For the 2016 rodeo season, as determined by the PRCA Board of Directors, during a conference call meeting on August 24th, 2015, the circuit system will remain on the traditional money-won standings. A point system will not be in place.
The PRCA Board and staff will monitor the 2016 season closely and discuss items as necessary throughout the next year.
If you have any questions or would like to discuss further, please don't hesitate to contact us at the National Headquarters.
2015 PRCA YEAR END AWARDS NOMINATION
The nomination ballot for the year end awards were sent out by August 1 with a postage paid return envelope. Nomination ballots must be returned to the PRCA Auditing Firm. All nominations must be received by the PRCA Auditing Firm no later than September 1. For purposes of voting categorization, the lists of dress/comedy, stock contracting firms, rodeo committees can be found here.
2015 HORSE OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS
The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and the American Quarter Horse Association are looking for the
outstanding registered American Quarter Horse in each of the PRCA’s timed-event categories. The owner of
the AQHA/PRCA/WPRA “Horses of the Year” in each category will be awarded $5,000 and an AQHA bronze
trophy. Second place will receive $3,000, and third place will receive $2,000. To nominate the registered
American Quarter Horse (your own or someone else’s) that you feel has excelled in the ProRodeo arena during 2015, fill out the nomination form below and mail with a U.S. Postal Post-Mark (or other service) or fax by Sept. 4, 2015 or earlier.
2015 PRCA Donita Barnes Contract Personnel Lifetime Achievement Award
Nominations are being sought for the PRCA Donita Barnes Contract Personnel Lifetime Achievement Award. This award was created to recognize PRCA members who have dedicated their lives to the rodeo industry for their commitment, work and contributions. Any active member (or active life member) of the PRCA may nominate eligible contract personnel members for the award.
Nominees must have been a PRCA member for a minimum of 15 years, and may not have won a yearly contract personnel award within 15 years of the date of nomination (life members may be nominated even if they are not actively renewed). Nomination letters of 500 words or less can be mailed to the PRCA, 101 ProRodeo Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80919 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org between now and September 1.
All nominations will be reviewed by an external selection panel. The top five nominees will be included on a final ballot mailed out no later than Sept. 15. The final ballots will be sent to contract personnel members who have participated in at least one rodeo within that rodeo year. Ballots are to be returned no later than Oct. 15.
For more information, contact Brandy Sorenson at the PRCA National Headquarters, 719.593.8840.