Student Event Directors 2016-17

Each event is overseen by a student event director. These directors are there to assist you with questions regarding your events.

Responsibilities of all student event directors:

  • Must be throughly educated in the rules of their event
  • Must attend all Student Meetings
  • Must wear their director vest
  • Must be in the arena at the time of their event with a current rule book
  •     (if unable to be present, they must designate a qualified replacement
  • Must be the contestant's liason in the event of a disputed call made by the judge or other rodeo personnel

Event Specific Responsibilities:

Pole Bending        SHANNON MCBRIDE

  • Haul poles and rakes to and from rodeos and assist the staking out of the pattern
  • Also the director for Jr. High Pole Bending

Barrel Racing        JACQUELINE LUCAS

  • Haul barrel covers to and from rodeos and assist the staking out of the pattern
  • Haul all stakes and tape measurers
  • Also the director for Jr. High Barrel Racing

Goat Tying        KAYLEE SCHEEVEL

  • Bring goat leads (10' long with snaps on each end)
  • Assist the switching of goats, mark penalties, an check the draw before each run
  • Make sure fresh goats are tied enough prior to competition that they take the tie
  • Also director for Jr. High Goat Tying (boys and girls)

Breakaway Roping       AMY DOEHLING

  • Furnish nylon breakaway string, mark penalties, assist the judge at the line and check the calf draw before each run
  • Inspect each roper's flag and breakaway string before entering the box
  • Also the director for Jr. High Breakaway Roping (boys and girls)

Queen                JILLIAN KOSTRZEWSKI

  • Organize the Grand Entry
  • Line up flag carriers

Cutting        CORA BORMAN/WADE JACOBSON

  • Bring ribbon and assit the marking of the back fence and timeline

Team Roping        LANE GOEBEL

  • Bring and install box pads
  • Assist the judge in lining steers, mark penalties, and check the draw before each run
  • Also the director for Jr. High Team Roping

Tie Down Roping           TATE OFTEDAHL

  • Assist the judge at the line, mark penalties, designate two ropers to untie calves, and check the draw before each run
  • Inspect the neck rope before roper enters the box
  • Make sure calves are tied enough prior to competition that they take the tie
  • Also the director for Jr. High Calf Roping and Ribbon Roping

Steer Wrestling        NOLAN HART

  • Mark penalties, assit the judge at the line, and check the draw before each run
  • Make sure all fresh steers have been thrown enough prior to competition that they take the throw
  • Also the director for Jr. High Chute Dogging

Bareback Riding        DAKOTA MORRIS

  • Responsible for MHSRA gear that is for use if someone does not have their own
  • Assist stock committee in requirements for stock at State Finals

Saddle Bronc Riding   NONE

  • Assist stock committee in requirements for stock at State Finals

Bull Riding        BLAINE BEATY

  • Assist stock committee in requirements for stock at State Finals

Reined Cow Horse   PRESTON LECY

  • Assist stock committee in requirements for stock at State Finals

Ribbon Roping

  • See Calf Roping

Chute Dogging

  • See Steer Wrestling