WCRA and PBR have announced a revolutionary event in women’s rodeo- the Women’s Rodeo World Championship. A first-of-its-kind, the event is open to any female athlete in the world competing in breakaway roping, barrel racing, and team roping.

What Do You Need to Know?

WHO CAN COMPETE?

The world championship event is open to any female athlete competing in breakaway roping, barrel racing, and team roping.

Any female athlete over the age of 13 years old is eligible.

WHAT IS THE PAYOUT?

The world championship event is open to any female athlete competing in breakaway roping, barrel racing, team roping will award a $750,000 guaranteed payout with equal money in all four disciplines. The Event will also award a Women’s Rodeo All-Around Champion.

WHAT ARE THE NOMINATION AND ENTRY DATES?

The 2020 Women’s Rodeo World Championship Leaderboard will run from May 18 starting at Noon CT and will remain open until October 11 at 11:59 p.m. NOMINATE HERE

Additional details on entries will be released at a later date.

The first leaderboard update will be released on June 4, 2020 at Noon CT. The leaderboard will be available HERE.

HOW MANY MAKE IT TO THE MAIN EVENT?

A total of 24 total positions in each of the four disciplines will be available in the main event with multiple combinations of pay-outs available throughout all stages.

WHAT ARE THE EVENT DATES?

November 3-5: Qualifier Dates

November 6 -7: Women’s Rodeo World Championship Main Event

HOW DO I MAKE IT TO THE MAIN EVENT?

WCRA LEADERBOARD

All disciplines will feature two main pathways to the WRWC main event.

Athletes who earn the top four spots on the WCRA Leaderboard at the end of the nomination period will be directly seeded into the main event while athletes 5-64 on the leaderboard will compete in a qualifying pool. The 60 athletes in the WCRA pool will compete in a three-round progressive format with the top six advancing to the WRWC main event.

All athletes advancing through the WCRA Leaderboard will not be required to pay an entry fee. NOMINATE HERE

NOMINATE WIN AND YOU’RE IN (NYWI)

Up to 16 athletes per discipline can earn a NWYI (nominate win and you’re in) through select events found below. The four fastest times in the NWYI fast track earn a spot in the main event.

All athletes advancing through NWYI events will not be required to pay an entry fee.

Team roping: In order to win a NWYI position, a complete team must nominate and win the event to advance into the fast track pool”

Advancing positions out of the fast track pool will be based on the total number of NWYI positions coming into the event.

BARREL RACING
EVENT NAME EVENT DATE LOCATION
SPRING SHOWDOWN OPEN BARREL RACE 5/29-5/31 UNADILLA, GA
IDAHO EQUINE RACE FOR THE CASH OPEN BARREL RACE 6/12 – 6/13 HOMEDALE, ID
EXTREME MILLION FINALS 6/22/28 SALINA, UT
RBR OPEN BARREL RACES. OPEN 5D 6/27 CHICKASHA, OK
BONUS RACE WORLD FINALS OPEN RACE 6/24 – 6/28 TUSLA, OK
NBHA PROFESSIONAL’S CHOICE VEGAS RACE 7/1 – 7/4 LAS VEGAS, NV
NBHA  SUMMER RUN SUPER SHOW OPEN 7/4 PERRY, GA
CASCADE INVITATIONAL 8/8 POWELL BUTTE, OR
THE MEGA OPEN BARREL RACE 8/19 -8/22 JACKSON, MS
NBHA- WACO 9/25 -9/27 WACO, TX

 

