The Broncs for Breakfast event will feature 32 Ranch Bronc Riders "Riding as Ride Can Be" for 8 seconds. The Ranch Bronc Ride is different from the rodeo saddle bronc riding, as all contestants must ride in a stock saddle.
The event will start at 8 a.m. with a biscuits and gravy breakfast, calcutta at 9 a.m. and the bronc riding to start at 10 a.m. The Long-go will include 32 riders with the top eight advancing to the short-go. A total of $6,000 is up for grabs on Burch Rodeo stock.
The bronc riding is open to everyone to compete and is Co-Sanctioned with the Western States Ranch Rodeo Association and Top Hand Tour. WSRRA members will be eligible for National Finals qualifying points.
WSRRA Ranch Saddle Bronc Rules:
All riders will have an equipment check with judges. ALL BRONC RIDERS MUST CHECK IN!
*Wildest, yet most controlled ride!
* Using a standard stock saddle, slick-for saddle with bucking rolls.
* Bucking rolls, sacks, or saddle blanket rolled up and tied across the fork is allowed.
* Riders can hold horn, cantle, or rope strap.
* No Spur-out required and loss of stirrup is allowed. Points will be deducted for loss of stirrup.
* No hobbling of stirrups or bind on stirrup leathers.
* Saddles will be inspected by judges for conformance of these rules.
* Same hand must remain on rein throughout ride.
* Fanning with hat is allowed. Quirts and Whips are not allowed.
* Ride is for 8 seconds
* Contestants will be awarded points for control, aggressiveness, exposure, length of spur stroke, and drag timing.
*No Locked Rowels on spurs.