Russell Cardoza


HOMETOWN: Terreboone, OR

DATE OF BIRTH: 10/23/1986

EVENT: Team Roping - Heeler

BACKGROUND: Married to Sammy Jo, a barrel racer; Father, Russ, competed in rodeo, and entire family ropes


  • Won 2016 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo
  • Placed in two rounds at 2015 National Finals Rodeo
  • Won 10 All-around Titles in 2014
  • Won 2014 Central Point (OR) Wild Rogue ProRodeo, team roping
  • Won 2013 All-around, Tie-Down Roping and Team Roping at Cheney (WA) Rodeo
  • Won Round 6 at 2012 National Finals Rodeo and placed in two other rounds
  • Won 2012 All-Around, Team Roping, and Steer Roping at Columbia River Circuit Finals Rodeo (Redmond, OR)
  • Won All-Around, Team-Roping, and Tie-Down Roping at 2011 Chief Joseph Days (OR)
  • Placed in four rounds at 2010 National Finals Rodeo
  • Four-time National Finals Rodeo Qualifier (2009-10, 2012, 2015)