# What is 2 Man Ranch Sorting?

## What is 2 Man Ranch Sorting?

Ranch Sorting is a two-rider team sorting 10 numbered cattle 0-9 and 1 unnumbered cow for a total of 11 head. A run starts with the team members on the opposite side of the start line from cattle. The pen will consist of two 60’equal sized pens with 3 gates.

What is a round robin in cattle sorting?

A Round Robin is where each rider rides with every other rider one time. Each rider accumulates the number of cattle sorted on each team he or she is on and at the end, the rider with the most cattle sorted in the fastest accumulated time wins.

How is ranch sorting scored?

Random Start Number: The order of sorting is determined by the picking of a random number by the Announcer/Timer and then that cow must be sorted fi rst; for instance if 5, is drawn as the first number, then the 6 cow must be sorted, 7, 8, 9, 0, 1 and so on.

### What is Ranch Sorting handicap?

Handicap System Each total team rating number below the highest possible team number in a division will receive one additional second beyond 60 seconds to sort their cattle. Then those additional seconds will be subtracted from the team’s final time on the cattle sorted.

What are the rules for Team Sorting?

Team Sorting The object is to separate the cows one by one in numerical order, starting with your assigned number. If one cow crosses the “gate” out of sequence, the team is disqualified. There is a time limit of 90 seconds, and the team with the fastest time wins.

What is a cattle sort?

Cattle sorting’s name says a lot: On a fundamental level, the activity involves cowboys riding on horseback and sorting cows. Team sorting involves two cowboys, and it derives from traditional cattle herding. To start, the cowboys are faced with a herd of 10 calves, with each calf numbered zero to nine.

## What is the difference between Team Penning and Sorting?

What is the difference between Team Penning and Sorting? Team penning requires riders to isolate 3 specific cows from the herd and moved to a pen. Team sorting requires riders to move numbered cows, in order, across the start line. The starting number will be randomly chosen for each team.

What is a ranch sorter?

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