James W. Fain

Class of 2018

Jim Fain has been an official rodeo photographer for over 50 years, first published in the Rodeo Sports News in 1961.


Official NFR Photographer – 15 years

Dodge National Circuit Finals – 24 years consecutive

Indian National Final Rodeo – 25 years consecutive

National High School Rodeo Association Finals – 24 years consecutive

National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association Finals – 18 years

Evanston, WY Cowboy Days PRCA Rodeo – 52 years consecutive

Salt Lake City, UT Days of ’47 Rodeo – 38 years

Tucson, AZ La Fiesta de los Vaqueros PRCA Rodeo – 38 years consecutive

Prescott, AZ World’s Oldest Rodeo – 30 years consecutive

Wilderness Circuit Finals Rodeo – 23 years

Pheonix, AZ Original Jaycees PRCA Rodeo – 15 years

Las Vegas Heldorado PRCA Rodeo – 15 years

Utah High School Rodeo Association Finals – 17 years

Ogden Pioneer Day PRCA Rodeo (2017 PRCA HOF Inductee) – 5 years

Oakley Independence Day Rodeo

Ronald Reagan Command Performance Rodeo in Washington D.C. 1983

            (Official PRCA Photographer)

PRCA Rodeo for the Soviet Gymnasts, held in Cedar City, UT 1989

            (Official PRCA Photographer)



“Rodeo, A Decade of Action” 1976

“A New True Book of Rodeo” 1983

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