Don Kraft

Heaven has gained a special cowboy.
CSPRA Team Roping Director and competitor Don Kraft, lost his courageous battle with cancer.
Don competed in team roping with Bill Akins and Mike Tucker, and ribbon roping with his life partner, Marilyn Callaway.
Don and Marilyn were the 2012 CSPRA Ribbon Roping 50-59 Champions. Our thoughts and
prayers go out to the Kraft and Callaway families. A memorial is being planned for mid to late July.



 Ron Gering is looking for a header for ALL rodeos (excluding Nanton) in either TR40 or TR50

Bruce Klassen is looking for a TR60 heeler (Standoff & Magrath)

Connie Volk is looking for a roper in RR60 (Magrath only)


Standoff & Magrath Rodeos
Entries start Tuesday June 30th,
check out all the details under the events button!



Don't forget about our great incentives for selling lots of raffle tickets...

- $25 membership refund if you sell all your tickets and
get the money in before the end of May 2015

- $500 to the winner of the selling ticket

- $500 to the seller of the most tickets

The "Distressed" Rule

  1. If an event is "distressed", meaning that it has less than eight (8) entries, contestants from higher age groups can "enter down" into that event and compete for money only (no points). You will need to specify this at time of entries. Should there be more than needed "distressed" entries, the amount to fill the event will be drawn from all who requested to "enter down".


Congrats to the Mayerthorpe
Senior Pro Rodeo Committee!

They won the rodeo approval draw of $2200 to use at their rodeo this year and it just so happens that this is the next stop on the CSPRA 2015 rodeo schedule.
Head up there on June 14th and check them out.

(President Lynn Turcato awards Ross Bohnet the winning cheque)


A Cowboy Farewell was held in Jim Gladstone’s honor Friday, May 22 at Ranchman’s. A celebration of his life as father, son, grandfather and professional rodeo world champion.  

Funeral services were held at the Cardston Agri-dome in Cardston, AB on Saturday, May 23. For further info please contact Jim Mason at 403-861-4440.


2015 MEMBERSHIP FORMS Application 2015.doc

To renew your Rodeo Connection subscription for the 2015 season, you will have to
phone their office - we will no longer be doing subscriptions from the CSPRA office.
Please contact them at 403-646-5564 or email:

The CSPRA is currently accepting bids for our 2015 Finals in Claresholm AB for the following:
Judges, Timers, Arena Director, Announcer, Contract Act.
Please send all bids to by March 31, 2015.

The Canadian Senior Pro Rodeo is pleased to announce our
largest sponsor in the history of the CSPRA:


Thank you Ford!



Cardston, AB - August 28 & 29, 2015
Claresholm, AB - September 5 & 6, 2015

The new address for CSPRA is:
Box 393, Carseland, Alberta  T0J 0M0

(the phone number and email address remain the same)

Office hours:  9:00am - 1:00pm, Monday to Friday


Click on the link to view the CSPRA 2014 Finals results with payout of all 4 rounds and the average Payout All Rounds.pdf


Canadian Senior Pro Rodeo Association
Rodeo Forever!

Greetings from the world of Canadian Senior Pro Rodeo. For those folks over 40 who still enjoy rodeo, please think about joining our organization. We offer the opportunity to rodeo in Canada or throughout North America with competitive, skilled contestants.

The Canadian Rodeo season starts in early April with rodeos scattered across Western Canada throughout the spring, summer and early fall. The 2015 Finals will be a Sudden Death Finals held October 15, 16, 17, & 18 at the Claresholm Agriplex, Claresholm, Alberta.

Contestants compete in such events as Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, Tie Down Roping, 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.

New since the 2014 Season!

The CSPRA now has the option of hosting a full CSPRA rodeo, a timed event only rodeo or a roughstock only rodeo for first-time rodeos. 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 your event director with any questions. Be advised that the NSPRA has moved to a “region” format since the 2014 season. Included in the Canadian region will be ALL CSPRA rodeos as well as those rodeos occurring in Montana.

* The CSPRA accepts Visa & Mastercard
- a flat service charge of $10.00 will be added
  on all transactions.


* Concerns, ideas, questions or any general information is welcomed by the board. Please contact your event director to find out the lastest information. Director phone numbers are posted and appear in the monthly paper.

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