PRCA Business Journal - March 5, 2021

Lecile Harris’ son Matt joins grandson Coy Rhoda, dressed as his great- grandfather Lecile, in a tribute to the late PRCA rodeo clown during the opening of the Dixie National Rodeo in Jackson,

Miss., Feb. 12. Lecile, a Hall of Fame inductee, died after

performing at the rodeo a year to the day of the tribute. – Robby Freeman photo

The following pages serve as the official record of business for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. Important notices, announcements and contact numbers are featured in this section. PRCA BUSINESS SECTION

PROFESSIONAL RODEO COWBOYS ASSOCIATION 101 Pro Rodeo Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80919 PRCA HEADQUARTERS – 719.593.8840 PRCA Fax – 719.548.4876 Accounts Receivable/Member Records – 719.528.4747 Doctor’s release fax – 719.548.4868 OFFICE OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER – 719.528.4774 George Taylor, Chief Executive Officer Shelly Kennedy, Executive Assistant to the CEO RODEO ADMINISTRATION – 719.548.4870 Tom Glause, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Rodeo Administration Nathan Vodehnal, Rodeo Admistration Operations Director Therese Cobb, Circuit Coordinator Chris Horton, Director of Rodeo Approvals Amanda Shanks, Rodeo Approvals Assistant Desiré Montgomery, Rodeo Approvals Assistant Tina Morin, Director of Member Records Valerie Lopez, Member Records Assistant Manager Member Records staff: Dorothy Kauhaahaa, Zach Robbins, PROCOM – 800.234.7722

HOW TO CONTACT THE PRCA To e-mail a PRCA employee, use the first letter of their first name and their last name followed by @prorodeo.com. example: jdoe@prorodeo.com Call the Department Direct...................... 719.593.8840 Office Hours. ............................ 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. (MT) Administration........................................ 719.548.4870 Approvals............................................... 719.548.4880 Circuits................................................... 719.548.4820 CEO. ....................................................... 719.528.4774 Judges.................................................... 719.548.4807 Media. .................................................... 719.548.4840 Member Records.................................... 719.528.4747 PRCA Properties..................................... 719.548.4860 PROCOM Results Line............................ 719.548.4848 PSN Subscriptions. ................................ 800.763.3648 OFFICE OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER George Taylor....................................................... 4774 Shelly Kennedy..................................................... 4774 MEMBER RECORDS Member records..................................... 719.528.4747 (accounts receivable, points, membership) Tina Morin, Val Lopez, Dorothy Kauhaahaa, Doctor Release Fax................................. 719.548.4868 or memberrecords@prorodeo.com CIRCUITS Therese Cobb. ...................................................... 4705 JUDGING Chris Horton......................................................... 4783 Aimee Rutan ........................................................4703 INDUSTRY OUTREACH/JCCF Anthony Bartkowski...............................................4729 COMMUNICATIONS & PSN Scott Kaniewski................................................... 4746 Amber Baillie........................................................ 4713 Stephen Olver................................................... ....4779 Tracy Renck .........................................................4758 Carol Lawrence ....................................................4736 Matthew Naber ....................................................4768 PSN SUBSCRIPTIONS........................... 800.763.3648

PROCOM Daidra Sims...........................................................4717 Sydni Villa . .......................................................... 4780 Michaela Garcia.....................................................4743 PROCOM ENTRIES................................. 800.234.7722 PRCA PROPERTIES Steve Rempelos ................................................... 4792 Paul Woody ......................................................... 4704 Kristin Gardiner ....................................................4725 Kim Krueger . ...................................................... 4791 Amy Fast. ............................................................. 4721 RODEO ADMINISTRATION Tom Glause........................................................... 4787 Nathan Vodehnal. ................................................. 4753 RODEO APPROVALS Chris Horton......................................................... 4783 Amanda Shanks.................................................... 4716 Desiré Montgomery.............................................. 4794 REMINDER A reminder to PRCA Members and other persons who call the PRCA National Office: In order to enhance the quality of service provided by the PRCA National Office staff and to ensure the accuracy of matters commu- nicated between PRCA staff and PRCA Members and other persons calling the PRCA National Office, the PRCA (and PRCA Properties) may record telephone conversations which come into, originate from or involve someone in the PRCA National Office.

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RESULTS LINE – 719.548.4848 Daidra Sims, PROCOM Manager Michaela Garcia, PROCOM Coordinator Sydni Villa, PROCOM Coordinator PRCA JUDGING Chris Horton, Supervisor of Pro Officials

Aimee Rutan, Judging Administrative Assistant INDUSTRY OUTREACH/JCCF – 719.528.4794 Anthony Bartkowski, Director of Athlete Development and Welfare PRCA MEDIA – 719.548.4840

SUBSCRIPTIONS – 800.763.3648 Scott Kaniewski, Media Director Stephen Olver, PRCA Art Director Amber Baillie, Publications Manager

Carol Lawrence, Photography Coordinator Julia Plungy, Senior Social Media Coordinator

Tracy Renck, Media Coordinator Matt Naber, Media Coordinator

Matthew Castaneda, Media Department Assistant INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES – 719.548.4888 Dan Martinez, VP of Technology Melodie Watson, IT Delivery Manager Georgine Panfil, Senior Programmer Michael McEwen, Application Developer Beverly Brooks, Senior Programmer BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION – 719.528.4718 Kirk LaPoure, Chief Financial Officer Patty Addis, Controller Teresa Pearson, Staff Accountant Cheryl Scearce, Accounts Receivable Ryan Perich, Accounts Payable Steve Rempelos, Chief Marketing Officer Paul Woody, VP of Business Development Maureen Weekes, Senior Manager of Sponsorship and Broadcast Maddie Bender, Manager of TV Programming Kristin Gardiner, Sponsorship Account Manager Amy Fast, Digital Marketing Manager Kim Krueger, Executive Assistant to the CMO HALL OF FAME – 719.528.4714 Kent Sturman, Director of ProRodeo Hall of Fame Sara Tadken, Events Ray Castillo, Facilities Jake Gerow, Facilities Patrick Sisneros, Facilities PRCA PROPERTIES – 719.548.4860

