NEBRASKA'S BIG RODEO
JULY 26-29, 2023

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NEBRASKA’S BIG RODEO™

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GARFIELD COUNTY FAIR

2023 Schedule of Events

 

Monday, July 17, 2023

10 AM…..Horsemanship Miss Burwell /Little Miss Burwell Queen Contest at fairgrounds.

5 PM…..Salad Supper followed by Miss Burwell Rodeo/ Little Miss Burwell Rodeo Style Show & Speeches at Burwell Baptist Church…$12 Admission.  Tickets available at Burwell Floral 

 

Saturday, July 22, 2023

4:30 PM…..Garfield County Fun Day and Roping & Free BBQ.  At the conclusion of the roping fun day, Introduction of PRCA Cowboys and Cowgirls at the Fairgrounds

 

Sunday, July 23, 2023

10:30AM….. Pre-Rodeo Church Service at the Congregational Church with lunch following service.

 

Monday, July 24, 2023

8 AM……Garfield County 4-H Horse Show

 

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

9 AM ……Breakaway Roping Timed Event Slack

8 AM-12PM …..Open Class Exhibit Entry Day

 

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

9 AM…..Barrel Racing Slack

10 AM…..4-H Sheep and Goat Show

10 AM-12 PM….Garfield County Museum     (737 H Street)

1 PM-4PM….Garfield County Museum     (737 H Street)

3 PM-8 PM …..4-H Exhibit and Open Class Exhibit Hall Open

5 PM….Commercial, Ag Exhibits & Vendors open on the Midway

5 PM….Carnival Opens

6:30 PM-1 AM…..Bull Pen Beer Garden Open~~West Side Beer Garden Open   

7:00 PM…..NEBRASKA’S BIG RODEO PERFORMANCE…Kids 12 and Under Free

with Miss Burwell Rodeo and Little Miss Burwell Rodeo Coronation during the rodeo                                          

10 PM-12 AM….FCCLA Teen Dance at the dance pavilion…$5 Admission

 

Thursday, July 27, 2023

8 AM….. PRCA Steer Roping……$10 Admission

9 AM….GLW District Beef, Sheep, and Goat Show  

10 AM-8 PM….4-H Exhibit and Open Class Exhibit Hall Open

10 AM-12 PM….Garfield County Museum   (737 H Street)

1 PM-4PM….Garfield County Museum Open    (737 H Street) 

2:30 PM-5 PM….DAR Quilt Show, High School Commons Room

5 PM…Commercial, Ag Exhibits & Vendors open on the Midway

5 PM….Carnival Opens

6:30 PM-1 AM…..Bull Pen Beer Garden Open, West Side Beer Garden Open

7:00 PM…..NEBRASKA’S BIG RODEO PERFORMANCE…Kids 12 and Under Free  

10 PM-1 AM…..Band in Bull Pen Beer Garden

10 PM-12 AM…FCCLA Teen Dance at the dance pavilion….$5 Admission

 

Friday, July 28, 2023

9 AM….. Timed Event Slack

9 AM-5 PM….DAR Quilt Show, High School Commons Room

10 AM…..Garfield Count Swine & Beef Show

10 AM-8 PM….4-H Exhibit and Open Class Exhibit Hall Open

1PM-4 PM….Garfield County Museum   (737 H Street)

2 PM…. Many Moccasins Indian Dance Troupe on the Midway

5 PM…..Many Moccasins Indian Dance Troupe on the Midway

5 PM…..Commercial, Ag Exhibits & Vendors open on the Midway

5 PM…..Carnival Opens

6:30 PM…..4-H Parade of Champions

6:30 PM-1 AM…..Bull Pen Beer Garden Open, West Side Garden Open

7:00 PM …..NEBRASKA’S BIG RODEO PERFORMANCE  

10 PM-1 AM…..Pioneer Band in Bull Pen Beer Garden                 

10 PM-1AM….FCCLA Teen Dance at dance pavilion….. $5 Admission    

 

Saturday, July 29, 2023

10AM…..Garfield County Fair and Rodeo Parade, downtown Burwell. 

(To enter call the Chamber of Commerce at 308-346-5210)

11 AM-2 PM….DAR Quilt Show, High School Commons Room

1PM-4 PM….Garfield County Museum     (737 H Street)

 

1 PM….. Nebraska’s Little Rodeo, no admission charge

Each Event $5.00 Entry Fee
Entries are taken from 12:30 to1:00 p.m. with the rodeo to follow.
Each child will need to have an adult sign a waiver and entry form

Sheep Riding, ages 0 to 6

Calf Scramble, ages 0 to 9

Calf Riding, ages 7- 9

Steer Riding, ages 10- 12

Cash prizes will be awarded…Questions call 308-346-4106

 

1 PM-7PM….4-H Exhibit and Open Class Exhibit Hall Open

4 PM…..4-H Livestock Premium Auction

4 PM…..Catholic Mass in the West Grandstands 

5 PM…..Commercial, Ag Exhibits & Vendors open on the Midway

5 PM……Carnival Opens

6:30 PM-1 AM…Bull Pen Beer Garden Open, West Side Beer Garden Open

7:00 PM…..NEBRASKA’S BIG RODEO PERFORMANCE  

10 PM-1AM ….Pioneer Band in Bull Pen Beer Garden

10 PM-1AM….FCCLA Teen Dance at dance pavilion…… $5 Admission    

 

Sunday, July 20, 2023

10 AM….Cowboy Church in the West Grand Stands at the Fairgrounds

 

Tentative Trolley Schedule

Wednesday July 27……5PM—11 PM

Thursday July 28………5PM—1:30 PM

Friday July 29…………4PM—1:30 AM

Saturday July 30……….2 PM—1:30 AM

 

SEE YOU NEXT YEAR…

NEBRASKA’S BIG RODEO™— July 24-27, 2024

Nebraska’s Big Rodeo has 

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