ABCRA Rule Book

ABCRA RULE BOOK - CLICK HERE Effective 1st December 2015

If you would like a hard copy please contact Head Office 02 6766 5863.
Please note: there will be ongoing changes to the formatting of the rulebook to use available space, however the content of the rulebook will remain intact.

RSNCA Ranch Sorting Rule Book (valid 29.3.2016)

Rule Changes

Mandatory wearing of helmets for all Encouragement Campdraft Riders

Effective 1st December 2016 ALL Encouragement Campdraft Riders must wear an approved helmet while competing in any draft.  We are currently updating our data base to include the status of the competitor to make it clear to Committees who is of Encouragement status.

Master Campdraft Rider Title

Effective 1st December 2016 there will be a Master Rider Title for 55 years and over Competitors. Points will accumulated from the Maiden, Novice, Open and Open for Open drafts and this will be an event at the 2018 National Finals. 

Barrel Race Rules-update

Barrel Racing 30 second time limit
The new rule book no longer has 30 second time limit on Barrel Racing.
This is in line with the Australian Rodeo Federation rules included in the ABCRA Rule Book.

Barrel Racing Timing
The new rule book no longer states that times must be in 100’s.
Times now must be taken in 1,000’s (3 decimal places).
This is in line with the Australian Rodeo Federation rules included in the ABCRA Rule Book.

Important NCCA Campdraft Rule Changes

30 November  2016

Rule 4.12 will now read

A horse that clips a beast when changing sides shall be penalized; however a horse that badly hits a beast over the hocks or runs up the rump of a beast will be disqualified.

11.2 Stallion Containment Requirements

Minimum Stallion Containment Requirements.

Stallions to be double tied.

Stallions to have an exclusion perimeter erected around the animal by way of electrified tape around the horse and area they are tied to exclude any possible interaction between the stallion and another horse or human.

At night:

The same rules apply to daylight hours with the addition for a stallion that is in panels must have additional form of restraint e.g.: tied up, hobbles, sideline.

Individual associations affiliated with the NCCA may impose additional containment rules.

OR

Stallion Containment

During daylight:   Stallions to be enclosed by panels of all campdraft grounds.

Stallions can be free to roam inside panel area when an exclusion permitter is erected by way of electrified tape around the panelled area to exclude any possible interactions between the stallion and another horse or human.

Only 1 horse is allowed per enclosure.

Panels must be a min if 1500mm in height.

Panels must be constructed using an equivalent of 4 bars of 25mm box or pipe equivalent as a minimum.

Panels must be anchored securely to a solid object i.e. truck, post or tree.