March 15-16 at the
Tri-State Horse Expo in Sioux Falls
On March 15-16, 2014, cowboys and cowgirls from across the region
will shake the winter snow off their boots and compete for an early
in the 2014 SDRA standings. With the 2013 champions crowned just a
few short months ago, the South Dakota Rodeo Association will kick
new season with its annual SDRA membership rodeo. This year the rodeo
will head across the river to Sioux Falls, S.D., and be a part of
2014 Tri-State Horse Expo to be held at the W.H. Lyons Fairgrounds.
With performances at 6 p.m. CST on Saturday night and 1 p.m. on Sunday,
rodeo fans will have the opportunity to watch the excitement of all
12 SDRA rodeo events, including team penning and mixed team roping.
Each event will feature past and present champions as well as up and
For those interested in seeing athletic talent of the four-legged
type, you will not be disappointed. Lesmeister Mitchell Bucking Horses
will be bringing some
of the top genetics in the bucking horse industry to challenge cowboys
with each crack of the chute gate and will leave fans holding their
breath with anticipation.
On the timed event side of the arena, cowboys and cowgirls will be
riding some of the best horses in the region battling to help them
secure a spot at the
SDRA finals in October in Rapid City, S.D.
The excitement will extend beyond the SDRA arena at the Tri-State
Beginning on Thursday, March 13 and running through Sunday, March
16 spectators can take in events such as a colt starting clinic, barrel
heading dummy roping, a ranch rodeo, and two-man sorting.
In addition, to the horse activities will be a trade show featuring
local and regional crafts, equine supplies and more.
Contestants interested in entering the SDRA rodeo can check out entry
information at www.sdrodeo.com.
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