More series, roughstock events, trail rides. Ranch roping, Indian relays, Tooke memorial

This area I’m in has sure been blessed with some lovely rain. It reminds me of years past when there would be the buildup of clouds and afternoon thunderstorms, rain in the night, then a sunny morning. I know there are areas that are still desperately dry and I hope they’ll start getting this same pattern soon.

Here’s another fun series, this time at Arthur, Neb. The Sandhills Summer Series is at Haythorn Arena, and has yout and open breakaway, peewee, youth, and open barrels. Dates are June 15, 29, July 113, 27 and Aug. 3. You can get more info on the Facebook page Sandhills Summer Series.

The Longmire Night Rodeo at Buffalo, Wyo., will be firing up this week. Dates are June 15, 29, July 20, Aug. 10, 17 and the finals, Aug. 21. You can enter the Tuesday before, 6-9 p.m., at 307-217-0217.

Buckin’ On The River, Pierre, S.D., will be June 17-18. They’ll have bull riding, ranch broncs, mutton bustin’, businessmen’s steer wrestling, and bull poker. Friday’s performance starts at 6 p.m., Saturday’s 5:30. For more information, call Blake Paxton at 605-220-2278 or Callie Mersen at 605-295-4831. To enter events, pre-enter with Teri Heninger at 605-280-9420.

The NWBRA Finals will be June 17-19 at the James Kjerstad Event Center, Rapid City, S.D.

The Miles City Ranch Rodeo and Bill Harding Memorial Ranch Bronc Ride will be June 18. It starts at 10 a.m. with the youth and women’s divisions, open bronc riding at 1 p.m. There will be team and single event calcuttas, plus a live auction to benefit Tom Plant. Lots going on! For more info, call Roxanne at 406-951-4735 or Elle at 407-520-7360. This is an EMRRF qualifier ranch rodeo.

This year’s first Sheridan Vaquero Series ranch roping is June 18 at Mefford Arena, Sheridan, Wyo. It starts at 11 a.m., so get there early to get entered.

The very last Ride The Ridge Trail Ride will be June 18 at the beautiful Ft. Robinson State Park near Crawford, Neb. Registration will be 8-9 a.m. The first ride will be at 9 a.m., second ride at 1 p.m. You can check out all the details on the Ride The Ridge Facebook page. For more information, call Don at 308-432-3841 or Tom at 308-430-5333.

Mobridge, S.D. is the place to be for the Sitting Bull Stampede Indian Relay Races on June 18, 2 p.m., and June 19, 1 p.m. They have a $30,000 payout so the top teams will be there for sure!

The 3rd Annual Grindstone Cattle Company Pasture Roping will be June 18 at Daniel, Wyo. You will enter at 8:30, rope at 10 a.m. It’s an open and switch ender roping. This event is a fundraiser for folks in need in that area. It’s open to all ages and a calcutta and handicap will be included. Call TJ Horton at 307-231-0263 for more info.

The Camp Crook Jr. Rodeo will be on June 19, 1 p.m., for ages 6-18. They’ll have the usual timed events plus Jr. boy steer riding. For more info, call Kim Bail at 419-392-4596.

There will be 30 top bronc riders on the toughest broncs at the 53rd Annual Jordan Xtreme Broncs on June 19, Jordan, Mont. Besides the pros, there will be two from the permit round. The permit round will have 10 permit holders at 9:30 a.m. A calcutta will be at 12:30, then the Xtreme Broncs at 2 p.m. The top 10 come back for a short round and calcutta. If you have questions, contact Candy Murnion at 406-853-2731.

A Ranchers Helping Ranchers Benefit Trail Ride will be June 19-20 at Browns Angus Ranch in Banner Co., Neb. The benefit is for the ranchers affected by the Vista Trend and Buffalo Creek fires that burned so much country this past spring. Call Paula Brown for more info at 308-641-6494.

The Newell Family Summer Playday dates are set. They are June 20, 27, July 11 and 18, and will start at 5 p.m. You must register online by 1 p.m. the day of the event. Go to, scroll to Playdays to get all the forms. If you have problems with the forms or questions in general, call Denna Lindsey at 432-208-4261.

June 20th is the consignment deadline for the PRQHBA Horse Sale at Broadus, Mont. The sale is Sept. 4, 1 p.m.. for more information call 406-427-5420.

The Ernest Tooke Memorial Bronc Ride will be June 26 at Ekalaka, Mont. It will also feature ranch broncs and stray gathering. Calcutta will be at 2 p.m., event to follow. Entries must be in by June 20. You can pay entry by calling Michelle Tooke at 406-975-6289. To enter the Dummy Futurity for two and three year old broncs, call Mac Tooke at 406-075-6288. Entry fees for the stray gathering is $100/man. Saddle broncs and ranch broncs is $100, with 100% payout. Dummy colts entry is $150, $600 for a team, with $6500 added.

Well, that’s my big circle for this week. Keep praying for rain for everyone and, please, pray for our nation. May God bless America.



> Gordon Livestock Open Horse Sale, June 7, Gordon, Neb.

> Wyoming High School Rodeo Finals, June 8-11, Johnson Co. Fairgrounds, Buffalo, Wyo.

