In 1969, Colorado House Joint Resolution No. 1025,

with the Senate and the House of Representatives concurring,

declared the first rodeo held in the world was in

Deer Trail, Colorado on July 4, 1869.  

2007 Deer Trail Rodeo

Saturday and Sunday,

August 18 and 19


          S c h e d u l e

                                       SATURDAY, AUGUST 18

7:30-9:30 a.m.      FREE PANCAKE BREAKFAST

                                      (School Cafeteria)

                                       Sponsored by Bijou Telephone Co-op

11:00 a.m.            PARADE - Theme "All American Heroes"

                                      (Sign-up corner of Second Ave. & Birch St.)

NOON                 REGISTRATION FOR:

Kids’ Calf Riding *no entry fee;

Jr. Barrel Race-ages 9 & under, and ages 10-14 *$10;

Queen’s Barrel Race *no entry fee

(East side of arena)

1:00 p.m.              CPRA RODEO (see below for entry information)

                              (Bull riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing,

                                tie-down roping, team roping, mixed team

                                roping, saddle bronco, bareback, breakaway roping)

Adults *$10; 12 & under *$5

(Jockey Club Grounds)

6:00 p.m.             ALL YOU CAN EAT


ROAST BEEF DINNER *$10/adults; $4/10and under

(Elks Lodge)



10:00 a.m.            DUTCH OVEN COOK-OFF - Judging at 3 p.m.

                             (Jockey Club Grounds)

11:00-                   FREE BBQ LUNCH with gate admission

12:30 p.m.            (Jockey Club Grounds)

                               Sponsored by Byers General Store & Deer Trail Jockeyettes


Kids’ Calf Riding *no entry fee;

Jr. Barrel Race-ages 9 & under, and ages 10-14 *$10

(East side of arena)

1:00 p.m.             CPRA RODEO

                                      Adults *$10; 12 & under *$5
(Jockey Club Grounds)

4:00 p.m.             DRAFT HORSE PULL


RODEO ENTRIES - Call 719/486-0833 on Monday, Aug. 13, 1-7 p.m.

                                    (Locals must have credit card or cash.)

Mutton Bustin' contestants must PRE-ENTER by Saturday, Aug. 4 by calling Colleen Pakuer, 303/769-4745. 

 A lottery drawing will be held on Monday, Aug. 6 and winners will be notified.