News & Notes From The Rodeo Trail
The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association 2024 Judging Season Seminars have been released. All PRCA judges will be required to pre-register and attend one of the seminars on the link below, if you did not attend one in Fall of 2020 or Spring of 2021, to be eligible to officiate in the 2024 season. The registration form must be filled out completely and returned. Enclose payment of $100 for PRCA current member pre-registration. Late after 30 days prior to date, $200. Non-member payment is $200. After 30 days prior is an additional $100 late fee.

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In recognition of the support that PRCA-sanctioned rodeos contribute to local, regional, and national charities, Hesston by Massey Ferguson presents the Sowing Good Deeds contest. The contest is a chance to share the stories of rodeo teams across the country who are doing good in their communities.

One rodeo committee will win a Massey Ferguson® tractor for the great work they do.

Contest Details:

• Open to all PRCA-sanctioned rodeo committees, regardless of size

• Participating rodeo committees must apply for the Sowing Good Deeds program and meet certain criteria

• Participating rodeos will receive a Hesston by Massey Ferguson Sowing Good Deeds banner to hang in their arena

• Entries are due Sept. 30, 2023, and the top five finalists will be announced on or round Oct. 13, 2023.

Visit this link to enter:

Past winners of the Sowing Good Deeds initiative are the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo (2022), Burke (S.D.) Stampede (2021), Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo (2020), Santa Maria (Calif.) Elks Rodeo (2019), and Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo (2018), Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo (2017).