Chuck Melin

Vice President
Bob Stoddard

Executive Board
Bud Clemons

Matt Zappetini

Butch Terrell

Event Directors
Kenny Heinze
Co - Dan Bohan
Saddle Bronc
Eddie Jacques
Bull Riding
Jimmy Moon
Tie Down Roping
Mike Freeland
Steer Wrestling
Dale Rising
Team Roping
Mike Brewer
Ribbon Roping
Cheryl Cole
Ladies Barrels
Susan Hall
719-784-6633 cell:719-225-9563
Ladies Breakaway Roping
Cindy Gruwell
Promotion Agent
Jim Nichols
Canadian Representative
Russell Friend
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Rule Changes in Effect

NEW REGIONAL FORMAT, effective 2014 Rodeo Season

· 3 Regions: #1- Canada and Montana

      #2- Wyoming, Colorado, California, and Nevada

      #3- Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma

· The top 8 in each region will qualify for the final. The top 6 will receive points 60-10 7th-8th come to the SNFR with 0 points. Any open position can be filled from another region coming in with 0 points filled by season standings. These points plus points accumulated at SNFR will determine the world champion.

· Must compete in 5 US Rodeos, timed event only, or rough stock only rodeos to qualify for the SNFR.

· There will still be season standings for year-end awards.

· The $2.00 circuit charge is now an awards fee for the SNFR.


Rule 10.2.2 Each judge must be paid $150.00 $200.00 per day by the local committee in addition to the $.50 fee per contestants.


Rule 15.6.4 There will be a contest even if only one only if two or more contestant enters the event.


Rule 17.2.1 A rodeo judge may not compete in one riding event and judge another riding event cannot judge the riding event they compete in.


Rule 25.2.2 Each team is allowed three two throws in all, and there shall be a 30 second elapsed time limit.


Rule 28.2.1 Points won in the Men’s Breakaway will count toward the 60 Men’s All Around points.


The position of President and Vice President will now be 2 year terms, alternating each year.



We will now allow a new committee to have a timed event rodeo or rough stock only rodeo with a max of 4 per circuit. Points awarded at these rodeos will not count toward all around and will not count toward 5 rodeos to qualify for SNFR. (effective 4/11/13)


Revise previous rule from 4/11/13 to delete “will not count toward 5 rodeos to qualify for SNFR” (effective 5/14/13)


Revise previous rule from 4/11/13 to allow unlimited timed event/rough stock rodeos with board making decision on approvals as each approval is presented per region. (effective 11/21/2013)


All timed event/rough stock rodeo approvals that are co-approved will follow rules of the lead associations rule book but, all points will revert back to NSPRA rulebook. Lead association on approval must submit rulebook with approval. (effective 11/21/2013)


Any committee at their discretion can charge $10 stock charge per event. The 1st $10 will come from the $22 office charge. (effective 11/21/2013)


Any rodeo committee may choose to have a pick 1 draw 1 team roping format. Points will only count with pick partner and draw teams will be drawn at the rodeo by judges. (12/5/13)



Local contestants may enter a run of rodeo for $10/rodeo. Contestant must decide at the last rodeo (BEFORE HE LEAVES) in the run if he wants to buy membership and have points count toward his standings. $10/rodeo paid will count toward membership. (12/5/13)


Add to Policies & Procedures: Do away with 4 release rule. Everyone is responsible for entry fees unless they notify they have a Doctor, vet, visual, or family emergency. With one of these releases only office charge is owed. Documentation must be sent into the office within in 10 days if the rodeo. (Effective 3/1/13)

Delete Rule B.7.1 on page 10, for Rule change process.


TO ENTER BY PHONE CALL:   928-684-95669:00am – 4:00pm


Email entries open one week prior to the entry date. Email with the following information:
Name and Card number
Rodeos you are entering
Events and age group you are entering
Team Event Partners names and numbers
Return phone number if we have questions.

LATE ENTRY NUMBER: 928-684-9566 - 4:00pm Tuesday - 12:00pm Wednesday ($25.00 Late Charge due immediatley.)

