Youth Rodeo Planned August 6 At Council Grove

“Young cowboys and cowgirls, saddle up, it’s rodeo time.”

The annual Youth Rodeo, sponsored by the Morris County Youth Rodeo Association, is set Saturday evening, Aug. 6, 6 o’clock, at the arena just east of Council Grove, announced Heidi Lange, rodeo secretary.

With divisions for juniors eight and under, intermediates nine to 13,  and seniors 14-18, eight contest events are scheduled.

Divided according to age group, with some open competitions, there’ll be steer riding, goat tying, breakaway roping, barrel racing, pole bending, chute dogging, calf roping and team roping.

Gate admission is to be accessed, and a token entry fee will be charged in each classes.

Top four winners in all competitions are to receive a working prize. All-around cowgirl and cowboy in age division will get special awards.

Entries with fees must be made to Lange by July 30. Address is 564 F Avenue, Alta Vista, Kansas, 66834.

Information is available from Lange at 785-466-0188, or email