Indian National Finals Rodeo
Indian National Finals Rodeo
Champion Biography

Dakota Louis

2012 - 2013 Bull Riding Champion

Age at time of Championship: 21
From: Browning, Montana
Resides: Browning, Montana
Tribal Affiliation: Northern Cheyenne
Education: High School Diploma (2011)
Events Worked: Bullriding, Team Roping, Calf Roping and Steer Wrestling
INFR Qualifications: 5
INFR World Titles Won: 3
Best Memory of the 2013 INFR: Riding my last bull, knowing all I had to do was stay on, receiving that gold buckle, and my dad coming up to me and giving me a hug!
Horse: Chicka and Beezy
Pet:  Dogs - Django and Hildi
Nickname: Kota
Pet peeve: When my headers miss
Favorite Food: Steak and potatoes
Favorite Sports Team: Denver Broncos
Favorite Sport Other Than Rodeo: Hunting
Favorite Movie(s): Comedy
Favorite Music: Lil Wayne and Snoop Dog
Most Influential Person(s): My father – Greg Louis
Favorite Athlete:
Joe Beaver and Trevor Brazile
Crazy Rodeo Story(s):
Too many wild times
Something People Don't Know About You:
I’m afraid of carnival rides.
Bowling, snow machining, fishing and hunting
Favorite Rodeos:  Cheyenne Frontier Days and Pendleton Round Up
Lucky Rodeo: Rocky Boy Tour Rodeo
Special Thanks – My family for everything they do for me. My fiancé Jordan for the outmost support in all that I do. My sponsor Phoenix Enterprises.  And everyone else who stood behind me on the way up. 

2 x National High School Rodeo Qualifier – top 20 in both bullriding and team roping.
Won over 28 INFR Tour Rodeo in the bullriding since 2009
INFR Tour Champion 3 years in a row
2 Qualifications to the INFR in the Team Roping
3 x Built Ford Tough Level in the PBR
Top 10 PRCA Rookie of the Year
2013 Helena Pro Rodeo Bull Riding Champion
2013 White Sulphur Pro Rodeo Bull Riding Champion
2 Time Qualifier Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals
1 Time Qualifier Canadian PBR Finals
Tied for Most Bull Riding World Titles in INFR

Dakota Louis
Dakota Louis