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Rodeo Production Guidebook

BUCKLES AND RIBBONS

BUCKLES:

You need to order 2 All-Around buckles and 27 event buckles. Buckles will be awarded to:
1. The All-Around Cowboy and Cowgirl based on most total points earned.
2. The Contestants or Teams achieving the best combined time or score of both go-rounds.

Royalty Contest Buckles:

Dance Contest Buckles:

When ordering event buckles you need to specify the event, but it is a good idea to be non-gender specific with your buckle designs. This allows you to use any leftover awards from one gender for possible ties in the other.

RIBBONS:

Ribbons will be awarded to the first 5 places per go-round, per event. It is recommended that ribbons be non-gender specific and not dated so that leftovers can be re-used.

To provide enough (non-gender specific) ribbons for both days you need to order 4 ribbons each for 1st through 5th places for each of the following events:

To provide enough (non-gender specific) ribbons for both days you need to order 6 ribbons each for 1st through 5th places for each of the following events:

You also need to order ribbons for the All-Around Cowboy, his 4 runners-up, and the All Around Cowgirl and her 4r runners-up. That is an additional ten (10) ribbons. These should be larger and more elaborate than the event ribbons, and should be gender-specific.

Your total ribbon count should be 280 ribbons. It is recommended that you order a few extra ribbons in case of ties.

The Hosting Association may choose to award additional "honorary" buckles or ribbons to honor special contributors or VIPs, such as:

First posted May 16, 2015
Last update Jan 1, 2016