High Plains Junior Rodeo has array of events

CNJ file photo Begun in 1974, the High Plains Junior Rodeo Finals are a 34-year tradition in Clovis. Pictured s Don Denley during the 2006 steer riding competition.

For 34 years Clovis has won the bid to host the High Plains Junior Rodeo Finals. The week-long event will include activities such as a talent show, food, and rodeo competitions.

“The High Plains Junior Rodeo Finals was founded here in Curry County 34 years ago, and it’s great that all these years later, Curry County is hosting the most important event of their season,” Ernie Kos, the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce Director, said.

What: High Plains Junior Rodeo Finals
When: July 15-19
Where: Curry County Fairgrounds’ Mounted Patrol Arena
Tickets: $15 for week-long wristband or per event $5 adults, $2 students with ID, and free for children 6 and under.

Schedule of Events
Tuesday, July 15
8 a.m. — Slack
6 p.m. — First performance Go Round 1
Wednesday, July 16
8 a.m. — Slack
2-4 p.m. — Pool party at the Clovis Aquatic Center
6 p.m. — Second performance Go Round 1
Thursday, July 17
8 a.m. — Slack and start of Go Round 2
6 p.m. — First performance Go Round 2
Friday, July 18
8 a.m. — Slack
1 p.m. — Second performance Go Round 2
6 p.m. — Barbecue, auction, and talent show at the Curry County Fairgrounds
Saturday, July 19
7 a.m. — Church at the Curry County Fairgrounds grandstands
9 a.m. — Short round
7 p.m. — Awards followed by dance at the Curry County Fairgrounds