Professional rodeo athletes will be competing for nearly $500,000 in prize monies. Hundreds of competitors will be after a piece of the pie.
Huge Payouts! Top competitors took home individual winnings as large as $10,000!
All Around Cowboy winning the most money in 2 or more events receives an additional $500 cash presented by the St. Paul Rodeo Association.
All Around Cowboy gold and silver trophy buckle: presented by Ted McKillip Family in memory of Ted McKillip, long-time rodeo member and past director.
Oregon Cowboy or Cowgirl winning the most money will receive a rifle, presented by the St. Paul Rodeo.
The Gene Smith Memorial Trophy is presented by the Smith family in remembrance of Gene, who served as SPR secretary for 46 years. The Calf Roping Champion each year will receive a leg on the bronze. Three wins are required for permanent possession of the trophy.
The Bill and Donna Smith Memorial Trophy: presented by their family and US Bank, will be awarded to the first three-time Champion Bareback Rider. Bill was a 33-year St. Paul Rodeo Director, including 3 years as President. Donna was ticket chairman for 40 years and St. Paul Rodeo Director for nine of those years.