16th Jul, 2012

Breckenridge Home to Inaugural PRCA Pro Rodeo Series

The advantages of purchasing a home in Breckenridge Colorado expanded this spring when Breckenridge landed its first PRCA ProRodeo events. It all means that Front Range families involved in 4-H can enjoy ski-in/ski-out Breckenridge real estate that doubles as a summer getaway. Or they can ask about horse properties in Blue River and other areas of Summit County real estate.

The Breckenridge PRCA ProRodeo events will be held for five weekends beginning at 5:00 PM August 4-5, 2012. Doors open at 3:30 PM. The family fun rodeo events will fill Breckenridge real estate lodging options with avid equestrian participants and fans. A cowboy barbecue dinner and tours by the PRCA ProRodeo clown glad to be exciting events.

Rodeo events include Saddle Bronc, Bareback Riding, Bull Riding, Team Roping, Steer Wrestling, Tie-Down Roping, and Barrel Racing.These exciting events include bucking horses and bulls, conquering steers, and adept barrel dodging.

Children can sign up for the Mutton Busting or the Calf Scramble. The child holds on to the back of a sheep while the sheep is running in an attempt to throw the child off. Calf Scramble features young animals with prizes tied to their tails running loose in the arena; children chase for the prizes.

Breckenridge is geared up to provide free transportation from Breckenridge Station to the rodeo grounds every half an hour. Performances will be held August 4-5, August 11-12, August 18-19, August 25-26, and September 1-2, 2012 at the rodeo grounds located at 730 Airport Road, Breckenridge CO 80424. The rodeos will last approximately 2 hours.

Season tickets for the five weekends are available at Breckenridge Stables, Breckenridge Welcome Center, Breckenridge Resort Chamber, and Breckenridge Ski Resort—or by calling 970-389-1701. Prices for adults aged 16 and over range from $20-$180. For children ages 7-15, prices range from $15-$120. Children 5 and under are free. Residents of Breckenridge with a photo ID receive a $5 discount on the first four tickets purchased.

The VIP tickets feature stadium seating with backrest beside the bucking chutes. A portion of the ticket sales will be used to rescue horses in the area.

The premier signature event is sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA). Breckenridge Ski Resort is the Title Sponsor of the 2012 Breckenridge PRCA ProRodeo.

For information about buying real estate in our mountain villages, call Barrie Stimson, Breckenridge Realtor® at (970) 390-2560.

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