After this year, points won during the fall and spring semesters of each school year and the finals points were used.
Men's Team Sul Ross State College Alpine, TX
Men=s All-Around Dick Barrett Oklahoma A & M
Bareback Riding Dick Barrett  Oklahoma A & M    
Saddle Bronc Riding Joe Chase   Hardin Simmons U, TX
Bull Riding Johnny Ackel Sul Ross State, TX
Calf Roping F.C. Stover New Mex. A & M
Steer Wrestling Don Driggers New Mex. A & M
Ribbon Roping Dick Barrett Oklahoma A & M
1953 Abilene, Texas   Hardin Simmons University
Men's Team Hardin Simmons U Abilene, TX
Men=s All-Around Tex Martin Sul Ross State, TX
Women=s All-Around  Elisabeth Prude Longbotham     Sul Ross State, TX
Bareback Riding Dick Barrett Hardin Simmons U, TX
Saddle Bronc Riding Joe Chase Hardin Simmons U, TX
Bull Riding Ira Akers Sul Ross State, TX
Calf Roping Sonny Sikes Sam Houston State, TX 
Steer Wrestling Don Fedderson Oklahoma A & M
Ribbon Roping Sonny Sikes Sam Houston State, TX 
1954 Lake Charles, Louisiana
Men's Team Colorado A & M Fort Collins, CO
Men=s All-around Howard Harris U of Idaho
Women=s All-around  Becky Jo Smith Doom  Hardin Simmons U, TX
Bareback Riding Bob Schild Colorado A & M
Saddle Bronc Riding Bob Schild Colorado A & M 
Bull Riding Tex Martin Sul Ross State, TX
Calf Roping Lee Cockrell Hardin Simmons U, TX
Steer Wrestling John Gee Colorado A & M 
Team Roping Bill Teague Hardin Simmons U, TX
Goat Tying Charlotte Martin Sul Ross State, TX
1955 Lake Charles, Louisiana
Men's Team Texas Tech Lubbock, TX
Men=s All-Around Ira Akers Sam Houston State, TX    
Women=s All-Around Becky Jo Smith Doom  Hardin Simmons U, TX
Bareback Riding Ira Akers Sam Houston State, TX
Saddle Bronc Riding Ira Akers Sam Houston State, TX
Bull Riding Ira Akers Sam Houston State, TX 
Calf Roping Sonny Sikes Sam Houston State, TX 
Steer Wrestling Gene Frazier Hardin Simmons U, TX
Team Roping Sonny Sikes Sam Houston State, TX
Barrel Racing Kathlyn Younger Knox  McNeese State,  LA
Goat Tying Becky Jo Smith Doom    Hardin Simmons U, TX 
1956 Colorado Springs, Colorado
Men's Team Sam Houston State Huntsville, TX
Men=s All-Around Ira Akers Sam Houston State, TX 
Women=s All-Around Kathlyn Younger Knox  Colorado A & M   
Bareback Riding Don Yates Colorado A & M      
Saddle Bronc Riding Ira Akers Sam Houston State, TX 
Bull Riding Ira Akers Sam Houston State, TX
Calf Roping Don Meter   Chadron State, NB       
Steer Wrestling John Gee     Colorado A & M   
Team Roping Monty Roberts Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Barrel Racing Kathlyn Younger Knox   Colorado A & M
Goat Tying Pat Dunigan Marr New Mex. A & M
1957 Colorado Springs, Colorado
Men's Team McNeese State  Lake Charles, LA
Men=s All-Around Clyde  May   McNeese State, LA     
Women=s All-Around Betty Sims Solt New Mex. A & M
Bareback Riding Dave Hopper            Texas Tech
Saddle Bronc Riding Bill Duffy Oregon Tech C  
Bull Riding Ken Adams Arizona State 
Calf Roping Jack Burkholder        Texas A & I
Steer Wrestling Monty Roberts Cal Poly- SLO, CA
Team Roping Grady Allen Texas A & I            
Barrel Racing Betty Sims Solt New Mex. A & M 
Goat Tying Teresa Sully Colorado State U
1958 Colorado Springs, Colorado
Men's Team McNeese State  Lake Charles, LA
Men=s All-Around Jack Burkholder Texas A & I
Women=s All-Around Pat Dunigan Marr New Mex. A & M
Bareback Riding Jim Miller McNeese State, LA
Saddle Bronc Riding Don Lee Smith Sul Ross State,  TX
Bull Riding Don Workman Lubbock Christian C, TX
Calf Roping Jack Burkholder Texas A & I
Steer Wrestling Vic Small Montana State
Ribbon Roping Jack Burkholder Texas A & I
Barrel Race Betty Sims Solt New Mex. A & M
Goat Tying Merna Muller Cal Poly-SLO, CA
1959 Klamath Falls, Oregon
Men's Team McNeese State  Lake Charles, LA
Men=s All-Around Jack Roddy Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Women=s All-Around Pat Dunigan Marr New Mexico State C
Bareback Riding Dick Henson Idaho SU
Larry O=Neill U of Texas
Saddle Bronc Riding Gary Gregg Oregon Technical C
.Bull Riding Freddie Kist Dickinson SU, SD
Calf Roping Jack Burkholder Texas A & I
Steer Wrestling Jack Roddy Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Ribbon Roping Bill Nielson Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Barrel Race Mike Reid Settle West Texas State
Calf Tying Pat Dunigan Marr New Mex. A&M
1960 Clayton, New Mexico  During 1960, the NIRA split into two organizations --the American Collegiate Rodeo Association (ACRA) and the parent NIRA.  Records are for the NIRA champions only.
