BARREL BASH - Columbia MO
Location - Boone County Fairgrounds 5212 Oakland Gravel Rd
Thanksgiving Weekend Nov 28-30, 2014
MAIL DEADLINE BY NOV 14 - OR PRE ENTER ONLINE BY NOV 22
CO APPROVED - Barrel Bash/Bonus Race Finals- BBR - WPRA
DOUBLE QUALIFIER BONUS RACE FINALS! (GIVING DOUBLE QUALIFIERS IN EACH OPEN RACE!)
Stalls - required if horse is on grounds overnight - STALLS are limited and will be assigned as they come in - if you want to stall together you need to mail together or have one person reserve all in their name please. $55/weekend (outside shavings allowed). Early arrivals before 8 am Fri $10 extra per stall. Early arrivals may come in after 5 pm Thursday. (we will have Thanksgiving Dinner in arena 6:30 pm bring a side dish if you want to join us. SHAVINGS OFFICE NOT OPEN UNTIL 9 AM FRIDAY SO COME PREPARED PLEASE. OUTSIDE SHAVINGS are ALLOWED.
NO HORSES ON GROUNDS BEFORE 5 PM WE WILL NOT BE READY FOR YOU UNTIL THEN SO PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY!
STALL ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE POSTED UPON ARRIVAL (as of Mon 11/24/14 we have about 30 stalls left on the hill under MFA building)
RV - $20/night (pay at show) first come first served there are plenty....
Processing Fee - 1x/rider/weekend $20 each (if just riding one day $15) if riding in youth 3d only no proc fee
Late fee - $10/rider/day OR if you make all entries in one trip to show office just 1x fee $10. Late entries cash or credit card only (add 4% to pay by credit/debit card) We will announce when we will close late entries for each race when we post the pre draw Tues prior to event. (THOSE RUNNING IN YOUTH ONLY DO NO PAY late FEE) LATE ENTRIES CASH OR CREDIT CARD ONLY!! WPRA members may write checks for entries. Friday late entries close 7pm and Sat/Sun close at draw #100 in open. (youth close when first horse runs- prefer you are late entered in youth 30 min prior to start)
Dress code - HAT or Helmet, LONG SLEEVED SHIRT (ANY TYPE), BOOTS REQUIRED. If you lose hat in arena $5 fine will apply. Youth competing in youth 3d class are not required to wear hats.
Vendors - all vendors must pre-register with Renea 918-617-0660 - anyone selling/advertising items on grounds must be a paid vendor. VENDORS PAYING ON SITE CASH OR CREDIT CARD ONLY!
Thurs - setup day (early arrivals stalls $10 extra allowed after 5 pm)Turkey dinner in arena 6:30 pm everyone welcome - bring side dish and own drink.
PLEASE NO HORSES ON GROUNDS BEFORE 5 PM - DUE TO OUR HOLIDAY TRAVEL SCHEDULE WE will not HAVE STALLS READY FOR YOU BEFORE THIS TIME.
8 am stalls open
9am show office open/shavings office open
9 am - warm up sessions and exhibitions on sale (limit 2 30 min sessions and 2 exhib per person in line)
9:30-2 pm Warm Up Sessions $10 each (25 min sessions barrels setup) no ponying horses
2-3:15 pm Exhibitions $5 each (50 sec time limit).
4 pm Open 4D $1000 added $35 ef
(note - we will not run draw #101 before 6 pm guaranteed)
Late entries close 7 pm
7 pm Exhibitions for Sat go on sale (limited)
Ugly Christmas Sweater Day! (you may run in your sweaters - make sure you enter the contest by 11 am)
8-9 am Warm Up Sessions 25 min each (limit 10 horses per session) $10 each sign up in show office (barrels setup) (for sale beginning 7 pm Fri)
9 am - show office open
9-11 am FREE Christmas Gift Wrap and UGLY SWEATER CONTEST JUDGING (see gift wrap booth)
9:30-10:15 am Exhibitions $5 each (limit 50 tickets) purchase in show office (50 sec time limit) (for sale beginning 8 pm Fri)
11 am youth 3D $100 added $25 ef (late entry close when first horse runs - prefer you enter by 10:30 am please)
12 noon Open 4D $2000 added $55 ef (late entries close at draw #100)
DRAWING FOR TRAILER AFTER #150 ON SAT For year's use of 3 horse trailer donated by Trans West Must be present to win!
SUPER SATURDAY DRAWINGS - FOR EVERYONE ENTERED AT COLUMBIA MO MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN
Equisports Massager donated by Connie Dove - drawn from everyone that makes a clean run Friday (must be present to win)
Charlie One Horse day - everyone entered will have name in drawing for Charlie One Horse Hat!
8 am office open
8 am YEAR END AWARDS IN ARENA (Barrel Bash top 5 open, futurity champion, derby champion,youth champions, adult champions, sr champions) AND Team Purina Awards
9 am GLC WPRA Prairie Circuit Finals - top 12 GLC (times carry over to Open 4D)
9:30 am Youth 3d $100 added $25 ef (late entries close when first horse runs) we prefer you entery youth by 9 am!
10:30 am Open 4d $2000 added $55 ef (late entry close time tba)
AWARDS -fancy saddle racks ($175 value each) to hi point winners 1d,2d,3d,4d,5d
Must compete all 3 days same horse/rider to be eligible for HI Point Awards
Sun is start of 2015 Barrel Bash (TM) Season!