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WELCOME SHELBY WICKSON – ABRA SPONSORSHIP AND AWARDS CORRDINATOR
The ABRA is excited to announce our new Sponsorship & Awards Coordinator, Shelby Wickson. Shelby has brought vast experience in event planning and tradeshow organization
Thank You Michelle Auclair
The ABRA would like to take this opportunity to thank Michelle Auclair for being our Sponsorship & Awards Coordinator for over the last 7 years
2022 Scholarship Winners
Congratulations to our Scholarship winners for 2022! 1 – Ava Burake $1,500 2 – Veronica Pederson $1,000 3 – Riley Beier $500
IF YOU ARE ON THIS LIST YOUR ENTRY IS ON OUR WESTERN FORTUNES LIST. IF YOU ARE NOT ON THIS LIST AND NEED TO BE
ABRA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
ABRA Annual General Meeting is schedule for August 25 2022 following Youth Short Go Prizes in the main Arena of the Calnash Ag Event Center. Blyaw changes and member
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NEW FOR 2022 ABRA FINALS!
TIME SPLITS WILL BE AS FOLLOWS: OPEN 6TENTHS FORMAT. YOUTH 7 TENTHS SPLIT PEE WEE 3 SECOND SPLIT.
OFFICE CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS
The office will be closed over the holiday period. If you do not have your membership and are planning on enter a jackpot between now
I am sure you have all be waiting to hear what we are doing for the 2022 ABRA Finals. We want you all to know
Bids for 2022 Finals
We are now accepting bids for the 2022 Finals for our Medic. Services will be required from Tuesday AM to Sunday at the Close of
Thank you Casino Volunteers
Thank you to all those who stepped up and volunteered for our casino the last few day! We sure appreciate your help! Be sure to
ABRA FINALS 2022 FINALS SURVEY
SEE ABRA FINALS LINK TO SURVEY FOR THE FINALS. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DQ6PP6M
MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS ARE OPEN!!
Renew your membership before November 30 so that your jackpots from July 1 count for the 2022 finals!!
WE STILL NEED THE FOLLOWING: Day 1 – chip runner 9:30 pm – 3:45 amDay 2 -chip runner 3:30 pm – 10 pmEvening cash cage:
AGM – Re Cap
Following the Annual General Meeting of the ABRA last night we would like to welcome the following new directors. D.5a Carmen Hopper D.5b Sheena Labine
ABRA members I want to address you all during these challenging times. It was only a few weeks ago we were all together having a
covid 19 update
In review of the recent restrictions, it is disheartening to see us going back into this however after reviewing the material published the ABRA stance
Given the governments release on “indoor public facilities requiring masks” we are asking members to respect any host with an indoor public facility that requires
ABRA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
It is that time of year where we need to host our AGM. Given the different format for 2021 we did not host the meeting
Wow how exciting to be celebrating the 25th ANNIVERSARY for the ABRA finals!!! How special it is after the last 18months that we have all
2021 Scholarship Winners
Congrats to the 2021 Scholarship Winners Jewel Pollock – $1500 Joelle Vig – $1000 Kalli Beebe – $500
UNOFFICIAL DAY RESULTS
Times are only official when the final PDF is posted on the main finals page You can use the search option to find you, your
LIVE UNOFFICIAL FINALS RESULTS
UNOFFICIAL LIVE FINALS RESULTS Times are only official when the final PDF is posted on the main finals page You can use the search option
So we promised some exciting news for the end of the week and here it is! COVID COIN!! we want to thank all of the
ABRA FINALS EXTENED ENTRIES
The ABRA Board has decided that because sat/sun is not yet full, and some spots are left we will open things up till they are
Concession At ABRA Finals
We have an opening for a second concession at the finals. If this is something that you are interested in doing please email into the
ABRA COVID 19 UPDATE
With the updated release of Covid 19 Rules & Regulations by the Alberta Government the ABRA is excited to announce that we are finally able
Out Of Office
Jill Will be out of the office June 15-June 30. Memberships will be processed by other staff. If you have questions please call your director
“You no longer need to have an exemption to approve jackpots the old approval system will be in place. However, we need to still be
Until we can 100% the restrictions from AHS next week Jackpots are to go ahead with restrictions in place as they previously have been with capacity limitations, indoor masking requirements, contact tracing, enhanced sanitation. Once we have confirmed details next week we will update you all on what changes if any hosts can make for jackpot structure and exemption requirements.
