PJRodeo

PJR Events Schedule

2021 Hotel Room
Reservation...

The JW Marriot Starr Pass Resort and Spa is now accepting room reservations, for the 2021 PJ Rodeo and Reunion.

Get the room you want at the JW Marriot Starr Pass Resort and Spa now!  Reserve early... 

Use the Passkey 'Pararescue 2021 if calling,
To make your hotel reservation...
Callers dial:   (520) 792-3500, Option 1

2021 Reunion Events
Registration...

The 2021 PJ Reunion events planning team, is working feverishly to finalize pricing, and event date and time schedules.  This year, we are using CVENT planner for the 2021 PJ Reunion registration portal.

The CVENT Portal Link will Go Live... as soon as the web-team, receives access to the registration portal, from the event planning team.

2021 Competitor Team
Registration...

2021 PJ Rodeo Competitors, must sign-up at the PJ Rodeo website to register to compete.  Click the PJ Rodeo logo... and register to compete.

A N D, don't forget to RESERVE your rooms, and REGISTER for the 2021 PJ Reunion!

< Dates, Times and Venues may  change >

2021 PJ Rodeo

The 2021 PJ Rodeo kicks off 1st and fast, with the first round of competitions on October 24th, 2021.

PJ Rodeo competitors participate in scored events, with many located at the hotel, in view from the Hospitality Decks, and other locations at the JW Marriot Starr Pass Resort and Spa.  Everyone, including our FAG's (Former Action Guys) enjoys seeing the current PJ Warrior Force, demonstrating today's skills, procedures and gear.

During the 2021 PJ Rodeo and Reunion, we will hold high visibility events including the prestigious Pararescue Heritage Banquet and the PJ Warrior Sponsor Events, as well as, the PJ Rodeo & Reunion Icebreaker, the Competitors Banquet and the Guardian Angel & Special Warfare Competitor Awards Ceremony.

2021 PJ Rodeo Events
Oct 24th - 29th

Oct 24th/Sunday
PJR Competitor Registration
Gear-Up, PJR In-Briefing

  • 1500 – 1800  Competitors
    Registration,  Stage Gear
    and Welcome Brief

Oct 25th/Monday
PJR Competition, Activities
and Social Events

  • 0700 – 1600  Marksmanship
    Challenge - 306th MSgt Champagne
    Tucson Rifle Club
  • Competitor Social - TBD

Oct 26th/Tuesday
PJR Competition, Activities
and Social Events

  • 0800 – 1600  Precision
    Parachuting 68th RQS
    Location:  TBA
  • 1730 Nightly Hotel Event -
    Tequila Toast on the Deck
  • 1800 – 2000 – Competitor Social
    Location:  TBA

Oct 27th/Wednesday
PJR Competition, Activities
and Social Events

  • 0800 – 1600  Urban/High Angle Ropes
    Location:  JW Marriott
  • Memorabilia Rm/ Raffle Sales –
    Drawing at 18:30
  • 1100-1700 Reunion Registration
  • 1700-2200 Opening Ceremony
    Icebreaker/CSAR Demonstration
  • 1730 Nightly Hotel Event -
    Tequila Toast on the Deck

Oct 28th/Thursday
PJR Competition, Activities
and Social Events

  •  0800 – 1600 –  Monster Mash,
    Tactical Medicine - JW Marriot
  • 1730 Nightly Hotel Event -
    Tequila Toast on the Deck
  • 1800-2030  – Sponsors VIP Social / Briefing
    JW Marriot – VIP Suite

Oct 29th/Friday
Final PJR Competition,
Reunion Registration, Activities and Social Events

  • 0830-1500 Mystery Games
    Final /Competition
  • 1100-1300 Reunion Registration
  • 1100-1600 – STAR Vendor Trade Show for Registered Vendors, JW Marriot
    GA Summit/Unit Static Display / Recruiting Event/ VA Assistance (DHorka)
  • 1700 Competitor/SLWGroup and VIP Sponors/Photos
  • 1800-2000 Rodeo Award Ceremony
    Guest Speakers / Sponsor Recognition, Open to all Visitors / Cash Bar

Oct 30th / Saturday -
Activities and Social Events,
See PJA Reunion Schedule for details

2021 PJ Reunion

The 2021 PJ Reunion festivities kick off with social events leading to a week of fun, activities, awards and recognition ceremonies culminating with the PJA Banquet and Awards and Honorable PJ ceremonies.

Spanning the course of the PJ Rodeo and Reunion, our Sponsors will enjoy an array of brand exposure to include, logo recognition, exclusive marketing and signage opportunities.

