Professional Cowboys And Cowgirls At Kaw Valley Rodeo In Manhattan

Time flies when there’s success, and that’s clearly the case with the Kaw Valley Rodeo at Manhattan.

“We’re planning the 39th annual Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association competition Thursday through Saturday evenings, July 24 through 26, at 8 o’clock in Cico Park,” according to Steve Frazier, a rodeo committeeman for a number of those years.

There’ll be seven traditional rodeo events with top rated cowboys and cowgirls, plus kids’ calf scrambles and mutton busting competitions performance.10358574_10152135646686707_2345719523945310947_n[1] (2)

Thursday has been designated Military Application Night as well as Kids’ Night with a picnic and free admittance to military family, as well as for all children 12 and under, who donate a can of food.

Friday will be Tough Enough to Wear Pink night benefitting cancer research, and a Special Rodeo (shown) for youngsters, starts, at 7 p.m.

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