Membership Forms

All contestants who will be in Grades 5-8 in the fall of 2024 are welcome to compete!  All paperwork must be uploaded to online portal by July 27th in order to enter the first rodeo of the Fall 2024 Season!

The membership application will be completed online and you will upload all required documents to the National Portal!  It is parent responsibility to be aware of all membership requirements and deadlines.  Use the checklist!

Print all documents that are linked below to be sure you don’t miss any steps in the membership process!


INSTRUCTIONS FOR ONLINE MEMBERSHIP– (returning and new members) To access the online membership link see below,


The national application and national liability form will generate for printing in the online portal.

1. Membership Checklist— New members must complete all the steps!

2. State Liability/waiver form

3. Certificate of Eligibility form– (public and private school contestants) and a copy of last years final report card. 

3. Home School Verification form– (NHSRA rule for homeschool contestants). See checklist for report card/transcript requirements in addition to the verification form.

4. Online Entries Permission form-

5. Complete W-9 form if jackpotting- MUST BE COMPLETED NEW FOR 2024 FALL SEASON!  Contestants who do not have one on file; will not be allowed to JP a rodeo.

6. Code of Conduct 

7. Go to entry page to complete rodeo entries online- Mark the opening and closing dates for entries on your calendar!  Fall entries open July 20th. You must have all your paperwork turned in before entering a rodeo

Membership into the NDJHRD,  will be granted once a full and completed online membership packet has been submitted and approved by the rodeo secretary.


  •  Both parents/guardians must sign all forms.  If parent is deceased, incarcerated, or sole custody that must be noted on the line for that parent.
  • Waiver/Liability forms require notary public signatures–parents and student must be present for these signatures (both parents signatures and student’s signature must be on forms). Notary must list all people as being present when notarized.
  • School administrator must sign the contestant eligibility form and grades must be submitted for most current quarter or trimester.