Athens rodeo begins Friday

Published on Thursday, 24 April 2014 11:07 - Written by

(MCT) --- The 29th annual Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Stampede Rodeo will take place Friday and Saturday with contestants competing in team roping, barrel racing, calf roping, bull riding and a women's calf scramble.

The rodeo will take place at Henderson County Fairpark Complex. Doors open at 5 p.m. The rodeo begins at 7:30.

Pre-sale tickets are $10, while tickets at the gate are $12. Tickets for children, 4 to 12, are $5. Group discounts are available.

Following the rodeo on Saturday night at the Henderson County Fairpark Complex will be a concert by The Wesley Pruitt Band. Admission is free with purchase of a rodeo ticket.

Tickets are available at Elder Dodge, Cavender's, Citizen's National Bank, First State Bank or the Athens Chamber of Commerce, 201 W. Corsicana St.

The rodeo is hosted by Athens Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Elder Chrysler-RAM-Jeep,.