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Let's Rodeo!

Feel the excitement as the rider mounts the beast.  The gate swings open and the excitement builds.  Can he ride for eight seconds?  Find out at the 2016 Gratiot County Fair for Youth rodeo at 6:00 p.m., Saturday, August 6 at the fair’s horse arena.  Broncs, Bulls and brave cowboys and cowgirls are all ready to excite and entertain you and your family.  After the show watch an amazing fireworks display at the south side of the fairgrounds. Tickets are $10.00 at the gate however if you purchase tickets at our advance locations, they will cost only $8.00 each.

Bull Rider

2016 Rodeo Events include Bull Riding, Bronc Riding, Mutton Busting, Boot Scramble, Barrels, and Roping.  The fair is part of the 2016 Super Kicker Rodeo Production schedule.  This rodeo company is known for providing family friendly entertainment as part of their outstanding rodeo.  All contestant registrations are scheduled through the Rodeo Company.  Click here for more information.

Advanced tickets


The show will go on rain or shine. Seat are first come first served.

This amazing rodeo is brought to you by several generous businesses and individuals.  The fair thanks the following sponsors:

Major Rodeo Sponsor

TradeWind Energy, Inc., Lenexa

Chute Sponsors

Four D Farms, LLC, Perrinton
Spartan Insurance Agency, Ithaca
The Fields Golf Course, Ithaca

Arena Sponsor

DTE Energy, Breckenridge

Mutton Busting Sponsors

Alma Bolt Co., Alma
Alma Towing, Alma
ASAP Sales & Service, Alma
Bader & Sons Co., St. Louis
GreenStone Farm Credit Services, Alma
Hirschman Grain, Ithaca
Maple Rapids Lumber Mill, Inc., St. Johns
Petersen Oil & Propane, Greenville
Wendy's of Alma, Alma
Z92.5 The Castle/WMLM AM, Owosso

Partners of the Rodeo

Scott Allen, Farm Bureau Insurance, Ithaca
Capital Equipment, DeWitt
Cargill Animal Nutrition - Jody Whitmore, Ithaca
MAC Middleton, Middleton
Mercantile Bank, Alma
Mid-State Printing, Ithaca
Pat's Auto, Inc., St. Louis
True Value Hardware of Alma & Carson City, Alma
Vanderploeg Holsteins LLC, Ithaca

Other Rodeo Sponsors

United Producers, Inc., Fowler


For information on how you can participate as a sponsor contact the fair office.