39th Annual

Fort Bloomfield Rodeo


July 2 - 3 - 4, 2017

Bloomfield, Iowa (map)

Rodeo Tabloid (download)

Rodeo Schedule

Sunday, July 2

11 AM Cowboy Church in Blue Ribbon Barn with Jason Rouse of Unionville, Mo.  
Public is invited.
6-8 PM Face Painting sponsored by Davis County Hospital
7:30 PM “Pink Night” Rodeo Performance
Slack and dance afterwards in Jr. Livestock Pavilion with Popstar Entertainment 
- Bob & Kari Jolley

Monday, July 3

6-8 PM Tammy’s Glitter Tattoos sponsored by Davis County Hospital
7:30 PM Rodeo Performance
Slack and dance afterward in Jr. Livestock Pavilion with Popstar Entertainment 
- Bob & Kari Jolley.

Tuesday, July 4

7-11 AM Rotary Pancake Breakfast in Courtyard
1 PM Ft. Bloomfield Rodeo Parade sponsored by Rotary
7:30 PM Rodeo Performance
Followed by Fireworks Spectacular presented by Bloomfield Volunteer Fire Dept.

Kids Games each night during performance sponsored by Rex Ornduff

Rawhide & Dusty

Appearing July 2, 3 & 4 - Rawhide & Dusty

Diamonds 'N' Dust

Appearing July 2, 3 & 4 - Diamonds 'N' Dust Drill Team Facebook

Jamie, Briley & Dally

Appearing July 4th only - trick riders Jamie Kittle, Briley Lough 
and Dally Orman sponsored by Northside Insurance

BEST SEATS IN THE HOUSE sponsored by Overstreet, Inc.

Two lucky people at each performance will get to watch the rodeo from the “Best Seats” in the house. Just prior to the beginning of each performance, two people will be chosen at random by our committee. Winners will receive a Ft. Bloomfield Rodeo T-shirt and Committee members will cater to them during the performance by delivering food and beverages at no charge to the lucky winners!

Raffle for Big Boy Silver 44 Magnum/44 Special

Ft. Bloomfield Rodeo Committee is holding a raffle for a Henry Big Boy Silver 44 Magnum/44 Special MSRP $990.  Gun sponsored by the rodeo committee and Garmon Firearms.  Tickets are $5 each or 6/$25 available from any committee member and at the rodeo.  ONLY 750 tickets will be sold.  Winner will be drawn during the last rodeo performance on July 4th.  Need not be present to win!!

Pink Night for Cancer Awareness

In memory of former rodeo committee members, rodeo 
volunteers, contestants and their families affected by cancer we will donate $3 to Look to the Stars for every Ft. Bloomfield Rodeo T-shirt sold at all 3 performances.


Eliminations June 30.  Registration from 5 PM to 5:30 PM and buck at 5:45 PM.  Entry Fee $5.  Weight limit 70#. 3 age groups: 4 & 5 years of age,  6 & 7 years of age and 8 years of age as of June 30, 2017.  Helmets are required and vests are highly recommended.  10 finalists in each age group will receive special Mutton Busting t-shirts and advance to the finals to be held during the rodeo performance each night.  1st, 2nd and 3rd places will be determined in each age group.  1st place in the finals will receive a trophy, 2nd and 3rd will receive rosette ribbons. 
Event is sponsored by Swaim Farms Show Cattle, Austin Swaim & Family and
Miller Farms.

Fort Bloomfield Rodeo Committee

Adam Bridgman, Barb Cole, Jen Erdmann, Jared Frymoyer, Mary Goehring,
Ed & Vickie Good, Courtney Hale, Mary Jo Johnson, Lexis Lynch, Ronda Rodgers,
Liz Stewart, Austin & Alyssa Swaim, Cole & Devia Swaim, Donna Thompson

Chute Sponsors
Bloomfield Livestock Market
Crop Services
Davis County Tire
Johnson Trucking
Success Bank
Tri-County Shopper – Grand Entry Gate

Event Sponsor
All-around Cowboy/Cowgirl – Keith’s Foods, Gary Sprouse Family & Garmon Firearms
Bareback Bronc – Feeds & Needs, Keosauqua
Barrel Racing - Community 1st Credit Union
Breakaway Roping – Cattle Auction Weekly
Bull Riding – Advantage Crop Insurance, Susan Knapp
Open Calf Roping – First Iowa State Bank
Over 40 Calf Roping – Iowa Farm & Home Real Estate, Keosauqua
Saddle Bronc – J’s One Stop
Steer Wrestling – Sullivan Auctioneers, LLC – Hamilton, IL
Team Roping (Header) – Big Bend Livestock Solutions, Keosauqua
Team Roping (Heeler) – Wiggy Electric

