KENNEWICK -- The Washington junior high school rodeo will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Benton County Fairgrounds.
Action will begin at noon Saturday and at 10 a.m. Sunday. Admission is free.
The top four competitors in each event will go on to the national competition June 24-July 1 in Gallup, N.M.
-- The Umatilla Sage Riders will hold the Grab, Ride and Run Western Family Day at 10 a.m. June 9 at their rodeo arena on Highway 395 in Hermiston.
The event will feature Barrel Racers National 4D-sanctioned barrel racing, mutton bustin', steer riding and other family games. The barrel racing is open to all age groups -- pee-wee to senior. In the mutton bustin', children may not weigh more than 40 pounds, and steer riding participants must be 18 or younger.
For more information and entry fees, visit www.umatillasageriders.com.