NRA Rodeo Tops Off the Ravalli County Fair Saturday Night
Last year, the Northern Rodeo Association voted the Hamilton rodeo at the Ravalli County Fair as the best. They'll be ready to compete again Saturday, the final day of the Ravalli County Fair.
The day is full of activities, starting with the all-important 4-H/FFA livestock auction. The bidders are invited to a breakfast at 6:30 a.m. with the auction starting at 8 a.m. Swine, meat goat, beef, dairy, bred beef heifers and sheep will be the order. The small animal auction will be at 3 p.m.
Team roping will be going on at 10 a.m. in the arena and exhibits open at the same time. The KLYQ Entertainment Stage starts off with the Country Step Cloggers at 1 p.m. The carnival starts the chills and thrills at 1 p.m., too. The Bitterroot Community Band will perform on the KLYQ stage at 2 p.m.
The Top Ten Barrel Racing competition will happen at 1 p.m. At 2 p.m. the Tired Iron farm equipment guys will demonstrate the old methods of grain threshing and hay bailing.
Popular hypnotist Michael Mezmer will have two shows on the KLYQ Entertainment Stage - at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.
In the main arena, the group, Cold Hard Cash Show, will play at 5 p.m. The 2013 Miss Ravalli County Rodeo Queen Pageant Coronation will be at 6:30 p.m, followed by the McMillan Family Trick Riders.
The second night of NRA Rodeo will start about 7 p.m.