We are looking for someone to fill this chair!

2018 FINALS CHAIRPERSON

We are looking for someone to head up this committee for our 2018 Finals. You already have a great team of volunteer helpers lined up... Kelly Moynihan, Barb Jones, Marina Eckert, Sandy Creasy, Kathy Flundra, and Glenda Alexander, all ready and willing to work with you.

We have a detailed operational binder with a checklist of all the things to do, people to call, contact numbers, costs, etc; most of which we have used in the past so its easy to get them on board for another year.

Please let us know if you or anyone you know would be interested!

Call the CSPRA Office at 403-875-3242 for info or to volunteer.


                                               Thank You!
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HIGH RIVER SENIOR PRO RODEOS (Indoor) - MAY 4, 5, 6, 2018

ENTRIES - by email: April 17-24,  by phone: April 24
                  **you must have your 2018 membership to enter**


PERF -   Fri, May 4 @ 6:30pm, Sat, May 5 @ 6:30pm, Sun, May 6 @ 2:00pm
SLACK -   Fri, May 4 @ noon, Sat, May 5 @ noon, Sun, May 6 @ 10:00am

COMMITTEE CONTACT -  Marilyn Callaway at 403-771-2696
COMMITTEE SECRETARY -  Carol Crawford at 403-652-9553
RODEO LOCATION -  High River Alberta:  NE12-019-29-W4  or  SW corner of Hwy 2A & Hwy 543 
TIMED STOCK -  Tim Bevans
JUDGES -  Brenda Knight and Glen Nash
STALLS -  Yes 30 (24 barn, 12 arena), $30/night, book with entries
SELF-PENNING -  Yes allowed, $10/horse for the weekend, to pen or trailer tie
LOCALS -  Yes, one day only

ORDER OF EVENTS -   PERFS: CR/LBA/SW/MBA/INTERMISSION/LBR/TR/RR     SLACK: LBR/CR/LBA/SW/MBA/TR/RR  

ADDED MONEY -  $300 for steer wrestling, $50 for timed events


       *****  $10 three-day Companion Pass may be purchased at entries desk  *****

 
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You must have your membership to enter rodeos!
We take cheque, credit card and e-transfer.

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CONGRATULATIONS to the
STANDOFF RODEO COMMITTEE
Gil & Carmen Blackwater and crew
as they won the 2018 Committee Draw.

You definitely don't want to miss their rodeo on July 10th!


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NEW FOR 2018:

ROUGHSTOCK ONLY MEMBERSHIPS
WILL BE $75.00

($78.75 incl GST)
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CONGRATULATIONS
to these successful recipients of our CSPRA Scholarship Awards:

LAKELAND COLLEGE
Makayla Morgan of Sangudo, AB - enrolled in Animal Health Management


OLDS COLLEGE
Sylvia Trautman - enrolled in Agricultural Management
(and thank you to Val Leibel for representing us at the presentation banquet!)

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In order to accommodate more of our members, rather than only those who make the finals, we will now be holding our Annual General Meetings during the first rodeos of each new season.

This year it will be held during the High River Rodeos on  Saturday, May 5th, 2018 from 9-11am

If you have anything you would like to discuss at the meeting please submit in writing to the CSPRA office to be included on the agenda. Board elections will be carried over to the following AGM in May of 2019.

 


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ATTENTION TEAM ROPERS - NEW FOR 2018:


Stock for all age groups in the team roping event will be drawn
from one pen of age-appropriate, equal-quality, consistant, cattle.

(ie: not separate pens of cattle for each age group)

Also, male heelers age 50 and over and female heelers
of any age, can tie-on in any age category.


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Announcing our confirmed (c) and tentative (t)
2018 Rodeo Listings:
(check our rodeo schedule website listings for more info)

HIGH RIVER RODEOS  (C)  **3 timed event only rodeos**   MAY 4, 5, 6   
BARRHEAD RODEOS  (C)  **2 timed events only rodeos**   JUN 10 & 11        
AUGUSTA MONTANA RODEOS  (C)  ** 2 timed events only rodeos**   JUN 16 & 17
TWIN BRIDGES MONTANA RODEOS (C) **2 timed events only rodeos** JUN 18 & 19
DARBY MONTANA RODEOS  (C)  ** 1 timed event & 2 full rodeos**   JUN 21, 22, 23 ---
NEW DATES!!!    
STANDOFF RODEO  (C)  ** 1 timed events only rodeo**   JUL 10   
MAGRATH RODEO  (C)  ** 2 timed events only rodeos**   JUL 12 & 13   
FORT MACLEOD RODEO  (C)  ** 2 timed events only rodeos**   JUL 14 & 15
WETASKIWIN RODEOS  (C)  ** 2 timed events only rodeos**   AUG 4 & 5
BOWDEN RODEOS  (C)  ** 2 full rodeos**   AUG 6 & 7
CARDSTON RODEOS  (C)   ** 3 timed event only rodeos**   SEP 1, 2, 3  
BROOKS RODEO  (C)  **2 timed events only rodeos  SEP 8, 9  
2018 CSPRA FINALS!!!   **4 full days of rodeo plus awards banquet**   OCT 11-14 

 
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Check it out... our new rulebook is here! Look under the "Membership" button
(or click on the photo below) for the full version. We will be handing out copies at
the High River Rodeo on Friday, May 4th along with your 2018 membership cards.


Included in it are some important changes for 2018, please refer to "Membership" button for info.




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Thank you to our major sponsor
FORD OF ALBERTA
for continuing their support into 2018!






AND... we wish to welcome a new sponsor for 2018:







AND... back on for "Cowboy of the Year" Saddle Sponsorship:




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


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

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2017 CSPRA FINALS... the finals that keeps on giving!!!

All the Day 3 Winners will be receiving, in the mail,
a $25 gift certificate for Drycleaning by Dave.
And to make it even easier for us, they will be on site at the
High River Rodeos in May to help get your drycleaning done!





Thank you so much to another great CSPRA Sponsor
that we are so fortunate to have on board!



DAY 3 WINNERS:
Kelly Moynihan, Eileen Willoughby, Elaine Watt, Frances Hargrave, Stacy Cornet, Greg Cruikshank,
Arnie Johnson, Bill Reeder, Karen Duncan, Bill Reeder, Stacy Cornet & Barb Jones,
Greg Cruikshank & Trish Brown, Neil Howard & Laurette Cockburn, Shawn Chevallier, Dave Joyes,
Rolly Thomson & Mark Flynn, Perry Dahlseide & Ross Bohnet, Karen Duncan & Doug Shipton.

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The CSPRA values the future of Canadian Rodeo by proudly creating two
$500 youth rodeo scholarship programs, one each at Olds and Lakeland
Colleges, through the generosity of members and other fundraising efforts.

We are excited to announce our...


Internal Winter Awards:  $500, awarded once annually
Award Critieria:  The successful recipient of the award will be a member of the College Rodeo Team enrolled in full-time
studies. The student must display academic achievement, financial need, and involvement in the community. 


(click on above logo for scholarship info)



(click on above logo, then on yellow "search" button, and then scroll down to Canadian Senior Pro Rodeo Assoc)


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TOTAL PAYOUT FOR THE 2017 CSPRA FINALS WAS OVER
$81,000!

BEST. FINALS. EVER!!!


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The CSPRA is looking for anyone who is interested in
becoming a sponsor for the 2018 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

 

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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The CSPRA can no longer take past payout cheques
or other third party cheques to pay for rodeo fees.


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

 

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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 do check the phone for messages Friday to Sunday
should you need anything during the 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.
We are also now set up for e-transfers!

* 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