Sunday, July 21, 2024

Gatesville Rodeo set for Aug. 1-3


This year will mark the 87th annual Gatesville Riding Club Rodeo, which will be held Aug. 1-3 at the rodeo arena located on Veteran’s Memorial Drive. Gates will open at 6 p.m., and the rodeo will begin at 6 p.m.

Mutton Busting will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Thursday will be Military Appreciation Night, with discounted tickets, including $12 adults, $8 children ages 6-12 with military identification. Friday will be Back the Blue. Those attending are asked to wear blue to support law enforcement officers. On Saturday, the 1st Cavalry Horse Platoon will perform.

In addition to the Mutton Busting, the rodeo will include “Bubble Balls and Bulls,” and Jr. Barrel Racing.

Normal ticket prices will be $15 adults, $10 kids ages 6-12, kids under the age of five will be free.

Those wishing to participate in the rodeo should call 254-493-8954 on Sunday, July 28, between 7 and 9 p.m. for pre-entry.

Follow the latest rodeo information on Facebook at Gatesville Riding Club.