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Go Oakdale – Oakdale Rodeo


Go Oakdale
Oakdale Rodeo
By Chris Murphy

This is one of the longest running rodeos on the west coast. Live from the Cowboy Capitol of Oakdale, the festivities start early the week of April 5 and get crazier as it leads up to the weekend finals. One of the highlights of the whole week is the Rodeo parade Saturday morning. Key rendezvous points is the H Bar B where they make an amazing ViewCrew tested Bloody Mary.
The weekend events at the rodeo grounds are great for the whole family as there is a lot of food, fun, thrills and spills. Plus you want walk through a lot of the corrals there and see some of the most amazing animals and check out the Cowboy and Cowgirl actions. Good times.
Get tix and more information: www.oakdalerodeo.com

Schedule
April 5 – Local Team Roping – 7 pm – Rodeo Grounds
April 6 – Cowgirl Luncheon – 11:30 – Sold Out
April 7 – Oakdale Rodeo Queen Crowning – 6 pm – Cowboy Museum
April 8 – Time Event Slack – Rodeo Grounds 8 am
April 8 – Barrel Racing Slack – Rodeo Grounds 1 pm
April 9 – Oakdale Rodeo Parade – Downtown Oakdale – 9 am
April 9 – Timed Event Slack – Rodeo Grouds – 8 am
April 9 – PRCA 1st Rodeo Performance – Rodeo Grounds 1 pm
April 9 – Oakdale Rodeo Dance – Rodeo Clubhouse – 7 pm
April 10 – Rodeo Church – Rodeo Clubhouse – 10 am
April 10 – 2nd Rodeo Performance & Finals Rodeo Grounds – 1 pm

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About the Author:

Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.