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National Little Britches Rodeo Association of Michigan

Anyone interested in learning how to judge, work the timers, assist
in the arena, etc. please contact a board member.  Volunteers are
needed for 50/50 drawing.

**TIMER BOOTH VOLUNTEERS**
If interested in learning how to work in the timer booth, contact Sheila Miller.

Old West Boot Winners

for the season:

July 2017 - Emma Maciborski

​August 5 2017 - Mia Miller

August 26, 2017 - Mateo Powell

August 27, 2017 - Blake Andis

Sept 2017 - Mesa Hoekwater

PROGRAM WILL RESTART

IN THE NEW 2018-2019 SEASON.


As of June 19, 2018

OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL WEEKS,

VARIOUS ITEMS WILL BE UPDATED ON THIS WEBSITE


**POINTS OFFICIAL**

THE MICHIGAN 2017-2018 SEASON HAS COME TO WRAP.

GOOD LUCK TO THOSE CONTINUING ONTO NATIONALS.


THE POINTS PAGE IS UPDATED ALONG WITH KIDS THAT HAVE MADE THE TOP HAND TEAM AND THE EVENTS YOU HAVE QUALIFIED FOR AT NATIONALS.


IN REGARDS TO TOP HAND, YOU MUST HAVE

PLACED 1ST IN ONE EVENT AT LEAST 5 TIMES. 

SUBMIT TOP HAND AND NATIONAL MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

NO LATER THAN JULY 30, 2018.

BOTH OF THOSE FORMS CAN BE FOUND ON THE NATIONAL WEBSITE.

BEING ON THE TOP HAND TEAM, YOU WILL GET

2 SHIRTS WITH SPONSOR LOGOS AND 2 PAIR WRANGLER JEANS.


**BY-LAW CHANGE FOR 2018-2019 SEASON**

MUST COMPETE IN AT LEAST 3 RODEOS, TOP 12 SCORES PER EVENT WILL COUNT TOWARDS YEAR END, PLUS PAY ENTRY FEES FOR YEAR END RODEO IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR YEAR END AWARDS.


OTHER CHANGES MADE AS WELL, WILL POST UPDATED BY-LAWS WHEN MADE AVAILABLE TO ME.


**NATIONAL INFORMATION**

MAKE SURE YOUR PAPERWORK IS IN ORDER

INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON NATIONAL WEBSITE AND THEIR FACEBOOK POSTS

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, DON'T HESITATE TO ASK AN EXPERIENCED ATTENDEE

YOU WILL NEED COGGINS, HEALTH PAPERS WITHIN 7 DAYS OF ARRIVAL, EHV/INFLUENZA VACCINATIONS BETWEEN 14 AND 60 DAYS OF ARRIVAL.

CONTESTANT ENTRY AND ADDITIONAL ITEMS ARE DUE BY JUNE 22

MEMBERSHIPS CAN BE RENEWED WHILE IN OKLAHOMA

TOP HAND APPLICATIONS DUE BY JULY 30 


**2019 NATIONAL FINALS**

​THE DATES HAVE BEEN MOVED UP TO JULY 1-7, 2019


**PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER**

​SAVERIO TRUGLIA ATTENDED OUR JUNE 16 RODEO AT TOM'S. 

HE SPENT THE DAY AND TOOK MANY PICTURES OF ALL THE KIDS.

HE QUICKLY POSTED A FEW OF HIS SHOTS ON

HIS INSTAGRAM PAGE YOU CAN FOLLOW THIS LINK.


As of May 15, 2018
**NEW SUMMER/FALL DATES FOR 2018-2019 SEASON**

LONNIE CLEMENTSHAW ARENA, REED CITY, MI

​AUGUST 11-12, 2018 - REGULAR BACK TO BACK

AUGUST 25-26, 208 - REGULAR BACK TO BACK

SEPTEMBER 15-16, 2018 - REGULAR BACK TO BACK

OCTOBER 6-7, 2018 - REGULAR BACK TO BACK

OCTOBER 20-21, 2018 - REGULAR BACK TO BACK


10 A.M. START TIMES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

**ON-LINE CONTESTANT ENTRY**
ON-LINE ENTRY IS A NEW OPTION. 
THIS IS DONE THROUGH THE NATIONAL WEBSITE, WWW.NLBRA.COM  
​CLICK ON "MEMBERSHIP"
CLICK ON "RODEO SIGNUP & REGISTRATION"
CLICK "LOGIN"
ENTER "USER NAME" AND "PASSWORD"
SEARCH FOR CONTESTANT NAME, CLICK ON NAME
CLICK ON "ALL RODEOS" OR "TOP 15 RODEOS"
​SEARCH FOR RODEO OF CHOICE THEN CLICK ON BLUE BAR WITH NAME OF RODEO 
CHOOSE EVENTS, CLICK "SIGN UP"
***CONTESTANT ENTRY MUST BE DONE FOR EACH RODEO DAY***
PLEASE NOTIFY SHEILA MILLER 574-238-7355 OR 
THE NATIONAL OFFICE IF YOU ARE HAVING TROUBLE.
TEXTS OR CALLS ARE STILL AN OPTION TO ENTER. ​

​TRAIL HANDS CONTACT ALICE SHATTUCK.

