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Roping Stakes

8855 Congress Tie-Down Roping Classic Presented by Cinch
Entry: $400 • Added Money: $5,000 + 70% of entry fees

Congress Tie-Down Classic rules

A. 20% of the net purse will be paid to the two gos with five places paid as follows: 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%.
B. 10% of the net purse will be paid to the five fastest times in the short go.
C. 50% of the net purse will be paid to the composite with ten places paid as follows: 26%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 8%, 6%, 5%, 4%, 3%, 3%.
D. There will be two go-rounds and a short go-round. The fastest composite times in the go-rounds qualify for the short go, up to a maximum of 20 ropers.
E. Monies will be paid to the five fastest times in each go and the short go. Unearned place money in the short go will be paid as grounds money.
F. The average winner will be based on the fastest composite times.
G. The Tie-Down Classic will be run under Congress rules, which are similar to other timed Roping rules, but the AQHA rules on attire and conduct will be enforced. Detailed rules will be available upon request from the show
secretary or entry office.
H. Calves will be drawn and exhibitors will work in the order the calves are put in the chute. Show management will be the only authority on stock suitability.
I. In case of injury to the roper entered, another roper may be substituted, provided a doctor’s statement is presented explaining the injury and
confirming the roper will be unable to compete. Substitutions must be received no later than 2:00 pm the day before the first go-round.
J. Any breed of horse may be ridden and each horse may be ridden by more than one roper.
K. Each roping horse is required to have a stall and a stall fee paid with the entry.


 

Team Roping Challenge Open Presented by: Cinch 
Team Roping Challenge Amateur Presented by: Cinch

Cinch Team Roping Challenge Rules

A. No Additional Entry Fee. To qualify, exhibitors must enter and show in the AQHA Open or Amateur Heading and Heeling classes. The top 30 fastest times from the AQHA Open Heading and Heeling will qualify and the top 20 fastest times in the AQHA Amateur Heading and Heeling will qualify.
B. The horse/rider combination showing in the AQHA class will be the horse/rider combination that qualifies. Once qualified, the same horse/rider combination must show in the class, however, they can either head or heel regardless of what they were doing whenever they qualified. Exhibitors can also change their helper.
C. Times from the AQHA class will not carry over. In the CTRC, those qualifiers will start with a clean slate.
D. CTRC will be paid on a two-head average. The 10 fastest Open overall times and the 10 fastest Amateur overall times from the first round will advance to the short round. If there are not 10 qualified runs in the first round, then those that had a qualified run will advance to the short round.
E. The short run will be roped from slowest to fastest. Payout will be the average of the two runs.
F. A $15,000 purse will be divided 70% to the Open and 30% to the Amateur. Prize money will be paid through 10 places in both the Open and Amateur as long as there are 10 qualified runs. If there are not 10 qualified runs, the payout will be based on the number that made qualified runs.

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