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Jordan Valley’s Big Loop opens rodeo season

By John L. Braese

The Enterprise

JORDAN VALLEY – Although some claim the rodeo season begins with the Riggins Rodeo held a couple weeks earlier in Idaho, real fans of the rough stock know the Jordan Valley Big Loop is truly the start of the buckles.

Under a sunny 82 degrees and with sunburns aplenty, the rodeo opened on Friday with slack competition followed by public performances on Saturday with the action wrapping up Sunday.

This year’s event premiered new metal bleachers for fans.

Started in 1958, proceeds from the rodeo are reinvested each year into improvements and . . .