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Blazing Barrels Series

Ray, ND - Grain Palace City Rodeo Assoc. Arena

Date: Jul 6, 2016 - 11:30 AM

PeeWee/Youth 5D, Open 4D, Series Dates: 5/25, 6/8, 6/22, 7/6, 8/24, Jodeen Bergstrom 701-216-0115

Campbell County Cowgirls/Cowboys Series barrel races

Gillette, WY

Date: Jul 7, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Series dates: May 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; July 7; Aug 11, 18, 25, 2016, Contact Dawn Spaur

Friday Night Lights Series

Rapid City, SD - Central States Fairgrounds Rounds Arena

Date: Jul 8, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Cloverleaf Productions, Amanda Richardson richardsonranch@hotmail.com or 605-490-7661

Rockin The Bakken

TBD, ND -

Date: Jul 9, 2016 - 10:00 PM to Jul 10, 2016 - 12:00 AM

More info to come, Nick Erickson

Central Wyoming State Fair Barrel Race

Casper, WY - Central Wyoming Fairgrounds

Date: Jul 11, 2016 - 1:00 AM to Jul 12, 2016 - 12:00 AM

Held in conjunction with the Central Wyoming Fair Rodetto, $500 added per day.  Pre -enter by July 6, 2016. Send entries to Mary Strand, 8655 Geary Dome Rd., Evansville, WY  82636

Open - $30, Youth $15,  Exhibitions - $5.  Exhibitions will follow barrels. Event will start at 7:30 AM each day. Late entries accepted until beginning of event, entry fees doubled, will run at bottom. Entry Forms available on the Central Wyoming Fair Webpage. Further information:  Mary Strand (307) 351-7335 or Julie Gomez (307) 259-0553

O’Brien Creek Summer Series

Sidney, MT - Franzan Arena

Date: Jul 12, 2016 - 4:45 PM

Series Dates: May 24, Jun 2, 14 & 28, Jul 12 & 28, Aug 9 & 30, Jerian Franzan 406-478-3773

Kick Em Up Cans/Battle of the Big Horns

Thermopolis, WY

Date: Jul 15, 2016 - 1:30 PM to Jul 17, 2016 - 12:00 AM

10th Anniversary $1000 Added each day, Colette Fenster 307-684-5679 or www.kickemupcans.com

Prospector Challenge (PC2)

Rapid City, SD - Central States Fairgrounds

Date: Jul 16, 2016 - 1:00 AM to Jul 17, 2016 - 12:00 AM

$1000 Added each day, Central States Fairgrounds, Verna Hultman www.midwestpolebending.com

2016 Belle Jackpots

Belle Fourche, SD - Roundup Rodeo Grounds Arena

Date: Jul 27, 2016 - 1:00 AM

Dates and Events Announced for 2016 Belle Jackpots

 

The Belle Jackpot Association (BJA) announces its event dates for 2016, which are held at the Roundup Rodeo Grounds on selected Wednesday evenings in Belle Fourche, SD. The dates are: May 25; June 3 and 8; July 27; and August 3 and 17. The rain date is June 22.  ET Sports of Belle Fourche is again sponsoring the facility fees for all of 2016, which is helping BJA keeps its entry and membership fees the same since 2014.

 

Belle Jackpot Association, which began in 1993, is a nonprofit association which provides barrel racing, pole bending, goat tying and roping events for families at a reasonable price. The BJA entry office at the Roundup Grounds opens at 4:30 p.m., under the supervision of Secretary /Treasurer Jennifer Galloway.

 

As in past years, both arenas at the Roundup Grounds will be used. The West (main) Arena order of events is:

  • 4 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.: Barrel Exhibitions at $5/run and riders are warned that BJA will be promptly cutting off exhibitions at 5:45 p.m.
  • 6 p.m.: Pole bending begins with ages 15-18, then 11-14, followed by 8-10, 0-7 and the Open 4D
  • Barrel racing begins with ages 0-7 followed by 8-10, 11-14, 15-18 and the Open 5D, which is sanctioned by the Northwest Barrel Racing Association.

