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Preserving our western heritage one scholarship at a time


Pendleton Cattle Barons was created in honor of our region’s cattlemen and ranchers and their legacy. It’s an annual celebration of our ranching roots, with proceeds going to a worthy cause.


It’s about scholarships! 100% of the proceeds of the Pendleton Cattle Barons weekend create scholarships for regional students attending college and majoring in agriculture.


Pendleton Cattle Barons weekend is as western as it gets! We work hard to bring you a spectacular weekend of events. Come join us!

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schedule of events

Wednesday, May 3, 2023 

Western Artistry Classes

Gates open at 7am

Thursday, May 4, 2023 

Convention Center, Opens at 8am

Friday, May 5, 2023 

Round-Up Pavilion

Saturday, May 6, 2023 


Round-Up Pavilion

Western Artistry Classes

Gates open at 7am

D&B Supply Tradin' Post Trade Show and Western Artistry Show & Sale/Classes

8am | Select Ranch Horse Sift

10am | Preview of Western Select Ranch Horses, Ranch Horse Championship Competition and Select Ranch Horse Team Roping

1pm | Preview Working Dogs

6pm - 11pm | Northwest Farm Credit/Hodgen Distributing Ranch Rodeo – Team Branding, Trailer Loading, Team Sort and Roping Championship; Stock Dog Roping & Mixed Branding (Doors open at 5:30 PM) 

Gates open at 7am

7:30am | More Details Coming Soon

9am - 5:30pm | D&B Supply Tradin' Post Trade Show and Western Artistry Show & Sale - Main Hall

9:30am | Preview of Western Select Working Dogs

11:00am | Preview of Western Select Ranch Horses

1pm - 5pm | Cattle Barons Buckaroo BBQ Challenge & People's Choice Voting- West Side Parking Lot

2:15pm | Introductions & Presentations - Main Hall

3pm | Pendleton Whisky Western Select Invitational Ranch Horse & Working Dog Sale - Main Hall  2022 SALE RESULTS

7pm | Hodgen Distributing/Les Schwab Stock Saddle Bronc Championship (Doors open at 6PM) 

10pm – 1am | Tylor and the Train Robbers in Arena sponsored by Virgil’s at Cimmiyottis’ | No cover charge

1pm - 3:00pm | Ultimate Western Leather Tooling - Live Contest

11am | Ticket Sales, People's Choice, BBQ Challenge, Beer Garden- West Side Parking Lot

Round-Up Pavilion

Both Ranch Rodeo and Saddle Bronc tickets are live! You can also buy tickets for them using the buttons below.
All class registrations have been opened. To see which ones are available, use the button below.
View 2022's Results as well as information on the
2022 Legacy Award using the button below. 

Title Sponsor


Select Horse Sale

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Tradin' Post

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Stock Saddle Bronc

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Ranch Rodeo

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Horse & Dog Sale

Western Artistry Classes

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Buckaroo BBQ Challenge 

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Mixer & Cigar


Other Supporters

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