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Marty Yates

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Rider details
Primary competition horse, Chicken …
Other Interests
Enjoys hunting and plays basketball every chance he gets.
6-0, 180 … Single … Father, Marty Sr. (deceased), was a Texas state high school rodeo champion and competed for Tarleton State University (the school offers a scholarship bearing his name). Mother, Angie, also competed in rodeo; uncle, J.W. Hampton, won the 1994 Texas high school team roping championship with Trevor Brazile; aunt, J.J. Hampton, is a 17-time WPRA champion.
Cody Ohl and Trevor Brazile are among his mentors … Graduated from Huckabay High School (Stephenville, Texas), where he played basketball for four years as a center/forward …

Events: Tie-down Roping, Team Roping (Heeling)

Born: 7/6/1994 Stephenville, Texas

Joined PRCA: 2013

PRCA Career Earnings: $373,391.00

World Titles Won: 0

WNFR Qualifications: 2 (2014-15)

Current Residence: Stephenville, Texas

2015 world standings place: 6th
2015 WNFR standings place: 6th
2015 WNFR earnings: $87,000
2015 earnings: $186,281
Tour Finale qualifications: 2 (2014-15)
RNCFR titles: 1 (2015)
RNCFR qualifications: 1 (2015)
Education: Hill College (Hillsboro, Texas)
2015 Highlights
• Split the win in Round 2 and placed in three rounds at the Wrangler NFR
• Won the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Kissimmee, Fla.)
• Won Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days
• Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge (Logandale, Nev.)
• Won the Yellowstone River Round-Up (Billings, Mont.)
• Won the Lehi (Utah) Round-Up
• Won the Pueblo (Colo.) Wrangler Champions Challenge
• Won the Cowboy Capital of the World PRCA Rodeo (Stephenville, Texas)
• Co-champion the Horse Heaven Round-Up (Kennewick, Wash.)
Career Highlights
• 2014: Won at least a share of Rounds 1, 4 and 6 in his Wrangler National Finals Rodeo debut and placed in one other round. Won the St. Paul (Ore.) Rodeo; the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo; the SandHills Stock Show Rodeo (Odessa, Texas); the Buc Days ProRodeo (Corpus Christi, Texas) and the Young County Rodeo (Graham, Texas). Co-champion at the IPE & Stampede (Armstrong, British Columbia); the Hugo (Okla.) PRCA Rodeo and the Cassia County Fair & Rodeo (Burley, Idaho). Finished sixth in the world standings with $141,268
• 2013: Won the Hugo (Okla.) PRCA Rodeo; the Yellowstone River Roundup (Billings, Mont.); the Hellzapoppin Rodeo (Buckeye, Ariz.) and co-champion at the Missoula (Mont.) Stampede. Won the second round of Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo in 6.7 seconds. Finished 43rd in the world standings and third in the rookie standings behind Caleb Smidt and Jesse Clark with $30,745
• 2012: Won the Dayton (Iowa) Championship Rodeo; the Great Plains Stampede Rodeo (Altus, Okla.); and the Breckenridge (Colo.) PRCA ProRodeo Series-Aug. 25; earned $12,189 on his permit

Qualified for National High School Finals Rodeo in 2012 and finished 12th in team roping