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Rodeo, dachshunds and riding featured

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OKANOGAN – This year’s competition at the Okanogan County Fair will range from horses to dachshunds, from smoking trucks and tractors to barrel racers and children hanging on tight to rawhide. Thursday There will be mutton bustin riding for those weighting 55 pounds or less Thursday through Saturday at the south end of the fair. The events are at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursday; 11:30 a.m., 4:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Friday; and 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday. Signups are about 15 minutes before each competition. There are no prizes during the practices riding sessions, said Frank Rendon of Wool Busters, which has put on the event for the last few years. A championship, which is limited to 15 entries, is planned for 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Signup starts at noon that day. The overall winner of the championship receives a belt buckle, Rendon said. After each performance

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Halle Aparicio hangs on during the 2013 mutton bustin’ competition. Thursday through Saturday, riders weighing up to 65 pounds can take on Rendon’s Buck-A-Ewe, a simulated ride on a replicated fullsize sheep. You can learn more about Rendon’s business by searching Wool Busters on Facebook. At 7 p.m. Thursday, a team branding competition is planned in the rodeo arena.

Those wishing to compete can contact Trampas Stucker at 509486-1012. Friday A truck and tractor pull is planned for 7 p.m. “Hopefully, we will have a few surprises coming into play,”

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Welcome to the Okanogan County Fair 2014  
Welcome to the Okanogan County Fair 2014  

Your guide to the 2014 Okanogan County Fair.

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