Super Series

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 Champions

Bareback Riding Champion


CLINT LAYE - $57,250

Pocatello, Idaho

Barrel Racing Champion


NELLIE WILLIAMS-MILLER – $58,750

Cottonwood, California

Bull Riding Champion


PARKER BREDING – $57,500

Edgar, Montana

Saddle Bronc Champion


Cody Demoss - $56,250

Heflin, Louisiana

(2003, '17, '18 Champion)


Steer Wrestling Champion


TIMMY SPARING – $53,500

Helena, Montana

Tie-Down Roping Champion


TYLER MILLIGAN — $56,000

Pawhuska, Oklahoma

Team Roping Champion


MATT SHERWOOD & WALT WOODARD – $112,000

Pima, Arizona | Stephenville, Texas

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  
  Championship 
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



Bracket

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