TO: PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS
FROM: TJHRA STATE OFFICE
DATE: July 2021
RE: MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS
Welcome prospective members to the National and Texas Junior High Rodeo Association. We are pleased to know that you are thinking about becoming a member in this great association where "The Elite Compete". Along with the requirements of the region you are thinking about joining, there are a few the TJHRA requires, and so there will be no misunderstanding as to what these requirements are, they are listed below:
1. You must be in good standing, under 16 years of age, and be considered a full-time student with passing grades in 70% of classes taken. Any student attending a private, homeschool, year-round school or correspondence school, must show proof of full-time status (passing 70% of classes) and the grade report must be a professional, computer generated document with the signatures of the teacher(s) for each subject. Any of these types of schools must be a state accredited school/program. If there are any questions, you must get pre-approved ONE (1) MONTH PRIOR TO DEADLINES through the TJHRA State Office by calling 979-412-2551 All students, even the ones in public school, will be required to turn in a report card or transcript with their membership application, at mid-term and at the State Finals. Any questionable documents of public, private, home, year-round or correspondence school received at deadline times will result in ineligibility of points for a minimum of two (2) rodeos, until the problem is worked out. Any documents that are falsified will result in immediate disqualification from the association.
2. You will be required to sell fifteen (15) Truck Raffle tickets by December 1, 2021 and have these returned to your region secretary. For every five (5) tickets sold, you will receive one (1) free ticket.
3. You will required to sell one (1) $50 Bloomer Trailer Raffle ticket by December 1, 2021 and have this returned to your region secretary. (Please note some regions may require to sell more.)
4. You will also be required to sell at least one (1) $50 State Ad for the TJHRA State Finals program. For any additional ads sold over $350, the member will receive 25% commission on the additional ad amount and your region will receive 20% commission. TJHRA members selling the most total ads and sponsorships will receive the following awards: 1st place - Trophy saddle 2nd place - hand crafted Silver/rawhide breast collar and head stall 3rd place - hand crafted silver/rawhide breast collar 4th place - hand crafted head stall 5th place - deluxe travel bag with hand-tooled leather logo "TJHRA"
THANKS AND LET'S HAVE A FUN AND SAFE RODEO SEASON!!
Texas Junior High Rodeo Association