BARREL BASH RULES

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REV MAY 20, 2020 :

RULES—apply to everyone! We appreciate you being here.


BARREL BASH RULES · WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ANY ENTRY FOR ANY REASON. Inappropriate behavior by contestants or spectators may require us to ask you to leave the grounds (if this happens there will be no refunds). · No REFUNDS after pre entry deadline for any reason.  NOTE DUE TO COVID 19 REFUNDS WILL BE ALLOWED FOR CONTESTANTS FAMILY MEMBERS AFFECTED BY THIS SICKNESS. WE DO NOT WANT SICK PEOPLE AT THE EVENT. A MEDICAL RELEASE MAY BE REQUIRED. NOTIFY OFFICE BY CALLING 918-617-0660 IN CASE OF MEDICAL RELEASE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTNACES WILL ONLINE FEES BE REFUNDED.


 · Dress Code ANY KIND OF long sleeved shirt – western boots. Western hat or helmet required. No ball caps stocking caps allowed and wearing them is grounds for disqualification. Hat fine in open race $5 if you lose your hat and must be paid to barrel setter to get your hat back.  YOUTH AND SENIOR RIDERS COMPETING IN THE YOUTH/SR  RACE ARE not REQUIRED TO WEAR A HAT.


· Horse substitutions AND rider subs allowed until start of race Fri (or first day of race). After that horse OR rider subs allowed if done before start of race, with $5 fee per change. After start of race Fri (or first day of event) you CANNOT “sell” your spot. Changes must be made BEFORE the first horse runs in each race. NO CHANGES allowed after start of race. (exceptions may be made if a rider or horse is injured before they run and decision will be made at discretion of judge and/or show manager). If you purchase a spot from someone the seller “loses” their office fee and new rider must pay that fee to our show office when making the change in the show office on-site. NOTE DUE TO COVID 19 CHANGES/SELLING SPOTS MAY BE LIMITED. SEE SPECIFIC EVENT LISTINGS FOR DETAILS. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REVISE THIS RULE AS NEEDED. · No switching of draw positions. HORSE MUST RUN IN POSITION DRAWN! Draw in the official program book shall be the official draw and shall take precedence over online draw. Horse and rider changes will be noted on official’s sheet. All reruns will be the decisions of the Arena Director. Rerun will be on fresh drag. Arena Director’s decisions are FINAL. In the case of a timer malfunction rider will be offered a re-run. PRIOR PENALTIES WILL APPLY. If rider chooses to run again any penalties made during re-run WILL apply to official time.  · Failure to answer 3 gate calls will result in Officials scratch. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THIS RULE WILL RESULT IN OFFICIALS SCRATCH. ALL CONTESTANTS MUST CHECK IN WITH GATE OFFICIAL THEMSELVES PRIOR TO RUNNING OR THE MAY BE SUBJECT TO DQ. (NOTE at some locations we require you be in the holding pen PRIOR to the start of your drag check with gate official prior to running for ground rule at each event regarding this issue) Safety of you your horse and other riders is a main concern to us. If you have safety issues, please talk to the gate-man so that we can work with you PRIOR to making your run.   A horse may enter each race only once. (Exception for family rule.) To qualify for family rule each rider can only enter on ONE horse applies to children living at home under 21 and parents. Neither “family member” may run any additional horses. This is a hardship rule for family members sharing a horse.  · Contestants will receive a no time for knocking over a barrel or breaking the pattern.  A tie for awards will be handled by a flip of a coin between contestants tied. ANY CHANGES OR CORRETIONS TO SIDEPOT ENTRIES MUST BE MADE BEFORE END OF RACE. ONCE RESULTS ARE POSTED FOR SIDEPOT CHANGES WILL NOT BE MADE TO THE RESULTS (IF TIE FOR HI POINT HORSE/RIDER BUCKLES WE WILL GO BACK TO FASTEST TIME RUN THAT WEEKEND FOR TIE BREAKER). 


 ·  A daily processing fee is charged at all events ranging from $5-$7 PER RIDER depending on event/facility. This must be paid by ALL RIDERS. If you buy a spot from someone and have NOT already paid the processing fee you must pay that to our office to purchase spot and make change official. The only exception is the Minot, ND Barrel Bash and our larger futurity events. (not sidepots) NOTE DUE TO COVID 19 EARLY CLOSINGS/LATE ENTRIES MAY BE LIMITED SEE SPECIFIC EVENT FOR DETAILS. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE ENTRY CLOSING TIME. ADDITIONAL FEES MAY APPLY.


