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 12 riders PER rodeo performance (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

  • Ages 4 - 7 years old and

  • Weigh limit 60 pounds

  • Protective helmet & vest provided

  • CALL INS ONLY

The line will be busy - NO TEXT MESSAGES or VOICE MAILS you MUST talk with Jane to ensure entered.

Call In Information:  12 riders per show, No waiting list, No entry fee - NO EARLY CALL INS

Call In Date: MONDAY, AUGUST 29th

Call In Time: 8 AM til 9 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!

  • 3 person teams - all four shows

  • $40 cash per person, per team

  • Per show 10 teams MAX

 

The line will be busy - NO TEXT MESSAGES or VOICE MAILS you MUST talk with Jane to ensure entered.

Call-in Information:

 

Call In Date: MONDAY, AUGUST 29th

Call In Time: 9 AM - 11 AM

Call In Phone: 515-571-2832

Check In:  At Lower/Campground Ticket Office

      5:30 - 6:30 PM -  Night Performances

      11:30 - 12:30 PM  -  Monday Performance

YOUTH BULLS & BUCKING PONYS

Youth Bulls & Bucking Ponys are not for the faint of heart!  Young cowboys are learning their way to be just like the pro-athletes!

Youth Bulls & Bucking Ponies Information:

  • Limited Entires: 4 mini bulls and 4 bucking ponies per performance

  • Peewee Ages 6 - 8

  • Juniors Ages 9 - 12

  • $50 Fees

  • Added money and buckles to champion and reserve champion

RANCH SADDLE BRONC RIDING

New to Dayton Rodeo for 2022 - Ranch Saddle Bronc Riding!!!

WSRRA SANCTIONED

CONTESTANTS DO NOT HAVE TO BE A WSRRA MEMBER TO ENTER

Ranch Saddle Bronc Riding Information:

  • 8 entries per performance - Can only enter once per performance

  • $50 entry fee

  • 100% payback

  • Payback is 3 places:  50%, 30% & 20%

  • $500 added to payout ($125 added per performance)

  • No one covers, money rolls into next day's performance and so on

  • Buckle for every performance, round winner

  • $500 and an overall champion buckle to the aggregate, high point winner

View complete Ranch Saddle Bronc Rules HERE

Call In Information:

Call In Date:  MONDAY, AUGUST 29th

Call In Time:  6 PM - 9 PM

Call In Phone:  

            Horses - John Graham 319-939-4547

            Bulls - Josh Whiting 641-529-3586

 

Check In before each performance: At the Lower/Campground Ticket Office

     5 - 6 PM - Night Performances

     11:30 - 12:30 PM  -  Monday Performance

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Call In Information:

Call In Date:  MONDAY, AUGUST 29th

Call In Time:  11 AM - 1 PM

Call In Phone:  515-571-2832

The line will be busy - NO TEXT MESSAGES or VOICE MAILS you MUST talk with Jane to ensure entered.

           

Check In before each performance: At the Lower/Campground Ticket Office

     5:30 - 6:15 PM - Night Performances

     11:30 - 12:30 PM  -  Monday Performance

Questions call:

Travis Holmes 515-571-6825

Chris Mallicoat 515-298-0516