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
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Ladies Breakaway Roping
Cindy Gruwell
Promotion Agent
Jim Nichols
Canadian Representative
Russell Friend
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Recent Rule Changes

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!

Rule Change Proposals

Any rule change proposals should be submit to the office by July 15th for discussion at the Douglas meeting in August. Please contact the office for a proposal form.


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

Colorado Springs Rodeo Cancelled

The rodeos at Colorado Springs have been CANCELLED as a pro-active measure due to the outbreak of the EHV1 virus within the state. Although the facility has not had an outbreak on the grounds, It is closed to all Equine at this time. check our website for any further information.

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