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2017 STAMPEDE DAYS RETURN TO ARNPRIOR
IN SUPPORT OF CAMP MAPLE LEAF
(February 27, 2017 – Arnprior) The most dangerous sport in the world – bull riding – makes its return to the fairgrounds at the Arnprior Agricultural Society for the 2017 Stampede Days Friday June 23rd, Saturday June 24th and Sunday June 25th, 2017 in support of Camp Maple Leaf!
Spectators can witness the heart-pumping spectacle of competitive bull riding as top hands from Brazil, the United States, Mexico, Australia and Canada strap onto 2,000 pounds of raging bull in a timed test of sheer survival. All riders will be competing for the coveted 15 qualifying spots in the International Professional Rodeo Finals slated for Oklahoma City next January and thousands of dollars in prize money.
The 2017 Stampede Days is fun for all ages and includes a kid’s zone, vendors, beer gardens, clowns, bull fighters and much more! In addition to the fan favorite event of bull riding…the professional rodeo will include Bareback and Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, Roping, Barrel Racing, and much more!
RAWHIDE RODEO COMPANY (www.rawhiderodeo.com) has been producing rodeos and rodeo related events for over twenty years. It has grown from a small professional rodeo company to one of the largest and most accredited in North America, now producing over 120 rodeo performances a year in over 15 states and provinces.
CAMP MAPLE LEAF (www.campmapleleaf.net) Camp Maple Leaf is more than a summer camp. Located on a 104 acre island in the Kawarthas, it is a place rich in adventure, fun and restorative powers. Camp Maple Leaf is a registered charity with programming that promotes the development of self-confidence, self-esteem, problem solving skills, leadership and conflict resolution. Since its establishment in 1955 by the Canadian Council of War Veterans, over 30,000 underprivileged children, and children of military families, have enjoyed the transformative experience that only summer camp and Camp Maple Leaf can provide.
EVENT: 2017 Stampede Days
LOCATION: Arnprior Agricultural Society
(10 Galvin Street, Arnprior, Ontario, K7S 2C1)
DATES: Friday June 23rd, Saturday June 24th and Sunday June 25th
TICKETS: Visit www.ArnpriorStampede.com for times