Men's team Cal Poly-SLO San Luis Obispo, CA
Men=s All-Around Edd Workman Lubbock Christian C
Women=s All-Around Karen Mangum Sam Houston SU, TX
Bareback Riding Gerry Bishop U of Arizona
Saddle Bronc Riding Edd Workman Lubbock Christian
Bull Riding Royce Rodgers Southwest Tex. SU
Calf Roping Jack Burkholder Texas A & I
Steer Wrestling Riley Freeman Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Ribbon Roping Bill Nielson Cal Poly-SLO
Barrel Race Mike Reid Settle West Texas SU
Goat Tying Karen Mangum Sam Houston SU, TX 
1961 Sacramento, California First year to have a women's team champion
Men's Team U of Wyoming Laramie, WY
Women's Team Sam Houston SU  Huntsville, TX
Men=s All-Around Edd Workman Lubbock Christian
Women=s All-Around Sue Burgraff Melaney Montana SU
Bareback Riding John Holt Texas Tech U
Saddle Bronc Riding Shawn Davis Western Montana C
Bull Riding Leo Anderson Sam Houston SU, TX
Calf Roping Evan Goulding Ricks C, UT
Steer Wrestling Gary Murphy Montana SU
Ribbon Roping Dub Cox New Mex. SU
Barrel Race Mike Reid Settle West Texas SU
Calf Tying Donna Jean Saul    Sul Ross SU, TX 
1962 Littleton, Colorado
Men's Team Sul Ross State U  Alpine, TX
Women's Team Sul Ross State U Alpine, TX
Men=s All-Around Edd Workman Lubbock Christian 
Women=s All-Around Donna Jean Saul Sul Ross SU, TX
Bareback Riding Fred Wilson U of Wyoming
Saddle Bronc Riding Edd Workman Lubbock Christian
Bull Riding George Eads Sul Ross SU, TX
Calf Roping (tie) Bill James Sul Ross SU, TX
Dub Cox New Mex. State
Steer Wrestling Sonny Ehr U of Arizona
Ribbon Roping Bill James Sul Ross SU, TX
Barrel Race Lorraine Taylor Northern Mont. C
Goat Tying Donna Jean Saul Sul Ross SU, TX
1963 Littleton, Colorado
Men's Team Casper College Casper, WY
Women's Team Colorado State U Fort Collins, CO
Men=s All-Around Shawn Davis Western Mont. C
Women=s All-Around Leota Hielscher Colorado SU
Bareback Riding Shawn Davis Western Mont. C
Saddle Bronc Riding Leo Anderson Sam Houston SU, TX
Bull Riding Nelson Spotts McNeese SU, LA
Calf Roping Richard Walker SW Tex. Jr. C
Steer Wrestling Sonny Ehr U of Arizona
Ribbon Roping Richard Walker SW Tex. Jr. C
Barrel Race Linda Kinkead New Mexico SU
Goat Tying Sally Spencer Colorado SU
1964 Douglas, Wyoming
Men's Team Casper College Casper, WY
Women's Team Colorado State Fort Collins, CO
Men=s All-Around Pink Peterson Casper C, WY
Women=s All-Around Marie Mass Gatlin U of Southern Colo.
Bareback Riding Pink Peterson Casper C, WY
Saddle Bronc Riding (tie) Ned Londo Lamar C, CO
Pink Peterson Casper C, WY
Bull Riding C. W. Adams Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Calf Roping John Fincher Brigham Young U, UT
Steer Wrestling Frank Shepperson U of Wyoming
Ribbon Roping Martin Ruffeno Sam Houston SU, TX
Barrel Racing Carlee Obervy  South Dakota SU
Goat Tying Karen Coleman Miller Montana SU
1965 Laramie, Wyoming
Men's Team Casper College Casper, WY
Women's Team Sam Houston SU Huntsville, TX
Men=s All-Around Pink Peterson Casper C, WY
Women=s All-Around Becky Berggren Sam Houston SU, TX
Bareback Riding Claude Wilson Casper C, WY       
Saddle Bronc Riding Pink Peterson Casper C, WY
Bull Riding C. W. Adams Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Calf Roping Jack Hannum Utah SU
Steer Wrestling J. R. Kvenild U of WY
Ribbon Roping Roger Forehand SW Tex. Jr. C
Barrel Racing Becky Berggren Sam Houston SU, TX
Goat Tying Eileen Cochran Texas Tech 
1966 Vermillion, South Dakota
Men's Team Casper College Casper, WY 
Women's Team Arizona State U.   Phoenix, AZ
Men=s All-Around Dave Hart          Idaho SU
Women=s All-Around Carol O'Rourke Smith Montana SU
Bareback Riding Joe Alexander Casper C, WY
Saddle Bronc Riding Ivan Daines   Casper C, WY 
Bull Riding Don Reichert South Dakota SU
Calf Roping Stan Harter Arizona SU
Steer Wrestling Leburt Saulsberry New Mexico SU
Ribbon Roping Stan Harter    Arizona SU
Barrel Racing Cleonne Skinner Steinmiller Colorado SU   
Goat Tying Marianne Munz Brunson    Texas Tech
1967 St. George, Utah
Men's Team Tarleton SU Stephenville, TX
Women's Team Eastern New Mex. U Portales,  NM
Men=s All-Around A.C.Ekker U of Utah
Women=s All-Around Barbara Socolofsky Kansas SU
Bareback Riding Dan Freeman        Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Saddle Bronc Riding David Dahl                 Black Hills SU, SD
Bull Riding Bobby Berger              Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Calf Roping Sherrick Grantham Arizona SU
Steer Wrestling Butch Meyers U of Southern Colo.
Ribbon Roping A.C. Ekker     U of Utah        
Barrel Racing Barbara Baer    Cal Poly-SLO, CA         
Goat Tying Marianne Munz Brunson    Texas Tech
1968 Sacramento, California
Men's Team Sam Houston SU  Huntsville, TX
Women's Team Sam Houston SU  Huntsville, TX
Men=s All-Around Phil Lyne SW Texas SU
Women=s All-Around Donna Kinkead Eastern NMU
Bareback Riding J. C. Trujillo Mesa C,  AZ.
