Super Series

Feb. 27 – March 17, 2018

The Super Series is a 19-day tournament-style competition that crowns an event champion in bareback riding, bull riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, tie-down roping, team roping and women’s barrel racing. Each champion is awarded $50,000, plus previous round winnings, a custom-made saddle and belt buckle, and an invitation to compete at RodeoHouston® the following year.

2018 Athletes

2018 Standings

2018 Athletes

2017 Champions

Bareback Riding Champion

Kaycee Feild

Jake Vold - $56,000

Airdrie, Alberta, Canada

Barrel Racing Champion

Mary Burger

Kassie Mowry – $60,000

Dublin, Texas

Bull Riding Champion

Sage Kimzey

Garrett Smith – $53,375

Rexburg, Idaho

Saddle Bronc Champion

Clay Elliot

Cody Demoss - $56,438

Heflin, Louisiana

(2003 Champion)

Steer Wrestling Champion

Dakota Eldridge

Tyler Waguespack – $56,500

Gonzales, Louisiana

Tie-Down Roping Champion

Tyson Durfey

Caleb Smidt — $58,500

Bellville, Texas

Team Roping Champion

Tryan & Corkill

Zac Small & Levi Lord – $110,000

Welch, Oklahoma | Sturgis, South Dakota

Structure of the Super Series

The Super Series is organized into five three-day series, two Semifinal rounds, a Wild Card round and a Championship. Each series includes three rounds, with one round being performed each day. There are eight contestants in each rodeo event during the series. Each series advances the top four money winners in each event to one of the two Semifinal rounds, where 10 athletes compete in each rodeo event. Both Semifinal rounds send the top four athletes in each event to the championship, while the remaining six move to the Wild Card round for a second chance at earning a spot in the Championship. From the Wild Card, the top two athletes in each event advance to the Championship. The Championship round includes all 10 athletes competing in each event. The top four advance and immediately ride again in the Shootout round to determine the event champion.

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Super Series Payout

 Super Series I — V (per round, per event)  
  Semifinals 1 & 2  
  Wild Card  
First Place
$3,000 $3,000 $3,000 $50,000
Second Place
$2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $20,000
Third Place
$1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $10,000
Fourth Place
$750 $750 $750 $5,500
Fifth – 10th Place
N/A N/A $500 $1,250
11th — 12th Place
N/A N/A $500 N/A


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