Timed Events

Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Tie-Down Roping, Barrel Racing, and Breakaway.

  • Top 150 athletes on the WCRA Leaderboard from each discipline as of 10/29/18 will qualify for the Semi-Finals.
  • $250 entry fee per athlete, with an exception for barrel racers, which will have a $250 entry fee with $50 going to a 2D incentive ($7,500 total 2D incentive payout *based on 150 entries). $200 of entry fees will go into the Preliminary Rounds payout. 
  • Timed Event Athletes will compete in reverse order of the Leaderboard point standings as of 10/29/18.
  • The Top 8 Athletes in the WCRA Leaderboard as of 10/29/18 will be seeded directly into the final round of Semi-Finals competition. **(Top 8 will have the option to compete in The Preliminary Rounds and The Progressive Round if they so choose. Entry into the Preliminary Round will NOT forfeit exemption into the final round. If a Top 8 WCRA Leaderboard athlete advances through the Progressive Round, then the next highest Progressive Round finisher will advance in their place. **If a seeded athlete achieves advancement in any Preliminary Round competition, the next placed, not qualified, athlete(s) will advance. **If a seeded athlete achieves advancement in the Preliminary Round aggregate, the next placed, not qualified, athlete(s) will advance)

Preliminary Rounds

150 athletes from each discipline will compete in two full rounds of competition during the preliminary round.

  • Round One will consist of 150 athletes, and Round Two will consist of 150 athletes with a total payout of $30,000.
  • Each round of the preliminary will pay out $5,000 for the top four athletes: *schedule below based on 150 entries:
1st Place $2,000
2nd Place $1,500
3rd Place $1,000
4th Place $500
Total $5,000
  • The Preliminary Rounds’ aggregate will pay out $20,000 for the top six placing athletes: *schedule below based on 150 entries:
1st Place $5,800
2nd Place $4,800
3rd Place $3,800
4th Place $2,800
5th Place $1,800
6th Place $1,000
Total $20,000
  • The 2D Barrel incentive will pay out $7,500 for the top six placing athletes:

*schedule below based on 150 entries:

 

1st Place $2,175
2nd Place $1,800
3rd Place $1,425
4th Place $1,050
5th Place $675
6th Place $375
Total $7,500
  • A total of thirty-two (32) athletes from each discipline’s Preliminary Rounds will advance to the Progressive Round. Those 32 will include:
    • Any athlete that places 1st through 4th place in either Preliminary Round will move into the Progressive Round.
    • The remaining places will be filled by the fastest times in the aggregate of both Preliminary Rounds.

Progressive Round

Thirty-two (32) athletes in each discipline will advance from Preliminary Rounds, to compete in the Progressive Round, with a total payout of $20,000. The 32 will be divided into four (4) Pools [A, B, C, D] of eight (8) athletes seeded into each Pool.

  • Pools will be seeded based on overall position in the aggregate of the Preliminary Rounds.
  • Two (2) Pools will compete in each performance of the Progressive Round.
    • Perf 1: Pools A and B
    • Perf 2 Pools C and D
  • The two (2) fastest times, in each Pool, of each performance will advance to the Final Round

Final Round

Sixteen (16) athletes in each discipline will compete in the Final Round, in one performance.

  • Eight (8) of the athletes will have advanced from the Progressive Round.
  • Eight (8) are seeded from the WCRA Leaderboard Standings as of 10/29/18.
    • The sixteen (16) athletes, collectively, will be seeded into two (2) Pools; A and B
  • The three (3) fastest times in each Pool advance to the WCRA $1MM Major
    • Wild Cards – The two (2) other fastest times of the combined Pools, not already qualified will advance to the WCRA $1MM Major.
  • The Final Round will pay out a total of $35,000.
  • Eight (8) athletes in each discipline will advance to the WCRA $1,000,000 Major in January 2019.

Rough Stock Events  

Bareback, Saddle Bronc Riding, and Bull Riding

  • Top Fifty (50) athletes in each discipline from the WCRA Leaderboard as of 10/29/18 will qualify for the Semi-Finals.
  • The Top eight (8) in each discipline on the WCRA Leaderboard as of 10/29/18 will be seeded directly into the Final Round. These athletes will NOT have the option to compete in the Progressive Round.
  • The Fourty-two athletes (42) competing in the progressive round will pay a $250 entry fee.

Progressive Round

Forty-two (42) athletes will compete in the Progressive Round during two performances.

  • The Forty-two (42) athletes in the Progressive Round will be divided into six (6) Pools [A, B, C, D, E, F] of seven (7) athletes in each Pool.
  • Three (3) Pools [21 athletes] will compete in each performance of the Progressive Round with a total payout of $20,000.
    • Pools will be seeded based on WCRA Leaderboard points standings as of 10/29/18
    • Perf 1: Pools A, B, C
    • Perf 2: Pools D, E, F
  • Livestock will be designated to each Pool.
  • Athletes will select their stock from their Pool, based on their WCRA Leaderboard points standings within their Pool. Athletes will select from ALL stock in their Pool and the unselected stock will serve as RR for the designated Pool.
  • The highest score from each Pool will advance to the Final Round
  • Wild Card – the highest score from each performance, that did not already qualify, will advance to the Final Round. 

Final Round

Sixteen (16) athletes will compete in the Final Round of the rough stock events, in one final performance.

  • Eight (8) of the athletes will have advanced from the Progressive Round.
  • Eight (8) are seeded from the WCRA Leaderboard Standings as of 10/29/18.
    • The sixteen (16) athletes, collectively, will be drawn into two (2) Pools; A and B
  • Livestock will be designated to each Pool and randomly drawn
  • The three (3) highest scores in each Pool advance to the WCRA $1MM Major
    • Wild Cards – The two (2) other highest scores of the combined Pools, not already qualified will advance to the WCRA $1MM Major.
  • The Final Round will pay out a total of $35,000.
  • Eight (8) athletes in each discipline will advance to the WCRA $1,000,000 Major in January 2019.

*More event schedule details to be released at a later date.

*Tie-Breakers will be in effect