Here's the text version of the Participant's Letter for this weekend's American Heritage!
WHEN: Jr. Futurity: Friday, June 10, 2016 @ 12pm (noon).
Women’s Futurity: Friday, June 10, 2016 following the Jr. Futurity.
Open Futurity: Friday, June 10, 2016 following the Women’s Futurity.
Heritage Futurity: Saturday, June 11, 2016 @ 9am (section 1).
Saturday, June 11, 2016 @ 2pm (section 2).
Event Judges: Shawn Ramirez, Royd Doyal, Erik Bortnem, Justin Crawford, Buddy Reed, Billy Wayne Busbee
***Mandatory Contractors meeting Thursday, June 9th @ 4pm. Stephens Co. Expo Center main arena west grandstands***
American Heritage Welcome Reception Dinner / Calcutta hosted by ABBI / QualiTech / Two Bulls and Pro Bull Nutrition, will be
Thursday, June 9th @ 7pm. Food will be provided by Martinez Family Restaurants (Stephens Co Expo Center north end of main
Event Address and Bull Housing:
Stephen County Fairgrounds
2002 South 13th Street
Duncan, OK. 73533
Bull Testing: Selected bulls must remain on site after event until the testing has been completed. Any of the bulls not
tested will be fined and winnings forfeited.
Back Of House Superintendent: Billy Cochrane (254) 493-4260.
OnSite ABBI Staff: Kyle Lewis (972)754-0825 Arlene Frihauf (719)468-8576 Rebecca Flores (719)248-7028.
Check – in Time: ALL bulls will be accepted for check-in on Thursday, June 9, 2016 starting at 10am and ending at 3pm. Any arrivals before or after the scheduled check-in time will be subject to a fine. Please contact Billy for details. If you are traveling from a
distance and plan to arrive prior to check-in, you must contact the on-site ABBI representative or the ABBI office at least 24 hours
prior to arrival to ensure pen space is secure and available. Animals will then need to be checked in with ABBI officials during the designated check in time.
Late Arrival: Late check-in - $250.00 per animal. Late is defined as not being in line at the designated close time for check in of
animals. Check-in officials will determine the end of the line where fines will be assessed.
Check – Out Time: Sunday, June 12, 2016 by 9:00am.
Judging: 6 judge system for the Futurities.
Conduct: All participants are expected to meet the honesty, integrity and professionalism to reflect the image expected of members of the PBR /ABBI. (Please refer to the PBR rulebook)
Pay Out and W-9 Requirements: To avoid any delay in payment of prize money, please submit your 2016 W-9 to the ABBI office
previous to the event. All prize money will be paid out by check or direct deposit. All required forms can be found at abbinow.com in
the event forms.
Horns: Your bull MUST have his horns tipped to the diameter of a 50 cent piece according to ABBI rules prior to arriving at the
event. We will not allow you to check in if you fail to comply and you will be fined $250.00 per un-tipped bull.
Health Papers: All contractors are required to bring a copy of health papers and EID tag paperwork if the animal’s tag is missing or has recently been replaced. There will be an ABBI representative on hand at check in to verify all paperwork. If health paper work is not provided or an EID tag is missing, with no paperwork, you will be subject to a $250.00 fine and may be disqualified.
Current Health papers must be shown at check in - both TB and Brucellosis are required (Must be within 365 days of issue).
Outstanding Balances with ABBI have to be paid by Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 5:00 PM (MST) or you may be drawn out of the