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Youth Rodeo

Date: Aug 21, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM
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Cheer on our local youth as they participate in Bull Riding, Mini Bronc Riding, Barrel Racing, Mutton Bustin' and Pig Catching. There is sure to be entertainment for all to enjoy!

Youth & Open Barrel Race

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YOUTH & OPEN BARREL RACE
Sponsor: Decker Family
Superintendent: Tina Decker, Kaitlyn Hayes
General Barrel Racing Rules: Accepted NBHA barrel racing
practices will govern. A “no time” will be given to the
contestant if they break the clover-leaf pattern or knock
over a barrel. A run with penalties will be treated as a “no time.” Contestants should be ready to compete when
their name is called. If a contestant is not present when
their name is called, they will receive two additional gate
calls and will then receive a “no time.” If a contestant is
present, but fails to start the clock within 60 seconds of
their first gate call, they will receive a “no time.” Electronic
timers shall be used. In the event of a timer failure;
the contestant will be given a re- run at the end of the
draw.
Inhumane, cruel or abusive treatment of a horse at this
event will not be tolerated. This will include, but is not
limited to, excessive use of a bat, crop, whip, or rope in
front of the cinch, use of an electric prod, or use of unacceptable
drugs. Any attempt to fix or throw a barrel race
will not be tolerated. Any harassment or argumentativeness
with a show official may be warrant for disqualification.
Any misconduct, including but not limited to those
items listed above, shall be brought to the attention of
the Routt County Fair Advisory Board for consideration
and appropriate action. Appropriate action may include
removal from the Routt County fairgrounds, fines, loss of
awards/money or expulsion.

Open 3-D Barrel Race: Entry fee $40 per horse. NO EXHIBITIONS.

Divisions - The 1D will be set by the fastest time of the barrel race; 2D ½ split, 3D ½ split, one second split.
Money or awards will be given in each division.

Youth 3D: Age 8-18 as of January 1 of current year. Entry fee $30 per horse.

Divisions – The 1D will be set by the fastest time of the barrel race; 3D will be one-second split. Money or awards will be given in each division.

Pee Wee Class: Age 7 and under as of January 1 of current year. Entry fee $5 per kid. Money or awards will be given in each division. Prizes will be awarded.

Late Entry fee $10 after 10:00am on August 20th.

Youth Bull Riding


YOUTH BULL RIDING
Immediately follows Mini Broncs (OA)
Sponsor: Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply, Craig Powersports
Superintendent: Don Hayes, Kaitlyn Hayes
There are two groups of Youth Bull Riders:
Ages 9-13 (steers): entry fee $20
Ages 14-18 (bulls): entry fee $30

Buckle awarded to the winner.
Rules/Requirements: Protective helmets and vests provided.
Mouthpieces are recommended and must be provided
by contestants. Participants can bring their own equipment
and are encouraged to do so. Riders cannot touch
the animal with their free arm or they are DQed, no
wraps, gloves may be worn to help hold on the braided
bucking rope strap, no sharp rowls on spurs and rowls
must have turn movement. Time starts when rider nods
and the shoulder of animal breaks plane of gate. There is
no mark out rule. Riders may only ride with one hand.

Sponsors

Yampa Valley Electric Association
Bear River Valley Co-op
Colorado Cattlemen's Ag Land Trust
Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply
Craig Powersports
Steamboat Powersports
R.A.I Inc.
Decker Family

Mini-Bronc Bustin'

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MINI-BRONC BUSTIN’
Sponsor: Steamboat Powersports, R.A.I.
Superintendent: Donnie Hayes, Kaitlyn Hayes
Immediately follows Open Barrel Race (OA)
These exciting minis bridge the gap between the mutton
busters and the big time rodeo cowboys, planting the
seeds for tomorrow’s champions.
Riding and safety equipment are provided. Spur rowls
must spin freely. Riders hold the bareback riggin’ with
one hand for 6 seconds and cannot touch with their free
hand. Mark out and spur rules do not apply, however
extra points will be awarded when earned.
All mini-bronc busters must be between 5 and 16 years
old and 55-130 pounds. Space is limited to the first
riders that sign up and pay the $20 entry fee. Your spot is
not reserved until a parent or LEGAL guardian signs the
waiver and pays the entry fee.
Entry fee: $20. Entries open August 12 at 1pm and close
August 20 at 9pm.
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Mutton Bustin'

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YVEA’s MUTTON BUSTIN’
Sunday, 11am (T)
Sponsor: Yampa Valley Electric Association
Superintendent: Kody May, Lynn Powell, Jeremy
Decker
Entry Fee: $10.
Welcome to the world of Mutton Bustin’, also known as wool riding. This event is a version of
Bronc Riding, transformed into a children’s rodeo event
when kids try to ride a sheep for up to 6 seconds. Mutton
Bustin’ is open to kids between the ages of 4-8 years
old who are 70 pounds or less. Space is limited to the
first riders that sign up and pay the $10 entry fee. Your
spot is not reserved until a parent or legal guardian signs
the waiver and pays the entry fee. Enter at routtcountyfair.org
Entries close when full or Friday at noon. Participants
and at least one parent must show up at the west end
of the grandstands on the track no later than 10:45am.
Gear, including a protective vest and a helmet with face
guard, are provided. Participants
and at least one parent must show up at the west end of
the grandstands on the track no later than 10:45am.

Adopt-A-Pig

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YOUTH ADOPT-A-PIG
1pm (T)
Sponsor: Bear River Valley
Co-op &
Colorado Cattlemen's
Ag Land Trust
Superintendent: Lynn Powell,
Lane Iacovetto, Kody May
Limited to 10 per age group:
5-7yrs,
8-10yrs,
11-12 yrs,
13-17 yrs.
$30 entry fee

Pre-registration, fee and crate to transport pig required.
This is a family affair for children, filled with laughter
for everyone. Little ones scramble around chasing small,
quick animals. Entries open until full or noon on Saturday.
Parents must sign a liability release and consent form.

Please note that IF YOU CATCH A PIG YOU
TAKE IT HOME so please be prepared to care for your
animal properly. THERE IS NO SELLING OF PIGS!
If you are not able to properly care for a young pig, you
cannot enter the contest. If you sell your pig or enter the
contest knowing you cannot care for one properly, you
will be banned from all future fair participation.

ADULT ADOPT-A-PIG
1:30pm or immediately following the youth adopt-apig
(T)
Sponsor: Bear River Valley Co-op
Superintendent: Lynn Powell, Lane Iacovetto. Kody
May
Limited to 20 Adults-10 Men and 10 Women
$30 entry fee. Pre-registration, fee and crate to transport
pig required. Enter at routtcountyfair.org
This is a family affair for adults, filled with laughter for
everyone. Adults scramble around chasing half grown,
quick animals. Entries open until full or noon on Saturday.
Adults must sign a liability release and consent form.

Please note that IF YOU CATCH A PIG YOU TAKE
IT HOME so please be prepared to care for your animal
properly. THERE IS NO SELLING OF PIGS! If you
are not able to properly care for a young pig, you cannot
enter the contest. If you sell your pig or enter the contest
knowing you cannot care for one properly, you will be
banned from all future fair participation.
Youth Rodeo
Aug 21, 2022 | 10:00 AM
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