2011 Saline County Rodeo Queen Contest Saline County Fairgrounds September 8, 9, 10 The Saline County Rodeo Queen Contest is judged based on appearance, personality and horsemanship. The fun and entertaining event brings beauty and charm. The queen is crowned on Saturday night. Qualifications and Rules 1. Contestant must not be less than 16 or more than 24 years of age as of September 1st of the current year. 2. The contestant must be single; never married, pregnant and/or had a child. 3. The contestant must be a female legal resident of the state of Arkansas. 4. Past Saline County Rodeo Queens are not eligible to compete again. 5. No stallions are permitted. No tie-downs are allowed in horsemanship competition. Riders must use split reins and bits must follow AQHA guidelines. 6. Be in good academic and discipline standing with the school/college contestant attends. 7. Entry constitutes agreement to release Saline County Rodeo from all liability. Chaperones Contestants must be accompanied by a parent/guardian or female chaperone appointed by parent/guardian. The chaperone must be present and remain with the contestant throughout the contest. Sponsors Each contestant must be sponsored. She can be sponsored by a private business, civic group, fraternal organization, Chamber of Commerce, riding club, or livestock association, etc. The fee is $25.00 paid when entry forms are mailed in. Horses Arkansas horses must be accompanied by the original report of negative EIA test within 12 months prior to exhibition. Horses from out of state require the original report of negative EIA test and original health certificate issued 30 days prior to exhibition. Dress Requirements Each contestant should wear western attire for the event including parade, interview session, riding in the Grand Entry on Friday and Saturday night. Hats are required during all phases of the competition including interview. Chaps are not allowed. Photographs Two photographs must be attached to the entry form: 4" x 6" of the head and shoulders (These photos are not used for judging purposes - snapshots are acceptable.) Contestants should be dressed in western attire including hat. On the back of the photograph, please print the date, contestant's name and address. Judging There will be 3 judges. They will be judging the contestants on appearance, personality and horsemanship. Manners, behavior and grooming will be observed at all times from the parade to the crowning ceremony. Their decision is final. Contestants are required to be at the parade on Tuesday, September 6; Grand Entry, Friday, September 9; and Saturday, September 10. Poor sportsmanship, tardiness, interference or otherwise inappropriate conduct will affect your score. Rule violations could result in disqualification from this and future contests. Mail entry forms to: Taylor Doan 5755 Hwy 298 Benton, AR 72019 Phone: 501-840-1461 Email - [email protected] Entry Form Deadline - August 24 2011 RODEO QUEEN ENTRY FORM Contestant's Name Telephone Address City Birth Date Age Zip Hair Color School Name (if applicable Eye Color Email Horse Information Club Memberships Community Activities Honors and Awards Special Interests and Hobbies Future Plans Daughter of Telephone Other Family Members Sponsor Organization (required) Contact Name Email Address City Sponsor Signature Zip Telephone By signature below, contestant/parent/guardian certifies they have read, understand and agree to comply with the rules and regulations of this contest and further assume all liability and responsibility for any loss, accident or injury resulting from participation in this event. Competition information and photos may be used for publicity purposes. Contestant Signature Date Mail entry and Photographs to: Parent/Guardian Signature (If contestant is a minor.) Saline County Rodeo Queen Contest 5755 Hwy 298 Benton, AR 72019 Email: [email protected] Print name, date and address on the back of photographs to submit with entry.