September 8, 2014
Dates Set For The 2015 George Strait Team Roping Classic

San Antonio, TX—It’s official! The dates have been set for the 33rd Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic. It will be scheduled for March 13th & 14th of 2015 at the San Antonio Rose Palace in San Antonio, Texas.
 

 
 
March 9, 2013
MILITARY WARRIORS GIVE AWAYANOTHER HOME AT 2013 GSTRC

San Antonio, TX.....George Strait halted the proceedings after the first go round of the GSTRC Finals to give away another home to a Military Warrior. Retired Lt. General Leroy Sisco jonted George as they presented George Rice and his family with a 5-Bedroom 3400 home in McAllen Texas for his service to our country. Rice was wounded three times in 2003, 2004 and 2008. He was accompanied by his wife Alexa and their two children Anbrielle and Evan.
 
 
March 9, 2013
31ST ANNUAL GEORGE STRAIT TEAM ROPING CLASSIC GIVES AWAY NEARLY $1 MILLION IN CASH AND PRIZES & SETS EVENT RECORDS
Garrett Tonozzi and Dugan Kelly Win 2013 Championship; Tonozzi Sets Event Record for Most Monies Awarded

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Sunday, March 10, 2013) - The 31st Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic (GSTRC) set multiple event records this year as an unparalleled 685 teams competed for nearly $1 million in cash and prizes across the two-day event. This year's competition was held at The Rose Palace Arena in San Antonio, Texas on March 8-9, 2013, and continued in its tradition as the largest open roping event in America.
 

 
 
March 8, 2013
The 31st Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic Is Underway

The first and second rotations of the George Strait Team Roping Classic have been completed sending 10 teams to the final go rounds which will be held beginning at 10am on Saturday morning.
 

 
 
March 8, 2013
RECORD SETTING 685 TEAMS COMPETE IN 2013 GSTRC

San Antonio, TX......The George Strait Team Roping Classic set a new record this year with 685 teams registering to compete and that did not include George Striat, who for the first time decided not to compete. The event was running late into the night on Friday and it may be Saturday morning before we are able to post the entire 50 final teams. Please check the website early Saturday morning for a complete update.
 

 
 
January 19, 2013
Strait kicks off final tour with memorable, record-setting concert
By William Kerns.....A-J ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR

Singer-songwriter George Strait delivered a consistently entertaining musical thank you to West Texas fans for their past 32 years of support — kicking off his final concert tour Friday night with a two-hour, 29-song performance at the United Spirit Arena.
 

 
 
September 21, 2012
GSTRC TICKETS ON SALE SEPT. 26TH EXCLUSIVELY TO FAN CLUB MEMBERS
March 8 and 9, 2013 Tapped for the 31st Annual Event in San Antonio, Texas

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Country music icon, George Strait, announces the 31st Annual “George Strait Team Roping Classic” (GSTRC) will take place on Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the San Antonio Rose Palace in San Antonio, Texas.
 

 
 
March 10, 2012
30TH ANNUAL GEORGE STRAIT TEAM ROPING CLASSIC FINALS HELD TODAY
Friday First Rounds Results and Saturday’s Top 50 Competitors List

San Antonio, TX (March 10, 2012) – Day one of the 30th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic was held yesterday at the San Antonio Rose Palace with a total of 545 teams from all over the country vying for the chance to compete in today’s finals for the Grand Prize of 2012 GSTRC Champions. Yesterday’s rotation payoff was $50,000. Today, the stakes are higher as the Top 50 teams compete for cash and prizes totaling well over $700,000.
 

 
 
March 10, 2012
TRYAN AND SMITH TRIUMPH AT THE STRAIT
30TH Annual GSTRC Is A Huge Success

San Antonio, TX (March 10, 2012) -- The finals for the 30th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic were held today at the Rose Palace in San Antonio. Thirty-two year olds Patrick Smith (Heeler) from Lipan, TX and Clay Tryan (Header) from Billings, Montana are the new Grand Champions. Clay Tryan follows in his big brother’s footsteps who had won the Championship in 2008.
 

 
 
March 9, 2012
30TH ANNUAL GSTRC UNDERWAY
Schmidt and Robertson lead qualifiers after 1st rotation

San Antonio, TX....The 30th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic is underway and the first rotation has concluded. The first qualifiers for Saturdays Finals are Kolton Schmidt and John Robertson with a time of 11.16. Also qualifying in the first rotation were Tate Karchenschlager and Will Woodfin with a 11.82, JD Yates and Bobby Harris with 12.44, David MWoodfin with otes and Larry Hammons with 12.84 and Camish Jennings Wade Clayton with a 12.94.
 

