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Freedom Rodeo and Old Cowhand Reunion

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Freedom Rodeo and Old Cowhand Reunion

Presented by the Freedom Chamber of Commerce

FREE Chuck Wagon Feed & "The Great Freedom Bank Robbery & Shootout" on Saturday.

Freedom's pride and joy is its annual rodeo held the third week-end of August each year and has been drawing fans and contestants from all across the nation for over sixty years.

The rodeo is a volunteer effort on behalf of the Freedom Chamber of Commerce and the entire community. The people of Freedom make every effort to extend a friendly and neighborly welcome to all who attend this three-day gala celebration. It includes every major event in the sport of rodeo ranging from Girl's Barrel Racing to the Wild Bull Riding and combines professional action with hometown color and style. A dance is held nightly following the rodeo, and features some of the best country musicians around to insure a foot stompin' good time. Saturday of rodeo week-end features a free chuck wagon style dinner at noon, a fine western art and country crafts show as well as the "Great Freedom Bank-Robbery and Shoot-Out". The Old West setting of Freedom's Main Street provides the perfect backdrop to all of the rodeo activities.

Thursday

Rodeo begins at 7:30 pm
Street Dance - 10pm

Friday

Rodeo begins at 7:30 pm

Saturday

7:30 am - 5K & fun Runs at the Rodeo Grounds - $12 Fun Run, $15 5K Run

12:00 noon - Old Cowhand Chuckwagon Feed in the park - Free

1:30 pm - Cattle Drive that leads to the Great Freedom Bank Robbery & Shootout - Main Street

7:30 pm - Rodeo

Freedom Rodeo and Old Cowhand Reunion


Phone : 580-327-7052   (Always call and confirm events.)

Email Address : freedomchamber@yahoo.com

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Admission Fee : Rodeo Tickets: Adults $12; Advanced, $8 Children $6; Advanced, $4

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