38th Annual

Fort Bloomfield Rodeo


July 2 - 3 - 4, 2016

Bloomfield, Iowa (map)

View/Print 2016 Rodeo Tabloid

Mutton Busting is Back!

Mutton Busting

Tryouts July 1st , signup from 5:30 to 6:30 PM, buck at 6:45 pm, $5 ENTRY FEE
3 age groups: 4 & 5 years, 6 & 7 years and 8 years. Ages at date of event with a weight limit of 70 lbs. Helmets are required (bring one if you can) and vests are highly recommended. 10 finalists in each age group will receive special Mutton Busting t-shirts and advance to the finals to be held during the rodeo performance each night when 1st , 2nd and 3rd places will be determined in each age group. 1st place in the finals will receive a trophy, 2nd & 3rd will receive rosette ribbons.
Event is sponsored by:
Swaim Farms Show Cattle, Austin Swaim & Family and Fabius Creek Lambs


Friday, July 1

5:30-6:30 PM Sign up for Mutton Busting (ages 4 thru 8)
6:45 PM Tryouts for eliminations…top 10 in each age group will qualify to ride during a rodeo performance

Gates to Pavilion open at 6 PM each night of the Rodeo

Saturday, July 2

6:00 PM Come early to the rodeo and watch Cody Keller!  He will give a demonstration on "Building Confidence as a Rider and Maximizing Your Horse's Potential."
sponsored by Purina
6-8 PM Face Painting by Desi
sponsored by Davis County Hospital
7:30 PM Rodeo Performance
including 8 yr old group of Mutton Busting finalists
Slack and dance afterwards in Jr. Livestock Pavilion with
Lights & Sounds DJ Service

Sunday, July 3

11 AM Cowboy Church at arena
with Jason Rouse of Unionville, Mo.
6-8 PM Tammy’s Glitter Tattoos
sponsored by Davis County Hospital
7:30 PM “Pink Night” Rodeo Performance
including 6-7 yr. old Mutton Busting Finalists
Slack and dance afterwards in Jr. Livestock Pavilion with
Lights & Sounds DJ Service

Monday, July 4

7-11 AM Rotary Pancake Breakfast in Courtyard
1 PM Ft. Bloomfield Rodeo Parade sponsored by Rotary
7:30 PM Rodeo Performance
including 4 -5 yr. old Mutton Busting Finalists
Followed by Fireworks Spectacular presented by
Bloomfield Volunteer Fire Department

sponsored by Rex Ornduff

Diamonds 'N' Dust

Appearing July 2, 3 & 4 - Diamonds 'N' Dust Drill Team Facebook

Cody Keller

Appearing July 2nd only - Cody Keller

Shooting Star

Appearing July 3rd only - Shooting Star Trick Riders Facebook

Jamie, Briley & Dally

Appearing July 4th only - trick riders Jamie Kittle, Briley Lough

BEST SEATS IN THE HOUSE sponsored by Overstreet, Inc.

Two lucky people at each performance will get to watch the rodeo from the “Best Seats” in the house. Just prior to the beginning of each performance, two people will be chosen at random by our committee. Winners will receive a Ft. Bloomfield Rodeo T-shirt and Committee members will cater to them during the performance by delivering food and beverages at no charge to the lucky winners!

Raffle for Henry Big Boy Carbine .45 Colt rifle

Ft. Bloomfield Rodeo Committee is holding a raffle for a Henry Big Boy Carbine .45 Colt Rifle, American Walnut stock with brass barrel and receiver, MSRP $899.95. Rifle is sponsored by the rodeo committee and Adam’s Ammo in Drakesvile, Ia. Tickets are $5 each or 6/$25. Available at Adam’s Ammo and from any committee member. Winner will be drawn during the last rodeo performance on July 4th. Need not be present to win and ONLY 750 tickets are being sold.

Pink Night for Cancer Awareness

In memory of former rodeo committee members, rodeo
volunteers, contestants and their families affected by cancer we will donate $3 to Look to the Stars for every Ft. Bloomfield Rodeo T-shirt sold at all 3 performances.

Coloring Contest

We are having a coloring contest for three age groups: 4 and under, 5 - 7 and 8 - 10.
Go to http://daviscountyfair.org to get the picture for your age group or you may pick up pictures at CJ’s Restaurant. Take it to CJ’s between June 10 and June 25. No entries before June 10 please. One winner from each age group will be picked on June 26. The winners will each receive a gift certificate from CJ’s and four tickets to the Rodeo.
Pictures will be displayed at CJ’s Restaurant from June 10 to June 25. All pictures will also be displayed during the Rodeo.
Sponsored by CJ’s Restaurant and Ft. Bloomfield Rodeo Committee

4 & under page | 5 - 7 page | 8 - 10 page

Fort Bloomfield Rodeo Committee

Adam Bridgman, Barb Cole, Jared Frymoyer, Mary Goehring, Ed & Vicki Good,
Mary Jo Johnson, Lexis Lynch, Ronda Rodgers, Liz Stewart, Donna Thompson,
Cole & Devia Swaim, Stacy Erdmann, Austin & Alyssa Swaim

Bloomfield Livestock Market
Crop Services
Davis County Tire
Johnson Trucking
Success Bank
Tri-County Shopper-Grand Entry Gate

All-around Cowboy/Cowgirl-Adam’s Ammo, Gary
Sprouse Family and Keith’s Foods
Bareback Bronc-Feeds and Needs, Keosauqua
Barrel Racing-Community 1 st Credit Union
Breakaway Roping-Cattle Auction Weekly
Bull Riding-Lough Crop Insurance
Open Calf Roping-1 st Iowa State Bank
Over 40 Calf Roping-Iowa Farm & Home Real Estate,
Saddle Bronc-J’s One Stop
Steer Wrestling-Sullivan Auctioneers, LLC,
Hamilton, Il.
Team Roping (header)-Troy Elevator
Team Roping (heeler)-Wiggy Electric

All-around Cowboy or Cowgirl will receive an engraved Henry Big Boy Carbine .45 Colt Rifle, American Walnut stock with brass barrel and receiver, MSRP $899.95. Other event winners will receive custom spurs by Shea Michelle Fisher.