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2021 REQUIRED PARTICIPATION 2020 Required Participation Rodeo Rule Based on 2019 Rodeo count (B9.4.5.1) To qualify for a circuit finals, circuit residents must compete at a minimum of 15 rodeos or 40 percent of all rodeos in their circuit, whichever is less. Circuit non- residents must compete at 15 rodeos, or 40 percent (or 50 percent if so elected by the Circuit Board of Direc- tors) of all rodeos in their circuit, whichever is more. Beginning March 1st, 2020, Co-Approved rodeos no longer count toward meeting the required participation count. Please note: ***Non-Residents must compete at 50% of all rodeos. ***

PRCA BOARD OF DIRECTORS CONTESTANT DIRECTORS

CIRCUIT SYSTEM CONTACTS COLUMBIA RIVER PRORODEO CIRCUIT Debi Davis ........................................... 509.953.4053 columbiarivercirc@gmail.com CALIFORNIA PRORODEO CIRCUIT Johnny Zamrzla ..................................... 661.449.8498 johnnyz@cafinalsrodeo.com WILDERNESS PRORODEO CIRCUIT Ryan Shaw . .......................................... 801.648.5679 ryaneshaw@mac.com MONTANA PRORODEO CIRCUIT Jack Stensland . .................................... 406.650.7160 4sll@nemont.net MOUNTAIN STATES PRORODEO CIRCUIT Guy Warpness ...................................... 307.760.8777 gwarp59@gmail.com TURQUOISE PRORODEO CIRCUIT Jim Dewey Brown ................................. 575.642.6730 turquoisecircuitprorodeo.com BADLANDS PRORODEO CIRCUIT Tom Richter .......................................... 605.692.7539 trichter@swiftelcenter.com PRAIRIE PRORODEO CIRCUIT Julie Graber .......................................... 620.664.6093 jagscox@cox.net TEXAS PRORODEO CIRCUIT MIkey Jo Duggan .................................. 806.674.2116 texascircuit@yahoo.com GREAT LAKES PRORODEO CIRCUIT Wayne Knutson . ................................... 660.261.4337 cjknutson@cvalley.net SOUTHEASTERN PRORODEO CIRCUIT Ralph Roller .......................................... 352.238.3090 rollerr@bellsouth.net FIRST FRONTIER PRORODEO CIRCUIT Kevin Clanton . ...................................... 856.469.9111 nodntry@live.com

Troy Pruitt .............................................. 308.672.1788 Jacobs Crawley (chairman) ................... 254.592.1469 Heath Ford............................................. 970.397.0263 J.P. Wickett ........................................... 918.208.3211 CONTRACT PERSONNEL DIRECTOR Mike Mathis (vice chairman) ................ 641.226.0952 RODEO COMMITTEE DIRECTORS James Miller ......................................... 423.506.1879 Steve Gander ........................................ 319.400.1064 STOCK CONTRACTOR DIRECTORS David Morehead . .................................. 563.249.5319 Keith Marrington . ................................. 403.585.4047 Caleb Bennett (BB) CC .......................... 435.452.1347 Isaac Diaz (SB) CC .................................509.979.0994 Cody Rostockyj (BR) CC ...................... 254.855.7504 Jerome Schneeberger (TD) CC ............ 580.761.4833 Matt Reeves (SW) CC .............................. 254.644.6796 Matt Sherwood (TR) CC . ...................... 480.695.3614 J.P. Wickett (SR) CC ............................. 918.817.2945 CONTRACT PERSONNEL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL Josh Edwards ....................................... 472.571.5583 (Spec. Acts, laborers, photographers) Mike Mathis .......................................... 641.226.0952 (At Large) Eva Chadwick . ...................................... 480.516.1327 (Sec./Timers) Jesse Knudson (Chairman) . ................. 920.250.0663 (Announcers/Music Director) Robert Blu Jeanes . ............................... 713.301.9122 (Clowns/Bullfighters) RODEO COMMITTEE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL Steve Gander, (10K-under) ................... 319.400.1064 David Petty CC , (10K-20K) ................... 918.798.3201 Larry McConnell, (20K-50K)................... 580.821.2203 James Miller, (50K+) . ........................... 423.506.1879 George Combs, (At Large) ..................... 208.573.7353 GENERAL MEMBER REPRESENTATIVE TO COMPETITION COMMITTEE John Franzen CC .................................... 307.689.2879 STOCK CONTRACTOR EXECUTIVE COUNCIL Steve Sutton ......................................... 605.381.0270 Jerry Dorenkamp .................................. 520.975.6788 David Morehead . .................................. 563.249.5319 Wade Sankey ........................................ 307.899.4285 TJ Korkow ............................................ 605.222.6929 CC - Notes Competition Committee Member NCFR RODEO COMMITTEE Shane Henderson – TE ......................... 620.222.2343 Dustin Murray – RE .............................. 405.323.3976 Hank Franzen – SCR ............................. 307.856.1465 Robert Blu Jeanes – CPR . .................... 830.709.5566 Therese Cobb . ..................................... 719.528.4705 EXECUTIVE COUNCILS CONTESTANT EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

NO. OF NON- RODEOS RESIDENT RESIDENT CIRCUIT

BADLANDS STANDARD

20

8 2

15

STEER ROPING

5

5

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CALIFORNIA STANDARD

35

14

15

**COLUMBIA RIVER 50% STANDARD 31

13

16

STEER ROPING

9

4

9

FIRST FRONTIER STANDARD

42

15

17

GREAT LAKES STANDARD

47

15

19

**MONTANA 50% STANDARD STEER ROPING MOUNTAIN STATES STANDARD STEER ROPING

36

15

18

7

3

7

44

15

18

6

2

6

PRAIRIE STANDARD

43 11

15

17 11

STEER ROPING

4

**SOUTHEASTERN 50% STANDARD 68

15

34

TEXAS STANDARD

64 12

15

26 12

STEER ROPING

5

TURQUOISE STANDARD STEER ROPING

18

8 2

15

6

6

**WILDERNESS 50% STANDARD 40

15

20

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Rodeo Entry Information 30-HOUR REPLACEMENT RULE

