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PRCA Rodeo

Tickets are available at: Northfield Automotive, Family Fare Supermarket & Ziggy’s.
-Same-day tickets: available at Rodeo grounds 2 hours prior to the performance.

Ticket prices are $20 adult, $12 kids ages (3-10), Children 0-2 free. All seating is General admission.

Friday 8:00 pm – Give Cancer the Boot Night! A fundraiser for Northfield Hospital’s Breast Care and Infusion Centers, donate and show your support. Special giveaway to the first 300 paid admissions, sponsored by CarTime Auto Center and ReMax Advantage Plus by Mary Jo Winter. 

Saturday 2:00 pm – Free cowboy hat to first 400 paid kids admission, sponsored by Edina Realty (while supplies last).

Saturday 8:00 pm – Tribute to our first responders night

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).

Parking: Park at the Northfield Ballroom and use the Park and Ride.


This PRCA-sanctioned Sutton rodeo is comprised of six generations over 75 years.  They are known around the country for providing rodeos with high-quality stock and great professionalism. 

Pro Rodeo Clown – Allan Dessel

My name is Allan Dessel.  I grew up in rural Cherokee County in Iowa.  My family and I live six miles from the Barnes PRCA Rodeo ranch, so I have known the Barnes family my whole life.  I started helping the Barnes family at their rough stock schools when I was about 13.  The Barnes Ranch was actually the first place I ever fought a bull.

Ever since I can remember, all I wanted to do in life was fight bulls.  My dad was a professional bull fighter for 10 years before I was born.  I grew up listening to his stories and looking at pictures of him.  I was hooked.  He told me about fighting bulls.  He taught me the do’s and dont’s.  I started fighting bulls as a sophomore in high school at the age of 15.  That spring, I got my first job at a high school rodeo in Estherville, Iowa from the Barnes family.  From there I continued to make connections and worked on my bull fighting.  I was accepted into the PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) the summer after I graduated from high school.  I was 18 at the time, which is the youngest age eligible for acceptance into the PRCA.  I fought my first PRCA rodeo for the Barnes family one day after my 19th birthday in my hometown of Cherokee, Iowa.  In 2003 and 2004, I worked over 40 performances per year with the Barnes PRCA Rodeo Family in nine states, from Nebraska to New Jersey.  I ended my rookie year in the PRCA by working the Benny Binion Bucking Bull Sale at the NFR (National Finals Rodeo) in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Since 2003, I have been given the opportunity to work the Great Lakes Circuit Finals in Louisville, Kentucky, in 2004, 2006, and 2008.