Alabama High School Rodeo Association

Mission Statement

*Promote the sport of rodeo and the highest type of conduct and sportsmanship,

and expose its positive image to the general public.

* Preserve the Western Heritage.

*Offer a privilege of family bonding.

* Offer an opportunity of continuing education.

*Maintain the highest regard for the livestock.


The National High School Rodeo Association is an international, non-profit organization dedicated to the development of sportsmanship, horsemanship and character in the youth of our country through the sport of rodeo. The NHSRA membership consists of over 10,500 members from 42 states, five Canadian provinces, Australia, and Mexico.

All of our Directors and Officers are volunteers made up of parents, grandparents, friends or mentors to our contestants. If you feel that you can assist in any area, please find one of our Officers or Directors to offer assistance. We appreciate any volunteers.

High School

Welcome to The Alabama High School Rodeo Association. AHSRA, a 501(c)(3) corporation, is a member of the National High School Rodeo Association headquartered in Denver, CO. Membership is limited to students 19 years old or younger and enrolled in the 9th-12th grades. The rodeo season begins in September and culminates in June with the AHSRA State Finals Rodeo. Rodeo events include cutting,reined cow horse, bareback, saddle bronc, breakaway, calf roping, pole bending, steer wrestling, goat tying, team roping, barrel racing, and bull riding. Contestants compete for points throughout the season with the top 4 point earners in each event qualifying to represent Alabama at the National High School Finals Rodeo.


Jr. High School

Alabama Junior High School Rodeo Association is a division of Alabama High School Rodeo Association and operates under the direction of a single board of directors. Membership is limited to students under 16 years old (as of August 1) and enrolled in the 6th-8th grades. The rodeo season begins in September and culminates in May with the AJHSRA State Finals Rodeo held in Rainsville, Al. Rodeo events include bareback steer riding, saddle bronc steer riding, tie down roping, boys and girls breakaway roping,boys and girls goat tying, chute dogging, pole bending, ribbon roping, team roping, barrel racing, and junior bull or steer riding. Contestants compete for points throughout the season with the top 4 point earners in each event qualifying to represent Alabama at the National Junior High School Finals Rodeo.