North Carolina High School and Junior High School Rodeo Association
Jeff Hinson Memorial Top Hand Award
Scholarship Essay Guidelines
Win FREE PRODUCT and an opportunity for a $1,000 Scholarship!
Monthly Winners receive an Air Ride Saddle Pad and year end winners will receive a $1000 scholarship for 1st and a $500 scholarship for reserve
Seth "Ringo Kid" Ring was a part of our rodeo family who left us way to soon. Seth was a kind, generous and life-loving soul. Each year since his passing, his family has chosen to give back to the members of this association through his name. One boy and one girl are chosen to receive a monetary scholarship gift as well as a beautifully-designed belt buckle.
The National High School Rodeo Association (NHSRA) annually awards well over one-half million dollars in scholarships through achievements in the arenas at the National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) and the National Junior High Finals Rodeo (NJHFR), as well as through various scholarship competitions, funded through the generosity of national sponsors and NHSRA budgeting and fundraising. Added to that total are over one-quarter of a million dollars in Merit Scholarships funded through NHSRA and awarded by the state and provincial associations with numbers of scholarships based on membership.
Last year, North Carolina, gave away (5) $1,000.00 Merit Scholarship to our graduating senior class!
Seth Ring Memorial Scholarship
Leslie Allen Chamberlain Christian Sportsmanship Award
NCHSRA Scholarship Application for all Seniors
The deadline for entry is February 15, 2020 (we moved it up due to difficulties in ordering awards product in time).This form will also be available on our website.
Each year a High School Member will be nominated by the student membership and chosen by the Mr. Hinson to receive the Jeff Hinson Memorial Award. This Top Hand Buckle award is to be given to a high school member that has shown great sportsmanship and integrity in and out of the arena.
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The member receiving this award will be nominated and voted on by the membership, and will be an individual who best represents the values of Christian sportsmanship both in the sports arena and the arena of life. The award recipient will have their name engraved on a memorial which will be displayed at Lone Hickory Arena. They will also receive an engraved medal and a $500 educational scholarship.
The North Carolina High School Rodeo Association is an independent student athletic association that provides an activity for Junior High and High School students. Our rodeo association promotes our Western heritage, but most importantly, creates and encourages our youth to excel in leadership, responsibility, dedication and commitment to our community.
The NCHSRA offers an opportunity for these student-athletes to excel not just in the sport of rodeo, but enables them to strengthen our local communities. The scholarship fund is an important bridge to a once in a lifetime, educational opportunity.