Eastern Navajo Fair and Rodeo – Crownpoint, NM

July 26-29 2018 in Crownpoint NM.

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Eastern Navajo Fair and Rodeo


Thursday: We Respect our Elders
5:30 a.m.: Opening Ceremony
8:00 a.m.: ALTCSS Fun Walk
3:00 p.m.: Jr. Livestock: Check-in
Barbeque hosted by Crownpoint Rug Auction
4:00 p.m.: Baby Contest: Check-in
5:00 p.m.: Jr. Livestock Check-in Closed Just Move It from middle school
Baby Contest Begins
5:30 p.m.: Jr. Livestock: Orientation
6:00 p.m.: Royalty Pageant Check-in and Orientation Jr. Livestock: Archery Target Shoot
7:00 p.m.: Rodeo: NMJBRA
8:00 p.m.: Baby Contest: Awards Ceremony
10:00 p.m.: Jr. Livestock: Exhibits/Barn Closed

Friday: Youth Focus
7:00 a.m.: Jr. Livestock: Exhibits/Barn Opens
8:00 a.m.: Rodeo: IJRA
Youth Pow Wow – 2nd Grand Entry
9:00 a.m.: Jr. Livestock: Large/Small animal division judging Benefit Song & Dance Registration
10:00 a.m.: Song & Dance: Grand Entry
12:00 p.m.: Rodeo: IJRA Fruit Scramble
12:30 pm – 5:00 pm.: Cowboy/Cowgirl
Poetry and Storytelling
4:00 p.m.: Miss Dine’ bi Eastern Pageants:
Orientation & Contemporary Competition
Jr. Livestock 4-H Awards Ceremony
7:00 p.m.: Rodeo: Inaugural Event-Women’s Rodeo
Jr. Livestock Parade of Champions-Rodeo Arena
8:00 p.m.: Jr. Livestock: Check-out
9:00 p.m.: Country/Western Dance
Native Journey of Torreon,

Saturday: Unity is Strength!

7:00 a.m.: Parade Registration Opens-In Front
8:00 a.m.: Parade Registration Ends
9:00 a.m.: Parade Begins Barbeque hosted by
Song & Dance Registration
11:00 a.m.: Song & Dance Grand Entry
Roll Call for Group Singers & Dancers
12:30 p.m.: Armed Forces Ascension Baby Contest Begins
Miss Dine’ bi Eastern Pageants: Welcome
1:00 p.m.: Rodeo: Eastern Fair Rodeo
J&S Car and Truck Show @NTU campus Orientation
“Miss Dine’ bi Eastern Pageants Sheep Butchering Jr. Livestock: Archery Target Shoot
Youth Pow Wow – 1st Grand Entry
2:30 p.m.: Miss Dine’ bi Eastern Pageants:
5:00 p.m.: Miss Dine’ bi Eastern Pageants:
Traditional Skill/Talent Competition Friday: Youth Focus
Pow Wow Princess Dance Competition & Crowning
7:00 p.m.: Rodeo: Eastern Fair Rodeo
9:00 p.m.: Miss Dine’ bi Eastern Pageants: Coronation
9:30 p.m.: Miss Dine’ bi Eastern Pageants: Meet and Greet
10:00 a.m.: Song & Dance: Grand Entry
9:00 p.m.: Country/Western Dance

Sunday: U.S. Armed Forces, Our Heroes
9:00 a.m.: Rodeo: Navajo Nation Rodeo Association
12:00 p.m.: Gourd Dance
12:30 p.m.: Armed Forces Ascension Jr. Livestock Parade of Champions-Rodeo Arena
1:00 p.m.: Rodeo: Navajo Nation Rodeo Association
4:00 p.m.: Closing Ceremony at Pow-wow Grounds

WEBSITE: http://dbefair.org/

Contact Information


Roger Freeland, President
(505) 612-8137
Linda Schweigman, Vice-Pres.


Loritta Largo, Ent./DANCE
(505) 870-8024

Henry Begay Jr., PARADE/Frybread Contest
(505) 786-5606

Thelma Johnson, Concession
(505) 406-9586

Michael Morgan,RODEO
(505) 686-1039

Leonard Freeland, Health/Safety
(505) 609-9745

Vangie Tully, Pow-Wow
(505) 409-0139

Tonita Yazzie, Queen Pageant
(505) 406-6250

Jerrilene King, Teen Princess Pageant

Chris Murphy, 4H
(505) 288-9234

Tammy Charley, Admission/Parking
(505) 713-2211




  1. Nathaniel Boyd says

    What do you have scheduled for 2019? When is your next committee meeting? Who can attend the Committee meetings?

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  3. is joe tohonnie going to be there

  4. Harold Carey Jr says

    I just updated the 2015 Eastern Navajo Fair Rodeo information.

  5. Cassie Alley says

    Will 2015 info be posted soon?

  6. Angelica says

    why are some of the contact phone number not answering their phones or the mail box is full. how can someone enter the line up for the parade.

  7. what r the categories in this parade, what are the fees, is there a form to down load; contact phone numbers are all most impossible to get thru ( no answer or busy tone) thank you

  8. Jerrileen Silago says

    When and where is the 10k run?

  9. Etta Salt-Eagle says

    This fair is so cheap!
    Each year we look forward to this event hoping for something better but it’s not.
    It’s a shame, they ought to replace Alvin Smith and the entire committee.

  10. David Joe says

    Thank you for the dates of Eastern Navajo Nation Fair.
    *Are there food vending fees in town and at the rodeo grounds? If so how much are the fees?
    *Will there be lodging available during the fair? Maybe at the college dorm? Who is the POC with phone number?
    *Will there be any portable pottys available during the in town?

  11. Yolanda Begay says

    What is the theme for this year?

  12. Tom Chandler says

    Will the event be held in 2014 and if so do you have dates set up yet?

  13. Harold Carey Jr says

    26th Annual Eastern Navajo Agency Fair scheduled for July 25-28, 2013 in Crownpoint, New Mexico

  14. Is there a current schedule for Easter Navajo Fair 2013?

  15. Kamela Kosea says

    Is ther a carnival?

  16. Harold Carey Jr says

    I updated the contact information on the web site.

  17. May I please have the entire phone number for Alvin Smith? Thank you!


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