Springdale rodeo seeks best stock for cowboys

Posted: June 22, 2017 at 1:15 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/FLIP PUTTHOFF Bulls are delivered Wednesday to Parsons Stadium in Springdale for the Rodeo of the Ozarks.

Rodeo cowboys say Scott Burruss supplies some of the best bulls in rodeo. Burruss credits God with providing them to him.

Rodeo of the Ozarks

When: Tonight through Saturday. Gates open at 6 p.m.

Where: Parsons Stadium, 1423 E. Emma Ave.

Rodeo tidbits: A second rodeo parade will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, starting at the rodeo ground and traveling west up Emma Avenue. The rodeo hosts more than 400 cowboys and cowgirls and a wide variety of classic competitions, including bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, women’s barrel racing and bull riding. This year’s rodeo features Sweethearts of the Rodeo, cowgirl trick riders, and the Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard. The final night of the rodeo be followed by a 20-minute fireworks show.

Information: (877) 927-6336, rodeooftheozarks.org

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