53rd Annual Ladonia Rodeo and Frontier Days July 13-14, 2018
The 53rd Annaul Ladonia Rodeo & Frontier Days is Friday and Saturday, July 13th and 14th, 2018. The U.P.R.A. and C.R.R.A. sanctioned Rodeo performances are nightly at 8:30 p.m. in the Eastman Arena , FM 64 at CR3360, Ladonia. The Ladonia Rodeo Association, sponsor for the event, raises funds to promote the sport of rodeo in the local area, as well as sponsoring youth ball teams and awarding a scholarship to a local high school senior in FFA. Admission to the rodeo is $10 for adults, $5 for kids.
Events include: Nine Events for contestants are Bull Riding, Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Ranch Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, Calf Roping, Break-away Roping, Team Roping and Barrel Racing. Events for kids include Mutton Bustin’ (Sheep Riding) for kids 6 yrs. and under with an entry Fee of $20 and Kids Boot Find for 6 yrs. and under and Calf Scramble. Prizes will be awarded in kids events. Kids events take place both nights.
For performers, books open Monday, July 9th 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Tuesday, July 10th, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Entry Fee Breakaway $100; all other events $80/$240 TR. To enter call 800-547-6336. Trophy Buckles are sponsored by Circle E Western Wear and are awarded to each event champion. Stock producer for the rodeo is Wing Rodeo Company, Bogata, Texas.
Saturday night will include a dance featuring Red Shahan.
The rodeo takes place in Eastman Arena, a modern 150ft by 300ft, all steel arena with comfortable seating throughout the facility. Concession stands and restroom facilities are on the East and West sides of the rodeo grounds, as well as facilities for the physically challenged.