World Championship

Results Are In!

4th Annual Hangin' Tree Cowdog Futurity 

NRS Ranch Decatur, TX.  October 9-13, 2018

Host of the 2018 HTCA Futurity, Maturity, and Meeting

Major Futurity Sponsors

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Prime Futurity Sponsors

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Buckle - Jacket Sponsors

Jacot Ranches
Mr. Carroll Messick

Thank you

Another championship in the books with next years championship already scheduled (Oct. 7-12, 2019) and our 'Thank You' list grows:
  • To Gary Ericsson, without his commitment in developing this breed, non of this would be possible
  • To NRS for hosting the Futurity and events
  • To our Major Sponsors, Prime Sponsors, and Jacket/Buckle Sponsors
  • Shane and Wynd Roberts for supplying cattle
  • Jensen Gainer for supplying cattle
  • To Charlie Trayer for coordinating, supplies, and so much more
  • To our judges who sat horseback all week and in the rain
    • Wynd Roberts, Trevon Ogden, and Kenneth Heman
  • To our cattle settlers for placing cattle
    • Kadin Roberts, Jensen Gainer, and the judges
  • To our cattle haulers and sorters
    • Shane Roberts, John Jacot, Jensen Gainer
  • To our timers and score keepers
    • Jennica Wilcox, Eric Wilcox, Melissa Ogden
  • To Herman Cook for sitting by the exhaust gate all week long to let cattle out
  • To our contestants, the dogs and handlers get better and better each year
  • To Jason Terrell for being the liaison between the NRS and HTCA
  • To JR Bailey for contacting Schaefer for the finalists jackets and Hybrid Light
  • To Schaefer for discounting the finalist jackets for the association
  • To Gorman Welding Trailers and Kennels for donating the kennel for the auction 
  • To Revival Animal Health for being a product sponsor
  • All the members who donated items for the auction
  • To the members and non-members who watched the events and took pictures
 
There are more, I'm sure, we're forgetting and we'll continue to update this list as we remember. If you helped make the Futurity week a success, Thank you so much! We simply cannot do this without your support!

Futurity Week Finals

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Stud Dog of the Year: Hangin' Judge Bean  $400

Sire of Futurity Champion- Trayers' Savage Sam

Owned by Jan Dawson

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New Classes

  • Supreme Cowdog Class          

    • Previously Supreme qualified dogs have to be entered by September 1st

    • ***Monday 10/8/2018*** We are holding a Supreme Qualifying Session. Your dog must be entered BY 9/24/2018 (for the qualifying session). Any dog that qualifies during the Supreme Session can still be enter in the Supreme Cowdog Class (MUST BE ENTERED THAT DAY)

    • $300 entry fee.

    • Same rules as futurity.

Classes

  • Futurity Class - Entry Form

    • Dog cannot be over 27 months old as of November 1, 2018. To qualify, dog must be whelped on or after August 1, 2016.

    • Any missed payment and entry is cancelled. To re-enter dog, penalty applies.

    • Dog can be entered at any time up to the Futurity date (late fees apply, contact Association) 

    • Payment Schedule for Futurity: $50 each time IF payment schedule is followed

      • 1st payment January 1, 2018 to January 31, 2018

      • 2nd payment due March 1, 2018

      • 3rd payment due May 1, 2018 

      • 4th payment due July 1, 2018 

      • 5th payment due September 1, 2018 

      • Final payment, due by Futurity date

    • 2 Go-rounds finals

    • Rules to be posted before Futurity

  • Maturity Class - Entry Form

    • Dogs over 27 months old as of November 1, 2018 (whelped before August 1, 2016)

    • 2 go rounds & finals.

    • $100 entry fee.

    • Same rules as futurity

    • Entry deadline September 1st

  • Supreme Cowdog Class - Entry Form          

    • Previously Supreme qualified dogs have to be entered by September 1st

    • ***Monday 10/8/2018*** We are holding a Supreme Qualifying Session. Your dog must be entered BY 9/24/2018 (for the qualifying session). Any dog that qualifies during the Supreme Session can still be entered in the Supreme Cowdog Class (MUST BE ENTERED THAT DAY)

    • 2 Go-rounds & finals

    • $300 entry fee.

    • Same rules as futurity.

  • Novice Class - Entry Form

    • For any member that has not won any money or prizes in other trials

    • They can use any age Hangin' Tree Cowdog

    • $50 entry fee

    • 2 Go-rounds and finals

    • Prize money and buckles

    • Will follow Maturity Class

    • Entry deadline September 1st

  • Horseback Class (Stall Booking) - Entry Form

    • They can use any age Hangin' Tree Cowdog

    • $100 entry fee

    • 2 go rounds and finals

    • Prize money and buckles

    • Will follow Novice Class

    • Entry deadline September 1st

 

  • Nominate Stud Dogs for $100. If pup out of nominated stud wins the futurity the owner of stud wins the purse. Purse 80% to winner 20% to association. If no one wins it rolls over to next year.

2018 Futurity Payment schedule  

     

Jan 1 - 31             Enter dog                   $50

 

March 1              2nd payment             $50   -------------------------- late entry $200

 

May 1                  3rd payment              $50   -------------------------- late entry $300

 

July 1                   4th payment             $50   -------------------------- late entry $400

 

Sept 1                   5th payment             $50   -------------------------- late entry $500

 

Futurity date      Final payment          $50      Total of $300   ------- late entry $600

Explanation of Rounds and Payouts

 

  • Each go round points & time - Each go round pays 10% of total purse.

    • If under 10 dogs entered 2 moneys 60%-40%. 

    • If 10 or more dogs entered 3 moneys 50%-30%-20%.

  • Finals - Total combined points & time of the two go rounds.  Top 1 per 3 dogs entered go to finals.  

    • If 6 or less dogs entered, 2 go to finals.  

    • 7 to 9 dogs entered, 3 to finals.

    • 10 to 12 dogs entered, 4 to finals. 

    • 13 or more dogs entered, top 5 to finals.

  • Finals pay 2 moneys

    • If less than 12 dogs entered, 70% - 30% plus prizes.

    • If 12 or more dogs entered 3 moneys 50%-30%-20%.

  • Dates and times are subject to change if deemed necessary.

  • All futurity expenses must come out before any prize money is established.

  • 10% of total purse goes to association.

  • Dog must be a Permanent Registered Hangin’ Tree Cowdog by futurity time and DNA tested (see HTCA Trial Dogs for rules). No prize money or prizes given out until DNA results are received by the association office.