150 cowboys and cowgirls between the ages of three and eighteen competed in this year's Kid's Rodeo at the Greeley Stampede on Sunday. There are three basic divisions of events: rough stock, gymkhana, and toddler/non-horse events. More than $2,700.00 was awarded to the winners in prize money, buckles, and trophies.

Ten year old Katie Cassidy kicked off the event with the singing of the National Anthem.Watch Cassidy sing in this YouTube Video:

Announcers Art Parker and Kevin Rich commentated as two arenas ran simultaneously inside of the Stampede arena. Competitors traveled from as far away as the United Kingdom.

Champions of the 2016 Kids Rodeo:

  • Recreational Mutton Bustin: Adler Palmer – Total Score 88
  • Boot Scramble: Caden Kage – 1st in the race
  • Goat Tail Tying: Skott Rush – 8.95 seconds
  • Goat Tail Pull: Ava Little – 5.59 seconds
  • Stick Pony Race: Braydon Keel – 6.5 seconds
  • Competitive Mutton Bustin: Caden Kage – Total Score 82
  • Calf Riding: JD Hunt – Total Score 49
  • Rough Riders: Giovanni Olech – Total Score 75
  • Barrel Racing: Harley Ann Baas – 15.16 seconds
  • Barrel Racing: Taylor Hendrix – 15.04 seconds
  • Flag Racing: Preston Weichel – 10.61 seconds
  • Flag Racing: Erin Chandler – 10.83 seconds
  • Pole Bending: Bre Hicks – 22.74 seconds
  • Pole Bending: Raelynn Marshall – 23.57 seconds
  • Keyhole: Kamryn Adent – 7.86 seconds
  • Keyhole: Reann Marshall – 7.25 seconds
  • Goat Tie Down: Reann Marshall – 13.22 seconds