Saturday – Stockman Challenge Events

8am Compulsory Official Course Walk for Championship, Stock Races, Team Relay and Walking Race

8am All day entries for events taken at the secretary van DOUBLE ENTRY FEE.

9am To Meet at the start of the Championship Course - Area 1 on map

Senior Stock Horse Race over 18 years
Junior Stock Horse Race 12-17 years
Lead Rein Stock Horse Race under 12 years
Senior Stock Horse Race over 18 years – Championship Race
Junior Stock Horse Race 12-17 years – Championship Race
Senior Walking Race over 18 years
Junior Walking Race 12-17 years
Lead Rein walking Race under 12 years

Relay Teams (all riders over the age 10)

10am To meet at the Handy Stock Horse Area - Area 2 on map (to commence upon completion of the Course events)

Senior Handy Stock Horse over 18 years

Junior Handy Stock Horse under 18 years 
Lead Rein Handy Horse 8 years and under

Senior Handy Stock Horse over 18 years – Championship Race

Junior Handy Stock Horse under 18 years – Championship Race

11am To meet at the Area - Area 3 on map (to commence upon completion of the Course events)

Senior Barrel Race over 18 years

Junior Barrel Race 12 - 17 years

Lead Rein Barrel Race under 12 years

Senior Billy Can Race over 18 years

Junior Billy Can Race 12-17 years

Lead Rein Billy Can Race under 12 years

Adult Billy Can Relay Race over 18 years

Juvenile Billy Can Relay Race 12-17 years

12pm Novice Whip Crack Horseback - Walk

Stockman Whip Crack Horseback – Canter

12pm Kids Goat Race LUNCH break of the Camp drafting – main arena

1pm To meet at the Area - Area 3 on map (to commence upon completion of the Goat Races & Camp drafting Lunch Break)

Whip cracking competition (time limit) 
Best Performance under 10

Best Performance Junior 10-15 years

Best Performance Juvenile 16-18 years

Best Performance Senior over 18 years

FARMER CHALLENGE - to be conducted at the half time break of the Junior Rodeo approx. 5pm.

All Championship Competitors will be required to enter the Camp drafting CATTLE WORKING SHOOTOUT CHALLENGE to complete the Championship Challenge!



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1. All competitors will be required to pay an event entry fee of $35 Adults or $10 Child along with event entry fees and lodge their entries. Entries close 14th December 2018. Entries will be taken on the day at double class fee.

2. All competitors & “Strappers” will be issued with wristbands. Without wristbands full entry fees apply.

3. The event fee will give each competitor access to the two-day event & entertainment. Competitors are allowed one “strapper” that the same applies. ‘Strapper” to be named with entries.

4. Stockman Championship awards will be presented prior to the commencement of the Junior Rodeo. All other prizes will be allocated at the completion of the class.

5. Junior Rodeo commences 5pm Sunday 30th December 2018.

6. Main Rodeo commences 2pm Monday 31st December 2018

7. Competitors must wear wrist bands at all times.

8. Buckles for All Round Cow Girl, All Round Cow Boy, Junior Highpoint Cowgirl & Junior Highpoint Cowboy. The competitors in each category who wins the most points in 2 or more events are eligible.

9. Buckle presentations will be presented in the arena immediately after the completion of the junior events and the completion of the open events.

10. The committee reserves the right to limit entries.

11. Early entries and cancel out conditions apply.

12. All junior competitors must wear their helmets both inside and outside the arena whilst on their horse.

13. Local Steer Ride and Local Barrell Race entries to the Smithton Rodeo Committee via online registration. Day members can enter online prior to the event NO entries taken on the day.

14. Designated warm up area.

15. Horses are to be yarded to the satisfaction of the Smithton Rodeo Committee. Size of yards to be kept to a minimum.

16. Vet & Farrier will be available for emergency treatment of horses with any fee’s incurred payable by the owner.

17. BYO hay – No hay available to purchase on site.

18. No glass or BYO alcohol permitted onsite – vehicles will be checked upon entry. Glass and BYO alcohol will be confiscated on entry and at camps.

19. Camping Conditions – camping for competitors and their families only and will be cross referenced from the list of nominations for eligibility.

20. No camping prior 4pm 29th December 2018 and the grounds must be vacated by 4pm 1st January 2019.

21. Camping grounds will close at 10pm Saturday 29th December 2018 & will reopen 7am 30th December 2018 until 10pm and then reopen at 9am 31st December 2018.

22. No visitor vehicles are permitted in competitors camping area.

23. Dogs are to be on a leash at all times. A $150 on the spot fine will be issued if dogs are not secure – no exceptions.

24. A “No Barking “rule applies.

25. Noise level restrictions apply.

26. Spectator camping will be separated into two sections. 1. Spectator family & quiet area with 10pm noise restriction and 2. Other spectator camping with noise restriction of 12pm.

27. No vehicle movement after 8pm unless arriving or departing.

28. No camp fires

29. Limited water available campers advised to bring their own water.

30. No 2 or 4-wheel motorbikes permitted on site unless competing in the Horse V Horse Power event.

31. Drunken disorderly behaviour will not be tolerated. Anyone displaying antisocial behaviour will be removed from the venue and prohibited to return.