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             What is BFI?
Bob Fiest Invitational Team Roping Classic
            What is NFSR?            Who Qualifies?              Where/When?
         Clem McSpadden National                  Finals Steer Roping               Top 15 at end of Season              Guthrie, OK in November
            What is RCA?         When did it begin?
              Rodeo Cowboys Association                                Began in 1945
              What is FOR?
                           Friends of Rodeo
             What is NIRA?
National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association
          What is RNCFR?           Who Qualifies?         When/Where is it?
Ram National Circuit Finals RodeoEach Year End & Circuit Champion (24)March 29-April 1st Oklahoma City, OK
            What is AQHA?Where are the Headquarters?       What do they Sponsor?
      American Quarter Horse Association                             Amarillo, TX                   Horse of the Year Award
             What is PETA?
                   People for the Ethical                    Treatment of Animals
            What is AAEP?
                 American Association of                        Equine Practitioners
           What is SHARK?
   Showing Animals Respect and Kindness
             What is JCCF?          When did it begin?  Who holds benefit at WNFR?
              Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund                                          1990               ProRodeo League of Women                      Luncheon & Style Show        $100,000 in 2011     Over $1.1 million
               What states hold             Steer Ropings?
Arizona, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Washington, Wyoming
      What is Mount Money?
          Exhibition, not for competition
  What does it mean to score?
       Distance between the box opening &                               the score line.
    What is suicide wrap?
Wrap Bull Riders take when wrapping the bull rope around their hand.
          Which rodeo is      "The Daddy of Em All"?
Cheyenne Frontier Days   in Cheyenne, WY
  Rules for Bull Riding spurs
          4 point, locked rowels, blunted
   Rules for Saddle Bronc &             Bareback spurs
      5 point, NO locked rowels, blunted
          What is a dally?
      Wrap & a half on the saddle horn
   What year did the NFR move             to Las Vegas, NV?
     What is the statue called                   in front of      ProRodeo Hall of Fame?      Who is it, horse & rider?
  "The Champ"        Casey Tibbs & NeckTie
          What is the PRCA?    What year was it developed?          How many members?
Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association                   1975             8,000 members 
  What is Gold Card Member?
      10 year due paying member who has                  reached their 50th Birthday.
      When/ Where was the                 1st NFR held?
 1959   Dallas State Fairgrounds   Dallas, TX
What is a free roll?
                   No Mark Out Required                  if the judge yells "free roll"
  What is the Buddy System?
                 Enter rodeo by ProCom   Enter themselves & up to 3 other cowboys.            Used by roughstock riders the most
       What is a jerk line?
                Used in Tie-Down Roping          Attached to cowboy & bit, makes      horse back up when cowboy dismounts
What is NIRA?
National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association
What is NIRA?
National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association
    How old do roughstock             animals work till?
         Horses: 20's             Bulls: Teens
 How old must one be to get a         permit in the PRCA?
What is NIRA?
National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association
    What is pulling leather?
      When a Saddle Bronc rider touches                      any part of the saddle
 What rodeo in the U.S. is the only one to use fresh stock in              the 1st go round?
 Cheyenne Frontier Days     Cheyenne, WY
      Who is on the cover of             the media guide?
      Trevor Brazile and his horse with his                          9 All Around buckles
What determines who wears the NFR #1 at the finals?
Cowboy/Cowgirl with most overall earnings                  coming into the WNFR
  How much money must be     earned to fill a permit?
Who is "Duke of the Chutes"?
Harry Vold        Has had stock at all NFR
 How often is PSN produced?
                             Every 2 weeks
   When does the new rodeo               season start?
            October 1st of previous year
    How many contestants      qualify in each event            for the WNFR?
     How is the All Around      Cowboy determined?
   Most money won in 2 or more events
         Who sponsors the    Rookie of the Year Award?
   Who became the 1st title        sponsor of the NFR?
       Name 3 chocies for a        standard cinch riggin
         Full                     7/8                     3/4
    Name 3 of the 4 saddle            rigging types
      Single,   Double,    Modified Double,                                 V-Shaped
      What is a catch pen?
            Pen at the end of the Arena
       What is the draw?
     Animal you are picked to ride/rope
        What does the word               rodeo mean?
                               Round Up
 What is the legal head catch            in steer roping?
                 Clean around the horns
            What are the          5 standard events?
    Bareback, Steer Wrestling, Saddle   Bronc, Tie-Down Roping, Bull Riding
Why is the steer roping finals      not held with the NFR?
   Thomas and Mack is not big enough
What is the classic event?
                          Saddle Bronc
  How many points can be scored in roughstock events?
    100 points    50:rider  50:animal       25/ each judge and then averaged
   When did the ProRodeo         Hall of Fame begin?                   Where?
      1979              Colorado Springs, CO
Who was a World Champion and Academy Award winner?
Ben Johnson    won 1953 team roping
What does a suitcase handle                   refer to?
             Bareback Riggin Handle
    Who is "The Legend"?
             Guy Allen   steer roping       18 world titles 32 qualifications
 Describe Spurring action in          Bareback Riding
 shoulder raking process and is only in        the area of the shoulder and neck                                    of the horse
 Describe Spurring action of       Saddle Bronc Riding
    from the shoulder of the horse to the                      cantle of the saddle
 Describe Spurring action of               Bull Riding
  Outward spurring action, side of bull
      What is Lap and Tap?
                            No Barrier     Steer or calf is released from the          chute without a head start
       How many World       Championships did     Charmane James win?
       What is a hack rein?
