The 35th Annual Limestone Sheriff's Rodeo Week is May 13th through the 20th. There are several great events planned during this week leading up to the GREATEST SHOW ON DIRT! We look forward to seeing everyone throughout this week!
Saturday, May 13, 2017
10:00 A.M. Parade Line – Up at the Limestone Sheriff’s Rodeo Arena
Group and Individual participants welcome.
NO ENTRY FEE
Parade Route: From the Arena on Hwy. 99, into Athens on Market St. to the Courthouse square, turn left or north on Jefferson St and continue to Elm St. Turn left, or west on Elm St., and return to the Arena.
11:00 A.M. Sheriff Blakely and the Grand Marshal will lead the 35th Annual Rodeo Parade, featuring Queen Contestants, & Cowgirls and Cowboys of all ages on horseback along with many buggies & wagons.
Monday, May 15, 2017 Preston’s Rodeo Kickoff
5:00 P.M. Preston’s Western & Outdoor Wear Highway 72 & I-65 in Athens, AL Kid’s Day, Horseback Rides
All Free Fun
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Cast Products, Inc. Street Dance & Fashion Show
6:00 P.M. Limestone County Courthouse Square
Live Band, Line Dancing, Western Fashion Show
Music provided by the “JEFF WHITLOW COUNTRY” band.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 Slack
All team roping contestants will compete during the designated slack on this date.
Area elementary schools will reward their “Leader In Me” and “Reading Initiative” participants with a field day to watch Slack for free as guests of Sheriff Blakely.
8:00 A.M. Gates Open 9:00 A.M. Slack Begins
Friday, May 19, 2017 Special Needs Rodeo
Turner Beverage Company of Huntsville Allen Brown Heating & Cooling
10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Rodeo for individuals with special needs at the Limestone Sheriff’s Rodeo Arena.
Friday, May 19 & Saturday, May 20 Main Performances
6:00 P.M. Gates Open. Pony Rides for Kids 10 & Under
7:00 P.M. Kids Gold Rush – Entertainment
8:00 P.M. 35th Annual Rodeo Opening Ceremonies
(not necessarily in this order)
Bareback Bronc Riding – Riding Event Calf Roping – Timed Event
Break-Away Roping- Timed Event Steer Wrestling – Timed Event Saddle Bronc Riding – Riding Event
Kids Calf Scramble – Entertainment for Children 10 & Under Cowgirl’s Barrel Racing – Timed Event
Chuck Wagon Races
Bull Riding – Riding Event
Professional Rodeo Clowns & Specialty Acts
Saturday, May 20 Miss Limestone Rodeo Queen Luncheon
12 noon Limestone County Event Center – 114 Pryor Street, Athens
Modeling, Speech Presentations, Impromptu Questions. Luncheon catered by Curry’s of Decatur. $25 admission. Tickets available at the Sheriff’s Office.
NEW!!! Tickets are available Online for the first time and may be purchased with credit or debit cards !!!
Links are available at www.limestonesheriffrodeo.com
ADULTS - $15.00 CHILDREN - $10.00 (12 & under)
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Limestone County Sheriff's Office
Athens Preston's Western Wear – Athens