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Wojo's Rodeo returning to Bemidji

BEMIDJI--For the fifth time, Wojo's Rodeo will be coming to Bemidji. On Monday, officials announced that the "Edith Sanford Breast Center Wojo's Rodeo Circuit Finals" will be held at the Sanford Center in Bemidji on Oct. 19-20. Doors open at 6 p....

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Hank Halverson tumbles off his horse during a ride at the Wojo's Rodeo Circuit Finals last year at the Sanford Center. (Pioneer file photo)
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BEMIDJI-For the fifth time, Wojo's Rodeo will be coming to Bemidji.

On Monday, officials announced that the "Edith Sanford Breast Center Wojo's Rodeo Circuit Finals" will be held at the Sanford Center in Bemidji on Oct. 19-20.

Doors open at 6 p.m. both nights. Competitors from northern Minnesota will be taking part in 12 events: bull riding, junior bull riding, barrel racing, junior barrel racing, bareback, saddle bronc, team roping, calf roping, breakaway roping, steer wrestling, mini bronc riding and goat tying. Qualified contestants will be competing for prize money, buckles and point awards.

A total of $1 from all adult tickets sold will be donated to Edith Sanford Breast Center. Attendees are encouraged to wear pink on both nights of the rodeo to support the cause.

Wojo's Rodeo is owned and operated by Keith and Dana Wojo of Greenbush, Minn., who have hosted rodeos for more than 13 years in northern Minnesota; they also own and operate Wojo's Horse Training.

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Tickets are on sale now: advance general admission are $22 for adults and $14 for children; day of event are $27 for adults, $16 for children. The Energy Area tickets cost $35. Tickets available at the Sanford Center, www.ticketmaster.com , charge by phone at (800) 745.3000 and day of the show at the Bob Lowth Ford Ticket Pickup Windows.

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