It is with great regret that we must cancel this year’s NRS Youth Timed Event Championships. We will try to reschedule this event for a better time in the future.

You are REQUIRED to have the following information before you can register
(this includes information for your partner on team roping!)
Contestant First/Last Name ~ Address, City, State and Zip ~ Phone & Email Address ~  Parent/Guardian Name ~
Date of Birth and Social Security Number (we will not retain the SS#)

Books close on Friday May 26, 2017 at 8:00 PM

 

Awards

What Can I Win?

All-Around Cowboy and Cowgirl in both the 15-19 year age division and the 14 & under division will each win a trophy saddle and a key. All Around Cowboys & Cowgirls (both age divisions) will be determined by the male contestant winning the most points throughout the rodeo. 10 & under age division is not eligible for the keys and saddles, but will be awarded All Around Buckles. Contestants must be ready when called. After three arena calls, contestant will be disqualified.

What’s the KEY for?

Each All-Around winner (4 total) will have a chance to see if their key unlocks the Twister 4-Horse trailer with a 10’ Pro line Living Quarters conversion by Outlaw. If their key unlocks the trailer, they win “the use of” that trailer for one year. (6/3/17-5/31/18).

What about Buckles?

Trophy buckles will be awarded to the event average winners Saturday night. 10 & Under will be awarded All Around Buckles.

Awards

The awards ceremony will be immediately following the short go on Saturday.

ALL events include a 10 & under age group, except for Steer Wrestling

BOYS EVENTS:

  • Tie Down Roping
  • Ribbon Roping
  • Steer Wrestling (15-19 Only)
  • Team Roping
  • Breakaway Roping (10 & under, Jr. Boys only)
  • Goat Tying (10 & under, Jr. Boys only)

GIRLS EVENTS

  • Barrel Racing
  • Pole Bending
  • Team Roping
  • Breakaway Roping
  • Goat Tying

