TEAM DURANGO® MEMBER
PROFESSIONAL TIE-DOWN ROPER
It takes plenty of dedication and grit to succeed in rodeo and Caleb Smidt has plenty of both.
After being named the Texas High School Tie-Down Roping Champion and the National High School Final's Reserve Champion in 2008, Caleb headed to Wharton County Junior College (WCJC) where he continued to lead the pack. As a member of the 2010 Pioneers Rodeo Team, Caleb was named All-Around Champion and the Tie-Down Roping Reserve Champion at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR).
From WCJC, Caleb transferred to Sam Houston State University, joining the 2011 CNFR Champion Men’s Team and the 2012 CNFR Reserve Champion Men’s Team. Caleb won rodeos all over Texas; his skills in Team Roping and Tie-Down Roping were nearly unmatched.
In 2013, Caleb made his first Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR). In 2022, Caleb earned his fourth PRCA World Tie-Down Roping Championship.
Caleb and his wife, Brenna, have three children and call Bellville, Texas, home. Caleb lives his life with a clear goal, stating, “My objective is to compete competitively in roping events while striving for excellence and Godly character in and out of the arena.”
- • 4X PRCA World Champion Tie-Down Roper
- • 3X NFR Average Champion
- • 2X The American Rodeo Tie-Down Roping Champion
- • 2019 Calgary Stampede Tie-Down Roping Champion