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Action-Packed Cedar Run Rodeo Returns this August to The Blue Mountains
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Feb. 17, 2012 - PRLog -- The Blue Mountains, Ont. (February 17, 2012) – Yeeeeehaawww… put a big X on your calendar this coming August 24-26, cuz gal darn it, Cedar Run Rodeo Weekend is returning for a weekend of fast-paced, Western-themed action the whole family will enjoy! Presented by Rawhide Rodeo Company and held at Cedar Run Horse Park, the international rodeo competition will feature professional riders from Canada, the U.S., Mexico and Brazil, including top hands vying for the number one spot in bull riding.  

“Once again we’re thrilled to be a stop on the 2012 Professional Rodeo Season Series and to partner with an award-winning company like Rawhide to bring an action-packed weekend to our local community,” said Cedar Run Director of Events & Marketing Nicole Paara in announcing the 2012 event dates.

The Weekend kicks off with a good ol’ fashioned country hoedown on Friday evening in the streets of Thornbury, sponsored by the Thornbury Business Improvement Area (BIA). Cowgirls and cowboys will be on hand for autographs and trick roping demonstrations as everyone enjoys live music line dancing and a hearty cowboy dinner.

A true spectator sport, the rodeo on Saturday and Sunday will showcase bareback bronc riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, team roping, calf roping and more as competitors vie for tens of thousands in prize money and coveted world championship points. An expanded Kids Zone is also returning to give young enthusiasts a chance to try their own hand at calf roping, herding and more.

“With live entertainment scheduled throughout the weekend and a larger than ever vendor area planned, this is one event that has a little bit of everything,” said Paara, noting that the professional rodeo is also a great opportunity to showcase ongoing development at the world-class event facility.  

A portion of the proceeds from Cedar Run Rodeo Weekend will be used to support Camp Maple Leaf, a year-round camp for military families that enable children to reconnect with parents in a nurturing environment after a tour of duty.

Further details about Cedar Run Rodeo Weekend are available at www.cedarrun.ca.  

ABOUT THE RAWHIDE RODEO COMPANY (www.rawhiderodeo.com)

The Rawhide Rodeo Company has been producing rodeos and rodeo-related events for over 20 years. It has grown from a small professional rodeo company to one of the largest and most accredited in North America, now producing more than 120 rodeo performances a year in over 15 states and provinces.

ABOUT CAMP MAPLE LEAF (www.campmapleleaf.net)

Camp Maple Leaf is a year-round camp for children of military families. For more than 40 years, it has provided a quality summer experience to children who, due to financial barriers, would not have been able to attend summer camp otherwise. The camp’s recreation- and adventure-based approach fosters self-confidence, self-esteem, problem solving skills, leadership and conflict resolution.


Located in The Blue Mountains, just west of Collingwood, Cedar Run Horse Park is a premiere multi-disciplinary equestrian event facility. It features state-of-the-art competition facilities in a stunning natural country setting, an ideal complement to the four-season sports and recreational community of The Blue Mountains. Additional events confirmed for the 2012 season at Cedar Run include three Equine Canada Gold Sanctioned Shows, two Georgian Bay Circuit Trillium Shows and two Ontario Horse Trials events. To learn more about Cedar Run Horse Park, visit www.cedarrun.ca or join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/Cedar-Run-Horse-Park.

Media Contact: Mark Wessel, Bullpen PR, 705-445-2733, mwessel@bullpenpr.com
Source:Mark Wessel
Tags:Cedar Run Horse Park, Rawhide Rodeo, Camp Maple Leaf, Thornbury, Blue Mountains, Ontario, Bull Riding, Outdoors
Industry:Entertainment, Outdoors
Location:Ontario - Canada
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