FAQs

Yes, stalls are available and included in your entry fee.

Yes! The Invitational Youth Rodeo is part of the School Tours program, which allows contestants to compete in front of approximately 1,200 school children at each performance. More information at School Tours

No, the shirts are only for those selected for the performances.

Yes, there is a $25 late fee and you can enter till September 1.  After September 1, no other entries will be accepted.  Late entries will be in slack.

Yes, the stalls are on concrete. Shavings are available to purchase at the feed room, but you are allowed to bring in your own.  Feed Room Hours: 7am – 7pm, so please plan accordingly.

Yes, there will be 20 and 30 amp parking spots available. Parking fees are included in your entry fee.

No, there will be a separate meeting for all slack contestants after the completion of the performance. The meeting will be around 1:30 pm by the announcer stand in Hale Arena.

A committee reviews all applications while the names of the applicants are hidden. The selection is based solely upon what is provided in each individual’s application.  The final decisions are based upon a combination of the following: accomplishments in and out of the rodeo arena, leadership roles, community involvement and academics. Contestants will be selected for the performances while all other eligible applicants will be in slack.

All horses must have an accompanying current (30 days) Certificate of Veterinary Inspection and Negative Coggins test (1 year).

Youth rodeo tickets may be purchased through ticketmaster.com or at the Hale Arena Box Office for $5.00.  All family members and slack contestants must have a ticket to watch the performance.

Entry Fee – $75

  • Pot – $35
  • Stalls/Stock Charge – $25
  • Parking and administration – $15

Added Money – Minimum $2500
19 events – minimum $132 per event

Check-In will be open from 9:00 – 10:00 each morning.  Check-In is located at the Show Office in the Northwest corner of stalling.

The Junior Division slack will be held on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 2:00 PM and the Senior Division slack will be held Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 2:00 PM.

There will be a mandatory meeting at 10:00 a.m. each morning for the contestants in the performance held in the bleachers in Hale Arena behind the announcer stand.

Selections for the rodeo performance will be announced on August 1 on the website.

The draw will be posted on the North end of the stalling area by the arena. It will also be available on our app and website mid-September.