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West Monroe Pen & Sort

World Championship Series Show
February 22-24, 2019

West Monroe, LA

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As the only international non-profit, membership-based team penning and ranch sorting organization, the United States Team Penning Association (USTPA) offers members unique access to a variety of informational, networking, competition and marketing opportunities.

As a member of the United States Team Penning Association, you will also benefit from the growing relationships USTPA is cultivating within our membership, with our partners and within the horse community as a whole.


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January 18, 2019 in Rules & Qualifying, World Championship Series Shows

Change to Qualifying Requirements for 2019 World Championships

The purpose of this communication is to make you aware of the rule change for World Championship Finals Qualifying that was approved at the most recent meeting of the USTPA…
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December 24, 2018 in Rider Ratings

USTPA Announces Updated Rider Ratings

The United States Team Penning Association, Inc. today announced updates to ratings for certain riders. The updates were made following the most recent meetings of the Regional Ratings Committees and…
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What is Team Penning?

Team Penning and Ranch Sorting are sporting events that involve the movement of cattle on horseback by rider teams.

Created to preserve that traditional skill sets of working cow horses and handlers, Penning and Sorting challenge modern riders and mounts to compete in a timed event to identify, move and pen specific cattle from a herd in a limited amount of time. Penning and Sorting are timed events that involve speed, precision and strategic planning in order to quickly and accurately cut and pen the cattle.

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