All IGRA rules and regulations will apply.

A Texas Tradition Rodeo is sanctioned by the International Gay Rodeo Association (IGRA)
to see the 2019 IGRA Rodeo Rules.

Denton County Fair Grounds

The 2019 A Texas Tradition Rodeo will be held at the Denton County Fair Grounds located at 2217 N. Carroll Blvd., Denton, TX 76201.

Pre-Registration & Registration

Pre-registration will open on April 20, 2019 and will close on May 10, 2019.

New contestants wishing to compete in any IGRA–sanctioned rodeo are encouraged to pre– register with the IGRA office a minimum of thirty (30) days prior to the first rodeo they wish to compete in. Use the link below to go to the registration page, then click the New Contestant registration box to the right of the page.

Just a reminder, the 2019 IGRA Rules state that any new or existing contestants must pre-register for the rough stock riding events!

to go to the IGRA Rodeo registration page.

CONTESTANTS : Your new rodeo registration temp password is : IGRA-xxxx ( all CAPS , plus the - mark, plus your current 4 digit contestant number)

Rodeo Registration will be Friday, May 24, 2019 at the Rodeo Grounds. Registration will be from 5:00pm till 8:00 pm.

Variances

Per IGRA rodeo rules, Regulation size arena (minimum 120’ X 195’). A variance was approved on January 8, 2019 for an arena size of 115' x 230'.

Rough Stock Riding Events

2019 IGRA Rules state that any new or existing contestants must pre-register for the rough stock riding events!
TGRA will offer Ranch Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Riding and Bull Riding at the 2019 A Texas Tradition Rodeo!

Awards

TGRA will proudly offer Rodeo Buckles for our Events and All Arounds.
The Awards Ceremony will be Sunday night after the conclusion of the rodeo. Please check back for an official time.

Veterinarian & Farrier

Veterinarian - Dr. Bridget Heilsberg, will be on-call while animals are on the rodeo grounds and will be on-site during the running of the rodeo. (903) 294-8934
Farrier - Jessica Lindner, will be on-call while animals are on the rodeo grounds and will be on-site during the running of the rodeo. (214) 799-9196

Camping

All camping reservations must be made by contacting Marcus Hood, Rodeo Director by clicking the link above, by May 17, 2019. After the cutoff date, all spaces are first come first serve. RV Hook-ups include Water and Electric, Cost $25.00 per night. Once the hook-up spots are full there will be overflow for those with generators and self contained water. Camping spots will be paid at the time of arrival.

Pets are only allowed in the camping area. They are not allowed anywhere else at the facility. If you are not with your pet, they must be kept closed up.

Running Order of Events

Calf Roping on Foot
Steer Decorating
Mounted Break-away Roping
Team Roping
Steer Riding

Grand Entry

Ranch Saddle Bronc Riding
Chute Dogging
Pole Bending
Goat Dressing
Barrel Racing
Flag Racing
Wild Drag Race
Bull Riding

Stall and Late Fees

Please note: All horse stalls will be disinfected once assembled to eliminate any health issue concerns!

Late registration will be accepted with a $50.00 late fee for those contestants assigned an IGRA number more than 30 days prior to the rodeo. Late fees will not apply to pre-registered contestants adding camp events at registration. Late fees will not apply to an un-registered contestant adding camp events with a pre-registered partner(s) at registration. Please note: Rough Stock Riding Events cannot be added at registration!

Contestants using a horse in competition will be provided with one (1) stall at no charge. Additional horse stalls for competition horses will be $25.00 each. Stalls for horses not used in competition will cost $60.00 each. Stalls for horses will have priority over tack stalls. Tack stalls fees are $60.00. There will be a $50 late fee for contestants who did not reserve an adequate number of horse stalls in their pre-registration entry. Horse Stall Check-in will begin on Thursday May 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Added Prize Money

TGRA is proud to announce we have $8,500.00 in Added Money for the 2019 A Texas Tradition Rodeo!  Click here to view added money details!