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Eight Nights of Rodeo Action Wrangler Champions Challenge Added to Lineup

08/25/2015

Eight Nights of Rodeo Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 25, 2015

Contacts:  

Chris Wiseman, General Manager, (719) 924-0151, Chris.Wiseman@state.co.us

Christi Lightcap, Dir. of Communications, (720) 480-8672, Christi.Lightcap@state.co.us
                

Eight Nights of Rodeo Action

Wrangler Champions Challenge Added to Lineup

 

PUEBLO, Colo. – The upcoming Colorado State Fair is hosting eight nights of thrilling rodeo action and each night in the Budweiser Rodeo Arena offers a different mix of entertainment and discounts. This year, the Wrangler Champions Challenge has been added to the Colorado State Fair rodeo lineup.

 

Rodeo fans will be on the edge of their seats as Professional Rodeo’s top cowboys and cowgirls compete for top scores and fastest times. PRCA Ram Rodeo announcer, Boyd Polhamus, and rodeo entertainer, John Harrison, will keep the arena hopping. Besides nightly entertainment during the rodeo, national recording stars and discounts are also available to allow rodeo fans the most bang for their buck.

Friday, August 28

Tracy Lawrence & PRCA Ram Rodeo, presented by Big R

7pm, $25

Saturday, August 29

Jerrod Niemann & PRCA Ram Rodeo

7pm, $25

 Sunday, August 30

PRCA Ram Rodeo with American Freestyle Bullfights

American Heroes Day Presented by Black Hills Energy

4pm, $7-$12

All military personnel and emergency responders, with proof of affiliation, may take advantage of $5 gate admission, on this day. Rodeo tickets will also be available, for $7, with gate admission included.

Monday, August 31

PRCA Ram Rodeo

7pm, $10

Girls Night Out: $20: Includes 2 rodeo tickets, 2 gate admissions and 2 drinks.

Cowboys Kickin’ Cancer Fundraiser benefitting the Dorcy Cancer Center Cancer Patient Needs Funs.

Tuesday, September 1

PRCA Ram Rodeo

7pm, $1

NEW--Wednesday, September 2

Chase Rice & Wrangler Champion’s Challenge Rodeo Presented by Justin Boots

7pm, $35

Top competitors are pitted against the best livestock and vying for their share of $128,000. The Colorado State Fair team, sponsored by the Colorado Springs Airport, will host an autograph signing in the Rodeo Experience tent on Wednesday, September 2nd at 4p.

 Plus, on Thursday, September 3, rodeo fans can enjoy the Calcutta & Ranch Rodeo, which begins at 6pm, and is free with paid gate admission or $7. On Sunday, September 6, Fiesta Day celebrations include theCelebración de los Charros & Los Rieleros del Norte concert, presented by Entravision & LaTricolor. The rodeo kicks off at 7pm and costs $25.

 

The Colorado State Fair runs August 28 - September 7, 2015.  For more information, visitwww.coloradostatefair.com.

 The 2015 Colorado State Fair will mark the Fair's 143rd year as Colorado's premier celebration of agriculture. The Fairgrounds provides nearly $34 million in economic activity to Colorado throughout the year; $29 million of that activity is driven by the annual State Fair event. In addition to showcasing Colorado agriculture, the annual event features one of the country’s largest traveling carnivals, artwork, crafts, food competitions, thrilling rodeo action, a wide variety of food and merchandise booths and a Fiesta Day honoring Colorado's ties to the Hispanic culture. 

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Editor Notes:

Interviews are available with General Manager, Chris Wiseman. Contact Christi Lightcap at (720) 480-8672 or Christi.Lightcap@state.co.us.

Media outlets can apply for media credentials at http://www.coloradostatefair.com/p/news/182.

 

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