Dennison, Kassidy

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$220,042
CAREER EARNINGS


 
 
 

Born: Jan. 22, 1992
Residence: St. Francis, S.D.
Joined WPRA: 2011
Horse: Sierra Hall of Fame “Eagle” (12-year old bay gelding) – Sire: Dash Ta Fame /Dam: La Ganadora
World titles: 0
Wrangler NFR qualifications: 1 (2014)
RNCFR qualification (actual year competed): 2 (2014-15)
Education: Cochise College

Professional


 2016 Highlights 

•     Finished with $8,657.
•     Won Nebraska's Big Rodeo (Burwell)
•     Finished second at Ashley (N.D.) Rodeo
•     Finished third at the Dacotah Stampede Rodeo (Aberdeen, S.D.)
•     Tied for third at Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo (Mitchell, S.D.)


Career Highlights
•     2015 - Finished with $16,864; finished fourth in the average at the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo.
•     2014 - Placed in two rounds at the Wrangler NFR, winning the third round in a time of 13.94 seconds and pocketed $34,020. Finished the year ranked 10th with $126,072; won the year-end and average titles at the Turquoise Circuit Finals Rodeo to qualify for the RNCFR for the second time; won Central Wyoming Fair and PRCA Rodeo (Casper, Wyo.), the Fourth of July Celebration & PRCA Rodeo (Window Rock, Ariz.), the Livermore (Calif.) Rodeo, the Riverdale (Calif.) Rodeo, the Stonyford (Calif.) and the semifinal round at the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Guthrie, Okla.); finished second at California Rodeo Salinas, at the Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo (El Paso, Texas), at the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo, at Santa Maria (Calif.) Elks Rodeo, at Parada del Sol (Scottsdale, Ariz.) and at Avi River Stampede (Fort Mohave, Ariz.); finished tied for second at the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo (Vernal, Utah)
•     2013 – Finished the year ranked 28th in the world with $36,020; Won year-end title in the Turquoise Circuit and qualified for first RNCFR, and the Fourth of July Celebration & PRCA Rodeo (Window Rock, Ariz.), was co-champion at Springville (Calif.) Sierra Rodeo and at Parada del Sol (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
•     2012 – Finished the year with $10,033
•     2011 – Won the Rookie of the Year title in the Turquoise Circuit and third in the national rookie title chase. Finished first year in the WPRA ranked 52nd with $22,047 in earnings. Qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo.
Amateur

Amateur



Became the first Navajo cowgirl to win a title at the National High School Finals Rodeo, winning the breakaway roping, 2010. Seven-time Indian National Finals Rodeo champion including five all-around titles (2005, 2008-2011) and two barrel racing titles (2010, 2013) and an International Indian Finals Rodeo Champion (IIFR) in barrel racing in 2012.

Awards



Sierra Hall of Fame “Eagle” won the Scoti Flit Bar Rising Award in 2014.

Personal



Single…Parents Karl and Debbie are former rodeo competitors and both qualified for Indian National Finals Rodeo with Karl winning a world title; her older sister Devyn has an Indian National Finals Rodeo title in breakaway roping and older brother Kyle also competes and is an Indian National Finals Rodeo qualifier…The City of Gallup, N.M. proclaimed Nov. 1, 2014 as Kassidy Dennison Day in honor of her NFR qualification.

 

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