Saddle Bronc J. C. Bonine Eastern Mont. C
Bull Riding Don Reichert South Dakota SU
Calf Roping Phil Lyne SW Texas SU
Steer Wrestling Carl Deaton Sam Houston SU
Ribbon Roping Buddy Draper Southern Colo. SU
Barrel Race Donna Kinkead Eastern NMU
Goat Tying Mary Fuller SW Texas SU
1969 Deadwood, South Dakota
Men's Team Eastern NM U   Portales, NM
Women's Team Tarleton SU Stephenville, TX
Men=s All-Around Phil Lyne Sam Houston SU
Women=s All-Around Nancy Robinson Petersen Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Bareback Riding Chris LeDoux Sheridan C,   WY
Saddle Bronc Riding J. C. Bonine Eastern Mont. C
Bull Riding Lonnie Hall  Black Hills SU, SD
Calf Roping Phil Lyne Sam Houston SU
Steer Wrestling Carl Deaton Sam Houston SU, TX
Ribbon Roping Jim Jackson SW Texas SU
Barrel Race Barbara Baer Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Goat Tying Angie Watts Averhoff Tarleton SU, TX
Breakaway Roping Sally Preston Tarleton SU, TX
1970 Bozeman, Montana
Men's Team Cal Poly-SLO San Luis Obispo, CA
Women's Team Tarleton SU Stephenville, Texas
Men=s All-Around  Tom Miller Black Hills SU, SD
Women=s All-Around Linda Blackburn Sultemeier Eastern NMU
Bareback Riding Melvin Dick Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Saddle Bronc Riding Melvin Dick Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Bull Riding Doug Wilson Casper C., Wyo.
Calf Roping Nick Baldwin Brigham Young U, UT
Steer Wrestling Bob Christopherson Nat. C Business, SD
Ribbon Roping Tom Ferguson Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Barrel Race Connie Wilkinson Wood Tarleton SU, TX
Goat Tying Sharon Meffan Camarillo Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Breakaway Roping Saundra Curlock Sorensen Utah SU
1971 Bozeman, Montana
Men=s Team Cal Poly-SLO San Luis Obispo, CA
Women=s Team Tarleton SU Stephenville, TX
Men=s All-Around Tom Miller Black Hills SU, SD
Women=s All-Around Jan Wagner Montana State U
Bareback Riding Lee Eddins Eastern Oregon C
Saddle Bronc Riding Everett Jones Blue Mt. CC, OR
Bull Riding Wally Badgett Sheridan C, WY
Calf Roping Jerry Koile Cal Poly - SLO, CA
Steer Wrestling Ed Wright Eastern NMU
Ribbon Roping Dave Brock Casper C, WY
Barrel Racing Martha Tompkins  Tarleton SU, TX
Goat Tying Jeanne Coates Ricks C, UT
Breakaway Roping Jan Wagner Montana State U
1972 Bozeman, Montana
Men=s Team Montana SU Bozeman, MT
Women=s Team Eastern NM U  Portales, NM
Men=s All-Around Dave Brock U of Southern Colo.
Women=s All-Around Linda Miller Munns Utah SU
Bareback Riding Robert Schall Montana SU
Saddle Bronc Jock McDowell Montana SU
Bull Riding Lamar Roche Ricks C, UT
Calf Roping Danny Torricellas Blue Mt. CC, OR
Steer Wrestling Lynn Perry Montana SU
Ribbon Roping Dean Perkins Montana SU
Barrel Racing Becky Fullerton Blue Mt. CC, OR
Goat Tying Wendy Bryan U of Arizona
Breakaway Roping Betty Gayle Cooper Ratliff   Eastern NMU
1973 Bozeman, Montana
Men=s Team Cal Poly-SLO San Luis Obispo, CA
Women=s Team U of Arizona Tucson, AZ
Men=s All-Around Dave Brock U of Southern Colo.
Women=s All-Around Lou Ann Herstead U of Wyoming
Bareback Riding Perry Lee Tarleton SU, TX
Saddle Bronc Riding Jock McDowell Montana SU
Bull Riding Lamar Roche Ricks C, UT
Calf Roping Tom Ferguson Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Steer Wrestling Tom Ferguson Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Ribbon Roping Dave Brock U of Southern Colo.
Barrel Racing Colette Graves Baier Fort Hays SU,  KS
Goat Tying Wendy Bryan U of Arizona
Breakaway Roping Colleen Semas Cal Poly-SLO, CA
1974 Bozeman, Montana
Men's Team Eastern NM U   Portales, NM
Women's Team Sam Houston SU  Huntsville, TX
Men=s All-Around Dudley Little Cal State-Fresno
Women=s All-Around Jimmie Gibbs Munroe Sam Houston SU, TX
Bareback Riding Jerry Beagley Fort Hays SU, KS 
Saddle Bronc Riding John Gass Western Texas C
Bull Riding Butch Bratsky Montana SU
Calf Roping Brad McReynolds Sam Houston SU
Steer Wrestling Tom Clyde  Ricks C, UT
Ribbon Roping Mike McLaughlin U of Southern Colo
Barrel Racing  Jimmie Gibbs Munroe  Sam Houston  SU, TX
Goat Tying Pam Simon Sproul Arizona State U 
Breakaway Roping  Cindy Galow Sam Houston SU, TX
1975 Bozeman, Montana
Men's Team Montana SU Bozeman, MT
Women's Team New Mexico SU Las Cruces, NM
Men=s All-Around Skip Emmett U of Tenn.- Martin
Women=s All-Around Jennifer Haynes New Mex. SU
Bareback Riding Skip Emmett U. of Tenn.- Martin 
Saddle Bronc Riding Bud Munroe Montana SU
Bull Riding Jack Himes Howard C, TX
Calf Roping Roy Cooper Cisco Jr. C, TX
Steer Wrestling Paul Hughes Lamar C, CO
Team Roping Bill Parker Dawson CC, MT
Team Roping Phil Luman Dawson CC, MT
Barrel Racing Jimmie Gibbs Munroe Sam Houston SU, TX
Goat Tying Jennifer Haynes New Mexico SU
Breakaway Roping Jennifer Haynes New Mexico SU
1976 Bozeman, Montana
Men's Team Southeastern Okla SU Durant, OK
Women's Team New Mexico SU Las Cruces, NM
Men=s All-Around James D. Ward SE Okla. SU
Women=s All-Around Janet Stover Crowson New Mexico SU   
Bareback Riding  James D. Ward SE Okla. SU  
Saddle Bronc  Riding Randy Dains Walla Walla CC 
Bull Riding Richard W. Escalante Pima CC, AZ 
Calf Roping Mike P. McLaughlin U of Southern Colo.
