Welcome to the official site of the
Mid-States Rodeo Association (MSRA).
The MSRA is based in Michigan and sanctions rodeos throughout the Midwest states including Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Our members compete in the seven standard rodeo events: Saddle Bronc Riding, Bareback Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Tie Down Roping, Team Roping, Ladies Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling as well as Ladies Breakaway Roping.
The MSRA is proud to promote professional rodeo as a sport; to strive at all times to insure honesty and fairness to both the contestant and producer; to create an amicable relationship among stock contractors and to inspect, sanction and advertise rodeos being sponsored in accordance with association standards.
November 1, 2023
The Champions have been crowned for the 2023 season. Congratulations to the yearend Champions, finals average and go round buckle winners. The year end standings and MSFR results have been posted to the results & standings page.
The back number and year end awards held at the Bunker Bar was a great time. The MSRA hosted for members, family & friends, sponsors, rodeo committees a night of great food and awards. The MSFR personnel was also recognized. Congratulations to all the of the year awards winners. Looking forward to doing this again next year.
The Mid-States Finals Rodeo paid out in prize money to contestants over $61,000 plus awards. The finals added $4,000 per event and $2,000 to the Ranch Bronc Riding. This resulted in a nice payout to the winners.
The General Membership meeting was held on Saturday morning where directors and officers were voted in for the 2024 season. President is Steve Shattuck, Vice President Travis Robertson, Bareback & Saddle Bronc director is Eli Hershburger, Barrel Racing director is Haley Hughston, Tie Down Roping Director is Clay Yadon, Cowgirls Breakaway is Jessie Gatlin, Contract Acts Matt McGee, Stock Contractor Director Mike Johnson. The new rule proposal results are posted to the home page. I would like to thank the outgoing directors Trace Hughston, Jessica Hughston, Sam Beasley, and Kayla O’Heran for your service for the last two years. The board deserves a lot of credit for the hard work and tough decisions that were made in the last two years.
I would like to thank Travis Robertson, Kandi Shattuck , all the directors, secretaries, members, stock contractors, committees, sponsors and fans of rodeo that helped make 2023 season great. January 1st MSRA cards will be available for purchase. Looking forward to see what 2024 season brings. Enjoy the up coming holiday season with your family and friends.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Tie Down Roping