By-Laws & Forms

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1 – ORGANIZATION

  1. The name of this Association is the R.V. Rodeo Club Extravaganza, hereafter referred to as “RV RCE”.

 

  1. Club Presidency consists of:
    1. President – Wesley McBride
    2. Secretary – Jennifer Lund
    3. Treasurer – Merrilea McBride

 

  1. Board of Directors consists of:
    1. Club Presidency
    2. Roping Events – Richard McBride
    3. Special Events – Merrilea McBride/Pam Wood/Marsha Tucker
    4. Riding Events – Earl Lund/Steve Woods
    5. Timer – Linda Lund, Amanda McBride
    6. Arena Director – Jake and Alexa Finch

 

2 – MEMBERSHIP

 

  1. Single Membership dues are $25.00 per season.

 

  1. Family Membership dues are $50.00 per season.  “Family” is defined as immediate nuclear/adopted family members.  Any children 18 years of age or older will need to purchase their own membership.

 

  1. Non-members may compete in one RV RCE jackpot (excluding the Finals) for a $10.00 secretary fee per contestant.  A person or family may decide to purchase a membership after competing as non-members mid-season, but will not be given points retroactively for previous jackpots attended.

 

  1. Membership fees must be paid in full and attend at least six out of the nine of jackpots/rodeos to be eligible for year-end award points.  This requirement may be adjusted if jackpots/rodeos are cancelled during the season.

 

  1. Paid Single or Family Memberships must be renewed at the beginning of each rodeo season.


3 – HARDSHIP

 

  1. Should a horse become incapacitated, the member may substitute with another horse.  Incapacitated is defined as sick or injured to the extent the horse cannot compete or is deceased.

 

  1. The points earned on the previous horse shall then be added to the new horse’s earned points.

 

  1. Once a horse has been deemed incapacitated, points can no longer be accrued on that horse until the next rodeo season.

 

  1. If any other case arises of hardship to a member or a horse, each will be referred to the Board of Directors for disposition.


4 – SCHEDULED EVENTS

 

  1. Events (subject to change based on weather and availability):

 

May 29, 2017 MONDAY – Memorial Day Rodeo

June 9TH, 2017 FRIDAY

June 23, 2017 FRIDAY

July 7TH, 2017 FRIDAY

July 28, 2017 FRIDAY

August 4TH, 2017 FRIDAY – Eagar Days Eve

August 18, 2017 FRIDAY

September 4TH, 2017 MONDAY – Labor Day Rodeo

September 9TH, 2017 SATURDAY – Finals at the Apache County Fair

 

    1. September 9th @ Apache County Fair
  1. Special Olympic Race 4:00 p.m.
  2. Mini Bulls 5:00pm
  • RV RCE Finals 6:00 p.m.
    1. Season Awards to follow

5 – PAYOFF/POINTS

 

  1. Payout will be made to as many places as possible where the lowest place receiving their entry fee back for that particular event.

 

  1. Event Payout after club/event deductions, based upon the number of entrants in each event/division:

 

    1. 1st – 100%
    2. 1st – 60% | 2nd – 40%
    3. 1st – 50% | 2nd – 30% | 3rd – 20%
    4. 1st – 40% | 2nd – 30% | 3rd – 20% | 4th – 10%
    5. 1st – 30% | 2nd – 25% | 3rd – 20% | 4th – 15% | 5th – 10%

 

  1. Division Events – Barrel Racing, Pole Bending:

 

    1. 25% of entry fees will be held for year-end awards/club expenses.
    2. Payout will be spread equally across all divisions in that particular event.

 

  1. Goat Events – Goat Ribbon Pull, Goat Tying:

 

    1. 20% of entry fees will held for year-end awards/club expense.

 

  1. Roping & Riding Events:

 

    1. 20% will be held for all Roping/Riding Events as a stock fee.
    2. 10% will be held for year-end awards/club expenses.

