HIGH RIVER / SILVER SLATE RODEOS

DRAWS FOR CALLBACK
(please check the draw for your confirmation of entries)


    

(plesae call the office at 403-875-3242 with any errors or omissions)



The Effie Simpson "All Around Buckle"
will be presented to the cowgirl that gets the most points from High River's
Saturday and Sunday's rodeos. Effie will present the buckle to the winner at
the Strathmore rodeo the following Saturday. Good Luck to all!


   
The Silver Slate arena will open at 8:00am Saturday for open riding until the cattle need to be run. If you wish to ride Friday evening there will be a $15.00 charge, per horse, payable to Silver Slate. The indoor arena closes at 8:30pm Friday night but there is a beautiful outdoor arena that you can ride in whenever you like.



***PLEASE REMEMBER... THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO SELF-PENING OR TRAILER TYING AT THE SILVER SLATE FACILITY, YOU MUST BOOK A STALL IF YOU WANT TO STAY OVER.



Last chance to book in for the Saturday night hot roast beef dinner at High River/Silver Slate Rodeo.
We need to get the numbers to the caterer! Please contact the CSPRA Office.







NOTE FROM COMMITTEE CHAIR, MARILYN CALLAWAY:
"The Silver Slate Arena is a big, spacious, awesome facility just south of Parkland, AB, with wonderful owners. They are very diligent in making their facility safe and will be providing a contestant area complete with their own washrooms and concession as well as a spectator area with their own washrooms and concession, which all helps with self-distancing. Our committee will be following the current Alberta Health Services Covid19 Rodeo Guidelines and ask that all CSPRA members and/or anyone coming to the facility to comply as well."



Please go to "Rodeo Schedule" under "Rodeo Info" for complete rodeo details.


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2020 CSPRA RAFFLE TICKET FUNDRAISER

It has been decided that unfortunately with the shortened rodeo season
and the current social distancing requirements, it is just not possible
to properly run our annual Raffle Ticket Fundraiser this year.
(plus our biggest seller, Effie, is in lockdown)

But if you or someone you know would like to be a sponsor
any donation would be greatly appreciated!
Please contact the office at 403-875-3242 for information.



PLUS...  Anyone who brings in a new sponsor
will receive a 25% commission!

(unless you want to forego the commission... that's ok with us too!)



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Memberships must be purchased prior to rodeo entries, forms can be found on the link below:
http://www.canadaseniorrodeo.com/EventForms_52_2050935003.pdf 



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Aug 7, 2020


HEY... check it out... 12 rodeos for 2020!!!


High River Rodeos - Aug 15 & 16 
Strathmore Rodeos - Aug 22 & 23 
Coutts Rodeos - Aug 29 & 30
Cardston Rodeos - Sept 5, 6, & 7 
Nanton Rodeos - Sept 18, 19 & 20
And of course our Finals dates are: Oct 15-18



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NEW GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA COVID-19 RODEO INFORMATION
All partcipants and spectators will be expected to follow the GOVT OF ALBERTA GUIDANCE FOR RODEOS.
Please review it here at:  https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-information-guidance-for-rodeos.pdf

 
  

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And the winner of the 2020 CSPRA Committee Draw is...

CARDSTON RODEO
For full video, click on link: 
https://www.facebook.com/100008856345676/videos/2312315989073590/?id=100008856345676


 

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TWO SPONSORS SIGNED ON FOR 2020
WOOHOO and THANK YOU!!!





(for our new event: MBAW40-64 Buckle)




(for our Sunday Pancake Breakfast)



Anyone interested in sponsoring our 2020 Rodeo Season
please call the office at 403-875-3242.
and...


Anyone who brings
in a new sponsor
will receive a
25% commission!

(unless you want to forego the commission... that's ok too!)


Check out our 2020 Sponsorship Package today


 

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The CSPRA had a great day...
Livingstone/Macleod MLA, Roger Reid, on behalf of the Government of Alberta's
Community Initiatives Program (CIP), presented our group with a grant cheque
for $35,000 to assist us with the hosting of our 2019 Rodeo Finals!

CULTURE, MULTICULTURALISM AND STATUS OF WOMEN
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"Your organization is to be commended on its hard work in enriching communities throughout Alberta"


THANK YOU SO MUCH...

to MLA Roger Reid for supporting and appreciating what we bring
to the many different communities in and around Alberta, and Minister,
Leela Sharon Aheer, Government of Alberta, Culture, Multiculturalism 
and Status of Women, for all their incredible grant programs which
 help to make organizations such as ours possible year after year.
 

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HEY CSPRA MEMBERS
We will be adding a new age event group for 2020
MEN`S BREAKAWAY ROPING 40-64

(Buckle already sponsored by Lausen Indoor Arena)

 

 

          As proclaimed by the "oh-wise-one-roping-guru" Kelly Creasy...

