Red River Riding Association
Date: August 2nd, 2021
Location: RED RIVER ARENA
Next meeting September 6th, 2021
@ 7:00 PM AT ON
The meeting was called to order by President Becky King @ 7:10 PM
Members present included Becky King, Susan Mitchell, Kevin Tucker, Stacy Tucker, Travis Ober and Carol Ober
Opening discussion: We ordered new cables and alternator for tractor.
Tractor is up and running.
Due to high electric bills, we are going to price LED lights and plan on replacing all lights on the poles.
Fencing inside and around arena needs to be replaced. Also fencing to separate parking lot from rodeo grounds. 250 by 120
Kevin Tucker will price fencing and lights and we will discuss next meeting.
For safety the announcer booth needs a new floor, Hoping to do all work this winter.
We set makeup playday (July) for October 9th, 2021.
Our playday schedule as follows:
Exhibitions Reg @ 12:00 p.m.
Ride @ 1:00 p.m.
Playday Reg @ 1:00 p.m.
Ride @ 2:00 p.m.
HOPE EVERYONE IS ENJOYING THIER SUMMER, STAY SAFE IN THIS HEAT AND SEE YOU SOON!
UPCOMING RODEO SCHEDULE
Seymour Rodeo July 10th Club not attending
Walters Rodeo July 15th
Lawton August 7th
Henrietta September 16th
Burkburnett Christmas Parade December 1st
WORK THAT NEEDS TO BE DONE:
1. Repair Gate on South End
2. Painting fences
3. ROPING CHUTE
4. RE-STRETCH WIRE AND FIX ON SE CORNER AND AROUND ARENA
5. ARENA GATES ON SOUTH AND NORTH ENDS REPLACE BAD PIPE
6. ANNOUNCERS STAND STEPS AND WALKWAY
7. GATE IN BULL ALLEY
8. GATES IN BULLPENS
9. WATER TO CALF PENS.
10. MOVE TANK OUT OF WAY
11. CHECK BLEACHERS AND REPLACE ANY BOARDS (POSSIBLY WITH C-PURLIN)
12. GATE SEPARATING CALF PENS AND RETURN ALLEY NEEDS WELDED
13. ARENA NEEDS TO SLOPED TO DRAIN AND ALL AROUND ARENA NEEDS TO BE CLEARED SO IT WILL DRAIN TO THE EAST
14. FIX FLOOR FOR ANNOUNCER BOOTH
15. PUT UP FENCE ON SOUTH END PARKING
ALL CONTACT INFORMATION WILL BE GIVEN TO ALL MEMBERS TO CONTACT ANYONE TO HELP YOU WITH ANY OF THESE PROJECTS. CALL ANYONE TO TELL THEM YOU WANT TO WORK ON A PROJECT.
NEW PLAYDAY INFORMATION
Our Playdays are changed back to the first Saturday of the month March through November.
Register for exibitions for Barrels and Poles at 12 ride at 1:00.
Register for Playday at 1:00 ride at 2:00pm
5 events for $20.00
$5.00 for Hi-Point of the day
*** If you are a member your points will count for YEAR END awards.************ AS a member you must sign up to work 2 events per PLAYDAY to qualify for YEAR END AWARDS********************
The new dates for the playdays and parades are on the website.
Next playday is May 1st.
Check website for more info
BOOMTOWN RODEO NEWS!!!
June 11th & 12th 2021
giving away a trailer to queen
Check Boomtown Rodeo page for more info:
Boomtown parade will be . Lineup is at 3 pm and it starts at 4 Pm.
Queen Contest yet to be determind Costs is $5 supporting our young contestants the followed by an interview, speech, and pattern
NIGHTLY PERFORMANCES START AT 7:30 PM
We are still needing sponsors for some events!!!!
We discussed and voted on ticket prices are $10 for adults, $5 for children 3-10, & 2 & under are free
Cooler charges are $10 per cooler
Dance is $5 per person
Vendors will be charged $50 per night to have a booth
Meeting adjourned at 9:30 pm.
#1 WORKDAYS FOR NEXT YEAR TO QUALIFY TO BE A MEMBER: Each Family will be sign up by the President to take care of a section of the arena all year as a member.
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
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.
BREAST COLLARS- USED: 30.00 NEW: 40.00
CHAPS - USED: 25.00 NEW: 35.00
STRAW HATS WITH NO SORT OF COLORS ON THEM BESIDES THE BAND.
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.
PRESIDENT- BECKY KING
V-PRES. - KEVIN TUCKER
SECRETARY- SUSAN MITCHELL
TREASURER- STACY TUCKER
REPORTER- NICKIE READY