General Information

The Missouri Gay Rodeo Association (MGRA) is celebrating 34 years, 1986 - 2020.  We are a 501 (c) (3) corporation who produces The Show-Me State Rodeo each year. We are an affiliated chapter of the International Gay Rodeo Association (IGRA) who sanctions the rodeo. We are an all-volunteer organization and any profits we make from the rodeo are given back to our community by donating to our Charity Partners.

The MGRA board of directors is working diligently to produce the Show-Me State Rodeo in 2021.  We invite all contestants and spectators to join us. 


Tickets to watch the rodeo can be purchased here.

Contestant Information

Entry fees are $30 per event/per day. Must enter a minimum of one event each day or two events in one day to compete. 

There is a minimum  non-refundable deposit required of $60.


All IGRA rules and regulations will be adhered to for the Show-Me State Rodeo.

Late Registration & Late Fee Policy:

Late registrations will be accepted.  Late Fee Policy is in effect.
Contestants who register after the preregistration period has expired shall be assessed a late fee of $50.

A late fee of $50 shall be assessed to all preregistered contestants adding rough stock events after the preregistration period has expired.
This fee applies only to contestants who have been assigned a four (4) digit IGRA contestant number more than thirty (30) days prior to registration date.

Payout for the Show-Me State Rodeo shall follow IGRA guidelines.

Added Prize Money:


New Contestants:

Pre-Register by emailing the IGRA Admin Assistant or at Friday evening’s registration

The New Contestant Meeting will be at 8:30 am,  at the Rodeo Arena.
Rodeo begins at 9:00 am.

Point of Contact:

Angela Parker, Rodeo Director - apleerodeos@yahoo.com
Garland Rankine, MGRA President -garbear@gmail.com
Brendon Dale, Vice President-
Shawn Shaffer, Secretary- info@mgra.us
Chirl Parker-Treasurer-nachbarchirl@yahoo.com
Ken Hall, Trustee-Ken@mgra.us


MGRA, PO Box 45073, Kansas City, MO 64171, info@mgra.us



Rodeo Officials





Rodeo Running Order of Events:

Head Judge



Calf Roping on Foot




Steer Deco

Junior Judge



Mounted Break Away

Student Judge



Team Roping

Arena Director



Grand Entry (Noon)

Arena Director Assistant



Ranch Saddle Bronc

Arena Crew Coordinator



Chute Dogging

Chute Coordinator



Pole Bending




Steer Riding

Asst. Secretary



Goat Dressing

Score Keeper



Barrel Race




Flag Race

Asst. Auditor



Wild Drag Race




Bull Riding

Announcer Assistant





Stall Fees/Horse Information:

The one free horse stall only applies for 3 Days (Friday through Monday Morning or Thursday through Sunday) of the rodeo weekend.

Any additional Stall Fees are noted as below
$25 per additional horse stall for the weekend (3 Days)
$25 per tack stall for the weekend (3 Days)

$25 per day per stall for any days over 3 days.

Contestants requiring more than three stalls will be charged $25/Day/Stall
$50 late fee for contestants requiring stalls who did not pre-register
Payment due at time of check in, to be collected by Barn Manager:

Barn Manager,  - 
Asst Barn Manager- 

A Vet will be on site for Rodeo Events and a Farrier will be on call.

Rodeo Grounds & RV Information:




Host Hotel Information:

Host Hotel -

Group Rate  is Under MGRA or Missouri Gay Rodeo Association and ends.

Queen Double Room - $ + Tax
Reservations need to be made by calling the hotel.

Group Rate reservations can't be made on line.



AWARDS Dinner and Ceremony:

MGRA will be once again hosting a catered awards dinner at the Arena starting at 7:00 pm on Sunday,  for $12/Person. Tickets can be purchased at the rodeo. The awards Ceremony will begin at 8:00 pm.














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