Buck-Fest bull riding set for Saturday

Bethany Buck-Fest has been added to the Midwest Mayhem bull riding and bull team series for 2017 at the Northwest Missouri State Fairgrounds.

Saturday, July 8th at 6:30 p.m. the gates will open with action getting underway at 7:30 p.m.

Attendees won’t want to miss some of the guests at the event such as twenty time announcer of the year, Troy Goodridge, professional funnyman, Mike “The Spike” Wallace, Sideshow Entertainment’s professional trick rider, Bailey Skidmore and PBR bullfighter Ely Sharkey.

Tickets purchased in advanced are:

adults $13 and kids 6-10 $9; at the gate, adults $15 and kids 6-10 $10. Children 5 and under get in for free.

To purchase advanced tickets go to Farmers Bank in Bethany, Cainsville, Trenton, Gallatin or Leon, IA, The Fort in St. Joseph or Toot Toots in Bethany. You can also purchase them online at www.diamondebuckingbulls.com.

There will be Mutton Bustin’ with a fee of $10 to enter, 50 pounds and under. Trophies will be given out to first and second place winners. A legal guardian must be present to enter.

For stock contractors, bonus points will be added from riders time, four judges, drop high to low scores, $450 entry fee with a 100% payback, taking 10 teams, pays four holes 40/20/20/10.

For bull riders, $1,000 added, $75 fee with 100% payback pays five holes with 30 entries.