2019 PRCA Rule Book

B2.3.5 Purchase of Contestant Card Membership. If a Permit Member fills his permit, he may purchase the next Dues Paying Year’s Contestant Card Membership after September 1 of the current Dues Paying Year. Such Contestant Card Member will be entitled to enter current Rodeo Year rodeos as a Contestant Card Member, thus enabling him to accumulate Circuit Points for those Circuits whose circuit Rodeo Year begins prior to the beginning of the following Rodeo Year. Any Championship Points accumulated for current Rodeo Year rodeos will drop off at the end of the Rodeo Year, but Circuit Points will carry over into the next circuit Rodeo Year if won during the current Rodeo Year. B2.3.5.1 Application of Money Won While a Permit Member. Money won while a Permit Member will not count toward the World Championship standings or toward qualification for competition at the National Finals Rodeo. Money won while a Permit Member will count toward circuit points for qualification for competition at the Circuit Finals Rodeos, including the National Circuit Finals Rodeo, only. No money won while a Permit Member will count toward Rookie of the Year awards in either national standings or circuit standings. B2.3.5.2 Application of Money Won at Circuit Finals Rodeo. Money won while a Permit Member at any Circuit Finals Rodeo, including the National Circuit Finals Rodeo, will count toward filling a permit. B2.3.6 Eligibility for Second Permit. Anyone not wishing to obtain Contestant Card Member status after earning $1,000 as a Permit Member under his first permit may apply for a second and final permit after a time period consisting of the remainder of the dues- paying year in which the $1,000 mark was reached. B2.3.7 Eligibility for an Extended Permit. Anyone not wishing to obtain a Contestant Card Member status after earning $1,000 as a Permit Member under his second permit may apply for an extended college permit for up to and including 5 years. In order for a permit contestant to be eligible for an extended college permit, that contestant must be enrolled full time (minimum of 12 credit hours) in college and able to provide a transcript of courses and credit hours any time requested by the Director of Rodeo Administration. If the Permit Member stops attending college, the extended permit will be revoked and the member will be required to obtain Contestant Card status. B2.3.8 No Permits for Contestant Card Members. No permits will be issued to those individuals who have previously been Contestant Card Members. B2.4.1 Obtaining Contestant Card Member Status. Applicants desiring to obtain Contestant Card status in the PRCAmust first satisfy the requirements of Sections B2.3.1 and B2.3.5.

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B2.4 Contestant Card Members.

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