There are presently six separate districts within the Virginia NBHA. The state is divided into the following districts: the Tidewater area and Northern Neck, Richmond to Washington, Richmond to North Carolina, I64 north to Maryland and west to West Virginia, I64 south to North Carolina and west to the Blue Ridge Mountains, and I64 south to North Carolina west of the Blue Ridge Mountains and west to West Virginia. Our sixth district comprises the whole state of Virginia. The members who elect to be in this district can compete in any district within Virginia for points.
Members can compete in any show but only receive points when competing in a show that is sanctioned for their district. In many instances, district directors will “co-sanction” a show. What this means is that riders from the non-sanctioning district can earn points for their district if competing in a show that has been co-sanctioned by their district director.
The points earned by each rider are used to determine year-end awards within their districts as well as qualifying for the World NBHA Open Finals and the World Youth Finals. Virginia NBHA has a State Finals and the only requirement to date is that you must have competed in at least 3 shows within the rider's district as an NBHA member.
What is barrel racing?
Barrel racing originated as an all female rodeo event. NBHA events are open to competitors of both sexes and all ages. Contestants attempt to complete a cloverleaf pattern around pre-set barrels for the fastest time.
What is a divisional barrel race and how does it work?
Divisions are paid based upon time. The fastest time of the competition sets the standard for the remaining divisions. In a 4D competition, the 1D (first division) is the fastest time, the 2D (second division) begins at half a second off the winning time, the 3D (third division) begins at a full second off the winning time, the 4D (fourth division) begins at one and a half seconds off the winning time and the 5D (fifth division) begins two full seconds off the winning time.
Thoughts and prayers to NBHA members
Please keep Va05 District Director Brenda Dodd and Va NBHA Webmaster Lewis Parsley in your thoughts and prayers as she recovers from emergency gall bladder surgery and he recuperates from arm surgery. Both are long time supporters of NBHA and the barrel racing community.
Posted Mar 6, 2014, 4:32 AM by Virginia NBHA
Sherrylynn Johnson Clinic
March 28-29 in Suffolk,Virginia
Posted Mar 2, 2014, 10:20 AM by Virginia NBHA
Adam Roper Barrel Clinic -
Adam Roper Barrel
March 22, 2014 10:00
Clayton C. Bryant
Arena, Appomattox, Va.
Three time National
Champion (2000, 2007 and 2012)
Fort Smith Derby
Fastest Go Round 2006
Fort Smith Futurity
Oklahoma City World
Championship, Open Champion
Championships plus many more accomplishments
All proceeds go to
Virginia State Finals Awards
Bring your horse and
get tuned and ready for show season
participants, $100.00 per participant,
$30 if participating without a horse, (parents bringing participants no charge)
Lunch will be provided
To guarantee your spot,
make check payable to Va. State NBHA and mail it to Brenda Dodd, 3216 Longhorn
Drive, Mechanicsville, Va. 23111,
by March 16, 2014, phone (804 ...
Posted Feb 27, 2014, 6:39 PM by Virginia NBHA
Congratulations to our State Finals Participants and Winners
Please see the attached documents for full results of the 2013 State Finals Long and Short goes. Congratulations to everyone who participated and thank you to everyone that contributed to make it a great show.
Posted Feb 15, 2014, 9:17 AM by Virginia NBHA
2013 Virginia NBHA Awards Banquet
Volunteer Fire House
Please come join us for a great time. Awards will be presented for top 5 in each
division for the 2013 Virginia State Finals and the Warren Morgan fastest time
saddle. Some of the districts will also
be presenting their awards.
Everyone please bring a covered dish. Soft drinks and meats will be provided. After
the awards, we will have a DJ for a great time! Also, if anyone would like to bring any auction items, it would be
The cost is $10.00 per
person or $30.00 for a family ...
Posted Feb 13, 2014, 9:25 AM by Virginia NBHA
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