Double J Productions Announces 2013 Big J Barrel Blast Schedule


Stanhope, IA (October 26, 2012) - Double J Productions has released its 2013 schedule for Big J Barrel Blasts, the third annual Big J Futurity and Derby and the NCC Fair Guarantee Race. After paying out more than $125,000 in 2012 and reaching a lifetime payout of nearly $250,000, Double J staff looks forward to five events and one new location in 2013.


Big J events will continue to partner with the Bonus Race Finals, UBRA, BBR and WPRA, as well as the NBHA at select events. In addition to continuing to host events in Iowa's Cedar Valley Region at the National Cattle Congress Grounds, Double J is pleased to add Double G Arena in Sterling, Ill. to its list of 2013 venues.

2013 Big J Barrel Blast Schedule


  • March 29-31 - Details and Location Pending

  • May 3-5 - National Cattle Congress, Waterloo, Iowa (IA NBHA 2,3,5 co-approved)May 3-5 - National Cattle Congress, Waterloo, Iowa (IA NBHA 2,3,5 co-approved)

  • July 5-7 - National Cattle Congress, Waterloo, Iowa

  • August 2-4 - Double G Arena, Sterling, Ill.

  • August 23-25 - National Cattle Congress, Waterloo, Iowa (Big J Futurity, Derby and Performance Fund)

  • September 13-14 - National Cattle Congress Fair Guarantee Race, Waterloo, Iowa



Complete results and additional information regarding upcoming Double J Productions events can be found at or by emailing



Highlights and Thanks to Our Partnerships



Big J events wouldn't be possible without partnerships with Cedar Valley Sports Commission, Top Hand Saddle Company, Circle S Farms, Healthy Coat, CR Ranch Wear Designs, Purina/B&B Farm Store, Days Inn & Suites of Waterloo and our hardworking event staff! 


Continue to visit for updates as the 2013 season approaches.


Highlights of 2012 Big J Barrel Blast Events


Corporate PartnershipsBarrels N BeadsDays Inn Waterloo IACircle S FarmsTop hand Saddle CoPHT MagneticsHealthy CoatB&B Farm Store PurinaCr Ranchwearcedar valley
See you in the Arena soon!




Lynde Johnson
Double J Productions - Big J Barrel Blast 

About Double J Productions: Double J Productions is committed to promoting fast, friendly and affordable barrel racing events in Iowa's Cedar Valley Region. The promotion of barrel racing in the Midwest is a huge benefit to our contestants, advertisers, sponsors and the entire Midwest equine industry. Our three-day events give competitors, along with their family and friends, a fast-paced main event with plenty of time at the end of each day to explore the many amenities the area has to offer. For more information, visit or call Show Manager Lynde Johnson at 515-571-4281.