The 50th Annual Toppenish Junior Rodeo will be held on August 3-5, at the Toppenish Rodeo Grounds, 600 South Division Street, Toppenish. This rodeo has been an event in the Yakima Valley since 1968, with contestants coming from all over the Pacific northwest, to compete. There are four age divisions: 6U Boys & Girls and 7-10, 11-14, 15-18 for boys and girls in separate divisions. The Toppenish Junior Rodeo awards educational scholarships, trophy saddles, championship buckles, all around jackets, and monetary rewards. The rodeo begins with the Grand Entry at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and 10:00 a.m. Sunday morning. Also featured is the 4th Annual Rascal Rodeo on Saturday, the 4th, at 9:00 a.m. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for youth 5 to 17. Admission is free to seniors, veterans and children under 5.
For more information, go to: www.toppenishjrrodeo.com.