RODEO EVENTS

BARREL RACING

  • Fastest time wins

  • Run a cloverleaf pattern starting with either barrel right or left first

  • 5-Second Penalty for every down barrel

  • One/Horse rider combo

  • Time starts and stops when the horse's nose crosses the timer line

For a full list of events, rules see the rulebook, (PG. 62)

BAREBACK RIDING

  • Must ride one-handed for 8 seconds to receive a score

  • Highest score wins

  • The score is based on 50 off the horse and 50 off

       the rider

  • The feet of the rider must be on point of the shoulder when the animal’s front feet hit the ground leaving the chute

  • Can not touch the horse with freehand

​For a full list of event, rules see the rulebook, (PG. 76)

BREAKAWAY ROPING

  • Fastest time wins

  • 10-Second time penalty for broken barrier

 

For a full list of event, rules see the rulebook, (PG. 69)

BULL RIDING

  • Must ride one-handed with bull rope, for 8 seconds

  • Highest score wins

  • The score is 50 off of the bull and 50 off the rider

  • Can not touch bull with freehand

For a full list of event, rules see the rulebook, (PG. 92)

GOAT TYING

  • Fastest time wins

  • Horse and rider pass starting line, rider dismounts

  • catches goat, secures 3 legs ending the event.

For a full list of event, rules see the rulebook, (PG. 73)

POLE BENDING

  • Fastest time wins

  • Serpentine through a set of six poles

  • Start on either left or right side

  • Time starts and ends when the horses nose crosses the timer line

  • 5-Second penalty for every downed pole

  • One/Horse rider combo

For a full list of event rules see the rulebook, (PG. 66)

SADDLE BRONC RIDING

  • Must ride one-handed, with riding rein for 8 seconds

      to receive score

  • Highest score wins

  • The score is based 50 off the horse and 50 off the rider

  • Feet of the rider must be on point of the shoulder when animal’s front feet hit the ground leaving the chute

  • If fail to do so, that marks as a no score

  • Can not touch the horse with freehand

For a full list of event rules see the rulebook, (PG. 84)

STEER WRESTLING

  • Fastest time wins

  • 10-Second penalty for broken barrier

For a full list of event rules see the rulebook, (PG. 94)

TEAM ROPING

  • Fastest time wins

  • A roping team event, any gender combo

For a full list of event rules see the rulebook, (PG. 108)

TIE-DOWN ROPING

  • Fastest time wins

For a full list of event rules see the rulebook, (PG. 103)

CHUTE DOGGING

  • Fastest time wins

  • Contestant and steer start in chute

  • Contestant signals start

  • Crosses score line to start time

  • Time stops when steer is flat on his back/all four feet facing the same way

For a full list of event rules see the rulebook, (PG. 101)

RIBBON ROPING

  • Mixed Event–meaning a one boy one girl team

  • One is mounted on horseback, one is on the ground

       (the runner)

  • The contestant on horseback calls for the calf, time

        starts here

  • Ropes the calf and then gets off to help steady the calf

  • The runner approaches and tries to take the ribbon from the calf’s tail

  • Once the ribbon is in hand the runner goes back to the designated finish line for time completion

  • 10-Second penalty for broken barrier

For a full list of rules please go to page 115