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Tunica Pen & Sort

World Championship Series Show
December 28-30, 2018

Tunica, MS

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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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October 10, 2018 in Team Penning, Teams

USTPA Elite Team Penning List of Finals-Qualified Teams

Below is the list of USTPA Elite Team Penning Finals-Qualified Teams
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January 29, 2018 in Masters Team Penning

USTPA Announces New Class Number for Masters Team Penning

The United States Team Penning Association, Inc. today announced a change in the class number for the Masters Team Penning Class for 2018. At a recent meeting of the USTPA…
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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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