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Blanco Bonanza Play Day 2008
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 • Posted May 27, 2008

Come on out and join the fun. June 13th at Blanco Rodeo Assn Arena in Yett Park 5:00pm books open. We will close books at 6:15pm so we can start promptly at 6:30pm. You have to be a resident of Blanco ISD or Johnson City ISD to participate. Four different age groups 7 and under lead line, pee wee 7 and under ride alone, Juniors 8 to 12 yr olds and Seniors 13 to 18 yr olds. The following horse events: straight-a-way barrels, cloverleaf barrels, pole bending, keyhole race and goat ribbon pull for the little ones and goat tying for the juniors and seniors. We will also have a break-away steer or calf roping for the juniors and seniors only. We have buckles for the high point girl and boy in each age group. If a tie a coin toss will declare winner. You have to participate in at least 4 of the horse events to qualify for the buckle. It cost $5 per event or all horse events for $20. The non-horse events will include dummy roping for 8yr olds and under. This event will be a process of elimination and the winner will receive a rope. We will have 2 Stick Horse races one for children 5 and under and the 6-8 yr olds. Dummy Roping and Stick Horse Race will cost $3 to enter. If you want to participate in the Riding stock events we request that you sign up early Please call 830-833-1939 to participate in one of the following 3 events: Mutton busting for 7 and under (must weigh under 60lbs) you must have a legal guardian sign waiver. You will wear helmet and vest which will be provided. Calf riding for 7 to 11 year olds must have legal guardian sign waiver. You will wear helmet and vest which are NOT PROVIDED. The mutton and calf riding will cost $5 each. The winner will receive a Buckle. Steer Riding for 12 to 14 year olds must have a legal Guardian sign waiver. You will wear helmet and vest which are NOT PROVIDED. Top Steer Rider will receive a buckle. Entry fee for Steer Riding is $15. ALL CONTESTANTS WILL HAVE TO HAVE A LEGAL GUARDIAN SIGN WAIVER BEFORE ENTERING THE ARENA.

We would like to thank our wonderful sponsors: Benson Body and Paint, Biggers Chiropractic Clinic, Blanco Rodeo Assn., Crofts Funeral Homes, Douglas M Pautz DDS office and Hill Country Stop. For more information contact Denise Wagner at 830-833-1939. In the event that the arena is to wet we will reschedule.

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