Steer Wrestling Randy E. Taylor SW Okla.SU     
Team Roping Wayne Smith Arkansas SU-Beebe 
Jack Pearce Brigham Young U
Barrel Racing Chris A. Helker     Eastern NMU
Goat Tying  Jennifer Haynes New Mexico SU
Breakaway Roping Janet Stover Crowson New Mexico SU
1977 Bozeman, Montana
Men's Team Southeastern Okla SU   Durant,  OK
Women's Team Utah SU Logan, UT
Men=s All-Around Tony Coleman U of Tenn.-Martin
Women=s All-Around Shelly H. Mueller U of Wisconsin -- RF
Bareback Riding Jack Lee Himes Howard C, TX        
Saddle Bronc Riding J. Sidney Morrow New Mexico SU
Bull Riding Jerry Beagley                SE  Okla. SU
Calf Roping Chris Lybbert Cal Poly-SLO
Steer Wrestling Steve Fryar Tarleton SU, TX
Team Roping Thomas Maycumber Washington SU
Barrel Racing Joann Whitehead Western Texas C
Goat Tying Cindy Coombs Lulloft Utah SU
Breakaway Roping Sherre Stoddard Brigham Young U, UT
1978 Bozeman, Montana
Men=s Team Southeastern Okla. SU Durant, OK
Women=s Team Central Ariz. C Coolidge, AZ
Men=s All-Around Hank Franzen Casper C, WY
Women=s All-Around Barrie Beach Smith Central Arizona C
Bareback Riding Jay Himes  U of Southern Colo.
Saddle Bronc Riding David J. Griffith Montana SU
Bull Riding Hank Franzen Casper C, WY
Calf Roping Joe Parsons U of Arizona
Steer Wrestling Samuel Edmondson Calif. SU- Fresno
Team Roping Olie Smith SE Okla. SU
Barrel Racing Julie Doering Oregon SU
Goat Tying Barrie Beach Smith Central Arizona C
Breakaway Roping Jean Fuchs Poythress Chadron SU, NE
1979 Lake Charles, Louisiana
Men=s Team Southeastern Okla. SU Durant, OK
Women=s Team Central Ariz.C Coolidge, AZ
Men=s All-Around Joe Peabody State Fair CC, MO
Women=s All-Around Barrie Beach Smith Central Arizona C.
Bareback Riding Jimmy A. Cleveland SE Okla. SU
Saddle Bronc Riding David J. Griffith Montana SU
Bull Riding Doyle Parker C of Southern Idaho
Calf Roping Dave P. Smith Walla Walla CC
Steer Wrestling Lance K. Robinson Weber SU, UT
Team Roping Mike Beers Blue Mt. CC, OR
Barrel Racing Bana J. Perry SW Okla. SU
Goat Tying Sabrina L. Pike SE Okla. SU
Breakaway Roping Kathryn L. Kennedy Chadron SU, NE
1980 Bozeman, Montana
Men=s Team Southeastern Okla. SU Durant, OK
Women=s Team Southeastern Okla. SU Durant, OK
Men=s All-Around Lance Robinson Weber SU, UT
Women=s All-Around Lea Erwin U of Central Ark.
Bareback Riding Joe Eckert SW Okla. SU
Saddle Bronc Riding Brad Gjermundson Dickinson SU, ND
Bull Riding Chuck Simonson Dawson CC, MT
Calf Roping Lance Robinson Weber SU, UT
Steer Wrestling Lance Robinson Weber SU, UT
Team Roping J.D. Yates U of Southern Colo. 
Barrel Racing Lori McNeil Utah SU
Goat Tying Phyllis Crouse U of Missouri- Col.
Breakaway Roping Sabrina Pike SE Okla SU
1981 Bozeman, Montana
Men=s Team Dawson CC Glendive, MT
Women=s Team Eastern New Mex. U Portales,  NM
Men=s All-Around George Mesimer U. of Tenn.-Martin
Women=s All-Around Sabrina Pike SE Okla. SU
Bareback Riding Larry Peabody Dawson CC, MT
Saddle Bronc Riding Chuck Morris Hartnell C., CA
Bull Riding Chuck Simonson Dawson CC, MT
Calf Roping Lesley Jenkins SE Okla. SU
Steer Wrestling John W.  Jones Jr. Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Team Roping J.D. Yates U of Southern Colo.
