Rules

2021 Dash and Dance RULES

Futurity

The Dash and Dance Futurity will be 2 Go-rounds and an average. Total time of the 2 rounds will determine the Championship standing. Futurity time can be rolled to the Open 4D to follow.

The Dash and Dance Barrel Futurity is open to horses that are 5 years old or younger. Horses must have not reached the age of six by the time of the futurity.

To be eligible for the Dash and Dance Barrel Futurity, the horse must never have competed in any barrel race, including AQHA shows, playdays, derbys, rodeos, etc. prior to November 15, 2020. To do so means forfeit of any and all fees paid and elimination from the futurity. Horses may have competed anywhere after Nov 15, 2020. Horses may have been entered in other events.

PAYMENTS -Nominations and sustaining fees payable to SL Productions:

$145.00 to sustain                       June 1  (postmarked by)
$145.00 to sustain                       July 1 (postmarked by)
$290.00 total fees

*Late entries will be accepted until the draw is posted online.  

LATE FEES -Any payments post marked after the due date will be figured LATE and assessed a $30 late fee. Late fees will be $30 per payment missed in addition to any sustaining late fees still owed.

CREDIT CARD/PAYPAL PAYMENT –A 5% convenience fee will be added to credit card and PayPal payments.

SCRAMBLE FEE – Nominations received after July 10th will incur an additional $30 scramble fee (Total futurity fees will be $380).

REFUNDS – SL Productions will refund any portion that is not due yet if nominated horse is injured/death minus a $30.00 processing fee. Vet affidavit is required for refund.

RIDER CHANGE: Rider changes allowed through the end of check-in. A fee of $30 will be assessed after July 1st. It is the owner’s/rider’s responsibility to be sure that Dash and Dance Barrel Futurity has the correct rider listed. Horses must be ridden by the same rider throughout the event, however SL Productions has the right to make exceptions to this rule when deemed necessary.

SUBSTITUTIONS – are allowed only due to injury/death of nominated horse. A veterinarian’s affidavit of proof must accompany substitution paperwork along with a $30.00 fee. Substitutions can only be made by the same rider and/or owner of the originally nominated horse.

OWNERSHIP CHANGE – Should nominated horse be sold during the payment period, written authorization must be received from the original owner before the horse can continue to be paid on. If authorization is not received, horse will be required to be re-nominated from the beginning.

CHECK IN – All futurity horses must be checked-in and numbered to run.  Check in options will be Wednesday 4-6 pm, Thursday from 10:00 am–12:30 pm, or 8:00 – 8:30 pm or Friday from 7:30 – 8:30 am. 

FUTURITY EXHIBITIONS – All futurity horses MUST BE CHECKED-IN AND NUMBERED to use their 2 futurity exhibitions. Both futurity exhibitions will be run together on Thursday from 1:00 – 5:00 pm Futurity Exhibitions will be run in draw order and both exhibitions will be run back to back together ONLY ONE TIME THROUGH DRAW ORDER-NO EXCEPTIONS

Payback is $200 of each entry and 100% of the added money.
$8,000 guaranteed added to event.
Division of purse is 80% to the 1D and 20% to the 2D

1D and 2D payouts will be 30 % to 1st Go & 2nd Go, and 40% to Average. All late fees and drop out fees will be retained by SL Productions/Sitnal Livestock, LLC.

The 2D will be figured on a full second split.

$5000 Triple Crown 100 Bonus Money added with no additional fees – payout will be disbursed directly from Triple Crown 100.  TC100 Entry form and additional copy of horse papers must filed with the SL Productions Office.

$500 guaranteed added money for the Sitnal Livestock Incentive. Eligible Horses Include:

  • Horses sired by a Sitnal Livestock stallion (either living or deceased)
  • or any horse raised by Sitnal Livestock
  • or any horse with the Sitnal Livestock brand are eligible.
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There is no entry fee for this incentive. Payout will be on the Futurity Average.  $250 for first place, $150 for 2nd place, $100 for 3rd place, and $50 for 4th place.

Must be present for awards, awards will NOT be mailed out.
Full dress code is required to compete
1st go draw order designates rake brakes and is reversed for 2nd go. Rake breaks will not change for the 2nd go.

A photocopy of the front and back of registration papers of registered horse or veterinarian’s affidavit of year of birth and complete physical description of the unregistered horse must accompany nominations. Entry will be considered late if this information does not accompany entry form.

2D Maturity/Derby

The Derby/ Maturity is open to any horse that is seven years of age and under or any horse that has been 100% paid up in a previous Dash and Dance Barrel Futurity or Maturity.

Horses are not allowed to enter the futurity and the maturity in the same year.

Maturity may be carried over to the Open 4D each day.
There will be two go-rounds.
Entry Fees will be $150.00, of which $30.00 is an administration charge.
Payments on Maturity:
-Nominations and sustaining fees payable to SL Productions:
$75.00 to sustain ——————– June 1 (postmarked by)
$75.00 to sustain ——————– July 1 (postmarked by)
$150.00 total fees

*Late entries will be accepted until the draw is posted online. 
LATE FEES -Any payments post marked after the due date will be figured LATE and assessed a late fee. Late fees will be $30 per payment missed in addition to any sustaining fees still owed.

CREDIT CARD/PAYPAL PAYMENT –A 5% convenience fee will be added to credit card and PayPal payments.

