Established 1967

ARA Finals will be on October 5, 6, 7, 2017.


Arkansas Rodeo Association



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Membership Rodeo

March 11, 2017

Clarksville, Ar- Foothills

2 Perfs. 1:00pm 5:00pm


$70 EF for all events, except Jr Barrels- $25 EF


Secretary/Judges Clinic 10AM


Call In Monday March 6th
6pm – 10pm 501-733-3449 (Rose)

NOTE: You may enter the Membership Rodeo until Friday afternoon.
NOTE: Your card must be secured on or before Saturday March 11, 2017, or if mailing… your envelope MUST BE POSTMARKED March 11, 2017 or earlier OR YOUR POINTS WILL BE LOST.

RULEBOOK CHANGES- 2017


MEMBERSHIP
#4 Minors will supply a notarized affidavit signed by a parent or guardian stating they will not hold the ARA or producer responsible for any injury or loss of personal property. All minors MUST be accompanied by an adult while at ARA sanctioned rodeo.

 #11 Membership dues are as follows: 

Regular Contestant ............................................................................... $100
Jr. Contestant* ........................................................................... $65
Labor .............................................................................................. $50
Producer ...........................................................................$200
Late Fee (If Not Renewed By Membership Rodeo) .............................. $10 


PRODUCERS

#3 A producer must have three approved ARA ground ruled rodeos offering the eight (8) standard events sixty (60) days prior to the finals to be eligible to supply stock for the Finals and have had three (3) rodeos to be eligible for year- end awards.


JUDGING & JUDGING METHODS

#21 All events will have a 30-second time limit to call for stock. Judges discretion will be used for unruly stock.


ENTRY FEES/PAYOUT

Entry fees will be set according to added money as follows:ALL EVENTS

ADM $100 or less= Entry fee Minimum of $40

ADM $101-$200= Entry fee Minimum of $50

ADM $201-$300= Entry fee Minimum of $60

ADM $301-$500= Entry fee Minimum of $70

ADM $501 or more = Entry fee Minimum of $80


FINALS & THE POINT SYSTEM

 #1 Finals will pay no more than four (4) in each round and four (4) in the average.


#4 Collective points awarded to any member will be used to determine the All Around title, but he or she must qualify by being entered and winning points in at least two (2) of the eight (8) major unrestricted events, with a minimum of $500 in each event. All Around points can only be counted for what monies would have paid if all places had been qualified. Money won in 50 and Over Team Roping will only count for Women’s All Around points.


BULL RIDING

#7 If bull stops, the cowboy can declare himself by pulling the tail of bull rope.


ALL ROUGH STOCK EVENT RIDERS

Must be 16 years of age, or older, or be a high school rodeo card holder, in a rough tock event, to be allowed to enter an ARA first rodeo.  You must show proof of age (DL, HS Rodeo Card) to the secretary when you arrive at the arena and pay your fees.  If you cannot produce your proof of age, you will be drawn out.


BREAKAWAY CALF ROPING

#3 One (1) loop only will be permitted in any long go rounds, averages, or finals. A dropped loop is considered a thrown loop. Roping the calf without releasing the loop from the hand is not permitted.



#4 Ropes are tied to the saddle horn with a nylon string provided by the contestant. A handkerchief or other colorful cloth must be attached to the end of the rope. 


#6 A legal catch is a bell collar catch. Bell collar catch is defined as passing over the calves head and not including any appendages, including figure eighting the tail.



#7 There must be a spotter, not in association with any member entered in the event, in the arena to help flag judge determine bell collar catch. He must be situated directly across from flagger on other side of the arena. The spotter is to remain consistent throughout the rodeo.


50 AND OVER TEAM ROPING: #1 Entrants must be 50 years of age and older, or a female, or boys 13 years of age and younger on the last day of the fiscal year (the last day of February). • Boys 13 years of age and younger MUST DALLY. Rookie Status for you will not be affected when you move up to the Open Team Roping.



IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE SEE YOUR EVENT DIRECTOR. THANKS!