Arkansas Rodeo Association 

Established 1968

This year the ARA will again send its breakaway Champion to Las Vegas to Rope For The Crown

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The ARA is please to be a partner of the WCRA now.  if you would like to nominate a rodeo please go to the WCRA website and sign up and follow the prompts. 


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 2019

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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2019 Membership Application

Fines (Must be paid before entering another rodeo)

Per Board if secretary allows contestant to enter without paying fine secretary will be fined

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Time to submit your bids for timed event stock for the finals.  Please submit to or send to one of the officers or directors  (8/22/19)

If you would like to work the finals as timer, secretary, bull fighter or judge, please submit your name to or one of the directors or officers.  Deadline is August 22, 019

We look forward to seeing you in Pine Bluff at the ARA finals October 3-5, 2019. Entry forms will again be on the membership page on the website later. RV sites will be $20 per night and stalls will be $20 for weekend (Thurs-Sat). Those reservations will be on the entry forms also. Please share.