> NDHSRA State Finals, June 8-12, Bowman, N.D.

> Wyoming Stockgrowers 150th Anniversary Rodeo, June 9, Archer Arena, Cheyenne, Wyo.

> Paul and Robin Tierney Breakaway Clinic, June 9-10, Buffalo, S.D.

> Gridiron Barrel and Pole Futurity, June 9-11, Seven Down Arena, Spearfish, S.D.

> Prairie Village Bull Riding and Mini Bull Riding, June 10, Madison, S.D.

> Deadwood PBR, June 10-11, Days of 76 Arena, Deadwood, S.D.

> Kimball WSRRA Ranch Rodeo, June 11, Kimball, Neb.

> Custer Ranch Rodeo, June 11, Custer, Mont.

> Philip Bronc Match and Ranch Rodeo, June 11-12, Philip, S.D.

> S.D. Versatility Ranch Horse Clinic and Show, June 11-12, Circle T Arena, Hermosa, S.D.

> 75th Annual Hulett Rodeo, June 11-12, Hulett, Wyo.

> Hollers-Golliher Adult Ladies Breakaway Clinic, June 13-14, Golliher Arena, Belle Fourche, S.D.

> 73rd Annual SDHSRA Finals, June 14-19, Ft. Pierre, S.D.

> Buckin’ On The River, June 17-18, Pierre, S.D.

> NWBRA Finals, June 17-19, James Kjerstad Event Center, Rapid City, S.D.

> 3rd Ann. Bucking On The Yellowstone Futurity, June 18, Forsyth, Mont.

> Miles City Ranch Rodeo and Bill Harding Mem. R. Broncs, June 18, 10 a.m., Miles City, Mont.

> Ranch Broncs and Ranch Rodeo, June 18, Chugwater, Wyo.

> 3rd Annual Grindstone Ranch Pasture Roping, June 18, Daniel, Wyo.

> 7th Annual Brandon Delzer/Pedro Dennis Mem.Bull Riding, June 18, Bothwells, Rapid City, S.D.

> KPH Arena Ranch Horse Show, June 18, KPH Arena, Gillette, Wyo.

> Sitting Bull Stampede Indian Relays, June 18-19, Mobridge, S.D.

> Broadus Little Levi Rodeo, June 18-19, Powder River Fairgrounds, Broadus, Mont.

> Camp Crook Jr. Rodeo, June 19, 1 p.m., Camp Crook, S.D.

> 53rd Annual Jordan Xtreme Broncs, June 19, Jordan, Mont.

> Ranchers Helping Ranchers Trail Ride, June 19-20, Brown Ranch, rural Banner Co., Neb.

> Chief Washakie Messengers Indian Relays, June 23-26, Ft. Washakie, Wyo.

> Wyldman Wild Event Rodeo, June 24, Ft. Benton, Mont.

> 6th Annual Moorcroft Rodeo Club Youth Rodeo, June 24, Moorcroft, Wyo.

> 2nd Annual Hadley McCormick Memorial Roping, June 25, Harrison, Neb.

> Broken Bit Ranch Rodeo, June 25, Richey, Mont.

> Ernest Tooke Memorial Match Bronc Ride and Futurity, June 26, Ekalaka, Mont.

> Black Hills Sorting and Cutting Club practice, June 26, Tiltrum’s Arena, Hermosa, S.D.

> Little Missouri Saddle Club Kid Rodeo, July 2, Marmarth, N.D.

> Moorcroft Jubilee Riverside Bronc Ride, July 9, 1 p.m., Moorcroft, Wyo.

> Lil Spurs Rodeo, July 10, 9 a.m., Four Winds Arena, Bowman, N.D.

> Gordon Livestock Open Horse Sale, July 12, Gordon, Neb.

> NHSRA Finals, July 17-23, Cam-Plex, Gillette, Wyo.

> 11th Annual Chris LeDoux Days, July 18, 2 p.m., Kaycee, Wyo.

> Wyoming Ranch Bronc Challenge, July 21, Douglas, Wyo.

> Laramie Co. Fair Ranch Rodeo, July 23, noon, Archer Arena, Cheyenne, Wyo.

> Crook County Fair Youth Rodeo, July 23, Sundance, Wyo.

> Team Branding, July 23, 6 p.m., Ag Center, Big Piney, Wyo.

> Black Hills Sorting and Cutting Club practice, July 24, Tiltrum’s Arena, Hermosa, S.D.

> 2nd Annual South Dakota Elite Horse Sale, July 30, Martin Arena, Sturgis, S.D.

> RQHBA Horse Futurity and Sale, Aug. 28, Cadillac Ranch, Belle Fourche, S.D.

> Sugar Bars Legacy Futurity and Sale, Sept. 17-18, Sheridan, Wyo.

> Championship of Champion Indian Relays, Sept. 23-25, Ft. Pierre, S.D.





>BELLE NIGHT RODEO SERIES: Every Tuesday in May, Roundup Grounds, Belle Fourche, S.D.

>BELLE JACKPOT ASSOCIATION: July 13, 27, Aug.3 rain date,

Belle Fourche, S.D.

