Rules & Regulations
Last Updated June 05 2023
4th Annual Big Bang Barrel Race
Wetaskawin, AB July 26-30th, 2023
Warm Up 3D jackpot July 26th
$30,000 added 4D Open Barrel Race
Tomorrow’s Legends 15,000Added $$ no added fees
Western Fortunes 5,000 Added $$ no added fees
BY ENTERING YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY AND FOLLOW ALL RULES.
Online Entries will close July 21st. | Late entries taken up to day of event.
Open Barrel Race $30,000 Added 4D Format:
i. ½ sec, ½ sec, 1 second split
ii. Entries are capped @ 500 entries per Pool
iii. Futurity and Derby sidepot entries will only be in Pool A, and will run at the end of the draw for Day 1, and beginning of the draw for Day 2.
Futurity - Open to any horse that is 5 years old or younger as of January 1 of the current year, that has not competed at any barrel race prior to November 15th, 2022.
Derby - Open to any horse that is 6, 7 or 8 years old, as of January 1 of the current year.
2. Youth Barrel Race $5000 Added 3D Format:
i. 0.7 second split, 16 yrs and younger as of Jan.1st of the current year.
ii. 1 run on Saturday.
3. Remembering Callie Rose PeeWee Barrel Race:
i. 8 yrs and younger as of Jan 1st of the current year.
Competitive - Must ride without help.
Entries are capped @ 50. Prizes for all. No Divisions.
Non-Competitive PeeWee - Leadline by foot or by horse will be accepted.
Not Capped. Prizes for all.
ii.PeeWees may only enter 1 horse, as entries are capped.
iii.PeeWees may share a horse with another rider.
4. Wednesday Warmup Jackpot: (July 26, 2023)
i. Will operate separately from all other races for the weekend, and will be a mixed random draw (PeeWee, Youth and Open run together).
ii. Warmup Jackpot is 3D
Open - 0.7 second split
Youth - 0.7 second split
PeeWee - 1 second split
iii. Youth may enter as a Youth/Roll. They will make 1 run, but be entered in the draw/payout results for the Open and Youth divisions.
5. Payback: Payback for all divisions is 80% of entry fees + 100% of the added money.
6. Side Pot:
i. All Runs Counts – Weekend Sidepot, one time fee that carries all runs from the weekend into one SUPER 4D. Splits are 0.700. Must be entered before your first run of the weekend $40 fee.
80% payback and $500 added
Excludes the runs from the Warmup Jackpot
i. Tomorrow’s Legends - The Tomorrow’s Legend added money incentive payout results for The Big Bang 2023 will be based upon the full open results, including any rollovers into the Open. This is a 4D payout with 1/2 second splits (.5, 1, 1.5). We will include all TL enrolled and entered horses from any day or pool. Horses must be enrolled and entered before they run. TL competitors must enter with us via our website link in order to be included in our results
ii. Western Fortunes - The Western Fortune’s added money incentive for The Big Bang 2023 will be based on the Open results and Youth results. $2500 will go to Pool A full results, and $2500 will go to Pool B full results and Youth results combined. This is a 4D payout with 1/2 second splits (.5, 1, 1.5). This will pay 3 placings to each D. The payout starts with the fastest WF enrolled horse with subsequent placings to follow.
*WF offspring must be enrolled for a one time fee, 10 business days prior to the start of the event to be eligible for this incentive.
*If a Western Fortunes enrolled offspring is ridden by more than one competitor or entered twice, the offspring will be paid on the fastest time only.
*Money will not be paid out to contestants who knock over barrels.
*If no offspring fall into any one particular division the payout for that division will be divided equally between the remaining divisions.
*If only one offspring places in a division, that horse shall receive the entire payout for that division.
*If only two offspring place in a division the money split will be: 54%-46%
iii. CBHI - CBHI eligible horses can run for added money in each round of the open, futurity, derby & Youth. Youth CBHI Sidepot will be running for separate added money.
NOTE: CBHI only recognizes 6 & 7 year olds for the Derby, 8 YEAR OLD HORSES are not eligible to run for this added money