Directions to Ocilla (Irwin County) Arena 
From Tifton on 319
From Ashburn on 32
 Come to first red light in Ocilla, turn right, go 7 blocks, turn right on Five Bridges Road.  Go approximately 1/2 mile (do not go past cotton gin), turn left onto Cotton Drive, arena will be on your left.
From Alapaha on 129
From Hwy 82 on 129 
When you enter the city limits of Ocilla turn left onto Cotton Drive (between Irwin Co. Detention sign and the Southside Industrial Park sign.  Arena will be on your right.

Age Groups for upcoming 2018 - 2019 year are as follows: 
 Ponies               1  - 12                 13 - 19
20 - 38 Women                 39 & Over Women
20 - 38 Men                        39 & Over Men
Your age group is determined by your age on January 1st of the "running year". 
(ex:  how old will you be on January 1, 2019

                   September 22, 2018         BENEFIT           Tift County Saddle Club, Tifton, GA
​                 * October 13, 2018              BENEFIT           Grady County Saddle Club, Cairo, GA
                                       RESCHEDULED to April 27, 2019
                  * October 20, 2018                                        Irwin County Saddle Club, Ocilla, GA                                               RESCHEDULED to May 25, 2019
                   November 3, 2018                                       Tift County Saddle Club, Tifton, GA
                  * December 1, 2018                                       Turner County Saddle Club, Ashburn, GA
                                        RESCHEDULED to May 4, 2019
                   * February 9, 2019                                         Grady County Saddle Club, Cairo, GA
                                         RESCHEDULED to new date June 1st
                   Feburary 23, 2019                                       Irwin County Saddle Club, Ocilla, GA
                   March 9, 2019                                             Turner County Saddle, Club Ashburn, GA
                   March 23, 2019                                           Tift County Saddle Club, Tifton, GA
                   April 6, 2019                                                Grady County Saddle Club, Cairo, GA
                   April 27, 2019       make up Show from 10/13/18    Grady County Saddle Club
                   May 4, 2019          make up show from 12/01/18    Turner County Saddle Club
                   May 25, 2019        make up show from 10/20/18     Irwin County Saddle Club
                   June 1, 2019         make up show from 02/09/19    Grady County Saddle Club

The decision was made for Deep Dixie to stop scheduling Warm Up Shows.  
It would be each club's option should they decide to offer their own an open show prior to state.

Corrected Show Schedule with Work Assignments

* There are several proposals and changes coming for the new year
 - watch for the updated minutes.
Various directions added at bottom
Courtesy shows for other clubs added at bottom
Directions to Tifton (Tift County) Arena

We don't have an exact address for the Tifton arena but have been advised you can use Damon Harper's address of 103 Tri County Road, Tifton, GA  31794  (Mr. Harper lives directly across the street)

Traveling from Tifton, go Hwy 82E toward Waycross.  You will turn right onto Tri County Road directly past the Fairground.  (not sure how far from Tifton but not a long way, shortly past Hwy 319 turnoff to Ocilla)

Directions to Ashburn (Turner County) Arena 

The Ashburn arena is located at the dead end of Industrial Drive, off of HWY 41.
> When coming from Ashburn, you will pass the Turner County Stockyard on your left  (located at 1315 US HWY 41S), travel a short distance further, turn left at the first intersection (Auto show right at turn), go through one stop sign crossing Industrial Blvd. jail should be on your left, road dead ends, arena on the left.
> When traveling on HWY 112 from Sylvester, cross the railroad tracks, turn right on HWY 41 - then follow directions above.


All shows held in Pelham​  
Show season 2017-2018 is complete.
At this time, final point standings is not finished and the banquet date has not been set.

At this time no schedule has been set for 2018-2019

In addition to a point requirement, there is a Show # requirement in order to be eligible
 for year end awards.  With 11 shows, a rider must ride in 8 - allowing a rider to miss
 3 shows.  If any show is cancelled for any reason, it will not be made up 
but the show requirement will decrease by the # of shows held - 
continuing to allow a rider to miss 3 shows.  
MCSC runs on school property, we cannot pay back money.  
We do give ribbons in the 7 and Under class and the 8-12 class.  

INSURANCE REQUIREMENT - You must be a member to participate
Membership is $20.00 Single and $30.00 Family covering the running season.
Season runs from November 1st to October 31st each year

Directions to Mitchell County Saddle Club (Pelham) Arena.

The MItchell County Saddle Club Arena is located at 720 Barrow Avenue, Pelham, Georgia 31779 (this is on HWY 93 from Pelham to Cairo) 

From Camilla:  travel South on Hwy 19, pass the Flash Food station on the right as you enter Pelham city limits.  Turn right at the 1st caution light - this is Curry Street and also Hwy 93.  Stay on Hwy 93 into downtown Pelham.  At the first red light, stay right, go in front of the City Hall (you will see Hand Trading Company on your left) Turn left at the red light immediatly past Jamerson-Braswell Funeral Home.  Go through the next red light, following Hwy 93 toward Cairo.  You will pass Pelham Elementary School.  The arena is approximaelty 1 mile out on the left, directly behind the Pelham High School (currently under construction).

From Thomasville - travel North on Hwy 19, turn left at the first caution light - directly beside Adens Minit Market.  This will put you on Baggs Avenue.  Not ver far on Baggs Avenue - veer to the left at the 2nd intersection (actually appears more like a fork than a turn).  Continue straight (passing Piggly Wiggly) till the 3rd stop sign - which should put you at a dead end into Hwy 93.  Turn left following Hwy 93 toward Cairo.  You will pass the Pelham Elementary School.  The arena is approximately 1 mile out on the left directly behind the Pelham High School (currently under construction)

From Cairo / Tallahassee -  travel Hwy 93 to Pelham.  The arena is located on the right directly behind the Pelham High School (currently under construction) and immediately before reaching the city limits.

Note:  The Mitchell County Saddle Club is not part of Deep Dixie Association.  The shows are held on school property and membership is required to participate.  Membership is open to everyone at $10.00 individual or $20.00 per family per year.