2017 Finals

2017 Saskatchewan Barrel Racing Association Finals
Held at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon, SK.
July 31-August 3 2017

*THERE WILL BE NO SHAVINGS AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE AT PRAIRIELAND DURING FINALS THIS YEAR*
 
-Cutoff Date to qualify for finals is July 10/17
-Entries will be online through RodeoGo again and will open June 15/17 and will close July 11/17 @ 8 PM. (NO EXCEPTIONS)
-July 21/17 from 5 PM-10 PM will be the only time to call in and book your time only spots. (More info will be posted closer to the date)

2017 MAIL IN ENTRY FORM

Entry Fees for 2017 Finals will be:
(Mandatory $10 Office fee PER contestant-not included in the following entry fees)
Open $90
Youth $60 
PeeWee $10
Barrel Bonanza $80
Select  Side-pot $25
Futurity Side-pot$25
Derby Side-pot$25
KLG Calgary Qualifier Side-pot $75

Stall Fees for 2017 Finals will be:
Box Stall/horse/week $75
Self Penning/horse/week $60
Haul in/horse/week $45

New for the 2017 SBRA Finals:
-Futurity/Derby Side-pots will be 2D no matter how many entries
-There will be NO saddles to the Short Go Division winners, this year we will have $1000 cash bonus and buckle in the Open and Youth to win a “D” in the Short Go to go with many other great prizes to the winner as well!
-If a competitor turns out of the Short Go draw within an hour of it being posted the night before the Short Go we will roll up to a max of 2 placings to try and keep our Short Go full!
-KLG Community Cans Side-pot is new to SBRA Finals this year!  It is a qualifier for the Calgary Finale Event held at the Stampede Agrium Western Event Center Sept 3 & 4 2017.  Entering this side-pot helps make your entry fees cheaper at the event in Sept!  The side-pot entry is $75 (5% to SBRA, 25% back to KLG Event, and 70% goes to payout for the side-pot at our Finals!).  There will be an Open and Youth (Open will be 7/10 split and Youth will be full second split-age categories are the same as the SBRA and all ages are welcome to enter the Open, the event in Calgary doesn`t require any special memberships to enter either!) . For more info on the event In Calgary check out http://klgbarrelracing.webs.com/

LOCATION: Prairieland Park Ag Centre, Saskatoon, SK. **Please note that entry gates at the Grounds are locked each night for security purposes with the exception of the gate located near **Sports on Tap** on Lorne Ave. On move in day Monday July 31st please ONLY use the entrance on St. Henry Ave, NOT the Sports on Tap entrance. Directors will be at the St. Henry Ave entrance to guide parking on move in day, please wait for them to direct you.

STABLING INFORMATION:

Contestants will have three options for stabling at the 2017 finals. Horses staying overnight must be in a stall or a pen. They can be tied to the trailer during the day, but MUST be cleaned up after immediately. Stalls will be assigned on a first come first serve basis, as entry is received. We encourage you to fill up the box stalls before choosing the self-penning option. Once stabling of a certain type (indoor stall or pole barn) is completely booked, the option will be removed from the entry website. Stalls near “buddies” may be requested to a maximum of 4 people and entries for all buddy requests must be received by at the same time. Please declare ‘buddies” in the comments section on the online entry form, also make note there if you are entering a stallion. There will be NO tack stalls available. Fees are as follows:

  1. Stall Fees – $75/week/horse
    Contestants can bring their own shavings for bedding or shavings will be available for purchase on the grounds. Straw is NOT allowed for bedding. Those caught using straw will be fined and will not be allowed to compete until the fine is paid and the straw is removed.
    If you have inside stalls or pole shed pens, your trailer cannot be parked on a grass area. It must be parked on the pavement.
  1. Self-Pen Fee – $60/week/horse
    Contestants must supply their own pen.  NO bedding allowed in outdoor pens (shavings, straw, etc.) If you self-pen your area MUST be cleaned prior to leaving the finals and you are to check out with the District 8 representatives.
  1. Haul In Fees – $45/week/horse
    This fee is applicable for those hauling into the grounds each day and hauling their horse home for the night. There will be a designated area for contestants that haul in for the day.  The haul in fee is per horse.

All manure must be cleaned up around the trailer at the end of each day.

***Contestants who do not clean up after their horses will be subject to a fine. If you are unsure of Prairieland’s definition of a clean please have a director inspect your area.

CAMPING INFORMATION: Serviced camping fees are $35/week (power & water only)
Camping spots are limited and will be done on a draw basis. Contestants wishing to reserve a camping spot must send an email request to the S.B.R.A. Secretary by July 10/17. Once the draw is made, you will be notified and payment must be received to the SBRA Secretary by July 11th 2017 to secure the camping spot in your name. If a contestant drawn for a camping spot does not send payment by this date, the next person on the list will be contacted. Campsite is located on North end of the grounds by the main entrance on Ruth St. Absolutely NO horses can be in the camping area.

