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Welcome to the Texas Youth Rodeo Association!
  The Texas Youth Rodeo Association (TYRA) is a family oriented organization that strives to produce youth rodeos that support and promote the sport of youth rodeo throughout Texas.  The 2015 TYRA State Finals Rodeo was a huge success with over $100,500.00 in prizes presented to the top contestants.  The TYRA board added an additional $20,000 to the total payout for the finals bringing the total payout at the finals to $43,350.  Also, at the two benefits TYRA added $10,000 to the jackpot.  There were fourteen scholarships given totaling $14,500 to graduating seniors.  In the past nine years TYRA has given out 110 scholarships totaling $110,00.  Contestants qualified for the finals rodeo by accumulating points in each of the twenty four sanctioned rodeos held throughout the state of Texas.  The distinguished top 25 in each event and age group competes at this prestigious event.

  Cowboy Classic saddles were presented to the Year End Champions in each event and the All Around Champions for the year end.  A Cut Above buckles were given to 2nd through 6th place year-end finishers in each event and age group.

The TYRA Directors for the 2016 Season are President – Brandon Bratton, Vice President – Shorty Gorham, Secretary – Rhonda Berry, Treasury – Mark Giese, Board Members:  Ben Ellis, Danny Mitchell, Tommy Ohrt, Jessalyn Pierce, Elva Puig, and Clint Rawlinson.

The TYRA Board would like to thank the parents and sponsors for their support throughout the year.  Without you, TYRA success would not be possible! Thanks!!

The TYRA Corporate Secretary is Anne Dollery, if you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contract her at 979-412-2551 or any board member.
  “Helping Youth Today So That The Sport Of Rodeo And Agriculture Can Grow Tomorrow.”
The TYRA has always understood that education is vital to the American agriculture industry.  So an innovative TYRA Executive Committee began to think about encouraging its members to continue their interest in the sport of rodeo and agriculture by pursuing agricultural careers in college.

Therefore, the Texas Youth Rodeo Association Scholarship Fund was born.  Each year our graduating seniors are awarded scholarships based on their academics, community service and essay.  Our scholarships are represented currently by members in 15 colleges and universities throughout Texas.

TYRA recognizes that many young people and educators today come from urban backgrounds and have little knowledge of the opportunities available to them in the sport of rodeo and the world of agriculture.  Our goal is to promote awareness of such programs.

TYRA has a rich tradition and history of stewardship to the community, agriculture industry and youth of Texas.  With a clear vision of the future, a successful past and continual dedication from the TYRA and its members the TYRA will continue to be a pillar of strength and support to the youth of Texas.

The TYRA is committed to the betterment of the community and furthering the organization’s mission: “Helping Youth Today So That The Sport Of Rodeo and Agriculture Can Grow Tomorrow.”
Date North South Location Entry Blanks Information
February 26 - February 28 Benefit 1 Benefit 1 Gonzales    
March 5 Burleson County Saddle Club
in Caldwell
Hidalgo Co. Sherriff's Posse
in Edinburg
March 6 Burleson County Saddle Club
in Caldwell
Hidalgo Co. Sherriff's Posse
in Edinburg
March 12          
March 13          
March 19   THSRA Region VIII Sinton    
March 20   THSRA Region VIII Sinton    
March 26 Easter - Open        
March 27          
April 2 Chiute N Barell in Edna Uvalde Youth Rodeo      
April 3 CRC in Edna Uvalde Youth Rodeo      
April 8 - April 10 Benefit 2 Benefit 2 Gonzales    
April 16 TX HS State Champ   Halletsville    
April 17 Fort Bend   Halletsville    
April 23   LSYRA Cotulla    
April 24   LSYRA Cotulla    
April 30          
May 1          
May 7 Region 7 TYRA in Edna TJHRA Reg 8 in Gonzales      
May 8 Region 7 TYRA in Edna TJHRA Reg 8 in Gonzales      
May 14 Rockin W   Wharton    
May 15 CRC        
May 21
(Junior High Finals Begin)
May 22          
July 26 - July 30 Finals Finals Gonzales    
You may enter both benefit rodeos plus any 10 of the 20 sanctioned rodeos!  
Rough Stock may be at the beginning or the end of the rodeos and may be doubled up for the weekend - this is up to the rodeo committee.

      • Poles (Sub, Jr, Sr)
      • Tie Down (Jr, Sr)
      • Cloverleaf (Sub, Jr, Sr)
      • Steer Wrestling (They may double up on this as well)
      • Breakaway (Jr boys, Jr girls, Sr girls)
      • Fig 8 (Sub, Jr)
      • Ribbons (Jr, Sr)
      • Goats(Jr, Sr)
      • Team Roping
List of sponors coming soon!
Anne Dollery - Corporate Secretary
PO Box 1818 • Gonzales, TX 78629
Home: 979-272-2249 • Cell: 979-412-2551 • Fax: 979-217-8096 • Email: adollery@aol.com
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