2019 PRCA Rule Book


B2.0 General.

B2.0.1 Rights and Privileges . With the exception of local entries at PRCA-approved rodeos, only Active Members shall be eligible to participate in PRCA activities. Only Active Members shall be eligible to receive any awards or benefits sanctioned by the PRCA. Members will be allowed access to rodeos free of charge unless the Ground Rules provide otherwise. B2.0.1.1 Definition of Conflicting Rodeo Association. Conflicting Rodeo Associations are companies, partnerships, associations or other entities whose direct or indirect purpose is to produce, promote, and/or sanction professional rodeo contests in which contestants compete in two or more of the following events: bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, and team roping. B2.0.1.2 Prohibition on Conflicting Rodeo Association Interests. In order to ensure that PRCA members— whose popularity and success are the result of participation in PRCA-sanctioned rodeos and related PRCA promotional efforts and activities (and the associated costly investments the PRCA has made in promoting PRCA events and rodeo sports in general)— are not pursuing interests in Conflicting Rodeo Associations while receiving the benefits of PRCA membership and are putting forth their best efforts on behalf of the PRCA, any person applying for PRCA membership who is an officer, board member, employee or has an ownership or financial interest of any form in a Conflicting Rodeo Association shall not be issued a membership, permit or renewal of membership with the PRCA. B2.0.2 Cooperation with the PRCA . Any person becoming a Member of the PRCA shall become familiar with its Rules and Bylaws and shall comply with and be bound by same. Upon becoming a Member of the PRCA, an individual agrees to cooperate with and assist any PRCA official in the enforcement of the PRCA Official Rodeo Rules at any PRCA-approved rodeo or in any matter of official business.




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