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Navajo County Fair & GCPRA Rodeo 2018

“One Great County, One Great Fair”

The Navajo County Fair and Rodeo is back again, celebrating 87 years of thrilling rodeo action and excitement! From rockin’ concert performances, to high-flying Fraizer Shows carnival rides, the Navajo County Fair & Rodeo is sure to entertain rodeo and fair fans alike with its 2018 celebration. This year’s festivities, along with many others, includes the 2018 Navajo County Fair Jr. Miss Pageant and a Demolition Derby!
With the theme, “One Great County, One Great Fair,” The Navajo County Fair, Inc. is proud to welcome rodeo fans and rodeo athletes from all over the country to their 87th Annual rodeo. With origins dating back to 1926 in Taylor, Arizona and since its permanent residence in Holbrook, Arizona in 1931, The Navajo County Fair and Rodeo “takes great pride in maintaining a traditional down-home county fair and it is our hope everyone in Navajo County will come and enjoy the food, fun, entertainment, exhibits, and carnival.”
All activities will take place September 12th to September 15th at the Navajo County Fairgrounds, located in Holbrook, Arizona. For a full list of events, please visit: .
The rodeo festivities will commence September 12th, with a ribbon cutting, officially welcoming rodeo and fair fans alike to the 87th annual celebration. With a welcome address from Navajo County dignitaries, the weekend’s festivities will officially begin. The Navajo County Fair & Rodeo is proud to welcome Stock Contractor, Honeycutt Rodeo Company, Pro Rodeo Barrel Man, Troy “Wild Child” Lerwill, and Rodeo Announcer Jody Carper.
For the little cowboys and cowgirls in the family, The Little Buckaroo Rodeo offers Dummy Roping, Barrel Racing, sheep riding, calf riding, and steer riding. The Children’s Rodeo will take place September 15th at 11:00am.
The Navajo County Ram Rodeo will take place on the evenings of Friday, September 14th and Saturday, September 15th. Each GCPRA (Grand Canyon Pro Rodeo Association) rodeo will include a 30-minute pre-show for fans to enjoy. Gates will open at 6pm on Friday evening with the pre-show beginning at 7pm. The official rodeo performance will begin at 7:30pm. On Saturday evening, gates will open at 4:30 pm, the pre-show will begin at 6pm, and the official rodeo performance at 6:30pm.
Since 1931, The Navajo County Fair & Rodeo has been providing community members and visitors alike with a jam-packed weekend, full of family fun. This year, they are proud to welcome you to share in the excitement. We hope you will join Cowboy Lifestyle Network in celebrating the 87Th Annual Navajo County Fair & Rodeo!

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Taryn Cantrell is an Arizona native who has spent many hours in the rodeo arena. Having grown up barrel racing, serving as the 2017 Gilbert Days Rodeo Queen and as a member of the Cowgirls Historical Foundation, Taryn is passionate about her western heritage and all things rodeo. When she’s not on horseback, Taryn can be found playing her bass guitar, painting, and performing around Phoenix with her band. Taryn is a graduate of Arizona State University with her Bachelor's Degree in Vocal Performance. Taryn is proud to combine her love of the arts with her love of rodeo and has been honored to sing The National Anthem at various rodeos across the beautiful state of Arizona. Alongside her love for art and music, preserving her western heritage and promoting the sport of rodeo are just two of Taryn’s many passions. Taryn is so honored to share her love of rodeo with Cowboy Lifestyle Network’s wonderful audience.

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