High Plains - Flandreau June 4 - 5, 2021
Pre-Entry May 15 - 31, 2021
Welcome to your online entry & points system for the High Plains region.
Easy Steps to Entry
- Please sign up SaddleBook account under Parent/Guardian name which can be updated under account, if registering a minor.
- Then add jr riders under the SaddleDash - People tab.
- Then click on the events to enter - click box to the left of event
- Then read and click on liability waiver.
- Fill in credit card info and click submit.
- Check your email for proof of receipt.
- Print out receipt or you'll have it on your phone's email as a backup for the rodeo secretary when you check-in a minimum of one half hour before riding. At check-in parent/guardian will also sign a liability waiver for the local rodeo committee. If you have more than one High Plains rider, please enter each one individually on separate entries.
1) Age Brackets: 6-9, 10-11,12-13, 14-15 & 16-18
2) No High Plains Membership Required To Ride In 2021 Series
3) High Plains Events Are Open To Anyone From North America To Compete For Flandreau Rodeo Days ~ High Plains Awards
4) Top 4 Riders In Each Event, Daily, Qualify For The High Plains Circuit Finals, September 12 In Fort Pierre, SD, Unless Covid Restrictions. If A Rider Is Already Qualified At A Prior Event, Then The Rider In The Next Placing Is Qualified For The High Plains Circuit Finals
All High Plains Riders Accumulate Points Towards High Plains Series Awards
FLANDEAU RODEO DAYS - SPECIAL INFORMATION:
1) Parent/Guardian Pre-Enters Rider Online May 15 - May 29 @ www.saddlebook.com
2) High Plains "Buckin' To Vegas" Jr Bareback & Jr Saddle Bronc Pre-Qualifiers - Riding Starts 30 Minutes After SDRA Slack At Approximately 1:30 PM CST
3) High Plains Rider's Parent/Guardian Must Check In With Rodeo Secretary To Sign Rodeo Committee's Own Waiver & Have Their Rider Ready At Chutes For Daily Meeting To Discuss Any Updates, Immediately Following SDRA Slack Or Ahead Of Rodeo Starting, According To When Scheduled To Ride.
4) Any Jr Rider Can Pre-Enter & Compete In The High Plains Events To Win Flandreau Rodeo Days Awards, Accumulate Points For High Plains Series Awards & Qualify For The High Plains Circuit Finals & Awards. Only JRA National Members Can Qualify For JRA Year End Finals For Utah Or Vegas
5) If Nightly SDRA/MRA Bareback Or Saddle Bronc Rodeo Performances Are Not Full Or If Rodeo Committee Chooses To Add More Riders To Nightly Performance For Any Reason, Then Some High Plains Jr Riders May Possibly Be Asked To Ride In Nightly Performance By Rodeo Committee. High Plains Jr Riding Schedule Will Be Announced Wednesday After SDRA/MRA Entries Close, If Any Jr Riders Will Be Asked To Fill Spots In Nightly Performance. Otherwise All Will Ride In Afternoon High Plains Jr Rodeo Performance
6) Nightly Prior To 6:30 PM Rodeo - High Plains Daily Winners Given Plaque Awards & Announced In Front Of Bucking Chutes To The Crowd, Unless That Age Bracket Rides In Night Performance Then It Will Be Following Their Event
7) 10 Trophy Buckles, Calculated On Two Day Average Scores/Times, Awarded Following Saturday Night Rodeo At Royal River Awards Ceremony Prior To Dance
8) Families Welcome To Enjoy Live Band & Dance Nightly, Minors Must Be Chaperoned/Accompanied
9) Please remember, everyone pays at the gate for the all day rodeo pass, including contestants, except kids 10 & under are free. No charge for live bands nightly at the Royal River Casino. Go to www.royalrivercasino.com to book hotel rooms early and purchase rodeo tickets on sale for $10 or go to casino gift shop across from the casino restaurant. Remember, kids 10 & under get into the rodeo grounds free. Activities for young kids at the rodeo grounds daily. Food, beverage and trade show vendors on rodeo grounds. Also, mutton bustin' info and pre-register signup is at the casino website, for 20 kids nightly after 5pm Team Penning. Buckles to winners. All day rodeo tickets at the gate are $15 each.
HIGH PLAINS "BUCKIN' TO VEGAS" JR TOUR:
Top Winners From The High Plains Circuit Finals Who Are JRA Members, Advance To (Unless Covid Restrictions) Jr World Finals At Las Vegas In December. PLEASE NOTE NEW IN 2021: 6-9 AGE BRACKET YEAR END JRA FINALS IS LOCATED IN UTAH DURING SEPTEMBER
Go to www.juniorroughstockworld.com for Online National JRA Membership Application & More Information For Jr World Finals In Vegas & Utah
Each day at Flandreau is an individual High Plains rodeo of its own, so the parent/guardian must enter rider twice on a weekend since they are competing for two separate sets of points, if they want to have their rider compete on two different days. Top 4 riders each day, in each age bracket, qualify for the High Plains Circuit Finals. If a rider is already qualified on a previous day then that spot will be available to the next rider in the placings. Royal River Casino will award, Saturday night at the casino's awards ceremony - Trophy Buckles to the 5 Bareback & 5 Saddle Bronc "Average Champions" based on the combined scores for each day, for each age bracket. Please note, Rodeo Producer reserves the right to close entries early on a High Plains age bracket(s) prior to entries closing, if the overall total number of entries, for the rodeo is full. So please enter early to reserve a spot.
High Plains Series - High Points & All-Arounds titles and awards in each age bracket will be calculated on the High Plains "Buckin' To Vegas" Jr Tour Pre-Qualifiers, prior to Finals in September.
For more pre-qualifiers or information on the High Plains Circuit Finals go to www.lazy3Srodeo.com
We also have a facebook group "High Plains Series & Jr Circuit Finals FAQ" page where we update as needed.