Important NCCA Campdraft Rule Changes

11 Dec 2015

‘Attention All Campdraft Judges, Competitors and Committee's’

Recently the ABCRA Delegates attended the Annual National Campdraft Council of Australia meeting. The meeting was very productive with all the Association's Delegates working towards Common Rules for Campdrafting across all Associations for the benefit of their Judges, Competitors, Committees and the sport of Campdrafting. 

Please note below the following RULE CHANGES effective immediately. 

A complete Rule Book can be downloaded from the ABCRA Website. 

Judging General
1.6       A competitor may discuss in a polite manner with the judge only course points.  THE JUDGES DECISION SHALL BE FINAL 

Judging – Cut out/camp
2.14   In the event of a beast being distressed, showing lameness or baling up and attempting to horn a horse, the judge shall terminate the cut-out.  In this case no re run will be awarded.           

Implementation: 5 December 2015

2.15     In the event of a beast exhibiting bleeding as a result of a competitors actions, the judge will terminate the round and no re run be awarded. Where a beast exhibits bleeding through no fault of the competitor, the judge has the discretion to award a re-run.

 Implementation Dates: ABCRA Immediately 2 Dec 2015, ACA 1st April, 2016, GCA & SCA 1st July, 2016

Judging Course
4.15     In the event of a beast being distressed, showing lameness or bailing up and attempting to horn a horse, the judge shall terminate the round and score the competitor (providing the first peg has been completed). In this case no re-run can be awarded.                                                              

Implementation Date; ABCRA Immediately 2 Dec 2015, ACA 1st April, 2016, GCA & SCA 1st July, 2016

4.17     In the event of a beast exhibiting bleeding as a result of a competitors actions, the judge will terminate the round and no re run be awarded. Where a beast exhibits bleeding through no fault of the competitor, the judge has the discretion to award a re-run.         

Implementation Date; ABCRA Immediately 2 Dec 2015, ACA 1st April, 2016, GCA & SCA 1st July, 2016

Competitor Status 

10.4     Encouragement

An Encouragement Campdraft competitor shall be 17 years and over.

An Encouragement Campdraft competitor is one who has not won an Open age draft (i.e. Maiden, Novice, Open, Ladies, Associates) or a restricted draft as in 9.3 and 9.4

 A win will not alter the status of the horse. Competitors cease to be eligible to compete after winning One (1) Encouragement, or One (1) open age Campdraft, or placing 3 times in open age Campdraft.

Implementation Dates: ABCRA & GCA Immediately 2 Dec 2015, ACA 1st April, 2016, SCA 1st July, 2016

Drafts for Encouragement riders may be further restricted by age, geography (e.g. Shire), status of horse (e.g. Maiden horse) or sex.

General Rules
11.12 Stallions

All Stallions must be enclosed by panels on all Campdraft grounds

Stallions will be allowed to be unrestrained in panel yards through daylight hours ONLY.

Only 1 horse is allowed per enclosure.

Stallions must be double tied at night.

Panels must be a minimum of 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.

Implementation date:  01/02/2016

 

 

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