VDRR Riders

Want to be in and a part of our rodeo? The VDRR Riders help bring the excitement to the opening ceremonies of the Greatest Show on Dirt! Each rider will carry a sponsor flag during the grand entry, an American Flag during the National Anthem, and other sponsor flag presentations during the rodeo performance

VDRR Rider Tryouts will be will be held Saturday, April 30th at 10 am in Western Park’s indoor arena. To participate, candidates must be ages 12 or older, be able to pack a flag, do a small pattern, know basic horsemanship skills, and be capable of controlling your horse one handed during basic maneuvers. We will be looking for smiling faces, great attitudes and the ability to work as a team. We are proud to have you become part of this great event. Fancy clothes and gear are not required. We are looking for 14 riders, with 12 to ride in performances, and 2 riders to serve as alternates.

Practices are required for team members, and will be held every Monday at 6 pm at Western Park. The practices and required events for 2022 are as follows:

  • Saturday, April 30th (tryouts)
  • Monday, May 2nd
  • Monday, May 9th
  • Monday, May 16th
  • Monday, May 23rd
  • Monday, May 30th
  • Monday, June 6th
  • Monday, June 13th
  • Monday, June 20th
  • Monday, June 27th
  • Monday, July 4th – Vernal Independence Day Parade (Parade begins at 10 AM)
  • Tuesday, July 5th – Arena Setup & Dress Rehearsal (Time TBD)
  • Thursday, July 8th – Rodeo – Tough Enough To Wear Pink Night
  • Friday, July 9th – Rodeo – Western Legacy Night
  • Saturday, July 10th – Rodeo – Patriot Night

For more information, please contact Tonia Steffey at 435-724-2468.

The Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo Riders are sponsored by: