Locked and Loaded: These 40 Barrel Racers are Women’s Rodeo World Championship 2023 Bound

See which pro and challenger barrel racers have a secured position in the $750,000 Women's Rodeo World Championship, happening May 17-20 in Fort Worth, Texas.
Ryann Pedone barrel racing at a WCRA event.
Ryann Pedone. Courtesy WCRA by Bull Stock Media.

On May 17-20, 2023, these 40 cowgirls earned a position to compete for their share of $750,000 at the Women’s Rodeo World Championship in Fort Worth, Texas, at the Cowtown Coliseum by nominating for points through the World Champions Rodeo Alliance’s Virtual Rodeo Qualfiier leaderboard.

Learn more about the VRQ and how to nominate for WCRA Triple Crown of Rodeo Events and the 2024 WRWC.

The 2023 WRWC will take place during the historic Women’s Rodeo World Championship Week, where events like the Cowgirl Gathering, WRWC Last Chance Qualifier and WRWC will happen parallel to the PBR World Finals in Fort Worth.

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2023 WRWC Pro Barrel Racing Qualifiers

1Ryann Pedone11819
2London Gorham6126.5
3Jana Guthrie5984.75
4Sissy Winn3916.5
5Laura Mote3673.5
6Mallee Jones3488
7Rainey Skelton3432.75
8Sophie Palmore3425.25
9Stephanie Fryar2887
10Andrea Cline2785.25
11Acey Pinkston2750
12Dona Kay Rule2579.75
13Victoria Procter2557.25
14Jordan Driver2270.75
15Lacy Billingsley2125.5
16Jada Trosper1864.5
17Wenda Johnson1697
18Emily Beisel1659
19Hailey Kinsel1546.5
20Stevi Hillman1522.5
Hailey Kinsel and Jules Barrel Racing
Hailey Kinsel and “Jules” winning the 2022 Women’s Rodeo World Championship. Image courtesy WCRA by Bull Stock Media.

2023 WRWC Barrel Racing Challenger Qualifiers

1Annika Ruth4836.25
2Sable Emerson4214.5
3Julie Plourde3740.5
4Tara Seaton2744.5
5Nicole Helm1666
6Jordyn Koonsman1664.25
7Ava Garcia1420.25
8Brittney Hipp1397
9Grace Gardiner1320.25
10Wylie Jo Hodges1295
11Madison Ann Iager1254.25
12Cari Titsworth1252.25
13Andee Jo Haden1214
14Madison Mccaffity1142.75
15Samantha Chambers1125
16Julia Beaty1007.25
17Cindy Baltezore964.25
18Payton Askins942.5
19Britta Strain907
20Susan Wesley895.75
Sable MIller Emerson and Lulu barrel racing at WCRA Cowtown Christmas.
Sable Miller Emerson and “Lulu,” at the 2022 Cowtown Christmas Championships. Image courtesy WCRA by Bull Stock Media.

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