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PROFESSIONAL RODEO CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

1984 Rookie Year (Age 14)

San Antonio Rodeo Champion
Houston Rodeo Champion (1st)
Wrangler Series Champion

Dodge Series Champion

WPRA Rookie of the Year

National Finals Rodeo Champion

World Champion Barrel Racer

Record Arena Winnings $53,499

1985 (Age 15)

San Antonio Rodeo Champion

Houston Rodeo Champion (2nd)

Dodge Series Champion

Coors Chute Out Series Champion

Winston Pro Tour Champion

World Champion Barrel Racer

Arena Winnings $93,487

1986 (Age 16)

Houston Rodeo Champion (3rd

Coors Series Champion

Winston Series Champion

Winston Pro Tour Champion

Wrangler Series Champion

Dodge Series Champion

Turquoise Circuit Champion

National Finals Rodeo Champion

World Champion Barrel Racer

Leader Money Winner in Professional Rodeo

Arena Winnings $151,969

1987 (Age 17)

Houston Rodeo Champion (4th)

Turquoise Circuit Champion

Coors Chute Out Champion

Wrangler Series Champion

Leader Season Arena Winnings

First Woman to wear #1 NFR Back Number

Wrangler NFR Bonus Winner

National Finals Rodeo Champion (3rd)

World Champion Barrel Racer

Arena Winnings $120,002

1988 (Age 18)

Houston Rodeo Champion (5th)

Calgary Olympics Team Gold Medal

Coors Chute Out Champion

Dodge Series Champion

World Champion Barrel Racer

Arena Winnings $130,540

1989 (Age 19))
AQHA Horse of the Year
Houston Rodeo Champion (6th)

Sierra Circuit Champion

Coors Chute Out Champion

Dodge Series Champion

National Finals Rodeo Champion (4th)

World Champion Barrel Racer

Arena Winnings $96,651

1990 (Age 20)

First Million Dollar Cowgirl

AQHA Horse of the Year

Coors Series Champion

Copenhagen Skoal Series Champion

Dodge Series Champion

Wrangler Series Champion

National Finals Rodeo Champion (5th)

World Champion Barrel Racer

Arena Winnings $130,328

1991 (Age 21)

AQHA Horse of the Year

Houston Rodeo Champion (7th)

Sierra Circuit Champion

Coors Circuit Champion

Crown Royal Series Champion

Dodge Series Champion

Wrangler World of Rodeo Champion

World Champion Barrel Racer

Arena Winnings $92,403

1992 (Age 22)

Houston Rodeo Champion (8th)

Calgary Stampede Champion

Crown Royal Series Champion

World Champion Barrel Racer

Arena Winnings $110,867

1993 (Age 23)

Houston Rodeo Champion (9th)

Dodge Series Champion

Crown Royal Series Champion

National Finals Rodeo Champion (6th)

World Champion Barrel Racer

Arena Winnings $103,609

1994 (Age 24)

Houston Rodeo Champion (10th)

Crown Royal Series Champion

National Finals Rodeo Qualifier (11th)

Arena Winnings $67,504

1995 (Age 25)

Sierra Circuit Champion

National Finals Rodeo Qualifier (12th)

Arena Winnings $50,345

1996 (Age 26)

Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association

Reno Stakes Champion

Dodge National Circuit Finals Champion

National Finals Rodeo Qualifier (13th)

Rodeo Arena Winnings $49,995

1997 (Age 27)

Tucson Rodeo Arena Record

National Finals Rodeo Fastest Time

National Finals Rodeo Qualifier (14th)

Arena Winnings $54,442

1998 (Age 28)

National Finals Rodeo Qualifier (15th)

Finished 5th in World Standings

Arena Winnings $116,325

1999 (Age 29)

National Finals Rodeo Qualifier (16th)

Arena Winnings $88,520

2000 (Age 30)

National Finals Rodeo Qualifier (17th)

Reserve World Champion Barrel Racer

Arena Winnings $146,000

2001 (Age 31)

National Finals Rodeo Qualifier (18th)

Rodeo Arena Winnings $129,270

2002 (Age 32)

Arena Record & Champion Ellensburg Rodeo

(Broke Scamper’s 16 yr. Arena Record)

Arena Record & Champion Pendleton Rodeo

Arena Record & Champion Salinas Rodeo

Fastest Time & Champion Cheyenne Rodeo

Jack Daniels Series Champion

US Smokeless Tobacco Series Champion

Record 19th Consecutive NFR Qualification

National Finals Rodeo Champion (7th)

World Champion Barrel Racer (11th)

Arena Winnings $186,405


CHARMAYNE’S HONORS and HALLS of FAME

Honored by New Mexico State Legislature – Santa Fe, New Mexico

Inducted into Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame – Amarillo, Texas

Inducted into National Cowgirl Hall of Fame - Ft. Worth, Texas

Honored with Permanent Exhibit at National Cowboy Hall of Fame – Oklahoma City, OK

Inducted into Cowboy Hall of Fame – Hico, Texas

Inducted into Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame – Ellensburg, Washington

Scamper inducted into Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame – Colorado Springs, Colorado

Inducted into New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame – Albuquerque, New Mexico

Inducted into Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame- Colorado Springs, Colorado