Nineteen-time Women’s Professional Rodeo Association World Champion Jackie Hobbs- Crawford was born in Springfield, Illinois, where she learned to ride and compete in speed events. When Jackie was 12 years old she moved to Sallisaw, Oklahoma, where she developed a love for roping. Jackie was the Oklahoma High School Breakaway Roping Champion in 2000. After graduation, she first attended Vernon College in Vernon, Texas. In the two years she spent at Vernon College, Jackie won a NIRA National Breakaway Roping title as well as a NIRA National Women’s Team title. She went on to attend Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas where she was part of a second NIRA National Champion Women’s Team and was a NIRA Reserve National Champion Breakaway Roper. By the time Jackie graduated with her business degree, she had 3-consecutive NIRA Southwest Region Champion Breakaway Roping titles under her belt. Since graduating from Tarleton, Jackie has continued to excel on the rodeo and roping scene. In addition to training top level horses, she continues to ride horses for some of the best cowboys in the business. In 2017 Jackie married her husband Charly Crawford, a 9-Time NFR Header. Together they have two children, 15-year-old Kaydence and 3-year-old Creed. Along with balancing being a wife, mother, competitor and trainer, Jackie has played a key role in the exploding trend of breakaway roping being brought to the forefront of rodeo. She continues to further the traditions of the sport of rodeo by conducting clinics throughout the year and giving private lessons at the Crawford’s training facility in Stephenville