Finals Info


2023 WCBRA FINALS | September 29- October 1

2023 THE MYRNA | September 28

International AgriCenter,
4500 S. Laspina St., Tulare, CA 93274
Facility Map – Click Here

LAST DAY TO QUALIFY
September 24, 2023

ARE YOU QUALIFIED?
Check out the Points tab and click on Races Attended to list to make sure you are qualified. You must have 1 membership and 10 races for each entry into the finals. Email us for any qualification questions: [email protected]

ENTRY FEES *REDUCED FEES IN 2023!*
Entry fee for Open Finals: $225
Open Finals one-time office charge: $20
4% Credit Card processing fee will apply

DRAW INFO
Two Rounds, plus Average Awards
Round 1: Random Draw 
Round 2: Slowest to fastest based on Round 1 results

PAYOUT INFO
Added Money Breakdown (Estimated $150K+): Round 1 45% | Round 2 45% | Average 10%
Average Payout & Saddles & Awards based on round 1 & 2 combined.

WEBCAST INFO
More information coming soon.

ENTRY DATES
Entries will all be online only at www.SaddleBook.com
Entries for Producers/Sponsors Open: July 12, 2023
Entries for Members Open: July 14, 2023
Finals Pre-Entries Close: September 17, 2023
Finals Late Entries Close: September 27, 2023 with $100 late fee/horse

PAYMENT PLAN
Two different payment plans available!
4 Week Plan: Pay half now and half 4 weeks later! Available for start until August 13th.
3 Week Plan: Pay half now and half 3 weeks later! Available August 14th – August 23rd.

STALLING – (Click here for FACILITY MAP)
Limited Covered Box Stall – $125 for whole event, including The Myrna (includes 2 bags of shavings)
Limited Tented Paneled Pens – $125 for whole event, including The Myrna (includes 2 bags of shavings)
Uncovered Paneled Stall – $100 for whole event, including The Myrna (includes 2 bags of shavings)
Haul in Fee per person – $35 for whole event, including The Myrna *REDUCED IN 2023!*
Haul in Fee per person for the Myrna ONLY – $15 *REDUCED IN 2023!*
*Stall not required for day trippers. Need to pay a onetime haul in fee for The Myrna ($15) or for the whole event (WCBRA Finals & The Myrna) at $35/person.

PARKING *REDUCED FEES IN 2023!*
Dry Camping: $45
**Day parking MUST park in designated day-parking area and pay haul in fee.

TIME ONLIES
All sold online at www.saddlebook.com only. See schedule for times.
60 second time limit per time only.
If time permits in each time block than additional time onlies will be sold for $5 cash at the gate.

SIDEPOTS – CARRYOVERS ONLY
WCBRA Finals Sidepots – Carryovers only. Must enter both rounds.
Youth: 5D | 70% payback | Age 18 and under as of 01/01/2023 | $40/round | $80 total
Senior: 5D | 70% payback | Age 50 as of 01/01/2023 | $35/round | $70 total
Prime: 5D | 70% payback | Ages 18-49 as of 01/01/2023 | $35/round | $70 total
Derby: 2D | 1 sec split | $100 Added | 70% payback | $35/round | $70 total
Helmet: 5D | 70% payback | $35/round | $70 total
AQHA: Pending

The Myrna Sidepots – Carryovers only.
Youth: 5D | 70% payback | Age 18 and under as of 01/01/2023 | $25 Entry Fee
Senior: 5D | 70% payback | Age 50 as of 01/01/2023 | $25 Entry Fee
Prime: 5D | 70% payback | Ages 18-49 as of 01/01/2023 | $25 Entry Fee
Helmet: 5D | 70% payback | $25 Entry Fee
Golden Horse: 5D | 70% payback | For Horses 16 years and older only | $25 Entry Fee
Future Fortunes: 4D | 100% payback of $10K Open Bonus Money | 1/2 sec splits | No entry fee, must enter at www.futurefortunesinc.com/forms/

FUTURITY FINALS
The Futurity Finals are strictly for nominated and qualified horses only. to be qualified a horse must have 4 WCBRA futurity attendances by September 24th, 2023. The Futurity Finals are strictly a carryover from the open. Any rider can run a futurity finals horse if they are properly qualified as a rider to attend finals. Two carryover rounds – One $100 entry fee. 2D payout in rounds | 1 second split. Awards only in average. Year-end awards presented to 10th based on points. Average awards only based on finals to 3rd in each D.

