Truckee Rodeo to ride into town |

Truckee Rodeo to ride into town

Special to the Sun

Cheryl Hogan Photography, www.cherylhogan.comCheck out the Truckee Rodeo Aug. 24 and 25, with the traditional Kids Day on Friday Aug. 24.

TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Truckee Rodeo kicks off this year with California Cowboy Professional Rodeo Association contestants on Aug. 25 and 26. On Saturday, gates open at 3 p.m., rodeo starts at 5 p.m. Sunday, the Rodeo action is at 1 p.m.

A sponsor appreciation dinner and Team Sorting will be on Friday, Aug. 24, gates open at 2 p.m. with sorting at 5 p.m. Dinner is served by Smokeyand#8217;s Kitchen for $20. For those wishing to enter as a team for Open Sorting the cost is $60.

Piping Rock will provide livestock for the sorting. Come out and dine with the rodeo sponsors and other rodeo personalities.

Kidand#8217;s Day is Friday from 11a.m.-1 p.m. Admission is free to everyone that day. Tickets for remianing days are $15 at the gate. Presale tickets are $12.

Kids 6 and under are free. B-Deck VIP tickets will be available at the gate for $40. The Truckee-Pro Rodeo will be held at its original location, Truckeeand#8217;s McIver Arena located next to the Truckee River Regional Park. Visit