Rodeo event coverage sponsored by Big O Tires Lake Havasu 

By Nicole Matheson

The great fun of rodeo is back in action in Lake Havasu City this weekend when the Grand Canyon Professional Rodeo Assn., and Delbert Days saddles up to bring entertainment and action to the tri-state area.

GCPRA brings traditional rodeo fun to the SARA Park Rodeo Grounds Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., with events such as steer wrestling, saddle bronc and bareback riding, calf roping, bull riding and much more.

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Little Delbert Days

Starting at 10 a.m., and lasting until 4 p.m., the festivities for Little Delbert Days get underway. Delbert Days, which takes place at the rodeo grounds and is included in the price of admission for the rodeo, brings laughs and good times for all.

There are many free activities with general admission including mechanical bulls, zip lining, petting zoo, climbing wall, bungee jumping and a great deal more for visitors.

Caleb Llyod feeds the goats at the petting zoo during the 2017 Delbert Days. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

A fan favorite of Delbert Days is the sheep riding event for children which begins at 10 a.m. The entry fee for this event is $10 and is a first come first serve sign-up. More information for this specific event can be found at havasurodeo.com under Delbert Days.

Volunteer Based

In its 16th year in Havasu, Delbert Days has built a volunteer force from the Sea Scouts, Police Explorers, Civil Air Patrol and CERT which in turn brings out family and friends to support the event. With attendance reaching upwards of 5,000 visitors a day, Delbert Days offers a wide selection of food vendors and carnival events.

Admission into the Rodeo and Delbert Days is $15 for adults, and anyone under 15 years of age is free. For more information visit the Havasu Rodeo website.

To view more photos from past rodeos and Little Delbert Days, click hereherehere.

Rodeo royalty carry flags across the arena Saturday afternoon. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

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Milo Torres falls off a horse while riding bareback Saturday afternoon during the GCPRA Rodeo. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

Jack Mullen rides a sheep backwards during Mutton Bustin Saturday morning during Little Delbert Days. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

People visit the vendors during Little Delbert Days at the SARA Park Rodeo Grounds. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

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Havasu rodeo 2019 riverscene news

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