Junior Noguiera

junior noguieraEvents: Team Roping (Heading)
Born: 12/19/1989 Waycross, Ga.
Joined PRCA: 2009
PRCA Career Earnings: $998,841.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 5 (2011-14, 2016)
Current Residence: Albany, Ga.

2016 world standings place: 2nd
2016 WNFR standings place:4th
2016 WNFR earnings: $107,947
2016 earnings: $230,284
Tour Finale qualifications: 4 (2011-14)

6-0, 170 … Single … Name is pronounced No-Gada … Father, the late Lucinei Nogueira, was an accomplished tie-down roper in Brazil; mother, Eliziane, is a breakaway roper and a team roping header; younger sister, Ludmila … Started roping when he was 4 and turned pro in Brazil at the age of 14 … Met seven-time World Champion Header Jake Barnes through a mutual friend a week before the 2013 Wrangler NFR and they decided to rope together shortly after that; he lives with Barnes and his wife, Toni, in Scottsdale, Ariz.