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CIRCLE C COWBOY CHURCH YOUTH RODEO SERIES

2018-2019 Rules & Regulations

 

GENERAL RULES

  1. Sportsmanship by all contestants and parents shall be the first objective of the association.

  2. The association will tolerate no alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs, or the use of profanity.

  3. No loose pets. All pets must be properly secured on a leash.

  4. All contestants must wear proper western attire while in the arena and rodeo working area.

  5. All re-runs and re-rides are to be at the discretion of the Judges.

  1. Interference from stock or person may give reason for re-runs and re-rides as according to the Judge’s ruling.

  2. Failure to follow rules and regulations will be grounds for disqualification.

  3. The decision of any judges, flagmen or timers will be final, and no protest by contestant will

    be permitted.

  4. Board of Directors shall manage the affairs of the organization.

17. The and its Board of Directors assumes NO responsibility or

liability for injury or damage to the person, property or stock of any owner, contestant or assistant. Each participant by the act of his/her membership and or entry into NRC Youth Rodeo Series rodeo waives all claims against CIRCLE C COWBOY CHURCH, its Directors, other members, stock contractors, sponsoring groups, arena owners and any other individual associated with the rodeo for any injury he/she or his/her property may sustain.

  1. Negative Coggins required.

  2. There will be fundraiser(s) during the rodeo season with mandatory dollars for each member

    to sell. Fundraiser(s) will be announced. Failing to complete your quota in fundraisers will be

    grounds for disqualification of prizes to be awarded.

  3. Decisions or rulings made by the CIRCLE C COWBOY CHURCH Board of Directors or Rodeo

    Committee that protect the safety of the contestant or stock are not reviewable.

  4. Any situation or rule that arises that is not clearly covered in this rulebook shall be decided

    upon the discretion of the Board of Directors of the CIRCLE C COWBOY CHURCH.

  5. The Rules herein are subject to change, at any time, if it is determined that they are not

    serving the best interest of the NRC or its members

  6. In any roping event the contestant is responsible for providing their own pusher to push their

    calf/steer.

  7. Entry fees will be CASH ONLY. Membership fees may be paid by check. A $35 returned check

    fee will be charged.

  8. Each event must average 3 contestants for the first three performances of the series for

    buckle to be awarded in each event.

  9. Year-end awards guaranteed for the CHAMPION in each event. CCCCYRS Jackets are

    guaranteed to all qualifying members who attend 4 of the 5 rodeos and have paid

    memberships in full.

  10. Pee-Wee Non-Compete contestants who have a valid paid membership and attend 4 of the 5

    required shows will receive a buckle for their year-end award. One buckle per participant

    regardless of classes entered.

  11. Other prizes to be awarded according to available funds and/or sponsorships.

  12. Exhibitions will not be offered.

  13. No contestant will be allowed to change clothes in the arena or behind the chutes.

CIRCLE C COWBOY CHURCH

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CIRCLE C COWBOY CHURCH

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32. All events are Co-ed except Sub Jr., Jr. & Sr. Goat Tying.
33. All contestants participating in rough stock events, i.e. mutton bustin’, calf riding, steer riding,

pony broncs and broncs are required to wear helmets and vests.

MEMBERSHIP

1.

2. 3.

4. 5.

6. 8.

Any qualified person may become a member of the Youth Rodeo Series and participate for points and series end prizes upon payment of $40.00 series fee and completion of required forms. See CCCCYRS Secretary about an available payment plan.
Age will be determined as of October 1, 2018 for participation in each age group. Contestants may participate in more than one age group if age eligibility allows.

Any member of this association may be expelled by two-thirds affirmative vote of the Board of Directors; such expulsion being imposed only after due notice and opportunity for hearing has been given to the member so accused of any conduct unbecoming a member of this association, or reflecting upon the integrity of this association.

Members must attend 4 of 5 scheduled rodeos to be eligible for year-end awards.
Each contestant must have on file a Membership Application and any other forms necessary at the discretion of the committee.
Compete events have a $25.00 entry fee per event. Non-compete events have a $15.00 entry fee per event. Each contestant must pay a one time $10.00 office fee per performance.
Any non-member can enter as many events as they choose. Non-members must complete all required forms. Non-members cannot accumulate points nor count rodeos toward series end awards qualification until member dues are paid in full.

