Ute Mountain Rodeo is bringing RFD-TV to OUR AREA!

RFD-TV is the nation’s first 24-hour television channel dedicated to serving the needs and interests of rural America and reconnecting CITY with COUNTRY. In addition to focusing our our event, they will be able to feature scenery, historic places to visit and other events that tourists will want to see. What a fabulous opportunity to … More Ute Mountain Rodeo is bringing RFD-TV to OUR AREA!

Bull Fighting Comes to the UMR Thursday and Friday, June 7th and 8th!

“If you’re not living on the edge, you’re taking up too much road!” In American bullfighting, there is only man and beast, no swords nor feathered spears nor capes. The fighter stands in the center of the pen, the bull is released from the chutes, and the fighter must survive for 40 seconds while keeping … More Bull Fighting Comes to the UMR Thursday and Friday, June 7th and 8th!

History of Rodeo

  The Rodeo: from ranch work to “sport” The modern rodeo is based on the activities found on early ranches dating back to the 1700s, and included roping, horse breaking, riding, herding, branding, and much more. As the westward expansion of the U.S. gained force, the cattle business boomed. Long cattle drives designed to bring cattle … More History of Rodeo

National High School Finals Rodeo

The National High School Rodeo Association is one of the fastest growing youth organizations, with an annual membership of approximately 12,500 students from 42 states, five Canadian provinces, and Australia. The Association sanctions over 1,800 rodeos each year.  The NHSFR is the “World’s Largest Rodeo,” featuring approximately 1,500 contestants. Athletes vie for national titles, assorted … More National High School Finals Rodeo

Rodeo Terminology

You might hear a few new words or phrases that aren’t in your regular vocabulary at are rodeos. It’s all part of the fun.  The following guide will help you decipher the drawl: All-around cowboy –  A title given to the athlete who accumulates the most money in two or more events. Barrier –  Two pieces of … More Rodeo Terminology

Ranch Rodeo

Come join the family fun starting at 9:00 am July 30th at Robbins Ranches Memorial Arena in Mancos, Colorado- Hwy 160 and CR 43. Kids Ranch Rodeo to kick off the day- Goat Doctoring, Goat Vaccination, Goat dressing, Wild Milking. Ages 8-12 (younger with parent permission) NO HORSES NEEDED for kid events. Adult rodeo will … More Ranch Rodeo

Rodeo Week!

The festivities start Wednesday with a chuckwagon barbecue kickoff, at 6 p.m. at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. Rodeo shows start Thursday at 7 p.m. at the fairgrounds with a family night. Military Appreciation Night will follow on Friday at the fairgrounds, and Saturday’s show is the “Tough Enough To Wear Pink” breast cancer awareness show. … More Rodeo Week!