Xtreme Bull riding is coming to one of the premier rodeos in the country this year as we celebrate Gladewater Round-Up and its 76th straight year of Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame action. Wednesday, June 5th kicks off the rodeo with the 1st annual Xtreme Bulls Event and featuring the John Quintana Memorial Tribute. John Quintana, the 1972 world champion bull rider and a six-time qualifier for the National Finals Rodeo, died March 25 in a plane crash near Roma in western Queensland, Australia and was a legend on the Pro- Rodeo circuit. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to pay tribute to a Rodeo legend. Thursday, Friday and Saturday June 6th through 8th we will feature world class top ranked cowboys and cowgirls from across the nation. Gates open at 6:30 PM and there will be the popular kid’s mutton busting event nightly at 7:45 PM prior to the Rodeo kickoff at 8:15 PM. Randy Corley 12-time Announcer of the Year is back as Master of Ceremonies. Eight time World Champion Bull Rider Don Gay will be providing his colorful commentary on horseback. Don’t miss the annual Party in the Dirt on Saturday, June 1st with special guests Cody Canada and the Departed, Billy Joe Shaver and Ray Wylie Hubbard.
Etickets can be purchased for the events at www.gladewaterrodeo.com