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World Championship
9th Annual Hangin' Tree Cowdog Futurity
Seymour,
 TX 

October 18-21, 2023

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First place prizes, Saddles donated by: 

Futurity ~ Jacot Ranch & Dry Creek Ranch

Supreme ~ Trayer & Roberts

Maturity ~ David Dagley & NEW Kimberly's Cowdogs

Horseback ~ NEW Colton Gorrell & NEW Phil & Tina Harden 

Product Sponsor:


Hi-Point Pet Food - Donating 10 bags of dog food for Futurity.

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Colton Gorrell-
Donating a Phillip Casey bit to Reserve Horseback Champion

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Changes for 2023 Futurity:

  • Location- Seymour, TX

  • ALL classes may now pay a late fee after 9/1/2023 to enter a class.

  • Forms postmarked by 9/1/2023

Classes

  • Futurity Class (See full payment schedule at bottom of page) - Entry Form

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

    • Dog cannot be over 27 months old as of November 1, 2023. To qualify, dog must be whelped on or after August 1, 2021.

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

    • Payment Schedule for Futurity: $50 each time IF payment schedule is followed​ plus $50 cattle charge

      • 1st payment January 1st to January 31st

      • 2nd payment due March 1st 

      • 3rd payment due May 1st 

      • 4th payment due July 1st 

      • 5th payment due September 1st plus $50 cattle charge 

      • Final payment, due by Futurity date

    • 2 Go-rounds finals

    • Prize money, buckle

    • Rules meeting, day-before at 5pm

  • Supreme Cowdog Class - Entry Form

    • $350 fee ($300 class fee plus $50 cattle charge)

    • Sign up by 9/1/2023- **After 9/1/2023 late fee total is $900

    • 2 Go-rounds & finals

    • Prize money, buckle

    • Same rules as futurity

    • Rules meeting, day-before at 5pm

  • Supreme Qualifying Session - Entry Form

    • $50 fee

    • Sign up by 9/1/2023- **After 9/1/2023 late fee total is $150

    • Event in Seymour, TX

    • Qualifying session runs on Wednesday ***10/18/2023*** at 8:00 am. This is the 'Supreme Qualifying Session'

    • Any dog that qualifies during the Supreme Session can still be entered in the Supreme Cowdog Class (MUST BE ENTERED THAT DAY)

    • See Supreme Qualifying rules page

  • Maturity Class - Entry Form

    • $150 fee ($100 class fee plus $50 cattle charge)

    • Sign up by 9/1/2023- **After 9/1/2023 late fee total is $300

    • Dogs over 27 months old as of November 1, 2023 (whelped before August 1, 2021)

    • 2 go rounds & finals

    • Prize money, buckle

    • Same rules as futurity

    • Rules meeting, day-before at 5pm

  • Horseback Class - Entry Form

    • $150 fee ($100 class entry plus $50 cattle charge)

    • Sign up by 9/1/2023- **After 9/1/2023 late fee total is $300

    • They can use any age Hangin' Tree Cowdog

    • 2 go rounds and finals

    • Prize money, buckle

    • Rules meeting, day-before at 5pm

  • Intermediate Class - Entry Form

    • $150 fee ($100 class entry plus $50 cattle charge)

    • Sign up by 9/1/2023- **After 9/1/2023 late fee total is $300**

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

    • They can use any age Hangin' Tree Cowdog

    • Cannot enter any other class except Futurity Class.

    • 2 Go-rounds and finals

    • Prize money & buckle

    • Will run with Maturity Class and rules

    • Rules meeting, day-before at 5pm

  • Novice Class - Entry Form

    • $75 fee ($50 class entry plus $25 cattle charge) 

    • Sign up by 9/1/2023- **After 9/1/2023 late fee total is $150

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

    • Maximum winning cap $300

    • They can use any age Hangin' Tree Cowdog

    • 2 Go-rounds and finals

    • Prize money and buckle

    • Rules meeting, day-before at 5pm

  • Youth Class - Entry Form

    • $50 entry fee, no cattle charge

    • Sign up by 9/1/2023- **After 9/1/2023 late fee total is $150

    • For members 16 years of age and younger​

    • They can use any age Hangin' Tree Cowdog

    • Prize money & buckle

    • Rules meeting, day-before at 5pm

 

  • Stud Dog Nomination - Entry Form

    • 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. 

    • Stud dog can be nominated at ANY time BEFORE the Futurity​

    • Any member can nominate a stud dog; only one nomination per dog

    • Winnings go to nominator

2023 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             $100 (cattle charge included)---- late entry $550

 

Futurity date      Final payment          $50      Total of $350   ------- late entry $650

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.

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