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UPRA Spring Rodeo Starts Thursday at Civic Center

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The annual UPRA Spring Membership Rodeo returns this week to the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center Arena, with some of the best cowboys and cowgirls in the region competing for thousands of dollars in prizes.

Almost 20 area businesses are helping support the rodeo, one of the first events to ever held at the Civic Center, allowing organizers to boast of more than $14,000 in added money

The UPRA rodeo begins at 7:30 nighly from Thursday through Saturday. In addition to the bull riding, barrel racing and other competitions, there are special events for children, with mutton busting and calf and steer scrambles each night, and a kids boot scamble Friday only.

Advance tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for 12 and under and are available at the Civic Center box office and Circle E Western Wear. Ticket prices at the door are $1 higher.




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