Cowtown Showdown

World Championship Series Show
May 10-12, 2019

Fort Worth, TX

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Showdown in the Empire State

May 24-26 • Peru, NY

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Mile High Shootout

June 28-30 • Loveland, CO

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March 14, 2019 in Elite Team Penning, Events, World Championship Series Shows

Change in the Location Plans for the 2019 Elite Team Penning World Finals

The 2019 USTPA Elite Team Penning will once again be a featured class at the USTPA World Championships, this year to be hosted in Fort Worth, Texas November 5-10, 2019.…
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February 14, 2019 in USYTPA

USTPA Launches Exciting New Youth Association

The United States Team Penning Association, Inc. (“USTPA”) today announced the formation of the United States Youth Team Penning Association, the all-new Youth organization of the USTPA. The USYTPA’s mission…
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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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