Arkansas Rodeo Association 

Established 1968


Entry fees will be set according to added money as follows:ALL EVENTS

ADM $100 or less= Entry fee Minimum of $40

ADM $101-$200= Entry fee Minimum of $50

ADM $201-$300= Entry fee Minimum of $60

ADM $301-$500= Entry fee Minimum of $70

ADM $501 or more = Entry fee Minimum of $80


Rules Changes for 2018

Bylaws Amended at general membership meeting 10/7/17

Article IV:  Elections

The President shall require ballots to be provided to each member, currently in good standing, at least one month before the first day of the Annual convention, Official ballots shall be delivered and returned by the means determined by the president to be the most efficient and prior to the deadline established in the voting instructions.

Article X:  Meetings

At least fifteen (15) days notice of the meeting shall be given each member in good standing by the most efficient means determined by the President.

Article XII:  Amendments

By-Laws may also be amended by a majority of votes provided that the ballots are provided by the most efficient means to all members in good standing and at least 15% of the membership votes.

Rules changed by the board for 2018:


High school students from other states who are members of the Arkansas High School Rodeo association are eligible for membership to the ARA.

Dress Code:

Protective Helmets may be worn by contestants while competing.

Entering Rodeos:

Alternate means of entering such as texting is permitted as long as the information is provided at the time of approval so it is available to all contestants.


If lasers are available in the facility, they may be used in the place of barrel stakes if they meet the distance requirements set forth above.


Any rodeo that is an ARA first cannot become ARA second co-sanction rodeo without missing one full year of being a non-sanctioned ARA rodeo.

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Membership Rodeo

March 9, 2019 7:30 PM

Hot Springs, AR

Secretary and Judging Clinic at 5PM

If you are interested in becoming a judge, you need to attend this meeting