EVENTS

CCCCYRS shall offer the following events at every performance.

PEE WEE 7 & UNDER

MUTTON BUSTIN’ (60 LBS OR LESS) GOAT RIBBONS (NO HORSE) DUMMY ROPING (NO HORSE) POLES

BARRELS

JUNIOR 14 & UNDER

BRONC RIDING
STEER RIDING/JR. BULLS CHUTE DOGGIN’
GOAT RIBBONS
GOAT TYING (GIRLS) GOAT TYING (BOYS) BREAK AWAY ROPING TIE DOWN ROPING TEAM ROPING
POLES
BARRELS

SUB JR. – 10 & UNDER

CALF RIDING
GOAT RIBBONS (MUST RIDE HORSE) GOAT TYING (GIRLS)
GOAT TYING (BOYS)
DUMMY SLED ROPING
POLES
BARRELS

SENIORS 19 & UNDER

BRONC RIDING BULLS
CHUTE DOGGIN’ GOAT TYING (GIRLS) BREAK AWAY ROPING TIE DOWN ROPING TEAM ROPING

POLES BARRELS

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Board of Directors (Rodeo Committee) reserves the right not to offer any of the above events based on number of entries received prior to the start of the rodeo.

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POINTS

  1. Only members in good standing are eligible to acquire points during the regular rodeo season.

  2. The following point system shall be used:

The total number of points awarded in any division event will be on a 15 point system as noted below. One participation point is given to each contestant regardless of placing if the contestant makes an honest attempt to compete in the event. Points to be divided as follows:

PLACE Points

1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th9th

10th11th12th13th14th15th

PAYOUT

15 points 14 points 13 points 12 points 11 points 10 points 9 points 8 points 7 points 6 points 5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

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Money will be paid according to the number of contestants per event. (Unless paid for the event, no- show contestants will not be used in the calculation of payouts.) The following system will be used. (Total payout pool is 100% of entry fee minus stock charge/timer fee paid for each event)

1-5 1 place 6-10 2 places 11-19 3 places 20-29 4 places 30+ 5 places

100%
60/40% 50/30/20% 40/30/20/10% 34/27/20/13/6%

STOCK CONTRACTOR
Contractor: Brown Rodeo Company

COMPETING CONDUCT

  1. Turn Outs

    Any contestant not competing or performing when called upon to do so shall have his/her livestock turned out; this is a disqualification and shall be enforced by the rodeo Directors or Judges.

  2. Not Ready
    When a contestant has been advised he/she is next to go and he/she is not ready when called on the THIRD time, that contestant shall receive a no-time for that event. The rule is enforced by the rodeo Event Director or Judge.

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c. Honest Effort
All contestants must make an honest effort when competing in the arena. Failure to make honest effort is cause for disqualification and shall be left to the discretion of Judges.

DRESS CODE

e.

  1. Exceptions to Dress Code
    a. Rough stock riders may roll the sleeve of their riding arm up, but only when they are

    competing. Helmets and vests are required for rough stock events.

  2. Suspensions of Dress Code

    a. During inclement weather, parts of the dress code may be suspended at any time during a rodeo or function.

    b. During hot weather, contestants may wear a CIRCLE C COWBOY CHURCH T-shirt outside of the arena but must wear jeans or boots. No shorts. During a competitive run contestants must have their long sleeve button down shirt on.

    c. During cold weather contestants may wear hoodies or jackets over the dress code.

  3. Violations of Dress Code

    a. Violation of dress code shall result in disqualification of participant in all entered events of the rodeo in which violation occurred.

RE-RIDES

  1. Re-rides to be determined and announced by Judge immediately following ride. Re-rides are at the discretion of the Judge.

  2. Contestants will be permitted to ask for re-ride.

4. If a required flank strap comes off, the rider must make a qualified ride before given the

option for a re-ride. The rider has the option to refuse his/her re-ride and take the marking.

  1. If gross outside interference occurs with a contestant and does not give the contestant a fair

    chance to perform in an event, the Judge has the right to grant him/her a re-ride or re-run.

