Charlie Horse Ranch
Timing Systems, Inc.

PO Box 697
Elverta, CA 95626
Phone 916-275-3277
Email: Charlie Horse Ranch

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Team Rope America Software.

Buy Team Rope America Software (Download Only - $324.95)

Request a Download of a 10 day free trial of the TRA Software (no charge). (Provide Name, Email, Phone and Mailing Address).
If this link doesn't work, just send an Email to requesting a trial of the Team Rope America software (Provide Name, Email, Phone and Mailing Address).

Download Team Rope America 6.2 Software Documentation.

Download TRA Software Tutorial (for the new user).

Attention: Existing Team Rope America Software Clients (updated 06/02/22, build 6210) Note - Versions prior to 5.0 are no longer supported.

Download TRA Software 6.2 Upgrade (no charge, but you print the 91 page documentation yourself)

If you are using External Posting, use this link to install external posting on a secondary machine. Do NOT install it on the main machine. Download 6.2 External Posting

All software is offered on a 10-day free trial basis. Once you purchase it, you have a non-transferable perpetual license. We do not charge you on a yearly basis. Upgrades are generally free, but never more than $25.00. After you purchase, there are no refunds, so use your 10 days to test the software according to your needs.

Due to extreme increases in shipping costs, we will no longer ship the products. All sales will be "Download Only".

Purchase Choices

After the purchase, you will recieve an Email within 24 hours with instructions on how to download the software and documentation. It will also have instructions on how to obtain your license key.

  • This software was designed especially for those producers who put on Team Ropings.
  • You do NOT have to be connected to the Internet to run this software.
  • Fixed Team Ropings, Draw Pots, Pick Draw, Round Robins (full and modified), "Cowboy Draws", "Sign Up in the Box", Match Races, and "Switcheroo", all with Incentives, Beginner Incentives, sidepots, and multiple Rounds supported.
  • After the draw is done, single teams can be added to the draw for a pro-rated price, and adds can be done from the time posting screen.
  • When doing the draw for a pick-draw class, the "pick' teams can go first in the draw.
  • Payout types: Progressive, "Closest to Time", Rope Until Miss, Average, Incentive, and Header/Heeler pay, as well as bonuses per round.
  • ACTRA, OTRA and USTRC (including Elite) handicapping methods supported. Teams can be handicapped based on their overall rating (header rating + heeler rating).
  • Draw Pots and Pick Draws can have up to 99 draws per roper.
  • Ropings can be "Progressive" (guaranteed number of gos) or "Semi Progressive" (allowed number of misses).
  • Single Roper Breakaway Roping is supported in both the regular and 4D format..
  • When running the event, it will tell you the time the upcoming teams need to take the lead or to be "in the money".
  • You can network computers, and even have a computer that does nothing but display real-time standings for an event and/or monitor the current draw.
  • Your ropers can sign up and pay for the show online, using Draws and show results can be posted to for on-line viewing.
  • Places paid can be based on the number of teams, the number of ropers, or an automatic calculation that allows the last paid place to get their entry fees back..
  • Teams can be limited (capped) based on their header, heeler and/or team rating.
  • Many ropings can have combined draws for multiple events, but the events are paid separately.
  • Most Ropings can have up to 12 rounds and the last round can be a Short Go.
  • You can have up to 5000 ropers and 40,000 teams per show.
  • You have control over free rides and payouts that result from uneven header/heeler entries.
  • Each event can have a sponsor name that shows on all reports.
  • It handles payouts and announcer's lists.
  • Cattle charge can be calculated separately for each event.
  • You can print individual roper reports, showing how they did in each event and each round.
  • You can combine payout checks into a single check at the end of the show.
  • It automatically separates ropers with multiple entries when doing the draw.
  • You can set up rotations for any event except Match Races.
  • It will show interim results based on number of signups and added money.
  • If you have a FarmTek© timer or a Thunderpaws© timer, the times can go directly from the timer into the computer, eliminating errors and extra typing. The flagger can use the FarmTek handswitch to signal the end of the ride, eliminating delays in communicating with the booth. With FarmTek, you can optionally automatically detect header and heeler breakouts and add penalties when they occur.
  • It maintains a roper database which is automatically updated during each show, making signups fast and easy.
  • It will create a financial report to reconcile your cash box and show how much profit you made from the show.
  • You can extract the show data to a file which can be used as input to a spreadsheet or database program for local reporting.
  • You can extract the roper database to a file which can be used as input to a spreadsheet or database program for local reporting.
  • You can create mailing labels from your roper database, and even limit them to recent ropers. Duplicates (same address) can be automatically eliminated.
  • You can extract html files for porting to your web page. Post your draw and show results online!
  • It will write your jackpot payout checks for you, including signing them if you want. Optionally, it prints the roper's mailing address on the check for easy mailing in a #10 business window envelope.
  • Lots of other features too numerous to mention here.

    For more information about on-line signups and reporting, visit at: Home Page

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