Accumulated Earnings - Are earnings a roper acquires as a result of placing at qualification ropings who does not outright qualify. Earnings are tabulated by request only and ropers may be asked to provide proof of winnings in some instances. Here are the requirements pertaining to accumulated earnings;
1.1.To be eligible for accumulated earnings the roper must be a World Series Member in good standing.
2.2.Accumulated earnings must add up to at least $5,000 for a TEAM to receive a Finale qualification. These earnings may come from either partner or any combination of both partners from any divisions or combination thereof, as long as it equals at least $5,000. Both partners must be WSTR members and have attended at least one qualification event during the year to be eligible to enter using accumulated earnings.
3.3.Accumulated earnings from special fees ropings and the Finales WILL NOT apply. Nor do winnings that were earned from an outright qualification spot, even if the roper doesn't enter within the 30 day window.
4.4.Accumulated earnings for a current season will start from the point that a membership is received at the WSTR office and not the roping where a roper joins. The roping season for counting accumulated earnings ends on September 1st each year. Finale entries from accumulated earnings must be received by September 15th.
5.5.Accumulated earnings will not carry from season to season.
6.6.Accumulated earnings are generic and may be used in any division that is not full. If a Finale entry from accumulated earnings is submitted on a division that is full, that entry moves to top priority on the waiting list.