FINALS/SHORT GO

The finals will begin after the team roping on Saturday at approximately 1 pm

General Rules and Regulations

  • Eligible contestants must be 19 years of age or younger as of June 1, 2017.
  • Must enter 3 events within your age division for the All-Around.
  • Entries will open May 1 at 8 am online at www.NRSworld.com/NRSYTEC
  • Online entries close on Tuesday, May 30 at 8 pm.
  • Onsite entries will be considered “Late Entries”.
  • Onsite, “late entries” will be accepted on Wednesday, May 31 2017 from 5-7 pm.
  • All late entries will be charged a $25.00 late fee per contestant.
  • Limited to 1450 Total Entries
  • The deadline to guarantee a stall is May 22.
  • All entries in the Team Roping will require full team payment at time of entry.
  • Stalls, lodging and hookups are all 3 night minimum starting Wednesday, May 31 to Saturday, June 4, 2017.
  • Each contestant will receive 1 run per entry unless they qualify for the short go.
  • Entry fee must be paid by debit or credit card and paid online at time of entry.
  • Payment in full for fees is due at time of entry.
  • Payment in full for lodging, stalls, and hookups is due at time of booking.
  • No refunds on entry fees will be given without a vet or medical release.
  • No shavings will be provided in the stalls.
  • No outside shavings allowed.
  • Shavings will be available for purchase on the grounds from the NRS Feed Store.
  • A copy of birth certificate must be be presented to receive prizes and cash winnings.
  • Round 1 will start on Thursday June 1, Friday June 2 and complete on Saturday June 3 with the Top 10 in each event coming back to the Short Round Saturday afternoon
  • Team Roping is a single event unless you enter ‘switch ends’ as a header and a heeler and then both will be counted making you eligible as 4 events after you choose two additional events in your age division.
  • Dress Code: Contestants, parents or helpers must wear long sleeve collared button down shirt and boots. No polo shirts. Cowboy hats are required, no baseball caps.
  • Any unsportsmanlike conduct, using profane language, or drinking of alcoholic beverages in the arena or on rodeo property will disqualify any contestant
  • Contestants must be ready when called. After three arena calls, contestant will be disqualified
  • Decision of the judge will be final.
  • All Around Cowboys (both age divisions) will be determined by the male contestant winning the most points throughout the rodeo.
  • 10 & under age division is not eligible for the Trailer & the Saddles, only All Around Buckles.
  • Contestant must be entered in 3 events to qualify for All Around Awards.
  • All Around Cowgirls (both age divisions) will be determined by the female contestant winning the most points throughout the rodeo. Contestant must be entered in 3 events to qualify for All Around Awards.
  • All-Around Cowboy and Cowgirl in both the 15-19 year age division and the 14 & under division will each win a trophy saddle and a key. Each All-Around winner (4 total) will have a chance to see if their key unlocks the Twister 4-Horse trailer with a 10’ Pro line Living Quarters conversion by Outlaw. If their key unlocks the trailer, they win “the use of” that trailer for one year.
  • Parents of winners must agree to provide insurance on the trailer while they have it, and agree to return it undamaged. If trailer has any damage upon its return, the parents of the winner must pay for repairs.
  • Trophy buckles will be awarded to the winners of the average Saturday night.
  • In case of tie in dollars won for all-around, the contestant who has earned money in the most number of events will be declared the winner.
  • If events earned money in are equal, then the number of events competed in will determine the winner. If all of the above are equal, coin toss will determine the winner.
  • No re-run will be given to any contestant if handicapped by his own equipment failure or accident involving horse or rider.
  • A neck rope with rope barrier will be used in all roping events.
  • An electric eye timer will be used in the barrels, poles and goat tying.
  • Only contestants will be allowed to declare and register protest and these must be placed first through the judges and then the Arena Director before the end of the performance or round in which the question arose.
  • The same horse may be ridden in all events by more than one contestant in competition. We suggest that persons in this situation consider time required for equipment changes, etc. and make prior arrangements so that other contestants will not have to wait an excessive amount of time as the 3rd arena call will result in a turnout.
  • No person shall be allowed in the arena during a rodeo performance unless entered in an event or as an assistant within the chute to push an animal or the box area to help calm or settle a horse. This rule shall be enforced by the Arena Director and Rodeo Officials.
  • Each contestant will be allowed one, and only one assistant in the arena and only one assistant behind the chutes when he or she is competing in the steer wrestling event where a contestant needs a hazer and a pusher.
  • Assistant helping barrel racers and pole benders will not be allowed to go past the plane of the main arena gate when they are entering the arena.
  • In roping timed events and steer wrestling, the contestant is allowed a helper in the box to assist in settling the horse and keeping the horse in the corner of the box.
  • When the contestant calls for the animal, no further assistance can take place after that.
  • No encouragement can take place by the assistant after the contestant calls for the animal.
  • The helper may have his hands on the horse at such time that the contestant calls for the animal but if the helper starts the horse or holds the horse in any way that affects the contestant’s scoring process, the contestant will receive a no time.
  • The contestant is allowed a running start.
  • If the gate is centrally located, contestant must keep forward motion toward the first barrel/pole. Failure to comply will be a no time.
  • Contestant must be mounted when entering the arena.
  • The speed events will be a closed gate and rider will exit before the next contestant is given the running start.
  • All contestants will leave the arena immediately after contesting or assisting.
  • Contestant helpers must leave the arena immediately after they have assisted.
  • The decision of any judges, flagmen or timers will be final, and no protest by contestant will be permitted, except first through the Arena Director. Such protest shall be made before the end of the performance or round in which the question arose. If the judges or the Arena Director determines that the protest is based upon a possible misinterpretation of an event rule, the judges or the Arena Director shall, at the first convenient opportunity, describe the protest and the interpretation of the rule upon which it is based to the judge. If the judge agrees that an erroneous ruling was made and that the error is correctable, then the judge shall modify the ruling accordingly. Otherwise, the decision shall stand.
  • No contestant may talk to a judge or timer in any way while another contestant is competing during an event. However, a contestant may declare a run immediately after they have attempted to complete their run and determined that a foul has possibly occurred giving an unfair field of competition.
  • Questions may be addressed to the judge immediately upon declaration but no later than the end of the event for that round.
  • Any contestant violating this regulation may be disqualified by the judges or the Arena Director.
  • All contestants are required to read the rules carefully, particularly those relating to the contests or events in which they enter.
  • Failure to understand rules will not be accepted as an excuse.
  • Contestants will not be allowed in the arenas between performances after the start of the first go round, except for approved activities.
  • No electrical devices may be used by a contestant or on their horse to enhance or alter natural performance.
  • Rodeo Judges or Arena Director may inspect any contestant’s equipment before, during or after a rodeo performance for safety and rule infractions.

