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Mid-Winter Fair Rodeo kicks off tonight in Lafayette

Posted at 7:19 AM, Jan 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-10 08:20:10-05

The 67th annual Mid-Winter Fair Rodeo is returning to Lafayette this weekend, January 10 to January 13, at Blackham Coliseum.

The Mid-Winter Fair Rodeo, Louisiana’s longest running rodeo, happens each year in January. The rodeo features some of the world’s greatest rodeo competitors, livestock, and entertainers.

KATC’s Abby Breidenbach was LIVE this morning with a preview of the event.

Competitors will compete for cash prizes in events like bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronco riding, calf and team roping, barrel racing, and bull riding.

Those interested in attending the event can do so on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, January 10 through 12 beginning at 7:30 pm and on Sunday, January 13 the rodeo begins at 2:30 pm

Tickets are currently on sale online or at the Blackham Coliseum box office.