Want to Join the Virginia High School Rodeo Association?
You are eligible to join if you are between the ages of 14 and 20 and are in the 9, 10, 11 or 12th grade. If you are home schooled you are welcome to join too. To become a member of the VHSRA you will need to set up an online profile at www.NHSRA.com, print, sign, and get notarized two National forms. You will need to download VHSRA packet fill out forms and upload them to your NHSRA online portal.
Boy Events include Bareback riding, Saddle Bronc, Bull Riding, Calf Roping, Dally Team Roping and Steer Wrestling.
Girl Events include Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Goat Tying, Breakaway Roping, Dally Team Roping and Queen Contest.
To become a member of the VHSRA please download the NEW Membership Application !
Want to join the JR HIGH Division of the NHSRA Association?
You are eligible to join if you are currently in the 6, 7, or 8 grade of Junior High School.
If you are home schooled you are welcome to join too.
Boy Events include Junior Bull Riding or Steer Riding, Calf Roping or Breakaway (must chose one or the other), Goat Tying, Team Roping, Ribbon Roping, and Chute Dogging.
Girl Events include Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Goat Tying, Breakaway Roping, Team Roping and Ribbon Roping.
Want to join the MAVERICK division of the NHSRA Association?
You are eligible to join if you are currently are four years old or are currently in elementary schools (Age 7-5th grade).
If you are home schooled you are welcome to join too. 5th grade contestants will be able to enter both the Maverick and JH divisions if they choose to do so. If competing in both divisions contestants will be responsible for paying membership fees and sponsorship money for both divisions.
Boy Events include: Mini Bull Riding, Breakaway Roping, Pole Bending, Barrel Racing, and Goat Tying.
Girl Events include: Breakaway Roping, Pole Bending, Barrel Racing, and Goat Tying.
We will be splitting the Maverick division for the upcoming season.
Contestants age 4-6 will compete in the PeeWee division.
Peewee Events include - Barrels, Poles, Goats, Mutton Busting
ONE TIME PERMIT
ONE TIME PERMIT PAPERWORK
Give us a try before you join. Anyone meeting eligibility requirements can compete in any one weekend of the Virginia Rodeo Association (excluding state finals and a possibly others that limit our space) on a permit:
High School: 9th through 12th grade as of September 1st
Junior High: 6th through 8th grade as of September 1st
Mavericks: 5th grade through 4 years old as of September 1st
Complete the permit application and minor’s release form (including notarized signatures)
Submit application to secretary prior to call in
Enter online through posted online portal
Pay entry fees prior to deadline
Permit cost is $25
Cost of permit will be applied to membership fees if you submit membership application and fees at the rodeo you are permitting.
If you have competed previously on permit or a former member of the VHSRA/VJRA you are not eligible to permit
View our schedule online
For more information contact our State Secretaries, High School email@example.com or
Junior High/Mavericks firstname.lastname@example.org