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Mutton Bustin' at the Evergreen Rodeo

Ride a sheep cowboy style!

for children 5-7 years old weighing 55 pounds or less

Entry Fee: - $20

Requirements:

Mutton Busters must be between the ages of 5 to 7 years old and weigh less than 55 pounds on the day of the ride.  The entry fee is $20 payable through PayPal.  Each participant will receive a large ribbon and fun promotional items donated by our sponsors.

Rules:

Contestants and parents/guardians should arrive at the rodeo grounds and check in with the Mutton Bustin' coordinator at least one hour prior to the Rodeo.  The Mutton Bustin' check-in table is near the main ticket booth on the west end of the grounds.  Please look for us there.

The Release Form must be signed by a parent or guardian and turned in when you check-in.  Please fill out the release form before arriving at the rodeo grounds and bring it with you.

Failure to check in as instructed with a completed release form will result in forfeiture of the child's spot to ride and entry fee.  One parent will be allowed into the arena with each contestant.

Dress Code:

According to PRCA arena requirements and for safety purposes, all contestants must wear long-sleeved shirts, long pants, and sturdy shoes or boots.  No spurs are allowed.   Protective vests and helmets will be provided.  If the child prefers to wear their own hockey helmet with full cage, that is fine.  Parents who wish to enter the arena should wear sturdy shoes.  Please print and familiarize yourself with our Mutton Bustin' Guidelines.

To register for our 2017 Mutton Bustin' event,

go to:

2017 Mutton Bustin' Registration and Payment.

Performances:

There are five Mutton Bustin' events scheduled for our Rodeo Weekend.

  • Saturday, June 17th (Entry fee $20) - THIS SESSION FULL
    • Mutton Bustin' will take place before the Rodeo (about 4:00).  Please check in by 3:15 to confirm your participation, get your contestant number and name your sheep.
    • This ride is limited to the first 17 registered participants.
    • You will get a confirmation email from the coordinator to confirm your registration.
  • Saturday, June 17th (Entry fee $20) - THIS SESSION FULL
    • Mutton Bustin' will take place during the rodeo performance.  The rodeo starts at 5:00 p.m.  Please check in by 4:00 to confirm your participation, get your contestant number and name your sheep.
    • This ride is limited to the first 12 registered participants.
    • You will get a confirmation email from the coordinator to confirm your registration.
  •  Sunday, June 18th (Entry fee $20) 
    • Mutton Bustin' will take place before the Rodeo (about 1:00).  Please check in by 12:15 to confirm your participation, get your contestant number and name your sheep.
    • This ride is limited to the first 17 registered participants.
    • You will get a confirmation email from the coordinator to confirm your registration.
  •  Sunday, June 18th (Entry fee $20) - THIS SESSION FULL
    • Mutton Bustin' will also take place during the rodeo performance.  The rodeo starts at 2:00 p.m.  Please check in by 1:00 to confirm your participation, get your contestant number and name your sheep.
    • This ride is limited to the first 12 registered participants.
    • You will get a confirmation email from the coordinator to confirm your registration.

Your registration is not complete until you have paid the entry fee through PayPal.  You will also get a personalized confirmation email from the coordinator after your registration payment is received.

All parents and family members need to buy a ticket to the rodeo - even if your child is riding Sunday before the rodeo.  Mutton Busters get in free and so do all children under 5.

Space is limited and sign-up is on a first come - first served basis.

To register for our 2017 Mutton Bustin' event, go to 2017 Mutton Bustin' Registration and Payment.

Questions?  Email:  muttonbustin@evergreenrodeo.com

Photos by Forrest Czarnecki

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