 
 
March 9, 2012
SCHMIDT AND DAVISON LEAD 2ND ROTATION QUALIFIERS
Torres and Lucero have quickes time

San Antonio, TX---Caleb Schmidt and Cole Davison led the second rotation of qualifiers into Saturdays fianls with a time of 11.75 seconds. Joining them in
 

 
 
March 9, 2012
ROPERS STILL FAST DURING THIRD ROTATION
Chace Thompson and Tommy Zuniga lead the pack into the finals

San Antonio, TX....Chace Thompson and Tommy Zuniga used a time of 11.28 on two head to leap to the head of the pack during the third rotation of the 30th Annual GSTRC. Joining them in the finals from the third rotation were Kyle Roberts and Dan Whitworth with a time of 11.75, Eric Flurry and Casey Stipes with a 12.43, Colby Siddoway and Caleb Twisselman with a 12.7 and Chance Kelton and BJ Campbell with a 12.88
 

 
 
March 9, 2012
LINARES AND SUMMERS LEAD 4TH ROTATION QUALIFIERS
Ivy and Sproul have fastest time

San Antonio, TX...Nelson Linares and Clint Summers led the four rotation qualifiers into the Saturday finals. Linared and Summers qualified with a time of 12.22 followed by Chris Francis and Dakota Kirchenschlager with a 12.33. Also qualifying were Arky Rogers and Clint Summers with 12.93, Cooper Wimberly and Bode Baize with 13.81 and Lane Ivy and Shain Sproul with 15.83.
 

 
 
March 9, 2012
SATURDAY QUALIFIERS
25 Teams Qualify So Far

2012 GSTRC QUALIFIERS
 

 
 
March 9, 2012
6TH AND 7TH ROTATIONS ARE IN THE BOOKS
35 Teams now qualified for finals

San Antonio, TX.....The 6th and 7th rotations in the 30th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic are in the books and 35 teams have now qualified for Saturdays finals. Qualifying from the 6th rotation were Clay Tryan and Jade Corkill with a10.14, Ty Blasingame and Rich Skelton with a 10.6, Derrick Began and Cory Petska, 10.69, Kaston Peavy and T. Luttrell, 10.76, and Chris Lawson and Dee Rampy, 10.9;
 

 
 
February 23, 2012
30 YEARS OF THE GSTRC
2012 GSTRC....March 9th & 10th

The 30th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic will take place on March 9th & 10th at the San Antonio Rose Palace in San Antonio, Texas. It’s hard to believe that it has been that long.
 

 
 
March 12, 2011
29TH ANNUAL GEORGE STRAIT TEAM ROPING CLASSIC AWARDS GRAND CHAMPIONS DAVID KEY AND JADE CORKILL
New Qualifying System is Big Hit with Ropers

San Antonio, TX (March 12, 2011) – The finals for the 29th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic were held today at the Rose Palace in San Antonio. Forty-two year old David Key from Stephenville, TX and twenty-three year old Jade Corkill from Fallen, Nevada are the new Grand Champions. Fifty teams returned to compete in today’s finals from nearly 500 teams who competed Friday in the preliminaries. This year, founder George Strait made a significant change to how ropers qualified for Saturday finals and cowboys welcomed the new system.
 

 
 
March 11, 2011
THE 29TH ANNUAL GEORGE STRAIT TEAM ROPING CLASSIC IS UNDERWAY
Over 500 Teams To Compete

San Antonio, TX---The 29th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic is underway. Over 500 teams have entered and will compete for more than $600,000 in cash and prizes. Check back for updates pand check out the photo gallery for photos we will put up as often as posible.
 

 
 
March 9, 2011
MINUTES ARE TICKING AWAY TO THE 2011 GSTRC
565 Teams Pre-Registerd

San Antonio, TX.....565 Teams have pre-registered for the 29th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic and they will begin signing up in earnest Thursday afternoon and Friday Morning. All teams need to be completely registered by 830 AM Friday morning so the competition can begin at 9am sharp. The top 50 teams from the first two go-rounds on Friday will return for a shot at the Championship and a shot at hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash plus new Chevy Silverado twin cab duallies from Cavender Chevrolet in Boerne, TX and Strait Xtreme 3-horse slant trailer from Bruton Trailers.
 

