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2018 World Finals – Championship Round!

Round 3 includes the Top 8 Artist that have the HIGHEST COMBINED SCORES from the WARA Judges from Round 1 and Round 2!

Public Voting December 17 –21. Vote 1 Time during the Voting Period for each of your favorite works of Western Art

Instructions to Vote – Click an Image to View – Click Vote Now below the Image to vote.

No photo has been submitted for the contest. Be the first!

2018 BuckleOfficial Rules Here


Round 1 (Public Voting December 3-7, 2018)

  • All 20 Artists in each category will enter 1 piece
  • Judges will score all 20 pieces and award points based on the following schedule:
    • 1st place = 600 points
    • 2nd place = 570 points,
    • 3rd place = 540 points
    • 4th place = 510 points
    • 5th place = 480 points
    • and so on down to 20th place=30 points.

Round 2 (Public Voting December 10-14, 2018)

  • All 20 Artists in each category will enter 1 piece
  • Judges will score all 20 pieces and award points based on the following schedule:
    • 1st place = 600 points
    • 2nd place = 570 points,
    • 3rd place = 540 points
    • 4th place = 510 points
    • 5th place = 480 points
    • and so on down to 20th place=30 points.

The Points awarded to each member in rounds 1 and 2 will be combined, providing a points total for each contestant.

Round 3 – Final Round (Public Voting December 17-21, 2018)

  • Only the Top 8 artists in combined points from Rounds 1 and 2 will compete in Round 3.
  • Judges will score the 8 pieces and award points based on the following schedule:
    • 1st place = 1200 points
    • 2nd place = 1140 points,
    • 3rd place = 1080 points
    • 4th place = 1020 points
    • 5th place = 960 points
    • 6th place = 900 points
    • 7th place = 840 points
    • 8th place = 780 points

Points accumulated from all 3 Rounds of the finals will be totaled for each contestant then added to the Cumulative points total for each member in the 2018 Circuit of events.

The World Champion in each category will be the contestant with the highest combined total in all 2017/2018 events, including the Finals.

All Results are decided by the Judges Results only.

Public Voting will only determine the People's Choice winner and will be 1 vote per entry per round of competition. (not 1 vote per day as in the monthly competitions) People's Choice will be announced and posted on the WARA Website but no additional prize is awarded for People's Choice during the finals.


Prizes:

World Champions in each category (including All Around) will receive:

  • Title of WARA 2018 World Champion Artist
  • WARA World Championship Buckle
  • WARA World Championship Shirt
  • Guaranteed placement in “Ace” – Volume 1. The annual publication of the WARA.
  • Featured placement/promotion on the WARA Website and Social Media Channels as the Reigning World Champion – (the one to beat next year)
  • Lifetime recognition as the 2018 World Champion in the WARA World Champion Hall of Fame.

World Finals Round 1

View the Entries in Round 1 of the WARA World Finals!

People’s Choice Results

Judges Results

World Finals Round 2

View the Entries in Round 2 of the WARA World Finals!

People’s Choice Results

Judges Results

World Finals Round 3

View the Entries in the Championship Round of the WARA World Finals!

World Standing Points are worth 2x in this round!

2018 World Finals Western Art Rodeo

The Top WARA Members are Competing in the World’s First WARA World Finals!

Round 1

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Western Art Rodeo Association

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  • To provide a unique, innovative, and exciting forum for promoting Western art and artists;
  • Utilize the inherent excitement of competition and sport for the promotion of Western art and artists;
  • Apply recognized and accepted standards of artistic merit and quality in competition, exercised by knowledgeable, qualified, unbiased judges;
  • Introduce established and upcoming Western artists to collectors and enthusiasts in an intriguing new arena;
  • Create opportunities for Western artists to obtain fans, achieve celebrity status, and seek endorsements and sponsorships;

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