One of the best things about summer is the arrival of the rodeo! There's the Rodeo Queen title to contend for, the carnival that springs up, a parade to participate in, and three nights of excitement and fun. Nothing beats a rodeo and its entertainment on a balmy summer night:
If you're lucky enough to attend one of the nation's best July rodeos, Cheyenne Frontier Days, in Wyoming, then you realize that cowboys and cowgirls travel many miles to participate in their favorite rodeo sports. How would you do on the rodeo circuit? Give it a try:
To attract many hometown people and lots of tourists, some of the bigger productions, such as the National Rodeo Association, give top prize money to winners:
Rodeos are great for making memories, so be sure to record your eyewitness account of one of the nation's oldest sport--the rodeo:
For more rodeo activities, pick up the Let's Rodeo packet!
Beth, Educator Helper