BREAKAWAY ROPING
EVENT NAME EVENT DATE LOCATION
CHRIS NEALS OPEN LADIES BREAKAWAY 24-MAY GUTHRIE, OK
BARRY BURK OPEN LADIES BREAKAWAY 25-MAY ARDMORE, OK
WORLDS RICHEST OPEN BREAKAWAY 28-MAY BILLINGS, MT
BOB FEIST INVITATIONAL 25-JUN GUTHRIE, OK
TBD NAME – JX2 EVENTS – CLEVELAND, TN 4-JUL CLEVELAND, TN
COWGIRLS ASSOCIATION ROPING – DECATUR, TX 4-JUL DECATUR, TX
CODY OHL- OPEN BREAKAWAY /  CPRA ENTER 2X 12-JUL SAN ANTONIO
TBD NAME – JX2 EVENTS – CHEYENNE, WY 20-JUL CHEYENNE, WY
TBD NAME – JX2 EVENTS – MEMPHIS, TN 8-AUG MEMPHIS, TN
NORTHERN BAW CHAMPIONSHIP 28-AUG RAPID CITY, SD
JOHN WAYNE HAMPTON MEMORIAL 13-SEP STEPHENVILLE, TX

 

TEAM ROPING
EVENT NAME EVENT DATE LOCATION
HILL PRODUCTIONS ALL GIRL TEAM ROPING (OPEN) 22-May HAMILTON, TX
HILL PRODUCTIONS ALL GIRL TEAM ROPING (#9.5 INCENTIVE) 22-May HAMILTON, TX
THE SPOKE INVITATIONAL TEAM ROPING (OPEN) 30-May HOT SPRINGS, AR
THE SPOKE INVITATIONAL TEAM ROPING (#9.5 INCENTIVE) 30-May HOT SPRINGS, AR
GO ROPE ALL GIRLS ROPING (OPEN – ONLY) 5/30 – 5/31 STAR, ID
ROCKY TOP SUPER Q (OPEN) 4-Jul CLEVELAND, TN
ROCKY TOP SUPER Q (#9.5 INCENTIVE) 4-Jul CLEVELAND, TN
JX2 THE DADDY TEAM ROPING (OPEN) 20-Jul CHEYENNE, WY
JX2 THE DADDY TEAM ROPING (#9.5 INCENTIVE) 20-Jul CHEYENNE, WY
JX2USTRC/WSTR, MEMPHIS, TN  (OPEN) 8-Aug MEMPHIS, TN
JX2 USTRC/WSTR, MEMPHIS, TN  (#9.5 INCENTIVE) 8-Aug MEMPHIS, TN
NORTHERN TR CHAMPIONSHIP (OPEN) 28-Aug
NORTHERN TR CHAMPIONSHIP (#9.5 INCENTIVE) 28-Aug
BOB FEIST INVITATIONAL (OPEN) 6/21- 6/25 GUTHRIE
BOB FEIST INVITATIONAL (#9.5 INCENTIVE) 6/21- 6/25 GUTHRIE
OPEN POOLS

Athletes will also have an opportunity to earn a spot in the main event through the “Open to the World Qualifying Pools”, which will be split into pro and challenger divisions. All athletes in the Open to the World Qualifying Pools will compete in two rounds of competition with 18 athletes per pool advancing to the progressive round. Those who do not advance to the progressive round have the option to re-enter in a redemption round.

Additional details on open entry and package details will be released at a later date.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF ADVANCING THROUGH NOMINATING AND ADVANCING THROUGH WCRA?
Pathway Fees Stalls Hotel
WCRA Leaderboard #1-4 Complementary Complementary Complementary  x3 nights
NWYI Seeded Qualifications Complementary Complementary Self
WCRA Leaderboard #5-64 Complementary  (1x) Self Self
Open Entries Self Self Self
Re-Entries (any) Self

 

 

 

 

VIEW PROGRESSION HERE:

TEAM ROPING AND BREAKAWAY PROGRESSION (VIEW STATIC VERSION HERE)
BARREL RACING PROGRESSION (VIEW STATIC VERSION HERE)

NEED MORE INFORMATION ON WCRA?

VISIT THE “HOW IT WORKS” PAGE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT NOMINATIONS AND EARNING POINTS

Event ground rules will be official information on format and progression