  2. If, in the opinion of the Judge, a rider makes 3 honest efforts to get out on a chute fighting

    animal and is unable to do so, he/she may have re-ride drawn.

  3. If, in opinion of the Judge, the contestant failed to receive equal opportunity due to the

    performance of the animal, a re-ride will be given and the animal will be removed from the

    draw.

  4. A rider, if fouled at the chute, or if his/her animal falls on its side, is entitled to a re-ride, at the

    discretion of the Judge.

  1. If re-ride is given, Judges shall inform contestant of his/her marking and an option of a re-

    ride. Contestant may refuse and take marking.

  2. All the rules of this chapter are the responsibility of the Judges to carry out and/or enforce.

1. Dress Requirements (including Non-Members)

a.

Contestant must wear a western hat, western boots, a buttoned up long sleeve shirt,

and long western style pants.

b.

Dress code will be in effect 30 minutes prior to start of rodeo and will remain in effect

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until completion of rodeo.

c. Sleeves must be rolled down and buttoned or snapped.

d.

Contestant must start run with hat on his/her head with no deliberate action or motion

to remove it - SAID ACTION WILL RESULT IN A NO TIME!

Contestants may wear protective headgear in place of hat when competing.

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RE-RUNS

  1. When time is stopped before a contestant has a legal catch or run, he/she shall receive a re- run

  2. Re-run shall mean a complete separate run with no previous time or penalties added. If stock is required, the run may be on the same animal, at the Judge’s discretion.

  1. In all roping events, if the contestant ropes or commits, it shall be considered a run and no re- run will be allowed regardless whether contestant called for animal or not.

  2. If calf or steer gets out of the arena and the flagman fails to flag time, or timekeepers fail to get time, the roper will receive animal over. The contestant will have same number of loops as he/she had left when animal got out.

  3. If, for any reason, time is not started when contestant starts his/her run and it is not possible

to record a time, the contestant shall receive a re-run.
7. At any time, depending on the event and circumstances, the time is stopped; the Judge shall

award a re-run. Reasons for stopping time: (determined only by field Judges discretion)

a. If animal breaks out or is let out of the arena (roping boxes and chutes part of the arena).

b. If contestant becomes endangered, such as loose stock or other foreign matter in the arena, etc.

c. If contestant does not have a fair chance to compete.

BARRIERS

  1. Judges or Directors will install barriers.

  2. Barriers will be checked for correctness of length, and for proper working order by Judge 30

    minutes before rodeo, and again before rodeo, and again before start of each event requiring

    a Barrier.

  3. Barrier will not be considered broken unless ring falls within 10 feet of post. No metal may be

    used on jerk line and neck rope that extends beyond front of chute.

  4. If barrier equipment fouls contestant in any timed event, he/she will be entitled to a re-run

    only if he/she declares himself/herself immediately.

  5. If contestant breaks or beats the barrier, a 10 second penalty shall be enforced.

  6. If barrier equipment stops or turns animal back, contestant will receive a re-run and Judge will

    decide if same stock is to be run. If same stock is to be re-run and the same situation occurs,

    animal will be removed from the draw and a drawn re-run animal used.

  7. Stock belongs to contestant when asked for.

  8. Starting flag must be in the most visible place for timekeepers.

  9. Barrier must be between 32" and 36" in height, measuring at the middle of each box if

    possible.

  10. If automatic barrier fails and time is recorded, contestant will receive no penalty. Time will

    stand as recorded.

  11. Barriers will be used in all rodeos in roping events. Length to be decided according to length of

    box and arena.

  12. Stock must cross score line in front of Judge after leaving chute. If stock does not cross score

    line of the line Judge, stock will be brought back and re-run.

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PEE WEE MUTTON BUSTIN’

  1. Contestant must be 7 & under and weigh 60Lbs or less

  2. Age as of October 1

  3. Rider must ride for 6 seconds but will be given a time if dismounts before the 6 seconds

  4. This is a non-compete class

  5. Protective helmets and vests must be worn and are provided or bring your own.

SUB JR. CALF RIDING

  1. Contestant must be 10 & under

  2. Rider may ride with one hand or two but will be scored accordingly

  3. Rope must have bell with clapper.

  4. Rider must ride for 6 seconds. Qualified rides will receive a score. ONLY qualified rides will

    receive placing/points.

