Member Benefits


As the only international not-for-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. Among the many benefits offered exclusively with USTPA membership are:

    • Internationally Standardized Rider Rating System
    • International Show Results System

    • Year-Round USTPA Produced and Sanctioned Shows
    • Show Calendars
    • Show Results
    • Rider Show Records
    • Rider Earnings Records

  • Online Social Networking Opportunities
  • FlagsUp! Bi-monthly Magazine
  • Regional Championship Shows
  • World Championship Show
  • Youth Scholarship Program
  • Access to Officials Training Program


  • More than $1,000,000 in Purses
  • More than $200,000 in Prizes

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. These relationships allow our members to not only a varied competition base, but to a network of contacts with others interested in the sports of team penning and ranch sorting.

USTPA is committed to creating a fun and family-oriented atmosphere that supports fair competition and promotion of the sports of team penning and ranch sorting. As the only member-owned international association, USTPA is committed to servings its members, bringing about innovative and positive change and providing representation of the sport to the horse industry.

  • Individual Riders Membership – $68.00/year
  • Youth Membership (under 18 as of 10/16/16) – $37.00/year
  • Family Membership (Riding) – $156.00/year (Better Value For Families with 3 or More Riders)
  • Official/Non-Rider Membership – $37.00/year
  • Lifetime Riders Membership – $520.00
  • Lifetime Family Membership (Riding) – $780.00 (Best Value for Families with 2 or More Riders
  • Magazine Subscription Only – $37.00/year
  • International Magazine Postage Fee – $21.00/year