RELEASE LINE: 928-684-9566


Senior Pro Rodeo Members from Canada

No Canadian Checks will be accepted at the National Office or NSPRA Rodeos due to the high bank fees. Thank you for understanding.

If you are entering the Montana Rodeos on your Canadian card, please call 928-684-9566 for a temporary NSPRA card number. We also need your address in case payoff checks are mailed to us. Thank you!

BALLOT ~ Please Vote

For the 2015 Board of Directors

Pursuant to the By-Laws of the National Senior Pro Rodeo Association, each member of the Association, in good standing, is entitled to vote for vacant positions on the Board of Directors of the Corporation.  Listed below are nominees for Board Positions, as well as a space for write in candidates.  Remember, only 2 people can serve on the Executive Board from each state, and several states already have at least one person on the board.  Also, listed below, is a space for your vote for Rodeo of the Year.  An independent party will be hired to count the ballots along with the National office Staff.)

All Ballots must be received by September 15th, 2014.

Executive Board: 2 Open Postions (vote for 2)

_____Butch Terrell, WY (incumbent)

_____Alan Johnson, TX

_____Mike Freeland, AZ

_____Kenny Heinze, CO


Event Directors: (vote only for directors in events you PARTICIPATED in during 2014)
Bareback Riding:

_____Jimmy Nuggent, NM

_____Dan Bohan, CA


Steer Wrestling:

_____Dale Rising, NE


Tie Down Roping:

_____Kyle Jumper, TX


Ladies Breakaway:

_____Cindy Gruwell


Ribbon Roping:


Ladies Barrel Racing:


Harvey Helderman Award:_____________________________________
(Cowboy/Cowgirl of the year award)

2014 Rodeo of the Year:______________________________________

***Please return this ballot to:

National Senior Pro Rodeo Assoc.

2015 W. Wickenburg Way

Wickenburg, AZ 85390

or fax to: (928) 684-9576


SIGNATURE:__________________________Print Name:_____________________ NSPRA CARD:___________

To be counted, ballot must be received by September 15, 2014 and be signed with member card number.

STALLS / RV HOOKUPS - SNFR (September 29 thru October 5th 2014)

Yes it's time to start thinking about your trip to the SNFR in Las Vegas.  Many of you are familiar with the set up, however, due to the new format,  new contestants will qualify for the Finals.  As in years past, I will handle the stalls and RV hookups and  ASSIGN them when you arrive.  As always call me if you have questions - 602-615-6056.


RV HOOKUPS - (water/electric only) - $75 for week

35 hookups ONLY available by contacting the NSPRA Office (928-684-9566) to make and pay for a reservation.  You MUST PAY for RV hookup in advance thru NSPRA Office.  First 35 PAID get a spot.  We will make a 10 person reserve list in case a hookup becomes available (NSPRA Office will make the reserve list).  Those on the reserve list will only pay at the event when hookup is available.


STALLS - $75 per stall for week (includes one bag of shavings) - PAY TERRY FOR STALLS AT EVENT

Plenty of stalls and as in the past, I will do my best to get you close to your stall with your rig.  NO RESERVED STALLS -  additional bags of shavings for sale at event.


I will be at the arena Monday am, September 29th - call me if you arrive or are close and don't see my white Dodge Trk. so I can direct you to your spot.  Lastly, call or text with any questions.


Terry Sills



We would like to welcome our new members to the NSPRA this year:
Gary Johnson
Jon Pass
Earl Howell
Dawn Brooks
Dwight Johnsson
Trudy L. Dean
Jay Waskom
Kathleen Arnold
Rodney Copley
Wes Parker
Tyler Tolbert
Jeanne Jolley referred by Cookie Pickens
Roger Pope
Kyon Sayer referred by Kelly Cheatam
Hal J. Earnhardt III referred by John Bassett
Fernando Walker Jr. referred by Ray Jim
D.J. Ben referred by Michael Badonie
Jerry Thomas referred by Julius Y. Begay

Thank you to our 2014 Associate Members!

Phil Harris
Janet Clyne Anderson
Pounding Hooves Production
Roger Fain
Billy Babin


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