Event-Specific Rules & Information

Pole Bending

Girls Event Only.
Event #1 Thursday 8 am, 10 & under, then Juniors Followed by seniors

  • The pole bending pattern is to be run around six poles. Each pole is to be 21 feet apart, with the first pole 21 feet from the starting line.
  • A horse may start either to the right or the left of the first pole and run the remainder of the pattern accordingly.
  • Failure to follow the pattern shall cause disqualification.
  • Knocking over a pole shall carry a 5 second penalty.
  • Pole bending is a timed event. Each contestant will begin from a running start. A clearly visible starting line should be provided.
  • Touching a pole with hand or body of a contestant is not a disqualification.

Goat Tying

Girls Event & Junior Boys Event Only. 
Event #2,Thursday 11 am 10 & Under, followed by Juniors, then Senior girls (time approximate)

  • A leather thong, pigging string, or rope may be used to tie any three legs.
  • Goat must be thrown by contestant and when the tie is complete contestant must stand 3 feet from the goat for a 6 second time clock.
  • If the goat gets up before the 6 seconds, the contestant will receive a no time.
  • Horse touching the rope or goat before the contestant touches the goat will result in a 10 second penalty.
  • Goat will be staked in the arena on a rope approximately 10 feet long.
  • There will be a 30 second time limit.
  • There will be a line drawn in the arena that the parent is required to stand behind. Parent crossing the line before the contestant touches the goat will result in a no time.

Breakaway Roping

Girls and Junior Boys Event Only.

Event #3, Thursday 2:15 pm, 10 & Under Junior Boys Followed by Junior Girls and then Senior Girls (time approximate)

  • Contestant may carry one loop- cannot rebuild.
  • Rope must be tied to the saddle horn with a string. A clearly visible flag of any material must be attached to the rope at the saddle horn. Time starts at the release of the barrier and stops when the flagman signals that the rope has been broken away from the saddle horn as a result of a legal catch.
  • Catch as catch can. Loop must pass over the calf head. A contestant may not break the rope away with her hand or any part of her body.
  • The flagman will rule whether the catch is legal and whether the rope breaks away as a result of a legal catch.
  • The gate to the catch pen will remain open.
  • Horse must clear box before calf is roped.
  • 10 second penalty for broken barrier.
  • There will be a 60 second time limit.

Ribbon Roping

Boys event.
Event #4 Thursday 4:30 pm, 10 & Under, then Juniors Followed by Seniors (time approximate)

  • Flag line will be set at the calf score line.
  • Muggers are to hold the calf only and must have hands on calf when Roper pulls the ribbon. They may flank the calf and wait for arena assistance then mount the horse while rope is removed and then clear the arena from the out gate.
  • Catch as catch can.
  • Calf does not have to be on his feet when ribbon is pulled.
  • Roper must be the contestant pulling and running the ribbon across the flag line. • If there is no ribbon on tail, contestant may pull hair and present to judge, contestant may not pull hair if there is a ribbon on the tail.
  • Contestant must run back across the score line and hand ribbon to flagman.
  • Mugger may be either a boy or a girl that is entered in the rodeo.
  • Horse must clear box before calf is roped.
  • 10 second penalty for broken barrier.
  • Back gate will be open.
  • There will be a 30 second time limit.

Cloverleaf Barrel Racing

Girls Only Event.
Event #5, Friday at 8 am 10 & Under, then Juniors followed by Seniors. Drag every 5.

