August 22 – 23, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. in the First State Bank Livestock Pavilion

Finals: August 24 – 26, 2023 in the Coors Rodeo Arena during Bull Blowout

A right of passage for Texas youth, mutton bustin’ will be the highlight of your kids’ summer! This event is open to children ages 3 – 7 years old as of September 1.

$40.00 entry fee per night – Limit of (1) entry per night

NO LATE ENTRIES! Entry fees are non-refundable. Entries will be taken and lined up in the order they are received. *Entries close once all slots are full. NO EXCEPTIONS. Register early!*

Registration can be completed at the link below. PLEASE REGISTER IN THE EXHIBITOR’S NAME.

All entries should be submitted online. Entries will not be accepted by mail, email, fax, telephone or day of contest.

A copy of the online entry receipt and the required release form (also found below) should be brought to the contest and presented upon check-in!


Tuesday and Wednesday (August 22 and 23) rides will be held in the First State Bank Livestock Pavilion at 6:00 p.m. Check-in will be between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. in the livestock office.

Finals (No entry fees required): To be held in the Coors Rodeo Arena during rodeo performances beginning at 7:30 p.m. August 24 – 26.

Top 10 from Tuesday night (August 22) will come back Thursday night (August 24)

Top 10 from Wednesday night (August 23) will come back Friday night (August 25)

Top 5 from Thursday (August 24) and top 5 from Friday (August 25) will come back on Saturday (August 26) for the Grand Finale. Top 10 returning to Grand Finale will receive awards.


Contestant names will be on a list at all entrance gates. Two (2) adults will get in with each contestant entered that night at no charge. Parking is NOT INCLUDED.

Thank you to our official sponsor of the 2023 NTFR Mutton Bustin: RHINO Steel Building Systems!