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Northwest Junior Rodeo Finals

IMAGE: Rodeo bullfighter Maurice Reed from Kent, WA puts himself between the bull and rider during the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)
October 28, 2016
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OAKVILLE, WA – An estimated 115 kids, 150 horses, 13 goats, 110 head of steers, calves and cows, 50 volunteers and uncountable array of dogs arrived in the Oakville Events Center for the the Northwest Junior Rodeo over the weekend of September 11, 2016. Finalists competing in rodeos throughout the summer in towns across Western Washington were now meeting for the last time of the year.

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Riders compete in the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

IMAGE: Riders compete in the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

Riders compete in the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

IMAGE: Rodeo bullfighter Maurice Reed from Kent, WA puts himself between the bull and rider during the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

Rodeo bullfighter Maurice Reed from Kent, WA gets thrown by a bull after putting himself between the bull and rider during the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. Reed suffered a dislocated shoulder. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

IMAGE: A contestant in the goat-tying event catches a goat tied to a stake in the ground, throws it to the ground and ties it up as fast he or she can during the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

A contestant in the goat-tying event catches a 4 month old goat tied to a stake in the ground, throws it to the ground and ties it up as fast he or she can during the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

IMAGE: At the end of it's rope and unable to get up on it's own, a baby goat is forced to stand up for the next rider during the goat tying event at the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

The goat doesn’t want to get up anymore during the goat tying event at the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

IMAGE: A contestant in the goat-tying event catches a goat tied to a stake in the ground, throws it to the ground and ties it up as fast he or she can during the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

A contestant in the goat-tying event wrestles a young goat to the ground and ties it up as fast he can during the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

IMAGE: A contestant catches a goat tied to a stake in the ground, throws it to the ground and ties it up as fast he can during the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

A young contestant ties up a young goat’s legs as fast he can during the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

A contestant in the goat-tying event wrestles a young goat to the ground and ties it up as fast he can

=IMAGE: A rider competes in the steer daubing event at the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

A rider competes in the steer daubing event at the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

IMAGE: Rodeo bullfighter Maurice Reed from Kent, WA puts himself between the bull and rider during the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

Riders compete in the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

IMAGE: Kylee Morse, 10, from Port Orchard, braids the mane of her 17 year-old horse, Scooter.

Kylee Morse, 10, from Port Orchard, braids the mane of her 17 year-old horse, Scooter. Riders compete in the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

IMAGE: Riders compete in the Buckaroo Goat Undecorating event by grabbing a pink ribbon off the goat's tail during Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

Riders compete in the Buckaroo Goat Undecorating event by grabbing a pink ribbon off the goat’s tail during Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

IMAGE: Rodeo bullfighter Maurice Reed from Kent, WA puts himself between the bull and rider during the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

Riders compete in the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association in Oakville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. The event took place all weekend and included hundreds of people and animals. (© Karen Ducey Photography)

 

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