Reminders:

When entering your State Finals Rodeo, YOU MUST SUBMIT OR BRING ONE OF THE FOLLOWING TO THE RODEO OR YOU WILL NOT COMPETE::
**An official School Transcript
** Your official report card
** A letter on school letterhead from your school stating that you are passing 70% of classes taken
An official of the school must sign your report card or your letter

IN ADDITION YOU MUST TURN IN YOUR DODGE RAFFLE TICKETS BEFORE YOU CAN COMPETE.




High School State Finals Payson June 7-10

The Town of Payson is providing a unique line-up of special events surrounding the actual Arizona High School Rodeo Championship Finals. The schedule includes a Queen Contest, Volleyball Tournament, a Las-Vegas-themed prom, and last but not least, a Dinner and Awards Banquet. In addition to these special events, the Town of Payson is proud to provide the championship trophy awards including the Overall Champion Cowgirl and Cowboy, Trophy Saddles and Individuals Event Champion Buckles.

** IMPORTANT ** Marsha has been having email troubles. If you have not gotten a response from an emailed question, please call her.

 

Day Sheets
The attached Day Sheets are drafts for Thursday and Friday and are subject to change. For questions please call Marsha.

Thursday June 8 - 1st Go

Friday June 9 - Second Go

 


 

 

Special Need Rodeo Volunteers Needed
Kaylee Billingsly and JC Flake will be the contact persons for the special needs rodeo on Thursday at the high school state finals. Please contact them regarding volunteering for this special event .


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

(download as a PDF)


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017
AHSRA 2017 – 2018 Betsy Rose Memorial Rodeo QUEEN CONTEST

9am – Horsemanship in Main Arena @ Payson Event Center (public)
10:30am – written test (contestants only) Quality Inn
Noon- lunch/social with judges/contestants (contestants only) Quality Inn
1:30pm- personal interview (contestants only) Quality Inn
3:00pm - Contestant speeches, modeling and questions @ Quality Inn, Payson

Shooting Competition
12pm – 22 Long Rifle competition @ Jim Jones Shooting Range
12pm – Trap shooting competition @ Bird Busters
(if shooting both trap and .22 please go to the trap range first)
End of year top 10 shooting awards will be given on Saturday evening during the banquet as well as signups for Nationals

THURSDAY, JUNE 8TH
1ST Go-Round Slack
8:30am Main Arena – Prayer, Flag and National Anthem

Order of Events: Pole Bending, Tie Down Roping, Goat Tying, Breakaway, Team Roping and Barrel Racing

Special Needs Rodeo
12:30pm-1:30pm Special needs rodeo and grand entry No members on horseback only special needs contestants led on horses by members. All student officers, queens and queen contestants along will all members please participate in our 4th annual special needs rodeo and grand entry.

1st Performance
2pm - Performance

Order of Events: Bareback, Steer Wrestling, Breakaway, SaddleBronc, Pole Bending, Tie Down Roping, Goat Tying, Team Roping, Barrel Racing and Bull Riding

6:30 pm – AHSRA Volleyball tournament (get your team together now)

FRIDAY - -JUNE 9TH
2nd Go-Round Slack
8:30am Main Arena – Prayer, Flag and National Anthem

Order of Events: Pole Bending, Tie Down Roping, Goat Tying, Breakaway, Team Roping and Barrel Racing

2nd Performance
2pm - Grand Entry – Final grand entry with current student officers, Queen & first attendant Farewell and final hot lap, presentation of the Betsy Rose Memorial Spirit Award by Judy & Buddy Rice, crowning of the new queen and first attendant and announce the new student officers election results.

Order of Events: Bareback, Steer Wrestling, Breakaway, SaddleBronc, Pole Bending, Tie Down Roping, Goat Tying, Team Roping, Barrel Racing and Bull Riding

8pm-12am Cowboy Prom, theme "Viva Las Vegas" located in the banquet room at Matazal Casino
Must have back numbers and guest back numbers to get in, quest back numbers can be picked up at the High School Trailer on Friday

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 10TH CINCH DAY & Cinch Team Day All members please wear CINCH
Final Go-Round Slack
8:30am Main Arena – Prayer, Flag and National Anthem

Order of Events: Pole Bending, Tie Down Roping, Goat Tying, Breakaway, Team Roping, and Barrel Racing

Final Performance
1pm- Grand Entry – New Student Officers, 2017-2018 New Queen and First Attendant, All Seniors Introductions and Hot lap. Filmed by RFD TV, as part of the Cinch High School Rodeo Tour. “The future stars of rodeo”. All members please wear CINCH TEAM SHIRTS and Cinch wear!

Order of Events: Bareback, Steer Wrestling, Breakaway, SaddleBronc, Pole Bending, Tie Down Roping, Goat Tying, Team Roping, Barrel Racing, and Bull Riding

Dinner Banquet and Awards Presentation at the Payson Event Center to follow Final Performance @ approx. 6pm

NOTICE: Immediately following the awards Banquet, there will be National and SSIR sign up for all members planning to attend.