  5. Time will start when animal’s front inside shoulder breaks the plain of the chute.

  6. Riders shall use dry resin only on rope and glove.

  7. If rider makes a qualified ride with any part of the rope in riding hand, he is to be marked.

  8. Flanks to be used at discretion of rider.

  9. Judges decisions on re-rides are final.

  10. Riders must wear protective vest and helmet. Mouthpieces optional but encouraged.

JUNIOR STEER RIDING/BULL RIDING

1. Same rules apply to Steer Riding/Jr. Bull Riding as Calf Riding with these exceptions:
a. Rider will ride for 8 seconds
b. Contestant will take no longer than 2 minutes to ready themselves on the animal

(discretion of Judge). c. Flanks are required.

2. Any of the following offenses will disqualify a rider: a. Being bucked off

b. Touching animal, helmet, fence, or self with free hand c. Using Sharp spurs
d. Putting chaps under rope when rope is being tightened e. If rope breaks during ride

JUNIOR BRONC RIDING

1. Contestant must be 14 & under
2. Contestant can ride with a bareback rigging or a western saddle.
3. Contestant can ride with one free arm or can ride with both hands touching rigging or saddle

but will be scored accordingly.
4. Flanks are required
5. Rider will ride for 8 seconds. Qualified rides will receive a score. ONLY qualified rides will

receive placing/points.

6. Rider must wear protective vest and helmet.
7. Judge(s) will decide all re-rides and Judge(s) decisions are final.

SENIOR BRONC RIDING

2. Same rules apply to Sr. Bronc Riding as Jr. Bronc Riding with these exceptions: a. Contestant must be 19 & under

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JUNIOR CHUTE DOGGIN’

  1. When the chute opens, contestant must bring the steer to a line ten feet from the chute and wrestle (or "dog") the steer to the ground.

  2. In order to count as a legal fall, all four feet of the steer must be in the air when the steer is on the ground. Other falls are called "dog falls," and the competitor must try to let the steer get up and try to get all four legs in the air.

  3. The competitor can be disqualified for losing contact with the steer or tripping the steer.

  4. It is a timed event, with the time starting at the moment the chute dogger crosses the ten foot

    line. The steer must be wrestled within 2 minutes.SENIOR CHUTE DOGGIN’

  5. Same rules apply to Sr. Chute Doggin’ as Jr. Chute Doggin’ with these exceptions:

    1. Contestant must be 19 & under

    2. The steer must be wrestled within 90 seconds

PEEWEE GOAT RIBBON PULL

1. Contestants entering the Goat Ribbon Pull event must be 7 years or under. This is a non- compete class, no day money.

  1. There will be a 2 minute time limit.

  2. The goat will be tied to a stake with a rope 10 feet in length.

  3. Time lines (start and stop) will be measured 20 feet from ground stake.

  4. Contestant will start from designated starting line on foot (no horse) with time starting as

    contestant crosses line and will catch goat and pull ribbon from tail and run to designated finish line when time will stop.

PEEWEE DUMMY ROPING

1. The barrier line is set 2ft from the dummy and the starting line is 10ft behind the barrier line.

2. The time will start when the contestant crosses the starting line and the time will stop when the rope comes tight around the calf’s neck.

3. Must be a bell collar catch.
4. A top notch is considered a miss.
5. The contestant must swing the rope and throw the rope in an attempt to catch the dummy. 6. If the contestant should miss on the first attempt the contestant may rebuild his/her loop

one time (parent/guardian may assist with rebuilding loop).
7. If the contestant steps on or crosses the barrier line, they will be penalized 10 seconds.
8. If the contestant places the rope on the dummy or if the contestant misses both tries it will

result a NO TIME.

SUB JR. AND JUNIOR GOAT RIBBON PULL

  1. The goat will be tied to a stake with a rope 10 feet in length.

  2. The contestant must be mounted on a horse and must ride from the starting line to the goat,

    dismount from their horse and pull the ribbon from the goat’s tail and run across the time line

    to stop the time and complete the run.

