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					                    BRITISH COLUMBIA RODEO ASSOCIATION
                              2011 RULE CHANGES
                             AS OF JANUARY 1, 2011

SECTION ONE ~ MEMBERSHIPS, 6.00 STOCK CONTRACTORS CARD,
Page 6, ADD:
6.01 New Stock Contractors wanting to purchase a BCRA Stock Contractors Card must post a
$1,000 bond along with payment of their BCRA membership and produce one new first
approved BCRA rodeo for a period of two years. New stock contractors will be under a
probationary period for up to one year, upon review by the BCRA Board of Directors at the end
of the probationary period. New contractors cannot bid on any existing BCRA rodeos until the
new rodeo is produced. Must provide a list of 20 proven branded and number branded bucking
bulls and horses. Can not bid on BCRA Finals until new rodeo is produced and the one year
probationary period has ended. If new rodeo is not produced in the 2nd year, stock contractor
will forfeit the $1,000 bond to the BCRA Association.

Amend the above rule to the following sections in the BCRA Rulebook:
~ SECTION SIX ~ STOCK CONTRACTORS, Page 20, 1.00 GENERAL, AMEND 1.03 &
1.04

SECTION ONE ~ MEMBERSHIPS, Page 6, 6.00 STOCK CONTRACTORS
CARD, ADD RULE:
6.02 BCRA Stock Contractors must provide two (2) proven, certified BCRA carded bullfighters
for the bull riding and junior steer riding during the performance and slack of a BCRA rodeo.

Add / Amend the above rule to the following sections in the BCRA Rulebook:
~ SECTION SIX ~ STOCK CONTRACTORS, Page 21, 1.00 GENERAL, AMEND RULE:
1.13 BCRA Stock Contractors must provide two (2) proven, certified BCRA carded bullfighters
for the bull riding and junior steer riding during the performance and slack of a BCRA rodeo.
~ SECTION EIGHT ~ RIDING EVENTS, Page 26, 6.00 BULL RIDING, ADD RULE 6.19
~ SECTION EIGHT ~ RIDING EVENTS, Page 27, 7.00 JUNIOR STEER RIDING, ADD
RULE 7.16

SECTION TWO ~ FINES, SUSPENSION & DISQUALIFICATIONS, Page 8, 1.00
GENERAL ADD RULE:
1.06 (J) The BCRA has the right to hold any BCRA payout cheques from a BCRA member and
personnel until the outstanding account has been paid to the BCRA in full.

SECTION TWO ~ FINES, SUSPENSIONS & DISQUALIFICATIONS, Page 9, 1.00
GENERAL, AMEND RULE:
1.16 There will be no communication between stock contractor and officials while a contestant
is riding. Contestants may not talk to a judge or timer in any way while an event is going on.
Such questions may be addressed to the judge or timer only at the end of the section for that
performance. Any member violating this regulation will be reported to the association by the
judge of the rodeo where the violation occurs. Violators are subject to an automatic fifty dollar
($50) fine.

SECTION THREE ~ RODEO CONDUCT, Page 12-13, 2.00 APPROVAL
ADD 2.13 When there are no qualified times or rides in an event and ground money has to be
paid out at a rodeo, entry fees will be refunded back to the contestant that competed in that
event and the added money will be refunded back to the rodeo committee. Money will not count
towards season standings.
Add / Amend the above rule to the following sections in the BCRA Rulebook:
~ SECTION FOUR ~ RODEO OFFICE, Page 15, 5.00 ENTRY FEE REFUND,
ADD 5.05
~ SECTION FOUR ~ RODEO OFFICE, Page 16, 6.00 PAYOFF,
AMEND RULE 6.04
~ SECTION EIGHT – RIDING EVENTS, Page 22, 1.00 GENERAL, ADD 1.12
~ SECTION NINE ~ TIMED EVENTS, Page 27, 1.00 GENERAL, ADD: 1.21

SECTION THREE ~ RODEO CONDUCT, Page 13, 2.00 APPROVAL, ADD
RULE:
2.14 Once a BCRA rodeo has started the first performance, a stock contractor or committee
member(s) cannot change the production, set up or conditions of a rodeo without consultation
and approval by BCRA judges and/or BCRA directors.

SECTION FIVE ~ RODEO ENTRY SYSTEM, 1.00 GENERAL, Page 17-19,
AMEND:
1.02 (1) A buddy group includes up to a total of Four (4) people. All team roping partners
must be included in the buddy group.

