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THE 2024 SBRA FINALS

Come Join us August 12-15, 2024 In Moose Jaw, SK at the Moose Jaw Exhibition Grounds!

FINALS RULES

  1. New for 2024!  To qualify for SBRA Finals you can attend 6 jackpots for same horse/rider combo (2 on Sask. Soil) OR you have the option to attend a minimum of 2 jackpots for same horse/rider combo on Sask. soil and pay $50 per extra jackpot that you need to qualify(up to 4 jackpots).  For jackpot attendance to count for provincial finals you must cross the timer line for each jackpot.  (If you attend a double header you must cross the timer line for each jackpot to count you cannot carry your time over from the first jackpot to the second jackpot) NOTE: Series finals are not included in these qualifications and each Mini finals/series finals will have their own qualifications).
  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.  (For Bonanza horses to carry over to open they must have 6 jackpots to enter the open)
  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 January 1 or jackpots will only count from the date your membership is processed.
  4. A horse may not compete against itself at the Finals in any division with the exception of the Pee Wee Division.
  5. Each contestant must be present and ready & allowed 3 name calls to enter arena from holding pens or will be given a no time for that round.
  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.
  7. In the case of a tie for Division winner; the contestant with the closest times from their first two long goes will be the winner.
  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 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. Stalling fees WILL NOT be refunded to you, if you are unable to make finals you are responsible for selling your stall, (office will not refund you). Stalling (indoor) must be cleaned out into the alleyway, stall (outdoor) must be cleaned into designated piles. If Self penning, you must clean up your designated areas (no cleaning out trailers on grounds). Failure to clean up after yourself WILL result in a fine given from SBRA board of directors.
  9. There will be a rake after every 5 contestants on the original program (in the long go and short go) Turn outs and/or vet outs will not alter the rake schedule.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  14. BARREL BONANZA: Please refer to the Rules for the Saskatchewan Breeders Barrel Bonanza.
  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 must be given to the S.B.R.A. office by August 13, 2024 by 12pm(NOON).
  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 that is qualified by the same rider 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 must be given to the S.B.R.A. office by  August 13/2024 by 12pm(NOON).
  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.
  18. Times from the Barrel Bonanza will 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).
  19. Times from the Youth Division will carry over to the Open Division (If you enter the Open you MUST carry your youth time over). 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.
  20. 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 and Derby will pay 2D, with a 1 second split regardless of the number of entries.
  21. Additional Ground Rules for the Finals will apply; please check Finals Entry Information each year for updated information.
  22. The cut off for vetting out and submitting your medical for finals is August 13th, 2024 12 pm (noon). Any horse/rider that has not vetted out or provided a medical out prior to this date will not receive their reimbursement fees.    
  23. Online entries open July 2 and close July 18, 2024 at 6:00 pm sharp. 
  24. Jackpot cut-off date is July 16th, 2024  to qualify for SBRA finals  at this time each horse and rider combination must have 6 SBRA jackpots to qualify , 2 of them being on Saskatchewan Soil.
  25. Riders will be disqualified from finals if they show up on the grounds prior to Sunday August 13th, 2023 at 3pm. 
  26. Youth must carry over their times from youth to open when entering both youth and open at SBRA finals.
  27. Pee wee riders: If they are in need of help (ie: someone leading them) they can do so, however they CANNOT be ponied by another horse and rider. That person must be on foot while leading the Pee wee horse and rider. 
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