Angola announces 50th spring-time rodeo - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Angola announces 50th spring-time rodeo

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ANGOLA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – The Angola spring Prison Rodeo is back Saturday, April 26 and Sunday,April 27, 2014 offering the best in prison rodeo excitement! 

Warden Burl Cain invites the public to viewthe wildest rodeo show in the south. Witness black and white striped cowboys compete in heart-stopping eventslike – Convict Poker, Wild Cow Milking, Bull Riding, and the world famousGuts-n-Glory. 

The gates to one of themost famous prisons in the world open at 9:00 a.m., and the "Wildest Show inthe South" starts at 2:00 p.m.

Premium seating $20.00 / regular seating is$15.00.  All seats are reserved.

Rodeofans are encouraged to come early to hear outstanding offender bands. Feast ona wide array of the south's best food, and shop the unique and affordableoffender-made arts and crafts, including jewelry, leather craft, paintings,woodwork, lawn and garden furniture, and toys. 

Little rodeo fans will also enjoy special attractions just for them,including pony rides, space walks, carnival games, an antique carousel, andlots more!

Ticketsmay be purchased in advance on line at www.angolarodeo.comor by calling (225) 655-2030 or (225) 655 2607 Monday thru Friday between 8:30a.m. and 4:00 p.m. 

Rodeo proceedspromote moral-rehabilitation and reentry initiatives at Angola, as well asthroughout the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections.

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