ALL EVENTS: A DR, VIR, or a notified TO can be replaced by an alternate from a list of contestants that were drawn out as a result of using the “no same day” or “no same performance” preferences or due to qualifications or permit maximum, as long as the notification is made through PROCOM at least 30 hours prior to the scheduled performance (or slack) in which the contestant is being replaced. Notifications made after the “30-hour” deadline will not be replaced and notifications on record with PROCOM at the 30-hour deadline will be final. Replacements must be made prior to the first go- round of competition. In the team roping, a team will only be replaced it both partners of the team notify a DR, VIR, TO or DO following the same guidelines as applied in the other events. If only one member of the team notifies and his partner chooses to compete, his partner can find a replacement partner per rule R6.4. If stock has already been drawn in the riding events, the judges will draw an animal for the alternate contestant, after the TO deadline for that performance, from a pool consisting of the animal drawn by the contestant that he is replacing, any other turned out animals (which includes NTO’s, DR’s, and VIR’s), and the first designated re- ride for that performance that is still available. If stock has not yet been drawn, the contestant will be drawn an animal by PROCOM during the scheduled stock draw time. Animals that are turned out (includes NTO’s, DR’s, and VIR’s) will not be included in the re-ride draw until after the TO deadline (3 hours prior to the performance) and replacements for that performance have been made, to insure that there are the same number of animals and contestants for that performance. ALTERNATE LIST (for events that add $5,000 or more) Contestants who were drawn out due to using the “NSD” or “NSP” preferences or who were drawn out due to using the “replace me if I don’t get my preference” parameter will be the first to be considered RIDING EVENTS: Re-entries will be accepted at limited entry rodeos where the actual entries accepted during the original entry period were less than the limit. Also, if there was not a limit for an event, and there were not enough entries after the original entry period to place at least 12 contestants in each performance, re-entries will be accepted. A time period will be designated and published in the Business Journal in the ground rules of each rodeo for the entries to be re-opened sometime prior to the riding event stock draw. Contestants that enter during the re-entry period will be placed in the remaining available positions. All re-entries will be accepted to fill the performances not to exceed the original limit defined in the ground rules (based on “money won” qualifications) or 12 per performance at a rodeo that did not limit its entries (based on a random draw.) TIMED EVENTS: Re-entries will be accepted for events that did Each committee will have the option to implement the “Re-entries Policy” at its rodeo at the time of approval.

as alternates in the order that they originally qualified for the rodeo or event. Contestants who entered during the original entry period and were drawn out due to qualifications will be considered next. For rodeos or events that start prior to May 1, 2020, alternates will be selected based on 2019 money won. For rodeos or events that start on or after May 1, 2020, alternates will be selected based on 2020 money won, as of 7 days prior to entry closing. If an alternate is scheduled to compete at another PRCA rodeo or event during a performance that has a “same day” conflict with the position for which he is being considered as a replacement, he will not be eligible to be an alternate for that position. If a contestant does not accept an available position or is not eligible for a position due to a conflict during a performance, he will remain on the alternate list in the same order for any other positions that may become available. If the alternate accepts a position, he must turn out of the conflicting position at that time. ALTERNATE LIST (for events that add less than $5,000) Contestants who were drawn out due to using the “NSD” or “NSP” preferences or who were drawn out due to using the “replace me if I don’t get my preference” parameter will be the first to be considered as alternates in the order that they originally qualified for the rodeo or event. Next in the order, on the alternate list, will be a random draw of all contestants with “money won”, followed by a random draw of all contestants with no “money won”. Only contestants who entered during the original entry period will be considered as alternates. Due to “featured” events and “equal money” in the team roping, some rodeos may be using both types of alternate lists for different events. not have enough entries to place at least 10 contestants in each performance. Contestants that enter during the re-entry period will be placed in the remaining available positions. All re-entries will be accepted to fill the performances not to exceed the original limit defined in the ground rules (based on “money won” qualifications) or 10 contestants per performance at a rodeo that did not limit its entries (based on a random draw.) ALL EVENTS: A contestant that re-enters will not be placed in a position that conflicts with his position at another PRCA rodeo or event. Further, a contestant placed in slack during the original placement of a rodeo may request a trade into an open position in a paid performance during the re-entry time. Re-entries will not be accepted if an event is declared “no contest” due to the lack of entries at the original entry closing time. At the sole discretion of the PRCA and/or stock contractor, a re- entry may not be accepted.

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Rodeo Entry Information WALK-UP REPLACEMENTS ATTENTION COMMITTEES:

Committees will have the option to implement the following “walk-up” replacement rule to the ground rules of their rodeo: “In addition to the ‘30-hour replacement’ rule, Procom will replace TO’s, DR’s, VIR’s, and DO’s in compliance with the “30-hour replacement” rule up to the turn out deadline for each performance (3 hours prior to the performance). At this point in time, the secretary will receive the notified TO’s and DR’s for that performance along with the alternate list established by Procom for each event in which contestants were drawn out due to qualification or due to using the ‘no same day’ preference or the ‘replace me’ parameter. All TO’s, DR’s, VIR’s, or DO’s (including contestants who notified after the 30-hour deadline, but before the 3 hour turn out deadline) may be replaced by contestants on the alternate list. Contestants who desire to be accepted as alternates must physically check in with the rodeo secretary no later than 2 hours prior to the performance. Stock will be drawn for these contestants at that time, from a pool of animals consisting of the animals drawn by the contestants who notified turn-outs through Procom (includes DR’s, VIR’s, and DO’s) and the designated re-ride (if still available). If more than one position is being replaced within a performance or slack, the order that each are replaced will be determined by random draw. If more contestants check in with the rodeo secretary than there are positions available, the contestants accepted will be determined by their order on the alternate list (established by Procom). Contestants who are placed in a position at another PRCA rodeo or event on the same day as the position being replaced will not be eligible to be an alternate for that position. Conflicting positions for each alternate will also be listed on the alternate list.” “A contestant will be responsible to know his conflicting rodeos and will be disqualified if he checks in with the secretary and competes as a replacement if he has a same day conflict with that position at another PRCA rodeo or event. Positions at other rodeos that are turned-out will be considered conflicts.”