Also included in the array of sponsor visibility, is logo exposure on competitor t-shirts, banner displays during sponsored events, trade show booth space, as well as exclusive seating at luncheons, banquets and select social events, by invitation.

2021 PJ Reunion Events
Oct 27th - 30th

Oct 27th / Wednesday
Registration, Activities and Social Events
... Dues Must be Current

  • 1200 – 1500 – Registration Bar
  • 1200 – 1600 – Open Registration, and
    VA Assistance Table (Doug Horka)
    Memorabilia Room/Raffle Sales
  • 1700-2100 – Opening Ceremony
    Icebreaker/CSAR Demonstration
    Drawing
  • 1730 Nightly Hotel Event
    Tequila Toast on the Deck
  • 2130 – 2350 – Hospitality Suite

Oct 28th/ Thursday
Registration, Activities and Social Events
... Dues Must be Current

  • 0900- Golf at Catalina
  • 0930-1100 – Dr’s Galloway –
    Health and Wealth Seminar
  • 1000-1200 – Reunion Registration,
    Memorabilia Room/ Raffle Sales
  • 1100-1200 – VA Assistance Table (DHorka)
  • 1300-1500 – Reunion Registration,
    Hospitality Suite, Games,...
    Open for briefings and Lectures
  • 1730-1800 – Tequila Toast/Patio Deck, Nightly event
  • 1800-2030 -  Sponsors Social Event, Catalina Grill
  • 1900 – 2350 – Hospitality Suite
  • 2030 – 2300 – Art Mixer, Painting with a Friend

Oct 29th / Friday
Registration, Activities and Social Events
... Dues Must be Current

  • 0830-1500 - Mystery Games Final Competition -
    Reunion Teams Participation Discussion / SLWGroup
  • 0900 - 1100 Discussions TBA
  • 1100-1300 Reunion Registration
  • 1100-1600 – STAR Vendor Tread Show for Registered Vendors, JW Marriott
    GA Summit/Unit Static Display / Recruiting Event/ VA Assistance (DHorka)...
  • 1700 Competitor/SLWGroup and VIP Sponors/Photos
  • 1800-2000 Rodeo Award Ceremony
    Guest Speakers / Sponsor Recognition, Open to all Visitors / Cash Bar
  • 2100 - Poker Night

Oct 30th / Saturday -
General Membership Meeting,
Activities and Social Events,
The PJ Heritage Reunion Banquet
... Dues Must be Current

  • 0830 – 1100 - PJA Business Meeting
    PJA Officers/Board of Directors Meeting
    (Dues must be current to attend)
  • 0900 - 1030 Zumba Ladies Event
  • 1030 – 1500 –  Motorcycle ride/Tom Beranek
  • 1730 - 1830  - Reunion Photos
    (Groups/Couples), Cocktail Hour
  • 1730 – 2200 – The PJ Heritage Banquet,
    Awards and Presentations,
  • 1830 – 1900– Call to Seating
  • 2230 – 2400 – Hospitality Suite

Oct 31st - / Sunday -
Another Spectacular PJ Rodeo and
PJA Reunion Event Comes to a Close...

  • Check Out/Travel
< Dates, Times and Venues may  change >

Our 2021 PJ Rodeo & Reunion Chairman and Keynote Speaker

Chairman - The 2021 PJ Rodeo and Reunion 

Chief Master Sergeant (Retired)
Pararescue Special Warfare Operator
Christopher F. Tellsworth

Chris Tellsworth is a Retired Pararescue Special Warfare Operator Airman and former Chief Enlisted Manager for the 306th Rescue Squadron, Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona.

Chief (Ret) Tellsworth advises F3EA leadership and associates on all matters affecting the “high risk” Special Warfare Personnel Recovery Mission, effective utilization, budget, facilities, manpower, discipline, morale, welfare and quality of life. 

He is a strategic leader and an expert in organizing, equipping, and training the world’s most elite rescue forces and special operators...  click here to see the full biography, for CMSgt (Ret) Christopher F. Tellsworth.

Keynote Speaker - The 2021 PJ Rodeo

SEAC Ramon 'CZ' Colon-Lopez
Senior Enlisted Advisor to the
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

SEAC Ramón ''CZ'' Colón-López is the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

He the most senior enlisted service member, by position, in the United States Armed Forces, and the principal military advisor to the Chairman on all matters involving joint and combined total force integration, utilization, health of the force, and joint development for enlisted personnel.  SEAC Colón-López enlisted in the United States Air Force in December 1990.

He has held assignments in U.S. Air Forces Europe, Air Combat Command... click here to see the full biography, for SEAC Ramon 'CZ' Colon-Lopez