  3. The contestant can only receive help to re-mount horse after time has been called.

  4. There will be a 90 second time limit.

  5. Time line will be measured 20 feet from ground stake.

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SUB JR., JUNIOR AND SENIOR GOAT TYING * (GIRLS ONLY)*

  1. The goat will be tied to a stake with a rope 10 feet in length.

  2. The stake will be pounded completely into the ground so that no part of it is visible.

  3. The contestant must be mounted on a horse and must ride from the starting line to the goat,

    dismount from their horse, throw the goat and tie any 3 legs together with a leather string or pigging string, then stand back 3 feet from the goat after signaling for time before Judge starts time for goat to stay tied. If contestant is tangled in rope when backing up after the tie, it is in the judge’s discretion when to begin time for the sake of safety to the contestant.

  4. If the goat is down when contestant reaches it, the goat must be let up to its feet or may be helped up with at least 3 legs dangling and thrown by hand.

  5. Tie will be timed by the Judge, and if it is not secure for 6 seconds, the contestant will receive a no time.

  6. Time will stop when Judge signals the completion of the tie.

  7. There will be a 90 second time limit for senior division and a 2 minute time limit for the sub jr.

    and junior division.

  8. Should the horse run over or touch the rope, with or without contact to the goat, the

    contestant will receive a 10 second penalty. If the violation occurs after flagman has signaled for a time there will be no penalty. If a horse/rope violation is declared but timer fails to get time and a re-run is awarded, a 10 second penalty will be assessed in the re-run.

  9. The goat will be held straight back from the stake when the contestant enters the arena. When the contestant crosses the starting line, the goat will be released.

  10. Contestant will receive a no-time for going back to tie after they have signaled for the completion time.

12. Goats will be changed according to draw.

SUB JUNIOR DUMMY SLED ROPING

  1. The time will start when the contestant crosses the starting line and the time will stop when the rope comes tight around the calf’s neck.

  2. Must be a bell collar catch.

  3. A top notch is considered a miss.

  4. The contestant must swing the rope and throw the rope in an attempt to catch the dummy.

3. Contestant will receive a no-time for roping calf without throwing loop.6. A dropped loop will count as a thrown loop.

  1. One loop will be permitted.

  2. 2 minute time limit flag to flag.

  1. Time will be started and stopped between two flags. One at the barrier, whether mechanical

    or manual, will start the time and one at the field Judge to stop the time.

  2. The flagman or the field Judge shall be mounted and in position to accurately judge the

    contestant.

  3. If contestant breaks or beats the barrier, a 10-second penalty will be enforced.

16. Judges decision is final.

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13.

Boys in the Sub. Jr. AND

Junior

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Goat Tying must tie with a pigging string like a calf.

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BREAK-AWAY ROPING

5. Must be bell collar catch. The calf must break the rope from the saddle horn.2. Contestant must use string approved by Judge.
4. Contestant will receive a no-time for roping calf without throwing loop.

  1. Contestant will receive a no-time for breaking rope from saddle horn during throw or pulling

    slack, however, if the rope should dally around the horn, the contestant may ride forward,

    undally the rope and then stop the horse to make the rope break away.

  2. Rope shall be tied onto the saddle horn at the knot not the tail. There will be no tail. The flag

    shall be tied behind string on rope. It shall be the contestant’s responsibility to use highly visible flag. Flag recommended - red bandana. The specifications will be left up to the barrier Judge.(Event Director will also be responsible)

7. A dropped loop will count as a thrown loop.

  1. Contestant dismounting for any reason before a legal catch is made or the field Judge stops

    the time will receive a no-time. Ropers must be mounted when the time is taken.

  2. A hotshot will be used only if requested by the contestant.

  1. One loop will be permitted.

  2. 2 minute time limit flag to flag.

11. Gate will be closed during break-a-way roping event.

  1. Time will be started and stopped between two flags. One at the barrier, whether mechanical

    or manual, will start the time and one at the field Judge to stop the time.

  2. The flagman or the field Judge shall be mounted and in position to accurately judge the

    contestant.

