Sports and Outdoors

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Rodeo coming to the 4-H Park

Championship I.P.R.A. Rodeo will be coming to the Wells County 4-H Park on Saturday, September 3rd, at 7:30 p.m. ,The Broken Horn Rodeo Company of Ripley, Ohio will be organizing the rodeo, which is sponsored by the Wells County 4-H Association, with proceeds to benefit the 4-H Park. Admission to the event is $10 for adults and youth. Children six and under are $5. Lawn chairs, drink coolers and alcohol are not allowed. Spectators may bring seat pads or blankets to sit on.

Stick horse races will be held during intermission for youth 5 and under and ages 6-9. 4-H will be providing food service at the event beginning at 5:00 p.m.

The rodeo will include a full line-up of events ranging from calf roping to bucking horses and the popular bull riding. Cowboy participants from around the Midwest will be attending the event to earn points and prize money.

Individuals interested in participating in the actual rodeo must call 1-800-639-9002 in order to participate. Rodeo details can also be found on the web page: Local questions about the rodeo can be answered by calling 4-H Association President, Kent Ulmer, at 260-417-3954.

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