51st Annual Washington County Rodeo Draws Near

By Ryan Duey

The 51st Annual Washington County Rodeo will kick off on Friday, June 14th at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The two-day event will start with a free barbeque at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, with a beer garden and Rodeo Dance on both Friday and Saturday nights. The rodeo will start at 7:30 p.m. on both nights.

Todd Lindquist, Washington County Saddle Club Secretary, said you will see your typical Rodeo scenarios.

Along with the typical events, there will also be Mutton Bustin’ and a Stick Horse Race for the kids, and they’re bringing back a fun team event on Friday night, said Lindquist.

Entries for the Steer Riding are due by June 7th. Register by calling (785) 541-1158. For more information on this year’s Rodeo visit the Washington County Rodeo Facebook Page.

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