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ProRodeo Hall of Fame celebrates anniversary with open house

The ProRodeo Hall of Fame is excited to announce it will be celebrating 35 years in the Pikes Peak region with an open house on Aug. 6.

The event, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the Hall of Fame grounds, is free to the public, and will feature food, entertainment and music throughout the day.

There be fun for all ages, including pony rides and face painting for children, stage coach rides, caricatures and roping demonstrations.

Additionally, the open house will feature several different forms of entertainment, including the Gold Canyon Wild West Gunfighters, trick roper Craig Ingram and the Pikes Peak Rangerettes Drill Team.

Country music artist Trinity Seely will perform at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:15 p.m., and the Flying W Wranglers will close out the day's festivities, performing from 5-7 p.m.

"The ProRodeo Hall of Fame has 35 years of proud history to celebrate since first opening in 1979 here in Colorado Springs," HOF Director Kent Sturman said. "This open house is a way to showcase our history and achievements to both tourists and local residents alike. We hope the community of Colorado Springs, as well as many people from across the country, join us to celebrate this milestone. We are proud to call Colorado Springs home."

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The event will feature vendors in the pavilion area, autograph sessions with state rodeo queens and 2014 Miss Rodeo America Paige Nicholson, as well as past and current inductees and world champions.

"A Look Back at the ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Professional Rodeo" historical exhibit featured in the 101 Gallery opened May 1, and will be open through September. In the gift shop, 35th anniversary merchandise will be featured.

For more information, visit http://www.prorodeohalloffame.com or call 719.528.4764.

–Pro Rodeo Cowboys Association