Outside Circle by Jan Swan Wood: SDHSRA membership, horse sales, horse games, jackpots, team roping, WRCA finals
It’s sure a busy time of year in the ranch country. I see bullracks daily on the highway, first going by empty and hours later, loaded, taking calves to market. Everyone’s calves I’ve seen just look fantastic, it’s just a shame they aren’t bringing more at market. Mine will be going next week, weather permitting. I already postponed them due to an early forecast for this week, then it turned out to be just fine. One just never knows this time of year.
This is a reminder for the SDHSRA membership: you must have your membership applications filled out, everything signed, and fees paid by November 1. You can get all the details on http://www.sdhsra.com.
The 2020 20X Extreme Rodeo entries also must be in by November 1. The 20X invites were emailed on October 8, so check your emails. There’s a contestant list on the website as well. If you didn’t get your emailed invite, download it from the website or email Kim Sutton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There will be a horse sale at Gordon Livestock, Gordon, Neb., on November 3, noon. Call Link at 308-282-9998 or Gordon Livestock at 308-282-1171.
The Fall Fun Day Horse Games will be at Besler’s Cadillac Ranch near Belle Fourche, S.D. on November 9. Signup is at 10:30 a.m.. There will be riding games, bobbing for apples, costume contest, tack sale and a silent auction. This is all a fundraiser for Diane Olstad who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
BHSU Barrel Jackpots at Seven Down Arena, Spearfish, S.D. on November 7 and 15. The 4D starts at 6 p.m., $40 entry, cash only. On November 15 only there will also be a $20 futurity sidepot.
The 24th WRCA Finals is coming up in Amarillo, Tex., on November 7-10. Tickets are on sale now and the Friday and Saturday tickets are only available by calling 806-378-3096. Besides the great ranch rodeo finals, there’s also the RHAA (Ranch Horse Association of America) ranch horse competition on November 8-9. There’s also a fabulous trade show and the whole deal is just great family entertainment.
The NRCA Finals will be November 8-10 at the James Kjerstad Event Center, Rapid City, S.D.. November 8 and 9 perfs will be at 6 p.m. with a dance to follow on Friday night. On November 10 there will be a barrel jackpot at 8 a.m. With the rodeo performance at 1 p.m. There’s a very good trade fair all three days.
There will also be a team roping during the NRCA finals on November 9 at the Event Center.. Enter at 8 a.m., rope at 9. Open handicap, #13, and draw handicap. All enter four times with progressive after one. Mixed roping after the draw if there’s time. Call Jim Tiltrum at 605-209-8064 of Les Tiltrum at 605-390-8407.
Thar’s Ranch Sorting will be November 16-17 at the CamPlex East Pavillion, Gillette, Wyo. Entries open at 8 a.m., close at 8:30 and the sort starts at 9. Find details about the divisions on their Facebook page or call Zane at 307-660-9501.
The Wright Fall Roping will be November 17, enter at 11, sled roping starts at noon, #11 to follow. Cash only. It will be at the Ag Complex at Wright, Wyo. For details, call Clay or Lisa Fordyce at 307-391-0555.
Bust’n Mini Broncs and Bulls series has set their dates. They will start at 1 p.m. each time at the DSU Arena, Dickinson, N.D. Dates are November 17, December 15, and January 12. Call or text with questions to 701-880-8372.
Reinert Arena will be hosting a Team Roping Jackpot on November 17 at 10 a.m. The arena is off I-90, exit 116 near Wall, S.D. with an open 12 slide, followed by a mixed roping where one of them has to be female or under 13 years of age. It’s $50/person for all the ropings. You can enter three times each side. Enter at 9 a.m., rope at 10. Call Cole Reinert at 605-515-3575 or Allen Good 605-441-6898.
There will be a horse sale at Martin, S.D. on November 18. Call 605-407-7744 to find out details.
Well, that’s my circle for this week. Have a great week and be careful out there. Be sure and send me any events or items or interest you want me to mention here.
Outside Circle by Jan Swan Wood: Kid rodeos, ropings, county fairs, ranch rodeos, support our community businesses
The brief cool down around here was sure welcome. Some areas got some desperately needed rain too, so I’m sure glad for them. I sure hope they continue.
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