Sunday, June 19, 2022

69th Annual Butler Saddle Club Rodeo in the books!

The 69th Annual Butler Saddle Club Rodeo was held this Fathers Day weekend at the Bates County Fairgrounds.

Despite the hot temperatures rodeo fans packed into the arena all weekend to cheer on the stock contractor Big Horn Rodeo Company from Lamar, Oklahoma.

The Butler Saddle Club would like to think all the sponsors and rodeo fans that make this event a staple in community of Butler every year. 

An extra special thank you to Butler Saddle Club Rodeo President Kenny Gabriel for the countless hard work and dedication to this rodeo every year.

You can view some of the highlights from the rodeo below:

The 2022 Butler Rodeo Princess was Addison Davis 10 years old daughter of Adam and Katie Davis Drexel, Missouri.

She sold $12,095 in raffle tickets, an all time Butler Saddle Club Rodeo record! Way to go Addison

The 2022 Butler Saddle Club Rodeo Mutton Busting Champion was Beckett Pierce 7 year old son of Derek and Kyla Pierce of Adrian. Way to go Beckett!! - In the photo with Beckett is Butler Saddle Club President Kenny Gabriel 

The winners of the 2022 Butler Saddle Club Rodeo wild horse race champions were also crowned tonight. The winners are:

Kenny Gabriel, Layton Gabriel, Cody Gabriel and Cole Gabriel

2022 Butler Saddle Club Rodeo Flags Team!
Jessica Johnson
Kinley Hellwig
Dalley Steuck
Madison Klinksick
Lena Dolbow
Aniston Basham
A special Thank You to Lacey B Lee for your leadership!

The Butler Saddle Club would like to say Thank You to our Bleacher Sponsors!!
Corner Hardware
Derailed Commodity
Citizens Bank
Midwest Lumber
Southside Lumber
On the Go Johns
Creative Home Specialist
Davis Designs, Brenton & Amanda Davis
Tu Casa Mexican Bar & Grill

The Butler Saddle Club would like to send out a big Thank You to our Arena Sponsors!!
Family Center
White Oak Conoco
Bear Stop
Patriot Auto Body & Collision
Beck’s Hybrids
Bates County Memorial Hospital
Smith’s Auto Repair
Pioneer, Clayton & Lindsay McElwain
Shelter Insurance, Bryan Tippie
Community First Bank
Installation Plus
Hoot Owl Heating & Cooling, LLC
Fritts Bonding Co.
Jim Wheatley, Presiding Commissioner
Jamie Page for County Clerk
Dane Diehl for State Representative
Connie Pruden from Presiding Commissioner
Bill Irwin for US Congress
Bates County Fair
Mid America Live News/ The Shopper 

View some photos taken at the Butler Saddle Club Rodeo by Brayton Wix with Outdoorz Photography of Butler. He takes some great photos for the community events:

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