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2020 Jr. Rodeo Schedule

We will continue to update this list as new rodeos are added. You must be a member of Jr. Rodeo before entering. As a reminder, your Jr. Rodeo membership is good until December 31, 2020. We will send renewal emails starting at the beginning of December. 

The 2021 Cowboy Channel Jr. NFR will be taking place March 2-6 in Fort Worth, TX in conjunction with the American Rodeo. The number of entries per event per qualifier will determine how many will advance to the Jr. NFR. Each rodeo will advance a different number of contestants to the Jr. NFR. 

West Georgia Junior Rodeo Association - All entries will be handled through their organization by calling 706-618-4386. You may also email your "call-in" to rodeo@westgajrrodeo.com. Include the name of the participant, birth date (not age), events, and let them know if the participant is in the special needs division. **Call-in is from 6 PM until 9 PM (Eastern) on the dates listed below. For events and age divisions please visit https://westgajrrodeo.com/rodeo-eventsTop 10% of entries will advance to the Jr. NFR.

May 7 (for the May 16 rodeo)

June 11 (for the June 20 rodeo)

July 23 (for the August 1 rodeo)

August 20 (for the August 29 rodeo)

September 10 (for the September 19 rodeo)

September 24   (for our Finals rodeo on October 3)

Late call-in fees will be incurred on email or phone calls after 9 PM on the call-in dates. Late call-ins will be accepted until noon on Sunday (after call-in). If you call in at any time but find that you will be unable to attend the rodeo, you must call out before the call-in period is over. If you fail to call-out before the call-in period is over (9 PM on the Thursday call-in date), it will be treated as a 'no show' and all fees will be incurred. westgajrrodeo.com

Entry Fees Per Rodeo

Grounds fee: $12.00 (once per rodeo per rider)

Entry Fee: $12.00 per event (Special Needs and Tiny Tot fees - $6.00)

Stock Fee: $15.00 per stock event (Steer wrestling & Roping)

$20 per stock event (bareback broncs, saddle broncs, or bull riding)

Late fee: $15.00 per rodeo if called in after call-in date/time

Non- WGJRA member fee: $20.00 per rodeo

Location: Heard County Covered Arena, 12080 Highway 100N, Franklin, Georgia  30217 | (706) 616-5190

Vernon West Memorial Roping Classic in Sweetwater, TX - This event will be for Breakaway and Tie-down Roping. Those who will be competing in the 19 & under and 15 & under age divisions will have the chance to qualify for the Jr. NFR. Mail in entries have already closed, but walk up entries will be accepted with a $25 late fee. 

May 30-31. 2020 starting at 9 AM. Each event will begin when the previous event concludes.

Sanctioned Events for May 30

19 & Under Girls Breakaway (3 go's)

19 & Under Tie-down (3 go's)

Sanctioned Events for May 31

15 & Under Girls Breakaway (3 go's)

15 & Under Tie-down (3 go's)

Entry Fees Per Rodeo

Entry Fee: $200.00 per event + $25.00 walk up late fee

Location: Nolan County Coliseum Facilities (West Covered Arena), 220 Coliseum Drive, Sweetwater, TX 79556 

Waller County Fair and ProRodeo Youth Roughstock Rodeo Series in Hempstead, TX - This rodeo series will be for Bull Riding, Bareback Riding and Saddle Bronc Riding. All entries will be through our Jr. Rodeo website and will open 2 weeks before each rodeo and will remain open for 1 week. There will be no late entries accepted unless entries are not full. Each event per age division will be limited to 15 entries. Age groups: 6-10, 11-13, 14-19 (age bracket will be the qualifying age for the Jr. NFR). Top 10% of entries will advance to the Jr. NFR.

*All performances will start at 7 PM sharp

June 6th (entries will open May 23rd)

July 12th (entries will open June 28th) *Location will be in Huntsville, TX @ Branded for Christ

August 15th (entries will open August 1st)

September 26 FINALS (entries will open September 12th) 

Entry Fees Per Rodeo

Entry Fee: $60.00 per event 

Insurance Fee: $10.00 per event

Location: Waller County Fair, 21988 FM. 359, Hempstead, TX 77445

If you are unable to attend the rodeo after you have entered you will need to email jrrodeo@prorodeo.com no later than 48 hours before the rodeo will begin. 

2nd Annual Spring Bull Bash in Thomas, OK - June 6th - This event will be for bull riding only. Those who are 14-19 years of age will be eligible to qualify for the Jr. NFR. Entries will be on-site only and the books will close at 5 pm with the event starting at 6 pm. Make sure to purchase your Jr. Rodeo membership before attending. Top 10% of entries will advance to the Jr. NFR.

Entry Fee: $100.00

Insurance Fee: $10.00

Location: Thomas Rodeo Arena, Thomas, OK 

Hosted By: Thomas Cowboy Church

American Bull Riding Federation - All entries will be handled through text message with the Bad to the Bone Pro Rodeo company. They will be hosting a jackpot every Sunday at the Bad to the Bone Arena in Thackerville, OK. We will be qualifying the top place winner from the 15-19 age division to the long go of the 2021 Jr. NFR from each jackpot. Last jackpot will be taking place on October 25. We will also be qualifying the top 3 from the Bulls & Bands youth bull riding event June 20 in Shawnee, OK. 

