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PRCA Ellensburg Rodeo 2017

Washington! Get ready for the ever popular PRCA Ellensburg Rodeo 2017 over Labor Day Weekend! September 1-4 is when all the action happens.

If you’re a Washington cowboy or cowgirl who’s looking for something great to do on Labor Day weekend, then you’re in luck if you plan to be in Ellensburg. That’s because from September 1-4, the rodeo world’s attention will be focused on the PRCA Ellensburg Rodeo. Featuring some of the world’s best rodeo stars, it promises to be an exciting event the entire family will enjoy. With media coverage from a variety of outlets including the Cowboy Lifestyle Network, Earnhardt Auto Centers, Ak-Chin Indian Community, and Papa John’s Road Team, there’s no doubt this rodeo will be an event everyone will be talking about long after Labor Day.
Rodeo History
Started in 1923 by a group of volunteers, the Ellensburg Rodeo has grown in popularity each and every year. From an event a few volunteers thought would be a great idea, today’s rodeo finds itself one of the most popular in the nation, with more than 600 competitors and over $400,000 in prize money.Xtreme Bulls
After a long and grueling schedule, the Xtreme Bulls Tour Championship will be held during the Ellensburg Rodeo. With 40 of the world’s top bull riders scheduled to compete for more than $100,000 in prize money, it’s sure to keep fans on the edge of their seats from start to finish. And along with the top riders, this event features many of the circuit’s meanest and toughest bulls. Weighing more than one ton, these four-legged athletes are sure to bring even more excitement to the event.Charities
As with most rodeos, they are concerned not only with providing fans plenty of excitement, but also helping the local community. This holds true with the PRCA Ellensburg Rodeo, which has a long history of helping numerous charities. For this year’s event, the Tough Enough To Wear Pink charity, focusing on eliminating breast cancer, will be a major beneficiary.A Weekend of Excitement
Whether it’s the Xtreme Bulls competition, the concert featuring Ned LeDoux, or the other rodeo events such as Steer Wrestling or Team Roping, there’s no doubt the PRCA Ellensburg Rodeo will be one to remember. To purchase tickets, fans can either visit the Ellensburg Arena or go online at As one of the premier rodeos on the circuit, this year’s event promises to give fans more excitement and entertainment than they could ever imagine. For a great Labor Day weekend, there’s no better place to be than in Ellensburg at the rodeo.

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Peter the "Cowboy" is a gunslinger style writer from Bismark, North Dakota. Controversy is his middle name. He loves the cowboy lifestyle and being an American.

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