Being A Member

BEING A MEMBER OF THE PAYSON RODEO COMMITTEE

 The term of all membership shall be for one (1) calendar year.  All renewal applications must be submitted annually along with the annual dues of $13.00.  New members must complete an application upon joining the Rodeo Committee and pay a $23.00 fee (annual dues of $13.00 plus an Initiation fee of $10.00).  New members must be approved by the board and will have a 90 day probationary period.  All new and renewal applications will be reviewed.  All fees shall be paid upon submission of the application and by the due date on the application.   If you have any questions please contact Cindy Jacka at (928) 474-7074.

Active membership means participation in all regular and special meetings…a minimum of 60% unless from out-of-town or other special circumstances, as well as participation in at least one, preferably more, committees or assignments verifiable by committee chairperson.

 If you are not active on at least one committee or assignment at each rodeo or have not paid your annual dues you will not be allowed to attend either rodeo or rodeo activities as a member of the rodeo committee

Renewal of membership and awards of committee buckles, shirts is based on an annual performance and participation review by the Board of Directors.

 The Payson Rodeo Committee takes pleasure in rewarding its working members as follows:

COMMITTEE SHIRTS

1.  The committee shirt policy is “buy the first year, get following year free”.  Members in good standing are entitled to purchase their first Wrangler committee shirt (tan) complete with embroidered logos and individual’s name during their first year.  Tan shirts are to be worn during daytime performances. 

2.  Second year members in good standing are eligible to receive their following-one-free Wrangler committee shirt (white) complete with embroidered logos and individual’s name.  This shirt is to be worn during evening performances.

3.  Third year members in good standing are eligible for an additional second free Wrangler committee shirt (red) with embroidered logos and individual’s name. 

The free shirts are funded by the 50/50 Raffle.

Qualifying members who have completed at least one year as an active member may purchase the second and third year shirts at their own cost, should they prefer not to wait for their free shirts.

 3 – 5 YEAR BUCKLE

Members of the Payson Rodeo Committee will become eligible for a committee belt buckle after a minimum of 3 years of active membership which includes working two rodeos or dances per year, attending meetings, and paid membership.  Eligibility is not automatic after 3 years, but subject to review by the Board of Directors / Buckle Committee, and depending on the level of participation and may not be awarded until after 4 or 5 years of service.  The “free” buckle is size small; medium or large buckles can be ordered as desired for an additional cost to be paid by the member.  The first $110.00 is funded by the 50/50 Raffle.

15 YEAR DEVOTED MEMBER BUCKLE

Upon completion of 15 continuous years of active membership in good standing, the Payson Rodeo Committee is honored to award this member with a 15 Year Devoted Member Buckle.  The award is a medium sized buckle, embellished according to the member’s preferences and committee guideline standards.  The first $110.00 is funded by the 50/50 Raffle.

 20 YEAR PRCA GOLD CARD

Upon completion of 20 continuous years of active membership in good standing with the Payson Rodeo Committee, a member is eligible to receive a PRCA Gold Card.  This card allows them entrance into any Rodeo free of charge.

DISTRIBUTION OF MEMBERSHIP DUES

The Membership dues that you pay every year go toward the following:

Holiday Dinner
Steak Fry
Potlucks
Supplies
Membership Cards

ALL OF YOUR HARD WORK IS GREATLY APPRECIATED