Redding cowboys up for annual rodeo

May 14, 2018 by  

The Redding Rodeo Association will be presenting its 70th annual Redding Rodeo in a few days.

The four-day event will have rodeo activities and the 2018 Miss Redding Rodeo – Sabrina Cantu, announcers Wayne Brooks and Will Rasmussen, Rodeo Clown Crash Cooper and full fighters Eric Layton and Tim O’Connor.

The Redding Rodeo Parade will step off at 10:00 am this Saturday, May 19 and march through Downtown Redding. Over 200 entries will compete in 52 classes for awards and prizes.

The PRCA rodeo will be three days.

WPRA Champion Barrel Racers, PRCA Xtreme Bull riders, a little Mutton Bustin’ and the Chuck Wagon Races will all be in one show on Wednesday evening. This will be the first time that Redding has hosted the Xtreme Bulls tour.

Chicks n Chaps will be hosting its 7th annual fundraiser for Breast Cancer. This will be a women-only occasion where ladies over 21 will enjoy a rodeo clinic, some drinks and tidbits from Mary’s Pizza Shack, receive swag bags including an event T-shirt sporting the pink cancer event graphic design, and admittance to the rodeo and the Chicks n Chaps event.

The Redding Rodeo is slated to ride at the Redding Rodeo Grounds, 715 Auditorium Drive from May 16 until 19. The three evening performances will be this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday starting at 5:30 pm in the arena.

Bulls and Barrels evening will be Wednesday, May 16 starting at 5:30 pm.