RULES / INFO

 

  • Dress Code:  No Dress Code but remember to wear your Cowgirl Tuff/Just Tuff/B. Tuff Jeans Apparel to qualify for the Tuffest Challenge prizes.
  • No Hat Required.
  • Changes/Substitutions for the 14th Annual Tuff Arena Barrel Race:  Horse and/or Rider Substitutions are allowed but will close at: (This includes the Change Form completed, submitted and fees paid).
    • Friday September 17th, 2021 at 12:00pm
    • Saturday September 18th, 2021 at 10:00am
    • Slot Race – Saturday September 18th, 2021 at 3:30pm
    • Sunday September 19th, 2021 must be done by 8:00pm Saturday Night.
  • $5 Change Fee Per Change Form
    • The New Rider will pay an office fee if they have not already entered along with signing a release form.
  • No Refunds after pre-entry deadline for any reason!
  • By entering you agree to abide by and follow the Tuff Arena rules and are responsible for any horse you bring to the Tuff Arena events.  We reserve the right to refuse any entry for any reason.  Tuff Arena has the final say on all rulings!
  • Only the next 5 riders may be in the holding pen prior to their run. 
    • Entrance on the right and exit on the left except for contestants running to the left barrel first.  Contestants not abiding by this rule are subject to Disqualification.
  • New for 2021! – No circling at ALL the Tuff Arena Events
  • Your name will be called 3 times, after that you will be skipped or disqualified depending on the Tuff Arena’s decision.
  • Reruns will be given if there is a timer malfunction.  The rerun will be at the end of the draw with a fresh drag.  If the first run was clean and the time did not work, the rerun will be a qualified run.
  • All dogs must be on a leash. If you dog goes into the arena during a run – you will pay the entry fees for the contestant running.
  • The ground will be watered and consistent for all runners.  Absolutely No complaining to the tractor drivers.
  • Once the draw has been posted there will be no refunds.
  • No switching of draw positions!  Horse must run in position drawn or this will result in Disqualification.
  • A horse may enter each class only once, except for the Pee Wee classes.
  • No schooling your horse in the arena.
  • Youth and Open competitors cannot compete in any Pee Wee class.
  • Pee Wee Barrel Class is a 10 & Under 2D Format with 10 second splits.
  • Pee Wee Speed Dash is a 10 & Under 2D Format with 5 second splits.
  • Youth Classes will be a 4D Format with ½ second splits.
  • Youth Class age is of January 1st, 2021.
  • Open Class will be a 4D Format with ½ second splits.
  • Contestants receive a No Time for knocking over a barrel or breaking the pattern.
  • Contestants receive a “No Time” for tipping a Pole or breaking the pattern.
  • Pole Bending:  3D Format with a full second split.
  • A $25.00 return check fee plus bank fees will be charged on all returned checks.
  • A W9 form for the current year, with social security number, date and signature must be on file to issue checks.
    • This includes youth riders as well.  All winnings over $600.00 will be reported to the IRS.

 

 

 

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