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Bill Pickett Rodeo rides into Prince George's

On September 9, 2011

Last weekend, the next generation of Black cowboys and cowgirls showcased their talents at the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo at Showplace Arena, Upper Marlboro, MD.

The traveling rodeo is named after Bill Pickett one of the most famous Black cowboys in American history.

On Friday, September 23 the BPIR hosted the "Rodeo for Kidz Sake". The pros competed in the championship rodeo events on Saturday, September 24. The skilled riders treated the crowd to bareback riding, bulldogging, tie down roping, steer undecorating, and barrel racing. The children from the audience got the chance to ride sheep and to interact with the cowboys and cowgirls.

For more information about the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo, visit

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