Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night sponsored by Banner Health/NCMC brought in over 6,500 pink clad spectators during the first rodeo performance of the PRCA Rodeo Series. Proceeds from Tough Enough to Wear Pink t-shirts, pink donation boots located around the park, and Frisbee Toss challenge helped raise money for Banner Health/NCMC Breast Center.
Listed as a Top-25 ProRodeo according to purse size, the Stampede is famous for having a topnotch performance. The Greeley Stampede Rodeo features eight exciting events during every performance: Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Team Roping, Steer Wrestling, Tie-Down Roping, Barrel Racing, Mutton Bustin', and Bull Riding.
Top contestants for tonight’s performance:
• Bareback Riding – Blake Smith riding First Class – score: 83
• Steer Wrestling – Jacob Talley – time: 5.3
• Team Roping – Jacob Dagenhart and Caleb Anderson – time: 5.6
• Saddle Bronc Riding – Allen Boore riding Metroplex – score: 81
• Tie Down Roping – Blane Cox – time: 9.4
• Mutton Bustin – Kaden Loden
• Barrel Racing – Andrea Busby – time: 17.40
• Bull Riding – Scottie Knapp riding Captain Crunch – score: 89
The second of six PRCA Rodeo performances is on Tuesday, June 28, Man Up Crusade Day sponsored by US Army. Wear purple to support domestic violence awareness. Greeley Stampede tickets are available online at www.greeleystampede.org, at the Stampede Ticket Office, by calling 970-356-7787 and at all Colorado King Soopers.
ABOUT THE GREELEY STAMPEDE: The Greeley Stampede, a 501(c)4 nonprofit corporation, is Colorado’s premiere summer western celebration. This longstanding event has grown in diversity and popularity since its inception and has provided music and rodeo entertainment to hundreds of thousands of people every summer. The Stampede was inducted in the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame in 2014 and the event was named 2015 Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA) Mountain States Large Rodeo of the Year. The Stampede will be celebrating its 95th annual event June 23-July 4, 2016. For more information about the Greeley Stampede visit www.greeleystampede.org.