Ky Hamilton

Name and Hometown: Ky Hamilton – Mackay, Queensland, Australia

1-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Qualifier

Joined PRCA: 2019

Regular Season Earnings: $89,447

Starting 2020 NFR in 2nd place

Major regular season wins:

• Southwest Exposition Livestock Show Xtreme Bulls (Fort Worth, 2nd), $10,366
• Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo (Brackets and semifinals), $8,773
• La Fiesta De Los Vaqueros, $8,424
• Fort Mohave (Arizona) Classic Xtreme Bulls (4th), $4,400
• Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo, $8,037

Fun Facts about Ky: He is leading the rookie of the year race but has WNFR qualifiers Colten Fritzlan and Parker McCown behind him. He grew up in town but did cowboy stuff on school holidays at a ranch about three hours from MacKay, Queensland that his dad’s family has. He came to the U.S. for the National Junior High School Finals Rodeo and later was recruited by college rodeo coach C.J. Aragon, first at Odessa (Texas) College and then to Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas. Ky is working towards his bachelor’s degree and currently leads the Southwest Region in the college rodeo standings. He hasn’t been home since he came here two years ago. He has found a second family with Cody and Leanne Lambert in Bowie, Texas.

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