CHSRA District #9 Pizza Party in Santa Maria! Join us for this District 9 Fundraiser Saturday night (make sure you print the flier and bring with you)
Information regarding Santa Maria Rodeo with District 7
A Few rules from the Elk's. They are the same rules that apply to our District. Please try to keep track of which members are using each stall as there is a cleaning responsibility and fine for pens left uncleaned. (IMPORTANT: Jan Ramsey--661-733-7728 and/or Barbie Snowden--661-305-9947 will be D-9 stalling point of contact. Make sure you contact one of them to record which stall you are in. They plan to be near the stalls on Friday.)
1. No parking of vehicles or horse trailers on the grass on the back side of the grandstands. 2. No tying of horses to the outsides of corrals (fencing) and being left unattended. Horses must be put inside the corrals. 3. We ask that the stalls be cleaned out after event. Just rake manure into a pile outside of the stalls and we will pick up from there. There will be a $50. fine for any pens left uncleaned that will be billed to the District to collect from the members by the District. 4. Only Rodeo Stock Contractor truck and trailers are allowed on the backside of the arena. All other trailers and campers must be in the Contestant parking lot located inside Gate 2. 5. Campers are not allowed to hook up to electricity on site. 6. No horses allowed down by the bathrooms or on the midway. We have the BMX riders on site most weekends this is a huge safety issue. They can come down to the arena via the warm up arena up top. 7. Please have spectators park in the main parking lot or in the contestant parking lot. This will keep the midway area clear of vehicles. 8. All dogs must be kept on a leash at all times and have proper license's and shots. 9. No open fires. Many thanks, and we do appreciate D9 making the choice to rodeo with us. Shannon Clay Rodeo Secretary CHSRA District 7
A few Reminders Rodeo Check-In will be each morning for both Jr. Div. and High School members at 7 to 7:45 a.m. with a ground rules and roll call meeting at 7:45a.m. each day. Rodeo will start promptly at 8 a.m. both days. There will be a short MANDATORY D-9 MEETING for students and parents 30 minutes following the end of Saturday's rodeo in the Grand Stands.
Team and Senior pictures will be taken at this rodeo, we will update with time and location.
Contestant's Responsibilities: Check-in at the Rodeo from 7:15am to 8am. Be in dress code for check-in, competition and work crew. Bring your membership card with you to check-in. If you are late for check-in due to a breakdown or emergency,please call the Rodeo Secretary, and provide the necessary information or you will be turned out. You can also call a friend and have them go to the Rodeo Secretary with the phone. Be ready and on-time to compete for your events. You will only be given 3 calls and then turned out. Know when you are up, when your event is and be ready at the gate. Barrel Racers and Polebenders - remember you must get your horse in the arena within 2 minutes of being called for the event. If you need help getting in the gate, have a plan, get a friend (Must be an Associate Member) or other contestant to help you get thru the gate, don't get turned out. Goat Tiers- We tie downs the goats at 7:20am before every rodeo. If you would like to tie down the goats, listen for the location announcement and arrive by 7:20am. Humane Treatment - Be nice to your animals and treat them with respect. Rough or other excessive treatment cannot be used at the rodeo. You may be disqualified for excessive treatment. All training should be done prior to the rodeo and not at the rodeo. Ground Rule Meeting - Every rodeo has a ground rules meeting to go over urgent information or specific instructions about that rodeo. Back Numbers - Each contestant will be given a back number at the first rodeo, this is your number for the year. Replacement back numbers will cost you $10. Some contestant's laminate their number for better wear for the year. Work Crew - Each contestant has a work crew at each rodeo. Failure to work your work crew will result in major consequences (possible loss of points). If you are in a work crew just prior to your event, let both event directors know (the director of your work crew event & the director of the event you are up in) that you will be there as soon as you are done with your work crew or need to leave early for an event. Grand Entry - Each contestant is expected to ride in the Grand Entry and some will be asked to carry a flag. Parent/Family Responsibilities: Help! we always need help. Some specific needs we have are; working (opening) the gate at the entry or exit of the arena, timers in the booth (we need three timers at each rodeo, the more timers we have in the lineup the better and less strain on the few that alway do the job), calling names to help line up the contestants at the gate (the rodeo runs smoother if the contestants are lined up and ready).
Parent or other family members must be an CHSRA Associate member to be in the arena. Associate members must be at least 12 years or older. See the Rodeo Secretary at check-in to become an associate member. There is a $10 fee for associate members.
Helpers be in dress code in the arena, at your family work crew as your contestant can be penalized if you do not comply with the dress code rule.
Complete your family work crew duties (at least two rodeo's and one fundraiser).
Fundraisers: Each contestant must help with fundraisers Each contestant is required to provide a minimum of $200 (high school) in sponsorship ($100 for Junior High members)