MHSRA is a non-profit
organization, exempt from Federal income tax under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal
Revenue Code and has a certificate of exempt status - exempt organization from
the Minnesota Department of Revenue -
Sales and Use Tax.
School Rodeo across the nation and this state is dedicated to teaching the youth
of our country horsemanship, sportsmanship, character and appreciation of their
Minnesota High School
Rodeo follows the rules of the Minnesota High School Athletic League for both
academics and principles of good behavior and sportsmanship.
High School Rodeo is
the training grounds for collegiate and professional rodeo in the United States.
state of Minnesota is divided up into seven regions for Minnesota High School
Rodeo. West Central Minnesota is considered
Region II of the Minnesota High School Rodeo Association.
Region is expected to host at least one rodeo each rodeo season.
Minnesota High School
Rodeo was ranked as high as ninth in the nation last year during the National
High School Finals Rodeo in Springfield, Illinois.
School Rodeo is a family sport. Youths
travel with their parents, older and younger siblings, horses, dogs and sometimes
extended family to these two to three day rodeos.
It takes a whole family to get a student and his or her horses there and
ready for competition.
remains a family sport on through the ranks of college rodeo and into the professional
ranks where spouses and children travel with rodeo athletes.
Minnesota High School Rodeo season consists of a fall and a spring session, ending
up with the State Finals Rodeo in June, with the top four contestants in each
event going on to represent Minnesota at the High School National Finals Rodeo
Alexandria Rodeo will provide two separate rodeos, on two consecutive days, to
help high school students earn points toward state and national championships,
and improve their skills in their events.
are equal events for both boys and girls. An
All Around Boys and an All Around Girls title is awarded at the end of the year.
events consist of: Bareback Riding, Steer Wrestling, Saddle Bronc Riding, Cattle
Cutting, Calf Roping, Team Roping and Bull Riding.
events are : Goat Tying, Breakaway Roping, Cattle Cutting, Barrel Racing, Pole
Bending, Team Roping and the Rodeo Queens Contest.
rodeos provide good family experiences and entertainment for its contestants and
the residents and visitors to this area. Profits
realized from Region II rodeos go toward offering clinics and clinic scholarships,
to help provide education and training for all youth interested in rodeo as a
wide profits go toward making the sport of rodeo available to more of the youth
of the state and the area.
School Rodeo is the only sport where students find their own sources for coaching
and learning their sport, which is why we try to help the students with these
School Rodeo is also the only sport where students help each other to excel in
the sport: to the extent of lending horses, tack, equipment; offer horse hauling,
haze for fellow competitors, and teach each other, even if it means that student
beats him/her in that event.
High School Rodeo offers scholarships to it’s graduating seniors to help them
with further education interests.