Mutton Bustin'

January 7-22, 2023


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Register your cowpokes for a chance to mutton bust during the best 16 days in January!

One of the National Western’s most popular events, Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’, features children ages 5-7 and under 55 pounds riding sheep out of a chute and into the arena! Anything goes, and usually does, as contestants hold on as long as they can!

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In Rodeo Mutton Bustin'
Auction of Junior Livestock Champions, female steer exhibitor is interview on the auction block by Kathy Sabine of 9News

In-rodeo mutton bustin’ is a crowd favorite! The audience cheers as kids play cowboys and do their best to hang onto a sheep as it runs across the rodeo arena.

Participation is limited to kids ages 5-7 and weighing under 55 lbs at the time of the competition.

Mutton Bustin' occurs during many of our 29 rodeo performances.

Registration for the 2023 show will close on December 1, 2022

Stadium Arena Mutton Bustin'
Auction of Junior Livestock Champions, female steer exhibitor is interview on the auction block by Kathy Sabine of 9News

Stadium Arena Mutton Bustin’ is an hour packed with nothing but pure Mutton Bustin’ fun! This event will take place in the historic Stadium Arena during the January 2022 show. 50 future cowboys or cowgirls per night will be selected to join in on the fun!

Dates
January 12 | 6 p.m.
January 17 | 6 p.m.

Registration for the 2023 show will close on December 1, 2022