Leonard Schmidt Canadian Championship Team Roping Futurity

Leonard Schmidt Canadian Championship Team Roping Futurity

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Leonard Schmidt Canadian Championship Team Roping Futurity
Rules and Payout Information

1. There will be a total of five (5) runs. (NO SCORE STEER)
2. Two (2) judges will be used with each judge using a possible eighty (80) points per run; there will be a five hundred point’s maximum per judge.
3. All entries are responsible for providing their roping partner. Another futurity horse may not be the other half of the team.
4. Anyone may be designated to ride the futurity horse. Riders under the age of eighteen (18) are permitted to ride a futurity horse.
5. Judges or event officials may inspect all horses and equipment prior to riding into the box for inhumane or unsafe equipment
6. All head catches must be legal: neck, half-head, or slick horns
7. Only 3 loops are allowed in any of the runs.
8. Any heeling catch is legal in the judged runs.
9. There will be a 30 second time limit on all runs.
10. Runs will be considered complete when dallied and horses are facing each other and each horse has all four feet on the ground.
11. Points will be awarded until the end of the run is signaled (2 misses, lost rope or completed run).
12. A four (4) year old horse can enter the futurity again as a 5 yr. old.
13. Grade horses will be accepted for the competition with a veterinary certificate with age verification which must accompany the entry package.
14. All riders are required to be in western attire during competition; jeans, western boots, cowboy hat, button up shirt with cuff and collar.
15. Horse numbers must be visible at all times of the competition.
16. Random drug testing could be done.

Payout Schedule
• Payout will be placed on all five (5) head, low score removed.

Number of Entries Placings Paid Round Money % Payout
1-20 4 85% Payback 40/30/20/10
21-30 5 85% Payback 30/25/19/15/11
40+ 6 85% Payback 28/22/17/13/11/9

Judging Criteria – Head Horse *A total of one hundred (100) points possible for each run per judge.
1. Approach & entry to the heading box * Horse should ride to box quietly and relaxed without avoiding approach. Horse should go in, turn around, back into corner, and be positioned.
2. Attitude in box* Horse must stand quietly and relaxed in box, leave off header’s hand and exit box smoothly.
3. Break, run & rate Horse should break flat from corner; pay no attention to rope barrier, run hard to position and rate once they have reached roping position.
4. Set & handle Horse should widen and set steer. Once steer is roped, must not drop shoulder or drift down arena. Log off smoothly from corner.
5. Face Horse must face on the fore hand and back into rope, taking out slack in rope with all four feet on the ground.
6. Exit Horse should quietly walk to the stripping chute or exit gate with a relaxed top line and loose rein.

Judging Criteria – Heel Horse *A total of one hundred (100) points possible for each run per judge.
1. Approach & entry to the heeling box* Horse should ride to box quietly and relaxed without avoiding approach. Horse should go in, turn around, back into corner, and be positioned.
2. Attitude in box* Horse must stand quietly and relaxed in box, leave off heeler’s hand and exit box smoothly.
3. Break, run & rate Horse must break flat, haze steer as necessary, then drop back to position to make entry on the corner.
4. Corner entry Horse should drop back to position to make entry to corner maintaining position until steer starts to turn. Horse should be positioned to the left letting heeler see his target and rate off maintaining the appropriate distance from steer.
5. Stop Horse should stop as heeler is making throw. Stop should be square and with hind feet positioned under body so as to be balanced for dally and face up of heading horse.
6. Exit Horse should quietly walk to the stripping chute or exit gate with a relaxed top line and loose rein.