Gold Card

Gold Card Nominees

Craig Cameron

At 17, in Cypress Fairbanks, Texas, I entered my first rodeo in the bareback riding.I attended Jim Shoulder’s rodeo school in Henrietta, Oklahoma and hit the road again winning the Cypress Fairbanks Final two day show in the bareback riding. I
joined the Southwest Rodeo Association and went to many shows produced by Sloan Williams and Frank Harris rodeo company and others. I won the bull riding at Cuero, Texas, all-around champion at Wharton, Texas and placed in the bull
riding at Pasadena, Victoria, Richmond, Rosenburg, and many other open rodeos all over Texas. In 1971, I won the bull riding at the Texas Cowboy Reunion Rodeo in Stanford, Texas. In 1971, I rode Walt Alsbaugh’s bucking bull of the year, number four, “Droopy”, in Gunnison, Colorado, filling my PRCA permit. I won the bull riding at the Camden, Arkansas PRCA rodeo, and placed at the world’s fair in Spokane, Washington. The larger PRCA Rodeos I have competed in the bull riding include Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Amarillo, Austin, El Paso,
Jackson, MS, Kansas City, Miami, Kissimmee FL, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Baton Rouge, Cheyenne WY, Calgary Stampede in Canada, Phoenix, Tucson, Scottsdale, Prescott, San Diego, CA, Old Mexico, and many more. In later years, I qualified for the Lester Meier Texas Finals in 1985 and ’86. I now train horses for a living, conducting clinics nationally and internationally and won the 2010 Colt Starting World Championship. I have written two best-selling books on Horsemanship and had an award-winning TV show on RFDTV for over 12 years. I am an inductee in the Texas Cowboy Hall of fame and would be extremely honored to be inducted into the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame.

 

 

Dr. Bob Patterson

Received Bachelor’s degree from New Mexico State University, Master’s degree from Texas Tech University, Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University.
RODEO ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
Recommended for PRCA membership by Troy Fort, two times RCA World Champion Tie Down Roper.
Veterinarian for Charmayne James’s horse Scamper and accompanied them at the NFR for 17 years. Gave Scamper’s Induction Presentation into PRCA Hall of Fame
PRCA NFR Steer Roping 1978
Won Salinas Rodeo Team Roping 1995
Qualified for College National Finals 4 years
Qualified for PRCA Gold Card Final 7 times
Qualified for ACTRA National Finals 7 times

 

 

 

 

John Mulock

John was raised in California and began riding Bronc's in 1974, finishing Reserve Champion in the California Cowboys Association. He lived in Tigertown Texas during height of his career. 1975
 Joined the International Rodeo Association partnering with Jimmy Cleveland and Bob
Berg, competing 125 rodeos that year.
 Rookie of the Year and Rookie Bronc Rider.
1976 Moved to Houston and returned to rodeo in 1977
 Competed in 127 rodeo's winning the IRA's World Championship.

 1st person outside the PRCA to receive an invitation to the World's Largest Match Bronc
Riding in Wolf Point, MT.
 2 weeks after getting his P.R.C.A. card, in Indianapolis, IN drew "Chrystal Springs" the
"Bucking Horse of the Year''; winning with a 90-point ride, the #2 high point Bronc ride at
the time.
 Qualified for the Lone Star Circuit Finals, won 3rd round and the Rookie Bronc Rider. 1979
 Won the Lone Star Circuit Bronc Rider Championship. Placed in all 4 go- rounds and won the average by 16 points! 1984
 Left Texas and won the Columbia River Circuit Championship.
 Won rodeos such as St. Paul, Puyallup and Washington Stampede 2 times
 His biggest check came by winning 2nd at Denver for over $3000.00.
 1989 John quit Broncs to pursue his passion, learning from the great horseman Bob Avila, winning events in reining, cutting and a futurity winner in The National Reined Cow Horse Association. 2009 He returned to Texas where he continues to train horses and says he will die a Texan.

 

 

Jim Jones

James Clifford (Jim) Jones was born in Uvalde, Texas on January 23, 1953, He graduated High School at Alpine, Texas in 1971 and was offered a rodeo scholarship at Sul Ross State University where he competed on the rodeo team in the NIRA. He competed in Bareback riding and competed on a few bulls. Jim did cover Alsbaugh’s Droopy to win first at a college rodeo. Droopy at the time was the PRCA Bull of the Year. However, he preferred riding Bareback horses over any other events. He graduated college with a degree and joined the PRCA in 1976.
Jim rode bareback horses for 18 consecutive years in his PRCA career.
He retired in 1994. Now a Gold Card member of the PRCA Jones won numerous rodeos including Odessa, Tx., Sidney, low, Sikeston, Mo., Pine Bluff, Ar., Manhattan, Ks., and Spooner, Wi.
Jim placed deep at major rodeos such as Houston, San Antonio, Cheyenne, Wy., San Angelo, Waco, Abilene and many more. In 1984 he was crowned bareback Riding year end champion at Mesquite, TX.
Jones qualified for the Texas PRCA Circuit Finals 16 times, and later served for 8 years as Bareback Riding Director of the Texas PRA Circuit.
Some of the great horses that Jim won first on include Goldust and Stormy Weather of Tommy Steiner, which he won Pine Bluff, Mo. on.
Other great horses he won on include the legendary Sippin Velvet of Bernis Johnson, and Foxy of Dell Hall’s string. He also won on Gypsy of Beutler and Son.
Jim Jones was a fine Director in the Texas PRCA Circuit always being fair and giving back something to the sport in which he loved. His wife Jan was a member of the WPRA in barrel racing, as they rodeoed together for many years across the nation.