 

The East Arena also begins at 6 p.m. with the following order of events: Just for Fun Goat Tail Untying (on foot) for ages 0-7; Goat Tail Untying for ages 5-7; Goat Tying for ages 8-10, 11-14, then 15-Open; Open Calf Roping for all ages and genders; Breakaway Roping for ages 0-14 then Open; followed by Youth Team Roping and an Open Team Roping Drawpot.

 

The events are run by volunteers. The main arena and barrel racing director is Lorita Crofford. A pole bending event director is needed. The east arena event director and calf roping event director is Neil (Shorty) Engesser, with the help of event directors Faye Pelster, “for fun only” goat tail untying; Becky Barry, goats; Jason Grubb, breakaway roping; and Kevin Jaeger, team roping. Curt Westland is the east arena announcer.

 

While a BJA membership is not required to compete, it is necessary to earn points toward yearend awards. Open event non-members will be assessed a $5 permit fee per night. The yearly membership is $35 per person. If membership and fees are received before the first jackpot is held, there is a $5 discount.

 

Entry fees, which are the same as 2014 and 2015, are as follows:

  • Barrel Racing: 0-7 is $7/entry; and 8-10, 11-14 and 15-18 are $10/entry. The Open 5D is $26/entry.  Exhibition runs are $5 each and must be paid for in cash at the gate.
  • Pole Bending:  0-7 is $7/entry; and 8-10, 11-14 and 15-18 are $10/entry. The Open 4D is $20/entry.
  • The “Just for Fun” 0-7 goat tail untying is done on foot without an entry fee but there are no payouts nor points for yearend awards.
  • Mounted Goat Tail Untying for ages 5-7 is $710 $10/entry, and competitors cannot compete in the “Just for Fun” event.
  • Goat Tying for 8-10, 11-14 and 15-Open are $10/entry.
  • Breakaway Roping for ages 0-14 is $12/entry, and the Open is $16/entry. A string barrier will be used.
  • Open Calf Roping is $20/entry. A string barrier will be used.
  • Youth Team Roping is $20 per team. This is a one-steer roping. Enter up to twice per end.
  • Open Team Roping is a drawpot for $30 per team. This is a two-steer progressive roping. Enter up to four times per end.

 

For more information, go to the BJA Facebook page (www.facebook.com/bellejackpot). Any announcements will also be posted at this location. For more information, send an email to BelleJackpot@outlook.com, or call Lorita Crofford at (605) 645-7592, Shorty Engesser at 307-660-1000, or Sharlet Teigen at 605-390-8320.

O’Brien Creek Summer Series

Sidney, MT - Franzan Arena

Date: Jul 28, 2016 - 1:00 AM

Series Dates: May 24, Jun 2, 14 & 28, Jul 12 & 28, Aug 9 & 30, Jerian Franzan 406-478-3773

Wright Rodeo Jackpot

Wright, WY - Wright Ag Complex Outdoor Arena

Date: Jul 30, 2016 - 1:00 AM

office opens at 7:30 am, outdoor arena at Wright Wyoming Southern Campbell County Agricultural Comlex. We will also run poles 4D format. We will tie goats, breakaway, tie down, youth team roping and open draw pot team roping. Age groups 0-7, 8-10, 11-14, 15-18, open. Call Amy Rathbun 307-281-0050 or Janie Norlin 605-210-3179

Teresa Jorgenson Memorial

Baker, MT - Fallon County Fairgrounds

Date: Jul 30, 2016 - 10:15 AM

more info to come, contact Brittanie Jorgenson brittaniejorgenson@gmail.com or 320-420-7935

2016 Belle Jackpots

Belle Fourche, SD - Roundup Rodeo Grounds Arena

Date: Aug 3, 2016 - 1:00 AM

Dates and Events Announced for 2016 Belle Jackpots

 

The Belle Jackpot Association (BJA) announces its event dates for 2016, which are held at the Roundup Rodeo Grounds on selected Wednesday evenings in Belle Fourche, SD. The dates are: May 25; June 3 and 8; July 27; and August 3 and 17. The rain date is June 22.  ET Sports of Belle Fourche is again sponsoring the facility fees for all of 2016, which is helping BJA keeps its entry and membership fees the same since 2014.

