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For Immediate Release:


Friday, Feb. 9, 2007


Goodyear Kicks up its Heels

During Rodeo Days - Feb. 16-18



(GOODYEAR, AZ) - New to Arizona or lived here forever, yet never saw a real rodeo?  Then, this is your chance to get a taste of the real west in a scenic setting right in the Estrella Mountains!  Fast-paced action awaits at Goodyear's Rodeo Days - Fri., Feb. 16th to Sun., Feb. 18th.  Top Senior Pro Rodeo contestants will converge on the arena to compete in roping, bulldogging, saddle and bareback bronc riding, bull riding and barrel racing at one of the Southwest Valley's oldest events.


Friday's Rodeo Slack Day is free to spectators from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday, gates open at 11 a.m. and rodeo events begin at 2 p.m. The colorful opening ceremony will begin at 1p.m. on Saturday. Weekend festivities cost $6 per day for adults and $3 for children (5-12). Kids under 5 are free. $1 discount for seniors and military.


Be there for the entertaining "calf dressing" contest on Saturday and the boot scramble on Sunday. Fun and food each day. Don't miss Saturday's BBQ Dinner provided by the Texas Roadhouse Restaurant with live entertainment from 5 to 6:30 p.m. for just $6.


The entrance to the Estrella Mountain Regional Park Rodeo Arena is located five miles south of I-10, east of Estrella Parkway on Vineyard. For more information, call 623-932-3910 or 623-327-3798 or visit the City of Goodyear website at



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City of Goodyear • 190 N. Litchfield Road • Goodyear AZ 85338 • Phone 623-932-3910 • Toll-Free 1-800-872-1749