Wednesday, November 19, 2008

AGRA Rodeo, January 16-18, 2009

PHOENIX (Observer Update) - The Arizona Gay Rodeo Association (AGRA) is proud to announce the Road Runner Regional Rodeo from January 16-18, 2009.

As a 501(c)4 organization, AGRA hosts this annual rodeo to raise funds to distribute to Arizona LGBT and other charities. This 24th anniversary rodeo will take place Saturday & Sunday, January 17 & 18 at Rawhide at Wild Horse Pass on the Gila River Indian Community, 5700 W North Loop Rd, Chandler, Arizona. Rodeo events begin at 8:00 a.m. both days. During the rodeo, the Rawhide Pavilion will be filled with Western, LGBT-community, and local vendors and sponsors.

Rodeo tickets are $15 each day - with a weekend price of $25 for both days. Weekend tickets purchased in advance through December 20 are just $20. A Western cookout, contestant registration, and dance will take place on Friday, January 16 at Grace Inn Phoenix, 10831 S 51st St, Phoenix, Arizona. Also on Friday, AGRA is hosting a rodeo school at Rawhide from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The rodeo has many opportunities for volunteers. Check the AGRA website or for more information on how to be a part of the action. For details on available sponsorships, entertainment, host hotels, shuttle services, and much more, please visit our website at or contact our Rodeo Director, Ron Trusley, at or (602) 510-9671.

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