MANITOBA HIGH SCHOOL RODEO ASSOCIATION CALL ENTRY AND RODEO RULES
Online entries open 14 days prior to the rodeo. Sunday – Wednesday prior to call entry.
Remember – call entries are to be made between 6-10pm, (MB time) 10 days prior to the rodeo. Online entries accepted 10-14 days prior to the rodeo.
NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER 10pm (MB time). Please note that call entry dates may change, so please watch the website, also this does not apply to Provincial Finals.
***To turn out of a rodeo you must call Ann Collen 1-(204)-851-2575 up to 2.5 hours before rodeo time.***
If you submit entry online you will recieve an email back with a confirmation number. If you do not receive this email and number you ARE NOT entered. If you decide to do a call entry instead of online entry, you will be given a confirmation number at the time of your call. Again, If you DO NOT receive a confirmation email then you ARE NOT entered and will have to call before the deadline. For call entry (6-10PM 10 days prior to rodeo only) you can call 1-(204)-845-2574.
The wearing of helmets is optional for Bareback and Saddle Bronc riders while competing in their event(s) in Manitoba High School Rodeo. Athletic Protective Mouth Piece and Protective Riding Vests are required for Saddle Bronc and Bareback riders. Approved helmets, face masks, safety vests and mouth guards will be required for contestants in bull riding (both A & B bulls), Junior Steers Riding, and the Junior Saddle Bronc and Bareback Steer Riding events. All helpers, judges, arena workers, contractors, assistants or parents in the arena/chute areas are expected to follow dress code – western attire: long sleeved shirts, cowboy hats, cowboy boots, & trousers.
Alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs, tobacco products are prohibited at all High School Rodeo functions. Students involved in High School Rodeo must have passing grades and good conduct in school.
Students are responsible for their competitor/back number and it must be worn at all times once arriving at the host community and taken off after leaving host community. Full western attire (western trousers, long sleeved shirt, western boots and western hat) must be worn one (1) hour before rodeo time and one (1) hour after a rodeo in warm-up areas, arena and grandstand area. Western boots must be worn and “sneaker type sport shoes” are not acceptable footwear. No tobacco or alcohol advertising on shirts, hats, etc.
Contestants are required to wear back number at contestant dances/socials. They are also required to wear western trousers, western shirts (or short sleeved conservative shirt) and footwear. Hats and western boots are optional. (Conservative means a shirt/t-shirt with no belly showing, no tank tops, no inappropriate slogans or pictures, etc.) Note: Cowboy Prom is the only exception! Dress is formal to semiformal and back numbers will be excused for this dance/social function only!
TURN OUT FEES
A turn out is when you are not ready to compete in your event when you are called upon or if you are a no show at the rodeo. Turn out fees will be the amount of event entry fee(s) plus call entry, plus the MHSRA administration fees, plus the $4.00 liability insurance fee plus a $20.00 ride/turn out fee per rodeo (regardless of whether 1 or 2 day rodeo). Money to be paid to the MHSRA Secretary within 10 days of the rodeo missed or before the next rodeo, whichever occurs first. Failure to pay turn out fee will result in suspension.
If you are unable to compete due to injury, you may medical release from High School Rodeo. If you medical, you do not have to pay your entry fees, but you do have to pay your $1.00 Central Entry Fee plus the $2.00 MHSRA administration fee plus the $4.00 liability insurance fee. You must submit a medical release to the MHSRA Secretary before the start of the rodeo that you are entered in. A medical release consists of a Doctor’s note that states your injury and recommends that you do not compete. You must obtain a signed doctors release form to resume competition.**The Rodeo Secretary must know that you are a medical out before the start of the performance that you are scheduled to compete at or else you shall be treated as a turnout and ride fees will apply.**
If you are injured/ill but not severely enough to warrant a Doctor certified medical out, you can visible release from an event/rodeo. If you visible release from a rodeo, you have to pay your entry fee(s) plus your call entry fee plus administration fees plus the insurance fee. You must have a doctor’s release to resume competition in the event that you have visible released out of. In order to be considered as a visible release you must fill out a visible release form. You must state your reason and have the form signed by two judges. To resume competition in the events/rodeo that you visible released from you must obtain a doctors release to resume competition. The MHSRA secretary must be notified of this before you enter the next rodeo.
Vet releases work the same way as medical releases. You must notify the Rodeo Secretary that you are vet releasing. This notification must be done before the start of the performance that you are scheduled to compete in. A vet must sign a form stating that the horse is injured or else two judges must sign a vet form, which is obtained from the Rodeo Secretary. You must submit your vet release within 10 days and pay your Call Entry Fees plus any MHSRA administration fees and insurance fee. NSF CHEQUES Any monies owed to MHSRA must be paid in full plus a twenty ($20.00) fine must be paid to the Secretary of MHSRA by the Friday prior to the Wednesday of Call Entry Day. (Before entries will be accepted at the next rodeo)(Only certified checks or money orders will be accepted) Failure to do so will result in suspension of the contestant and holding of accumulated points until balance is paid in full. In the case of two NSF checks being written the member/contestant will be placed on a cash only basis.
Any monies owed to MHSRA must be paid in full plus a twenty ($20.00) fine must be paid to the Secretary of MHSRA by the Friday prior to the Wednesday of Call Entry Day. (Before entries will be accepted at the next rodeo)(Only certified checks or money orders will be accepted) Failure to do so will result in suspension of the contestant and holding of accumulated points until balance is paid in full. In the case of two NSF checks being written the member/contestant will be placed on a cash only basis.