Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to pre-register my child to compete in the mutton-bustin or the stick horse rodeo?

No, you may show up the day of and enter your child, we just encourage you to pre-register so we have an idea of how many kids we have.

Do I have to sign a waiver for my child to compete?


Does my child have to wear the helmet and vest to ride a sheep?

We recommend all children wear all necessary protective equipment that we provide.

Does it cost anything to come and walk around in Ag Adventure?

No, there is no cost to enter.

How much does it cost to compete in mutton-bustin and stick horse Rodeo?

Mutton-bustin cost $20 per ride and the stick horse Rodeo is $5 per event.

Do I need to bring my own Stick horse?

No, one will be provided for your child to borrow.

Who can participate in the Stick horse rodeo and mutton-bustin?

Stick horse Rodeo- anyone who is 8 and under. Mutton-bustin has be 8 and under and under 60 pounds.

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Our Vision

South Louisiana Family Festival was created with the vision of providing a clean, family friendly event that promotes local businesses, helps give life transformation from opioids, incarceration, and homelessness through housing, work training and employment.


South Louisiana Family Festival started as Extreme Ranch Rodeo which offered Louisiana its first free admission Professional Bull Riding several years ago. In its first year, PBR at Lamar Dixon drew in over 5,000 people. Since 2010, Extreme Ranch Rodeo has provided over 30 rodeos across the state, reaching more than 75,000!

The South Louisiana Family Festival which has partnered with local businesses from surrounding parishes to offer advertisement through TV, radio, public flyers, social media and the event itself. Over the last few years the festival has added an Extreme Color Run, Car Show, and other exciting events like the Ag Farm and Fair, which focuses on keeping Agriculture alive in our community. Our sponsors and partners have reported that this connection to their community has had a profound and positive impact on their businesses.