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January 2015

Waco, TX 01/01/2015 - 01/03/2015
PRCA Rodeo
Texas Circuit Finals
Arena: Extraco Events Center
Location: 4601 Bosque Blvd.
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor
Perfs/Time:Three: Jan. 1-3 7:30pm
Slack: No Slack
Stalls: Yes
Event / Entry Fee / Added Money:
- Barrels / $225.00 / $0.00
Eligibility: Top 12 WPRA/PRCA Texas Circuit Standings
EOO: Dec 17 11:00am
EC: Dec 18 11:00am
Stock Contractor: Various
Member Dues: Dec 12 5:00pm
Ground Rules: Only actual contestant with back numbers and companions with tickets will be admitted to rodeo. Money is committee purse of $3,500, WPRA matching funds of $3,000, estimated sponsor dollar amount of $2,182, estimated circuit dollar TBD. Contestants enter through Gate 10 on Lake Air Drive to park. Contestants will check-in with secretary at the Extraco Events Center to pays fees and pick-up packets (back numbers, jackets, meeting schedules) between 4 and 5:30 PM on Thursday, Jan. 1. Mandatory Contestant Meeting-Jan. 1 5:30pm. Stalls- contestants will receive one free stall. Any other horses or extras will be charged $15 per stall, per night. Shaving for sale on site. No outside shavings are allowed. Payoff- Will pay four places in the go-rounds and average. If a contestant turns out in a go-round, contestant must turn out the next go-round (does not apply to Visible injury. To receive Texas Circuit generated year-end awards, contestants must enter and compete in all go-rounds of The Ram Texas Circuit Finals unless valid release is received through WPRA. Click here for complete ground rules.

Odessa, TX 01/02/2015 - 01/10/2015
PRCA Rodeo
Sandhills Stock Show & Rodeo
Arena: Ector County Coliseum
Location: 4201 Andrews Highway
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor
Perfs/Time:Six: Jan 2 7:30pm; Jan 3 7:30pm; Jan 7 7:30pm; Jan 8 7:30pm; Jan 9 7:30pm; Jan 10 7:30pm
Slack: Jan 6 8:00am following SW & TD
Stalls: Limited number of stalls available on a first come first serve basis $25 per stall.
Event / Entry Fee / Added Money:
- Barrels / $131.00 / $8000.00
Eligibility: All Cards/Permits
EOO: Dec 18 11:00am
EC: Dec 22 11:00am
Stock Contractor: Beutler & Son Rodeo
Member Dues: Dec 15 5:00pm
Ground Rules: Trade deadline-Dec. 26 5:00pm. Only actual contestant and one companion allowed gate access. Must have current coggins and health papers and meet current Texas Animal Health Regulations. No exceptions.

Lafayette, LA 01/15/2015 - 01/18/2015
PRCA Rodeo
Mid Winter Fair & Rodeo
Arena: Blackham Coliseum
Location: 2330 Johnson St.
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor
Perfs/Time:Four: Jan 15-17 7:30pm; Jan 18 2:30pm
Slack: Jan 14 10:00am
Stalls: No Stalls
Event / Entry Fee / Added Money:
- Barrels / $76.00 / $1700.00
Eligibility: All Cards/Permits
EOO: Jan 6 12:00pm
EC: Jan 7 12:00pm
Stock Contractor: Smith, Harper & Morgan
Member Dues: Dec 30 5:00pm
Ground Rules: GBR approved for first event in slack.

Harrisburg, PA 01/15/2015 - 01/17/2015
PRCA Rodeo
First Frontier Circuit Finals
Arena: Pa Farm Show Complex
Location: 2300 N. Cameron St.
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor
Perfs/Time:Three: Jan 15 7:00pm; Jan 16 7:00pm; Jan 17 5:00pm
Slack: No Slack
Stalls: Yes
Event / Entry Fee / Added Money:
- Barrels / $0.00 / $10786.00
Eligibility: Top 12 WPRA/PRCA First Frontier Circuit Standings
EOO: Dec 29 11:00am
EC: Dec 30 11:00am
Stock Contractor: Various
Member Dues: Dec 22 5:00pm
Ground Rules: Total money includes the estimated committee purse of $5,500, estimated sponsor money of $2,286, WPRA matching funds of $3,000, estimated $3 amount TBD. Entry fees will be paid by the First Frontier Circuit. All Go-rounds and average will pay four places. Click here for complete ground rules.

