The Wild West Arena will be a whirlwind of excitement Sept. 16-17 as cowboys and cowgirls from five states charge into North Platte for the 2022 Mid-Plains Community College Stampede.
The Mid-Plains Community College Rodeo Team kicked-off its spring season with multiple top 10 placings over the weekend. Team members competed at the 59th Annual Cyclone Stampede hosted by Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa on Friday and Saturday.
The Mid-Plains Community College Rodeo Team will host its annual spring fundraising rodeo in McCook March 11-12. The event was named the Kansas Pro Rodeo Association Small Purse Rodeo of the Year in 2021.
Tickets are on sale now for the 2022 Mid-Plains Community College Rodeo Team Scholarship Banquet. The banquet will be Feb. 12 at the Ramada by Wyndham North Platte and Sandhills Convention Center in North Platte. The social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by a prime rib dinner at 7 p.m.
Mid-Plains Community College Rodeo Team member Joscelyn Soncksen, of Lexington, holds up the halter she won during the team’s fall timed event fundraiser at the Kiplinger Arena in McCook.