We’re “Celebrating our Past… Imagining our Past” at this year’s Linn County Fair 125th Anniversary. The rodeo is back again this year on Saturday, June 29th at 1pm in the Grandstand. Grand River Rodeo Company out of Grand River, Iowa is the rodeo company putting on the event again this year. This local family has been in the rodeo industry for many years. They are a very reputable organization and well known in the Midwest for their character and livestock.
The rodeo will consist of the following events: Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Girls Barrel Racing, Open Calf Roping, Over Forty Calf Roping Breakaway, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping Head and Heal. This rodeo is sanctioned by the IRA & IRCA. We look forward to having some of the best riders in the Midwest be attending our event! Tickets are Adults $10 / 6-12 $5 / under 5 free. Tickets can be purchased at www.thelinncountyfair.com or at the Grandstand Ticket Booth during the fair.
If anyone is interested in participating they must pre-register by calling Grand River Rodeo Company on June 17th between the hours or 8 am and 5 pm. Grand River Rodeo Company will take entries over the phone for The Linn County Fair event. To pre-register please call 641-773-5232. Payouts will be $400 for rough stock and $200 for timed events plus Champion Belt Buckle from the Family of Joe Soukup for champion open Calf Roping and steer Wrestling.
For more pictures from The 2012 Linn County Fair Rodeo go to: http://www.flickr.com/photos/thelinncountyfair/sets/72157630962639338/with/7736626408/