 

Please Note that registration for stalls, camping, and events is On-Line only this year. Get all the information from Payson and register at:

https://paysonparks.com/ViewCourseActivityDetails.aspx?id=C53

Download the High School FINALS Entry Form

 

BONUS POINTS

At the end of both the junior high and high school finals, per the rule book, each State is required to give out year end bonus points. I did not make up this rule and not sure if I can explain why but please read the rule starting on page 34 and see if you can determine the reasoning.
REMEMBER, the bonus points DO NOT affect the individual event placing, the bonus points may ONLY affect determining the all around champions and the rookies of the year. Please Click Here to see the point structure and details.

 

AJHSRA YEAR END ALL AROUND RESULTS WITH BONUS POINTS

1. JAYCIE CUNDALL 765.5
2. KENZIE KELTON 743.5 (ROOKIE OF THE YEAR)
3. KENNEDY COOK 669.5
4. MADILYN TODD 610
5. RHAEANNE REIDHEAD 575
6. MACIE FOWLIE 500
7. ELISA ROSE 479
8. RAYNA BILLINGSLEY 460.5
9. ADI JO MARTIN 403
10. PAYTON HANNON 402

 

1. SLADE KEITH 1181
2. COOPER ANDERSEN 1122.5
3. CONOR CURBELLO 923
4. CASHTON WEINENBENER 745
5. BRIDGER SANBORN 730.5
6. JACE THORSTENSON 721
7. JAMES ARVISO 517.5
8. JACOB TODD 414
9. BRYSON ALDER 395 ( ROOKIE OF THE YEAR)
10. ISAIAH ETHINGTON 377

 

 

Dear Junior High National Team

Download the Arizona National Junior High Team List

Congratulations!!

We are still short two delegates (one girl and one boy) so please send me your request stating why you would like to have this honor. If there are more then the number that we need, a person that is not affiliated with the rodeo will read your requests and she will pick the missing delegates based on your written requests. Congratulations to Conor Curbello for he was the first one to submit an outstanding request. Conor will be one of Arizona's delegates.

 

TEAM MEMEBERS AND EMAILS LIST
WE ARE PUTTING TOGETHER A NATIONAL TEAM EMAIL THREAD AND AS YOU CAN SEE WE ARE MISSING A FEW EMAILS.

PLEASE EMAIL ME (jackassini@hotmail.com)WITH YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS SO YOU CAN BE INCLUDED. WE USE THE EMAIL THREAD TO ORGANIZE FUN ACTIVITIES THAT WILL BEGIN HERE IN ARIZONA AND TRAVEL WITH EVERYONE TO TENNESSEE. ALSO CHECK THE EMAIL WE HAVE LISTED TO MAKE SURE THAT IS THE EMAIL YOU WOULD LIKE TO HAVE ALL MESSAGES FORWARD TO.

Please continue to check the website for updates along with your emails.

CONGRATULATIONS!!

JACK

 

 

 

 

Seniors: We Have a Page Just For You

 

DEADLINES APPROACHING!! Now is the time to apply for scholarships offered through AHSRA

Whether you are planning to attend a college, university or trade school in Arizona or out of state, consider applying for one of these scholarships.

We have information on thefollowing scholarhips:
Betsy Rose, Wyatt Altoff, Triston DalMolin and Arizona High School Rodeo Scholarship Foundation View Now

 

Silver State International Rodeo July 3-8

Winnemucca, NV
download a PDF
www.ssir.us

 

Panguitch Invitational Rodeo July 20 - 22 - Utah

see details

 

High School and Jr. High Contestants Jackets


The following are the order forms for the Participation Jackets for the Junior High and High School. Please print out the appropriate one. Also note that these only are for the contestants who enter and participate at your state finals. Please print out your order forms and have them to Yvette Kent at Casa Grande Rodeo March 18. Return at check in. They are the same style of jacket as last year. They will be grey this year.

Download High School Jacket Form

Download Jr. High Jacket Form

 


Rodeo Schedule for the 2016-2017 Season

 

Dates

Location

 

September 17 & 18

Payson

Entries due Sept 2nd

October 20th

State Fair -- High School only October

Entries due Oct 5th

October 21 & 22

Wickenburg -- all divisions Oct 21 and 22nd

Entries due Oct 6th

November 12 & 13

Buckeye

Entries due Oct 28th

January 21 & 22

Safford

Entries due Jan 6th

February 11 & 12

Cave Creek

Entries due Jan 26th

March 18 & 19

Casa Grande

Entries due March 3rd

April 15 & 16

Willcox

Entries due March 31st

May 5,6 & 7

Prescott (Junior High Finals) Fri/ Sat
Sat/Sun. High School Rodeo

Entries due April 20th

June 7-10 2017

Payson High School State Finals

Entries due May 23rd

 

Cutting and Cow Horse Schedules

View listing on the Schedule Page

Shooting Schedule

View the Shooting Page to see the Details on the upcoming Shoots.

