Fred Whitfield

BIO

HOMETOWN: Hockley, TX

DATE OF BIRTH: 8/5/1967

EVENT: Tie-Down Roping

BACKGROUND: Married to Cassie; Daughters are Savannah and Sydney; Has an autobiography Gold Buckles Don't Lie: The Untold Tale of Fred Whitfield; Known for his "raise the roof" gesture; Nickname "Moon" came from his grandfather

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Won 2014 Mineral Wells (TX) Rodeo
  • Won 2014 Augusta (MT) American Legion Rodeo
  • Won 2013 RODEO HOUSTON (Houston, TX)
  • Won 2013 Roughrider Days Rodeo (Dickinson, ND)
  • Won 2013 Jayhawker Roundup Rodeo (Hill City, KS)
  • Broke the record for most career money won in a single event during California Rodeo Salinas in July 2012
  • National Finals Rodeo Average Titles: 1991, 1997, 1999, 2002, 2003 Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo Champion
  • 20-time National Finals Rodeo Qualifier (1990-2006, 2008, 2010, 2012)