25 International Blvd
Mill Spring, NC 28756
Contact information- For Questions or Clarification Contact:
- WCRA Questions – 833-213-9272
- Rodeo Secretary – Eva Chadwick: 602-672-8660
- Event Questions- [email protected]
- Entry Questions- Nextgen Rodeo: 903-287-7852
- Veterinarian- Tryon Equine Hospital 828.894.6065
- Farrier-Tyler Raymer 828.817.9942
More Tryon information HERE
Press: Kyle Jones is our Director of Communications. He will be working with media and press to help promote you. Please assist by making yourself available if asked upon. If you receive requests for interviews/videos, please reach out to Kyle at 775-304-2545.
Tryon International Equestrian Center: (828) 863-1000
Box Office: 828-278-8088
Email: [email protected]
If at anytime you need to turn out of the event, please email [email protected] immediately or call Eva Chadwick: 602-672-8660. Please review the ground rules for the turn out policy.
Cattle will be drawn at least two hours prior to the start of the competition.
Splits must be submitted no less than one hour before competition begins.
Tryon International Facility amenities and information:
Fitness Wide Open: Located in the first floor of the International Pavilion with discounts available to competitors, multiple family memberships, and more. Join yoga, kickboxing and Crossfit classes or work out on your own time. Week and day passes available. Learn more here.
Cleghorn Golf & Sports Club:It’s more than 18 holes of golf; it is an experience you will not soon forget. The views, the George Cobb design, and the pristine conditions will give you four hours of solid enjoyment. Open to the public with memberships available. Cleghorn Gun Club is the place to go if you’re a sporting clays enthusiast or just want to try your hand. Learn more here.
Note: hours may be slightly different week to week, but are always updated at our website.
All rounds of competition will be lived streamed on PLUTOTV and Cowboy Channel.
The event will broadcast on CBS on November 18 at 1 p.m. ET
Cowboy/Cowgirl Channel Schedule:
COWGIRL CHANNEL: THU 10/5 @ 4PM – 10:00PM ET / Rodeo Carolina WCRA Qualifying Rounds (Slack)
COWBOY CHANNEL: FRI 10/6 @ 7:30PM – 10:00 PM ET / Rodeo Carolina WCRA Triple Crown – Perf #1
COWBOY CHANNEL: SAT 10/7 @ 11:00AM – 2:00 PM ET / Rodeo Carolina – WCRA Division YOUTH Perf
COWBOY CHANNEL: SAT 10/7 @ 7:30PM – 10:00 PM ET / Rodeo Carolina WCRA Triple Crown – Perf #2
COWBOY CHANNEL: SUN 10/8 @ 1:30PM – 4:00 PM ET / Rodeo Carolina WCRA Triple Crown – Perf #3
Onsite Lodging: HERE
Offsite Lodging Partners
Tryon International Equestrian Center has partnered with these nearby area hotels to provide additional lodging options for our guests.
Holiday Inn Express
200 Holiday Inn Dr.
Forest City NC, 2804
227 Sparks Dr
Forest City NC 28043
Call and mention rate code TRY21 for a 10% discount.
Golf Carts- Golf Carts are $100/day. Call (828-863-1015) to reserve.
Stall reservations will be taken through OPENSTALL.COM, Prebedded stall reservations close on September 25th.
RV reservations will be taken through OPENSTALLS.COM until September 25th, after the deadline RV reservations can be booked through Tyron International Equestrian Center directly. RV reservations after the deadline will not be guaranteed.
Rodeo North Carolina Event Information
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** CONTRARY TO PRIOR WCRA EVENT FORMATS, NO ATHLETES WILL BE SEEDED IN THE FINAL PERFORMANCE OF COMPETITION
** THIS EVENT HAS A NEW COMPETIION FORMAT. IF YOU HAVE NOT READ THE GROUND RULES PLEASE DO SO PRIOR TO ENTERING THE EVENT.
With one nomination lasting the duration of competition and expanded points at Rodeo North Carolina, you don’t want to miss out on these points available. View points available HERE
Stampede At The E (SATE24) January 4-7 2024, for event details click, HERE
Rodeo Corpus Christi (RCC24) May 2024
Women’s Rodeo World Championship (W24) May 2024, for event details click, HERE
Rodeo North Carolina is designated as an American Contender Tournament qualifying event, which means that winners who enter the qualifier in the Breakaway Roping, Tie Down Roping, and Steer Wrestling can earn an automatic advancement status to the American Contender Tournament East Regional Semi- Finals at All- Tech Arena in Lexington, KY, January 25-27, 2024. Enter HERE
Athletes have 12 hours to send any qualifying or progressive round placement disputes to [email protected]. Once the 12 hours deadline has passed, competition order will be posted.
COMPETITION ODRER HERE
A final draw with TO and replacements will be posted 24 hours in advance of competition.
Barrel Racing drags will be set at this time.
Roster to be announced Friday, Sept. 22
TOTAL PAYOUT – $400,000.00 GUARANTEED
BB, SB, BR– $42,700 per discipline
TD, TR-HDR, TR-HLR, SW, BAW, GBR – $45,200 per discipline ($2,500 per disciplined dedicated to Qualifying Rounds)
For more payout details, click HERE
Division Youth Showcase Event Information
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Those who qualify will be required to pay a $300 entry fee (100% payback). The event will be one round of competition and is highlighted by $28,600 added money ($2,600 added per discipline) with each event champion taking home a minimum of $2,000.
1st Place: $2,000
2nd Place: $1,500
3rd Place: $1,000
4th Place: $500