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Dirk Tavenner

Name and Hometown: Dirk Tavenner – Rigby, Idaho

1-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Qualifier

Joined PRCA: 2009

Regular Season Earnings: $69,049

Starting 2021 NFR in 10th place

Major regular season wins –

• Redding (California) Rodeo, $3,619
• World’s Oldest Rodeo (Prescott, Arizona), $5,502
• St. Paul (Oregon) Rodeo, $6,026
• Oakley Independence Day Rodeo (Oakley City, Utah), $4,175
• Ogden (Utah) Pioneer Days Rodeo, $5,840
• Magic Valley Stampede (Filer, Idaho), $4,822
• Washington State Fair Pro Rodeo (Puyallup), $3,500

Fun Facts about Dirk: For the past seven years, Dirk has been thinking out of the box, the hazing box that is. While he loves hazing and owning and hauling great horses, he wanted to be in the steer wrestling box at the WNFR and has steadily been working towards that goal. He has hazed in the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas and last year hazed for the number one and two men in the world standings. This year, he’ll probably be playing double duty as much as he can, but after finishing in the crying hole a year ago, he is going to get to nod his head for a steer at rodeo’s championships. Dirk’s wife Courtney is a schoolteacher. He comes from a ranching family and learned the value of hard work at a very early age.

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