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Paso Robles roper earns 2nd place at NFR 


Dugan Kelly

Paso Robles rodeo veteran Dugan Kelly won second place in the Team Roping event at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas Saturday.

Kelly and his partner Turtle Powell of Stephenville, Tex. tied for second place with 4.1 seconds. They each one $12,662.

Last week Kelly finished ninth in the team roping competition on Tuesday with a time of 9.6 seconds. Kelly is 15th in the world standings with more than $70,000 in prize money this season.

Dugan Kelly’s profile

Events: Team Roping (Heeling)Born: 11/10/1977 Palos Verdes, Calif.

Joined PRCA: 1998

PRCA Career Earnings: $531,854.00

World Titles Won: 0

WNFR Qualifications:4 (2000-02, 2004)

Current Residence: Paso Robles, Calif.

2011 world standings place: 144th
2011 earnings: $5,610
Tour Finale qualifications: 4
Winter Finale: 2002-04
Summer Finale: 2001
Education: California Poly State University (San Luis Obispo)

2012 Highlights – with Turtle Powell
• Co-champion at the Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo
• Co-champion at the Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo (El Paso, Texas)
• Won the Cowboy Capital of the World PRCA Rodeo (Stephenville, Texas)
• Won the Walker County Fair & Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas)
• Won the St. George (Utah) Lions Dixie Roundup

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