Boddington to celebrate 40th Rodeo this weekend

Boddington to celebrate 40th Rodeo this weekend

BODDINGTON is celebrating its 40th year of continual rodeos in WA on November 5.

It has the longest rodeo in WA and the Australian Bushman’s, Camp drafting and Rodeo Association will again continue its long-standing association with Boddington Lions Club in registering the top rodeo riders from around Australia and overseas.

The rodeo heats start at 9am with the main event at 1pm.

The event also includes a fun festival on the Friday night, a street parade on Saturday morning and an arts and crafts weekend in the town hall throughout the weekend.

An added attraction will be free mine tours of the Newmont Boddington Gold Mine and the Boddington South 32 Bauxite Mine.

Full details of the events are on Facebook and www.bodingtonlionsrodeo.com.

For the first time tickets are available online at www.oztix.com.au.

Admission is $30 adults, $15 seniors, $5 school aged children and includes the evening Bushman’s Ball.