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All around cowgirl/cowboy


Bulldogging - steer wrestling

barrels/barrel racing

Bareback bronc riding

Bull riding





Camp events


Entry fee

Goat dressing

poles/pole bending

Rough stock

Stock contractor

Steer deco

Steer riding

Tipping a barrel

Team roping


Rodeo Associations & rules:



Amateur rodeo

Pro rodeo