ACQUIRING POINTS FOR TLBT SHOWS
TLBT SHOW PARTICIPATION: 20 points
NUMBER OF TIMES IN THE RING: 25 points (for every time judged).
This would include Junior/Senior Champion classes, Grand Champion, etc. As an example: Every TLBT member that goes back into the ring to be judged for Junior Champion will receive 25 points. The winner of the Junior Champion class determines the additional TLBT member that gets to compete for Reserve Champion along with all remaining Junior Champion competitors.
Joe Smith… 25 pts
Bob Williams… 25 pts
Frank Roberts (winner)… 25 pts
Joe Smith (winner)… no additional points
Bob Williams… no additional points
Sarah Cook… 25 pts (second place winner in Frank Robert’s class)
SHOWMANSHIP PARTICIPATION: 20 points for everyone competing.
FIRST PLACE SHOWMANSHIP: An additional 100 points, plus the 20 points for participating.
SECOND PLACE SHOWMANSHIP: An additional 50 points, plus the 20 points for participating.
THIRD PLACE SHOWMANSHIP: An additional 25 points, plus the 20 points for participating.
ADDITIONAL WAYS TO ACQUIRE TLBT POINTS
changes to the “additional ways to acquire TLBT points” was
approved by the BOD June 2015 and became effective then.
MEMBERSHIP RECRUITMENT: 25 points for each new member recruited. To qualify as a new member, you must participate in at least two TLBT events in your first year. (This is not a requirement for membership, only a requirement if the recruiting TLBT member is to earn points for that membership). A limit of 5 membership recruitments is allowed per year.
YOUTH SEMINAR: 50 points per each seminar given by the TLBT member with a maximum of five seminars allowed per year. An outline of the seminar topic given by the TLBT member, a list of participants/audience, along with parent or teacher verification must be provided on the proper form (on the TLBAA website) to the TLBAA office to receive the points. The completed worksheet must be turned in by the youth member within 30 days of the seminar to receive points.
3-5 MINUTE SPEECH: 50 points for each 3 to 5 minute speech given by the TLBT member on a topic in the Texas Longhorn industry. A maximum of 15 speeches is allowed per year. A copy of the speech given by the TLBT member, a list of participant/audience, along with parent or teacher verification must be provided on the proper form (on the TLBAA website) to the TLBAA office to receive the points. The completed worksheet must be turned in by the youth member within 30 days of the speech to receive points.
For both the Seminars and Speeches, the emphasis should be on education and providing information on the Texas Longhorn and the association. If possible, photos taken during the presentation should be provided.
GOLD MERIT PARTICIPATION: 100 points. A TLBT member must complete all phases of the Gold Merit process to receive points. Often those planning to enter the Gold Merit competition at World Show, will use the Three to Five Minute Speech to work on the speech portion of that contest.
DIRECTOR/OFFICER OF THE TLBT: 50 points. A TLBT member may receive points for serving as a director or officer of the TLBT or as part of an affiliate organization. The listing must be sent in by a regular officer of an affiliate.
FOUNDING A TLBT AFFILIATE ORGANIZATION: 50 points
All TLBT Hall of Fame point requests must be turned into the TLBAA office by or before the TLBAA World Show and TLBT National Youth Show published entry deadline.