42nd Annual Carthage Stampede set for June 21-22


The 42nd Annual Carthage Stampede Rodeo will be held June 21-22 at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena.

Mutton busting kicks off the two day event each night at 7:15 p.m.

Sami Bayless will present the American Flag during the Grand Entry. Bruce Benson, a Military Veteran from Webb City who plays Taps every evening on his front porch, will be performing during the Grand Entry. There will be vendors and food with lots of rodeo family fun and excitement.

The stock contractor is Big Rafter Rodeo from Colcord, Okla.


Big Rafter Rodeo owner Jack Simmons said “We strive to bring in good quality livestock from calves and steers to bucking horses and bulls.” 

This is the 42 Annual Carthage Stampede and is growing by leaps and bounds each year especially with all the new improvements to the Carthage Saddle Club Arena. 

“We Look forward to producing a great show with Cowboys and Cowgirls competing from several states from Calf Roping, Steer Wrestling, Bareback, Saddle Bronc, Team Roping to Barrels to the great sport of Bull Riding,” said Judy Thomas Advertising Director for the event. “You won’t want to miss this rodeo.”

Advance Tickets are on sale at Race Brothers in Carthage and The Rental Store in Webb City.

For more information about the event call Judy Thomas 417-425-8052.


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