Updates from your CYRA President -
Our Association's 11th year is officially completed and in the Books. Thanks to everyone who is making this a GREAT Association for our Youth!! Our Finals were very warm, but all kids had a Great Time!!! Special thanks to those who helped organize the "Ice Water Challenge" as we raised $160.00 for the ALS Foundation. Our Year End Banquet has been scheduled for Saturday, November 15th at the National Guard Armory in Paola, KS - 1010 Hedge Lane, Paola, KS. Be sure to mark your calendar!
YEAR END BANQUET DETAILS:
Saturday, November 15, 2014
*6:00 PM - Dinner (CYRA will be providing meat and drinks). We ask the following age divisions to provide:
Pee Wee Division - Sides and Salads
Junior Division - Desserts
Senior Division - Bread and Condiments
Everyone needs to bring their own table service
*7:00 PM - Annual Meeting
*Awards Ceremony to follow annual meeting
*We also ask each family to bring at least 1 item for a Silent Auction that will be held during the banquet.
Your 2015 Adult Board will be:
President - Chad Newell
Vice-President - Doug Reser
Secretary - Stephanie Newell
Treasurer/Points Secretary - Stacie Adams
Board Director - Clint Adams
Board Director - Carl Hines
Board Director - Travis Long
Rodeo Chaplain - Chad Chambers
2015 Youth Board will be:
President - Shanie Adams
Vice-President - Kylee Prouty
Secretary - Jake Joeckel
Treasurer - Kassie Adams
Youth Director - Donny Dame
Youth Director - Kamryn Prouty
If you have any questions or concerns throughout the year, please be sure to contact one of your board members.
2014-15 Fall Rodeo Information - click on this link for an information sheet regarding upcoming Fall Rodeo dates
Our CYRA Rulebook updhas been updated. Be sure to read through this as some rule changes have been made. It is your responsibility as a member to know and understand the CYRA Rules.
FUNDRAISERS for 2014-2015:
In 2014-15 the fundraising requirement to qualify as a member in good standing in our Association has changed. This fundraising requirement will be equal for all members no matter where you live and it will generate more funds for the Association needed for rodeo expenses, crisis funds, year end awards, etc. This year's fundraiser will include the sale of tickets for a Utility Vehicle. (exp. Gator, Polaris, etc.). The board is currently working on the details and purchase of the utility vehicle. We will plan to have more specific information on the actual vehicle being used in the fundraiser and your fundraising packets available to be picked up at our Emporia Rodeo, Oct. 25/26, 2014.
Each member will be required to sell 50 tickets at $5.00/each. The first half of your ticket money must be turned in by January 1, 2015, and the second half of your ticket money will be due by May 1, 2015.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact a board member or Fundraiser Committee Chairman – Stephanie Newell.
Rule Book and Ammendments - Be sure to take time to read our rule book that is posted on this website. There may be rule ammendments made as necessary that are approved by the Board. It is your responsibility as a member to know the rules of our organization.