Matt Shiozawa


HOMETOWN: Chubbuck, ID

DATE OF BIRTH: 5/3/1980

EVENT: Tie-Down Roping

BACKGROUND: Married to Ali; Daughters are Stella and Lorelei; Parents are Kent and Nancy; Learned from his dad how to rope


  • Won Round 7 at 2015 National Finals Rodeo and placed in three other rounds
  • Won 2015 Cody (WY) Stampede Rodeo Champions Challenge
  • Split 1st place in Round 6 and 8 at 2014 National Finals Rodeo and placed in 3 other rounds
  • Won 2013 and 2012 Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Oklahoma City, OK)
  • Won 2013 All-Around Strawberry Days Rodeo (Pleasant Grove, UT)
  • Won Round 5 at 2012 National Finals Rodeo and placed in four other rounds
  • Won 2011 National Finals Rodeo Average, Top Money Winner and Reserve World Champion
  • Eight-time National Finals Rodeo Qualifier (2005-07, 2009, 2011-12, 2014-15)