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The END OF THE SERIES RODEO BANQUET

will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm

at the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Posse located at 10308 2nd St. NW in Albuquerque.

Please invite your family to attend.

It will be POTLUCK so please bring a special dish or dessert to share!

Congratulations to our Champion Cowboys and Cowgirls and all the children who rode their hearts out this season!

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR (UNOFFICIAL) 2019 ALL AROUND CHAMPIONS:

6 & U - Kiana Lee

7-9 Paesen Lucero

10-13  Austin Thompson

14-18  Tonantzin Candelaria

Mutton Bustin'  Kenden Santillanes

Pee Wee Bull Riding   Ace Varela

Mini Bulls   Ruger Wimberly

Senior Bulls  Leonard Montoya

Chute Doggin' Leonard Montoya

 

2020  RODEO DATES:

April 4 & 5

June 6 & 7

New Mexico Youth Day "FREE RODEO" Aug. 1st

and regular Rodeo on Sunday, Aug. 2nd

October 3 & 4

All Rodeos start at 9:00 am sharp

The above dates are subject to change due to weather conditions or other problems that may arise. However, if a change should occur, every effort will be taken to contact participants as early as possible.

Our 16th Annual NEW MEXICO YOUTH DAY on SATURDAY, AUGUST 2nd, is a free day for all contestants. Because it is a free day there will be no cash payouts. We are accepting the first 20 contestants per age category/events. Please see below. We are looking for sponsors to purchase buckles for the champions as well as vendors who would like to set up booths to sell their merchandise-Merchants and sponsors can email Firstimpressionrodeo@aol.com for more information. 

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Rodeo Series

NOTE: WE WILL ONLY BE TAKING THE FIRST 20 CONTESTANT IN EACH EVENT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE RODEO. (If the event is full, you will be refunded for that day and event only).

Series contestants will sign up at our first rodeo to qualify for end of the year series awards for our Rodeo Season. Please keep reading for more information. 

SERIES FEE:

The Series fee is $50.00 which includes saddles to all around champions at the end of the season who enter 3 or more events. (Only top 3 high points used from each rodeo no matter how many events are entered). Buckles go to runner up winners, and 2nd place awards will also be given to each age group in time events. Rough stock events will receive separate awards for  championship, 1st and 2nd placings.

ROUGH STOCK series fee is $50.00 for contestants in 1 or 2 events competing for championship awards and 1st and 2nd place awards with a minimum of 3 contestants.

Awards Eligibility: Contestants must participate in at least 6 of the 8 rodeos and enter a minimum of three events. THERE HAS TO BE A MINIMUM OF THREE SERIES CONTESTANTS IN THE AGE GROUP TO QUALIFY FOR AWARDS AT THE END OF THE SERIES.

LATE FEES: All entry forms will be entered into the system by Friday, the day before the rodeo. Any late arrival sign ups on Saturday morning, day of the rodeo, will be charged a $25 late fee. Late sign ups will be accepted between 7am-8am the morning of the rodeo. We accept debit and credit cards.

 Perfect Attendance:

Awards for perfect attendance will be given only to the contestants who have paid the awards fee and competed in all 8 rodeos. If a contestant has paid their entries but does not physically compete in a rodeo, this does NOT qualify them for a perfect attendance award. There are no exceptions to this rule. If a contestant is NOT eligible for the perfect attendance award the award can usually be purchased by the contestant or parent.  

DAY MONEY:
You may participate as a non-series member for day money only. End of the year awards are for series members only.
 REGISTRATION:
Registration/Entry forms/Payments

ONLY CASH, MONEY ORDERS, CASHIERS CHECKS (made payable to First Impression Rodeo Club) and DEBIT OR CREDIT CARDS will be accepted. NO PERSONAL CHECKS.

Please make sure you send your entry form at least two weeks prior to the rodeo to ensure your child's spot in their events. Send to:

Kathy Romero

5712 Cambria Rd NW

Albuquerque, NM 87120 

ENTRY FEES: PARTICIPANTS ARE REQUIRED TO REGISTER BY MAIL; Entries must be post marked 5 days before the date of the rodeo (unless you have made arrangements with our Rodeo Secretary). Special arrangements such as splitting up contestants because they share a horse should be noted on the entry form. NO changes will be made after the draw. Entries for the next rodeo will be accepted at each rodeo. We have plenty of entry forms in the crow’s nest for pre-entries. Contestants may download forms here.

