We are the only



team penning & ranch sorting organization.

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.

  • 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
  • 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

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.

USTPA is committed to servings its members, bringing about innovative and positive change and providing representation of the sport to the horse industry.

Individual Rider

Single Rider – Yearly Membership


Family Membership

Best value for families with 3 or more riders


Lifetime Riders Membership

Single Rider – Lifetime Membership


Lifetime Family Membership

Best value for families with 2 or more riders


Beginner Youth Membership

8 years old and under


Jr. Youth Membership

12 years old and under


Sr. Youth Membership

13 – 16 years of age


Official/Non-Rider Membership

Yearly Official or Non-rider Membership


Become a Member

Your first year as an Individual Rider is FREE!