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CALGARY, AB - Nov 20, 2021 - postponed (new dates TBA)
The Zeke Thurston Classic
PRCA Approval Requested

1 Perf: Nov 20@7pm
Purse for SB: $10,000
Permits: yes
Committee Contact: Chad Besplug
Rodeo Office:
Rodeo Grounds: Nutrien Centre
Arena: Indoor
Main Stock Contractor: Calgary Stampede

Memberships Due: Oct 13@4pm
Online Entries: Oct 17@8am-Oct 18@2pm
CRES Entries: Oct 18@8am-2pm
Callback: will be available on member log in


All Contestants:
** COVID protocols will be implemented based on AHS guidelines if required at time of event **

Re-entries: If needed, will be accepted for available positions November 9, 2021 from 8am-2pm. See Rodeo Entry Information on Rodeo Schedule. Stock drawn will not be done until after re-entries have closed.
Qualifications: Maximum 30 contestants based on top 22 PRCA standings & top 8 CPRA standings as of September 31, 2021 will be used to determine draw outs. If the qualifications are not filled by contestants with dollars won leaving open positions; the remaining openings will be filled by card holders then semi-pro card holders. If there are still open positions, all remaining openings will be filled by a random draw of permit holders. If event is not PRCA approved qualifications will be based CPRA standings only.
Format: One go-round with a (top 10) finals.
Finals: Top ten (10) will advance to finals. Top ten (10) will then pick their own finals stock. First (1st) place coming into the finals getting first pick down to tenth (10th). If there are not ten (10) qualified rides during the long go, all remaining positions will be filled by random draw. If the 10th place is tied going into the finals, the tie will be broken by highest marked spur ride from the long go. Contestants who did not have a qualified score in the first go-round and are drawn back to compete in the finals, will not be eligible to place in the aggregate. In the case of a tie for 1st place in the aggregate a ride off will be held.
Turn Out/Alternate Procedure: Contestants who have originally entered and were eligible at time of entry but were drawn out will be added to an alternate list. These contestants will be notified of any turn-outs or doctor releases and be given the option of re-entry up to the 3 hours prior to rodeo turn out deadline. If stock has already been drawn they will draw stock from a pool of animals consisting of all turned out stock and all re-ride stock for that performance.

Walk Up Replacements: Contestants who have originally entered and were eligible at time of entry but were drawn out may, in person, check with the rodeo secretary no later than 1 hour prior to the performance to confirm their availability and desire to be an alternate. If selected, by random draw of all walk ups available, an alternate will assume the competition position of the contestant that he is replacing, in the rough stock they will draw stock from a pool of animals consisting of all turned out stock for that performance and all re-ride stock for that performance.

Entry Fees:
SB: $200

+CRES & other associate fees with be charged in addition to all entry fees as per the rule book.

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