SCRAMBLE FEE – Nominations received after July 10th will incur an additional $30 scramble fee (Total maturity fees will be $240).

$2000 guaranteed added money.
Division of payout will be 80% to 1D and 20% to 2D.
1D and 2D payouts will be 30 % to 1st Go & 2nd Go, and 40% to Average. All late fees and drop out fees will be retained by SL Productions/Sitnal Livestock, LLC.

The 2D will be paid on a .75 second split.
Futurity Rules & Regulations will apply to the Maturity where Dash and Dance Committee deems necessary.

CHECK-IN All maturity horses must be checked-in and numbered to run.  Check in options will be Wednesday 4-6 pm, Thursday from 10:00 am–12:30 pm, or 8:00 – 8:30 pm or Friday from 7:30 – 8:30 am. 

RIDER CHANGE: Rider changes allowed through the end of check-in. A fee of $30 will be assessed after July 1st. It is the owner’s/rider’s responsibility to be sure that Dash and Dance Barrel Futurity has the correct rider listed. Horses must be ridden by the same rider throughout the event, however SL Productions has the right to make exceptions to this rule when deemed necessary.

SUBSTITUTIONS are allowed only due to injury/death of nominated horse. A veterinarian’s affidavit of proof must accompany substitution paperwork along with a $30.00 fee. Substitutions can only be made by the same rider and/or owner of the originally nominated horse. Substituted horse must be maturity eligible.

A photocopy of the front and back of registration papers of registered horse or veterinarian’s affidavit of year of birth and complete physical description of the unregistered horse must accompany nominations. Entry will be considered late if this information does not accompany entry form.

1st go draw order designates rake brakes and is reversed for 2nd go. Rake breaks will not change for the 2nd go.

 2D Pole Bending Futurity

The Futurity is open to horses that are four or five years old. Horses must not have reached the age of six by the time of Futurity.  To be eligible for the Futurity, the horse must NEVER have competed in ANY pole bending, including AQHA shows, playdays, novice horse events, derbies, rodeos, etc. prior to November 15, 2020. To do so means forfeit of any and all fees paid and elimination from the futurity. However, horses may have competed anywhere after November 15, 2020.

There will be one go-round
$250 Guaranteed added money
.5 second split – progressive payout

ENTRY FEE -$60 entry fee (includes 2 exhibitions) – pre-entries close on July 1st.  Late entries accepted until 1pm July 22nd with $25 late fee (late fees CASH ONLY) and will run at the end.

CREDIT CARD/PAYPAL PAYMENT –A 5% convenience fee will be added to credit card and PayPal payments.

Open 4D       future fortunes money logo gold

$1,000 Guaranteed Added Money to Friday and Saturday Races

FRIDAY – $10,000 Future Fortunes Bonus Money Added to Event with No Additional Fees – payout will be disbursed directly from Future Fortunes. FF Entry Form, a copy of horse papers & W9 must be included with entry form.

SITNAL LIVESTOCK $1,000 Incentive – paid on the 4D average for Horses sired by a Sitnal Livestock stallion (either living or deceased) or any horse raised by Sitnal Livestock or with the Sitnal Livestock brand are eligible

Times can be carried from Futurity, Maturity or Youth by paying 4D entry fee

D’s are figured on ½ second splits
Must be present for any awards 
Full Dress Code
NO REFUNDS without a vet release or medical release
$15 Processing Fee retained by SL Productions for Vet and Medical Releases 
No buyouts allowed

Mailed Pre-entries must be postmarked by July 10

LATE Entries taken the day of the race with a $10 per horse additional fee and must be paid in CASH ONLY

YOUTH RULES

$250 guaranteed added money to the youth
3D Youth individuals ages 16 (as of January 1st) and under are eligible to enter the youth
D’s will be figured on full second splits
NO REFUNDS without a vet release or medical release
Vet/Medical Releases taken until 11:00 am on Saturday
Youth may carry times to Open (must also pay entry fee for open)
Late entries taken the day of the race with a $10 late fee (CASH ONLY)

PEEWEES

The pee wee barrel race will be on Saturday
Pee Wee Ages are 0-7
Prizes will be awarded

GENERAL RULES

It is recommended that you have all necessary paperwork to travel to SD (ex health/coggins).

Sportsmanship: Seven Down Arenas has a no-tolerance policy with respect to animal abuse of any kind at this event. Further, foul language, misconduct, or abusive comments spoken to any contestant, spectator, staff member, or volunteer will result in immediate contestant disqualification and no refund of any fees. Contestants are responsible for traveling companions and family members.

Dogs – All dogs must be on leash at all times. Clean-up after them. They are not allowed in the Seven Down Event Center.

All horses staying overnight at Seven Down Arenas must be stalled, not tie outs or pens allowed.

Seven Down Arenas, SL Productions and Sitnal Livestock, LLC is not responsible for personal injury, loss, theft or damage. Contestants and all accompanying parties participate at their own risk.

Any questions or disputes during the Dash and Dance Barrel Futurity not covered in rules will be determined by SL Productions, Seven Down Arenas and Sitnal Livestock, LLC. Seven Down Arenas and Sitnal Livestock, LLC assumes no liability to those who have not read the conditions and having not read these conditions they are still held to their contents.

Draws and results will be posted on sitnallivestock.com