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The Woodlake Lions Rodeo began the High-Five Rodeo” program in 2019, to give developmentally-disabled individuals an opportunity to participate in modified versions of rodeo events and learn some of the every day skills of the cowboy life.

“Participants are paired up with real-life cowboys and cowgirls, Miss Woodlake Lions Rodeo, bullfighters, and other performers and key personnel involved in the production of our rodeo, as they go through rodeo-related stations in the rodeo arena,” explained William Valero, past Woodlake Lions Club President.

“High-Five Rodeo” participants compete in a stick-horse barrel race, learn how to rope a dummy steer head, ride a horse, enjoy petting some livestock, and learn some of the rules of rodeo. 

The 2024 High-Five Rodeo will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2024.  If you are part of an organization or educational program serving developmentally-disabled individuals, or are a parent/guardian or conservator of a developmentally-disabled individual, please complete the registration form below or email


High-Five Rodeo

The 2023 High-Five Rodeo is sponsored by

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