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Saddle up for the 93rd Annual White Mountain Apache Tribal Fair & Rodeo!

Native Arizona’s longest running Indian rodeo is back to celebrate 93 years! Join CLN for the 93rd Annual White Mountain Apache Tribal Fair & Rodeo!

Native Arizona’s longest running Indian rodeo is back to celebrate 93 years of rodeo excitement! Throw on those cowboy boots rodeo fans because it is time for the 93rd Annual White Mountain Apache Tribal Fair & Rodeo! This Labor Day Weekend, come celebrate and enjoy several exciting events put on by the White Mountain Apache Tribe Community.

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Gwendena Lee-Gatewood, Tribal Chairwoman of the White Mountain Apache Tribe is proud to welcome rodeo fans, stating “I look forward to seeing family and friends, as well as visitors, coming together to celebrate during the Labor Day Weekend at our Tribal Fair. The White Mountain Apache Fair and Rodeo started in 1925 and since that time, our Tribal fair has become one of the largest celebrations in Indian Country!”

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The 93rd Annual White Mountain Apache Tribal Fair & Rodeo is jam-packed with fun events the entire family can enjoy! From various rodeo events to dances and live bands, to cultural performances, there will be no lack of excitement this Labor Day weekend at the Whiteriver Fairgrounds!

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Kicking off the rodeo fun is the Tough Enough to Wear Pink Thunder on the Mountain Bull Riding Challenge on Wednesday, August 29th at 6 pm. The rodeo excitement continues at 4 pm on Thursday, August 30th and 2 pm on Friday, August 31st with the Junior Rodeo. Friday, August 31st, the Master’s Rodeo will take place at 8 am. The All Indian Rodeo will occur Sunday, September 2nd at 1 pm and 6 pm with the Finals on Monday, September 3rd at 1:30 pm. The All Women’s Rodeo will occur Saturday, September 1st at 1 pm.

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For a full calendar of events, visit: http://wmatfair.com/eventschedule.html

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Ticket Prices are as follows:
Rodeo Admission: Gates open 1 hour prior to each performance
Adults – $5.00
(Ages 16-54)
Children – $3.00
(Ages 0-15)
Senior – $3.00
(Ages 55+)
Bull Riding & Night Performance:
General Admission – $8.00
(All Ages)
Parking Fee:
$5.00 per Entry
(All vehicles pay fees to re-enter)
This year’s Apache Tribal Fair and Rodeo theme is “Celebrating People Who Inspire Greatness and Wisdom.”
Vice Chairman of the White Mountain Apache Tribe, Jerome Kasey III states how this year’s theme is to honor the “many great leaders past and present who have inspired many of us with their endless dedications, compassion, and contributions in securing the well-being of our tribe.”
This theme will be showcased throughout the weekend’s festivities.
We hope you will join Cowboy Lifestyle Network in celebrating the 93rd Annual White Mountain Apache Tribal Fair & Rodeo this Labor Day weekend!

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Taryn Cantrell is an Arizona native who has spent many hours in the rodeo arena. Having competed in various barrel racing competitions over the years, having served as the 2017 Gilbert Days Rodeo Queen, and as a current 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 singing opera as a Vocal Performance Major at Arizona State University. 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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