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CLN 12-008: Gets Ready for the Cave Creek Fiesta Days Rodeo

Find out why Professional Rodeo Announcer Doug Mathis is excited, and listen in as Traci Casale interviews Miss Cave Creek Rodeo Queen, Amanda Barlow.

2012 Cave Creek Rodeo
Find out why Professional Rodeo Announcer Doug Mathis is excited, and listen in as Traci Casale interviews Miss Cave Creek Rodeo Queen, Amanda Barlow.
The Cave Creek Fiesta Days Pro-Rodeo, along with their Parade, Dances and Mutton Bustin all comprise what is commonly referred to as the Fiesta Days Rodeo. Fiesta Days will be held at the Cave Creek Memorial Arena from March 30 to April 1 2012.
Produced by Cervi Championship Rodeo Company &  Desert Foothills Community Association (DFCA), this event offers premier entertainment for all ages from Miss Cave Creek Rodeo Queen Amanda Barlow, pro rodeo announcer Doug Mathis, Sound Technician Josh “Hambone” Hilton to Vocal talents of Holly Jo Samsill, Jenny Koch, Brillin Tillinghast and Marquia Giles.
The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) & The Women’s Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA) events will feature Bareback Riding, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Saddle Bronc Riding, Tie-Down Roping, Bull Riding, and All-Around.

 Professional Rodeo Announcer Doug Mathis

Professional Rodeo Announcer Doug Mathis: “Every day is a good day because we get to rodeo”

Desert Foothills Community Association (DFCA)

Desert Foothills Community Association (DFCA)

Held since 1978, the Cave Creek Fiesta Days Pro-Rodeo weekend has become the largest attended event in our area. The Cave Creek Fiesta Days Pro-Rodeo is run by the Desert Fooothills Community Association, a 501(c)3 non-profit Arizona corporation. DFCA is composed of all volunteers who dedicate their time and resources to support the professional sport of rodeo. The members of the DFCA are committed to making the Cave Creek Fiesta Days Rodeo better each year.

Cervi Championship Rodeo Company

Cervi Championship Rodeo Company

With that being said, they need the help of your community and our generous sponsors to be successful. In addition to producing Pro-Rodeos, the DFCA are also committed to supporting local charities. Here is a sample list of some of the organizations the DFCA have helped throughout the years – either by direct donations or by hosting their events:

  • The Foothills Food Bank,
  • Phoenix Children’s Hospital
  • Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors / Wrangler National Patriot
  • Cowboys for Kids, Ride Rank for a Cure
  • Arizona High School Rodeo Association (AHSRA)
  • AZ Junior High School Rodeo Association (AZJHSRA)
  • SWJBRA
  • The Wayne Wilson Scholarship Fund
  • The American Legion Post 34
  • Tough Enough to Wear Pink Charities….

For more information on the DFCA and the charities we support or to make a donation, please email info@cavecreekprorodeo.com – Thank you!

Mike Cervi founder of Cervi Rodeo Company

Mike Cervi

Started over 60 years ago by one man, Cervi Rodeo Company has grown into one of the largest stock contractors for both big and small rodeo productions across the United States. Mike Cervi, founder, began his rodeo career at age 14, traveling across North America from the great plains of Texas to the rolling hills of Grand Prairie Alberta, Canada serving as a rodeo clown.
In 2005 sons Binion and Chase Cervi along with their cousin Scott took over the day to day operation of the rodeo company.  Mike continues to oversee the entire operation and provide assistance, advice and experience when needed.  The Cervi family has a large and extended team that are dedicated and excited to help produce some of the nation’s most exciting rodeos.

The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) & The Women’s Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA)

The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) & The Women’s Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA)

There will be no charge for parking at the Cave Creek Memorial Arena this year.  However, the DFCA & Cervi Rodeo is encouraging their guests to bring food donations in support of our local Foothills Food Bank.  Boxes will be placed outside the general admission gates.  Please bring your canned food donatons to the entry gates.  These changes are being made to alleviate the bottle necking at the parking entrance so DFCA’s guests can get into the arena quickly and enjoy the rodeo.

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