World Championship

4th Annual Hangin' Tree Cowdog Futurity 

NRS Ranch

Decatur, TX

October 9-13, 2018

NRS Calendar

October 9-13, 2018

NRS Guest Ranch

Online Booking

Stalls & Hookups

Online Booking

NRS Phone: 940-627-3949
Call to book room

Bringing a horse? No problem! What about a camper? They've got you covered! The NRS offers stalls to keep your horse in and hook-ups for campers! The most accessible stalls are the 'North 40 Stalls & Hookups.' These are right along the main road, in between the arena and pasture area where the Futurity events are held. Click to book!

Ever been to the NRS Store? They'll have what you need! Dog supplies, horse supplies, western wear, ropes, saddles and more! And the store is located on the same ranch as the NRS Arena and where the Futurity is being held!

To see the event on their calendar click on the above link 'NRS Calendar' and find October 2018. The ranch has several guest houses but book quickly for dates in October 2018 as they are filling up! There are several hotels in Decatur, TX. Click here for a list.

Futurity Schedule:

 

Futurity-Maturity-Supreme Class-Novice Class-Horseback Class

Schedule of Events:

  • There will be a Calcutta each evening for the next days events

Monday Oct. 8                        9 A.M. Supreme Qualifying Session

Notice ------    Evening – Rules meeting for next days Maturity & Horseback Class

Tuesday Oct. 9                        8 A.M. 1st Go Round of Maturity  

-at conclusion of Maturity, 1st Go Round of Horseback Class

Wednesday Oct. 10                8 A.M. 2nd Go Round of Maturity   

-at conclusion of Maturity, 2nd Go Round of Horseback Class

Notice ----- Following trials – Rules meeting for next days Futurity, Novice Class, Supreme Class

Thursday Oct. 11                    8 A.M. 1st Go Round of Futurity 

-at conclusion of Futurity,

1st Go Round of Novice Class, at conclusion of Novice Class

                                                            1st Go Round of “Supreme” Class

Friday Oct. 12                         8 A.M. 2nd Go Round of Futurity   

-at conclusion of Futurity,

                                                            2nd Go Round of Novice Class, at conclusion of Novice Class

                                                            2nd Go Round of “Supreme” Class

  • At conclusion of trials, approximately 1 hour after, Annual Meeting at NRS meeting room

    • Following meeting we will move to another location for Benefit Auction & Calcutta

Saturday Oct. 13                     8 A.M. Finals            

  

Maturity – Futurity - Supreme Class - Novice Class - Horseback Class

At conclusion of trials Award Presentation

Working Order

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Meal Bracelets

We will have 7 different colored bracelets. A guest can buy a bracelet and receive both breakfast and lunch that day. The cost of each bracelet will be $25.00. Here are the daily color designations:

  

Sunday October 7, 2018- Pink

Monday October 8, 2018- Red

Tuesday October 9, 2018- Purple

Wednesday October 10, 2018- Blue

Thursday October 11, 2018- Yellow

Friday October 12, 2018- Green

Saturday October 13, 2018- Orange

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.

Host of the 2018 HTCA Futurity, Maturity, and Meeting

Major Futurity Sponsors

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Prime Futurity Sponsors

Buckle - Jacket Sponsors

Jacot Ranches
Mr. Carroll Messick

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.