2024 Rope Horse Futurity Event Calendar

Ensuring the best.

Futurities are changing the rope horse market. Here are the opportunities to campaign, compete, purchase and watch in 2024.

This calendar will be continually updated, so please check back frequently. If you would like to submit a futurity event, please contact TRJ publisher Chelsea Shaffer at cshaffer@equinenetwork.com.

 

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2024 Calendar

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December 2023

27–30
Gold Buckle Futurity Winter Roping
Bell County Expo Center
Belton, Texas

 

Divisions: 
Any registered horse of the required age can enter futurity or maturity. Only horses sired by GBF Elite Stallions are eligible to enter the Stallion Incentive Program.

  • 6 & Under Tie-Down Roping
  • 4-Year-Old Breakaway Roping
  • Limited Tie-Down Roping (Any Age)
  • 6 & Under Breakaway Roping
  • 4-Year-Old Tie-Down Roping
  • 4-Year-Old Team Roping Heading
  • 6 & Under Team Roping Heading
  • 4-Year-Old Team Roping Heeling
  • Limited Tie-Down Roping (Any Age)
  • Non-Pro Heading (Any Age)
  • 6 & Under Team Roping Heeling
  • Non-Pro Heeling (Any Age)


Stallion Incentive Projected Payout: 

Split 50/50 between stallion owner and rider.

Breakaway: 

  • 1st: $22,000
  • 2nd: $16,500
  • 3rd: $11,000
  • 4th: $5,500


Tie-Down: 

  • 1st: $22,000
  • 2nd: $16,500
  • 3rd: $11,000
  • 4th: $5,500


Team – Heading: 

  • 1st: $22,000
  • 2nd: $16,500
  • 3rd: $11,000
  • 4th: $5,500


Team – Heeling: 

  • 1st: $22,000
  • 2nd: $16,500
  • 3rd: $11,000
  • 4th: $5,500
 
 
 

30
DT Horses Rope Horse Futurity
Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre
Queen Creek, Arizona

Divisions: 

  • DT Horses Open with #15.5 Incentive Rope Horse Futurity | $5,00 Added Money
  • DT Horses #12.5 Slide Rope Horse Futurity | $10,000 Added Money
 


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January 2024

February 2024

7–18
Royal Crown Roping Futurity
Buckeye Equestrian Center
Buckeye, Arizona



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Interested in having your stallion be enrolled in the Royal Crown? 
Information here.

What do I need to do to nominate my foal for the Royal Crown and what does it cost?
There are no nomination fees in the Royal Crown. If your horse is sired by a current Royal Crown stallion, you are eligible to enter the event. If the stallion was bought in but is no longer in, check the lifetime eligibility to see if it applies to your foal.

March 2024

2–4
ARHFA Arizona Sun Circuit Rope Horse Futurity
Scottsdale, Arizona

Starting in 2024 the Top Gun nomination fee will be due by January 1st of each year.

Divisions: 

  • Open Heading Futurity
  • Pre-Futurity Heading
  • Open Heeling Futurity
  • Pre-Futurity Heeling
  • Non-Pro Heading
  • Non-Pro Heeling

$35,000 Added Pre-Futurity
$35,000 Added Open Futurity and Non-Pro

 

Entries open Jan. 5–Feb. 18

 

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14–15
ARHFA Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo
Houston, Texas

Starting in 2024 the Top Gun nomination fee will be due by January 1st of each year.

 

April 2024

26–28
ARHFA Oil Can Classic Rope Horse Futurity
Ardmore, Oklahoma

Starting in 2024 the Top Gun nomination fee will be due by January 1st of each year.

May 2024

May 9–12
Gold Buckle Futurities Spring Roping Event
Hardy Murphy Coliseum
Ardmore, Oklahoma

May 21–June 2
Royal Crown Roping Futurity
Lazy E Arena
Guthrie, Oklahoma

Interested in having your stallion be enrolled in the Royal Crown? 
Information here.

What do I need to do to nominate my foal for the Royal Crown and what does it cost?
There are no nomination fees in the Royal Crown. If your horse is sired by a current Royal Crown stallion, you are eligible to enter the event. If the stallion was bought in but is no longer in, check the lifetime eligibility to see if it applies to your foal.

 

May 30–June 2
ARHFA RedBud Spectacular Rope Horse Futurity
Oklahoma City

Starting in 2024, the Top Gun nomination fee will be due by January 1st of each year.

June 2024

May 21–June 2
Royal Crown Roping Futurity
Lazy E Arena
Guthrie, Oklahoma

Interested in having your stallion be enrolled in the Royal Crown? 
Information here.

What do I need to do to nominate my foal for the Royal Crown and what does it cost?
There are no nomination fees in the Royal Crown. If your horse is sired by a current Royal Crown stallion, you are eligible to enter the event. If the stallion was bought in but is no longer in, check the lifetime eligibility to see if it applies to your foal.

 

May 30–June 2
ARHFA RedBud Spectacular Rope Horse Futurity
Oklahoma City

Starting in 2024, the Top Gun nomination fee will be due by January 1st of each year.


21–23
ARHFA Corn Husker Classic Rope Horse Futurity
Lincoln, Nebraska

Starting in 2024, the Top Gun nomination fee will be due by January 1st of each year.

July 2024

5–7
ARHFA Cowtown Classic Rope Horse Futurity
Fort Worth, Texas

Starting in 2024, the Top Gun nomination fee will be due by January 1st of each year.

August 2024

Date TBD
Badlands Bits & Spurs Futurity
Rapid City, South Dakota

6–18
Royal Crown Roping Futurity
Sweetwater Events Complex
Rock Springs, Wyoming

Interested in having your stallion be enrolled in the Royal Crown? 
Information here.

What do I need to do to nominate my foal for the Royal Crown and what does it cost?
There are no nomination fees in the Royal Crown. If your horse is sired by a current Royal Crown stallion, you are eligible to enter the event. If the stallion was bought in but is no longer in, check the lifetime eligibility to see if it applies to your foal.

 

19–22
Equinety Platinum Medal Rope Horse Futurity & Sale
Rapid City, South Dakota

September 2024

 

25–29
Riata Buckle Championship
Lazy E Arena
Guthrie, Oklahoma

Nominations are due by August 1 ($205) OR due by December 31 ($305).

October 2024

16–19
ARHFA World Championship Rope Horse Futurity
Fort Worth, Texas

Starting in 2024, the Top Gun nomination fee will be due by January 1st of each year.

 

November 2024

December 2024

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