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Gear Up for the First Chance Bonanza PRCA Rodeo

November 1 and 2 with 7:30pm performances nightly at the Swiftel Center

Brookings, S.D. (10/17/2019) – Gear up in your best boots and favorite cowboy hat for the First Chance Bonanza PRCA Rodeo at the Swiftel Center November 1 and 2 with 7:30 p.m. performances nightly. This year marks the special 20th anniversary of the event.

The two-nights of wild and western performances will be jam-packed with PRCA rodeo events including: bull riding, barrel racing, bareback riding, team roping, saddle bronc, steer wrestling and tie-down. Special comedy performances by barrelman Allan Dessel provide family entertainment. Kids events include mutton bustin’ and boot scramble.

Advance tickets are $18.50 for adults and $10.50 for children ages 3 to 12. Day-of show tickets are $20 for adults and $12 for children ages 3 to 12. SDSU students can receive a ticket discount with student i.d.; $12.50 advance tickets and $14 day-of show; available at the Swiftel Center Ticket Office only. Tickets on sale now at the Swiftel Center Ticket Office, by phone at 800-745-3000, and online at www.Ticketmaster.com.

Sit in the best seat in the house! New in 2019 is the addition of a VIP seating section. A VIP ticket includes a reserved table seat next to the rodeo ring, getting you up close to the rodeo action. A VIP ticket also includes cocktail service throughout the entire event. There is a limited amount of VIP tickets available and are first-come, first-serve. VIP tickets are $38.

2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the First Chance Bonanza PRCA Rodeo hosted at the Swiftel Center in Brookings, SD! To celebrate this special occasion, the Swiftel Center invites you to the 20th Anniversary Party Deck on Saturday night (November 2). The entire Swiftel Center mezzanine section will be transformed into a party deck and is completely FREE for all rodeo attendees to enjoy. Starting at 6:30p.m., the party deck will have free beer and appetizers (until they are gone). There will also be beer specials all night long as well as an exclusive bar hosted on the mezzanine level. Celebrate 20 years of rip roarin’ rodeo action!

Friday night is Tough Enough to Wear Pink night at the rodeo! Support the Tough Enough to Wear Pink campaign by purchasing a 2019 t-shirt. 100% of all campaign proceeds will be donated to Brookings Health ystem Foundation to promote cancer screening benefits, such as regular mammograms and local resources that are available for cancer patients. Adult sizes XS through XL are $12.00 ($14.00 for 2XL or 3XL). T-shirts are available for purchase at the Swiftel Center Ticket Office, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Group sales and company orders can be sent to Molly Nagelhout at the Swiftel Center by telephone 605-692-7539 or via email mnagelhout@swiftelcenter.com.

The 2019 design features rough paint stroke texture with the word art phrase “FIGHT CANCER” with the “I CAN” highlighted in pink. The shirt is the signature soft style in light, heathered gray.

For more information on Tough Enough to Wear Pink, visit www.swiftelcenter.com/toughenough.

The First Chance Bonanza is produced by Sutton Rodeo of Onida, SD. Sutton Rodeo is a sixth generation rodeo company, founded in 1926, best known for award winning PRCA events including Top Large Indoor Rodeo of the Year, Bucking Stock of the Year & Hall of Fame Stock Contractor James Sutton, Sr.
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Press & Media Contact
Kristina Lankow, Sales & Marketing Manager
Phone: 605-692-7539
Email: klankow@swiftelcenter.com


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