Nominations are open now for the $562,000 July 2022 Utah Days of ‘47 Rodeo until June 26 at 11:59 p.m. Every athlete who competes at the event will receive a $500 appearance fee and an additional $750 if they advance to the Gold Medal Round.

Event Information

What Are the Event Dates
  • July 20: Preliminary Rounds
    July 21:Preliminary Rounds
  • July 22: Preliminary Rounds
  • July 23: Preliminary Rounds
  • July 25: Gold Medal Round
Payout

PAYOUT (TOTAL OF $62,500 PER DISCIPLINE [$62,500 FOR HEADERS & $62,500 FOR HEELERS])

  • Each Semi-Final Performance:
    • 1st = $1,600 (per partner)
    • 2nd = $1,200 (per partner)
    • 3rd = $  800 (per partner
    • 4th = $  400 (per partner)
  • Gold Medal Round:
    • 1st = $25,000 plus a Gold Medal (per partner)
    • 2nd = $12,500 plus a Silver Medal (per partner)
    • 3rd = $ 6,000 plus a Bronze Medal (per partner)
    • 4th = $ 3,000 (per partner)
WCRA Triple Crown of Rodeo

What is the WCRA Triple Crown of Rodeo? It is an annual bonus that pays a $1,000,000 cash award to any one eligible athlete or collection of eligible athletes who wins the Event Championship of the same discipline in any three consecutive WCRA designated Major Rodeos.  All Athletes, including “outside qualifiers” must have a minimum of 15 VRQ points on the DO4722 Leaderboard to be eligible for the bonus.  For complete eligibility details please refer to the WCRA – Triple Crown of Rodeo Rules at wcrarodeo.com or click Triple Crown of Rodeo

What Are the Nomination Dates?

Nominations are open now for the $562,000 July 2022 Utah Days of ‘47 Rodeo until June 26 at 11:59 p.m

Who Qualifies For The Event?

The top 24 timed event athletes and the top 24 roughstock athletes on the leaderboard as of June 26 will qualify for the event.

Leaderboard No. 1

The No. 1 athlete on the leaderboard in each discipline being automatically seeded into the Gold Medal Round on July 25. The No. 1 athlete will also be given the opportunity to compete in the preliminary rounds.

Event Format

Four (4) Semi-Final performances and one (1) Gold Medal Round. 32 contestants will be qualified to compete in each discipline.  The Semi-Finals will consist of four (4) separate performances with eight (8) contestants in each discipline of each performance.  The one (1) highest score/fastest time from each discipline of each performance will advance to the Gold Medal Round along with the three (3) highest scores/fastest times overall, from all four combined Semi-Final performances that have not yet advanced.  In addition, the #1 ranked athlete in each discipline (for team roping it is highest ranked team after pairing) of the final audited standings of the WCRA Segment DO4722 Leaderboard will be automatically qualified for the Gold Medal Round making total of eight (8) contestants in each discipline to compete in the Gold Medal Round.  Scores/times from the Semi-Final performances will NOT carry forward to the Gold Medal Round (only to break ties).  For complete rules, refer to the DO47 Contestant Agreement, DO47 Ground Rules and WCRA Competition Rules.

What is the Pioneer Bonus?

Every athlete who competes at the event will receive a $500 appearance fee and an additional $750 if they advance to the Gold Medal Round.