Rodear America Sanctioning Application

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RODEAR SANCTION RULES & GUIDELINES

  • All sanctioned events must be applied for and approved by Rodear America no later than 30 days prior to the first day of the event date.
  • ALL OBSTACLES MUST REQUIRE BOTH THE DOG & HORSE/RIDER TO COMPLETE. THE HORSE AND RIDER ARE NOT RESTRICTED IN ANY MANNER ON THE COURSE WHEN NEGOTIATING COURSE.
  • ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY MUST BE ADHERED TO REGARDING ABUSE OF DOGS, LIVESTOCK AND HORSES. RODEAR AMERICA WILL PROVIDE ADDITIONAL AND MORE SPECIFIC INFORMATION REQUESTED ON THIS TOPIC REGARDING WHAT IS EXPECTED BY THE ASSOCIATION.
  • NO TRAINING DEVICES ALLOWED ON ANY DOG ANYWHERE ON THE PREMISES OF A RODEAR AMERICA SANCTIONED EVENT.
  • COURSE OBJECTIVES WILL BE SOLELY JUDGED ON POINTS AND TIME.
  • A MINIMUM NUMBER OF DIVISIONS MUST BE OFFERED AND MUST INCLUDE THE OPEN, NON-PRO AND GREEN DOG CLASSES
  • IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT CATTLE NOT BE USED MORE THAN 2 TIMES IN ONE DAY AND THAT CATTLE HAVE NOT BEEN USED IN TEAM PENNING OR TEAM SORTING COMPETITION. IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT CATTLE HAVE CONSISTENT ACCESS TO WATER/FEED DURING THE EVENT. IT IS ALSO STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT CATTLE BE ADEQUATELY “DOG SETTLED” PRIOR TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE COMPETITION SO AS TO MAXIMIZE THE POTENTIAL OF CATTLE HONORING THE DOGS.
  • 2021 GREEN DOG CLASS AGE REQUIREMENT – ALL GREEN DOGS COMPETING MUST HAVE BEEN BORN ON OR AFTER APRIL 1, 2019.
  • IN ORDER FOR RESULTS TO BE COUNTED TOWARD RODEAR AMERICA YEAR-END POINTS, SANCTIONING FEES AND RESULTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY RODEAR AMERICA NO LATER THAN 15 DAYS AFTER THE LAST DAY OF EVENT, OR A $100 LATE FEE WILL BE DUE BEFORE RESULTS WILL BE COUNTED IN NATIONAL STANDINGS.