Denver, CO 01/16/2015 - 01/25/2015
PRCA Rodeo
National Western Stock Show & Rodeo
Arena: Denver Coliseum
Location: 4600 Humboldt St.
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor
Perfs/Time: Eighteen + Finals: Jan 16 1:30pm, 7:30pm; Jan 17 11:00am, 3:30pm & 8:00pm; Jan 18 2:00pm, 6:30pm; Jan 19 1:00pm; Jan 20 7:00pm; Jan 21 1:30pm, 7:00pm; Jan 22 10:30am, 7:00pm, Jan 23 1:30pm, 7:30pm, Jan 24 11:00am, 3:30pm, 8:00pm, Finals Jan 25 2:00pm
Slack: No Slack
Stalls: All stalls will be available to contestant at $20.00/night for Jan. 16-25, beginning Jan. 15. First come first served, stalling overflow will be at Jefferson County Fairgrounds.
Event / Entry Fee / Added Money:
- Barrels / $316.00 / $35250.00
Eligibility: Cards Only Limited to 108 See Ground Rules
EOO: Dec 15 10:00am
EC: Dec 17 10:00am
Stock Contractor: The Cervi Brothers
Member Dues: Dec 10 5:00pm
Ground Rules: Limited to 108. Qualifications will be as follows; Entries to fill in this order 20 contestants will be selected from 2014 WPRA/PRCA Mountain States Circuit Standings. 11 contestants will be selected from 2015 qualifications standings based on winnings seven days prior to entry closing. 65 contestants will be selected from 2014 pro rodeo standings. 12 contestants will be selected from the 2014 WPRA Tour Standings. There will be an extended grace period on Dec. 17 between 3 and 5 PM. The 30 hour replacement policy will be in effect. Format Two rounds back to back with finals top 12. Trade deadline-Jan. 7 5:00pm. All participants agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the PRCA and WPRA By-Laws and Official Rodeo Rules and by these Ground Rules. The management reserves the right the competition of any contestant who has violated the general rules, or has been dishonest in the competitions of the National Western Stock Show. The barrel pattern will be set before the rodeo begins on Jan 16. This pattern will be used for the National Western Stock Show Quarter Horse Show on January 5-7 as well as the NWSS&R Colorado vs. the World and Cinch Super Shootout. Contestant must be ready to run when called upon, either the Chute Boss in agreement with Pro Official(s) or the Pro Official(s) may fine contestant a $100 fine if not ready. Anyone completing the pattern at a walk or trot or circling a barrel more than one time will be subject to a $100 fine. Friends and families of contestants are not allowed to enter the arena at any time. Arena should be clear of non-competing contestants at all times. Any contestant(s) who does/do not abide by these rules will be fined $100. When a contestant is finished competing she should exit the arena. Contestant may receive one (1) helpers pass for the performances that she is competing. Helper must display pass at all times when in the warm-up area or behind the chutes. Helper will abide by same ground rules as contestant. Contestant will be liable for helper. All helpers and contestant must sign a release to receive a helper pass. Only actual contestant and one companion is allowed gate access. Contestant parking will be for contestants only. All WPRA cards will be granted ground access only, NOT a seat ticket. Each contestant will be furnished with a back number at the time of check-in (located in trailer in contestant parking area.) Number must be worn and displayed in the entirety at all times when in the competitor arena including wrap up area. Failure to wear back number will result in a fine of $100. No contestant will receive a back number until all waivers/releases are signed. Any contestant wearing another contestants number will be fined $100. All contestants horses must have proof of current coggins and health papers. No Exceptions.

Great Falls, MT 01/16/2015 - 01/18/2015
PRCA Rodeo
Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals
Arena: Four Seasons Arena
Location: 400 3rd St NW
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor
Perfs/Time:Three: Jan. 16 7:00pm; Jan. 17 7:00pm; Jan. 18 2:00pm
Slack: No Slack
Event / Entry Fee / Added Money:
- Circuit Finals (Barrels) / $225.00 / $0.00
Eligibility: Top 12 WPRA/PRCA Montana Circuit Standings
EOO: Dec. 9 11:00am
EC: Dec. 10 11:00am
Stock Contractor: Various
Member Dues: Dec. 4 5:00pm
Ground Rules: Money includes estimated committee purse of $9,500, WPRA matching funds of $3,000, estimated circuit dollars of $2,286, estimated sponsor dollars TBD. Contestant check-in at Heritage Inn, Jan. 16 between 12-2 PM. General membership meeting at 2 PM (contestants must attend to receive jackets). Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals will pay four places in the go-rounds and four places in the average. Click here for complete ground rules.

