Roy Cooper

Roy “Super Looper” Cooper produces one of the most prestigious youth calf ropings in the world during the Fourth of July week in Decatur, TX. He also produces The Roy Cooper Junior Invitational in Las Vegas as part of the JR NFR program.

Roy has been dedicated to providing assistance for children and young adults who are pursuing goals in the rodeo arena as well as education. He and other members of his family started the  Roy Cooper Rodeo Foundation as a means to support, inspire and demonstrate the values  which enable their success.


Roy competed in Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) events since 1976. His professional rodeo career is an inspiration to anyone who pursues the sport:

8-Time PRCA World Champion

PRCA Rookie of the Year 1976 – breaking the record for the most prize money earned in a season by a rookie.

Inducted into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in 1979

World Champion Tie Down Roper 1976, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983 , 1984

World All-Around Cowboy 1983

World Steer Roping Champion 1983

1983 Rodeo Hall of Fame of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

2000  surpassed $2 million in earnings

2004 Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame

2008 Texas Rodeo Hall of Fame

2010 Pendleton Round-Up and Happy Canyon Hall of Fame

2014 Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame