Reminders & Rules

 

NBHA LA 06 SHOW

&

NBHA LA 06 AWARDS PROGRAM RULES

 

THESE ARE LA 06 SHOW RULES THAT MAY NOT BE COVERED IN THE NBHA RULE BOOK :

THESE RULES ARE TO KEEP OUR SHOWS RUNNING SMOOTHLY, SAFELY AND IN ORDER TO SAVE TIME & YEAR END AWARDS MONEY . THEY ARE NOT AIMED AT ANYONE IN PARTICULAR , THEY HAVE ALL BEEN BROKEN SEVERAL TIMES AND WE ALL NEED TO BE REMINDED OF THEM TO KEEP THINGS RUNNING SMOOTH AND KEEP THINGS FUN FOR EVERYONE !    THESE ARE COMMON SENSE THINGS THAT WE SOMETIMES FORGET AND I AM CALLED ON ALL DURING THE SHOW TO FIX.  I WANT TO DO A GREAT JOB AS SHOW PRODUCER AND DIRECTOR & FOLLOWING THESE RULES WOULD SURE HELP ME AND ALL OUR LA 06 VOLUNTEERED HELP TO BE MORE EFFICIENT .

ARENA CONTRACTS ARE NEGOTIATED & RENTED  BY USUAL TIME ALLOWANCES. IF WE CONTINUE TO NEED THEM TO BE STAFFED FOR LONGER PERIODS I WILL EXPECT TO SEE THEIR PRICES GO UP ACCORDINGLY. PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE MORE THEN 2 HOURS BEFORE EXHIBITION AND EXPECT THE ARENA, STALLS, CONCESSION OR OFFICE TO BE OPEN WITH LIGHTS ON AND BARRELS SET UP.  THE ARENA WILL BE OPEN FOR RIDING ( NO BARRELS ) FOR ABOUT 2 HOURS BEFORE EXHIBITION STARTS ( TIME DEPENDING  ON THE TRACTOR DRIVER'S NEEDS TO  PREPARE THE GROUND) AND I ALWAYS REOPEN IT AFTER EXHIBITION IF THE OUTDOOR PEN OR RIDING AREA IS TOO WET TO WARM UP IN.  "IF TIME ALLOWS" WHICH IS VERY RARE WE WILL ALLOW A FEW EXHIBITIONS AFTER THE SHOW  IS OVER BUT NEVER MORE THEN 10 MINUTES AFTER THE LAST HORSE COMPETES.  REMEMBER ARENA HOURLY PAID CREWS , HELPERS & MYSELF ARE WAITING TO LEAVE.

IF YOUR HORSE DOES TRICKS DURING YOUR COMPETITION RUN PLEASE DO NOT CIRCLE THE BARREL , RESPECT THE DRAW POSITION OF YOUR FELLOW COMPETITORS THAT WILL BE IN THAT DRAG RUNNING IN YOUR RUT.

$5 SHOW DAY STALLS ARE $5 SHOW DAY STALLS FOR DURING THE SHOW PLEASE TO NOT LEAVE YOUR HORSE IN THE STALL AFTER THE SHOW AND GO TO EAT OR SHOP TAKE THEM WITH YOU OR THEY MAY END UP LOCKED BEHIND THE  ARENA ENTRANCE GATE WHEN YOU GET BACK !  THESE $5 DAY STALLS WERE NEGOTIATED BY ME TO GET YOUR HORSES OFF THE ROCKS OUT OF THE SUN AND IN A SAFE SPOT. SOME ARE CLEAN SOME ARE NOT AND NON ARE RESERVED , THEY ARE FIRST COME FIRST SERVE.

PLEASE TO NOT TIE HORSES TO THE FRONT OF STALLS OR THE ACTUAL INDOOR ARENA OR ALLY WAY FENCE AND ESPECIALLY NOT TO THE PORTABLE PANELS  OR IN ISLE WAYS.  THIS IS A ACCIDENT WAITING TO HAPPEN !

PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN FRONT OF A RV SPOT UNLESS YOU ARE PLANNING TO PAY FOR IT OR IN ANY OF THE DRIVE WAYS.

WE TRY TO LIMIT EXHIBITION TO 150 RIDERS AND WE CAN USUALLY DO THAT IN ABOUT 2 HOURS WHICH GIVES ME ONE HOUR AFTER THE BOOKS CLOSE TO POST THE DRAW AND START IN A TIMELY MATTER. WE WILL ENFORCE THE 60 SECOND TIME LIMIT SO IF YOU GO OVER 60 SECONDS YOU WILL BE FINED $5 .  THIS IS TO ALLOW MOST EVERYONE TIME TO EXHIBITION THAT NEEDS TO.  WE CALL OUT EXHIBITIONS, YOU PICK WHAT PAGE & WHEN YOU WANT TO GO SO PLEASE BE READY WHEN CALLED OR YOU WILL LOOSE YOUR EXHIBITION. 

THE ALLEY WAY IS OPEN DURING EXHIBITION UNLESS YOU WANT IT CLOSED AND HAVE SOMEONE CLOSE IT DURING YOUR RUN. PLEASE KEEP ALL AREAS AROUND THE ALLEY AND BEHIND THE ALLEY  CLEAR AND DO NOT STAND IN THE ALLEY DURING SOMEONE'S EXHIBITION UNLESS YOU ARE HELPING THEM IN OR OUT !  NO ONE IS ALLOWED IN THE ALLEY DURING A DRAG ! 

PLEASE WATCH YOUR CHILDREN AND DO NOT ALLOW THEM TO RUN, PLAY OR CROSS THE ALLEY AREA OR RIDING ARENA AREAS !

FOR SAFETY REASONS HORSES ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE BLEACHER AREAS WHERE SPECTATORS ARE , PLEASE TO NOT BRING HORSES IN THOSE AREAS FOR ANY REASON.

I DO, AND HAVE AS A COURTESY  TAKEN CALL IN ENTRY'S ON A TAB FROM NBHA MEMBERS IF YOU ARE IN A EMERGENCY SITUATION OR UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES .. THEY NEED TO BE DONE BY PHONE WITH YOUR NBHA NUMBER NOT A TEXT MESSAGE , I SOMETIMES DO NOT HEAR A TEXT WHILE AT THE DESK . YOU MUST KNOW YOUR NBHA NUMBER TO CALL IN A ENTRY. THEY NEED TO BE CALLED IN ORDER TO CONFIRM  WHILE I AM AT THE DESK WITHIN THE HOUR  PRIOR TO THE BOOKS CLOSING . EX. : BOOKS CLOSE AT 1 PM CALL ME 504-452-9707 BETWEEN NOON & 1 PM  NOT AT 8 AM OR AFTER THE BOOKS CLOSE ! PLEASE DO NOT ABUSE THIS BY CALLING IN EVERY SHOW OR IF YOU ARE AT THE SHOW OR YOU ARE GOING TO MAKE THE BOOKS ! WE HAVE LIMITED HELP AND GET VERY BUSY.  REMEMBER WHEN YOU CALL IN A ENTRY YOUR MONEY IS PUT IN THE PAYOUT SO YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR TAB WHETHER YOU MAKE IT TO THE SHOW OR NOT. THE TAB MUST BE PAID BEFORE YOU RUN! ANYONE THAT DOES NOT PAY THEIR  TAB WILL NEVER BE ALLOWED TO ENTER UNTIL THAT TAB IS PAID ! 

WE PAY OUT IN CASH & WE DO NOT ACCEPT CHECKS FOR ENTRY'S UNLESS IT IS A MEMBER EMERGENCY !  I MUST APPROVE ALL CHECKS ! IF PAYING BY CHECK AND YOU WIN MONEY THE CHECK WILL BE RETURNED TO YOU WITH THE BALANCE OF YOUR WINNINGS.  ALL NSF CHECKS WILL HAVE A $50 SERVICE FEE PLUS THE AMOUNT OF THE CHECK AND MUST BE PAID IN CASH, MONEY ORDER OR CERTIFIED FUNDS WITHIN 7 DAYS OR YOU WILL BE SUSPENDED !  WE DO AND RATHER  ACCEPT CHECKS FOR MEMBERSHIPS  AND RENEWALS (MADE PAYABLE  TO NBHA)  BUT THEY WILL HAVE THE SAME NSF POLICIES.

FOR SAFETY REASONS NBHA LA 06 REQUIRES ALL CONTESTANTS AND EXHIBITIONERS TO WEAR JEANS AND BOOTS OR YOU WILL BE FINED $25 !  AT ALL NBHA SUPER SHOWS , STATE , REGIONAL & WORLD SHOWS THE FULL WESTERN ATTIRE IS STRICTLY ENFORCED !

