GRAND CANYON PRO RODEO
to 2017 - I hope everyone had a Great Holiday Season. I would like to take a
moment to welcome New Directors to the GCPRA Board:
Vice President - Tammy
Open Tie Down - Willard
Barrel Racing - Breann
Director at Large -
State Secretary - Patsy
of these new Directors, along with Patsy and our current directors, bring a lot
of knowledge and experience to our association and I'm grateful to have them on
the Board. Please feel free to reach out to them if you have any
Wyatt Althoff Memorial Membership Drive Rodeo in Gilbert, AZ is fast
approaching at Welcome Home Ranch on January 14th & 15th. This is a separate rodeo each day. You must be a member to compete at this
rodeo! There will be an increase in added money this year, along with
added bonus money of $1000.00 donated by Linda & Casey Smith. The bonus
money will be split between high money All Around Cowboy and Cowgirl over the
are open from 6pm - 10pm on Monday, January 9th. The order of events has been
posted on our website.
midday Saturday the 14th, we will have a tribute to Wyatt in the
arena with his family. I would ask and encourage all contestants either on
horseback or not to gather in the arena with his family to pay tribute to
Wyatt. There will be a brief membership meeting following the tribute.
Team Ropers you must have a current
2017 WSTR or USTRC card and show proof when you pay your entry fees. An
actual card, or a printed copy of a paid receipt (or screen shot on your phone)
and Valid ID to show your current will be accepted. If do not have proof you
will be an open team no exceptions! Any questions feel free to reach out to
your Team Roping Directors.
Tie Down Ropers: If you have not filled out an Incentive Application in the
past, you must fill one out, and it will be reviewed by the Incentive Tie Down
Director. If you have any questions feel
free to reach out to the Incentive Tie Down Director at anytime prior to the
rodeo. Applications can be found on the GCPRA website.
GCPRA Membership Applications will be available on site each day, for faster
check-in I would encourage you to visit our website and print and fill one out
prior to rodeo.
more information I would encourage all to visit gcpra.net
look forward to seeing everyone on January 14th and through out the 2017 Rodeo
Season. Safe travels and see you all soon. God Bless!
President - Rob Deeran