This weekend is the 4th annual Sunshine Stampede Rodeo brought to you by the FGRA. Below find the weekend schedule. This weekend is the 4th annual Sunshine Stampede Rodeo brought to you by the FGRA. Below find the weekend schedule.
April 2, 2009 – Thursday
Horse Stalls Open for Early Check In – NOTE: Stall Space Limited – See Horse Stall Info for more information. Bergeron Rodeo Grounds, 1:00 PM
April 3, 2009 – Friday
Horse Stalls Reopen for Regular Check In – NOTE: Stall Space Limited – See Horse Stall Info for more information. Bergeron Rodeo Grounds, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Stalls available for check in. We ask that you arrive by 5:30 PM to complete check in by 6:00 PM
Vendor Set-Up – Bergeron Rodeo Grounds, 10:00 AM – 4:00
Rodeo School – Bergeron Rodeo Grounds, Noon- 4:00 PM
Blue Moon Welcome Pool Party and Mixer – Presented by Blue Moon Belgian White Ale, DJ – The Outlaws. Non Ticketed Event – Cash Bar. Sheraton Hotel – Pool Deck, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM. After you check in, relax by the pool, have a Blue Moon Belgian White Ale, enjoy the music and meet the cowboys and cowgirls coming in from all over North America.
Contestant Registration – Sheraton Hotel – Empire Ballroom, Salon One. 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Credit cards will be accepted at Contestant Registration. We accept American Express, Visa, and MasterCard. Contestants arrving from the country western cruise – see cruise/registration info for important information!
Rodeo Kickoff Party at Scandals Saloon – Non Ticketed Event 8:00 PM – ???
8:00 PM – Shuttles Start — Donations accepted, but no ticket required. 2:00 AM – Last Shuttle to Hotels. Hop the shuttles and join the cowboys and cowgirls at Scandals Saloon for the official Rodeo kick-off party in downtown Wilton Manors. The shuttles will be free this year, but donations will be accepted to help defray the cost – remember – “It’s all for charity.”
Cowgirls Mixer – New Moon Bar – Wilton Manors
April 4, 2009 – Saturday
Contestant Breakfast – Bergeron Arena – Free for contestants and officials – CREDENTIALS REQUIRED, 7:30 AM
First Time (New) Contestant Meeting – Bergeron Rodeo Grounds – Premium Seating Section, near the Contestant area and Announcer’s stand, 8:30 AM. Mandatory meeting for all first time Rodeo Contestants (Meeting time subject to rodeo start time change).
Stampede Officials Meeting – Bergeron Rodeo Grounds – Concession area,8:15 AM
2009 Sunshine Stampede Rodeo, Day One – Presented By Coors Light – Tickets Required for this event. 7:30 AM – Rodeo Shuttles Start — Donations accepted, but no ticket required. Bergeron Rodeo Grounds. 8:45 AM – Gates Open. 9:00 AM – Rodeo Starts – Morning Events.
12:30-ish – Grand Entry. 1:00 PM – Rodeo – Afternoon Events. 1:00 PM – Midway Tent Opens for Dancing and Entertainment
Sunset Stampede Featuring EXPOSE’ – Presented By Rosie’s Bar & Grill – Tickets Required for this event – Full Bar: Beer, Wine & Spirits. 8:00 PM – 11:45 Bergeron Rodeo Grounds.
Something For EVERYONE! Country Music spun by CJ Smith. Hoof it up on 3 dance floors then enjoy our tribute to South Florida as we present EXPOSE’ perform aLl of their hits and let the crowd dance to the South Florida Freestyle/Club beat that made us famous.
Enjoy a wonderful night under the stars, vendor booths and food concessions will be open throughout the night. OVER 21 ONLY PLEASE
April 5, 2009 – Sunday
Contestant Breakfast – Bergeron Arena – Free for contestants and officials – CREDENTIALS REQUIRED, 7:30 AM.
2009 Sunshine Stampede Rodeo, Day Two – Presented by Coors Light – Tickets required for this event. 8:00 AM – Rodeo Shuttles Start — Donations accepted, but no ticket required Bergeron Rodeo Grounds. 8:45 AM – Gates Open, 9:00 AM – Rodeo Starts – Morning Events
Noonish – Grand Entry, 12:45 PM – Rodeo – Afternoon Events, 1:00 PM – Midway Tent Opens for Dancing and Entertainment.
Awards Ceremony and Dinner at Scandals Saloon Wilton Manors, 8:00 PM. After the rodeo have a drink poolside at either hotel then head to Scandals Saloon for dinner and awards. Shuttles from both host hotels to Scandals start at 7:15 PM and the last shuttle departs Scandals at 1:00 AM. Dinner buffet is $10.00 per person. Tickets may be purchased at Registration or during rodeo weekend at the rodeo grounds box office.
Official Closing Party at Scandals Saloon – Shuttle schedule posted in hotel lobbies