 

  1. Points will be awarded as follows: 1st – 9 pts. | 2nd – 7 pts. | 3rd – 5 pts. | 4th – 3 pts. | 5th – 1 pt.

 

  1. Points are awarded to a horse and rider combination for Division Events.  Each horse and rider combination may accumulate points in multiple divisions throughout the year.  Year-end Awards will be awarded to a horse and rider combination based upon the highest number of accumulated points in a particular division.

 

  1. Only participating members that receive a qualified time will earn points in any event.

 

  1. Non-members are not eligible to earn points.

6 – YEAR-END AWARDS

 

  1. To qualify for the year-end awards and qualify to participate in the Finals, members must attend 6 of the 9 events scheduled. This requirement may be adjusted if jackpots/rodeos are cancelled during the season.  To qualify for the year end awards members (or a member of the family if they are under a Family Membership) must work at least one jackpot or scheduled event during the season.

 

  1. Year-end awards will be given in all Division Events, 1st through 3rd place to all qualifying members, if money is available, additional places will be awarded.

 

  1. Year-end awards will be given in the Goat Events, 1st and 2nd participant to all qualifying members if money is available, additional places will be awarded.

 

  1. Year-end awards will be given in the Roping Events, 1st and 2nd participant to all qualifying members if money is available, additional places will be awarded.

 

  1. Year-end awards will be given in the Lil’ Squirts to all qualifying members that attend the required number of events scheduled to qualify for an award.

 

  1. Year-end awards for Riding Events will not be provided in the 2017 season.

7 – EVENTS

 

  1. Age Group placement will be based upon the age of the member as of January 1st of the rodeo season.

 

  1. Lil’ Squirt’s Obstacle Course

 

    1. Lil’ Squirts – 6 years old and under (led)
  1. The Lil’ Squirt’s Obstacle Course will be the first event held at Jackpots.
  2. The Obstacle Course consists of a small Barrel pattern, a three-pole Pole Bending pattern, and Goat Ribbon Pull.
  • Contestants will receive a prize at the concession stands upon completion of the course.

 

  1. Division Events

 

    1. Barrel Racing Pattern Specifications:

 

  1. This event is open to age groups for all boys, girls, ladies and men.
  2. The contestant may start on either the right or the left barrel. If starting at the right barrel, there will be one right turn and two left turns around the barrels.  If starting at the left barrel, there will be one left turn and two right turns around the barrels.
  • Barrels will be at least 15 feet from the fence and the start/finish line should not be less than 15 feet from the end of the arena.
  1. The recommended distance by the AQHA rulebook is 20 yards between barrel one and two and 35 yards between barrels two and three. However, the distance will set according to the size of the arena.  The arena director and crew will set up the Barrel Racing pattern based upon existing conditions of the arena the day of the event.
  2. Penalties – Knocking over any barrel will result in a no time. There will be a disqualification for breaking the pattern.  Arena Director’s decision is final.

 

    1. Pole Bending Pattern Specifications:

 

  1. This event is open to age groups for all boys, girls, ladies and men.
  2. The distance from the starting line to the first pole shall be twenty-one feet. Spacing between the other 5 poles shall also be twenty-one feet.  However, the distance shall be set according to the size of the arena.  The arena director and crew will set up the Pole Bending pattern based upon existing conditions of the arena the day of the event.
  • Penalties – Knocking over any pole will result in a no time. There will be a disqualification for breaking the pattern.  Arena Director’s decision is final.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    1. Youth 5D Barrel Racing

 

  1. Entry fee will be $10.00 per run.
  2. This event is open to girls and boys ages 15 years old and under.
  • Event will consist of five divisions.
  1. All contestants will run as a total group.
  2. The fastest time will decide the break of the divisions.
  3. Each contestant may enter two horses.
  • Divisions will be separated:

 

  1. Assume that (fastest time ran) = f
  2. 1D = f through f + 1.999 seconds
  3. 2D = f + 2 seconds through f + 4.999 seconds
  4. 3D = f + 5 seconds through f + 8.999 seconds
  5. 4D = f + 9 seconds through f + 13.999 seconds
  6. 5D = f + 14 seconds through the slowest time

 

