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Secret Stash - Breckenridge PRCA ProRodeo This Summer

Posted by Breckenridge Associates Real Estate on Monday, May 7th, 2012 at 3:21pm.

The PRCA ProRodeo is coming to Breckenridge this summer on select Saturdays and Sundays. 

Breckenridge Event Dates
The Breckenridge PRCA ProRodeo is every Saturday and Sunday evening for 5 weeks in 2012:
·       August 4th and 5th
·       August 11th, and 12th
·       August 18th and 19th
·       August 25th and 26th
·       September 1st and 2nd

Time
Rodeo starts at 6pm and lasts approximately 2 hours
Come and bring your families. When the doors open at 4:30, the fun begins.
·       Bar-B-Que cowboy dinner is available from 4:30pm to 8pm
·       PRCA ProRodeo Clown will be giving free behind the chutes tours on Saturdays and Sundays at 5:00pm.
·       Before the rodeo, there is a chance to sign your kids up for the mutton busting or the calf scramble.

Tickets
·       Adults - $20
·       Children 7-15 - $15
·       Children 6 and under are free
·       VIP tickets are available for $40 and they include separate bleachers located right beside the bucking chutes, separate restrooms with hand washing stations and an attendant.
·       Season Passes are available for $60 an adult 16 and over, $45 a child 7-15 and 6 and under are free. Season passes get you in rodeo grounds for all 10 performances all summer.
$5 off all tickets with a Breckenridge photo ID. Please note that the rodeo takes place rain or shine and tickets are non-refundable. Tickets can be purchased through Breckenridge Stables, Breckenridge Welcome Center, Breckenridge Resort Chamber, and Breckenridge Ski Resort.

Events During Rodeo - What To Expect
Saddle Bronc- a rider gets on a bucking horse with  a specialized saddle and attempts to stay mounted for 8 sec while only holding a lead rope
Bareback Riding- a rider gets on a bucking horse with only a handle and attempts to stay on for 8 sec
Bull Riding- a rider gets on a large bull and attempts to stay mounted while the animal tries to buck off the cowboy in 8 sec
Team Roping- 2 cowboys on horseback rope a steer together, one ropes the horns, the other ropes the back feet, quickest time wins
Steer Wrestling- a horse-mounted rider chases a steer, drops from the horse to the steer, and then wrestles the steer to the ground
Tie-Down Roping- a cowboy from horseback ropes a calf then dismounts the horse to restrain the calf as fast as possible
Barrel Racing- a horse and rider attempt to complete a clover-leaf pattern around preset barrels in the fastest time
To participate in the events mentioned above, contestants must have a PRCA card.

Mutton Busting- A child holds onto the back of a sheep for as long as they can while the sheep is running in an attempt to throw the child off
Calf Scramble- Calves with prizes tied to the tail are let loose in arena, first kid to get prize wins
To participate in these events, children must sign up the day of the rodeo at the rodeo grounds.

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