May 10, 2011
The Shrine Rodeo has been a tradition for the past 52 years. In this photo from a previous Shrine Rodeo, a bareback rider stays on his bronco for 8 seconds. This year’s Shrine Rodeo is May 26-28 at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds in Tonganoxie.
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Bulls, horses and other livestock will take center stage before cars smash their way through the arena later this week at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds in Tonganoxie. The Abdallah Shrine Rodeo an Demolition Derby begins at 7 p.m. nightly Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Rodeo events will be Thursday and Friday and the demolition derby will be staged Saturday.
It’s rodeo time in Tonganoxie.
For the 52nd annual year, the Abdallah Shrine Temple brought rodeo and several hundred cowboys and cowgirls to the Kansas City area.
A tradition is under way in northeast Kansas.