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Bull Riding

Saturday, July 16th

ADVENTURE BEGINS with BULL RIDING!

Join us July 16th at 7pm for the Gary Leffew Bull Riding Invitational presented by Potestio Brothers Equipment.

TICKETS: $17 Adult | $14 Senior | $12 Youth

A winner will be crowned in both the female and male divisions. $500 added Mortenson Silver & Saddles trophy buckles will be awarded.

$100 entry fee: contact Jessica Potter for more information at 303.921.6158

What exactly is Bull Riding?

Bull riding is a rodeo sport that involves a rider getting on a bucking bull and attempting to stay mounted while the animal tries to buck off the rider.

In the American tradition, the rider must stay on top of the bucking bull while holding onto the bull rope with one hand for eight seconds and not touching the bull or himself with his free hand. A bull rope is a fiber rope wrapped around the chest of the bull directly behind the bull's front legs, which the rider grips while riding. If he does that, it is a qualified ride. If he gets bucked off before eight seconds, it is a no score; in most bull riding circuits, four judges mark scores for the rider and the bull. Two judges score the rider based on his ability up to 25 points each for up to a total of 50 points, the other two judges score the bull on his bucking performance for up to 25 points each for a total of up to 50 points. Thus, the ride is scored up to 100 points. Most professional riders score between the mid-70s and high 80s.


Bull Riding Presenting Sponsor

Free Concert after the Bull Riding!

Come on over to the Farmer's State Bank Entertainment Pavilion when the Bull Riding action & Fireworks are concluded for a concert with Curtis Grimes.

Fireworks

Mountain View Electric Association has been providing electricity and light to our community for 81 years! Tonight, they are sponsoring our second annual Light up the Night fireworks show! Thank you, MVEA!

Join us for Fireworks immediately following the Bull riding event.
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