Minutes
Red River Riding Association
Date : April 4, 2016
Time:  7:00pm
Location:  RED RIVER ARENA 

NEXT  MEETING-May 2, 2016
@ 7:00PM AT ARENA ON 
FM 1177  
(Pot Luck Dinner)BRING ANYTHING YOU LIKE AND A SMILE!                          
Members present: Becky & Tommy Knox,  Kathy Dickey with Jaydan, Travis Ober, Sabrina Hayes with Gracie, Pixley, Layla &Nora, Kevin & Stacy Tucker,   Ben Vasquez, Robert (Bud) , Rose and Brandy Williams, Marie Hardee, Christina DeVore with Damian, and Carol Tomah. NEW MEMBER: Mike Wilson.


After enjoying the yummy  pot luck, the meeting was called to order.

Old Business: 
Discussed arena workday schedule. It and upcoming events are posted on website. 
Thanks to participants and WORKERS at the April 2 playday. 
Discussed the tack sale. Playday and tack sale for April brought in $334.00. 

NEW BUSINESS:

VOTED TO ACCEPT NEW MEMBERS. ACCEPTED BY UNANIMOUS VOTE was Mike Wilson...WELCOME!!!


Discussed upcoming events: 4-17-16  TOBRA Barrel Race 2pm
                                                 4-29 & 30 RRRA Jr. Rodeo!
We need volunteers for the TOBRA race to work concessions and set barrels.
Jr. Rodeo will start at 7 pm on the 29th (Friday) and at 10 am on the 30th. Riders may ride Jackpot OR Awards but not both. Jackpots will be barrels, poles and flags only. 
NEED SPONSORS IN EACH AGE GROUP FOR:
BUCKLES- 2 @ 100.00 ea.
BREAST COLLARS- 4 @ $50.00 ea.
BLANKETS- 4 @ $50.00
RIBBON
MANDATORY  WORKDAY: April 23rd @ 6 pm and the 25th @ 6 pm. Members must work one of the days or contact Becky Knox to schedule a make up day.

Discussed having tack sale at the TOBRA barrel race. Decided it was a good idea. Bring tack, old or new,  and pay a $10.00 fee for a table! Also will have tack sale at the next playday, May 7th. PLEASE , do NOT  sell out of your trailers. Tables will be set up near concessions.

BECKY KNOX WILL MAKE COMMITEE SELECTIONS FOR THE BOOMTOWN RODEO AT THE NEXT MEETING, MAY 2, 2016.

The Vernon Parade will be May 18, 2016. We will leave @ noon. Parade starts @ 3pm


 A MOTION TO CLOSE WAS MADE BY Carol Tomah AND SECONDED BY Robert Williams.

AMENDED BY-LAWS

#1 WORKDAYS FOR NEXT YEAR TO QUALIFY TO BE A MEMBER: Each Family will sign up at the awards banquet to take care of a section of the arena all year as a member.

#2 MEETINGS:
All meetings will be changed to the 1st Monday of the month @ 7pm. Any other meetings will be decided by the President. 
At each meeting will be a pot -luck dinner so no one has to eat late or miss a meal.
AGAIN WHEN YOU JOIN UP TO THE ASSOCIATION TO BE A MEMBER YOU ARE TO ABIDE BY THE RULES TO QUALIFY FOR ANY KIND OF BENEFITS THE CLUB HAS TO OFFER


***********NOTICE***************

 
UPCOMING EVENTS:

APRIL 17TH- TOBRA BARREL RACE *NEED VOLUNTEERS FOR CONCESSIONS AND TO SET BARRELS.

APRIL 29TH & 30TH- RRRA JR. RODEO!! 7 PM FRIDAY THE 29TH AND 10 AM SATURDAY THE 30TH

MAY 2ND- REGULAR POTLUCK AND RRRA MEETING @ 7 PM.

MAY 7TH- PLAYDAY & TACK SALE 

MAY 11TH- VERNON PARADE 













TRAIL RIDES 
CALL LARRY HILL

UPCOMING PARADES:
VERNON 5/11/2016


ATTENTION:  
EVERYONE WHO IS RIDING IN THE PARADES NEED TO BUY THEIR GEAR FOR THE PARADES. WE MUST BE IN COMPLETE UNIFORM WHEN REPRESENTING OUR CLUB!! 

BECKY WILL CHECK ON WHAT SHE HAS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE.

BLANKET COVERS- USED: 20.00      NEW: 40.00
BREAST COLLARS-  USED: 30.00      NEW: 40.00
CHAPS -                   USED: 25.00      NEW: 35.00
NAVY BLUE LONG SLEEVE PEARL SNAP SHIRTS ARE AVAILABLE AT ATWOODS, CAVENDERS, BROWSE SHOP, JUST TO NAME A FEW.
STRAW HATS WITH NO SORT OF COLORS ON THEM BESIDES THE BAND.
RED, WHITE & BLUE FLAG BANDANAS ARE PURCHASED AT ATWOODS AND BROWSE SHOP
HEADSTALLS & REINS ARE TO BE ALL LEATHER

READ THE BY-LAW BOOK-- What it takes to be a member.



WHAT A MEMBER IS: Make meetings, parades, workdays, etc. BE A PART OF THE ASSOCIATION

Meetings  12 a year make 6 
Workdays 12 a year (your assigned section)
(Mandatory workdays set by President)
Playdays work two events per playday.


Community Calendar is up and running 
CHECK OUT THE WEBSITE www.redriverridingassoc.org/
If you would like to add something let Becky know and we'll try to post it. 

If anyone needs to buy or sell anything please let an officer know and we will  post it on our classified portion of the website.

 
NEW OFFICERS: 
PRESIDENT- BECKY KING
V-PRES. -       KEVIN TUCKER
SECRETARY- SABRINA HAYES
TREASURER- STACY TUCKER
REPORTER-   KATHY DICKEY
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JR. RODEO
BOOMTOWN RODEO
TRADING POST
DIRECTIONS
CALENDAR
Something to think about:
"No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle"
                                                        -Winston Churchill-