Events Schedule

2021 PJ Reunion Hotel
Room Reservations Link…

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, reserve early… 
Use the Passkey ‘Pararescue 2021 if calling
Callers dial:   (520) 792-3500, Option 1

2021 PJ Reunion Events
Reunion Registration Portal…

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 PJ Rodeo Competitor Team
Sign-Up Link…

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, Time and Venues may Change, as we Adjust Events and Schedules.
2021 PJ Rodeo
October 24th – 29th

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 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
Competitor Registration

  • 1500 – 1800
    Competitors Registration
    Stage Gear/Welcome Brief

Oct 25th/Monday
Marksmanship:  Rifle & Handgun

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

Oct 26th/Tuesday
Competitor & Social Events

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

Oct 27th/Wednesday
Competitor/Sponsor VIP

  • 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 Hotel Event nightly -Tequila Toast on the Deck

Oct 28th/Thursday
Monster Mash Skills

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

Oct 29th/Friday
Final Competition & Social Events

  • 0830-1500 – Mystery Games Final Competition –
    Reunion Teams Participation Discussion / SLWGroup
  • 1100-1300 Reunion Registration
  • 1100-1600 – STAR Vendor Trade Show for Registered Vendors, JW Marriott
  • 1100-1600 GA Summit/Unit Static
    Display / Recruiting Event/ VA
    Assistance (DHorka)
  • 1800-2000 Rodeo Award Ceremony
    Guest Speakers / Sponsor Recognition, Open to all Visitors / Cash Bar
  • Social Events to follow
  • 1700 Competitor/SLWGroup and VIP Sponors/Photos
2021 PJ Reunion
October 27th – 30th

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:  Dues Must be Current

  • 1200 – 1600 – Open Registration, and
    VA Assistance Table (Doug Horka)
    Memorabilia Room/Raffle Sales
  • 1200 – 1500 – Registration Bar
  • 1700-2100 – Opening Ceremony
    Icebreaker/CSAR Demonstration
    Drawing
  • 1730 – 1800 – Tequila Toast on the Deck/
    Announcements – Dailey Event on the patio
  • 2130 – 2350 – Hospitality Suite

Oct 28th/ Thursday
Registration, 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
  • 1300-1500   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
Competition, Social Events and Awards Ceremony

  • 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
  • 1100-1600 GA Summit/Unit Static
    Display / Recruiting Event/ VA
    Assistance (DHorka) and more
  • 1700 Competitor/SLWGroup and VIP Sponors/Photos
  • 1800-2000 Rodeo Award Ceremony
    Guest Speakers / Sponsor Recognition, Open to all Visitors / Cash Bar
  • Social Events to follow
  • Poker Night

Oct 30th / Saturday –
General Membership Meeting,
The PJ Heritage Reunion Banquet and Special Events

  • 0830 – 1100
    (Dues must be current to attend)
    PJA Business Meeting – BOD Meeting
  • 1030 – 1500 –  Motorcycle ride/Tom Beranek
  • 1730 – 2200 – The PJ Heritage Banquet,
    Awards and Presentations,
  • 1730 – 1830  – Reunion Photos
    (Groups/Couples), Cocktail Hour
  • 1830 – 1900– Call to Seating
  • 2230 – 2400 – Hospitality Suite
 
Dates, Time and Venues may Change, as we Adjust Events and Schedules.
 

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