Archive for November, 2017

UBBI Announces Bigger Payouts for 2018 Season

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

The UBBI announced that entry fees will increase slightly and payouts will be bigger in 2018! Futurity entry fees will increase from $550 to $600. The Silver Select payoff will be discontinued and added to the purse and production drags will NOT increase. With this new entry fee and payout structure Futurity purses will increase by $150 per bull.

“There’s no denying that bull owners want to pay reasonable entry fees and compete for as much money as they possibly can,” stated Randy Schmutz, the general manager of the the UBBI. “In the Futurity, purses will increase by $150 per bull! With 50 Futurity bulls entered, that’s an additional $7500 in prize money, making 1st place now pay $4125! That’s a $1650 increase to the winner of the event!”

Derby and Classic entry fees will also increase by $50, from $600 to $650, adding an additional $87.50 per bull to the purse and the production drag will actually decrease.

The UBBI also announced the addition of mature bull team events for bulls 3 years old and older (see related story).

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Mature Bull Team Events in 2018

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

The UBBI announced mature bull team events will be added to the 2018 schedule, beginning with the first event to be held in Palestine, Texas on November 10-11! Eligible bulls will 3 years old and older. A team will consist of 3 bulls each and will be limited to 12 teams per event. Entry fees will be $1800 and will payback 65% and pay the top 4 teams!

“We know that our members would like to compete with their bulls past their 4 year old year. This is an opportunity to compete and win money with these great bulls,” stated Randy Schmutz, the general manager of the UBBI. “Members can compete with bulls that are at least 3 years old and older!”

A Classic “side pot” will be available to team bulls that are 4 years old (2014 born). A Classic entry fee of $650 will be required and money won will count toward qualifying bulls to the UBBI Classic National Finals.

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