Photo of the action provided by Bess Johnson.

(Dubois, Wyo.) – “We would like to report that the 1st Annual Dubois Ranch Rodeo was a huge success!!!” organizer Bess Johnson said of the July 26 event. “It was a great Finally to the Day of the Cowboy Celebration!! We had 9 Ranch Rodeo teams competing in 5 events and the Westernaires from Colorado for some half time entertainment. Those kids did an outstanding job with their performance and stunts!!”

Overall placing in the Ranch Rodeo:

1. 26 Ranch 44.5pts
2. Laz…y D Ranch 44 pts
3. Ring Tail R Ranch 39.5 pts
4. Crowheart Cowboys 31 pts
5. Wind Creek Ranch 26 pts
6. Givens Ranch 25 pts
7. High Country Cowboys 19 pts
8. H & H Ranch 14 pts
9. The Association Ranch 13 pts.

^^ Top Ranch Horse went to Rachel McKee’s big Grey Gelding, & she also won the Top Hand/ Cowgirl award.

“Thank you to everyone who entered the Ranch Rodeo & who came to watch all the fun!!” Johnson said. “And to all of our generous sponsors as well- You helped us award some really nice prizes!! Hope to see you all again next year for the 2nd annual Dubois Ranch Rodeo!!”