Top Rodeo Athletes Set Their Sights on Sheridan

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The top rodeo athletes in the world will be in Sheridan Labor Day weekend for the Cowboy State Elite Rodeo, which is part of the inaugural Elite Rodeo Athletes Premier Tour. One of those athletes is five time World Champion Steer Wrestler Luke Branqhinho, who says he’s looking forward to the stop in Sheridan.

The rodeo will be at 4 pm, Saturday, September 3 at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. Rodeo Board Member Zane Garstad said that prior to the rodeo, there are a few other events that they’ve got planned.

Garstad added that at 2:30 on Saturday before the rodeo, there will be a pre-show meet and greet on the arena floor with the contestants that is open to all ticketholders. Tickets to the Cowboy State Elite Rodeo can be purchased at the WYO Theater Box office or online at