The annual open co-ed tug of war competition brought teams together to face off for cash prizes. This year the “We Tried” team from Ignacio, Colo. placed first in the contest.
Sakarii Goodtracks throws the baseball with all her strength.
M. Denny, representing War Cry drum group, was crowned champion and awarded $500 cash for the Drum Group Jalapeno Eating Contest held in the Sky Ute Fairgrounds indoor arena during the Tribal Fair Powwow, Sunday, Sept. 9.
Drummers of the 98th Southern Ute Tribal Fair Powwow line up and attempt to be the first to eat five jalapenos, and claim the $500 cash prize, Sunday, Sept. 9.
Blenda Ortiz won first place for her Green Chili, during the Chili & Salsa Contest, Sunday, Sept. 9.
Marcella Mitobe won first place for her salsa entry, in the Chili & Salsa Contest, Sunday, Sept. 9.
Carol Lorac is all smiles after claiming Grand Champion of the Chili Contest, Sunday, Sept. 9.
Deana Cruz won first place in the Red Chili division, Sunday, Sept. 9 in the Chili & Salsa Contest.
Vanessa Carel and granddaughter, Ziyah Carel, enjoy picking up free goodies at the youth games.
Summer Cloud chomps her watermelon at the watermelon eating contest.
Tyderius Wilbourn chows down on his watermelon, while trying to get first place.
Katelaya Pena competes hard to win the watermelon eating contest at the youth games held at the Southern Ute Multi-Purpose Field.
Charles Alston takes his time eating crackers at the cracker eating contest.
Romeo Thomas tries to get his crackers down the fastest.
Oasis Goodtracks shovels crackers into his mouth while participating in the cracker eating contest.
Amonnie Johnson smiles at the judges and introduces himself during the baby contest, Sunday, Sept. 9.
Cassidy Tahlo tries her best to get her top throw in at the Southern Ute Tribal Fair Youth Games.
Four-legged race partners, Tarah Baker and Jaelyn Alston, rush for the finish line.
Sunshine Whyte pass receives the volleyball and passes it to her teammates.
Set-up by her teammate, Marisa Carmenoros goes up for the spike.
Terence Barry goes up and tries to block the spike from the opposing team.
Monika Lucero focuses on her serve before sending it over the net.
Pedro Vigil spikes the ball as Terence Barry tries to gauge the placement.
Terence Whyte leaps up to spike the volleyball at the Southern Ute Tribal Fair volleyball tournament held on Saturday, Sept. 8.
Krista Weaver gets ready to throw at the horseshoe tournament for the Southern Ute Tribal Fair held at the Sky Ute Fairgrounds, Saturday, Sept. 8.
Aeden Richards muscles his way up the greased pole on Sunday, Sept. 9
Team Prestige congratulates team Primos on their win at the annual Southern Ute Tribal Fair softball tournament.
The annual stick game tournament brought contestants from near and far to compete for the guaranteed cash prizes.
Ziyah Carel munches on some curly fries after competing in the baby contest.