Please be sure to read and understand the additional language in the rule (in red).
** Goat Tying. Page 64, III Event Rules, #8 **
“Legs must remain crossed and secure for 6 seconds after completion of tie. While the judge is performing the 6-second procedure, the contestant will make no gestures, motions or noises to distract the goat. This will be considered trying to take an unfair advantage and will result in a disqualification.” (ADDITION) Contestant must clear the goat immediately after the tie has been flagged.