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McNeese Rodeo Set

McNeese Rodeo Set

(October 26, 2015) The McNeese State University Rodeo Team is holding its 61st annual rodeo at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, and at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, in the Burton Complex Outdoor Arena, with Louisiana Express playing Saturday night.

Over 400 rodeo athletes representing 12 collegiate rodeo teams from the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association’s Southern Region will compete in both men’s and women’s divisions.

Tickets are $10 and admission is free for children ages 4 and under. McNeese students get in free with a valid ID. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or in advance at Patton’s Western Wear in Lake Charles. For more information, call 475-5690.

In the men's division, competition will be held in bareback riding, tie down roping, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, team roping and bull riding. Events for the women include barrel racing, breakaway roping and goat tying.

Persons needing accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the ADA Coordinator at 337-475-5428, voice; 337-475-5960, fax; 337-562-4227, TDD/TTY, hearing impaired; or by email at