Dugan Kelly

Dugan Kelly


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Professional team roper, Dugan Kelly, is from Paso Robles, California.

In 1996, Dugan Kelly created a name for him self after winning the National High School Finals Rodeo Team Roping championship. Two years later, the heeler joined the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Associaton. Since, Dugan has qualifed for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo seven times, the 2002 Olympic Command Performance Rodeo, won the George Strait team roping classic with his partner Garrett Tonozzi, and is a United States Team Roping Championships open champion.

In 2016, Dugan and his partner, Cody Snow, placed in two rounds to rank 14th at the Wrangler NFR, won the Oakdale Saddle Club Rodeo, the Grand National Rodeo, the Deadwood Days of 76 Rodeo, the Industry Hills Charity Pro Rodeo, the San Dimas Western Days Rodeo, the Famous Preston Night Rodeo, and the Sonoma County Fair WIne Coutnry Rodeo. Dugan finshed 13th in the world.

Some of Dugan's career highlights include:

  • Three-time champion, Caldwell Night Rodeo (Idaho)
  • Two-time champion, Cody Wyoming Stampede
  • Two-time champion, Sheridan Fair and Rodeo (Wyoming)
  • Two-time champion, Sisters Rodeo (Oregon)
  • California Salinas Rodeo
  • Dodge City Round-Up (Kansas)
  • Omaha Nebraska,
  • Two-time champion, Cow Palace (San Francisco)
  • Redbluff
  • Oakdale
  • San Bernardino
  • Dugan's horse, Potato Chip, was recognized at the American Quarter Horse Association Team Roping Horse of the Year in 2003

Learn more about Dugan at www.prorodeo.com

Information gathered from www.prorodeo.com

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