  • The cloverleaf pattern may be started from either the left or the right, and completed accordingly.
  • Knocking over a barrel will constitute a 5 second penalty for each barrel knocked over.
  • Touching a barrel with the hand or the body does not constitute disqualification.
  • The course must be measured exactly. The pattern should be adjusted to fit the arena.

Steer Wrestling

Boys Event Only.
Event #6, Friday 10:15 am, Senior Boys ONLY (time approximate)

  • Contestant must furnish own hazer and horse.
  • Anyone jumping from the off side in the steer wrestling must notify the rodeo secretary when entering, and if possible, the barrier should be arranged on the off side for such contestants.
  • Hazer must be a contestant of adult. They are subject to contestant rules if acting as a hazer, a violation of rules by the hazer will disqualify the contestant they are helping.
  • Hazer must not render any assistance to contestant while contestant is working with the steer.
  • Contestant is considered working with steer when steer leaves the box.
  • Steer must be caught from horse.
  • If contestant jumps at steer, he accepts him as sound.
  • If steer gets loose, dogger may take no more than one step to catch steer.
  • After catching steer, wrestler must bring it to a stop or change its direction and twist it down.
  • If steer is accidentally knocked down or thrown down before being brought to a stop or is thrown by wrestler putting animal’s horns into the ground, it must be let up to all four feet and then thrown.
  • Steer will be considered thrown down only when it is lying flat on its side or on its back with all four feet and head straight.
  • Wrestler must have hand on steer when flagged.
  • Contestant and hazer must use the same horse they leave chute with.
  • Hazer will be allowed to catch dogger’s horse.
  • Dogger is entitled to only one jump. A jump will be considered to have taken place if the steer wrestler has dismounted his horse.
  • Contestant is required to turn steer’s head so that he can get up.
  • If a steer is falling in the opposite direction the steer wrestler is attempting to throw him (dog fall) the contestant may choose to turn the steer’s head to correspond with the leg position to make this a legal fall.
  • 10 second penalty for broken barrier.

Tie Down Roping

Boys Event Only.
Event #7, Friday 11:00 am 10 & Under, then Juniors Followed by Seniors (time approximate)

  • All contestants in this event must use a neck rope.
  • Catch as catch can. One loop, no rebuilds.
  • Calf must be daylighted. If the calf is down when the contestant reaches it, it must be up prior to flanking, legging, or mugging. If roper’s hand is on the calf when calf falls, calf is considered thrown by hand.
  • Rope must be touching the calf when contestant puts hand on calf.
  • For a tie to be legal, the string must go around any three legs at least one time, and a “hooey”.
  • Calf must stay tied for 6 seconds after re-mounts and puts slack in the rope.
  • Only the roper may touch the calf, any assistance will be disqualification.
  • The back gate to the catch pen will be open.
  • Horse must clear box before calf is roped.
  • 10 second penalty for broken barrier.
  • There will be a 30 second time limit.

Team Roping

Boys and Girls will compete with and against each other.
Event #8, Saturday 8 am, 10 & Under, then Juniors Followed by Seniors (time approximate)

  • 2 loops per team.
  • Three legal head catches- horns, head, and half head.
  • 10 second penalty for broken barrier.
  • 5 second penalty for one heel or hind leg.
  • Must dally.
  • 30 second time limit.
  • Crossfire rule will be a steer’s back must be straight and in tow before the heel rope is delivered on the first legal hop away.
  • Flagger will signal for time to be stopped when the head horse is faced and both front feet are on the ground with both ropers have a full dally and ropes tight. 9. Each contestant will pay $150.00 per run and the team will pay IN FULL $300.00 at the time of entry.
  • Each person will be allowed to enter twice in the Team roping provided that they switch ends on either run. ie… they can rope once as a header and once as a heeler.
  • In the 10 & under category, the contestant can head one run and heel one run. 10 & Under contestants can only enter with a helper.
  • 10 & under Team roping will not be a “team” It will only be a Header or Heeler and contestant may use a helper