>BIG SKY RODEO SERIES: Tuesdays, 6 p.m., June 7-Sept. 13, Lone Mountain Ranch, Big Sky, Mont.

>BREAKAWAY AND MULEY SLIDE: June 26, July 17, 31, Aug. 14, 21, Lander, Wyo.

>BROOMSTICK 4D BARREL/POLE SERIES: June 22; July 6, 27; Aug. 3, Winner, S.D.

>BUFFALO GAP YOUTH RODEO SERIES: June 24, July 9, 15, 29, Buffalo Gap, S.D.

> BUFFALO YOUTH RODEO SERIES: June 22; July 6, 20, 27 Buffalo, S.D.

>CATTLE CAPITAL RODEO Youth Playdays: June 30, July 7, 14,21, Alliance, Neb.

>CHASE THE ACE barrel/breakaway series: July 3, 31; Aug. 6, Sept. 5 (finals) New Underwood, S.D.

> CRUSHIN’ CANS ROPIN’ CALVES series: July 11, 18, 25, Aug. 15, Oelrichs, S.D.

> DOBLAR’S ARENA ROPINGS: June 26, July 10, 24, Aug. 14, Madison, S.D.

>DUBOIS NIGHT RODEOS: June 17,24, July 1, 8, 22, 29, Aug. 5, 12, 19, Dubois, Wyo.

>ENERGY DOWNS HORSE RACING MEET: June 17-19, 24-26, Morningside Park, Gillette, Wyo.

> FLANDREAU BARREL SERIES: July 8, 15, 29, Aug. 5, 14,Flandreau, S.D.

> GIDDY UP OPEN HORSE CLUB:Western Dressage show Oct. 1; Open Horse Shows July 16, Sept. 10, Thunder Horse Stables, Rapid City, S.D.

> HELL ON WHEELS CHUCKWAGON DINNER AND RODEO: June 24, July 8, 15, Aug.19, 26, Archer Arena, Cheyenne, Wyo.

>HERMOSA ROPING CLUB TEAM ROPING SERIES: July 12, 17, 29, Aug. 5, 19, finals Aug. 28, Hermosa, S.D.

> JOHNSON COUNTY COWGIRLS SERIES: June 14, 21, 28, July 5, 19, 26, Buffalo, Wyo.

>KAYCEE NIGHT RODEO: June 17, July 1, 15, 29, Aug. 19, 26, Kaycee, Wyo.

>LAZY E-G PLAYDAY SERIES: July 7, 12, 21, 28, Aug. 4, Dupree, S.D.

>LONGMIRE NIGHT RODEO: June 15, 29, July 20, Aug. 10, 17, 21, Buffalo, Wyo.

> MJ PRODUCTIONS SUMMER RODEO NIGHTS: June 16, 23, 30, finals Aug. 11, CamPlex, Gillette, Wyo.

>MT. RUSHMORE RODEO AT PALMER GULCH: June 25; Aug. 4, 20, 27, 6 p.m., Hill City, S.D.

> MURDO PLAY DAY SERIES: June 22, 29, July 5, 20, Murdo, S.D.

>NEW UNDERWOOD PLAYDAY SERIES: June 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12, New Underwood, S.D.

>NEWELL FAMILY SUMMER PLAYDAYS: June 20, 27, July 11, 18, 5 p.m., Newell, S.D.

>OELRICHS YOUTH RODEO SERIES: June 8, 22, 29; July 2 finals, Oelrichs, S.D.

>PITCHIN’ TWIN AT THE STATELINE ROPING SERIES: June 14, 28, July 12, 26, Aug. 9, 23(finals), Sidney, Mont.


> PRUITT ARENA BREAKAWAY AND TIE DOWN ROPING: every other Tuesday starting June 7, Pruitt Arena, Gering, Neb.

> PRUITT ARENA THURSDAY NIGHT BARRELS: June 2 through Aug. 25, Gering, Neb.

>BOOTS AND SADDLE CLUB: June 12, July 12, 24, Aug. 28, Sept. 11, Rapid City, S.D.

> SADDLE UP RODEO SERIES: June 25, July 30, Aug. 13, finals Sept. 17, Wagner, S.D.

>SANDHILLS SUMMER SERIES: June 15, 29, July 13, 17, Aug. 3, Haythorn Arena, Arthur, Neb.

>SHERIDAN COWGIRLS ASSOC. RODEO series: June 23, 27, July 21, 28, Aug. 11, Sheridan, Wyo.

>SHERIDAN VAQUERO RANCH ROPING SERIES: June 18, July 9, Aug.20, Mefford Arena, Sheridan, Wyo., finals Sept. 3, Buffalo, Wyo.

>SUNDANCE SUMMER RODEO SERIES: June 14, 18, July 12, Sundance, Wyo

> 3 MILE CREEK ROUGHSTOCK SERIES: June 14, 21, 28, Kyle, S.D.

>TILTRUM’S CIRCLE T ARENA Team Roping Practice: Friday nights, Hermosa, S.D.

>WESTON COUNTY GYMKHANA SERIES: June 21, July 14, Aug. 9, Newcastle, Wyo.



Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User