*Rodeo count will remain at SIX (6) first approved SPRA rodeos, 8 total rodeos needed
to qualify for SPFR! Co approved rodeo will count towards rodeo count and money
won will count towards standings. Cards must be purchased before any money won will
count towards standings.

2020 SPFR Rule Change: Rodeo count MUST be submitted in order to be considered
for placement in the top 15 for SPFR. No rodeo count submitted, no SPFR.

2/25/19 Rope for the Crown  The SPRA will be sending a representative to this event
again!! Stay tuned for details....

1/14/19 Rule Changes for 2019:
*A High School card will no longer be offered. UPDATE 2/7/19: HS card will continue
to be offered to any HS age or younger youth. There will be no more "upgrading" a HS
card to a regular card throughout the year. The top money earning HS card holder in
each event will be invited to the SPFR (if rodeo count is met).
*Rookie status will remain in effect for first time card holders (in any association)
and/or until $1,000 in prize money is earned. After $1,000 is earned a contestant will no
longer be considered a rookie the following year. Must have never held a card with any
association, not including youth associations.
*Rodeo count will increase to FOUR (4) first approved SPRA rodeos, 8 total rodeos
needed to qualify for SPFR! Co approved rodeo will count towards rodeo count and
money won will count towards standings. UPDATED 2/25/19
*Top 12 contestants will qualify for the SPFR. UPDATED 2/25/19 Will remain top 15
for 2019.
*Permits will increase to $15 for all rodeos. UPDATED 2/25/19

ROPE FOR THE CROWN Congratulations to member, Maggie Lamb, for representing
the SPRA in Las Vegas, NV in December. www.ropeforthecrown.com

March 7, 2018 All entries for SPRA, SPRA/IPRA, SPRA/TSRA will be made through
the SPRA office. Most rodeo books will open the Monday before the rodeo from
10AM-4PM CST to 205-372-3182. Please have your SPRA card number and/or last
four digits of your social security number ready during call in hours. For details
regarding each rodeo, visit our Schedule Page. Rodeo draw will be posted by noon
Wednesday the week of the rodeo. There is a $5.00 per person fee for this service.

Jan. 1, 2018 -  Contractors must submit a current membership application before any
rodeos will be listed on the schedule.

Do you want to be a sponsor of the SPRA? Contact an event director for details!!!
Event Directors are responsible for selling buckle and saddle sponsorships in 2018.

The SPRA is proud to announce its partnership with the Rodeo News. Each member
will receive a copy with a paid membership.

How to qualify for the SPFR: Must attend a total of 6 rodeos with 2 of those being
SPRA first approved (SPRA, SPRA/IPRA, SPRA/TSRA), be in the top 15, cleared of
any fines. If you are qualified in more than 1 event you must have your outs in both

*** REMINDER: Must attend 6 rodeos (and be top 15 in standings) to qualify for
SPFR. Two (2) of those rodeos must be first sanctioned SPRA rodeos.***

Rodeo Entry
17. Any suspended person must clear fines through the SPRA office before
he/she will be allowed to enter a rodeo. Anyone accepting the entry of
a suspended person will be subject to $25.00 fine plus liable for the
entry fee of that person at that rodeo.

5. The SPRA office must receive all entry fees, fines, and other money due
to the Association within ten days of the infraction or
turnout (no show), or an
additional $25.00 late fine will be automatically applied.