BARREL BASH RULES

DOUBLE B PRODUCTIONS, LLC – BARREL BASH RULES

• WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ANY ENTRY FOR ANY REASON. Inappropriate behavior by contestants or spectators may require us to ask you to leave the grounds (if this happens there will be no refunds).

• No REFUNDS after pre entry deadline for any reason.

• By entering you agree to abide by and follow all rules and are responsible for ANY horse you bring to this event and will be considered an agent for such horse.

• Dress Code long sleeved shirt – western boots. Western hat or helmet required. No ball caps stocking caps allowed and wearing them is grounds for disqualification. Hat fine in open race $5 if you lose your hat and must be paid to barrel setter to get your hat back. YOUTH RIDERS COMPETING IN THE YOUTH RACE ARE not REQUIRED TO WEAR A HAT.

• Horse substitutions AND rider subs allowed until start of race Fri. After that horse OR rider subs allowed if done before start of race, with $5 fee per change. After start of race Fri you CANNOT "sell" your spot. Changes must be made BEFORE the first horse runs in each race. NO CHANGES allowed after start of race. (Exceptions may be made if a rider or horse is injured before they run and decision will be made at discretion of judge and/or show manager). ANY CHANGE THAT MAY AFFECT A YOUTH CARRY OVER ENTRY ON SAT MUST BE MADE NO LATER THAN START TIME OF YOUTH SAT!

• No switching of draw positions. HORSE MUST RUN IN POSITION DRAWN! Draw in the official program book shall be the official draw and shall take precedence over online draw. Horse and rider changes will be noted on official's sheet. If a horse runs out of order it will be disqualified and result in a no time.

• All reruns will be the decisions of the Arena Director. Rerun will be on fresh drag. Arena Director's decisions are FINAL. In the case of a timer malfunction rider will be offered a re-run. PRIOR PENALTIES WILL APPLY. If rider chooses to run again any penalties made during re-run WILL apply to official time.

• Failure to answer 3 gate calls will result in Officials scratch. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THIS RULE WILL RESULT IN OFFICIALS SCRATCH. ALL CONTESTANTS MUST CHECK IN WITH GATE OFFICIAL THEMSELVES PRIOR TO RUNNING OR THE MAY BE SUBJECT TO DQ. (NOTE at some locations we require you be in the holding pen PRIOR to the start of your drag check with gate official prior to running for ground rule at each event regarding this issue) Safety of you your horse and other riders is a main concern to us. If you have safety issues please talk to the gate-man so that we can work with you PRIOR to making your run.

• A horse may enter each race only once. (Exception for family rule.) To qualify for family rule each rider can only enter on ONE horse applies to children living at home under 21 and parents. Neither "family member" may run any additional horses. This is a hardship rule for family members sharing a horse.

• Contestants will receive a no time for knocking over a barrel or breaking the pattern.

• A tie for awards will be handled by a flip of a coin between contestants tied. ANY CHANGES OR CORRETIONS TO SIDEPOT ENTRIES MUST BE MADE BEFORE END OF RACE. ONCE RESULTS ARE POSTED FOR SIDEPOT CHANGES WILL NOT BE MADE TO THE RESULTS (IF TIE FOR HI POINT HORSE/RIDER BUCKLES WE WILL GO BACK TO FASTEST TIME RUN THAT WEEKEND FOR TIE BREAKER).

• A processing fee required ($5/RIDER/DAY). Those paying online by credit card (or reserving stalls online will be charged the processing fee PLUS 4% online fee – neither of these two fees are refundable at any time for any reason. Beginning Dec 1, 2016 a $3 online fee will be added to all online entries.

• LATE FEES – NO LATE FEES (EXCEPT AT OUR 2 BIG ADDED MONEY FUTURITY EVENTS). All late entries will run at the end of the pre-entry draw. Cash only or credit card with 4% additional fee.

• OPEN RACES ARE PAID ON 4D FORMAT (HALF SEC SPLITS) Number of places paid per race: (100 & under pays 5 places)(101-149 6 places) (150-250 entries: 8 places)( 251-399 entries: 10 places) (400-499 entries: 12 places)( 500 & over entries: 15 places) To qualify for year-end awards in open rider MUST compete in 3 different Barrel Bash events. We keep points on a 5D FOR YEAR END AWARDS ONLY. To qualify for year-end awards in futurity or derby horse must have been entered in those sidepots at a minimum of 3 Barrel Bash events. (awards given on Sun at Season Finale event) Topeka KS (Thanksgiving weekend).

• FORWARD MOTION RULE IS IN AFFECT unless otherwise posted. Must keep a forward motion AFTER crossing the plane of the arena. Failure to follow this rule may result in DQ. (Questions ask gateman)

• NO schooling horses in arena – excessive whipping, jerking, etc will not be tolerated and may result in a $50 fine.

• You are not allowed to circle a barrel more than one time unless you are in the LAST rider in your drag. If you circle a barrel more than one time you will be fined $50. (this is to respect riders that follow you and "save" the ground for them in the respective positions they have drawn.

• EVERYONE WILL BE PHOTOGRAPHED AT THIS EVENT AND VIDEOED. VIDEOS AND PHOTOS MAY BE POSTED ONLINE BY OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER AND VIDEOGRAPHER. NO OTHER PHOTOS OR VIDEOS ALLOWED FOR PUBLIC RESALE. Anyone found posting photos on facebook from our photographers without purchasing photos will be required to pay the photo fee before they can compete at another event. Use of photos not paid for is stealing and will not be tolerated.

• SIDEPOTS – to enter you MUST enter the open race for that day (you run in the open and carry your time over to the sidepot for the sidepot payout). FUTURITY is open to any horse 5 & Under that has not competed in barrel racing prior to Dec 1 (previous year). Payback for futurity is 2D full sec split. DERBY is open to any horse 7 or under that is not futurity eligible. Derby payback is straight open payback (no divisions). ADULT – sidepot is open to anyone 20-49 years of age as of Jan 1. Payback is 3D full sec split. SENIOR is open to anyone 50 + as of Jan 1. Payback is 3D full sec split.) 100% PAYBACK NO ADDED MONEY. ($20 EF ADULT & SR) ($25 EF FUTURITY AND DERBY) ALL SIDEPOTS MUST BE VERIFIED BEFORE END OF RACE SAT. ANY CORRECTIONS MUST BE MADE IN SHOW OFFICE BEFORE THE END OF THE RACE. ONCE THE RESULTS ARE POSTED THEY WILL REMAIN. IF WE MISS YOU IN A SIDEPOT YOU PAID FOR WE WILL REFUND YOUR MONEY PLEASE DOUBLE CHECK US SO WE CAN CONTINUE THIS PROGRAM! THANK YOU

• YOUTH – is a separate race open to anyone 19 & Under as of Jan 1. Payout is 3D full sec split. Youth that wish to enter same horse in the open that day MUST carry their time FROM youth race TO the open (they do not get to run twice). Any prior penalties WILL apply.

• 75% payback, 100% added money. Each race is separate payoff. There is NO average payoff. We will take out $1 per run from each open race,that will go towards the BONUS RACE FINALS 100% of the bonus race added money will be paid back (this is what the $1/run is for and is paidback 100% af the BRF).

• ALL RV AND STALLING FEES MUST BE TAKEN CARE OF BEFORE COMPETING. FAILURE TO PAY THESE FEES MAY RESULT IN DQ WITHOUT REFUND. ALL HORSES ON GROUNDS OVERNIGHT MUST STALL AT ALL EVENTS UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED.

 

 

 

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