RODEO INFO

All rodeos are held at Harney County Fairgrounds on Saturday and Sundays. Contestants can buy an annual membership that makes them eligible for year-end awards if they attend 5 of the 8 rodeos or if you’re only wanting to compete for a weekend we offer weekend permit forms.

Limited number of Stalls & RV are available contact fairgrounds to reserve.   Tying horses to trailer & setting up own portable pens is allowed. Pens by the arena are for rodeo stock and DIRECTORS ONLY.

Please know COPWRA does not payback money. Points are accumulated throughout the season and year end awards are given out!

List of officers and event directors can be found on contact page.

DATES

2021 Dates

  • April 24 & 25 @ Burns
  • May 8 & 9 @ Burns
  • June 5 & 6 @ Burns
  • July 17 & 18  @ Burns
  • Awards Banquet: Saturday, October 9th – more info to come.. 

AGE GROUPS AND EVENTS

Age as of January 1st. Girls & Boys compete against each other in Underage and Junior Events (except Junior goats it’s split boy & girl), and  Intermediate and Senior are split into gender in their events. Except Team Roping boys and girls compete against each other in their age division, year-end All Around is separated girl & boy. To be eligible for year-end contestant jackets contestant must attend 5 of the 8 rodeos.

Enter your kid in wrong age division and they compete in wrong age division that will be disqualified.

UNDERAGE 3-5

  • Dummy Roping
  • Pole Bending
  • Goat Tail Untying
  • Barrel Racing

JUNIORS 6-8

  • Pole Bending
  • Boy Goat Tying
  • Girl Goat Tying
  • Breakaway Sled Roping
  • Calf Riding
  • Barrel Racing
  • Team Roping*

*Contestant can head or heel but must rope with an adult.Boys and Girls compete against each other.

INTERMEDIATES 9-11

  • Girls Pole Bending
  • Boy Goat Tying
  • Girl Goat Tying
  • Girls Breakaway Roping
  • Boys Breakaway Roping
  • Boys Double Mugging Tie Down Calf Roping
  • Girls Barrel Racing
  • Team Roping*
  • Boys Steer Riding
  • Boys Bareback Riding (pony cross bucking horses)

*Contestant can head or heel but must rope with an adult. Boys and Girls compete against each other.

SENIORS 12-14

  • Girls Pole Bending
  • Girls Goat Tying
  • Girls Breakaway
  • Girls Barrel Racing
  • Boys Chute Dogging
  • Boys Calf Tying
  • Boys Breakaway
  • Boy Tie Down Roping
  • Boy Saddle Steer Riding
  • Boy Large Steer “Bull” Riding
  • Boy Bareback Steer Riding
  • Team Roping*

*Contestant can head or heel but must rope with an adult. Boys and Girls compete against each other