REGION 1 JUNIOR HIGH NEWS
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION
Membership is open to boys and girls in the 6th, 7th and 8th grades.
You must be in good standing, under 16 years of age and be
considered a full-time student passing at least 70% of your classes.
Annual membership dues are $200 and include a subscription to Cowboy Times, Extreme Team News, NHSRA Times & Western Horseman magazines. Click
here to get a membership application.
Our year runs from August 1st through July
31st. Our fall rodeos typically start the week after Labor Day
and run through the end of October or early November. In the
spring, we start at the end of February and go through the month of
March. The last day to be able to earn points for state finals
qualification is April 1st.
All Region 1 members may enter our Region
Finals in Levelland in the spring. Awards will be presented to
the Finals Champions and Year End Champions in each event. The top
10 in points in each event qualify to the State Finals in Gonzales.
You can follow
this link to
see information from last year's State Finals.
There are fundraising requirements at the region and state level
that must be completed to remain eligible for rodeo competition:
Ram Truck Tickets - each member of TJHRA is required to sell
fifteen (15) tickets at $5 each - a total of $75. For
every five (5) tickets sold, you will receive one (1) free
ticket for the drawing.
Bloomer Trailer Ticket - each member of TJHRA is required to
sell one (1) ticket for $50. Only $10 from each ticket
sold is sent to the state office. The remaining $40 stays
within Region 1.
TJHRA Finals Program Ad - each member of TJHRA is required to
sell at least one (1) $50 ad for the State Finals program.
Commissions are paid to members who sell $100 or more in ads.
There is also a state-wide sales contest with awards to the top
five (5) sellers.
Region 1 Finals Program Ads - each member of Region 1 is
required to sell at least $50 in program ads for the Region 1
Yard Bird Bingo - this game is described below. Each high
school and junior high member is required to sell three (3)
tickets per game - a total of $90.
Rumble on the Red Trailer - each high school and junior high
member is required to sell one (1) $100 ticket. One half
of each ticket price ($50) is returned to us to be divided
proportionately among the associations.
Proceeds from the region-level fundraisers go towards awards, state
finalist bonuses and national finalists bonuses.
A $5 donation gets one
randomly drawn square.
A total of six games
will be held in the spring semester:
Game #1 - Saturday March 7th @ Vernon HS rodeo
Game #2 - Saturday March
8th @ Vernon HS rodeo
Game #3 - Saturday March
14th @ Hereford JH rodeo
Game #4 - Saturday March
15th @ Hereford HS rodeo
Game #5 - Saturday March
21st @ Levelland JH rodeo
Game #6 - Saturday March
22nd @ Levelland JH rodeo
Members will sell numbered tickets for each square on a 25x25
The grid squares ("game card") will be randomly filled in with
the numbers 1 through 625.
Chickens will be placed on the "game card" and watched until
they "choose" three winning squares.
First place pays $500; second place pays $300 and third place
Ticket holders need not be present to win.
Unsold tickets belong to the associations.
Proceeds from all of the
Yard Bird Bingo games will be divided evenly among Tri-State, Region
1 High School and Region 1 Junior High. Potential earnings of $4000 to each.
tickets are due Februay 15th.
The official logo merchandising company for Texas
Junior High Rodeo Association is CH Graphics out of Hempstead.
Below is a link to their website (click on logo below.)
you place an order through CH Grahics, make sure you let them know
that you are a member of Region 1. For every order placed by one of
our members, Region 1 receives a commission.
patch for your jacket?
Here are several options to choose from.
jacket? There are two styles available:
Promote the sport of rodeo and the highest type
of conduct and sportsmanship and expose its positive image to the
Preserve the Western Heritage;
Offer a privilege of family bonding;
Offer an opportunity of continuing education;
Maintain the highest regard for the livestock.
Texas Junior High Rodeo
Junior High Rodeo Association
Official TJHRA Logo
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Check out our pages in the latest issue of the Cowboy Times
magazine. As a member, you will receive a copy of this monthly magazine.
You can join at any time during the year.
Find out the deadlines for specific rodeos at
MAY 23 - 30, 2015
JUNE 21 - 27, 2015
DES MOINES, IA
report cards due.
Yard Bird Bingo tickets due.
Rumble on the Red trailer ticket due.
Region 1 currently has 58 junior high
Region 1 had 62 junior high
members last year.
Cody Harter - CD
4th in Texas
Quade Hiatt - CR
True Lacina - CR
3rd in Texas
Colton McCarley - GT
Reserve Texas Champion
Jace Bland & True Lacina - TR
True Lacina & Robbyn Wells - RR
Cody Keathley - BR
4th in Nation