Young Gun Special Feature at the Crooked River Roundup
Young Guns is new to Central Oregon Pro Rodeo, showcasing the next generation of rodeo competitors from ages 6 to 16. These young gun contestants will be competing during the Crooked River Roundup’s pro rodeo performances in 6 events. These events will be special features during the rodeo Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights.
June 23-25, 2022
The invited contestants will be the top six contestants from each event with most points in COPWRA standings within specified age groups combined (must be current COPWRA paid member to be eligible). Invited contestants will be based on the COPWRA standings after the May 2022 rodeo. It is NOT the top 2 in each age group, it is NOT the top 6 in each age group event, it is the top 6 overall in event standings with highest points for that event. COPWRA contestants will be invited from the following events: Barrels, Breakaway, and Team Roping. In case of a tie with point standings, a tie will be split on who had the fastest time in that event from May’s weekend rodeos.
Barrel Racing – Top 6 contestants from the Junior, Intermediate, and Senior age groups.
Breakaway Roping – Top 6 girls or boys from Intermediate and Senior age groups.
Team Roping – Top 6 headers and Top 6 heelers, girls or boys, from Intermediate and Senior age groups, will rope with other qualifiers at the Young Guns Special Feature during the Crooked River Roundup PRCA Rodeo performance. Team ropers will need to enter as a team, they need to pick their partners from among the qualified list.
The timed events will be 2 from each event per night; so 6 contestants total per night between the three events, no short go Saturday night like rough stock. Barrels, team roping, breakaway, exact order and draws will be available upon check-in at the office and listed on the rodeo performance day sheet
Rough Stock Events
Contestants will be selected by the Crooked River Roundup Board & Oregon High School Rodeo Association and invited to compete in Thursday & Friday’s PRCA Rodeo Performance: 2 contestants per event Thursday, 2 contestants per event Friday, with short go of the top 2 per event coming back for their short go on Saturday night. Saturday Night will be a clean slate, it is not an average, highest score of the night wins, if there is not a qualified ride then the winner will be based on highest point ride from the long go.
- Contestants can be invited in more than one event
- Crooked River Roundup PRCA Rodeo Performances being at 7:00pm
- This special highlight of Young Guns will take place in the during the PRCA rodeo performances
- All contestants must be checked in at the PRCA rodeo office by 6:00pm on night of their performance. It is contestant’s responsibility to be ready to go when name is called for their event
- They receive one companion pass, anyone else in their party must pay admission
- No Entry Fee
- All invited contestants will receive a Crooked River Roundup SWAG
- Champion & Reserve Champions in each event will be crowned at Saturday's performance of the Young Gun feature. It would be great to have the champion present but not required.
- $500 to first place in each event champion, plus a buckle.
- $100 to second place in each event plus an award.
- Parking passes will be emailed
- Draw will be emailed to confirm their performance
- Full western attire required including a helmet or cowboy hat
- All invited contestants will receive an email inviting them to enter the Crooked River Roundup’s Young Gun Special Feature. Contestant’s must submit their online entry on the Crooked River Roundup’s website by May 31st or they will forfeit their placing and next in standings will be invited to attend. Contestant will be able to give preference on what night they would like to enter for. Contestants will receive notificatoins of their performance draw not later than June 13th.
Questions: Kasey Every firstname.lastname@example.org / 208-250-7540
EACH CONTESTANT MUST MAIL IN NOTORIZED WAIVER by May 31st 2022 mail to
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ATTN: Kasey Every
355 NE Lafayette
Bend, Oregon 97701
ENTRY FORM BELOW ONLY COMPLETED BY INVITED CONTESTANTS