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  • The event is judged on horsemanship, stockmanship, the size of the loop, the distance the loop is thrown and the quality of the loop.

  • One extra point will be awarded for the use of a reata.

  • Points are accumulated for both rounds.

  • You are allowed one attempt at roping front feet or tripping.

  • Deductions:

  • Missed shots –1

  • Lost rope –12

  • Wrong cow –6

  • Belly roped –5

  • Excessive roughness of livestock such as dragging by a high hock or excessive choking will lead to a point deduction or disqualification from the round.


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