Lakeland, FL 01/16/2015 - 01/17/2015 (11/6/14)
PRCA Rodeo
Seminole Tribe PRCA Rodeo Series- Produced by: Mason Pro Rodeo
Arena: Lakeland Center
Location: 701 W. Lime St.
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor
Perfs/Time:Two: Jan 16-17 8:00pm
Slack: Jan 16-after first performance
Stalls: No Stalls
Event / Entry Fee / Added Money:
- Barrels / $76.00 / $1250
Eligibility: All Cards/Permits
EOO: January 5, 11:00am
EC: January 6, 11:00am
Stock Contractor: 4L & Diamond S Rodeo Co.
Member Dues: December 30, 5:00pm
Ground Rules: Trade deadline: January 9, 5:00pm

Fort Worth, TX 01/23/2015 - 02/07/2015 (11/20/14)
PRCA Rodeo
Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show
Arena: Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum
Location: 3301 West Lancaster Ave
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor
Perfs/Time:Twenty eight + Finals: January 23, Friday 7:30 PM January 24, Saturday 10:00 AM January 24, Saturday 2:00 PM January 24, Saturday 7:30 PM January 25, Sunday 2:00 PM January 25, Sunday 7:30 PM January 26, Monday 7:30 PM January 27, Tuesday 7:30 PM January 28, Wednesday 7:30PM January 29, Thursday 7:30 PM January 30, Friday 2:00 PM January 30, Friday 7:30 PM January 31, Saturday 10:00 AM January 31, Saturday 2:00 PM January 31, Saturday 7:30 PM February 1, Sunday 2:00 PM February 1, Sunday 7:30 PM February 2, Monday 2:00 PM February 2, Monday 7:30 PM February 3, Tuesday 2:00 PM February 3, Tuesday 7:30 PM February 4, Wednesday 2:00 PM February 4, Wednesday 7:30 PM February 5, Thursday 2:00 PM February 5, Thursday 7:30 PM February 6, Friday 2:00 PM February 6, Friday 7:30 PM February 7, Saturday 2:00 PM February 7, Saturday 7:30 PM Finals
Slack: No Slack
Stalls: Yes 817-877-2400
Event / Entry Fee / Added Money:
- Barrels / $316.00 / $35000.00
Eligibility: Cards Only Limited to 210
EOO: Jan 2 10:00am
EC: Jan 7 10:00am
Stock Contractor: Rafter G Rodeo Co.
Member Dues: Dec 26 5:00pm
Ground RulesTrade deadline-Jan. 15 5:00pm. Extended grace period for those contestants who are entered and meet qualifications to change preferences Jan 7 between 3 and 5 PM. Limited to 210 Contestants. Qualifications will be as follow 17 will be selected from the 2015 pro rodeo qualification standings based on winnings seven days prior to entry closing. 151 will be selected from the 2014 pro rodeo qualification standings. 4 will be selected from the 2015 WPRA/PRCA Texas Circuit Standings based on winnings seven days prior to entry closing. 38 will be selected from the 2014 WPRA/PRCA Texas Circuit Standings. 30 hour replacement policy will be effect. Format: If 210 entries there will be one run with a progressive second run or the top 70 contestants and a short go of the top ten. Example: There are 28 performances plus the finals performance. There will be 10 contestants per performance. If there are 210 entered, the first go will be run in the first 21 performances and the top 70 fastest times from the first go will get a second run in performances 22-28. The top 12 in the average on the first two runs will run in the short go, slowest to fastest. Second Round Trades: Preference for the second go will be accepted by the Rodeo Secretary at any time. All preferences and changes to preferences must be turned into the Rodeo Secretary prior to the end of the long go on Tuesday, February 3. If your preference is not in the office by the deadline you will be given a no-preference draw. Priority for progressive go round will be fastest time to slowest time with fastest time having top priority. If less than 210 entries, there will be an option to drop to 140 entries and there will be two go's back to back and a short go, maximum of 12 in the short go. The 12 in the short go will be determined by the total times from the two runs. Short go will be run slowest to fastest. The ground will be hand raked after each run. WPRA dress code will apply. The Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show requests you provide rodeo patrons with a good show and a lot of "bling"! All contestants enter the grounds via intersection of Trail Drive and W.R. Watt Drive at Gate 35, and then proceed to Burnett Tandy Drive. Further directions on parking will be provided at this time. Unload horses and tack in stalls provided. 10x10 stalls will be provided at "no charge" for a 24 hour period around that contestant's performance time. Horses must be stalled in designated stalls. Trailers must be moved immediately to the remote trailer parking lot. Remote trailer parking lot is secured 24 hours a day. Any trailer unhooked from vehicle within the show grounds will be towed at owner's expense. Vehicles will park in designated lot on coliseum grounds. Contestant Hospitality transportation on the grounds will be provided. All contestants must sign a release or liability and any other forms provided by the Rodeo Secretary before competing.
Only actual contestant and one companion allowed gate access. Must have Certificate or Veterinary Inspection issued within forty-five days and Negative Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) test, also known as a "Coggins" Test, within the past twelve (12) months. Test date, accession number and name of laboratory must be listed on the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection. Exemption: Equine may enter shows, fairs, exhibitions or assemblies without a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection when accompanied by a valid equine interstate passport or equine identification card and a completed VS Form 10-11 showing negative results to an official EIA test within the previous six (6) months. All contestants entered will be given a back number. Any misuse of back number will be cause for disqualification. Contestant will have access to one rodeo ticket for the performance in which they are competing. Companion passes are not allowed to enter the Coliseum without a ticket. WPRA members not entered in the rodeo will not be permitted to enter the Coliseum with a WPRA card. Contestants must ride in the Grand Entry at the rodeo performance in which they are competing. No overnight camping on Stock Show Grounds. Overnight parking of horse trailers must be in designated Stock Show trailer parking area. Truck and trailers rigs left on Stock Show grounds overnight will be towed at owner's expense. No dogs, with exception of specialty acts and sheep dog trials, will be allowed on grounds including Stock Show parking lots. No one other than judges and show officials will be allowed in alleyways and arena during the barrel race event.

