Memphis Info May 6-9

May 6-9, 2021

Agricenter International – Showplace Arena
105 S Germantown Parkway Memphis, TN 38018

GATES WILL BE LOCKED UNTIL 6:00 PM ON TUESDAY! ENTRY OFFICE WILL NOT OPEN FOR BUSINESS UNTIL 4:00 PM WEDNESDAY.

You may come in on Tuesday ONLY if you already have stalls for TUESDAY, etc but we will not be selling any additional stall nights, stalls, hookups, taking entries, or any other transactions until 4:00 pm on Wednesday. TUESDAY 6:00 PM-WEDNESDAY 4:00 PM is simply for unassisted move-in, ride time in the warm up arenas, and Futurity/Derby Check-in and Exhibitions. Shavings will be available for purchase from the facility when gates open, but if you need anything from Lucky Dog staff, you will have to wait until we are setup and ready to help you at 5:00 PM on WEDNESDAY. Please plan accordingly.

Approvals:
Better Barrel Races
Breeder’s Challenge Futurity, Derby, Open
Women’s Professional Rodeo Association (pending)

Added Money:
$7,000 Added Open 4D
$2,500 Runnin’ With the Pack 5D Side-pots
$10,000 Added Lucky Dog Futurity
$1,000 Added Lucky Dog Derby
$100 Added Peewee 3D
$100 Added Pony 3D

Deadlines:
Breeder’s Challenge Qualifier entries must enter through the Breeder’s Challenge and MUST carry over to either the Lucky Dog Futurity, Derby, or Open for each Breeder’s Challenge run. www.breederschallenge.com
Futurity & Derby Deadlines:
~ Lucky Dog Futurity & Derby entries are due by postmark or online entry April 22 to avoid LATE FEES
~ Breeder’s Challenge Entries Due postmark April 22 or online April 29
~ Final Deadline for ALL Futurity & Derby entries is 6:00 PM on Wed, May 5
~ Breeder’s Challenge Futurity/Derby Late Fees After April 22 ($100)
~ Breeder’s Challenge Open Late Fees After April 22 ($25)
~ Lucky Dog Futurity/Derby Late Fees After April 22 ($100)
~ Futurity & Derby Horses must be checked in by 6:00 PM on Wednesday.
Open, Side-pots & Pony Entry Deadlines:
~ Pre-entry postmark deadline – THURSDAY, April 22
~ Online pre-entries will close at 10:00 pm CST on THURSDAY, April 29
~ Open entries close when the FIRST Open horse runs daily
~ Side-pots may be added anytime PRIOR to your run
~ Peewee entries close when the entry office closes on Friday night, May 7
~ Pony entries close when the entry office closes on Saturday night, May 8
Draw Outs: See rules for details
~ 90% Refund deadline is 10:00 pm on April 29
~ 75% Refund deadline the  close of office hours the night prior to any given competition day
~ NO REUNDS on Futurity or Derby entries

See the Forms Page for Entry Forms as they become available

General Information:
Pre-entries may request groups of 50 in the draw
Requests MUST be included at time of entry to be considered
Requests are granted in the order they are received
No entries accepted after online entries close until entry office opens at 5:00 pm on WEDNESDAY, May 5.
Call-ins are accepted during event office hours only with credit card payment
Cash or Credit Cards only accepted onsite, NO CHECKS
Pre-entry draw will be posted on May 5
Current 12 month Negative Coggins papers required on all horses
Health certificates required on all out of state horses
$1,000 Added Open Average is based on Saturday & Sunday runs
$500 Runnin’ With the Pack 5D Average is based on Saturday & Sunday Pack side-pots

Lucky Dog Futurity:
$10,000 Added Futurity is open to any horse foaled in 2017 or 2016 that did not compete prior to November 15, 2020. Entry fee is $400 and may be made in one or 2 payments. Final payment due by April 22 to avaid $100 late fee. Late entries will be accepted with late fees until 6:00 PM on Wednesday, May 5. Futurity will consist of 2 Go rounds with 2D whole second split progressive payout and a straight pay Average. Times may be carried over to the Open and then any other desired sidepots. Cannot run more than once per day, must carry over if entering the Open. No refunds or horse substitutions on Futurity entries.

Lucky Dog Derby:
$1,000 Added Lucky Dog Derby is open to any horse foaled in 2016, 2015, and also to horses foaled in 2014 that did not compete until their 5 year old year. Derby entry fee is $200 and payment is due by April 22 to avoid $100 late fee. Late entries will be accepted with late fees until 6:00 PM on Wednesday, May 5. Derby will consist of 2 Go rounds and an Average with straight pay. Times may be carried over to the Open and then any other desired sidepots. Cannot run more than once per day, must carry over is entering the Open. No refunds or horse substitions on Derby entries.