 · OPEN RACES ARE PAID ON 4D FORMAT (HALF SEC SPLITS) Number of places paid per race: (100 & under pays 4 places)(101-149 6 places) (150-250 entries: 8 places)( 251-399 entries: 10 places) (400-499 entries: 12 places)( 500 & over entries: 15 places) To qualify for year-end awards there will be NO MEMBERSHIP/AWARDS fee. Year end BURNS SADDLES will be given to the champion in each open division. A rider may only win ONE year end award in the OPEN.  Awards to futurity, derby, youth and senior year end div winners. (ONE AWARD PER PERSON PER CLASS)


 · FORWARD MOTION RULE IS IN AFFECT unless otherwise posted. Must keep a forward motion AFTER crossing the plane of the arena and approaching the first barrel. Failure to follow this rule may result in DQ. (Questions ask gateman) ,

· NO schooling horses in arena – excessive whipping, jerking, etc will not be tolerated and may result in a $50 fine.    You are not allowed to circle a barrel more than one time unless you are in the LAST rider in your drag. If you circle a barrel more than one time you will be fined $50. (this is to respect riders that follow you and “save” the ground for them in the respective positions they have drawn.)

 · EVERYONE WILL BE PHOTOGRAPHED AT THIS EVENT AND VIDEOED. VIDEOS AND PHOTOS MAY BE POSTED ONLINE BY OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER AND VIDEOGRAPHER. NO OTHER PHOTOS OR VIDEOS ALLOWED FOR PUBLIC RESALE.   WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO ASK YOU TO LEAVE IF YOU ARE FOUND TAKING PHOTOS WITHOUT PERMISSION. Anyone found posting photos that were not paid for online will be banned from competing at future events and removed from standings.


 · By entering, you agree to abide by and follow all rules and are responsible for ANY horse you bring to this event and will be considered an agent for such horse. Double B Productions, LLC, facility, staff, sponsors are NOT responsible in the case of accident, theft, sickness, or death.

· ALL SIDEPOTS MUST BE VERIFIED by rider BEFORE END OF RACE . ANY CORRECTIONS MUST BE MADE IN SHOW OFFICE BEFORE THE END OF THE RACE. ONCE THE RESULTS ARE POSTED THEY WILL REMAIN. IF WE MISS YOU IN A SIDEPOT YOU PAID FOR WE WILL REFUND YOUR MONEY PLEASE DOUBLE CHECK US SO WE CAN CONTINUE THIS PROGRAM! To enter SIDEPOT you MUST enter the open race for that day (you run in the open and carry your time over to the sidepot for the sidepot payout). FUTURITY is open to any horse 5 & Under that has not competed in barrel racing prior to Nov 15 (previous year). Payback for futurity is 2D full sec split. DERBY is open to any horse 7 or under that is not futurity eligible. Derby payback is straight open payback (no divisions). ADULT – sidepot is open to anyone 20-49 years of age as of Jan 1. Payback is 3D full sec split.
 

· YOUTH/SR – are drawn together/paid separately. 3D full sec split. Generally, no added money unless otherwise stated. $25 ef 75% payback. If horse/rider also enters the open on the same day they MUST roll their time FROM the youth/senior TO the open. No horse/rider combo will have the option to run 2x per day on same horse for any reason. YOUTH AGE 19 & UNDER AS OF JAN 1/SENIOR AGE 50+ AS OF JAN 1.
 

· 75% payback, 100% added money. Each race is separate payoff. There is NO average payoff. We will take out $1 per run from each open race entry, that will go towards the BONUS RACE FINALS 100% of the bonus race added money will be paid back (this is what the $1/run is for and is paidback 100% af the BRF).
 

· ALL RV AND STALLING FEES MUST BE TAKEN CARE OF BEFORE COMPETING. FAILURE TO PAY THESE FEES MAY RESULT IN DQ WITHOUT REFUND. ALL HORSES ON GROUNDS OVERNIGHT MUST STALL AT ALL EVENTS UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED.

 

 

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