2018 PJ Rodeo
Our 2018 PJ Reunion & Rodeo Sponsors
The 2018 PJ Rodeo is a PJ Association Sanctioned Event, and is heavily dependent on Rodeo Sponsors and PJ Association Members to host these world class bi-annual events. We are grateful to all of our 2018 Sponsors, and their are still premium and medallion sponsorship opportunities available.
The PJ Association gratefully recognizes SunWest Mortgage Company, Inc. for their generous sponsorship of the PJ Heritage Banquet, the Premier Event for the PJ Rodeo. The PJ Heritage Banquet concludes the entire week of competition and camaraderie across generations of active duty, retired, former rescue and special operators, from Vietnam to those serving in the fight against terror and humanitarian campaigns.
About the Generations Icebreaker Sponsor
The PJ Association gratefully recognizes North American Rescue, Inc., for their generous sponsorship of the Generations Icebreaker Event. This event, is the opening function of the 2018 PJ Reunion and PJ Rodeo, and introduces generations of PJs spanning a decades long legacy, and a storied commitment of extraordinary service to our nation.
The Generations Icebreaker event, introduces teams of 2 Pararescuemen from around the world, competing in the tough, but friendly 2018 PJ Rodeo event. Held in the hotel, this event was a premier function of the 75th Pararescue Anniversary.
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The 2018 PJ Rodeo and Reunion events and activities...
... hosted by Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA), and the Lackland AFB Pararescue Team. Hotel room reservations are available at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk, in San Antonio, Texas, where PJ Reunion event venues are scheduled.
The PJ Association holds Bi-Annual PJ Rodeo and PJ Reunion events at selected locations across the US.
Every two years, on even numbered years, Active Duty, Air Force Reserve, Air Force Guard, and retired and celebrated PJ's gather to celebrate the brotherhood, to honor the legacy of USAF Pararescue, and to remember and celebrate...
Those Teammates Who Gave All, 'That Others May Live'.
This world-class 'Gathering of Eagles' brings Pararescuemen from around the world, in up to 25 two-man teams, in a friendly, but very tough competition designed to test the skill, tactics, techniques and procedures USAF Pararescue Teams are employing on the battlefield today.
The winning competitive team will hold the title "Best PJ" until the next bi-annual PJ Rodeo, scheduled for 2020.
Events Summary and Snapshots
- Sep 16/Sun- Travel Day
- Sep 17/Mon- 1st Skills Test
- Sep 18/Tues- 2d Skills Test
- Sep 18/Tues- Competitor Social
- Sep 19/Wed- 3d Skills Test
- Sep 19/Wed- Commando BBQ
- Sep 20/Thurs- 4th Skills Test
- Sep 20/Thurs- Sponsor Appreciation
- Sep 21/Fri- Vendors Show
- Sep 21/Fri- Final Skills Test
- Sep 21/Fri- Awards Ceremony
- Sep 22/Sat- PJA Biz Meeting
- Sep 22/Sat- Heritage Banquet
- Sep 23- Travel Day
Snapshot Stats and Facts
- 600+ members and guests
at 2016 PJ Rodeo and Reunion
- 750+ guest attendance
estimated for 2018 PJ Rodeo
- 1500+ association members
- 25 teams of two competitors
- Team awards for best team performance
- Individual prizes for skills
performance (top shooter, etc.)
Attended by the pioneers and men that created the history and legacy of USAF Pararescue. Introduce yourself to seasoned Pararescue combat veterans, the next generation of Pararescue warriors and everyone in between.
Attended by the warriors who wage battle in the war on terror to preserve our way of life in the United States. Shake hands with those at the center of humanitarian actions around the world, and those who honorably represent our country on the battlefield and at home where they are needed.
These war-fighters and humanitarian angels have a storied history rich in valorous deeds on and off of the battlefield. We will honor and celebrate the lives of Pararescuemen lost while savings lives during heroic deeds over the years.
If you're a Pararescueman, a family member or a friend of Pararescue, mark your calendar for the reunion. There is no other place to be in September 2018.
The PJ Association holds Bi-Annual PJ Reunions and PJ Rodeo Events at selected locations across the US. Every two years, on even numbered years, Active Duty, Air Force Reserve, Air Force Guard, and retired and celebrated PJ's gather to celebrate the brotherhood, to honor the legacy of USAF Pararescue, and to remember and celebrate teammates who gave all, 'That Others May Live'.