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Registration is Now Open for Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek 3rd Annual Special Kids Rodeo (SKR)

Registration is Now Open for Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek 3rd Annual Special Kids Rodeo (SKR)

By Angela Askey

Queen Creek, AZ – Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Special Kids Rodeo (SKR) held in conjunction with Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek.

SKR is scheduled for Friday, March 11, 2016 at Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre (20464 East Riggs Road, Queen Creek, AZ 85142).

This safe and supportive event provides youth with special needs the opportunity to experience Roots N’ Boots. Activities allow them to learn about different rodeo livestock feeds, paint a brand on a horse, create their own cowboy poem, learn how to rope a steer and much more. All activities take place under cover and on a hard-packed dirt surface that is “wheelchair friendly.” Additionally, each participant receives a t-shirt and one PRCA Pro-Rodeo voucher.

This free event is limited to 400 children from 5 years of age through high school, who are receiving special education services through their local schools and/or Arizona Department of Development Disabilities (DDD) providers. Parking is $5 per vehicle.

All applications much be received no later than February 20, 2016. Two forms must be completed for each SKR participant, a participant application and release form. All registration details and forms may be accessed online at: http://rootsnboots.org/activities/special-kids-rodeo-skr/.

Application materials and questions should be emailed to skr@friendsofhorseshoepark.org.

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March 11-13, 2016 marks the 6th Anniversary of Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek. Presented by Banner Ironwood Medical Center, this three day event offers a PRCA Rodeo, vendors, carnival, entertainment, and multiple family activities for all ages. Roots N’ Boots is always held the second weekend in March. For a complete listing of Roots N’ Boots events visit www.RootsNBoots.org.

 

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