Saturday Apr 28 2012 comments Auburn's Wild West Stampede By: Photos by Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal -A +A Gina Chalk of Lincoln competed in the Barrel Racing event at Saturday's Wild West Stampede at the Gold Country Fairgrounds. Cody Jones of Kelseyville Ca takes off during the Tie Down Roping event in Saturday's competition. Rodeo queens Kirstin Dykers of Lincoln (L) and Ciara Fuller (R) were on hand for the rodeo festivities Saturday. Dykers is the Miss Wild West Stampede Queen and Fuller is the Miss Penn Valley Rodeo Queen. Rodeo/Barrel Clown Clint Sylvester kept the crowd entertained and the cowboys safe during the rodeo Saturday. Levin Logan Rogers 18 months, takes in his second rodeo withhis dad Evan Rogers. The Rogers enjoyed the great weather and excitingaction at Auburn's Wild West Stampede Saturday. The Rogers are fromIowa Hill. Applegate resident Rachel Borcherding 9, enjoyed Saturday's Wild West Stampede with her day Paul Borcherding. "I liked it alot, I liked the bronc's, said Rachel. Rodeo clown Clint Sylvester takes a break Saturday. Debbie Lot (L) and Kathy Fairbanks (R) of the California Cowgirls drill team entertained rodeo attendees Saturday. The California Cowgirls drill team performed several times Saturday at the Wild West Stampede in Auburn. Cowboy Jess Williams of Paso Robles Ca rodeFancy Pants and hung on for eight seconds, receiving a score of 70 in Saturday's Saddle Bronc competition at Auburn's Wild West Stampede at the Gold Country Fairgrounds. This year marks the 80th year a rodeo has been hosted in Auburn. Justin Rickard of Nuevo CA, in the Section 2 Bull Riding competition Saturday.