Sikeston Jaycees announce rodeo entertainment lineup

SIKESTON, Mo. (KBSI) – The Sikeston Jaycee’s will announce the entertainment lineup for the 70th Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo.

The announcement will be made at noon at the Art Saunders Arena. Tap here to watch the announcement live.

August 10

Jordan Davis

August 11

Elvie Shane

August 12

Lil Jon

August 13

Koe Wetzel

The annual four day event will be August 10-13 and features bareback riding, barrel racing, bullfighting, bull riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, team roping and tie-down roping. A rodeo parade will be August 6 at 11 a.m.

Since 1934, the Sikeston Junior Chamber of Commerce (Sikeston Jaycees) average $130,000 a year in donations to local charities, nonprofits and other community projects.

Last year’s musical entertainment featured Hardy, Matt Stell, Dustin Lynch, and T.I.

The rodeo grounds are located at 1220 N. Ingram Road in Sikeston.

Tickets can be purchased online at SikestonRodeo.com, over the phone by calling 800-455-BULL or in person at the Rodeo box office.

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Dwight “De” Bizzell, the general chairman of the Sikeston Bootheel Rodeo, says they wanted to diversify the entertainment to everyone’s taste in the area.

Following up with entertainment, it is the inaugural year for mutton busting.

Dwight “De” Bizzell, General Chairman Sikeston Bootheel Rodeo says,

“We’re going to throw some kids on some sheep, put them in a pin and cut them loose, and see who holds on the longest.”

The Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel rodeo brings in an economic boost to the Sikeston area of about six million dollars.

Blizzell says, “Being able to give back around $700,000 to our community in the last six years is huge.”

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