welcome to the 67th annual

Rodeo de Santa Fe

Presented by: Ram, Coca-Cola,
Lithia of Santa Fe, MillerCoors

Mutton Bustin’

How do I enter my child in the mutton busting contest?


Mutton Bustin’ We will be taking entries now through the rodeo. Email your entry form to beth.gray@rocketmail.com or mail it to Rodeo de Santa Fe, 3239 Rodeo Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87507 by June 18. Entries after that will be accepted at the Ticket Office or the Mutton Bustin Table at the ticket windows each night until ful..

Each Rodeo performance includes two sections of mutton bustin; one before the show at 6:30 pm and one during the rodeo (with very limited slots available and you cannot be late). he child must be at least 4 yrs. old  and under 60 lbs. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Please be prepared and send your Mutton Buster in long pants, closed toed shoes or boots and a long sleeved shirt. Rodeo de Santa Fe will fit your child with a protective vest and helmet. No spurs or ropes are allowed. Specify on the application which night you would like your child to ride. This is a popular event and spots fill up quickly.

Click for application.

There is a $20 non-refundable fee per youth. This does NOT include any tickets. Tickets are available at The Lensic, www.ticketssantafe.org, Boot Barn and Rodeo de Santa Fe Ticket
Booth will Open on June 18th through June 25 at 12:00 to 6:00pm and the Rodeo ticket windows day of rodeo.

Prepaid Mutton Busters gather at the South end of arena (new this year) in the general admission seating. We have new mutton bustin chutes. Listen to the announcer to call for Mutton Busters. Early section be there by 6:20pm, Mid section by 7:30pm or when the announcer calls.

We will take Mutton Bustin entries through Saturday of rodeo until 7:00pm or until we are full.