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Grand Canyon Pro Rodeo Association GCPRA Finals Rodeo 2017

The gorgeous Avi Resort and Casino in Fort Mohave, Arizona, will host the GCPRA Finals November 17-18. Click on and hang on for updates!

The indoor Mojave Crossing Equestrian and Event Arena at the beautiful Avi Resort and Casino in Fort Mohave, Arizona, will be the site for many of the events at the Grand Canyon Pro Rodeo Association Finals (GCPRA) that will be held November 17 and 18, 2017. The Resort itself will be the host for room accommodations and for the go-around buckle presentation at the year-end awards dinner and banquet.

Contestants for Finals

Must be a member in good standing and must have competed in the event at least six times at a GCPRA lead sanction rodeo.

Entry Fees

$250 all events; $250 per man in TR and #12TR — CASH ONLY

Estimated Payout per Filled Event

First Go, Second Go and Average — $914, $686, $456, and $228.
$48,100 added to finals events – $3,700 added to all events; $7,400 to TR and #12TR

Schedule

Friday Nov. 17 @ 1:00 PM -1st Go Tie Down Roping and Team Roping
Saturday Nov. 18 @ 10:00 AM – 2nd Go Tie Down Roping and Team Roping

Patriotic Night

Friday Nov. 17 @ 7:00 PM
Wear Red, White and/or Blue

1st Go Buckle Presentation

Friday Nov. 17 @ 10:00 PM –Avi Resort–Arrowweed Lounge

Year-end Awards Banquet for the Grand Canyon Pro Rodeo Association Finals (GCPRA)

Avi Casino Grand Ballroom – Saturday, Nov. 18 @ 7:00 PM
Average and All-Around Buckle and Year-End, Saddle Presentations, Bucking Stock of the Year, Horse of the Year presentation. Entertainment in the Arrowweed Lounge following the banquet.

Awards

All Qualified Finals Contestants – an event jacket.
Year End Champions – Saddles.
First and Second Go-arounds – buckles.
Finals Champions and All-Around Cowboy/Cowgirl – buckles.

Horse of the Year

This year the top horses in each event (Breakaway, Tie Down Roping, Steer Wrestling, Heeling, Heading, and Barrel Racing) will be acknowledged. The top two horses in each event will be determined by November 1. Each competitor in that event will have a vote at the Finals. The Horse of the Year will be announced during the Finals Banquet

Horse Stalls

These will be available at $15 per night on a first come first served basis. All horses must be stalled, and there will be no tie-ups or portable pens. Shavings are not included, but bags will be available at $10 per bag.

Media Team

Covering the Grand Canyon Pro Rodeo Association Finals (GCPRA) will be the Ak-Chin Indian Community, Earnhardt Auto Centers, Papa John’s Road Team, and the Cowboy Lifestyle Network. The Network is the leading community and online information source for everything that is Country and Western.

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