Wolf Point Wild Horse Stampede To Celebrate 100 Years

Marvin Brookman Stadium, Wolf Point, MT

The Wolf Point Wild Horse Stampede will celebrate its 100th year July 5-8, in Wolf Point hosted by the Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit 2020 Medium Rodeo of the Year Stampede committee, along with the many dedicated Stadium committee and community volunteers.

The weekend festivities will start Wednesday evening July 5 with a steak fondue at the Big Sky Corral and the Wild Horse Ranch Rodeo at 6 p.m., followed by the Kyle Shobe & The Walk ‘Em Boys concert, located at Marvin Brookman Stadium.

Grand marshals chosen for the 100th are Clint and Arlyss Long, 40-year Wild Horse Stampede Committee members, who served as chairman and secretary for many years. In setting the standards that pro rodeo demands, the Long’s Stampede legacy and what they are most proud of in their tenure, is the overall renovation of the arena and rodeo grounds at the Marvin Brookman Stadium. In Arlyss’s assertive words to the committee many years ago - “We are building a facility.”

Under their leadership the Stampede committee received numerous awards including WPRA’s Small Rodeo Committee of the Year twice and Justin Boots Best Footing Award three times, Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit “Committee of the Year” 17 times and instrumental to the introduction of the MPRF Contestant Hospitality event.

Clint and Arlyss Long are representative of what is expected, of oneself, to be a dedicated committee member in service to the sport of professional rodeo.

RAM and Cinch jeans & shirts PRCA Rodeo action will be held each evening at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 6-Saturday, July 8.

Other events and festivities set for the 100th weekend celebration include the “100 Years of the Granddaddy of Montana Rodeo” 2-day parade, carnival, cowboy church, street dance entertainment by Jared Stewart & Jarred Hanson, re-enactors, the famous Catholic Hamburger Stand on Main Street, Stampede Fun Run, TETWP Stampede Roundup Golf Tournament Thursday and Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night, museum pancake breakfast, all-day activities at the Wadopana Pow Wow grounds, rodeo event Calcutta each night pre rodeo and Wild Horse Race Calcutta, rodeo specialty act “Haley Proctor” Trick Riding, Kids Stick Horse Rodeo hosted by Miss Rodeo Montana, bouncy house and Art in the Park. Additional events held in conjunction with the 100th Stampede will be announced at a later date.

Wolf Point Wild Horse Stampede tickets available after June 21 by calling 406-653-1770 or stop in at the Main Street ticket booth in Wolf Point. For more information or for possible schedule change contact The Wolf Point Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture at 406-653-2012, [email protected], http://www.wolfpointchamber.com.


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