The Lone Star Championship Rodeo returns to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center Friday, Jan. 24 and Saturday, Jan. 25 with a full rodeo lineup, including bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, calf roping, steer wrestling, cowgirls breakaway roping, team roping, cowgirls barrel racing and - of course - Brahma bull riding. The rodeo is co-sanctioned with the American Professional Rodeo Association and features professional and amateur cowboys and cowgirls from all over the region. Specialty acts include hilarious rodeo clown Austin Sanders and fancy trick and Roman riders Jessica Fowlkes and Oralee Madison.
Rodeo starts at 7:30 p.m. each night, doors open for general admission at 6 p.m. VIP experience starts at 5:30 p.m., tours will end promptly at 6:45 p.m. Events for kids ages 10 & under start around 7 p.m. before the rodeo kick-off at 7:30 p.m. Kids can participate in the best dressed cowboy and cowgirl contest and gold rush each night.
The VIP experience includes seats on the ground floor and the chance to get up close and personal with the livestock and cowboys. VIPs can take advantage of early entry starting at 5:30 p.m. to get a tour of the bucking chutes and learn about roping events. Guests will also hear about the myths of the rodeo world and learn how good the animals have it on the rodeo trail. The experience includes a chance to meet the specialty acts, contestants and riders and get autographs and pictures. VIPs will also receive a score sheet to follow the action all night long. VIP tours will end promptly at 6:45 p.m. each night.
Concessions and shopping are available on site.
Tickets are on sale now at wicomicociviccenter.org, by phone at 410-548-4911, or at the box office.