The InterMountain Education Service District’s (IMESD) Children’s Rodeo will occur on Thursday, September 14 at 10:30 AM in the Round-Up Grounds. This annual event, celebrating 33 years, provides children with special needs ages 5 through 10 years the opportunity to be cowboys and cowgirls inside the famous Round-Up Arena. About 50 children from around the region are expected to be rodeo “contestants” this year.
The Children's Rodeo is FREE and Open to the Public. Admittance to the Children's Rodeo does not include entrance to the Round-Up rodeo at 1:15 PM.
At the Children's Rodeo, contestants participate in various activities that include riding horses, barrel racing on stick ponies, riding a pretend bull, Native American drumming and more. Participants will also be able to enjoy the theme of the day, Tough Enough to Wear Pink. Each participant receives a T-shirt, cowboy hat, lariat, scarf, trophy and a photo with their cowboy volunteer.