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ATTENTION CONTESTANTS Rodeo Entry Information

NSD (“NO SAME DAY”) AND NSP (“NO SAME PERFORMANCE”) PREFERENCES The NSD (“No Same Day”) and NSP (“No Same Performance”) preferences can ensure that a contestant will not be placed to compete at two or more different PRCA rodeos either on the same day or within the same performance time frame. For the purpose of the NSP (“No Same Performance”) preference, performance (or slack) start times will be defined as: 12:00 AM through 11:59 AM as a morning performance or slack, 12:00 PM through 5:59 PM as a matinee performance or slack, and 6:00 PM through 11:59 PM as a night performance or slack. Only conflicts with other PRCA sanction rodeos or events will be checked. Conflicts with Canadian rodeo will NOT be checked. The contestant must give, at the time of entry, a specific performance or slack, generic slack, or the middle as a first preference to use the NSD or NSP as a second preference. Conflicts will not be checked if a contestant receives his first preference (the contestant will be responsible for not creating a conflict by giving a conflicting first preference). If a contestant does not receive his first preference, he will be placed in the first available non- conflicted position or be drawn out (if a non-conflicted position is not available), if and only if he gives an NSD or NSP as a second preference. Only the first go-round of a two or more go-round rodeo will be checked for conflicts with the exception of back to back formats or where the second or subsequent go-round cannot be traded. If trades for subsequent go-rounds at a specific rodeo will not be allowed, conflicts will be checked for all go-rounds at that rodeo (this does not apply to progressives and finals). Where the PRCA rulebook allows, second and subsequent go-round trades will be done through the rodeo secretary. If the NSD or NSP is used while entering a given rodeo, only the original position (drawn by PROCOM) at a rodeo with conflicting dates will be checked for conflicts, if a first go-round trade has not been finalized and processed by PROCOM. Once the first go-round trade has been verified and processed by PROCOM, then conflicts with the new traded position can be checked. If a NSD or NSP preference is used, a contestant will not be placed in a conflicted position, he will be drawn out. If any one contestant in a buddy group has a conflict, the entire buddy group will be drawn out. If either team roping partner has a conflict, both team roping partners will be drawn out. This does not apply to multi- event buddy groups, since the same performance or slack in all events is not always guaranteed. The contestant may receive a non-conflicted position in one event and not in another. In this case the contestant can add a parameter with his entry at the time of entry to “draw out of all events, if drawn out of one due to the NSD or NSP preferences.” For rodeos that have conflicting dates, the entries for the rodeos with the largest amount of total added money will generally close first. Therefore, a contestant will be placed in a rodeo with a larger purse first and then placed in the rodeo with the smaller purse if a non-conflicting position is available. Contestants who give slack as a first preference are no longer required to give a performance as a second preference. Instead, contestants will also be allowed to give a specific slack, generic slack, or the middle for their first preference and another specific slack for a second preference. All other preferences and parameters that have been allowed in the past will remain the same.

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Rodeo Entry Information The Rodeo Entry Information listed on the following pages provides members with dates, times and other pertinent details regarding upcoming rodeos.

PROCOM NUMBERS: 800.234.PRCA (7722) • PROCOM LOCAL LINE: 719.548.4800. RESULTS LINE: 719.548.4848 • Trade Line: 719.548.4877. PROCOM Winter Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM. PROCOM will be open each day until the last rodeo turn out deadline.

TD ENTRY FEE SCALE From To

TEAM ROPING ENTRY FEE SCALE Entry fees (per man) are based on combined added money for the header and the heeler. $500 to $1,999 $100 per man if 1 head $150 per man if 2 head

BR ENTRY FEE SCALE From To

EF’s

EF’s

$500

$999

$40 if 1 head $80 if 2 head $50 if 1 head $100 if 2 head $75 if 1 head $150 if 2 head

$500

$999

$40 if 1 head $60 if 2 head $50 if 1 head $75 if 2 head $60 if 1 head $90 if 2 head

$1,000

$1,999

$1,000

$1,999

$2,000 to $4,999

$125 per man if 1 head $200 per man if 2 head $150 per man if 1 head $250 per man if 2 head

$2,000

$3,999

$2,000

$2,999

P R C A B U S I N E S S

$5,000 to $7,999

$4,000

$6,999.99 added $150 if 1 head $300 if 2 head $9,999.99 added $200 if 1 head $350 if 2 head

$3,000 and above, entry fees set by the Event Representative and Director of Rodeo Adminis- tration. _______________________________________

$8,000 to $9,999 $200 per man if 1 head $300 per man if 2 head $10,000 or more to be set by the Event Representa- tive and the Director of Rodeo Administration. ________________________________________ SR ENTRY FEE SCALE The stock charge shall be $45 per go-round.

