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Friday, July 26, 2019

Rocky Ford & Golden Requiring 72 Hour Health Papers

Attention Contestants!!

Rocky Ford & Golden will be requiring 72 hour health papers.

Please read below.

Infection Prevention Expectations

3.1 All Horses and Livestock coming onto the Jefferson County Fairgrounds property are required to have a 72 hour Health Certificate (CVI) with a VSV statement.

3.2 All horses and livestock will also undergo a veterinary inspection at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds immediately upon unloading from the trailer and prior to entry into any barn, pen, arena or stall.

3.3 All out of state horses are required to have a current Coggins test.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

147th Annual Royal Gorge Rodeo Contestants

NOTICE: Per state and federal veterinary guidelines: ALL horses must have proof of vet health check and a negative Coggins tests within 6 months PRIOR to entering the rodeo grounds. Paperwork will be checked by our official Veterinary staff AT THE GATE prior to entry. All above paperwork mandatory for all events. Please plan to come EARLY this year to get everyone processed on time. Thank you for your cooperation.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

2018 Best Rodeo Awards

Super Purse
Westcliffe Stampede Rodeo
Westcliffe, CO

Large Purse
Bent County Fair
Las Animas, CO

Intermediate Purse
Boulder County Fair, Livestock Show and Rodeo
Longmont, CO

Small Purse
Royal Gorge Rodeo
Cañon City, CO

Best New Rodeo
Royal Gorge Rodeo
Cañon City, CO

Most Improved
Montrose County Fair & Rodeo
Montrose, Colorado

Members Please Read - Donations

Members….Page 3 of the 2017 rulebook states:

Any member who secures a cash donation of one thousand dollars ($1000.00) for the CPRA will receive his/her membership in the CPRA for the coming year at no charge (gratis).

Any member who secures a CASH donation in excess of one thousand dollars ($1000.00) for the CPRA will be eligible for ten percent (10%) of the cash donation. Said ten percent (10%) in excess of one thousand dollars ($1000.00) will be paid directly to the member by the CPRA only after one hundred percent (100%) of donation is received in the CPRA State Office. Said ten percent (10%) must be paid in the year the donation was received. If the member elects not to accept the ten percent (10%), they must do so in writing to the State office. Any event director that, by Board decision, may be required to secure sponsorships in excess of one thousand ($1000.00) for their event will not be eligible.

2019 Rule Changes

2019 rule changes

Page 4 – Contestants
B.3. Your 1st year as a member of the CPRA is your Permit or Rookie Year.
B.4.g. Permit
i) Full entering privileges and rights as a CPRA MEMBER
ii) Contestant will not be eligible for any year-end awards, or be allowed to qualify for the CPRA Finals
iii) Will not use a contestant’s Rookie status
iv) Must be declared at time of membership purchase
v) Must meet all requirements of Rookie status, See B Contestants 4. Rookie. a)-f)

Page 5 – Contract Labor
C.4. All contract personnel, including but not limited to, Judges, Secretaries, Timers, Announcers, Pickup men, Clowns, Bullfighters, Barrel men, and specialty acts must either purchase a current year’s membership, or have an approved and signed liability waiver on file with the state office before working any CPRA rodeo.

Page 14 – Board of Directors
V.C. 1. Contesting member in good standing for one (1) year.
2. Resident of Colorado.
3. Active participant in the CPRA or event for which he/she is nominated.
4. Term will last for two (2) years.

Page 15 – Election Procedure
VI.5. Nominations for Office and Board of Directors shall be made and sent to the CPRA within two weeks of nomination. Office by October 15th. Nominee must be notified by phone or email with a letter also being mailed on the first business day after October 15th and his/her acceptance or rejection returned to the CPRA office within one week of notification. Election ballots will be mailed to each paid member on November 1st November 5th or next business day after November 5th, listing all nominees that have accepted the nomination for said position. If a member decides to vote by conventional mail, Election ballots must be returned postmarked no later than December 15th to the CPRA State Office. Received in the CPRA office no later than December 15th. Member’s signature and card number must be included for the vote to be valid. If a member decides to vote online, he/she must do so no later than December 15th at 11:59 pm. All those successfully elected will assume office on January 1st of the upcoming year.

Page 19 – Sanctions and Approvals
B.3. Contestants are charged operating fees. An explanation of these fees per entry are:
• $5 Finals “Added Money” fund
• $4 Central Entry charge
• $3 Individual Event Fund
• $2 General Finals fund
$2 $3 Judges fee
$1 $1.50 Rodeo Secretary fee[/color]
BB/SW/TD/BK/SB/BR: $20 stock charge
MTR/OTR: $10 stock charge per person
LBR: $2 electric eye charge
BR: $15 day money

Page 19 – Sanctions and Approvals
B. 4. Sanction forms
e) Entry fees will be set at:
Bareback & Saddle Bronc Riding $88.00
Tie-Down, Breakaway & Steer Wrestling $112.00
Mixed and Open Team Roping $129.00 per person
Ladies Barrel Race $78.00
Bull Riding $103.00

Page 19 – Sanctions and Approvals
B. 4. k) All Sanctioned CPRA rodeos must utilize a minimum of two (2) pickup men and two (2) bullfighters

Page 21 – Sanctions and Approvals
C. 5. Colorado will not co-sanction a rodeo that does not utilize at least two (2) pickup men and two (2) bullfighters

Page 30 – Rodeo Rules
B.2. Collective points earned from at least two of the six following events will determine the Champion All-Around Man; a minimum of $500 $1,500 must be won in each event.
a) Open Team-roping, Tie-down Roping, Steer Wrestling, Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, and Bull Riding.
2. Collective points earned from at least two of the three following events will determine the Champion All-Around Woman; a minimum of $500 $1,500 must be won in each event.
a) Mixed Team-roping, Breakaway, and Barrel Race.

Page 42 – Rodeo Rules
M.1. Entry fees will be set at:
Bareback & Saddle Bronc Riding $88.00
Tie-Down, Breakaway & Steer Wrestling $112.00
Mixed and Open Team Roping $129.00 per person
Ladies Barrel Race $78.00
Bull Riding $103.00

Page 43 – Rodeo Rules
5. Contestants are charged operating fees. Explanation of these fees per entry are:
• $5 Finals “Added Money” fund
• $4 Central Entry charge
• $3 Individual Event Fund
• $2 General Finals fund
$2 $3 Judges fee
$1 $1.50 Rodeo Secretary fee

Page 46 – Rodeo (Arena) Secretaries
4 Each secretary shall receive a minimum of one hundred fifty ( $150) one hundred seventy-five dollars ($175) per performance, or two hundred($200) two hundred twenty-five dollars ($225) a day for a one (1) performance rodeo, or one dollar ($1) one dollar and fifty cents ($1.50) per entry per event entered as a secretaries fee in all CPRA standard events whichever is greater. If the minimum is not received through number of entries,

Page 49 – Judges
11. Each Judge shall receive a minimum of one hundred fifty ($150) one hundred seventy-five dollars ($175) per performance, or two hundred($200) two hundred twenty-five dollars ($225) a day for a one (1) performance rodeo, or one dollar ($1) one dollar and fifty cents ($1.50) per entry per event entered as a judge’s fee in all CPRA standard events whichever is greater. If the minimum is not received through number of entries,

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