Pink At the Pro Rodeo

EUGENE, Ore. — This is the fourth year the Eugene Pro Rodeo is having its Tough Enough to Wear Pink event. It raises money for Cascade Health Foundation and Diagnostic screening for breast cancer. The rodeo director and those participating in the rodeo say they hope to keep this tradition going and give people a … Continue reading »

Eugene Pro Rodeo Seating Changes

EUGENE, Ore. — Rodeo goers will see big changes this year. There will be reserved seating in the west grandstand. Rodeo organizers say one of the frustrations they’ve heard from the crowd was having to get there early to save seats, and once they get their seat, the inability to get up and leave without … Continue reading »

Bulls Arrive for the Eugene Pro Rodeo

EUGENE, Ore. — They’re big, bad, and nastier than ever. We’re talking about the bulls at this year’s Eugene Pro Rodeo. The four-day event gets started Thursday night at the Oregon Horse Center off Prairie Road. This weekend is what’s known as cowboy Christmas. Six rodeos are in the vicinity, and if times don’t conflict, … Continue reading »

Local Kids Learn About Rodeo

EUGENE, Ore. — Before the cowboys take the arena for the Eugene Pro Rodeo next week, they’re getting some help breaking in the dirt. There were about 800 kids Wednesday getting wagon rides and running out of bucking chutes, and organizers of the Eugene Pro Rodeo says they’re hoping this is just as educational as … Continue reading »

Eugene Pro Rodeo Prepares for Kids Club

EUGENE, Ore. — Some local kids are starting to brush the dust off their cowboy hats to get ready for the Eugene Pro Rodeo Kids Club. Wednesday, around 800 kids will fill the Oregon Horse Center for the camp. Organizers say kids will listen to stories inside a tee-pee, learn how to rope, and visit … Continue reading »

Motorcyclists Wear Pink for Cancer

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Pro Rodeo is switching out their horses for a different kind of ride. Hundreds jumped on their motorcycles Saturday for a scenic ride through Lane County. The Tough Enough to Wear Pink Motorcycle Poker Run raises money for breast cancer screening and diagnostic imaging through the Cascade Health Foundation. It’s … Continue reading »

Motorcycle Poker Run Benefits Foundation

EUGENE, Ore. — Motorcyclists are getting revved up for a poker run this weekend to help support breast cancer prevention. The Tough Enough to Wear Pink Motorcycle Poker Run will start at Latus Harley-Davidson Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Riders will stop in Brownsville, Monroe and Veneta before ending in Junction City at the Function for … Continue reading »

Placing in Miss Rodeo America

CORVALLIS, Ore. –  An Oregon State University student is back from the national Miss Rodeo America competition, representing her home state well. Corvallis native Nicole Schrock rounded up second runner up at the annual pageant. “We’re all lined up on our podiums,” Schrock said. “Almost kind of like the Miss Congeniality movie. It was kind … Continue reading »

Professional Bullfighter Retires

EUGENE, Ore. — Bullfighters, barrel racers and cowboys from all across the country headed to Eugene for the Eugene Pro Rodeo. For one of those bullfighters, he won’t be competing in Eugene again. Tim Vredenburg has been fighting bulls for twenty years. “My job is to protect the bull riders, so when the bull riders … Continue reading »

Rodeo Brings Two-Ring Bull Ride

EUGENE, Ore. — This year’s Eugene Pro Rodeo is looking to round up more people with a little change to the firecracker bull ride. The event will take place Saturday night. This year instead of having one arena, there will be two. Rodeo Director Lisa Johnson says this will provide non-stop action for the Saturday … Continue reading »

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