27th Annual

Limestone Sheriff’s Rodeo

 

   

 

 

 

WHEN:     May 15 & 16, 2009

                   May 14, 2009 - Designated Slack

 

TIME:       Gates Open 6:00 P.M.

                   Show Starts 8:00 P.M.

 

WHERE:  Limestone Sheriff’s Rodeo Arena

                   Alabama Highway 99 Athens, AL

 

Open Rodeo - All Associations Welcome

"The largest outdoor rodeo East of the Mississippi."

Over $50,000 in Prize Money

PCA “Best Rodeo of the Year”

 

Lone Star Rodeo Company

PRODUCER:    Preston Fowlkes, II

 

PRESENTED BY:     Flanagan Lumber Company

Keith Griffin Contractors

Lynn Layton Chevrolet

Pepsi Bottling Decatur, AL

 

Saturday, May 2, 2009           Bareback & Saddle Bronc Clinic

 

9:00 A.M.    Limestone Sheriff’s Rodeo Arena

                   Alabama Highway 99 Athens, AL

                   Cost of the School is $100.00. You must be pre-registered.

 

Sunday, May 3, 2009              Bareback & Saddle Bronc Clinic

 

9:00 A.M.    Limestone Sheriff’s Rodeo Arena

                   Alabama Highway 99 Athens, AL

                   Cost of the School is $100.00. You must be pre-registered.

 

RODEO WEEK EVENTS

 

Saturday, May 9, 2009:  1:00 P.M. Parade Line – Up at Limestone Sheriff’s Rodeo Arena

                   Group and Individual participants welcome.

NO ENTRY FEE

Parade Route: From the Arena on Hwy. 99, into Athens on Market St. to the Courthouse square, turn left, or north on Jefferson St and continue to Elm St. Turn left, or west on Elm St., and return to the Arena.

 

2:00 P.M.     The Grand Marshal, will lead the 27th Annual Rodeo Parade, featuring Queen and Cowboy Contestants & Cowgirls and Cowboys of all ages on horseback along with many buggies & wagons.

 

Saturday, May 9, 2009: 8:00 P.M. - Kickoff Concert featuring Confederate Railroad & Doug Stone

6:30 P.M.    Gates Open. Concert begins at 8.

(Advance Tickets on sale April 1 - Railroad Bazaar. $15 advance/$25 at the gate)

 

Monday, May 11, 2009          Preston’s Rodeo Kickoff

 

5:00 P.M.     Preston’s Western & Outdoor Wear

                   Highway 72 & I-65 in Athens, AL

Kid’s Day, Horseback Rides

                   All Free Fun
 

Tuesday, May 12, 2009                   Street Dance

 

7:00 P.M.     Limestone County Courthouse Square

Live Band, Line Dancing, Western Fashion Show

                   Music provided by the “JEFF WHITLOW COUNTRY” band.

 

Thursday, May 14, 2009        Slack Admission $5.00

All team roping contestants will compete during the designated slack on this date.

 

9:00 A.M.     Gates Open

 

 

Friday, May 15, 2009            Exceptional Rodeo

Sponsored By: Turner Beverage Company of Huntsville

Stateline Sporting Goods of Athens.

 

10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. Rodeo for individuals with special needs at the Limestone

                   Sheriff’s Rodeo Arena

 

Friday, May 15, 2009             First Night of Rodeo

6:00 P.M.     Gates Open. Pony Rides for Kids 10 & Under

 

7:00 P.M.     Kids Gold Rush – Entertainment

 

8:00 P.M.     27th Annual Rodeo Opening Ceremonies

(not necessarily in this order)

Bareback Bronc Riding – Riding Event

Calf Roping – Timed Event

Break-Away Roping- Timed Event

Steer Wrestling – Timed Event

Saddle Bronc Riding – Riding Event

Kids Calf Scramble – Entertainment for Children 10 & Under

Cowgirl’s Barrel Racing – Timed Event

Chuck Wagon Races

Bull Riding – Riding Event

Professional Rodeo Clowns & Specialty Acts

 

Saturday, May 16, 2009                  Final Night of Rodeo

6:00 P.M.     Gates Open. Pony Rides for Kids 10 & under

 

7:00 P.M.     Kids Gold Rush – Entertainment

 

8:00 P.M.     27th Annual Rodeo Opening Ceremonies

(not necessarily in this order)

Bareback Bronc Riding – Riding Event

Calf Roping – Timed Event

Break-Away Roping- Timed Event

Steer Wrestling – Timed Event

Saddle Bronc Riding – Riding Event

Kids Calf Scramble – Entertainment for Children 10 & Under

Cowgirl’s Barrel Racing – Timed Event

Chuck Wagon Races

Bull Riding – Riding Event

Professional Rodeo Clowns & Specialty Acts

 

TICKET INFORMATION

 

ADVANCE TICKET PRICES                            GATE TICKET PRICES

ADULTS $10.00                                                  ADULTS $15.00

CHILDREN (12 & under) $8.00               CHILDREN (12 & under) $10.00

 

 

ADVANCE TICKET OUTLETS

 

Limestone Sheriff's Office         Athens

Reliance Bank                           Athens

Railroad Bazaar                        Athens

Jiffy # 1 & 2                             Athens

Preston's Western Wear            Athens

Marie's Country Store               Athens

Posey's                                    Athens

   Kim's Tiger Mart                      Ardmore

     Warren's BP                            Rogersville

 

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Rodeo sponsors a Rodeo Queen Contest. There are seven divisions for the Queen Contest ranging from ages 3-4, 5-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18, and 18-26. Horsemanship is optional for all divisions except “Miss Limestone Sheriff’s Rodeo”, the 18-26 year old division. Horsemanship for the 18-26 year old division requires horsemanship participation. Contestants in this division compete to win a “Running P” custom-made trophy saddle, a custom belt buckle, a watch, scholarship money and much more. The entry fee for this division is $100.00. Applications can be picked up at the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office, downloaded from www.limestonesheriffrodeo.com, or by mail if you reside out of town.

 

 

 

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