The 29th Annual Fort Scott Community College Spring College Rodeo will take place this weekend at Arnold Arena on the FSCC campus. The rodeo will feature bareback riding, calf roping, breakaway roping, saddle-bronc riding, steer wrestling, goat tying, team roping, barrel racing and bull riding. The rodeo will feature athletes from 25 two-year and four-year colleges and universities in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Northwestern Missouri. Both the men's and women's teams compete in 10 rodeos hosted in the Central Plains Region each year. This is the only time FSCC's team appears at home.
The FSCC Rodeo Team is packed with talent this year. Currently the men's team is ranked second in the Central Plains Region and the women's team is ranked 12th Individuals have performed well and are ranked high in the Central Plains Region. Some of Fort Scott's best performers this season have been Chad Ray Braden, currently ranked first in the region in saddle bronc riding; Matt Roy Croom, ranked third in bareback riding; Kyle Allen Seals and Heath Ryan Phelps, ranked first and second, respectively, in bull riding.
The Spring Rodeo will span three days. Friday's action begins at 7:30 p.m.. There are two sessions Saturday beginning at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday's final rounds begin at 1 p.m. Admission prices are $8 for adults, $5 for FSCC students with ID, $3 for children ages 6-12 with no charge for and children age 5 and under.
For more information contact Chad Cross or Jeff Sawyer at (620) 223-2700, ext. 702.