COWBOYS ready for action converged on Mt Morgan for some rodeo action as part of the Mt Morgan Gold Festival.
The bulls were the crowd favourites and the winning cowboys absorbed the glory.
Gracemere cowboy, Brett Cross won the open bull ride while Moura school boy, Lawson Nobbs cleaned up in the rookie event and placed second in the junior bull ride to eventual winner Alec Howard, Coorumburra, Marlborough.
Clayton Hoch, Westwood Station, Alpha, beat Sam Bates to the prizemoney in the open saddle bronc while NZ competitor, Jayden Hakaraia won the open bareback event.
Barrel racers were fast and furious as usual.
Alpha competitor, Ailee Donaldson, won the ladies barrel race, while Shannon Kime, Alton Downs, won the junior event and Jema Slotosch, Alpha Downs, won the novice barrel race.
Travelling in from Blackall, Samuel Osbourne won both rounds of the rookie saddle bronc to comprehensively win the overall prizemoney.
The event celebrated 23 years of rodeo in Mt Morgan and attracted visitors from across Queensland.
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Open Bull Ride.1.Brett Cross,82.
Open Saddle Bronc.1.Clayton Hoch,73.2.Sam Bates,72.3.Jason Crawford,71.4.Samuel Osborne,66.
Open Bareback.1.Jayden Hakaraia,62.2.Mark Pocock,61.
Ladies Barrel Race.1.Ailee Donaldson,14.237.2.Amber Patteson,15.14.3.Lisa Cant,15.229.4.Jocelyn Cross,15.572.
Junior Bull Ride.1.Alec Howard,78.2.Lawson Nobbs,73.5.
Junior Barrel Race.1.Shannon Kime,15.117.2.Zara Benjamin,15.416.3.Sarah Morgan,15.672.4.Annalise Cant,15.802.
Rookie Bull Ride.1.Lawson Nobbs,81.
Rookie Saddle Ride - Round 1.1.Samuel Osborne,66.2.Justin Grosskopf,63.3.Kelly Hauff,62.4.Callan Gleeson,55.
Rookie Saddle Ride - Round 2.1.Samuel Osborne,64.
Rookie Saddle Ride - Overall.1.Samuel Osborne,130.2.Justin Grosskopf,63.3.Kelly Hauff,62.4.Callan Gleeson,55.
Novice Barrel Race.1.Jema Slotosch,14.23.2.Ailee Donaldson,14.94.3.Amber Patteson,14.95.3.Annalise Cant,14.95.