Established 1967

Arkansas Rodeo Association

ARA Finals October 4-6, 2018

Attention Current Members

Please sign up with your name, your email address and a password--finals time you will need this to vote for officers, directors and horse of the year (You must use your name or you will not be approved)


All lines with * by them are mandatory.  The rest are dependent on what events you enter at rodeos. Final Ballot is on the membership page.  This is for Horse of the Year and Officers and Directors

      Breakaway champion's entry fee has been paid so the champion can enter  Rope for the Crown Roping in Las Vegas December 8, 2018.  If the champion is unable to attend it will drop to the reserve  champion

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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


September 2018  Schedule

To find the call information look left--click on schedule--click on the month of the rodeo--and double click on the rodeo



Perryville, AR September 28-29, 2018


Natchitoches, LA September 28-29, 2018


Many, LA September 28-29, 2018


Calamity Jane Series Begins

Natural Dam, AR September 29-30, 2018

ARA Side Pot

Texarkana, AR September 29, 2018


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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We are please to announce our 

Finals Personnel for 2018

Announcer--Don McGee


Harold McCain--David Verser

Secretary--Rose Harris


Dorathy Miller--Shelly McCain

Pickup Men

Brandon Harris--Heath Vaughan


Brandon Janes--Jacob Jackson

Stock Provided by:

Jim Lee -- Tie Down Calves and Breakaway Calves

Dogging Steers -- Austin Wake

Team Roping Steers--Adam Newcomb

 The Entry Form is on the Membership Page.  Entry Fees are due in the ARA office no later than September 30, 2018.  If you have trouble, please let me know. or 501-607-4100  You must log in at the top of the home page then go to the membership page.

Finals Fees are $300 per event and $75 for Jrs.