10 outta 10
Jackie Crawford Gunning for the NFBR Average Title in 2023

Jackie Crawford is prepped to rope 10/10 at the 2023 NFBR.

Jackie Crawford with Breakaway Rope at 2021 NFBR in Las Vegas
Jackie Crawford at the 2021 National Finals of Breakaway Roping. | Jamie Arviso

The 2020 WPRA World Champion Jackie Crawford has her sights set on the Wrangler National Finals Breakaway Roping presented by Titos Average title in 2023, looking to survive the 10-head gauntlet with clean catches the whole way through the roping Dec. 5-6. 

“In 2020 and 2021—both times I made the Finals—I won the first round with a 1.9,” Crawford said. “It’s more fun to go at the rounds, don’t get me wrong. But I want to win the average. If something changes, it changes and we’ll readjust. But this year, I want to catch 10.”

Crawford hasn’t decided on her NFBR horsepower yet, bringing three head to the South Point Arena to help her make a game-day decision after running the calves through Monday, Dec. 4.

“When we run them through, I’ll run one on each horse, and go with whatever feels best,” Crawford said. “I have Kevin, Hail Mary and a new horse, Backtrack. If they’re as strong as I think they’ll be, I’ll start off on Mary. I’ll get on Kevin if I need to go fast. And if they soften up, I feel gamey on Backtrack.”

In 2022, Cadee Williams won the NFBR average with an aggregate time of 31.9 seconds on 10 head, with Lari Dee Guy her closest competitor with a 40.1 on 10. They were the only two to catch all 10 in 2022. In 2021, Sawyer Gilbert won the average en route to the gold buckle with a time of 10 head in 46.3 seconds. When Crawford won the world in 2020, the format was different without a traditional average payout, though Jordan Hollabaugh claimed the event title after winning the clean-slate final round.

“This year, they’ll be strong,” Crawford said. “The key is to hit the barrier every time but have the discipline to feel if the shot is there or not and to stay down riding and take my first best shot and not look for a shot.”

Braylee Shepherd has won more money than anyone after two rounds at RodeoHouston, boasting $3,500.
Big Bucks
The Race to $50K: RodeoHouston Breakaway Results
Derrick Begay and Danielle Lowman led the pack of Native American rodeo athletes to more than $63,000 in earnings at the 2024 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo.
Rodeo Diné
Navajo Nation Wins Big in San Antonio: Danielle Lowman Takes Title with 1.6-Second Run
Kieley Walz is proving dominant from the National High School Rodeo Finals to WRWC qualifiers.
In her blood
From NHSFR Champion to WRWC Contender: Kieley Walz's Rodeo Journey Soars
Danielle Lowman celebrates following a 1.6 second run in Bracket 4, tying the arena record at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo.
Results: Dani Lowman Show Dominates at San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo
Find the complete 2024 RodeoHouston concert lineup here, and when the best times to come to the rodeo are.
Breakaway with a bonus
2024 RodeoHouston Concert Lineup
Katie Mundorf breakaway roping at RodeoHouston
It's simple, but not easy
How RodeoHouston Breakaway Roping Works

"*" indicates required fields


Additional Offers

Additional Offers
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.