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Nanton Junior Rodeo

2022 sponsor addresses


A barrier will be used for Team Roping, 14-16 Girls Breakaway and Tie Down Roping.

We are following Alberta High School Rodeo rules in the big arena to help contestants and families transition to high school rodeo. our goal is to help educate families on AHSRA rules. if an NJR volunteer mentions a rule to you, please know we are trying to help educate. If these rules are continuously disregarded by a family, there may be disqualifications. These arena rules can be found on the AHSRA website.

2022 Event Dates:
Sunday, June 26th @ 11:00 am

Saturday, July 2nd @ 11:00 am

Sunday, July 17th @ 11:00 am

Sunday, July 24th @ 3:00 pm

Saturday, August 6th @ 11:00 am

Sunday, August 7th @ 11:00 am (Finals)


7 and under: barrels, poles, goat tail untying

8-10: barrels, poles, goats, 

11-13:barrels, poles, goats, 

14-16: barrels, poles, goats

Boys Goats (any age) 

12 & Under Breakaway

13 & over Breakaway (Girls only)

Tie Down Roping

Team roping: open (one entry)

Novice Barrels/Poles/Goats: Novice competitors may be any age (under 16). They can be assisted or unassisted. They will receive a time, but there is no payout. There will be a year end prize for the novice competitors

Entry Fees:

$35 membership fee (paid at first rodeo attended)

**No membership fees for Novice Competitors

Novice Events (Barrels, Poles, Goat Tail Untying)  $5 each

7& Under, 8-10, 11-13, 14-16  Barrel Racing  - $15

7& Under, 8-10, 11-13, 14-16  Pole Bending - $15

8-10, 11-13, 14-16, Boys  Goat Tying - $20

Breakaway, Tie Down and Team Roping events - $20

Junior Steer Riding - TBD

$5 office fee on each contestant entry.

Entries will be online, please see our entries page.


  • Ages are as of January 1st, 2022

  • If you enter the boys goat tying, you cannot enter the other goat tying events.

  • If you enter any of the novice events, you cannot enter any of the other events.

  • A barrier will be used in all roping events except the 13 & under Breakaway

  • Abuse of any animal or human at any time during the event will not be tolerated and may result in the removal of the contestant and family from the Junior Rodeo Series

  • We are all volunteers, so please treat everyone with respect. Everyone is doing their best.

  • PLEASE HELP OUT WHERE YOU CAN, if we don't have volunteers step up, we will have to pay workers and fees will increase

  • One late entry/contestant/season. one TurnOut/contestant/season -- 2nd & future TO will result in entry fees being owed, and future entries will be held until TurnOuts are paid.

  • If you have a concern, please chat with Amy Gillespie, Mida Blades, Justin Blades, Haley Elliott or Ty Elliott 

Points and payout:

  • Points will be given from 1st to 10th place (10 points for first, down to 1 point for 10th place)

  • Cumulative points throughout the rodeo season will determine year end placings.

  • If there is a tie in points, ties will be broken based on the number of rodeos attended, if still tied, the tie will be broken based on the fastest time of the  final rodeo.

  • Payouts will be based on the number of competitors in each event. 70% payout after stock fees in each event.

  • You must attend 4/6 rodeos to qualify for prizes

  • Saddle draw winners MUST be in attendance at the finals to win the saddle.

We are once again asking for nominations for our Top Hand awards.

The Top Hand award is presented to a male and female competitor who demonstrates the following:


* Works hard to improve in their events

* Demonstrates strong horsemanship skills

* Shows kindness to animals, other competitors and volunteers

* Helps out in any area they can

* Is a role model to other competitors


You can nominate a competitor by filling out the following form. Nominations are due Monday, July 19th.


Sponsorship Information

Our rodeos are run by volunteers who dedicate their time to putting on these rodeos so that kids have an opportunity to compete and practice the sport of rodeo. However, there are many costs associated with putting on a rodeo and we are asking for your support. We have several sponsorship opportunities available this season:

Click to download the Sponsorship information


2022 sponsors

Monteith Farms 

 Nanton Promoters 

Magnum Trailers 

The Hive Nanton

TL Cattle Co

Stavely Elks

Longson Farms

Stavely Pro Rodeo 
Rocking P Ranch 
MD Ranchlands 
Nanton Boosters

Akune Construction

Elliott family

Paul & Lois Phillips

Hub Commodities

South Country Co-op Claresholm

Bar C Concession (Leslie Crowe)

Mosquito Creek Law Office

Glen Keeley Memorial Bull Riding

Kustra Insurance & Investments

- The Co-operators

Cowboy Country Clothing

Maxine & Marla Russell

Chadwick Agrifoods

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