$7,000

BR ENTRY FEE SCALE AT RODEOS USING THE DAY-MONEY SYSTEM From To EF’s $500 $999

$10,000 added and above $250 for 1 head to be set by director (Minimum) $400 for 2 head (Minimum) Representative and Director of Rodeo Adminis- tration. These EFS shall stand unless otherwise approved by the Board of Directors. _____________________________________ TD ENTRY FEE SCALE AT RODEOS USING THE DAY-MONEY SYSTEM From To EF’s $ 500 $ 999.99 $80 ($40/$40) $ 1,000 $ 1,999.99 $100 ($50/$50) $ 2,000 $ 3,999.99 $150 ($75/$75) _____________________________________

$30-$30 If 1 $40-$40 If 1 $50-$50 If 1 $60-$60 If 1 $70-$70 If 1

$1,000 $2,000 $3,000 $4,000 $5,000

$1,999 $2,999 $3,999 $4,999 $9,999

From $500

To

EF’s

$4,999

$100 if 1 head $200 if 2 head

$100-$100 If 1 $10,000 and above set by the Event Representa- tive and Director of Rodeo Administration. _______________________________________

$5,000

$9,999

Set by ER if 1 head $250 if 2 head $300 $25 added for finals

$10,000 and above

HOW TO READ RODEO LISTINGS Events BB - Bareback

Entry fees will increase by $100 per additional long go- round beyond two head. Entry fees will increase by $50 for a rodeo with a progressive go-round. Only rodeos with at least $3,000 added in the steer roping may have more than three long go-rounds. No stock charge will be assessed for progressive go-rounds or finals/short go-rounds. _______________________________________

TR - Team Roping

SB - Saddle Bronc BR - Bull Riding TD - Tie-down Roping SW - Steer Wrestling

HD - Header HL - Heeler

SR - Steer Roping GB - Girls Barrel Racing

SW ENTRY FEE SCALE From To

EF’s

LB - Ladies Breakaway Roping Other abbreviations NPP - No Priority Positions EOO - Entry Office Opens

$500

$999

$40 if 1 head $80 if 2 head $50 if 1 head $100 if 2 head $75 if 1 head $150 if 2 head $100 if 1 head $200 if 2 head $125 if 1 head $250 if 2 head

BB & SB ENTRY FEE SCALE From To EF’s $500 $999

EC - Entries Close EF’s - Entry Fees W/F’s - With Finals

$1,000

$1,999

$30 if 1 head $50 if 2 head $40 if 1 head $60 if 2 head $50 if 1 head $70 if 2 head $60 if 1 head $80 if 2 head $70 if 1 head $90 if 2 head $80 if 1 head $100 if 2 head

MT - Mountain Time

$2,000

$3,999

$1,000

$1,999

MDT - Mountain Daylight Time

$4,000

$7,999

$2,000

$2,999

The 2021 rodeo season began Oct. 1, 2020. The 2021 rodeo season will end with rodeos ending on or prior to Sept. 30, 2021 ALL 2021 RODEOS WITH QUALIFICATIONS FOR ALL EVENTS: If a contestant qualifies in both the 2020 and the 2021 categories for money won, he will be accepted in the 2020 category for money won.

$8,000

$9,999

$3,000

$3,999

10,000 or more Set by Event Representative and Director of Rodeo Adminis- tration. These EFS shall stand unless otherwise approved by the Board of Directors.

$4,000

$4,999

$5,000

$6,999

$7,000 $90 if 1 head $100 if 2 head $10,000 and above set by the Event Representa- tive and Director of Rodeo Administration. $9,999

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PRCA ELECTION STATEMENTS Bareback Riding Event Representative Nominees CALEB BENNETT Hey guys, I have been the Bareback Riding Rep for the past four years and it has been a learning experience that I am grate- ful for. Anyone who knows me, knows that my passion lies in rodeo and bucking horses. I do my best to represent every one of you while also recognizing this job is more than just representing the bareback riders and its more than just picking great horses-it’s about helping rodeo as a whole. I firmly believe that in order for bareback riding to be its best, the sport also has to evolve to be its best; and that’s what I strive to help do. Communicating with all of you, as well as with committees, other contestants, stock contractors, and officials is a necessity and I’ve made myself very approachable to anyone and will continue to do so. I aim to resolve your issues immediately, whether I personally know you or not. When making important decisions, I discuss with guys from different circuits to get honest opinions and ideas. I’m here to help you and grow our sport and I’d love to continue being the Bareback Riding Event Rep. I would appreciate your vote.

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ANTHONY THOMAS To my fellow PRCA members,

Thank you for the bareback riding director nomination. I’m passionate about making our sport the best it can be for its competitors, I’m an enthusiast of the animal athletes in our sport, and I’d be honored to be a part of positive change in our event. We all know there is room for improvement and that our event needs an advocate.

Some of the things I’d like to amplify if elected will be: • To be available via call or text when help is needed • To be a representative for ALL PRCA bareback riders • More stand-alone bareback riding events

• To help bridge the gap between contestants, contractors and judges • Ways to fix the problem and reasons associated with turnouts • Submissions for accountability for unfair calls/errors from judges. Every card-holding bareback rider deserves to have their say, and by voting this March you are taking the first step to being heard. I appreciate your vote! Bull Riding Representative TREVOR REISTE – No statement provided CODY ROSTOCKYJ It’s been a fun two years! I feel like we have gotten some great things accomplished and have our goals going the right direction. If you feel I’m still the man for the job I’d be honored to represent you. I will continue to have an open mind and line of communication for everyone. Thank you for your confidence and I look forward to serving you for a second term. Cody Rostockyj Tie Down Roping Representative SHANE HANCHEY – No statement provided JEROME SCHNEEBERGER For the past 4 years, I have represented the tie down ropers as event director with the PRCA. As your representative, I stay in contact with contestants, stock contractors and the rodeo committees. This last year our sport has faced many challenges; I will continue to do my best to support ropers as a whole - from the smallest rodeos to the biggest - to ensure every cowboy is well represented.

