2018 Saturday Event Schedule

This is the 2017 event schedule.  The 2018 schedule is still being pulled together; however, we try to keep events at similar times from year to year, so we don’t anticipate many changes from previous years.


6:30 – 9:30 am  Philomath Lions Club Annual Rodeo Breakfast
Featuring pancakes, ham, eggs and beverage.  Cost $7.00 (all you can eat).

10:00 am  The Grand Parade
Sponsored by Philomath Rental
Featuring Grand Marshall:  Paul and Lola Skirvin.  Parade registration/check in is at 7:00 am in is at the middle school parking lot entrance.  The combined children’s and grand parade will head west on Applegate.  The parade will disband after turning down 11th St. and into the rodeo grounds.

  • Call 541-929-5145 with questions or check out the parade page.
  • Check in for pre-registration is at 7 a.m., and the fee is $10.00.
  • Proof of insurance required for horse entries.

8:00 am – 3:00 pm Classic Car Show 
Held at City Park and hosted by the Philomath Chamber of Commerce. Free Admission.

11:00 am – 1:00 pm  Mary’s Peak Search and Rescue Chicken Barbecue
Held at the Rodeo Grounds.  Half a chicken, salad and beverage.

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm  Philomath Frolic & Rodeo and Miss Rodeo Oregon Luncheon
Lunch, modeling and interviews.  Ticket required for lunch.

12:00 pm – 11:00 pm  Carnival Rides & Games
Provided by Rainier Amusements
Tickets are $1.25 each or 20 for $22.
Unlimited ride arm bands are $25 or just $20 if purchased before July 7th.  Order online or purchase at participating ticket outlets.

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm  Kid’s Corner
Sponsored by R & T Logging and Spaeth Lumber & Home Center
Features a petting zoo, Mutton Bustin’ and more.  No Charge.

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Professional Lumberjack Competition
Sponsored by
Located beneath the twin poles at the rodeo grounds.  The professionals will be in town to compete for cash prizes in events such as the single buck, springboard buck and the always exciting hot saw event.  Free admission.

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm  PYAC Fish Rodeo
Sponsored by Crop Production Services
No poles or hooks needed … use your bare hands to catch one of 200 live fish in our giant kiddy pool!  Kids 12 & under only. You catch it, we’ll grill it up for you.  Prizes for fastest catch of the day.  $8 per ticket.

6:50 pm – 7:00 pm Mane Attraction Rodeo Performance Team

7:00 pm NPRA-Sanctioned Rodeo
Sponsored by KRKT FM 99.9/AM 990
Featuring B Bar D Rodeo stock.

Rodeo Events                Sponsors

~ Bareback                                  Linn Benton Tractor Co.
~ Barrel Racing                          Mainline Pump and Irrigation
~ Breakaway Roping                 Middleton Heating & Sheet Metal, Inc.
~ Bull Riding                              Comfort Suites Corvallis
~ Saddle Bronc                           Skirvin Farms and Consumers Power
~ Steer Wrestling                       CoEnergy Propane
~ Team Roping (Header)         Holiday Tree Farms, Inc.
~ Team Roping (Heeler)          Hull-Oakes Lumber Co.
~ Tie-down Roping                   Weist Logging, Inc.
~ Donkey Race                           B&G Logging and Construction
~ Mutton Bustin’                       Philomath Rental

~ Rodeo Announcer, Scott Allen           Columbia Distributing Company
~ Bull Fighters, Jason McCall & Troy Cooper
~ Rodeo Clown, Joey “Hashbrown” Hackett         Timber Supply Co. Inc.
~ Music & Sound, Jason Buchanan
~ Scoreboard, TNT Scoreboards

Intermission Entertainment: Joey “Hashbown” Hackett, Rodeo Clown

The Businessman Donkey Race provided by A Walk on The Wild Side, Steven Higgs; sponsored by B&G Logging and Construction

Mutton Bustin’ – Saturday Finals      Sponsored by Philomath Rental

Adults $15.00
Juniors (6-12) $10.00
Children ages 5 and under are free!

After the Rodeo ’til 1 am – Dance on the largest outdoor dance floor in the Pacific NW to live music by Slicker. No additional cover charge with rodeo ticket. Sponsored by Vinwood Taphouse

Thursday July 6      Friday July 7     Saturday July 8     Sunday July 9