Wild West Events

People looking for a little zany fun and local entertainment during Vernal’s Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo need…

Breakaway Roping

New for 2021 at the Greatest Show on Dirt: Ladies Breakaway Roping! Cowgirls from the Women’s…

Mutton Bustin’

Mutton Bustin’ is one of the most popular events at the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo. Young cowboys…

Bull Riding

One 2,000 pound animal paired against one 150 pound man ensures an adrenaline rush for those…

Team Roping

This is the only true team event in rodeo – one “header” who ropes the head…

Bareback Riding

With nothing to hold but a “rigging” or suitcase-like handle on a strap secured comfortably behind…

Tie-Down Roping

Like many rodeo events, tie-down roping can be traced back to the working ranches of the…

Barrel Racing

Three metal 55 gallon barrels are arranged in a triangle, and barrel racers must run around…

Saddle Bronc Riding

Saddle bronc riding is rodeo’s classic event since it derived from the practice of “breaking” or…

Steer Wrestling

Sometimes referred to as “bulldogging,” steer wrestling is an all-out battle of strength. The cowboy starts…