2017 Qualifiers - Tie Down Roping

2017 Qualifiers - Tie Down Roping

Tie Down Roping sponsored by Cinch Jeans

Competitor must rope the calf, dismount, throw the calf by hand, and cross and tie three legs. The horse and contestant must start behind a mechanical/electronic barrier giving the calf a fair head start. Once the roper has made contact with the calf and the rope is tied, the calf must remain in control of the roper and cannot be chased down. A no time will be issued if the calf gains his freedom at any point during the contest. Throwing the calf by hand consists of the calf standing upright on at least three legs or the calf can be helped up.

A tie is considered legal when at least three legs are crossed, there is a wrap around no less than three legs and a Half Hitch or Hooey. If the tie comes loose or three legs do not remain crossed before the judge rules a complete run, a no time will be awarded.

Once the contestant calls for time by throwing his hands in the air, he may no longer assist the run by touching his pigging string nor his rope. He may not work his horse by waving his arms or making noises with his mouth. All will result in a disqualification.

THE AMERICAN Rodeo Tie Down Roping Qualifiers

Date Event Name Location Results
May 29, 2016 American Qualifier Guthrie, OK Get Results
September 18, 2016 Marty Yates/Shawn McMullan Stephenville, TX Get Results
September 25, 2016 Bacque Memorial Calf Roping Scott, LA Get Results
October 12, 2016 Quarter Horse Congress Columbus, OH Get Results
October 14, 2016 Leo Ohl Memorial Hamilton, TX Get Results
October 28, 2016 San Angelo Roping Fiesta San Angelo, TX Get Results
November 10, 2016 Last Chance ERA Qualifier Fort Worth, TX Get Results
November 13, 2016 Cross Brand Cowboy Church Tyler, TX Get Results
November 24, 2016 Rising Star Open Roping Guthrie, OK Get Results
February 12, 2017 George Rowland Memorial Levelland, TX Coming Soon

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