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Order & Duties for Barrel Racing at Cardston Rodeos:

Cardston #1(Fri) – 68/40/50/60
Cardston #2(Sat) – 60/68/40/50
Cardston #3(Sun) – 50/60/68/40

Duties for Cardston:  Rep. Paige Leavitt
Day #1
Set up - Bobbi Levine, Delores Day and Jerri Duce
Takedown - Frances Hargrave, Linda Leah Jones, Elaine.

Day#2
Set up - Kathryn Grant, Rose Perozak, Cheryl Halwa
Takedown - Elaine, Connie Volk, Sandy Hansma

Day #3
Set up - Laurel Anderson, Jerri-lynn Chevallier, Aurea Munro
Takedown - Val Nelson, Dawn Brooks, Marina Lutz Eckert

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The CSPRA is looking for anyone who is interested in
becoming a sponsor for the 2017 finals. If you or
someone you know would be interested, please contact

Kim Grayson at 403-804-5670
to see what type of opportunities are available.
                                                    -- Thank You

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Thank you again to our Cowgirl Saddle Sponsor
Frontier Western Shop

(photo: Owner, Travis Booth, presenting saddle to 2016 High Point Cowgirl, Margo FitzPatrick)

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to the
Wetaskiwin Rodeo Committee!!!


By all accounts, and the many fun-filled and sometimes
mud-filled photos on facebook, these new rodeos were
a great success. We hear that even some of the town
dignitaries were out and spoke of the hope that the
CSPRA would come back to rodeo again in the future.

Congratulations to you all!


The rodeo paperwork has until Friday to get back to the office and on Monday 
I can start to go through it all to get the payout done asap after that.


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Just a reminder:
If you medical out of an event, you cannot compete
again in that event for 10 days following that rodeo.


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A huge THANK YOU goes out to
Bud Clemons from Kersey, CO

As the winner of the "Young at Heart" Match Calf Roping,
Bud generously donated half his winnings ($500) to
CSPRA and the other half to the NSPRA Cowboy Crisis Fund.
With our share we are setting up a scholarship fund at
the Olds College for future cowboys and cowgirls.

                                        Thank you for your kindness Bud!!!



And THANK YOU to the following cowboys for donating
$100 each to make up the winning purse:

Craig FitzPatrick, Lynn Turcato, Bob Stoddard, Jerry Martin, Kent Mosher,
Karl Tyler, Dan Levine R.C. Herrera, Savass Halikas & Darby Rodeo Assoc.


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We are now accepting bookings for our 2017 Finals
running October 12-15, 2017. Cost is $25/day for all
vendors and practioners operating in the agriplex.

Please call Dawn Brooks at 403-390-3971 to book a space!


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Thank you so much to:
Willow Creek Rodeo Committee
Standoff Rodeo Committee
Magrath Rodeo Committee


Our 5-rodeo south run of Willow Creek(Stavely), Standoff and
Magrath is complete and by all accounts (and posted
facebook photos) more great times were had thanks to all
the hard-working committees who put on some great shows!


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THANK YOU TO ALL OUR MONTANA RODEOS
FOR ANOTHER AMAZING RODEO RUN IN THE US!

AUGUSTA - Kent Mosher & Committee
DARBY - Loyd Rennaker & Committee
TWIN BRIDGES - Dana Escott & Committee

The hospitality and weather were fantastic, can't wait for next year!

The NSPRA has just posted the results from those rodeos, please
be patient while the CSPRA office goes through them all to get the proper
competitors into their respective Canadian age groups for all the events.


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"YOUNG AT HEART" Match Calf Roping
JW Campbell (Canada) vs Bud Clemons (USA)

Age is just a number for 2 senior rodeo cowboys
                                                                                     - NBC Montana News
                                                                   - kpax.com


Whoever said rodeo is a young man's game has clearly never seen the National Senior pros do their thing. That was
proven on Tuesday in Darby where a pair of Octogenarians went head-to-head in a calf-roping contest for the ages.


http://www.nbcmontana.com/sports/sports-news/age-is-just-a-number-for-2-senior-rodeo-cowboys/555782175

http://www.kpax.com/story/35721913/age-is-just-a-number-for-two-octogenarian-rodeo-stars


 
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ALSO NEW IN 2017
The CSPRA can no longer take payout cheques or
other third party cheques to pay for rodeo fees.


Should any rodeo committee wish to cash these cheques,
it will totally be the responsibility of that committee.
Please check with the individual Rodeo Secretaries prior
to their rodeo should you require this service.



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PLEASE NOTE - NEW IN 2017

All Around Cowboy and All Around Cowgirl saddle winners
will be determined by the total of 2017 season points
and will not include the Finals points.


