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ARIAT APRA NATIONAL FINALS RODEO 2023

CENTRAL ENTRY NUMBER:
07 4661 4766

RODEO DATE:
09 November, 2023

ENTRY DATES:


EVENTS INFO:

The Event
Dates: Thursday 9th, Friday 10th, Saturday 11th November 2023
Location: CQLX Austadium, 16 Saleyards Road, Gracemere QLD.

The Program
Wednesday 8th November
Awards Ceremony & Back Number Presentation
6:30pm - Gracemere Hotel, Old Capricorn Highway, Gracemere QLD 4702
Thursday 9th November

12pm Grand Entry practice

3:30pm Competitor briefing

4:00pm - Competitor Event Group Photos (in front of the chutes in the arena)
6:30pm - Round 1 Ariat APRA NFR
9:30pm – Round 1 “After Party”, Gracemere Hotel, Gracemere (courtesy buses available to hotel)
Friday 10th November
6:30pm – Round 2 Ariat APRA NFR
9:30pm – bar and DJ until late at CQLX Arena Bar
Saturday 11th November
11:00am – Round 3 Ariat APRA NFR
5:30pm – Round 4 Ariat APRA NFR and Crowning of Australian Champions
9:00pm – NFR After Party, CQLX Arena Bar

Entry Fees and Prize Money
$7,500 posted prizemoney for Saddle bronc, Bareback, Bull Ride, Rope & Tie, Steer Wrestling, Barrel Race and Breakaway ($1500/round and average). Entry fee $704 (GST inc). Addback $600 ($120/round and average)
$15,000 posted prizemoney for the team roping ($1500/round and average). Entry fee $704 (inc GST). Addback $600 ($120/round and average).

Lead Stock Contractors: Destiny Downs and Gill Bros Rodeo.

Venue and Camping Details
• Horse Health Declarations to be completed and presented to the secretary’s office at the event. The venue PIC Number is: QGFR2000
• Competitors camping only is available at the venue. There is limited power, however APRA are currently looking into sourcing some generators for the camping area. Water, showers, and toilets all available. Plenty of space to make portable yards for horses.
• CQLX is located only 2.2km from Gracemere Shopping world (Woolworths etc) and the Gracemere Hotel. Rockhampton is 12km away and is a large regional centre with many attractions including shopping, movies, sporting facilities (golf, bowling), restaurants and bars. Yeppoon Beach is also only a short 55km drive. Plenty to do whilst you are in the region!
• Competitor camping is available from Monday afternoon 6th November 2023
• PLEASE NOTE: There is a new stable complex within the competitors camping area, however, unfortunately they are NOT FREE, and must be booked through the CQLX office. This is part of the contract APRA has with CQLX for the venue and unfortunately out of our control. We’d appreciate it if you could cooperate with CQLX on this as they will be monitoring the area on a regular basis.
• All dogs must be restrained and tied at camping areas at all times. No dogs are allowed outside of the competitors camping area, i.e., no dogs allowed at the arena or spectator areas.

Competitor Arm Bands and Companion Passes
Competitors are entitled to one companion for the duration of the NFR. Competitors must supply the name of their companion to be included on the gate entry list. If your companions name is not on the gate entry list, then they will not be given a companion arm band and will need to proceed to purchase a ticket from the spectator’s entrance gate. Companion names must be submitted in your Qualifier Registration Form. Please note, changes can be made to your companion’s name in the lead up to the event, however final names must be received by no later than Monday 6th November 2023.
Competitors will need to attend the competitors gate entry before commencement of round 1 to receive their competitors arm band. This must be worn for the duration of the three days of the NFR. No entrance will be allowed into the event without your competitors arm band. No replacements issued.

Competitor and Companion Seating
This year there will be a designated competitors and companions grandstand which will be separate to the spectator’s area and located at the timed event end of the arena. Competitors and companions will need to show their arm bands to security to gain access to the spectator’s area.


 




Penalties and Fines

22.1 Turnout fine of $50 if in performance or slack and you do not notify Central Entry Office or Rodeo Secretary.

22.2 Turnout fine of $10 if in performance and you do notify the Central Entry Office by 5pm the Thursday prior to the Rodeo.

22.3 Turnout in slack and notify the Central Entry Office before 5pm on the Thursday before the Rodeo. No fine.

22.4 All turnouts required to pay entry fees. all fees and fines to be paid prior to competitor being permitted to enter further rodeos.

22.5 Unfinancial Members or Members on the Suspended Members List cannot compete as a Day Members.

22.6 A competitor must have a medical certificate to cancel out of a Rodeo after the closing date for entries. A competitor who cancels on a medical certificate, cannot compete for ten (10) days from the date of the Rodeo from which he cancelled and must supply a medical release.

22.7 Competitors are only allowed 3 medicals and 3 visual turn outs in each Rodeo year.

22.8 When a competitor visually turns out or Medicals out of a Rodeo he only receives his added money back. Committee levy is retained by the committee and administration levy must be paid to head office.


ANNOUNCEMENTS
27-November-23
Bull Riding Director Required
Expressions of Interest to Head Office by 31st December 2023
19-January-23
DAY MEMBERSHIP
Important Update
08-December-22
Team Roping Rule Reminder
17-October-22
2022 AGM Proxy Voting Form
2022 AGM Proxy Voting Form
RODEO POSTERS

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Postal Address: PO BOX 264, Warwick QLD 4370
Office Address: 4 Alice St, Warwick QLD 4370
Ph: 07 4661 8183 - Fx: 07 4661 4990 - Email: apra@prorodeo.com.au
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