Cesar de la Cruz



DATE OF BIRTH: 4/29/1983

EVENT: Team Roping - Heeler

BACKGROUND: Married to Arena who competed in College Rodeo; Sons are Camilo, Gio and Zorro; Stepfather is Larry Olivar; Mother is Zenaida and has done some barrel racing; Brothers are Santiago and Philip; Sister is Dalia; Lost his thumb when he was 12 while roping; Uncles George and Victor Aros and grandfather Vic Aros competed in rodeo


  • Placed in four rounds at 2014 National Finals Rodeo
  • Won 2014 Justin Boots Championships (Omaha, NE) With Tom Richards
  • Tied for the win in Round 10 at 2013 National Finals Rodeo and placed in three other rounds
  • Won 2013 and 2011 Justin Boots Championships (Omaha, NE)
  • Won 2012 Ram Turquoise Circuit Finals Rodeo (Las Cruces, NM)
  • Won 2011 Pendleton (OR) Round-Up
  • Nine-time National Finals Rodeo Qualifier (2006-14)