The Calf Roping Qualifier also known as the Preliminary Calf Roping will be held Friday, October 23 at the 1st Community Credit Union Spur Arena. Qualifiers from this event will be invited to participate in the Invitational Calf Roping held on Saturday, October 25 at the Outdoor Roping Arena. Ropers must check in by 8:30 a.m., and the roping will begin at 10:00 a.m. sharp.
Entries open Tuesday, September 8 at 9:00 a.m. To enter, call 325-653-7785, or mail in the entry form with check below. Entry will not be considered complete until fees are received. Books close Friday, October 16 at 4:00 p.m. Entries are accepted Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. CDT. Refunds will not be given after books close. Limited to the first 120 ropers with completed entries. If 120 ropers have not been met by the close of books, late entries will be accepted until 8:30 a.m. the day of the roping for $400.00. SASSRA will not credit or rebill entry fees, but contestants may convey their entry to another roper with office approval.
The qualifier is open to all calf ropers except those already receiving an invitation to Saturday's Invitational event.
Qualifiers to Invitational Event
The number of qualifying entries will be determined by the total number of entries. Qualifying invites will be awarded at 1 for every 25 entries in the qualifier. For example, 120 entries in the prelim equals 5 qualifying places, 75-99 entries equals 4 qualifying places, 50-74 entries equals 3 qualifying places, and so forth. All ropers qualifying and electing to participate in Saturday's invitational roping, must be active and eligible PRCA members. Qualifiers that are too young to be members of the PRCA will be allowed to compete, but no earnings will count toward PRCA earnings. In order for money won at this event to count for qualify for the 2020 National Finals Rodeo or the 2020 Rookie of the Year Standings, a TD contestant must have entered and competed at a minimum of 40 PRCA Rodeos during the 2029 rodeo year. Money won will count for 2020 PRCA World Standings. It will not count for all Around Standings, circuit standings, or towards a circuit rodeo participation count.
All entries for the Invitational Events will be processed through Procom. All contestants should verify they are in good standings with the PRCA at time of entry and confirm their entry prior to the close of books.