Homestead, FL 01/23/2015 - 01/25/2015 (11/21/14)
PRCA Rodeo
Homestead Championship Rodeo
Arena: Doc Demilly Rodeo Arena At Harris Field
Location: 1034 NE 8th St
Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor
Perfs/Time:Three: January 23, 8:00pm, January 24 & 25 at 2:00pm
Slack: January 24, 5:00pm (after 2nd performance)
Stalls: No
Event / Entry Fee / Added Money:
- Barrels / $111.00 / $4500.00
Eligibility: All Cards/Permits
EOO: January 8, 10:00am
EC: January 9, 10:00am
Stock Contractor: Klein Brothers Pro Rodeo
Member Dues: January 5, 5:00pm
Ground Rules: Trade deadline: January 15, 5:00pm

Wauchula, FL 01/23/2015 - 01/24/2015 (11/21/14)
PRCA Rodeo
Seminole Tribe PRCA Rodeo Series- Produced by: Mason Pro Rodeo
Arena: Hardee Cattlemens Arena
Location: 507 Civic Center Dr.
Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor
Perfs/Time:Two: Jan 23 7:30pm; Jan 24 2:00pm
Slack: Jan 23-after first performance
Stalls: No Stalls
Event / Entry Fee / Added Money:
- Barrels / $76.00 / $1000.00
Eligibility: All Cards/Permits
EOO: January 13, 11:00am
EC: January 14, 11:00am
Stock Contractor: Four L & Diamond S Rodeo
Member Dues: January 8, 5:00pm
Ground Rules: Trade deadline: January 15, 5:00pm

Immokalee, FL 01/30/2015 - 01/31/2015 (11/6/14)
PRCA Rodeo
Seminole Tribe PRCA Rodeo Series- Produced by: Mason Pro Rodeo
Arena: Seminole Youth Ranch Arena
Location: 1195 State Road 29
Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor
Perfs/Time:Two: Jan 30 7:30pm; Jan 31 2:00pm
Slack: Jan 30-after first performance
Stalls: No Stalls
Event / Entry Fee / Added Money:
- Barrels / $76.00 / $1250
Eligibility: All Cards/Permits
EOO: January 20, 11:00am
EC: January 21, 11:00am
Stock Contractor: Four L & Diamond S Rodeo
Member Dues: January 15, 5:00pm
Ground Rules: Trade Deadline: January 23, 5:00pm

Rapid City, SD 01/31/2015 - 02/07/2015
PRCA Rodeo
Black Hills Stock Show & Rodeo
Arena: Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
Location: 444 Mt. Rushmore Road
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor
Perfs/Time:Five: Jan. 31 1:30pm; Feb. 5 7:30pm; Feb. 6 7:30pm; Feb. 7 1:30pm & 7:30pm
Slack: Feb. 1 5:00pm
Stalls: No Stalls
Event / Entry Fee / Added Money:
- Barrels / $156.00 / $10000.00
Eligibility: Card Holders Only
EOO: Jan. 6 11:00am
EC: Jan. 9 11:00am
Stock Contractor: Sutton Rodeos, Inc.
Member Dues: Dec. 29 5:00pm
Ground Rules: Trade deadline-Jan. 16 5:00pm. Must have current coggins and health papers. GBR approved for first event in slack. No more than 12 contestants in the performances. No available time for riding in the arena except after the evening performance.



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