 
 
January 19, 2011
THE 29TH ANNUAL GSTRC JUST 7 WEEKS AWAY

San Antonio, TX (January 19, 2011) -- The 29th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic (GSTRC) is scheduled to take place Friday and Saturday, March 11 & 12, 2011 at the San Antonio Rose Palace in San Antonio, Texas. The event, which originated as a small family roping by George and his brother Buddy in 1982, has grown into the most prestigious open Team Roping competition in the country. The GSTRC has become the premiere open in the sport with hundreds of thousands of dollars up for grabs each year.
 

 
 
October 1, 2010
GSTRC TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY, OCTOBER 4TH
29th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic March 11th & 12th of 2011

San Antonio, TX----Tickets for the 29th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic will go on sale Monday, October 4th at 9am. The event will take place at the San Antonio Rose Palace in San Antonio, Texas on March 11th & 12th of 2011. Tickets are $20 for each day and are available while they last throught the George Strait website. Fans wishing to purchase ticket should click on 'Team Roping' from the George Strait home page and then click on 'Order Tickets'.
 

 
 
August 30, 2010
MARCH 11th AND 12th OF 2011 FOR THE 29th ANNUAL GSTRC

San Antonio, TX---The dates of March 11th and 12th of 2011 have been set for the 29th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic to be held at his San Antonio Rose Palace in San Antonio, Texas. The GSTRC is the largest
 

 
 
March 15, 2010
2010 GSTRC DRAWS ADDTIONAL FANS
James Jenkins, Jr Shows Up To Witness The Event

San Antonio, TX--Actor James Pickens, Jr., best known as Chief Richard Webber on the ABC series, 'Grey's Anatomy,' is a true team roping fan and showed up at the 28th Annual GSTRC to try and get some pointers from George Strait on how to run a successful event like his. The gracious actor, who is also a board member of the PRCA, met with Strait after the event to try and pick his brain for ideas about an event that Pickens wants to start in California. The actor was very gracious with the fans, taking time out for many photos, including Strait's neice Kara Strait Silva and Strait's Fan Club Preisdent Anita O'Brian
 
 
March 13, 2010
COLEMAN PROCTOR AND JAKE LONG NAMED GRAND CHAMPIONS OF THE 28TH ANNUALGEORGE STRAIT TEAM ROPING CLASSIC

San Antonio, TN (March 13, 2010) – Header Jake Long (26) and Heeler Coleman Proctor (25) have been best friends since toddlers. They’ve roped together since kids and dreamed of a moment like today for many years. After two days of intense competition, the dust settled and it was the two young men who beat out 468 other teams to become the Grand Prize winners of the prestigious GSTRC. The Long-Coleman team finished with a 14.93 combined time and rode away with custom painted GSTRC Championship Chevy Silverado Duallies from Cavendar Chevrolet (Boerne, TX), Strait X-treme horse trailers from Bruton Trailers, Twister saddles from Tractor Supply, Resitol roping bags, jackets from Wrangler and Justin, Gist belt buckles and half of the $159,630 cash payoff.
 

 
 
March 12, 2010
THE FIRST DAY OF THE 2010 GSTRC IS A HUGE SUCCESS
LeMond & Jones Take First Go Whjile Driggers And Culpeper Win 2nd Go.

San Antonio, TX...469 Teams antied up $1000 apiece to compete in the 28th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic. The roping began precisely at 10AM sharp. .
 

 
 
February 15, 2010
CLOCK IS TICKING FOR THE 28TH ANNUAL GSTRC

San Antonio, TX---The clock is ticking and time is drawing near for the 28th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic that will be held in San Antonio Texas at the San Antonio Rose Palace on March 12th & 13th.
 

 
 
October 6, 2009
2010 GSTRC TICKETS SOLD OUT
Saturday Tickets Sell Out In 2 Minutes

San Antonio, TX---All available tickets to the 2010 George Strait Team Roping Classic have been sold out. The event, sponsored by Cavender Chevrolet of Boerne, TX and Bruton Trailers will be March 12th & 13th of next year. The Saturday tickets sold out in just two minutes with the Friday tickets selling out later in the day.