Monthly Archives: December 2015

Update on Poker Cow Sorting This Weekend!

 

We just realized the Fairgrounds office was not open regular hours last week and is closed this week! There are still Clinic spots available on Saturday…call Helen Ferguson at 707-218-5769 to reserve your spot! You may pay at the clinic. The cost for the clinics are $25 for Grange members and $30 for non-Grange members with a $10 cattle fee. Sunday is our Poker Sorting Event!

Here is a list of our Poker Sorting and Regular Sorting events (which will be jackpots this year):

January 2nd Poker Sorting Clinics; January 3rd Poker Sorting Event

February 13th Sorting Clinics; February 14th Sorting Event

March 12th Poker Sorting Clinics; March 13th Poker Sorting Event

April 16th Sorting Clinics; April 17th Sorting Event

During the May Fair at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds the Grange is sponsoring on May 7th Poker Sorting Jackpot and May 8th Sorting Jackpot

2016 Dues Reminder!

Due to the well going dry, we had to cancel the Christmas Party and our final meeting for 2015…there will be forms at the Fairgrounds for you to pay your dues and renew or join for 2016! The 2-Man Poker Sort and sorting clinic registration forms are ready for you to reserve your spot, too!

For those who want to renew your Grange membership or those who want to become Grange members for 2016…dues are $30 , Youth 14-21 $9, Kids 5-13 $1 and Family memberships are $60. It is important to be current on your dues for discounts for the Grange clinics, entry fees for the Wild, Wild West Competition and the Cowhorse Competition!

Lots of fun events this coming New Year!  Be sure to check the Calendar of Events at www.lakeearlgrange.org!

What Do You Get When You Cross Poker and Cows?

Do you like sorting cows? How about playing Poker? Well, the Lake Earl Grange is bringing 2-Man Poker Sorting to the Del Norte County Fairgrounds January 2 & 3, March 12 & 13, and on May 7 there will be a competition. To find out the rules and how to play poker on your horse and using the cows as your cards, go  to https://www.pokerpenning.org/rules/2man-pokersort .  RULES WILL BE ADAPTED TO OUR LOCAL NEEDS!
There will be clinics on January 2 and March 12 in three hour sessions: 9AM-12PM, 12PM – 3PM, and 3PM – 6PM. The costs of the clinics are $25 for Grange members and $30 for non-Grange members and $10 per person cattle fee. Limit of 10 people per clinic. The sign-up sheet will be at the Del Norte Fairgrounds office on December 9th and there will be no refunds. If you cannot make it to the clinic once you have signed up, you may sell your spot and make the change on the sign-up sheet.
The competitions will be held on January 3, March 13, and May 7. The cost will be $40 per team (3 goes) with a one-time $10 cattle fee per person. Sign-ups will be on the event days …times will be announced soon!
Here is a handy guide for the hands to play:

https://www.pokerpenning.org/assets/Tips%20and%20Rankings.pdf

The Grange is also having regular team sorting…
There will be clinics on February 13 and April 16 in three hour sessions: 9AM-12PM, 12PM – 3PM, and 3PM – 6PM. The costs of the clinics are $25 for Grange members and $30 for non-Grange members and $10 per person cattle fee. Limit of 10 people per clinic. The sign-up sheet will be at the Del Norte Fairgrounds office on December 9th and there will be no refunds. If you cannot make it to the clinic once you have signed up, you may sell your spot and make the change on the sign-up sheet.
The competitions will be held on February14, April 17, and May 8. The cost will be $40 per team (3 goes) with a one-time $10 cattle fee per person. Sign-ups will be on the event days …times will be announced soon!