2017 Qualifiers - Team Roping

2017 Qualifiers - Team Roping

Team Roping sponsored by Elanco

Team Roping is the only team event in rodeo. It begins with a steer in a chute and ropers on horseback to either side. A run begins with the steer being released from the chute and given a head start down the arena, after which point the ropers may start their run without penalty. The first roper (the header), comes up on the steer's left side and, throwing his loop, ropes the steer around the horns or neck. Next, the header wraps the rope around the saddle-horn (called dallying).

After making his dallies, the header then steers his horse to the left across the arena, pulling the steer behind him. It will now be the job of his partner (the heeler) to follow with the steer, approach from behind, and skillfully throw his loop so that it encircles both of the steer's hind feet. The heeler will finish the run by stopping his horse while simultaneously dallying his rope around his saddle-horn.

All of the action in a team roping run usually occurs in a time span under 15 seconds (sometimes even less than five). And time is of the essence, as the team that performs their job the quickest wins the event.

See the complete list of 2017 qualifiers below.






September 3, 2016 High Plains Regional Finals Loveland, CO Get Results
September 3, 2016 Southeast Regional Finals Tunica, MS Get Results
November 11, 2016 Cowtown Shoot-Out Ft. Worth, TX Get Results
November 25, 2016 Colorado Fall Championships Denver, CO Get Results
December 2, 2016 Oil Capital Stampede Tulsa, OK Get Results
December 16, 2016 Lasso Del Sol Scottsdale, AZ Get Results
December 30, 2016 21st Annual Superbowl Guthrie, OK Get Results
January 6, 2017 Heart of Texas Championships Waco, TX Coming Soon
January 10, 2017 Sand Hills Odessa, TX Coming Soon
January 13, 2017 IFR Patriot Qualifier Oklahoma City, OK Coming Soon
January 20, 2017 Bayou Championships Kinder, LA Coming Soon
January 27, 2017 Will Rogers Championships Tulsa, OK Coming Soon
February 10, 2017 Brazos Valley Classic (Semi-Finals Slack to Follow) Bryan, TX Coming Soon

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