Get ready for the 5th annual Chowchilla Fairgrounds Under the Barn Winter Gymkhana Series in the “Associated Feed Covered Arena”. It all begins on Friday, September 18, 2015 and will continue on the third Friday of each following month through February 2016.(With the exception of October, when it will be held on October 23rd)
The gymkhana series will consist of 6 events open to the community in 5 age groups. The age groups are 4-6 years (lead line), 5-8 years, 9-12 years, 13-17 years and 18 and over.
The events will be held on Friday nights; September 18, October 23, November 20, December 18, January 15 and February 19. Sign up will be at 6:00 PM with the competition beginning at 6:30 PM.
Each gymkhana will feature 3 events for the lead line competitors and 4 events for everyone else. Ribbons will be awarded for each event 1st through 8th place. Each show will have a high point winner in each age group with 15 trophies being awarded at each show. Contestants must compete in 4 of the 6 shows to be eligible to win one of the champion trophy buckles to be awarded to the series winners in each age group at the end of the series.
We want to invite the contestants to come out to the Fairgrounds and enjoy some great competition. We also want to encourage the community to come out and watch these shows. There is no admission charge for spectators. A food concession will again be on site.
For more information on the gymkhanas call the Fair office (559) 665-3728.
|Chowchilla News Day
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