RULES FOR THE ROPERS DURING THE BURRO RACE
- All ropers will rope with a partner.
- 2. Teams will compete for buckles to be awarded to the top three teams.
- As a loose burro is roped, the roper will return the burro to the wrangler that lost same and will have the wrangler sign for the burro.
- Ropers will, at the end of the day, turn in their list of burros to Floyd Tidwell.
- Ropers, are in no way, to assist the wranglers with their burros except to return them.
- Ropers are not to run loose burro through other groups of burros.
- In the event that two ropers catch a loose burro, the first one to put on a loop gets the burro. In the event that one roper ropes the burro and another just picks up the lead rope, the one roping the burro gets the burro.
- Any violations of the above will be turned over to the three Judges for possible disqualification.
It is the pleasure of the Old Miner’s Association Inc. and Big Bear Valley to welcome you to this, the 26th annual celebration planned for you our visitors. We appreciate your attendance and find our reward in your enjoyment of our biggest yearly event.
Started in 1949, the 100th anniversary of California’s gold rush which extended into Bear Valley, Old Miner’s Days has steadily grown in scope until now, many months of advance planning go into its presentation by a board of dedicated citizens who donate their time and efforts toward its success.
We invite you to return yearly for the celebration, encompassing each year always new events added to the old familiar ones, and at the same time, enjoy as well the beauties of our wonderful Big Bear Valley.
Board of Directors
1965 Old Miner’s Association, Inc.