(4) Any person not falling into a Four (4) or less buddy group will automatically receive a low
priority, no matter how many rodeos are entered. All members of the buddy group must go to
the same number of rodeos and the lowest priority still affects the whole buddy group.

1.10 When possible, the buddy system shall be used and shall apply to a maximum of Four (4)
contestants regardless of the number of events entered. If the buddy group format is used, it
will ensure that you are entered on the same day as everyone else in this group. Entries must
be made on one phone call with all pertinent information regarding this group. No other calls
will be accepted. If you are within the Four (4) man buddy system, the entire group will take
the priority level of the contestant in the group going to the least amount of rodeos (less
points). If you exceed Four (4) people in your buddy system (ie 5 or more) the entire group will
lose their priority.

SECTION FIVE ~ RODEO ENTRY SYSTEM, Page 17 – 19, 1.00 GENERAL ADD:
1.02 (7) If a junior/open card holder enters an open event only at a rodeo, they are considered
as an open member and cannot be tagged as a junior in the entry buddy system.

SECTION SIX ~ STOCK CONTRACTORS, Page 20, 1.00 GENERAL, ADD:
1.16 BCRA Stock Contractors must submit to the BCRA office a list of horses and bulls along
with a list of BCRA carded bull fighters and pick up men to be voted on by the Top 15 BCRA
roughstock finalists. Timed Event Finals Contestants will vote for finals stock from a list of
approved BCRA stock contractors and BCRA sub-contractors. (Sub Contractors will have had
to work at least one BCRA rodeo to be eligible for the BCRA Finals) The budget for the BCRA
Finals is set at a maximum of $75/latch in the roughstock events and $800/pen in the timed
events and junior steer riding.
 ~ Voting lists out to Contestants by the Quesnel Rodeo, deadline to hand in voting lists,
Smithers Rodeo weekend.
~ Stock Contractors need to hand in their BCRA Finals Stock Lists no later than Friday, July
8, 2011

Add / Amend the above rule to the following sections in the BCRA Rulebook:
~ SECTION FIFTEEN ~ BCRA FINALS RULES AND REGULATIONS, Page 42, 2.00
FINALS STOCK CONTRACTORS & CONTRACT PERSONNEL, AMEND 2.01
~ SECTION FIFTEEN ~ BCRA FINALS RULES & REGULATIONS, Page 42, 2.02
PERSONNEL, ADD RULE (F)
~ SECTION FIFTEEN ~ BCRA FINALS RULES & REGULATIONS, Page 43, 3.00 STOCK
CONTRACTORS, AMEND 3.01

SECTION SEVEN ~ LIVESTOCK, Page 22, 1.00 GENERAL, AMEND RULE:
1.14 Failure of animal pulling the neck rope: If an animal fails to break the neck rope and
time has officially started by the contestant, that animal belongs to the contestant. However if
the time is started by the animal and contestant remains behind the plane of the barrier, it will
be up to the judges discretion as to whether that animal should be considered a sulking animal
and replaced using the mis-draw procedure
In the case of a re-run, the official can run the spare instead of using the mis-draw procedure.

Amend / Add the above rule to the following sections of the BCRA Rulebook:
~ SECTION FOUR ~ RODEO OFFICE, Page 17, 7.00 OFFICIALS, AMEND RULE 7.11
~ SECTION NINE ~ TIMED EVENTS, Page 28, 1.00 GENERAL, AMEND RULE: 1.20
~ SECTION NINE ~ TIMED EVENTS, Page 29, 2.00 BARRIER / SCORELINE, 2.03
BARRIER FAILURE, ADD (F)

SECTION SEVEN ~ LIVESTOCK, Page 22, 1.00 GENERAL, AMEND RULE:
1.13 Officials and/or Event Directors may remove a steer/calf right away from the draw at a
rodeo if crippled or blind. It will then be written up by an official to be removed from the draw
for future rodeos. Judges need to mark it down on paperwork, event rep. will then contact stock
contractor to remove stock. If cattle are healed and contractor wants it back in draw,
contractor must contact event rep director to be approved to go to another BCRA rodeo.

Add / Amend the above rule to the following section in the BCRA Rulebook:
~ SECTION NINE ~ TIMED EVENTS, Page 28, 1.00 GENERAL, AMEND 1.19

SECTION EIGHT ~ RIDING EVENTS, Page 23, 1.00 GENERAL, ADD RULE:
1.13 Any exhibition runs must be done at the end of the event or section.

