Mutton Busting, it ranks in the headlines right alongside bull riding, barrel racing and more when it comes to fan favorites at the Folsom Pro Rodeo and sign-ups for this local favorite officially open this Wednesday at 10 a.m. and are expected to fill up quickly.

What is Mutton Busting you may ask?  Early each evening, a group of young brave cowboys and cowgirls test their skills by riding sheep. While it sounds easy enough, the fact is, it’s not the easiest task to tame. However, it’s a crowd favorite with a full roster each and every night of the Folsom Pro Rodeo year after year, as spectators cheer on the little stars.

Mutton Busting at the Folsom Pro Rodeo is open to five and six-year-old children that are 55-pounds or less that pre-register for the event. Each night, more than a dozen brave youngsters come into the arena to take their try at becoming a real rodeo star. Regardless of how long they stay on the striding sheep, it’s a crowd favorite and every contestant is cheered on regardless of how they finish. 

According to the Folsom Chamber of Commerce, sign ups for Mutton Busting usually fill up the same day they open so set those alarms and reminders if your little one is look to get in on the action. Entry fees are $50 per child, which includes their general admission ticket for the same night. 

All of the needed information for entries can be found on the official sign up page at or go directly to the sign up page just by CLICKING HERE

The Folsom Pro Rodeo rides into town July 3, 4, 5 this year and tickets are already being sold online at Presented by the Folsom Chamber of Commerce, organizers suggest purchasing tickets directly from the rodeo site to avoid third party price increases and fees. One day following the Folsom Pro Rodeo will be the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Rodeo, a new addition to Folsom this year as previously announced in a Folsom Times news article. 

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