Rodeo thrills and spills back again

Manjimup-Bridgetown Times - - Lifestyle - Holly Thomp­son

The an­nual Har­vey Dick­son Rodeo will be held later this month from Oc­to­ber 26 to 28 in Boyup Brook.

At noon on Oc­to­ber 26, the camp grounds will open and for a fee of $10 one per­son can stay all week­end.

The main events will be held on Oc­to­ber 27, with the ju­nior rodeo at 9am and the main event rodeo at 1.30pm.

There will also be kids ac­tiv­i­ties, mar­ket stalls, live mu­sic and a fully li­censed bar.

Some of the mar­ket stalls in­clude henna face paint­ing, jew­ellery and skin­care, with the live mu­sic line-up yet to be an­nounced.

Tick­ets to watch the rodeo it­self will cost $40 for adults and $20 for youths aged 13 to 17, with en­try free for any­one un­der 12.

The rodeo is also look­ing for vol­un­teers to help run the event. Vol­un­teers will re­ceive free en­try pro­vid­ing they work a min­i­mum of four hours.

For more in­for­ma­tion go to dou­ble­bar­re­len­ter­tain­

Pic­ture: Tari Jef­fers

Wade Mc­Carthy com­petes in the open bull rid­ing com­pe­ti­tion at the 2014 Har­vey Dick­son Rodeo.

Guests en­joy the fully li­censed bar at last year’s Har­vey Dick­son Rodeo.

Clay Smith was ejected from his mount in 2014’s event.

Pic­ture: Bob Gar­nant

Gin­gin bar­rel racer Mad­die Ed­wards was fastest in the novice and open events in 2017, claim­ing a dual win at the Har­vey Dick­son Rodeo at Boyup Brook.

Pic­ture: Bob Gar­nant

Tyrell Metcalf took sec­ond place at the Har­vey Dick­son Rodeo in 2017.

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