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Articles with the Tag: Mission Mountain NRA rodeo

Mission Mountain rodeo kicks off summer season in Polson Mission Mountain rodeo kicks off summer season in Polson

POLSON — Under partly cloudy afternoon skies, summer was officially rung in by the arrival of the Mission Mountain Rodeo.  Sanctioned by the Northern Rodeo Association (NRA), the rodeo pulled out all the stops, full of events from bareback riding to breakaway, and even some talented travelling ...

Rodeo returns to Polson Rodeo returns to Polson

POLSON — The 81st Mission Mountain Rodeo is scheduled for this weekend, June 24 and 25, at the Polson Fairgrounds.  With general seating and admissions of $10 for adults, $5 for kids ages five to 12, and no charge for kids under five, the rodeo will kick off this summer with a variety of mens, ...

Competition heats up as gates open on rodeo action Competition heats up as gates open on rodeo action

POLSON — Hundreds of rodeo fans strolled through the Polson Fairground gates for the return of the action-packed Mission Mountain rodeo last weekend.  “A lot of work has gone into getting it back,” said Polson Fairgrounds secretary Una Rose Graham. “It’s great to see all...

Rodeo returns after year-long hiatus Rodeo returns after year-long hiatus

POLSON — The Mission Mountain Rodeo returns this weekend with two days of grab-the-edge-of-your-seat action, including junior rodeo events for kids, at the Les Baldwin Arena located on the Polson Fairgrounds. The event was canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s wonderful ...

Locals show their stuff at Mission Mountain Rodeo Locals show their stuff at Mission Mountain Rodeo

By Rob Zolman              Valley Journal POLSON – The Mission Mountain Rodeo wrapped up 79 years of high-energy action Saturday evening, drawing in cowboy and cowgirl competitors from as far away as Canada, Idaho and Wyoming. The National Rodeo Association sanc...

Locals win barrels, saddle bronc events at Mission Mountain Rodeo Locals win barrels, saddle bronc events at Mission Mountain Rodeo

POLSON – This weekend, rodeo fans put on their boots and hats and made their way to the 78th annual Mission Mountain NRA Rodeo at the Polson Fairgrounds’ Less Baldwin Arena. Although attendance wasn’t quite a capacity crowd, fans who attended the two-day family-friendly event were treate...

Starting small Starting small

Your youngster has a hankering to ride a real bucking bull. No problem, Diamond M Mini Bulls can help. And we’re not talking about some rusty coin-operated rocking bull in front of the grocery store or a gimmicky mechanical bull at the local fair. We’re talking about a bona fide snotting, snor...

Dances with bulls Dances with bulls

Bull riders are always on the razor’s edge of danger and it’s the job of the rodeo bullfighter to keep cowboys safe when they are flung off that edge. Bullfighters Sylvan La Cross, 28, and Travis Langan, 33, spent the past weekend protecting bull riders during the Mission Mountain NRA Rodeo at...

Locals among finishers in Polson NRA rodeo Locals among finishers in Polson NRA rodeo

By Rob Zolman                    Valley Journal POLSON –  When the big rigs of the Big Circle Rodeo Company rolled through town it could have meant only one thing, it’s Mission Mountain Rodeo time. On Friday and Saturday, more than 3,00...

Rodeo kicks off in Polson Rodeo kicks off in Polson

Wind, rain and cold temperatures kept rodeo fans wrapped in warm blankets and down jackets. But that didn’t chill the competitive spirit of those riding in the Mission Mountain NRA Rodeo held at the Polson Fairgrounds this past weekend. St. Ignatius native Will Powell is looking forward to expanding...


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