Texarkana Info October

October 7-9, 2022

Four States Fairgrounds
3700 E 50th St Texarkana, AR 71854
$9,500 Total Added Money

Better Barrel Races
Women’s Professional Rodeo Association
Junior Patriot Qualifier

Added Money:
$7,000 Added Open 4D
$2,500 Runnin’ With the Pack 5D Side-pots

~ Pre-entry postmark deadline – September 23
~ Online pre-entries close at 10:00 pm on September 30
~ Open entries close when the FIRST Open horse runs daily
~ Side-pots may be added anytime PRIOR to your run
~ Peewee entries close when office closes on Friday, October 7
~ Pony entries close when office closes on Saturday, October 8
Draw Outs: See rules for details
~ 80% Refund deadline is 10:00 pm on September 30
~ 70% Refund deadline is NOON on October 4 (Vet or Dr release required)

See the Forms Page for Entry Forms as they become available – all pre-entry requests are granted in the ORDER THEY ARE RECEIVED!

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 Thursday, October 6
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 by October 5
Current 12 month Negative Coggins papers required on all horses
$1,000 Added Open Average is based on Saturday & Sunday runs
$500 Added Runnin’ With the Pack 5D Average is based on Saturday & Sunday Pack side-pots

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

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

Event Schedule:
Thursday: Office Hours ~ 5:00-8:00 PM
2:00 PM ~ Horses may begin arriving onsite
3:00-5:00 PM ~ FREE Open Arena (no barrels)
5:00-8:00 PM ~ 25 min Training Sessions ($20) – Go on sale online on October 3 @ 7:00 PM
7:30 PM ~ Friday Exhibitions go on sale​ at entry office

Friday: Office Hours ~ 8:00 AM-9:00 PM (Office closes at end of race if it ends before 9:00 PM)
R.E.D. FRIDAY ~ Wear Red to Remember Everyone Deployed
8:00 AM – 2:30 PM Exhibitions ($5) – 60 sec. time limit
2:15 PM ~ Church Service
3:00 PM ~ $1,000 Added Fast Cash Friday Open 4D ($100)
Youth, Adult, Senior side-pots ($20)
Futurity/Derby side-pots ($50)​

Saturday: Office Hours ~ 8:00 AM-9:00 PM (Office closes at end of race if it ends before 9:00 PM)
7:30- 8:45 AM ~ Open Arena ($5 per horse/no barrels)
8:30 AM ~ Church Service
9:30 AM ~ Peewee 3D ($25)
Small & Large Dog Races / BIG DRAG
$2,500 Added Open 4D ($60)
$1,000 Added Runnin’ With the Pack 5D side-pot ($25) *2022 Membership Required
Youth, Adult, Senior side-pots ($20)
Futurity / Derby side-pots ($50)
Junior Patriot Qualifier sidepot ($250) *must pre-enter online through BBR

Sunday: Office Hours ~ 8:30 AM-End Of Race
7:45 AM ~ Church Service
9:00 AM ~ $100 Added Pony 3D ($25) / BIG DRAG
$2,500 Added Open 4D ($60)
$1,000 Added Runnin’ With the Pack 5D side-pot ($25) *2022 Membership Required
Youth, Adult, Senior side-pots ($20)
Futurity / Derby side-pots ($50)

Reminder, you are always required by law to have a 30 day health certificate on your horses when crossing state lines. Arkansas Livestock & Poultry has the jurisdiction to show up at any event and check for health certificates and we are required to check for 12 month negative coggins papers on all horses. Coggins papers will be checked 24/7 at the gate. Please have your paperwork out and ready to show upon arrival.

Facility Amenities:
Stalls: $60 weekend rate for Fri/Sat nights, additional $30 for Thursday night
Hookups: $30 per night payable to the facility upon arrival – no reservations
Shavings: Pre-bedding $8.00 per bag with pre-entries only / Shavings may also be be purchased upon arrival payable directly to the facility
*Pre-paid stalls will be unlocked with your name on them upon arrival.
*Stalls will be unlocked daily around 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.
Stall Charts

Thursday will be 25 Minute Training Sessions ONLY from 5:00-8:00 PM. Each session is limited to 20 horses. Training Sessions will be available for purchase ONLINE on Monday, October 3 @ 7:00 PM. Any Thursday sessions not filled online will be available for purchase at the alleyway beginning at 5:00 PM Thursday.

Friday Exhibitions from 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Exhibitions will be sold ONSITE ONLY at the entry office beginning at 7:30 PM on Thursday, October 6. These exhibitions will be limited to 60 seconds each with a $10 fine for going over. If you are wanting to do slow work, please purchase riding sessions instead. Each person may only purchase exhibitions for themselves and ONE other person with a limit of 3 exhibitions per horse.

Buckles to Open Average Champions in each Division
Runnin’ With the Pack Average awards in each Division
Buckles to Overall, Youth, Adult & Senior High Money
5 Star Fast Time Pad
Bronc Halters to anyone running a clean time ending in .777
Points from this event count towards Year End Awards