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SDRA awards banquet to be held Nov. 21

The 55th annual banquet and awards ceremony for the South Dakota Rodeo Association will be on Saturday, Nov. 21st in Ft. Pierre, SD at the Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center. The annual event is held to recognize the winners in each of the rodeo events and present the trophy saddles and buckles. Sponsors are encouraged to attend and be recognized for their support of the association.

A tradition has also been established to recognize past champions at the SDRA banquet. This year champions from 1959, 1969, 1979, 1989 and 1999 will be the special guests.

The general membership meeting of the SDRA will be held at 2:30 p.m. (CT) at the Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center followed by a social hour from 5 to 6 p.m. and the dinner and awards ceremony. Banquet tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at the door. Those attending are asked to RSVP to the SDRA office by November 18th. Call 605-374-7731 or email info@sdrodeo.com.

The SDRA was established to help organize rodeo contestants, committees and stock contractors of South Dakota for their mutual protection and benefit. The primary purpose of the SDRA is to help raise the standards of cowboy contests so they shall rank among the foremost American sports. The SDRA will continue to work for the betterment of conditions and of the rules governing rodeo events. Contact the SDRA at 19287 108th Street, Lemmon, SD 57638.