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THE ORIGNIAL GO FOR BROKE SHOWDOWN FINALS
Oct 1-3, 2021 - IOWA EQUESTRIAN CENTER, CEDAR RAPIDS, IA

$13,000 ADDED
26 CHAMPIONSHIP BUCKLES
 
10 CHAMPIONSHIP COATS
THOUSANDS more in awards
!


PARKING & FACILITY MAP

CR GROUNDS MAP
WE WILL BE ASSISTING YOU TO MAKE PARKING EASIER 
AND KEEP PARKING FAIR FOR ALL
Overnight Tie-Outs/Pens will be allowed in designated areas
($25 fee per trailer applies)
We will assist you with parking if necessary. 
Pens are limited in size to 12x12 per horse.
Be mindful of space and other contestants when setting up your pens. 
Ask if you are not sure if overnight pens or tie-outs are not allowed in a certain area. 

If you are a tie-out/pen or jump out PLEASE stop at the office and pay. 
We do not want to have to track you down...But we will if necessary! :)

 
Draws/Stalls, etc., posted on this page Wednesday prior to event

CONSOLATION & SHOWDOWN ROUND DRAWS

EVENT PROGRAM w/DRAWS

STALL ASSIGNMENTS

ELECTRIC ASSIGNMENTS

SESSIONS / EXHIBITONS

LIVE EVENT WEBCAST BROUGHT TO YOU BY MIDWEST RODEOS!
 
SHOWDOWN FINALS SCHEDULE


FAQ's & RULES FOR GFB SHOWDOWN FINALS

Thursday, September 30th – Show Office Opens 5:00 pm

5:00 pm – 10:00 pm GROUNDS OPEN FOR EARLY CONTESTANT ARRIVAL
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Thursday Exhibitions CA$H at the gate $5 each
*Exhibitions - 60 second time limit starts when you enter the alley way!
Thursday arrivals
*Extra stall night $15
*Extra Electric night $25 (if applicable)
*Arrivals after 10 pm Thursday and before 8 am Friday will be fined $50 per horse
*Please be respectful of these hours when planning your arrival to the event

Friday, October 1st - 9:00 am – Show Office Opens

8:00 am FRIDAY GROUNDS open for general contestant arrival.
9:00 am – 1:00pm – 30-minute training sessions, 10 horses per session
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm – 60 exhibitions
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – 60 exhibitions
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – 60 exhibitions
*Exhibitions -60 second time limit starts when you enter the alley way!

4:00 pm - ALL CHANGES / LATE ENTRIES MUST BE COMPLETED FOR THE WEEKEND 

5:00 pm – EARLY SESSION GFB SHOWDOWN FINALS (1-100 open only)
1st Go early session limited to 100 open entries
Pee Wee warm up race - Immediately following draw 100 of early session
7:30 pm (not before) –1st Go continued GFB SHOWDOWN FINALS (101- end)
*Youth or Senior only entries will draw in the late section on Friday

Saturday, October 2nd – 9:00 am – Show Office Opens

9:00 am –Jan’s SENIOR SHOWDOWN ROUND & Prime Performance YOUTH SHOWDOWN ROUND
PEE WEE SHOWDOWN ROUND - following the SR/YTH Showdown round
10:30 am - (not before) 2nd Go OPEN GFB SHOWDOWN ROUND
3:00 pm – (not before) POLE BENDING SHOWDOWN - $500 added 2D / 2 second splits
5:00 pm – AWARDS PRESENTATIONS:
Pee Wee, Youth, Senior +
2021 GFB SPECIAL FEATURE AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED
Deb Anderson Spirit Award Presentation
**MUST BE PRESENT TO RECEIVE YOUR AWARDS**(or have a stand-in for pictures)
6:00 pm – Tentative time for the consolation round and showdown finals random draw to be posted.

