Flying Heels rodeo starts up May 26 and 27.
Ryan Summerlin May 17, 2012
GRANBY -One of the summer’s two rodeos at the Flying Heels Arena in Granby takes place May 26 and 27.The Junior Rodeo starts at 11 a.m., and the open rodeo at 1 p.m. with slack after open rodeo. The rodeo is free of admission to the public on both days.The Westernaires will be performing during the open rodeo, and a new event is being added this year – local’s barrel racing, which is Wyoming Rodeo Assocation co-approved. Skip Kallsen will be announcing during the two-day competition.Entries for all events are from 5-9 p.m. on Monday, May 21 (call or online), with callbacks from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23. Callbacks are by phone only. The rodeo secretary can be reached at 970-531-3716 or firstname.lastname@example.org. All entries are cash only. For more information, email@example.com, or 970-887-2311.Entry fees for open rodeo events:$10 office charge per contestant (office charge waived if WRA membership is purchased at FHAA rodeo May 26 or May 27). Ladies Breakaway Roping $65, Tie Down Roping $65, Steer Wrestling $65, Mixed Team Roping $100 per team (enter 2x), Century Team Roping $100 per team (enter 2x), Open Team Roping $100 per team (enter 2x), Ladies Barrel Racing $52, Local’s Barrel Racing $30 (must be a Grand County Resident and cannot enter Ladies Barrel Racing).Entry fees for junior rodeo events: $5 office charge per contestant. Age as of January 1, 2012. 5 & under: Mutton Bustin’ $5 (under 60lbs), Goat Undecorating $5. Junior 6-8: Barrel Racing $5, Pole Bending $5, Goat Tail Tying (without horse) $5. Intermediate 9-13: Barrel Racing $10, Pole Bending $10, Goat Tying $10. Senior 14-18: Barrel Racing $15, Pole Bending $15, Goat Tying $15, Tie Down Roping $15, Girls Breakaway Roping $15, Team Roping 18 & under $20 (enter 2x). If event is not offered in age group, contestant can move up to next age group to compete.