Friday 8:00 pm – Salute to the Troops Night. Free American Flags to the first 1500, sponsored by Coldwell Banker South Metro.
Saturday 2:00 pm –First 300 kids with a ticket get a free cowboy hat, sponsored by Edina Realty of Northfield.
Saturday 8:00 pm –First 300 paid admission free pink bandana for “Give Cancer the Boot” sponsored by Car Time. You are encouraged to wear pink.
Also Saturday, the Minnesota Viking cheerleaders will be crowning of Miss Rodeo MN at 7:45.
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. Note: This is the WAIVER form to print, fill out and bring along. This does NOT register the children (PRINT).
More Parking: Park in the “Post Consumer Brands” employee parking lots for the rodeo (Formerly Malt O Meal). 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.
A fundraiser for Northfield Hospital’s Breast Care and Infusion Centers, wear pink, donate and show your support. Give Cancer the Boot is a campaign started in 2014 in order to raise funds for local area cancer treatment centers. This year all proceeds will go directly to the Northfield Breast Care Center and the Northfield Hospital Infusion Center. Stop and visit their booth at all rodeo performances during the celebration! Saturday night of the rodeo with be ‘Give Cancer the Boot’ Night; attendees and participants will be encouraged to wear pink to show their support.
The sponsors include: CarTime Auto Center, Mainstream Boutique, Larson’s Printing, Taylor Truck Line, Professional Drive Dental, George’s Vineyard, Community Resource Bank, Waterford Warriors Snowmobile Club, Four Corners Construction, First National Bank of Northfield, Freeway Fabrication, Bridgette Hallcock Photography, Far-Gaze Farms, Wallstreet Pork, Kevin & Leanne Estrem, Chris & Marcia Peterson