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 The 2016 Texas FFA Rodeo will be held in conjunction with the State Convention which is in Dallas

The FFA rodeo will be held at the Mesquite Arena on Monday July 11th and Tuesday July 12th.
        1818 Rodeo Dr, Mesquite, TX 75149

(There has been a 15 min break added in between events just in case, but we probably won't need that, so you MUST BE PAYING ATTENTION TO THE RODEO and BE READY AT LEAST 30 MINS PRIOR TO THESE APPROXIMATE TIMES GIVEN)

AFTER 8 A.M. START TIME, ALL OTHER TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE TIMES. Be there 30 minutes before schedule time.

Please remember, you cannot tie horses in parking lot overnight. 
You must rent a stall off site.

The 2nd round is ran in REVERSE order, see the attached "2016 Draw" to see your running order.

Monday July 11, 2016

6:30 a.m.  -  (check in BEGINS... YOU DO NOT ALL NEED TO BE THERE AT 6:30AM...just come an hour before your event to check in.  Rough Stock and steer wrestlers can check in Monday night at 6pm)
8:00 a.m. till 9:30 a.m. -  1st round tiedown 41 hd 
9:45 a.m. till 10:30 a.m. -  1st round team roping 30 hd 
10:45 a.m. till 11:45 a.m. - 2nd round tiedown 31 hd

12:00 p.m. till 12:20 p.m.-  2nd round team roping 20 hd

12:30 p.m. till 1:30 p.m. - 1st round breakaway 45 hd

1:45 till 2:45 p.m.  -  1st round goat tying 33 hd

3:00 till 3:45 p.m.  -  2nd round breakaway 35 hd

4:00 till 4:30 p.m.  -  2nd round goat tying 23 hd

4:45 till 6:45 p.m. -  1st round barrels 86 runs

6:00 p.m. - (Rough stock riders check in)

7:00 p.m. - Performance starts:
Long round of all roughstock events,
Finish 2nd round of TD, TR, Breakaway, goats,
Steer wrestling will run 1st round in perf then 2nd round after perf
Barrels will start 2nd round in perf and finish after the perf

slack after:  2nd round steer wrestle
finish 2nd round barrels.

Tuesday July 12, 2016
6:00 p.m. - FINALS short round: top 10 contestants in each event

$1000 Scholarships for the Event Winners will be awarded TUESDAY NIGHT AFTER THE FINALS SHORT GO!


Entries will be due Monday June 13th.  NO LATER.
$150 per event

Texas FFA Advisors: This year, Texas FFA Convention Rodeo registration will be found on the Texas FFA Roster System along with regular State Convention registration. We hope this may alleviate any membership issues.

How to Register Students Through Texas FFA Roster System:

The 2016 Texas FFA Rodeo Registration will open on May 1st, 2016 through the Texas FFA Roster System.
  1. The Advisor will click on "Event Registration," "2016 Texas FFA Convention," then "Manage Registration." 
  2. Enter convention accommodation information to get past that screen. 
  3. Click "edit" on the right-hand side to register the student for convention.
  4. Enter each student for the Rodeo. 
  5. Open and print the .pdf file entry form needs to obtain signatures
  6. Mail completed form with payment [money order/cashiers check/school checks ONLY] made out to "Texas FFA"  - NO PERSONAL CHECKS!!!!!!!!  

** Contestants:  PLEASE try to mail your entries certified mail!  There have been issues in the past with the USPS losing entries.  Certified mail ensures that they are trackable.**

Entry fee deadline: June 13th  
Late entry deadline: no late entries!  After June 13th: no entries will be accepted ...period!

2016 Stock Contractor: 
Champion Rodeo Company, Bob & National Champion

Stall Reservations: 
(there are NO stalls at the Mesquite Arena, they are located at the Jeff Smith Arena in Terrell.  When you request your stall they will email you a confirmation and a map.)
Stalls--$40 per day
--Will come with 1 bag of shavings
--All stalls are on dirt.
--Extra shavings can be purchased for $10 per bag
--No outside shavings will be allowed.


RV Plugs $45 per day
--There are 50 plugs

All trailers will be parked on rock.

Contact information:
--Kelly Grady @ 1-800-632-9171
  --email @

Your 2016 State FFA Rodeo Photographer is: 


Aaron Alejandro, Texas FFA Foundation Executive Director 

In order to fund your event scholarship awards, the recipient must complete and return the attached Award Acceptance Agreement, copy of the thank you letter they sent the donor (Texas FFA Association) and proof of full-time enrollment. All documents must be in pdf or Word format and be attached to ONE email.

They can also see our website  / scholarship recipients / how to claim award.


Scholarship award acceptance Texas FFA Rodeo Admin 8/21/2014 86 KB
2015 Rodeo Committee minutes Texas FFA Rodeo Admin 8/4/2015 14 KB



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