CONGRATULATIONS to all Finalists! I know all of you have worked hard all year to make it to the TJRA
Finals and your hard work has paid off. I want all of you to know that you are all winners. Please look
over your finals packets. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me as soon as possible.
Please look over the schedule for the 2012 finals. Hope you all have a great 2012 Finals!
2012 TJRA FINALS SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9: Pick up Finals Packet and jacket between 1:00 & 3:00 p.m.,
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9: 3:00 p.m. Important Pre-Finals meeting
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9: 3:45 p.m. Introduction of all Finalist (on foot, no horses)
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9: 4:00 p.m. 1st go of the TJRA 2012 FINALS
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10: 10:45 a.m., Introduction of all Finalist
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10: 11:00 a.m., 2nd go of the TJRA 2012 FINALS
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10: 9:30 p.m. (following the end of the 2nd performance)
Dance with live DJ and PIZZA.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11: 9:00 a.m. Church service in the arena.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11: 10:00 Meeting, election of 2012 TJRA Directors. All
contestants and at least one parent are ENCOURAGED to attend.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11: 10:30 a.m. AUCTION followed by AWARDS.
Please plan on attending the pre-finals meeting at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October
FINALS ORDER OF EVENTS
7-10 Calf Riding
Straight A Way Barrels
Break A Way Roping
Tie Down Roping
TIES: There will be a run off on ALL ties. Ties in the All-around and Reserve All-
around will be ran off in the following manner: All events that BOTH contestants
participate in will be put in a container and a judge will draw ONE event and the
contestants will have a run off in that event only. The judge will also draw for run
position and stock number if applicable.
DRESS CODE: Each contestant will be required to wear their back number at all
times whether around town or on the arena grounds. You will be required to be in
full dress if you are inside the arena building. This will include the AWARDS
CEREMONY also. You will receive your back number upon check in at the finals.
AVERAGE MONEY & POINTS: There will be an average (money & points) based on
the two performances of the Finals. Please remember this when figuring your
final points. We will pay out nightly during the finals, including the average.
Please see official rule book for average money payout.
POINTS: Should you have any questions, please contact the secretary. In regards
to the FINALS, in order for the secretary to do her job more efficiently, she will be
taking questions in writing ONLY. There will be an official points concerns box at
the secretary table for you to leave your questions. The secretary will reply to
your concerns as soon as possible. This is a very stressful position during the finals
and we would appreciate your support in this matter. Any questions/concerns
regarding points prior to the finals need to be addressed ASAP. You will need to
contact the secretary as soon as possible. You must contact the secretary BEFORE
the start of the rodeo on Friday night in regards to any questions/concerns.
Please direct all complaints to the director of the event you have concerns about.
Any contestant that has a UIL school sponsored activity that conflicts with
Friday night’s competition must contact that EVENT DIRECTOR and have a letter
from the school at least one week prior to the finals to have other arrangements
REMINDER: You MUST attend each go-round in your respective event(s) (unless
otherwise excused) and be present at the awards ceremony in order to be eligible
for your prizes.