Rule Proposals

Listed below are rule proposals. If you have any questions or concerns with these proposals, please contact your event director.

 

RODEO STOCK CONTRACTOR
Page 16, #28
The Stock Contractor will be certain that all contract personnel (Judges,
Secretaries, Timers, Pickup Men, Contract Performers, Flagmen, Announcer,
Bullfighters (Clowns), Barrel Men, etc.) working their rodeos are members
in good standing and have met all necessary approval standards. Failure to
do so will result in a One-Hundred Fifty Dollar ($150) fine to the Stock
Contractor for each unapproved person used at each rodeo (Approved
contract personnel list is available on the official APRA website).

JUDGING METHODS – TIMED EVENTS
Page 30, #20
The only man on the score line will be the Rodeo Judge.  Score Line Judge
to position themselves adjacent to barrier pin for viewing upon Contestant
leaving chutes.

RODEO ENTRY (BOOKS)/TURN OUTS – LATE ENTRIES/WRITE-INS
Page 38, #1
Books will remain open for any event that is not full until before the
draw of the first performance.  For full event rodeo’s, event
performances will be considered full when the entry maximums have been met
(Bulls – 12; Barrels – 12; Bareback, Saddle Bronc, Breakaway, Team Roping,
Steer Wrestling, Tie Down Roping – 8).  For LTFR event rodeo’s, event
performances will be considered full when the following entry maximums
have been met (Bulls – 20; Barrels – 24; Bareback, Saddle Bronc,
Breakaway, Team Roping, Steer Wrestling, Tie Down Roping – 8).

TEAM ROPING –
Page 58, #18
If one partner in the Team Roping does not show, the other partner will
have the right to choose a partner from the other Contestants that are
already entered in the rodeo.  No Contestant may go more times than
allowed to make up the team.  The Rodeo Secretary must be notified before
the start of the rodeo.  After one man is declared not there and another
partner is substituted, you cannot change back to the original partner.
The partner that didn’t show will be liable for his own entry fees and
no turnout fine can be charged.  The team will draw stock in the original
position.  When a team has a PrePaid contestant Notify Turn Out, the
balance of that team will be allowed to find a replacement contestant (as
per rulebook guidelines).  Said replacement will NOT be required to pay an
entry fee and any monies won by replacement contestant will count towards
standings, on respective side the replacement competes on (Header/Heeler).

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