2019 PRCA Rule Book

CHAPTER 10 ** RODEO APPROVAL **

B10.0 General. The PRCA has provided rules and regulations in these Bylaws, the Official Rodeo Rules, and various Ground Rules, for the operation of individual rodeos. In order to receive PRCA approval of a rodeo, the respective Rodeo Committee must meet all applicable requirements of these Bylaws, the Official Rodeo Rules and applicable Ground Rules, and must agree to abide by all PRCA rules and regulations, as set forth in these Bylaws, the Official Rodeo Rules and any applicable Ground Rules. The PRCA reserves the right to refuse or withdraw Membership of any rodeo that does not conform to these rules. B10.1 Application for Rodeo Approval. B10.1.1 Application . A Rodeo Committee must submit an application (on

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the appropriate official PRCA approval form) for PRCA approval of a rodeo to the Director of Rodeo Administration, along with the appropriate approval fee, as set forth in Section B10.1.3, and the appropriate Rodeo Committee dues, as set forth in Chapter 1 of these Bylaws and a designated primary Stock Contractor. The PRCA may, in its sole discretion, approve or deny the application for rodeo approval. In the event that an application is denied, the applicant will not be liable for an approval fee or dues in connection with that particular rodeo. In evaluating whether to approve or deny an application, the PRCA may rely on any factors which it deems appropriate, including but not limited to whether the applicant’s rodeo is in the same geographic area as an existing PRCA-approved rodeo, the population base of the marketing area where the rodeo is to be held, the date of the rodeo, the number of tourists in the marketing area where the rodeo is to be held, and the rate of turnover for said tourists. B10.1.1.1Definition of Competing Rodeo Events. Competing Rodeo Events are events not sanctioned by the PRCA 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.

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