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Trail Challenge Obstacle Course

Recreational Competition

Early Bird Special

Dripping Springs Ranch Park

1042 Event Center Drive Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Friday, May 1, 2020 - Saturday, May 2, 2020

Date Type Mi Name Price Contact Contact Roster
Fri - 05/01 TC 5 Red Arena Fri Trail Challenge Early Bird Special$28 - $55
Early Bird Special $65.00 $55.00 Competitor (Age 23+) (Good until online registration closes)
Early Bird Special $38.00 $28.00 Competitor (Age 7-22) (Good until online registration closes)
Early Bird Special $38.00 $28.00 Ride Along (no obstacles) (Good until online registration closes)
Karen VanGetson karen@equinetrailsports.com
(512) 554-8683
Sat - 05/02 TC 5 Red Arena Sat Trail Challenge Early Bird Special$28 - $55
Early Bird Special $65.00 $55.00 Competitor (Age 23+) (Good until online registration closes)
Early Bird Special $38.00 $28.00 Competitor (Age 7-22) (Good until online registration closes)
Early Bird Special $38.00 $28.00 Ride Along (no obstacles) (Good until online registration closes)
Karen VanGetson karen@equinetrailsports.com
(512) 554-8683

Online registration closes Wednesday, April 29, 7:00pm, CST


About The Venue

Dripping Springs Ranch Park is a 110 acre park nestled amidst rolling landscape, seasonal creeks and ponds with wide open spaces. The park is home to the city's premiere Event Center with over 166,000 square feet undercover. The park has a covered arena, outdoor arena, round pen, trail system, stalls, hookups, wash rack, and bathrooms. The park is conveniently located 1.5 miles from downtown Dripping Springs near restaurants, lodging, and entertainment.

Portable pens are permitted at this park and allowed in the primitive camping area. Primitive camping will be in a flat, open field. RV Hook-up parking is paved. Dogs are permitted and must be kept on a leash at all times. 

Contact Dripping Springs Ranch Park to reserve amenities, be sure to let them know you are there for the Red Arena event - 512-858-4725. You will need to fill out the amenity form and email it to wwilks@cityofdrippingsprings.com

Stalls - $20 per night 
Shavings (must be bought through DSRP) - $8 per bag, 2 bag minimum
Hook Ups - $35 per night 
Primitive Camping - $10 per night

For further amenity details - http://drippingspringsranchpark.com/page/facilities

For more information about Dripping Springs Ranch Park - drippingspringsranchpark.com

Event Details

This Trail Course will be just a part of the great fun that will be going on at the Dripping Springs Ranch Park on this day! RED ARENA, a Therapeutic Riding Center helping kids and adults with disabilities and located in Dripping Springs, will be holding their annual Round-Up, a fundraiser consisting of tons of festivities such as wine tasting, great TX BBQ, a HUGE silent auction from local Dripping Springs merchants (we have lots of great breweries and shops!), lots of games for the entire family, and equine events for the kiddos from Red Arena! All proceeds from this event will go to Red Arena. For more information on Red Arena, please visit their website RedArena.org.

While the Red Arena Round-Up festivities will use the covered park, the course for this competition will be on the park's Hill Country trail system.

The Terrain

The terrain is typical Hill Country, some soft dirt areas, some rock. Shoes/boots recommended if your equine is not used to the Hill Country.

Meals

Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase in the arena's kitchen. Breakfast will be Chic-fil-A breakfast sandwiches, lunch will be TX BBQ plate. 

Awards

Ribbons and awards will be given to 1st-6th place Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced levels. 1st-3rd place ribbons for Youngin's (7-12 years old) and 1st-3rd place ribbons for Juniors (13-17 years old). Recognition ribbon to the highest point Newcomer!

Additional Opportunities

You won't want to miss the Red Arena Round Up festivities held inside the covered arena!
Friday night - wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres, HUGE Silent Auction from local Dripping Springs merchants.
Saturday - festivities for the whole family including bouncy house, petting zoo, games, and did we mention the HUGE silent Auction?!

Here's a quick link to the Red Arena Round Up - www.redarena.org/round-up.html

Dripping Springs Ranch Park
1042 Event Center Drive
Dripping Springs, TX 78620


Google Directions


Event Host Directions:

Dripping Springs Ranch Park is located on Route 12, between HWY 290 and Hamilton Pool Rd, just across from Dripping Springs Elementary School at the light, 1.5 miles from downtown Dripping Springs.

Use Google above to get directions from your location.

AGENDA

FRI - Obstacle Trail Course
3:00pm Judges Meeting
3-4:00pm Rider Check-In
4:00pm Rider Meeting
5:00pm First riders out on the course
Judge Shout Outs once all riders are in!
Awards after Judge Shout Outs!
Enjoy Round Up Festivities!
SAT - Obstacle Trail Course
8:00am Judge Meeting
8:00-9:00am Rider Check-In
9:00am Rider Meeting
10:00 First riders out on the course
Lunch after your ride
Judge Shout Outs once all riders are in!
Awards after Judge Shout Outs!
Enjoy Round Up Festivities!

AVAILABLE AMENITY RESERVATIONS

For amenities, call DSRP 512-858-4725