  3. If contestant breaks or beats the barrier, a 10-second penalty will be enforced.

17. Judges decision is final.

JUNIOR DALLY TEAM ROPING

  1. Contestant must be 14 years of age or younger.

  2. A team will be composed of two persons (member or non-member). One or both contestants

    may be a boy or a girl.

  1. A dally team roper can enter as many times as desired by switching ends or partners. Only

    one run per rodeo will count towards point standings. Best qualified time will qualify for

    points.

  2. Each team will be allowed to carry only one rope. Each team is allowed two loops. Roping

    steers without release loop will be considered a no catch. Both contestants must dally.

  3. Animal belongs to contestant when he or she calls for it, regardless of what happens, except

    in cases of mechanical failure.

  4. Time will be taken when steer is roped. Both horses must be facing steer at a 90-Degree angle

    or more with dallied and tight. Steer must be standing up when roped by head or heels.

  5. Team ropers are required to dally. Team ropers cannot be tied on for any reason.

  6. Steer must not be handled roughly at any time. Ropers may receive a no-time if in the opinion

    of the field Judge that they have intentionally done so.

  7. Broken rope or dropped rope will be considered a no time.

  8. No foul catches can be removed by hand.

  9. If steer is roped by the horn, the roper is not allowed to ride up and put rope over the other

    horn or head with his or her hand.

  10. If the heeler ropes a front foot or feet in the heel loop, this is considered a foul catch.

  11. Neither contestant may remove the front foot or feet from the loop by hand, however; should

    the front foot or feet come out of the heel loop by the time the field Judge drops the flag, time

    will be given.

  12. The Judge can eliminate objectionable animals from this event.

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  1. The Judges will decide any questions as to catches in this event.

  2. There will be only 3 legal head catches.

    a. Both horns
    b. Half a head
    c. Around the neck

  3. If hondo passes over one horn and the loop over the other, the catch is illegal.

  4. Any heel catch behind both shoulders is legal if rope goes to the heel.

  5. Catching of one hind foot receives a 5-second penalty.

  6. If loop crosses itself in a head catch it is illegal.

  7. There will be a 90-second time limit, flag to flag.

  8. Cross firing is illegal. (Cross Fire-Steers entire body must be turned in tow with one hop before

    heel loop can be thrown) If the steer stops, it must be in tow for the heel loop to be legal.

  9. If automatic barrier fails and time is recorded, contestant will receive a time with no penalty.

  10. If contestant breaks or beats the barrier, a 10-second penalty shall be enforced.

  11. Gate will be closed during all team roping events.

  12. Team roping points are split and will be kept separated between heading and heeling. Header

    must head and heeler must heel.

  13. Teams must remain dallied until field Judge passes that dallies are legal. Failure to do so will

    result in a no-time.

  14. To be eligible for yearend awards in heading and heeling, you must enter 5 of 8 rodeos in

    Heading and 5 of 8 rodeos in heeling.

  15. Team ropers are not to remove head rope off steer’s head until it has left the arena (so judge

    can determine it is a legal catch).

  16. Judge’s decision is final.

SENIOR DALLY TEAM ROPING

1.Same rules apply to Senior Team Roping as Junior Team Roping with these exceptions: a. Contestant must be 19 years of age or younger.

PEE WEE POLES

  1. These are non-compete classes

  2. Rider can perform patterns alone or with assistance from someone on foot or led by someone

    on another horse.

  3. Knocked down pole is a plus 5

SUB JR. POLE BENDING

  1. Contestant must be 10 years of age or younger.

  2. Pole bending is a timed event and the pole pattern is to be run with 6 poles, each pole is to be

    21 feet apart and the first pole is to be 21 feet from the starting line. Poles shall be set on top of the ground, 6 feet high and with no base more than 14 inches in diameter. Poles must be straight in line for each contestant. No flags, metal poles or bases shall be used.

  1. A horse may start either on the right or the left of the first pole and then run the remainder of the pattern accordingly.

  2. Electric timer or at least 2 digital watches shall be used with the time indicated by the electric timer. If electric timer malfunctions on 2 consecutive runs, watches used by the officials will be the official time.

