Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

West Alabama Rodeo Showdown Starts Thursday

Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

West Alabama Rodeo Showdown Starts Thursday

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LIVINGSTON | The annual University of West Alabama Rodeo Showdown begins Thursday and runs through Saturday at the Don C. Hines Rodeo Complex on the UWA campus, with more than 300 wranglers, riders and ropers from 11 Ozark Region men's and women's teams participating.

Performances each night begin at 7:30. General admission is $10, with kids 12 and younger getting in for $5. UWA students will be admitted free with a valid student ID. UWA All-Sports Passes will also be honored for admission. Parking is included in the cost of admission.

Scheduled competition events include bareback and saddle bronc riding, bull riding, calf roping, breakaway roping, steer wrestling, goat tying, team roping and barrel racing.

"We are really looking forward to the weekend and our hometown rodeo," UWA coach Alex Caudle said. "We are looking forward to everybody coming out to support the Tiger Wranglers. I expect a really good show."

Paced by tie-down roper Zachary Wilson and bareback rider Blade Elliott, the UWA men's team is third in the Ozark Region standings with 985 points. …

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