Show schedule for the Blackjack Saddle Club has been announced by Justine Staten, club president.
Kickoff point show is Saturday morning, May 5, 9 o’clock, at Cico Park in Manhattan.
While all shows are open to the public, club members’ points are tabulated for yearend awards.
Performance and speed events are planned with competition divided into age groups. Awards are to be presented to the top six riders in each class.
Highpoint awards will be given in both performance and speed divisions of each age category.
Additional point shows include Saturday, June 2, Stanley Stout Arena; Saturday, July 7, Stanley Stout Arena; Satuday, Aug. 11, Cico Park; Sunday, Sept. 2, Cico Park; and Sunday, Oct. 7, Cico Park.
All shows start at 9 o’clock, but speed events will not start before 1:30.
A fund raising raffle is being conducted for a new pair of Ariat boots given by The Outpost. Tickets are available from Staten and can also be purchased at the first show before the drawing that day.
“Black Jack Saddle Club is dedicated to our members,” Staten said. “We strive to make each event a pleasant and safe environment for all participants.”
Membership and additional information about the Blackjack Saddle Club can be found at www.blackjacksaddleclub.com.
Complete schedule, show bill and entry details with lower advance fees are also available on the website.