As part of the City of Northfield’s Adopt a Park program The Defeat of Jesse James Days Committee members clean up the Rodeo Arena in preparation for the 30th Sutton PRCA Rodeo on September 5 & 6.
You may purchase general admission in advance at Econo Foods and you may pay for them with your groceries. Reserve tickets available at Dokmo Ford (Through 3pm on Friday, after which you need to go to the rodeo grounds).
Friday and Saturday 8:00 pm show: All Reserved $16, General Admission $14 adults and $10 child (ages 4-12). Under 3 free. There is no reserved seating for the 2pm, Saturday afternoon performance.
Sutton Rodeos: This PRCA sanctioned rodeo is comprised of five generations over 75 years. They are known around the country for providing rodeos with high quality stock and great professionalism. Jim and wife Julie own and operate Sutton Rodeos Inc. with their son Steve and his wife Kim. Steve and Kim’s children Amy, Brent and Brice also participate in the Sutton Rodeo empire. Base in Oneida, South Dakota, Sutton’s supply stock for about 20 PRCA, college and high school rodeos a year. In 1995 and 1996, Sutton Rodeos were responsible for the openings at the National Finals Rodeo, held in Las Vegas. While the Dallas Cheerleaders were contracted one year, the event proving most popular was the Sutton’s brainchild the “Ultimate Poker Game” where five of the nation’s top bullfighters sat at a poker table while a bull was released in the arena. The last man sitting won.
Mutton Bustin: See rodeo’s future stars, kids ages 5-7, hanging on for all they are worth. Mutton Bustin Sign-up starts 2 hours prior to each rodeo, if too many sign-up, participants will be chosen by drawing.
More Parking: Park in the Malt-O-Meal employee parking lots for the rodeo. These are the lots across from the plant on the NORTH side of Highway 19. Park here and walk across the new pedestrian bridge to enter the rodeo ground.
Give Cancer the Boot was created with 3 main goals in mind. The first is to benefit a local organization, to help those fighting breast cancer and to raise breast cancer awareness within the Northfield community and surrounding areas. All attendees of the rodeo are encouraged to wear pink to show their support. T-shirts will be sold and breast cancer survivors will be recognized during the rodeo.