Junior High Rodeo last weekend brings many compliments on facilities

A Junior High Rodeo contestant begins her run in pole bending.

Boone County Fairgrounds received many compliments on their facilities after the first annual Boone County Junior High Rodeo last Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25-26.
Some 120 competitors 70 Nebraska communities took part in the rodeo. Rough stock events were held in the outdoor arena, while most timed events were held at the Niewohner Arena inside the Boone County Ag and Education Center. Many local volunteers helped out with the events, including FFA chapters from Boone Central, Newman Grove and Riverside.
Arrangements have already been made with the Nebraska Junior High Rodeo Association to host the event next year in Boone County.