Barrel Racing Kendra Bennett Labette C, KS
Goat Tying Shari Simmons Black Hills SU, SD
Breakaway Roping Jean Fuchs Poythress U of Wyoming
1982 Bozeman, Montana
Men=s Team Sul Ross SU Alpine, TX
Women=s Team Southeastern Okla. SU Durant, OK
Men=s All-Around Cody Lambert Sul Ross SU, TX
Women=s All-Around Sabrina Pike SE Okla. SU
Bareback Riding Thom Hickey Eastfield C, TX
Saddle Bronc Riding Chuck Morris Hartnell C, CA
Bull Riding Scott Breding Miles CC, MT
Calf Roping James Zant Western Texas C
Steer Wrestling Ross Rianda Hartnell C, CA
Team Roping Allen Gill Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Barrel Racing Lori McNeil Utah SU
Goat Tying Linda O=Neal U of Arizona
Breakaway Roping Sabrina Pike SE Okla. SU
1983 Bozeman, Montana
Men=s Team Sul Ross SU Alpine, TX
Women=s Team Eastern New Mex. U Portales,  NM
Men=s All-Around Rocky Steagall Blue Mt. CC, OR
Women=s All-Around Anna Crespin Gardner Eastern NM  U
Bareback Riding Stephen W. Smith Jr. Hartnell C, CA
Saddle Bronc Riding Guy Lenard Shapka Casp C, WY
Bull Riding Rocky Steagall Blue Mt. CC, OR
Calf Roping Clay H. Parsons U of Arizona
Steer Wrestling Chris W. Hansen U of Wyoming
Team Roping Billy Dale Haley Southwest Tex.SU
Barrel Racing Tammy King Engle New Mex.SU
Goat Tying Anna Crespin Gardner Eastern NMU
Breakaway Roping Jayne Gentry Sul Ross SU, TX
1984 Bozeman, Montana
Men's Team Southwest Tex. SU San Marcos, TX
Women's Team Sam Houston SU Huntsville, TX
Men=s All-Around John Opie    Blue Mt. CC, OR
Women=s All-Around Nancy Rea Southern Ark. U
Bareback Riding William Ward Dawson C, MT
Saddle Bronc Riding Derek Clark Texas Tech
Bull Riding Quint McDermand Dickinson SU, ND
Calf Roping Kyle Kosoff Weber SU,  UT
Steer Wrestling Mike Currin Blue Mt. CC, OR
Team Roping Rocky Carpenter Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Barrel Racing Lynn McCaffety Sam Houston SU
Goat Tying Shari Simmons Black Hills SU, SD
Breakaway Roping  Wendy Monchamp Cal Poly-SLO, CA
1985 Bozeman, Montana
Men's Team Southwestern Okla. SU Weatherford, OK
Women's Team Sul Ross SU. Alpine, TX
Men=s All-Around Kent Jude Richard McNeese SU,  LA
Women=s All-Around Lisa Carol Scheffer U of Montana
Bareback Riding Scott M. Gress National C, SD
Saddle Bronc Riding Mike Merchant U of Tenn.-Martin
Bull Riding Clint Branger Northwest CC, WY
Calf Roping Lanham Mangold Southwest Tex. SU
Steer Wrestling Chip N. Gatlin Sam Houston SU, TX
Team Roping Nolan Twisselman Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Barrel Racing Lisa Scheffer U of Montana
Breakaway Roping Tammy Wink South Dakota SU
Goat Tying Kelly Sue Kay U of Arizona
1986 Bozeman, Montana
Men's Team Western Texas C Snyder,  TX
Women's Team Montana SU Bozeman, MT
Men=s All-Around Clay D. Hurst     West Hills C, CA   
Women=s All-Around Molly McAuliffe Hepper   Blue Mt. CC, OR
Bareback Riding Gary Bret Brogan Boise SU, ID
Saddle Bronc Riding Frank Patrick Norcutt C of Southern Idaho
Bull Riding Jim Sharp     Odessa C, TX
Calf Roping Keith Hudson   Western Texas C 
Steer Wrestling Marty Shawn Musil SW Okla. SU
Team Roping Clay D. Hurst    West Hills C,  CA   
Barrel Racing Dana Lynn McCaffety Sam Houston SU, TX
Breakaway Roping Deborah Ann Rogers Scottsdale CC,  AZ
Goat Tying Shelley Dee Meter Eastern Wy C
1987 Bozeman, Montana
Men's Team Blue Mountain CC Pendleton, OR
Women's Team Scottsdale CC Scottsdale, AZ    
Men=s All-Around Roy Cordova           Central Arizona C 
Women=s All-Around Sherry Lynn Rosser  Southern Ark. U           
Bareback Riding Steve Abernathy  Western Okla. SC 
Saddle Bronc Riding Wayne D. Norcutt C of Southern Idaho
Bull Riding Jim Sharp                       Odessa C, TX
Calf Roping Kelsey Allen Felton        Blue Mt. CC, OR
Team Roping Darin B. Simpson           New Mex. SU
Steer Wrestling Will Cody Matthews       U of Tenn.-Martin
Barrel Racing Holly Foster          McNeese SU, LA   
Breakaway Roping Karen Cochran Smith Texas Tech                   
Goat Tying Kelly Harsh  Scottsdale CC, AZ
1988 Bozeman, Montana
Men=s Team Montana SU  Bozeman, MT
Women=s Team Southwestern Okla. SU Weatherford, OK
Men=s All-Around Ken Lensegrav Montana SU
Women=s All-Around Cathy Cagliari West Hills C, CA
Bareback Riding Ken Lensegrav Montana SU
Saddle Bronc Riding Eudell Larsen Western Dak. Vo. T
Bull Riding Rex Phillips Montana SU
Calf Roping Bradley Goodrich Blue Mt. CC, OR
Steer Wrestling Cory Ferguson National C, SD
Team Roping Kenneth David Key Tarleton SU, TX
Barrel Racing Cathy Cagliari West Hills C, CA
Goat Tying Lori Kay Hadley Weber SU, UT
Breakaway Roping Donelle Kvenild SW Okla. SU
1989 Lake Charles, Louisiana
Men=s Team Odessa C Odessa, Texas
Women=s Team Cal Poly--San Luis Obispo  California
Men=s All-Around Ty Murray Odessa C, TX
