12th Annual Ranch Rodeo

Thank you to everyone who made our 11th Annual Manatee County Ranch Rodeo, held on Saturday, March 16th, 2019 at 5pm at the Manatee County Fairgrounds, such a huge success!

We are excited to announce details for our 2020 rodeo, planned for Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 5pm. The rodeo this year is a military appreciation event, with free entry for veterans and active-duty servicemen and women. We have many exciting things planned for the event, including a revamped and educational petting zoo, an inaugural award and scholarship fund, and opportunities to recognize and thank our servicemen and women during the day’s events!

With this military appreciation theme, we are excited to announce that we are going to establish a new award – the “Manatee Cattlemen’s Patriot Award” which will be given to a MCCA member who has served or is currently serving. As this is the first year of the award, we want your help! Click here to download the nomination form!

We encourage you to nominate anyone you might know that is a great candidate for recognition – we know that our military heroes do NOT serve for the recognition, but we also feel a duty to thank them and show them how much their service means.

If the person you would like to nominate has passed on, please make a note of that in the form, so we can make sure to recognize all applicants properly. We are planning to recognize the award recipient during the event if possible, so we’d like to know if this person or their family will be in attendance.

With this award, we will also be establishing the “Manatee Cattlemen’s Patriot Scholarship Fund” in recognition of the award recipient for that particular year, and the scholarship fund will be given to a youth member who is planning to enlist in the armed forces or planning military service. We will be working on guidelines and an application for this as we move forward.

For those looking to sponsor this amazing event, we can’t wait to get you involved! Click here to download our sponsorship forms – thank you for your consideration and we would love for you to share those with any individuals or businesses who might be able to support our annual rodeo.

If you have any questions on the rodeo this year, or any of the above information, please contact Cassidy Jones at jonesc2511@gmail.com. Thank you for your time and do not forget about our upcoming steak dinner! For updates on events and MCCA happenings, make sure to “like” our page on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/ManateeCountyCattlemensAssociation/

The Manatee County Cattlemen’s Association ranch rodeo is a qualifier for the state finals held in September 2020, and event proceeds are used to provide scholarships for the Junior Manatee Cattlemen’s Association, along with awards and scholarships for local FFA and 4-H chapter members.

Click to download the 2020 Ranch Rodeo Sponsorship Packet PDF

2019 Ranch Rodeo Event Sponsors

Thank you to our event sponsors! If you’re out and about, please take the time to give these organizations your business and tell them we sent you!

Presenting Sponsor:

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Trail Boss Sponsor:

Silver Spur Sponsors: 

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Steer Wrestler Sponsors:

Cameron Dakin Dairy

Bull Fighter Sponsors:

Michael Glassburn E, Jr. LLC – 863.838.3502
Thank you to ASAP Gun & Pawn for donating the gun for our youth raffle!
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