Christian Youth Rodeo Association
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Welcome to all of our new & old 2010 Board Members!

Congrat's to everyone on an excellent finals!! Watch the Awards
Banquet page for date/time & information regarding the banquet!

CYRA 2005 Championship Finals Rodeo Average & All Around Winners!
If you would like a copy, Please contact Carl and purchase one.)

Muttin Bustin        Calf Riding        Jr. Girls Breakaway Sr. Calf Roping     Jr. Boys Breakaway  Sr. G. Breakaway
Billy Barcus            TJ McKeirnan  Bailey Aiken       Trevor Donaldson        Kolby Boos            Rachelle Waters

SR Bareback          JR Bareback   SR Saddle Bronc     PW Barrels             Jr. Barrels           SR Barrels
Chance Vick          Tanner Rankin  Jake McKellips  Bailey Raye Welsh     J. Hotsenpiller      Reva Waters

Steer Riding        Steer Wrestling    Jr. Boys Goats    Jr. Goat Tying    Sr. Girls Goats    Chute Doggin
Colten Hoggatt   Trevor Donaldson    Drew Smith                J. Hotsenpiller          Andi Wohletz            Trevor Donaldson

PW Pole Bending     Jr. Pole Bending  SR. Pole Bending  Team Roping                 Bull Riding
Michaela Steinmetz           Annie Smith              Bobbi Yohe          Kaleb/Kolby Boos    Skeeter Kingsolver

PW All Around Cowboy
Billy Lane Barcus

If you have pictures of the other All Around Cowboy/Cowgirl winners, please email them to & I will get them put on the website.

Finals Music & Dance - The Belt Family set up a great cowboy singer for our entertainment at the finals. Not a lot of members were there, but the ones that were, really enjoyed some great music & dancing.
Music was provided by; Gary Pratt


News Release;
The Christian Youth Rodeo Association is holding their 3rd Annual CYRA Finals Rodeo this weekend September 10th & 11th at Mound City, Kansas. Friday the 9th will be check in of the contestants and at 7:00 pm will be the 2006 Rodeo Pageant Speech, Modeling & personal interviews. On Saturday morning there will be breakfast, a membership meeting and the horsemanship competition for the rodeo pageant. Starting at 12:45 will be grand entry with the Finals Rodeo starting at 1:00. At approximately 7:00 PM there will be a concert for members, family & friends. Sunday morning at 9:00 will be cowboy church with the Queen Coronation at 10:30
The Finals rodeo for Sunday will begin at 11:00. West Wind Ranch & Rodeo Company of LaCygne, Ks. will be the stock contractor. West Wind Rodeo is owned & operated by the Ronnie McKellips family. Vendor Booths will be set up Sat. & Sunday for shopping. Concessions will be provided by Heavenly Hotdogs. CYRA is a non-profit youth organization for ages 3-18, with all donations going towards year end awards & school scholarships for the members. Please come and support our youth of today and get ready for some exciting rodeo action! Everyone welcome!

FINALS RODEO SPONSORS (Sponsors that have donated solely for the 2008 FINALS RODEO!) Please also check our Sponsors page for a list of all our wonderful sponsors!

Finals Average Buckles Donated
Blair Surveying, Inc.-Chad Wiswell, Olathe, Ks. - Blair Surveying is joining up with CYRA in 2006 as a major sponsor!!
Crossfire & Buckin Horse Ranches - Paola, Ks.
Surrey's on the Plaza - Woody Allenbrand - We are also joining up with the CYRA in 2006 as a major sponsor!
Quarter Ridge Trailers - Weston, Mo.
Rip-Rap, Inc. - Mike O'Rourke
New Century Dodge Chrysler Jeep- Paola, Ks. - Come by and see our great inventory of trucks! Ask for Tiny! We are also coming on as a big sponsor with the CYRA in 2006!!
Nuessen Quarter Horses - Paola, Kansas GOOD LUCK to all Finals Contestants!!

500lbs Feed for Rodeo Stock - 2008 FINALS SPONSOR!
YBarH Outpost and Pet, 1030 E. Santa Fe Street , Olathe , Ks. 66061 913-764-4626
***** YBARH would like to wish all CYRA contestants GOOD LUCK & RIDE HARD!*****

Don't forget we need to supply 40 square bales to feed the livestock!! All members - Please throw in an extra bale of hay!!
The Nuessen family supplied 20 bales of hay for the stock at finals!! WAY TO GO!! THANKS!

Vendors to be set up at finals

Barcus Construction- Lester buildings, Rockin J Horse Stalls, Nelson automatic waterers, Delden Garage Doors, Humane stall mats, & more

Quarter Ridge Trailers -Westin, Mo. - Call us for all your trailering needs! Stock trailers to living quarters trailers. Come see our trailer on display!

CJ Photography - Pictures! Pictures! Pictures! Come to the trailer and pick out your piece of history!! The Official CYRA Photographer!!

Candyz - Come visit our booth for hand made belts, bracelets and more!

RKG Trading Post - See us for your tack needs!!

Travelong Trailers - Stop by and check us out!The Countdown is on!!!;

Things to complete for 2008 Finals Rodeo Qualification:

A copy of birth certificate on file, & if in grades 9-12 a copy of proof of school enrollment
2. (1/3 each season)  in each of your working events to Qualify to enter finals
3. Minimum of $30.00 Sponsorship (this is separate from your membership of $25.00)
4. Get your money turned in for the 4 books of 10 tickets each trailer raffle ($80.00)

Members & Parents: We as CYRA HIRE the stock contractors for this FINALS rodeo and we put it on ourselves. There will be a Finals signup work sheet available at the next four rodeo's - 2 at Mound City, Ks & 2 at Fort Scott, Ks. Please sign up to help in whatever event you choose, we MUST everyone's help to run this rodeo off smooth and quickly. Please dress accordingly. Your actions reflect on our kids association. Please do have a good time!
Some of the things we will need to do;
1. run gates
2. move up stock (mckellips will sort stock and get started up alleyways)
3. set up poles in all events (choose pw, jr, or sr.)
4. set up barrels (pw, jr. or sr.)

It will be the responsibility of the Jr. Board members to get all members to help pick up trash around the grounds. If you see any trash as you are walking around, PLEASE keep it picked up as you go. This is something you always should do anywhere you rodeo. Be polite, pick it up... don't leave a mess for someone else to have to take their time to clean it up.

Reta will have a newsletter our soon, please watch the website for posting.


We are offering 12 x 12 booth spots for the finals rodeo in Mound City, Ks. They will be $30.00 per booth with a $50.00 trash removal deposit that will be refundable when the booth site is clean. So far we have booths for Keifer Trailers-Weston, Mo., /Barcus Construction-Paola, Ks., /RKG Trading Post /booths for jewelry vendors, & crafts. These are confirmed vendors & I have several more already in the works! Please email me if you are interested in a booth. Space is limited so please contact one of the board members as soon as possible.


1. We would like to line the back of the south bleachers with American Flags, please email us if you know where we could borrow some for the weekend.
2. Also, we are looking for enough "banner" flags to crisscross the arena with, red/white & blue or multi-color would be great . If anyone has access or would like to donate them please let us know!!

PLEASE Email if you have items we could use for the weekend.

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