WCRA Cowtown Christmas Championship will be the fourth 2022 WCRA Major Rodeo and the final stop of the 2022 Triple Crown of Rodeo. The Event will pay out over $360,000 and will be held at the historic Cowtown Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas on December 14-17, 2022. The event has no entry fees

Schedule and Dates

Qualifying Rounds:

Wednesday, December 14 @ 7:30 PM

Thursday, December 15 @ 7:30 PM

Friday, December 16 @ 7:30 PM


Showdown and Triple Crown of Rodeo Round:

Saturday, December 17 @ 7:30 PM


The Event will pay out over $360,000:

  • $40,000 guaranteed payout per discipline with no entry fees.
  • $15,000 to each discipline champion ($2500 increase from 2021)

QUALIFYING ROUND ($4,000 per discipline/performance)

      • 1ST – $1,600
      • 2ND – $1,200
      • 3RD – $800
      • 4TH – $400
    • SHOWDOWN ROUND (per discipline)
      • 1ST – (paid in TCR Rd)
      • 2ND – (paid in TCR Rd)
      • 3RD – (paid in TCR Rd)
      • 4TH – $1,000 (guaranteed appearance fee)
      • 5TH – $1,000 (guaranteed appearance fee)
      • 6TH – $1,000 (guaranteed appearance fee)
      • 7TH – $1,000 (guaranteed appearance fee)
    • TRIPLE CROWN OF RODEO ROUND (per disciplines)
      • 1ST – $15,000
      • 2ND – $6,500
      • 3RD – $2,500 (guaranteed appearance fee)

Top two from each qualifying round advance to the December 17 Showdown Round while the top three from each discipline advance to the Triple Crown of Rodeo Round following the Showdown Round.

Nomination Dates

WCRA VRQ Segment FW22 (Fort Worth 2022) is currently open for nominations. Segment FW22, WCRA Cowtown Christmas Championship will close on Sunday November 27, 2022, at 11:59:59PM CT.

Who Qualifies?

The Top 24 athletes from the Segment FW22 Leaderboard as of November 27 at 11:59 p.m. CT in the following disciplines will be eligible participate at WCRA Cowtown Christmas Championship – Bareback Riding, Women’s Breakaway Roping, Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping (Heading and Heeling), Tie-Down Roping, Barrel Racing, and Bull Riding

Leaderboard No. 1

Number 1 on the WCRA Segment FW22 Leaderboard will be seeded into the Showdown Round.  The Number 1 on the WCRA Leaderboard may participate in the Qualifying Rounds of competition for prize money and will not jeopardize their seeded position


Event Ground Rules

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Event Tickets

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