CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
MAY 6, 2010
A record crowd of nearly 250 people attended the Spring Roundup.
Spring Round-Up a huge success
The 10th Annual Spring Round-Up hosted by the area’s outfitters and guides was once again very successful. Thanks to everyone who supported the efforts of the Clearwater Valley Chapter of the Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association’s to provide people in the area communities with a fun and enjoyable day.
A record crowd just shy of 250 people attended the April 11, Spring Round-Up.
They were entertained with
live music by STAMPEDE! and ROCKIN’ HW, as well as the Idaho State Championship
Elk Calling Contest which was sponsored by
Throughout the day there were numerous games and raffles including the ever-popular Musical Saddles, several educational demonstrations and events for kids. It was an outstanding day for weather and a great place for fun and feeling good about supporting people in the area communities.
The Clearwater Backcountry Medics Air Ambulance delighted the crowd with a ping pong ball drop over the park as well as a special landing that provided education information.
ICARE hosted a Blessings Balloon event that allowed people to write names of loved ones they wanted to remember or those they wanted to pray for. Immediately following the national anthem, about 75 balloons were released into the air and it was the emotional highlight of the day!
The 110CC ATV, donated to
ICARE by Triple C Wheels, Kooskia was won by Celly Cloud from
The winners of the Elk
Calling Contest were: Professional: Larry Lansdowne,
The annual rib-eye steak dinner was again, the ‘Best Darn Steak in the Valley’! Over 215 steaks were served with all the trimmings. Dutch oven specialties were again a delight as was the shrimp and sautéed veggies for the steak.
The live auction and a silent
auction took place throughout the day. Participation was good and the people of
All in all, the Spring Roundup was very successful and a lot of folks enjoyed the day.
A successful and fun dance was held at the River’s Edge Lodge. Many folks spent the night in Orofino motels before traveling to their hometowns. Event volunteers had breakfast the following morning at the Ponderosa Restaurant.
Thanks to all who participated and donated or contributed to help the community event reach its record success.