 Parents - please read rules & guidelines:

It is your responsibility to keep your children out of harms way on the rodeo grounds. Have your children warm up their horses away from populated areas on the arena grounds. DO NOT ALLOW YOUR CHILDREN TO LOPE THEIR HORSES THROUGH THE PARKING LOTS AND WALKWAYS. Due to safety concerns, parents and children will be restricted from crowding the gate area. If a contestant is found loping their horses in a crowded area they will be fined $25.00, which must be paid the end said rodeo, No exceptions! 

ARENA: Rodeo's will be held at First Impression Rodeo Arena, Albuquerque, NM (unless otherwise stated) . All families are expected to help keep the rodeo grounds clean and be respectful to the community.

****PLEASE NOTE: PARENT/GUARDIANS ASSISTING THEIR CHILDREN IN THE ARENA MUST ALSO BE IN COWBOY DRESS CODE****

Dress code will be enforced. All contestants are required to wear cowboy boots or riding shoes with riding heel. Cowboy hats required and helmets are suggested for all contestants for safety precaution. Visors, caps, etc. are not allowed. All contestants must wear long pants, no cut-offs or shorts. Long sleeve button up shirts with collars are required. Helmets and vests are required for all rough stock events. 

ORDER OF EVENTS: . **Order of Events subject to change**

Rope barriers are used for proper events.

DUMMY ROPING: Dummy Roping will be on a three wire bale of hay and a calf head. A line 2 feet behind the bale will be indicated, contestants must stay behind it. Contestant will have 60 seconds to catch the dummy as many times as they can. The helper may take the rope off the dummy and rebuild the loop. The helper may not swing the rope for the contestant. Contestant with the most catches in 60 seconds wins.

 SHEEP RIDING: Contestants must ride 6 seconds for a qualified ride. If any part of the rider contacts the ground before the 6 seconds this ends with a no score. This will be a judge call. Re-rides are the discretion of the judge. Contestants will ride traditional style.

Rules: 

No alcoholic beverages are not allowed on the arena grounds. 

Three call rule will be enforced.
No international circling when starting run.

Contestants will be given the length of the alley to start their run into the arena and must come to complete stop before leaving the arena, Contestants who start before the alley will be disqualified.

Event Directors are arena officials. All decisions of the arena officials will be final. Flagers are only used for helping with back up times, not for making any judgment calls.

All complaints will be registered in the crow's  nest on a complaint form and must be accompanied by a $25.00 fee. Complaints must be made before the end of the event in question; otherwise it will not be addressed. The FIRC committee will determine if the complaint merits immediate attention. If deemed necessary, resolution will be made immediately with assistance of arena officials. All other complaints will be addressed upon before the next scheduled rodeo.
Contestants will be disqualified in any event if they receive assistance once they have passed the starting line (exception Lead line).

No spectators will be allowed in arena during rough stock events.

Harassment of Rodeo Officials, personnel, or secretaries by contestants or family members will be cause for immediate disqualification of contestant from event and/or rodeo series as determined by the FIRC committee.

Contestants will be asked to leave the arena for any one of the following:

1) Use of foul/abusive language. 
2) Harassment of other contestant.  
3) Mistreatment of livestock  including their own.  

These rules apply anywhere on the rodeo grounds

*Please Practice Good Sportsmanship*
Good sportsmanship occurs when teammates, opponents, coaches, and officials treat each other with respect. Kids learn the basics of sportsmanship from the adults in their lives, especially their parents and their coaches. Kids who see adults behaving in a sportsmanlike way gradually come to understand that the real winners in sports are those who know how to persevere and to behave with dignity - whether they win or loose.
A NOTARIZED RELEASE IS REQUIRED BEFORE A CONTESTANT MAY COMPETE. PLEASE SEND THE RELEASE WITH YOUR ENTRIES, THERE WILL NOT BE A NOTARY AVAILABLE AT THE RODEO. A COPY OF EACH CONTESTANT'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE NEEDS TO BE MAILED OR PRESENTED TO THE RODEO SECRETARY WITH THE FIRST ENTRY BEFORE THE START OF THE FIRST RODEO.

