Annual Junior Rodeo Aug 18

The Oakdale Saddle Club Hosts Annual Junior Rodeo Saturday, August 18

The Oakdale Saddle Club hosts Annual Junior Rodeo Saturday, August 18th followed by NorCal Junior Rodeo Sunday, August 19th at the Oakdale Rodeo Grounds.

All the spills and thrills of professional rodeo, only these athletes range between the ages of 6 to 18. These young Cowboy and Cowgirls will compete for cash and prizes in event such as Calf Riding, Bull Riding, Chute Dogging Team Roping, Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Goat Tying and more. New events added this year are the non sanctioned Bareback Riding and Saddle Bronc Riding. Pee Wee Events for boys and girls ages 0-5 include Dummy Roping, Stick Horse Racing and Goat undressing. These Pee Wee events are a great way to introduce youngsters to the sport of rodeo and parents are encouraged to register for these events early. Check-in for Pee Wee events begins at 6 am and these events start at 10:30 am on Saturday.

The Oakdale Saddle Club Annual Junior Rodeo begins at 7 am Saturday, August 18th. NorCal Junior Rodeo at 7 am Sunday, August 19th at the Oakdale Rodeo Grounds. Food concessions and other vendors and will be on hand. The two day event is free to the public with no charge for parking and is sure to be a crowd pleaser. No ice chest or coolers please. No Dogs will be allowed

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