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Producers Information

(updated for 2014)

PRODUCER BENEFITS:

Producers work together to promote all futurities in the Upper Midwest Region. Our network of
futurities offers a great way for producers to advertise and promote their event economically and
give their contestants the added incentive bonus of running for awesome series awards. Your
event will be locally & nationally advertised.

• Advertising your event on the NRFTOUR.com website along with many other websites including:
  • BarrelFuturities.com
  • eHorseHotline.com
  • Greatlakesequine.com
  • BarrelHorseHeaven.com
  • HorseEvents.info
  • BarrelHorses.com
  • Face book –Northern Region Futurity Fan Page

• Advertising on all NRF Tour flyers, posters, thank you cards & banners
• Your event will be embroidered on all year end award jackets
• NRF Tour posters will be on display at all tour futurity/derby’s, several NBHA shows and state
shows, open shows, jackpots, horse sales, western stores & farm and feed stores with your logos and
event information displayed on them.
• NRF Tour will be advertising in many barrel prospect sale catalogs, Horse Digests Magazine,
SEMSCA book and many other futurity event programs advertising for your event.
• Your event results and photos will be published on line on NRF TOUR results page and news page,
and eHorseHotline (flash notification list)
• NRF Tour logo will be on all tour event websites to link contestants to your event
• We will mass email contestants futurity/derby event flyers, news, changes and payment due dates
and reminders when payments are due.
• Each producer will have a chance to win a FREE laptop Computer to be giving away to ONE
lucky producer at the last Tour Show.

• By certifying your event you are allowing futurity and derby riders a chance to earn points at your
show to qualify for additional prizes and money at the end of the tour year.

PRODUCER COSTS:
o $150.00 Annual Fee

GUIDE LINES FOR NRF TOUR APPROVAL & PRODUCER REQUIRMENTS:
• Futurity & Derby MUST be separate runs with 2 Go’s. Example) the Futurity or Derby CAN NOT be a side pot from your OPEN 4D Class.
• $1,500 Minimum added for futurity & $750 Minimum added for the Derby
• Futurity 2D format , 1 second split & Derby 2D format, ½ second split
• All futurity/Derby horses are required to mail in a copy of registration papers of nominated entered horse with futurity/derby payment.
• It is the responsibility of the producer to check all futurity horses’ status.
• All futurity/derby horses must be checked in at your event prior to running. Paper worked must match the nominated horse at the event and MUST BE NUMBER ON THE HORSES HIP!
• Producers promote the NRF Tour on their website, event flyers, place for NRF Tour logo on all
event advertising.
• Full page ad in your event program. (NRF Tour will provide the ad)
• Display the NRF Tour banner on arena fence at your show (NRF Tour will provide banner)
• Send complete results of your event to Casey Varpness by the Tuesday following your event. This
way we can update the NRF Tour current standings, News Page and send out a News Flash on
eHorseHotline.com promptly after your event.
• Event sanctioning forms must be received 2 months prior to the event.
• Annual fee to certify your event will be due March 1, 2013 – See Printable Application below

**100% of the certification fee and contestant fees will go toward series awards for the contestants and
producers at the end of the year.



 

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