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Junior ROdeo

 August 5th at 8:30 AM

Gilroy Rodeo will host the following events: 

  • Stick Horse 3 & under

  • Boot Race 3 & Under

  • Goat Tail Untying 3 & under

  • Stick Horse 4 to 5

  • Boot Race  4 to 5

  • Goat Tail Untying 4 to 5

  • Goat Tail Untying (Horseback) 8 & Under

  • Barrel Racing 8 & Under

  • Pole Bending 8 & Under

  • Girls Goat Tying  9 to 13

  • Girls Barrel Racing  9 to 13

  • Girls Pole Bending  9 to 13

  • Girls Breakaway Roping 9 to 13

  • Boys Goat Tying 9 to 13

  • Boys Breakaway Roping 9 to 13

  • Boys Chute Dogging 9 to 13

  • Steer Stopping 9 to 13

  • Girls Goat Tying 14 to 18

  • Girls Barrel Racing 14 to 18

  • Girls Pole Bending 14 to 18

  • Girls Breakaway Roping 14 to 18

  • Calf Roping 14 to 18

  • Steer Wrestling 14 to 18

  • Steer Stopping 14 to 18

  • Ribbon Roping

  • JR/JR Team Roping

  • JR/SR Team Roping 

Questions? Contact: Danielle Nino text/call: 831-801-8720 or Sheanna Deforest text/call: 831-809-5641

Note: Except for pee wee events, all contestants must provide their own horse and equipment. 


Dry Camping is available and FREE.
Portable pens are allowed. (please be considerate of space)

NO RESERVATIONS & very limited amount
Overnight pens $30/night
RV Hookups (power & water only) $35/night

2023 Entries open: June 1 

2023 Entries close: July 21

 

2023 ENTRIES ARE CLOSED - There is no wait list 

Mutton Busting 

Gilroy Rodeo will offer 2 options for 2023 Mutton Busting:

  • Friday August 11, 2023 at 3:30 p.m.

  • Saturday August 12, 2023 at 3:30 p.m.

Limited to 20 contestants per day.

NO DUPLICATE ENTRIES - 1 entry per child only! Siblings must complete separate entry forms. 

All contestants must be checked in by 3 PM to ride!

 

Use Contestant Entrance for parking.  

Particpant ribbon to all contestants

Top (5) contestants will advance for a chance to compete for the champion title & buckle in the evening rodeo performance that starts at 6:30 PM on Friday August 11th and 6 PM on Saturday August 12th. 

 

Requirements:

  • Paid entry form, fees are non-refundable. Limited to 20 contestants per day.  No duplicate entries per child.

  • No late entries

  • Must check-in at allocated times

  • 6 and under age limit at time of event

  • Contestants are required to weigh less than 60lbs.

  • All riders wear western attire (collared button down shirt, jeans & boots) No spurs allowed.

  • Contestants may hang on however they choose

  • Contestants will not be FORCED to ride by a parent. There will be a one minute time limit for your child to decide to ride

  • All judges decisions are final.

  • Limit one parent/guardian per child in the arena during the event

  • Vest and helmet to be worn, there will be some provided, but are not guaranteed to fit.  You are encouraged to bring your own equipment if you have access to your own.

Questions? Email arena@gilroyrodeo.com

Mutton Busting Entries are FULL - There is no waiting list.

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