The Greatest Show On DIRT!!!
Limestone Sheriff’s Rodeo Week
May 9 – 16, 2015
PRODUCER: Preston Fowlkes, II
WHEN: May 15 & 16, 2015
May 14, 2015 - 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”
AL Mountain Lakes Tourism Association “Event of the Year 2010”
Southeast Tourism Society “Top 20 Event” 2011, 2013, 2015
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. Grand Marshal will lead the 33rd Annual Rodeo Parade, featuring Queen Contestants & Cowgirls and Cowboys of all ages on horseback along with many buggies & wagons.
5:00 P.M. Preston’s Western & Outdoor Wear
Highway 72 & I-65 in Athens, AL
Kid’s Day, Horseback Rides
6:00 P.M. Limestone County Courthouse Square
Live Band, Line Dancing, Western Fashion Show
Music provided by the “JEFF WHITLOW COUNTRY” band.
All team roping contestants will compete during the designated slack on this date.
Area elementary schools will reward their “Leader In Me” and “Reading Initiative” participants with a field day to watch Slack for free as guests of Sheriff Blakely.
8:00 A.M. Gates Open 9:00 A.M. Slack Begins
Friday, May 15, 2015 Special Needs Rodeo
Turner Beverage Company of Huntsville
Combined Public Communications
10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Rodeo for individuals with special needs at the Limestone
Sheriff’s Rodeo Arena
Friday, May 15 & Saturday, May 16 Main Performances
6:00 P.M. Gates Open. Pony Rides for Kids 10 & Under
7:00 P.M. Kids Gold Rush – Entertainment
8:00 P.M. 33rd 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
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 County Sheriff's Office – Athens Railroad Bazaar - Athens
Jiffy # 1 & 2 – Athens Preston's Western Wear – Athens
West End Chevron & Outdoors – Athens True Discount - Ardmore, TN
Adams Western Wear & Feed – Ardmore Warren's BP – Rogersville
The Limestone County Sheriff’s Rodeo sponsors a Rodeo Queen Pageant. There are seven divisions for the Queen Pageant ranging from ages 3-4, 5-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18, and 18-26. Horsemanship is optional for all divisions aged 5 and up, 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 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.
April 17 – Close of Queen Applications for Ages 3-18.
May 1 – Close of Miss Rodeo Applications for Ages 18-26.