TIME ONLY RUNS – MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017 from 9:00am – 6:00pm & 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.
Call In JULY 21, 2017 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm (do not call after 10 PM) TO BOOK TIME ONLIES:
Time onlies will be $5 for 2 minutes with only one horse in the arena at a time. Only one booking per horse will be allowed to give everyone an opportunity. If there are open slots, more time will be allowed per horse.  (Phone number will be added closer to the day).  You will receive a tentative time slot at this time. Time Only runs must be paid for prior to entering the arena for your time slot. ****VOLUNTEERS will be needed to run gates, run timer, collect payment, rake, set up barrels, etc. in order for time only runs to be a go ***** Subject to ground conditions.

FINALS DUTIES:

The membership will be called upon to perform some duties at the finals including raking, working gates. There will be schedules posted for each duty on the website prior to the finals and at the finals. Every effort will be made to coordinate these responsibilities with your running order. It is however, the responsibility of the contestant to find a replacement if she/he cannot perform the finals duties they are scheduled for. There will be a sign in sheet for all finals duties – please make sure you sign in when you arrive for your duty. If you have a replacement, please be sure they sign your name. Any member that does not show up for their scheduled duty will be fined $100 and not be allowed to make their run until the fine is paid.  Please wear appropriate footwear and jeans when working in the arena, NO FLIP FLOPS or open toe shoes.

BARREL BONANZA:
The competition age of eligible barrel bonanza horses is 7 years and under. Please refer to rules on the Website under the Barrel Bonanza tab.

CALVENZA SIDEPOT:
There is added money available for champion horses that have been vaccinated with Calvenza Influenza vaccine. If your horse has been vaccinated with Calvenza OR Vetera, please be prepared to provide proof of purchase AT the Finals.  As of 2016 Youth Short Go D champions will also be eligible for the Calvenza side pot. For more information on Calvenza and/or Vetera, visit http://www.calvenza.com/

HAT FINE:
If you lose your hat in the arena there will be a $10 fine to get it back. Hats can be retrieved at the S.B.R.A. office. All proceeds from the hat fine will be donated towards STARS Ambulance.

CONTESTANT BIO INFORMATION:
Contestant bio information is required for all those who enter. Please send in a bio to finalsentries@outlook.com   This will be for the announcer to use at the finals.

2017 SBRA FINALS GROUND RULES

  1. Contestants cannot arrive at the grounds prior to Monday, July 31st at 8:00am. Arrival prior to this time may result in disqualification.
    2. Contestants must park in designated areas and adhere to all rules or you may be disqualified. No Horses allowed in the Campgrounds; Penning can park on dirt; Contestants with stalls must park on the pavement; Haul-ins can park on dirt if available.
    3. All contestants must check in at the office prior to competing. Hours will be posted.
    4. Contestants in the Pee Wee division cannot be ponied by a person on another horse in or out of the arena. If they require assistance through the pattern by another person, they must be led on foot.
    5. Western dress code will be enforced at the SBRA finals – western attire is to be worn: long-sleeved shirts, western hats, western boots, and western pants when competing.  Appropriate footwear and jeans required while working in the arena (NO flip flops).
    6. All contestants 17 years & younger must wear a certified riding helmet when on a horse in and out of the riding arena. As soon as the member turns 18 they no longer have to wear a helmet.

E.1 To attend the S.B.R.A. provincial finals, a contestant (horse/rider combination) must have participated in a minimum of six (6) S.B.R.A. sanctioned jackpots; a minimum of two (2) jackpots must be on Saskatchewan soil. In order for Youth/Open memberships to attend the finals, Horse/Rider combinations must attend six (6) jackpots in each category.

E.2. Peewee and Barrel Bonanza must qualify for the S.B.R.A. provincial finals by attending a minimum of three (3) S.B.R.A. jackpots; a minimum of two (2) jackpots must be on Saskatchewan soil. A contestant can only enter either the Youth Division or the Peewee Division at the Finals; no cross entering of divisions.

E.3 Eligible jackpots are from the cut-off date for the previous provincial finals to the cut-off date for the current Finals. Memberships must be renewed by September 1 or jackpots will only count from the date your membership is processed.

E.4 A horse may not compete against itself at the Finals in any division with the exception of the Pee Wee Division.

E5. Each contestant must be present and ready & allowed 3 name calls to enter arena or will be given a no time for that round.  There will be 5 horses in the waiting area at once.  If you are not in the waiting area when the gates are closed for that group to start you will not be let in.

