High Point Champion Buckles 1. Points totaled from the following classes (each age division is separated): o Horse Showmanship o One pleasure class (Pony Pleasure, Walk-trot Pleasure, Western Pleasure, English Pleasure, or 2 & 3 Year Old Pleasure to be specified by each participant before the show starts) o Equitation (English or Western to be specified by the participant before the show starts) o Trail o Bareback Equitation o Egg Race o Break-A-Gate o Key Hole Race o Pole Bending o Barrel Racing 2. Each horse and rider combination will have points totaled separately. Only one horse and rider combination can be designated for the High Point Champion contest whether showing in 4-H, FFA, or both. 3. If the designated horse and rider combination does not participate in one of the above listed classes, they will not earn any points from that class, but are still eligible for high point. 4. Points will be awarded on a sliding scale as follows* (maximum of 5 points per class no matter how many participants): o Classes with 5 or more participants: 1st – 5 points, 2nd – 4 points, 3rd – 3 points, 4th – 2 points, 5th – 1 point o Classes with 4 participants: 1st – 4 points, 2nd – 3 points, 3rd – 2 points, 4th – 1 point o Classes with 3 participants: 1st – 3 points, 2nd – 2 points, 3rd – 1 point o Classes with 2 participants: 1st – 2 points, 2nd – 1 point o Classes with 1 participant: 1st – 1 point 5. Each horse and rider combination will have earned points totaled for all classes. o The horse and rider combination from each age division scoring the highest total points will receive a High Point Champion belt buckle. The buckles are listed below. Senior High Point Champion Intermediate High Point Champion Junior High Point Champion 6. Tie breakers for points totals will be as follows: o The first tie breaker will be the highest place in the Pleasure Class (specified before the show starts). o The second tie breaker will be the fastest time in Barrel Racing. * A no time or disqualification from any class will result in no points being awarded. Winners of the High Point Champion Contest will be announced at the end of the show. Points totals and winner designations are final and cannot be contested.