JUNIORS CLASS
A Junior (not to be confused with a Youth) CANNOT be entered in the open race. No qualifications are required but Juniors must have a current membership. The age qualification is 10 & under as of January 1st, 2023. $45 Entry Fee.
**NEW IN 2023: One round only, Saturday September 30th at big drag at draw #250. Straight pay and awards to all. Limited to first 20 entries.

MED OUT / VET OUT POLICY
All vet outs/turnouts prior to entries close of regular entries on September 17th will be immediately released of all entry fee responsibility with the exception of applicable office and credit card fees. All WCBRA Finals vet out/med outs received by email with vet note/doctor note between the dates of September 18th and September 27th will receive a 70% refund of entry fee excluding stall, office and credit card fees. If no vet or doctor note can be provided within these date deadlines, the contestant will receive no refund. All vet outs regardless of timing, must be communicated in email to [email protected]

OTHER INFO
Western Attire with cowboy hat or helmet required while competing at Finals. No dress code for the Myrna.
No portable stalls/tying overnight. Must use a facility stall and shavings when staying overnight.
Pets ok – but must remain on a leash at all times.
No bonfires. BBQs ok.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
Wednesday, September 27th
8 AM | Gates Open to Contestants & Vendor Move-In
2PM – 7PM | Time Onlys (pre-sold on saddlebook.com)

Thursday, September 28th
8AM – 12PM | Time Onlys
1PM | The Myrna | $5,000 Added, Buckles, Awards

Friday, September 29th
6:30AM – 7:30AM | Open Arena
8AM | Finals Round 1 for All Contestants

Saturday, September 30th
8AM | Start Finals Round 2 (All but All 200 Runs)
Big Drag at #250 | Juniors
Big Drag at #300 | Junior Awards in Arena
Conclusion of Racing | Coke Race, Go Round 1 Awards, Year-end/Producer Banquet

Sunday, October 1st
8AM | Complete Finals Round 2 (Final 200 Runs)
Conclusion of Round 2 | Round 2 & Average Awards

DRESS CODE
Mandatory long-sleeved, buttoned-up, collared shirt, tucked in. Western pants, cowboy boots, and a cowboy hat or helmet. Hats lost in the arena will result in a $10 hat fine. Riders are responsible to pick up their own hats nearest the location it was lost, i.e. first barrel. Any dress code violations will result in a $50 fine. Please dress professionally, as photos will be taken and displayed in various publications.

ADDITIONAL ARENA RULES
The main arena will be set up with a holding pen and alleyway. A Race Official will oversee the holding pens. Instead of disqualifications, we will be implementing a fine system as follows; Riders are expected to load the holding pens during the drag (5 riders that are up and their helper if needed). The holding pen gate will be closed when the barrels are set and the tractors are parked. Riders and helpers NOT in the holding pens when the gates are shut will be fined an additional entry fee ($50 fine) but allowed to run if they choose to run, so long as their drawn position has not been passed. Riders will have 60 seconds to enter into the alleyway and cross the eye after their name is called. Failure to start your pattern will result in a $50 fine. After the 60 second mark, an additional 30 seconds will be granted for racers to cross the eye or run will be disqualified. If your horse is hard to start, please have a plan. Help, in closed-toed shoes, is allowed in the holding pen, but no person or horse is allowed past the plane of the gate into the alleyway except those that are up. You must be mounted when entering the alleyway. No dismounting in the alleyway for any reason. Failure to follow the holding pen rules will result in a fine of a minimum $50 unless otherwise noted as disqualification. All decisions of the Race Official will be final.

VENDOR INFO
Vendor Applications available soon. 

QUESTIONS?
All Finals related questions need to be directly emailed to [email protected] Do not contact the facility directly. Check this page regularly for your most up to date information.

PAST RESULTS

2018 WCBRA FINALS RESULTS

Round #1 –  Open
Round #2 –  Open
Round #3 –  Open
Open Average

2019 WCBRA FINALS RESULTS

Round #1 –  Open
Round #2 –  Open
Round #3 –  Open
Open Average

2020 WCBRA FINALS RESULTS

Round #1 –  Open
Round #2 –  Open
Open Average

2021 WCBRA FINALS RESULTS

Round #1 –  Open
Round #2 –  Open
Round #3 –  Open
Open Average

2022 WCBRA FINALS RESULTS

Round #1 –  Open
Round #2 –  Open
Open Average