The 77th Stonyford Rodeo will again be a three-day event in 2020. Please mark your calendar to start a full weekend of fun, May 1-3.
The rodeo will kickoff at 5 PM on Friday, May 1, and will include the crowning of the 2020 Stonyford Queen.
On Saturday, May 2, the festivities will continue with the annual Stonyford Rodeo Parade at 10 AM. This parade is a traditional event that first began in 1939. It’s a colorful conglomeration of old cars, sheriffs’ posses, unique floats, rodeo queens, and the Corkill Wild Bunch. The Corkill Wild Bunch are a group of 50 or so men and women from all over America who have been gathering in Stonyford to entertain parade onlookers with their zany, themed costumes and dance since 1987.
Saturday’s rodeo begins at 1 PM and ends around 4 PM.
Sunday activities begin at noon in the Brother Moore Arena and consists entirely of amateur rodeo events. This is the day to support local rodeo athletes, young and old, who compete in steer riding, team roping, mutton bustin’ and barrel racing events. It is also an opportunity to participate in some of the family fun events that have been planned.
Online tickets, parade entries, amateur entries and information is available on the Stony Creek Horsemen’s Association website at stonycreekhorsemen.org. ■