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South Florida Okeechobee Rodeo

Posted by Lorea Thomson on Saturday, March 12th, 2016 at 8:31am.


For more than 80 years, the Okeechobee County Cattlemen’s Association has brought cowboy heritage to South Florida.  The Okeechobee Rodeo, also known as “Cow Town” Rodeo is an official stop on the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA). 

The Okeechobee Rodeo is believed to be the second longest running rodeo in the State of Florida.  The longest running rodeo is the Silver Spurs Rodeo in Kissimmee, which will hold its 136th annual event this year.  Okeechobee is just 50 miles west of Palm Beach County, one of Florida’s premiere agriculture communities.

Watch the “roughest and toughest professional bull riders and bull fighters “at Florida’s Cow Town Rodeo.  On March 12 and, March 13, 2016 in association with the Cow Town PRCA rodeo beginning at 2:00 PM both days, the Speckled Perch Festival will be take place on Okeechobee Main Street welcoming visitors and guests to the 51st Annual Speckled Perch Festival and Parade.  

The Okeechobee County Cattlemen’s Association is a local sector of the National Cattlemen’s Association. The Okeechobee County Cattlemen’s Association is a non-profit organization consisting of local and prominent agriculture community members. This 501c.5 organization "produces the Okeechobee Cowtown Rodeo through volunteer help, with proceeds and financial support going to many agriculture programs and extra-curricular agriculture programs supporting youth in the county of Okeechobee, Florida".

For tickets and more information on the rough and wild rodeo, please visit http://www.okeechobeecattlemensassociation.com/

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