Sunday, October 3rd – 9:00 am – Show Office Opens

8:00 am - SHOWDOWN FINALS CONSOLATION ROUND
D winners in the consolation round will advance to the SHOWDOWN ROUND
If you know you are in the consolation round and DO NOT plan to run, please notify the show office so we are not waiting for a scratch.
9:30 am (not before)– OPEN SHOWDOWN FINALS SHORT ROUND
AWARDS - Approximately 30 minutes following the conclusion of the Showdown Round

FEES
OPEN - $170
OPEN AVG - $40 
YOUTH / SENIOR - $60
ADULT AVG SIDE POT – $30 ef
PEE WEE - $30
POLES $40
LATE FEE - $20 per rider   
PROCESS FEE - $10 per rider                                            
STALLS - $65 (includes 2 bags of shavings)
SHAVINGS - $8
ELECTRIC HOOK UPS - $25 (per night)           
JUMP OUT FEE - $10 per rider if not stalled on site
OVERNIGHT TIE OUT/ PORTABLE PENS - $25 per trailer


**AWARDS - You must be present to receive your awards. We will NOT ship awards.

**CHECKS – You must have a fully complete a W9 form to collect your winnings. Checks will be ready approximately 1 hour after the conclusion of the Showdown finals short round. Checks not picked up at the show will not be mailed for 10-14 business days. Checks are marked VOID if not cashed or deposited within 60 days. We will not reissue lost, misplaced, washed or outdated checks!

Fill out a W9 Form Here

How do I qualify? 
Qualifications are based on entries between 7/1/2020 and 9/26/2021
What shows are 2021 GFB SHOWDOWN FINALS QUALIFIERS?

Waterloo, IA GFB July 3-5, 2020
Waterloo, IA GFB Aug 28-30, 2020
**MASON CITY, IA GFB FINALS SEPT 25-27, 2020**
Elkhart, IA GFB JACKPOT JUNKIE SHOWS 3/28, 4/14 & 4/24 2021
Mason City, IA GFB May 7- 9, 2021
Elkhorn, WI GFB May 21-23, 2021
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA GFB June 18-20, 2021
Elkhorn, WI JULY 2-4, 2021
Augusta, IL HANCOCK COUNTY FAIR SHOW
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA GFB JULY 30-AUG 1, 2021
Mason City, IA GFB AUG 13- 15, 2021
D5 Washington, IA AUG 21-22
D3 Maquoketa, IA AUG 28-29
D3 Denver, IA Sept 10-11
Blue 'N Gold Barrel Bonanza Sept 11, Leon, IA
28th Annual Barrel Blitz Sept 10-12, Elkhorn, WI
Indian Creek Racing Productions Sept 18/19 Curryville, MO
Iowa Barrel Burners & Dittmers Stables jackpots
9/6 - Maxwell, IA
9/7 - Runnels, IA
9/14 - Maxwell, IA
9/21 - Runnels, IA

A contestant entering any class at Showdown finals must have also competed in 3 approved classes between the dates listed above. 
Example: Betty Barrel Racer entered Ekhorn, WI Open on Saturday July 3 & Cedar Rapids, IA on July 30th and July 31st = QUALIFIED

The same "formula" works for the Youth, Senior, Pee Wee and Pole Bending.
You can view all previous show results HERE and search for your name to quickly find out if you've entered between 7/1/20 & 9/26/21. AS LONG AS A RIDER HAS ENTERED 3 TIMES, THEY MAY THEN ENTER ANY OTHER QUALIFIYING CLASS. FOR INSTANCE, IF YOU RAN YOUTH ALL YEAR, BUT WANTED TO ENTER OPEN AT THE FINALS, YOU CAN DO SO.



Feel free to email goforbrokebarrelrace@gmail.com with questions.  

**Situations not covered by event rules or schedule will be handled at the discretion of show management**
Standard Go For Broke Productions competition rules apply.
Go For Broke Productions - Lynde Johnson (Owner/Manager


When entering this event, you agree to the following:
DISCLOSURE Rider agrees to become familiar with and abide by the rules of this event.  Rider understands that Go For Broke Productions (producers of this event) along with the staff and associates of GFBP are not responsible for accident, injury, theft or death to themselves or property while attending, competing, camping or spectating at this event. Rider understands that Go For Broke Productions reserves the right to refuse entry for any reason.
WARNING: Under Iowa Law, a domesticated animal professional is not liable for damages suffered by, an injury to or the death of a participant resulting from the inherent risks of domesticated animal activities, pursuant of Iowa Code Chapter 673.  You are assuming inherent risks of participating in this domesticated animal activity.

 

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