Women=s All-Around Cathy Dennis Southern Ark. U
Bareback Riding Ken Lensegrav Montana SU
Saddle Bronc Riding Ty Murray Odessa C, TX
Bull Riding Ty Murray Odessa C, TX
Calf Roping Shawn McMullan Odessa C, TX
Steer Wrestling Tim Garrison Western Montana C
Team Roping Chris Green West Hills C, CA
Barrel Racing Holly Foster Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Goat Tying Patti J. O=Maley Idaho SU
Breakaway Roping Shannon Lord SW Okla. SU
1990 Bozeman, Montana
Men=s Team Montana SU Bozeman, MT
Women=s Team U. of Wyoming Laramie, WY
Men=s All-Around Zane Davis C of Southern Idaho
Women=s All-Around Jimmi Jo Martin U of Wyoming
Bareback Riding Randy Slaughter New Mex. SU
Saddle Bronc Riding J. W. Simonson U of Wyoming
Bull Riding Casey Gates Fort Scott CC, KS
Calf Roping Shawn McMullan Odessa C, TX
Steer Wrestling Dean Wang Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Team Roping Clayton Ring Central Wash. U
Barrel Racing Elisa Nielsen Utah Valley  CC
Goat Tying Jimmi Jo Martin U of Wyoming
Breakaway Roping Kelli Edwards Walla Walla CC
1991 Bozeman, Montana
Men=s Team Montana SU Bozeman, MT
Women=s Team U of Wyoming Laramie, WY
Men=s All-Around Shawn Vant Montana SU
Women=s All-Around Julie Adair Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Bareback Riding Shawn Vant Montana SU
Saddle Bronc Riding Dan Mortensen Montana SU
Bull Riding Dan Wolfe Blue Mt. CC, OR
Calf Roping Randall Orr SW Missouri SU
Steer Wrestling Jesse Peterson Western Montana C
Team Roping Dustin Durfee Utah Valley  CC
Barrel Racing Annesa Musil SW Okla. SU
Goat Tying Julie Adair Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Breakaway Roping Lari Dee Guy Vernon Reg. JC, TX 
1992 Bozeman, Montana
Men=s Team Southwestern Okla. SU Weatherford, OK
Women=s Team Walla Walla CC Walla Walla, WA
Men=s All-Around Casey Minton West Hills C, CA
Women=s All-Around Penny Conforth Walla Walla CC
Bareback Riding Shawn Vant Montana SU
Saddle Bronc Riding Michael Giannini Idaho SU
Bull Riding Jerome Davis Odessa C, TX
Calf Roping Chad David Hiatt Panhandle SU, OK
Steer Wrestling Jesse Peterson Western Montana C
Team Roping Seth Alan Weishaar South Dakota SU
Barrel Racing Mindy Morris Texas A & M
Goat Tying Lana Tibbetts Montana SU
Breakaway Roping Brenda Mays Walla Walla CC
1993 Bozeman, Montana All championships starting with 1993 were based on points won at the finals with points awarded for eight places in the two long rounds and average; four places in the short round. 
Men=s Team Southwestern Okla. SU Weatherford, OK
Women=s Team U. of Wyoming Laramie, WY
Men=s All-Around Zane Davis C of Southern Idaho
Women=s All-Around Shelley Johnston SW Okla.SU 
Bareback Riding Zane Davis C of Southern Idaho
Saddle Bronc Riding George Cliff Norris Panhandle SU, TX
Bull Riding Philip Elkins Hill C, TX
Calf Roping Shane Hatch Vernon Reg JC, TX
Steer Wrestling Ross Gomez Cal Poly-SLO, CA
Team Roping Frank Graves U of Tenn.-Martin
Brett Gould U of Tenn.-Martin
Barrel Racing Marilee McGraw Garden City CC, KS
Goat Tying Shelley Johnston  SW Okla. SU
Breakaway Roping Lari Dee Guy Texas Tech 
1994 Bozeman, Montana 
Men=s Team Vernon Regional Jr. C Vernon, TX
Women=s Team Southwestern Okla. SU Weatherford, OK
Men=s All-Around Jason Jackson Montana SU
Women=s All-Around Tori Woodard SW Okla. SU
Bareback Riding Jason Jackson Montana SU
Saddle Bronc Riding Shawn Stroh Dickinson SU, SD
Bull Riding Beau Gillespie U of Nev -LV
Calf Roping Marty McCloy Panhandle SU, OK
Steer Wrestling Tyler Keith Cal  Poly-SLO, CA
Team Roping Tye Maben Texas Tech U
John Folmer Howard C, TX
Barrel Racing Shane Hooks McNeese SU, LA
Goat Tying Kristie Price South Dakota SU
Breakaway Roping Leah Moellman SW Missouri SU
1995 Bozeman, Montana
Men=s Team Montana SU Bozeman, MT
Women=s Team Southeastern Okla. SU Durant, OK
Men=s All-Around Jason Jackson Montana SU
Women=s All-Around Caryn Standifer Snyder SE Okla. SU
Bareback Riding James Boudreau McNeese SU, LA
Saddle Bronc Riding Paul Sandal Sheridan C, WY
Bull Riding Jason Jackson Montana SU
Calf Roping Thomas W. Snyder SW Okla. SU
Steer Wrestling James Chad Hagan NWSU, LA
Team Roping Whip Lewis Central Arizona C
Paul Griemsman Eastern Wy. C
Barrel Racing Molly Swanson Vernon Reg JC, TX
Goat Tying Caryn Standifer Snyder SE Okla. SU
Breakaway Roping Nacona Pauley Miles CC, MT
1996 Bozeman, Montana
Men=s Team C of Southern Idaho Twin Falls, ID 
Women=s Team Southeastern Okla. SU Durant, OK
Men=s All-Around Jason Call C of Southern ID
Women=s All-Around Caryn Standifer Snyder SE Okla. SU
Bareback Riding Jason Jeter Sam Houston SU, TX
Saddle Bronc Riding Jeremy Crane Dickinson SU, ND
Bull Riding Charles Aaron Williams Hill C, TX
Calf Roping Jerome Schneeberger Murray SC, OK
Steer Wrestling Todd Suhn U of Wyoming
