Duo to put on entertaining show
TONIGHT'S Bull and Bronc Spectacular at Cudgen Leagues Club will feature some of the fiercest and feared rides in the industry.
The aptly named National Rodeo Association Bull of the Year “Rockstar” and his Saddle Horse counterpart “Commotion” are both set to have cowboys shaking in their boots.
Show owner Kerry Hall has been competing in and staging rodeos for more than 40 years and still remains hands-on with his show, acting as a pick-up rider in the bronc events.
He knows exactly what's in store for those who draw either of the terrible twosome.
“You can expect plenty of wild action form those two,” Hall said.
“They'll certainly entertain the crowd as they toss riders aside and charge at them.
“I'm one of the riders who take the riders of the horses back and track down the horses once they get away, but we play no role with the bulls. We leave that to the clowns.”
Clowns like Tweed local Ian Bostock who has been entertaining rodeo crowds for years, either going head-to-head with the bulls or as the resident mid-show comedian.
However, looking to conquer the raging rides is a string of the region's finest riders, with Dave McWhinnie Hall's “man to watch”.
“Dave's always solid in the saddle ride and often performs on the bull,” Hall said.
The action begins at 6.30pm (AEDT) with gates opening from 5.30pm, with admission costing $20 for adults, $10 for children and pensioner and $50 for a family of four.
Popular Cabarita band The Round Mountain Girls will also be playing on the night.