Will Rogers Coliseum

May 14-16, 2021 • Fort Worth, Texas



USTPA Sanctioned Event

Diamond B Pen & Sort Series

April 10-11, 2021 • Healdton, OK

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USTPA Sanctioned Event

Way Out West Spring Fling

April 17-18, 2021 • Hemet, CA

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USTPA Sanctioned Event

Natural State Showdown

April 17-18, 2021 • Benton, AR

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USTPA Sanctioned Event

HH Penning & Sorting Series

April 17-18, 2021 • Winslow, IL

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2020 was a challenging year for not only equine sports associations such as the USTPA, but in fact for this entire country and its people.  The USTPA is thankful to have been able to produce this “America” video with the help of so many of our members from around the nation.

Despite the challenges we faced last year and may continue to face in the future, we look ahead to 2021 with a grateful and positive spirit, thankful for this great country and the many opportunities it offers.

Charitable Partnership with the Michelle Lynn Holsey Foundation

The United States Team Penning Association, Inc. is partnering with the Michelle Lynn Holsey Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded by the Holsey family of Crockett, Texas in honor of Michelle Lynn Holsey who passed away from breast cancer in 2006.

In an effort to help raise funds for the Michelle Lynn Holsey Foundation, the USTPA will include the foundation in its annual Live Auction and Play-with-the Pros Fundraiser…


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July 14, 2021 in Rider Ratings

Mid-Year 2021 Rider Ratings Update

The United States Team Penning Association, Inc. today announced updates to ratings for certain riders. The updates were made following the recent meetings of the Regional Ratings Committees and the…
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April 12, 2021 in General

Announcing The Official Hay Cube of the USTPA

We are pleased to announce that the Cubeit Hay Company of Hamer, Idaho is joining the USTPA as a corporate partner and sponsor of the 28 year-old equine sports association.…
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Hall of Fame

The USTPA Hall of Fame recognizes the unique contributions and positive impact outstanding individuals have had on the sports of Team Penning and Ranch Sorting.

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What is Team Penning & Ranch Sorting?

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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