Mid-South Little Britches Rodeo
The Mid-South Little Britches Rodeo Association (MSLBRA) is a sanctioned chapter of the National Little Britches Rodeo Association, the oldest youth rodeo association in the country. The Mid-South Little Britches Rodeo Association is devoted to the promotion of junior rodeo and continued support and encouragement of youth.
The NLBRA season begins on August 1st of each year and ends with the National Finals in July. To qualify for the National Finals, a contestant must place in the top seven (7) of an event at four (4) individual rodeos. Each contestant takes their top five (5) places for each event to the National Finals at which contestants compete for buckles, saddles, scholarships and other awards.
During the MSLBRA rodeos, contestants will compete for NLBRA points and their share of the Jackpot. The jackpot calculation will follow format C .
|There are Five Age Groups
Available for Children Ages 5-18. Ages are based on contestants age as of July 27, 2015.
|Little Wrangler||Boys and Girls||5-8|
|Junior Girl||Girls Only||9-13|
|Junior Boy||Boys Only||9-13|
|Senior Girl||Girls Only||14-18|
|Senior Boy||Boys Only||14-18|
If you are interested in becoming a member of the National Little Britches Rodeo Association, print the membership form and send a copy of your child’s birth certificate to the national office.
The Awards Ceremony will be held on June 5, 2016 at the Rankin County Multipurpose Facility at 9 a.m.
All contestants are required to wear full western attire, including NLBRA back numbers. We will begin with an awesome church service that you won’t want to miss! After that commences, we will quickly begin with awards presentations for all age groups.
Come out and support your fellow rodeo friends and family!
Minimum Qualified Rodeos!!
Each contestant is required to participate in at least 11 MSLBRA rodeos to qualify for year-end awards!
A rookie is a contestant competing in the first year in that age group. If you are a rookie contestant in your age group, notify the secretary of your rookie status.
2016 Year-End Awards Tie-Breaker Rule:
In the event of a tie for awards, the following tie-breaking rule will be followed:
1. The contestant with the most 1st place placings in the event will receive the higher place;
2. If a tie still exists after rule #1, the contestant who has competed in the most rodeos for the current season will receive the higher place;
3. If a tie still exists after rules #1 and #2, the contestant who had the highest number of points coming in to the last rodeo will receive the higher place.
Entry Fee Information:
$15 per event
$15 Cattle charge per class
$7 Goat charge
$40 Rough Stock charge
$9 contestant fee-per rodeo
$5 office fee – per rodeo
$30 late fee – if not mailed by postmark date
Don’t forget there is a $5 charge at the gate – please do not send your gate fee with your entry form.
If you miss the postmark deadline, you must call the secretary to see if entries are still being taken.
Rodeo #24-25-Brandon, MS June 11, 2016
Stalls -$20/night or $30/weekend; Hookups – $40
You can text your name, stalls and hookup reservations to Jerald at 601-966-3062 these two days : Monday and Tuesday , May 30-31,2016.
Stalls and Hookups for Rodeo #23 – Brandon, MS on June 4, 2016 will not change from reservations made for Rodeo #21 & #22, unless you have a change. If you have a change, contact Jerald ASAP!
You can register for a rodeo by either:
1. Mailing a paper “Rodeo Entry Form” along with your entry fees to the secretary by the postmark date; or
2. Registering online at www.nlbra.com. You must still mail your entry fees to the secretary by the postmark date.
Secretary Mailing Address:
8373 Hwy 481 North
Morton, MS 39117
The new 2015-2016 Official Rule Book has been published – you can find it in the “Forms” section. There are several changes for this year – please be aware of the changes that will affect you! Here are a few: new point system, new hat rule, dally ribbon roping changes, age classification date determination, and MANY MORE. The changes are highlighted in the Official Rule Book.
ATTENTION CONTESTANTS ATTENDING NLBRA FINALS IN OKLAHOMA:
If you are interested in volunteering during finals week, contact Tonya at 601-966-3061. The NLBRA needs helpers in check-in, rough stock arena, track arena, timed event arena, outdoor arena, grand entry, parking, water delivery, and the silent auction. Free helper passes will be given to those that volunteer! Also, 2 prizes will be given away after each performance and a grand prize drawing will be held after the short-go for a free camping spot at next years finals rodeo!
Lazy E Arena Health Certificate, Vaccination and Coggins Policy as of April 4, 2016:
A current health certificate issued within 7 days and a 12-month coggins is required to enter the Lazy E facility. Additionally, all horses must have been vaccinated with an FDA-approved vaccine for EHV (Rhino) and Influenza not less than 14 days and not more than 60 days prior to date of entry. Lazy E Arena reserves the right to amend this policy based on recent outbreaks, suggested changes by a veterinarian or state requirements. Please continue to check nlbra.com and lazye.com for any changes or updated requirements.
MANDATORY MIDSOUTH TEAM MEETING: CONTESTANTS ENTERED IN FINALS RODEO
DATE: TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2016
TIME: 12:00 PM – HIGH NOON!
LOCATION: LAZY E, GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA, COVERED WARM-UP ARENA (LOCATED IN FRONT OF THE MAIN COMPETITION ARENA)