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Wednesday, August 2:

10 – 11 am            Press Conference at Downtown Arena (Capital Avenue & “B” Street)
Noon – 2 pm        Meet and Greet!!  Radio Remote, Giveaways, Rodeo Queens, Cowboys, Loop  Rawlins (Finalist from America’s Got Talent)
                                      North Hi-way Café – KUPI 99

5 – 7:30 pm       Rodeo Kickoff Party – Downtown Idaho Falls

This fun evening for the whole family includes horse drawn trolley rides, face painting, a photo booth, carnival games, stick horse racing, straw maze, bounce houses, kids roping instruction, a mechanical bull (small fee per ride), kids costume contest (winners dressed in the best western wear receive tickets to the rodeo), and rodeo clowns and local mascots will be in attendance.  One of the main attractions will be a downtown arena featuring free-style bullfighting with real Mexican fighting bulls and mini bull riding. American’s Got Talent Finalist, Loop Rawlins will entertain crowds with his lasso tricks along with rodeo clown, J.W. Winklepleck.  At the plaza you’ll enjoy live country music and a live wild west shoot-out!! This event is FREE for the entire family and will be on B Street in between Capital Ave and Park Ave.

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5:30 – 6:10           Mini bull riding/fighting in the arena
6:15 – 6:25           Shootout at Civitan Plaza
6:30                       Costume contest at the straw maze
6:45 – 7:25           Mini-bull riding/fighting in the arena


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Thursday, August 3:       City of Idaho Falls Employee Appreciation Night

5 pm                       Gates opens – Mechanical Bull – Games – Food – Bounce House – Vendors (1st 100 people through the gate receive a FREE Mrs. Powell’s Cinnamon Roll)
7:00                        Mutton Bustin’ – Registration at the Idaho Falls Rec Center (520 Memorial Dr. – 208-612-8580)
7:30                        Lamb & Calf Scrambles
7:45                        Mini Bull Riding
8:00                        PRCA Rodeo Begins

The rodeo starts at 8 p.m. with the War Bonnet Roundup Royalty flag presentation followed by wild horse racing – a new event sanctioned by the Wild Horse Racing Association of America and sponsored by the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. During the event, teams of contestants attempt to catch a wild horse, saddle and ride across the finish line. Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) sanctioned events follow and include bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie down roping, barrel racing and bull riding.  The rodeo will end each night with a free-style bull fight.

After Rodeo          After Rodeo Party at Muddy’s Bar (475 Northgate Mile)


 

Friday, August 4:       Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night – Breast Cancer Awareness – (Wear Pink!)

8am-1pm               War Bonnet Golf Tournament – Sand Creek Golf Course

Team registration is $400 and includes green fees, one cart, one raffle ticket per person, two drink tickets tetwplogonw-[Converted]per person, and lunch following the tournament. A cowboy or rodeo representative will be at the tee boxes to offer “professional” assistance.  Foursomes and tournament sponsors can register at www.warbonnetroundup.org, or call Tyson Bowen, Assistant Golf Professional at (208) 612-8535.

5 pm                       Gates opens – Mechanical Bull – Games – Food – Bounce House – Vendors (1st 100 people through the gate receive a FREE Mrs. Powell’s Cinnamon Roll)
7:00                        Mutton Bustin’ – Registration at the Idaho Falls Rec Center (520 Memorial Dr. – 208-612-8580)
7:30                        Lamb & Calf Scrambles
7:45                        Mini Bull Riding
8:00                        PRCA Rodeo Begins

tetwplogonw-[Converted]The rodeo starts at 8 p.m. with the War Bonnet Roundup Royalty flag presentation followed by Wild Horse Racing – a new event sanctioned by the Wild Horse Racing Association of America and sponsored by the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. During the event, teams of contestants attempt to catch a wild horse, saddle and ride across the finish line. Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) sanctioned events follow and include bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie down roping, barrel racing and bull riding.  The rodeo will end each night with a free-style bull fight.

10 pm                     Slack

Slack will take place and is open to the public after the rodeo ends. Slack refers to a time during off or “slack” times that allows for numerous competitors to compete in timed events who are not part of the rodeo performance. 

After Rodeo          After Rodeo Party at Muddy’s Bar (475 Northgate Mile)


 

Saturday, August 5:      American Legion Salute to Veterans NightVeterans logo

5 pm                     Gates opens – Mechanical Bull – Games – Food – Bounce House – Vendors (1st 100 people through the gate receive a FREE Mrs. Powell’s Cinnamon Roll)
7:00                      Mutton Bustin’ – Registration at the Idaho Falls Rec Center (520 Memorial Dr. – 208-612-8580)
7:30                      Lamb & Calf Scrambles
7:45                      Mini Bull Riding
8:00                      PRCA Rodeo Begins

The rodeo starts at 8 p.m. with the War Bonnet Roundup Royalty flag presentation followed by wild horse racing – a new event sanctioned by the Wild Horse Racing Association of America and sponsored by the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. During the event, teams of contestants attempt to catch a wild horse, saddle and ride across the finish line. Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) sanctioned events follow and include bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie down roping, barrel racing and bull riding.  The rodeo will end each night with a free-style bull fight.

After Rodeo        After the Rodeo Party under the Big Tent, VIP Hospitality Area