  3. The horse’s nose will be flagged as horse crosses the starting line to start the time and flagged again as his nose crosses the same line to stop the time.

  4. The starting gate or gates must remain the same throughout the entire event. A contestant may request that the gate be closed after they enter the arena. If an arena has more than one

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gate at the end where riders enter the arena, riders may be given a choice of starting gates as

long as the choice is extended to all riders.

  1. The start/finish line and the pole positions should be permanently marked and must remain

    the same throughout the entire event.

  2. Drag will be determined by ground conditions prior to class.

9. Any time a contestant crosses the starting line, time will begin.
11. A contestant will be given a "no time" for breaking the pattern or crossing the starting line

prior to completing the pole pattern. A broken pattern shall be defined as breaking their forward motion to retrace their tracks to finish the pattern and/or passing the plane of the pole on the off side. Example: Should a contestant run by a pole and have to back up or turn around and retrace their tracks, this would be considered a broken pattern.

  1. A contestant will receive a no-time for running out of turn. It is the contestant's responsibility to know his/her draw position.

  2. A contestant will be given a "plus 5 seconds" for knocking a pole to the ground. A "plus 5 seconds" will also be given if a pole is knocked to the ground and it sets up again. Touching a pole, including to keep it from falling, is permitted without penalty.

  3. A contestant will be given a no time if the horse or rider falls during the run in such a manner as to break the pattern, or if the rider falls off the horse.

  4. Contestants may ride any horse, regardless of ownership. However, a horse may not be ridden by more than one person in this event, unless the following conditions are met:

    1. Both contestants are members of the same immediate family (brothers, sisters, step- brothers, step-sisters).

    2. In no case will the same horse be run more than twice in this event during the rodeo regardless of division.

    3. In the event of injury to contestant’s horse at the rodeo, upon approval of Judging Director, the rule may be waived.

  5. If a pole is moved off its marker during competition, the pole must be reset prior to the next competitor's run.

  6. Contestant will be called 3 times, if contestant has not entered arena after 3 calls they will receive a no-time.

  7. Western type equipment must be used. The Judging Directors may prohibit the use of bits or equipment that he may consider severe.

  8. The contestant will not be allowed to practice on the official pattern before the rodeo or between performances.

  9. Only one horse may be in the arena at any time during competition.

  10. Reruns shall be granted if the timer fails to work properly or if the poles are not placed

    properly on their markers. No prior penalty will apply to the rerun.

  11. Class is equal payout.

JUNIOR POLE BENDING

1. Same rules apply to Jr. Pole Bending as Sub Jr. Pole Bending with these exceptions:a. Contestant must be 14 & under

SENIOR POLE BENDING

1. Same rules apply to Sr. Pole Bending as Sub Jr. Pole Bending with these exceptions: a. Contestant must be 19 & under

PEE WEE BARRELS

1. These are non-compete classes
2. Rider can perform patterns alone or with assistance from someone on foot or led by someone

on another horse.

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3. Knocked down barrel is a plus 5

SUB JR. BARREL RACING

  1. Contestant must be 10 years of age or younger.

  2. Barrel race is a timed event using three identical barrels set in a cloverleaf pattern using 55-

    gallon empty barrels with closed ends. Barrels must not have any weights in them that will

    make it less likely for them to be knocked over.

  1. The contestant may start on either the right or left barrel. When starting on the right barrel,

    there will be 1 right turn and 2 left turns around the barrels. When starting on the left barrel,

    there will be 1 left turn and 2 right turns. No variations.

  2. Electric timer or at least 2 digital watches shall be used with the time indicated by the electric

    timer. If electric timer malfunctions on 2 consecutive runs, watches used by the officials will

    be the official time.

  3. The horse’s nose will be flagged as horse crosses the starting line to start the time and flagged

    again as his nose crosses the same line to stop the time.

  4. The starting gate or gates must remain the same throughout the entire event. A contestant

    may request that the gate be closed after they enter the arena. If an arena has more than one gate at the end where riders enter the arena, riders may be given a choice of starting gates as long as the choice is extended to all riders

6. The start/finish line and the barrel positions should be permanently marked and must remain the same throughout the entire event.