Arena Sponsor
Advantage Crop Insurance, Susan Knapp
Agri-Gold Seed Company, Kallie Burns
Bloomfield Auto/RT Auto
Bloomfield True Value
Bradley Insurance – Memphis, MO
Buddies Place – Lancaster, MO
CJ’s Family Restaurant
Cook’s Men’s Store – Memphis, MO
Davis County Historical Society
Davis Seed – Moravia
Dollar General
Edward Jones – John Stookesberry, Advisor
Egbert’s Dustless Blasting
Fabius Creek Lamb
Farm Financial Strategies, Inc. – Travis Harris
Farmers National Company – Mike Howk
Fetcho Family Chiropractic
Floris Quick Stop – Floris
Flywheel, Inc.
Hill Productions & Media Group
Hitched Bridal & Formal Wear
Hopkins Fencing
Jefferson City Autoplex – Jefferson City, MO
Jet Stop – Milton
Krazy K Kookin’
Lynch Realty
Making Memories
Mast Overhead Doors, Inc.
Miles Construction, LLC
Mobil 1/Lube Express – Ottumwa
Nathan Olinger Trucking – Floris
Neebz Graphix
NexGen Ag Solutions, LLC – Cecil Reed
North Side Insurance
Official Pest Control – Moravia
Orscheln’s Farm & Home – Ottumwa
Perk’s Processing – Unionville
Quik Time – Drakesville
Route 63 Diner
Shabby Chic
Southern Iowa Tree Service – Floris
State Farm Insurance, Albia – Wes Aeschliman, Agent
State Farm Insurance, Bloomfield & Ottumwa – Jim Carnahan, Agent
Swede King Memorial
Wagler Builders

Friends of Fort Bloomfield Rodeo
4 You 2 Envy – Ottumwa
B&B Propane – Pulaski
Bloomfield Anesthetist
Bank of the West
Barker Feed & Farm Supply – Keosauqua
Bloomfield Democrat
Bodkins Trucking
Bonaparte Retreat
Bloomfield Monument
Cherry Grove Antiques
Citizens Mutual 
Clearview Animal Hospital 
Cool Jewel
Country Shadows
Davis County Realtors
DC Diesel
Dearborn/Becker Roofing
Diamondz Pizza
Dr. Cline-Osteopathic Medical Center
Dr. Donald Wirtanen
Finish Line Auto - Downing, MO
Floor to Ceiling – Ottumwa
Great Day Café – Keosauqua
Hamilton Produce Co.
Harris Distributing
Hastings Meat Processing
Heartland Aviation
High Auction Service, LLC – Downing, MO
Hoskin Elevator
Huggins Electric
Hy-Vee Pharmacy
Image Shapers
Ina + Pod, LLC
Jessie’s Sewing Room
Jet Gas Corporation – Pulaski
JR Feed & Supply
Kincart Physical Therapy
Kollision Korner
Keosauqua Sales Company – Keosauqua
Lakewood RV Sales & Rentals – Downing, MO
Lancaster Lumber Company – Lancaster, MO
Lynch Law Office
Lynch Realty
Massage Works
MFA – Lancaster, MO
Mikels, Inc.
Moulton Locker
Mutchler Center
Ottumwa Chiropractic Clinic – Ottumwa
Pepsi Cola Memphis Bottling – Memphis, MO
Performance Pipe
Quality Mark LLC
Quail Forever-Davis County Chapter
Ruth Enterprises – Downing, MO
Shear Perfection
Sinclair Tractor
Southern Iowa Electric Coop
Spilman Auto Parts
The Cheese Post – Downing, MO
Lee Pharmacy – Keosauqua
Upholstery & Sew Forth
Van Mersbergen Insurance
Wagler’s Funeral Home
Walkers Welding
Wortmann Machine & Welding
Yoder Lumber

Fireworks Sponsors
American Legion, sponsor of American Flag Display
Bloomfield Livestock Market
Bodkins Trucking
Citizens Mutual
Clearview Animal Hospital
Davis County Realtors
DC Diesel
Diamondz Pizza
Dr. Donald Wirtanen
Harris Distributing
High Auction Service
Hoskin Elevator
Kincart Physical Therapy
Lee Pharmacy – Keosauqua
Moulton Locker
Pepsi Cola Memphis Bottling – Memphis, MO
Performance Pipe
Quality Mark LLC
Sinclair Tractor
Spilman Auto Parts
State Farm Insurance, Albia – Wes Aeschliman, Agent
Van Mersbergen Insurance
Wagler’s Funeral Home
Yoder Lumber