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Posted on: January 14, 2016

The 67th Annual PRCA Homestead Championship Rodeo and Rodeo Days Schedule of Events

The Homestead Championship Rodeo is an annual tradition that grew out of a group of seventeen founding members who wanted to showcase this unique western sporting event. It is one of the oldest annual professional sporting events in South Florida and the only PRCA Rodeo in Miami-Dade County. Our rodeo is one of nearly 600 sanctioned annually by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA). The PRCA is the largest and oldest rodeo-sanctioning body in the world For more information on the PRCA visit http://prorodeo.com/ and the WPRA
at http://www.wpra.com/ .

All three of our PRCA Rodeo Performances include the following events: Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, Tie-Down Roping, Team-Roping, & Bull Riding plus WPRA Barrel Racing. Also included will be WPRA Junior Division barrel racing which we added to our rodeo in 2013.

Schedule Of Events: (subject to change)
Wednesday January 20, 2016: Family Night / Little Miss & Mister Homestead Rodeo 2016 Contest at Sally Woods Harris Field Pavilion US.1 & Campbell Drive 6 pm to 9:30 pm. Family fun, kid’s dance performances & Country D.J. line dancing, charity raffle, food & snacks available & the 2016 Homestead Rodeo Queen coronation. Admission is FREE.

Thursday January 21, 2016: The Mechanical Bull “Buck Off” Competition & Rodeo Bingo at Harris Field “Doc” DeMilly Rodeo Arena runs 5 pm to 10 pm. Teams and solo riders compete for the title & trophy. Rodeo Bingo will benefit several local charities. Spectator admission is FREE.

Friday January 22, 2016: “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” Night at Harris Field Doc DeMilly Rodeo Arena. The opening Rodeo performance starts at 8 pm. Attendees are encouraged to wear Pink to show their support. Four -Time PRCA Announcer of the Year Wayne Brooks will be our rodeo announcer for all three performances. He is one of the best in the business! http://www.waynebrooks.net/ . The specialty act, rodeo clown & barrelman will be Trent McFarland http://www.trentmcfarland.info/. Also performing all weekend are the Homestead Everglades Posse Precision Mounted DrillTeam and the U.S. Marine Corp Mounted Color Guard. Based in Barstow, California, they are the last remaining Mounted Color Guard in the Marine Corps today. http://www.mclbbarstow.marines.mil/Agencies/MountedColorGuard.aspx

Saturday January 23, 2016: Free Rodeo Parade through Historic Downtown Homestead at 11 am. This year’s parade theme is “Books and Broncs! Homestead Rodeo Association’s Literacy Program”. This is a HRA reading program for first graders at local Homestead area schools. The rodeo performance at Harris Field Doc DeMilly Rodeo Arena begins at 2 pm. Scheduled to perform a parachute jump into the arena are the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team. http://www.goarmy.com/events/golden-knights.html

Sunday January 24, 2016: The final day of the 2016 Rodeo performance at Harris Field Doc DeMilly Rodeo Arena begins at 2pm. This performance is a salute the Men and Women of our Armed Forces. Fans are encouraged to wear red, white and blue in support. Again scheduled to perform a parachute jump into the arena are the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team.

Note: The running order of each daily PRCA rodeo event performance is determined by the stock contractor and not published in advance.

For Discount advanced Tickets see the Rodeo Queen Contestants or at Homesteadrodeo.com

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