The Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Boots & Roots Rodeo is just eight short days away. So mark your calendar for Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30 and get ready to kick up some dust and experience a professional rodeo right here in Seminole County. Gates open at 6 p.m. both nights and the rodeo begins at 7:30.
This year the annual event will be held in a new location, and staged on property within Seminole County’s Industrial Park East, located just east of Donalsonville’s Friendship Cemetery at 2841 Ash Crossing Road.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for kids ages six to twelve. Children five and under will be admitted at no charge. Tickets are now on sale at Ameris Bank, Big Jim’s “R” Country Cafe, Chamber of Commerce, Donalsonville News, First State Bank, First Port City Bank, Georgia Community Bank, Lake Seminole Outdoors, PeoplesSouth Bank, and Southern Wind Farm Supply.
Cowboys and cowgirls will compete in eight of the world’s most action packed events which include bareback riding, steer wrestling, calf roping, cowgirls break away roping, saddle bronc riding, team roping, cowgirls barrel racing, and the ever exciting bull riding.
There will be plenty of pre-game rodeo activities for the whole family, with food and drink concessions and novelties available.
Businesses and individuals can still sign up to be sponsor at the following levels: Gold Partner – $2,500; Silver Partner – $1,500; Event Partner – $750; Chute Gate Partner – $500; Banner Partner – $350 and Friends of the Rodeo -$100.
To sign up or for more information contact the chamber office at 229-524-2588.
As of Wednesday, April 20 the current 2022 Boots & Roots Rodeo partners include: Gold Sponsors: SunSouth LLC and Lewis M. Carter Manufacturing; Silver Sponsors: Clover Leaf Gin & Warehouse and Riverbend Ford; Pick-Up Men Sponsors: Ace Hardware and Cornerstone Design & Fabrication; Event Sponsors: Five Star Credit Union, Riverside Vet Clinic, Southern Pride Transport, Action GM, The American and Southwest Georgia Farm Credit; Bullfighter/Clown Barrel Sponsor: First Port City Bank; Chute Gate Sponsors: Donalsonville Hospital, Cook & Associates, Ameris Bank, Double H Farms, Burke, Worsham, & Harrell, City Of Donalsonville, Seminole Livestock Exchange, PeoplesSouth Bank, Lake Seminole Outdoors, Cannon Armory, Donalsonville Lions Club and Franklin Spring Creek Ford; Banner Sponsors: Willard and Betty Mims, Mims Farms, Kinetic, 18 Wheels Diesel Repair, Palmer Insurance Agency, Southern Wind, Spring Creek Park Resort, Broome Interiors, Georgia Pacific, Georgia Power, Seminole County Farm Bureau, Worsham Forest Management, Grimsley Pharmacy, Trails End Resort, Seminole Hydraulics, AFG Feed, 3RT Farms, Edward Jones Investments and Donalsonville News; Friends of the Rodeo: Georgia Community Bank, Roberts Pharmacy, Sarah Avery, Steve Hicks, FRM, Buck and Vicky Goodwin, Cotton Patch Farms, King Properties, DFP Ag, Linda Yoder of Farm Bureau Insurance, Jakin Peanut, New Hope Worship Center, New Beginnings Daycare, Brinson Farm Supply, Sinnerstage.Com and AllCare Pharmacy.