BARREL SETTERS FOR ABRA FINALS
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Hi Everyone, This week till Sunday night our exemption is still in place. I will say that we are very fortunate to have this. We
When we know what the new restrictions mean for our exemptions ill let you all know. We have messages into AHS please let us have the morning to hopefully fight to continue what we have worked so hard to get. You all have been awesome at social distancing wearing masks refraining from gathering and spectating so lets hope maybe jackpots can continue. Any jackpots booked till Friday will go forward for sure so support those hosts!
NOTE TO MEMBERS: just a note to members entering jackpots they will all be pre entries and many will have online google forms for you
At this time the ABRA has decided to reduce qualifications by the following: OPEN: 5 for horse and five for rider. YOUTH: 3 for horse and three
Exemption Approval – update
The ABRA is proud to announce that we should have an exemption for a list of events starting April 19 to May 15. McDougall Arena
COVID 19 update
Good Morning members, We want to advise you that we have yet to receive any exemptions. We all understand your concerns and frustrations in this
Thanks so much to everyone who filled out the survey for us! This information has helped us alot. The winners for free memberships are the
The ABRA is working with a few hosts as test arenas in the preparation to receive an exemption. If we can get this approved we
NEW DISTRICT LINES PROPOSAL
Please see the link below for the new District Lines. This will be effective as of May 1. If you have any recommendations please send
Update re: ABRA Finals 2021
ABRA is excited to announce that plans are still under way for the 2021 Finals. As sponsorship and tradeshow applications head out this week we
Updates From ABRA
ABRA is awaiting the release of some updates on restriction lifts this week and as soon as we hear from the Government what the next
ABRA COVID-19 Update
As of the end of the business day Friday the ABRA will be officially cancelling all approved events as per the Government of Alberta asking
Please see the membership information page for the link to our new 2020 rules. These rules are effective November 20 2020 however are still up
Please note that 2021 memberships are available for purchase and that 2020 membership expire Nov 30.
2020 ABRA SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
CONGRATS TO OUR 2020 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS. Macy Auclair $1000.00 Kallee McKinney $750.00 Niki Nicholson $500.00 Taylor Bond $500.00 Teaga Thorstentein $250.00 Brianna Fisher $250.00
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE ABRA
Please click here to see the agenda for the AGM Monday August 24 2020 at 7pm. if you are planning to attend due to COVID
The ABRA is currently on making adjustments to its rule book but please note the following regarding Co Sanction or Co approval with other organizations: To
ABRA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING UPDATE
The ABRA has schedule its Annual General Meeting for August 24 2020 at the Calnash Ag Event Centre at 7pm. There will be a max of
WE ARE OPEN!!!
The ABRA is so excited to announce that we are open and able to finally host jackpots. We encourage hosts to get their submittals into
2020 ABRA FINALS CANCELLED
It is with great sadness the ABRA has made the difficult decision to officially cancel our Provincial Finals. With this comes many questions for you
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2018 FINALS RESULTS
OPEN HIGH POINT OPEN SHORT GO RESULTS OPEN AVERAGE RESULTS2 PEE WEE RESULTS SENIOR INCENTIVE 6 YEAR OLD INCENTIVE 5 YEAR OLD INCENTIVE OPEN ROUND
2019 FINALS RESULTS
YOUTH SHORT GO RESULTS YOUTH HIGH POINT YOUTH AVERAGE YOUTH ROUND 2 RESULTS YOUTH ROUND 1 RESULTS OPEN SHORT GO HIGH POINTxlsx OPEN AVERAGE RESULTS
Western Fortunes Information
It has come to the attention of the Board of Directors for the ABRA that various posts on social media have commented on why the
Rule Changes Regarding 3D/4D Format
Please note that at the Last ABRA meeting February 2, 2020 the board reviewed the rules regarding our 3D/4D format. The following changes below are
2020 ABRA FINALS 25TH ANNIVERSARY FORMAT CHANGES
Open Average will bring 15 back to the short go.Youth Average will bring back 10 to the short go. *Between the Open and Youth “25”
2019 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS!
Dayna Sewell – $1250 Jaceyln Pederson – $750 Baylee Johnson – $750 Kelsey Rider – $250 CONGRATULATIONS!