No refunds for turnouts or draw-outs (see Gymkhana rules) unless accompanied by a Dr./vet note. Upon receipt of a Dr./vet note. entries can be rolled to their next rodeo.

Series awards fees and administrative fees are non-refundable.

 The Crow's Nest will be off limits during the rodeo. Please do not request times of placing.  The announcer will announce these after each event. If you need to verify anything, please wait until after the rodeo is over

    Land of Enchantment Rodeo

First Impression Rodeo Club is proud to host New Mexico's 1st Land of Enchantment Youth Rodeo in Tingley Coliseum on Friday, September 6th, 2019 to kick off the State Fair!

ENTRIES FOR THIS RODEO MUST BE FILLED OUT ON THE STATE FAIR ENTRY FORM ONLY. ENTRY FORM AND FEES (NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED) ARE TO BE SENT VIA US MAIL TO KATHY ROMERO - 5712 CAMBRIA RD NW - ABQ, NM 87120 AND RECEIVED NO LATER THAN AUGUST 24, 2019 - NO EXCEPTIONS!

MINI SADDLE BRONC AND BAREBACK RIDERS CONTACT SHELBY @ (620)391-2069 TO ENTER.

LAND OF ENCHANTMENT ORDER OF EVENTS

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New Mexico Youth Rodeo & BERNCO Sheep Days

BOARD MEMBERS:

Chairman of the Board: Laura J Chavez

CEO/PRESIDENT:           Mike Chavez
VICE PRESIDENT:           Antonio Padilla
SECRETARY:                    Kathy Romero
SERGEANT OF ARMS:   Eddie Perales

Treasurer & Marketing Director: Laura J Chavez 

New Mexico Youth Days

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POINTS RULES

Contestants age as of March 1 will be used for the whole series. Age groups will be as follows with the exception of Bull Riding.
 Age Groups:

6 and under 

7-9 

10-13

 14-18

Note: Any Contestant may participate in any age group higher than his/her own group and must remain in that age group for the remainder of the series, however, points awarded in another division will not carry over.

 ALL AROUND POINTS:

At the end of the rodeo series, the contestant's overall points won in the top 3 events for each rodeo, will be totaled to determine the series all-around champion, 2nd and 3rd place winners. This includes rough stock events.

Points awarded to anyone participating in the series only. 

 POINTS:

We will be combining boys and girl points. Boys and girls will compete against each other for points and paycheck in all events.

  1st place-10 points         6th place- 5 points

  2nd place- 9 points      7th place- 4 points

 3rd place- 8 points       8th place- 3 points

 4th place- 7 points       9th place- 2 points

 5th place- 6 points       10th place- 1 point

Ties: Points will be averaged (e.g.: 10+9=19 by 2=9.5 points each), All event points will be added to determination placing for the all around in each age group.

ADDITIONAL RULES: There WILL NOT be any duplicate awards presented at the Rodeo due to a tie in points. If a tie should occur, the following system will be used to break the tie.

1) The highest score in the rough stock events or the fastest timed events at the rodeo will be used to break the tie. If another tie occurs, go to #2.

2) Most money won is the event at the rodeo will be used to break the tie. If another tie occurs, go to #3.

3) A flip of a coin will be the final decision to break the tie at the Rodeo. This will occur with both contestants and FIRC Board members present.

Payback Schedule:

Paycheck will be based on event, age group and number of contestants entered. The more contestants per event, the more places will be paid back. Boys and girls will compete against each other for paycheck monies. The paycheck schedule is listed below and is used for all events. Checks will not be mailed. Contestants winnings must be cashed within 30 days of receiving. All checks will be voided after 30 days. WE WILL NOT RE-ISSUE CHECKS. There will be no ground money paid in the event of no qualified rides. All monies will be placed in the awards funds. PLEASE allow enough time for checks to be processed. It will be announced when checks are ready to be picked up.

Contestants_Paychecks

1-5  1 Place      6-10  2 Places        10-15  3 Places

Let's Rodeo!

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