AgriGold-Kallie Burns
A & J Quickmart, Floris
Big Bend Livestock Solutions, Keosauqua
Bloomfield Auto/RT Auto
Bloomfield True Value
Bradley Insurance, Memphis, Mo.
Buddies, Lancaster, Mo.
Carnahan Insurance Agency
Casey’s General Store
CJ’s Family Restaurant
Davis Seed, Moravia
Dutch Valley Market, Albia
Egbert Dustless Blasting
Fabius Creek Lamb
Farm Financial Strategies, Inc.-Travis Harris
Farmers National Company-Mike Howk
Fetcho Family Chiropractic
Flywheel, Centerville
Goehring Auction/Goehring Construction, Keosauqua
Grim Custom Farming
Hairy Nation Antiques
Hill Productions and Media Group
Hitched Bridal & Formal Wear
Hopkins Fencing
Jetstop Milton
Joe Machens Ford Lincoln, Jefferson City, Mo.
Long Term Medical Supply
Lough Crop Insurance
Lynch Realty
M3 Fabrication LLC.
Making Memories
Mobile 1/Lube Express, Ottumwa
MPA Computers
Nathan Olinger Trucking, Floris
NexGen Ag Solutions LLC-Cecil Reed
North Side Insurance
Official Pest Control, Moravia
Orscheln Farm & Home, Ottumwa
Perk’s Processing, Unionville
Quik Time, Drakesville
Route 63 Diner
ShabbyChic Beauty Salon
Slick’s Bar & Grill
Southern Iowa Tree Service, Floris
State Farm Insurance - Jim Carnahan Agency
Swede King Memorial

American Legion, sponsor of American Flag Display
Bloomfield Livestock Market
Bodkins Trucking
Citizens Mutual
Clearview Animal Hospital
D. C. Diesel
Davis County Realtors
Diamondz Pizza
Harris Distributing, West Grove
Hoskin Elevator
Kincart Physical Therapy
Lynch Realty
Patrick F. Curran, PC, Ottumwa
Pepsi Cola Memphis Bottling, Memphis, Mo.
Quality Mark LLC-Col. Michael Howk
Sinclair Tractor
Slicks Bar & Grill
Spilman Auto Parts
Wagler Funeral Home
Yoder Lumber

4 You 2 Envy, Ottumwa
Adam’s Ammo, Drakesville
B&B Propane, Pulaski
Bank of the West
Barker Feed & Farm Supply, Keosauqua
Bloomfield Anesthetist Group
Bloomfield Democrat
Bloomfield Hotel Group-Cobblestone Inn
Bloomfield Monument
Bodkins Trucking
Bonaparte Retreat, Bonaparte
Cason’s Pride & Joy Simmentals, Albia
Citizens Mutual
Cherry Grove Antiques, Downing, Mo.
Clearview Animal Hospital
Cool Jewel, Moulton
Country Shadows
D. C. Diesel
Davis County Realtors
Dearborn/Becker Roofing
Diamondz Pizza
Donald R. Wirtanen, D.O.
Double C-Cowboy Country, Ottumwa
Essential Massage
Finish Line Auto, Downing, Mo.
Floor to Ceiling, Ottumwa
Great Day Café, Keosauqua
Harris Distributing, West Grove
Hastings Meat Processing
Heartland Aviation
High Auction Service LLC, Downing, Mo.
Hog Slat
Hoskin Elevator
Huggins Electric
Hy-Vee Pharmacy
Image Shapers
Jessie’s Sewing Room
Jet Gas Corporation, Pulaski
JR Feed & Supply
Kincart Physical Therapy
Kollision Korner
Lancaster Lumber Co., Lancaster, Mo.
Lough Trenching
Lynch Law Office
Massage Works
MFA Agri Services, Lanscaster, Mo.
Mikels, Inc.
Moulton Locker, Moulton
Mutchler Center
Osteopathic Medical Center
Ottumwa Chiropractic Clinic, Ottumwa
Patrick F. Curran, PC, Ottumwa
Pepsi Cola Memphis Bottling, Memphis, Mo.
Perfect Touch
Quail Forever-Davis County Chapter
Quality Mark LLC-Col. Michael Howk
Ruth Enterprises, Downing, Mo.
Shear Perfection
Sinclair Tractor
Southern Iowa Electric Coop
Spilman Auto Parts
The Cheese Post, Downing, Mo.
The Country Doctor
The Bridal Cottage, Ottumwa
The Flower Shop
Thomas Pharmacy, Keosauqua
Upholstery & Sew Forth
Van Mersbergen Insurance
Wagler Funeral Home
Walker’s Welding & Repair, Centerville
Wasko Hardware, Keosauqua
White Communications
Wortmann Machine & Welding
Yoder Lumber