Bulls thrill fans during second night of Ute Mountain Roundup

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Bulls thrill fans during second night of Ute Mountain Roundup

Bull riders and bullfighters draw loud cheers during ‘world’s most dangerous event’
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.

Bulls thrill fans during second night of Ute Mountain Roundup

Caden Harper of Woodward, OK is taken down by a bull during his fight on Friday night.
George Sims II of Mayhill, NM rides a bull at the Ute Mountain Rodeo Friday night.
Eli Sharkey, left and Kris Furr, right distract a bull from stomping Caden Harper at the Ute Mountain Rodeo Roundup.
Willie Dynes of Sonoita, AZ exits the gate, riding a bull at the Ute Mountain Rodeo Friday night.
Eli Sharkey of Answorth, NE avoids his bull during his bull fight at the Ute Mountain Rodeo on Friday night.
Eli Sharkey of Answorth, NE leaps a fence to avoid his bull during his bull fight at the Ute Mountain Rodeo on Friday night.
Kris Furr of Stephenville, TX avoids his bull during his bul fight on Friday night.
Kris Furr of Stephenville, TX avoids his bull during his bul fight on Friday night.
Emily Rice/The JournalJune 8, 2018Kris Furr of Stephenville, TX uses a barrel during his bull fight on Friday night.
Kris Furr of Stephenville, TX leaps over a fence to avoid the bull during his fight Friday night.
Caden Harper of Woodward, Oklahoma, during his bullfight on Friday night.
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