    1. Youth 5D Pole Bending
  1. Entry fee will be $10.00 per run.
  2. This event is open to girls and boys ages 15 years old and under.
  • Event will consist of five divisions.
  1. All contestants will run as a total group.
  2. The fastest time will decide the break of the divisions.
  3. Each contestant may enter 1 horse.
  • Divisions will be separated:

 

  1. Assume that (fastest time ran) = f
  2. 1D = f through f + 1.999 seconds
  3. 2D = f + 2 seconds through f + 4.999 seconds
  4. 3D = f + 5 seconds through f + 8.999 seconds
  5. 4D = f + 9 seconds through f + 13.999 seconds
  6. 5D = f + 14 seconds through the slowest time

 

    1. Open 3D Barrel Racing

 

  1. Entry fee will be $25.00 per run.
  2. Event will consist of four divisions.
  • All contestants will run as a total group.
  1. The fastest time will decide the break of the divisions.
  2. Each contestant may enter two horses.
  3. Each division will be separated by one seconds.

 

  1. Assume that (fastest time ran) = f
  2. 1D = f through f + 0.999 seconds
  3. 2D = f + 1 second through f + 1.999 seconds
  4. 3D = f + 2 seconds through the slowest time

 

    1. Open Pole Bending

 

  1. Entry fee will be $25.00 per run.
  2. Each contestant may enter 1 horse.

 

  1. Goat Events

 

    1. Goat Ribbon Pull

 

  1. Entry fee will be $5.00
  2. This event is open to ages 8 years and under.
  • Goat will be staked out in a designated spot in the arena. The contestant must ride up to the goat, dismount (assisted if necessary), and remove the ribbon (or a piece of ribbon) from the goat’s tail.
  1. Penalties – If the horse comes in contact with the goat or the rope the contestant will be disqualified. Arena Director’s decision is final.
  2. The arena director and crew will set up the Goat pattern based upon existing conditions of the arena the day of the event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

    1. Goat Tying

 

  1. Entry fee will be $10.00
  2. This event will be split into two age groups.
    1. 9 – 11 years old
    2. 12 – 15 years old
  • There will be a time limit of 45 seconds.
  1. Goats will be staked out in a designated spot in the arena. The contestant must ride up to the goat, dismount, throw the goat by hand and cross and tie any three feet.  The tie must hold until passed on by the flag judge and the contestant must not touch the goat after giving the finish signal and until the judge has examined the tie.  If the tie comes loose or the goat gets to his feet before the tie has been rules a fair one, the contestant will be disqualified.
  2. A leather or rope string must be used to tie the goat. Bailing wire cannot be used.  The goat must be staked solid with 10ft length in rope. The goat must remain tied for 6 seconds.
  3. Penalties – If the horse comes in contact with the goat or the rope, the contestant will be disqualified. Contestant will be disqualified if he/she touches the goat after it has been tied or before the flagman gives the signal that it is okay to remove their rope.  Arena Director’s decision will be final.
  • The arena director and crew will set up the Goat pattern based upon existing conditions of the arena the day of the event.

 

  1. Roping Events

 

    1. Breakaway

 

  1. Entry fee is $10.00
  2. This event is open to boys and girls ages in two age groups.
    1. 11 – and under years old
    2. 12 – 15 years old
  • Roper may start from either side of the box. The time will start when the barrier breaks and releases the calf. If Barrier not available, Arena Director will arrange for Starting Flagman. The time stops when flagman signals that the rope broke away from the saddle horn.  The loop must pass over the calf’s head and draw up on some part of the calf’s body as it releases.
  1. Time limit 45 seconds.
  2. Penalties – A 10 second penalty will occur if contestant if the contestant beats the out calf out, causing the barrier to be broken. If the loop does not pass over the calf’s head it will result in a disqualification.  The contestant breaks the rope away from the saddle before the calf does will result in a disqualification.  Arena Director’s decision in final.

