While local to Erath County since 1992, the professional rodeo and bull riding events has taken him from coast to coast.
Schmutz has announced events in over 200 different cities and has been selected 46 different times to work 10 different rodeo and bull riding finals.
He was also selected four times to work the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo in Pocatello, Idaho and he’s an eight-time College National Finals Rodeo announcer. Schmutz was the youngest to announce the National High School Finals Rodeo in 1991 and 1992 and twice served as rodeo host at the Indian National Finals Rodeo.
Schmutz has been nominated twice as PRCA Announcer of the Year and has emceed the Miss Rodeo America Pageant five times.
His talent is not limited to only announcing, as he also co-produced and directed the opening ceremonies at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo for two years.