Bulldoggers to host Fresno State College Rodeo March 11-12

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Bulldoggers to host Fresno State College Rodeo March 11-12

The Bulldoggers club rodeo team will host the Fresno State College Rodeo Saturday and Sunday, March 11 and 12, at the Clovis Rodeo Grounds (748 Rodeo Drive). The competition, which is the only home event of the season, starts with a slack session at 8 a.m. Saturday followed by a ticketed first round at 6 p.m. featuring 10 randomly selected competitors in each event. The 10 qualifiers combined from Saturday’s sessions will compete at 1 p.m. Sunday in the final short round session. Competition features seven other collegiate teams: Cal Poly, Cuesta College, Feather River College, Lassen College, UNLV, West Hills College and Western Nevada College, plus individual entries from CSU Stanislaus, Chico State, Modesto College, Nevada, UC Davis and UC Merced. Fresno State junior Jamie Lynn Giefer of Springville leads the women’s regional rankings in breakaway roping and ranks 17th nationally. Junior Colton Campbell of Klamath Falls, Oregon, and senior Dillon Hushour of Fairfield rank second and third in the region in men’s tie down roping. Competition each day will also include bareback riding, bulldogging, saddle bronc riding, team roping, barrel racing and bull riding events. The cost to attend Saturday’s evening and Sunday’s day sessions is $5 each and free for Fresno State students with a student ID. INFO: Geoff Thurner at gthurner@csufresno.edu or 559.278.7221, or see Fresno State Rodeo Team Bulldoggers.