"Whether you`re a header, a heeler, or a tie down roper, look around the ranch
and see what you think will hunt down a calf and get through a barrier. Make sure
to run to the store and buy a rope, cut it in half, and start roping a bale with it!"


I can’t wait for our 2020 Rodeos - it’s gonna be fun!!!
Disclaimer: Breakaway roping may cause your head, heel or tie down horse
to stop unexpectedly resulting in injury just below your belt buckle


ALSO in 2020:   We will be timing all Breakaway Events in hundreths (instead of tenths)



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               DEAR 2019 SPONSORS....
                        WE THANK YOU FOR ALL THAT YOU DO!!!

                       



CULTURE, MULTICULTURALISM AND STATUS OF WOMEN



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Thank you so much Wrangler!
We appreciate all you do for Rodeo and the CSPRA
and we will always wear our wranglers with pride!!!


Congratulations to our 2019 WRANGLER RODEO TOUR WINNERS

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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE 2019 FINALS CHAMPIONS
HERE ARE ALL THE RESULTS:
(POINTS & PAYOUTS)


    


or go to "Rodeo Info", "Draws & Results" and click on the lucky horseshoe
 

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The CSPRA is looking for anyone who is interested in
becoming a sponsor for the 2020 Finals. If you or
someone you know is interested, please contact
the CSPRA Office at 403-875-3242
to see the opportunities that are available.
                                    -- Thank You

 

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Please note, the CSPRA will be enforcing
Rule C.2.c.4). on page 13 of CSPRA Rulebook:


"Conduct, speech, or appearance which shall be determined
by the CSPRA to be significantly detrimental to the public image,
reputation, or well-being of the CSPRA or the sport of rodeo."
(fyi: this includes posts on social media)

    


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PLEASE NOTE:

All CSPRA Rodeos have a "Cowboy Attire" dress code
anytime while in the arena, competing or not:

Collared, cuffed, long-sleeve shirt, western cowboy hat and boots.

(with exception being a ribbon runner who may wear other footwear and no cowboy hat) Thank You


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$$$
And for anyone wondering about Rodeo Payouts...

...the rodeo committee has four days to get their completed rodeo
package into the CSPRA office; we then verify all paperwork and
either do an etransfer or mail out a cheque with your winnings.


**If you wish to switch from cheques to etransfers (which is much quicker and more
reliable than Canada Post) please let me know your email address to send to.


 
 

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2020 ROUGHSTOCK ONLY MEMBERSHIPS
      ARE $95.00 plus GST ($99.75)

CSPRA Roughstock starts at age 35!!!
(two age groups: 35-49 and 50+)


To qualify for the CSPRA Finals, roughstock riders must ride at
five rodeos or however many rodeos if less than the five.



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The 2019 recipient for Lakeland College Scholarship is:

Walker Balan - Dean's Honour Roll in Agribusiness & Heeler


The 2019 recipient for Olds College Scholarship is:

Emma Langevin in Business Management Course

Thank you to all our members who help support the future of rodeo through these programs!


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We will be printing a new version for the 2020 Rodeo Season ASAP. In the mean time, the
current Rulebook is online, go under "Membership" then "Rulebook" in the main menu.



2019 CSPRA Rulebook.pdf
(with revisions since the 2018 printing marked in red)


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SPONSORSHIP POSITION

The CSPRA is currently seeking an additional individual as a Sponsorship Co-ordinator. We are a non-profit organization that is dependant on corporate and individual sponsorship donations to help sustain the year-to-year operations of our organization. We require a self motivated, self reliant, positive and enthusiastic person to pursue sponsors on behalf of the CSPRA, to start immediately.  
The ideal applicant should possess:
* strong communication and sales skills
* an effective organization and follow up system
* thorough knowledge of rodeo and the rural lifestyle
* be able to work on their own
* computer skills are an asset but not necessary

Remuneration is rewarding to the right individual pending production. If you think you are qualified to fill this position and would like to be involved in a positive and fun organization with a strong desire to grow, we would be happy to talk with you. Please contact the CSPRA with your interest/resume.
(email: info@canadaseniorrodeo.com or mail: Box 393, Carseland AB, T0J 0M0)
 
 
 
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PLEASE NOTE:
For people who are having their payouts done via e-transfer, or
anyone else just wanting to know payout amounts and/or where
your winnings came from, look under the "Draws+Results" button and
click on the "Money Bag" in the chart for each particular rodeo.



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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 continue with these...


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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The CSPRA can no longer take past payout cheques or
other third party cheques to pay for rodeo fees. The banks
have no way of proving your signature on the back.


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.


* We are now set up for e-transfer!
* Also 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. Please contact the event director to
discuss your questions or issues reagarding any CSPRA events.
Watch for our monthly page in the Rodeo Connection magazine.

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