Thank you for your interest in the SJRA. This packet of information is what you will need to get started on your way to becoming a member of one of the south’s best youth rodeo organization. SJRA was founded over two decades ago. Since that time our organizations growth has afforded our contestants a pay-back at each rodeo and the ability to hold the best finals anywhere in the south. We are proud to offer you the opportunity to be a part of and participate in the SJRA.
SJRA is comprised of 3 divisions: Junior Division will be for elementary ages 5 to 10, Senior Division will be for ages 11 to 14 and not in High School, High School Division ages 14 to 19. All ages are determined as of contestant age on September 1st of that rodeo season. Any contestant who is 14 and in high school must compete with the high school division. Age limits for each division is outlined in the current years rule book. High School age contestant is not permitted to partner with the Junior / Senior Division contestants in any event.
SJRA follows a NO PASS/NO PLAY policy. All members must maintain a 2.0 grade point average to be eligible to compete. All members, new and returning, are required to submit a copy of your most recent report card with this application. You will also be required to submit the most current report card in accordance with the rule book.
All contestants are required to call-in to enter their first rodeo. Once you are called-in you will remain entered in that event until you call out or miss participating in the event for any reason.
Report cards must be turned in on the Friday before call-in for the corresponding rodeo as outlined on the Grade School Confirmation Form you submitted at sign up. Any report card submitted after midnight will result in contestant being called out for the entire weekend. You must call back in for the following rodeo. You are eligible to permit for an additional permit fee.
How to Join:
Download the membership packet (link is above). All members MUST have a birth certificate, 4th quarter report card from last year showing a minimum of 2.0 GPA, Grade Level Confirmation Form and Medical Consent Form (optional but recommended) on file with the rodeo secretary prior to the start of the first rodeo. Forms can be mailed in advance of the first rodeo, brought to the first rodeo or e-mail them to email@example.com. Forms must be completed in full or you will not be allowed to participate in the first rodeo.
Holly Crews - Rodeo Secretary