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.
AS of June 10, 2019
2018-2019 Points spreadsheet has been finalized
and is posted on the POINTS page.
2019-2020 FALL DATES AND LOCATIONS
August 3-4 - Reed City - Clementshaw Arena
August 24-25 - Reed City - Clementshaw Arena
September 7-8 - Ovid - Tyler Arena (Tom's Western)
September 21-22 - Nashville - Crosswinds Ranch (Huver)
October 12-13 - Nashville - Crosswinds Ranch (Huver's)
CONTESTANT ENTRY DATES
Contact Danielle Hoekwater or Trail hands Alice Shattuck
see Schedule page for info
~July 18-21, 2019 for August 3-4 rodeos
~August 8-11, 2019 for August 24-25 rodeos
~August 22-25, 2019 for September 7-8 rodeos
~September 5-8, 2019 for September 21-22 rodeos
~September 26-29, 2019 for October 12-13 rodeos
2020 national member application on Forms page
If you are heading to national finals, you can renew there, send to the national office,
OR bring to your first rodeo weekend.
Applications must be notarized.
New members must include copy of birth certificate as well.
2020 TOP HAND TEAM
Applications are due to national office no later than August 2, 2019 along with a paid membership. Top Hand form found on Forms page.
If going to nationals, you can return form then and pay for membership.
To make the Top Hand team you must place 1st 5 times in 1 event.
The Points spreadsheet on the Points page
has a column marking whether you made it or not.
MICHIGAN MEMBERSHIP/SPONSORSHIP FEES
Your first sponsorship payment will be due at the August 3-4, 2019 rodeo.
30% due - see Membership page for breakdown
Those that sold Yeti cooler tickets, that money will be applied to your 30%.
Those that currently hold judge, announcer, bull fighter cards,
make sure you renew your cards at nationals or
bring a renewal application to the first rodeo.
Anyone interested in becoming any of the carded personnel,
those applications are on the national website.
If you have any questions regarding such things, contact a board member.
Fees for the upcoming season have been adjusted.
Entry fee remains at $15/event/day
Stock fees - goats $5, calves & steers $10, rough stock $20 - per event/day
National fee $9/rodeo (goes for contestant insurance)
Michigan secretary fee $9/rodeo (goes to funding rodeo, office supplies, etc)
Trail Hand contact events
$5 per speed event
$10 per goat event
$10 per mutton busting
**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.
DANIELLE HOEKWATER 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.
Important Old News
* 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.
**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 2-7
2020 - JULY 7-12
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