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February 8, 2017
10. All Finals personnel that are eligible to work the Finals rodeo will be placed on a ballot for voting by the Top 20 contestants in each event. Exceptions
will be those personnel in which a membership is not mandatory. All Finals personnel must have worked a minimum of three (3) CPRA 1st sanctioned rodeos to be eligible to work Finals.
Timekeepers for the finals will be selected as follows: Official and backup timer must be certified. Certification will be obtained by attending one timers
seminar and timed three (3) 1st sanctioned CPRA rodeos in the current rodeo season.
Secretary for the Finals must be certified. Certification will be obtained by attending one secretary seminar and working three (3) 1st sanctioned rodeos
in the current rodeo season. The Board of Directors will select and hire the Finals Secretary from the certified list. An award will be given for Secretary
of the Year voted on by the Top 20 contestants. There will be two pickup men. The Top 20 contestants in bareback and saddle bronc events will vote.
JUDGES AND JUDGING METHODS
If contetant receives a bad gate or an animal escapes the chute the contestant has the option of running the original draw or the extra. The original will not be brought back during a perf unless the arena has a return alley, but may be brought back after the perf as long as time and arena conditions permit.
If contestant chooses to participate on the extra, the original drawn animal will go back to the draw herd to replace the extra.