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The St. Paul Rodeo relies on the support of hundreds of individual volunteers and organizational partnerships developed throughout the greater area to promote its mission: Offering a world class rodeo event in honor of our Western Heritage. Every year the community and non-profits benefit from the St. Paul Rodeo to the tune of more than $250,000.

St. Paul Rodeo Foundation

The mission of the St. Paul Rodeo Foundation is to enhance and enrich the greater St. Paul community by supporting education, local history and western heritage through the annual event, The St. Paul Rodeo.

The Foundation and The St. Paul Rodeo Association support numerous worthy causes by offering college scholarships and by providing generous donations to the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund, the NWYRA, (Northwest Youth Rodeo Association), NHSRA (National High School Rodeo Association), Columbia River Circuit Rodeo Finals, Wounded Warrior Project, Oregon Veteran's Support Trust Fund, Honor Flights Network, Providence Newberg Hospital and Health Foundation, just to name a few, as well as many more.

Monday, July 1 - AUCTION
(benefitting the Austin Smith Foundation)
at Hall of Fame BBQ steak dinner in the Hall of Fame tent. Tickets available at the ticket office or online.
Tickets NOT available at the door.

Click here for more information about the Foundation and/or to join our list of donors.

Giving back to the community is a core value of the St. Paul Rodeo. We are proud to have supported a number of organizations, including:
40 Something Cowgirls, LLC
A Family Place of Yamhill County
Austin Smith Foundation
Boy Scouts of America
Canby Barrel Race Club
Clara Woodruff Scholarship Fund
Columbia River Circuit Crisis Fund
Columbia River ProRodeo Circuit
CS Lewis Academy
Em’s Fight Foundation
Junior Roughstock Association
Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund
Liberty & Loyalty Foundation
Miss Columbia River Circuit
Miss Rodeo Oregon Foundation
Newberg High School
Newberg Kiwanis Foundation
Newberg Old Fashioned Festival
North Valley OHSET

Northwest Pro Rodeo Association
Northwest Youth Rodeo Association
Oregon Junior Bull Riders
Oregon Junior High Division
Oregon Rodeo Club
Oregon Spring Classic
Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame
Providence Newberg Health Foundation
St. Luke School
St. Paul Elementary School
St. Paul Fire Department
St. Paul Green Grazers (4-H)
St. Paul High School
St. Paul Jaycees
St. Paul Mission Historical Society
St. Paul Parish
St. Paul Parochial School
St. Paul Youth Sports Organization
Tri-County High School Rodeo


Two scholarships are awarded: (1) to a graduating St. Paul High School senior (2) to the child of a St. Paul Rodeo member. The amount of each scholarship is $5,000.

Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund

Once again, St. Paul Rodeo is proud to partner with JCCF (Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund) and will donate all tips at the Tack Room Saloon, Outpost Bar and the numerous Beer Stands to "give a hand up" to rodeo athletes who are injured through their participation in rodeo. With the help of our fans, the St. Paul Rodeo's 2023 donation to JCCF was $40,000!

We encourage you to pay it forward as a way to give thanks to these PRCA World Champions, top competitors, and those with a dream of rodeo fame. Rodeo is considered one of the most dangerous and difficult sports in the world; the rodeo athlete puts personal well-being on the line in each and every event. With no guaranteed salaries or injured reserve provisions in rodeo, these athletes are often left with no place to turn when faced with serious, sidelining injuries and the accompanying financial hardship. This is where the JCCF steps in! The JCCF provides need-based assistance to those injured through participation in the sport of rodeo until they are able to get back on the road and compete again.

For more information about JCCF see http://www.justincowboycrisisfund.org.

First Responder, Austin Smith, Honored - July 2

Sponsored by: Krohn's Appliance Service

The St. Paul Rodeo community honors Austin Smith, age 30 and a St. Paul Fire Department Volunteer Firefighter, who lost his life while responding to a barn fire on February 3, 2022. Austin was a volunteer in every way, with a strong desire to give back to his community. The St. Paul Rodeo community aims to commemorate Austin's dedication to serving others and has pledged to donate 50 cents to the Austin Smith Foundation for every ticket sold for the July 2, 7:30 pm performance.

Tickets to the July 2 performance are discounted $2 each for all emergency personnel.

The St. Paul Rodeo was proud to contribute significantly to the Austin Smith Foundation in 2023, generating an impressive total of $45,971 through a combination of proceeds from the Hall of Fame auction and ticket sales.

For more information, visit: https://www.austinsmithfoundation.com

Patriot Night - July 4

Sponsored by: Providence Newberg Medical Center

On July 4th, we honor our veterans and active military with a special grand entry recognition for each branch of our U.S. Military. Tickets to the evening performance are discounted $2 each for all military personnel.

Portland Honor Flights, a 501c3 Not For Profit organization formed in 2013, will be represented at the July 4th evening performance to share the story of its mission to serve our honorably discharged veterans. Any U.S. Veteran (WWII through Vietnam) who served at least one day of active duty during a “war period” (check FAQs for dates) and has not already visited his/her respective memorial in Washington, D.C. is eligible for a free Honor Flight. Priority will be given to older Veterans. Look for their volunteers in the stands during the July 4th 7:30 performance accepting donations, your generosity will be greatly appreciated.

Please visit their website: https://www.portlandhonorflight.org/

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