to the official home page for the American Professional Rodeo Association (APRA). The APRA is based in Pennsylvania and sanctions rodeos throughout the northeast.Our cowboys and cowgirls compete in bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, team roping, barrel racing, and breakaway roping.
The purpose of the association shall be to promote rodeo as a sport and profession, striving at all times to insure honesty and fairness to both the contestant and the producers; to create an amicable relationship among stock contractors, producers, and contestants; to organize, sanction, and advertise rodeo being sponsored within the association standards and to the prevention of cruelty to animals.
Rule Change: Judges pay increase from $175.00 a performance to a minimum of $200.00 a performance. Rule proposals: 1.) Barrels being used by the Stock Contractors and Producers must be Association approved. 2.) Qualified Judges must attend a Judges clinic every (2) years and Certified Judges must