The Wisconsin High School Rodeo Association is a member of the
National High School Rodeo Association, and therefore, subscribes
to the NHSRA Rule Book. The following text is directly from Article I
"Purpose and Aims" of the NHSRA Rule Book:

1. To maintain order and standards set up by the National High School Rodeo
Association among members at their functions. The National High School Rodeo
Association, Inc. is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.

2. To promote high school rodeo on a National scale and work toward this by
bringing national recognition to this activity for students who are under 20 at
the first of the National High School Rodeo year and are or have been enrolled
in the 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade the year just preceding the National High
School Finals Rodeo the contestant is entering, as long as they have met their
grade requirements, even if they have graduated in the middle of the year, or
have attended school on half-days, they will be eligible to compete in the National
High School Rodeo through National High School Finals Rodeo. And to
allow for members in a junior high division who are under the age of 16 at the
first of the NHSRA year and are or have been enrolled in the 6th, 7th or 8th grade
the year just preceding the National Junior High Finals Rodeo the contestant is
entering, as long as they have met their grade requirements, they will be eligible
to compete in the Junior High Division of the NHSRA and the National Junior
High Finals Rodeo. Any student attending schools which apply to High School
or Junior High School credits is eligible for membership if he/she meets the
National High School Rodeo Association grade and conduct qualifications.

3. To promote the highest type of conduct and sportsmanship at the various
rodeos by setting up standards to be met to reach this end.

4. To keep the Western Heritage alive in America.

5. To promote closer relationship among the people interested in this activity
and the organizations they represent.
a. To promote humane treatment of animals.

6. To increase and maintain interest of the high school student in rodeos and
other functions of the nation.

7. It is the intent of the National High School Rodeo Association to encourage
any student to continue in school as a regularly enrolled student, and improve
his education.

8. To assist and work in cooperation with the National Intercollegiate Rodeo
Association, the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, and the Canadian
Professional Rodeo Association.

9. To encourage other States/Provinces to have High School Rodeos and Junior High
School Rodeos and to provide protection for States/Provinces, Qualifying
and National High School Finals Rodeos and National Junior High Finals
Rodeos, decide on the new members and protect the old members by allowing
only the winners recognized by their rodeos to participate in the National High
School Finals Rodeo and the National Junior High Finals Rodeo.

10. To decide on the site where the National High School Finals Rodeo and the
National Junior High Finals Rodeo will be held each year.

11. No part of the net earnings of the corporation shall inure to the benefit or
be distributed to its members, trustees, officers or other persons, except that the
corporation shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation
for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance
of the purposes set forth in paragraphs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 hereof. No
substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be the carrying on of
propaganda or otherwise attempting to influence legislation and the participate
in or intervene in, including the publishing or distribution of statement(s), any
political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office. Notwithstanding
any other provisions of these Articles, the corporation shall not carry on any
other activities not permitted to be carried on.
a. By a corporation exempt from Federal Income Tax under Section
501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (or the corresponding provision
of any future United States Internal Revenue Law), or
b. By a corporation contribution(s) to which are deductible under Sections
170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (or the corresponding
provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law.)

12. In the event of dissolution of this non-profit corporation, any assets belonging
to the National High School Rodeo Association after paying or making
provisions for the payment of all liabilities of the corporation will dispose of
assets of the corporation inclusively for the purposes of the corporation and in
such manner or to such organization or organizations organized and operated
exclusively for charitable, educational, religious or scientific purposes as shall
at the time qualify as an exempt organization or organizations under Section
501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, (or the corresponding provisions
of any future United States Law) as the board of this corporation shall
determine. Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed by the Court
of the County in which the principal office of the corporation has been located,
as said Court shall determine which are organized and operated exclusively
for such purposes.