Breeder’s Challenge:
Breeder’s Challenge Open Futurity Qualifier ($500 EF) must carry over to either Lucky Dog Futurity ($400 EF) OR Lucky Dog Open on Thursday ($100 EF) AND Friday ($100 EF). If carrying over to the Lucky Dog Futurity, carry overs to the Open are optional. If not carrying over to the Lucky Dog Futurity, carry overs to both the Thursday & Friday Open races are required. The Required carry over entry fees are not included in the Breeder’s Challenge Futurity entry fees. Futurity is 2 Go Rounds on Thursday & Friday. 10 Fastest times from each Go advance to Breeders Challenge Finale event in September. Should a team qualify in each go round, their slowest advancing time will be dropped and the next fastest team will qualify from that go round.

Breeder’s Challenge Amateur Futurity Qualifier ($500 EF) must carry over to either Lucky Dog Futurity ($400 EF) or Lucky Dog Open on Thursday ($100 EF) AND Friday ($100 EF). If carrying over to the Lucky Dog Futurity, carry overs to the Open are optional. If not carrying over to the Lucky Dog Futurity, carry overs to both the Thursday & Friday Open races are required. The Required carry over entry fees are not included in the Breeder’s Challenge Amateur Futurity entry fees. Amateur Futurity is 2 Go Rounds on Thursday & Friday. 5 Fastest times from each Go advance to Breeders Challenge Finale event in September. Should a team qualify in each go round, their slowest advancing time will be dropped and the next fastest team will qualify from that go round.

Breeder’s Challenge Derby Qualifier ($500 EF) must carry over to either Lucky Dog Derby ($250 EF) or Lucky Dog Open on Thursday ($100) AND Friday ($100). If carrying over to the Lucky Dog Derby, carry overs to the Open are optional. If not carrying over to the Lucky Dog Derby, carry overs to both the Thursday & Friday Open races are required. The Required carry over entry fees are not included in the Breeder’s Challenge Derby entry fees. Derby is 2 Go Rounds on Thursday & Friday. 10 Fastest times from each Go advance to Breeders Challenge Finale event in September. Should a team qualify in each go round, their slowest advancing time will be dropped and the next fastest team will qualify from that go round.

Breeder’s Challenge Open 4D Qualifier ($300 EF per Race) must carry over to Lucky Dog Open ($100 EF). The Required carry over entry fees are not included in the Breeder’s Challenge Open entry fees. Breeder’s Challenge Open Race 1 is Thursday and Race 2 is Friday. 5 Fastest times from each division from each Open Race will advance to Breeders Challenge Finale event in September. Should a team qualify in both races, their slowest advancing time will be dropped and the next fastest team will qualify from that race.

Competition Ground Rule:
Contestants MUST check in with gate personnel prior to their group of 5. Anyone not checked in before the tractors stop for each drag risks being scratched. Those with problem horses can send another person to check them in, but we must know you are present. Contestants must be behind the alleyway gate when their name is called by the announcer, those with problem horses may come from the side alley from the warm up barn, but must be checked in and ready when their name is called. Any contestant that is in either of the side holding pens when their name is called to compete WILL be disqualified. Judges will be monitoring every run for ground rule violations.

COVID-19 Restrictions: Any public health mandates and associated restrictions still in affect by the time of this event will be posted here and on our Facebook page. All contestants who enter the event are expressly agreeing to adhere to these mandates as the liability waiver on the entry forms outlines. We expect all contestants and their guests to act accordingly while attending this event.

These restrictions are by order of the Shelby County Health Department who will be making visits to the event!
1. All contestants must answer/sign a COVID-19 screening questionnaire and waiver along with temperature check upon initial arrival to the showgrounds. Link will be provided on the Forms page the week of the event for you to print and bring the completed forms with you to the event.
2. Social distancing will be a constant theme throughout the entire show grounds. All individuals and/or family groups should maintain a physical distance of 6 feet or more between others at all times and wash hands frequently.
3. Facial coverings are required to be worn when entering the indoor arena with the exception of those coming in to compete. Please bring your own masks, bandannas, wildrags, etc that you wish to use for this purpose. Children under 12 are not required to wear facial coverings.
4. Indoor arena capacity will be limited to no more than 400 people at a time. Please limit your time in the building to watch your connections compete and exit as quickly as possible after. When seated inside the building leave open rows and open seats beside any individuals or family groups. Live webcast and onsite radio broadcast will be available to watch or listen from outside the building.
5. Facility shower use should be limited to only those who do not have any other showering options. If you normally use the facility showers for convenience, but do have a shower in your trailer we ask that you use your personal accommodations during this event.
6. Please conduct as much of your entry transactions as possible during the pre-entry period to eliminate as much office interactions as possible during the event.
7. Concession will be served in pre-boxed portions only.