 

    1. Junior or Senior with ADULT (16 and up) Team Roping

 

  1. Entry fee will be $10.00 per person.
  2. Each contestant may enter two times.
  • This event is open to boys and girls ages in two age groups.
    1. 11 – and under years old – Junior
    2. 12 – 15 years old – Senior
  1. In the Team Roping, the header and heeler will start from the back of their respective boxes. The header will not be allowed to rope the steer until it’s head passes the barrel positioned in the arena placed by the Arena Director.
  2. There are 3 legal head catches; Slick horns, half-head (roping one horn and around the neck), and around the neck. Bridle catches or any crossed ropes will result in a disqualification.
  3. Legal heel catches will be, any catch behind the shoulders or one or two legs as long as the loop goes on one of the heels.
  • Time will start when the steer’s head crosses the designated line and will end when the field flagman signals time.
  • Time limit 45 seconds.
  1. Penalties – If a contestant ropes a front leg, results in disqualification. A figure eight around the horns, results in disqualification.  Hickey the horns, results is disqualification.  Arena Director’s decision is final.

 

  1. Riding Events

 

  1. Mutton Busting (Sheep Riding)

 

  1. Child will participate in the order they are announced. If the child changes their mind or chooses not to ride, they will be scratched and no refunds given after a reasonable amount of time has been allotted for the rider to mount the sheep.
  2. Age group is six years and under.
  • Weight limit of 75 pounds and under will be enforced.
  1. All participants must wear protective headgear, your own or borrowed, no exceptions.
  2. One parent or guardian will be allowed into the arena with a participant.
  3. All participants and parents or guardians will exit the arena after the participant rides.
  • Participants must ride for six seconds to receive a qualified ride.
  • Rides will be judged by time only if no qualified rides are made.
  1. Decision of the field judges and the Arena Director are final.

 

  1. Calf Riding

 

  1. Child will participate in the order they are announced. If the child changes their mind or chooses not to ride, they will be scratched and no refunds given after a reasonable amount of time has been allotted for the rider to mount the sheep.
  2. Age group is seven years to nine years old.
  • All participants must wear protective headgear, your own or borrowed, no exceptions.
  1. One parent or guardian will be allowed into the arena with a participant.
  2. All participants and parents or guardians will exit the arena after the participant rides.
  3. Participants must ride for six seconds to receive a qualified ride.
  • Rides will be judged by time only if no qualified rides are made.
  • Decision of the field judges and the Arena Director are final.

 

  1. Steer Riding

 

  1. Child will participate in the order they are announced. If the child changes their mind or chooses not to ride, they will be scratched and no refunds given after a reasonable amount of time has been allotted for the rider to mount the sheep.
  2. Age group is 10 years to 12 years old.
  • All participants must wear protective headgear, your own or borrowed, no exceptions.
  1. One parent or guardian will be allowed into the arena with a participant.
  2. All participants and parents or guardians will exit the arena after the participant rides.
  3. Participants must ride for six seconds to receive a qualified ride.
  • Rides will be judged by time only if no qualified rides are made.
  • Decision of the field judges and the Arena Director are final.

 

 

 

  1. Mini Bull Riding
  2. Child will participate in the order they are announced. If the child changes their mind or chooses not to ride, they will be scratched and no refunds given after a reasonable amount of time has been allotted for the rider to mount the Mini Bull
  3. Age groups is 8 yr. and under, 12 yr. and under and 14 yr. and under .
  4. All participants must wear protective headgear, your own or borrowed, no exceptions.
  5. One parent or guardian will be allowed into the arena with a participant.
  6. All participants and parents or guardians will exit the arena after the participant rides.
  • Participants must ride for six or eight seconds (to be determined at the Rodeo) to receive a qualified ride.
  • Rides will be judged by time only if no qualified rides are made.
  • Decision of the field judges and the Arena Director are final.

 


8 – QUESTIONS THAT ARISE DURING A RV RCE EVENT

 

  1. The Arena Director will handle any event rule clarification that may arise during an RV RCE event.  His or Her decision will be final.

 

  1. Anything surpassing event regulations must be addressed to the Board of Directors for consideration.

 

  1. Any major changes will be decided before the beginning of the next rodeo season.