Yukon FFA Rodeo canceled for 2020

July 31 and August 1 events called off due to COVID-19

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Clayton Lawson leans back into his ride on his way to winning a third straight saddle bronc title at the Yukon FFA Rodeo in 2018. (Photo by Chuck Reherman)

The Yukon FFA Rodeo for 2020 has been canceled due to COVID-19.

The July 31 and August 1 events are canceled to “ensure the health of our community,” according to a social media post.

“In order to ensure the safety of our staff, riders and spectators, we feel this decision was best for all involved in order to adhere to social distancing and CDC guidelines,” Yukon FFA stated.

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“We plan to be back next year with our rodep tentatively scheduled for Aug. 6 and Aug. 7,” Yukon FFA reports.

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