Carnival thrills crowd at Montezuma County Fairgrounds


Carnival thrills crowd at Montezuma County Fairgrounds

Ticket sales start strong as rodeo gets underway

Faces in the crowd at the Frazier Carnival at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds


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 or at the gate. The Journal plans nightly rodeo coverage at

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.


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.

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