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2021 Earnings:

2021 World Standings


Born: February 17, 1991
Residence: Volborg, MT
Joined WPRA: 2009
Horse: Baybe Bullet “Baybe” (10-year old bay mare)
World titles: 0
Wrangler NFBR qualifications: 1 (2021)
Education: Black Hills State University (bachelor’s in business administration with emphasis in Marketing); University of South Dakota (MBA Masters of Business Administration)


2021 Highlights 

• Won the Daggett Heritage Rodeo (Manila, UT)
• Won the Badlands Iron Cowboy Rodeo (Killdeer, ND)
• Won the Missoula (MT) Stampede
• Co-champion at Tri-State Rodeo (Amarillo, TX)
• Co-champion at the Couer d’Alene (ID) Breakaway Roping
• Co-champion at the Wolf Point (MT) Wild Horse Stampede
• Finished second at the Fallon County Fair & Rodeo (Baker, MT)

Career Highlights

• 2020 – Finished the year ranked 28th in the ProRodeo Breakaway World Standings with $5,691 and was 116th in the WPRA Breakaway (co-approved) standings with $1,671. Montana Circuit Breakaway Champion.
• 2019 – Finished the year ranked 37th in the WPRA Breakaway (co-approved) standings with $6,238
• 2009 – Badlands Rookie and Barrel Racing Circuit Finals qualifier


Husband, Taylor Williams (PRCA team roper – 2019 and 2020 Montana Circuit average champion); sons, Landon (5), Carson (3); daughter, Shay (born January 2021)…Parents are Joe and Cindy Painter, who continue to run cattle on Harding County grasslands which has been part of the Painter family since 1895 when Lewis Levi Painter rode the open range as a horse wrangler for the CY Cattle Company of Texas. Sister, Jessica Holmes and brother, PJ who is an attorney in Salt Lake City, Utah. Joey and Jessica help their parents on the ranch that run primarily Angus cows and graze yearlings…Her husband Taylor grew up on a cattle ranch and guided hunting operation near Broadus, MT. Joey and Taylor currently live on husband’s ranch in Broadus, MT where they run cattle, raise horses and help with the outfitting business…Her grandmother and father’s mother Marilyn Scott was the first Miss Rodeo America crowned in 1955 representing Wyoming, father won the College National Finals Rodeo in team roping and brother PJ was all-around cowboy at the Great Plains Region Intercollegiate Rodeo. Joey and sister Jessica were named all-around cowgirls at the Great Plains Region Intercollegiate Rodeo and won the breakaway title at the College National Finals Rodeo (Jessica in 2006) and (Joey in 2012). Jessica coached the National American University and Black Hills State Rodeo teams 2007-2009…Baybe was raised on her husband’s ranch and was trained by him. Baybe’s full sister, J-Lo, helped PRCA team roper Clay Tryan qualify for the 2021 Wrangler NFR.