Summerfest Rodeo Committee - Pictured are (l-r): Bill Langan, Gene Kelly, Lauri Havranek, Tammy Tienken, Gerry Bouska and Junior Young.
Congratulations to the O'Neill Summerfest Rodeo Committee on winning the 2022 Mid-States Small Purse Rodeo of the Year. The committee has won this award seven consecutive years, except for 2020 when the rodeo wasn't held due to covid. This award is voted on by the Mid-States rodeo contestants. The Summerfest Rodeo Committee consists of volunteers. They are Scott Poese, Tammy Tienken, Gene Kelly, Bill Langan, Garrett Lake, Gerry Bouska, Jacque Murray, Junior Young, Nate Peterson, Roger Sorensen, Scooter Engelhaupt, Sheleene Charf, Travis Halsey, Danielle Crooker, Jim Hedstrom, Jacey Napier and Lauri Havranek.