Take the Bull by the Horns

It's time for the 2011 National Western Stock Show to pit cowboys against other cowboys and line them all up against bulls in an international glory fight for the ages. The Super Saturday Colorado Rodeo Champions vs. The World will feature local bull-riders competing against each other in semi-finals, then finals, then a final-round clash of the titans against riders from around the world. And if that testosterone-laden bovine-agitating mash-up isn't enough entertainment, in between rounds there will be Westernaires trick riding and mutton bustin' for the young'uns; miniature cowpokes will ride sheep out of a bucking chute into the rodeo arena.

The Colorado Rodeo Champions vs. The World rounds will begin at 11 a.m. today and run all day; the final one is at 8 p.m. Tickets for each round vary in price, from $12 to $60, depending on the round and seating preference in the National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt Street. For a full schedule and more information, check out the NWSS website at www.nationalwestern.com.
Sat., Jan. 7, 2012


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