World Championship

6th Annual Hangin' Tree Cowdog Futurity 

Seymour Rodeo Grounds

Seymour, TX

October 5-10, 2020

Changes for 2020 Futurity:

  • New Intermediate Class for those who have not won $500 or more trialing.

  • Novice Class will have a $300 maximum winnings cap.

  • All Class Entries must be registered by July 15th, 2020 or pay a $100 late fee and register by September 1st, 2020.

  • All Classes will have a $50 cattle charge except Novice will be $25, and Youth is $0.

New Class

  • Intermediate Class          

    • For any member that has not won more than $500 money in other trials

    • They can use any age Hangin' Tree Cowdog

    • Can not enter any other class except Futurity Class.

    • $100 entry fee

    • 2 Go-rounds and finals

    • Prize money 

    • Will run with Maturity Class

    • Entry deadline July 15th, or with added $100 late fee by September 1st

Classes

  • Futurity Class - Entry Form

    • Dog cannot be over 27 months old as of November 1, 2020. To qualify, dog must be whelped on or after August 1, 2018.

    • 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, 2020 to January 31, 2020

      • 2nd payment due March 1, 2020

      • 3rd payment due May 1, 2020 

      • 4th payment due July 1, 2020 

      • 5th payment due September 1, 2020 

      • Final payment, due by Futurity date

    • 2 Go-rounds finals

    • Rules to be posted before Futurity

  • Supreme Cowdog Class - Entry Form          

    • Previously Supreme qualified dogs have to be entered by July 15th.

    • ***Monday 10/5/2020*** We are holding a Supreme Qualifying Session. Your dog must be entered BY 9/24/2020 (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.

    • Entry deadline July 15th, or with added $100 late fee by September 1st

  • Maturity Class - Entry Form

    • Dogs over 27 months old as of November 1, 2020 (whelped before August 1, 2018)

    • 2 go rounds & finals.

    • $100 entry fee.

    • Same rules as futurity

    • Entry deadline July 15th, or with added $100 late fee by September 1st

  • Intermediate Class          

    • For any member that has not won more than $500 money in other trials

    • They can use any age Hangin' Tree Cowdog

    • Can not enter any other class except Futurity Class.

    • $100 entry fee

    • 2 Go-rounds and finals

    • Prize money 

    • Will run with Maturity Class

    • Entry deadline July 15th, or with added $100 late fee by September 1st

  • Novice Class - Entry Form

    • For any member that has not won more than $300 money 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 July 15th, or with added $100 late fee by September 1st

  • Horseback Class - 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 July 15th, or with added $100 late fee by 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.

2020 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.