Thursday Night Winner

2019 Thursday Night Winner - Bella Thomas

Mutton Bustin' Rules

 Entries will be taken until July 18, 2020, or until filled.

 ALL contestants in this event must wear protective gear including a helmet and vest. Red Desert Roundup Rodeo will have mouthpieces available for purchase.

 Contestant must ride for six(6) seconds. All rides will be timed. Rides not lasting six (6) seconds will not be given a score but time will be recorded. Awards will be given based on scored rides first. If there are not three qualified rides, second and third place will be awarded by the next two longest ride times, respectfully. Time will start when the animal crosses the plane of the chute gate.

 Ropes will be provided for each rider. Contestants may NOT take ANY wrap around their hands with the rope. **Contestants can choose to ride without a rope, if they choose. If they choose to ride without a rope, notify the chute help and the sheep will be loaded without a rope.

 Judges will score each qualified ride. No negotiations over scores will be allowed. No score will be changed once given.


 Age Limit: 7 years old and under

 Weight Limit: 50 lbs or less 

 Payout Nightly:

1st Place-$20.00 & Buckle 

2nd Place-$20.00 

3rd Place-$10.00 

 **Draw results will be posted Tuesday July 21, 2020 on the Red Desert Roundup Rodeo Website ( It is the responsibility of the rider to know which performance he/she is competing in. NO refunds will be given for missing a performance. 

Entry Form & Release Form

Mutton Bustin' Release 2020 (pdf)


Mutton Bustin' Entry Form 2020 (pdf)