Minutes
Red River Riding Association
Date : June 22, 2015
Time:  7:00pm
Location:  RED RIVER ARENA 

NEXT  MEETING  July 6, 2015
@ 7:00PM AT ARENA ON 
FM 1177                             


Members present: Stacy Tucker, Travis Ober & Carol Tomah, Sabrina Hayes, Layla, Gracie, & Pixley Harden


New Members Joined:  

Members who were voted on and accepted:
​New Members were voted on and approved at Awards Banquet on January 17, 2015: King Family, K Tucker Family, Nixon Family, Winney Family, J Tucker Family, K Dickey/ bobby Biddy Family, Tomah & Ober Family, Eakins Family, L Padilla, Eye Family, Phariss Family, Vanderpool Family, Hayes Family,  Doyle Family, Loren Family, Mitchell Family, Siders Family, R Padilla Family, Devore Family, Harrington Family. 
Joined Feb. 2, 2015 Vasquez Family & Dayna Wilson Family
Joined Feb. 16, 2015 John Taylor & Marion Mohedano Family, Knox Family
Joined March 16, 2015 Eye Family, Benedict Family, Bill & Anita Lockwood, Pam James, Shirley Velez, Karen Fite, Nita Doyle & Larry Hill.
Joined April 20, 2015 Barnett Family, Gary Blevins & Jimmie Witt, Donna Davis, Williams Family.

NEW BUSINESS: 
Contact Larry Hill for more info 940-613-2336 on the next Trail ride

Talked about our upcoming Junior rodeo changed to July 3rd & 4th, 2015. Friday starts at 7:00pm and Saturday starts at 10:00am

MANDATORY WORKDAYS: June 27th @ 9am & June 29th & 30th, 2015 @ 6:00pm. Members have to make 1 of these days to qualify for yr end awards. Contact Becky if you need to make different arrangements.

MOWING AND WEED EATING NEEDS TO BE DONE EVERYWHERE ( PLEASE WATCH FOR THE OAK TREES THAT ARE PLANTED), CLEANING THE CONCESSION AND BATHROOMS, CHECK OUT THE CHUTES ( STRIPPING AND CALF CHUTES), THE BREAKAWAY BOXES NEED TO BE CLEANED OUT, THE WATER FAUCET BY THE NORTH GATES NEEDS TO BE FIXED. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE EVERY MEMBER PULL THEIR WIEGHT AND HELP EACH OTHER OUT SO WE CAN MAKE THIS JR RODEO THE BEST IT CAN BE!!!! WE APPRECIATE EVERYONE.

Work schedule for Concession will be given to a officer to schedule.

Due to lack of members to ride in Bowie Parade the RRRA will not be attending the parade. BUT, that does not exclude anyone who is wanting to go from doing so. The parade does begin on Saturday at 10 am.

July's Playday will be rescheduled at a later date.

TOBRA BARREL RACE
June 21, @ 7pm. @ arena
Thank you Kathy Dickey for all your help . 


Motion to close -- Travis Ober
Seconded --- Sabrina Hayes

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

Cynthia Phariss advised of a New organization for District 21 Playdays to qualify for finals the end of July 2015. anyone interested in joining please contact Cynthia Phariss. They are looking to be on the calendar to hold a couple of events at our arena. 

 
Upcoming EVENTS: 

      JUNE 13 NOCONA PARADE @ 5:00PM
      JUNE 12 & 13 WICHITA COUNTY MOUNTED RODEO
      JUNE 20 ARCHER CITY, TX PARADE @ 5:00PM
      JUNE 27 BOWIE RODEO PARADE @ 10:00 AM
      GNHA PLAYDAY RESCHEDULE GO ON WEBSITE

      JULY 3 & 4, 2015 RRRA JR. RODEO
​ALL RRRA MEMBERS NEED TO PULL TOGETHER TO MAKE IT SUCCESSFUL!!!

SWEETHEART CONTEST  OCTOBER, 2015

ALL GIRLS INTERESTED BRING $10.00 TO ENTER
TO QUALIFY: HAVE BEEN A MEMBER AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, 0-10 PETITE SWEETHEART, 11-18 SR. SWEETHEART
ACTIVE MEMBERS, AND ARE IN GOOD STANDING WITH THE CLUB FOR ONE YEAR.

     Sweetheart contest was a Success! Ayanna Mitchell is our Sr Sweetheart and Lexi Dickey is our petite Sweetheart.  

INFORMATION: SOME USED CHAPS FOR SALE AND BLUE SHIRTS. SEE BECKY


(Required to attend the workdays that are scheduled to qualify for year end awards)

On your workdays there will be a sign in sheet make sure you sign in to get your credit.

TRAIL RIDES 
CALL LARRY HILL
   
UPCOMING PARADES:
JUNE 20, 2015 ARCHER CITY @ 5PM LEAVE @ KOA 3PM
JUNE 27, 2015 BOWIE PARADE @ 10AM 

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 IS THE UNIFORM?


If you need chaps made, BECKY NEEDS YOUR CHAP MONEY IN HAND FIRST SO THAT SHE CAN ORDER THE MATERIAL. PLEASE CONTACT HER.
ALSO ON BLANKETS AND BREAST COLLARS.

*******WHOEVER HAS CHAPS, SHIRTS OR BLANKETS THAT THEY ARE NOT USING AND WANT TO SELL BACK CONTACT BECKY........ 






Upcoming business:
A few goals for next years rodeo:
BATHROOMS​​ 
Make a few changes to concession 




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

Meetings  22 a year make 10 
Parades?  12 a year make  5 
 (Ride with Club)
Workdays   4 mandatory  make all
Playday Workdays   2 a year to qualify.

Be proud to be a member, help out without being asked.
Support the kids... 

 
Community Calender 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- KELLY NIXON
TREASURER- STACY TUCKER
REPORTER-   TANYA WINNEY
ARENA MAINTENCE- --





 Updates for 2014:
  To qualify for year end awards you must ride 5 playdays with 4 events each playday.. PLUS YOU MUST WORK YOUR WORKDAYS..................
  You must keep up with your HORSE BUCK CARD to recieve any Horse bucks at the BANQUET....................................
  To recieve Senior award, you have to have been with the Association at least 1 full year, and participate with the activities set forth. amount of the Senior award depends on your participation and if you recieved a diploma determined by the Officers and what was profited by the Boomtown rodeo.

If you would like to list anything for sale, or you want people to join you in a TRAIL RIDE or any other activity just e-mail me @ rrratx@yahoo.com and i will put it on the message Board.......... 
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"No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle"
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