SAVE THE DATE: McCrossan Xtreme Event Rodeo – August 24th!


August 24 – McCrossan Boys Ranch Campus

4:00 – Gates open
4:30 – Pre-Show Entertainment featuring the Outback Band, sponsored by First Dakota National Bank
5:30 – Rodeo Show Begins

Saddle Up! It’s time again for the McCrossan Boys Ranch Xtreme Event Challenge. Featuring only the most jaw dropping, xtreme, action-packed events of rodeo – Barrel Racing, Mutton Busting and the Northern Bull Riding Tour! Get a chance to see some of the fastest barrel racers and best bull riders in the country butting heads and battling it out for cash prizes and the honor of being crowned the Xtreme Event Challenge Champion.

This will be the 13th Annual Xtreme Event Challenge to be held in our outdoor Leo P. Flynn Memorial Arena at McCrossan Boys Ranch. All proceeds will go to support the quality programs for at-risk youth at McCrossan Boys Ranch.

Kicking off the event this year is the Outback Band joining us from Nebraska. From young to old, this band has music you will love! We are excited that our favorite rodeo clown “Toofpik” will be back by popular demand entertaining the crowds with his crazy stunts and jokes and providing fun entertainment for our crowd of all ages.

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Lasso up some tickets and check out the Sioux Falls area’s most action-packed outdoor rodeo. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the gate and there are many opportunities for sponsorships and program ads. Kids 12 and under just $5! We also have many fun vendors to shop from. Don’t clown around and miss the fun – visit for more details or to buy tickets online. For more information or advanced tickets contact the Development Office at (605) 339-1203. Tickets will also be available at Haegle’s Western Store and Tractor Supply Company.

Attention future cowboys and cowgirls, we will again have Mutton Busting! The toughest sport on wool! If your children would like to participate please register in the crow’s nest before the show the evening of the event. We will draw the names of 10 youth to participate this year. Children must be 4 to 8 years old to participate or under 60 lbs. and are required to wear a protective helmet.

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