BP Super Series

RODEOHOUSTON® BP Super Series

This international, invitation-only rodeo has a purse totaling $1,680,000. Some of the world's best cowboys and cowgirls compete in five three-day series, giving RodeoHouston fans an opportunity to track their favorite athletes all the way to the BP Super Series Championship. The action is never-ending, with bareback riding, barrel racing, bull riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, team roping and tie-down roping.

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Purse

  • RodeoHouston BP Super Series contestants compete for a purse of $1.68 million.
  • The entire purse is provided by RodeoHouston, with no entry fees required from the contestants.
  • Additionally, each contestant has the ability to earn at least $500 in bonus money by appearing at autograph sessions and making public appearances on behalf of RodeoHouston, for a total of $161,600.

Payout Distribution

BP Super Series I - V

Total Purse to each Super Series - $20,000

Payout per Go-Round - $5,000
First Place - $2,500
Second Place - $1,200
Third Place - $800
Fourth Place - $500

Aggregate payout per Super Series - $5,000
First Place - $2,500
Second Place - $1,200
Third Place - $800
Fourth Place - $500

Semifinals 1 & 2

Payout per Round - $5,000
First Place - $2,500
Second Place - $1,200
Third Place - $800
Fourth Place - $500

Wild Card

Payout - $9,000
First Place - $2,500
Second Place - $1,200
Third Place - $800
Fourth Place - 12th Place - $500

Championship

Payout - $91,000
First Place - $50,000
Second Place - $20,000
Third Place - $10,000
Fourth Place - $5,000
Fifth - 10th Place - $1,000

Format

  • The RodeoHouston BP Super Series features invited championship contestants in bareback riding, bull riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, tie-down roping, team roping and women's barrel racing.
  • The 19-performance RodeoHouston BP Super Series features five series of three rounds each, with eight contestants per event; two Semifinal Rounds with 10 contestants per each event; one Wild Card Round with 12 contestants per each event; and a Championship Round featuring 10 contestants per each event.
  • This format results in 40 contestants per event.