 

Belle Jackpot Association, which began in 1993, is a nonprofit association which provides barrel racing, pole bending, goat tying and roping events for families at a reasonable price. The BJA entry office at the Roundup Grounds opens at 4:30 p.m., under the supervision of Secretary /Treasurer Jennifer Galloway.

 

As in past years, both arenas at the Roundup Grounds will be used. The West (main) Arena order of events is:

  • 4 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.: Barrel Exhibitions at $5/run and riders are warned that BJA will be promptly cutting off exhibitions at 5:45 p.m.
  • 6 p.m.: Pole bending begins with ages 15-18, then 11-14, followed by 8-10, 0-7 and the Open 4D
  • Barrel racing begins with ages 0-7 followed by 8-10, 11-14, 15-18 and the Open 5D, which is sanctioned by the Northwest Barrel Racing Association.

 

The East Arena also begins at 6 p.m. with the following order of events: Just for Fun Goat Tail Untying (on foot) for ages 0-7; Goat Tail Untying for ages 5-7; Goat Tying for ages 8-10, 11-14, then 15-Open; Open Calf Roping for all ages and genders; Breakaway Roping for ages 0-14 then Open; followed by Youth Team Roping and an Open Team Roping Drawpot.

 

The events are run by volunteers. The main arena and barrel racing director is Lorita Crofford. A pole bending event director is needed. The east arena event director and calf roping event director is Neil (Shorty) Engesser, with the help of event directors Faye Pelster, “for fun only” goat tail untying; Becky Barry, goats; Jason Grubb, breakaway roping; and Kevin Jaeger, team roping. Curt Westland is the east arena announcer.

 

While a BJA membership is not required to compete, it is necessary to earn points toward yearend awards. Open event non-members will be assessed a $5 permit fee per night. The yearly membership is $35 per person. If membership and fees are received before the first jackpot is held, there is a $5 discount.

 

Entry fees, which are the same as 2014 and 2015, are as follows:

  • Barrel Racing: 0-7 is $7/entry; and 8-10, 11-14 and 15-18 are $10/entry. The Open 5D is $26/entry.  Exhibition runs are $5 each and must be paid for in cash at the gate.
  • Pole Bending:  0-7 is $7/entry; and 8-10, 11-14 and 15-18 are $10/entry. The Open 4D is $20/entry.
  • The “Just for Fun” 0-7 goat tail untying is done on foot without an entry fee but there are no payouts nor points for yearend awards.
  • Mounted Goat Tail Untying for ages 5-7 is $710 $10/entry, and competitors cannot compete in the “Just for Fun” event.
  • Goat Tying for 8-10, 11-14 and 15-Open are $10/entry.
  • Breakaway Roping for ages 0-14 is $12/entry, and the Open is $16/entry. A string barrier will be used.
  • Open Calf Roping is $20/entry. A string barrier will be used.
  • Youth Team Roping is $20 per team. This is a one-steer roping. Enter up to twice per end.
  • Open Team Roping is a drawpot for $30 per team. This is a two-steer progressive roping. Enter up to four times per end.

 

For more information, go to the BJA Facebook page (www.facebook.com/bellejackpot). Any announcements will also be posted at this location. For more information, send an email to BelleJackpot@outlook.com, or call Lorita Crofford at (605) 645-7592, Shorty Engesser at 307-660-1000, or Sharlet Teigen at 605-390-8320.

Evelyn Hohn Memorial

Rapid City, SD - Central States Fairgrounds Rounds Arena

Date: Aug 5, 2016 - 1:00 AM

Open 5D, PeeWee 5D, Youth 3D, Contact Donna March 605-890-1100.

O’Brien Creek Summer Series

Sidney, MT - Franzan Arena

Date: Aug 9, 2016 - 1:00 AM

Series Dates: May 24, Jun 2, 14 & 28, Jul 12 & 28, Aug 9 & 30, Jerian Franzan 406-478-3773