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Team Roping Representative MANNY EGUSQUIZA – No statement provided MATT SHERWOOD

Thank you for your support as team roping director. We are working together to help make team roping better for everyone. We continue to get more rodeos to come on board with equal money. Last year was extremely challenging. Hopefully this year committees will be allowed to get back to putting on rodeos. I’d love to continue to work with them and all of you as your team roping director. Thank you for voting. Timer/Secretary Representative SUNNI DEB BACKSTROM I am pretty plain spoken and with that said I can’t and won’t make promises I can’t keep but I will promise to do my best to represent the secretaries and timers. What I can bring to the table is experience and knowledge from being in the rodeo business my entire life and I hope enough respect from the other representatives to have our voices heard. Obviously representing secretaries and timers is my first obligation but I would be remiss if I didn’t work towards making our business better for the entire membership. I would like to choose a handful of assistant directors to troubleshoot ideas with an in that capacity provide more availability to our group to have more than one person to call with problems, questions and new ideas. I would like to thank Eva Chadwick for her years of service in representing us. I thank you in advance for your consideration. MIKEY JO DUGGAN After a year of what seemed like a bad dream, getting this nomination is an exciting honor. I love being a rodeo secretary/timer and the adventures it has brought while traveling the country. I work for multiple stock contractors in multiple states. Each with their own way of doing things. In between rodeos I work as a substitute teacher. This is a great way to practice patience and how to adjust to new situations on the fly since every day you walk into a new classroom and are expected to be the leader in someone else’s environment. My leadership roles include 9 years on the Executive Board of the Texas High School Rodeo Association, and I am currently starting my 6 th year as manager of the Texas Pro Rodeo Circuit. Both of these roles have provided me opportunities to learn how to work with board members to accomplish the goals of the membership. I believe communication is key to preventing problems and resolving issues that arise. Eva has been a great communicator and has championed us for many years. We have all benefitted from her leadership. Continuing and expanding on her work will be my focus if I am selected to be your representative and advocate on the Contract Personnel Committee. Mikey Jo Duggan ALLISON FRANCE What an incredible ten years that Eva has given us! I am sure all of you will join with me in sending her our warmest thank you! It is my hope that I can continue to offer the level of attention that she has provided and be a champion for our sport. I will be proactive, supportive, educational, and always available. This has been exhibited by my development and support of a training program for our up-and-coming timers. I will be open to new ideas, but also respectful of our long-standing traditions, and how we can use both to provide the best experience and most accurate results for the PRCA, stock contractors, contract personnel, committees and contestants. I am an accountant by day and intimately familiar with how we can use technology to make our jobs and communication more efficient. I have timed circuit finals in both the Columbia River and Wilderness Circuits, secretary for the Columbia River Circuit Finals, and was chosen to time the Ram National Circuit Finals. Our jobs are about developing our business relationships, so it is my hope that I have earned your support as the Executive Council Representative for Secretaries and Timers. Thank you. Contract Personnel At- Large Representative STACEY DOWTON Rodeo has been a part of my world since childhood. I competed in high school and college as a breakaway roper & team roper then on the amateur level. I became a member of the Moses Lake Roundup Committee to continue with supporting a sport that I wanted to see grow into the future. I’ve worked as a Timer and Music Director on the amateur level many years. I have been a member of the PRCA as a Timer & Music Director since 2001. I was a member of the Columbia River Circuit board as a Com- mittee Representative for over 18 years and The Contract Personnel Director for a year. I’m passionate about rodeo as a life- style, its heritage, the friendships and life’s lessons I have acquired in and out of the arena. · • Rodeo Timer, Music Director, Competitor, and Committee member/officer

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• Co-Founder of Rodeo Dumb Girl Consulting Implementing Rodeo 101, Rodeo 2.0 Education. • Helped create and implement the Timer Training for the PRCA To Summarize, I have been on both sides of the fence when it comes to rodeo and would be honored to represent the PRCA as the Contract Personnel Representative at Large. MIKE MATHIS 2021 will mark the thirty ninth year I call ProRodeo my profession. Pride is an emotion that never fades in this business and throughout my time as a proud PRCA cardholder I have been a part of some tremendous milestones in the industry. In addition to being coordinator of my hometown rodeo in Lufkin, it has been my honor to serve our great sport on the Executive Council for the past eight years, representing Contract Personnel as well the ultimate nod three years ago to join the administration of the PRCA, serving as the Vice Chairman on the Board of Directors. As a long-time committee member of one of our association’s top medium rodeos, veteran of both the Executive Council and the Board of Directors, and most importantly, announcer, I enjoy the privilege of a truly well-rounded view of the sport and what we as contract personnel bring to the best rodeos in the business. Listening to fellow cardholders and understanding what we need and where we want to be is a hallmark of this position and something I have been proud to prove throughout my previous term. I appreciate the opportunity to continue to serve you all. Together, WE are ProRodeo. Stock Contractor Representative MARTY BARNES – No statement received JERRY DORENKAMP Thank you for allowing me to represent you. I would appreciate your continued support for another term. DAVE MOREHEAD – No statement received STEVE SUTTON I am the fifth generation of Sutton Rodeo Company, started by my great grandfather, Edwin on our ranch in South Dakota in 1926. My grandpa James Sr and Father Jim Jr are in the ProRodeo Hall of Fame, so I learned from the best about rodeo livestock, breeding programs and how to keep a business running for the next generation. While my heart is for the livestock, I know rodeo production from the smallest event to 44 years of producing one of the largest, the 2020 Large Indoor Rodeo of the Year, Rodeo Rapid City. I wear many hats as a committee man, former contestant, and rodeo producer. Knowledge of all positions makes a rodeo successful. I will work hard to keep stock contractors in a position to be successful in the PRCA. I have served on the PRCA Executive Council, Badland Circuit Board, State High School and Regional College Rodeo boards with an eye to growing our sport from the ground up. Rodeo is my life and I want my children and grandchildren to have a future in the PRCA. I want to serve on the PRCA Executive Council to make that happen and appreciate your vote. Rodeo Committee Representative ($10,000.01 - $20,000) DAVID PETTY Thank you for allowing me the opportunity for the last few years to represent the smaller committees in our organization. Our rodeo in Claremore has grown and we’re able to increase the prize money, which in turn will have me ineligible for the 10K to 20K representative to the council. That being said, please exercise your voting privilege as a PRCA committee and elect Mr. Bryant Nelson of Jerome, ID. I hereby pledge my support and endorse Bryant Nelson for the 10K to 20K category. He will prove to be a good voice for all rodeo committees. BRYANT NELSON I am deeply honored and humbled to be nominated by my peers to represent small rodeo committees on the Executive Council. I have been a member of the PRCA since 1988, with the last 18 years serving on the Jerome Idaho Rodeo Committee. I have watched many changes over the years and believe committee’s voices often get overlooked. I look forward to being a voice for rodeo committees. It takes everyone to be successful; committees, contractors and contestants. As we go forward, we all need to find a common ground for the future of our sport. Once again it will be a pleasure and honor to be a representative for small rodeo committees. Thank you for your consideration.

