1) What do I have to do to qualify for Finals?

*Youth Members must compete in an event ½ of the scheduled rodeos, not including the finals, in order to qualify in that event for the Finals Rodeo and to receive season awards. Adult contestants will be required to compete in a minimum of 4 rodeos to be eligible to compete at finals.
* The membership period runs from July 1st to June 30th.
* Each youth contestant must sell a book of tickets (200 tickets at $1.00 each) to be eligible to compete at the finals.  The tickets must be turned in by the second to last rodeo before finals.

*Each parent or child must sign up and help at a minimum of two rodeo's (sign up sheets will be available at each rodeo)

2) How do I get points?

*Membership dues and application must be completed and turned in by the end of the last scheduled event of the rodeo for which the contestant would like for his/her points to count. A copy of the contestant’s birth certificate must be furnished (for youth members only) for HOYRA records, and must be turned in by the next rodeo the contestant attends. No points will be accumulated or rodeo attendance counted until the membership application, dues, and birth certificate are turned in.  Payout may be held until these are submitted.

​* Each contestant will receive 1 participation point per event competed in within their own age group.


Point Award Scale:

                        First Place                      10 

                       Second Place                   9

                       Third Place                       8 

                       Fourth Place                     7

​                       Fifth Place                        6

                       Sixth Place                       5 

                       Seventh Place                  4

                       Eight Place                       3

                      Ninth Place                      2

                      Tenth Place                      1

3) How do I become a member?

Download and fill out our membership form and mail it to us along with a copy of your birth certificate to:


P.O. Box 635

Hinton, OK  73047

Or you can bring it with you to the rodeo.

4) How can I rodeo for free?

For every $1000 in sponsors you bring in you get a rodeo for free. Stalls & Hookups fees still apply. 

 Sponsorship money must be turned in prior to rodeo or morning of rodeo.

5) How do I enter?

Entries will be taken at first rodeo then pre-entry for remaining rodeo's will be required by mail in or email.

HOYRA P.O. Box 635 Hinton, OK  73047   or     www.lacydkestler@gmail.com   

6) How do I enter if I am not a member?

Entries for new members will be taken at rodeo or prior to rodeo.

7) What is the order of events and what time does the rodeo start? 

Exhibitions start at 8:00am

Rodeo starts at 10:00 am

Church service on Sunday will begin at 9:30am

​Exhibition Barrels** (Will start approximately 2 hours before the rodeo and will end 30 minutes before the rodeo)

Barrels  6  Under, 7-9, 10 –13, 14 –18,  Open 
Poles 6  Under, 7-9, 10–13, 14–18,  Open                   
Goat Undecorating/horse 6 & Under
Goat Tying  7-9, 10 – 13, 14 – 18,  Open  
Dummy Roping   6 & Under
Breakaway Roping  7 -  9
Girls Breakaway Roping    10 - 13
Boys Breakaway Roping   10 - 13
Girls Breakaway Roping    14 - 18
Boys Breakaway Roping   14 - 18
Open Breakaway Roping
Ribbon Roping 10 – 13, 14 – 18
Tie Down Calf Roping 10 – 13, 14 – 18    Open Calf Roping

Steer Breakaway 7-9

Steer Stopping 10-13, 14-18 

Team Roping (Mixed)      13 and Under & 14 - 18
One roper in either class must be Under 13 or 18.
Team Roping (Mixed) Jackpot only when available

8) Can I enter at the rodeo?

Rodeo starts @ 10:00am!

Speed events must be entered 1 hour prior to rodeo start time.

Roping events must be entered 1 hour after rodeo start time.

Calf Roping & Team Roping events  must entered within 4 hours after rodeo start time. 

Please note after first rodeo  late entries will be at the bottom of the draw.  

9) How can I pay my entry fee's?

Entry fee's can be paid with cash, or with a check. 

 All checks to be collected at rodeo prior with entry or before rodeo starts.  



  Heart of Oklahoma Youth Rodeo Association