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Ropin’ Dreams fund-raiser Oct. 4-5
The sixth annual Ropin’ Dreams Benefit Team Roping will be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4-5, in the Chesnutt Arena, located at 201 F.M. 2509 in Kenedy.
Ropin’ Dreams is a non-profit group dedicated to making the dreams of children suffering from serious illness or injury come true.
Friday night’s activities include a No. 13, no cap. Ropers may enter one and draw one or enter open, draw two for $100 per roper. Books open at 6:30 p.m.; rope at 7:30 p.m. (or immediately after the draw). There will be a 70 percent cash payout. Producer has right to reclassify. Donations are welcome.
Saturday’s event begins with a beginners round robin for true beginners only (no age limit). Call 850-398-2225 to preregister. Limited to 10×10. Entry fee is $120 per roper. Legend belt buckles will be awarded to first- through fourth-place finishers.
Books open at 9 a.m. for the No. 8, capped at a four. Books close at 10 a.m. Roping will begin upon completion of the round robin round. Ropers may enter one, draw two, or enter open, draw three for $100 per roper. A Todd Slone saddle will be awarded to the high-point roper in the No. 8. Gist belt buckles will be awarded to first-place finishers, Double J breast collars to second place, and Gist knives to third-place finishers, plus cash payout to the winners.
A No. 10 (capped at a 5E) will also be held. Books open after the No. 8 starts and close during the short round. The No. 10 round will not start before 2 p.m. A Double J saddle will be awarded to high-point roper of the No. 10. Gist buckles, Double J breast collars, and Gist knives will be awarded to finishers placing first, second, or third; as well as a cash payout. Entry fee is $100 per roper.
Roper can only win one saddle. Negative Coggins. Producer has right to reclassify.
For more information, call Marissa at 850-398-2225, Albert at 850-398-7528, or Dub at 210-355-6368.
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