AMATEUR RODEO EVENTS AT DAYTON RODEO

Amateur Rodeo events at the Dayton Rodeo have been a long standing tradition - From Mutton Bustin', to Jr Bull Riding for the the young cowboys and cowgirls to the long-standing tradition of Wild Horse Racing - the amateur events at the Dayton Rodeo provide entertainment you won't want to miss! 

MUTTON BUSTIN'

Mutton Bustin' is a crowd favorite!  This is where the young cowboys and cowgirls learn the very first passion of rodeo!  Hanging on for the win, with a few thrills and spills!

Muttin Bustin' event Information:

  • Spots for Mutton Bustin' is limited to 10 riders PER rodeo performance (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

  • Ages 4 - 7 years old and

  • Weigh less than 60 pounds.

  • CALL INS ONLY - 

Call In Information:  10 riders per show, No waiting list, No entry fee - NO EARLY CALL INS

Call In Date: MONDAY, AUGUST 30th

Call In Time: 8 AM til 10 AM

Call In Phone: 515-571-2832

Check In:  At Lower/Campground Ticket Office

      5 - 6 PM  -  Night Performances

      11:30 - 12:30 PM  -  Monday Performance

WILD HORSE RACE

One of the most exciting events at the Dayton Rodeo -

the Wild Horse Race has been said to be a rodeo itself! 

 

This long-standing tradition at the Dayton Rodeo dates back to the 1940's and is as unpredictable as it is entertaining!

Wild Horse Race Teams are either crazy or invinsible!?!?  You decide!!!

Wild Horse Race Teams are a team of 3 men (and women) who attempt to hold on to, saddle, and ride the wild horses across the finish line before the timed buzzer goes off -  Get ready for the wildest event in rodeo!

Call-in Information: 3 person teams - all four shows $35 cash per person, per team, per show 10 teams MAX

Call In Date: MONDAY, AUGUST 30th

Call In Time:10 AM - 1 PM

Call In Phone: 515-571-2832

Check In:  At Lower/Campground Ticket Office

      5 - 6 PM -  Night Performances

      11:30 - 12:30 PM  -  Monday Performance

NOVICE YOUTH BULL RIDING

Jr. Bulls is not for the faint of heart!  Young cowboys are learning their way to be just like the pro-athletes!  These cowboys compete all over Iowa and beyond...

Novice Youth Bull Riding Information:

  • Taking Peewee, Junior & Senior bull riders

  • Ages 5 - 14

  • $40 Fees

  • Slack will be run Saturday night after performance

Call In Information:

Call In Date:  MONDAY, AUGUST 30th

Call In Time:  5 PM - 9 PM

Call In Phone:  515-729-6787

Check In:  At Lower/Campground Ticket Office

     5 - 6 PM - Night Performances

     11:30 - 12:30 PM  -  Monday Performance