March 22-24, 2019

Check-in at 8:00 AM

rough stock school
About rough stock school

Rough Stock School is 3 days of intensive training and is designed for young men, who want to gain experience in rough stock rodeo events. The minimum age to attend this school is 9 years old.


During Rough Stock Rodeo School, students will be taught proper safety and riding techniques. This school is a great way for students to fine tune their riding techniques before rodeo season! Bucking stock rides begin shortly after check in and each session of riding will be followed with a video review of each ride, for instructional purposes. Each day at the school begins and ends with a short devotional.


Spoon Creek is partnering with the Fort Scott community college rodeo team and their coach, Chad Cross, to present collegiate level instruction in rough stock events. Chad Cross had been the Head Rodeo Coach  at Fort Scott Community College since 1996 and has twice been awarded Coach of the Year in the Central Plains Region in addition to being the 2015 National NIRA Coach of the Year.

Rodeo Events

Steer Riding

Bull Riding

Bull Fighting

Saddle Bronc Riding

Bareback Riding


Fort Scott Community College

2108 S. Horton St,

Fort Scott, KS 66701


Attendees are responsible for making their own sleeping arrangements and meals. Several hotels and restaurants are located in Fort Scott.



Stock is provided by High Stakes Rodeo Company of Drexel, MO. Steers, Old Campaigners and Junior Bulls are all available. Students will be matched to an animal according to their skill level, as determined by their instructor. Suitable stock is provided for beginners, as well as more advanced riders.

Cost Breakdown

Base Fee



Registration Fee






This is non-refundable and due when you register. Your spot will not be reserved until the registration fee is paid.


Students who have previously attended a Spoon Creek event are eligible for a $50 discount.


Scholarships are available to assist students who want to come to this event but do not have the financial resources available to do so. Please fill out the scholarship application within the online registration form if you would like to be considered for available scholarships.

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