PLEASE KEEP OUR DISTRICT FUN AND FAMILY ORIENTED ! AT NO TIME WILL ANYONE BE ALLOWED TO ABUSE A HORSE IN ANY WAY !  AT NO TIME WILL ANYONE BE ALLOWED TO EXCESSIVELY YELL OR SCREAM , FIGHT WITH OR RUDELY DISRESPECT ANYONE ATTENDING A LA 06 BARREL RACE ESPECIALLY MYSELF , A LA 06 OFFICE VOLUNTEER , A BARREL WORKER , A MEMBER , OR ANY ARENA STAFF !  YOU WILL BE REMOVED FROM THE PROPERTY & ALSO SUSPENDED INDEFINITELY IF YOUR A NBHA MEMBER  ! IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM COME SEE ME ! I CAN FIX MOST ANYTHING WHEN YOU COME TO ME WITH A SMILE !

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LA 06 AWARDS PROGRAM

 

 

THESE RULES ARE FOR LA 06 YEARLY AWARDS PROGRAM ONLY

THIS DOES NOT HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH QUALIFYING FOR NBHA WORLD SHOWS

 

IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR LA 06 YEAR END AWARDS :

YOU MUST BE A NBHA LA 06 MEMBER. 

YOU MUST COMPETE IN AT LEAST 8 SHOWS THAT YEAR.

EACH FAMILY (AS A GROUP) MUST SELL $50 IN RAFFLE TICKETS FOR THE YEAR END AWARDS FUND.

TICKET MONEY MUST BE TURNED IN BY THE DEADLINE (NO EXCEPTIONS!!!)

ALL TIES FOR AWARDS WILL BE BROKEN AFTER THE FINAL SHOW BY  A RUN OFF. RUN OFF ORDER WILL BE DONE BY A FLIP OF A COIN. ALL TIED CONTESTANTS MUST RUN OR BE DROPPED TO THE LOWER PLACING. IF CONTESTANTS HIT BARRELS DURING THE RUN OFF THE + 5 , +10 , +15 SECOND PENALTY WILL BE ADDED TO THEIR TIME. SO DON'T STOP KICKEN TILL THE CLOCK STOPS TICKEN !

 

KIDDIE BARRELS IS NOT A NBHA CLASS . KIDDIE BARREL RIDERS PAY A SEPARATE 1 TIME $15 MEMBERSHIP FEE PER YEAR IN ORDER TO RECEIVE YEAR END AWARDS . KIDDIE AGE IS 10 AND UNDER AS OF JANUARY 1 OF THAT COMPETITION YEAR . KIDDIE ENTRY IS $7 AND ALL RIDERS RECEIVE A $2 PAYBACK . KIDDIE RIDERS MUST RIDE IN 8 OR MORE SHOWS TO RECEIVE YEAR END AWARDS. ALL MONEY MADE FROM KIDDIE BARRELS AND ALL KIDDIE SPONSOR MONEY IS USED ON KIDDIE YEAR END AWARDS. KIDDIE BARRELS IS A SMALLER PATTERN AND THEY CAN BE LEAD , RODE WITH OR RIDE ALONE.  TIMES ARE KEPT ON THE KIDDIE RIDERS BUT PLACING ARE NOT. ALL KIDDIES THAT JOIN AND RIDE THE 8 OR MORE SHOWS ARE GIVEN EQUAL KIDDIE CHAMPION YEAR END AWARDS.

 

OUR AWARDS ARE VERY NICE AND WE ARE PROUD OF THEM. IF I HAVE ANY LOOP HOLES IN THESE RULES I WILL MAKE THE FINAL DECISION WHICH WILL BE AS FAIR AS POSSIBLE TO EVERYONE !

LOOKING FORWARD TO A GREAT YEAR !

 

LOUISIANA STATE SHOW QUALIFICATIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS :  MEMBERS MUST BE IN GOOD STANDINGS & RIDE IN AT LEAST THREE OF YOUR DECLARED DISTRICT SHOWS,  ( STARTING FROM THE DAY AFTER THE PRIOR YEAR STATE SHOW TILL THE DAY BEFORE THE CURRENT STATE SHOW) IN ORDER TO QUALIFY TO COMPETE IN THE LOUISIANA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW . EXAMPLE : MARCH 23,2014 - MARCH  20,2015

TANYA CARPENTER

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