E.6 If there is a tie for Division Championship a run off will be done. If horse/rider is not there for the run-off they are automatically put into second place. All other ties will be determined with a coin toss.

E.7 In the case of a tie for High Point winner; the contestant with the closest times from their first two long goes will be the winner.

E.8 Upon entering the provincial finals all turn outs or no shows must pay the appropriate entry fee unless a medical or vet release is presented by the date indicated in the Finals Entry Information. Any unpaid fees will be added to renewed memberships. Entry fees and stalling fees will only be refunded with a medical or vet release. You should be qualified for the finals before you enter, if you enter before being qualified a refund will not be issued if you do not qualify by the cut-off date.

E.9 There will be a rake after a maximum of every 5 contestants on the original program. Turn outs and/or vet outs will not alter the rake schedule.

E.10 At the provincial finals we will bring back 10% (round up) of the riders over and above 200 entries for Youth and Open for the short-go. Minimum of 20/division; if not enough in each division the minimum can be increased equally in the other divisions.

E.11 The payout at the S.B.R.A. Finals in the 3D will be 1D-40%, 2D-30%, and 3D-30% of the total payout. The payout at the S.B.R.A. Finals in the 4D will be 1D-35%, 2D-30%, 3D-20%, and 4D-15% of the total payout.

E.12 If at any time during a run you stop the timer prior to completing the cloverleaf pattern you will receive no time; you can finish the pattern but it must be completed at a reasonable speed. If your horse exits the arena you are not allowed to re-enter.

E.13 The “work (office/rake) timetable that is conducted for the contestants at the provincial finals is a tentative table that MUST be adhered to. Violators will be fined $100.

E.14 BARREL BONANZA: Please refer to the Rules for the Saskatchewan Breeders Barrel Bonanza.

E.15 SICKNESS/INJURY of a horse: if a horse that is entered into the S.B.R.A. Finals is injured or becomes sick after the entry deadline for the Finals has passed, another horse that is qualified by the same rider can be substituted in place of the injured or sick horse. In order for the horse to be substituted, a vet certificate from a certified vet presented to the executive of the S.B.R.A prior to the closing of registration at the S.B.R.A .Finals.

E.16 DEATH of a horse: if a horse that is entered into the S.B.R.A. Finals dies after the entry deadline for the Finals has passed, another horse can be substituted in place of the horse that died. In order for the horse to be substituted, a death certificate from a certified vet presented to the executive of the S.B.R.A. prior to the closing of registration at the S.B.R.A. Finals.

E.17 You must be dressed in appropriate Western Attire to receive prizes at the Finals Award Presentation. If a member is not in attendance at the Awards Presentation, their prizes will be kept and it will become the award winner’s responsibility to collect.

E.19 Times from the Barrel Bonanza can carry over to the Open Division and/or Youth Division. This choice must be made when entries for Finals are submitted. This can only be implemented if same pattern is used and schedule permits each category to be run on the same day/s.

E.20 Times from the Youth Division can carry over to the Open Division. This is only for the long go and jackpots and must be declared at entry time. In the short go all runs must be ran in separate divisions; no carryover of times in Short Go. This can only be implemented if same pattern is used and schedule permits each category to be run on the same day/s.

E.21 Select, Futurity, and Derby Optional Side pots will be offered as carryovers for eligible entries. For Aged Classes Copies of Registration papers must accompany finals entries. Standard Canadian Barrel Futurities Rules will apply. The Futurity/Derby will be a 2D no matter how many entries there are.  

Helpful tips for entering:

  • You only need to enter the 1st GO when you do your online entries, the system automatically puts you into the 2nd GO
  • You will need a profile created to be able to enter online, once created be sure to click edit profile and add your horse profiles.
  • If your horse is registered, please use the registered name when filling out the profile, you can put the barn name in brackets behind. (You don’t have to fill out the entire pedigree)
  • If entering multiple horses select Long-45 to ensure you have a minimum of 45 horses between each of your horses
  • A maximum of 4 stalling buddies can be listed, please note these in the additional info box when entering.
  • If you are hauling a stallion note that in the additional info box
  • There are 197 indoor box stalls available and 30 pens under cover and will be at a first entered basis.  If you would prefer one of the covered outdoor pens mention that in the additional info box.
  • Camping spots are limited and will be done on a draw basis. Contestants wishing to reserve a camping spot must send an email request to the S.B.R.A. Secretary by July 10, 2017. Once the draw is made, you will be notified and payment must be received to the SBRA Secretary by July 10th, 2015 to secure the camping spot in your name. If a contestant drawn for a camping spot does not send payment by this date, the next person on the list will be contacted. Campsite is located on North end of the grounds by the main entrance on Ruth St. Absolutely NO horses can be in the camping area.

 

 

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