WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO FILL IN THESE JOBS:
- FINALS: ENTRY DOOR SECURITY HELP
- FINALS: 50/50 SECURITY & SELLING
- CASINO HELP DEC 2&3, 2016
Contact the CSPRA Office if you can lend a hand - 403-875-3242.
COMING SOON... the 2016 Finals contestant line up
Check out who will be competing for the
$30,000 ADDED MONEY!
Competing or not, come out to watch the action
and cheer for our 2016 finalists!!
There will be no time limits in any of the timed events plus only one loop will be allowed in all roping events.
we have our Casino dates
Dec 2 & 3, 2016
and the hunt for volunteers is on!
If you are willing to help work on either of these dates please contact
Doreen Mattson, Chairperson (403-861-1186) or
Michelle Atwood CSPRA Sec (403-875-3242) asap.
The CSPRA Annual General Meeting is Sat, Oct 22/16 in Claresholm.
If anyone has items they wish to discuss at the AGM please submit them in writing to the CSPRA office by Oct 1.
For all other items not on the agenda please talk a corresponding director after the meeting.
Items for the agenda:
- If the rope touches the ribbon runner before the roper touches the calf the team shall be disqualified
- Ladies Barrel Racing 68+ division should be allowed at the finals regardless of number of contestants
- Should there be a time limit in the timed events
- Change the Men's Breakaway to no age restriction
- Changing the age deadline to be January 1st instead of December 31
- Can we move the Finals date to end of September
- Nominations and voting for positions that are finishing up this October
Don't forget to sell all your raffle tickets and mail in the stubs
to the CSPRA office by October 14th!
**NOTE: with the change in finals date the draw will now be Oct 23, 2016**
WE HAVE THE BEST MEMBERS!!!
With the generosity and thoughtfulness of Guy & Rose Perozak (Lil Dudes Ranch) and Dave Elliott & Louise Houben
(Elliott Bit n' Spur) these beautifully handmade spurs were offered up for the Nanton Ladies and Men's Hi Point Awards.
A lot of work goes into running these... 3 days, 2 locations, tracking scores, hundreds of competitors, and then double
checking to get it all right, please don't forget to thank these amazing members for their kindness and efforts.
And congratulations to the winners...
Jerri Duce -- Ladies Hi Point Winner
"Thank you Guy, Rose and Mace Perozak of Lil Dudes Ranch for donating the beautiful Elliot Spurs as a
high point ladies award at Nanton and Cardston. I have always wanted a pair of Elliot Spurs!"
Kelly Creasy -- Men's Hi Point Winner
"I got on a run at the senior rodeos and won the Nanton Hi Point Spurs. I'd like to thank Dave Elliot and Louise Houben
for donating them. Dave made them and you can see more of his work at www.elliottbitandspur.com.
Thanks to Sandy, Doug Mantler and Laurel Anderson for helping me win them!"
The CSPRA Board of Directors has decided to continue to
enforce the following rule until the end of this rodeo year:
"If the ribbon runner touches the rope before the roper touches the calf the team shall be disqualified"
On June 25th our very own
cowgirl Effie Simpson, was honored
with the first ever Hamilton Rodeo
“Lady Legends” buckle.
Effie flew down to Hamilton
to present the ladies
hi point winner, Lynn Ray,
with this special, beautiful buckle.
The run for the Canadian Classic Wrangler Tour Hi Point jackets is
winding down with only one more rodeo left to gather points...
Brooks Rodeo Saturday, Sept 10th!
FULL LISTING OF LEADER POINTS UP TO AND INCLUDING
CARDSTON RODEO ARE ON OUR WEBSITE
The jackets will be presented at our finals in Claresholm, Oct 20-23, at our Cowboy Social.
THANK YOU WRANGLER!!!
Attention all CSPRA Members:
As per CSPRA RULEBOOK: You must in an event including declared age category
as a CSPRA member at five CSPRA rodeos in Canada to qualify to compete in the event
at the CSPRA Finals and/or to qualify for the CSPRA Season Leader title and award.
Therefore, any cancelled rodeo can not be counted as a qualifying rodeo.
With the cancellation of Nanton Sunday Rodeo, the
CSPRA Office will be refunding all Sunday competitors their
event fees ($5ea), entry fees ($50ea) and finals fee ($2.63)
to be distributed at the same time as the payout cheques.
Wrangler Canadian Classic Rodeo Tour
standings are now available under the
"Standings" button on our website.
As results come in from rodeos, we will continue
to update this race for the High Point Jackets!
(presented at 2016 CSPRA Finals)
2016 CSPRA FINALS
October 20-23, 2016 in Claresholm, Alberta
2016 NSPRA FINALS
October 5-8, 2016 in Panquitch, Utah
Congratulations to High River Senior Pro Rodeo Committee
for winning our annual Rodeo Approval Draw for $2,200!!
CSPRA President Lynn Turcato presenting cheque to Committee Chairperson Marilyn Callaway
Congratulations to our 62-yr-old bull rider from Minnesota, Kenn Ashton,
for winning our annual Membership Fees Refund Draw!!
CSPRA Bull Riding Director Roy Braybrook (left) with Kenn Ashton
The CSPRA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the
“Wrangler Canadian Classic Rodeo Tour”
This new series will be comprised of eight regular season rodeos that will be identified by the
tour logo seen next to rodeo dates in our schedule on our website. Each participating rodeo
committee will have one day designated that is part of the Wrangler Tour (see below).
With the creation of this Wrangler Canadian Classic Tour, we are hopeful that it will draw
more contestants out which in turn will help all the rodeo committees plus add another
positive and fun aspect to rodeoing within the CSPRA.
Points will be awarded based on the current CSPRA point system plus an additional
five-attendance-points bonus per rodeo. The high point winners of each event in each age
category will be determined at the Brooks Rodeo in September and win a
tour jacket donated and sponsored by Wrangler.
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 certain 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!
The Canadian Senior Pro Rodeo Association encourages everyone
to support and thank our sponsors whenever they can!
-- Please check them out under the "Links & Sponsors" button along the top menu
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS!
For copies of photos taken at the 2015 CSPRA Finals please visit:
Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00am - 2:00pm
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.
403-875-3242 / firstname.lastname@example.org / Box 393, Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0
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.