A day of competition for candidates for Sheridan WYO Rodeo royalty – Queen (ages 19-24), Senior Princess (ages 16-18), Princess (ages 14-15), and Junior Princess (ages 10-13), with the winners to be crowned at the final performance of this year’s rodeo on Saturday. Many great prizes including awards for personality, appearance, congeniality, and horsemanship. (More specific schedule for the day to follow.) Come for part or all of the competition.
Join the Chamber Ambassadors and the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Board at Kendrick Park on Tuesday from 4-7pm for this year’s Sheridan WYO Rodeo Boot Kick Off, the official kick-off party for Rodeo Week, sponsored again by M&M’s.
The event includes stick horse races for kids up to age 8 and a boot kicking competition for those 9 years and older. Space is limited to 20 competitors in each age group so get there early to make sure you are able to compete! Chamber Bucks will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each of the age groups; undoubtedly the competition will be FIERCE!
This will be an afternoon filled with food, music and of course FUN for the whole family so make sure you come to Kendrick Park on Tuesday to get your WYO Rodeo week started off with a bang!
The rodeo slack will be held Wednesday through Saturday beginning at 9:00am each morning and running until approximately 1:00pm in the afternoon. Events include barrel racing, team roping, tie down roping, and steer wrestling. Approximately 25 contestants will compete in each event. All the contestants will compete one time to determine placings for the day, with the top ten contestants advancing to the performance that evening (except barrel racers). The other 15 contestants will compete again that morning to finish the day’s events. There are numerous top cowboys and cowgirls competing and the action is excellent. Admission is free and open to the public. For the true rodeo fan, this is pure rodeo action and exciting to watch.
Celebrating the Native American pow wow traditions. Pow wows will also be held on Wednesday, and Thursday, 2:00-4:00 pm. Then it all culminates in the big First People’s Pow Wow and Dance immediately following the Sheridan WYO Rodeo parade on Friday.
Carnival for all ages, alongside our Sheridan WYO Rodeo event. More new rides this year. Tickets are $1 each or in groups of ten for $8. Each rides takes 2-4 tickets each. Wristbands are $25 each. Wednesday is buddy night – two wristbands for $30. Also watch The Sheridan Press for a “$2 off” coupon.