Hell Week Schedule 

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Wednesday, May 13        8 am practice (slow work, Cattleac Horse Saver) 
                                     6 pm practice (speed work, horses)

Thursday, May 14           8 am practice (slow work, Cattleac Horse Saver) 
                                     6 pm practice (speed work, horses)

Friday, May 15                8 am practice (slow work, Cattleac Horse Saver) 

                                     6 pm practice (speed work, horses)

Saturday, May 16            Quarantine Classic Jackpots & Jr. American Qualifier

Sunday, May 17               Quarantine Classic Ground Tying Jackpots & Matches

                                     Crawfish Boil

Monday, May 18              8 am practice (slow work, Cattleac Horse Saver)

                                     6 pm practice (speed work, matches, horses)

Tuesday, May 19             8 am practice (slow work, Cattleac Horse Saver)
                                    6 pm practice (speed work, matches, horses)

Wednesday, May 20        8 am practice  (slow work, Cattleac Horse Saver)

                                     6 pm practice (speed work, matches, horses)

Each practice will be limited to 20 participants and will be filled first come first serve. 


Each practice session is approximately 2-3 hours long and the cost is $30 per session. 


We welcome everyone to Hell Week and it is your choice to receive coaching from our instructors. 



Stalls and Hookups are available for $20 per night and can be purchased when you arrive. 

Hell Week is a tradition here!  It is a week dedicated to preparing for state and national finals.  This year, in addition to our practices we are adding jackpots and Jr. American Qualifiers!  We welcome goat tyers from across the country for practices with some of the best goat tyers from each level of competition. 


This year"s Hell Week will be held at the T2 arena in Orange, Texas.

​https://t2eventcenter.com/arena/


Ground Tying Jackpots 

Ground Tying Shoot Out

Each contestant can enter once per age group.  Contestants will be draw in to groups of 4-7.  After each round of competition, the contestant with the slowest time is eliminated. If a contestant's has an illegal tie or goat gets up before 6 seconds, 3 seconds will be added to the contestant's time.  Winners of each group will participate in a final shootout to determine the winner.


Tournament of Champions

Each contestant can enter once per age group.  Contestants will all make one run.  The 16 contestants with the fastest times will advance to the bracket.  The fastest time in each bracket will advance to the next round until a champion is determined.  If less than 16 are entered, each contestant will tie one goat to determine seeding into the bracket. If bye's are needed, they will be awarded to the contestant with the highest seed. 

Next Level Goat Tying

Take your goat tying to the next level with methods proven to win at every level.

Jackpot Rules

Jackpots will follow NHSRA rule book except the College Challenge which will follow the NIRA rule book. Judge's calls are final.

You can enter each jackpot (except ground tying) up to 2 times.  

Each Jackpot (except College Challenge) will be 2 rounds with the top 10 advancing to the short go. 

You must enter the 19 and under and have purchased your Jr. American Membership ($100) to enter the Jr. American Sidepot.  We will have membership applications available. (Can be paid with check)  25% of the sidepot is paid out on site with the remainder going to the Jr. American payout in Las Vegas in December 2020. 


The College Challenge is open to anyone who was a 2019-2020 member of the NIRA.  The College Challenge will be 3 rounds with the top 10 advancing to the short round. Payout will be each round and the average. 

80 foot score will be used.