By Carla Bass – City Editor
Bergeron Rodeo Company will again be delivering the rodeo action at the Jefferson Arena for the Jefferson Livestock Association on May 12th and 13th at 8:00 p.m. nightly.
Sanctioned competition includes ARA (Arkansas Rodeo Association), LRCA (Louisiana Rodeo Cowboy Association), WPRA (Women’s Professional Rodeo Association) and UPRA (United Professional Rodeo Association). Categories for events include Bareback Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Calf Roping, Cowgirl Barrel Racing, Cowgirl Breakaway Roping, Ranch Bronc Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, and Team Roping. Contestants are required to call in on Monday, May 8th & Tuesday, May 9th to 1-800-547-6336. An additional $10.00 is required for a non UPRA/LRCA/ARA/WPRA contestants.
The performance starts at 8:00 with gates open at 7:00 pm. Admission to the rodeo is $10 for adults, $5 for Kids under 12, and under 3 gets in for FREE!
After the Royalty enters for the Flag Ceremony the younger set begins to perform. Each night there will be Mutton Bustin’. It will be held nightly during the rodeo. Helmets and vests will be provided for the safety of the participants. Entries will be limited. There will also be a Calf Scramble each night in which the youth can also participate, after the calf events.
Jefferson Livestock Association is holding a contest where they are giving away 2 rodeo packages!
Each package includes 2 rodeo tickets (good for Friday or Saturday night) and a $10 food credit at our Red Barn concession stand. A value of $30!
To enter you must first LIKE our Jefferson Livestock Association Facebook page, LIKE this post on the Facebook timeline for the contest, and you must share the post. If you do all 3 steps you will be entered to win to 2 free tickets to the rodeo. They will be giving away two of these and it is a $30 value, as you will also receive $10 in credit to the Red Barn Concession Stand.
You can earn BONUS entries! All you have to do is tag up 3 people in the comments of this post. You will receive 1 additional entry for each person you tag. One entry per day. Come back each day and share this post for an additional entry and tag up to 3 different people to get your BONUS entries. Winners will be announced Wednesday, May 10th.
Tickets are also available from any JLA member a Grand Prize Drawing on Saturday night…
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