Please read our Newsletter with important information for the remainder of this competition year and next year. Finals Information Page has latest forms and updates for all Finalists. Finals Entries and any outstanding requirements are due by 9/30/17.
Our last show on September 9, 2017 had over 300 entries and paid out over $3,200! Kaitlyn Ryder ran the fastest barrel time on Fred with a 15.829. Fastest pole time of the day was run by Shari Dartez on Bayou Cowboy Amour with a 21.509. Our next show is Saturday September 30, 2017 at Crowley's Rice Arena. FINALS ENTRIES ARE DUE by this show. No exceptions! We have 2 shows remaining before our year end finals. This is a very busy time for the volunteer board members. Please help them by getting all requirements completed on time and reading the newsletter with important information and deadlines. Any questions should be directed to a board member. An electronic form is available for Feedback and Board Nominations. Results and standings are updated. Finalist Summary should be updated by the weekend.
The 17th Annual Bayou Classic was held March 10-12, 2017 at Acadiana Fairgrounds SugArena in New Iberia, LA. Over $20,000 was given out in cash and prizes among over 680 entries. High money winner for the weekend was Katti Breaux with $995. Julie Murphy and Valerie Saucier were not far behind. The 3 members donating the highest selling auction items for the weekend were Scarlet Darden, George Krieg and Pam Denais. Complete details can be found at www.laabra.com/bayou-classic. Special thanks to all of our sponsors, volunteers and participants that helped to make this event possible. Our next show is Saturday March 18, 2017 at SugArena. This is the last day to qualify for the Early Bird Sponsorship Bonus.
Saturdays - Exhibition 12-2:45pm - Poles Books Close 2:30pm - Show Starts 3pm - Barrels Books Close 4pm - Open 5D not before 4:30pm
Sundays - Exhibition 8:30-11:15am -Poles Books Close 11am - Show Starts 11:30am - Barrels Books Close 12 Noon - Open 5D not before 12:30pm
Late Entries taken until first horse of the class entering runs