**VOLUNTEERS**
SHEILA MILLER WILL HAVE A SIGN-UP SHEET AVAILABLE 
AT CALL-IN, CHECK-IN, AND AT MANDATORY MEETING 
FOR VARIOUS JOBS NEEDING VOLUNTEERS TO HELP RUN THE RODEOS.  
BARREL/POLE SETTERS, RAKERS, CATTLE SORTERS, TIMERS, ETC. 
SIGN-UP EARLY TO GET YOUR DREAM JOB.NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. 
ON THE JOB TRAINING.


​​​As of July 18, 2017

**RODEO CHANGES**
*TRAIL COURSE FOR TRAIL HANDS WILL BE DROPPED.


*POLE BENDING WILL BE ADDED USING 4 POLES FOR TRAIL HANDS

AND WILL BE RAN AS FIRST EVENT OF THE PERFORMANCE.

THE REMAINING POLE EVENTS WILL BE RAN AFTER ROPING EVENTS.


*DOWN AND BACK WILL BE CHANGED TO MATCH FLAG RACING

PATTERN FOR TRAIL HANDS.


* TRAIL COURSE WILL BE RAN AT THE END OF THE FIRST PERFORMANCE ON SATURDAY.  IF ALL CONTESTANTS ARE PRESENT, THEN THE SECOND PERFORMANCE TRAIL COURSE WILL BE RAN SATURDAY AS WELL.  IF WE HAVE SOMEONE COMING ONLY FOR SUNDAY THEN TRAIL COURSE WILL BE FIRST EVENT SUNDAY.


*CHUTE DOGGING WILL BE PRACTICE ONLY IF 3 OR MORE CONTESTANTS ENTER.

NO LONGER OFFERED AS A JACKPOT.

​$15 TO COVER STOCK FEE.


* MANDATORY CONTESTANT AND AT LEAST 1 PARENT MEETING

AT 9:00'ISH A.M. EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY


* CONTESTANT CHECK-IN WILL START AT 8:00 A.M. AT MILLER TRAILER


*RODEO START TIMES 10:00 A.M. BOTH DAYS


As of June 18, 2017

**MICHIGAN MEMBERSHIP FEE**

SPONSORSHIP FORM IS ON FORMS PAGE

30% OF FEE IS DUE AT xx

$60 FOR 1 CONTESTANTS

$120 FOR 2 CONTESTANTS

$7 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL CONTESTANT


$22.50 SINGLE TRAIL HAND

$31.25 FAMILY TRAIL HAND


TOTAL FOR YEAR:

$200 FOR 1ST FAMILY MEMBER
$200 FOR 2ND FAMILY MEMBER
$25 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL FAMILY MEMBER
(IE FAMILY OF 4, $200+$200+$25+$25)

TOTALS FOR TRAIL HAND:

$75 - 1 TRAIL HAND

$125 TRAIL HAND FAMILY

​​

  **BY-LAW CHANGES**

TRAIL HANDS WILL INCUR OPT OUT FEE

OF $25 PER WEEKEND AND MUST BE PAID PRIOR TO NEXT RODEO


**NATIONAL FINALS INFORMATION**
2017-2018 NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS - TOP 7 AT 5 RODEOS

​Important Old News

**MICHIGAN MEMBER FEE**
WE HAVE NEW REDUCED RATES!!!! 
PASS THE WORD AND GET YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO JOIN!!!

NEW GUIDELINES FOR 2017-2018 TOP 7 AT 5 RODEOS GETS YOU TO NATIONALS

PARTICIPATING IN AT LEAST 3 RODEOS AS A MICHIGAN MEMBER

QUALIFIES YOU FOR MICHIGAN AWARDS, PLUS PAID YEAR END ENTRIES.

JOIN NOW!!!


As of August 1, 2016

**NATIONAL FINAL DATES**
THESE ARE THE UPCOMING NATIONAL FINAL DATES

TO BE HELD AT THE LAZY E ARENA, GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA.

2017 - JULY 4-9

2018 - JULY 10-15

2019 - JULY 1-7

2020 - JULY 7-12


As of June 26, 2016

**MEMBERSHIP FEE CHANGES**
STARTING FOR THE 2016-2017 SEASON 
*****MEMBERSHIP FEES HAVE BEEN REDUCED*****
$200 FOR 1ST FAMILY MEMBER
$200 FOR 2ND FAMILY MEMBER
$25 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL FAMILY MEMBER
(IE FAMILY OF 4, $200+$200+$25+$25)


First payment of 30% will be due at the August rodeo.


**MINI BULL RIDING PRACTICE RIDE**
FEE HAS INCREASED TO COVER PART OF THE STOCK FEE.  EACH RIDE IS $30.