  1. Drag will occur every 5 runs on the ground, not based on draw position.

  2. If a contestant is a draw out or a skip occurs the next contestant moves up.

  3. Any time a contestant crosses the starting line, time will begin.

    A contestant will be given a "no time" for breaking the pattern or crossing the starting line prior to completing the cloverleaf pattern. A broken pattern shall be defined as breaking their forward motion to retrace their tracks to finish the pattern and/or passing the plane of the barrel on the off side. Example: Should a contestant run by a barrel and have to back up or turn around and retrace their tracks, this would be considered a broken pattern.

  1. A contestant will receive a no-time for running out of turn. It is the contestant's responsibility to know his/her draw position.

  2. A contestant will be given a plus 5 for knocking a barrel to the ground. A plus 5 will also be given if a barrel is knocked to the ground and it sets up again on either end. Touching a barrel, including to keep it from falling, is permitted without penalty.

  3. A contestant will be given a no time if the horse or rider falls during the run in such a manner as to break the pattern, or if the rider falls off the horse.

  4. If a barrel is moved off its marker during competition, the barrel must be reset prior to the next competitor's run.

  5. Contestants may ride any horse, regardless of ownership. However, a horse may not be ridden by more than one person in this event, unless the following conditions are met:

    1. Both contestants are members of the same immediate family (brothers, sisters, step- brothers, step-sisters).

    2. In no case will the same horse be run more than twice in this event during the rodeo regardless of division.

    3. In the event of injury to contestant’s horse at the rodeo, upon approval of Judging Director, the rule may be waived.

  6. Contestant will be called 3 times, if contestant has not entered arena after 3 calls they will receive a no-time.

  7. Western type equipment must be used. The Judging Directors may prohibit the use of bits or equipment that he may consider severe.

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  1. The contestant will not be allowed to practice on the official pattern before the rodeo or between performances.

  2. Only one horse may be in the arena at any time during competition.

  3. Reruns shall be granted if the timer fails to work properly or if the barrels are not placed

    properly on their markers. If timer fails and a rerun is given and first run is penalty free, rerun will be penalty free. If the timer fails to work on a run with a penalty, a rerun will be given and penalty will carry over. If a rerun is granted due to barrels not being properly on stakes, no penalty shall apply. If contestant is asked to hold up once time has started and contestant makes an honest effort to pull up and hits a barrel, no penalty will be assessed. Honest effort will be determined by judge and/or event director.

4. Payout is equal pay.

JUNIOR BARREL RACING

5. Same rules apply to Jr. Barrel Racing as Sub Jr. Barrel Racing with these exceptions: a. Contestant must be 14 & under

SENIOR BARREL RACING

6. Same rules apply to Senior Barrel Racing as Sub Jr. Barrel Racing with these exceptions:a. Contestant must be 19 & under

RODEO ENTRY, DRAW-OUTS & LATE ARRIVALS

1. Rodeo entries

  1. All entries will be called in to the Secretary no later than 9:00pm the Monday before the

    scheduled rodeo event. A $10 late fee will be assessed to anyone entering day of Rodeo. All entries and late fees must be paid before the start of the event that the contestant is competing in.

  2. Entry forms or call-ins must be received by deadline, no exceptions.

C. Point Secretary will allow and keep record of automatic call-in entries; however, it is the responsibility of the contestant to inform the Point Secretary of that decision and to sign

& date their name to the automatic call-in entry list.

  1. Draw-outs

    1. All draw-outs must be called in to the Secretary by 9:00pm the Tuesday before the scheduled rodeo event.

    2. No refund of money will be made if the above rule is not observed.

    3. No-shows will be on the Black List until entry fees are paid in full on shows missed.

  2. Turn-outs

    a. If contestant is not willing to compete on his own, his stock will be turned out at the discretion of the Judge.

  3. Judge’s decision is final

 

 

 

 

Other events may be offered but due to lack of entries we did not add in our order of event.  Dress code required.  Please arrive one hour early to pay memberships, entry fees and sign contestants in.  PARENTS: You MUST work at least 1 event at 3 separate performances in order for your child to receive end of the year awards.