Ute Mountain Roundup opens with a bang

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Ute Mountain Roundup opens with a bang

Announcer, clown, and cowboys and cowgirls keep crowd entertained
Schedule

The second night of the Ute Mountain Roundup begins Friday at 7 p.m., and the third night of the three-night event begins Saturday at 7 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased online at utemountainroundup.org or at the gate. The Journal plans nightly rodeo coverage at The-Journal.com.
Friday

7 a.m.: Breakfast and signup for Rob Yates Memorial Cowboy Golf Tournament at Conquistador Golf Course. Call Marti Spitzer at 970-739-0447 or Micah Rudowsky at 970-565-9208 for information.


8 a.m.: Tournament begins.


5-11 p.m.: Carnival opens.


7 p.m.: First Responder Night rodeo begins.


Saturday

1 p.m.: Rodeo parade begins on Montezuma Avenue, Cortez. Entry forms are available at the Colorado Welcome Center. The deadline for entries is June 8.


5 p.m.-12 a.m.: Carnival opens.


7 p.m.: Rodeo Heritage Night


Sunday, June 10

1-6 p.m.: Carnival opens.

Ute Mountain Roundup opens with a bang

Wyatt Hageman is thrown over the head of the horse in the saddle bronc riding.
Kris Furr leaps over the fence with the help of the bull during the bullfighting event at the Ute Mountain Rodeo.
Eli Sharkey is smashed by the bull as he battles the beast during the bullfighting competition.
Hunter Brasfield loses his hat during the bareback riding event at the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Thursday.
Pep Arballo leaps from his horse to wrestle a steer at the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Thursday.
Baxtor Roche wrestles the steer during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Thursday.
Local cowboys and cowgirls compete in the stick horse race on Thursday.
Cory Rowland ropes a calf in the tie-down competition Thursday at the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo.
Troy Lerwill jumps over the truck at the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Thursday.
Hayden Todd loses her hat in the barrel racing event.
Anthony Green is thrown from a bull during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Thursday.
Rodeo Jenson lands in the dirt during the mutton-busting event on Thursday.
Clint Robinson leaps from his horse in the tie-down roping event at the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo on Thursday.
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