Saturday

Spring Thaw Showdown

Entry Forms

 

Warm Up

Warm up schedule main arena:

March 22 2024
7:00am to 9am

March 23 2024
6:30am to 7:30am

March 24 2024
7:00am to 8:30am

Warm up second arena is open all day

Camping Booking

Phone
Email: ponokaspringthaw@gmail.com

Box Stalls

Box Stalls Entry

Entry Rules

PRE ENTER ONLY WILL NOT EXCEPT LATE ENTRIES.

Phone in Entry

Date March 13 2024
Time 10:00am to 4:00pm
Phone or text-  (403) 350-9639

Online Entry

Date Open March 1 2024
Date Close March 13 2024
Pre Pay Only

Turn out

New Rule- All Turns out before Monday  March 18 2024 will be refunded and will not be in the payout. After Monday March 18 2024 you will  not receive a refund and the entry fee will remain in the payout.

SATURDAY Morning Evens Order

1-Peewee
2-Junior
3-Open
4-Tie Down Roping
5-Breakaway
6-Steer Wrestling
7-Team Roping

Dress Code

Full cowboy attire
Cuff, collars, cowboy hat and boots or helmet

Supper and Calcutta TBA

 

Grand Entry

Please meet at back centre gate at 6:30 and be ready to run in when they call your name. No horses in the grand entry and there will be lights and loud music. If your horse is scared please tie up outside.

 

 

Barrel Racing

Date: March 23 2023
Capped at 150 entries for Saturday After 150 entries will be able to enter the over flow Friday March 22 2024 @ Time slots 12pm and 1pm
Start Time:  Saturday  8am  Friday will start 12 pm

Fees

Open $100
JR $80 (16 years and younger Jan. 1)
Pee Wee $10 (10 years and younger)

Added Money

Open $2,500
JR $500
Pee wee No added money every pee wee barrel racer will win a prize.
No Membership required
Not ABRA sanctioned
Turn out  Rule- All Turns out before Monday March 18 2024 will be refunded and will not be in the payout. After Monday March 18 2024 you will  not receive a refund and the entry fee will remain in the payout.

Format:

4D Format
5/10th second split

Payout Open

First Round 60% of the pot paid out
1D- Pay 6 spots
2D- Pay 6 Spots
3D- Pay 6 spots
4D-Pay 6 spots
Short go Open 40% of the pot paid out
1D- Pay 4 spots
2D- Pay 4 Spots
3D- Pay 4 spots
4D-Pay 4 spots
No Average payout. The amount of spots paid may change with the amount of entries

Payout JR

First Round 60% of the pot paid out
1D- Pay 4 spots
2D- Pay 4 Spots
3D- Pay 4 spots
4D- Pay 4 spots
Short go Open 40% of the pot paid out
1D- Pay 2 spots
2D- Pay 2 Spots
3D- Pay 2 spots
4D-Pay 2 spots
No Average payout. The amount of spots paid may change with the amount of entries.
Admin fee $35
Paid out by cheque and will be ready to pick up after short go or will be mail out.

Tie Down Roping

Fee- $200
Enter one time
Added Money $1,500
Spring Thaw Fee- 25% of the fees
Based on 30 entries
30entries X $200= $6,000
Spring Thaw 25%    -$1,500
=   $4,500 + $1,600(added money)
Total amount paid out $6,100
25% of the pot to each round 50% of the pot to the average
First Round Payout 
1-$610            2-$457.50
3-$305          4-$152.50
Second Round Payout
1-$610           2-$457.50
3-$305           4-$152.50
Average Payout
1-$1,220          2-$915
3-$610            4-$305
This payout may change depending on amount of entries

Youth Breakaway

Fee – $100
Enter one time
Added Money $300
Youth ages 15 years old or younger (January 1)
Have to come out of the heeling box
Spring Thaw fee 25%

Ladies Breakaway

Fee – $200
Enter one time
Added Money $1,000
Ladies all ages
Have to come out of the heeling box
Spring Thaw fee 25%

Steer Wrestling

Fee- $200
Enter one Time
Added Money $1,500
Spring Thaw Fee- 25% of the fee
Based on 30 entries
30entries X $200= $6,000
Spring thaw 25%    -$1,500
=   $4,500 + $1,600(added money)
Total Pot                         $6,100
 25% of the pot to each round 50% of the pot to the average
First Round Payout 
1-$610            2-$457.50
3-$305          4-$152.50
Second Round Payout
1-$610           2-$457.50
3-$305           4-$152.50
Average Payout
1-$1,220          2-$915
3-$610            4-$305
This payout may change depending on how many entries 

Team Roping Open and #12 Incentive

Fees: $200/ man / time
Entre- 2 times
Added Money $3,000
Spring Thaw Fee- 25%
Payout Open 60% of the pot #12 40% of the pot
May Change demanding on the percentage of Open and #12 % of teams

Open

First Round 25% of the pot
Second Round 25%
Average 50% of the pot
#12
First Round 25% of the pot
Second Round 25% of the pot
Average 50% of the pot

Showdown Round

Time- 7:00pm Saturday March 23 2024

Barrel Racing

Top 8 open barrel racer in each D makes it back to the showdown round
Top 4 JR barrel racer in each D makes it back to the showdown round
Showdown Round will be run as a clean slate short go
Harrow after 4 runs in the open
Harrow after each D in the JR Barrels

Tie Down Roping & Steer Wrestling

Top 10 contestants make it back to showdown round

Youth Breakaway

Top 4 contestants make it back to the showdown round

Ladies Breakaway

Top 10 contestants make it back to the showdown round

Team Roping

Top 10 open teams and top 10 #12 teams make it back to the showdown round.

Showdown Event Order

This order is only in the showdown Round.
1- Grand entry
2- Tie down Roping
3- Youth Breakaway
4-Ladies  Breakaway
5- Rodeo Act
6- Steer Wrestling
7- Team Roping
8-JR Barrels
9-Open Barrel
10- Rodeo Dance after performance