Roundup's Press Room

The Crooked River Roundup is proud to have been covered extensively in the media and awarded generously over the years—here are just a few entries to boost your CRR IQ.

Special Recognition

  • Justin Boots' Best Footing Award WPRA- 2019 Columbia River Circuit Most-Improved
  • Columbia River Circuit 2018 Medium Size Rodeo of the Year

Media's Emergency Point of Contact

  • Crooked River Roundup's General Manager, Kara Snider (541-447-4479)
  • CRR Board President, Jason Snider (541-480-8428).

Marketing Point of Contact

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2020 is the Year of the Cowboy
In the lead-up to the Crooked River Roundup's 75th Anniversary Kickoff Gala next month and the Roundup this summer, event leaders are putting an emphasis on the cowboy.

75th Crooked River Roundup Kickoff Dinner surpasses goals
A sold-out event to kick off the historic Crooked River Roundup last month has netted $10,000 for local nonprofit beneficiaries in Prineville. 

2020 Marks 75 Years for the Crooked River Roundup
One of Oregon’s oldest family entertainment events celebrates its 75th year in 2020.

Honoring Local Rodeo Heritage
Local survey-takers choose bronc rider statue option for roundabout centerpiece.

Winning Number 1,000
Jonathan Nance, formerly of Prineville, reaches a major milestone as a horse trainer.

Putting on the Ritz, Crooked River Roundup-Style
In anticipation of the 75th anniversary of the Roundup, event organizers will be hosting a gala fundraiser in early February.


Not Your Ordinary Crooked River Roundup
One for the record books—a purse of more than $104,000 and some of the top rodeo athletes in the world.

Crooked River Roundup Brings Classic Horse Racing Fun to Prineville
About 4,000 attendees enjoyed the atmosphere, horses, and gambling opportunities.

Bigger Purses, Live Video Will Greet Race Goers
Huge investment, huge plus: Big screen TV means that, for the first time, race-goers will get a completely clear view of the backstretch.

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