Marty Yates

Name and Hometown: Marty Yates – Stephenville, Texas

7-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Qualifier

Joined PRCA: 2012

Regular Season Earnings: $58,719

Starting 2020 NFR in 7th place

Major regular season wins:

• Sandhills Stock Show & Rodeo (2nd) $3,935
• San Angelo Stock Show Rodeo (2nd round, 2nd), $4,260
• Lawton (Oklahoma) Rangers Rodeo, $4,666
• Fallon County Fair & Rodeo (Baker, Montana, 2nd), $4,865
• Guymon (Oklahoma) Pioneer Days (1st round and 7th overall), $4,112

Fun Facts about Marty: He has competed at the WNFR six times and has won at least one round each year he has ridden into the Thomas and Mack Center. He is hoping to continue that at Globe Life Field this year. His worst year was 2016 when he finished 12th and other than that he has finished in the among the top six. Marty is a third-generation roper and multi-generation cowboy. He will be watching what is happening at this year’s inaugural Wrangler National Finals Breakaway Roping where his aunt, the legendary J.J. Hampton will be among the competitors. Marty did the heeling behind Dustin Egusquiza at the Guymon (Oklahoma) Pioneer Days Rodeo to get a $2,000 check.

Related Content