2019 PRCA Rule Book
CHAPTER 7 ** COMPETITION COMMITTEE **
B7.0 Purposes . Subject to the direction of the Board of Directors, it shall be the responsibility of the Competition Committee to review rule change proposals to the PRCA Official Rodeo Rules concerning the fairness or conduct of competition, the safety of contestants and livestock and the definition of rodeo events. The Competition Committee may adopt recommendations with respect to a rule change proposal in accordance with the procedures set forth in Chapter 11 of these Bylaws. B7.1 Composition. The Competition Committee shall be comprised of the following 11 representatives: seven Contestant Representatives (one representative representing each of bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, team roping and steer roping); one Stock Contractor Representative; one Contract Personnel Representative; one Rodeo Committee Representative and one General Membership Representative. B7.2 Term. Representatives to the Competition Committee shall serve a two- year term. Newly elected representatives shall take office on April 1 of the election year or as soon thereafter as voting is completed as described in B7.4. Newly elected representatives shall serve until their successors have been duly elected and have qualified. Representatives appointed by Executive Councils shall take office at the same time as the elected representatives and shall serve until their successors have been appointed and have qualified. B7.3 Years of Election. Terms of office for the Competition Committee shall be staggered so that Contestant Representatives representing steer wrestling, steer roping and saddle bronc riding, the Contract Personnel Representative and the Stock Contractor Representative shall be elected/appointed and take office in even-numbered years. Contestant Representatives representing tie-down roping, team roping, bareback riding and bull riding, the General Membership Representative and the Rodeo Committee Representative shall be elected/appointed and take office in odd-numbered years. B7.4.1 Nomination Forms. Not later than November 15 of the calendar year preceding the year of election, all eligible Members will be sent a notification to cast an online voting nomination for the offices for which such Member is entitled to nominate candidates in the forthcoming elections. A Member shall be eligible to nominate candidates for those offices for which that Member is entitled to vote no later than the first business day in January of the calendar year during which the candidates nominated by the Members are to stand for election. B7.4.2 Qualification of Nominees. B7.4 Nominations and Elections.
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