Mid-South Little Britches Rodeo
The Mid-South Little Britches Rodeo Association (MSLBRA) is a sanctioned chapter of the National Little Britches Rodeo Association, the oldest youth rodeo association in the country. The Mid-South Little Britches Rodeo Association is devoted to the promotion of junior rodeo and continued support and encouragement of youth.
The NLBRA season begins on August 1st of each year and ends with the National Finals in July. To qualify for the National Finals, a contestant must place in the top seven (7) of an event at four (4) individual rodeos. Each contestant takes their top five (5) places for each event to the National Finals at which contestants compete for buckles, saddles, scholarships and other awards.
During the MSLBRA rodeos, contestants will compete for NLBRA points and their share of the Jackpot. The jackpot calculation will follow format C .
|There are Five Age Groups
Available for Children Ages 5-18. Ages are based on contestants age as of July 11, 2016.
|Little Wrangler||Boys and Girls||5-8|
|Junior Girl||Girls Only||9-13|
|Junior Boy||Boys Only||9-13|
|Senior Girl||Girls Only||14-18|
|Senior Boy||Boys Only||14-18|
If you are interested in becoming a member of the National Little Britches Rodeo Association, print the membership form and send a copy of your child’s birth certificate to the national office.
MSLBRA seeks donations for Flood Victims in South Mississippi and Louisiana! Bring your donations to the rodeo at Meridian this weekend.
Any and all donations will be accepted! Donations will be delivered directly to flood victims next week!
Minimum Qualified Rodeos!!
Each contestant is required to participate in at least 11 MSLBRA rodeos to qualify for year-end awards!
A rookie is a contestant competing in the first year in that age group. If you are a rookie contestant in your age group, notify the secretary of your rookie status.
2016 Year-End Awards Tie-Breaker Rule:
In the event of a tie for awards, the following tie-breaking rule will be followed:
1. The contestant with the most 1st place placings in the event will receive the higher place;
2. If a tie still exists after rule #1, the contestant who has competed in the most rodeos for the current season will receive the higher place;
3. If a tie still exists after rules #1 and #2, the contestant who had the highest number of points coming in to the last rodeo will receive the higher place.
Entry Fee Information:
$15 per event
$15 Cattle charge per class
$7 Goat charge
$40 Rough Stock charge
$9 contestant fee-per rodeo
$5 office fee – per rodeo
$30 late fee – if not mailed by postmark date
Don’t forget there is a $5 charge at the gate – please do not send your gate fee with your entry form.
If you miss the postmark deadline, you must call the secretary to see if entries are still being taken.
Stalls/RV Reservations: Meridian, MS Rodeo #1 & 2 August 20-21, 2016
Stalls – $20 per night, or $35 for the weekend;
RV – $25 per night, or $45 for the weekend
Make your reservations by texting Daniel at 601-527-4033 on these two days: Monday & Tuesday, August 8-9, 2016
You can register for a rodeo by either:
1. Mailing a paper “Rodeo Entry Form” along with your entry fees to the secretary by the postmark date; or
2. Registering online at www.nlbra.com. You must still mail your entry fees to the secretary by the postmark date.
Secretary Mailing Address:
8373 Hwy 481 North
Morton, MS 39117
The new 2015-2016 Official Rule Book has been published – you can find it in the “Forms” section. Please be aware of the changes that will affect you!