 

 

April Cutting

Cutting Contestants please check in by 5:00 pm on Thursday April 6, 2017 at Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Center. We will start approx 6-7pm. April 7th will be TBA ( we will know on Thursday night). If you have any questions please call Kerri @ 602.309.8998 or Yvette @928.446.5316. This is mandatory check-in. The following is the schedule for the cutting.

Dates:

Cutting For:

Location

April 6

Payson (2 go's)

Queen Creek Horshoe Park Equestrian Center.

April 7

Payson (1 go)

Queen Creek Horshoe Park Equestrian Center

 

 

Professional’s Choice Student Athlete and Equine Athlete of the Month

This program rewards one girl and one boy each month with a Professional’s Choice Air Ride Saddle Pad and qualifies each monthly winner for two $1,000 scholarships (one boys and one girls) to be awarded at the end of the rodeo season. To be eligible for the honor, students must submit an application to the NHSRA national office in Denver.

The application includes questions about the extracurricular activities, volunteerism and goals of each applicant. As part of the application process, each applicant must also submit a letter of recommendation as well as a 150-word essay.
Winners are featured each month in the NHSRA Times. Scholarship winners are announced each year at the National High School Finals Rodeo.

The sooner you get your application, in the better! There are less submissions at the beginning of the season.

2016-2017 High School Student Athlete of the Month Application

2016-2017 Junior High Student Athlete of the Month Application


Professional’s Choice Equine Athlete of the Month
The program honors and recognizes the horse of one girl and one boy each month. To be eligible for the honor, students must submit an application to the NHSRA national office in Denver. Horses do NOT need to be registered in order to qualify for this program.

2016-2017 Equine Athlete of the Month Application (same application for both divisions)

 

 

 

 

 

*****IMPORTANT INFO: BACK NUMBERS AND DRESSCODE*****

ATTIRE:
1. Contestants, parents , adults, helpers, and assistants must wear western attire: western hat, long sleeved shirt (must be wrist length sleeved shirt, with collar and cuffs. No sweat shirts, T-shirts or pullover sweaters allowed), western boots, western trousers at all times during a performance while in the following areas:
(a) all arenas
(b) chute areas
(c) stock working areas
(d) any contestant in any seating area, whether competing or not.

2. Shirt sleeves must be rolled down.
(a) The only exception to this rule will be in bareback riding and bull riding; a rider may roll up sleeves two rolls, not to exceed the elbow on riding arm only, when competing.
(b) Violators of this rule will be disqualified upon the discretion of the judges or the arena director.

3. Contestants must wear numbers on their backs and number must be visible at all times while competing in their events, when at rodeo or rodeo grounds or any rodeo function and at the motel. (Back numbers must be worn in the middle of your back at all times after you arrive at the rodeo grounds. They must be worn all weekend!!

4. All contestants must have shirttails tucked in at start of their competition.

5. Western attire per dress code is required for contestants for all NHSRA approved activities to include rodeos, safety and instructional clinics, meetings.

****short sleeves may be worn in the stands and parking area's only with back numbers.

 

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

trailerjacket

Support High School and Jr. High Rodeo in Arizona with two great new sponsorship opportunities. Promote your business with a Corporate Trailer Sponsorship that includes logo display on the Rodeo Trailer, banner placement and more. Or show your support by wearing an AHSRA Friend of Rodeo Jacket.
Get the Details

Buy a Car -- Support Rodeo!!
AHSRA will receive $250 for each vehicle sold through Earnhardt Auto Center's Auto Rewards Club available to AHSRA members, friends and family. See Details

 

 

Follow on Facebook

Keep up with last minute changes and announcements, connect with your rodeo friends, post pictures.

High School FBfacebook

Junior High FB
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New Contestants: Try Junior High or High School Rodeo

If you think you would like to try competing in the fun, exciting and family friendly events of Junior High or High School Rodeo, here is your opportunity. You are allowed to enter ONE rodeo (any rodeo on the schedule) and classify it as your "hometown rodeo".

As a hometown rodeo, you do not have to pay the membership fee for that particular rodeo.

  • You must fill out the membership form, but no payment for membership is required.
  • You must fill out the minors release form
  • You must pay the $10.00 insurance fee
  • You must fill out the entry form and pay all fees that are on the entry form found on this website
  • You must have your school sign the eligibility form found on the bottom of the entry form

Come and compete with some of the best contestants in Arizona.

 

 


More Rodeo Related Events

See our Rodeo News page with details on other rodeos, clinics and events of interest:

 

 


 

Book your travel at www.nhsratravel.com

The NHSRA now has its own travel website hosted by "YTB Travel," the second largest internet travel service!
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Thank You To Our Local Sponsors:

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