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Welcome to the Office of Rodeo Activities!

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About Us

Home of the 2013-2014 Southwest region Men's team champions and Reserve Women's team champions

The Tarleton Rodeo Association has been part of a winning tradition since 1947. Tarleton teams have won 6 national championship titles and 22 individual national championships. Today Tarleton has one of the largest teams in the nation with 120 card holding student members in 2013-2014.

The rodeo program operates under the Office of Rodeo Activities and is part of the Student Life Division. The rodeo program is greatly supported by Dr. Dominic Dottavio - President of Tarleton State University, Darla Doty - Interim Vice President of Student Life, Tarleton alumni, and the great people and companies of the Stephenville area.

Mr. Mark Eakin serves as the director of Rodeo Activities and head coach. Eakin graduated from Tarleton in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science degree. Before returning to Tarleton as the head coach, Eakin received his Master of Science degree from West Texas A&M and lead the rodeo team to numerous National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association championship titles. Assistant Coach is Tibba Smith and Craig Wisehart.

Congratulations Billy Bob Brown for another CNFR Team Roping title.

Tarleton Men's team were the Reserve CNFR team champions.

Complete CNFR results at www.collegerodeo.com

Driving Test- please visit www.tarleton.edu/hr/training/driver-safety-training.html

Upcoming Events

CNFR- June 15-21, 2014

ENMU-September 18-20, 2014

SRSU- September 25-27, 2014

VC- October 2-4, 2014

WTAMU-October 9-11, 2014

TTU- October 16-18, 2014

Jordan Freeman- November 8-9, 2014

Steak Dinner/Hall of Fame-November 15, 2014

Jingle Bells Classic- November 22-23, 2014