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Ride for Fun, Ride to Learn

Trail Challenge Obstacle Course

Recreational Competition

Bc Mello Arena

176 Horseshoe Bend Rd Goldendale, WA 98620

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - Sunday, May 20, 2018

Date Type Miles Name Contact Contact Roster
Sat - 05/19 OC BCMA/Mt Adams Buckle Series Day 1 Cindy Mello bcmelloarena@yahoo.com
(541) 806-0059
Sat - 05/19 OC BCMA/Mt Adams Buckle Series In Hand Cynthia Mello bcmelloarena@yahoo.com
(509) 250-0726
Sun - 05/20 OC BCMA/Mt Adams Buckle Series Day 2 Cindy Mello bcmelloarena@yahoo.com
(509) 250-0726
Sun - 05/20 OC BCMA/Mt Adams Buckle Series In Hand Cynthia Mello bcmelloarena@yahoo.com
(509) 250-0726

About The Venue

All natural terrain. Obstacle course set over 5+ acres of rolling grass and dirt hills.  Over 50 obstacles available to challenge both the beginner and the extreme rider. 

 

Event Details

We are pleased to announce the addition of an In-Hand Obstacle Course Competition on Saturday, with our Obstacle Challenge immediately following.  We will be picking the best obstacles to begin the ride,we hope to challenge you with obstacles for all levels that will be a rewarding experience for you and your Equine partner. 

The Terrain

Shoes or boots are recommended, there are some rocks. 

Meals

Meals are on our own with a Pot Luck Saturday Evening.

Awards

Ribbons  1st -6th Place, Weekend Hi Point Awards, Buckles to be awarded at the conclusion of the series.

This buckle series will combine the best 4 scores from the May 19th & 20th In Hand and Obstacle Challenge at BC Mello Arena in Goldendale, WA and the two day Trail Challenge July 28th & 29th at Mt Adams Horse Camp outside of Troutlake, WA.  High Point Awards for each division for each weekend and Overall High Point Buckles for each division to be awarded at the conclusion of the series.  Must compete in all four events to qualify for the buckles. 

Additional Opportunities

You're welcome to stay on Sunday after the awards to practice the obstacles. The fee is $10.00,to play, or $25.00 for Monday play and ride with Cindy Mello. Please indicate your interest with your registration.

Bc Mello Arena
176 Horseshoe Bend Rd
Goldendale, WA 98620


Google Directions


Event Host Directions:

Hwy 84 to Biggs Junction to 97 north to Goldendale take first exit Columbus street follow to Rail road street turn left, at stop veer out to the left ,follow road about 11/2 miles (look for white rail fence on left SLOW down its next drive) follow long drive way parking sign.From the North heading south on hwy 97 over Status pass,come into Goldendale 1st exit Broadway (DQ and gas station on corner) follow to first stop,straight for about 7 blocks on left Washington St.turn left to next stop,turn right,come to Y in road stay left,follow that road turns into Horseshoe Bend about 1/2 a mile look for white rail fence on left turn in follow drive to back parking signs will be up DO NOT USE GPS!!!!!!!!

AGENDA

FRIDAY
3:00pm Gates Open
5:00pm Early Check In Available
SAT - Obstacle Course & In Hand Course
8:00am New arrival Check In
8-9am Judge Briefing
9:00am Rider Briefing
10:00am First In-Hand Participant, First Rider on course 30 minutes after last rider
Lunch On your own after your ride
Judge Shout Outs once all riders are in!
Awards After Judge Shout Outs!
6:00pm Saturday Night Pot Luck
SUNDAY - Obstacle Course
7:00am New arrival Check In
7:30am Judge Briefing
8:00am Rider Briefing
8:30am First In-Hand Paraticipant, First Riders on the course 30 mintues after last rider
Lunch On your own after your ride
Judge Shout Outs once all riders are in!
Awards After Judge Shout Outs!

AVAILABLE AMENITY RESERVATIONS

MEALS (Potluck for Saturday Dinner)
Pot Luck-Saturday Night FREE
OUTDOOR CORRALS
Friday Night Outdoor Pens $10.00
Saturday Night Outdoor Pens $10.00
Additional Night Outdoor Pens $10.00
OVERNIGHT DRY CAMPING
Friday Night Dry Camping $10.00
Saturday Night Dry Camping $10.00
Additional Nights Dry Camping $10.00
STAY/LEARN on our Beautiful Obstacle Course!
Sunday Stay - Play on Obstacle Course $10.00
Monday Stay - Play on Course with Cindy $25.00