Dakota Kirchenschlager

Events: Team Roping (Heeling)
Born: 8/26/1991
Joined PRCA: 2011
PRCA Career Earnings: $318,654.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 2 (2012, 2014)
Current Residence: Stephenville, Texas
2014 world standings place: 9th
2014 WNFR average place: 8th
2014 WNFR earnings: $57,620
2014 earnings: $123,570
Tour Finale qualifications: 1 (2014)

2014 Highlights – with Turtle Powell

• Won Rounds 1 and 2 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and finished second in Round 6
• Won the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo
• Won the SandHills Stock Show & Rodeo (Odessa, Texas)
• Won the Rooftop Rodeo (Estes Park, Colo.)
• Won the West of the Pecos (Texas) Rodeo
• Won Kansas’ Biggest Rodeo (Phillipsburg)
Career Highlights
• 2013: (Partner Spencer Mitchell) Won the Crooked River Roundup (Prineville, Ore.) and the Golden Spike Rodeo (Tremonton, Utah); finished 23rd in the world standings with $43,355

• 2012: Won Round 9 of the Wrangler NFR in 4.0 seconds with Spencer Mitchell, tied for first place in Round 5 in 3.7 seconds and placed in one other round. Won the New Mexico State Fair Rodeo (Albuquerque, N.M.), with Spencer Mitchell; the San Angelo (Texas) Rodeo, with Tate Kirchenschlager; the Magic Valley Stampede (Filer, Idaho), with Spencer Mitchell; the Othello (Wash.) PRCA Rodeo, with Spencer Mitchell; the 28th Annual Devine Days Rodeo (Kingman, Ariz.), with Spencer Mitchell; the Laramie (Wyo.) Jubilee Days, with Matt Sherwood; the Butterfield Stage Days PRCA Rodeo (Bridgeport, Texas), with Bubba Buckaloo; the Grimes County Fair (Navasota, Texas), with Tyler Wade and the Coleman (Texas) PRCA Rodeo, with Tyler Wade. Finished 12th in the world standings with $104,430

• 2011: Won the 17th Annual Glen Rose (Texas) PRCA Rodeo, with Jake Cooper and the Butterfield Stage Days (Bridgeport, Texas), with Nick Rawlings; finished 22nd in the world standings with $43,136

Resistol Team Roping-heeling Rookie of the Year, 2011

6-1, 165 … Single … Father, J.B., is a former team roper and currently is a mechanic in the army, mother, Jody, manages a feed lot … Sister, Korie, is a nurse technician … Cousin, Tate, is a team roper … Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up is his favorite rodeo … Favorite movie is Lonesome Dove … Lil Wayne is his favorite musical artist … Pawn Stars and Larry the Cable Guy are his favorite television shows … Favorite food is chicken fried steak … Hobbies include spending time with family and riding horses