Mutton Bustin'

It’s American Royal time and we’re mutton bustin’!  Has your cowboy or cowgirl ever wanted to ride in the rodeo? Mutton Bustin’ is open to anyone 6 years and under at the time of the ProRodeo.

The first 15 kids to sign up day of will ride before the rodeo.  The top 6 riders will get to ride again during the performance.  Registration is available on a first come, first serve basis and is $10 to ride.  All riders will receive a blue ribbon and the champion each performance will receive a huge trophy.

Rodeo Tickets
Mutton Bustin' Rules
Mutton Bustin’ costs $10 per ride and does not include rodeo admission or parking fees.

  • First 15 to sign-up will ride
  • $10 entry fee
  • 6 years old and under
  • Top 6 contestants from the first round will compete during the rodeo performance
  • Helmets will be provided, you are allowed to bring your own vest and helmet
  • No ropes allowed
  • Helmets and "vests" will be provided.


Evening Performances - Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29
5:30 PM - Sign-Up Begins (Check-In at the Wrangler Fan Zone)
6:30 PM – Mutton Bustin’ Prelims Starts (Hale Arena)
7:30 PM – Rodeo Starts (Hale Arena)

Matinee Performance - Saturday, September 29
12:00 PM - Sign-Up Begins (Check-In at the Wrangler Fan Zone)
1:00 PM – Mutton Bustin’ Prelims Starts (Hale Arena)
2:00 PM – Rodeo Starts (Hale Arena)