Jody Schinkovec, 17, climbs into the cage before his turn in the chute dog competition at a youth rodeo put on by the Western Pennsylvania Youth Rodeo Association on June 6, 2015 at the Bullskin Township Fairgrounds. Chute dogging is a rough stock event in which the competitor attempts to wrestle the steer to the ground.
Paige Moore, 15, participates in the goat tying competition in which contestants were timed as they raced up on a horse, jumped off, grabbed their goat and tied three of its legs together so that it could no longer stand.
Kristina McClellan, 16, of Greensburg competes in the poles competition in front of a sparse crowd.
Hunter Rahm, 11, removes his mouthguard with a dirty face after being bucked off a bull.
Cody McCandless, 12, prepares to ride a bull at a rodeo put on by the Western Pennsylvania Youth Rodeo Association.
Paige Temple, 7, jumps up after successfully tying up a goat at a rodeo put on by the Western Pennsylvania Youth Rodeo Association.
Randy McClellan looks on as his daughter, Kristina, 16, attempts to rope the back legs of a steer. Mr. McClellan is president of the Western Pennsylvania Youth Rodeo Association and his daughter competes in every event.
Mud-crusted boots and a hat left behind after a previous Western Pennsylvania Youth Rodeo Association event.
Lane Smouse and Cody McCandless watch the rodeo while perched on the bull riding cages at the Bullskin Township Fairgrounds.