Ready to Rodeo Week Events

Fareway Pancake Breakfast

  • 6:30-10:30 AM
  • Tri-State Rodeo Grounds, C.E. “Eddie” Richards Arena

Special Kids Rodeo

  • Registration 8:30 a.m
  • Tri-State Rodeo Grounds, C.E. “Eddie” Richards Arena
  • Download the poster Here
  • Register Here

Fareway Chili Supper

  • 5:30-7:00PM
  • Tri-State Rodeo Grounds, C.E. “Eddie” Richards Arena

Lil Spurs Rodeo

  • Registration 8:00 a.m
  • Starts 10:00 a.m
  • Tri-State Rodeo Grounds, C.E. “Eddie” Richards Arena

Hy-Vee Pork Dinner

  • 5:00-7:00PM
  • Tri-State Rodeo Grounds, C.E. “Eddie” Richards Arena

Little Miss Rodeo and All Around Cowboy

  • Starts 6:30 p.m
  • Tri-State Rodeo Grounds, C.E. “Eddie” Richards Arena
  • Contestants will be judged on 4 categories: Personality, Stage Presence, Western/Rodeo Attire and Talent.
  • Download Registration Here

Pee Wee Barrels

  • Registration 4:30pm
  • Starts 5:30pm
  • Saddle Club Arena on the Tri-State Rodeo grounds
  • The top 8 will advance and ride on Thursday and Friday nights
  • Download Registration Here

Tri-State Rodeo Competition CINCH Chute-Out

  • 7:00 p.m
  • Tri-State Rodeo Grounds, C.E. “Eddie” Richards Arena

Bud Light Stockyard Performances

  • Joe Stamm Band is featured tonight in the Bud Light Stockyard following the CINCH Chute-Out

Tri-State Rodeo Competition -101.7 The Bull Night and Family Night

  • 7:00 p.m.
  • Tri-State Rodeo Grounds, C.E. “Eddie” Richards Arena
  • Thursday night is Tough Enough to Wear Pink 101.7 The Bull Night

National Music Performer – NELLY

  • Following the Rodeo Performance
  • Tri-State Rodeo Grounds, C.E. “Eddie” Richards Arena, Jack Daniels Stage

Bud Light Stockyard Performance

  • Joe Stamm Band is featured in the Bud Light Stockyard following our national entertainment

Tri-State Rodeo 28th Annual Golf Tournament

  • 8:30 a.m. Registration / 9:00 a.m. tee off
  • Sheaffer Memorial Golf Course
  • To learn more, please scroll below for more detailed information.

Tri-State Rodeo Competition – 90’s Country Throwback Night

  • 7:00 p.m.
  • Tri-State Rodeo Grounds, C.E. “Eddie” Richards Arena

National Music Performer – MARK CHESNUTT / DAVID LEE MURPHY

  • Following the Rodeo Performance
  • Tri-State Rodeo Grounds, C.E. “Eddie” Richards Arena, Jack Daniels Stage

Bud Light Stockyard Performance

  • Happy Hour features Caleb Booten from 5:30-7:00pm
  • Stumptown performs following the national music performance on the main stage

Rodeo 5K Run

  • The fun run is sponsored by the YMCA will all proceeds going to fund programs at the Fort Madison YMCA.
    Deadline for Advance Registration – Friday, August 20, 2021
  • For more detailed information, please scroll below

Grand Rodeo Parade – Theme “Rodeo Strong”

  • This is one of the largest and finest parades in the Tri-State area with over 1,000 horses and riders
  • Competitive and Non Competitive Entries,
  • Online Registrations HERE Download Registration HERE
  • 9:30 a.m.
  • Travels down Avenue G in downtown Fort Madison

Tri-State Rodeo Competition – Military and First Responder Night

  • 7:00 p.m.
  • Tri-State Rodeo Grounds, C.E. “Eddie” Richards Arena

National Music Performer – COLE SWINDELL

  • Following the Rodeo Performance
  • Tri-State Rodeo Grounds, C.E. “Eddie” Richards Arena, Jack Daniels Stage

Bud Light Stockyard Performance

  • Happy Hour features Caleb Booten from 5:30-7:00pm
  • Stumptown follows the national music performance on the main stage

Miss Rodeo Iowa and Miss Teen Rodeo Iowa Fashion Show and Coronation

  • 1:00 p.m. Quality Inn

Lil Spurs Rodeo

Monday, September 6th, 2021

  • Pre-Registration is required and Entry Forms are due Friday August 23th.
  • Registration check in time is 8:00AM – 9:30AM at the North end of the Rodeo grounds.
  • Events start at 10:00AM

Register Below

Contestants may ride with one or both hands. This will be split in two age categories, 9-11 and 12-14 and two different size calves to pit against each age group. A rope will be provided, however, if desired the contestant may provide own rope. Contestant may not wear spurs.  Judges will score 1-25 on the rider and 1-25 on the stock with possible combined total of 100 points. Re-rides determined by judges only. Each contestant will be required to wear a helmet. Top finishers in each age group will go to the finals. Please bring own helmet if possible.

