The 46th Annual Mother Lode Round-Up Rodeo gets off to a fast-paced start of the first of two days of PRCA rodeo this afternoon beginning at 2 p.m. at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds on Stockton Road.
Cowboys and cowgirls will be competing for the belt buckles in the calf scramble, bullriding, steer wrestling, calf roping, barrel racing, team roping, bareback riding, saddle bronc riding and the wild horse race.
Admission is $13 for adults, $7 for children age 7 to 12, and free for kids age 6 and under.
Don´t miss the big barbecue and cowboy dance tonight following the rodeo. Dinner starts at 5 p.m. and the dance at 8 p.m. Tickets for the dinner or the dance are $10. An unused adults rodeo ticket can be used for admission to the dance.