       Rein used my Saddle Bronc riders
    What is an Association                  Saddle?
      Saddle used by Saddle Bronc riders                built to PRCA specifications
    What is a flank strap?
            Sheep skinned lined strap             used in Roughstock events    adds pressure like a belt that's to tight
  Name a famous rodeo horse         that has been cloned?
  In bullriding is the cowboy           required to spur?
    How many seconds is a   qualified ride in roughstock?
                                         8 seconds
     When did the Livestock      Welfare start, how many                      rules?
                    1947                      60 rules
    What is considered to be          Cowboy Christmas?
                             4th of July run
    What are the 4 jobs of the                  pick up man?
Clear Arena, Pick up Roughstock cowboys,                Take care of livestock,               run chutes in timed events
What equipment is required          in Bareback riding?
            Riggin, Gloves, Spurs, Chaps
   What is the time limit in          Tie-Down Roping?
     6 seconds, begins after cowboy has gotten back on horse and let slack in rope
    What is the difference between Animal Welfare and           Animal Rights?
Welfare- making sure animals are cared for but controlled environments where humans use them.Rights- belief that animals should roam freely and that it is unethical for humans to use them for any use.
       Where has the NFR                 been held?
         Dallas, TX     Los Angeles, CA           Oklahoma City, OK   Las Vegas, NV
   What is a head thrower?
  A bull that tries to hit the cowboy with      his head or horns once he has been                                   bucked off.
   What is Fire in the hole?
When a bull or bronc are still loose in the    arena after the cowboy is bucked off.
     What is bailing out?
  Getting off the animal the best way you       generally by throwing your weigh                       against the animal.
   What is cantle boarding?
 When a saddle bronc rider spurs so far   back his spurs strike the saddles cantle
          What is a Hazer?
The cowboy in Steer Wrestling that helps                    the steer go straight.
          What is fading?
In bullriding a bull that spins and slowly           gains ground in the direction                              he is spinning
         What is fanning?
     When a cowboy fans his hat at an  animal, signifies the stock was to easy
    What is whipped down?
     Term used in bullriding when the   cowboys head and torso are jerked and            come in contact with the bull
       What is ducks off?
  An animal that is running in a forward    direction then suddenly moves to the                                  left or right
          What is floating?
  Technique used by some saddle bronc    riders that makes them appear to be   bucked off with every jump of the horse
       What is a hat bender?
      In roughstock an animal that just                  runs around the arena
     What is a closed event?
  An event at a PRCA approved rodeo not  open to all members- if a rodeo is going to    have a closed local event they must also               have one member of the PRCA
            What is fishing?
      In roping when a cowboy accidently                             gets a legal catch
       What is a head hunter?
 A bull always looking for anyone to charge
           What is a Barrier?
An imaginary line that runs from the front of the chute across the box that contestants                        horse comes out of.
     What is a chute fighter?
      In roughstock events an animal that                      will not stay in the chute
            What is a honda?
      The end of the rope where the eye is,      where the free end of the rope passes                                        through
  Who qualifies for the rookie            of the year award?
 A cowboy who is competing in his first  year as a full member- the cowboy with the     highest earning in his first year will be                    deemed rookie of the year
       Where is the WPRA             headquarters?
                     Colorado Springs, CO
     Who is the commissioner                  of the PRCA?
                              Karl Stressman
   Name a few ways a rodeo       benefits a community?
-Boosts the local economy -Puts smaller towns on the map-Provides fun family type entertainment
             What is PSN?
                 Pro Rodeo Sports News       - the official magazine of the PRCA
       What is ducks off?
  An animal that is running in a forward    direction then suddenly moves to the                                  left or right
  What is catch as catch can?
   Any catch is legal, refers to tie-down
     What is day money?
Event money paid for the days event only
        What is hickeyed?
   Term used in team roping, when the   honda of the rope catches a steers horn,                           no time is given
  What does toes out mean?
  Holding the feet at a 90 degree angle to  the animal to ensure max spur contact
     What is a houlinhan?
   In steer wrestling when the cowboy     tumbles the steer head-over heels
     What is a star gazer?
  saddle bronc horse that bucks with its   head up, causes cowboy to have a hard     time keeping the slack out of the rein
   What does out the back               door mean?
     When a cowboy is thrown over the                  back end of the animal
          What is a hog?
  A term used in bullriding to describe                      a large un-agile bull
    What does rank mean?
    An animal that is very hard to ride
       What is a lounger?
  A horse that thrusts with its hind feet  forward rather then kicking them out
What is breaking the barrier?      What is the penalty?
   When a timed event rider breaks the       barrier before the calf or steer has       crossed the scoreline    -10 seconds
    What was the purse for               the 1st NFR?
  What company started the          TETWP Campaign?
                              Wrangler   each cowboy wearing pink wrangler    donates $1 to breast cancer research
        What is TETWP?
        Tough Enough to Wear Pink
    Where is the NFR held?
Thomas & Mac Center, on UNLV campus                             Las Vegas, NV
 What must a cowboy do to qualify for the Triple Crown?
Cowboy must win 3 World Titles in 1 year
       Why is their a bell on                 a bull rope?
Bell helps weigh the rope down so when   the cowboy is bucked off the rope will                       drop after the ride
  What does HSUS stand for?
    Humane Society of the United States
               What is the          Linderman Award?
Award given to the cowboy who won at        least $1,000 in 3 events including           timed and roughstock events.
   What is the Justin Sports          Medicine Program?
    A mobile sports medicine team that     services injured rodeo athletes, 1980     Attends over 125 PRCA rodeos a year