This website is accessible to all versions of every browser. However, you are seeing this message because your browser does not support basic Web standards, and does not properly display the site's design details. Please consider upgrading to a more modern browser. (Learn More).

:: Menu
:: Attention

Advertise with Us
Promote your brand on the Rodeo Attitude Network.

:: News Menu
CBR
:: Fort Smith highlights rodeo's week ahead

You are here: news home > by state > arkansas

Fort Smith highlights rodeo's week ahead

By Courtesy PRCA
Posted Tuesday, May 27, 2008

e-mail E-mail this page   print Printer-friendly page

Memorial Day gave the summer rodeo season a jumpstart to the Old Fort Days Rodeo at Harper Stadium in Fort Smith, Ark. Action gets under way at 7:30 p.m. CT each day, with the six-performance rodeo ending on May 31.

The Old Fort Days Rodeo offers $5,000 in added money per event, making the rodeo second only to the Rodeo of the Ozarks in terms of prize money awarded in Arkansas.

A former member of the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour (summer 2000), the Old Fort Days features the best in contract personnel, with 11-time PRCA Stock Contractor of the Year Harry Vold of Avondale, Colo., supplying his livestock, specialty act and home-state entertainer Cody Sosebee of Charleston, Ark., keeping the action going when the cowboys aren't competing, and 11-time Wrangler NFR announcer and reigning PRCA Announcer of the Year Boyd Polhamus of Brenham, Texas, providing the commentary.

On May 29, the Super Kids Rodeo is being held, and events such as barrel racing, tie-down roping and bull riding are scaled down to make it possible for special-needs children to compete.

Rodeo contestants and volunteers assist the children so they can participate in the events.

The 75th Annual Old Fort Days Rodeo
May 26 through May 31, 2008

CLICK HERE FOR OLD FORT DAYS RODEO

e-mail E-mail this page
print Printer-friendly page