    Parent/Guardian Name

    Parent/Guardian Email

    Parent/Guardian Phone Number

    Contestants Name

    Gender MaleFemale

    Age as of 1/1/21

    Age Group

    Address

    City

    State

    T-Shirt Size

    I/We agree to all terms in the release below

    I/We being the Parent or Legal Guardian of the above named individual do hereby take full responsibility and agree not to hold any person of the Rodeo Operating Committee or any person connected with this event responsible for accidents or injuries which may occur while the above named individual is competing in the Tri- State Rodeo Events. Under Iowa Law, a domesticated animal professional is not liable for damages suffered by, an injury to, or the death of a participant resulting from the inherent risks of domesticated animal activities, pursuant to Iowa Code Chapter 73. You are assuming risks of participating in this domesticated animal activity.

    A calf will be turned out into the arena with a ribbon attached to the tail. The first contestant to pull the ribbon off the calf’s tail will win a belt buckle. Contestants will begin from a starting line and will be started by the announcer. All contestants will chase the calf at the same time.  There will be three groups 6-8, 9-11, and 12-14.

      Parent/Guardian Name

      Parent/Guardian Email

      Parent/Guardian Phone Number

      Contestants Name

      Gender MaleFemale

      Age as of 1/1/21

      Age Group

      Address

      City

      State

      T-Shirt Size

      I/We agree to all terms in the release below

      I/We being the Parent or Legal Guardian of the above named individual do hereby take full responsibility and agree not to hold any person of the Rodeo Operating Committee or any person connected with this event responsible for accidents or injuries which may occur while the above named individual is competing in the Tri- State Rodeo Events. Under Iowa Law, a domesticated animal professional is not liable for damages suffered by, an injury to, or the death of a participant resulting from the inherent risks of domesticated animal activities, pursuant to Iowa Code Chapter 73. You are assuming risks of participating in this domesticated animal activity.

      Contestants will begin from a starting line and tie a ribbon on the goat’s tail. There will be a 60 second time limit for each contestant, the fastest time will win. Hands must be in the air when finished.  Open to ages 7-9.

        Parent/Guardian Name

        Parent/Guardian Email

        Parent/Guardian Phone Number

        Contestants Name

        Gender MaleFemale

        Age as of 1/1/21

        Address

        City

        State

        T-Shirt Size

        I/We agree to all terms in the release below

        I/We being the Parent or Legal Guardian of the above named individual do hereby take full responsibility and agree not to hold any person of the Rodeo Operating Committee or any person connected with this event responsible for accidents or injuries which may occur while the above named individual is competing in the Tri- State Rodeo Events. Under Iowa Law, a domesticated animal professional is not liable for damages suffered by, an injury to, or the death of a participant resulting from the inherent risks of domesticated animal activities, pursuant to Iowa Code Chapter 73. You are assuming risks of participating in this domesticated animal activity.

        A pig will be turned out into the arena with lard smothered on it. The first contestant to catch the pig will win the belt buckle. Contestants will begin from a starting line and will be started by the announcer. ALL contestants will chase the pig at the same time.  There will be three groups 6-8, 9-11, and 12-14.

          Parent/Guardian Name

          Parent/Guardian Email

          Parent/Guardian Phone Number

          Contestants Name

          Gender MaleFemale

          Age as of 1/1/21

          Age Group

          Address

          City

          State

          T-Shirt Size

          I/We agree to all terms in the release below

          I/We being the Parent or Legal Guardian of the above named individual do hereby take full responsibility and agree not to hold any person of the Rodeo Operating Committee or any person connected with this event responsible for accidents or injuries which may occur while the above named individual is competing in the Tri- State Rodeo Events. Under Iowa Law, a domesticated animal professional is not liable for damages suffered by, an injury to, or the death of a participant resulting from the inherent risks of domesticated animal activities, pursuant to Iowa Code Chapter 73. You are assuming risks of participating in this domesticated animal activity.

