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June 12, 2013
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Nevada State High School Rodeo kicks off

The 2013 Nevada High School State Rodeo starts Wednesday in Fallon at the Churchill County Fairgrounds.

Wednesday’s action begins with check-in at noon and the queen competition at 4 p.m.

On Thursday, the cutting event kicks off the rodeo at 10 a.m. at the fairgrounds. Cutting is followed by the queen horsemanship at 3 p.m. in the main arena.

Friday’s action begins at 9 a.m. with the first performance followed by the Exceptional Rodeo at 12:30 p.m.

The Execeptional Rodeo is for special needs children and those interested can register from Wednesday until the start to the event.

Two shooting events — at the Fallon Trap Club and Stillwater Firearms Association — begin at 1 p.m. Queen modeling and speeches start at 3 p.m. followed by the second performance at 7 p.m. in the main arena.

Saturday’s action kicks off with the third performance at 9 a.m. followed by a scholarship auction and barbeque at noon. The fourth performance begins at 7 p.m.

The rodeo concludes Sunday with the first and second gos and queen coronation at 9 a.m. The Top 15 finals start at 10:30 a.m. followed by the state champion awards at the Churchill County High School auditorium.

The top four in each event qualify for the High School Nationals Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs, Wyo., on July 14-20. Those who finish fifth through 10th qualify for the Silver State International Rodeo in Winnemucca on June 30 through July 6. Cutting will not be held at SSIR this year.

Ticket info

Tickets for the 2013 Nevada State High School Rodeo can be purchased at the Churchill County Fairgrounds.

Weekend passes cost $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. Daily passes cost $10 for adults and $5 for children.

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jun 12, 2013 05:53PM Published Jun 12, 2013 12:35PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.