Nespelem Rodeo July 9-10

Staff Writer

NESPELEM—The Nespelem Celebration Rodeo will be held July 9-10 at the rodeo grounds on Columbia River Road. The event will be held in conjunction with the annual Powwow and stick games.
Grand Entry is scheduled for 1 p.m. both days. Slack performances are at 9 a.m.
The King Mountain Indian Rodeo Association-sanctioned standard events will include saddle bronc, bareback, bull riding, women’s barrel racing, women’s breakaway roping, calf roping, steer wrestling, team roping, senior breakaway, junior breakaway, junior steer riding and junior barrels.
The junior events are for youngsters ages 15 and younger.
Special non-sanctioned events will include pee wee barrels for age 10 and younger, sheep riding for ages six and under, wild forse race on Saturday, wild colt race (Sunday only), horse race, novice bareback, ranch bronc ride and mane hold (Sunday only).
Books open June 27 fro sanctioned events and close June 28. Call-backs are June 30. There will be entry fees.
Stock contractors are Red Knection of Keller and Palmer Ranch of Nespelem.