2019 PRCA Rule Book

RESTATED ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF THE PROFESSIONAL RODEO COWBOYS ASSOCIATION

Pursuant to the provisions of the Colorado Non-Profit Corporation Act, the undersigned corporation, pursuant to a resolution duly adopted by its board of directors, hereby adopts the following Restated Articles of Incorporation:

ARTICLE I

The name of the corporation is PROFESSIONAL RODEO COWBOYS ASSOCIATION.

ARTICLE II

The period of its duration is perpetual.

ARTICLE III The purposes which the corporation is authorized to pursue are: 1. To encourage, promote and advance information and knowledge concerning rodeos, including the dates of rodeos, names of contestants, prize money, and other particulars in which the members are interested. 2. To promote the professional sport of rodeo through the organization of rodeo participants for their mutual benefit. (A) To ensure a just amount of prize money. (B) To require that all entrance fees be added to prize money. (C) To secure competent, honest judges and officials in all rodeo events. (D) To encourage cooperation between rodeo contestants and management of all rodeos at which members participate. (E) To protect against unfairness in the sport of professional rodeo. (F) To preserve the historical integrity of the sport of professional rodeo. 3. To raise the standards of cowboy contests so they shall rank among the foremost of American sports. 4. To bring about honest advertising by the rodeo committees, so that the public may rely upon the truth of advertised events in which it is claimed that members of the Association participate. 5. To work for the betterment of conditions and of rules governing rodeo events in which members of the Association participate. 6. To establish a central place of registration for the convenience of members. 7. To undertake any activity which, in the opinion of the Board of Directors of the corporation, will facilitate the participation of its members in the professional sport of rodeo. 8. To have a corporate seal which may be altered at pleasure,

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