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Congratulations to Rose Perozak

Winner of the "Most Consistant" Barrel Racer
at the 2017 High River Rodeos

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  CSPRA LADIES...
  Just a reminder that we will
  be including the LBR68+ age
  group at our Finals this year!!!

    You will need to qualify the same way as in other
    events; having competed in five rodeos on Canadian
    soil and be in the top ten in the points standings.

 


ALSO... If you do go down to the Montana Rodeos we will count
you in the LBR68+ for points up here, but in order for points to
be given out there must be a contest of at least two 68+ members
or more, competing at any rodeo to obtain any points.


So call your fellow 68+ers and make sure
you have a competitor going too!



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  WELCOME TO CSPRA!!

  KIM GRAYSON
   ...our new Sponsorship Coordinator

       Some of you will know Kim already as she competes in the team roping and ladies breakaway
       roping at our CSPRA rodeos. Now please welcome her as our new Sponsorship Coordinator!
       Feel free to contact Kim at 403-804-5670 if you care to sponsor, or know of someone who 
       would like to sponsor, our Association. Call her at 403-804-5670, all contributions are
       greatly appreciated.
      

     “There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man”
                                                                                                                     ~ Winston Churchill

 

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In 2017 every rodeo location will host a Wrangler Tour!
Check under "Rodeo Info", "Rodeo Schedule" for the chosen dates at each location.

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Are you looking for a partner for your rodeo event?

Check out our new area where contestants who are in need of a partner, either
for a particular rodeo or for the entire season, can be listed. With the start of the new
season quickly approaching, people are already trying to fill up their rodeo entries.

Just look under the "Rodeo Info" button along the top menu!

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WELCOME TO CSPRA!!!

 

   

   Dawn Brooks
   as our new
   Finals Chairperson

      Most of you know Dawn and her wonder horse "Honey" having seen them ripping around the barrels
      at our rodeos. Now she is also our Finals Chairperson so if you have any ideas to help make the finals
      even better than they are or wish to offer your time to help out in any capacity, feel free to contact her.

     

 

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A huge shout out to our 2016 All Around Winners

Arnie Johnson and Margo FitzPatrick

And thank you to Frontier Western Shop
for sponsoring such beautiful amazing saddles!

 

 
 
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It's a great looking group of SEASON LEADERS this year!



Way to go on your very successful season!!

And thank you to Ford Dealers of Alberta
for sponsoring these beautiful coats :)


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Click on this link to view the 2016 CSPRA Finals Results:

2016 CSPRA FINALS RESULTS

For copies of photos taken at the 2016 CSPRA Finals please visit: dreamsaliveimagery.com

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THANK YOU TO WRANGLER FOR SPONSORING OUR
INAUGURAL CANADIAN CLASSIC RODEO TOUR!



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The Canadian Senior Pro Rodeo Association encourages everyone
to thank and support our sponsors whenever they can!


 -- Please check them out under the "Links & Sponsors" button along the top menu

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Office hours:  Monday to Thursday, 8:00am - 3:00pm
If there is no answer, I am either on another call or away from my desk,
please leave a message and I will get back to you asap.
As well, I always check the phone for messages Friday to Sunday
should you need anything during off hours.

403-875-3242  /  info@canadaseniorrodeo.com  /  Box 393, Carseland, Alberta  T0J 0M0


Canadian Senior Pro Rodeo Association  --  Rodeo Forever!

The Canadian rodeo season starts in April with rodeos scattered across Western Canada throughout the spring, summer
and fall. The Canadian Finals are a sudden death finals held in October at the Claresholm Agriplex, Claresholm, Alberta.

Contestants compete in such events as Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, Tie Down Roping, Men's and Ladies Breakaway, Saddle Bronc Riding, Bareback Riding, Bull Riding, Team Roping and Ribbon Roping. Included in the opportunity to enjoy Senior Pro Rodeo is the choice to head south of the border to rodeos hosted by the National Senior Pro Rodeo Association.

 

The CSPRA now offers the options of hosting a "full" CSPRA rodeo, a "timed event only" rodeo or a "roughstock only" rodeo. A timed event only rodeo will consist of tie down roping, breakaway roping, ladies barrel racing, ribbon roping, team roping and steer wrestling. All rodeos have to follow the CSPRA rule book to be sanctioned. Please contact the committee representative or your event director with any questions. Be advised that the NSPRA has moved to a “region” format since the 2014 season and included in the Canadian region will be ALL CSPRA rodeos as well as those rodeos occurring in Montana.


* The CSPRA accepts credit cards
(Visa & Mastercard only)
a $10.00 service charge
will be added on all transactions.

* Ideas, questions, concerns, or any other general information
is welcomed by the Board. Contact an event director to
discuss what is going on in the CSPRA and watch for our
page in the monthly Rodeo Connection magazine.

(403) 875-3242
info@canadaseniorrodeo.com
Box 393, Carseland AB, T0J 0M0