Rodeo, Jamey Johnson in concert this weekend at Cattleman Park

first_img Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration You Might Like Pike County Young Farmers to host evening with Martha Roby Young farmers in Pike County will be able to sit down face to face with other farmers in the Wiregrass… read more Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 11:00 pm Tuesday, August 20, 2013 Book Nook to reopen Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Rodeo, Jamey Johnson in concert this weekend at Cattleman Park Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day “Family night will feature special events for the kids,” Whatley said. “In the arena, we’ll have mutton bustin’ where the kids will ride a sheep out of the chute and the calf scramble that’s always exciting and fun.“Added attractions for the kids will be a bungee jump where the kids are harnessed and they can jump and turn flips. For the little kids, there’ll be a Moon Walk. And, we’ll have the mechanical bull for all ages.”Whatley said the mechanical bull can be adjusted to a slow bucking speed for little kids and turned up for faster bucking for the more adventurous riders.After the rodeo ends at 9 p.m. Friday, a stage will be set up in the arena for the Down Home Boys’ concert. Wiregrass success Jamey Johnson is slated to take the stage at Cattleman Park on Saturday.The Pike County Cattlemen’s annual Professional Cowboy Association Rodeo is a main attraction for the weekend and ticket sales are brisk.Ed Whatley, Cattlemen’s executive director, said the Pike County Cattlemen have worked extremely hard to bring a rodeo like no other to Cattleman Park Friday and Saturday nights.“Not only do we have top cowboys and cowgirls from all across the Southeast competing in eight rodeo events, we also have the largest number of vendors we’ve ever had,” Whatley said. “To top it all off, we have two great country music concerts following both nights of rodeo action. The Down Home Boys will entertain Friday night and country music star Jamey Johnson will be on stage Saturday night.” Latest Storiescenter_img Whatley said 150 professional cowboys and cowgirls will compete in bull riding, steer wrestling, team roping, barrel racing, breakaway roping, saddle bronc, bareback riding and calf roping.“The Cattlemen have a new stock contractor, Bar W Rodeo Company in North Carolina,” Whatley said. “Bar W is known for great bucking stock. This year our announcer will be on a horse instead of in the booth and we’ll have an electronic scoreboard. So, the rodeo will be fast moving, extremely competitive and highly entertaining both nights.”Friday night will be Family Night and all tickets are $12. Children under age 12 will be admitted free. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? 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Advance tickets are available at all Piggly Wiggly locations in Troy and Brundidge, but only through Thursday.Concessions will be available both nights at Cattleman Park and everyone is encouraged to plan a supper, rodeo and concert weekend.The gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the rodeo begins at 7 p.m. both nights. The country music concerts begin around 9:30 p.m.“It’s going to be a great weekend at Cattleman Park with the PCA rodeo, two concerts and all of the fun that surrounds rodeo events” Whatley said. Print Article Email the authorlast_img read more