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Whoa! Wow! The SDSU Jackrabbit Stampede Rodeo Rides into the Swiftel Center

Tickets on sale Friday for the April 8 and 9 performances

Brookings, S.D. (2/1/2022) – Whoa! Get ready for a weekend of WOW! The South Dakota State University rodeo team will kick up the dust at the 66th annual Jackrabbit Stampede Rodeo at the Swiftel Center in Brookings, SD with back-to-back-to-back performances Friday, April 8 through Saturday, April 9. Tickets on sale Friday, February 4 at the Swiftel Center Ticket Office and online at www.Ticketmaster.com.

Attendees will watch intense rodeo action with the initial competition beginning at 7:30p.m. Friday, April 8, and continuing Saturday at 1:00p.m. and 7:30p.m. This two-day event is a National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association approved rodeo featuring events such as: Bareback Riding, Barrel Racing, Breakaway Roping, Bull Riding, Goat Tying, Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, and Tie Down Roping.

Tickets are $26 for adults and $19 for children ages 3 to 12; kids 2 and under are free! South Dakota State University students can receive a $20 ticket with student i.d. available at the Swiftel Center Ticket Office only. For every ticket purchased, $3 goes directly back to the SDSU Jackrabbit Stampede Rodeo team.

Sit in the best seat in the house! A VIP ticket is $44 and includes a reserved seat next to the ring, getting you up close to the action. There is a limited amount available, first-come, first-serve.

The South Dakota State University (SDSU) Rodeo Club, Sutton Rodeo, and the Swiftel Center are involved in the production of the SDSU Jackrabbit Stampede Rodeo.

South Dakota State University's rodeo program has a rich history of over 1,200 rodeo team alumni dating back to the first meeting held in the livestock pavilion (now Ag Heritage Museum) in 1952. The program has produced multiple NFR qualifiers, CNFR qualifiers, and regional championships. The SDSU Jackrabbit Stampede Rodeo has been named the Great Plains Region Rodeo of the Year eight times.

Sutton Rodeo is a six-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, and Hall of Fame Stock Contractor James Sutton, Sr. and Jim Sutton, Jr.
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