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ATTENTION CONTESTANTS

ATTENTION CONTESTANTS Please note that PRCA Rule R1.7.1.3 will be in effect for the 2021 season. Meaning both ‘official’ entry rodeos and ‘unofficial’ entry rodeos WILL count toward a contestants required circuit participation count.

Caleb Bennett cbennett@prorodeo.com Matt Sherwood msherwood@prorodeo.com Jerome Schneeberger jeromeschneeberger@gmail.com Matt Reeves mreeves@prorodeo.com Isaac Diaz ikediaz54@yahoo.com Cody Rostockyj Codyrostockyj@gmail.com J.P. Wickett jpwickett@prorodeo.com All Event Representatives now have their own e-mail address if you would like to contact them directly.

ATTENTION ALL MEMBERS; COVID-19 UPDATE Rodeos that were canceled will be removed from the business journal. Rodeos that were postponed will be labelled as “postponed” and will re- appear in the Business Journal.

PHOTOGRAPHY NOTICE It has been reported to the PRCA by member photographers that ther e have been incidents in which PRCA me mbers may have misused photographs t aken by a PRCA Photographer at a PRCA-s anctioned event without permission of the P RCA Photographer or properly purcha sing the photograph. Such reported misus e of photographs includes, but is not limited to posting to, online websites (in cluding Facebook), providing to sponsor( s) for use, printing of photographs, providing photographs to news m edia, photographing the photograph w ith a cell phone, or any other use without p roper purchase or written permission o f the PRCA Photographer. As a membe r-driven organization, the PRCA encourag es and expects all members to act with f airness and respect regarding their action s and dealings with fellow members.

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ATTENTION MEMBERS No duplicate award buckles (i.e. NFR go-round) will be made by Montana Silversmiths except under extenuating circumstances, and then a letter will have to be submitted to the Properties Dept. If a request is accepted, the charge for the buckle will be retail. There will be no award buckles made that are not listed in the PRCA/ Montana Silversmiths contract. Then again, if an exception is to be made, it will have to be authorized by the Properties Dept.

ATTENTION CONTESTANTS Effective for the 2020 Rodeo Season – 2020 Circuit Finals Rodeos and the 2021 RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo WILL count toward PRCA World Standings.

THE FOLLOWING WILL BE EFFECTIVE FOR THE 2020/2021 SEASON The 2020 individual Circuit Finals Steer Roping events (Badlands, Columbia River, Montana, Mountain States, Prairie, Texas, the 2021 National Circuit Finals Steer Roping will count toward the 2021 World Standings and qualifications. These events w try Rodeos (contestant must designate unofficial). If a contestant has not met the required participation count it will be an a entry rodeo for that contestant and will not count toward 2021 World Standings or qualification rodeos. For any Steer Ropin Rodeo that occurs prior to the 2020 regular season cutoff date, money won at those circuit finals rodeos will count toward t

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Standings and qualifications. In 2021, it will count toward the All-Around.

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LEGACY STEER ROPING FINALS

These seven rodeos will be qualifiers for the 2022 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Waxahachie, TX

Contestants who are at least the age of 50, are in the top 15 of the Legacy Steer Roping Standings and who have entered and competed in a minimum of four (4) PRCA Legacy Steer Roping event will be qualified for the Legacy Steer Roping Finals.

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ENTRY CLOSINGS This is a courtesy and is unofficial. Please check long listings for official closing dates and times.

PAWHUSKA, OK: 11:00 AM

EC ON MARCH 22, 2021 SAN ANGELO, TX: 10:00 AM

EC ON MARCH 11, 2021 NACOGDOCHES, TX: 10:00 AM

EC ON MARCH 26, 2021 TEXARKANA, AR: 10:00 AM SAN ANGELO, TX: 11:00 AM EC ON MARCH 31, 2021 RED BLUFF, CA: 10:00 AM RED BLUFF, CA: 10:00 AM EC ON APRIL 1, 2021 LIBERTY HILL, TX: 12:00 PM LIBERTY HILL, TX: 12:00 PM LIBERTY HILL, TX: 12:00 PM

EC ON MARCH 5, 2021 GOLIAD, TX: 10:00 AM REDMOND, OR: 11:00 AM EC ON MARCH 8, 2021 OCALA, FL: 11:00 AM BISMARCK, ND: 12:30 PM EC ON MARCH 9, 2021 LAKE HAVASU, AZ: 11:00 AM ENID, OK: 12:00 PM EC ON MARCH 10, 2021 KISSIMMEE, FL: 11:00 AM NASHVILLE, GA: 11:00 AM

