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

As of January 18, 2018
MAKE SURE YOU READ ALL ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THIS DATE

**SPRING DATES**
MEMBERS PLEASE NOTE THE SCHEDULE HAS SLIGHTLY CHANGED SINCE THE LAST UPDATE.  DUE TO GRADUATION CONFLICTS AND NATIONALS EXTENDING THE SEASON, WE HAVE ADDED A RODEO AND HAVE MOVED STATE FINALS TO THE ADDED WEEKEND.  AS OF RIGHT NOW, THE SPRING SCHEDULE IS THE FOLLOWING:


TOM'S WESTERN STORE, TYLER ARENA, OVID, MI
APRIL 21-22, 2018 - REGULAR BACK TO BACK
MAY 5-6, 2018 - REGULAR BACK TO BACK
MAY 19-20, 2018 - REGULAR BACK TO BACK
JUNE 2-3, 2018 - REGULAR BACK TO BACK
JUNE 16, 2018 - YEAR END 1.5 POINTS, SATURDAY

JUNE 17, 2018 - YEAR END AWARDS, MEETING, ETC, NO RODEO

10 A.M. START TIMES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY


JUNE 16-17 , 2018 YEAR END FINALS SCHEDULE

DETAILS TO COME

SATURDAY - RODEO AT 1.5 POINTS

SUNDAY - MEETING

                      ELECTIONS

                       BREAKFAST

                          DAY AWARDS 

                                    YEAR END AWARDS

ROYALTY CONTEST SOMETIME DURING WEEKEND


**MEMBERSHIP WINTER MEETING**
TIME, MARCH 10 OR 11, AND LOCATION TBD

PLEASE MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO ATTEND


**MICHIGAN HORSE EXPO **
MARCH 9-11, 2018 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
TO HELP AT THE INFORMATION BOOTH.  
SEND AVAILABILITY TO JENNIFER HAWKINS BY FEBRUARY 9, 
SO SHE CAN MAKE A SCHEDULE AND DISTRIBUTE.


**FUNDRAISER*

VISA GIFT CARD RAFFLE TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH SARAH BUCHOLTZ. 

THIS WILL GO THROUGH MARCH 11, 2018. 

ANY SOLD TICKETS WILL BE APPLIED TO YOUR

MICHIGAN SPONSORSHIP/MEMBERSHIP FEE.

​THE MORE THAT ARE SOLD THE MORE YEAR-END AWARDS.

1 FOR $5 OR 3 FOR $10

3 PRIZES - $250, $150, $100


**SPONSORSHIP/MEMBERSHIP FEES**

REMAINING BALANCE WILL BE DUE BEFORE THE FIRST SPRING RODEO.


**OLD WEST BOOTS**

NATIONAL OFFICE NO LONGER HAS CERTIFICATES

FOR THE WEEKEND BOOT DRAWINGS.  THEY WILL KEEP US

UPDATED WHETHER THE PROGRAM WILL CONTINUE.


​**POINTS**
POINTS HAVE BEEN UPDATED THROUGH THE LAST FALL RODEO OCTOBER 15, 2017.  OVER THE WINTER, THEY WILL BE COMPARED 
TO THE NATIONAL WEBSITE TO MAKE SURE ALL MATCH.  
IF YOU SEE A DISCREPANCY PLEASE LET US KNOW, 
WE ARE ONLY HUMAN AND DO MAKE MISTAKES.



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. NO LONGER OFFERED AS A JACKPOT.

​$12 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


*JAKE HAWKINS IS NEW GOAT DIRECTOR


*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 5 AT 5 RODEOS

As of February 23, 2017


​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 5 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 9-14

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.

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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.

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 NO LONGER RUNNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE FROM THE NATIONAL OFFICE.