All hat fines from this event will go to the Shirley Treat Memorial Scholarship Fund

Please see complete rules ~ All rules will be enforced at all events ~ No exceptions

Event Schedule:
Tuesday:
GATES WILL BE LOCKED UNTIL 6:00 PM – DO NOT ARRIVE EARLIER

Wednesday: Office Hours ~ 4:00-8:00 PM
9:00 AM-6:00 PM Futurity & Derby Horse Check-In
6:00 PM DEADLINE TO LATE ENTER FUTURITY & DERBY
12:00 PM Futurity & Derby Exhibitions in Run Number Order

Thursday: Office Hours ~ 8:00-9:00 PM
7:30-8:30 AM Open Arena – no barrels ($5 per horse)
8:15 AM ~ Devotional Church Service
9:00 AM ~ Derby Go 1 / BIG DRAG / Futurity Go 1 / BIG DRAG / Open 4D ($100 EF) Open Race will not start before NOON
*Breeders Challenge Qualifiers (Futurity, Amatuer Futurity, Derby, Open 4D)

Friday: Office Hours ~ 8:00 AM-9:00 PM
R.E.D. FRIDAY ~ Wear Red to Remember Everyone Deployed
7:30-8:30 AM Open Arena – no barrels ($5 per horse)
8:15 AM ~ Devotional Church Service
9:00 AM ~ Derby Go 1 / BIG DRAG / Futurity Go 1 / BIG DRAG / Open 4D ($100 EF) Open Race will not start before NOON
Youth, Adult, Senior side-pots ($20)
*Breeders Challenge Qualifiers (Futurity, Amatuer Futurity, Derby, Open 4D)

Saturday: Office Hours ~ 8:00 AM-9:00 PM
7:30-8:30 AM Open Arena – no barrels ($5 per horse)
8:15 AM ~ Devotional Church Service
9:00 AM $100 Added Peewee 3D ($25) / BIG DRAG
$2,500 Added Open 4D ($60)
$1,000 Added Runnin’ With the Pack side-pot ($25)
Youth, Adult, Senior side-pots ($20)
Futurity/Derby side-pots ($50)
Small Dog Races after #100 in the Open​

Sunday: Office Hours ~ 8:30 AM-End Of Race
7:45 AM ~ Church Service
9:00 AM ~ $100 Added Pony 4D ($25) / BIG DRAG
$2,500 Added Open 4D ($60)
$1,000 Added Runnin’ With the Pack side-pot ($25)
Youth, Adult, Senior side-pots ($20)
Futurity/Derby side-pots ($50)
Large Dog Races after #100 in the Open

Facility Amenities:
Stalls: $30 per night (all 600+ onsite stalls are subject to selling out)
YOU MUST VACATE STALLS BY NOON if not paid for the following Night
Stalls will be RESOLD for Nights they are not pre-purchased for, so be sure to purchase all nights needed before pre-entry deadline!
Absolutely No overnight tie-outs allowed!
Barns A-D are asphalt floors, Barns E-F are dirt floors
Overflow Stalls: $30 per night – located offsite 3 miles from facility – Overflow facility will be monitored, must have hang tag & hookup pass.
Hookups: $80 flat weekend rate Thursday-Saturday Nights *plus $30 for additional nights if needed for Tuesday, Wednesday, or Sunday nights. Each regular hookup has 30 AMP service and water only.
VIP Hookups: $150 flat weekend rate Thursday-Saturday Nights *plus $50 for additional nights if needed for Tuesday, Wednesday, or Sunday nights. These are limited and will be availabe for purchase online only. Each VIP site has 50 & 30 AMP service, water and sewer.
Shavings: $7.50 per bag pre-bed or $8.00 per bag onsite. No outside shavings allowed.
*Pre-paid stalls will be unlocked with your name on them upon arrival.
*Stalls will be unlocked daily between 7:00-8:00 am on the morning of the first night they are paid for. If you will be arriving late at night, you will still need to pay for that night’s stall rental to prevent arriving to a LOCKED stall. MAKE SURE your stalls are pre-paid for the night that you are arrving! If you purcahsing stalls for Friday or Saturday, they may not be available for move-in until after NOON on those days if they were DOUBLE BOOKED and RESOLD.

168 tent stalls will go on sale at NOON CST on Monday, April 5 through our online entry system. The link for tent stalls will appear on the menu of the online entry page, but will not appear until NOON on Monday. Price will be $175 per stall flat rate for the entire event and reservations for these are non-refundable. Stalls will be yours from 6:00 PM Tuesday through Monday morning. You may sell any unneeded nights to others at your discretion. We will be setting up a stall exchange fb event page for this purpose! 
Elite Stall Mat Rentals is the official mat rental vendor

To order mats go to http://www.stallmatrentals.com/order.

Stall & RV Charts   Facility Map

Exhibitions:
This event will only offer Futurity & Derby Exhibitions on Wednesday in run number order. We will go through both classes once, and then go back throught them both again to pick up anyone not there the first go through. Each Futurity & Derby entry gets one Exhibition limited to 60 seconds or a $25 fine will be assessed payable before 9:00 AM Thursday morning. Open Arena time with no barrels will be available for $5 per horse from 7:30-8:30 AM Thursday-Saturday.

Awards:
Buckles to Open Average Champions in each Division
Runnin’ With the Pack 5D Average awards in each Division
Buckles to Overall, Youth, Adult & Senior High Money
5 Star Fast Time Pad
Heritage Brand Halters to anyone running a time ending in .777
Points from this event count towards Year End Awards on Friday-Sunday ONLY. Thursday’s race will not count towards year-end standings or Perfect Attendance awards.