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Posted on: April 2, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Rodeo Miami 2015 is set for May 1-2 at the Miami Fairgrounds

Rodeo tickets are on sale and can be purchased from Queen or Princess Contestants, the City of Miami Utility Billing Office, the Miami CVB Visitor Center (101 N. Main) or at Westco locations in Miami, Vinita, Grove, Neosho, MO and Columbus, KS. Advanced tickets are $10 nightly for adults or $15 for both nights. At the gate, a one-day ticket will be sold for $12 for adults. Tickets for kids (ages 4-10) are $5 nightly in advance and at the gate. Ages 3 and under are free. Ticket sponsor for Rodeo Miami is Quapaw Casino.

Rodeo action kicks off in Miami on Friday, May 1 with INTEGRIS Kids Night. Gates at the Miami Fairgrounds will open at 5 p.m. nightly. Kids’ activities will start at 6:30 p.m. The rodeo performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. The 2015 Rodeo Miami Queen and Little Miss Rodeo Miami Princess will be crowded on Friday.

A crowd favorite event, Mutton Busting will return to Rodeo Miami. Kids interested in entering must be registered at the announcers stand each night by 6:30 p.m. Participation is on a first-come, first-serve basis and participants must weigh sixty pounds or less. Cost to enter is $20. Each night, the winner will receive a Rodeo Miami buckle.

Danger Dave Whitmoyer, PRCA Rodeo Clown will be a part of the performance both nights. Rodeo entertainment is being presented by Buffalo Run Casino.

Slack will take place on Saturday starting at 8 a.m. Cost to attend is $5 per person at the gate. Once slack is complete, the stands will be cleared and prepared for the evening performance. Activities for kids will kick-off at 6:30 p.m. and the rodeo will follow at 7:30 p.m. Rodeo fans are encouraged to wear pink on Saturday to help in supporting the “tough enough to wear pink” theme. Pink bracelet will be sold and special activities will take place to help support breast cancer programs in our region. Following tradition, the Spirit of Miami Award presentation will take place on Saturday during the performance.

Concessions will be available each night and during slack. Limited vendor space and sponsorships are still available. For more information about Rodeo Miami, call the Miami CVB at 918-542-4435.

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