Event Opportunities

June 20 | Shawnee, OK | Heart of OK Expo Center, Otto Krause Arena | Top 3 will advance to Jr. NFR (15-19 age group)

EVERY SUNDAY | Thackerville, OK | Bad To The Bone Arena 18409 Tabler RD

Top place from each Sunday will advance to the Jr. NFR.

Entry Fee: $55.00

How to Enter: Text 405.441.4643 with your name and event you will be entering. Jackpots can be entered onsite. 

Ultimate Calf Roping in Graham, TX - June 30 - July 1 - This qualifier will be for the 19 & Under Tie-down and Breakaway. Must be a member of Jr. Rodeo on the day of competition to be eligible to qualify for the 2021 Jr. NFR.  

Roy Cooper's 36th Annual World Championship Jr. Calf Roping - July 1 - July 4 in Decatur, TX -

For more information please contact Jennifer Webb (972) 978-4814 or ropingsecretary@gmail.com. This event is also a qualifier for the Junior World Finals & the Jr. American series. 

Independence Day Shootout in McAlester, OK - July 4th - Flying H Ranch & Rodeo, Crenshaw Ranch, TH Cattle Company, & 4S Livestock Presents Junior Roughstock Independence Day Shootout in McAlester, OK. For more information call Burney Crenshaw 580.624.1144 or Ty Hays 806.206.5440 or Luke Schalla 505.927.3771. This event is for Bareback, Saddle Bronc, and Bull Riding. This is a dual qualifier for the Cowboy Channel Jr. NFR and the Junior World Finals. 

Age Groups

9 & Under Calves

13 & Under Steers

16 & Under Jr Bulls (Qualifier to the Jr. NFR)

18 & Under Bulls (Qualifier to the Jr. NFR)

Entry Fee: $100.00

Insurance Fee: $10.00

Location: Lightning C Arena, McAlester, OK

Entries Close: June 27th


Bareback & Saddle Bronc call ODIE HECK 580.320.0484

Bull Riding call LACY HAYS 325.665.5111

Durango Boots Timed Events in Decatur, TX - July 6 - July 11 | We will be qualifying all events besides goat tying and poles.  Qualifying spots will be based on the number of entries per event. 

Texas Youth Rodeo Association - Open Youth Rodeo | July 28 - August 1 in Gonzales, TX - The images below will direct you to the TYRA website for more information.

Shoulda Coulda Woulda Open High School Rodeo in Red Bluff, CA | Wednesday, August 5 - Saturday, August 8

Tehama District Fairgrounds - 650 Antelope Blvd. Red Bluff, CA 96080


All contestants will be entered in the open rodeo. If you are a member of Junior Rodeo you can choose to participate in the Junior NFR Qualifier. The only additional fees will be the event insurance fee. Payment Due with Entries 

ENTRIES CLOSE- Friday, July 31st 8:00 PM  

50% Payback

Awards- Buckles in Each Event & All-Around Saddles for Junior High & High School

Stalls- $50 per Stall for August 5th-9th 

RV's with Power & Water- $50 per RV for August 5th-9th

Contestants Ages Based off of the 2019-2020 NHSRA Rodeo Season 

Will Follow NHSRA Guidelines and Rules 

Tentative Schedule

Wednesday, August 5 Cutting & Reining Cow Horse Go Round 1

Thursday, August 6 Cutting & Reining Cow Horse Go Round 2

Friday, August 7 Rodeo Go Round 1 

Saturday, August 8 Rodeo Go Round 2


The Cowboy Channel Jr. NFR is a tournament-style format rodeo where qualifiers will compete in the long go-round with the top 15 contestants advancing to the Cowboy Channel Jr. NFR Semi-Finals. The Cowboy Channel Jr. NFR championship round will be held at AT&T Stadium with the top 6 place winners competing for the Cowboy Channel Jr. NFR title.

  • Contestants must be a member of Junior Rodeo. Membership cards can be purchased at  https://jrrodeo.org/join-us - Card numbers must be provided on this entry form.
  •  Junior NFR Qualifier events require an additional $10 insurance fee. If the contestant enters 3 or more events the insurance fee is $20.
  • Event List - Bareback, Saddle Bronc, Bull Riding, Tie Down, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Barrel Racing, and Breakaway
  • Age Groups- Timed Events: 19 and Under Rough Stock: 14-19 
  • Qualifications to the Junior NFR is based upon entries in each event. 1-5 Contestants = 1 Qualifier; 6-10 Contestants = 2 Qualifiers; 11-20 Contestants = 3 Qualifiers; 21-40 Contestants = 4 Qualifiers; 41+ Contestants = 10% of Entries.  
  • Qualifiers will be selected off of the average placings. 

For Questions: please contact Colby Camacho (530)941-1053 or 

Rodeo Secretary Brittany Camacho (530)736-5523 secretary@camacholivestock.com

TJHRA & THSRA Region VII - Open Youth Rodeo in Edna, TX

Because of Bailey in Las Vegas, NV - September 5th - Buckles and Barrels for Bailey is an annual charity barrel race held at the South Point Equestrian Center in Las Vegas, NV. Over the last nine years we have raised thousands of dollars and our event has grown and become more successful every year. We currently draw contestants from all over the West and we have done so with very little sponsorship. In 2019 we had over 800 contestants a day. Read Bailey's story at https://bucklesandbarrels4bailey.com/

For entry information please visit https://bucklesandbarrels4bailey.com/barrel-race-info. You can start to mail in your entries now. 





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