PRCA joins Klamath County Fair August 10 & 11 2012 for Klamath Falls rodeo.
(TRAVPR.COM) UNITED STATES - June 11th, 2012 - The Great Northwest Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA) Rodeo is Klamath Falls only official PRCA Rodeo presenting America’s finest professional cowboys & cowgirls competing for over $30,000 in prize money. The PRCA represents the highest level of rodeo competition sanctioning 700 rodeos in 46 states and four Canadian provinces.
Hall of Fame PRCA stock contractor Western Rodeo’s will be bringing their worldchampionship NFR and PBR bound bucking bulls and broncs to the Klamath basin. Hall of Fame and world champion bullfighter & rodeo announcer Rob Smets will be joining us this year to announce the 2012 Great Northwest PRCA Rodeo.
Our schedule of events will begin Friday with the Wounded Warrior night. Wounded Warrior is a project to raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, to provide unique programs and services, to honor and empower wounded warriors. We will auction off a custom made pair of chaps to donate to Wounded Warriors.
Saturday night will be our Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night. (TETWP) is a program to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research. We will auction off a custom made pair of chaps to donate to a local breast cancer charity here in Klamath Falls, Oregon.
The Great Northwest PRCA Rodeo will be at the Klamath County Fairgrounds & Event Center in the Hancock Event Center starting at 7:00 pm August 10 &11, 2012. Doors open at 5:00pm.
Tickets will be $15.00 at the door but may be purchased at a presale discount of $12.00 at the following locations: Big R, Albertsons, Sherm’s Thunderbird and Grange Co-Op. Presale tickets only will include fair admission.
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The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA), headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., is the largest and oldest rodeo-sanctioning body in the world. The recognized leader in professional rodeo, the PRCA is committed to maintaining the highest standards in the industry in every area, from improving working conditions for contestants and monitoring livestock welfare to boosting entertainment value and promoting sponsors. The PRCA also proudly supports youth rodeo with educational camps and financial assistance to young standouts preparing to enter the professional ranks, as well as supporting allied organizations such as Tough Enough to Wear Pink, Miss Rodeo America, the American Quarter Horse Association and the ProRodeo Hall of Fame.
Annually, the PRCA sanctions about 600 of the most elite multiple-event rodeos on the continent, in 37 states and three Canadian provinces – the cream of the crop among thousands of rodeo-related events that take place each year in North America. As a membership-driven organization, the PRCA works to ensure that every event it sanctions is managed with fairness and competence and that the livestock used is healthy and cared for to the highest standards.