Team Roping Andy Bolton Panhandle SU, OK
    (tie) Benjamin Blue Panhandle SU, OK
Buck Brandon Garcia Southwest Tex Jr. C
Joe Verastegui Southwest Tex Jr. C
Barrel Racing Caryn Standifer Snyder SE Okla. SU
Goat Tying Renee Wood Byrd San Juan CC, NM
Breakaway Roping Brenda White U of Wyoming
1997 Rapid City, South Dakota
Men=s Team Panhandle SU Goodwell, OK
Women=s Team Weber SU Ogden, UT
Men=s All-Around Preston Williams U of Nev - LV
Women=s All-Around Kelli  Fowers Tolbert Weber SU, UT
Bareback Riding Erick Delan Blanton National C, SD
Saddle Bronc Riding Jeff Decker Western Texas C
Bull Riding Ben Duggar Odessa C, TX
Calf Roping Jerome Schneeberger Murray SC, OK
Steer Wrestling Gus Ledoux McNeese SU, LA
Team Roping Cody Mathew Willson Scottsdale CC, AZ
Preston Williams U of Nev - LV
Barrel Racing Rachael Myllmaki Sproul U of Montana
Goat Tying Kelli Fowers Tolbert Weber SU, UT
Breakaway Roping (tie) Toni Jo Arave West Hills C, CA
Caryn Standifer Snyder SW Okla. SU
1998 Rapid City, South Dakota A third long round was added with top 12 in short round. 
Men=s Team Panhandle SU Goodwell, OK.
Women=s Team Lewis-Clark SC Clarkston, WA
Men=s All-Around Ross Coleman U of Nev- LV
Women=s All-Around Lynn Wiebe Central Wy. C
Bareback Riding Davey Shields SW Okla. SU
Saddle Bronc Riding Jeremy Crane Dickinson SU, ND
Bull Riding Corey Navarre SW Okla. SU
Calf Roping Aaron Adamson Hill C, TX
Steer Wrestling Josh McIntyre Panhandle SU, OK
Team Roping Brian Dunning Panhandle SU, OK
Travis Goad Panhandle SU, OK
Barrel Racing Tona Wright Western Texas C
Goat Tying Lynn Wiebe Central Wyo. C
Breakaway Roping Lynn Wiebe Central Wyo. C
1999 Casper, Wyoming
Men=s Team Southwestern Okla. SU Weatherford, OK
Women=s Team U of Nevada--Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
Men=s All-Around Bryant Mikkelson U of Montana
Women=s All-Around Jennifer Smith Tarleton SU, TX
Bareback Riding Jacob Hayworth Western Montana C
Saddle Bronc Riding Jerad McFarlane Blue Mt. CC, OR
Bull Riding William Farrell Chadron SU, NE
Calf Roping Matthew Otto Dickinson SU, ND
Steer Wrestling Bryant Mikkelson U of Montana
Team Roping Matt Funk Lewis-Clark C, WA
Kain Garcia Blue Mt. CC, WA
Barrel Racing Jennifer Smith Tarleton SU, TX
Goat Tying Jill Childers Western Texas C
Breakaway Roping Stacie Sorensen U of Nevada- LV
2000 Casper, Wyoming
Men=s Team Panhandle State U Goodwell, OK
Women=s Team Western Texas College Snyder, TX
Men=s All-Around Jesse Bail Panhandle SU, OK
Women=s All-Around Jamie Standifer Western Texas C
Bareback Riding Paul Jones Central Wyo. C
Saddle Bronc Riding Jacob Hayworth Western Mon. C
Bull Riding Thomas Clark Cal Poly-SLO
Calf Roping Houston Hutto Western Texas C
Steer Wrestling Joshua Peek Frank Phillips C, TX
Team Roping Kurt Kiehne Tarleton SU, TX
Levi Garcia Tarleton SU, TX
Barrel Racing  Amanda Barrett Texas A & M
Goat Tying (tie) Jennifer Heisman SW Okla. SU
Lee McKnight Weber State U, UT
Breakaway Roping Amy Shepperson U of Wyoming
2001 Casper, Wyoming
Men=s Team C of Southern Idaho Twin Falls, Idaho
Women=s Team Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK
Men=s All-Around Cody Demers C of Southern ID
Women=s All-Around Suzanne Montero U of Nevada-LV
Bareback Riding Clint Evers Fort Scott CC, KS
Saddle Bronc Riding Cody Demers C of Southern ID
Bull Riding Dustin Elliott Chadron State U, NB
Calf Roping Houston Hutto Western Texas C
Steer Wrestling Beau Franzen  Dawson CC, MT
Team Roping Logan Olson Panhandle SU, OK
Jett Hillman Panhandle SU, OK
Barrel Racing Janae Ward Oklahoma State U
Goat Tying Suzanne Montero U of Nevada-LV
Breakaway Roping Kini Wright C of Southern ID
2002 Casper, Wyoming
Men=s Team C of Southern Idaho Twin Falls, ID
Women=s Team Texas A & M University College Station, TX
Men=s All-Around Cody Demers C of Southern Idaho
Women=s All-Around Jonlyn Vaccaro U of Nevada-LV
Bareback Riding Colby Olsen Northwest College, WY
Saddle Bronc Riding Cody Martin Missouri Valley College
Bull Riding Will Farrell Chadron State C, NB
Calf Roping Trent Creager Okla. State U
Steer Wrestling Sam MacKenzie Walla Walla CC, WA
Team Roping Colt Braden Northeastern Okla A&M
Wendell Stanley Northeastern Okla A&M
Barrel Racing McKenzie Miller Ricks College, ID
Goat Tying Jonlyn Vaccaro U of Nevada-LV
Breakaway Roping Keli Smith New Mexico Jr. College
2003 Casper, Wyoming
Men=s Team Vernon College Vernon, Texas
Women=s Team Vernon College Vernon, Texas
Men=s All-Around Jesse M. Segura Cal Poly State U, SLO
Women=s All-Around Suzanne F. Montero U of Nevada-LV
Bareback Riding Cimarron L. Gerke Odessa College, Texas
Saddle Bronc Riding Lance L. Sagers Utah Valley State College
Bull Riding Chad Eubank Hill College, Texas
Calf Roping Stephen L. Reagor Bacone College, OK.