          Each contestant must wear a helmet to participate. Helmets will be provided or participants may wish to bring their own helmet. No ropes or spurs may be used. The top 18 finalists will compete again during the Rodeo performances, Thursday thru Saturday at the Tri-State Rodeo. The ride will be judged by two separate judges and points will be determined by length of ride and stock participation. Open to ages 3-8 and under 50lbs.  There is a maximum of 180 riders.

          Mutton Bustin’ registration will end when the max number of riders has been reached.

          Not responsible for errors in registration resulting in an overage of riders.  Register Early.

            Parent/Guardian Name

            Parent/Guardian Email

            Parent/Guardian Phone Number

            Contestants Name

            Gender MaleFemale

            Age as of 1/1/21

            Address

            City

            State

            T-Shirt Size

            I/We agree to all terms in the release below

            I/We being the Parent or Legal Guardian of the above named individual do hereby take full responsibility and agree not to hold any person of the Rodeo Operating Committee or any person connected with this event responsible for accidents or injuries which may occur while the above named individual is competing in the Tri- State Rodeo Events. Under Iowa Law, a domesticated animal professional is not liable for damages suffered by, an injury to, or the death of a participant resulting from the inherent risks of domesticated animal activities, pursuant to Iowa Code Chapter 73. You are assuming risks of participating in this domesticated animal activity.

            Contestants are provided with a stick horse where they begin at the starting line and run around the barrels in a clover leaf pattern without knocking them over. The fastest time wins. There are two age groups 3-4 and 5-6.

             

              Parent/Guardian Name

              Parent/Guardian Email

              Parent/Guardian Phone Number

              Contestants Name

              Gender MaleFemale

              Age as of 1/1/21

              Address

              City

              State

              T-Shirt Size

              I/We agree to all terms in the release below

              Rodeo Events

              Grand Rodeo Parade – Theme “Rodeo Strong”

              • Saturday, September 11th
              • 9:30 a.m.
              • This is one of the largest and finest parades in the Tri-State area with over 1,000 horses and riders
              • Travels down Avenue G in downtown Fort Madison
              • Competitive and Non Competitive Entries,
              Registration

                Name of Entry

                Contact Name

                Contact Email

                Address

                City

                State

                Phone Number



                Classification



                Category Desired

                Special Conditions (long,high,music)

                I/We agree to all terms in the release below

                Special Kids Rodeo

                • Saturday, September 4, 2021
                • Check In begins 8:30 a.m.
                • Open to All Physically and Mentally Challenged Kids and Adults
                • Travels down Avenue G in downtown Fort Madison
                • Download the poster Here
                • Register Here

                Pee Wee Barrels

                • Tuesday, September 7, 20201
                • Registration 4:30pm
                • Starts 5:30pm
                • Saddle Club Arena on the Tri-State Rodeo grounds
                • The top 8 will advance and ride on Thursday and Friday nights
                • Download Registration Here

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                Rodeo 5K Run

                Saturday, September 4th, 2021

                • The fun run is sponsored by the YMCA will all proceeds going to fund programs at the Fort Madison YMCA.
                • Deadline for Advance Registration – Friday, August 20, 2021
                • Registration begins at 7:00 am on the event day at 9th Street and Avenue G
                • One entry per form- please fill out form completely Click Here to download form or visit The Fort Madison YMCA website
                • Youth Run (12 and under) starts at 7:45 am
                • Adult Run (5K) 3.1 Mile starts at 8:00 am
                • Advanced Registration Fee $20.00
                • Late Registration $25.00

                Send the completed Registration form and a check to:
                Fort Madison Family YMCA Rodeo 5K
                c/o Fort Madison Family YMCA
                220 26th Street
                Fort Madison IA 52627

                • Checks Payable to: Fort Madison Family YMCA

                For more information, please call the YMCA @ 319.372.2403

                Golf Tournament

                Friday, September 10th, 2021

                The Tri-State Rodeo Annual Golf Tournament will return this year for its 27th anniversary. Sheaffer Memorial Golf Course will host the 4 person best position event Friday September 10th. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., tee off at 9:00 a.m. The cost for the event will be $25/person and will include golf, cart and lunch. For further information contact Sheaffer Memorial Golf Course at 319.528.6214. Come meet up with a cowboy on the links. To download a flyer, Click Here.