California Gymkhana Association

General Documents

bullet    Classified Ads!!

Take a look! CGA members have things for sale!! Classified Ad placements are FREE to CGA members! View the classifieds by clicking on the link. Place an ad by sending an email to CGA State Office.

 

bullet      Rating chart  B&W Rating chart Color

This is the time chart that CGA riders live by! To earn a Year End Award, you must be rated (at least 3 times in an event at that level) in a designated number of events. The Rating Matrix outlines all time divisions, from Future Champion to Supreme, in both Horse and Pony divisions.

 

bullet     13 CGA events

This one page handout diagrams how to navigate each of the 13 CGA events. It is particularly useful to new riders.

bullet     Event Set-up Diagrams

This is the schematics for the 13 CGA events. It contains all of the measurements required to set up each of the CGA events. The perfect tool for all judges or would be judges!

bullet    5D Jackpot Explanation

This document spells out how jackpot winners are determined. The formula for determining jackpot winners in each of the five divisions is defined.

Forms and application Download

bullet    CGA Membership Application

This document is used for applying for CGA membership, New, Renewal and Family upgrade.

bullet    CGA FAMILY TEAM APPLICATION

When you sign up for the Family Team program, you are also signed up for Level 1 Year end Awards.
You may also select Level 2 or both.

bullet    CGA Year End Awards Application

This document is used for end of the year awards This program is explained in sections 3 and 4 of the CGA Information
and Regulations.

bullet    CGA Jamboree & Jackpot Entry Form,

This document is used for CGA Jamboree & Jackpot Entry, October 2, 3 & 4, 2020
Hosted by: District 40
The Elks Event Center, 4040 Hwy 101, Santa Maria, CA 93455
(Set-ups will be run as requested on Friday @ 2:00 pm, Oct. 2, for $3.50 per event.)

bullet    CGA RACE OF CHAMPIONS APPLICATION

Only CGA members are eligible. This program is described in detail in Section 6 of the CGA Information &
Regulations. Please note that a jacket is NOT automatic. It must be earned.
2. Fees may be transferred to a different mount, but times may NOT be transferred.
3. When you sign up for the ROC program, you are also signed up for Level 1 Year end Awards. If you do not
earn a Hall of Fame buckle, you will be eligible for a Level 1 award instead. You may also select Level 2 or
both. See fee schedule.
4. The CGA Show Season starts with the first approved CGA show following the CGA State Championship
Show and ends at the conclusion of the CGA State Championship Show the following year.

bullet    CGA SENIOR ELITE APPLICATION

1. Only CGA members who are 45 or older as of Jan 1st in the current show season are eligible. This program is
for horses only (no pony divisions) and is described in detail in Section 7 of the CGA Information & Regulations.
2. Fees may be transferred to a different mount, but times may NOT be transferred.
3. When you sign up for the SE program, you are also signed up for Level 1 Year end Awards. If you do not
earn a Senior Elite buckle, you will be eligible for a Level 1 award instead. You may also select Level 2 or both.
See fee schedule.
4. The CGA Show Season starts with the first approved CGA show following the CGA State Championship
Show and ends at the conclusion of the CGA State Championship Show the following year.
Any Senior Elite Awards application will count only shows beginning
60 days prior to the postmark date until the end of the show season.

Rules and Policies

bullet      CGA Information Book

This booklet provides users with much required information to participate in events at CGA shows. It identifies what you need to know when you go to a show, explains the awards programs, and spells out State sponsored events (shows and convention). The Information Book explains how to start your own CGA district, provides district management guidelines, and discusses Master Judges, the CGA Master Judge Advisory Committee, the CGA Board of Governors, and the CGA Board of Directors, plus more! A 'must have' for everyone.

bullet      CGA Rules Book

The Rule Book speaks to all facets of the running of CGA shows. It includes local district requirements and guidelines for the running of a show, including before, during and after a show. The Rule Book also includes rules for riders during the show, and all materials and equipment requirements for each event, including the construction of required equipment. A 'must have' for everyone.

bullet      CGA Bylaws

The printout contains the primary articles that govern the California Gymkhana Association.

bullet       Board of Directors Policy Manual

This manual defines the in's and out's of doing business at the State level, whether it involves CGA state level Officers, Board of Directors, or Board of Governors.

District Downloads

bullet       District Show Software 9.00 Update

Install instructions 

This district software download provides bug fixes and enhancements to CGA software version 9.00 since the 0934 build CD was created. Click on the link above to download and apply the fix. Note - This is NOT the complete software package. If you don't already have the CGA 9.00 software installed, contact State Office, because downloading this will do you no good. 10/10/16 enhancement - Build 0946.

**Districts please note:
The California Gymkhana Association's software, as well as many other documents on this website, are copyright protected. Anyone using these items outside of CGA without the written permission from the CGA Board of Governors and the CGA President will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

bullet     Current CGA Judges

Get a list of CGA carded judges. Perhaps you can use this list to help you coordinate your district shows? This downloads as a PDF file.

 bullet Suspended CGA Members

This PDF file contains a current listing of suspended CGA members. Suspended members are NOT allowed to run at any CGA show until their name is removed from this list. If necessary, CGA State Office may be contacted to verify if a name shown on the list has been reinstated, which would allow that person to participate in CGA shows again.

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CGA Accident Report

The Accident Report must be completed anytime there is an accident that causes the rider to withdraw from the show for any reason, regardless of whether or not medical help is needed. Every district should keep extra copies on hand at all times. The Show Secretary will forward the Accident Report to CGA State Office with the Show Package. This form is required by CGA's insurance company.

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Local District Annual Contract

he Annual Contract must be completed and signed by each district. This is the document that says, yes, your district will uphold CGA rules, and lists district officers, district delegate and contact persons.

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CGA AcciMeeting Agendas and Minutesdent Report

ny CGA member may attend any Board of Directors, Rules & Judges, Riders or General meeting. Local district delegates should plan to attend all meetings. Agenda items must be submitted to State Office at least 30 days before a meeting. Use the Agenda Request Form (fillable PDF) to submit your agenda items. Absentee ballots must be requested from State Office at least 45 days in advance of an election. Members must be at least 12 years old to vote. Want to view rule changes?

2020 Meetings
Meeting Date Location Agenda Minutes
Board of Directors 11/14/20,
9 am
Marriott hotel 300 South Court Street, Visalia, CA 93291, 
Annual By-Laws Meeting TBD TBD 
Annual Rules and Judges TBD TBD 
Annual Riders Meeting TBD TBD 
Board of Directors 7/18/20,
4 pm
Bolado Park, Hollister
Board of Directors 2/29/20,
9 am
Wyndham Hotel, Visalia, CA view view

Petition for New CGA District

Interested in starting a new CGA district? We want to help you get started! This application starts the process.