Steer Wrestling Levi C. Wisness University of Wyoming
Team Roping Justin L. Lovell Stephen F. Austin SU, TX
Shane B. Powell Northeast Texas CC
Barrel Racing Jessica L. Mueller National American U, SD
Goat Tying Suzanne F. Montero U of Nevada-LV
Breakaway Roping Jaclyn L. Hobbs Vernon College, TX
2004 Casper, Wyoming
Men=s Team Panhandle State U Goodwell, OK
Women=s Team Oklahoma State U Stillwater, OK
Men=s All-Around Ryan Watkins Tarleton State U, TX
Women=s All-Around Audra Magee Okla. State U
Bareback Riding Ryan Gray Odessa C, TX
Saddle Bronc Riding Marty Eakin West Texas A&M
Bull Riding Tate Stratton Western Texas C
Tie-Down Roping Ryan Watkins Tarleton State U, TX
Team Roping Dustin Forre Wayne State 
Chad Day Dickinson SU
Steer Wrestling Hunter Cure Texas Tech
Barrel Racing Josie Busk Salt Lake CC, UT
Goat Tying Tabitha Sigman South Dakota SU
Breakaway Roping Daysha Hulme Central Wyo. C
2005 Casper, Wyoming
Men=s Team Tarleton State University Stephenville, TX
Women=s Team Tarleton State University Stephenville, TX
Men=s All-Around Ben Londo Cal Poly State U, SLO
Women=s All-Around Marcey C. Teixeira Cal Poly State U, SLO
Bareback Riding Ben Londo Cal Poly State U, SLO
Saddle Bronc Riding Cody J. Horwedel Tarleton State U, TX
Bull Riding Matt Austin Hill College, TX
Tie-Down Roping Ryan Watkins Tarleton State U, TX
Steer Wrestling Tyrel J. Turner Central Wyoming College
Team Roping Ryan D. Carter SE Okla. State U
Kollin D. VonAhn SE Okla. State U
Barrel Racing Nataly J. Tatone U of Nevada, LV
Goat Tying Stephanie R. Jacks Wharton College, TX
Breakaway Roping Erica Brown Panhandle State U, OK
2006 Casper, Wyoming
Men's Team West Texas A&M University Canyon, Texas
Women's Team Weber State Ogden, Utah
Men's All-Around Ben Londo CalPoly/SLO
Women's All-Around Kirby Eppert Tarleton State
Bareback Riding Jerad Schlegal Vernon College
Saddle Bronc Riding Jarrett Monroe UnivMontana Western
Bull Riding Jarrod Craig Hill College
Tie-Down Roping Matthew Prichard Wharton College
Steer Wrestling Zachary Cobb West Texas A&M
Team Roping Matt Garza New Mexico State U
Chance Means Central Arizona CC
Barrel Racing Adriane Kochie U/Wisconsin-Plattvill
Goat Tying Kayla Nelson Univ. of Wyoming
Breakaway Roping Jessica Painter Nat'l American Univ.
2007 Casper, Wyoming
Men's Team Ranger College Ranger, TX
Women's Team University of Wyoming Laramie, WY
Men's All-Around Steven Dent Ranger College, TX
Women's All-Around Nikki Steffes U. of Wyoming
Bareback Riding Tilden Hooper Panola College, TX
Saddle Bronc Riding Taos Muncy Panhandle State, OK
Bull Riding Beau Schroeder McNeese State, LA
Tie-Down Roping Ben Mayworth Troy U. AL
Steer Wrestling Ben Shofer McNeese State, LA
Team Roping Cody Tew Weatherford College, TX
Matt Robertson Tarleton State, TX
Barrel Racing Alicia Sandoval New Mexico JC
Goat Tying Kayla Nelson U. of Wyoming
Breakaway Roping Kristi Lee Sam Houston State,  TX TX
       
2008 Casper, Wyoming    
Men's Team Walla Walla Community College Walla Walla, WA  
Women's Team University of Nevada-Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV  
Men's All-Around Wyatt D. Althoff New Mexico State University  
Women's All-Around (tie) Arena M. DeLaCruz Weatherford College  
Women's All-Around (tie) Jordan Crossley Walla Walla Community College  
Bareback Riding Kaycee L. Feild Utah Valley State College  
Saddle Bronc Riding Charles M. Schmidt Black Hills State University  
Bull Riding Dustin R. Jenkins

University of Montana

 
Tie-Down Roping Johnny B. Salvo New Mexico State University  
Steer Wrestling Cody R. Wade Weber State University  
Team Roping Kyle V. Roberts Eastern New Mexico University  
Kory J. Bramwell Ranger College  
Barrel Racing Bailey A. Gow New Mexico State University  
Goat Tying (tie) Kobi L. Olineck Dickinson State University  
Goat Tying (tie) Megan R. Albrecht New Mexico State University  
Breakaway Roping (tie) Krista L Johnson Panhandle State University  
Breakaway Roping (tie) Hope A. Thompson McNeese State University