Dust off your boots, Treasure Valley! It’s about that time to get a little rowdy!
Next week, the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa will be flooded with Wranglers, pearl snap shirts and cowboy hats for the much-loved Snake River Stampede.
The 106th yearly rodeo is July 20-24, with entryways opening at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 10:30 a.m. for the Saturday early showing. Pre-rodeo occasions go down at 6:45 p.m. daily (11:15 a.m. early show) with the “genuine” activity flying off at 7:30 p.m. (early afternoon early show).
There is no question that the Snake River Stampede emits some genuinely extreme energies, with the exhausting cow wresting and the extraordinary seat bronc and bull riding, yet the rodeo has a sympathetic side. It is committed to the battle against bosom malignancy by aiding Treasure Valley ladies pay for their mammograms through its Stampede for the Cure program, which has raised $700,000 since 2006, as indicated by its site.
Show your help on Wednesday, July 21, at Stampede for the Cure Night by energizing your outfit with something pink. Also, make certain to hit up Pink on the Dirt that day, which will be held outside in the amphitheater at 11:30 a.m. The lunch get-together will include rancher style diversion with title holder stunt roper Rider Kiesner helped by Nicole Jordan, Miss Rodeo Idaho.
There likewise will be a live sale highlighting a hand crafted Stampede for the Cure wakeboard from Bitter End Surfboards, among different things.
Also, remember to purchase a Stampede for the Cure pink cowbell for $50. From that buy, one fortunate individual will win the “Corral for the Cure,” which comprises of a two-night stay in a glamping tent set up at an area of his/her decision. As though that weren’t sufficiently cool, the champ likewise scores everything inside that tent, including a pink Coach satchel, a specially crafted bistro set and different things esteemed at more than $5,000.
Tickets for Pink on the Dirt are $30 and available at ICTickets. Proceeds benefit Stampede for the Cure and Miss Rodeo Idaho scholarships.
For a complete rodeo schedule, including details on Stampede for the Cure Night, go to snakeriverstampede.com.