Kolton Schmidt

kolton schmidtEvents: Team roping (heeler), tie-down roping
Born: 6/27/1994 Barrhead, Alberta
Joined PRCA: 2013
PRCA Career Earnings: $209,731.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 1 (2016)
Current Residence: Barrhead, Alberta

2016 world standings place: 10th
2016 WNFR standings place: 15th
2016 WNFR earnings: $116,192
2016 earnings: $189,185
Education: Western Oklahoma State College (Altus) and Southeastern Oklahoma State University (Durant)

5-8, 150 … Single … Father, Ronald, who was the Canadian team roping (heeling) champion in 2000, owns an oilfield road clearance business; mother, Elaine; younger brother, Levi; younger sister, Taylor. Both siblings compete in rodeo as does cousin, Kagen, who was the 2012-13 Canadian steer riding champion … Enjoys playing golf when not practicing his roping … Graduated from Barrhead Composite High … Played amateur hockey through high school until he turned his focus to rodeo full time … Favorite food is Canadian bacon … Credits his father and grandfather, Leonard Schmidt, for getting him started in rodeo and teaching him the right way … Favorite rodeo is the Ponoka (Alberta) Stampede.