EC ON MARCH 12, 2021 WAXAHACHIE, TX: 10:00 AM

EC ON MARCH 16, 2021 LAWTON, OK: 11:00 AM

EC ON MARCH 17, 2021 SPRINGFIELD, MO: 10:00 AM

EC ON MARCH 18, 2021 TUPELO, MS: 10:30 AM

EC ON MARCH 19, 2021 LEVELLAND, TX: 10:00 AM LEVELLAND, TX: 10:00 AM

EC ON APRIL 2, 2021 SAN ANGELO, TX: 11:00 AM

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contestant being selected and allowed to compete. ALTERNATES: Alternates will be selected from a list established by PROCOM based on 2020 money won. (Only contestants who were drawn out due to qualifications or conflicts will be selected as alternates). A contestant who is placed in a position at another PRCA rodeo or event on the same day as the Xtreme Bulls Event will not be eligible to be used as an alternate. Contestants who have originally entered and were eligible at time of entry may check in with or call the venue secretary no later than 1 hour prior to the performance to confirm their availability and desire to be an alternate. If selected, an alternate will assume the competition position of the contestant that he is replacing and if stock has been drawn, he will receive the stock drawn by that contestant. If a contestant notifies a turn-out (or a VIR) and is replaced by an alternate, the alternate contestant will be responsible for the entry fees. The rodeo will not count toward the official rodeo count for the turned-out contestant. If the contestant that notified the turn-out (or VIR) is not replaced by an alternate, he will be responsible for the entry fees and the rodeo will count towards the official rodeo count. Any non-notified turn-out will be responsible for entry fees and the rodeo will count towards the official rodeo count, even if they are replaced. The alternate will also be responsible for entry fees. RE-RIDES - After all replacements have been made, any remaining available animals that were notified as turned-out (includes DR’s & VIR’s) will be used as re-rides prior to using the designated re-ride(s). PAY-OFF: 6% of the total purse is to be deducted prior to the pay-off and sent in with the results. The pay-off will be determined on the highest marked scores. NOTE: In order for money won in Xtreme Bulls Competition to count for the 2021 National Finals Rodeo or the 2021 Rookie of the Year Standings, during the 2021 season, a contestant must have entered and competed at a minimum of forty (40) PRCA rodeos. Money won will count for PRCA World Standings and Xtreme Bulls Standings. It will not count for All Around, circuit standings or towards a circuit rodeo count. EF’s: $100 If 1/ $150 If 2 EF plus $35 Central Entry Office/Supplemental Insurance. STK. CONT.: VARIOUS

DIVISION 2 EVENT POPLAR BLUFF MO MARCH 5-6 XTREME BULLS AND BANDS

ARENA: West World ADDRESS: 16601 N. Pima Rd PERFS: 3 Perfs: March 5- 7:00 PM; March 6- 7:00 PM; March 7- 2:00 PM SLACK: March 4-10:00 AM SPECIAL SECTION BR: March 4- 7:00 PM EVENTS: BB SB BR TD SW TR-HD TR-HL @ $3500 PERMITS: BB SB BR TR; MAX - TD SW GROUND RULES: Only actual contestant and one companion allowed gate access. ALL EVENTS - The “30-hour replacement” rule will be in effect. See Rodeo Entry Information page of the business journal. ALL EVENTS - The “walk-up replacement” policy will be in effect. See Rodeo Entry Information section of the business journal. ALL EVENTS - Re-entries will be accepted for available positions on Fri., Feb. 26 between 9 AM and 1 PM. See Rodeo Entry Information page of the business journal. TRADE DEADLINE - Thurs., Feb. 25 at 5 PM. All confirmed trades will be final and will be processed immediately after both involved parties have confirmed through PROCOM. QUALIFICATIONS: BB & SB - 36 minimum entries. No compensation. No slack. BR - 75 minimum entries. No compensation. The first performance will be two sections. The first section will be the special section on Thurs., March 4 at 7 PM. The second section will be the performance on Fri., March 5 at 7 PM. Contestants must give preference for the first performance by section. Day money will be paid by section for this performance. All entries are official unless specified otherwise at the time entry. TD, SW, TR - 50 minimum entries. All circuit entries with circuit money won will be accepted first. If there are positions remaining, a random draw of all circuit entries (card and permit members) with no money won will be accepted. If there are still remaining positions, they will be filled based on money won qualifications (see R1.2.15.1 and R1.2.15.2)

ARENA: Black River Coliseum ADDRESS: 301 S 5th St PERFS: 2 Perfs: March 5- 7:00 PM; March 6- 7:00 PM EVENTS: BR @ $10000 SPECIAL ENTRY FEES: BR-$100 IF 1/$150 IF 2 PERMITS: BR GROUND RULES: Only actual contestant and one companion allowed gate access. ALL CONTESTANTS - Re-entries will be accepted for available positions on Mon., Mar. 1 between 9 AM and 11 AM. See Rodeo Entry Information page of the business journal. TRADE DEADLINE - Fri., Feb. 26 at 5 PM. All confirmed trades will be final and will be processed immediately after both involved parties have confirmed through PROCOM. GRACE PERIOD - Will expire one hour after entries close. COMPETITION FORMAT - 70 minimum entries. May be two go-rounds back to back, same performance depending on the number of entries. If two go-rounds, the number of contestants accepted during the re-entry period will not exceed one half the original limit. IN ORDER OF SELECTION : - 70% top money - 30% top circuit NOTIFY PROCOM : Notification must be made at the time of entry if claiming an exemption from qualification. Anyone claiming an exemption must have entered and paid fees at a minimum of twenty (20) PRCA sanctioned rodeos held during the 2020 rodeo year, unless the contestant qualifies for a medical exemption. Contestants claiming medical exemptions must have been injured at least six (6) months during the 2020 rodeo year. Contestant must not have entered and paid fees at more than twenty (20) PRCA sanctioned rodeos held during the 2020 rodeo year. A letter from a licensed physician on doctor’s letterhead bearing the doctor’s name, address and phone number must be received by the PRCA National Office prior to entry opening. A contestant will not be accepted as an entry at an X-Bulls Event if he is already placed in a position at another PRCA rodeo or event on the same day as the X-Bulls event. CHECK-IN: Contestants must check in or notify arena secretary 1 hour prior to the start of the event. Failure to do so will result in an alternate

STK. CONT.: SALT RIVER RODEO EOO: 11:00 AM MT FEBRUARY 17 EC: 11:00 AM MT FEBRUARY 18

EOO: 11:00 AM MT FEBRUARY 15 EC: 11:00 AM MT FEBRUARY 16

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