Add / Amend the above rule to the following section in the BCRA Rulebook:
~ SECTION NINE ~ TIMED EVENTS, Page 27, 1.00 GENERAL, ADD RULE: 1.22

SECTION NINE ~ TIMED EVENTS, Page 28, 1.00 GENERAL ADD RULE:
1.23 If three barrel racers in a row fall due to ground conditions, officials will stop the event
and attempt to fix the ground conditions. If the ground conditions can be corrected, barrel
racers will be offered an option of a re-run with no penalties. If ground conditions are
changed after the first performance then the payout will be based on day money only.

Add / Amend the above rule to the following sections in the BCRA Rulebook:
~ SECTION NINE ~ TIMED EVENTS, Page 33, 6.00 LADIES BARREL RACE, ADD
RULE; 6.30

SECTION NINE ~ TIMED EVENTS, Page 33, 6.00 LADIES BARREL RACE,
AMEND RULE:
6.02 The first two barrel racers that are BCRA members entered in the first performance of a
BCRA rodeo will be designated to mark the pattern according to barrel measurement
requirements listed in the BCRA rulebook. The designated barrel racers will be notified at
callback and it will also be posted on the BCRA website and at the rodeo office where entry
fees will be taken. Pattern should be marked 1 ½ hours before the first performance. The
barrel measurements must be permanently staked for each performance or go-round. If a
timer is used, permanent timer markings must be staked. Designated barrel racers must then
sign off on the measurement sheet and given to the judges. Judges must check pattern 1 ½
hours before each performance. If designated barrel racers cannot mark the pattern, it is their
responsibility to find someone to replace them. Failure to mark the pattern 1 ½ hours before
the first performance will result in a $25 fine.

SECTION TEN ~ AWARDS 1.00 GENERAL, Page 39 ADD 1.11
1.11 If the Eight major and Two minor events are not sponsored by June 30th, 2011, it will be
up to the Board of Directors discretion whether season leader saddles will be given out as year-
end awards. * A Notice will be posted as of June 15, 2011 by event representatives that there
is no saddle sponsor for their event.

SECTION TEN ~ AWARDS, Page 39, 1.00 GENERAL, AMEND RULE:
1.10 To qualify for the BCRA Finals and Year End Awards, open members must enter and
compete at 5 first approved BCRA Rodeos.

Amend the above rule to the following sections in BCRA Rulebook:
~ SECTION NINE ~ TIMED EVENTS, Page 34, 7.00 BREAKAWAY ROPING, AMEND
RULE 7.17
~ SECTION FIFTEEN ~ BCRA FINALS RULES & REGULATIONS, Page 42, AMEND
RULE 1.04

SECTION TEN ~ AWARDS, Page 39, 1.00 GENERAL, ADD RULE:
1.12 Junior and Pee Wee Contestants must enter and compete in 3 first approved BCRA
Rodeos in either a junior or a pee wee event to qualify for the BCRA Finals and Year End
Awards.

Add / Amend the above rule to the following sections in the BCRA rulebook:
~ SECTION NINE ~ TIMED EVENT, Page 36, JUNIOR BARREL RACE, AMEND RULE:
8.04
~ SECTION NINE ~ TIMED EVENTS, Page 38, PEE WEE BARREL RACE, ADD RULE:
14.08
~ SECTION FIFTEEN ~ BCRA FINALS RULES & REGULATIONS, Page 42, 1.00
ELIGIBILITY ADD RULE: 1.05

SECTION TEN ~ AWARDS, Page 39, 1.00 GENERAL, ADD RULE:
1.13 The BCRA Banquet & AGM cannot be the same date or weekend as a co-sanctioning
association.

SECTION FIFTEEN ~ BCRA FINALS RULES & REGULATIONS, Page 42, 5.00
FORMAT, ADD:
5.10 If a BCRA Finalist has to medical out of the finals once it has begun, the next
competitor in the season standings who has entered the finals may be called to compete at the
finals for go-round money only. Must pay an entry fee.
~ BCRA Finals Secretary or Event Representative will contact the next person entered and
qualified to compete at finals.

SECTION FIFTEEN ~ BCRA FINALS RULES & REGLUATIONS, Page 43, 5.00
FORMAT, AMEND:
5.06 (B) AND (C) The order of go will be as follows in the Barrel Racing at the BCRA Finals:
a. First Go – 1 to 10 in season standings. Season Leader will go first.
b. Second & Third Go – will drop down 3 from order of first go.
c. Fourth Go – Leader of Finals Average will run first in order of go.

				
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