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In 1921, citizens of Burwell, Nebraska decided to put their community on the map with an annual community celebration. They chose to begin a rodeo, which reflected the western heritage of the town. The first rodeo was held in September of 1921, and since that time nearly every professional rodeo champion who has pulled on a pair of boots has tramped through the historic arena of Burwell.  Almost a century later, visitors from all over the world continue to migrate to the small community of Burwell, Nebraska for a one-of-a-kind experience at Nebraska’s Big Rodeo…