About Speed Williams

PRCA Cowboy Speed Williams
  • World Titles ~ 8
  • Events ~ Team Roping ( Header) 
  • Joined PRCA ~ 1986
  • PRCA Career Earnings ~ 2,015,659.00
  • WNFR Qualifications ~ 14

Career Highlights 2010 ~ Launched new online training center to educate team ropers of all levels. speedroping.com
Career Highlights 2009 ~ Announced retirement in early March
Career Highlights
With Partner Allen Bach
2008 ~ Placed 5 out of 10 rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo; became the 15th competitor to surpass $2 million in career earnings. Finished 6th in the world standings with $129,433.00. Won La Fiesta De Los Vaqueros, Tucson Arizona; the Snake River Stampede, Nampa, Idaho; the Farm City Pro Rodeo, Hermishton, Oregon; the Colorado State Fair Rodeo, Pueblo, Colorado; the Oakldale, Calif; Saddle Club Rodeo and the Frontier Days Rodeo, Wala Wala, Washington. Set an arena record of 15.3 seconds on three head.
Career Highlights
With Partner Dean Tuftin
2007 ~ Won round 8 of the National Finals Rodeo. Won Ellensburg Rodeo, Washington;the Southwestern Exposition Livestock Show and Rodeo, Ft Worth Texas; the Showdown Rodeo, Palm Dale, California; the Toppenish, Washington; the Moles Lake Roundup, Washington and the Wrangler Pro Rodeo Tour Championships, Dallas, Texas. 
Career Highlights
With partner Clay O'Brien Cooper  
2006 ~ Placed in 4 if the 10 rounds at the Wrangler NFR and tied for 1st in the 5th round with a 4.0 second run.Won the Cody, Wyoming Stampede; Won the Pace Picante ProRodeo Chute-out, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Won Rodeo Houston. Won the Bell County Youth Fair and Livestock Show and PRCA Rodeo, Belton, Texas.
2005 Highlights
With Partner Rich Skelton
2005 ~ Wrangler NFR marked the final time that Williams and Skelton would rope together. Won the eighth round tying the then arena record of 3.7 second and won the 10th round with a 3.9-second run. Placed in three other rounds to end their record eight year run of world titles. Won the Horse Heaven Round-up, Kennewick, Washington. Won average title at the Days of '47 Rodeo,Salt Lake City, Utah. Won the Home of Champions, Red Lodge, Montana. Won Sandhills Stock Show and Rodeo, Odessa, Texas. 
Career Highlights
With partner Rich Skelton
2004 ~ Won their eighth consecutive team roping world title setting a record for consecutive and most world titles (1997-2004) with $150,247. Placed in five out of 10 rounds winning Rd. 1 with a 4.2-second run, Rd. 5 in 4.4 seconds and tied for the round win in Rd. 9 with a 3.8-second run. Placed fourth in the Wrangler NFR average and won $70,393; won Rodeo Austin, Texas; Parker County Sheriff's Posse Frontier Days Rodeo, Weatherford, Texas, Oakley, Utah; Independence Day Rodeo, World's "Oldest" Rodeo Prescott, Arizona; Frontier Days, Days of '47 Rodeo, Salt Lake City; Caldwell, Idaho, Rodeo; Colorado State Fair, Pueblo and Lewiston, Idaho Round-Up; finished fourth at the Pace Challenge, Omaha Nebraska; a semifinalist at the Pace Classic, Dallas, Texas.
Career Highlights
2003 ~ Set the record for most consecutive world titles in team roping with seven; tied the record for most world titles in team roping with seven; and set an earnings record for most money won in a year with $180,305; Co-winners in Rd. 1 with a 4.6-second run at the Wrangler NFR; Won Pace Picante ProRodeo Challenge, Omaha, Nebraska; Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo, Pocatello, Idaho; National Western Rodeo, Denver; Greeley, Colorado; Independence Stampede, Cheyenne, Wyoming; Frontier Days Rodeo, Ellensburg, Washington; Rodeo and Lewiston, Idaho Round-up.
Career Highlights
2002 ~ Won silver medallion at Olympic Command Performance Rodeo, Farmington, Utah; won sixth consecutive world title, setting PRCA record for consecutive titles in team roping; regular-season team roping earnings leader; won San Angelo, Texas Stock Show & Rodeo; Lea County Fair & Rodeo, Lovington, N.M; Molalla, Oregon; Buckaroo Rodeo and Lewiston, Idaho Round-up.
Career Highlights
2001 — Tied PRCA record for consecutive team roping world titles (5 Jake Barnes/Clay O'Brien Cooper); won Wrangler NFR team roping average title; won Copenhagen Cup Finale, Dallas, Texas; won Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo, Colorado Springs, Colorado and Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo, Pocatello, Idaho.
Career Highlights
2000 ~ Winter Wrangler ProRodeo team roping points leader (with Rich Skelton); set team roping regular-season earnings record with $110,626; won Reno (Nevada) Rodeo, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo and Black Hills Stock Show & Rodeo, Rapid City, South Dakota.
Career Highlights
1999 ~ Set NFR team roping earnings record with $94,109 each and team roping season earnings record with $172,385 each; won Laughlin, Nevada; River Stampede, Old Fort Days Rodeo, Fort Smith, Arkansas and West of the Pecos, Texas Rodeo.
Career Highlights
1998 ~ Tied NFR team roping arena record with a 3.8 second run; won California, Salinas Rodeo.
Career Highlights
1997 ~ Won Pendleton, Oregon Round-Up.
Career Highlights
1995 ~ Won all-around title at Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo, Pocatello, Idaho; Southeastern Circuit Finals rodeo tie-down roping champion. Won Texas Circuit team roping title (1998-2000). Won Southeastern Circuit team roping title (1987, 1989, 1991 1994-95).