Saturday Apr 28 2012 comments Auburn's Wild West Stampede By: Photos by Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal -A +A Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalGina Chalk of Lincoln competed in the Barrel Racing event at Saturday's Wild West Stampede at the Gold Country Fairgrounds. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalCody Jones of Kelseyville Ca takes off during the Tie Down Roping event in Saturday's competition. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalRodeo 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. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalRodeo/Barrel Clown Clint Sylvester kept the crowd entertained and the cowboys safe during the rodeo Saturday. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalLevin 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. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalApplegate 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. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalRodeo clown Clint Sylvester takes a break Saturday. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalDebbie Lot (L) and Kathy Fairbanks (R) of the California Cowgirls drill team entertained rodeo attendees Saturday. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalThe California Cowgirls drill team performed several times Saturday at the Wild West Stampede in Auburn. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalCowboy 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. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalJustin Rickard of Nuevo CA, in the Section 2 Bull Riding competition Saturday.