RULES:1. Jackpots are awarded by Division: To be eligible for a Jackpot, Rider must Compete with the same horse in all 3 Classes at the same Division level. Jackpots for overall points (50/40/30 % Payout for Canter/Trot/Walk, with a 50/40/30 % Split for 1st/2nd/3rd)2. Rider may Exhibition the same horse in any other Division (other than the one being competed in) in each Class and Rider may Exhibition a second horse, at any Division in any Class.3. Rider does NOT need to participate in all three Classes; Rider can still win a singular Class in their Division (they are just not eligible for a jackpot prize).4. Definitions: Competing = to count towards Division points; and Exhibition = just run for fun or to test your ability/gain experience. 5. Only one arrow will be allowed per target during the competition (for safety reasons).6. Horses may not stop while the rider reloads, but MUST continue moving in a forward direction. It's ok if horse breaks to a lower gait, but the rider must resume their Divisional gait to shoot. If the horse has already passed the linear parallel of a target & starts to circle, the rider may not shoot at that target.7. Arrows MAY NOT be drawn from a boot or pant leg, they MUST be drawn from either a quiver or the bow hand.8. CHA reserves the right to remove a horse from competition if they feel that it is unsafe, unsound, or unfit (in any way) to proceed.9. Minors (under 18) MUST wear a helmet while riding.
General Schedule:9:00 Arrival; Coggins check 9:15 Warm ups in arena9:45 Safety Briefing 10:00 am – 11:30 pm “Carousel” Class12:00 pm – 1:30 pm “Single Barrel” Class 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm “Comanche Attack” Class4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Prizes, Ribbons & Jackpots are awarded(If a Class finishes earlier & we have all participants present for the next Class, we will proceed to the next Class.)(Course descriptions can be found at: http://www.chatthorsearchers.com/competition/ )
Pre-registration & Fees are due by Thursday, May 23rd to reserve your spot (& refundable in the unlikely event that CHA cancels.) There is a $5.00 Registration Fee for entries after that date (but welcome up to the start of competition).Standard Fees: Optional Fees: $10 / Class for Competition $40 / Horse Rental (or $25, if shared in walk/trot only)$5 / Class for Exhibition $20 / Stall for the day (owner asked to pick stall when done)$15 Arena Fee FREE / Primitive Camping
Proof of current NEGATIVE COGGINS is required upon arrival of all horses, no exceptions. If you are willing to share your horse, please let us know (as there are only TWO horses available to rent at this location).
There is NO COST for auditors/spectators. We would love it if a bunch of people took pictures & videos for us to share! (All participants, riders, auditors, and spectators MUST sign a LIABILITY WAIVER).