Kaleb Driggers

Name and Hometown: Kaleb Driggers, Hoboken, Georgia

2-time world champion (2021 & 2022)

11-time WNFR qualifier

Joined PRCA: 2008

Regular Season Earnings: $160,145

Starting 2023 NFR in 1st place

Major regular season wins –

• National Western Stock Show Rodeo (Denver), $7,574
• Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo, $8,260
• San Antonio Rodeo, $10,750
• Reno (Nevada) Rodeo, $18,2282
• World’s Oldest Rodeo (Prescott, Arizona), $6,506
• Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho), $7,062
• Cheyenne (Wyoming) Frontier Days, $10,350
• Farm-City Pro Rodeo, $7,289
• Ellensburg (Washington) Rodeo, $9,478

Fun Facts about Kaleb: This is the second consecutive year that Kaleb has entered the Wrangler National Finals in first place. Two years ago, he was third and left with his first gold buckle. Last year he entered in first and held that place. He did that by earning $112,830 in the Thomas and Mack. He and heeler, Junior Nogueira, dominated the 2022 season. This year his lead is by a slim margin and if his third gold buckle is going to depend on success in Las Vegas. This is his 11th NFR and 6th with Junior. Kaleb is also partnered with two-time world champion heeler Kollin VonAhn as a roping producer. They put on the Capitalist Roping in October providing even more opportunities for team ropers. Kaleb’s wife, Nicole trains barrel racing horses and competes in the WPRA. They have started their own breeding program and their stallion Metallic Payday is having success in the American Rope Horse Futurity.

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