Marquette rodeo this weekend

MARQUETTE — The 14th annual Great Lakes Rodeo takes place today through Sunday at the Marquette County Fairgrounds.

At the gate, tickets are $12 for adults and $22 for a weekend pass and $7 for children and $12 for a weekend pass for children ages 6-12.

Saturday, the gates open at 8 a.m. Eastern time, with a 9 a.m. start for round robin team roping and breakaway roping. A kickball tournament begins at 11 a.m. as does a Battle of the Bands.

A noon, the Jack Pot Speed Show starts, with the youth rodeo at 1 p.m. and the first rodeo performance at 7 p.m. A barn dance begins at 9:30 p.m.

Dads are admitted for free on Sunday when accompanying the family. Gates open at 8 a.m. and round-robin team roping and breakaway roping is at 9 a.m. Then, Cowboy Church is at 10 a.m., with the kickball finals at 11 a.m., pony pulls at noon and the second rodeo performance at 3 p.m.

Go to greatlakesrodeo.com for more information.

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