UVU Rodeo Team to host annual Rodeo

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UVU Rodeo Team to host annual Rodeo

5 October 2017

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University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | lshumway@uvu.edu
The nationally ranked Utah Valley University rodeo team will host their annual rodeo on October 6 and 7 at the Spanish Fork Fairgrounds. The two-day competition will feature popular events like Bull Riding and Barrel Racing.
Colleges and universities throughout the Rocky Mountain Region, including Southern Utah University, Utah State University, Idaho State, Snow College, and Weber State University, have been invited to compete. As members of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association, this rodeo is essential for students hoping to qualify for nationals.
“There are only 10 qualifying rodeos throughout the season,” said Shane Draper, Head Coach of the UVU Rodeo team. “If you miss one it is hard to make up and qualify for the College National Finals Rodeo.”
Qualifying events will include:
Bull Riding
Bareback Riding
Steer Wrestling
Saddle Bronc Riding
Goat Tying
Barrel Racing
Tie-Down Roping
Breakaway Roping
Tickets are available for $5 at UVU’s Campus Connection or at the rodeo gates.
Date: Friday, October 6 and Saturday, October 7
Time: 7 p.m. October 6 and 6 p.m. October 7
Location: Spanish Fork Fairgrounds
475 S. Main St.,
Spanish Fork, UT
Cost: $5
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